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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 94 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 115 113 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.95% 1.57% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.30% 12.86% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 68 82
Average daily rate
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£418 £360 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £168 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £120.00 £19.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+515.38% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £19.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £152.00 £21.50 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+15.51% -8.57%
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
804 879 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.66% 12.21% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 590 675
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £36.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% +81.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.58 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 77 (41.18%) Firewall
2 66 (35.29%) Windows
3 54 (28.88%) Linux
4 52 (27.81%) DNS
5 50 (26.74%) Cisco
6 45 (24.06%) Finance
7 44 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 44 (23.53%) UNIX
8 41 (21.93%) WAN
9 40 (21.39%) VPN
10 37 (19.79%) Microsoft
10 37 (19.79%) LAN
11 33 (17.65%) HTTP
12 32 (17.11%) Java
13 31 (16.58%) SQL
14 30 (16.04%) BGP
14 30 (16.04%) VMware
14 30 (16.04%) Banking
15 28 (14.97%) F5
16 27 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (14.44%) ITIL
16 27 (14.44%) DHCP
17 26 (13.90%) Cisco Certification
17 26 (13.90%) OSPF
18 25 (13.37%) Network Security
19 24 (12.83%) Juniper
19 24 (12.83%) SAN
20 23 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
21 22 (11.76%) MS Exchange
22 21 (11.23%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 22 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (6.95%) IIS
4 8 (4.28%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.74%) Apache
6 6 (3.21%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.21%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.60%) Jetty
8 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.07%) nginx
8 2 (1.07%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.53%) CICS
9 1 (0.53%) Lync
9 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (10.16%) MS Office
2 12 (6.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.53%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.07%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
4 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (41.18%) Firewall
2 52 (27.81%) DNS
3 41 (21.93%) WAN
4 40 (21.39%) VPN
5 37 (19.79%) LAN
6 33 (17.65%) HTTP
7 30 (16.04%) BGP
8 27 (14.44%) DHCP
9 26 (13.90%) OSPF
10 25 (13.37%) Network Security
11 24 (12.83%) SAN
12 21 (11.23%) SSL
12 21 (11.23%) HSRP
13 20 (10.70%) VLAN
14 15 (8.02%) VRRP
14 15 (8.02%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (7.49%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (7.49%) Internet
15 14 (7.49%) Multicast
16 13 (6.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.74%) MySQL
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.07%) Redis
4 2 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.07%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Maven
2 6 (3.21%) TeamCity
3 4 (2.14%) Subversion
4 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.07%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.53%) JUnit
6 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.53%) Gradle
6 1 (0.53%) Selenium
6 1 (0.53%) FitNesse
General
1 45 (24.06%) Finance
2 30 (16.04%) Banking
3 13 (6.95%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.35%) Retail
5 6 (3.21%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.21%) Legal
6 4 (2.14%) International Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.60%) Front Office
7 3 (1.60%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.07%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.07%) Marketing
8 2 (1.07%) Games
8 2 (1.07%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (17.11%) Developer
2 27 (14.44%) Analyst
3 25 (13.37%) Network Engineer
4 16 (8.56%) Administrator
5 15 (8.02%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 10 (5.35%) Architect
8 9 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (4.81%) UNIX Administrator
9 8 (4.28%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Support Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Consultant
10 7 (3.74%) Security Analyst
10 7 (3.74%) C++ Developer
10 7 (3.74%) Senior Security Engineer
10 7 (3.74%) Information Security Analyst
10 7 (3.74%) Information Analyst
11 6 (3.21%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (3.21%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.21%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.81%) XML
1 9 (4.81%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (4.28%) REST
2 8 (4.28%) Web Services
3 6 (3.21%) .NET
4 5 (2.67%) JSON
5 4 (2.14%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (2.14%) Middleware
5 4 (2.14%) HTML
5 4 (2.14%) SOAP
6 3 (1.60%) Servlets
6 3 (1.60%) LAMP
6 3 (1.60%) Java EE
7 2 (1.07%) Zend Framework
7 2 (1.07%) jQuery
7 2 (1.07%) FastCGI
7 2 (1.07%) RESTful
7 2 (1.07%) X-Windows
7 2 (1.07%) CSS
7 2 (1.07%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (5.88%) Clustering
4 10 (5.35%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.28%) VWAP
5 8 (4.28%) TWAP
5 8 (4.28%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.74%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (3.21%) Open Source
8 5 (2.67%) AS400
8 5 (2.67%) Replication
8 5 (2.67%) iPhone
9 4 (2.14%) PKI
10 3 (1.60%) FlexPod
10 3 (1.60%) Equities
10 3 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.60%) iPad
11 2 (1.07%) e-Health
11 2 (1.07%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 66 (35.29%) Windows
2 54 (28.88%) Linux
3 44 (23.53%) UNIX
4 27 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (10.70%) Windows 7
6 13 (6.95%) Solaris
6 13 (6.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.60%) SUSE
10 2 (1.07%) Android
10 2 (1.07%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.53%) zOS
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.53%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.53%) CentOS
11 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.44%) ITIL
2 21 (11.23%) E-Commerce
3 20 (10.70%) Low Latency
3 20 (10.70%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (7.49%) Multithreading
5 12 (6.42%) Mentoring
6 11 (5.88%) Project Management
7 10 (5.35%) Risk Management
7 10 (5.35%) Information Security
7 10 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (5.35%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (4.81%) TDD
9 8 (4.28%) Algorithmic Trading
9 8 (4.28%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.74%) PRINCE2
10 7 (3.74%) Change Management
10 7 (3.74%) BDD
11 6 (3.21%) DevOps
11 6 (3.21%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (17.11%) Java
2 31 (16.58%) SQL
3 17 (9.09%) C++
4 13 (6.95%) Perl
5 10 (5.35%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.81%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.28%) Ruby
7 8 (4.28%) PHP
7 8 (4.28%) C
8 6 (3.21%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.67%) RPG
9 5 (2.67%) Python
9 5 (2.67%) RPG IV
10 4 (2.14%) C#
11 2 (1.07%) PHP5
11 2 (1.07%) Groovy
11 2 (1.07%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.07%) Scala
11 2 (1.07%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.53%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 26 (13.90%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (11.23%) CCNP
3 12 (6.42%) Degree
3 12 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.88%) CISSP
5 10 (5.35%) MCSE
6 9 (4.81%) CCIE
7 8 (4.28%) GIAC
7 8 (4.28%) CCNA
8 7 (3.74%) GCIA
9 6 (3.21%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (3.21%) CNA
9 6 (3.21%) Novell Certification
10 5 (2.67%) Sun Certification
11 4 (2.14%) CCSE
11 4 (2.14%) MCITP
11 4 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.14%) Security Cleared
11 4 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (3.21%) QA
3 2 (1.07%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.95%) XenApp
4 9 (4.81%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.21%) RHEV
5 6 (3.21%) Snort
5 6 (3.21%) Xen
5 6 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.67%) NFS
6 5 (2.67%) vSphere
6 5 (2.67%) XenServer
6 5 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (2.14%) ProxySG
7 4 (2.14%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.60%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.60%) UAG
9 2 (1.07%) vCloud
9 2 (1.07%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 10 (5.35%) SCCM
2 6 (3.21%) SCOM
2 6 (3.21%) Puppet
3 3 (1.60%) RANCID
3 3 (1.60%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (1.60%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (1.60%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.60%) OpenNMS
3 3 (1.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.07%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.07%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.53%) Salt
5 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.53%) Control-M
5 1 (0.53%) Nagios
5 1 (0.53%) OpenView
5 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 50 (26.74%) Cisco
2 37 (19.79%) Microsoft
3 30 (16.04%) VMware
4 28 (14.97%) F5
5 24 (12.83%) Juniper
6 20 (10.70%) CheckPoint
7 18 (9.63%) HP
8 15 (8.02%) Citrix
9 14 (7.49%) Oracle
10 13 (6.95%) Blue Coat
11 12 (6.42%) Red Hat
11 12 (6.42%) IBM
12 11 (5.88%) Sun
13 9 (4.81%) Sourcefire
14 8 (4.28%) EMC
15 6 (3.21%) Veritas
16 4 (2.14%) Sophos
16 4 (2.14%) JBoss
16 4 (2.14%) NetApp
16 4 (2.14%) SaltStack
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Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per day
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