Period
to 13 December 2018

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 6 months to 13 December 2018 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)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 45 51
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +20
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 27 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.04% 2.41% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.35% 14.71% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 6
Cardiff median daily rate £395 £318 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.41% -14.77% -6.88%
10th Percentile £313 £265 £290
90th Percentile £525 £376 £438
South Wales median daily rate £395 £363 £404
% change year-on-year +8.97% -10.22% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £16.25 - £13.50

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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 92 102 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 10.35% 16.37% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 70 61
Cardiff median daily rate £395 £305 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.51% -18.67% +16.28%
10th Percentile £313 £140 £181
90th Percentile £575 £450 £488
South Wales median daily rate £400 £325 £391
% change year-on-year +23.08% -16.93% +20.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £17.50 £19.90 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.06% - -
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £19.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year +0.50% -63.82% +171.60%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Cardiff over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Cardiff

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 18 (66.67%) DNS
2 16 (59.26%) Linux
3 15 (55.56%) Ansible
3 15 (55.56%) DevOps
4 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
5 13 (48.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (44.44%) Java
7 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
8 8 (29.63%) Middleware
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
8 8 (29.63%) J2EE
8 8 (29.63%) JBoss
8 8 (29.63%) HTTP
8 8 (29.63%) Apache
9 7 (25.93%) Windows
9 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (25.93%) Puppet
10 6 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (22.22%) Maven
11 5 (18.52%) JIRA
11 5 (18.52%) VPN
11 5 (18.52%) Python
11 5 (18.52%) Oracle
11 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
11 5 (18.52%) Internet
11 5 (18.52%) iptables
11 5 (18.52%) Confluence
11 5 (18.52%) tcpdump
11 5 (18.52%) Jenkins

TCP/IP
Co-occurring 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 8 (29.63%) Apache
1 8 (29.63%) JBoss
2 5 (18.52%) Confluence
3 2 (7.41%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.11%) IaaS
3 3 (11.11%) Office 365
3 3 (11.11%) PaaS
4 2 (7.41%) NuGet
4 2 (7.41%) Serverless
5 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) DNS
2 8 (29.63%) HTTP
3 5 (18.52%) Internet
3 5 (18.52%) tcpdump
3 5 (18.52%) VPN
4 4 (14.81%) Wireless
5 3 (11.11%) Firewall
5 3 (11.11%) LAN
5 3 (11.11%) SAN
5 3 (11.11%) SSH
5 3 (11.11%) VoIP
6 2 (7.41%) BGP
6 2 (7.41%) DHCP
6 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
6 2 (7.41%) MPLS
6 2 (7.41%) OSPF
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.70%) NAS
7 1 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Hive
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
1 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Maven
1 6 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Artifactory
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (7.41%) Rational Quality Manager
3 2 (7.41%) Rational Team Concert
3 2 (7.41%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Military
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 9 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (18.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 5 (18.52%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Integration Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) J2EE
1 8 (29.63%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) LDAP
2 3 (11.11%) OAuth
3 2 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (7.41%) Stripes Framework
4 1 (3.70%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.93%) Windows
4 4 (14.81%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) Debian
6 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) DevOps
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (14.81%) JVM Tuning
4 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
4 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Data Management
5 3 (11.11%) ETL
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Server Hardening
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Use Case
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.11%) Perl
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CCNP
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCITP
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) Postgraduate
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
1 5 (18.52%) iptables
2 4 (14.81%) Docker
2 4 (14.81%) NFS
3 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (7.41%) Terminal Services
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (55.56%) Ansible
2 7 (25.93%) Puppet
3 4 (14.81%) Kubernetes
3 4 (14.81%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.41%) Terraform
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Red Hat
2 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 4 (14.81%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) Cloudera
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco
6 2 (7.41%) Hortonworks
6 2 (7.41%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) IBM
6 2 (7.41%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) Aruba
7 1 (3.70%) Brocade
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
7 1 (3.70%) McAfee
7 1 (3.70%) NETGEAR
7 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.70%) Sophos
7 1 (3.70%) Veeam