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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 116 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 917 814 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.86% 1.74% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.81% 12.76% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 424 407
Average daily rate
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£365 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 70 152
Average hourly rate £22.44 £15.43 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.46% -22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.53 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £34.45 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.44 £15.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+47.17% -20.37%
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
7160 6377 7031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.53% 13.62% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4147 3538 3526
Average daily rate £368 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 389 619
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.75 £21.67
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -4.22%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 29 December 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 +14 431 £411 +9.66% 98
South East +3 215 £335 +11.66% 83
Yorkshire -14 53 £350 +16.66% 27
East of England +14 51 £300 -7.33% 28
South West -6 49 £375 +36.36% 29
North West +6 42 £350 -12.50% 13
West Midlands +3 40 £275 +15.78% 11
East Midlands +8 21 £270 -1.81% 14
North East -21 10 £320 -20.00%
Midlands +2 2 - -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 1032 (52.90%) Windows
2 604 (30.96%) DNS
3 591 (30.29%) Linux
4 590 (30.24%) Microsoft
5 553 (28.34%) Active Directory
6 542 (27.78%) Firewall
7 419 (21.48%) Cisco
8 403 (20.66%) LAN
9 400 (20.50%) WAN
10 399 (20.45%) VMware
11 378 (19.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 357 (18.30%) DHCP
13 351 (17.99%) UNIX
14 288 (14.76%) Windows 7
15 285 (14.61%) ITIL
16 284 (14.56%) MS Office
16 284 (14.56%) HP
17 272 (13.94%) VPN
18 267 (13.69%) Finance
19 263 (13.48%) Windows Server 2003
20 262 (13.43%) HTTP
21 249 (12.76%) Cisco Certification
21 249 (12.76%) Security Cleared
22 242 (12.40%) Citrix
23 240 (12.30%) Java
24 236 (12.10%) SQL
25 233 (11.94%) SAN
26 229 (11.74%) MS Exchange
27 221 (11.33%) Windows XP
28 217 (11.12%) SSL

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
1 229 (11.74%) MS Exchange
2 152 (7.79%) IIS
3 92 (4.72%) Apache
4 76 (3.90%) SharePoint
5 74 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 71 (3.64%) Tomcat
7 64 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 54 (2.77%) WebLogic
9 50 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 43 (2.20%) Lync
11 41 (2.10%) WebSphere
12 33 (1.69%) nginx
12 33 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 29 (1.49%) JBoss
14 27 (1.38%) IBM Notes
14 27 (1.38%) Node.js
15 21 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
16 19 (0.97%) OpenStack
17 15 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
17 15 (0.77%) Jetty
Applications
1 284 (14.56%) MS Office
2 184 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 35 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.62%) MS Project
5 7 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.051%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.051%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.051%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.051%) Simulink
6 1 (0.051%) CATIA
6 1 (0.051%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.051%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 54 (2.77%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (0.67%) assyst
3 9 (0.46%) ResourceLink
4 6 (0.31%) Agresso
4 6 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.26%) BASE24
6 4 (0.21%) RMDS
6 4 (0.21%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.10%) Cognos Planning
8 2 (0.10%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.051%) Changepoint
9 1 (0.051%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.051%) Summit
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 58 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
4 22 (1.13%) Office 365
5 20 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.67%) PaaS
7 12 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.56%) Google App Engine
9 10 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 10 (0.51%) Heroku
9 10 (0.51%) Engine Yard
9 10 (0.51%) SaaS
10 6 (0.31%) Route 53
11 4 (0.21%) GitHub
12 3 (0.15%) IaaS
12 3 (0.15%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 604 (30.96%) DNS
2 542 (27.78%) Firewall
3 403 (20.66%) LAN
4 400 (20.50%) WAN
5 357 (18.30%) DHCP
6 272 (13.94%) VPN
7 262 (13.43%) HTTP
8 233 (11.94%) SAN
9 217 (11.12%) SSL
10 188 (9.64%) Internet
11 170 (8.71%) BGP
12 169 (8.66%) OSPF
13 158 (8.10%) Network Security
14 116 (5.95%) VLAN
14 116 (5.95%) VoIP
15 98 (5.02%) MPLS
16 97 (4.97%) FTP
17 94 (4.82%) Wireless
18 93 (4.77%) Cisco Nexus
19 83 (4.25%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 87 (4.46%) MySQL
3 53 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 51 (2.61%) NoSQL
5 40 (2.05%) MongoDB
5 40 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
6 33 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (1.44%) Relational Database
8 27 (1.38%) Redis
9 24 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (1.03%) Oracle Database
12 18 (0.92%) DB2
13 17 (0.87%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (0.62%) Big Data
16 9 (0.46%) EDRMS
17 8 (0.41%) Hadoop
18 7 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 7 (0.36%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 66 (3.38%) Subversion
2 61 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 52 (2.67%) Git (software)
4 30 (1.54%) JIRA
5 14 (0.72%) Maven
6 13 (0.67%) LoadRunner
7 12 (0.62%) Visual Studio
7 12 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (0.51%) MSI
9 9 (0.46%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.41%) Selenium
11 7 (0.36%) FxCop
11 7 (0.36%) StyleCop
11 7 (0.36%) Ant
11 7 (0.36%) ClearCase
11 7 (0.36%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.36%) Rational Rhapsody
12 4 (0.21%) GCC
12 4 (0.21%) Toad
General
1 267 (13.69%) Finance
2 166 (8.51%) Banking
3 160 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 48 (2.46%) Investment Banking
5 44 (2.26%) Retail
6 32 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 30 (1.54%) Law
8 29 (1.49%) Games
9 25 (1.28%) Back Office
10 23 (1.18%) Marketing
11 22 (1.13%) Front Office
11 22 (1.13%) Legal
12 21 (1.08%) Manufacturing
12 21 (1.08%) Advertising
13 14 (0.72%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.46%) Dutch Language
14 9 (0.46%) Electronics
14 9 (0.46%) Aerospace
15 8 (0.41%) Multimedia
16 7 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 346 (17.73%) Analyst
2 206 (10.56%) Network Engineer
3 196 (10.05%) Developer
4 188 (9.64%) Support Engineer
5 116 (5.95%) Support Analyst
6 98 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 89 (4.56%) Consultant
8 82 (4.20%) Desktop Support
8 82 (4.20%) Administrator
9 72 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support
10 58 (2.97%) Software Engineer
11 57 (2.92%) Test Analyst
12 56 (2.87%) Systems Engineer
12 56 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support
13 55 (2.82%) Security Engineer
14 54 (2.77%) Security Analyst
15 52 (2.67%) Desktop Engineer
16 50 (2.56%) Network Support
17 47 (2.41%) Systems Administrator
18 39 (2.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (6.92%) .NET
2 124 (6.36%) XML
3 114 (5.84%) Web Services
4 108 (5.54%) HTML
5 74 (3.79%) ASP.NET
6 54 (2.77%) JSP
6 54 (2.77%) JSON
7 43 (2.20%) Middleware
8 39 (2.00%) CSS
9 30 (1.54%) AngularJS
10 25 (1.28%) J2EE
11 23 (1.18%) REST
12 20 (1.03%) HTML5
12 20 (1.03%) XSLT
12 20 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
13 19 (0.97%) LAMP
13 19 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
13 19 (0.97%) WebSockets
14 15 (0.77%) Servlets
15 14 (0.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 175 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (5.18%) Clustering
3 86 (4.41%) Blackberry
4 84 (4.31%) PKI
5 74 (3.79%) Open Source
6 61 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 58 (2.97%) Client/Server
7 58 (2.97%) Computer Science
8 51 (2.61%) Replication
9 38 (1.95%) iPad
10 34 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
11 31 (1.59%) Oracle Exalogic
12 25 (1.28%) iPhone
13 23 (1.18%) AS400
13 23 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 20 (1.03%) Device Driver
15 20 (1.03%) FlexPod
16 18 (0.92%) Mobile App
16 18 (0.92%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1032 (52.90%) Windows
2 591 (30.29%) Linux
3 378 (19.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 351 (17.99%) UNIX
5 288 (14.76%) Windows 7
6 263 (13.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 221 (11.33%) Windows XP
8 175 (8.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 138 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 95 (4.87%) Solaris
11 80 (4.10%) Windows 8
12 56 (2.87%) SUSE
13 45 (2.31%) Windows 2000
14 44 (2.26%) Ubuntu
15 40 (2.05%) Windows Vista
16 38 (1.95%) CentOS
17 35 (1.79%) AIX
18 31 (1.59%) Android
19 22 (1.13%) Mac OS X
20 19 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (14.61%) ITIL
2 142 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (6.56%) Load Balancing
4 120 (6.15%) DevOps
5 119 (6.10%) Configuration Management
6 105 (5.38%) Project Management
7 96 (4.92%) Migration
8 91 (4.66%) Change Management
9 88 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
10 81 (4.15%) Performance Tuning
11 79 (4.05%) OO
12 75 (3.84%) Disaster Recovery
12 75 (3.84%) Incident Management
13 71 (3.64%) Software Engineering
14 70 (3.59%) Service Delivery
15 64 (3.28%) Information Security
16 61 (3.13%) Service Management
16 61 (3.13%) Change Control
17 60 (3.08%) Validation
18 59 (3.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 240 (12.30%) Java
2 236 (12.10%) SQL
3 142 (7.28%) Perl
4 141 (7.23%) PowerShell
5 135 (6.92%) Python
6 129 (6.61%) Shell Script
7 126 (6.46%) JavaScript
8 101 (5.18%) Ruby
9 90 (4.61%) C
10 84 (4.31%) C++
11 73 (3.74%) PHP
12 67 (3.43%) C#
12 67 (3.43%) Bash Shell
13 58 (2.97%) VBScript
14 27 (1.38%) VB
15 18 (0.92%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.77%) VBA
16 15 (0.77%) Korn
17 12 (0.62%) RPG
18 10 (0.51%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 249 (12.76%) Cisco Certification
1 249 (12.76%) Security Cleared
2 193 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 181 (9.28%) SC Cleared
4 155 (7.94%) CCNP
5 149 (7.64%) MCSE
6 131 (6.71%) CCNA
7 104 (5.33%) Degree
8 84 (4.31%) CISSP
9 80 (4.10%) CCIE
10 70 (3.59%) DV Cleared
11 53 (2.72%) ISTQB
11 53 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 41 (2.10%) MCITP
12 41 (2.10%) GIAC
13 38 (1.95%) MCP
14 32 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 31 (1.59%) GCIA
16 27 (1.38%) CEH
17 26 (1.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (3.79%) SLA
2 56 (2.87%) QA
3 29 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 26 (1.33%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.31%) DO-178B
6 6 (0.31%) GPG13
7 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.10%) COBIT
9 1 (0.051%) HL7
9 1 (0.051%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.051%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.051%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 553 (28.34%) Active Directory
2 202 (10.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (5.02%) vSphere
4 79 (4.05%) XenApp
5 67 (3.43%) Hyper-V
6 44 (2.26%) VMware ESX
7 39 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (1.95%) NFS
9 32 (1.64%) Terminal Services
10 29 (1.49%) Snort
11 27 (1.38%) XenDesktop
12 26 (1.33%) Xen
12 26 (1.33%) ProxySG
13 25 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 25 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 19 (0.97%) Firmware
15 15 (0.77%) vCloud
15 15 (0.77%) Docker
16 13 (0.67%) MetaFrame
16 13 (0.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 129 (6.61%) Puppet
2 119 (6.10%) SCCM
3 74 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
4 58 (2.97%) SCOM
5 32 (1.64%) NetBackup
5 32 (1.64%) Nagios
6 30 (1.54%) Backup Exec
7 29 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
8 25 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
9 24 (1.23%) Nessus
10 23 (1.18%) WSUS
11 20 (1.03%) HP SIM
12 19 (0.97%) RANCID
12 19 (0.97%) OpenNMS
12 19 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 17 (0.87%) SCVMM
13 17 (0.87%) Ansible
14 16 (0.82%) EdgeSight
15 15 (0.77%) Salt
15 15 (0.77%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 590 (30.24%) Microsoft
2 419 (21.48%) Cisco
3 399 (20.45%) VMware
4 284 (14.56%) HP
5 242 (12.40%) Citrix
6 172 (8.82%) Oracle
7 162 (8.30%) Red Hat
8 142 (7.28%) Juniper
9 133 (6.82%) CheckPoint
10 122 (6.25%) F5
11 78 (4.00%) IBM
12 74 (3.79%) Dell
13 67 (3.43%) Blue Coat
14 66 (3.38%) Symantec
15 52 (2.67%) NetApp
16 51 (2.61%) Avaya
17 50 (2.56%) Veritas
18 44 (2.26%) EMC
19 41 (2.10%) McAfee
20 36 (1.85%) Sun
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