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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 114 124 117
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 99 75 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.70% 1.30% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.96% 10.37% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 51 79
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £215 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 4
Average hourly rate £18.49 £70.15 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.64% +218.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.98 £27.23 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £142.03 £43.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
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
764 723 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.15% 12.53% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 487 531
Average daily rate £425 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 36
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -52.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £160.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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.

1 100 (53.48%) Windows
2 78 (41.71%) DNS
3 58 (31.02%) Finance
4 57 (30.48%) Cisco
5 55 (29.41%) Firewall
6 54 (28.88%) Microsoft
7 52 (27.81%) Linux
8 48 (25.67%) Active Directory
9 44 (23.53%) UNIX
10 43 (22.99%) WAN
11 41 (21.93%) HTTP
12 39 (20.86%) DHCP
13 38 (20.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 37 (19.79%) LAN
15 36 (19.25%) SSL
16 35 (18.72%) Banking
17 34 (18.18%) VMware
18 31 (16.58%) ITIL
19 28 (14.97%) SQL
19 28 (14.97%) Configuration Management
19 28 (14.97%) Puppet
19 28 (14.97%) DevOps
20 27 (14.44%) VPN
20 27 (14.44%) PowerShell
21 24 (12.83%) Java
21 24 (12.83%) OSPF
21 24 (12.83%) F5
21 24 (12.83%) Data Centre
22 23 (12.30%) Internet
22 23 (12.30%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 20 (10.70%) IIS
2 16 (8.56%) MS Exchange
3 13 (6.95%) Apache
4 12 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.28%) WebSphere
6 7 (3.74%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.74%) Lync
7 6 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.67%) Jetty
8 5 (2.67%) JBoss
9 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.60%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.07%) WordPress
11 2 (1.07%) nginx
11 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (1.07%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (12.30%) MS Office
2 21 (11.23%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.35%) PaaS
4 3 (1.60%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.07%) Office 365
5 2 (1.07%) IaaS
5 2 (1.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 78 (41.71%) DNS
2 55 (29.41%) Firewall
3 43 (22.99%) WAN
4 41 (21.93%) HTTP
5 39 (20.86%) DHCP
6 37 (19.79%) LAN
7 36 (19.25%) SSL
8 27 (14.44%) VPN
9 24 (12.83%) OSPF
10 23 (12.30%) Internet
11 22 (11.76%) BGP
11 22 (11.76%) SAN
12 16 (8.56%) MPLS
13 15 (8.02%) BIG-IP
13 15 (8.02%) VLAN
13 15 (8.02%) Network Security
13 15 (8.02%) Spanning Tree
14 14 (7.49%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (6.95%) NAS
15 13 (6.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.56%) MySQL
3 15 (8.02%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.67%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.07%) MarkLogic
6 2 (1.07%) DB2
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.53%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (8.02%) Subversion
1 15 (8.02%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.35%) Mercurial
4 5 (2.67%) Maven
5 3 (1.60%) JIRA
6 2 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.07%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.07%) JMeter
6 2 (1.07%) Gradle
7 1 (0.53%) JUnit
7 1 (0.53%) Calabash
7 1 (0.53%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.53%) Appium
7 1 (0.53%) Hudson
7 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.53%) Mockito
7 1 (0.53%) MSI
General
1 58 (31.02%) Finance
2 35 (18.72%) Banking
3 17 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.74%) Front Office
6 4 (2.14%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.14%) Advertising
6 4 (2.14%) Publishing
6 4 (2.14%) Retail
7 3 (1.60%) Back Office
7 3 (1.60%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Marketing
8 2 (1.07%) Electronics
8 2 (1.07%) Legal
8 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.53%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (16.58%) Analyst
2 19 (10.16%) Network Engineer
3 18 (9.63%) Administrator
4 16 (8.56%) Support Analyst
5 14 (7.49%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (5.35%) Applications Support
7 10 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (4.81%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.28%) Developer
10 7 (3.74%) Architect
10 7 (3.74%) Desktop Support
10 7 (3.74%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (3.21%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (3.21%) Consultant
11 6 (3.21%) Desktop Analyst
11 6 (3.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.67%) Cisco Engineer
12 5 (2.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.88%) Web Services
2 8 (4.28%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (3.74%) .NET
4 6 (3.21%) XML
5 5 (2.67%) Java EE
6 4 (2.14%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (2.14%) J2EE
6 4 (2.14%) SOAP
6 4 (2.14%) REST
6 4 (2.14%) 802.1X
7 3 (1.60%) WebSockets
7 3 (1.60%) CSS
7 3 (1.60%) JSP
7 3 (1.60%) Servlets
7 3 (1.60%) JMS
7 3 (1.60%) Spring
7 3 (1.60%) jQuery
8 2 (1.07%) JPA
8 2 (1.07%) Ajax
8 2 (1.07%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.83%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.49%) Blackberry
3 13 (6.95%) iPad
3 13 (6.95%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.28%) iPhone
6 6 (3.21%) Clustering
7 5 (2.67%) PKI
7 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.14%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.60%) NHS
9 3 (1.60%) Replication
9 3 (1.60%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.07%) DTV
10 2 (1.07%) Derivative
10 2 (1.07%) CMDB
10 2 (1.07%) IVR
10 2 (1.07%) User Experience
10 2 (1.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 100 (53.48%) Windows
2 52 (27.81%) Linux
3 44 (23.53%) UNIX
4 38 (20.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 18 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (8.02%) Windows 8
7 15 (8.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (5.35%) Solaris
9 9 (4.81%) Android
10 8 (4.28%) Windows XP
10 8 (4.28%) Mac OS X
11 7 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.67%) Windows Phone
13 4 (2.14%) AIX
14 3 (1.60%) HPUX
14 3 (1.60%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.60%) zOS
14 3 (1.60%) i5/OS
14 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.58%) ITIL
2 28 (14.97%) Configuration Management
2 28 (14.97%) DevOps
3 23 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (9.09%) Open Source
5 16 (8.56%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (8.02%) Project Management
7 13 (6.95%) Change Management
8 10 (5.35%) Load Balancing
9 9 (4.81%) Service Management
9 9 (4.81%) Software Deployment
10 8 (4.28%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.28%) Asset Management
11 7 (3.74%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.21%) ITSM
12 6 (3.21%) Identity Management
13 5 (2.67%) Migration
13 5 (2.67%) Multithreading
14 4 (2.14%) Investment Management
14 4 (2.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.97%) SQL
2 27 (14.44%) PowerShell
3 24 (12.83%) Java
4 18 (9.63%) Ruby
4 18 (9.63%) Python
5 10 (5.35%) Perl
6 9 (4.81%) C
6 9 (4.81%) Scala
7 8 (4.28%) Go
8 7 (3.74%) VBScript
8 7 (3.74%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.21%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.67%) C#
10 5 (2.67%) C++
10 5 (2.67%) PHP
11 2 (1.07%) Groovy
11 2 (1.07%) VB
11 2 (1.07%) Tcl
12 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.53%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.95%) CCNP
3 12 (6.42%) MCSE
4 10 (5.35%) Degree
5 9 (4.81%) MCSA
5 9 (4.81%) MCP
5 9 (4.81%) CCNA
6 7 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.21%) CCIE
7 6 (3.21%) CCSA
7 6 (3.21%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.07%) CCEE
8 2 (1.07%) CCSE
8 2 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.07%) MCTS
8 2 (1.07%) MCITP
8 2 (1.07%) CCDA
8 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.07%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (25.67%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (6.42%) vSphere
4 8 (4.28%) XenApp
5 6 (3.21%) VMware ESX
5 6 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.60%) NFS
7 3 (1.60%) UAG
7 3 (1.60%) Xen
8 2 (1.07%) Docker
8 2 (1.07%) Snort
8 2 (1.07%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.07%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.53%) XenServer
9 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 28 (14.97%) Puppet
2 17 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (8.56%) SCCM
4 11 (5.88%) Salt
5 10 (5.35%) Ansible
6 9 (4.81%) Nagios
7 7 (3.74%) SCOM
8 5 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (2.67%) Tivoli
9 4 (2.14%) MOM
9 4 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.60%) Vagrant
10 3 (1.60%) WSUS
10 3 (1.60%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.60%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.60%) Graphite
11 2 (1.07%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.07%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (1.07%) Cisco UCCE
11 2 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 57 (30.48%) Cisco
2 54 (28.88%) Microsoft
3 34 (18.18%) VMware
4 24 (12.83%) F5
5 23 (12.30%) HP
6 21 (11.23%) Citrix
7 18 (9.63%) Oracle
7 18 (9.63%) CheckPoint
8 16 (8.56%) IBM
9 15 (8.02%) Juniper
10 14 (7.49%) Bloomberg
11 12 (6.42%) Apple
12 10 (5.35%) McAfee
13 9 (4.81%) NetApp
14 8 (4.28%) Reuters
14 8 (4.28%) Dell
15 7 (3.74%) Red Hat
16 5 (2.67%) ServiceNow
16 5 (2.67%) Blue Coat
16 5 (2.67%) Sourcefire
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