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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 124 139 117
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 850 760 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.75% 1.58% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.83% 12.01% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 377 365
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £324 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.56% +17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 60 114
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.92 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.64% -17.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £10.55 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
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
7188 6327 6261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.14% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3471 3201
Average daily rate £354 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 361 514
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +38 387 £363 -9.37% 129
South East 0 205 £381 +17.30% 123
East of England -8 53 £338 +62.65% 47
Yorkshire -6 50 £288 -12.87% 29
North West -13 46 £300 +8.10% 34
South West +33 44 £375 +7.14% 47
West Midlands -1 43 £340 +4.61% 24
East Midlands -2 24 £363 -9.37% 11
North East - 8 £275 - 1
Midlands +1 1 £500 +21.21% 1
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 825 (47.72%) Windows
2 564 (32.62%) Linux
3 542 (31.35%) DNS
4 483 (27.94%) Cisco
5 472 (27.30%) Firewall
6 464 (26.84%) Microsoft
7 431 (24.93%) Active Directory
8 357 (20.65%) VMware
9 355 (20.53%) WAN
10 351 (20.30%) LAN
11 333 (19.26%) UNIX
12 320 (18.51%) DHCP
13 292 (16.89%) ITIL
14 282 (16.31%) Finance
15 271 (15.67%) SSL
16 269 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
17 265 (15.33%) Cisco Certification
17 265 (15.33%) HTTP
18 257 (14.86%) VPN
19 242 (14.00%) Java
20 235 (13.59%) Security Cleared
21 216 (12.49%) SQL
22 212 (12.26%) MS Office
23 210 (12.15%) Windows Server 2003
24 204 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
25 201 (11.63%) Windows 7
26 191 (11.05%) MS Exchange
27 190 (10.99%) Internet
28 189 (10.93%) HP
29 178 (10.29%) Citrix

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 191 (11.05%) MS Exchange
2 121 (7.00%) IIS
3 105 (6.07%) Tomcat
4 99 (5.73%) Apache
5 79 (4.57%) WebSphere
6 76 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
7 60 (3.47%) SharePoint
8 58 (3.35%) WebLogic
9 50 (2.89%) JBoss
10 42 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 40 (2.31%) Jetty
12 35 (2.02%) nginx
13 28 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
13 28 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
14 26 (1.50%) OpenStack
15 25 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 25 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
16 20 (1.16%) Lync
17 19 (1.10%) MQSeries
18 15 (0.87%) Node.js
Applications
1 212 (12.26%) MS Office
2 168 (9.72%) MS Excel
3 40 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 25 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.40%) MS Project
6 6 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.12%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.058%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.058%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.058%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 18 (1.04%) RMDS
2 14 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.17%) ResourceLink
3 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.12%) assyst
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.058%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.058%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.058%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.058%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 91 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
4 28 (1.62%) Office 365
5 24 (1.39%) PaaS
6 23 (1.33%) Google App Engine
6 23 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (0.75%) Google Apps
8 11 (0.64%) SaaS
8 11 (0.64%) IaaS
9 7 (0.40%) Heroku
10 6 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.29%) Engine Yard
11 5 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.23%) GitHub
13 1 (0.058%) Route 53
13 1 (0.058%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.058%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.058%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 542 (31.35%) DNS
2 472 (27.30%) Firewall
3 355 (20.53%) WAN
4 351 (20.30%) LAN
5 320 (18.51%) DHCP
6 271 (15.67%) SSL
7 265 (15.33%) HTTP
8 257 (14.86%) VPN
9 190 (10.99%) Internet
10 178 (10.29%) SAN
11 158 (9.14%) BGP
12 151 (8.73%) OSPF
13 135 (7.81%) Network Security
14 125 (7.23%) Wireless
15 124 (7.17%) VoIP
16 123 (7.11%) IPsec
17 121 (7.00%) MPLS
18 120 (6.94%) Ethernet
19 115 (6.65%) VLAN
20 103 (5.96%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (7.40%) MySQL
2 118 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 107 (6.19%) MongoDB
4 56 (3.24%) Relational Database
5 49 (2.83%) NoSQL
6 45 (2.60%) RDBMS
6 45 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 26 (1.50%) DB2
9 20 (1.16%) Big Data
10 15 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.46%) Redis
11 8 (0.46%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.40%) InterSystems Cache
13 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.29%) SQLite
13 5 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 107 (6.19%) Jenkins
2 83 (4.80%) Subversion
3 69 (3.99%) Git (software)
4 21 (1.21%) Maven
5 19 (1.10%) Mercurial
5 19 (1.10%) JIRA
6 16 (0.93%) Visual Studio
6 16 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 13 (0.75%) ClearCase
7 13 (0.75%) Introscope
8 10 (0.58%) Cucumber
9 9 (0.52%) SoapUI
9 9 (0.52%) JUnit
10 8 (0.46%) MSI
10 8 (0.46%) Ant
11 6 (0.35%) JMeter
11 6 (0.35%) LabVIEW
11 6 (0.35%) Selenium
11 6 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.35%) FishEye
General
1 282 (16.31%) Finance
2 144 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 109 (6.30%) Banking
4 45 (2.60%) Retail
5 35 (2.02%) Investment Banking
6 27 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 23 (1.33%) Multimedia
7 23 (1.33%) Marketing
8 21 (1.21%) Back Office
9 19 (1.10%) Front Office
9 19 (1.10%) Electronics
10 17 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.93%) Legal
12 11 (0.64%) Law
13 10 (0.58%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.52%) Billing
14 9 (0.52%) Games
15 7 (0.40%) Advertising
16 5 (0.29%) Local Government
16 5 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 234 (13.53%) Network Engineer
2 220 (12.72%) Analyst
3 141 (8.16%) Developer
4 127 (7.35%) Support Engineer
5 87 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 84 (4.86%) Consultant
7 82 (4.74%) Support Analyst
8 81 (4.68%) Administrator
9 67 (3.88%) 2nd Line Support
10 60 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
11 59 (3.41%) Desktop Support
12 56 (3.24%) Systems Administrator
13 47 (2.72%) Service Analyst
14 46 (2.66%) Service Desk Analyst
15 45 (2.60%) Software Engineer
16 44 (2.54%) Linux Engineer
17 42 (2.43%) Architect
18 40 (2.31%) Security Engineer
19 39 (2.26%) Desktop Engineer
19 39 (2.26%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (5.90%) XML
2 83 (4.80%) Web Services
2 83 (4.80%) HTML
3 77 (4.45%) .NET
4 73 (4.22%) J2EE
5 60 (3.47%) Middleware
6 52 (3.01%) SOAP
7 37 (2.14%) Servlets
8 28 (1.62%) CSS
8 28 (1.62%) JSON
9 24 (1.39%) JMS
10 23 (1.33%) JSP
11 22 (1.27%) ASP.NET
12 21 (1.21%) FIX Protocol
13 20 (1.16%) STL
13 20 (1.16%) REST
14 19 (1.10%) Application Packaging
15 17 (0.98%) Rendezvous
16 16 (0.93%) Ajax
16 16 (0.93%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 160 (9.25%) Data Centre
2 119 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (4.57%) PKI
4 76 (4.40%) Clustering
5 67 (3.88%) Computer Science
6 66 (3.82%) Management Information System
7 58 (3.35%) Blackberry
8 46 (2.66%) Client/Server
9 43 (2.49%) Device Driver
10 32 (1.85%) Replication
11 30 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
12 26 (1.50%) iPad
13 25 (1.45%) iPhone
14 24 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 20 (1.16%) Mainframe
16 18 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
17 16 (0.93%) IVR
18 15 (0.87%) Mobile App
18 15 (0.87%) Equities
19 13 (0.75%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 825 (47.72%) Windows
2 564 (32.62%) Linux
3 333 (19.26%) UNIX
4 269 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 210 (12.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 201 (11.63%) Windows 7
7 135 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 123 (7.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 113 (6.54%) Solaris
10 111 (6.42%) Windows XP
11 60 (3.47%) Windows 8
12 47 (2.72%) Android
13 41 (2.37%) SUSE
14 36 (2.08%) Mac OS X
15 34 (1.97%) AIX
16 33 (1.91%) Ubuntu
17 26 (1.50%) zOS
18 25 (1.45%) CentOS
19 23 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
19 23 (1.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (16.89%) ITIL
2 175 (10.12%) Configuration Management
3 143 (8.27%) Project Management
4 141 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
6 136 (7.87%) Open Source
7 113 (6.54%) DevOps
8 109 (6.30%) Load Balancing
9 103 (5.96%) Migration
10 74 (4.28%) Service Management
11 71 (4.11%) Incident Management
12 68 (3.93%) Software Engineering
12 68 (3.93%) Change Management
13 67 (3.88%) OO
14 65 (3.76%) Network Design
15 59 (3.41%) Network Management
16 58 (3.35%) Service Delivery
17 53 (3.07%) Low Latency
18 52 (3.01%) Multithreading
19 48 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 242 (14.00%) Java
2 216 (12.49%) SQL
3 144 (8.33%) Python
4 121 (7.00%) Perl
5 104 (6.02%) C
6 99 (5.73%) Ruby
7 93 (5.38%) Shell Script
8 91 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 83 (4.80%) C++
10 62 (3.59%) Bash Shell
11 58 (3.35%) JavaScript
12 54 (3.12%) C#
13 45 (2.60%) VBScript
14 43 (2.49%) PHP
15 22 (1.27%) Korn
16 21 (1.21%) Scala
16 21 (1.21%) VB
17 20 (1.16%) Go
18 19 (1.10%) Embedded C
19 13 (0.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 265 (15.33%) Cisco Certification
2 235 (13.59%) Security Cleared
3 160 (9.25%) CCNA
4 144 (8.33%) CCNP
5 128 (7.40%) SC Cleared
6 125 (7.23%) Degree
7 122 (7.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 88 (5.09%) DV Cleared
9 80 (4.63%) MCSE
10 51 (2.95%) CCIE
11 45 (2.60%) CISSP
12 37 (2.14%) MCP
13 32 (1.85%) CCIP
14 29 (1.68%) MCSA
15 26 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 25 (1.45%) MCITP
16 25 (1.45%) ISTQB
17 22 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
18 18 (1.04%) CCSE
18 18 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.18%) SLA
2 43 (2.49%) QA
3 34 (1.97%) PCI DSS
4 25 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.35%) GPG13
7 5 (0.29%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.058%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.058%) HL7
8 1 (0.058%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.058%) BS7799
System Software
1 431 (24.93%) Active Directory
2 204 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 98 (5.67%) vSphere
4 88 (5.09%) Hyper-V
5 68 (3.93%) XenApp
6 52 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (2.78%) VMware ESX
8 35 (2.02%) Xen
9 33 (1.91%) XenDesktop
10 29 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 27 (1.56%) Firmware
11 27 (1.56%) vCloud
12 24 (1.39%) NFS
12 24 (1.39%) Snort
13 20 (1.16%) Terminal Services
14 18 (1.04%) Samba
15 16 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 14 (0.81%) ISA Server
17 13 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 11 (0.64%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 164 (9.49%) Puppet
2 127 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
3 96 (5.55%) SCCM
4 56 (3.24%) SCOM
5 36 (2.08%) Salt
6 30 (1.74%) Ansible
7 29 (1.68%) Nagios
8 24 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
9 23 (1.33%) NetBackup
10 21 (1.21%) HP SIM
11 16 (0.93%) SCVMM
12 15 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
13 14 (0.81%) EdgeSight
14 13 (0.75%) CA Wily
15 12 (0.69%) WSUS
15 12 (0.69%) Cobbler
16 11 (0.64%) Cisco CUCM
16 11 (0.64%) OpenView
17 10 (0.58%) Backup Exec
17 10 (0.58%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 483 (27.94%) Cisco
2 464 (26.84%) Microsoft
3 357 (20.65%) VMware
4 189 (10.93%) HP
5 178 (10.29%) Citrix
6 176 (10.18%) Oracle
7 158 (9.14%) Juniper
8 136 (7.87%) Red Hat
9 114 (6.59%) F5
10 109 (6.30%) CheckPoint
11 103 (5.96%) IBM
12 71 (4.11%) Dell
13 59 (3.41%) SolarWinds
14 57 (3.30%) NetApp
14 57 (3.30%) Blue Coat
15 50 (2.89%) McAfee
16 48 (2.78%) Sun
17 45 (2.60%) Apple
18 43 (2.49%) Symantec
19 40 (2.31%) Bloomberg
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Burns Sheehan
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Talent International
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