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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 103 101 116
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 96 104 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.83% 1.79% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.87% 13.13% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 69 70
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £193 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £615 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £18.49 £95.08 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.55% +358.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.08 £32.60 £18.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £148.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.97 £16.92
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +12.08%
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
692 792 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.16% 13.64% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 512 573
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 32
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £160.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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.

1 101 (53.44%) Windows
2 81 (42.86%) DNS
3 62 (32.80%) Finance
4 61 (32.28%) Cisco
5 59 (31.22%) Microsoft
6 58 (30.69%) Firewall
7 50 (26.46%) Linux
8 47 (24.87%) UNIX
8 47 (24.87%) WAN
9 44 (23.28%) Active Directory
10 40 (21.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (20.63%) LAN
11 39 (20.63%) DHCP
12 38 (20.11%) HTTP
13 37 (19.58%) Banking
14 35 (18.52%) SSL
14 35 (18.52%) ITIL
14 35 (18.52%) VMware
15 31 (16.40%) PowerShell
16 30 (15.87%) Data Centre
17 29 (15.34%) Internet
17 29 (15.34%) HP
18 28 (14.81%) SQL
18 28 (14.81%) DevOps
19 27 (14.29%) F5
19 27 (14.29%) MS Office
20 26 (13.76%) VPN
20 26 (13.76%) Puppet
21 25 (13.23%) SAN
21 25 (13.23%) OSPF

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 20 (10.58%) IIS
2 15 (7.94%) MS Exchange
3 13 (6.88%) Apache
4 12 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.23%) Tomcat
6 7 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (3.70%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.17%) Lync
8 5 (2.65%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.65%) Jetty
8 5 (2.65%) JBoss
9 3 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.59%) nginx
9 3 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.06%) Node.js
10 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (14.29%) MS Office
2 18 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.53%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.76%) PaaS
4 3 (1.59%) IaaS
5 2 (1.06%) Google Apps
5 2 (1.06%) Office 365
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.53%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 81 (42.86%) DNS
2 58 (30.69%) Firewall
3 47 (24.87%) WAN
4 39 (20.63%) DHCP
4 39 (20.63%) LAN
5 38 (20.11%) HTTP
6 35 (18.52%) SSL
7 29 (15.34%) Internet
8 26 (13.76%) VPN
9 25 (13.23%) SAN
9 25 (13.23%) OSPF
10 22 (11.64%) BGP
11 17 (8.99%) Network Security
12 16 (8.47%) BIG-IP
12 16 (8.47%) MPLS
13 15 (7.94%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (7.41%) VLAN
14 14 (7.41%) EIGRP
14 14 (7.41%) Spanning Tree
15 13 (6.88%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.88%) MySQL
3 12 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 9 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.65%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.12%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.12%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.06%) DB2
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.06%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.53%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.53%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 13 (6.88%) Subversion
1 13 (6.88%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.35%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.23%) Mercurial
4 6 (3.17%) Maven
5 4 (2.12%) JIRA
6 2 (1.06%) Selenium
6 2 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.06%) JMeter
6 2 (1.06%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.06%) Hudson
6 2 (1.06%) Gradle
7 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.53%) Mockito
7 1 (0.53%) Calabash
7 1 (0.53%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.53%) Appium
7 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
General
1 62 (32.80%) Finance
2 37 (19.58%) Banking
3 20 (10.58%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.82%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.70%) Front Office
6 5 (2.65%) Advertising
6 5 (2.65%) Marketing
7 4 (2.12%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.12%) Publishing
7 4 (2.12%) Retail
7 4 (2.12%) Electronics
8 3 (1.59%) Back Office
8 3 (1.59%) Legal
8 3 (1.59%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.06%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.06%) Games
10 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (16.93%) Analyst
2 21 (11.11%) Administrator
3 18 (9.52%) Network Engineer
3 18 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 12 (6.35%) Support Engineer
4 12 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 8 (4.23%) Consultant
7 8 (4.23%) Desktop Support
7 8 (4.23%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (4.23%) Desktop Analyst
8 7 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (3.70%) Developer
9 6 (3.17%) Architect
9 6 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.17%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (3.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.65%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (2.65%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.82%) Web Services
2 6 (3.17%) XML
2 6 (3.17%) .NET
2 6 (3.17%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (2.65%) Java EE
4 4 (2.12%) REST
4 4 (2.12%) J2EE
4 4 (2.12%) SOAP
4 4 (2.12%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.59%) CSS
5 3 (1.59%) JSP
5 3 (1.59%) Servlets
5 3 (1.59%) JMS
5 3 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.59%) Spring
5 3 (1.59%) WebSockets
5 3 (1.59%) jQuery
6 2 (1.06%) JPA
6 2 (1.06%) JSON
6 2 (1.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.47%) Blackberry
3 13 (6.88%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (6.35%) iPad
5 10 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.70%) Clustering
7 6 (3.17%) iPhone
8 5 (2.65%) PKI
9 4 (2.12%) DTV
9 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.59%) Replication
10 3 (1.59%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.59%) CMDB
10 3 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (1.06%) BYOD
11 2 (1.06%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.06%) User Experience
11 2 (1.06%) NHS
11 2 (1.06%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 101 (53.44%) Windows
2 50 (26.46%) Linux
3 47 (24.87%) UNIX
4 40 (21.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (13.23%) Windows 7
6 19 (10.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (8.47%) Windows 8
7 16 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (5.29%) Android
9 8 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (4.23%) Mac OS X
9 8 (4.23%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.70%) Solaris
11 5 (2.65%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.65%) Windows Phone
12 4 (2.12%) AIX
12 4 (2.12%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.12%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.59%) i5/OS
13 3 (1.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.52%) ITIL
2 28 (14.81%) DevOps
3 24 (12.70%) Configuration Management
4 22 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (7.94%) Project Management
5 15 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (6.88%) Change Management
6 13 (6.88%) Open Source
7 9 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.23%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.23%) Asset Management
8 8 (4.23%) Software Deployment
9 7 (3.70%) Service Delivery
9 7 (3.70%) Service Management
10 6 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.17%) Identity Management
11 5 (2.65%) Migration
11 5 (2.65%) ITSM
11 5 (2.65%) E-Commerce
11 5 (2.65%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.40%) PowerShell
2 28 (14.81%) SQL
3 20 (10.58%) Java
4 15 (7.94%) Python
4 15 (7.94%) Ruby
5 13 (6.88%) Perl
6 8 (4.23%) C
7 7 (3.70%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.70%) VBScript
8 6 (3.17%) Scala
8 6 (3.17%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.17%) Go
9 5 (2.65%) C#
9 5 (2.65%) PHP
10 3 (1.59%) C++
11 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.06%) VB
11 2 (1.06%) Groovy
11 2 (1.06%) Tcl
12 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
1 24 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (8.47%) CCNP
3 15 (7.94%) MCSE
4 11 (5.82%) MCP
5 10 (5.29%) MCSA
6 9 (4.76%) CCNA
7 8 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.70%) CCIE
8 7 (3.70%) CCSA
8 7 (3.70%) Degree
9 6 (3.17%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.12%) CCEE
10 4 (2.12%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.59%) CCA
11 3 (1.59%) CISSP
11 3 (1.59%) CCSE
11 3 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.59%) MCDST
12 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (23.28%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.41%) vSphere
4 8 (4.23%) XenApp
4 8 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.17%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.65%) NFS
6 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.12%) UAG
7 4 (2.12%) Docker
8 3 (1.59%) Xen
8 3 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.06%) Samba
9 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (1.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.53%) Snort
10 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (13.76%) Puppet
2 17 (8.99%) SCCM
3 15 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.29%) Nagios
5 9 (4.76%) Ansible
6 8 (4.23%) Salt
6 8 (4.23%) SCOM
7 5 (2.65%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (2.65%) Tivoli
8 4 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.59%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.59%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.59%) MOM
9 3 (1.59%) BladeLogic
9 3 (1.59%) WSUS
9 3 (1.59%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.59%) Graphite
10 2 (1.06%) vMotion
10 2 (1.06%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (1.06%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 61 (32.28%) Cisco
2 59 (31.22%) Microsoft
3 35 (18.52%) VMware
4 29 (15.34%) HP
5 27 (14.29%) F5
6 23 (12.17%) Citrix
7 19 (10.05%) Oracle
7 19 (10.05%) CheckPoint
8 17 (8.99%) Bloomberg
9 16 (8.47%) IBM
9 16 (8.47%) Juniper
10 13 (6.88%) Apple
11 12 (6.35%) Reuters
12 9 (4.76%) McAfee
12 9 (4.76%) Red Hat
12 9 (4.76%) NetApp
13 7 (3.70%) Dell
14 5 (2.65%) EMC
14 5 (2.65%) ServiceNow
14 5 (2.65%) Polycom
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