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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 117 112 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 69 90 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 1.55% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.94% 14.15% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 57 56
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £169 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
Average hourly rate £18.23 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.08 £13.24 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.61 £18.70 £144.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £16.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -21.42%
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
694 636 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.51% 10.96% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 398 558
Average daily rate £393 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £600 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 45
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.65 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 73 (44.24%) Windows
2 62 (37.58%) Cisco
2 62 (37.58%) Firewall
3 46 (27.88%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (27.88%) Linux
4 44 (26.67%) Finance
5 43 (26.06%) Active Directory
6 42 (25.45%) DNS
7 41 (24.85%) VPN
8 40 (24.24%) UNIX
9 38 (23.03%) BGP
10 37 (22.42%) Microsoft
11 36 (21.82%) OSPF
12 33 (20.00%) CCNP
13 30 (18.18%) WAN
13 30 (18.18%) DHCP
13 30 (18.18%) ITIL
14 27 (16.36%) Banking
15 26 (15.76%) LAN
15 26 (15.76%) Juniper
16 25 (15.15%) SSL
17 22 (13.33%) Change Management
17 22 (13.33%) VMware
17 22 (13.33%) HTTP
17 22 (13.33%) F5
18 21 (12.73%) Windows 7
18 21 (12.73%) HSRP
18 21 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
18 21 (12.73%) MS Office
19 20 (12.12%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (10.30%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.45%) IIS
4 6 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.64%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.64%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.42%) Apache
7 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.21%) Node.js
8 2 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.21%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.21%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.21%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.61%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (12.73%) MS Office
2 9 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.82%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.21%) PaaS
3 2 (1.21%) Office 365
4 1 (0.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 62 (37.58%) Firewall
2 42 (25.45%) DNS
3 41 (24.85%) VPN
4 38 (23.03%) BGP
5 36 (21.82%) OSPF
6 30 (18.18%) WAN
6 30 (18.18%) DHCP
7 26 (15.76%) LAN
8 25 (15.15%) SSL
9 22 (13.33%) HTTP
10 21 (12.73%) HSRP
11 20 (12.12%) Internet
12 19 (11.52%) EIGRP
13 17 (10.30%) Network Security
13 17 (10.30%) VRRP
14 16 (9.70%) VLAN
14 16 (9.70%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (9.70%) SNMP
15 15 (9.09%) SAN
15 15 (9.09%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.27%) MySQL
2 7 (4.24%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.21%) Big Data
7 2 (1.21%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.61%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Subversion
2 4 (2.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.21%) Introscope
4 2 (1.21%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.21%) Maven
4 2 (1.21%) JIRA
5 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.61%) Gradle
General
1 44 (26.67%) Finance
2 27 (16.36%) Banking
3 11 (6.67%) Front Office
4 9 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.85%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.03%) Marketing
6 5 (3.03%) Spanish Language
7 4 (2.42%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.42%) Retail
8 2 (1.21%) Legal
8 2 (1.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Billing
9 1 (0.61%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 34 (20.61%) Network Engineer
2 24 (14.55%) Support Engineer
3 20 (12.12%) Analyst
4 14 (8.48%) Security Engineer
5 11 (6.67%) Consultant
5 11 (6.67%) Administrator
5 11 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (6.06%) Technical Support
6 10 (6.06%) Cisco Support
6 10 (6.06%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 9 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.85%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) Developer
8 8 (4.85%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) Technical Support Engineer
9 5 (3.03%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.03%) Security Analyst
9 5 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.45%) Web Services
1 9 (5.45%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (3.03%) XML
2 5 (3.03%) .NET
3 4 (2.42%) LAMP
3 4 (2.42%) HTML
4 2 (1.21%) Rendezvous
4 2 (1.21%) Middleware
4 2 (1.21%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.21%) Apache Camel
4 2 (1.21%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.21%) JRules
4 2 (1.21%) Lucene
4 2 (1.21%) Spring
4 2 (1.21%) Java EE
4 2 (1.21%) JSON
4 2 (1.21%) jQuery
4 2 (1.21%) HTML5
4 2 (1.21%) OSGi
4 2 (1.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.27%) Computer Science
1 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.06%) FlexPod
3 9 (5.45%) iPhone
4 8 (4.85%) Open Source
4 8 (4.85%) iPad
4 8 (4.85%) Blackberry
4 8 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (4.85%) PKI
5 5 (3.03%) Clustering
5 5 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.42%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.42%) Replication
7 3 (1.82%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.82%) TWAP
7 3 (1.82%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.82%) VWAP
8 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.21%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 73 (44.24%) Windows
2 46 (27.88%) Linux
3 40 (24.24%) UNIX
4 21 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (12.73%) Windows 7
5 14 (8.48%) Solaris
6 8 (4.85%) Windows XP
6 8 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.03%) Android
8 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.42%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.42%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.82%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.82%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.61%) zOS
10 1 (0.61%) SUSE
10 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.18%) ITIL
2 22 (13.33%) Change Management
3 14 (8.48%) Service Management
4 13 (7.88%) Configuration Management
5 10 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 10 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (6.06%) DevOps
6 9 (5.45%) Mentoring
6 9 (5.45%) Project Management
7 8 (4.85%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.24%) Network Design
8 7 (4.24%) Risk Management
8 7 (4.24%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.24%) Low Latency
9 6 (3.64%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (3.64%) Load Balancing
9 6 (3.64%) Migration
10 5 (3.03%) Business Continuity
10 5 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.52%) Java
2 17 (10.30%) SQL
3 14 (8.48%) Perl
4 10 (6.06%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.64%) Python
6 5 (3.03%) Ruby
7 4 (2.42%) C
8 3 (1.82%) PHP
8 3 (1.82%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.82%) Scala
8 3 (1.82%) C++
9 2 (1.21%) Golang
10 1 (0.61%) Groovy
10 1 (0.61%) VBA
10 1 (0.61%) C#
10 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (27.88%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (20.00%) CCNP
3 20 (12.12%) Degree
4 18 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (9.70%) CCNA
6 14 (8.48%) CCIE
7 11 (6.67%) MCSE
8 8 (4.85%) Security Cleared
9 7 (4.24%) CISSP
10 5 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (3.03%) GIAC
10 5 (3.03%) GCIA
10 5 (3.03%) CCSE
10 5 (3.03%) MCITP
11 4 (2.42%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (2.42%) MCSA
12 3 (1.82%) MCP
12 3 (1.82%) RHCE
12 3 (1.82%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 43 (26.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.85%) ProxySG
3 8 (4.85%) XenApp
4 7 (4.24%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.82%) NFS
5 3 (1.82%) vSphere
6 2 (1.21%) UAG
6 2 (1.21%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.21%) Snort
7 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.61%) XenServer
7 1 (0.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.61%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (7.27%) Puppet
2 10 (6.06%) OpenNMS
2 10 (6.06%) RANCID
3 8 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.64%) SCCM
5 4 (2.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (2.42%) Salt
6 3 (1.82%) Ansible
6 3 (1.82%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.82%) SCOM
6 3 (1.82%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (1.82%) MAILsweeper
6 3 (1.82%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.21%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.21%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.61%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.61%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 62 (37.58%) Cisco
2 37 (22.42%) Microsoft
3 26 (15.76%) Juniper
4 22 (13.33%) VMware
4 22 (13.33%) F5
5 16 (9.70%) CheckPoint
6 14 (8.48%) Bloomberg
6 14 (8.48%) Blue Coat
7 13 (7.88%) HP
8 11 (6.67%) Citrix
8 11 (6.67%) Reuters
9 7 (4.24%) IBM
10 6 (3.64%) Oracle
10 6 (3.64%) Apple
10 6 (3.64%) Sourcefire
11 5 (3.03%) Symantec
12 4 (2.42%) Fidessa
12 4 (2.42%) TIBCO
12 4 (2.42%) NetApp
12 4 (2.42%) Dell
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