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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 113 127 110
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 923 821 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.83% 1.63% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.29% 12.40% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 429 372
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £164 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £323 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 58 135
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.84 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £37.50 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -11.76%
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
7512 6620 6770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.86% 13.16% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4165 3561 3488
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 372 540
Average hourly rate £28.00 £20.00 £21.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +14 402 £400 - 125
South East +14 259 £375 +25.00% 124
Yorkshire +2 56 £293 -12.68% 31
North West -5 55 £275 +11.11% 40
East of England +18 49 £350 +56.42% 33
South West +4 46 £375 +7.14% 50
West Midlands -5 33 £400 +23.07% 16
East Midlands +2 22 £400 - 17
North East -2 8 £275 -1.78% 3
Midlands 0 1 £500 -9.09%
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 841 (47.01%) Windows
2 607 (33.93%) Linux
3 575 (32.14%) DNS
4 484 (27.05%) Microsoft
5 473 (26.44%) Firewall
6 472 (26.38%) Cisco
7 455 (25.43%) Active Directory
8 374 (20.91%) VMware
9 365 (20.40%) LAN
10 362 (20.23%) WAN
11 352 (19.68%) DHCP
12 338 (18.89%) UNIX
13 288 (16.10%) ITIL
14 278 (15.54%) SSL
14 278 (15.54%) Finance
15 269 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
16 268 (14.98%) HTTP
17 263 (14.70%) Cisco Certification
18 254 (14.20%) Java
19 251 (14.03%) VPN
20 242 (13.53%) Security Cleared
21 222 (12.41%) Windows Server 2003
22 221 (12.35%) HP
23 218 (12.19%) SQL
24 217 (12.13%) MS Office
25 208 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
26 202 (11.29%) MS Exchange
27 199 (11.12%) Windows 7
28 191 (10.68%) SAN
29 188 (10.51%) Internet

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 202 (11.29%) MS Exchange
2 121 (6.76%) IIS
3 107 (5.98%) Tomcat
4 106 (5.93%) Apache
5 77 (4.30%) WebSphere
5 77 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 69 (3.86%) WebLogic
7 64 (3.58%) SharePoint
8 49 (2.74%) JBoss
9 47 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 37 (2.07%) Jetty
10 37 (2.07%) nginx
10 37 (2.07%) OpenStack
11 31 (1.73%) Lync
12 29 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
12 29 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 25 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
14 20 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
14 20 (1.12%) MQSeries
15 16 (0.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 217 (12.13%) MS Office
2 164 (9.17%) MS Excel
3 37 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.17%) MS Project
7 1 (0.056%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.056%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.056%) Quicktime
7 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 24 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (1.01%) RMDS
3 10 (0.56%) ResourceLink
4 4 (0.22%) Agresso
5 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
6 2 (0.11%) assyst
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.056%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.056%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.056%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 97 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.73%) Office 365
3 31 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (1.29%) PaaS
6 21 (1.17%) Google App Engine
6 21 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (0.89%) Heroku
8 14 (0.78%) Engine Yard
9 10 (0.56%) Google Apps
10 9 (0.50%) IaaS
11 7 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (0.39%) GitHub
12 6 (0.34%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.22%) SaaS
15 2 (0.11%) Route 53
16 1 (0.056%) Azure Active Directory
16 1 (0.056%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 575 (32.14%) DNS
2 473 (26.44%) Firewall
3 365 (20.40%) LAN
4 362 (20.23%) WAN
5 352 (19.68%) DHCP
6 278 (15.54%) SSL
7 268 (14.98%) HTTP
8 251 (14.03%) VPN
9 191 (10.68%) SAN
10 188 (10.51%) Internet
11 155 (8.66%) BGP
12 150 (8.38%) OSPF
13 129 (7.21%) Network Security
14 126 (7.04%) VoIP
15 120 (6.71%) VLAN
16 119 (6.65%) Ethernet
17 118 (6.60%) Wireless
18 117 (6.54%) MPLS
19 101 (5.65%) IPsec
20 99 (5.53%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (7.10%) MySQL
2 125 (6.99%) SQL Server
3 105 (5.87%) MongoDB
4 60 (3.35%) Relational Database
5 58 (3.24%) NoSQL
6 53 (2.96%) RDBMS
7 39 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (1.68%) Oracle Database
9 23 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
9 23 (1.29%) DB2
9 23 (1.29%) Big Data
10 22 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (0.61%) Hadoop
11 11 (0.61%) Redis
12 10 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.45%) InterSystems Cache
14 7 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (0.28%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 104 (5.81%) Jenkins
2 80 (4.47%) Subversion
3 60 (3.35%) Git (software)
4 22 (1.23%) JIRA
5 19 (1.06%) Maven
6 14 (0.78%) Visual Studio
6 14 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 13 (0.73%) Introscope
8 12 (0.67%) ClearCase
9 10 (0.56%) Mercurial
10 9 (0.50%) Selenium
10 9 (0.50%) SoapUI
10 9 (0.50%) Cucumber
10 9 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.45%) Ant
11 8 (0.45%) MSI
12 6 (0.34%) FishEye
12 6 (0.34%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.34%) JUnit
12 6 (0.34%) JMeter
General
1 278 (15.54%) Finance
2 158 (8.83%) Telecoms
3 115 (6.43%) Banking
4 35 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 34 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 29 (1.62%) Retail
7 21 (1.17%) Front Office
8 19 (1.06%) Marketing
8 19 (1.06%) Back Office
9 18 (1.01%) Law
9 18 (1.01%) Multimedia
10 16 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.89%) Electronics
11 15 (0.84%) Legal
11 15 (0.84%) Games
12 9 (0.50%) Billing
12 9 (0.50%) Advertising
13 8 (0.45%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.28%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 246 (13.75%) Network Engineer
2 237 (13.25%) Analyst
3 152 (8.50%) Support Engineer
4 146 (8.16%) Developer
5 92 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 92 (5.14%) Consultant
6 80 (4.47%) Support Analyst
6 80 (4.47%) Administrator
7 71 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
8 59 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 59 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
9 54 (3.02%) Desktop Support
10 49 (2.74%) Linux Engineer
11 43 (2.40%) Systems Engineer
11 43 (2.40%) Security Engineer
12 42 (2.35%) Architect
13 41 (2.29%) Software Engineer
14 40 (2.24%) Service Analyst
14 40 (2.24%) Technical Support
14 40 (2.24%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (6.76%) XML
2 101 (5.65%) Web Services
3 94 (5.25%) HTML
4 92 (5.14%) .NET
5 70 (3.91%) J2EE
6 56 (3.13%) Middleware
7 52 (2.91%) SOAP
8 34 (1.90%) ASP.NET
9 30 (1.68%) Servlets
10 28 (1.57%) JSP
10 28 (1.57%) JSON
11 24 (1.34%) CSS
12 23 (1.29%) FIX Protocol
12 23 (1.29%) JMS
13 19 (1.06%) Rendezvous
13 19 (1.06%) MCollective
14 17 (0.95%) Java EE
15 16 (0.89%) STL
16 15 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
17 14 (0.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 125 (6.99%) Open Source
2 123 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (5.59%) Clustering
4 75 (4.19%) PKI
5 67 (3.75%) Computer Science
6 65 (3.63%) Blackberry
7 63 (3.52%) Management Information System
8 50 (2.79%) Replication
9 46 (2.57%) Device Driver
10 43 (2.40%) Client/Server
11 34 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
12 25 (1.40%) iPad
13 24 (1.34%) iPhone
14 21 (1.17%) Oracle Exalogic
15 19 (1.06%) IVR
15 19 (1.06%) Mainframe
16 15 (0.84%) FlexPod
16 15 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (0.78%) Equities
18 13 (0.73%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 841 (47.01%) Windows
2 607 (33.93%) Linux
3 338 (18.89%) UNIX
4 269 (15.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 222 (12.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 199 (11.12%) Windows 7
7 146 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 140 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 136 (7.60%) Windows XP
10 102 (5.70%) Solaris
11 63 (3.52%) Windows 8
12 57 (3.19%) SUSE
13 46 (2.57%) Android
13 46 (2.57%) Ubuntu
14 42 (2.35%) CentOS
15 30 (1.68%) Mac OS X
15 30 (1.68%) Windows 2000
16 27 (1.51%) AIX
17 24 (1.34%) zOS
18 23 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (16.10%) ITIL
2 174 (9.73%) Configuration Management
3 145 (8.11%) Project Management
4 140 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (7.66%) DevOps
6 125 (6.99%) Load Balancing
7 118 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
8 101 (5.65%) Migration
9 83 (4.64%) OO
10 79 (4.42%) Incident Management
11 77 (4.30%) Service Management
12 76 (4.25%) Change Management
13 64 (3.58%) Network Design
14 63 (3.52%) Service Delivery
15 57 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
15 57 (3.19%) Low Latency
16 55 (3.07%) Software Engineering
17 54 (3.02%) Network Management
18 48 (2.68%) Multithreading
19 45 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 254 (14.20%) Java
2 218 (12.19%) SQL
3 156 (8.72%) Python
4 139 (7.77%) Perl
5 112 (6.26%) Shell Script
6 102 (5.70%) Ruby
7 99 (5.53%) C
8 96 (5.37%) PowerShell
9 80 (4.47%) Bash Shell
10 73 (4.08%) JavaScript
11 71 (3.97%) C++
12 61 (3.41%) C#
13 49 (2.74%) PHP
14 45 (2.52%) VBScript
15 30 (1.68%) Korn
16 20 (1.12%) Scala
17 16 (0.89%) Embedded C
18 15 (0.84%) VB
19 14 (0.78%) PL/SQL
19 14 (0.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 263 (14.70%) Cisco Certification
2 242 (13.53%) Security Cleared
3 159 (8.89%) CCNA
4 152 (8.50%) CCNP
5 137 (7.66%) SC Cleared
6 131 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 117 (6.54%) Degree
8 96 (5.37%) MCSE
9 87 (4.86%) DV Cleared
10 56 (3.13%) CCIE
11 44 (2.46%) CISSP
12 34 (1.90%) ISTQB
12 34 (1.90%) MCP
13 33 (1.84%) CCIP
14 32 (1.79%) MCITP
15 30 (1.68%) MCSA
16 29 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 28 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
17 28 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 18 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.52%) SLA
2 50 (2.79%) QA
3 23 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.34%) GPG13
7 4 (0.22%) JSP 440
8 2 (0.11%) HL7
9 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 455 (25.43%) Active Directory
2 208 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (5.59%) Hyper-V
4 91 (5.09%) vSphere
5 67 (3.75%) XenApp
6 53 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
7 39 (2.18%) Xen
8 38 (2.12%) VMware ESX
9 36 (2.01%) XenDesktop
10 34 (1.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 32 (1.79%) Firmware
12 27 (1.51%) Snort
13 26 (1.45%) vCloud
14 25 (1.40%) NFS
15 20 (1.12%) Terminal Services
16 17 (0.95%) Samba
17 15 (0.84%) ProxySG
17 15 (0.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 13 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 11 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 173 (9.67%) Puppet
2 115 (6.43%) Opscode Chef
3 103 (5.76%) SCCM
4 53 (2.96%) SCOM
5 36 (2.01%) Nagios
6 27 (1.51%) Salt
6 27 (1.51%) HP SIM
7 26 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
7 26 (1.45%) Ansible
8 25 (1.40%) SCVMM
9 20 (1.12%) Cobbler
9 20 (1.12%) EdgeSight
9 20 (1.12%) NetBackup
10 13 (0.73%) Backup Exec
10 13 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
10 13 (0.73%) CA Wily
10 13 (0.73%) collectd
11 12 (0.67%) OpenView
12 11 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 11 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 484 (27.05%) Microsoft
2 472 (26.38%) Cisco
3 374 (20.91%) VMware
4 221 (12.35%) HP
5 185 (10.34%) Oracle
6 184 (10.29%) Citrix
7 164 (9.17%) Juniper
8 161 (9.00%) Red Hat
9 116 (6.48%) F5
10 108 (6.04%) CheckPoint
11 103 (5.76%) IBM
12 73 (4.08%) Dell
13 58 (3.24%) NetApp
13 58 (3.24%) Blue Coat
14 50 (2.79%) SolarWinds
15 49 (2.74%) Veritas
16 45 (2.52%) McAfee
16 45 (2.52%) Apple
17 43 (2.40%) Sun
18 41 (2.29%) Bloomberg
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £43 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £100 - £150 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.00 - £19.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £13.50 - £15.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
The Lifeways Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Go Partnership.
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £340 - £410 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Set2Recruit
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
set2recruit
Rate: £350 - £460 Per Day 350-460 a day
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £150.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago