The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 114 128 115
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 100 75 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.71% 1.27% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.44% 10.74% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 55 77
Average daily rate
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£404 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £176 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.98 £43.33 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.49% +111.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.39 £21.87 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £64.79 £43.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -25.00%
TCP/IP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
744 698 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.75% 11.80% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 499 562
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £527 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 40
Average hourly rate £17.98 £21.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.38% -47.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £16.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.43 £51.16 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.00%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the City of London region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the City of London region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2015.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 82 (48.52%) Windows
2 60 (35.50%) DNS
3 57 (33.73%) Firewall
3 57 (33.73%) Finance
4 56 (33.14%) Linux
5 52 (30.77%) Cisco
6 51 (30.18%) UNIX
7 45 (26.63%) Microsoft
8 42 (24.85%) Active Directory
9 40 (23.67%) SSL
10 39 (23.08%) HTTP
11 35 (20.71%) DHCP
12 32 (18.93%) WAN
12 32 (18.93%) VMware
13 29 (17.16%) LAN
14 28 (16.57%) Java
14 28 (16.57%) VPN
15 27 (15.98%) ITIL
16 26 (15.38%) Banking
17 25 (14.79%) Internet
18 23 (13.61%) SAN
18 23 (13.61%) Configuration Management
18 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
19 22 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (13.02%) HP
19 22 (13.02%) Data Centre
20 21 (12.43%) F5
21 20 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
21 20 (11.83%) Windows 7
21 20 (11.83%) Puppet

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (8.88%) Apache
2 13 (7.69%) IIS
2 13 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.92%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.33%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.96%) Lync
5 5 (2.96%) Jetty
5 5 (2.96%) JBoss
6 4 (2.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.37%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.18%) Node.js
8 2 (1.18%) nginx
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (11.24%) MS Office
1 19 (11.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.59%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.06%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.33%) PaaS
4 3 (1.78%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.18%) Office 365
5 2 (1.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 60 (35.50%) DNS
2 57 (33.73%) Firewall
3 40 (23.67%) SSL
4 39 (23.08%) HTTP
5 35 (20.71%) DHCP
6 32 (18.93%) WAN
7 29 (17.16%) LAN
8 28 (16.57%) VPN
9 25 (14.79%) Internet
10 23 (13.61%) SAN
11 19 (11.24%) OSPF
12 17 (10.06%) VLAN
13 16 (9.47%) BGP
14 15 (8.88%) VoIP
15 14 (8.28%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (7.69%) NAS
17 10 (5.92%) MPLS
18 9 (5.33%) IPsec
18 9 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 9 (5.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.06%) MySQL
2 16 (9.47%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.28%) SQL Server
4 10 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.14%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.55%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.18%) DB2
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.59%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.59%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 14 (8.28%) Subversion
2 13 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.51%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.33%) Mercurial
5 5 (2.96%) Maven
6 3 (1.78%) JIRA
6 3 (1.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (1.78%) Introscope
7 2 (1.18%) JMeter
7 2 (1.18%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.18%) Gradle
8 1 (0.59%) JUnit
8 1 (0.59%) Calabash
8 1 (0.59%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.59%) Appium
8 1 (0.59%) Hudson
8 1 (0.59%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.59%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.59%) Mockito
8 1 (0.59%) MSI
General
1 57 (33.73%) Finance
2 26 (15.38%) Banking
3 14 (8.28%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.51%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.73%) Front Office
6 5 (2.96%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.78%) Retail
7 3 (1.78%) Marketing
8 2 (1.18%) Publishing
8 2 (1.18%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.18%) Back Office
8 2 (1.18%) Electronics
8 2 (1.18%) Legal
8 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.59%) Advertising
9 1 (0.59%) Law
9 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.59%) Billing
9 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (12.43%) Analyst
1 21 (12.43%) Network Engineer
2 18 (10.65%) Administrator
3 13 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 11 (6.51%) Support Analyst
4 11 (6.51%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (5.92%) Architect
6 9 (5.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (4.73%) Developer
7 8 (4.73%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (2.96%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (2.96%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 5 (2.96%) Web Engineer
10 4 (2.37%) Network Specialist
10 4 (2.37%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (2.37%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.37%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (2.37%) Desktop Support
10 4 (2.37%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.10%) Web Services
2 8 (4.73%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (4.14%) Java EE
3 7 (4.14%) .NET
4 5 (2.96%) XML
5 4 (2.37%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (2.37%) J2EE
5 4 (2.37%) SOAP
5 4 (2.37%) REST
6 3 (1.78%) WebSockets
6 3 (1.78%) Spring
6 3 (1.78%) CSS
6 3 (1.78%) JSP
6 3 (1.78%) Servlets
6 3 (1.78%) JMS
6 3 (1.78%) jQuery
7 2 (1.18%) JPA
7 2 (1.18%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (1.18%) JSON
7 2 (1.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.02%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.51%) iPad
3 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.33%) Blackberry
5 7 (4.14%) PKI
5 7 (4.14%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.55%) iPhone
6 6 (3.55%) Clustering
7 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.37%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.78%) NHS
9 3 (1.78%) Replication
10 2 (1.18%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.18%) IVR
10 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.18%) DTV
10 2 (1.18%) User Experience
10 2 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.59%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 82 (48.52%) Windows
2 56 (33.14%) Linux
3 51 (30.18%) UNIX
4 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (11.83%) Windows 7
6 16 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (7.69%) Solaris
8 12 (7.10%) Windows 8
9 8 (4.73%) Windows XP
10 7 (4.14%) Android
11 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (3.55%) Mac OS X
12 5 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (2.37%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.37%) AIX
14 3 (1.78%) HPUX
14 3 (1.78%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.78%) i5/OS
14 3 (1.78%) zOS
14 3 (1.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.98%) ITIL
2 23 (13.61%) Configuration Management
3 22 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (11.24%) DevOps
5 18 (10.65%) Open Source
6 14 (8.28%) Change Management
7 12 (7.10%) Project Management
7 12 (7.10%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.51%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.73%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.14%) Software Deployment
10 7 (4.14%) Service Management
10 7 (4.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (3.55%) ITSM
11 6 (3.55%) Multithreading
12 5 (2.96%) Time Management
12 5 (2.96%) Migration
12 5 (2.96%) Asset Management
12 5 (2.96%) Low Latency
12 5 (2.96%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 28 (16.57%) Java
2 17 (10.06%) SQL
3 14 (8.28%) PowerShell
4 12 (7.10%) Python
4 12 (7.10%) Ruby
5 10 (5.92%) C
6 8 (4.73%) Perl
6 8 (4.73%) Scala
7 7 (4.14%) Go
8 5 (2.96%) C#
8 5 (2.96%) C++
8 5 (2.96%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.78%) VBScript
9 3 (1.78%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.18%) Groovy
10 2 (1.18%) VB
10 2 (1.18%) PHP
11 1 (0.59%) XQuery
11 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (11.83%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.51%) Degree
4 10 (5.92%) CCNP
5 9 (5.33%) MCSE
6 8 (4.73%) CCNA
7 6 (3.55%) MCSA
7 6 (3.55%) MCP
7 6 (3.55%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.78%) CCIE
10 2 (1.18%) CCSE
10 2 (1.18%) MCTS
10 2 (1.18%) MCITP
11 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.59%) MOS
11 1 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.59%) CISA
11 1 (0.59%) HNC
11 1 (0.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.96%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (24.85%) Active Directory
2 19 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.33%) vSphere
4 8 (4.73%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.55%) XenApp
6 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.78%) Xen
7 3 (1.78%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.78%) NFS
8 2 (1.18%) Snort
8 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.18%) Docker
8 2 (1.18%) UAG
9 1 (0.59%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.59%) KVM
9 1 (0.59%) RHEV
9 1 (0.59%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.59%) XenServer
9 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (11.83%) Puppet
2 17 (10.06%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (6.51%) SCCM
4 10 (5.92%) Salt
5 9 (5.33%) Ansible
6 7 (4.14%) SCOM
7 4 (2.37%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.37%) MOM
8 3 (1.78%) CA Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.78%) Data Guard
8 3 (1.78%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.78%) CA Wily
9 2 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.18%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.18%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.18%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.18%) Graphite
9 2 (1.18%) Iperf
9 2 (1.18%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.18%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 52 (30.77%) Cisco
2 45 (26.63%) Microsoft
3 32 (18.93%) VMware
4 22 (13.02%) HP
5 21 (12.43%) F5
6 18 (10.65%) Oracle
6 18 (10.65%) Bloomberg
7 15 (8.88%) Citrix
7 15 (8.88%) Juniper
8 14 (8.28%) Reuters
9 13 (7.69%) IBM
10 10 (5.92%) Apple
10 10 (5.92%) CheckPoint
11 8 (4.73%) NetApp
12 7 (4.14%) Red Hat
12 7 (4.14%) McAfee
12 7 (4.14%) Dell
13 5 (2.96%) EMC
13 5 (2.96%) Blue Coat
13 5 (2.96%) Sourcefire
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Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
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Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
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