The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 36 39 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.27% 1.72% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.02% 10.00% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £350 £210 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -45.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £337
% change year-on-year +12.67% +5.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +228.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.09 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -4.55% +19.61%  

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 57 70 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 18.10% 17.16% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 35
Median daily rate £350 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £467 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £50.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.00% +143.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £42.05 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Cambridge

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TCP/IP in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Cambridge

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Cambridge

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) HTTP
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) DHCP
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) C++
7 1 (10.00%) HTML
7 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) Perl
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (10.00%) Solaris
7 1 (10.00%) LDAP
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
7 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) SSL
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Principal Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Internet of Things
1 1 (10.00%) Verilog
1 1 (10.00%) VHDL
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) VMware