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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 108 121 113
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 42 71 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.33% 1.39% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.39% 10.38% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 59
Average daily rate £525 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £585 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £17.75 £15.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +66.66%
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
339 684 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.77% 13.36% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 493 454
Average daily rate £405 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 24
Average hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.25 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £40.00 £31.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 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 9 February 2016, 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 47 (50.00%) Finance
2 43 (45.74%) Windows
3 42 (44.68%) Linux
4 30 (31.91%) DNS
5 28 (29.79%) Unix
6 27 (28.72%) Microsoft
7 25 (26.60%) Cisco
7 25 (26.60%) Firewall
8 24 (25.53%) Banking
9 23 (24.47%) Active Directory
10 20 (21.28%) VMware
11 19 (20.21%) Low Latency
12 18 (19.15%) Windows Server
12 18 (19.15%) ITIL
12 18 (19.15%) DHCP
13 17 (18.09%) VPN
14 15 (15.96%) HP
14 15 (15.96%) LAN
14 15 (15.96%) C++
14 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
15 14 (14.89%) C
15 14 (14.89%) SQL
15 14 (14.89%) MS Office
16 13 (13.83%) Java
16 13 (13.83%) WAN
16 13 (13.83%) Juniper
16 13 (13.83%) Front Office
16 13 (13.83%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (9.57%) Apache
2 7 (7.45%) IIS
3 6 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.32%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.26%) nginx
6 3 (3.19%) MQSeries
6 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.19%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.06%) Jetty
8 1 (1.06%) Node.js
8 1 (1.06%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.06%) Zimbra
Applications
1 14 (14.89%) MS Office
2 9 (9.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) GitHub
2 2 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.13%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (2.13%) IaaS
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.13%) PaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.06%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.06%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 30 (31.91%) DNS
2 25 (26.60%) Firewall
3 18 (19.15%) DHCP
4 17 (18.09%) VPN
5 15 (15.96%) LAN
6 13 (13.83%) WAN
7 11 (11.70%) Multicast
8 10 (10.64%) BGP
9 9 (9.57%) HTTP
9 9 (9.57%) OSPF
10 8 (8.51%) SSH
11 7 (7.45%) HSRP
11 7 (7.45%) Internet
11 7 (7.45%) IPsec
11 7 (7.45%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (7.45%) VRRP
12 6 (6.38%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (6.38%) SAN
12 6 (6.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.70%) MySQL
1 11 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.26%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.13%) GIS
5 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.13%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.32%) Subversion
3 2 (2.13%) Maven
3 2 (2.13%) Selenium
3 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.06%) Ant
4 1 (1.06%) Emacs
4 1 (1.06%) Gradle
4 1 (1.06%) Grunt
4 1 (1.06%) Hudson
4 1 (1.06%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.06%) JIRA
4 1 (1.06%) JUnit
4 1 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.06%) Mocha
4 1 (1.06%) Mockito
4 1 (1.06%) MSI
4 1 (1.06%) PhantomJS
4 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 47 (50.00%) Finance
2 24 (25.53%) Banking
3 13 (13.83%) Front Office
4 12 (12.77%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.19%) Back Office
5 3 (3.19%) Legal
5 3 (3.19%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.06%) Advertising
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.06%) Games
7 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Retail
7 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (18.09%) Developer
2 10 (10.64%) Administrator
2 10 (10.64%) C++ Developer
3 7 (7.45%) Analyst
4 6 (6.38%) SWIFT Specialist
5 5 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Linux Specialist
5 5 (5.32%) Network Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Security Engineer
5 5 (5.32%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.32%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Applications Support
6 4 (4.26%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 3 (3.19%) Desktop Administrator
7 3 (3.19%) SWIFT Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) Middleware
2 7 (7.45%) Web Services
3 5 (5.32%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (4.26%) XML
5 3 (3.19%) JMS
5 3 (3.19%) XML Messaging
6 2 (2.13%) .NET
6 2 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.06%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.06%) CSS
7 1 (1.06%) HTML
7 1 (1.06%) HTML5
7 1 (1.06%) Java EE
7 1 (1.06%) jQuery
7 1 (1.06%) RESTful
7 1 (1.06%) SAML
7 1 (1.06%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.06%) WCF
7 1 (1.06%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.38%) SWIFT
4 5 (5.32%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.19%) BYOD
6 3 (3.19%) Equities
6 3 (3.19%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.19%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.13%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.06%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.06%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.06%) Physics
8 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (45.74%) Windows
2 42 (44.68%) Linux
3 28 (29.79%) Unix
4 18 (19.15%) Windows Server
5 15 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (11.70%) Windows 7
7 10 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (6.38%) Solaris
9 6 (6.38%) Windows 8
9 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (5.32%) CentOS
11 4 (4.26%) Android
11 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
11 4 (4.26%) Mac OS X
11 4 (4.26%) SUSE
11 4 (4.26%) Windows Vista
12 3 (3.19%) Ubuntu
13 2 (2.13%) Debian
13 2 (2.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) Low Latency
2 18 (19.15%) ITIL
3 13 (13.83%) Multithreading
4 12 (12.77%) DevOps
5 10 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.64%) Configuration Management
6 9 (9.57%) Change Management
6 9 (9.57%) Electronic Trading
7 8 (8.51%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.38%) Open Source
9 5 (5.32%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (4.26%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.26%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.26%) Data Security
10 4 (4.26%) Integration Testing
10 4 (4.26%) Regression Testing
10 4 (4.26%) Scrum
10 4 (4.26%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.96%) C++
2 14 (14.89%) C
2 14 (14.89%) PowerShell
2 14 (14.89%) SQL
3 13 (13.83%) Java
4 11 (11.70%) Bash Shell
4 11 (11.70%) Python
5 10 (10.64%) Perl
6 8 (8.51%) Shell Script
7 6 (6.38%) Ruby
8 4 (4.26%) Go
9 3 (3.19%) C#
10 2 (2.13%) VBScript
11 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (9.57%) Degree
3 8 (8.51%) MCSE
3 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.38%) CCNP
5 5 (5.32%) CCSE
5 5 (5.32%) CISSP
5 5 (5.32%) MCSA
5 5 (5.32%) RHCE
5 5 (5.32%) RHCSA
6 4 (4.26%) CCNA
7 3 (3.19%) CCA
7 3 (3.19%) CCEE
7 3 (3.19%) CCIE
7 3 (3.19%) CCSA
7 3 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.13%) MCP
8 2 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.06%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) ISO15022
1 3 (3.19%) ISO20022
2 2 (2.13%) SLA
3 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (24.47%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.45%) XenApp
4 5 (5.32%) Docker
4 5 (5.32%) Squid
5 4 (4.26%) NFS
5 4 (4.26%) Snort
6 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.13%) Samba
7 2 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.13%) vSphere
8 1 (1.06%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.06%) Firmware
8 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.06%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.06%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.06%) UAG
8 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) Nagios
1 11 (11.70%) Puppet
2 7 (7.45%) Ansible
3 6 (6.38%) SCCM
4 5 (5.32%) CFEngine
4 5 (5.32%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.26%) Cobbler
5 4 (4.26%) DatAdvantage
5 4 (4.26%) Proventia
5 4 (4.26%) vMotion
6 3 (3.19%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (2.13%) BladeLogic
7 2 (2.13%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.13%) Mesos
7 2 (2.13%) SCOM
8 1 (1.06%) CA Wily
8 1 (1.06%) Cacti
8 1 (1.06%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (28.72%) Microsoft
2 25 (26.60%) Cisco
3 20 (21.28%) VMware
4 15 (15.96%) HP
5 13 (13.83%) Juniper
6 12 (12.77%) Oracle
7 10 (10.64%) IBM
8 9 (9.57%) Citrix
8 9 (9.57%) F5
9 8 (8.51%) CheckPoint
10 6 (6.38%) Dell
10 6 (6.38%) EMC
11 5 (5.32%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.26%) Altiris
12 4 (4.26%) Apple
12 4 (4.26%) Bloomberg
12 4 (4.26%) Blue Coat
12 4 (4.26%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.26%) Sourcefire
12 4 (4.26%) Varonis
City, London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits + c.£6,
Posted: Yesterday
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Huxley
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 27 days ago