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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 107 132 124
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 92 70 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.70% 1.17% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.07% 10.20% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 57 59
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.31% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £206 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £314 £273
% change year-on-year
+8.30% +15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £17.98 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.29 - £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.48 - £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+17.92% -5.77%
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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
704 686 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.97% 11.48% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 503 564
Average daily rate £413 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 43
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

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 22 May 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 72 (45.00%) Windows
2 56 (35.00%) Finance
3 54 (33.75%) Linux
4 52 (32.50%) DNS
5 51 (31.88%) Cisco
6 49 (30.63%) Firewall
7 48 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 45 (28.13%) UNIX
9 39 (24.38%) Microsoft
10 37 (23.13%) SSL
11 32 (20.00%) DHCP
12 31 (19.38%) HTTP
13 29 (18.13%) VMware
14 28 (17.50%) ITIL
15 27 (16.88%) WAN
16 26 (16.25%) VPN
17 25 (15.63%) LAN
18 24 (15.00%) Java
19 23 (14.38%) Cisco Certification
19 23 (14.38%) OSPF
19 23 (14.38%) Configuration Management
19 23 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
20 21 (13.13%) Windows 7
20 21 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
20 21 (13.13%) SAN
20 21 (13.13%) Internet
21 20 (12.50%) BGP
21 20 (12.50%) Puppet
22 19 (11.88%) Banking
22 19 (11.88%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (7.50%) MS Exchange
1 12 (7.50%) Apache
2 10 (6.25%) IIS
3 9 (5.63%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.75%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.13%) JBoss
6 4 (2.50%) Jetty
6 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.88%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.88%) nginx
8 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.25%) Lync
8 2 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (11.88%) MS Office
2 15 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.63%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.63%) PaaS
4 2 (1.25%) Google Apps
4 2 (1.25%) Office 365
5 1 (0.63%) IaaS
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (32.50%) DNS
2 49 (30.63%) Firewall
3 37 (23.13%) SSL
4 32 (20.00%) DHCP
5 31 (19.38%) HTTP
6 27 (16.88%) WAN
7 26 (16.25%) VPN
8 25 (15.63%) LAN
9 23 (14.38%) OSPF
10 21 (13.13%) SAN
10 21 (13.13%) Internet
11 20 (12.50%) BGP
12 17 (10.63%) VLAN
13 15 (9.38%) VoIP
14 13 (8.13%) Cisco IOS
15 12 (7.50%) NAS
16 11 (6.88%) IPsec
16 11 (6.88%) Network Security
17 9 (5.63%) EIGRP
17 9 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.63%) MongoDB
1 17 (10.63%) MySQL
2 11 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.13%) RDBMS
5 5 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.25%) DB2
7 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (7.50%) Subversion
2 11 (6.88%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.63%) Mercurial
5 3 (1.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.88%) Introscope
5 3 (1.88%) Maven
6 2 (1.25%) JIRA
7 1 (0.63%) MSI
7 1 (0.63%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.63%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.63%) Gradle
7 1 (0.63%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 56 (35.00%) Finance
2 19 (11.88%) Banking
3 15 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.88%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.63%) Front Office
6 6 (3.75%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.88%) Retail
7 3 (1.88%) Marketing
8 2 (1.25%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.25%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Law
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (16.25%) Network Engineer
2 18 (11.25%) Support Engineer
3 14 (8.75%) Analyst
4 12 (7.50%) Administrator
5 10 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 10 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (5.63%) Technical Support
6 9 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (5.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (4.38%) Architect
8 7 (4.38%) Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.75%) Security Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (3.13%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.13%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.88%) Web Services
2 8 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (3.75%) .NET
4 5 (3.13%) Java EE
5 3 (1.88%) J2EE
5 3 (1.88%) JSP
5 3 (1.88%) Servlets
5 3 (1.88%) SOAP
5 3 (1.88%) WebSockets
6 2 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (1.25%) WCF
6 2 (1.25%) WPF
6 2 (1.25%) Middleware
6 2 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.63%) JMS
7 1 (0.63%) HTML
7 1 (0.63%) CSS
7 1 (0.63%) STL
7 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.63%) Open Source
2 12 (7.50%) iPad
3 10 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.38%) iPhone
5 6 (3.75%) PKI
5 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.50%) Clustering
8 3 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.88%) Replication
8 3 (1.88%) IVR
9 2 (1.25%) Derivative
9 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.25%) DTV
9 2 (1.25%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.25%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.63%) NHS
10 1 (0.63%) AS400
10 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 72 (45.00%) Windows
2 54 (33.75%) Linux
3 45 (28.13%) UNIX
4 23 (14.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (13.13%) Windows 7
6 16 (10.00%) Solaris
7 14 (8.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (6.88%) Windows XP
9 10 (6.25%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.75%) Windows 2000
11 5 (3.13%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.13%) Windows Vista
12 4 (2.50%) Android
13 2 (1.25%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.25%) Debian
13 2 (1.25%) zOS
14 1 (0.63%) AIX
14 1 (0.63%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.50%) ITIL
2 23 (14.38%) Configuration Management
3 21 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (11.25%) DevOps
5 13 (8.13%) Change Management
6 12 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (7.50%) Project Management
7 9 (5.63%) Service Management
7 9 (5.63%) Service Delivery
7 9 (5.63%) Load Balancing
8 6 (3.75%) Network Design
9 5 (3.13%) Microservices
9 5 (3.13%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.13%) Migration
9 5 (3.13%) Software Deployment
9 5 (3.13%) Low Latency
9 5 (3.13%) Multithreading
10 4 (2.50%) Time Management
10 4 (2.50%) Incident Management
10 4 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (15.00%) Java
2 14 (8.75%) SQL
3 12 (7.50%) Python
4 11 (6.88%) PowerShell
4 11 (6.88%) Ruby
5 8 (5.00%) Scala
6 7 (4.38%) C
6 7 (4.38%) Go
7 5 (3.13%) C++
8 4 (2.50%) C#
8 4 (2.50%) Perl
9 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.25%) PHP
9 2 (1.25%) VBScript
9 2 (1.25%) VB
10 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (14.38%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (10.00%) Degree
3 11 (6.88%) CCNP
4 9 (5.63%) CCNA
5 8 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.00%) MCSE
6 4 (2.50%) CCIE
6 4 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.50%) MCSA
7 3 (1.88%) MCP
7 3 (1.88%) MCITP
8 2 (1.25%) MCTS
8 2 (1.25%) CCSE
9 1 (0.63%) HNC
9 1 (0.63%) HND
9 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.63%) CCEA
9 1 (0.63%) CISSP
9 1 (0.63%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 48 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.00%) vSphere
4 7 (4.38%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.50%) ProxySG
5 4 (2.50%) XenApp
6 3 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.88%) Xen
6 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.25%) Snort
7 2 (1.25%) UAG
7 2 (1.25%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.63%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.63%) NFS
8 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.63%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.63%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (12.50%) Puppet
2 18 (11.25%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (6.88%) Salt
4 9 (5.63%) Ansible
5 7 (4.38%) SCCM
6 6 (3.75%) SCOM
7 3 (1.88%) MOM
7 3 (1.88%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.88%) Vagrant
7 3 (1.88%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.88%) CA Wily
8 2 (1.25%) Iperf
8 2 (1.25%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.25%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.25%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.63%) RANCID
Vendors
1 51 (31.88%) Cisco
2 39 (24.38%) Microsoft
3 29 (18.13%) VMware
4 19 (11.88%) Juniper
4 19 (11.88%) HP
5 17 (10.63%) Bloomberg
6 16 (10.00%) F5
7 14 (8.75%) Oracle
8 13 (8.13%) Reuters
9 12 (7.50%) CheckPoint
10 11 (6.88%) Citrix
11 9 (5.63%) IBM
12 8 (5.00%) Blue Coat
12 8 (5.00%) Apple
13 6 (3.75%) Dell
13 6 (3.75%) NetApp
14 5 (3.13%) McAfee
14 5 (3.13%) Sourcefire
15 4 (2.50%) Brocade
15 4 (2.50%) SolarWinds
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