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 29 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 128 125 141
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 902 904 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.83% 1.78% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.71% 11.85% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 524 385
Median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 77 60
Median hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £14.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.18 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +28.57%
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
7700 7629 6506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.63% 15.00% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4741 4334 3593
Median daily rate £400 £354 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 434 374
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 2016.

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 May 2016.

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 29 May 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 -19 369 £429 +18.34% 104
South East -6 213 £375 +0.67% 82
North East +21 85 £320 +16.36% 13
South West +14 66 £330 -14.83% 22
North West +2 49 £360 +25.21% 16
East of England -2 44 £348 +2.96% 32
Yorkshire -8 33 £450 +56.52% 25
West Midlands -26 27 £331 -2.57% 13
East Midlands -2 13 £325 -10.34% 14
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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.

1 795 (45.35%) Windows
2 709 (40.44%) Linux
3 601 (34.28%) DNS
4 496 (28.29%) Firewall
5 452 (25.78%) Microsoft
6 443 (25.27%) Cisco
7 441 (25.16%) Active Directory
8 406 (23.16%) ITIL
9 394 (22.48%) HTTP
10 382 (21.79%) WAN
11 379 (21.62%) Unix
12 362 (20.65%) LAN
13 355 (20.25%) DHCP
14 326 (18.60%) Windows Server
15 323 (18.43%) VMware
16 312 (17.80%) Java
17 276 (15.74%) SSL
18 272 (15.52%) Security Cleared
19 267 (15.23%) Finance
20 260 (14.83%) VPN
21 257 (14.66%) Cisco Certification
21 257 (14.66%) Configuration Management
22 253 (14.43%) Perl
23 250 (14.26%) Python
24 246 (14.03%) Puppet
25 241 (13.75%) DevOps
26 232 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
27 217 (12.38%) SQL
28 210 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
29 206 (11.75%) Continuous Integration

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
1 164 (9.36%) Apache
2 151 (8.61%) MS Exchange
3 132 (7.53%) IIS
4 131 (7.47%) Tomcat
5 79 (4.51%) WebSphere
6 74 (4.22%) Jetty
7 63 (3.59%) SharePoint
8 61 (3.48%) nginx
9 60 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 52 (2.97%) Node.js
11 40 (2.28%) Skype for Business
12 36 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
13 34 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
14 33 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 33 (1.88%) OpenStack
15 31 (1.77%) IBM Notes
16 27 (1.54%) Confluence
17 26 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
17 26 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
18 25 (1.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 200 (11.41%) MS Office
2 161 (9.18%) MS Excel
3 15 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.63%) Acrobat
5 7 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.34%) QuarkXPress
7 5 (0.29%) HipChat
8 3 (0.17%) MS Project
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.23%) RMDS
4 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.17%) Eikon
5 2 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 2 (0.11%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.11%) Primavera
6 1 (0.057%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.057%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.057%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 159 (9.07%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (4.51%) Office 365
3 65 (3.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 24 (1.37%) Google App Engine
8 19 (1.08%) Mimecast
9 13 (0.74%) SaaS
10 11 (0.63%) Google Apps
11 9 (0.51%) PaaS
12 7 (0.40%) GitHub
13 6 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 6 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.34%) IaaS
14 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
16 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 601 (34.28%) DNS
2 496 (28.29%) Firewall
3 394 (22.48%) HTTP
4 382 (21.79%) WAN
5 362 (20.65%) LAN
6 355 (20.25%) DHCP
7 276 (15.74%) SSL
8 260 (14.83%) VPN
9 192 (10.95%) Network Security
10 185 (10.55%) Wireless
11 184 (10.50%) Internet
12 149 (8.50%) BGP
12 149 (8.50%) IPsec
13 140 (7.99%) SAN
14 124 (7.07%) FTP
15 122 (6.96%) MPLS
16 117 (6.67%) OSPF
17 113 (6.45%) VoIP
18 97 (5.53%) LDAP
19 80 (4.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 104 (5.93%) MySQL
3 97 (5.53%) MongoDB
4 83 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
5 71 (4.05%) Relational Database
6 55 (3.14%) NoSQL
7 47 (2.68%) Oracle Database
8 43 (2.45%) DB2
9 30 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 27 (1.54%) Redis
11 22 (1.25%) RDBMS
12 16 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (0.74%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.63%) PowerCenter
15 8 (0.46%) Big Data
15 8 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.40%) Neo4j
16 7 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 206 (11.75%) Jenkins
2 104 (5.93%) Git (software)
3 73 (4.16%) Subversion
4 58 (3.31%) Travis CI
5 53 (3.02%) Maven
6 44 (2.51%) JUnit
7 37 (2.11%) JIRA
8 36 (2.05%) Gradle
9 32 (1.83%) Visual Studio
10 25 (1.43%) Mockito
11 20 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 19 (1.08%) IntelliJ
13 17 (0.97%) Eclipse
14 15 (0.86%) Selenium
14 15 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (0.86%) TeamCity
15 12 (0.68%) JMeter
15 12 (0.68%) Log4j
16 11 (0.63%) SoapUI
17 10 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 267 (15.23%) Finance
2 104 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 88 (5.02%) Banking
4 51 (2.91%) Marketing
5 44 (2.51%) Retail
6 42 (2.40%) Front Office
7 31 (1.77%) Back Office
8 25 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.37%) Electronics
9 24 (1.37%) Legal
10 23 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.08%) Games
12 14 (0.80%) Billing
13 13 (0.74%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.68%) Advertising
15 10 (0.57%) Law
16 7 (0.40%) French Language
17 6 (0.34%) Spanish Language
18 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 4 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 256 (14.60%) Analyst
2 219 (12.49%) Network Engineer
3 179 (10.21%) Support Engineer
4 171 (9.75%) Developer
5 138 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
6 99 (5.65%) Administrator
7 96 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
8 75 (4.28%) Support Analyst
9 69 (3.94%) Java Developer
10 67 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
11 66 (3.76%) Desktop Support
12 62 (3.54%) 2nd Line Support
13 60 (3.42%) Security Engineer
14 58 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 57 (3.25%) Service Analyst
16 51 (2.91%) Cisco Engineer
16 51 (2.91%) Service Desk Analyst
17 46 (2.62%) Architect
18 45 (2.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
19 44 (2.51%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (7.02%) .NET
2 117 (6.67%) Web Services
3 99 (5.65%) HTML
4 93 (5.31%) XML
5 82 (4.68%) J2EE
6 79 (4.51%) CSS
7 66 (3.76%) REST
8 63 (3.59%) 802.1X
9 59 (3.37%) Spring
10 57 (3.25%) Servlets
11 56 (3.19%) LAMP
12 49 (2.80%) SOAP
13 36 (2.05%) Middleware
14 34 (1.94%) Hibernate
15 32 (1.83%) AngularJS
15 32 (1.83%) JSON
16 31 (1.77%) Ajax
17 26 (1.48%) Guice
17 26 (1.48%) Sensu
18 25 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 149 (8.50%) Data Centre
2 135 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (4.91%) Clustering
4 77 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 75 (4.28%) Management Information System
6 71 (4.05%) Blackberry
7 41 (2.34%) Public Cloud
8 34 (1.94%) PKI
9 33 (1.88%) iPad
10 29 (1.65%) Driving Licence
11 28 (1.60%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 24 (1.37%) Mainframe
13 24 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
14 23 (1.31%) Algorithms
14 23 (1.31%) Cryptography
14 23 (1.31%) Equities
14 23 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
15 21 (1.20%) Mathematics
16 19 (1.08%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 795 (45.35%) Windows
2 709 (40.44%) Linux
3 379 (21.62%) Unix
4 326 (18.60%) Windows Server
5 174 (9.93%) Windows 7
6 149 (8.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 142 (8.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 133 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 117 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 113 (6.45%) Windows XP
11 88 (5.02%) Solaris
12 66 (3.76%) CentOS
13 57 (3.25%) Mac OS X
14 53 (3.02%) Windows 8
15 50 (2.85%) AIX
16 22 (1.25%) Android
17 21 (1.20%) Windows 10
18 18 (1.03%) zOS
19 16 (0.91%) Windows Vista
20 15 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (23.16%) ITIL
2 257 (14.66%) Configuration Management
3 241 (13.75%) DevOps
4 232 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
5 206 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
6 149 (8.50%) Open Source
7 122 (6.96%) Load Balancing
8 116 (6.62%) High Availability
9 110 (6.27%) Change Management
10 97 (5.53%) Software Engineering
11 90 (5.13%) Migration
12 85 (4.85%) Incident Management
13 79 (4.51%) OO
14 78 (4.45%) Mentoring
14 78 (4.45%) Multithreading
15 75 (4.28%) Information Security
16 74 (4.22%) Service Delivery
17 73 (4.16%) Network Monitoring
18 72 (4.11%) Scrum
19 70 (3.99%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 312 (17.80%) Java
2 253 (14.43%) Perl
3 250 (14.26%) Python
4 217 (12.38%) SQL
5 133 (7.59%) PowerShell
6 122 (6.96%) Bash Shell
7 119 (6.79%) C++
8 113 (6.45%) Ruby
9 108 (6.16%) Shell Script
10 94 (5.36%) C
11 93 (5.31%) JavaScript
12 69 (3.94%) C#
13 60 (3.42%) VB
14 49 (2.80%) PHP
15 32 (1.83%) Go
16 26 (1.48%) VBScript
17 19 (1.08%) Korn
18 18 (1.03%) Groovy
18 18 (1.03%) PL/SQL
19 17 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 272 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 257 (14.66%) Cisco Certification
3 187 (10.67%) SC Cleared
4 160 (9.13%) CCNA
5 151 (8.61%) CCNP
6 128 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 99 (5.65%) Degree
8 88 (5.02%) MCSE
9 65 (3.71%) CCIE
10 55 (3.14%) CISSP
11 44 (2.51%) MCSA
12 43 (2.45%) MCP
13 40 (2.28%) DV Cleared
14 29 (1.65%) CCDP
15 27 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
15 27 (1.54%) GCIA
16 26 (1.48%) GCIH
17 25 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 22 (1.25%) RHCE
19 21 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.68%) SLA
2 55 (3.14%) PCI DSS
3 21 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.97%) QA
5 16 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.29%) OIPF
8 4 (0.23%) COBIT
8 4 (0.23%) MISRA
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.17%) ISO15022
9 3 (0.17%) ISO20022
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.11%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.11%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.057%) FIPS 140-2
11 1 (0.057%) ISO 8583
11 1 (0.057%) ISO 9002
11 1 (0.057%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.057%) MiFID
System Software
1 441 (25.16%) Active Directory
2 210 (11.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (4.22%) Hyper-V
4 62 (3.54%) Docker
5 54 (3.08%) vSphere
6 44 (2.51%) XenApp
7 37 (2.11%) Samba
7 37 (2.11%) Xen
8 31 (1.77%) Firmware
9 29 (1.65%) NFS
9 29 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (1.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 23 (1.31%) vCloud
12 20 (1.14%) VMware ESX
13 17 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 11 (0.63%) KVM
14 11 (0.63%) Snort
15 10 (0.57%) ProxySG
15 10 (0.57%) Time Sharing Option
15 10 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 246 (14.03%) Puppet
2 125 (7.13%) Opscode Chef
3 102 (5.82%) Ansible
4 65 (3.71%) SCCM
5 63 (3.59%) Nagios
6 51 (2.91%) Tivoli
7 32 (1.83%) FortiGate
8 29 (1.65%) MOM
9 28 (1.60%) HP SiteScope
9 28 (1.60%) Salt
10 26 (1.48%) logstash
11 25 (1.43%) NetBackup
12 22 (1.25%) Backup Exec
12 22 (1.25%) Grafana
13 21 (1.20%) Graphite
13 21 (1.20%) Kibana
14 19 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
15 18 (1.03%) SCOM
15 18 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 17 (0.97%) WSUS
Vendors
1 452 (25.78%) Microsoft
2 443 (25.27%) Cisco
3 323 (18.43%) VMware
4 190 (10.84%) Oracle
5 182 (10.38%) HP
6 144 (8.21%) Red Hat
7 142 (8.10%) CheckPoint
8 139 (7.93%) Juniper
9 136 (7.76%) Citrix
10 119 (6.79%) F5
11 91 (5.19%) IBM
12 71 (4.05%) Dell
13 60 (3.42%) Remedy
14 50 (2.85%) ServiceNow
15 47 (2.68%) BMC
16 45 (2.57%) CA
16 45 (2.57%) Symantec
17 44 (2.51%) EMC
17 44 (2.51%) Palo Alto
18 43 (2.45%) Avaya
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £375 to £475 per day 6 Moth Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Market rates [negotiable]
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £396.88 - £432.96 per day + fully expensed travel
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £475 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £470 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £250 - £351 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £445 - £490 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 9 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 9 days ago
England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £375 - £400 per day + remote work + travel
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
aap3
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Midlands
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400.00 - £401.00 per day + expenses
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £575 - £675 per annum + remote work
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TDA Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago