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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK / England
Rank 125 131 118
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 840 835 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.03% 1.83% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.42% 12.67% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 518 499
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 62 66
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.82% -5.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -12.62%

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
6260 6592 6894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.10% 14.44% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3817 3881 3971
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 346 385
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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 -8 361 £425 -15.00% 90
South East +10 173 £375 +7.14% 69
East of England -11 54 £350 -15.15% 31
North West +24 53 £450 +28.57% 24
Yorkshire +20 47 £450 +34.32% 27
North East 0 44 £375 -16.66% 1
South West +11 41 £288 +9.52% 23
West Midlands +11 39 £400 +105.12% 23
East Midlands -19 17 £180 -38.46% 15
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP.

1 841 (48.17%) Windows
2 802 (45.93%) Linux
3 537 (30.76%) Firewall
4 511 (29.27%) DNS
5 457 (26.17%) Cisco
6 403 (23.08%) Unix
7 375 (21.48%) VMware
8 361 (20.68%) Active Directory
9 357 (20.45%) LAN
10 354 (20.27%) Microsoft
11 348 (19.93%) HTTP
12 347 (19.87%) Security Cleared
13 341 (19.53%) Python
14 333 (19.07%) WAN
15 327 (18.73%) SSL
16 326 (18.67%) DHCP
17 325 (18.61%) ITIL
18 323 (18.50%) Windows Server
19 308 (17.64%) Java
20 301 (17.24%) DevOps
21 290 (16.61%) SC Cleared
22 250 (14.32%) Finance
23 248 (14.20%) Puppet
24 243 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
25 241 (13.80%) Agile Software Development
26 238 (13.63%) Configuration Management
27 237 (13.57%) Perl
28 230 (13.17%) Jenkins
29 229 (13.12%) VPN
30 218 (12.49%) SQL

TCP/IP
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
1 181 (10.37%) Apache
2 122 (6.99%) Tomcat
3 110 (6.30%) MS Exchange
4 104 (5.96%) IIS
5 74 (4.24%) JBoss
6 72 (4.12%) WebSphere
7 63 (3.61%) nginx
8 61 (3.49%) OpenStack
9 55 (3.15%) WebLogic
10 53 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2010
11 38 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
12 34 (1.95%) Oracle Application Server
13 33 (1.89%) SharePoint
14 28 (1.60%) iPlanet
15 23 (1.32%) IBM Notes
15 23 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
16 22 (1.26%) Confluence
16 22 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
17 21 (1.20%) Skype for Business
18 20 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 164 (9.39%) MS Office
2 148 (8.48%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.52%) MS Project
6 2 (0.11%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.057%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.057%) InDesign
7 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.057%) Simulink
7 1 (0.057%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.86%) RMDS
3 6 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.23%) Infor M3
5 3 (0.17%) Demantra
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.057%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.057%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.057%) Magento
7 1 (0.057%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.057%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 198 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (3.61%) Office 365
4 37 (2.12%) GitHub
5 34 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
7 24 (1.37%) PaaS
8 20 (1.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (0.86%) SaaS
10 14 (0.80%) Google App Engine
10 14 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.80%) IaaS
11 12 (0.69%) Amazon S3
12 11 (0.63%) Google Analytics
13 9 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 9 (0.52%) Route 53
14 6 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 5 (0.29%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 537 (30.76%) Firewall
2 511 (29.27%) DNS
3 357 (20.45%) LAN
4 348 (19.93%) HTTP
5 333 (19.07%) WAN
6 327 (18.73%) SSL
7 326 (18.67%) DHCP
8 229 (13.12%) VPN
9 185 (10.60%) Wireless
10 159 (9.11%) Internet
11 141 (8.08%) Network Security
12 134 (7.67%) VoIP
13 131 (7.50%) Cisco ASA
14 115 (6.59%) BGP
14 115 (6.59%) SAN
15 113 (6.47%) OSPF
16 112 (6.41%) Ethernet
17 106 (6.07%) SNMP
18 105 (6.01%) MPLS
19 100 (5.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
2 146 (8.36%) MySQL
3 139 (7.96%) SQL Server
4 122 (6.99%) MongoDB
5 88 (5.04%) Relational Database
6 77 (4.41%) Redis
7 38 (2.18%) NoSQL
8 34 (1.95%) Oracle Database
9 25 (1.43%) Hadoop
10 23 (1.32%) DB2
11 21 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
12 20 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
13 17 (0.97%) Big Data
14 14 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (0.80%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 230 (13.17%) Jenkins
2 190 (10.88%) Git (software)
3 97 (5.56%) Subversion
4 39 (2.23%) Travis CI
5 31 (1.78%) JIRA
6 30 (1.72%) Bitbucket
6 30 (1.72%) Vagrant
7 27 (1.55%) Selenium
8 22 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
9 19 (1.09%) GoCD
9 19 (1.09%) Visual Studio
10 18 (1.03%) ClearCase
10 18 (1.03%) JUnit
11 15 (0.86%) Cucumber
12 14 (0.80%) Grunt
13 13 (0.74%) Ant
13 13 (0.74%) Karma Test Runner
14 11 (0.63%) ClearQuest
14 11 (0.63%) IntelliJ
14 11 (0.63%) Sublime Text
General
1 250 (14.32%) Finance
2 96 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 94 (5.38%) Banking
4 44 (2.52%) Retail
5 36 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 27 (1.55%) Electronics
7 24 (1.37%) Marketing
8 23 (1.32%) Back Office
8 23 (1.32%) Legal
9 20 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 19 (1.09%) Law
11 18 (1.03%) Front Office
12 16 (0.92%) Advertising
12 16 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.69%) Military
14 9 (0.52%) Games
15 8 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.34%) Publishing
17 5 (0.29%) Aerospace
17 5 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 216 (12.37%) Analyst
2 170 (9.74%) Support Engineer
3 151 (8.65%) Network Engineer
4 149 (8.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 134 (7.67%) Developer
6 111 (6.36%) Administrator
7 96 (5.50%) Support Analyst
8 82 (4.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 82 (4.70%) Linux Engineer
9 70 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support
9 70 (4.01%) Architect
10 69 (3.95%) Desktop Support
11 61 (3.49%) Consultant
12 57 (3.26%) Systems Administrator
13 51 (2.92%) Software Engineer
14 48 (2.75%) Security Analyst
15 44 (2.52%) Cisco Engineer
15 44 (2.52%) Systems Engineer
16 41 (2.35%) C++ Developer
17 40 (2.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (6.87%) Web Services
2 97 (5.56%) HTML
3 83 (4.75%) J2EE
4 80 (4.58%) CSS
5 77 (4.41%) ELK Stack
6 74 (4.24%) XML
7 72 (4.12%) Node.js
8 59 (3.38%) .NET
9 58 (3.32%) LAMP
10 57 (3.26%) 802.1X
11 55 (3.15%) Middleware
12 54 (3.09%) JSON
13 41 (2.35%) Servlets
14 40 (2.29%) SOAP
15 35 (2.00%) RESTful
16 29 (1.66%) RabbitMQ
17 28 (1.60%) AngularJS
17 28 (1.60%) WebSphere MQ
18 27 (1.55%) LAPP Stack
19 23 (1.32%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 146 (8.36%) Data Centre
2 109 (6.24%) Management Information System
3 91 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (4.30%) Clustering
5 47 (2.69%) Blackberry
6 45 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 44 (2.52%) Client/Server
8 40 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 23 (1.32%) Algorithms
10 23 (1.32%) Cyber Attack
11 22 (1.26%) Device Driver
12 20 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
13 19 (1.09%) Driving Licence
14 18 (1.03%) PKI
14 18 (1.03%) Private Cloud
14 18 (1.03%) Public Cloud
15 17 (0.97%) Cryptography
16 16 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 15 (0.86%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 841 (48.17%) Windows
2 802 (45.93%) Linux
3 403 (23.08%) Unix
4 323 (18.50%) Windows Server
5 202 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 173 (9.91%) Windows 7
7 149 (8.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 148 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 134 (7.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 91 (5.21%) Solaris
11 87 (4.98%) CentOS
12 78 (4.47%) Ubuntu
13 58 (3.32%) Windows 10
14 52 (2.98%) AIX
15 44 (2.52%) Windows XP
16 42 (2.41%) Windows 8
17 35 (2.00%) Apple iOS
17 35 (2.00%) Mac OS X
18 29 (1.66%) SUSE
19 25 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (18.61%) ITIL
2 301 (17.24%) DevOps
3 241 (13.80%) Agile Software Development
4 238 (13.63%) Configuration Management
5 207 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
6 201 (11.51%) Open Source
7 149 (8.53%) Load Balancing
8 116 (6.64%) Software Engineering
9 115 (6.59%) Change Management
10 110 (6.30%) Information Security
11 98 (5.61%) High Availability
12 97 (5.56%) SIEM
13 85 (4.87%) Migration
14 73 (4.18%) Vulnerability Management
15 72 (4.12%) Cybersecurity
16 70 (4.01%) Service Management
17 64 (3.67%) Network Monitoring
18 63 (3.61%) Patch Management
18 63 (3.61%) Security Operations
19 62 (3.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 341 (19.53%) Python
2 308 (17.64%) Java
3 237 (13.57%) Perl
4 218 (12.49%) SQL
5 166 (9.51%) Ruby
6 147 (8.42%) Bash Shell
7 115 (6.59%) JavaScript
7 115 (6.59%) PowerShell
8 113 (6.47%) C++
9 99 (5.67%) Shell Script
10 94 (5.38%) C
11 71 (4.07%) C#
12 68 (3.89%) Go
13 60 (3.44%) VB
14 59 (3.38%) PHP
15 31 (1.78%) VBScript
16 30 (1.72%) Scala
17 15 (0.86%) Korn
18 13 (0.74%) PL/SQL
19 12 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 347 (19.87%) Security Cleared
2 290 (16.61%) SC Cleared
3 200 (11.45%) Cisco Certification
4 126 (7.22%) CCNA
5 123 (7.04%) CCNP
6 101 (5.78%) Degree
7 88 (5.04%) CISSP
8 80 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 69 (3.95%) DV Cleared
10 56 (3.21%) MCSE
11 50 (2.86%) CCIE
12 45 (2.58%) SANS
13 38 (2.18%) MCP
14 37 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
14 37 (2.12%) MCSA
15 34 (1.95%) SSCP
16 32 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
17 27 (1.55%) Network+ Certification
18 25 (1.43%) GIAC
19 20 (1.15%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.30%) PCI DSS
2 56 (3.21%) SLA
3 48 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.09%) RMADS
5 17 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
6 16 (0.92%) QA
7 5 (0.29%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.17%) MiFID
10 2 (0.11%) COBIT
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.057%) BS7799
11 1 (0.057%) GPG13
11 1 (0.057%) HL7
11 1 (0.057%) WCAG
System Software
1 361 (20.68%) Active Directory
2 243 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (5.15%) vSphere
4 87 (4.98%) Docker
5 68 (3.89%) Hyper-V
6 46 (2.63%) Firmware
7 39 (2.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 37 (2.12%) XenApp
9 34 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
10 32 (1.83%) NFS
11 29 (1.66%) vCloud
12 26 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
13 25 (1.43%) Samba
14 21 (1.20%) etcd
14 21 (1.20%) flannel
15 19 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
15 19 (1.09%) Xen
16 17 (0.97%) KVM
17 15 (0.86%) iptables
18 14 (0.80%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 248 (14.20%) Puppet
2 164 (9.39%) Opscode Chef
3 147 (8.42%) Ansible
4 92 (5.27%) SCCM
5 60 (3.44%) Nagios
6 59 (3.38%) Kibana
7 57 (3.26%) Salt
8 49 (2.81%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 48 (2.75%) Nessus
9 48 (2.75%) Tivoli
10 44 (2.52%) HP SiteScope
10 44 (2.52%) logstash
11 43 (2.46%) QRadar
12 37 (2.12%) Terraform
13 32 (1.83%) Consul
13 32 (1.83%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 27 (1.55%) Grafana
15 25 (1.43%) Kubernetes
16 23 (1.32%) Nexpose
16 23 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 457 (26.17%) Cisco
2 375 (21.48%) VMware
3 354 (20.27%) Microsoft
4 186 (10.65%) Oracle
5 150 (8.59%) Red Hat
6 146 (8.36%) Juniper
7 145 (8.30%) F5
8 138 (7.90%) CheckPoint
9 127 (7.27%) Citrix
10 115 (6.59%) HP
11 86 (4.93%) IBM
12 85 (4.87%) Splunk
13 72 (4.12%) Apple
14 59 (3.38%) Intel Security
14 59 (3.38%) Sun
15 48 (2.75%) LogRhythm
15 48 (2.75%) Veritas
16 47 (2.69%) Blue Coat
17 43 (2.46%) ArcSight
17 43 (2.46%) Riverbed
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £15-20/hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £230 - £270 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £8 - £14 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Great Abington, Cambridgeshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £15-20/hour
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £325 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £12 - £14 Per Hour up to £14/hour (ltd/umbrella company basis)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 3 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
AAP3
Rate: £135 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
LA International
Rate: .
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago