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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 604 612 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing ICMP 18 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.015% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £426 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.90% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-35.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 - -
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
8058 7360 6929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.18% 14.23% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4989 4283 3738
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 459 407
Median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
London - 13 £481 - 1
South East +3 2 £337 -35.76%
West Midlands - 2 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
ICMP
UK

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (86.96%) TCP/IP
2 19 (82.61%) Load Balancing
3 17 (73.91%) DNS
4 16 (69.57%) VPN
5 14 (60.87%) Linux
6 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (52.17%) DevOps
7 11 (47.83%) Ruby
7 11 (47.83%) Python
7 11 (47.83%) Configuration Management
8 10 (43.48%) WAN
8 10 (43.48%) LAN
8 10 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (39.13%) Build Automation
9 9 (39.13%) Software Delivery
9 9 (39.13%) Open Source
9 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
9 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (30.43%) DHCP
10 7 (30.43%) Web Services
10 7 (30.43%) SSL
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco
10 7 (30.43%) SNMP
10 7 (30.43%) Splunk
10 7 (30.43%) Packer
10 7 (30.43%) Terraform
10 7 (30.43%) GoCD
10 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
10 7 (30.43%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (30.43%) Vagrant

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 7 (30.43%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) TCP/IP
2 17 (73.91%) DNS
3 16 (69.57%) VPN
4 10 (43.48%) LAN
4 10 (43.48%) WAN
5 7 (30.43%) DHCP
5 7 (30.43%) SNMP
5 7 (30.43%) SSL
6 6 (26.09%) Firewall
6 6 (26.09%) MPLS
7 5 (21.74%) ADSL
7 5 (21.74%) Ethernet
7 5 (21.74%) IPsec
8 4 (17.39%) FTP
8 4 (17.39%) HTTP
8 4 (17.39%) HTTPS
8 4 (17.39%) ISDN
8 4 (17.39%) Network Security
8 4 (17.39%) PSTN
8 4 (17.39%) X.25
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) GoCD
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
1 7 (30.43%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) 802.1X
3 3 (13.04%) LAMP
3 3 (13.04%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
1 4 (17.39%) Public Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
3 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Load Balancing
2 12 (52.17%) DevOps
3 11 (47.83%) Configuration Management
4 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (39.13%) Build Automation
4 9 (39.13%) E-Commerce
4 9 (39.13%) Open Source
4 9 (39.13%) Software Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) ITIL
5 5 (21.74%) Network Management
6 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
8 2 (8.70%) Computer Security
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.70%) Information Security
8 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Python
1 11 (47.83%) Ruby
2 3 (13.04%) Go
2 3 (13.04%) Tcl
3 2 (8.70%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) CCENT
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.35%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (30.43%) Packer
2 7 (30.43%) Terraform
3 3 (13.04%) Ansible
3 3 (13.04%) Puppet
4 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
4 1 (4.35%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (4.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco
1 7 (30.43%) Splunk
2 6 (26.09%) F5
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Cyberoam
4 1 (4.35%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Progress
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