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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 146 117 111
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 887 1011 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.79% 1.91% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.60% 13.82% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 639 542
Median daily rate £400 £375 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 82 98
Median hourly rate £33.50 £16.84 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.93% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £17.33 £18.97
% change year-on-year
+93.30% -8.62%
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
7644 7318 7790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.40% 13.85% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4704 4257 4377
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 502 444
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.19% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.53 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +7 432 £450 +12.50% 96
South East -66 131 £360 +2.85% 73
North East +12 74 £330 -5.71% 1
East of England +20 63 £459 +30.69% 30
North West -2 62 £425 -4.49% 26
South West +12 53 £363 -8.51% 30
Yorkshire -41 38 £500 +53.84% 21
West Midlands -11 28 £419 +28.84% 7
East Midlands -19 6 £263 -8.69% 12
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 820 (45.56%) Windows
2 746 (41.44%) Linux
3 539 (29.94%) Firewall
4 528 (29.33%) DNS
5 505 (28.06%) Cisco
6 439 (24.39%) ITIL
7 429 (23.83%) Microsoft
8 411 (22.83%) Active Directory
9 398 (22.11%) Unix
10 397 (22.06%) WAN
11 394 (21.89%) VMware
12 365 (20.28%) Security Cleared
13 355 (19.72%) LAN
14 338 (18.78%) Windows Server
15 328 (18.22%) DHCP
16 314 (17.44%) HTTP
17 298 (16.56%) Python
18 294 (16.33%) DevOps
19 288 (16.00%) Perl
20 285 (15.83%) SC Cleared
21 278 (15.44%) Cisco Certification
22 269 (14.94%) SSL
23 268 (14.89%) VPN
24 253 (14.06%) Oracle
25 252 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
26 251 (13.94%) Finance
27 237 (13.17%) Java
28 235 (13.06%) Puppet
29 230 (12.78%) Configuration Management
30 223 (12.39%) 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
1 163 (9.06%) Apache
2 130 (7.22%) MS Exchange
3 107 (5.94%) IIS
4 103 (5.72%) Tomcat
5 79 (4.39%) WebSphere
6 70 (3.89%) OpenStack
7 55 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
8 54 (3.00%) SharePoint
9 49 (2.72%) JBoss
9 49 (2.72%) Skype for Business
10 43 (2.39%) nginx
11 36 (2.00%) WebLogic
12 31 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
12 31 (1.72%) IBM Notes
13 29 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
13 29 (1.61%) Jetty
14 28 (1.56%) Mongrel
15 27 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
16 25 (1.39%) Confluence
16 25 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 223 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 187 (10.39%) MS Office
3 25 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.50%) MS Project
6 4 (0.22%) HipChat
7 3 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.11%) Doxygen
8 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.11%) InDesign
8 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (1.11%) RMDS
3 5 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.17%) assyst
5 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.11%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.056%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.056%) Primavera
6 1 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 174 (9.67%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (4.22%) Office 365
3 69 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.72%) GitHub
6 19 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (1.00%) PaaS
8 12 (0.67%) Google App Engine
8 12 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.56%) IaaS
10 9 (0.50%) SaaS
11 8 (0.44%) Mimecast
12 6 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.22%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.17%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.11%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 539 (29.94%) Firewall
2 528 (29.33%) DNS
3 397 (22.06%) WAN
4 355 (19.72%) LAN
5 328 (18.22%) DHCP
6 314 (17.44%) HTTP
7 269 (14.94%) SSL
8 268 (14.89%) VPN
9 198 (11.00%) Wireless
10 173 (9.61%) Internet
11 170 (9.44%) Network Security
12 159 (8.83%) BGP
13 157 (8.72%) SAN
14 144 (8.00%) OSPF
15 140 (7.78%) Cisco ASA
16 136 (7.56%) VoIP
17 128 (7.11%) IPsec
18 122 (6.78%) MPLS
19 106 (5.89%) FTP
20 94 (5.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 160 (8.89%) MySQL
3 116 (6.44%) PostgreSQL
4 94 (5.22%) MongoDB
5 60 (3.33%) Redis
6 58 (3.22%) DB2
7 51 (2.83%) Relational Database
8 34 (1.89%) NoSQL
9 32 (1.78%) Oracle Database
10 25 (1.39%) Big Data
11 22 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 21 (1.17%) RDBMS
12 21 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
14 11 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (0.56%) Sqoop
16 9 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 5 (0.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 205 (11.39%) Jenkins
2 105 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 64 (3.56%) Subversion
4 51 (2.83%) Travis CI
5 30 (1.67%) Vagrant
6 29 (1.61%) Visual Studio
7 24 (1.33%) Bitbucket
8 22 (1.22%) JIRA
8 22 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (1.11%) GoCD
10 15 (0.83%) ClearCase
11 14 (0.78%) Maven
12 13 (0.72%) StarTeam
13 11 (0.61%) GitLab
13 11 (0.61%) JUnit
14 10 (0.56%) Artifactory
15 9 (0.50%) Mercurial
15 9 (0.50%) Selenium
16 8 (0.44%) TeamCity
17 7 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 251 (13.94%) Finance
2 99 (5.50%) Telecoms
3 67 (3.72%) Banking
4 56 (3.11%) Marketing
5 50 (2.78%) Retail
6 33 (1.83%) Electronics
7 31 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 22 (1.22%) Legal
9 21 (1.17%) Back Office
9 21 (1.17%) Front Office
10 20 (1.11%) Investment Banking
11 18 (1.00%) Advertising
11 18 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.50%) Billing
12 9 (0.50%) Japanese Language
12 9 (0.50%) Law
13 8 (0.44%) Automotive
13 8 (0.44%) French Language
13 8 (0.44%) Military
14 6 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 256 (14.22%) Analyst
2 212 (11.78%) Network Engineer
3 167 (9.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 157 (8.72%) Support Engineer
5 98 (5.44%) Administrator
6 95 (5.28%) Architect
7 87 (4.83%) Linux Engineer
7 87 (4.83%) Support Analyst
8 72 (4.00%) Desktop Support
9 69 (3.83%) Developer
9 69 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
10 64 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 59 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
12 57 (3.17%) Cisco Engineer
12 57 (3.17%) Service Analyst
13 56 (3.11%) 3rd Line Support
14 55 (3.06%) Consultant
15 50 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
16 46 (2.56%) Security Engineer
17 44 (2.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (5.00%) LAMP
2 89 (4.94%) 802.1X
3 82 (4.56%) Web Services
4 81 (4.50%) J2EE
5 70 (3.89%) HTML
6 60 (3.33%) XML
7 57 (3.17%) .NET
8 53 (2.94%) CSS
9 45 (2.50%) Node.js
10 41 (2.28%) Servlets
11 38 (2.11%) ELK Stack
12 36 (2.00%) SOAP
13 35 (1.94%) JSON
14 32 (1.78%) Middleware
15 31 (1.72%) RESTful
16 25 (1.39%) LAPP Stack
17 24 (1.33%) LEMP Stack
18 22 (1.22%) FIX Protocol
18 22 (1.22%) REST
19 17 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 164 (9.11%) Data Centre
2 113 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (5.28%) Clustering
4 87 (4.83%) Management Information System
5 61 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 55 (3.06%) Blackberry
7 52 (2.89%) Public Cloud
8 35 (1.94%) Client/Server
9 30 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (1.61%) Mainframe
10 29 (1.61%) PKI
11 27 (1.50%) Driving Licence
12 25 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 24 (1.33%) Private Cloud
14 22 (1.22%) IVR
15 21 (1.17%) IBM Mainframe
15 21 (1.17%) iPad
16 19 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 17 (0.94%) Device Driver
17 17 (0.94%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 820 (45.56%) Windows
2 746 (41.44%) Linux
3 398 (22.11%) Unix
4 338 (18.78%) Windows Server
5 156 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 151 (8.39%) Windows 7
7 135 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 121 (6.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 118 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 93 (5.17%) Solaris
11 60 (3.33%) CentOS
12 55 (3.06%) Windows XP
13 43 (2.39%) Mac OS X
14 42 (2.33%) Windows 10
15 41 (2.28%) Windows 8
16 40 (2.22%) AIX
17 26 (1.44%) Apple iOS
17 26 (1.44%) Ubuntu
18 25 (1.39%) zOS
19 22 (1.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (24.39%) ITIL
2 294 (16.33%) DevOps
3 230 (12.78%) Configuration Management
4 210 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 167 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
6 163 (9.06%) Load Balancing
7 149 (8.28%) Open Source
8 148 (8.22%) Change Management
9 117 (6.50%) High Availability
10 107 (5.94%) Migration
11 83 (4.61%) Mentoring
12 82 (4.56%) Network Monitoring
13 81 (4.50%) Information Security
14 80 (4.44%) Software Engineering
15 78 (4.33%) SIEM
16 74 (4.11%) Project Management
17 71 (3.94%) Network Design
18 69 (3.83%) Incident Management
19 67 (3.72%) Scrum
20 64 (3.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 298 (16.56%) Python
2 288 (16.00%) Perl
3 237 (13.17%) Java
4 215 (11.94%) SQL
5 167 (9.28%) Bash Shell
6 145 (8.06%) Ruby
7 141 (7.83%) Shell Script
8 140 (7.78%) PowerShell
9 85 (4.72%) C++
10 78 (4.33%) VB
11 77 (4.28%) Go
12 73 (4.06%) C
13 67 (3.72%) JavaScript
14 55 (3.06%) C#
15 45 (2.50%) PHP
16 34 (1.89%) Korn
17 28 (1.56%) C-shell
18 24 (1.33%) Scala
19 21 (1.17%) VBScript
20 20 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 365 (20.28%) Security Cleared
2 285 (15.83%) SC Cleared
3 278 (15.44%) Cisco Certification
4 181 (10.06%) CCNP
5 157 (8.72%) CCNA
6 130 (7.22%) Degree
7 129 (7.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 94 (5.22%) MCSE
9 70 (3.89%) CISSP
10 63 (3.50%) CCIE
11 59 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
11 59 (3.28%) DV Cleared
12 56 (3.11%) MCP
13 42 (2.33%) MCSA
14 34 (1.89%) CCDP
15 29 (1.61%) MCDST
16 28 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
17 27 (1.50%) A+ Certification
18 24 (1.33%) AAT
18 24 (1.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.44%) SLA
2 77 (4.28%) PCI DSS
3 40 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 16 (0.89%) QA
5 16 (0.89%) RMADS
6 8 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.39%) COBIT
7 7 (0.39%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.11%) SEPA
10 1 (0.056%) GPG13
10 1 (0.056%) HL7
10 1 (0.056%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.056%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.056%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.056%) JTAG
10 1 (0.056%) MiFID
10 1 (0.056%) MISRA
System Software
1 411 (22.83%) Active Directory
2 252 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (4.78%) Docker
4 83 (4.61%) vSphere
5 64 (3.56%) Hyper-V
6 50 (2.78%) Firmware
7 49 (2.72%) Samba
8 46 (2.56%) XenApp
9 35 (1.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 34 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
11 33 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
12 29 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
13 27 (1.50%) NFS
14 25 (1.39%) VMware ESX
15 23 (1.28%) KVM
15 23 (1.28%) Xen
16 22 (1.22%) etcd
16 22 (1.22%) flannel
16 22 (1.22%) vCloud
17 13 (0.72%) iptables
Systems Management
1 235 (13.06%) Puppet
2 160 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
3 119 (6.61%) Ansible
4 87 (4.83%) SCCM
5 72 (4.00%) Tivoli
6 59 (3.28%) Nagios
7 52 (2.89%) MOM
8 50 (2.78%) HP SiteScope
9 42 (2.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 35 (1.94%) FortiGate
10 35 (1.94%) Terraform
11 34 (1.89%) Nessus
12 33 (1.83%) Consul
13 30 (1.67%) Backup Exec
14 29 (1.61%) NetBackup
15 28 (1.56%) QRadar
16 26 (1.44%) Kibana
16 26 (1.44%) logstash
17 25 (1.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
17 25 (1.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 505 (28.06%) Cisco
2 429 (23.83%) Microsoft
3 394 (21.89%) VMware
4 253 (14.06%) Oracle
5 187 (10.39%) HP
6 174 (9.67%) CheckPoint
7 172 (9.56%) F5
8 151 (8.39%) Citrix
9 139 (7.72%) Red Hat
10 136 (7.56%) Juniper
11 92 (5.11%) IBM
12 91 (5.06%) ServiceNow
13 70 (3.89%) CA
14 69 (3.83%) Splunk
15 65 (3.61%) Intel Security
16 61 (3.39%) BMC
17 57 (3.17%) Apple
18 55 (3.06%) Dell
18 55 (3.06%) EMC
18 55 (3.06%) Symantec
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