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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 111 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 64 78 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.86% 1.68% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.87% 13.02% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 59 78
Median daily rate £475 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £199 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £17.98 £120.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -85.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £17.33 £18.97
% change year-on-year
+101.96% -8.62%
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
539 599 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.67% 12.94% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 451 527
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 27
Median hourly rate £14.63 £14.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.84% -24.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.93 £19.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 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 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 64 (49.61%) Firewall
2 63 (48.84%) Windows
3 59 (45.74%) Linux
4 50 (38.76%) DNS
5 42 (32.56%) Cisco
6 38 (29.46%) Jenkins
7 36 (27.91%) Finance
8 35 (27.13%) ITIL
8 35 (27.13%) DevOps
9 33 (25.58%) LAN
9 33 (25.58%) Python
10 31 (24.03%) Unix
10 31 (24.03%) Active Directory
11 30 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
12 29 (22.48%) BGP
13 28 (21.71%) WAN
14 27 (20.93%) Java
14 27 (20.93%) CheckPoint
14 27 (20.93%) SSL
15 25 (19.38%) Cisco Certification
15 25 (19.38%) DHCP
15 25 (19.38%) HTTP
16 24 (18.60%) SQL Server
16 24 (18.60%) Ansible
17 23 (17.83%) Ruby
18 21 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
18 21 (16.28%) VMware
18 21 (16.28%) Oracle
18 21 (16.28%) Data Centre
18 21 (16.28%) PowerShell

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (10.08%) OpenStack
2 6 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.88%) Apache
3 5 (3.88%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.10%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.33%) IIS
5 3 (2.33%) JBoss
6 2 (1.55%) Confluence
6 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.78%) CICS
7 1 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.78%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) MS Office
2 5 (3.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.55%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.78%) HipChat
4 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) RMDS
2 1 (0.78%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 30 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.53%) GitHub
3 3 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (1.55%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.55%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (1.55%) CloudFront
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.55%) Route 53
4 2 (1.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.78%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.78%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (49.61%) Firewall
2 50 (38.76%) DNS
3 33 (25.58%) LAN
4 29 (22.48%) BGP
5 28 (21.71%) WAN
6 27 (20.93%) SSL
7 25 (19.38%) DHCP
7 25 (19.38%) HTTP
8 20 (15.50%) Multicast
9 18 (13.95%) Network Security
10 16 (12.40%) MPLS
11 14 (10.85%) OSPF
11 14 (10.85%) VPN
12 13 (10.08%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (10.08%) Wireless
13 11 (8.53%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (7.75%) LDAP
15 9 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 9 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 9 (6.98%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 21 (16.28%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (15.50%) MongoDB
3 20 (15.50%) Redis
4 5 (3.88%) MySQL
5 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.55%) Big Data
6 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.55%) SQLite
7 1 (0.78%) DB2
7 1 (0.78%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 38 (29.46%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.53%) Bitbucket
3 7 (5.43%) Artifactory
4 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.10%) GoCD
5 4 (3.10%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.55%) Hudson
7 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.78%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.78%) Bower
8 1 (0.78%) JIRA
8 1 (0.78%) MSI
8 1 (0.78%) NuGet
8 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.78%) Selenium
8 1 (0.78%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.78%) Subversion
8 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (27.91%) Finance
2 13 (10.08%) Banking
3 8 (6.20%) Financial Institution
4 6 (4.65%) Legal
5 5 (3.88%) Front Office
5 5 (3.88%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.10%) Retail
7 2 (1.55%) Games
8 1 (0.78%) Back Office
8 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (27.91%) Network Engineer
2 29 (22.48%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (11.63%) Analyst
4 11 (8.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (6.20%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (6.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (3.88%) C++ Developer
7 5 (3.88%) Developer
8 4 (3.10%) Architect
8 4 (3.10%) Data Engineer
8 4 (3.10%) Security Analyst
8 4 (3.10%) Service Analyst
8 4 (3.10%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.10%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.33%) Applications Support
9 3 (2.33%) Information Analyst
9 3 (2.33%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (2.33%) Server Engineer
9 3 (2.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.95%) Node.js
2 12 (9.30%) HTML
3 9 (6.98%) Web Services
4 8 (6.20%) 802.1X
5 5 (3.88%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (3.10%) XML
7 3 (2.33%) LAMP
7 3 (2.33%) Rendezvous
8 2 (1.55%) .NET
8 2 (1.55%) SOAP
9 1 (0.78%) Ajax
9 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.78%) CSS
9 1 (0.78%) JSON
9 1 (0.78%) ODBC
9 1 (0.78%) REST
9 1 (0.78%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.78%) XHTML
9 1 (0.78%) XMPP
9 1 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.28%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.53%) Public Cloud
3 10 (7.75%) Clustering
4 7 (5.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (4.65%) Hedge funds
5 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.10%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (3.10%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.33%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.55%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.55%) Derivative
8 2 (1.55%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.55%) Equities
8 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.55%) NHS
8 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (48.84%) Windows
2 59 (45.74%) Linux
3 31 (24.03%) Unix
4 18 (13.95%) Windows Server
5 13 (10.08%) CoreOS
5 13 (10.08%) RancherOS
6 7 (5.43%) CentOS
7 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.88%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.55%) AIX
10 2 (1.55%) Debian
10 2 (1.55%) Fedora
10 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.78%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.78%) Android
11 1 (0.78%) Solaris
11 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.13%) DevOps
1 35 (27.13%) ITIL
2 19 (14.73%) Configuration Management
3 18 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.18%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (12.40%) Migration
6 15 (11.63%) Change Control
7 14 (10.85%) Network Design
8 13 (10.08%) Change Management
8 13 (10.08%) Security Hardening
9 12 (9.30%) High Availability
9 12 (9.30%) Open Source
9 12 (9.30%) Software Delivery
10 11 (8.53%) Load Balancing
11 10 (7.75%) Project Management
12 9 (6.98%) E-Commerce
12 9 (6.98%) Low Latency
13 8 (6.20%) Information Security
13 8 (6.20%) ITIL V3
14 7 (5.43%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.58%) Python
2 27 (20.93%) Java
3 23 (17.83%) Ruby
4 21 (16.28%) PowerShell
5 19 (14.73%) Bash Shell
5 19 (14.73%) Perl
6 17 (13.18%) Go
7 9 (6.98%) SQL
8 7 (5.43%) C++
9 5 (3.88%) PHP
10 3 (2.33%) C
10 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.55%) C#
12 1 (0.78%) Korn
12 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.78%) VB
12 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (19.38%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (15.50%) CCNP
2 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
3 18 (13.95%) SC Cleared
4 11 (8.53%) CCDP
5 7 (5.43%) CCIE
6 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.88%) CCNA
7 5 (3.88%) Degree
7 5 (3.88%) MCSE
8 4 (3.10%) CISSP
9 3 (2.33%) CCSA
9 3 (2.33%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.33%) MCDST
9 3 (2.33%) MCP
9 3 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
10 2 (1.55%) CCSE
10 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.20%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.33%) SLA
4 2 (1.55%) COBIT
4 2 (1.55%) QA
5 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.78%) MiFID
5 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (24.03%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.40%) Docker
3 13 (10.08%) etcd
3 13 (10.08%) flannel
3 13 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.33%) XenApp
6 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.55%) NFS
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.55%) Snort
6 2 (1.55%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.55%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.78%) Firmware
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.78%) Samba
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (18.60%) Ansible
2 15 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (11.63%) Puppet
3 14 (10.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 13 (10.08%) Consul
4 13 (10.08%) Kubernetes
4 13 (10.08%) Marathon
4 13 (10.08%) Mesos
4 13 (10.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 13 (10.08%) Rancher
5 8 (6.20%) SCCM
6 6 (4.65%) Nagios
7 4 (3.10%) Packer
7 4 (3.10%) Terraform
8 3 (2.33%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.33%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (1.55%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.55%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.55%) SCOM
9 2 (1.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 42 (32.56%) Cisco
2 27 (20.93%) CheckPoint
3 21 (16.28%) Oracle
3 21 (16.28%) VMware
4 17 (13.18%) Microsoft
5 15 (11.63%) F5
6 12 (9.30%) Citrix
6 12 (9.30%) Palo Alto
7 11 (8.53%) Juniper
8 10 (7.75%) Aruba
9 8 (6.20%) Splunk
9 8 (6.20%) TOWER Software
10 7 (5.43%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 7 (5.43%) HP
10 7 (5.43%) Riverbed
10 7 (5.43%) SolarWinds
11 6 (4.65%) Dell
11 6 (4.65%) FireEye
11 6 (4.65%) TippingPoint
11 6 (4.65%) Tufin
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