The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 32 56 34
Rank change year-on-year +24 -22  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.06% 1.18% 1.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.91% 7.46% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £425 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% +22.72%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year +12.67% +9.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -2.50% +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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 44 67 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 12.98% 15.84% 11.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 25
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -38.24% +34.54%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Cardiff

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Cardiff

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (53.33%) HTTP
4 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (46.67%) DevOps
5 6 (40.00%) Ansible
5 6 (40.00%) IPsec
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) SSL
6 5 (33.33%) Rundeck
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (33.33%) Puppet
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon S3
6 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (33.33%) Terraform
7 4 (26.67%) Marathon
7 4 (26.67%) Mesos
7 4 (26.67%) Java
7 4 (26.67%) J2EE
7 4 (26.67%) Information Security
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
7 4 (26.67%) DSL
8 3 (20.00%) SNMP
8 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle
8 3 (20.00%) C

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) Jetty
1 3 (20.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (20.00%) nginx
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Confluence
3 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 3 (20.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (6.67%) Route 53
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) HTTP
2 6 (40.00%) IPsec
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) SSL
4 4 (26.67%) DSL
5 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 3 (20.00%) FTP
5 3 (20.00%) SNMP
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.67%) LDAP
7 1 (6.67%) SSH
7 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerCenter
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (20.00%) GCC
3 3 (20.00%) Travis CI
4 2 (13.33%) Ant
4 2 (13.33%) Hudson
4 2 (13.33%) JIRA
4 2 (13.33%) Maven
4 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
5 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.67%) NuGet
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (6.67%) Subversion
5 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior C Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.67%) Java EE
3 1 (6.67%) Kafka
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) Computer Security
4 3 (20.00%) Microservices
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Server Hardening
5 2 (13.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) C
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) CISM
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) GIAC
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Xen
3 2 (13.33%) Docker
4 1 (6.67%) iptables
4 1 (6.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Ansible
2 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 5 (33.33%) Rundeck
2 5 (33.33%) Terraform
3 4 (26.67%) Marathon
3 4 (26.67%) Mesos
4 2 (13.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (6.67%) Control-M
5 1 (6.67%) Fluentd
5 1 (6.67%) Grafana
5 1 (6.67%) Kibana
5 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Google
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) Informatica
4 1 (6.67%) Micro Focus
4 1 (6.67%) Thunderhead