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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 112 116 130
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 52 87 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.50% 1.60% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 11.80% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 65 62
Average daily rate £425 £375 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.85 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+27.41% +3.33%
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
425 737 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.26% 13.54% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 539 512
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 20
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.10 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.97% -17.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.65 £19.72 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 48 (50.53%) Windows
2 45 (47.37%) Linux
3 39 (41.05%) DNS
4 35 (36.84%) Finance
5 33 (34.74%) Firewall
5 33 (34.74%) Active Directory
6 29 (30.53%) Cisco
6 29 (30.53%) Unix
7 26 (27.37%) Windows Server
8 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
9 23 (24.21%) DHCP
10 22 (23.16%) VMware
11 21 (22.11%) ITIL
12 19 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
13 18 (18.95%) Python
14 17 (17.89%) HTTP
14 17 (17.89%) Java
14 17 (17.89%) Banking
14 17 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (16.84%) VPN
15 16 (16.84%) LAN
16 15 (15.79%) Oracle
16 15 (15.79%) Migration
17 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
17 14 (14.74%) MS Office
17 14 (14.74%) WAN
17 14 (14.74%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (13.68%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 10 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.37%) IIS
2 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.21%) Apache
4 4 (4.21%) Node.js
5 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.16%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.16%) Zimbra
6 2 (2.11%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.05%) Confluence
7 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.05%) JBoss
7 1 (1.05%) Jetty
7 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (14.74%) MS Office
2 13 (13.68%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.05%) HipChat
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.21%) SaaS
3 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.11%) Office 365
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.05%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.05%) Google Apps
5 1 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.05%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Route 53
5 1 (1.05%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (41.05%) DNS
2 33 (34.74%) Firewall
3 23 (24.21%) DHCP
4 17 (17.89%) HTTP
5 16 (16.84%) LAN
5 16 (16.84%) VPN
6 14 (14.74%) WAN
7 10 (10.53%) Internet
7 10 (10.53%) Network Security
8 9 (9.47%) BGP
8 9 (9.47%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (9.47%) Multicast
9 8 (8.42%) MPLS
9 8 (8.42%) SAN
10 6 (6.32%) EIGRP
10 6 (6.32%) Wireless
11 5 (5.26%) HSRP
11 5 (5.26%) IPsec
11 5 (5.26%) OSPF
11 5 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.47%) MySQL
3 6 (6.32%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.05%) GIS
7 1 (1.05%) InfluxDB
7 1 (1.05%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.21%) Grunt
3 4 (4.21%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (4.21%) Mocha
3 4 (4.21%) PhantomJS
4 3 (3.16%) Subversion
5 2 (2.11%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.11%) Maven
5 2 (2.11%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.05%) AdminStudio
6 1 (1.05%) Emacs
6 1 (1.05%) Gradle
6 1 (1.05%) Hudson
6 1 (1.05%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.05%) JIRA
6 1 (1.05%) JUnit
6 1 (1.05%) Mockito
6 1 (1.05%) MSI
6 1 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (36.84%) Finance
2 17 (17.89%) Banking
3 7 (7.37%) Front Office
4 6 (6.32%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.16%) Back Office
6 2 (2.11%) Legal
6 2 (2.11%) Retail
7 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (17.89%) Developer
2 11 (11.58%) Network Engineer
3 10 (10.53%) C++ Developer
4 6 (6.32%) Administrator
4 6 (6.32%) Analyst
4 6 (6.32%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Data Engineer
6 4 (4.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.16%) Broadcast Engineer
7 3 (3.16%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (3.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (3.16%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (3.16%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (3.16%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) Web Services
2 7 (7.37%) HTML
3 5 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (5.26%) Middleware
3 5 (5.26%) RESTful
3 5 (5.26%) XML
4 4 (4.21%) .NET
4 4 (4.21%) CSS
4 4 (4.21%) CSS3
4 4 (4.21%) Express
4 4 (4.21%) HTML5
4 4 (4.21%) jQuery
4 4 (4.21%) LESS
4 4 (4.21%) RequireJS
4 4 (4.21%) Sass
5 3 (3.16%) 802.1X
5 3 (3.16%) XML Messaging
6 2 (2.11%) JMS
6 2 (2.11%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.05%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.37%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.26%) SWIFT
3 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.21%) Device Driver
3 4 (4.21%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) New Media
3 4 (4.21%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.21%) W3C
4 3 (3.16%) Clustering
4 3 (3.16%) Equities
4 3 (3.16%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.11%) NHS
5 2 (2.11%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) BYOD
6 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 48 (50.53%) Windows
2 45 (47.37%) Linux
3 29 (30.53%) Unix
4 26 (27.37%) Windows Server
5 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.42%) Windows 7
9 7 (7.37%) CentOS
10 6 (6.32%) Mac OS X
10 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (4.21%) Windows 8
12 3 (3.16%) Windows Vista
13 2 (2.11%) Android
13 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
13 2 (2.11%) SUSE
13 2 (2.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (1.05%) Debian
14 1 (1.05%) Fedora
14 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.11%) ITIL
2 15 (15.79%) Migration
3 14 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.63%) DevOps
4 12 (12.63%) Low Latency
5 11 (11.58%) Multithreading
6 10 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.47%) Electronic Trading
8 8 (8.42%) Open Source
9 7 (7.37%) Change Management
9 7 (7.37%) High Availability
10 6 (6.32%) OO
11 5 (5.26%) Asset Management
11 5 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (5.26%) Data Management
11 5 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (5.26%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.26%) Scrum
11 5 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (18.95%) Python
3 17 (17.89%) Java
4 13 (13.68%) C++
4 13 (13.68%) Perl
5 12 (12.63%) SQL
6 11 (11.58%) Bash Shell
6 11 (11.58%) Ruby
7 9 (9.47%) C
8 6 (6.32%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.21%) C#
9 4 (4.21%) Go
10 3 (3.16%) PHP
10 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.11%) VBScript
12 1 (1.05%) Korn
12 1 (1.05%) VB
12 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.53%) Degree
3 7 (7.37%) CCNA
3 7 (7.37%) CCNP
4 6 (6.32%) MCSE
4 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.16%) CCDP
5 3 (3.16%) CCIE
5 3 (3.16%) CISSP
5 3 (3.16%) MCTS
6 2 (2.11%) MCSA
6 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.05%) CCA
7 1 (1.05%) CCSE
7 1 (1.05%) CEH
7 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.05%) GCIA
7 1 (1.05%) GCIH
7 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.05%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) ISO15022
2 3 (3.16%) ISO20022
2 3 (3.16%) QA
3 2 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.05%) COBIT
4 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (34.74%) Active Directory
2 17 (17.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.37%) XenApp
4 4 (4.21%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.21%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.16%) Docker
5 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (3.16%) Snort
6 2 (2.11%) NFS
6 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.11%) vSphere
7 1 (1.05%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.05%) KVM
7 1 (1.05%) oVirt
7 1 (1.05%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.05%) UAG
7 1 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) Puppet
2 7 (7.37%) Nagios
2 7 (7.37%) SCCM
3 6 (6.32%) Ansible
4 5 (5.26%) HP SIM
4 5 (5.26%) SCOM
4 5 (5.26%) SCOrch
5 4 (4.21%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.21%) DatAdvantage
5 4 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.16%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (3.16%) vMotion
7 2 (2.11%) Graphite
7 2 (2.11%) Salt
7 2 (2.11%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.05%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.05%) CA Wily
8 1 (1.05%) Cacti
8 1 (1.05%) Nessus
8 1 (1.05%) yum
Vendors
1 29 (30.53%) Cisco
2 24 (25.26%) Microsoft
3 22 (23.16%) VMware
4 15 (15.79%) Oracle
5 10 (10.53%) Dell
5 10 (10.53%) HP
6 8 (8.42%) Citrix
6 8 (8.42%) Juniper
7 7 (7.37%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.32%) EMC
9 5 (5.26%) F5
9 5 (5.26%) IBM
9 5 (5.26%) Symantec
10 4 (4.21%) Apple
10 4 (4.21%) Varonis
11 3 (3.16%) Adobe
11 3 (3.16%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 3 (3.16%) Altiris
11 3 (3.16%) Sybase
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 6 days ago