Period
to 13 November 2018

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 6 months to 13 November 2018 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
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 72 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18 +22
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 50 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.02% 2.13% 3.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.70% 14.44% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 35
Wales median daily rate £375 £354 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.01% -14.76% +10.67%
10th Percentile £313 £244 £350
90th Percentile £488 £488 £594
UK median daily rate £400 £423 £393
% change year-on-year -5.33% +7.64% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Wales median hourly rate £16.25 - £13.50
10th Percentile £12.88 - £12.75
90th Percentile £18.63 - £14.25
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £21.34 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.10% -40.73% +106.72%

TCP/IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 211 180 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.73% 14.78% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 122 165
Wales median daily rate £421 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.89% -22.50% +16.79%
10th Percentile £274 £150 £225
90th Percentile £576 £475 £520
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 18
Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -50.00% +142.42%
10th Percentile £12.95 £10.50 £12.09
90th Percentile £42.00 £43.75 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.44 £22.84
% change year-on-year -2.26% -14.87% +11.39%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 6 months to 13 November 2018.

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 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +5 50 £375 +3.45% 16
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 30 (60.00%) Linux
2 23 (46.00%) DNS
3 18 (36.00%) Red Hat
4 17 (34.00%) Ansible
4 17 (34.00%) DevOps
5 16 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (32.00%) Java
5 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (30.00%) VoIP
7 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
7 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
8 13 (26.00%) Load Balancing
9 12 (24.00%) HTTP
9 12 (24.00%) SNMP
9 12 (24.00%) Middleware
9 12 (24.00%) J2EE
9 12 (24.00%) JBoss
9 12 (24.00%) Apache
9 12 (24.00%) Windows
9 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
10 11 (22.00%) C
10 11 (22.00%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 8 (16.00%) Requirements Management
12 8 (16.00%) GCC
12 8 (16.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 8 (16.00%) Eclipse
12 8 (16.00%) Maven
13 7 (14.00%) Internet

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 12 (24.00%) Apache
1 12 (24.00%) JBoss
2 4 (8.00%) Confluence
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.00%) Office 365
3 4 (8.00%) IaaS
3 4 (8.00%) PaaS
4 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.00%) NuGet
5 2 (4.00%) Serverless
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.00%) DNS
2 15 (30.00%) VoIP
3 12 (24.00%) HTTP
3 12 (24.00%) SNMP
4 7 (14.00%) Internet
4 7 (14.00%) Wireless
5 6 (12.00%) SAN
5 6 (12.00%) VPN
6 4 (8.00%) DHCP
6 4 (8.00%) Firewall
6 4 (8.00%) LAN
6 4 (8.00%) tcpdump
7 3 (6.00%) WAN
8 2 (4.00%) BGP
8 2 (4.00%) iSCSI
8 2 (4.00%) MPLS
8 2 (4.00%) NAS
8 2 (4.00%) OSPF
8 2 (4.00%) SSH
8 2 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) Apache Hive
2 4 (8.00%) Big Data
2 4 (8.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (16.00%) GCC
2 8 (16.00%) Maven
2 8 (16.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (14.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (12.00%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (8.00%) JIRA
6 3 (6.00%) Rational Quality Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Rational Team Concert
7 2 (4.00%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
1 4 (8.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (8.00%) Military
1 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 12 (24.00%) Software Engineer
1 12 (24.00%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (14.00%) Administrator
2 7 (14.00%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (14.00%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (10.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (8.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) J2EE
1 12 (24.00%) Middleware
2 3 (6.00%) POSIX
3 2 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.00%) LDAP
3 2 (4.00%) OAuth
3 2 (4.00%) Stripes Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Linux
2 16 (32.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (24.00%) Windows
4 7 (14.00%) Unix
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.00%) Debian
7 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) DevOps
2 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.00%) Load Balancing
4 12 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (16.00%) Requirements Management
6 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (12.00%) JVM Tuning
6 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.00%) UML
6 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineering
8 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.00%) Validation
9 3 (6.00%) High Availability
9 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) Java
2 11 (22.00%) C
3 6 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (12.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) C++
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
5 2 (4.00%) R
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.00%) CCNP
4 2 (4.00%) MCITP
4 2 (4.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) Docker
2 4 (8.00%) iptables
2 4 (8.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.00%) NFS
3 3 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (34.00%) Ansible
2 6 (12.00%) Puppet
3 4 (8.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) PTC Integrity
4 1 (2.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Red Hat
2 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) HP
4 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 3 (6.00%) Cloudera
5 3 (6.00%) IBM
6 2 (4.00%) Aruba
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) Hortonworks
6 2 (4.00%) NETGEAR
6 2 (4.00%) Remedy
6 2 (4.00%) Veeam
7 1 (2.00%) Brocade
7 1 (2.00%) EMC
7 1 (2.00%) Juniper
7 1 (2.00%) Meraki
7 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.00%) PTC
7 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds