The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 38 50 40
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 7 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.11% 0.45% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.28% 3.08% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 11
Median daily rate £243 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.38% -27.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £332
% change year-on-year +12.67% +7.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.13%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 57 65 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 17.22% 14.57% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 25
Median daily rate £269 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.23% -27.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.25 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.07% -8.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Gloucestershire

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Gloucestershire

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Gloucestershire

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester 0 3 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £165 - 2
Cirencester - 1 £320 - 1
TCP/IP
South West

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) ISDN
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 4 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) C
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Broadband
6 3 (25.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) JNCIP
6 3 (25.00%) JNCIE
6 3 (25.00%) Demand Management
6 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (25.00%) Junos
7 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 2 (16.67%) JNCIS
7 2 (16.67%) VLAN

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
4 4 (33.33%) ISDN
4 4 (33.33%) VoIP
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (25.00%) Broadband
5 3 (25.00%) Junos
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) VLAN
6 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
6 2 (16.67%) WLAN
7 1 (8.33%) ATM
7 1 (8.33%) DHCP
7 1 (8.33%) DNS
7 1 (8.33%) Frame Relay
7 1 (8.33%) HTTP
7 1 (8.33%) NetScreen
7 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (8.33%) CMake
2 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support
3 2 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
1 1 (8.33%) DCOM
1 1 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (8.33%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (8.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) CentOS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Debian
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (25.00%) Demand Management
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) C
3 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) JNCIA
3 3 (25.00%) JNCIE
3 3 (25.00%) JNCIP
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) JNCIS
5 1 (8.33%) CCIE
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
1 1 (8.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Juniper
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Renesas