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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 27 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 12 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.68% 4.51% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.82% 32.50% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
Median daily rate £295 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.52% +4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £350 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £563 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £340 £346
% change year-on-year +14.33% -1.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -38.19% +100.00%  

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 55 40 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 16.87% 13.89% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 17
Median daily rate £280 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £325 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.39 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Cardiff over the 3 months to 22 June 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 22 June 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 10 (52.63%) Linux
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps
2 9 (47.37%) Ansible
3 8 (42.11%) Puppet
3 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) DNS
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) LAN
5 6 (31.58%) WAN
5 6 (31.58%) POP3
5 6 (31.58%) SMTP
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (31.58%) Citrix
5 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 6 (31.58%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) JIRA
6 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (26.32%) Maven
6 5 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (26.32%) Amazon S3
6 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (26.32%) Confluence
6 5 (26.32%) CCAA
6 5 (26.32%) Information Governance
6 5 (26.32%) CCA

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 5 (26.32%) Confluence
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) Jetty
2 3 (15.79%) Mongrel
2 3 (15.79%) nginx
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (5.26%) Avid Audio
2 1 (5.26%) Avid Media Composer
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon S3
2 3 (15.79%) Google App Engine
2 3 (15.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (10.53%) GitHub
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (5.26%) Route 53
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) LAN
2 6 (31.58%) POP3
2 6 (31.58%) SMTP
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) HTTP
3 5 (26.32%) SSL
4 4 (21.05%) DSL
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP
5 3 (15.79%) FTP
5 3 (15.79%) IPsec
5 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
5 3 (15.79%) tcpdump
6 1 (5.26%) LDAP
6 1 (5.26%) SMS
6 1 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerCenter
2 1 (5.26%) Redis
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
3 5 (26.32%) Ant
3 5 (26.32%) JIRA
3 5 (26.32%) Maven
4 4 (21.05%) Hudson
5 3 (15.79%) Travis CI
5 3 (15.79%) Vagrant
6 2 (10.53%) Gradle
7 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.26%) NuGet
7 1 (5.26%) Selenium
7 1 (5.26%) Subversion
7 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (26.32%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Broadcast Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Citrix Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) J2EE
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Servlets
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) Kafka
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Node.js
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (5.26%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (26.32%) Information Governance
5 5 (26.32%) ITIL
5 5 (26.32%) ITSM
5 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 5 (26.32%) Server Hardening
5 5 (26.32%) Service Management
6 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
6 3 (15.79%) Microservices
6 3 (15.79%) Open Source
6 3 (15.79%) Post-Production
7 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
1 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) CCA
2 5 (26.32%) CCAA
2 5 (26.32%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) iptables
2 3 (15.79%) Xen
2 3 (15.79%) XenApp
2 3 (15.79%) XenServer
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Ansible
2 8 (42.11%) Puppet
3 5 (26.32%) Rundeck
3 5 (26.32%) Terraform
4 4 (21.05%) Marathon
4 4 (21.05%) Mesos
5 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (10.53%) Salt
6 1 (5.26%) Control-M
6 1 (5.26%) Fluentd
6 1 (5.26%) Grafana
6 1 (5.26%) Kibana
6 1 (5.26%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Citrix
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
3 3 (15.79%) Apple
3 3 (15.79%) Google
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) Avid
5 1 (5.26%) BMC
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Informatica
5 1 (5.26%) Micro Focus
5 1 (5.26%) Thunderhead