The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 27 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)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 22 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.25% 2.44% 13.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 12.00% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 18
Median daily rate - £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +17.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -29.16% +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 Cheltenham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5 25 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 6.25% 20.33% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 25
Median daily rate £195 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +260.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Cheltenham

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco