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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 126 128 116
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 906 901 1016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.95% 1.80% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.08% 12.67% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 556 576
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 70 79
Median hourly rate £32.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £42.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+61.11% -10.00%
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
6925 7109 7670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.92% 14.20% 14.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4161 4228 4476
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 444 420
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -6 354 £413 -5.17% 84
South East -3 183 £345 -1.42% 62
North East +27 76 £340 -24.44% 2
North West +9 66 £450 +26.31% 20
East of England +5 64 £423 +9.03% 24
Yorkshire +11 53 £450 +28.57% 20
South West -2 45 £340 +12.86% 28
West Midlands +5 42 £463 +54.16% 19
East Midlands -29 17 £200 -31.62% 10
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 835 (47.96%) Windows
2 758 (43.54%) Linux
3 526 (30.21%) Firewall
4 514 (29.52%) DNS
5 473 (27.17%) Cisco
6 409 (23.49%) VMware
7 397 (22.80%) Unix
8 387 (22.23%) Active Directory
9 381 (21.88%) Microsoft
10 356 (20.45%) Security Cleared
11 355 (20.39%) LAN
12 341 (19.59%) WAN
13 338 (19.41%) ITIL
14 333 (19.13%) Windows Server
15 329 (18.90%) DHCP
16 302 (17.35%) HTTP
17 301 (17.29%) SC Cleared
18 291 (16.71%) Python
19 284 (16.31%) DevOps
20 283 (16.26%) SSL
21 273 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
22 262 (15.05%) VPN
23 259 (14.88%) Finance
24 238 (13.67%) Perl
25 229 (13.15%) Java
26 228 (13.10%) Puppet
27 224 (12.87%) Cisco Certification
28 218 (12.52%) Configuration Management
29 216 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
30 214 (12.29%) Agile Software Development

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
1 169 (9.71%) Apache
2 138 (7.93%) MS Exchange
3 100 (5.74%) Tomcat
4 98 (5.63%) IIS
5 69 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 69 (3.96%) WebSphere
6 68 (3.91%) OpenStack
7 66 (3.79%) JBoss
8 52 (2.99%) WebLogic
9 46 (2.64%) SharePoint
10 44 (2.53%) nginx
11 36 (2.07%) Skype for Business
12 35 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
13 32 (1.84%) Oracle Application Server
14 30 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
15 28 (1.61%) iPlanet
16 27 (1.55%) Confluence
16 27 (1.55%) IBM Notes
17 26 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
18 22 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 181 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 180 (10.34%) MS Office
3 23 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.40%) MS Project
6 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.11%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.11%) GNU Octave
6 2 (0.11%) InDesign
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.057%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.057%) Simulink
7 1 (0.057%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.98%) RMDS
3 6 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.23%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.11%) assyst
5 2 (0.11%) ION MarketView
5 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.11%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.057%) Demantra
6 1 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.057%) Fredhopper
6 1 (0.057%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.057%) Magento
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 173 (9.94%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (4.37%) Office 365
4 39 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
5 33 (1.90%) GitHub
6 26 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
7 23 (1.32%) PaaS
8 14 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 13 (0.75%) IaaS
9 13 (0.75%) SaaS
10 12 (0.69%) Amazon S3
11 10 (0.57%) Google App Engine
11 10 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 9 (0.52%) Route 53
13 7 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 5 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 526 (30.21%) Firewall
2 514 (29.52%) DNS
3 355 (20.39%) LAN
4 341 (19.59%) WAN
5 329 (18.90%) DHCP
6 302 (17.35%) HTTP
7 283 (16.26%) SSL
8 262 (15.05%) VPN
9 188 (10.80%) Wireless
10 163 (9.36%) Internet
11 152 (8.73%) SAN
12 142 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
13 138 (7.93%) VoIP
14 135 (7.75%) Network Security
15 132 (7.58%) BGP
16 125 (7.18%) OSPF
17 121 (6.95%) VLAN
18 110 (6.32%) SNMP
19 109 (6.26%) IPsec
20 105 (6.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (9.13%) SQL Server
2 156 (8.96%) MySQL
3 127 (7.29%) PostgreSQL
4 93 (5.34%) MongoDB
5 64 (3.68%) Redis
6 47 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 32 (1.84%) DB2
8 29 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 27 (1.55%) NoSQL
10 26 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (1.38%) Big Data
12 23 (1.32%) Hadoop
13 21 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
15 16 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (0.69%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (0.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 200 (11.49%) Jenkins
2 137 (7.87%) Git (software)
3 89 (5.11%) Subversion
4 38 (2.18%) Vagrant
5 35 (2.01%) Travis CI
6 32 (1.84%) Bitbucket
7 31 (1.78%) JIRA
8 23 (1.32%) ClearCase
9 19 (1.09%) Visual Studio
10 18 (1.03%) Selenium
10 18 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
11 17 (0.98%) GoCD
11 17 (0.98%) JUnit
12 13 (0.75%) Mercurial
12 13 (0.75%) StarTeam
13 12 (0.69%) GitLab
14 11 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (0.57%) Apache Ivy
15 10 (0.57%) ClearQuest
16 9 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 259 (14.88%) Finance
2 96 (5.51%) Telecoms
3 78 (4.48%) Banking
4 53 (3.04%) Retail
5 33 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 32 (1.84%) Marketing
7 29 (1.67%) Electronics
8 25 (1.44%) Back Office
9 22 (1.26%) Investment Banking
10 21 (1.21%) Legal
11 18 (1.03%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.03%) Front Office
12 17 (0.98%) Advertising
13 12 (0.69%) Military
14 9 (0.52%) Games
15 8 (0.46%) Japanese Language
15 8 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.40%) Automotive
16 7 (0.40%) Billing
16 7 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 219 (12.58%) Analyst
2 161 (9.25%) Network Engineer
3 158 (9.08%) Support Engineer
4 137 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 109 (6.26%) Administrator
6 106 (6.09%) Architect
7 91 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 88 (5.05%) Support Analyst
9 85 (4.88%) Developer
10 83 (4.77%) Linux Engineer
11 75 (4.31%) Desktop Support
12 60 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
12 60 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
13 56 (3.22%) Consultant
14 50 (2.87%) 3rd Line Support
15 49 (2.81%) Cisco Engineer
16 46 (2.64%) Security Analyst
17 42 (2.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 42 (2.41%) Security Engineer
18 40 (2.30%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (6.32%) Web Services
2 80 (4.60%) 802.1X
3 77 (4.42%) J2EE
4 74 (4.25%) HTML
5 73 (4.19%) LAMP
6 65 (3.73%) ELK Stack
7 63 (3.62%) CSS
8 59 (3.39%) XML
9 52 (2.99%) Middleware
10 47 (2.70%) .NET
11 45 (2.58%) Node.js
12 40 (2.30%) JSON
13 35 (2.01%) SOAP
14 34 (1.95%) RESTful
15 32 (1.84%) Servlets
16 24 (1.38%) LEMP Stack
16 24 (1.38%) RabbitMQ
17 23 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
17 23 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
18 19 (1.09%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 165 (9.48%) Data Centre
2 108 (6.20%) Management Information System
3 95 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (4.08%) Clustering
5 45 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 44 (2.53%) Blackberry
6 44 (2.53%) Client/Server
7 40 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (1.32%) Device Driver
9 23 (1.32%) Private Cloud
10 21 (1.21%) Driving Licence
10 21 (1.21%) Mainframe
11 20 (1.15%) Cyber Attack
11 20 (1.15%) PKI
12 19 (1.09%) Public Cloud
13 18 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 18 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
14 16 (0.92%) Replication
15 14 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 835 (47.96%) Windows
2 758 (43.54%) Linux
3 397 (22.80%) Unix
4 333 (19.13%) Windows Server
5 216 (12.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 167 (9.59%) Windows 7
7 161 (9.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 139 (7.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 138 (7.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 97 (5.57%) Solaris
11 67 (3.85%) CentOS
12 58 (3.33%) AIX
13 53 (3.04%) Windows 10
14 49 (2.81%) Ubuntu
15 46 (2.64%) Windows 8
15 46 (2.64%) Windows XP
16 40 (2.30%) Apple iOS
17 32 (1.84%) Mac OS X
18 31 (1.78%) CoreOS
19 27 (1.55%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (19.41%) ITIL
2 284 (16.31%) DevOps
3 218 (12.52%) Configuration Management
4 214 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
5 165 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
6 157 (9.02%) Open Source
7 153 (8.79%) Load Balancing
8 135 (7.75%) Change Management
9 105 (6.03%) Software Engineering
10 101 (5.80%) High Availability
11 94 (5.40%) SIEM
12 87 (5.00%) Information Security
13 82 (4.71%) Migration
14 75 (4.31%) Project Management
15 74 (4.25%) Vulnerability Management
16 73 (4.19%) Cybersecurity
17 72 (4.14%) Network Monitoring
18 70 (4.02%) Network Design
19 67 (3.85%) Patch Management
20 63 (3.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 291 (16.71%) Python
2 238 (13.67%) Perl
3 229 (13.15%) Java
4 202 (11.60%) SQL
5 156 (8.96%) Ruby
6 142 (8.16%) Bash Shell
7 112 (6.43%) Shell Script
8 110 (6.32%) PowerShell
9 92 (5.28%) C++
10 83 (4.77%) JavaScript
11 73 (4.19%) Go
12 66 (3.79%) C
12 66 (3.79%) VB
13 50 (2.87%) C#
14 44 (2.53%) PHP
15 25 (1.44%) Scala
16 22 (1.26%) Korn
17 21 (1.21%) VBScript
18 17 (0.98%) C-shell
19 15 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 356 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 301 (17.29%) SC Cleared
3 224 (12.87%) Cisco Certification
4 140 (8.04%) CCNP
5 138 (7.93%) CCNA
6 115 (6.61%) Degree
7 96 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 90 (5.17%) CISSP
9 66 (3.79%) MCSE
10 64 (3.68%) DV Cleared
11 49 (2.81%) BPSS Clearance
12 48 (2.76%) CCIE
13 46 (2.64%) MCP
14 44 (2.53%) SANS
15 43 (2.47%) MCSA
16 34 (1.95%) SSCP
17 31 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
18 30 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
19 25 (1.44%) A+ Certification
19 25 (1.44%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.48%) PCI DSS
2 62 (3.56%) SLA
3 52 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
5 17 (0.98%) QA
5 17 (0.98%) RMADS
6 7 (0.40%) COBIT
7 6 (0.34%) ISO 9000
8 5 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.17%) MiFID
10 1 (0.057%) BS7799
10 1 (0.057%) GPG13
10 1 (0.057%) HL7
10 1 (0.057%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.057%) SEPA
10 1 (0.057%) WCAG
System Software
1 387 (22.23%) Active Directory
2 273 (15.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (5.57%) Docker
3 97 (5.57%) vSphere
4 69 (3.96%) Hyper-V
5 54 (3.10%) Firmware
6 51 (2.93%) XenApp
7 36 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
8 34 (1.95%) NFS
8 34 (1.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 29 (1.67%) Samba
9 29 (1.67%) vCloud
9 29 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (1.55%) etcd
10 27 (1.55%) flannel
11 22 (1.26%) VMware ESX
12 21 (1.21%) KVM
13 20 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
14 18 (1.03%) Xen
15 15 (0.86%) iptables
Systems Management
1 228 (13.10%) Puppet
2 171 (9.82%) Opscode Chef
3 121 (6.95%) Ansible
4 97 (5.57%) SCCM
5 59 (3.39%) Tivoli
6 52 (2.99%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 50 (2.87%) Salt
8 49 (2.81%) Nessus
9 46 (2.64%) Nagios
9 46 (2.64%) QRadar
10 44 (2.53%) Terraform
11 42 (2.41%) HP SiteScope
12 38 (2.18%) Consul
13 37 (2.13%) Kibana
14 36 (2.07%) logstash
15 34 (1.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 30 (1.72%) Kubernetes
17 27 (1.55%) Marathon
17 27 (1.55%) Mesos
17 27 (1.55%) Rancher
Vendors
1 473 (27.17%) Cisco
2 409 (23.49%) VMware
3 381 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 213 (12.23%) Oracle
5 157 (9.02%) Citrix
6 151 (8.67%) F5
7 136 (7.81%) CheckPoint
8 135 (7.75%) Red Hat
9 134 (7.70%) Juniper
10 131 (7.52%) HP
11 96 (5.51%) Splunk
12 82 (4.71%) IBM
13 78 (4.48%) Apple
14 70 (4.02%) Intel Security
15 58 (3.33%) Blue Coat
15 58 (3.33%) Sun
16 53 (3.04%) EMC
17 52 (2.99%) LogRhythm
18 51 (2.93%) ArcSight
18 51 (2.93%) Symantec
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Teeside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Rate: £30 Per Hour £30.00
Posted: 2 days ago
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £15.00 - £28.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Derbyshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
AAP3
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Wenham Carter
Rate: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 17 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £380 - £381 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £12 - £16 Per Hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £136 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: £400- £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Networkers
Rate: £45.87 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £495 per day
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