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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 120 129 119
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 69 78 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.34% 1.29% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.06% 11.64% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 53 53
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £188 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.74 £18.70 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.74 £18.70 £23.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
686 670 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.36% 11.04% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 441 543
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £235 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 40
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% -57.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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 65 (42.48%) Windows
2 59 (38.56%) Firewall
3 56 (36.60%) Cisco
4 46 (30.07%) Linux
5 45 (29.41%) Finance
6 43 (28.10%) UNIX
7 41 (26.80%) DNS
8 38 (24.84%) Active Directory
8 38 (24.84%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (22.88%) OSPF
10 34 (22.22%) BGP
11 33 (21.57%) VPN
12 32 (20.92%) Microsoft
13 29 (18.95%) SSL
14 27 (17.65%) DHCP
15 26 (16.99%) ITIL
16 25 (16.34%) HTTP
16 25 (16.34%) Banking
17 24 (15.69%) CCNP
18 22 (14.38%) WAN
18 22 (14.38%) VMware
19 20 (13.07%) Change Management
19 20 (13.07%) Java
19 20 (13.07%) Internet
19 20 (13.07%) Windows 7
20 19 (12.42%) Degree
20 19 (12.42%) Windows Server 2008
20 19 (12.42%) Juniper
20 19 (12.42%) LAN
21 18 (11.76%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (6.54%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.23%) IIS
3 7 (4.58%) Apache
4 6 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.27%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.27%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.96%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.31%) nginx
8 2 (1.31%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.65%) Lync
9 1 (0.65%) Node.js
9 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (11.76%) MS Office
2 12 (7.84%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.96%) PaaS
4 2 (1.31%) Office 365
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (38.56%) Firewall
2 41 (26.80%) DNS
3 35 (22.88%) OSPF
4 34 (22.22%) BGP
5 33 (21.57%) VPN
6 29 (18.95%) SSL
7 27 (17.65%) DHCP
8 25 (16.34%) HTTP
9 22 (14.38%) WAN
10 20 (13.07%) Internet
11 19 (12.42%) LAN
12 17 (11.11%) Network Security
13 16 (10.46%) HSRP
14 15 (9.80%) EIGRP
15 14 (9.15%) SNMP
15 14 (9.15%) VRRP
16 13 (8.50%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (8.50%) DMVPN
16 13 (8.50%) VoIP
17 12 (7.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.84%) MySQL
2 11 (7.19%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.27%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.65%) DB2
6 1 (0.65%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.65%) Big Data
6 1 (0.65%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 7 (4.58%) Subversion
2 5 (3.27%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.27%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.96%) Mercurial
3 3 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.31%) JIRA
4 2 (1.31%) Introscope
5 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.65%) MSI
5 1 (0.65%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.65%) AdminStudio
General
1 45 (29.41%) Finance
2 25 (16.34%) Banking
3 11 (7.19%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.54%) Front Office
5 9 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.27%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.27%) Marketing
7 3 (1.96%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.31%) Advertising
8 2 (1.31%) Retail
9 1 (0.65%) Billing
9 1 (0.65%) Law
9 1 (0.65%) Legal
9 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.65%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (20.26%) Network Engineer
2 25 (16.34%) Support Engineer
3 15 (9.80%) Analyst
4 12 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (7.84%) Security Engineer
5 9 (5.88%) Cisco Support
5 9 (5.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 9 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 8 (5.23%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (5.23%) Consultant
6 8 (5.23%) Technical Engineer
6 8 (5.23%) Technical Support Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) Administrator
7 7 (4.58%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) Developer
9 5 (3.27%) Desktop Support
9 5 (3.27%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.61%) Architect
10 4 (2.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.88%) Web Services
2 8 (5.23%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (3.92%) .NET
4 5 (3.27%) J2EE
5 4 (2.61%) XML
6 3 (1.96%) JSP
6 3 (1.96%) Servlets
6 3 (1.96%) WebSockets
6 3 (1.96%) HTML
7 2 (1.31%) Java EE
7 2 (1.31%) JRules
7 2 (1.31%) Rendezvous
7 2 (1.31%) Middleware
8 1 (0.65%) LAMP
8 1 (0.65%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.65%) Lucene
8 1 (0.65%) Spring
8 1 (0.65%) SOAP
8 1 (0.65%) XSLT
8 1 (0.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.19%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.54%) Open Source
2 10 (6.54%) iPad
3 8 (5.23%) iPhone
3 8 (5.23%) FlexPod
3 8 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.23%) PKI
4 7 (4.58%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.61%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.61%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.31%) Derivative
7 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.31%) Clustering
7 2 (1.31%) IVR
7 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.65%) TWAP
Operating Systems
1 65 (42.48%) Windows
2 46 (30.07%) Linux
3 43 (28.10%) UNIX
4 20 (13.07%) Windows 7
5 19 (12.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (9.15%) Solaris
7 9 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.23%) Windows XP
8 8 (5.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.61%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.96%) Android
10 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.96%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.31%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.65%) zOS
12 1 (0.65%) Debian
12 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.99%) ITIL
2 20 (13.07%) Change Management
3 16 (10.46%) Configuration Management
4 14 (9.15%) Service Management
5 12 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (7.84%) DevOps
6 10 (6.54%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.54%) Project Management
7 6 (3.92%) Risk Management
7 6 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (3.92%) Network Design
7 6 (3.92%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.27%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (3.27%) Migration
8 5 (3.27%) Business Continuity
8 5 (3.27%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.61%) Microservices
9 4 (2.61%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.61%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.61%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.07%) Java
2 14 (9.15%) SQL
3 12 (7.84%) Perl
4 8 (5.23%) Python
4 8 (5.23%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.58%) Ruby
6 4 (2.61%) C++
6 4 (2.61%) Scala
7 3 (1.96%) Golang
7 3 (1.96%) PHP
7 3 (1.96%) C
7 3 (1.96%) C#
8 2 (1.31%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.65%) VB
9 1 (0.65%) VBA
9 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (24.84%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (15.69%) CCNP
3 19 (12.42%) Degree
4 17 (11.11%) CCNA
5 15 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (7.19%) CCIE
7 7 (4.58%) MCSE
7 7 (4.58%) CISSP
7 7 (4.58%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.61%) GIAC
8 4 (2.61%) GCIA
8 4 (2.61%) MCSA
8 4 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.96%) MCP
9 3 (1.96%) CCSE
9 3 (1.96%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (1.31%) MCITP
10 2 (1.31%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.31%) CCIP
11 1 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (24.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.92%) ProxySG
4 4 (2.61%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.96%) vSphere
6 2 (1.31%) Snort
6 2 (1.31%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.31%) XenApp
7 1 (0.65%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.65%) UAG
7 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (9.80%) Puppet
2 11 (7.19%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.23%) RANCID
3 8 (5.23%) OpenNMS
4 5 (3.27%) SCCM
4 5 (3.27%) Salt
5 4 (2.61%) Ansible
6 3 (1.96%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.31%) SCOM
7 2 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.31%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.31%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.31%) Iperf
7 2 (1.31%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.65%) MOM
8 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.65%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 56 (36.60%) Cisco
2 32 (20.92%) Microsoft
3 22 (14.38%) VMware
4 19 (12.42%) Juniper
5 18 (11.76%) F5
6 15 (9.80%) Bloomberg
7 13 (8.50%) CheckPoint
8 12 (7.84%) Blue Coat
8 12 (7.84%) Reuters
9 11 (7.19%) HP
10 8 (5.23%) Oracle
11 7 (4.58%) IBM
12 6 (3.92%) Apple
13 4 (2.61%) Fidessa
13 4 (2.61%) CA
13 4 (2.61%) Sourcefire
13 4 (2.61%) TIBCO
13 4 (2.61%) Dell
13 4 (2.61%) Citrix
13 4 (2.61%) Avaya
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