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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 122 123 143
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 872 859 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.85% 1.82% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.73% 12.16% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 482 390
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 79 53
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.75 £15.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.86% +28.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £11.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £44.50 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
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
6850 7067 6159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 15.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3968 3287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 415 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 383 £500 +21.95% 101
South East 0 198 £335 -1.10% 95
East of England +20 56 £413 +26.92% 33
South West +2 50 £325 -5.45% 35
North West -5 49 £425 +25.92% 28
Yorkshire -26 47 £330 +10.00% 33
East Midlands +10 40 £293 +6.36% 15
North East +3 27 £450 +50.00% 2
West Midlands -15 21 £248 -5.12% 28
Midlands 0 1 - -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 842 (45.84%) Windows
2 652 (35.49%) Linux
3 618 (33.64%) DNS
4 517 (28.14%) Microsoft
5 474 (25.80%) Firewall
6 454 (24.71%) Active Directory
7 452 (24.61%) Cisco
8 412 (22.43%) HTTP
9 409 (22.26%) DHCP
10 375 (20.41%) VMware
11 372 (20.25%) LAN
12 354 (19.27%) Unix
13 344 (18.73%) Java
14 326 (17.75%) SSL
14 326 (17.75%) Finance
14 326 (17.75%) Windows Server
15 322 (17.53%) WAN
16 294 (16.00%) ITIL
17 274 (14.92%) Agile Software Development
18 265 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
19 261 (14.21%) VPN
20 251 (13.66%) SQL
21 236 (12.85%) Configuration Management
22 232 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
23 231 (12.57%) Jenkins
24 230 (12.52%) Cisco Certification
25 228 (12.41%) Python
26 218 (11.87%) Internet
27 212 (11.54%) Apache
27 212 (11.54%) Amazon AWS

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 212 (11.54%) Apache
2 187 (10.18%) MS Exchange
3 172 (9.36%) IIS
4 166 (9.04%) Tomcat
5 125 (6.80%) WebSphere
6 118 (6.42%) Jetty
7 106 (5.77%) nginx
8 86 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2010
9 56 (3.05%) SharePoint
10 55 (2.99%) Node.js
11 46 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
12 40 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
13 36 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
14 34 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
15 33 (1.80%) IBM Notes
16 30 (1.63%) OpenStack
17 28 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 26 (1.42%) Skype for Business
19 22 (1.20%) JBoss
19 22 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 203 (11.05%) MS Office
2 123 (6.70%) MS Excel
3 22 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.76%) Acrobat
4 14 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.44%) Doxygen
6 5 (0.27%) HipChat
7 4 (0.22%) QuarkXPress
8 3 (0.16%) MS Project
9 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
1 10 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.11%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.054%) ACBS
4 1 (0.054%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.054%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.054%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 212 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (4.30%) Office 365
3 76 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
4 75 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
4 75 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 68 (3.70%) Google App Engine
6 47 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (1.03%) SaaS
8 12 (0.65%) PaaS
9 10 (0.54%) Mimecast
10 8 (0.44%) GitHub
11 6 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 6 (0.33%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.27%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.22%) IaaS
14 3 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.11%) Amazon CloudSearch
15 2 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 618 (33.64%) DNS
2 474 (25.80%) Firewall
3 412 (22.43%) HTTP
4 409 (22.26%) DHCP
5 372 (20.25%) LAN
6 326 (17.75%) SSL
7 322 (17.53%) WAN
8 261 (14.21%) VPN
9 218 (11.87%) Internet
10 161 (8.76%) IPsec
11 156 (8.49%) BGP
11 156 (8.49%) OSPF
12 149 (8.11%) FTP
13 148 (8.06%) Network Security
14 138 (7.51%) SAN
15 135 (7.35%) Wireless
16 117 (6.37%) MPLS
17 110 (5.99%) VoIP
18 109 (5.93%) VLAN
19 107 (5.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (10.51%) SQL Server
2 99 (5.39%) Relational Database
3 88 (4.79%) MySQL
4 80 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 65 (3.54%) NoSQL
6 63 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
7 45 (2.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 40 (2.18%) Oracle Database
9 38 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (1.36%) DB2
11 25 (1.36%) Redis
12 18 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
13 15 (0.82%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.76%) Big Data
15 13 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
16 11 (0.60%) PowerCenter
17 10 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
18 9 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
19 8 (0.44%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 231 (12.57%) Jenkins
2 144 (7.84%) Git (software)
3 97 (5.28%) Subversion
4 65 (3.54%) Maven
5 61 (3.32%) Visual Studio
6 55 (2.99%) JUnit
7 52 (2.83%) Gradle
8 45 (2.45%) Mockito
9 30 (1.63%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.36%) JMeter
11 23 (1.25%) JIRA
12 18 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (0.82%) IntelliJ
14 13 (0.71%) Hudson
14 13 (0.71%) Selenium
15 12 (0.65%) Log4j
15 12 (0.65%) Vagrant
16 11 (0.60%) Eclipse
17 10 (0.54%) CppUnit
18 9 (0.49%) Ant
General
1 326 (17.75%) Finance
2 136 (7.40%) Banking
3 104 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 62 (3.38%) Investment Banking
5 52 (2.83%) Front Office
6 40 (2.18%) Retail
7 30 (1.63%) Back Office
8 24 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.20%) Marketing
10 21 (1.14%) Games
11 14 (0.76%) Electronics
12 13 (0.71%) Billing
12 13 (0.71%) Legal
13 12 (0.65%) Advertising
13 12 (0.65%) Multimedia
13 12 (0.65%) Spanish Language
14 8 (0.44%) Law
15 6 (0.33%) German Language
15 6 (0.33%) Local Government
16 5 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 290 (15.79%) Developer
2 216 (11.76%) Analyst
3 214 (11.65%) Network Engineer
4 158 (8.60%) Support Engineer
5 127 (6.91%) Administrator
6 108 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 95 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
8 72 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 72 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
9 69 (3.76%) Security Engineer
10 66 (3.59%) Consultant
10 66 (3.59%) Support Analyst
11 63 (3.43%) Senior Developer
12 62 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support
12 62 (3.38%) Desktop Support
13 58 (3.16%) Software Engineer
14 57 (3.10%) 3rd Line Support
15 56 (3.05%) Architect
16 52 (2.83%) Linux Engineer
17 49 (2.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (9.91%) Web Services
2 178 (9.69%) .NET
3 129 (7.02%) J2EE
4 95 (5.17%) HTML
4 95 (5.17%) XML
5 94 (5.12%) Servlets
6 93 (5.06%) REST
7 81 (4.41%) Middleware
8 75 (4.08%) Spring
9 67 (3.65%) CSS
10 60 (3.27%) 802.1X
11 58 (3.16%) AngularJS
12 56 (3.05%) SOAP
13 55 (2.99%) JSON
14 40 (2.18%) Guice
15 39 (2.12%) Ajax
16 36 (1.96%) FIX Protocol
17 33 (1.80%) Hibernate
18 31 (1.69%) .NET Framework
19 29 (1.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 159 (8.66%) Data Centre
2 120 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 71 (3.86%) Blackberry
5 66 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 46 (2.50%) Clustering
7 30 (1.63%) Driving Licence
7 30 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
8 29 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (1.52%) Equities
10 27 (1.47%) Client/Server
11 26 (1.42%) PKI
12 23 (1.25%) Fintech
13 22 (1.20%) Cryptography
13 22 (1.20%) Statistics
14 21 (1.14%) DataPower
15 20 (1.09%) Data Structures
15 20 (1.09%) MPEG
16 19 (1.03%) Algorithms
17 18 (0.98%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 842 (45.84%) Windows
2 652 (35.49%) Linux
3 354 (19.27%) Unix
4 326 (17.75%) Windows Server
5 232 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 205 (11.16%) Windows 7
7 168 (9.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 150 (8.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 148 (8.06%) Windows XP
10 112 (6.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 85 (4.63%) Solaris
12 61 (3.32%) Windows 8
13 60 (3.27%) CentOS
14 43 (2.34%) Android
14 43 (2.34%) Mac OS X
15 40 (2.18%) AIX
16 33 (1.80%) Windows Vista
17 29 (1.58%) Apple iOS
18 19 (1.03%) SUSE
19 16 (0.87%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (16.00%) ITIL
2 274 (14.92%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (12.85%) Configuration Management
4 211 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
5 190 (10.34%) DevOps
6 153 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 149 (8.11%) Open Source
8 143 (7.78%) High Availability
9 122 (6.64%) Multithreading
10 110 (5.99%) Load Balancing
11 102 (5.55%) Incident Management
12 89 (4.84%) Mentoring
12 89 (4.84%) Unit Testing
13 88 (4.79%) Change Management
14 82 (4.46%) Scrum
15 80 (4.35%) TDD
16 70 (3.81%) Project Management
17 69 (3.76%) Information Security
17 69 (3.76%) Migration
17 69 (3.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 344 (18.73%) Java
2 251 (13.66%) SQL
3 228 (12.41%) Python
4 181 (9.85%) Perl
5 164 (8.93%) C++
6 122 (6.64%) PowerShell
7 113 (6.15%) Bash Shell
7 113 (6.15%) JavaScript
8 107 (5.82%) C
9 100 (5.44%) Ruby
10 94 (5.12%) C#
11 66 (3.59%) Shell Script
12 51 (2.78%) PHP
13 30 (1.63%) Groovy
14 23 (1.25%) VB
14 23 (1.25%) VBScript
15 21 (1.14%) Go
16 16 (0.87%) PL/SQL
16 16 (0.87%) Scala
16 16 (0.87%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 230 (12.52%) Cisco Certification
2 191 (10.40%) Security Cleared
3 142 (7.73%) CCNA
4 131 (7.13%) SC Cleared
5 126 (6.86%) CCNP
6 116 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 102 (5.55%) Degree
8 81 (4.41%) MCSE
9 55 (2.99%) CCIE
10 53 (2.89%) CISSP
11 38 (2.07%) MCSA
12 37 (2.01%) MCP
13 35 (1.91%) CCSE
14 32 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
15 29 (1.58%) DV Cleared
16 27 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 20 (1.09%) GCIA
17 20 (1.09%) GCIH
17 20 (1.09%) JNCIP
18 19 (1.03%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.86%) SLA
2 54 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 33 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.31%) QA
5 22 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 17 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.33%) OIPF
8 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.22%) ISO27002
9 3 (0.16%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.16%) ISO15022
9 3 (0.16%) ISO20022
10 2 (0.11%) COBIT
10 2 (0.11%) HL7
10 2 (0.11%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.11%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.11%) MISRA
11 1 (0.054%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.054%) ISO 9002
11 1 (0.054%) MiFID
System Software
1 454 (24.71%) Active Directory
2 265 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (3.81%) Xen
4 68 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 62 (3.38%) Docker
6 49 (2.67%) vSphere
7 48 (2.61%) XenApp
8 39 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (2.01%) NFS
10 34 (1.85%) Firmware
11 24 (1.31%) VMware ESX
12 19 (1.03%) Samba
12 19 (1.03%) Snort
13 18 (0.98%) vCloud
14 17 (0.93%) Terminal Server
14 17 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 15 (0.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 11 (0.60%) KVM
17 10 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
17 10 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 207 (11.27%) Puppet
2 143 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (4.90%) SCCM
4 70 (3.81%) Ansible
5 61 (3.32%) Nagios
6 37 (2.01%) Graphite
7 26 (1.42%) Salt
8 25 (1.36%) WSUS
9 23 (1.25%) Backup Exec
9 23 (1.25%) logstash
9 23 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 23 (1.25%) SCOM
10 19 (1.03%) Kibana
11 18 (0.98%) Cacti
12 16 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
12 16 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
12 16 (0.87%) Proventia
13 15 (0.82%) ZABBIX
14 14 (0.76%) Grafana
14 14 (0.76%) Uchiwa
Vendors
1 517 (28.14%) Microsoft
2 452 (24.61%) Cisco
3 375 (20.41%) VMware
4 185 (10.07%) Oracle
5 170 (9.25%) Citrix
6 160 (8.71%) HP
7 156 (8.49%) Juniper
8 138 (7.51%) F5
9 135 (7.35%) CheckPoint
10 105 (5.72%) Red Hat
11 90 (4.90%) IBM
12 87 (4.74%) Google
13 60 (3.27%) Dell
14 55 (2.99%) EMC
15 54 (2.94%) Symantec
16 38 (2.07%) Avaya
17 37 (2.01%) Palo Alto
18 35 (1.91%) Lotus
19 34 (1.85%) Apple
19 34 (1.85%) Blue Coat
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Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £550 per day
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Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £190 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Slough, Berkshire
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Rate: £250 per day
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Somerset
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits + c.£6,
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East London
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Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
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West Midlands
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £80.00 - £120.00 per day + Permanent Opportunity
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Reading, Berkshire
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Prudhoe, Northumberland
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