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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 107 131 106
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -25
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 880 711 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.89% 1.62% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.89% 12.12% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 390 350
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 55 159
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.45 £29.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.66% -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
6828 5865 6353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.34% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3879 3163 3097
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 353 594
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +35 441 £425 +13.33% 167
South East -1 205 £325 -5.79% 100
Yorkshire +5 57 £300 - 28
South West +10 47 £338 +3.84% 39
North West -5 37 £305 -23.75% 30
East of England +17 35 £350 +27.27% 41
West Midlands +14 28 £267 +12.31% 22
East Midlands +11 17 £300 +22.44% 16
North East -14 6 £300 -22.68% 1
Midlands +5 2 £220 +2.32%
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 976 (51.78%) Windows
2 585 (31.03%) Linux
3 571 (30.29%) DNS
4 549 (29.12%) Microsoft
5 513 (27.21%) Active Directory
6 507 (26.90%) Firewall
7 436 (23.13%) Cisco
8 396 (21.01%) VMware
9 388 (20.58%) WAN
10 380 (20.16%) LAN
11 361 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 348 (18.46%) DHCP
13 335 (17.77%) UNIX
14 270 (14.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 269 (14.27%) HP
16 265 (14.06%) ITIL
17 262 (13.90%) HTTP
17 262 (13.90%) VPN
18 261 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
19 257 (13.63%) MS Office
20 252 (13.37%) SSL
21 251 (13.32%) Windows 7
22 247 (13.10%) Security Cleared
23 246 (13.05%) Finance
24 241 (12.79%) Java
25 236 (12.52%) Citrix
26 226 (11.99%) SAN
27 221 (11.72%) SQL
28 217 (11.51%) MS Exchange
29 199 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 217 (11.51%) MS Exchange
2 150 (7.96%) IIS
3 89 (4.72%) Apache
4 80 (4.24%) Tomcat
5 74 (3.93%) SharePoint
6 63 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
7 58 (3.08%) WebLogic
8 56 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 45 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 42 (2.23%) WebSphere
11 36 (1.91%) Lync
12 35 (1.86%) JBoss
13 33 (1.75%) nginx
14 32 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 27 (1.43%) IBM Notes
16 26 (1.38%) OpenStack
17 24 (1.27%) Node.js
18 19 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
19 17 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
20 16 (0.85%) Jetty
Applications
1 257 (13.63%) MS Office
2 165 (8.75%) MS Excel
3 27 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.42%) MS Project
5 5 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.053%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.053%) CATIA
6 1 (0.053%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.053%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.053%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 48 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.48%) ResourceLink
3 8 (0.42%) assyst
4 6 (0.32%) Agresso
4 6 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.27%) RMDS
5 5 (0.27%) BASE24
6 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.053%) Changepoint
8 1 (0.053%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.053%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.053%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (1.17%) Office 365
4 21 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.74%) PaaS
6 11 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (0.58%) Heroku
6 11 (0.58%) Engine Yard
7 10 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 10 (0.53%) Google App Engine
7 10 (0.53%) SaaS
8 6 (0.32%) Route 53
8 6 (0.32%) GitHub
9 4 (0.21%) IaaS
10 3 (0.16%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 571 (30.29%) DNS
2 507 (26.90%) Firewall
3 388 (20.58%) WAN
4 380 (20.16%) LAN
5 348 (18.46%) DHCP
6 262 (13.90%) HTTP
6 262 (13.90%) VPN
7 252 (13.37%) SSL
8 226 (11.99%) SAN
9 177 (9.39%) OSPF
10 174 (9.23%) Internet
11 167 (8.86%) BGP
12 153 (8.12%) Network Security
13 125 (6.63%) VoIP
14 115 (6.10%) MPLS
15 111 (5.89%) VLAN
16 109 (5.78%) FTP
17 92 (4.88%) Wireless
18 87 (4.62%) Cisco Nexus
19 81 (4.30%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 107 (5.68%) MySQL
3 65 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 54 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 52 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 47 (2.49%) Relational Database
7 38 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
7 38 (2.02%) RDBMS
8 35 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
10 16 (0.85%) Oracle Database
10 16 (0.85%) DB2
11 15 (0.80%) Redis
12 14 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (0.64%) Big Data
14 9 (0.48%) EDRMS
15 8 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.37%) NonStop SQL
16 7 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 85 (4.51%) Jenkins
2 72 (3.82%) Subversion
3 55 (2.92%) Git (software)
4 32 (1.70%) JIRA
5 16 (0.85%) Visual Studio
6 13 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (0.58%) Maven
8 10 (0.53%) LoadRunner
8 10 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (0.53%) MSI
9 9 (0.48%) Selenium
10 8 (0.42%) TeamCity
10 8 (0.42%) ClearCase
11 7 (0.37%) Ant
12 6 (0.32%) Cucumber
12 6 (0.32%) FxCop
12 6 (0.32%) StyleCop
12 6 (0.32%) Rational Rhapsody
12 6 (0.32%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.27%) JMeter
General
1 246 (13.05%) Finance
2 163 (8.65%) Telecoms
3 146 (7.75%) Banking
4 40 (2.12%) Investment Banking
5 37 (1.96%) Retail
6 31 (1.64%) Law
7 30 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 24 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.27%) Back Office
9 23 (1.22%) Front Office
10 20 (1.06%) Marketing
10 20 (1.06%) Legal
11 18 (0.95%) Games
12 16 (0.85%) Advertising
13 11 (0.58%) Spanish Language
14 10 (0.53%) Aerospace
14 10 (0.53%) Electronics
15 8 (0.42%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.42%) Dutch Language
16 5 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 312 (16.55%) Analyst
2 224 (11.88%) Network Engineer
3 170 (9.02%) Support Engineer
4 156 (8.28%) Developer
5 109 (5.78%) Support Analyst
6 95 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 84 (4.46%) Administrator
8 82 (4.35%) Consultant
9 72 (3.82%) Desktop Support
9 72 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 57 (3.02%) Software Engineer
11 52 (2.76%) 3rd Line Support
11 52 (2.76%) DevOps Engineer
12 51 (2.71%) Systems Administrator
13 50 (2.65%) Test Analyst
13 50 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
14 48 (2.55%) Network Support
15 45 (2.39%) Desktop Engineer
16 44 (2.33%) Security Engineer
17 42 (2.23%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (7.21%) .NET
2 111 (5.89%) HTML
2 111 (5.89%) XML
3 108 (5.73%) Web Services
4 73 (3.87%) ASP.NET
5 47 (2.49%) JSP
6 46 (2.44%) Middleware
7 43 (2.28%) JSON
8 38 (2.02%) CSS
9 34 (1.80%) J2EE
10 22 (1.17%) AngularJS
10 22 (1.17%) FIX Protocol
10 22 (1.17%) XSLT
11 21 (1.11%) SOAP
12 19 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (1.01%) HTML5
13 17 (0.90%) LAMP
14 16 (0.85%) WCF
15 14 (0.74%) MCollective
15 14 (0.74%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 154 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
2 105 (5.57%) Clustering
3 94 (4.99%) Open Source
4 88 (4.67%) Blackberry
5 69 (3.66%) PKI
6 62 (3.29%) Computer Science
7 53 (2.81%) Management Information System
8 51 (2.71%) Replication
9 45 (2.39%) Client/Server
10 29 (1.54%) Device Driver
10 29 (1.54%) Oracle Exalogic
10 29 (1.54%) iPad
11 28 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
12 25 (1.33%) iPhone
13 21 (1.11%) IVR
13 21 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (1.06%) FlexPod
15 17 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 17 (0.90%) Mobile App
16 16 (0.85%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 976 (51.78%) Windows
2 585 (31.03%) Linux
3 361 (19.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 335 (17.77%) UNIX
5 270 (14.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 251 (13.32%) Windows 7
7 193 (10.24%) Windows XP
8 176 (9.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 137 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 95 (5.04%) Solaris
11 72 (3.82%) Windows 8
12 57 (3.02%) SUSE
13 51 (2.71%) Ubuntu
14 44 (2.33%) CentOS
15 39 (2.07%) Windows 2000
16 36 (1.91%) Android
16 36 (1.91%) Windows Vista
17 29 (1.54%) AIX
18 26 (1.38%) Mac OS X
19 23 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (14.06%) ITIL
2 148 (7.85%) Configuration Management
3 138 (7.32%) DevOps
4 134 (7.11%) Load Balancing
5 131 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (6.15%) Project Management
7 109 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
8 97 (5.15%) Migration
9 88 (4.67%) OO
10 82 (4.35%) Change Management
11 76 (4.03%) Incident Management
12 74 (3.93%) Service Delivery
13 69 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
14 66 (3.50%) Software Engineering
15 64 (3.40%) Performance Tuning
16 62 (3.29%) Test Scripting
17 60 (3.18%) Information Security
18 56 (2.97%) Network Design
19 55 (2.92%) Validation
20 52 (2.76%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 241 (12.79%) Java
2 221 (11.72%) SQL
3 145 (7.69%) Perl
4 140 (7.43%) Python
5 129 (6.84%) PowerShell
6 121 (6.42%) Shell Script
7 113 (5.99%) JavaScript
8 93 (4.93%) C
9 87 (4.62%) Ruby
10 81 (4.30%) C++
11 72 (3.82%) C#
11 72 (3.82%) Bash Shell
12 66 (3.50%) PHP
13 55 (2.92%) VBScript
14 22 (1.17%) VB
15 21 (1.11%) Korn
16 15 (0.80%) Embedded C
17 12 (0.64%) T-SQL
18 11 (0.58%) VBA
19 10 (0.53%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 261 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
2 247 (13.10%) Security Cleared
3 185 (9.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 173 (9.18%) CCNP
5 170 (9.02%) SC Cleared
6 136 (7.21%) MCSE
7 128 (6.79%) CCNA
8 111 (5.89%) Degree
9 79 (4.19%) CCIE
10 74 (3.93%) CISSP
10 74 (3.93%) DV Cleared
11 49 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 48 (2.55%) ISTQB
13 44 (2.33%) MCITP
14 35 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 34 (1.80%) GIAC
16 33 (1.75%) MCP
17 30 (1.59%) GCIA
18 24 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
19 23 (1.22%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.77%) SLA
2 52 (2.76%) QA
3 26 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 25 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.37%) GPG13
6 4 (0.21%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.11%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.053%) HL7
9 1 (0.053%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 513 (27.21%) Active Directory
2 199 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (4.83%) vSphere
4 80 (4.24%) Hyper-V
5 77 (4.08%) XenApp
6 48 (2.55%) VMware ESX
7 44 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 31 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 31 (1.64%) Xen
9 30 (1.59%) Terminal Services
10 29 (1.54%) XenDesktop
11 27 (1.43%) NFS
12 25 (1.33%) Firmware
13 24 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 24 (1.27%) ProxySG
13 24 (1.27%) Snort
14 22 (1.17%) vCloud
15 15 (0.80%) Docker
16 13 (0.69%) MetaFrame
17 11 (0.58%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 157 (8.33%) Puppet
2 109 (5.78%) SCCM
3 87 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (2.81%) SCOM
5 36 (1.91%) Nagios
6 35 (1.86%) NetBackup
7 34 (1.80%) Backup Exec
8 29 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
8 29 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
8 29 (1.54%) HP SIM
9 21 (1.11%) SCVMM
9 21 (1.11%) Ansible
9 21 (1.11%) EdgeSight
10 20 (1.06%) Nessus
10 20 (1.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 19 (1.01%) WSUS
11 19 (1.01%) RANCID
11 19 (1.01%) OpenNMS
12 16 (0.85%) Salt
13 15 (0.80%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 549 (29.12%) Microsoft
2 436 (23.13%) Cisco
3 396 (21.01%) VMware
4 269 (14.27%) HP
5 236 (12.52%) Citrix
6 157 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 155 (8.22%) Oracle
8 150 (7.96%) Juniper
9 113 (5.99%) F5
10 112 (5.94%) CheckPoint
11 83 (4.40%) IBM
12 77 (4.08%) Dell
13 75 (3.98%) Symantec
14 58 (3.08%) Veritas
15 55 (2.92%) NetApp
16 52 (2.76%) Blue Coat
17 50 (2.65%) Avaya
18 43 (2.28%) McAfee
19 41 (2.18%) EMC
20 36 (1.91%) CA
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Certes Computing Ltd
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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West London
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Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Rate: From £9 to £12 per hour
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London
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Salary: Competitive Day rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £330 per day
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City, London
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London
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