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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 135 130 132
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 910 904 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.85% 1.77% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.55% 12.09% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 543 383
Median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 83 66
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +26.31%
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
7879 7480 6637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.02% 14.68% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4871 4285 3609
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 447 370
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -7 379 £456 +14.06% 112
South East -8 197 £360 -4.00% 70
North East +14 111 £320 +6.66% 5
South West +19 66 £325 -7.14% 30
North West -15 39 £370 +23.33% 20
West Midlands -18 39 £325 - 10
Yorkshire -11 34 £500 +70.94% 19
East of England -19 26 £375 +27.11% 24
East Midlands +6 16 £400 +25.00% 14
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 778 (44.53%) Windows
2 696 (39.84%) Linux
3 582 (33.31%) DNS
4 490 (28.05%) Firewall
5 457 (26.16%) Cisco
6 450 (25.76%) Active Directory
7 443 (25.36%) Microsoft
8 420 (24.04%) ITIL
9 391 (22.38%) WAN
10 369 (21.12%) Unix
11 350 (20.03%) LAN
12 344 (19.69%) HTTP
13 341 (19.52%) DHCP
14 331 (18.95%) Windows Server
15 329 (18.83%) VMware
16 321 (18.37%) Security Cleared
17 286 (16.37%) VPN
18 276 (15.80%) Cisco Certification
19 267 (15.28%) Java
20 255 (14.60%) Perl
21 252 (14.42%) Finance
22 248 (14.20%) DevOps
23 243 (13.91%) SSL
24 241 (13.80%) Puppet
25 239 (13.68%) Configuration Management
26 237 (13.57%) Python
27 232 (13.28%) SC Cleared
28 224 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
29 205 (11.73%) SQL
30 203 (11.62%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 151 (8.64%) MS Exchange
2 141 (8.07%) Apache
3 113 (6.47%) Tomcat
4 112 (6.41%) IIS
5 63 (3.61%) SharePoint
5 63 (3.61%) WebSphere
6 58 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 53 (3.03%) Jetty
8 49 (2.80%) Skype for Business
9 47 (2.69%) nginx
10 42 (2.40%) OpenStack
11 36 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
12 31 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
13 29 (1.66%) IBM Notes
14 28 (1.60%) Confluence
15 26 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 23 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
17 22 (1.26%) JBoss
18 19 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
19 15 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 190 (10.88%) MS Excel
1 190 (10.88%) MS Office
2 12 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.40%) Acrobat
4 5 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.23%) HipChat
6 3 (0.17%) MS Project
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (0.057%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.34%) RMDS
4 3 (0.17%) assyst
4 3 (0.17%) Eikon
5 2 (0.11%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.11%) Primavera
6 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.057%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.057%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 154 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (4.52%) Office 365
3 68 (3.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (1.20%) Google App Engine
8 16 (0.92%) GitHub
8 16 (0.92%) Mimecast
9 10 (0.57%) SaaS
10 9 (0.52%) PaaS
11 8 (0.46%) Google Apps
12 6 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.34%) IaaS
13 3 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.17%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
14 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 582 (33.31%) DNS
2 490 (28.05%) Firewall
3 391 (22.38%) WAN
4 350 (20.03%) LAN
5 344 (19.69%) HTTP
6 341 (19.52%) DHCP
7 286 (16.37%) VPN
8 243 (13.91%) SSL
9 193 (11.05%) Network Security
10 187 (10.70%) Wireless
11 165 (9.44%) BGP
11 165 (9.44%) Internet
12 155 (8.87%) SAN
13 141 (8.07%) MPLS
14 139 (7.96%) IPsec
15 128 (7.33%) OSPF
16 116 (6.64%) VoIP
17 110 (6.30%) FTP
18 100 (5.72%) LDAP
19 90 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 114 (6.53%) MySQL
3 101 (5.78%) MongoDB
4 92 (5.27%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (3.15%) Relational Database
6 50 (2.86%) DB2
7 47 (2.69%) NoSQL
8 36 (2.06%) Redis
9 35 (2.00%) Oracle Database
10 25 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (1.14%) RDBMS
12 16 (0.92%) Hadoop
12 16 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (0.69%) Big Data
14 11 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.29%) DataStage
16 5 (0.29%) Neo4j
16 5 (0.29%) OrientDB
17 4 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 193 (11.05%) Jenkins
2 91 (5.21%) Git (software)
3 60 (3.43%) Subversion
4 48 (2.75%) Travis CI
5 41 (2.35%) Maven
6 37 (2.12%) JIRA
7 36 (2.06%) JUnit
8 28 (1.60%) Gradle
9 26 (1.49%) Visual Studio
10 20 (1.14%) Mockito
11 18 (1.03%) Vagrant
12 17 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (0.92%) Selenium
14 15 (0.86%) Cucumber
15 14 (0.80%) TeamCity
16 13 (0.74%) Bitbucket
16 13 (0.74%) Eclipse
17 12 (0.69%) IntelliJ
18 10 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 9 (0.52%) Artifactory
General
1 252 (14.42%) Finance
2 100 (5.72%) Telecoms
3 64 (3.66%) Banking
4 56 (3.21%) Marketing
5 45 (2.58%) Retail
6 32 (1.83%) Front Office
7 29 (1.66%) Back Office
8 26 (1.49%) Electronics
9 24 (1.37%) Legal
10 23 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 20 (1.14%) Games
12 16 (0.92%) Advertising
13 14 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.74%) Investment Banking
15 9 (0.52%) Billing
16 8 (0.46%) Law
17 7 (0.40%) French Language
18 6 (0.34%) Japanese Language
19 5 (0.29%) Automotive
19 5 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 264 (15.11%) Analyst
2 219 (12.54%) Network Engineer
3 163 (9.33%) Support Engineer
4 155 (8.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 119 (6.81%) Developer
6 100 (5.72%) Linux Engineer
7 97 (5.55%) Administrator
8 77 (4.41%) Support Analyst
9 71 (4.06%) Architect
9 71 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
10 64 (3.66%) Desktop Support
11 61 (3.49%) Service Analyst
12 59 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 58 (3.32%) Security Engineer
14 57 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support
15 55 (3.15%) Service Desk Analyst
16 53 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
17 49 (2.80%) Network Analyst
18 47 (2.69%) 3rd Line Support
18 47 (2.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (5.50%) .NET
2 91 (5.21%) Web Services
3 87 (4.98%) XML
4 77 (4.41%) 802.1X
5 74 (4.24%) HTML
6 65 (3.72%) LAMP
7 64 (3.66%) CSS
8 55 (3.15%) J2EE
8 55 (3.15%) Node.js
9 47 (2.69%) Spring
10 44 (2.52%) REST
10 44 (2.52%) SOAP
11 40 (2.29%) Servlets
12 26 (1.49%) Middleware
13 24 (1.37%) Hibernate
14 21 (1.20%) Guice
14 21 (1.20%) HTML5
15 20 (1.14%) FIX Protocol
15 20 (1.14%) LAPP Stack
15 20 (1.14%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 154 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 130 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (5.04%) Clustering
4 68 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 67 (3.84%) Computer Science
6 57 (3.26%) Blackberry
7 43 (2.46%) Public Cloud
8 36 (2.06%) PKI
9 27 (1.55%) Client/Server
9 27 (1.55%) iPad
9 27 (1.55%) Mainframe
10 26 (1.49%) Driving Licence
11 23 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 22 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
13 21 (1.20%) Mathematics
14 20 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 20 (1.14%) Equities
14 20 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
14 20 (1.14%) IVR
14 20 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 778 (44.53%) Windows
2 696 (39.84%) Linux
3 369 (21.12%) Unix
4 331 (18.95%) Windows Server
5 158 (9.04%) Windows 7
6 140 (8.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 133 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 129 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 111 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 83 (4.75%) Solaris
10 83 (4.75%) Windows XP
11 72 (4.12%) CentOS
12 52 (2.98%) Windows 8
13 49 (2.80%) Mac OS X
14 40 (2.29%) AIX
15 25 (1.43%) Windows 10
16 23 (1.32%) zOS
17 18 (1.03%) Android
18 15 (0.86%) Ubuntu
19 14 (0.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 420 (24.04%) ITIL
2 248 (14.20%) DevOps
3 239 (13.68%) Configuration Management
4 224 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 180 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
6 140 (8.01%) Open Source
7 128 (7.33%) Load Balancing
8 121 (6.93%) Change Management
9 104 (5.95%) High Availability
10 96 (5.50%) Migration
11 89 (5.09%) Software Engineering
12 84 (4.81%) Incident Management
13 77 (4.41%) Information Security
14 75 (4.29%) Mentoring
15 74 (4.24%) Project Management
16 70 (4.01%) Network Monitoring
17 68 (3.89%) Scrum
18 65 (3.72%) Service Management
19 63 (3.61%) OO
19 63 (3.61%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 267 (15.28%) Java
2 255 (14.60%) Perl
3 237 (13.57%) Python
4 205 (11.73%) SQL
5 143 (8.19%) PowerShell
6 126 (7.21%) Bash Shell
7 120 (6.87%) Ruby
8 118 (6.75%) Shell Script
9 101 (5.78%) C++
10 83 (4.75%) C
11 73 (4.18%) JavaScript
12 72 (4.12%) VB
13 68 (3.89%) C#
14 41 (2.35%) PHP
15 37 (2.12%) Go
16 27 (1.55%) VBScript
17 26 (1.49%) Korn
18 21 (1.20%) C-shell
19 18 (1.03%) Scala
20 14 (0.80%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 321 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 276 (15.80%) Cisco Certification
3 232 (13.28%) SC Cleared
4 170 (9.73%) CCNP
5 166 (9.50%) CCNA
6 132 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 105 (6.01%) Degree
8 97 (5.55%) MCSE
9 63 (3.61%) CCIE
10 57 (3.26%) CISSP
11 47 (2.69%) MCP
11 47 (2.69%) MCSA
12 45 (2.58%) DV Cleared
13 37 (2.12%) BPSS Clearance
14 33 (1.89%) CCDP
15 25 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 24 (1.37%) MCDST
16 24 (1.37%) RHCE
17 23 (1.32%) GCIH
17 23 (1.32%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.35%) SLA
2 52 (2.98%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 16 (0.92%) QA
5 13 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (0.46%) COBIT
7 4 (0.23%) MISRA
8 3 (0.17%) OIPF
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.11%) ISO15022
9 2 (0.11%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.11%) ISO22301
9 2 (0.11%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.11%) MiFID
9 2 (0.11%) SEPA
10 1 (0.057%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.057%) ISO 9002
10 1 (0.057%) JSP 440
System Software
1 450 (25.76%) Active Directory
2 203 (11.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (4.46%) Hyper-V
4 71 (4.06%) Docker
5 64 (3.66%) vSphere
6 52 (2.98%) XenApp
7 47 (2.69%) Samba
8 40 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
9 38 (2.18%) Firmware
10 29 (1.66%) NFS
11 28 (1.60%) VMware ESX
12 26 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 26 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
13 22 (1.26%) vCloud
14 21 (1.20%) Xen
15 19 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
16 15 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 11 (0.63%) KVM
17 11 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
17 11 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 241 (13.80%) Puppet
2 129 (7.38%) Opscode Chef
3 100 (5.72%) Ansible
4 79 (4.52%) SCCM
5 69 (3.95%) Nagios
6 61 (3.49%) Tivoli
7 39 (2.23%) MOM
8 36 (2.06%) FortiGate
8 36 (2.06%) HP SiteScope
9 31 (1.77%) NetBackup
10 30 (1.72%) Backup Exec
11 28 (1.60%) logstash
12 26 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
13 24 (1.37%) Salt
14 22 (1.26%) Kibana
15 20 (1.14%) Grafana
15 20 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 18 (1.03%) Graphite
16 18 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
17 17 (0.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 457 (26.16%) Cisco
2 443 (25.36%) Microsoft
3 329 (18.83%) VMware
4 186 (10.65%) Oracle
5 181 (10.36%) HP
6 154 (8.82%) CheckPoint
7 142 (8.13%) Juniper
8 138 (7.90%) Red Hat
9 129 (7.38%) Citrix
10 119 (6.81%) F5
11 89 (5.09%) IBM
12 70 (4.01%) ServiceNow
13 65 (3.72%) Remedy
14 64 (3.66%) Dell
15 58 (3.32%) CA
15 58 (3.32%) EMC
15 58 (3.32%) Symantec
16 57 (3.26%) BMC
17 55 (3.15%) Intel Security
18 52 (2.98%) Blue Coat
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