The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the City of London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 123 114 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 76 114 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.29% 1.60% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.75% 14.38% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 82 82
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £181 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £70.15 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.86% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.23 £18.80 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £142.03 £46.40 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +8.33%
Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
707 793 959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.02% 11.16% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 527 635
Average daily rate £388 £390 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 42
Average hourly rate £22.00 £43.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.42% +112.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £40.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
TCP/IP
London

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014, 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 57 (35.85%) Windows
1 57 (35.85%) Firewall
2 55 (34.59%) Linux
3 49 (30.82%) DNS
4 44 (27.67%) Cisco
5 43 (27.04%) UNIX
6 42 (26.42%) LAN
7 41 (25.79%) WAN
8 37 (23.27%) Finance
9 35 (22.01%) Active Directory
10 34 (21.38%) Microsoft
11 31 (19.50%) HTTP
12 29 (18.24%) Java
13 28 (17.61%) SQL
14 27 (16.98%) VMware
15 26 (16.35%) Windows Server 2008
16 24 (15.09%) VPN
17 23 (14.47%) SSL
17 23 (14.47%) DHCP
17 23 (14.47%) ITIL
18 22 (13.84%) BGP
18 22 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (12.58%) OSPF
19 20 (12.58%) SAN
20 19 (11.95%) Oracle
20 19 (11.95%) Banking
21 18 (11.32%) Windows 7
21 18 (11.32%) MS Exchange
22 16 (10.06%) Wireless
22 16 (10.06%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 18 (11.32%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.40%) IIS
3 7 (4.40%) Apache
4 5 (3.14%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.26%) nginx
6 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.26%) Jetty
6 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.26%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.63%) SAS
7 1 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.63%) Lync
7 1 (0.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.29%) MS Office
3 2 (1.26%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) IaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 57 (35.85%) Firewall
2 49 (30.82%) DNS
3 42 (26.42%) LAN
4 41 (25.79%) WAN
5 31 (19.50%) HTTP
6 24 (15.09%) VPN
7 23 (14.47%) SSL
7 23 (14.47%) DHCP
8 22 (13.84%) BGP
9 20 (12.58%) OSPF
9 20 (12.58%) SAN
10 16 (10.06%) Wireless
11 15 (9.43%) MPLS
11 15 (9.43%) Network Security
12 14 (8.81%) Cisco IOS
13 13 (8.18%) SSH
14 12 (7.55%) Multicast
14 12 (7.55%) VLAN
15 9 (5.66%) VoIP
16 8 (5.03%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.14%) MySQL
3 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.52%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (2.52%) Siebel EIM
5 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.26%) Redis
6 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.63%) SQLite
7 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.52%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.52%) Subversion
2 3 (1.89%) JUnit
2 3 (1.89%) Maven
2 3 (1.89%) Selenium
2 3 (1.89%) FitNesse
2 3 (1.89%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.63%) GDB
3 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
General
1 37 (23.27%) Finance
2 19 (11.95%) Banking
3 9 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.03%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.40%) Retail
6 5 (3.14%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.89%) Law
7 3 (1.89%) Front Office
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (15.72%) Developer
2 23 (14.47%) Network Engineer
3 17 (10.69%) Architect
4 14 (8.81%) Administrator
5 10 (6.29%) Analyst
6 9 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (5.66%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.03%) UNIX Administrator
7 8 (5.03%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.40%) Consultant
8 7 (4.40%) C++ Developer
9 6 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.14%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.14%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.14%) Security Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.29%) XML
2 8 (5.03%) REST
3 7 (4.40%) HTML
3 7 (4.40%) JSON
4 5 (3.14%) CSS
4 5 (3.14%) Web Services
4 5 (3.14%) .NET
4 5 (3.14%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (2.52%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (2.52%) Middleware
6 3 (1.89%) SOAP
6 3 (1.89%) HTML5
6 3 (1.89%) RESTful
7 2 (1.26%) FastCGI
7 2 (1.26%) Java EE
7 2 (1.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 2 (1.26%) jQuery
7 2 (1.26%) Zend Framework
7 2 (1.26%) Ajax
7 2 (1.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (6.92%) Clustering
3 8 (5.03%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.40%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.40%) Mathematics
4 7 (4.40%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (4.40%) Open Source
5 6 (3.77%) PKI
6 5 (3.14%) VWAP
6 5 (3.14%) TWAP
7 4 (2.52%) iPhone
7 4 (2.52%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.52%) Equities
8 3 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.26%) iPad
9 2 (1.26%) Physics
9 2 (1.26%) Replication
10 1 (0.63%) Handset
10 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.63%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 57 (35.85%) Windows
2 55 (34.59%) Linux
3 43 (27.04%) UNIX
4 26 (16.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (11.32%) Windows 7
6 13 (8.18%) Solaris
7 12 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.14%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.89%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.89%) Android
12 2 (1.26%) CentOS
12 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.26%) SUSE
13 1 (0.63%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.63%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.47%) ITIL
2 13 (8.18%) E-Commerce
2 13 (8.18%) Low Latency
2 13 (8.18%) Multithreading
3 11 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (5.03%) Migration
5 8 (5.03%) Configuration Management
5 8 (5.03%) Project Management
6 7 (4.40%) Load Balancing
6 7 (4.40%) DevOps
7 6 (3.77%) TDD
7 6 (3.77%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.77%) OO
7 6 (3.77%) Change Management
8 5 (3.14%) Service Management
8 5 (3.14%) Regression Testing
8 5 (3.14%) Risk Management
8 5 (3.14%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.24%) Java
2 28 (17.61%) SQL
3 13 (8.18%) C++
4 11 (6.92%) Perl
5 10 (6.29%) Ruby
6 9 (5.66%) PHP
7 8 (5.03%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.40%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.40%) C
8 7 (4.40%) Python
9 4 (2.52%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.52%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.52%) C#
10 2 (1.26%) PHP5
10 2 (1.26%) VB
10 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.26%) VBA
11 1 (0.63%) Korn
11 1 (0.63%) Groovy
11 1 (0.63%) Lua
Qualifications
1 16 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (9.43%) Degree
3 11 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.66%) CCNP
4 9 (5.66%) MCSE
5 8 (5.03%) CCNA
5 8 (5.03%) CCIE
6 5 (3.14%) Sun Certification
7 2 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.26%) CCDA
7 2 (1.26%) CCDP
8 1 (0.63%) CISA
8 1 (0.63%) CISM
8 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.63%) CISSP
8 1 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.03%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) BS7799
3 2 (1.26%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) JTAG
System Software
1 35 (22.01%) Active Directory
2 22 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.66%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.03%) XenApp
5 6 (3.77%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.77%) RHEV
5 6 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (3.14%) Xen
6 5 (3.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (2.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (2.52%) XenServer
7 4 (2.52%) Snort
7 4 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.89%) NFS
8 3 (1.89%) vSphere
9 2 (1.26%) OpenSSH
9 2 (1.26%) vCloud
10 1 (0.63%) Samba
10 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (5.66%) SCCM
2 6 (3.77%) Puppet
3 4 (2.52%) SCOM
4 3 (1.89%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.26%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.26%) Control-M
6 1 (0.63%) Nagios
6 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.63%) OpenView
6 1 (0.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.63%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.63%) Salt
6 1 (0.63%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.63%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 44 (27.67%) Cisco
2 34 (21.38%) Microsoft
3 27 (16.98%) VMware
4 19 (11.95%) Oracle
5 15 (9.43%) Citrix
5 15 (9.43%) F5
6 14 (8.81%) HP
6 14 (8.81%) Red Hat
7 12 (7.55%) Juniper
7 12 (7.55%) EMC
8 10 (6.29%) IBM
8 10 (6.29%) CheckPoint
9 9 (5.66%) Sun
10 6 (3.77%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.77%) Veritas
11 5 (3.14%) Riverbed
12 4 (2.52%) Polycom
12 4 (2.52%) Sourcefire
12 4 (2.52%) Siebel
13 3 (1.89%) McAfee
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