The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 22 55
Rank change year-on-year -23 +33  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 15 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.41% 6.28% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.05% 31.82% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 12
Median daily rate £310 £415 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.30% +16.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £563 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +17.64% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
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 Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 88 110 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.15% 19.75% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 61 60
Median daily rate £288 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.34% +4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £572 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.95% +50.00%  
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Wales

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Wales

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Wales

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales 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
South Wales -22 14 £310 -22.50% 1
TCP/IP
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 17 (54.84%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
2 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
2 13 (41.94%) DevOps
3 12 (38.71%) Ansible
4 11 (35.48%) Puppet
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (29.03%) DNS
7 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
7 8 (25.81%) Windows
7 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (22.58%) VMware
8 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
8 7 (22.58%) Oracle
8 7 (22.58%) Citrix
8 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
8 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (19.35%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (19.35%) Amazon S3
9 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (19.35%) Confluence
9 6 (19.35%) Server Hardening
9 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (19.35%) Terraform
9 6 (19.35%) SSL
9 6 (19.35%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (19.35%) Perl
9 6 (19.35%) Ant
9 6 (19.35%) WAN
9 6 (19.35%) POP3

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (19.35%) Confluence
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) Jetty
2 3 (9.68%) Mongrel
2 3 (9.68%) nginx
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (3.23%) Avid Audio
2 1 (3.23%) Avid Media Composer
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (19.35%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (19.35%) Amazon S3
3 3 (9.68%) Google App Engine
3 3 (9.68%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (6.45%) GitHub
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (3.23%) Route 53
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) HTTP
2 6 (19.35%) LAN
2 6 (19.35%) POP3
2 6 (19.35%) SMTP
2 6 (19.35%) SSL
2 6 (19.35%) WAN
3 5 (16.13%) DSL
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
4 4 (12.90%) SNMP
4 4 (12.90%) tcpdump
4 4 (12.90%) VoIP
5 3 (9.68%) FTP
5 3 (9.68%) IPsec
5 3 (9.68%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.45%) LDAP
6 2 (6.45%) SSH
6 2 (6.45%) Wireless
7 1 (3.23%) Internet
7 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerCenter
2 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
1 13 (41.94%) Jenkins
2 6 (19.35%) Ant
2 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 6 (19.35%) Maven
3 5 (16.13%) Hudson
3 5 (16.13%) Vagrant
4 4 (12.90%) Eclipse
4 4 (12.90%) GCC
4 4 (12.90%) Travis CI
5 2 (6.45%) Gradle
5 2 (6.45%) NuGet
5 2 (6.45%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (6.45%) Subversion
6 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium
6 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (16.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) C Software Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) VoIP Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.23%) Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix Support
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Citrix Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Support
5 1 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) J2EE
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) Servlets
4 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.23%) Java EE
4 1 (3.23%) Kafka
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (3.23%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.90%) NHS
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 6 (19.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) DevOps
2 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) Configuration Management
4 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (19.35%) Requirements Management
4 6 (19.35%) Server Hardening
5 5 (16.13%) Information Governance
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) ITSM
5 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.13%) Service Management
5 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.90%) Open Source
6 4 (12.90%) Post-Production
7 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (9.68%) Microservices
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Perl
2 5 (16.13%) Java
3 4 (12.90%) C
3 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) JCL
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) CCA
3 5 (16.13%) CCAA
3 5 (16.13%) ISEB
3 5 (16.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Docker
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) iptables
2 4 (12.90%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.68%) Xen
3 3 (9.68%) XenServer
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.45%) NFS
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) Ansible
2 11 (35.48%) Puppet
3 6 (19.35%) Terraform
4 5 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (16.13%) Rundeck
5 4 (12.90%) Marathon
5 4 (12.90%) Mesos
6 3 (9.68%) Salt
7 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
7 1 (3.23%) Control-M
7 1 (3.23%) Fluentd
7 1 (3.23%) Grafana
7 1 (3.23%) Kibana
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
7 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Citrix
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
1 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) Apple
3 4 (12.90%) Remedy
4 3 (9.68%) Google
5 2 (6.45%) Avid
6 1 (3.23%) arcserve
6 1 (3.23%) BMC
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Informatica
6 1 (3.23%) McAfee
6 1 (3.23%) Micro Focus
6 1 (3.23%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.23%) Sophos
6 1 (3.23%) Symantec
6 1 (3.23%) Thunderhead