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 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 47 31
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.22% 1.26% 4.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% 7.50% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 19
Median daily rate £260 £240 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £192 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +17.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
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 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 45 80 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 13.68% 16.74% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 51 40
Median daily rate £330 £330 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.15% -19.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £29.13 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.18% +100.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £29.75 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £45.00 £37.15
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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 June 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
Cheltenham +5 1 - - 1
Cirencester - 1 £210 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £310 -
TCP/IP
South West

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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) Broadband
4 3 (27.27%) ISDN
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) JNCIA
4 3 (27.27%) JNCIP
4 3 (27.27%) JNCIE
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (27.27%) Junos
4 3 (27.27%) Demand Management
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) JNCIS
5 2 (18.18%) Network Design
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

TCP/IP
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 3 (27.27%) Broadband
3 3 (27.27%) ISDN
3 3 (27.27%) Junos
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) VoIP
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (9.09%) SSH
4 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Debian
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
1 3 (27.27%) Demand Management
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) JNCIA
3 3 (27.27%) JNCIE
3 3 (27.27%) JNCIP
4 2 (18.18%) JNCIS
5 1 (9.09%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
1 1 (9.09%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Juniper
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft