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 23 June 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.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 41 45
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.33% 1.38% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 9.43% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £550 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +107.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £340 £347
% change year-on-year +14.70% -2.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -38.19% +100.00%  

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 65 53 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.59% 14.60% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 43
Median daily rate £208 £413 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.57% +42.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £625 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +119.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) VHDL
4 1 (20.00%) Verilog
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Firmware
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) C

TCP/IP
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Verilog
1 1 (20.00%) VHDL
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) C
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) VMware