Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 56 69
Rank change year-on-year -26 +13 -14
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 16 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.13% 2.17% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.76% 17.27% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 19
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +9.59% +204.17%
10th Percentile £325 £215 £192
90th Percentile £375 £585 £463
East of England median daily rate £488 £414 £363
% change year-on-year +17.82% +14.14% +13.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +95.12% -45.33%
10th Percentile £39.50 £37.50 £11.70
90th Percentile £44.00 £42.50 £35.15
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -21.25% +207.69% -31.87%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 278 139 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.66% 12.55% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 37 93
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +10.67%
10th Percentile £170 £210 £185
90th Percentile £470 £510 £475
East of England median daily rate £365 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 31 53
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% +9.72% +44.00%
10th Percentile £13.70 £15.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £77.50 £57.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Cambridgeshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Cambridgeshire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Cambridgeshire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -6 13 £350 -26.32% 10
Peterborough -12 2 - -
TCP/IP
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Wireless
3 10 (62.50%) Degree
3 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 10 (62.50%) C
4 9 (56.25%) C++
4 9 (56.25%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (56.25%) Embedded Linux
4 9 (56.25%) Electronics
4 9 (56.25%) Device Driver
4 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
4 9 (56.25%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
4 9 (56.25%) Device Driver Development
5 8 (50.00%) Embedded C
5 8 (50.00%) Embedded C++
6 7 (43.75%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (37.50%) R
7 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (37.50%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) Office 365
9 3 (18.75%) Python
9 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (12.50%) SUSE
10 2 (12.50%) JIRA
10 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
10 2 (12.50%) Android
10 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
10 2 (12.50%) SAS
10 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (12.50%) SAS
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Wireless
2 9 (56.25%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) Skype
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (6.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Bitbucket
1 2 (12.50%) Buildbot
1 2 (12.50%) CMake
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
General
1 9 (56.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) C Software Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Embedded C Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) Software Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) IT Support
5 2 (12.50%) IT Technician
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) gevent
1 1 (6.25%) Protocol Buffers
1 1 (6.25%) pytest
1 1 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (56.25%) Device Driver
3 7 (43.75%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (12.50%) iPad
4 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
5 1 (6.25%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Embedded Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
4 2 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 2 (12.50%) SUSE
4 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Device Driver Development
1 9 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C
2 9 (56.25%) C++
3 8 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 8 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 6 (37.50%) R
5 3 (18.75%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Apple
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle