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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 98 114 127
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 68 101 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.00% 1.71% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.85% 13.32% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 80 50
Median daily rate £475 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £309 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £614
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £17.98 £70.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +28.57%
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
529 758 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.55% 12.80% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 556 479
Median daily rate £468 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 29 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 57 (47.90%) Linux
2 56 (47.06%) Firewall
3 51 (42.86%) Windows
4 49 (41.18%) DNS
5 41 (34.45%) Cisco
6 34 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 34 (28.57%) ITIL
7 30 (25.21%) DevOps
8 29 (24.37%) Jenkins
8 29 (24.37%) Finance
9 28 (23.53%) LAN
10 27 (22.69%) Python
11 26 (21.85%) Amazon AWS
12 25 (21.01%) WAN
12 25 (21.01%) HTTP
13 24 (20.17%) CheckPoint
14 23 (19.33%) Java
14 23 (19.33%) VMware
14 23 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (18.49%) DHCP
15 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
15 22 (18.49%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (17.65%) Configuration Management
16 21 (17.65%) BGP
16 21 (17.65%) Unix
16 21 (17.65%) Ruby
16 21 (17.65%) PowerShell
17 19 (15.97%) Network Security
17 19 (15.97%) SQL Server
18 18 (15.13%) Migration

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 9 (7.56%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.04%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.36%) IIS
4 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.52%) Zimbra
5 2 (1.68%) Apache
5 2 (1.68%) Confluence
5 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.84%) CICS
6 1 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.84%) JBoss
6 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (11.76%) MS Office
2 9 (7.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) HipChat
3 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (21.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.04%) GitHub
3 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.36%) SaaS
4 3 (2.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.68%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.68%) Route 53
6 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.84%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.84%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (47.06%) Firewall
2 49 (41.18%) DNS
3 28 (23.53%) LAN
4 25 (21.01%) HTTP
4 25 (21.01%) WAN
5 22 (18.49%) DHCP
6 21 (17.65%) BGP
7 19 (15.97%) Network Security
8 17 (14.29%) SSL
9 16 (13.45%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (13.45%) VPN
10 15 (12.61%) MPLS
11 14 (11.76%) Wireless
12 12 (10.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (10.08%) Multicast
13 11 (9.24%) Internet
13 11 (9.24%) OSPF
14 8 (6.72%) LDAP
15 7 (5.88%) Wireshark
16 6 (5.04%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 16 (13.45%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (11.76%) Redis
5 8 (6.72%) MySQL
6 5 (4.20%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.68%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.68%) Big Data
7 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.84%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (24.37%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.88%) Artifactory
3 6 (5.04%) Bitbucket
4 5 (4.20%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.36%) GoCD
5 4 (3.36%) Grunt
5 4 (3.36%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (3.36%) Mocha
5 4 (3.36%) PhantomJS
5 4 (3.36%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.52%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.68%) Hudson
8 1 (0.84%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.84%) Bower
8 1 (0.84%) JIRA
8 1 (0.84%) NuGet
8 1 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.84%) Selenium
8 1 (0.84%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (24.37%) Finance
2 12 (10.08%) Banking
3 5 (4.20%) Front Office
3 5 (4.20%) Legal
4 3 (2.52%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Back Office
6 1 (0.84%) Games
6 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (24.37%) Network Engineer
2 23 (19.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (10.92%) Analyst
3 13 (10.92%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (6.72%) Automation Engineer
4 8 (6.72%) Developer
5 7 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (4.20%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.36%) C++ Developer
7 4 (3.36%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (3.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (2.52%) Broadcast Engineer
8 3 (2.52%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (2.52%) Security Engineer
8 3 (2.52%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (2.52%) Voice Engineer
8 3 (2.52%) Voice Network Engineer
8 3 (2.52%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.45%) Node.js
2 12 (10.08%) HTML
2 12 (10.08%) Web Services
3 5 (4.20%) 802.1X
3 5 (4.20%) CSS
3 5 (4.20%) RESTful
4 4 (3.36%) Chai
4 4 (3.36%) CSS3
4 4 (3.36%) Express
4 4 (3.36%) HTML5
4 4 (3.36%) jQuery
4 4 (3.36%) LESS
4 4 (3.36%) RequireJS
4 4 (3.36%) Sass
5 2 (1.68%) .NET
5 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.68%) LAMP
6 1 (0.84%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.84%) ODBC
6 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.72%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.88%) Clustering
4 4 (3.36%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.36%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.36%) New Media
4 4 (3.36%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.36%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.36%) W3C
5 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.68%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.68%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.68%) Derivative
6 2 (1.68%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 57 (47.90%) Linux
2 51 (42.86%) Windows
3 21 (17.65%) Unix
4 18 (15.13%) Windows Server
5 10 (8.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.72%) CoreOS
6 8 (6.72%) RancherOS
6 8 (6.72%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.88%) CentOS
8 6 (5.04%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.20%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.68%) AIX
11 2 (1.68%) Android
11 2 (1.68%) Debian
11 2 (1.68%) Fedora
11 2 (1.68%) Solaris
12 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.57%) ITIL
2 30 (25.21%) DevOps
3 23 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 18 (15.13%) Migration
6 16 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (11.76%) High Availability
8 13 (10.92%) Open Source
9 12 (10.08%) Software Delivery
10 10 (8.40%) Change Control
10 10 (8.40%) Load Balancing
11 9 (7.56%) Network Design
12 8 (6.72%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.72%) Information Security
12 8 (6.72%) Project Management
12 8 (6.72%) Security Hardening
13 7 (5.88%) Change Management
13 7 (5.88%) Network Management
14 6 (5.04%) Asset Management
14 6 (5.04%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.69%) Python
2 23 (19.33%) Java
3 21 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 21 (17.65%) Ruby
4 15 (12.61%) Perl
5 14 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 13 (10.92%) Go
7 7 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.88%) SQL
8 5 (4.20%) C++
9 4 (3.36%) PHP
10 3 (2.52%) C
10 3 (2.52%) C#
11 1 (0.84%) Korn
11 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.84%) VB
11 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (18.49%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (14.29%) CCNP
3 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 12 (10.08%) SC Cleared
5 10 (8.40%) CCNA
5 10 (8.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (7.56%) MCSE
7 8 (6.72%) CCDP
8 6 (5.04%) Degree
9 4 (3.36%) CCIE
9 4 (3.36%) CISSP
9 4 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.52%) CCSA
10 3 (2.52%) CCSE
10 3 (2.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (2.52%) MCDST
10 3 (2.52%) MCP
10 3 (2.52%) MCTS
10 3 (2.52%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (1.68%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.88%) SLA
3 3 (2.52%) QA
4 2 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.84%) COBIT
5 1 (0.84%) MiFID
5 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.24%) Docker
4 8 (6.72%) etcd
4 8 (6.72%) flannel
5 6 (5.04%) XenApp
6 4 (3.36%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.36%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.36%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.52%) Snort
7 3 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (1.68%) vSphere
9 1 (0.84%) KVM
9 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.84%) oVirt
9 1 (0.84%) UAG
9 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (15.13%) Ansible
2 15 (12.61%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (12.61%) Puppet
3 10 (8.40%) SCCM
4 8 (6.72%) Consul
4 8 (6.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (6.72%) Kubernetes
4 8 (6.72%) Marathon
4 8 (6.72%) Mesos
4 8 (6.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (6.72%) Rancher
5 6 (5.04%) Nagios
6 4 (3.36%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.36%) HP SIM
6 4 (3.36%) Packer
6 4 (3.36%) SCOM
6 4 (3.36%) SCOrch
6 4 (3.36%) Terraform
7 2 (1.68%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.68%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 41 (34.45%) Cisco
2 24 (20.17%) CheckPoint
3 23 (19.33%) VMware
4 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
5 14 (11.76%) Oracle
6 12 (10.08%) Citrix
7 11 (9.24%) F5
7 11 (9.24%) HP
7 11 (9.24%) Juniper
8 9 (7.56%) Palo Alto
9 8 (6.72%) Dell
9 8 (6.72%) Riverbed
9 8 (6.72%) SolarWinds
9 8 (6.72%) TOWER Software
10 7 (5.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 7 (5.88%) Aruba
10 7 (5.88%) Blue Coat
10 7 (5.88%) Splunk
11 6 (5.04%) TippingPoint
11 6 (5.04%) Tufin
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