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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 93 126 126
Rank change year-on-year
+33 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 117 108 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.97% 1.48% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.44% 12.15% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 65 72
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£400 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £158 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £565 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £69.75 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £19.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.95 £21.50 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+28.45% -8.82%
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
810 889 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.63% 12.17% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 572 652
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 34
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.34 £52.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 77 (40.31%) Firewall
2 74 (38.74%) Windows
3 54 (28.27%) Cisco
4 52 (27.23%) Finance
5 51 (26.70%) Linux
6 45 (23.56%) VPN
7 44 (23.04%) DNS
8 41 (21.47%) Microsoft
9 40 (20.94%) Active Directory
9 40 (20.94%) WAN
10 39 (20.42%) UNIX
10 39 (20.42%) BGP
11 36 (18.85%) Cisco Certification
12 35 (18.32%) LAN
12 35 (18.32%) OSPF
12 35 (18.32%) Banking
13 29 (15.18%) CCNP
13 29 (15.18%) F5
14 28 (14.66%) Network Security
14 28 (14.66%) Java
15 27 (14.14%) SQL
15 27 (14.14%) Juniper
15 27 (14.14%) HSRP
16 26 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 26 (13.61%) ITIL
17 25 (13.09%) HTTP
17 25 (13.09%) VMware
18 24 (12.57%) MS Exchange
19 23 (12.04%) CheckPoint
19 23 (12.04%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 24 (12.57%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (6.28%) IIS
4 6 (3.14%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.14%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.62%) Apache
6 4 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.05%) Jetty
8 2 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.05%) nginx
8 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.05%) JBoss
9 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (10.99%) MS Office
2 10 (5.24%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.52%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (40.31%) Firewall
2 45 (23.56%) VPN
3 44 (23.04%) DNS
4 40 (20.94%) WAN
5 39 (20.42%) BGP
6 35 (18.32%) LAN
6 35 (18.32%) OSPF
7 28 (14.66%) Network Security
8 27 (14.14%) HSRP
9 25 (13.09%) HTTP
10 22 (11.52%) DHCP
11 21 (10.99%) VLAN
12 19 (9.95%) VRRP
12 19 (9.95%) SSL
12 19 (9.95%) SAN
13 18 (9.42%) Intrusion Detection
14 15 (7.85%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (7.85%) EIGRP
14 15 (7.85%) Multicast
15 14 (7.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.62%) MySQL
3 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.05%) Redis
4 2 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.52%) Big Data
5 1 (0.52%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Maven
2 6 (3.14%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.05%) Subversion
5 1 (0.52%) JUnit
5 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.52%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.52%) Gradle
5 1 (0.52%) JIRA
5 1 (0.52%) Selenium
5 1 (0.52%) FitNesse
General
1 52 (27.23%) Finance
2 35 (18.32%) Banking
3 14 (7.33%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.24%) Retail
5 7 (3.66%) Legal
6 6 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.62%) Marketing
7 5 (2.62%) Spanish Language
8 4 (2.09%) International Banking
9 3 (1.57%) Front Office
10 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.05%) Games
11 1 (0.52%) Law
11 1 (0.52%) Back Office
11 1 (0.52%) Billing
11 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (16.75%) Developer
1 32 (16.75%) Analyst
2 27 (14.14%) Network Engineer
3 16 (8.38%) Java Developer
4 14 (7.33%) Security Engineer
5 13 (6.81%) Administrator
6 12 (6.28%) Support Engineer
7 11 (5.76%) Security Analyst
8 10 (5.24%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (4.71%) Senior Security Engineer
10 8 (4.19%) Information Security Analyst
10 8 (4.19%) Information Analyst
10 8 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.66%) Architect
11 7 (3.66%) Consultant
11 7 (3.66%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (3.66%) C++ Developer
11 7 (3.66%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (3.14%) UNIX Administrator
12 6 (3.14%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.24%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (3.66%) Web Services
3 6 (3.14%) XML
4 4 (2.09%) .NET
4 4 (2.09%) REST
5 3 (1.57%) JSON
5 3 (1.57%) jQuery
5 3 (1.57%) LAMP
5 3 (1.57%) Middleware
5 3 (1.57%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.05%) Java EE
6 2 (1.05%) X-Windows
6 2 (1.05%) J2EE
6 2 (1.05%) CSS
6 2 (1.05%) Servlets
6 2 (1.05%) RESTful
6 2 (1.05%) HTML5
6 2 (1.05%) HTML
6 2 (1.05%) Zend Framework
7 1 (0.52%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.04%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (5.24%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.71%) iPhone
4 9 (4.71%) Blackberry
5 8 (4.19%) VWAP
5 8 (4.19%) PKI
5 8 (4.19%) TWAP
6 7 (3.66%) iPad
6 7 (3.66%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 6 (3.14%) Clustering
7 6 (3.14%) FlexPod
8 5 (2.62%) AS400
9 4 (2.09%) Replication
9 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (2.09%) Open Source
10 3 (1.57%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.05%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 74 (38.74%) Windows
2 51 (26.70%) Linux
3 39 (20.42%) UNIX
4 26 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (12.04%) Windows 7
6 11 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.66%) Solaris
9 6 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.09%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.09%) Android
11 3 (1.57%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.57%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.57%) SUSE
12 2 (1.05%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.52%) CentOS
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.61%) ITIL
2 21 (10.99%) Low Latency
3 20 (10.47%) E-Commerce
4 19 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (7.33%) Risk Management
5 14 (7.33%) Mentoring
6 13 (6.81%) Multithreading
7 12 (6.28%) Change Management
7 12 (6.28%) Project Management
8 11 (5.76%) Information Security
9 10 (5.24%) TDD
9 10 (5.24%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (5.24%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (4.19%) Algorithmic Trading
11 8 (4.19%) BDD
11 8 (4.19%) Asset Management
11 8 (4.19%) Configuration Management
12 7 (3.66%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.66%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.66%) Java
2 27 (14.14%) SQL
3 16 (8.38%) C++
4 12 (6.28%) Perl
5 9 (4.71%) Shell Script
5 9 (4.71%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.66%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.62%) C
7 5 (2.62%) RPG
7 5 (2.62%) Ruby
7 5 (2.62%) RPG IV
8 4 (2.09%) Python
9 3 (1.57%) PHP
10 2 (1.05%) C#
10 2 (1.05%) PHP5
10 2 (1.05%) VBA
10 2 (1.05%) Scala
11 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.52%) RPG/400
11 1 (0.52%) Golang
Qualifications
1 36 (18.85%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (15.18%) CCNP
3 15 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.85%) CISSP
4 12 (6.28%) GIAC
4 12 (6.28%) CCIE
4 12 (6.28%) CCNA
5 11 (5.76%) MCSE
5 11 (5.76%) GCIA
6 9 (4.71%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (3.66%) Degree
7 7 (3.66%) CNA
7 7 (3.66%) Novell Certification
8 6 (3.14%) CCSE
9 5 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.62%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.09%) MCITP
10 4 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.57%) RHCT
11 3 (1.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.62%) QA
3 4 (2.09%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (20.94%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.76%) XenApp
4 6 (3.14%) ProxySG
4 6 (3.14%) Snort
5 5 (2.62%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.62%) NFS
5 5 (2.62%) vSphere
6 4 (2.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.57%) UAG
7 3 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (1.57%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.05%) Xen
8 2 (1.05%) XenServer
8 2 (1.05%) vCloud
8 2 (1.05%) RHEV
8 2 (1.05%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.66%) SCCM
2 6 (3.14%) OpenNMS
2 6 (3.14%) Puppet
2 6 (3.14%) RANCID
3 4 (2.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (2.09%) SCOM
4 3 (1.57%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (1.57%) MAILsweeper
4 3 (1.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.05%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.05%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.52%) Ansible
6 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.52%) Control-M
6 1 (0.52%) Nagios
6 1 (0.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (28.27%) Cisco
2 41 (21.47%) Microsoft
3 29 (15.18%) F5
4 27 (14.14%) Juniper
5 25 (13.09%) VMware
6 23 (12.04%) CheckPoint
7 17 (8.90%) Blue Coat
8 14 (7.33%) HP
9 13 (6.81%) Citrix
10 11 (5.76%) IBM
10 11 (5.76%) Sourcefire
11 7 (3.66%) Oracle
11 7 (3.66%) Sun
11 7 (3.66%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.09%) Apple
12 4 (2.09%) Veritas
12 4 (2.09%) Reuters
12 4 (2.09%) Bloomberg
12 4 (2.09%) Symantec
12 4 (2.09%) Sophos
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + Highly negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £675 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + 6 month term
Posted: 21 days ago