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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 115 110 136
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +26
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1033 972 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.92% 1.90% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.69% 12.80% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 487 400
Average daily rate
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£373 £363 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% +10.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £169 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 92 89
Average hourly rate £17.33 £18.98 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.70% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.48 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.23% +7.14%
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
7544 7593 6572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.00% 14.83% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4388 4193 3642
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 415 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -13 409 £425 +6.25% 133
South East +12 276 £350 +1.08% 131
Yorkshire +30 90 £325 -2.98% 33
North West -11 68 £413 +36.36% 41
East of England -18 58 £308 -10.86% 62
South West -12 57 £370 +5.71% 27
North East +11 43 £350 - 7
West Midlands -21 23 £325 +8.33% 21
East Midlands -14 15 £306 -12.50% 17
Midlands - 1 - -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 882 (47.01%) Windows
2 704 (37.53%) DNS
3 576 (30.70%) Cisco
4 570 (30.38%) Firewall
5 568 (30.28%) Linux
6 536 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 459 (24.47%) Active Directory
8 440 (23.45%) DHCP
9 425 (22.65%) LAN
10 424 (22.60%) VMware
11 415 (22.12%) WAN
12 379 (20.20%) UNIX
13 340 (18.12%) ITIL
14 337 (17.96%) Cisco Certification
15 314 (16.74%) VPN
16 313 (16.68%) Windows Server 2008
17 305 (16.26%) Finance
18 294 (15.67%) HTTP
19 267 (14.23%) SSL
20 261 (13.91%) SQL
21 253 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
22 251 (13.38%) Java
23 245 (13.06%) Security Cleared
24 233 (12.42%) Internet
25 225 (11.99%) BGP
26 221 (11.78%) SAN
27 218 (11.62%) Citrix
28 213 (11.35%) HP
29 207 (11.03%) MS Exchange
29 207 (11.03%) OSPF

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 207 (11.03%) MS Exchange
2 168 (8.96%) IIS
3 149 (7.94%) Apache
4 139 (7.41%) Tomcat
5 112 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 101 (5.38%) WebSphere
7 74 (3.94%) Jetty
8 71 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 62 (3.30%) nginx
10 46 (2.45%) SharePoint
11 40 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 37 (1.97%) JBoss
13 36 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
14 28 (1.49%) Lync
15 27 (1.44%) WebLogic
16 25 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
17 24 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
17 24 (1.28%) OpenStack
18 22 (1.17%) Node.js
19 10 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 190 (10.13%) MS Office
2 189 (10.07%) MS Excel
3 39 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 36 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.80%) MS Project
6 6 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.16%) Vectorworks
9 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.053%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.053%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.48%) RMDS
4 4 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.16%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.053%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.053%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 131 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
3 62 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
4 60 (3.20%) Google Cloud Platform
5 57 (3.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 55 (2.93%) Google App Engine
7 38 (2.03%) PaaS
8 31 (1.65%) Office 365
9 30 (1.60%) SaaS
10 25 (1.33%) IaaS
11 10 (0.53%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.16%) GitHub
13 2 (0.11%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.11%) Heroku
14 1 (0.053%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.053%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.053%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 704 (37.53%) DNS
2 570 (30.38%) Firewall
3 440 (23.45%) DHCP
4 425 (22.65%) LAN
5 415 (22.12%) WAN
6 314 (16.74%) VPN
7 294 (15.67%) HTTP
8 267 (14.23%) SSL
9 233 (12.42%) Internet
10 225 (11.99%) BGP
11 221 (11.78%) SAN
12 207 (11.03%) OSPF
13 195 (10.39%) IPsec
14 188 (10.02%) VLAN
15 170 (9.06%) MPLS
16 165 (8.80%) Network Security
17 153 (8.16%) Wireless
18 137 (7.30%) Cisco ASA
19 133 (7.09%) VoIP
20 127 (6.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 93 (4.96%) MySQL
3 66 (3.52%) MongoDB
4 47 (2.51%) Relational Database
5 46 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (1.81%) Oracle Database
7 28 (1.49%) NoSQL
8 25 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (1.07%) Big Data
10 18 (0.96%) RDBMS
10 18 (0.96%) DB2
11 17 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.37%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.37%) Redis
16 6 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
17 5 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 135 (7.20%) Jenkins
2 87 (4.64%) Git (software)
3 80 (4.26%) Subversion
4 36 (1.92%) Maven
5 28 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 21 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 20 (1.07%) JIRA
8 19 (1.01%) JUnit
9 18 (0.96%) Mercurial
10 17 (0.91%) SoapUI
11 16 (0.85%) Gradle
12 15 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (0.80%) Cucumber
13 13 (0.69%) JMeter
14 12 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (0.48%) Metasploit
15 9 (0.48%) Mockito
15 9 (0.48%) Ant
16 8 (0.43%) Selenium
17 7 (0.37%) MSI
General
1 305 (16.26%) Finance
2 156 (8.32%) Telecoms
3 132 (7.04%) Banking
4 65 (3.46%) Investment Banking
5 46 (2.45%) Retail
6 36 (1.92%) Marketing
7 34 (1.81%) Multimedia
8 31 (1.65%) Legal
9 30 (1.60%) Electronics
10 24 (1.28%) Back Office
11 22 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 19 (1.01%) Advertising
13 17 (0.91%) Front Office
14 12 (0.64%) Law
14 12 (0.64%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.37%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.37%) Publishing
16 5 (0.27%) Games
16 5 (0.27%) Billing
16 5 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 261 (13.91%) Network Engineer
2 253 (13.49%) Analyst
3 132 (7.04%) Developer
4 115 (6.13%) Administrator
5 104 (5.54%) Support Engineer
6 103 (5.49%) Support Analyst
7 99 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 76 (4.05%) Desktop Support
9 75 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 73 (3.89%) Consultant
11 66 (3.52%) Architect
12 63 (3.36%) Senior Network Engineer
13 53 (2.83%) Security Engineer
14 51 (2.72%) Systems Administrator
14 51 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
15 46 (2.45%) Software Engineer
15 46 (2.45%) Service Analyst
15 46 (2.45%) 1st Line Support
15 46 (2.45%) Service Desk Analyst
16 45 (2.40%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (6.13%) .NET
2 101 (5.38%) XML
3 89 (4.74%) J2EE
4 86 (4.58%) Web Services
5 75 (4.00%) HTML
6 74 (3.94%) Servlets
7 63 (3.36%) 802.1X
8 56 (2.99%) SOAP
9 55 (2.93%) Middleware
10 45 (2.40%) CSS
11 41 (2.19%) REST
12 30 (1.60%) JMS
13 27 (1.44%) Spring
13 27 (1.44%) Ajax
14 25 (1.33%) ASP.NET
15 24 (1.28%) JSP
16 23 (1.23%) WCF
17 22 (1.17%) WPF
18 20 (1.07%) JSON
18 20 (1.07%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 176 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 114 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (4.00%) PKI
4 69 (3.68%) Management Information System
5 64 (3.41%) Clustering
6 60 (3.20%) Blackberry
7 51 (2.72%) Computer Science
8 50 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
9 35 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 31 (1.65%) Client/Server
11 30 (1.60%) iPad
12 29 (1.55%) Device Driver
13 26 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
14 25 (1.33%) iPhone
15 23 (1.23%) Mainframe
16 22 (1.17%) Replication
17 21 (1.12%) DTV
18 18 (0.96%) NHS
18 18 (0.96%) IBM Mainframe
19 15 (0.80%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 882 (47.01%) Windows
2 568 (30.28%) Linux
3 379 (20.20%) UNIX
4 313 (16.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 201 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 198 (10.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 191 (10.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 129 (6.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 114 (6.08%) Windows XP
10 112 (5.97%) Solaris
11 70 (3.73%) Windows 8
12 53 (2.83%) Mac OS X
12 53 (2.83%) Android
13 43 (2.29%) AIX
14 33 (1.76%) SUSE
15 26 (1.39%) zOS
16 19 (1.01%) Apple iOS
17 18 (0.96%) Windows 2000
17 18 (0.96%) Ubuntu
18 17 (0.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (18.12%) ITIL
2 176 (9.38%) Configuration Management
2 176 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
4 140 (7.46%) Open Source
5 134 (7.14%) Project Management
6 126 (6.72%) Load Balancing
7 124 (6.61%) DevOps
8 101 (5.38%) Migration
9 85 (4.53%) Software Engineering
10 78 (4.16%) Service Delivery
11 76 (4.05%) Incident Management
12 73 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
13 69 (3.68%) Change Management
14 66 (3.52%) Network Management
15 64 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
16 62 (3.30%) Network Design
17 56 (2.99%) Unit Testing
18 55 (2.93%) TDD
19 53 (2.83%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 261 (13.91%) SQL
2 251 (13.38%) Java
3 151 (8.05%) Perl
4 129 (6.88%) PowerShell
5 118 (6.29%) Python
6 99 (5.28%) Shell Script
7 91 (4.85%) C
8 88 (4.69%) C++
9 78 (4.16%) Ruby
10 59 (3.14%) JavaScript
11 57 (3.04%) C#
12 55 (2.93%) VB
13 51 (2.72%) Bash Shell
14 41 (2.19%) VBScript
15 39 (2.08%) PHP
16 20 (1.07%) PL/SQL
17 19 (1.01%) Go
18 17 (0.91%) Scala
19 13 (0.69%) T-SQL
20 11 (0.59%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 337 (17.96%) Cisco Certification
2 245 (13.06%) Security Cleared
3 199 (10.61%) CCNA
4 192 (10.23%) CCNP
5 159 (8.48%) SC Cleared
6 148 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 97 (5.17%) MCSE
7 97 (5.17%) Degree
8 70 (3.73%) CCIE
9 65 (3.46%) DV Cleared
10 47 (2.51%) MCSA
11 46 (2.45%) MCP
12 41 (2.19%) CISSP
13 31 (1.65%) ISTQB
14 28 (1.49%) CCIP
15 26 (1.39%) CCSE
16 24 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 22 (1.17%) MCDST
18 21 (1.12%) RHCE
18 21 (1.12%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.36%) SLA
2 38 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 23 (1.23%) QA
4 22 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) GMP
7 2 (0.11%) BS7799
8 1 (0.053%) HL7
8 1 (0.053%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.053%) Data Quality
System Software
1 459 (24.47%) Active Directory
2 253 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (6.61%) vSphere
4 74 (3.94%) Hyper-V
5 72 (3.84%) XenApp
6 59 (3.14%) VMware ESX
7 53 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
8 47 (2.51%) Xen
9 34 (1.81%) vCloud
10 30 (1.60%) Firmware
11 27 (1.44%) NFS
12 22 (1.17%) Snort
13 20 (1.07%) XenDesktop
13 20 (1.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 20 (1.07%) Samba
14 19 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 18 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 18 (0.96%) Docker
16 17 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
17 14 (0.75%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 179 (9.54%) Puppet
2 130 (6.93%) Opscode Chef
3 92 (4.90%) SCCM
4 46 (2.45%) SCOM
5 29 (1.55%) Nagios
5 29 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
6 25 (1.33%) Ansible
7 22 (1.17%) Tivoli
7 22 (1.17%) NetBackup
8 21 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
9 20 (1.07%) WSUS
10 19 (1.01%) Salt
10 19 (1.01%) vMotion
11 18 (0.96%) BladeLogic
12 17 (0.91%) OpenView
12 17 (0.91%) Graphite
13 16 (0.85%) Cacti
13 16 (0.85%) Backup Exec
14 13 (0.69%) Vagrant
15 11 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 576 (30.70%) Cisco
2 536 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 424 (22.60%) VMware
4 218 (11.62%) Citrix
5 213 (11.35%) HP
6 186 (9.91%) Oracle
7 168 (8.96%) F5
8 164 (8.74%) CheckPoint
9 161 (8.58%) Juniper
10 142 (7.57%) Red Hat
11 106 (5.65%) IBM
12 84 (4.48%) Dell
13 76 (4.05%) Google
14 61 (3.25%) SolarWinds
15 57 (3.04%) Sun
16 53 (2.83%) Apple
17 52 (2.77%) Symantec
18 51 (2.72%) McAfee
19 50 (2.67%) NetApp
20 47 (2.51%) EMC
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day c£400-£550 p/day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £300 - £355 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £350 - £355 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intel Security
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £220 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
ICP Search
Rate: From £500 to £580 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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