Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 44 53
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 13 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.86% 2.44% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.88% 15.63% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 17
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £475 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +28.38% +5.71%
10th Percentile £325 £393 £221
90th Percentile £375 £618 £466
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.59% +204.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 - £10.50
10th Percentile £39.50 - £9.75
90th Percentile £44.00 - £11.25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +95.12% -45.33%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 165 96 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 23.64% 15.58% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 21 73
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £180 £325 £189
90th Percentile £408 £525 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 26 31
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.00 £39.38 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.13% +21.15% +30.00%
10th Percentile £22.40 £15.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £50.65 £77.50 £50.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% +9.72% +44.00%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 20 November 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Wireless
3 9 (69.23%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (69.23%) Electronics
3 9 (69.23%) Device Driver
3 9 (69.23%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (69.23%) C
3 9 (69.23%) C++
3 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
3 9 (69.23%) Degree
3 9 (69.23%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
3 9 (69.23%) Device Driver Development
4 8 (61.54%) Embedded C
4 8 (61.54%) Embedded C++
4 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
5 7 (53.85%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (46.15%) R
6 6 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) Office 365
8 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
8 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
8 2 (15.38%) CMake
8 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
8 2 (15.38%) Skype
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (15.38%) JIRA Agile
8 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
8 2 (15.38%) Android

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Wireless
2 9 (69.23%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (15.38%) Bluetooth
3 2 (15.38%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) Skype
3 2 (15.38%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
1 2 (15.38%) Buildbot
1 2 (15.38%) CMake
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA Agile
General
1 9 (69.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) C Software Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Embedded C Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) IT Support
5 2 (15.38%) IT Technician
5 2 (15.38%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
1 9 (69.23%) Device Driver
2 7 (53.85%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Android
4 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS
4 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Device Driver Development
2 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C
1 9 (69.23%) C++
2 8 (61.54%) Embedded C
2 8 (61.54%) Embedded C++
3 6 (46.15%) R
4 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Apple
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft