Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 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)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 47 60
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13 -2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 17 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.87% 2.05% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.89% 14.63% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 16
Cardiff median daily rate £310 £519 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.24% +22.06% +13.33%
10th Percentile £225 £328 £313
90th Percentile £475 £594 £488
South Wales median daily rate £328 £415 £380
% change year-on-year -21.08% +9.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - -3.57% -

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 90 82 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 15.18% 14.04% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 57 108
Cardiff median daily rate £280 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.46% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £124 £250 £196
90th Percentile £450 £506 £475
South Wales median daily rate £310 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -22.50% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Cardiff median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -35.00% -
South Wales median hourly rate £21.19 £35.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -39.46% +105.88% -

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 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 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 6 (35.29%) POP3
2 6 (35.29%) SMTP
2 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) ITSM
3 5 (29.41%) Legal
3 5 (29.41%) ISEB
3 5 (29.41%) CCA
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 5 (29.41%) CCAA
3 5 (29.41%) Information Governance
3 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) C++
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (23.53%) NHS
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) VB6
5 3 (17.65%) Maven
5 3 (17.65%) JIRA
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
5 3 (17.65%) Apple
5 3 (17.65%) VB

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 3 (17.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.76%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (5.88%) Avid Audio
3 1 (5.88%) Avid Media Composer
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) POP3
1 6 (35.29%) SMTP
1 6 (35.29%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) tcpdump
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) SMS
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Ant
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
1 3 (17.65%) Maven
2 2 (11.76%) Gradle
2 2 (11.76%) Hudson
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (29.41%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Citrix Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) C++ Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Broadcast Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) NHS
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Information Governance
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
1 5 (29.41%) ITSM
1 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
1 5 (29.41%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) Post-Production
3 3 (17.65%) Server Hardening
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C++
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) VB
2 3 (17.65%) VB6
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 5 (29.41%) CCA
2 5 (29.41%) CCAA
2 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
1 3 (17.65%) XenApp
1 3 (17.65%) XenServer
2 2 (11.76%) iptables
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Ansible
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 3 (17.65%) Apple
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Avid
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy