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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 115 110 114
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 46 49 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 1.41% 1.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.57% 13.39% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 75
Median daily rate £450 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £189 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £590 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -7.69%
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
435 366 769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.69% 10.55% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 279 558
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
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 £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 (52.29%) Windows
2 51 (46.79%) Firewall
3 45 (41.28%) Linux
4 43 (39.45%) Finance
5 38 (34.86%) DNS
6 37 (33.94%) Cisco
7 29 (26.61%) DHCP
8 26 (23.85%) SSL
8 26 (23.85%) Unix
9 25 (22.94%) ITIL
10 24 (22.02%) CheckPoint
10 24 (22.02%) DevOps
11 23 (21.10%) Data Centre
11 23 (21.10%) Jenkins
11 23 (21.10%) Java
12 22 (20.18%) BGP
13 20 (18.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 20 (18.35%) Cisco Certification
14 19 (17.43%) Active Directory
14 19 (17.43%) HTTP
14 19 (17.43%) Network Security
15 18 (16.51%) Security Cleared
15 18 (16.51%) LAN
15 18 (16.51%) Banking
15 18 (16.51%) Ruby
16 17 (15.60%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (14.68%) SQL
17 16 (14.68%) Oracle
17 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
17 16 (14.68%) SC Cleared

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 14 (12.84%) OpenStack
2 7 (6.42%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.59%) IIS
3 5 (4.59%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.67%) Apache
5 3 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.75%) JBoss
6 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.92%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.92%) Confluence
7 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Office
2 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.83%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) RMDS
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.09%) GitHub
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.92%) Office 365
4 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (46.79%) Firewall
2 38 (34.86%) DNS
3 29 (26.61%) DHCP
4 26 (23.85%) SSL
5 22 (20.18%) BGP
6 19 (17.43%) HTTP
6 19 (17.43%) Network Security
7 18 (16.51%) LAN
8 16 (14.68%) Multicast
9 14 (12.84%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (12.84%) Wireless
10 13 (11.93%) WAN
11 12 (11.01%) MPLS
12 11 (10.09%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (10.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 11 (10.09%) OSPF
13 10 (9.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 9 (8.26%) Intrusion Detection
14 9 (8.26%) IPsec
15 8 (7.34%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (14.68%) MongoDB
2 16 (14.68%) Redis
3 15 (13.76%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.75%) MySQL
5 2 (1.83%) Big Data
5 2 (1.83%) DB2
5 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.83%) SQLite
6 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (21.10%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.09%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.75%) GoCD
3 3 (2.75%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.92%) Bower
5 1 (0.92%) MSI
5 1 (0.92%) NuGet
5 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.92%) Selenium
5 1 (0.92%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.92%) Subversion
5 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.92%) Toad
General
1 43 (39.45%) Finance
2 18 (16.51%) Banking
3 14 (12.84%) Financial Institution
4 9 (8.26%) Legal
4 9 (8.26%) Retail
5 5 (4.59%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.67%) Front Office
7 2 (1.83%) Games
8 1 (0.92%) Back Office
8 1 (0.92%) Marketing
8 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (26.61%) Network Engineer
2 25 (22.94%) Analyst
3 21 (19.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (7.34%) Security Analyst
4 8 (7.34%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.42%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Applications Support
7 5 (4.59%) Architect
7 5 (4.59%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.67%) Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Administrator
9 3 (2.75%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (2.75%) C++ Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Configuration Manager
9 3 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.75%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.68%) Node.js
2 8 (7.34%) 802.1X
2 8 (7.34%) Web Services
3 5 (4.59%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (4.59%) HTML
3 5 (4.59%) XML
4 4 (3.67%) SOAP
5 3 (2.75%) .NET
5 3 (2.75%) Rendezvous
6 2 (1.83%) LAMP
7 1 (0.92%) Ajax
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.92%) JSON
7 1 (0.92%) Middleware
7 1 (0.92%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.92%) RFC 2544
7 1 (0.92%) XHTML
7 1 (0.92%) XMPP
7 1 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.10%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.17%) Fixed Income
2 10 (9.17%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.42%) Equities
3 7 (6.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.50%) Hedge funds
4 6 (5.50%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (3.67%) Clustering
5 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.75%) CMDB
6 3 (2.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.75%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.75%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.83%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.83%) PKI
8 1 (0.92%) Derivative
8 1 (0.92%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.92%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 57 (52.29%) Windows
2 45 (41.28%) Linux
3 26 (23.85%) Unix
4 16 (14.68%) Windows Server
5 14 (12.84%) CoreOS
5 14 (12.84%) RancherOS
6 11 (10.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (2.75%) CentOS
11 2 (1.83%) AIX
11 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.92%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.92%) Solaris
12 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.94%) ITIL
2 24 (22.02%) DevOps
3 15 (13.76%) Network Design
4 14 (12.84%) Change Management
4 14 (12.84%) Security Hardening
5 13 (11.93%) Configuration Management
6 11 (10.09%) Change Control
6 11 (10.09%) Information Security
7 10 (9.17%) Project Management
8 9 (8.26%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.34%) Asset Management
9 8 (7.34%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (7.34%) Low Latency
9 8 (7.34%) Security Operations
9 8 (7.34%) Vulnerability Management
10 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.42%) Load Balancing
11 6 (5.50%) Open Source
11 6 (5.50%) Problem Management
11 6 (5.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) Java
2 18 (16.51%) Ruby
3 16 (14.68%) SQL
4 15 (13.76%) Go
4 15 (13.76%) Python
5 9 (8.26%) PowerShell
6 8 (7.34%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.34%) Perl
7 4 (3.67%) C++
8 2 (1.83%) C#
8 2 (1.83%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.83%) PHP
8 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.92%) C
9 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (18.35%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (16.51%) Security Cleared
3 16 (14.68%) SC Cleared
4 15 (13.76%) CCNP
5 9 (8.26%) CISSP
6 7 (6.42%) CCDP
6 7 (6.42%) GIAC
7 6 (5.50%) CCIE
7 6 (5.50%) CISM
7 6 (5.50%) CNA
7 6 (5.50%) GCIA
7 6 (5.50%) GCIH
7 6 (5.50%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (5.50%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (5.50%) Novell Certification
7 6 (5.50%) SANS
8 5 (4.59%) CCNA
8 5 (4.59%) MCSE
9 3 (2.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (9.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.83%) COBIT
2 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (17.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (14.68%) Docker
3 14 (12.84%) etcd
3 14 (12.84%) flannel
4 9 (8.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.75%) NFS
6 2 (1.83%) Firmware
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.83%) Samba
6 2 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.92%) vSphere
7 1 (0.92%) XenApp
7 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (18.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 14 (12.84%) Consul
2 14 (12.84%) Kubernetes
2 14 (12.84%) Marathon
2 14 (12.84%) Mesos
2 14 (12.84%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 14 (12.84%) Rancher
3 9 (8.26%) Ansible
4 8 (7.34%) SCCM
5 7 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (5.50%) Puppet
7 4 (3.67%) Nagios
7 4 (3.67%) Tivoli
7 4 (3.67%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (2.75%) Packer
8 3 (2.75%) Terraform
9 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.83%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (33.94%) Cisco
2 24 (22.02%) CheckPoint
3 16 (14.68%) F5
3 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
3 16 (14.68%) Oracle
4 14 (12.84%) Juniper
4 14 (12.84%) VMware
5 12 (11.01%) Citrix
5 12 (11.01%) Palo Alto
6 11 (10.09%) Aruba
7 10 (9.17%) Riverbed
8 8 (7.34%) Tufin
9 7 (6.42%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 7 (6.42%) Blue Coat
9 7 (6.42%) FireEye
9 7 (6.42%) SolarWinds
9 7 (6.42%) TippingPoint
10 6 (5.50%) ServiceNow
10 6 (5.50%) Splunk
10 6 (5.50%) Sun
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