The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 125 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 76 113 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 1.59% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.67% 14.21% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 79 82
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.84% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £188 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £70.15 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.86% +7.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +4.16%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
712 795 970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.27% 11.22% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 528 652
Average daily rate £395 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 40
Average hourly rate £21.25 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.14% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £54.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
TCP/IP
London

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 58 (36.02%) Windows
2 56 (34.78%) Firewall
3 54 (33.54%) Linux
4 49 (30.43%) DNS
5 43 (26.71%) Cisco
6 42 (26.09%) LAN
6 42 (26.09%) UNIX
7 41 (25.47%) WAN
8 37 (22.98%) Finance
9 36 (22.36%) Active Directory
10 33 (20.50%) Microsoft
11 31 (19.25%) HTTP
12 29 (18.01%) Java
12 29 (18.01%) SQL
13 27 (16.77%) VMware
14 26 (16.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 24 (14.91%) ITIL
16 23 (14.29%) DHCP
16 23 (14.29%) VPN
17 22 (13.66%) SSL
17 22 (13.66%) BGP
17 22 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (13.04%) Banking
19 20 (12.42%) OSPF
19 20 (12.42%) SAN
20 19 (11.80%) Oracle
20 19 (11.80%) Windows 7
21 18 (11.18%) MS Exchange
22 16 (9.94%) Network Security
22 16 (9.94%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 18 (11.18%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.35%) IIS
3 7 (4.35%) Apache
4 5 (3.11%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.24%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.24%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.24%) nginx
6 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.24%) Jetty
7 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.62%) Lync
7 1 (0.62%) Node.js
7 1 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.21%) MS Office
3 2 (1.24%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.62%) IaaS
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.62%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 56 (34.78%) Firewall
2 49 (30.43%) DNS
3 42 (26.09%) LAN
4 41 (25.47%) WAN
5 31 (19.25%) HTTP
6 23 (14.29%) DHCP
6 23 (14.29%) VPN
7 22 (13.66%) SSL
7 22 (13.66%) BGP
8 20 (12.42%) OSPF
8 20 (12.42%) SAN
9 16 (9.94%) Network Security
10 15 (9.32%) Wireless
11 14 (8.70%) MPLS
11 14 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (7.45%) Multicast
12 12 (7.45%) VLAN
12 12 (7.45%) SSH
13 8 (4.97%) VoIP
13 8 (4.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.73%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (3.11%) MySQL
4 4 (2.48%) Siebel EIM
4 4 (2.48%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.48%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.24%) Redis
7 1 (0.62%) SQLite
7 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.48%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.48%) Subversion
2 3 (1.86%) Maven
2 3 (1.86%) Selenium
2 3 (1.86%) FitNesse
2 3 (1.86%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.86%) JUnit
3 1 (0.62%) GDB
3 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.62%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (22.98%) Finance
2 21 (13.04%) Banking
3 9 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.97%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.97%) Retail
5 4 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.86%) Front Office
6 3 (1.86%) Law
7 2 (1.24%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Billing
8 1 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.62%) International Banking
8 1 (0.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Back Office
8 1 (0.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (16.15%) Developer
2 22 (13.66%) Network Engineer
3 18 (11.18%) Architect
4 14 (8.70%) Administrator
5 11 (6.83%) Analyst
6 9 (5.59%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (5.59%) Java Developer
7 8 (4.97%) UNIX Administrator
7 8 (4.97%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.35%) Consultant
8 7 (4.35%) C++ Developer
9 6 (3.73%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (3.11%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (3.11%) Security Engineer
10 5 (3.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.11%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (3.11%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.11%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.21%) XML
2 8 (4.97%) REST
3 7 (4.35%) JSON
3 7 (4.35%) HTML
4 5 (3.11%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (3.11%) CSS
4 5 (3.11%) Web Services
4 5 (3.11%) .NET
5 4 (2.48%) Middleware
5 4 (2.48%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (1.86%) HTML5
6 3 (1.86%) RESTful
6 3 (1.86%) SOAP
7 2 (1.24%) Servlets
7 2 (1.24%) CGI
7 2 (1.24%) X-Windows
7 2 (1.24%) FastCGI
7 2 (1.24%) Java EE
7 2 (1.24%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (1.24%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (6.83%) Clustering
3 8 (4.97%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.35%) Open Source
4 7 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.73%) PKI
6 5 (3.11%) VWAP
6 5 (3.11%) TWAP
7 4 (2.48%) Equities
7 4 (2.48%) iPhone
7 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.24%) Replication
9 2 (1.24%) AS400
9 2 (1.24%) iPad
9 2 (1.24%) Physics
10 1 (0.62%) SecurID
10 1 (0.62%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 58 (36.02%) Windows
2 54 (33.54%) Linux
3 42 (26.09%) UNIX
4 26 (16.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (11.80%) Windows 7
6 13 (8.07%) Solaris
7 12 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (6.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.73%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.86%) Android
11 3 (1.86%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.24%) SUSE
12 2 (1.24%) CentOS
12 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.62%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.62%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.91%) ITIL
2 13 (8.07%) Multithreading
2 13 (8.07%) E-Commerce
2 13 (8.07%) Low Latency
3 11 (6.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (4.97%) Migration
5 8 (4.97%) Configuration Management
5 8 (4.97%) Project Management
6 7 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 7 (4.35%) DevOps
7 6 (3.73%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.73%) OO
7 6 (3.73%) Change Management
7 6 (3.73%) TDD
8 5 (3.11%) Algorithmic Trading
8 5 (3.11%) Test Automation
8 5 (3.11%) Network Management
8 5 (3.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.01%) Java
1 29 (18.01%) SQL
2 13 (8.07%) C++
3 11 (6.83%) Perl
4 10 (6.21%) Ruby
5 9 (5.59%) PHP
6 8 (4.97%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.35%) C
7 7 (4.35%) Python
8 4 (2.48%) C#
8 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.48%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.24%) RPG
9 2 (1.24%) VB
9 2 (1.24%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.24%) VBA
9 2 (1.24%) RPG IV
9 2 (1.24%) PHP5
10 1 (0.62%) Lua
Qualifications
1 16 (9.94%) Degree
2 15 (9.32%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.59%) MCSE
5 8 (4.97%) CCNP
6 7 (4.35%) CCNA
6 7 (4.35%) CCIE
7 5 (3.11%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.24%) CISSP
8 2 (1.24%) CCDA
8 2 (1.24%) CISM
8 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.62%) MCITP
9 1 (0.62%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.62%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.62%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.62%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.97%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) BS7799
3 2 (1.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.62%) JTAG
4 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (22.36%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.59%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.97%) XenApp
5 6 (3.73%) RHEV
5 6 (3.73%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.11%) Xen
6 5 (3.11%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (2.48%) XenServer
7 4 (2.48%) Snort
8 3 (1.86%) vSphere
8 3 (1.86%) NFS
9 2 (1.24%) OpenSSH
9 2 (1.24%) vCloud
10 1 (0.62%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.62%) Samba
10 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (5.59%) SCCM
2 6 (3.73%) Puppet
3 4 (2.48%) SCOM
4 3 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.86%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.24%) Control-M
5 2 (1.24%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.62%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.62%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.62%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.62%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.62%) Nagios
6 1 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.62%) OpenView
6 1 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.62%) Salt
Vendors
1 43 (26.71%) Cisco
2 33 (20.50%) Microsoft
3 27 (16.77%) VMware
4 19 (11.80%) Oracle
5 14 (8.70%) HP
5 14 (8.70%) Citrix
5 14 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 14 (8.70%) F5
6 12 (7.45%) EMC
6 12 (7.45%) Juniper
7 10 (6.21%) IBM
7 10 (6.21%) CheckPoint
8 9 (5.59%) Sun
9 6 (3.73%) Veritas
9 6 (3.73%) Blue Coat
10 5 (3.11%) Riverbed
11 4 (2.48%) Siebel
11 4 (2.48%) Polycom
11 4 (2.48%) Sourcefire
12 3 (1.86%) McAfee
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