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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
London / City of London
Rank 111 114 123
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 44 39 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 1.22% 1.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.15% 11.11% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 47
Median daily rate £427 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.21% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £352 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 - £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.98 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+19.87% -4.76%

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
362 351 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.27% 11.00% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 246 507
Median daily rate £425 £409 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% +5.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £29.82 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +59.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £24.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 47 (51.09%) Windows
2 42 (45.65%) Finance
3 41 (44.57%) Linux
4 38 (41.30%) Firewall
5 28 (30.43%) Java
5 28 (30.43%) DNS
6 26 (28.26%) DHCP
6 26 (28.26%) Cisco
7 23 (25.00%) SSL
8 20 (21.74%) Unix
9 19 (20.65%) Banking
10 17 (18.48%) Windows Server
11 16 (17.39%) Python
11 16 (17.39%) LAN
11 16 (17.39%) Active Directory
12 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
12 15 (16.30%) HTTP
13 14 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (15.22%) Data Centre
13 14 (15.22%) Network Security
13 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
14 13 (14.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 13 (14.13%) Ruby
14 13 (14.13%) WAN
14 13 (14.13%) SQL
15 12 (13.04%) Jenkins
15 12 (13.04%) DevOps
16 11 (11.96%) Low Latency
16 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
16 11 (11.96%) Wireless

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 8 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.52%) Apache
2 6 (6.52%) IIS
2 6 (6.52%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.17%) nginx
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.09%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.17%) Doxygen
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) RMDS
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.61%) GitHub
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (2.17%) Office 365
4 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.09%) SaaS
4 1 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (41.30%) Firewall
2 28 (30.43%) DNS
3 26 (28.26%) DHCP
4 23 (25.00%) SSL
5 16 (17.39%) LAN
6 15 (16.30%) HTTP
7 14 (15.22%) Network Security
8 13 (14.13%) WAN
9 11 (11.96%) Wireless
10 10 (10.87%) BGP
10 10 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (10.87%) MPLS
11 9 (9.78%) IPsec
11 9 (9.78%) Multicast
12 8 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (8.70%) OSPF
13 7 (7.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 7 (7.61%) Internet
14 6 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 6 (6.52%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (10.87%) MongoDB
2 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.70%) Redis
4 4 (4.35%) MySQL
5 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.17%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.17%) DB2
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.17%) SQLite
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.09%) Big Data
7 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.09%) HBase
7 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.09%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.61%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.17%) Maven
4 2 (2.17%) Subversion
4 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.09%) MSI
5 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.09%) Toad
5 1 (1.09%) Travis CI
General
1 42 (45.65%) Finance
2 19 (20.65%) Banking
3 8 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 8 (8.70%) Retail
4 6 (6.52%) Legal
5 4 (4.35%) Front Office
6 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Advertising
7 1 (1.09%) Back Office
7 1 (1.09%) Games
7 1 (1.09%) Law
7 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (22.83%) Analyst
2 14 (15.22%) Developer
3 12 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) C++ Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.35%) Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.26%) C/C++ Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Contracts Manager
9 3 (3.26%) FPGA Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) Node.js
2 7 (7.61%) 802.1X
3 6 (6.52%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (6.52%) XML
4 5 (5.43%) .NET
4 5 (5.43%) HTML
4 5 (5.43%) JSON
4 5 (5.43%) LAPP Stack
5 4 (4.35%) CSS
6 3 (3.26%) Middleware
6 3 (3.26%) RSS
6 3 (3.26%) SOAP
6 3 (3.26%) Web Services
6 3 (3.26%) XSLT
7 2 (2.17%) Kafka
7 2 (2.17%) Rendezvous
7 2 (2.17%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (2.17%) Ultra Messaging
7 2 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (2.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.78%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.61%) Equities
3 7 (7.61%) Fixed Income
4 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.52%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.43%) Clustering
6 4 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (3.26%) Web 2.0
8 2 (2.17%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.17%) CMDB
8 2 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (2.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.17%) Hedge funds
8 2 (2.17%) PKI
8 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.09%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.09%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 47 (51.09%) Windows
2 41 (44.57%) Linux
3 20 (21.74%) Unix
4 17 (18.48%) Windows Server
5 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.61%) Windows 7
6 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.52%) CoreOS
7 6 (6.52%) RancherOS
7 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.43%) CentOS
9 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.26%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.17%) Android
10 2 (2.17%) Solaris
11 1 (1.09%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.04%) DevOps
2 11 (11.96%) Low Latency
3 10 (10.87%) ITIL
4 9 (9.78%) Information Security
4 9 (9.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (8.70%) Configuration Management
5 8 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (8.70%) Network Design
5 8 (8.70%) Security Operations
6 7 (7.61%) Asset Management
6 7 (7.61%) Change Management
7 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.52%) Migration
7 6 (6.52%) Risk Management
7 6 (6.52%) Security Hardening
7 6 (6.52%) Threat Detection
8 5 (5.43%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.43%) Multithreading
8 5 (5.43%) Problem Management
8 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.43%) Java
2 16 (17.39%) Python
3 13 (14.13%) Ruby
3 13 (14.13%) SQL
4 9 (9.78%) Bash Shell
5 7 (7.61%) C
5 7 (7.61%) C++
5 7 (7.61%) Go
5 7 (7.61%) Perl
6 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.26%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.26%) PHP
8 1 (1.09%) C#
8 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.09%) Tcl
8 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.96%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.70%) CISSP
4 6 (6.52%) CCIE
4 6 (6.52%) CISM
4 6 (6.52%) CNA
4 6 (6.52%) GCIA
4 6 (6.52%) GCIH
4 6 (6.52%) GIAC
4 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.52%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (6.52%) Novell Certification
4 6 (6.52%) SANS
5 5 (5.43%) CCNP
5 5 (5.43%) Degree
6 4 (4.35%) MCSA
7 3 (3.26%) CCNA
7 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.17%) COBIT
3 2 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.61%) Docker
3 6 (6.52%) etcd
3 6 (6.52%) flannel
4 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.17%) NFS
5 2 (2.17%) Samba
6 1 (1.09%) Apache Flume
6 1 (1.09%) Firmware
6 1 (1.09%) HDFS
6 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.09%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.09%) vCloud
6 1 (1.09%) vSphere
6 1 (1.09%) XenApp
6 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (14.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (8.70%) SCCM
3 7 (7.61%) Kubernetes
4 6 (6.52%) Consul
4 6 (6.52%) Docker Swarm
4 6 (6.52%) Marathon
4 6 (6.52%) Mesos
4 6 (6.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (6.52%) Rancher
5 5 (5.43%) Puppet
6 4 (4.35%) Ansible
7 3 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (3.26%) Tivoli
7 3 (3.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (2.17%) logstash
8 2 (2.17%) Nagios
8 2 (2.17%) Terraform
9 1 (1.09%) Grafana
9 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.09%) Riemann
Vendors
1 26 (28.26%) Cisco
2 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.96%) Juniper
3 11 (11.96%) VMware
4 10 (10.87%) F5
5 9 (9.78%) CheckPoint
5 9 (9.78%) Citrix
6 8 (8.70%) Oracle
7 6 (6.52%) Aruba
7 6 (6.52%) Palo Alto
7 6 (6.52%) Sun
8 5 (5.43%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.35%) Arista
9 4 (4.35%) IBM
9 4 (4.35%) Riverbed
9 4 (4.35%) Symantec
9 4 (4.35%) TIBCO
10 3 (3.26%) LANDesk
10 3 (3.26%) ServiceNow
10 3 (3.26%) Tufin
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