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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
London / City of London
Rank 110 109 118
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 46 41 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.58% 1.37% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.68% 12.81% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 51
Median daily rate £430 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £185 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -12.62%

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
394 320 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 10.67% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 226 476
Median daily rate £433 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 13
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% +17.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.31%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 56 (54.37%) Windows
2 49 (47.57%) Linux
3 48 (46.60%) Firewall
4 42 (40.78%) Finance
5 38 (36.89%) DNS
6 33 (32.04%) Cisco
7 32 (31.07%) DHCP
8 28 (27.18%) SSL
9 27 (26.21%) Java
10 25 (24.27%) Unix
11 22 (21.36%) LAN
12 20 (19.42%) Banking
13 19 (18.45%) WAN
13 19 (18.45%) Python
13 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
13 19 (18.45%) Data Centre
14 18 (17.48%) Windows Server
14 18 (17.48%) DevOps
14 18 (17.48%) Security Cleared
14 18 (17.48%) HTTP
14 18 (17.48%) CheckPoint
15 17 (16.50%) Active Directory
15 17 (16.50%) ITIL
15 17 (16.50%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (15.53%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (15.53%) Network Security
16 16 (15.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 15 (14.56%) SC Cleared
17 15 (14.56%) F5
17 15 (14.56%) BGP

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 10 (9.71%) OpenStack
2 7 (6.80%) Apache
2 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.80%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.85%) IIS
4 4 (3.88%) JBoss
4 4 (3.88%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.97%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.97%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.94%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) RMDS
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.74%) GitHub
3 2 (1.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.97%) Office 365
4 1 (0.97%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (46.60%) Firewall
2 38 (36.89%) DNS
3 32 (31.07%) DHCP
4 28 (27.18%) SSL
5 22 (21.36%) LAN
6 19 (18.45%) WAN
7 18 (17.48%) HTTP
8 16 (15.53%) Network Security
9 15 (14.56%) BGP
9 15 (14.56%) Wireless
10 13 (12.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (12.62%) MPLS
10 13 (12.62%) Multicast
11 11 (10.68%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (9.71%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (9.71%) IPsec
12 10 (9.71%) OSPF
13 9 (8.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 9 (8.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 8 (7.77%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.50%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (13.59%) MongoDB
2 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
3 12 (11.65%) Redis
4 5 (4.85%) MySQL
5 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.94%) DB2
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.94%) SQLite
7 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.74%) Bitbucket
3 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.94%) MSI
4 2 (1.94%) Subversion
4 2 (1.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.97%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.97%) Toad
5 1 (0.97%) Travis CI
General
1 42 (40.78%) Finance
2 20 (19.42%) Banking
3 11 (10.68%) Financial Institution
4 8 (7.77%) Retail
5 7 (6.80%) Legal
6 5 (4.85%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.91%) Games
8 2 (1.94%) Front Office
9 1 (0.97%) Law
9 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (20.39%) Network Engineer
2 20 (19.42%) Analyst
3 14 (13.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Developer
5 6 (5.83%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Security Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) C++ Developer
6 5 (4.85%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Administrator
7 4 (3.88%) Applications Support
7 4 (3.88%) Data Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Configuration Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (2.91%) Service Analyst
8 3 (2.91%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Voice Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.62%) Node.js
2 9 (8.74%) 802.1X
3 8 (7.77%) HTML
3 8 (7.77%) XML
4 5 (4.85%) .NET
4 5 (4.85%) Web Services
5 4 (3.88%) CSS
5 4 (3.88%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (3.88%) JSON
5 4 (3.88%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (3.88%) SOAP
5 4 (3.88%) XSLT
6 3 (2.91%) Middleware
6 3 (2.91%) Rendezvous
6 3 (2.91%) RSS
7 2 (1.94%) LAMP
7 2 (1.94%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (1.94%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (1.94%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.97%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.45%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.74%) Fixed Income
4 6 (5.83%) Clustering
4 6 (5.83%) Equities
4 6 (5.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.83%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (4.85%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.88%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.91%) CMDB
7 3 (2.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.91%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.91%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.94%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.94%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.94%) PKI
8 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (54.37%) Windows
2 49 (47.57%) Linux
3 25 (24.27%) Unix
4 18 (17.48%) Windows Server
5 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.71%) CoreOS
6 10 (9.71%) RancherOS
7 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.83%) CentOS
8 6 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (5.83%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.88%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.94%) Solaris
11 1 (0.97%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.48%) DevOps
2 17 (16.50%) ITIL
3 12 (11.65%) Change Management
3 12 (11.65%) Network Design
4 10 (9.71%) Configuration Management
4 10 (9.71%) Information Security
4 10 (9.71%) Security Hardening
5 9 (8.74%) Project Management
6 8 (7.77%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (7.77%) Low Latency
6 8 (7.77%) Security Operations
6 8 (7.77%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (6.80%) Asset Management
8 6 (5.83%) Change Control
8 6 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.83%) Load Balancing
8 6 (5.83%) Migration
8 6 (5.83%) Problem Management
8 6 (5.83%) Risk Management
8 6 (5.83%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 27 (26.21%) Java
2 19 (18.45%) Python
3 15 (14.56%) Ruby
4 12 (11.65%) SQL
5 11 (10.68%) Go
5 11 (10.68%) Perl
6 10 (9.71%) Bash Shell
7 9 (8.74%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.80%) C
8 7 (6.80%) C++
9 5 (4.85%) PHP
10 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.97%) C#
12 1 (0.97%) Tcl
12 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (17.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.53%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (14.56%) SC Cleared
4 11 (10.68%) CCNP
5 9 (8.74%) CISSP
6 7 (6.80%) CCIE
6 7 (6.80%) GIAC
7 6 (5.83%) CISM
7 6 (5.83%) CNA
7 6 (5.83%) GCIA
7 6 (5.83%) GCIH
7 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.83%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (5.83%) Novell Certification
7 6 (5.83%) SANS
8 5 (4.85%) CCDP
9 4 (3.88%) CCNA
9 4 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.88%) MCSA
9 4 (3.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) PCI DSS
2 6 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.94%) COBIT
3 2 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.94%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (16.50%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.65%) Docker
3 10 (9.71%) etcd
3 10 (9.71%) flannel
4 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.91%) NFS
6 2 (1.94%) Firmware
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.94%) Samba
6 2 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.97%) vCloud
7 1 (0.97%) vSphere
7 1 (0.97%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (15.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 11 (10.68%) Kubernetes
3 10 (9.71%) Consul
3 10 (9.71%) Marathon
3 10 (9.71%) Mesos
3 10 (9.71%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 10 (9.71%) Rancher
4 9 (8.74%) Ansible
5 7 (6.80%) Puppet
5 7 (6.80%) SCCM
6 4 (3.88%) Nagios
6 4 (3.88%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (1.94%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.94%) logstash
7 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.97%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.97%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.97%) Kibana
8 1 (0.97%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 33 (32.04%) Cisco
2 18 (17.48%) CheckPoint
3 15 (14.56%) F5
4 14 (13.59%) Juniper
4 14 (13.59%) Microsoft
5 13 (12.62%) Oracle
6 12 (11.65%) VMware
7 10 (9.71%) Palo Alto
8 9 (8.74%) Aruba
9 8 (7.77%) Riverbed
10 7 (6.80%) Citrix
10 7 (6.80%) Red Hat
11 6 (5.83%) Sun
11 6 (5.83%) Tufin
12 5 (4.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 5 (4.85%) Blue Coat
12 5 (4.85%) FireEye
12 5 (4.85%) SolarWinds
12 5 (4.85%) TIBCO
12 5 (4.85%) TippingPoint
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