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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 150 128 122
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 856 976 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.70% 1.84% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.89% 13.01% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 616 476
Median daily rate £401 £370 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 86 88
Median hourly rate £37.00 £17.33 £18.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.50% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £17.33 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+116.38% -0.97%
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
7862 7502 7569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.65% 14.16% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4861 4360 4134
Median daily rate £400 £378 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 475 426
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.37% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.89 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £47.83 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +15 425 £470 +10.58% 98
South East -63 136 £350 - 83
North East -3 60 £320 -1.53% 3
South West +5 56 £384 +2.33% 28
North West 0 48 £375 -1.51% 13
Yorkshire -37 46 £475 +46.15% 22
East of England 0 38 £375 +30.43% 37
West Midlands -21 31 £313 -3.84% 16
East Midlands -1 13 £400 +39.13% 13
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 818 (46.58%) Windows
2 696 (39.64%) Linux
3 560 (31.89%) DNS
4 508 (28.93%) Cisco
5 500 (28.47%) Firewall
6 440 (25.06%) ITIL
7 438 (24.94%) Microsoft
8 435 (24.77%) Active Directory
9 415 (23.63%) WAN
10 377 (21.47%) VMware
11 361 (20.56%) LAN
12 352 (20.05%) Unix
13 345 (19.65%) Security Cleared
14 338 (19.25%) DHCP
15 331 (18.85%) Windows Server
16 302 (17.20%) HTTP
17 294 (16.74%) Cisco Certification
18 281 (16.00%) DevOps
19 278 (15.83%) VPN
19 278 (15.83%) Perl
20 269 (15.32%) Python
21 268 (15.26%) SC Cleared
22 249 (14.18%) Finance
23 245 (13.95%) SSL
24 242 (13.78%) Java
25 236 (13.44%) VMware Infrastructure
26 231 (13.15%) Configuration Management
27 225 (12.81%) MS Excel
28 224 (12.76%) Puppet
29 222 (12.64%) Wireless

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
1 146 (8.31%) MS Exchange
2 125 (7.12%) Apache
3 104 (5.92%) IIS
4 86 (4.90%) Tomcat
5 72 (4.10%) WebSphere
6 66 (3.76%) OpenStack
7 61 (3.47%) SharePoint
8 59 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 55 (3.13%) Skype for Business
10 44 (2.51%) nginx
11 33 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
11 33 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
11 33 (1.88%) Jetty
12 31 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
13 30 (1.71%) Mongrel
14 29 (1.65%) IBM Notes
15 26 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 26 (1.48%) Confluence
16 20 (1.14%) JBoss
17 17 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 225 (12.81%) MS Excel
2 186 (10.59%) MS Office
3 24 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.51%) MS Project
6 4 (0.23%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.23%) HipChat
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
7 2 (0.11%) InDesign
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) QuarkXPress
7 2 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (0.68%) RMDS
3 6 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.17%) assyst
4 3 (0.17%) Eikon
5 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.11%) Primavera
5 2 (0.11%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.057%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 170 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (4.56%) Office 365
3 68 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 47 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (1.65%) GitHub
6 22 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.68%) Google App Engine
7 12 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.68%) Mimecast
8 9 (0.51%) PaaS
9 5 (0.28%) Google Apps
9 5 (0.28%) IaaS
9 5 (0.28%) SaaS
9 5 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 560 (31.89%) DNS
2 500 (28.47%) Firewall
3 415 (23.63%) WAN
4 361 (20.56%) LAN
5 338 (19.25%) DHCP
6 302 (17.20%) HTTP
7 278 (15.83%) VPN
8 245 (13.95%) SSL
9 222 (12.64%) Wireless
10 192 (10.93%) Network Security
11 175 (9.97%) Internet
12 167 (9.51%) BGP
13 163 (9.28%) SAN
14 141 (8.03%) Cisco ASA
15 137 (7.80%) IPsec
15 137 (7.80%) OSPF
16 132 (7.52%) MPLS
17 130 (7.40%) VoIP
18 108 (6.15%) FTP
19 87 (4.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 158 (9.00%) MySQL
3 108 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
4 97 (5.52%) MongoDB
5 54 (3.08%) DB2
6 51 (2.90%) Redis
7 43 (2.45%) Relational Database
8 37 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 24 (1.37%) NoSQL
9 24 (1.37%) RDBMS
10 16 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (0.85%) Hadoop
12 13 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (0.63%) Big Data
14 10 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.34%) Neo4j
16 6 (0.34%) OrientDB
17 4 (0.23%) GIS
17 4 (0.23%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 197 (11.22%) Jenkins
2 86 (4.90%) Git (software)
3 56 (3.19%) Subversion
4 52 (2.96%) Travis CI
5 33 (1.88%) JIRA
6 29 (1.65%) Vagrant
7 26 (1.48%) Bitbucket
8 25 (1.42%) Visual Studio
9 20 (1.14%) GoCD
10 19 (1.08%) Maven
11 18 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (0.85%) ClearCase
12 15 (0.85%) JUnit
13 13 (0.74%) StarTeam
14 11 (0.63%) Artifactory
14 11 (0.63%) GitLab
14 11 (0.63%) Selenium
15 10 (0.57%) SoapUI
16 9 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 249 (14.18%) Finance
2 99 (5.64%) Telecoms
3 61 (3.47%) Marketing
4 60 (3.42%) Banking
5 48 (2.73%) Retail
6 30 (1.71%) Electronics
7 28 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 25 (1.42%) Back Office
9 24 (1.37%) Legal
10 21 (1.20%) Advertising
10 21 (1.20%) Front Office
11 18 (1.03%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.03%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.85%) Games
13 10 (0.57%) Law
14 9 (0.51%) Billing
14 9 (0.51%) Japanese Language
15 8 (0.46%) French Language
16 6 (0.34%) Automotive
16 6 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 249 (14.18%) Analyst
2 229 (13.04%) Network Engineer
3 165 (9.40%) Support Engineer
4 162 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 95 (5.41%) Administrator
6 89 (5.07%) Linux Engineer
7 84 (4.78%) Architect
8 76 (4.33%) Developer
8 76 (4.33%) Support Analyst
9 74 (4.21%) Desktop Support
10 67 (3.82%) Systems Administrator
11 66 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 64 (3.64%) Service Analyst
13 63 (3.59%) Cisco Engineer
14 59 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support
15 56 (3.19%) 3rd Line Support
15 56 (3.19%) Consultant
16 55 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
17 50 (2.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 50 (2.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (5.35%) LAMP
2 88 (5.01%) 802.1X
3 75 (4.27%) Web Services
4 71 (4.04%) .NET
5 68 (3.87%) XML
6 65 (3.70%) HTML
7 55 (3.13%) CSS
8 47 (2.68%) Node.js
9 42 (2.39%) J2EE
10 38 (2.16%) SOAP
11 34 (1.94%) Servlets
12 25 (1.42%) LEMP Stack
13 23 (1.31%) LAPP Stack
14 21 (1.20%) REST
15 20 (1.14%) Spring
16 18 (1.03%) Ajax
16 18 (1.03%) Middleware
17 16 (0.91%) FIX Protocol
18 15 (0.85%) HTML5
18 15 (0.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 161 (9.17%) Data Centre
2 126 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (4.27%) Clustering
4 70 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 60 (3.42%) Public Cloud
6 59 (3.36%) Computer Science
7 54 (3.08%) Blackberry
8 29 (1.65%) PKI
9 28 (1.59%) Client/Server
9 28 (1.59%) Mainframe
10 24 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 24 (1.37%) iPad
11 23 (1.31%) Driving Licence
12 22 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 21 (1.20%) IBM Mainframe
13 21 (1.20%) IVR
13 21 (1.20%) Private Cloud
14 20 (1.14%) Wiki
15 19 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (0.97%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 818 (46.58%) Windows
2 696 (39.64%) Linux
3 352 (20.05%) Unix
4 331 (18.85%) Windows Server
5 155 (8.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 152 (8.66%) Windows 7
7 135 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 113 (6.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 105 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 81 (4.61%) Solaris
11 69 (3.93%) CentOS
12 62 (3.53%) Windows XP
13 47 (2.68%) Mac OS X
14 45 (2.56%) Windows 8
15 37 (2.11%) Windows 10
16 36 (2.05%) AIX
17 25 (1.42%) zOS
18 24 (1.37%) Ubuntu
19 22 (1.25%) CoreOS
20 21 (1.20%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (25.06%) ITIL
2 281 (16.00%) DevOps
3 231 (13.15%) Configuration Management
4 194 (11.05%) Agile Software Development
5 152 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
6 139 (7.92%) Load Balancing
7 137 (7.80%) Change Management
8 117 (6.66%) Migration
9 115 (6.55%) Open Source
10 100 (5.69%) High Availability
11 89 (5.07%) Mentoring
12 78 (4.44%) Project Management
13 76 (4.33%) Information Security
14 73 (4.16%) Network Design
15 70 (3.99%) Software Engineering
16 68 (3.87%) Network Monitoring
17 65 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
17 65 (3.70%) Incident Management
17 65 (3.70%) SIEM
18 62 (3.53%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 278 (15.83%) Perl
2 269 (15.32%) Python
3 242 (13.78%) Java
4 194 (11.05%) SQL
5 159 (9.05%) PowerShell
6 157 (8.94%) Bash Shell
7 156 (8.88%) Ruby
8 131 (7.46%) Shell Script
9 85 (4.84%) C++
10 81 (4.61%) VB
11 75 (4.27%) Go
12 70 (3.99%) C
13 65 (3.70%) JavaScript
14 56 (3.19%) C#
15 47 (2.68%) PHP
16 33 (1.88%) Korn
17 30 (1.71%) VBScript
18 28 (1.59%) C-shell
19 18 (1.03%) Scala
20 14 (0.80%) REXX
Qualifications
1 345 (19.65%) Security Cleared
2 294 (16.74%) Cisco Certification
3 268 (15.26%) SC Cleared
4 192 (10.93%) CCNP
5 171 (9.74%) CCNA
6 129 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 120 (6.83%) Degree
8 92 (5.24%) MCSE
9 65 (3.70%) CCIE
10 59 (3.36%) MCP
11 54 (3.08%) CISSP
11 54 (3.08%) DV Cleared
12 50 (2.85%) BPSS Clearance
13 44 (2.51%) CCDP
14 42 (2.39%) MCSA
15 28 (1.59%) MCDST
16 25 (1.42%) CCSA
17 24 (1.37%) A+ Certification
17 24 (1.37%) AAT
17 24 (1.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.73%) SLA
2 67 (3.82%) PCI DSS
3 41 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
5 14 (0.80%) QA
6 11 (0.63%) RMADS
7 7 (0.40%) ISO 9000
8 6 (0.34%) COBIT
8 6 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.11%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.11%) MISRA
9 2 (0.11%) SEPA
10 1 (0.057%) HL7
10 1 (0.057%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.057%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.057%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.057%) JTAG
10 1 (0.057%) MiFID
System Software
1 435 (24.77%) Active Directory
2 236 (13.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (4.27%) vSphere
4 73 (4.16%) Docker
5 67 (3.82%) Hyper-V
6 55 (3.13%) Samba
7 54 (3.08%) XenApp
8 48 (2.73%) Firmware
9 35 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
10 29 (1.65%) VMware ESX
11 28 (1.59%) NFS
12 26 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
13 23 (1.31%) etcd
13 23 (1.31%) flannel
13 23 (1.31%) vCloud
14 21 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
15 19 (1.08%) KVM
15 19 (1.08%) Xen
16 17 (0.97%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 13 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 224 (12.76%) Puppet
2 150 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
3 120 (6.83%) Ansible
4 87 (4.95%) SCCM
5 73 (4.16%) Tivoli
6 62 (3.53%) Nagios
7 50 (2.85%) MOM
8 47 (2.68%) HP SiteScope
9 40 (2.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 38 (2.16%) FortiGate
11 33 (1.88%) Backup Exec
11 33 (1.88%) NetBackup
11 33 (1.88%) Terraform
12 31 (1.77%) Consul
13 29 (1.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 29 (1.65%) Nessus
14 26 (1.48%) Kubernetes
15 22 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 21 (1.20%) Mesos
16 21 (1.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 508 (28.93%) Cisco
2 438 (24.94%) Microsoft
3 377 (21.47%) VMware
4 221 (12.59%) Oracle
5 191 (10.88%) HP
6 190 (10.82%) CheckPoint
7 147 (8.37%) Citrix
8 143 (8.14%) F5
9 136 (7.74%) Juniper
10 131 (7.46%) Red Hat
11 87 (4.95%) ServiceNow
12 79 (4.50%) IBM
13 68 (3.87%) CA
14 63 (3.59%) EMC
15 61 (3.47%) Dell
15 61 (3.47%) Symantec
16 60 (3.42%) BMC
17 59 (3.36%) Intel Security
18 56 (3.19%) Remedy
19 55 (3.13%) Blue Coat
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