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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 146 127 125
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 847 921 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.70% 1.79% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.50% 12.53% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 569 407
Median daily rate £400 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £203 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 89 77
Median hourly rate £26.00 £17.98 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.60% +10.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +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
8066 7349 6699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.16% 14.25% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4979 4266 3610
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 451 400
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.74% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -17 363 £475 +11.76% 112
South East -29 177 £350 -1.40% 87
North East +12 84 £320 +6.66% 4
South West +12 70 £330 -10.81% 20
West Midlands -18 38 £325 +47.72% 18
North West -10 37 £383 +9.35% 25
Yorkshire -14 34 £500 +53.84% 23
East of England -20 27 £388 +34.78% 39
East Midlands +1 13 £400 +31.68% 13
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 782 (44.69%) Windows
2 727 (41.54%) Linux
3 579 (33.09%) DNS
4 502 (28.69%) Firewall
5 493 (28.17%) Cisco
6 446 (25.49%) Active Directory
7 445 (25.43%) ITIL
8 441 (25.20%) Microsoft
9 402 (22.97%) WAN
10 355 (20.29%) Unix
11 354 (20.23%) VMware
12 352 (20.11%) LAN
13 347 (19.83%) DHCP
14 345 (19.71%) Security Cleared
15 326 (18.63%) Windows Server
16 324 (18.51%) HTTP
17 289 (16.51%) Cisco Certification
18 287 (16.40%) VPN
19 269 (15.37%) DevOps
20 267 (15.26%) Perl
21 261 (14.91%) Finance
22 257 (14.69%) SC Cleared
22 257 (14.69%) Puppet
23 256 (14.63%) SSL
24 248 (14.17%) Configuration Management
25 247 (14.11%) Java
26 242 (13.83%) Python
27 222 (12.69%) VMware Infrastructure
28 213 (12.17%) Wireless
29 208 (11.89%) MS Excel

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
1 142 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 132 (7.54%) Apache
3 102 (5.83%) IIS
4 101 (5.77%) Tomcat
5 60 (3.43%) SharePoint
6 59 (3.37%) WebSphere
7 55 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 52 (2.97%) OpenStack
9 51 (2.91%) Skype for Business
10 44 (2.51%) nginx
11 39 (2.23%) Jetty
12 35 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 30 (1.71%) Confluence
14 28 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
15 26 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 26 (1.49%) JBoss
16 24 (1.37%) IBM Notes
17 18 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
17 18 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
18 13 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 208 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 191 (10.91%) MS Office
3 20 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.29%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.23%) HipChat
7 3 (0.17%) MS Project
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.057%) InDesign
9 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.057%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.34%) RMDS
4 3 (0.17%) assyst
4 3 (0.17%) Eikon
5 2 (0.11%) Primavera
6 1 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.057%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.057%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.057%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.057%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 159 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (4.17%) Office 365
4 41 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (1.14%) GitHub
6 20 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 19 (1.09%) Google App Engine
8 16 (0.91%) Mimecast
9 10 (0.57%) PaaS
9 10 (0.57%) SaaS
10 7 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.40%) Google Apps
11 6 (0.34%) IaaS
12 4 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 579 (33.09%) DNS
2 502 (28.69%) Firewall
3 402 (22.97%) WAN
4 352 (20.11%) LAN
5 347 (19.83%) DHCP
6 324 (18.51%) HTTP
7 287 (16.40%) VPN
8 256 (14.63%) SSL
9 213 (12.17%) Wireless
10 194 (11.09%) Network Security
11 165 (9.43%) BGP
12 162 (9.26%) Internet
13 157 (8.97%) SAN
14 147 (8.40%) IPsec
15 140 (8.00%) MPLS
16 134 (7.66%) OSPF
17 121 (6.91%) VoIP
18 110 (6.29%) Cisco ASA
19 106 (6.06%) FTP
20 94 (5.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 135 (7.71%) MySQL
3 102 (5.83%) MongoDB
4 99 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (2.97%) DB2
6 47 (2.69%) Relational Database
7 36 (2.06%) Redis
8 34 (1.94%) Oracle Database
9 33 (1.89%) NoSQL
10 21 (1.20%) RDBMS
11 17 (0.97%) Hadoop
12 15 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (0.69%) Big Data
15 9 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (0.34%) Neo4j
16 6 (0.34%) OrientDB
17 4 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
17 4 (0.23%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 187 (10.69%) Jenkins
2 88 (5.03%) Git (software)
3 56 (3.20%) Subversion
4 48 (2.74%) Travis CI
5 39 (2.23%) JIRA
6 25 (1.43%) Maven
7 23 (1.31%) JUnit
8 22 (1.26%) Vagrant
9 21 (1.20%) Visual Studio
10 18 (1.03%) Selenium
11 17 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (0.91%) Bitbucket
13 15 (0.86%) TeamCity
14 13 (0.74%) Eclipse
14 13 (0.74%) IntelliJ
15 12 (0.69%) GitLab
15 12 (0.69%) Gradle
16 11 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 9 (0.51%) Artifactory
18 8 (0.46%) SoapUI
General
1 261 (14.91%) Finance
2 99 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 66 (3.77%) Banking
4 60 (3.43%) Marketing
5 50 (2.86%) Retail
6 27 (1.54%) Back Office
7 26 (1.49%) Front Office
7 26 (1.49%) Legal
8 25 (1.43%) Electronics
9 22 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 18 (1.03%) Advertising
11 17 (0.97%) Games
12 16 (0.91%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.51%) Law
15 8 (0.46%) Billing
16 7 (0.40%) French Language
16 7 (0.40%) Japanese Language
17 5 (0.29%) Military
17 5 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 268 (15.31%) Analyst
2 223 (12.74%) Network Engineer
3 162 (9.26%) Support Engineer
4 161 (9.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 106 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 94 (5.37%) Administrator
7 88 (5.03%) Developer
8 83 (4.74%) Architect
9 77 (4.40%) Support Analyst
10 67 (3.83%) Desktop Support
11 65 (3.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 65 (3.71%) Systems Administrator
12 62 (3.54%) Service Analyst
13 59 (3.37%) Security Engineer
14 56 (3.20%) Cisco Engineer
15 55 (3.14%) Service Desk Analyst
16 54 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support
16 54 (3.09%) Consultant
16 54 (3.09%) Network Analyst
17 48 (2.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (4.80%) .NET
2 82 (4.69%) 802.1X
3 80 (4.57%) XML
4 78 (4.46%) LAMP
4 78 (4.46%) Web Services
5 63 (3.60%) HTML
6 59 (3.37%) CSS
7 53 (3.03%) J2EE
8 48 (2.74%) Node.js
9 42 (2.40%) SOAP
10 38 (2.17%) Servlets
11 30 (1.71%) Spring
12 28 (1.60%) REST
13 24 (1.37%) LAPP Stack
13 24 (1.37%) Middleware
14 23 (1.31%) HTML5
15 20 (1.14%) LEMP Stack
16 19 (1.09%) Hibernate
17 17 (0.97%) JSON
17 17 (0.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 164 (9.37%) Data Centre
2 120 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (4.80%) Clustering
4 69 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 68 (3.89%) Computer Science
6 52 (2.97%) Blackberry
7 44 (2.51%) Public Cloud
8 34 (1.94%) PKI
9 28 (1.60%) Driving Licence
10 27 (1.54%) Client/Server
10 27 (1.54%) iPad
11 26 (1.49%) Mainframe
12 24 (1.37%) Wiki
13 21 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 20 (1.14%) Equities
14 20 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 20 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
14 20 (1.14%) Mathematics
14 20 (1.14%) Security Operations Centre
15 19 (1.09%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 782 (44.69%) Windows
2 727 (41.54%) Linux
3 355 (20.29%) Unix
4 326 (18.63%) Windows Server
5 149 (8.51%) Windows 7
6 136 (7.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 136 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 130 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 112 (6.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 82 (4.69%) Solaris
10 81 (4.63%) CentOS
11 72 (4.11%) Windows XP
12 50 (2.86%) Mac OS X
12 50 (2.86%) Windows 8
13 39 (2.23%) AIX
14 30 (1.71%) Windows 10
15 24 (1.37%) zOS
16 19 (1.09%) Android
16 19 (1.09%) Ubuntu
17 18 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (25.43%) ITIL
2 269 (15.37%) DevOps
3 248 (14.17%) Configuration Management
4 208 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
5 169 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
6 146 (8.34%) Open Source
7 139 (7.94%) Change Management
8 123 (7.03%) Load Balancing
9 105 (6.00%) High Availability
10 99 (5.66%) Migration
11 85 (4.86%) Project Management
12 79 (4.51%) Information Security
12 79 (4.51%) Mentoring
13 78 (4.46%) Incident Management
14 76 (4.34%) Software Engineering
15 73 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
15 73 (4.17%) Service Management
16 66 (3.77%) Service Delivery
17 65 (3.71%) Network Design
18 61 (3.49%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 267 (15.26%) Perl
2 247 (14.11%) Java
3 242 (13.83%) Python
4 198 (11.31%) SQL
5 141 (8.06%) PowerShell
6 138 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 131 (7.49%) Ruby
8 128 (7.31%) Shell Script
9 91 (5.20%) C++
10 73 (4.17%) VB
11 71 (4.06%) C
12 65 (3.71%) C#
13 64 (3.66%) JavaScript
14 46 (2.63%) Go
15 39 (2.23%) PHP
16 28 (1.60%) Korn
17 27 (1.54%) VBScript
18 22 (1.26%) C-shell
19 21 (1.20%) Scala
20 13 (0.74%) JCL
Qualifications
1 345 (19.71%) Security Cleared
2 289 (16.51%) Cisco Certification
3 257 (14.69%) SC Cleared
4 182 (10.40%) CCNP
5 172 (9.83%) CCNA
6 137 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 112 (6.40%) Degree
8 101 (5.77%) MCSE
9 65 (3.71%) CISSP
10 64 (3.66%) CCIE
11 54 (3.09%) MCP
12 53 (3.03%) DV Cleared
13 48 (2.74%) MCSA
14 42 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
15 36 (2.06%) CCDP
16 28 (1.60%) RHCE
17 26 (1.49%) MCDST
18 24 (1.37%) AAT
19 23 (1.31%) GCIH
19 23 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.97%) SLA
2 51 (2.91%) PCI DSS
3 31 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
5 15 (0.86%) QA
6 13 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.40%) COBIT
8 4 (0.23%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.17%) MISRA
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.11%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.11%) ISO27002
10 2 (0.11%) SEPA
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%) JTAG
11 1 (0.057%) MiFID
11 1 (0.057%) OIPF
System Software
1 446 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 222 (12.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (4.40%) Hyper-V
4 75 (4.29%) Docker
5 70 (4.00%) vSphere
6 54 (3.09%) XenApp
7 52 (2.97%) Samba
8 42 (2.40%) Firmware
9 41 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
10 29 (1.66%) VMware ESX
11 28 (1.60%) NFS
11 28 (1.60%) vCloud
12 27 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (1.37%) Xen
14 21 (1.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 18 (1.03%) KVM
15 18 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
16 13 (0.74%) etcd
16 13 (0.74%) flannel
17 12 (0.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 257 (14.69%) Puppet
2 136 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
3 108 (6.17%) Ansible
4 87 (4.97%) SCCM
5 73 (4.17%) Nagios
6 63 (3.60%) Tivoli
7 43 (2.46%) MOM
8 39 (2.23%) HP SiteScope
9 38 (2.17%) FortiGate
10 33 (1.89%) Backup Exec
11 32 (1.83%) NetBackup
12 24 (1.37%) logstash
13 23 (1.31%) Salt
14 21 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
14 21 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 20 (1.14%) Kibana
15 20 (1.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 20 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
16 19 (1.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 19 (1.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 493 (28.17%) Cisco
2 441 (25.20%) Microsoft
3 354 (20.23%) VMware
4 200 (11.43%) Oracle
5 183 (10.46%) HP
6 180 (10.29%) CheckPoint
7 151 (8.63%) Red Hat
8 147 (8.40%) Juniper
9 140 (8.00%) Citrix
10 133 (7.60%) F5
11 87 (4.97%) IBM
12 76 (4.34%) ServiceNow
13 67 (3.83%) EMC
14 64 (3.66%) Blue Coat
15 63 (3.60%) CA
15 63 (3.60%) Dell
16 62 (3.54%) Remedy
16 62 (3.54%) Symantec
17 61 (3.49%) BMC
18 58 (3.31%) Intel Security
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