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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 103 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 98 123 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.66% 1.67% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.34% 14.12% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 78 85
Average daily rate
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£450 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £197 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £95.08 £22.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+332.15% +8.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £18.80 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.00 £22.00 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.92 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -9.42%
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
794 871 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.48% 11.84% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 581 644
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 44
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.89% +15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £60.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 65 (38.46%) Firewall
2 58 (34.32%) Windows
3 55 (32.54%) Linux
4 44 (26.04%) DNS
5 43 (25.44%) UNIX
6 40 (23.67%) Finance
7 39 (23.08%) Cisco
7 39 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 38 (22.49%) WAN
9 36 (21.30%) LAN
10 34 (20.12%) Microsoft
11 32 (18.93%) HTTP
11 32 (18.93%) SQL
12 31 (18.34%) VMware
13 28 (16.57%) Java
14 27 (15.98%) VPN
14 27 (15.98%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (15.38%) Network Security
15 26 (15.38%) Banking
16 24 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
17 23 (13.61%) ITIL
18 22 (13.02%) DHCP
18 22 (13.02%) SSL
18 22 (13.02%) SAN
18 22 (13.02%) BGP
19 21 (12.43%) OSPF
19 21 (12.43%) F5
20 18 (10.65%) Juniper
20 18 (10.65%) MS Exchange
21 17 (10.06%) Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (10.65%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (7.10%) IIS
3 7 (4.14%) Apache
4 6 (3.55%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.96%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.78%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.78%) Jetty
6 3 (1.78%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.18%) nginx
7 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.18%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.59%) SAS
8 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.59%) Lync
8 1 (0.59%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (8.28%) MS Office
2 13 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) RMDS
1 1 (0.59%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.18%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.59%) IaaS
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (38.46%) Firewall
2 44 (26.04%) DNS
3 38 (22.49%) WAN
4 36 (21.30%) LAN
5 32 (18.93%) HTTP
6 27 (15.98%) VPN
7 26 (15.38%) Network Security
8 22 (13.02%) DHCP
8 22 (13.02%) SSL
8 22 (13.02%) SAN
8 22 (13.02%) BGP
9 21 (12.43%) OSPF
10 16 (9.47%) VLAN
11 15 (8.88%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (8.28%) Multicast
13 13 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
14 12 (7.10%) HSRP
15 11 (6.51%) Wireless
15 11 (6.51%) SSH
16 10 (5.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.96%) MySQL
2 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.78%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.18%) Redis
5 2 (1.18%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (2.96%) TeamCity
1 5 (2.96%) Maven
2 4 (2.37%) Subversion
3 3 (1.78%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.59%) JUnit
5 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.59%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.59%) Selenium
5 1 (0.59%) FitNesse
General
1 40 (23.67%) Finance
2 26 (15.38%) Banking
3 10 (5.92%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.33%) Retail
5 6 (3.55%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.37%) International Banking
6 4 (2.37%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.37%) Legal
7 3 (1.78%) Law
8 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.18%) Front Office
9 1 (0.59%) Games
9 1 (0.59%) Back Office
9 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.59%) Marketing
9 1 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (17.75%) Developer
2 21 (12.43%) Network Engineer
3 19 (11.24%) Analyst
4 15 (8.88%) Architect
5 13 (7.69%) Administrator
6 12 (7.10%) Java Developer
7 9 (5.33%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.33%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.73%) UNIX Administrator
8 8 (4.73%) C++ Developer
9 6 (3.55%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (3.55%) Security Analyst
9 6 (3.55%) Information Security Analyst
9 6 (3.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (3.55%) Information Analyst
10 5 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.96%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 5 (2.96%) Support Engineer
10 5 (2.96%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.33%) XML
2 8 (4.73%) REST
3 7 (4.14%) Web Services
4 6 (3.55%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (3.55%) JSON
5 5 (2.96%) HTML
5 5 (2.96%) .NET
6 4 (2.37%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (2.37%) Middleware
7 3 (1.78%) CSS
7 3 (1.78%) Servlets
7 3 (1.78%) SOAP
7 3 (1.78%) Java EE
8 2 (1.18%) Ajax
8 2 (1.18%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (1.18%) Zend Framework
8 2 (1.18%) jQuery
8 2 (1.18%) HTML5
8 2 (1.18%) RESTful
8 2 (1.18%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (5.92%) Clustering
3 8 (4.73%) Mathematics
3 8 (4.73%) Open Source
4 7 (4.14%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.14%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.55%) VWAP
5 6 (3.55%) TWAP
6 5 (2.96%) AS400
6 5 (2.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 4 (2.37%) PKI
7 4 (2.37%) iPhone
7 4 (2.37%) Equities
8 2 (1.18%) Physics
8 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.18%) iPad
8 2 (1.18%) Replication
9 1 (0.59%) NHS
9 1 (0.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.32%) Windows
2 55 (32.54%) Linux
3 43 (25.44%) UNIX
4 27 (15.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (9.47%) Windows 7
6 14 (8.28%) Solaris
7 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.37%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.78%) SUSE
12 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.59%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.59%) Android
13 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.59%) CentOS
13 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.61%) ITIL
2 17 (10.06%) Low Latency
3 16 (9.47%) E-Commerce
4 13 (7.69%) Multithreading
5 11 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (5.92%) Configuration Management
6 10 (5.92%) Project Management
7 9 (5.33%) Information Security
7 9 (5.33%) Risk Management
8 8 (4.73%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.73%) TDD
9 7 (4.14%) Migration
9 7 (4.14%) DevOps
9 7 (4.14%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (3.55%) Algorithmic Trading
10 6 (3.55%) BDD
10 6 (3.55%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.55%) OO
11 5 (2.96%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.93%) SQL
2 28 (16.57%) Java
3 16 (9.47%) C++
4 11 (6.51%) Perl
5 9 (5.33%) PHP
5 9 (5.33%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.33%) Ruby
6 8 (4.73%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.14%) C
8 5 (2.96%) Python
8 5 (2.96%) RPG
8 5 (2.96%) RPG IV
9 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.78%) C#
10 3 (1.78%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.18%) PHP5
11 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.59%) VBA
12 1 (0.59%) VB
12 1 (0.59%) Golang
Qualifications
1 13 (7.69%) Degree
2 10 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.92%) CISSP
3 9 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.73%) MCSE
5 7 (4.14%) CCNP
5 7 (4.14%) GIAC
6 6 (3.55%) GCIA
7 5 (2.96%) Sun Certification
7 5 (2.96%) CNA
7 5 (2.96%) Novell Certification
7 5 (2.96%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.78%) CCNA
8 3 (1.78%) CCIE
9 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.18%) CCSE
9 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.18%) CISM
9 2 (1.18%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.96%) QA
2 4 (2.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.92%) XenApp
4 9 (5.33%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.55%) Snort
5 6 (3.55%) Xen
5 6 (3.55%) RHEV
5 6 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.96%) vSphere
6 5 (2.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (2.96%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (2.37%) XenServer
7 4 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.78%) NFS
9 2 (1.18%) ProxySG
9 2 (1.18%) UAG
9 2 (1.18%) OpenSSH
9 2 (1.18%) vCloud
10 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (4.73%) SCCM
1 8 (4.73%) Puppet
2 6 (3.55%) SCOM
3 3 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.59%) Control-M
5 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.59%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.59%) OpenView
5 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.59%) Nagios
5 1 (0.59%) Salt
5 1 (0.59%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.59%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.59%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.59%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 39 (23.08%) Cisco
2 34 (20.12%) Microsoft
3 31 (18.34%) VMware
4 21 (12.43%) F5
5 18 (10.65%) Juniper
6 16 (9.47%) CheckPoint
7 14 (8.28%) Red Hat
7 14 (8.28%) HP
7 14 (8.28%) Oracle
8 13 (7.69%) Citrix
9 11 (6.51%) EMC
9 11 (6.51%) Sun
9 11 (6.51%) Blue Coat
10 9 (5.33%) IBM
11 7 (4.14%) Sourcefire
12 6 (3.55%) Veritas
13 4 (2.37%) SaltStack
13 4 (2.37%) JBoss
14 3 (1.78%) MobileIron
15 2 (1.18%) Nintex
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LA International
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Rate: From £280 to £315 per annum
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Rate: £300 per day
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