The table below looks at the statistics for ICMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ICMP over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 584 604 618
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Contract jobs citing ICMP 24 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.026% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.18% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 1
Median daily rate £351 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +29.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £386 -
% change year-on-year
-6.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ICMP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6821 7193 7684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.91% 14.20% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4084 4286 4478
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 447 422
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

ICMP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing ICMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

ICMP Jobs Demand Trend in England

ICMP
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ICMP across the England region.

ICMP Daily Rate Trend in England

ICMP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ICMP across the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

ICMP Daily Rate Histogram in England

ICMP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ICMP across the England region.

ICMP Hourly Rate Trend in England

ICMP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICMP within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +23 14 £362 -6.21% 3
London +8 9 £338 -12.90%
ICMP
UK

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ICMP 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 England region with a requirement for ICMP.

1 45 (84.91%) TCP/IP
2 37 (69.81%) DNS
3 31 (58.49%) Linux
3 31 (58.49%) Load Balancing
4 27 (50.94%) Cisco
5 25 (47.17%) Python
6 23 (43.40%) VPN
7 22 (41.51%) Ruby
8 21 (39.62%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (39.62%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (39.62%) SNMP
9 20 (37.74%) MPLS
10 19 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (35.85%) E-Commerce
10 19 (35.85%) Ansible
11 18 (33.96%) Go
11 18 (33.96%) Java
12 17 (32.08%) CCNP
12 17 (32.08%) Firewall
12 17 (32.08%) IPsec
12 17 (32.08%) F5
12 17 (32.08%) Terraform
12 17 (32.08%) GoCD
13 16 (30.19%) Public Cloud
13 16 (30.19%) DevOps
14 15 (28.30%) Elasticsearch
14 15 (28.30%) Build Automation
15 14 (26.42%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
15 14 (26.42%) Software Delivery

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 15 (28.30%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (16.98%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (39.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (84.91%) TCP/IP
2 37 (69.81%) DNS
3 23 (43.40%) VPN
4 21 (39.62%) SNMP
5 20 (37.74%) MPLS
6 17 (32.08%) Firewall
6 17 (32.08%) IPsec
7 14 (26.42%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (26.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (26.42%) Ethernet
7 14 (26.42%) SSL
8 13 (24.53%) ADSL
8 13 (24.53%) LAN
8 13 (24.53%) WAN
9 12 (22.64%) DHCP
9 12 (22.64%) HSRP
10 11 (20.75%) OSPF
11 10 (18.87%) X.25
12 9 (16.98%) ISDN
12 9 (16.98%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) MySQL
1 10 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (18.87%) Redis
2 6 (11.32%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) GoCD
2 14 (26.42%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.55%) Vagrant
4 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.32%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Billing
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Network Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) DBA
6 4 (7.55%) Network Support
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.66%) DevOps Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) 802.1X
2 4 (7.55%) LAMP
2 4 (7.55%) Middleware
2 4 (7.55%) Web Services
3 3 (5.66%) COM
4 1 (1.89%) CGI
4 1 (1.89%) Embperl
4 1 (1.89%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Public Cloud
2 13 (24.53%) Data Centre
3 9 (16.98%) Management Information System
4 7 (13.21%) Cryptography
5 5 (9.43%) Driving Licence
5 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (7.55%) IPTV
6 4 (7.55%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (7.55%) Video on Demand
7 3 (5.66%) STB
8 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) Unix
3 9 (16.98%) Windows
4 4 (7.55%) Android
5 2 (3.77%) CentOS
5 2 (3.77%) Debian
5 2 (3.77%) FreeBSD
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (58.49%) Load Balancing
2 19 (35.85%) E-Commerce
3 16 (30.19%) DevOps
4 15 (28.30%) Build Automation
5 14 (26.42%) Software Delivery
6 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
7 11 (20.75%) Mentoring
7 11 (20.75%) Network Management
8 10 (18.87%) ITIL
9 9 (16.98%) Incident Management
9 9 (16.98%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (15.09%) Information Security
10 8 (15.09%) Problem Management
10 8 (15.09%) Project Management
11 7 (13.21%) Capacity Management
11 7 (13.21%) Change Management
11 7 (13.21%) Computer Security
11 7 (13.21%) Security Patching
12 6 (11.32%) Network Architecture
13 5 (9.43%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (47.17%) Python
2 22 (41.51%) Ruby
3 18 (33.96%) Go
3 18 (33.96%) Java
4 3 (5.66%) SQL
5 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.77%) C
5 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) C++
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (32.08%) CCNP
3 11 (20.75%) CCNA
4 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) CCIE
5 3 (5.66%) CCIP
5 3 (5.66%) JNCIA
6 2 (3.77%) CCDP
6 2 (3.77%) CCSA
6 2 (3.77%) CCSE
6 2 (3.77%) CISSP
6 2 (3.77%) CLAS
6 2 (3.77%) Degree
6 2 (3.77%) GCIH
6 2 (3.77%) GIAC
7 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (35.85%) Ansible
3 17 (32.08%) Terraform
4 10 (18.87%) Consul
5 6 (11.32%) Nagios
6 4 (7.55%) Packer
7 3 (5.66%) Nessus
7 3 (5.66%) Puppet
7 3 (5.66%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (3.77%) SELinux
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) Cisco
2 17 (32.08%) F5
3 7 (13.21%) CheckPoint
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.21%) VMware
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle
5 5 (9.43%) Cyberoam
5 5 (9.43%) Juniper
6 4 (7.55%) Huawei
6 4 (7.55%) Splunk
7 3 (5.66%) BT
7 3 (5.66%) Ericsson
7 3 (5.66%) HP
7 3 (5.66%) Mercator
8 2 (3.77%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.77%) Meraki
8 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
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