The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 99 143 108
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -35
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1038 750 979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.99% 1.58% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.40% 11.55% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 393 438
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £151 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 79 146
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.55 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
TCP/IP
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
7746 6492 8252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.66% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 3615 3823
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 375 625
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.87 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.98 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
- -9.89%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in England

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in England

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in England

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in England

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram in England

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +47 476 £400 +14.28% 149
South East -1 194 £350 +16.66% 105
South West +30 87 £400 +70.21% 33
East of England +12 79 £338 +22.72% 48
North West +21 73 £375 +15.38% 22
West Midlands +15 52 £300 -14.28% 28
Yorkshire +4 28 £348 +15.83% 34
East Midlands +12 23 £200 -24.52% 18
North East -26 15 £110 - 3
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 1038 (56.69%) Windows
2 585 (31.95%) DNS
3 573 (31.29%) Microsoft
4 567 (30.97%) Active Directory
5 552 (30.15%) Linux
6 524 (28.62%) Firewall
7 402 (21.96%) Cisco
7 402 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 395 (21.57%) LAN
9 389 (21.25%) WAN
10 368 (20.10%) UNIX
11 330 (18.02%) VMware
12 306 (16.71%) DHCP
13 289 (15.78%) Windows 7
14 288 (15.73%) VPN
15 283 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 280 (15.29%) HP
17 265 (14.47%) SQL
18 259 (14.15%) HTTP
19 255 (13.93%) MS Exchange
20 250 (13.65%) ITIL
21 244 (13.33%) MS Office
22 241 (13.16%) SAN
23 236 (12.89%) Windows XP
24 234 (12.78%) Finance
25 228 (12.45%) Security Cleared
26 221 (12.07%) Java
27 220 (12.02%) Oracle
28 219 (11.96%) MS Excel
29 194 (10.60%) Citrix

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 255 (13.93%) MS Exchange
2 171 (9.34%) IIS
3 117 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 83 (4.53%) Apache
5 75 (4.10%) SharePoint
6 65 (3.55%) WebSphere
7 63 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 63 (3.44%) Tomcat
8 58 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 49 (2.68%) WebLogic
10 41 (2.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 40 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 35 (1.91%) IBM Notes
13 31 (1.69%) Lync
14 26 (1.42%) nginx
15 24 (1.31%) Jetty
16 16 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
16 16 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
17 10 (0.55%) Node.js
17 10 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 244 (13.33%) MS Office
2 219 (11.96%) MS Excel
3 33 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.60%) MS Project
6 3 (0.16%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.055%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.055%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.055%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.055%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.055%) Simulink
8 1 (0.055%) CATIA
8 1 (0.055%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.055%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 81 (4.42%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (0.76%) assyst
3 6 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.22%) SAP IS-U
4 4 (0.22%) SunGard Stream Ubix
4 4 (0.22%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 3 (0.16%) Agresso
6 2 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.055%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.055%) Changepoint
7 1 (0.055%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.055%) BASE24
7 1 (0.055%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.055%) Summit
7 1 (0.055%) Minerva
7 1 (0.055%) RMDS
7 1 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.055%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
3 23 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (1.26%) Office 365
4 22 (1.20%) SaaS
5 19 (1.04%) Google App Engine
6 15 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.49%) PaaS
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.11%) Route 53
9 1 (0.055%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 585 (31.95%) DNS
2 524 (28.62%) Firewall
3 395 (21.57%) LAN
4 389 (21.25%) WAN
5 306 (16.71%) DHCP
6 288 (15.73%) VPN
7 259 (14.15%) HTTP
8 241 (13.16%) SAN
9 176 (9.61%) SSL
10 145 (7.92%) Internet
11 139 (7.59%) Network Security
12 127 (6.94%) OSPF
13 121 (6.61%) BGP
14 119 (6.50%) VLAN
15 116 (6.34%) Wireless
16 95 (5.19%) VoIP
17 84 (4.59%) IPsec
18 82 (4.48%) FTP
19 80 (4.37%) MPLS
20 78 (4.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 68 (3.71%) MySQL
3 43 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 41 (2.24%) NoSQL
5 30 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
5 30 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 28 (1.53%) Oracle Database
7 21 (1.15%) Relational Database
8 18 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (0.87%) Redis
10 15 (0.82%) RDBMS
11 14 (0.76%) DB2
12 8 (0.44%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (0.27%) SQLPlus
15 4 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.22%) Informix
Development Applications
1 51 (2.79%) Subversion
2 41 (2.24%) Jenkins
3 39 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 28 (1.53%) LoadRunner
5 20 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
6 19 (1.04%) JIRA
7 9 (0.49%) Maven
7 9 (0.49%) Eclipse
8 8 (0.44%) MSI
8 8 (0.44%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.38%) GDB
9 7 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (0.33%) StyleCop
10 6 (0.33%) Selenium
10 6 (0.33%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.33%) FxCop
10 6 (0.33%) Rational Rhapsody
11 5 (0.27%) Hudson
11 5 (0.27%) JUnit
General
1 234 (12.78%) Finance
2 134 (7.32%) Banking
3 117 (6.39%) Telecoms
4 51 (2.79%) Investment Banking
5 35 (1.91%) Retail
6 34 (1.86%) Marketing
7 29 (1.58%) Financial Institution
8 28 (1.53%) Advertising
9 24 (1.31%) Games
10 22 (1.20%) Legal
11 21 (1.15%) Spanish Language
12 20 (1.09%) Law
13 18 (0.98%) Front Office
13 18 (0.98%) Back Office
14 15 (0.82%) French Language
15 14 (0.76%) Mandarin Language
16 13 (0.71%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.60%) Electronics
18 9 (0.49%) Dutch Language
19 6 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 326 (17.80%) Analyst
2 193 (10.54%) Developer
3 187 (10.21%) Support Engineer
4 173 (9.45%) Network Engineer
5 98 (5.35%) Support Analyst
6 88 (4.81%) Administrator
7 77 (4.21%) Consultant
8 76 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support
9 63 (3.44%) Systems Administrator
10 62 (3.39%) Test Analyst
10 62 (3.39%) Architect
11 60 (3.28%) Software Engineer
11 60 (3.28%) Desktop Support
11 60 (3.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 59 (3.22%) 3rd Line Support
13 57 (3.11%) Security Analyst
14 56 (3.06%) Systems Engineer
15 47 (2.57%) Service Analyst
16 46 (2.51%) Service Desk Analyst
16 46 (2.51%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (9.61%) .NET
2 117 (6.39%) HTML
3 104 (5.68%) XML
4 99 (5.41%) Web Services
5 95 (5.19%) ASP.NET
6 78 (4.26%) JSP
7 59 (3.22%) JSON
8 31 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
8 31 (1.69%) CSS
9 30 (1.64%) REST
10 27 (1.47%) Servlets
10 27 (1.47%) J2EE
11 26 (1.42%) LAMP
12 23 (1.26%) Middleware
13 21 (1.15%) AngularJS
14 20 (1.09%) HTML5
15 18 (0.98%) SOAP
16 15 (0.82%) RESTful
16 15 (0.82%) WebSockets
17 14 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 172 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 104 (5.68%) Clustering
3 77 (4.21%) Blackberry
4 75 (4.10%) Client/Server
4 75 (4.10%) Open Source
5 52 (2.84%) Replication
6 51 (2.79%) PKI
7 50 (2.73%) Management Information System
8 48 (2.62%) Computer Science
9 32 (1.75%) iPad
10 29 (1.58%) Hedge funds
10 29 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 25 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
12 20 (1.09%) Device Driver
13 19 (1.04%) AS400
13 19 (1.04%) Equities
13 19 (1.04%) iPhone
14 18 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (0.93%) Oracle Exalogic
15 17 (0.93%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1038 (56.69%) Windows
2 552 (30.15%) Linux
3 402 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 368 (20.10%) UNIX
5 289 (15.78%) Windows 7
6 283 (15.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 236 (12.89%) Windows XP
8 124 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 85 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 84 (4.59%) Solaris
11 68 (3.71%) Windows 2000
12 60 (3.28%) Windows 8
13 38 (2.08%) SUSE
14 32 (1.75%) Windows Vista
15 29 (1.58%) AIX
16 24 (1.31%) Android
17 21 (1.15%) Mac OS X
18 19 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
18 19 (1.04%) CentOS
19 16 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (13.65%) ITIL
2 114 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (5.46%) Configuration Management
3 100 (5.46%) Load Balancing
4 84 (4.59%) Migration
5 80 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
5 80 (4.37%) DevOps
6 78 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 77 (4.21%) Software Engineering
8 72 (3.93%) Change Management
9 71 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
10 69 (3.77%) Service Delivery
10 69 (3.77%) Project Management
10 69 (3.77%) Validation
11 60 (3.28%) Incident Management
12 58 (3.17%) Software Testing
12 58 (3.17%) OO
13 57 (3.11%) Service Management
14 54 (2.95%) Test Scripting
14 54 (2.95%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 265 (14.47%) SQL
2 221 (12.07%) Java
3 139 (7.59%) PowerShell
4 135 (7.37%) JavaScript
5 132 (7.21%) C
6 127 (6.94%) Perl
7 107 (5.84%) Shell Script
8 104 (5.68%) C++
9 98 (5.35%) Python
10 70 (3.82%) Ruby
11 63 (3.44%) C#
12 60 (3.28%) PHP
13 48 (2.62%) VBScript
14 40 (2.18%) Bash Shell
15 31 (1.69%) VB
16 17 (0.93%) Embedded C
17 14 (0.76%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.76%) VBA
18 13 (0.71%) PL/SQL
19 10 (0.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 228 (12.45%) Security Cleared
2 194 (10.60%) Cisco Certification
3 174 (9.50%) SC Cleared
4 172 (9.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 139 (7.59%) MCSE
6 120 (6.55%) CCNP
7 108 (5.90%) CCNA
8 104 (5.68%) Degree
9 82 (4.48%) CISSP
10 77 (4.21%) ISTQB
11 76 (4.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 62 (3.39%) DV Cleared
13 45 (2.46%) CCIE
13 45 (2.46%) MCP
14 38 (2.08%) MCITP
15 33 (1.80%) GIAC
16 28 (1.53%) CEH
17 25 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 23 (1.26%) CCSE
19 22 (1.20%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.55%) QA
2 58 (3.17%) SLA
3 22 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 20 (1.09%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.33%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.16%) GPG13
9 2 (0.11%) COBIT
10 1 (0.055%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.055%) JTAG
10 1 (0.055%) JSP 440
System Software
1 567 (30.97%) Active Directory
2 188 (10.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (4.53%) vSphere
4 74 (4.04%) Hyper-V
5 59 (3.22%) XenApp
6 46 (2.51%) NFS
6 46 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
7 42 (2.29%) VMware ESX
8 35 (1.91%) Xen
9 29 (1.58%) Terminal Services
10 21 (1.15%) Snort
10 21 (1.15%) Nmap
11 18 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 16 (0.87%) ProxySG
12 16 (0.87%) XenDesktop
13 15 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 15 (0.82%) vCloud
14 11 (0.60%) Squid
15 10 (0.55%) MetaFrame
16 9 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 123 (6.72%) SCCM
2 100 (5.46%) Puppet
3 61 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
4 59 (3.22%) SCOM
5 57 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (2.24%) Backup Exec
7 35 (1.91%) Nessus
8 23 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
9 22 (1.20%) NetBackup
10 21 (1.15%) WSUS
10 21 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 16 (0.87%) HP SIM
12 15 (0.82%) Nagios
13 13 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 13 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 13 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
13 13 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
14 12 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
14 12 (0.66%) FortiGate
14 12 (0.66%) Salt
Vendors
1 573 (31.29%) Microsoft
2 402 (21.96%) Cisco
3 330 (18.02%) VMware
4 280 (15.29%) HP
5 220 (12.02%) Oracle
6 194 (10.60%) Citrix
7 114 (6.23%) Juniper
8 112 (6.12%) CheckPoint
9 108 (5.90%) F5
10 106 (5.79%) Red Hat
11 72 (3.93%) IBM
12 65 (3.55%) NetApp
13 56 (3.06%) EMC
14 51 (2.79%) Dell
15 49 (2.68%) Avaya
15 49 (2.68%) Symantec
16 47 (2.57%) Blue Coat
17 41 (2.24%) SolarWinds
18 39 (2.13%) McAfee
19 38 (2.08%) Lotus
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