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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 122 129 113
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 904 813 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.78% 1.67% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.19% 12.39% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 383 409
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £174 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 66 111
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -25.00%
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
7417 6564 6304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.57% 13.46% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4254 3587 3294
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 358 496
Average hourly rate £22.83 £19.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.43 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -28.00%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 +11 412 £400 - 129
South East -7 220 £375 +18.50% 129
East of England -9 66 £295 +2.60% 43
South West +32 54 £350 - 33
Yorkshire +2 53 £293 -2.50% 27
North West -22 44 £300 +20.00% 39
West Midlands -2 37 £325 +76.87% 33
North East -1 17 £300 - 1
East Midlands -9 14 £320 -8.57% 10
Midlands - 1 - -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 857 (47.56%) Windows
2 584 (32.41%) DNS
3 564 (31.30%) Linux
4 518 (28.75%) Cisco
5 511 (28.36%) Firewall
6 477 (26.47%) Microsoft
7 451 (25.03%) Active Directory
8 383 (21.25%) WAN
9 375 (20.81%) LAN
10 371 (20.59%) VMware
11 369 (20.48%) UNIX
12 352 (19.53%) DHCP
13 312 (17.31%) ITIL
14 304 (16.87%) Finance
15 285 (15.82%) VPN
16 283 (15.70%) SSL
17 280 (15.54%) HTTP
18 279 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
19 274 (15.21%) Cisco Certification
20 251 (13.93%) Java
21 242 (13.43%) SQL
22 235 (13.04%) Security Cleared
23 221 (12.26%) Windows Server 2003
24 219 (12.15%) Internet
25 207 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
26 204 (11.32%) Windows 7
27 200 (11.10%) MS Office
28 197 (10.93%) MS Exchange
29 193 (10.71%) MS Excel
30 190 (10.54%) SAN

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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
1 197 (10.93%) MS Exchange
2 133 (7.38%) IIS
3 116 (6.44%) Tomcat
4 109 (6.05%) Apache
5 85 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 82 (4.55%) WebSphere
7 50 (2.77%) SharePoint
7 50 (2.77%) JBoss
8 47 (2.61%) WebLogic
8 47 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 43 (2.39%) Jetty
10 30 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
11 27 (1.50%) nginx
11 27 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 27 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
12 26 (1.44%) Lync
13 23 (1.28%) OpenStack
14 20 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
15 18 (1.00%) MQSeries
16 17 (0.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 200 (11.10%) MS Office
2 193 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 35 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 34 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.50%) MS Project
6 6 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) Vectorworks
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.055%) Shockwave
8 1 (0.055%) Quicktime
8 1 (0.055%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.055%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (0.94%) RMDS
2 12 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.11%) assyst
6 1 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.055%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.055%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.055%) Agresso
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 89 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
4 32 (1.78%) PaaS
4 32 (1.78%) Office 365
5 26 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (1.28%) Google App Engine
6 23 (1.28%) SaaS
6 23 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (1.17%) IaaS
8 11 (0.61%) Google Apps
9 6 (0.33%) Heroku
10 4 (0.22%) Engine Yard
11 3 (0.17%) GitHub
12 2 (0.11%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.055%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.055%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.055%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.055%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 584 (32.41%) DNS
2 511 (28.36%) Firewall
3 383 (21.25%) WAN
4 375 (20.81%) LAN
5 352 (19.53%) DHCP
6 285 (15.82%) VPN
7 283 (15.70%) SSL
8 280 (15.54%) HTTP
9 219 (12.15%) Internet
10 190 (10.54%) SAN
11 167 (9.27%) BGP
12 156 (8.66%) OSPF
13 153 (8.49%) Network Security
14 136 (7.55%) IPsec
15 134 (7.44%) VLAN
16 131 (7.27%) Wireless
17 128 (7.10%) MPLS
18 123 (6.83%) Ethernet
18 123 (6.83%) VoIP
19 110 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 120 (6.66%) MySQL
3 93 (5.16%) MongoDB
4 74 (4.11%) Relational Database
5 51 (2.83%) RDBMS
6 49 (2.72%) NoSQL
7 42 (2.33%) Oracle Database
8 38 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
9 24 (1.33%) DB2
10 20 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (1.00%) Big Data
12 15 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
13 14 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.39%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.39%) Redis
15 6 (0.33%) InterSystems Cache
16 5 (0.28%) SQLite
17 4 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 4 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 115 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 90 (4.99%) Subversion
3 75 (4.16%) Git (software)
4 25 (1.39%) Maven
5 21 (1.17%) JIRA
6 19 (1.05%) Mercurial
7 18 (1.00%) SoapUI
8 17 (0.94%) Visual Studio
9 14 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 13 (0.72%) Introscope
10 13 (0.72%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.67%) JUnit
12 11 (0.61%) ClearCase
13 10 (0.55%) JMeter
14 8 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (0.44%) Gradle
15 7 (0.39%) Mockito
15 7 (0.39%) MSI
15 7 (0.39%) Ant
16 6 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 304 (16.87%) Finance
2 148 (8.21%) Telecoms
3 115 (6.38%) Banking
4 46 (2.55%) Investment Banking
5 42 (2.33%) Retail
6 29 (1.61%) Marketing
7 26 (1.44%) Legal
7 26 (1.44%) Back Office
8 25 (1.39%) Multimedia
9 23 (1.28%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.22%) Electronics
11 17 (0.94%) Front Office
12 16 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.72%) Spanish Language
14 10 (0.55%) Billing
14 10 (0.55%) Law
15 8 (0.44%) Advertising
15 8 (0.44%) Games
16 5 (0.28%) Publishing
17 4 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 241 (13.37%) Network Engineer
2 235 (13.04%) Analyst
3 137 (7.60%) Developer
4 114 (6.33%) Support Engineer
5 99 (5.49%) Administrator
6 96 (5.33%) Support Analyst
7 84 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 82 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 77 (4.27%) Consultant
10 61 (3.39%) Desktop Support
11 58 (3.22%) Architect
11 58 (3.22%) Systems Administrator
12 56 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
13 45 (2.50%) Software Engineer
14 44 (2.44%) Service Analyst
15 43 (2.39%) Java Developer
15 43 (2.39%) Service Desk Analyst
16 42 (2.33%) 1st Line Support
17 41 (2.28%) Security Engineer
18 39 (2.16%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (6.05%) XML
2 85 (4.72%) Web Services
3 83 (4.61%) .NET
4 80 (4.44%) HTML
5 74 (4.11%) J2EE
6 66 (3.66%) SOAP
7 54 (3.00%) Middleware
8 40 (2.22%) Servlets
9 36 (2.00%) CSS
10 34 (1.89%) REST
11 28 (1.55%) JMS
11 28 (1.55%) JSON
12 26 (1.44%) FIX Protocol
13 24 (1.33%) ASP.NET
14 21 (1.17%) JSP
15 20 (1.11%) Java EE
16 19 (1.05%) Application Packaging
17 18 (1.00%) Ajax
17 18 (1.00%) STL
18 17 (0.94%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 159 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 122 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (4.55%) Clustering
4 77 (4.27%) PKI
5 71 (3.94%) Management Information System
6 62 (3.44%) Computer Science
7 59 (3.27%) Blackberry
8 44 (2.44%) Client/Server
9 42 (2.33%) Device Driver
10 41 (2.28%) Video Conferencing
11 33 (1.83%) iPhone
12 32 (1.78%) iPad
13 29 (1.61%) Replication
14 27 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 23 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (0.94%) Equities
17 16 (0.89%) Mainframe
17 16 (0.89%) NHS
18 15 (0.83%) IVR
19 14 (0.78%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 857 (47.56%) Windows
2 564 (31.30%) Linux
3 369 (20.48%) UNIX
4 279 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 221 (12.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 204 (11.32%) Windows 7
7 150 (8.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 117 (6.49%) Windows XP
9 116 (6.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 111 (6.16%) Solaris
11 67 (3.72%) Windows 8
12 58 (3.22%) Android
13 49 (2.72%) Mac OS X
14 32 (1.78%) AIX
15 31 (1.72%) SUSE
16 26 (1.44%) Ubuntu
17 24 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
18 22 (1.22%) Windows 2000
18 22 (1.22%) Apple iOS
19 21 (1.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (17.31%) ITIL
2 166 (9.21%) Configuration Management
3 144 (7.99%) Project Management
4 141 (7.82%) Agile Software Development
5 139 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
6 138 (7.66%) Open Source
7 120 (6.66%) Load Balancing
8 108 (5.99%) DevOps
9 100 (5.55%) Migration
10 75 (4.16%) Service Delivery
11 73 (4.05%) Software Engineering
12 72 (4.00%) Service Management
13 68 (3.77%) Change Management
14 66 (3.66%) Incident Management
15 64 (3.55%) Network Design
16 56 (3.11%) Multithreading
17 55 (3.05%) OO
17 55 (3.05%) Network Management
18 51 (2.83%) Low Latency
19 50 (2.77%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 251 (13.93%) Java
2 242 (13.43%) SQL
3 129 (7.16%) Perl
3 129 (7.16%) Python
4 101 (5.60%) C
5 95 (5.27%) Shell Script
6 89 (4.94%) Ruby
7 85 (4.72%) PowerShell
8 81 (4.50%) C++
9 57 (3.16%) JavaScript
9 57 (3.16%) Bash Shell
10 49 (2.72%) C#
11 40 (2.22%) VBScript
12 32 (1.78%) PHP
13 30 (1.66%) VB
14 21 (1.17%) Korn
14 21 (1.17%) Scala
15 20 (1.11%) Go
16 18 (1.00%) Embedded C
16 18 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 274 (15.21%) Cisco Certification
2 235 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 162 (8.99%) CCNA
4 152 (8.44%) CCNP
5 134 (7.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 133 (7.38%) SC Cleared
7 119 (6.60%) Degree
8 86 (4.77%) DV Cleared
9 82 (4.55%) MCSE
10 51 (2.83%) CCIE
11 47 (2.61%) CISSP
12 41 (2.28%) MCP
13 37 (2.05%) MCSA
14 33 (1.83%) ISTQB
15 31 (1.72%) CCIP
16 26 (1.44%) MCITP
17 25 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 20 (1.11%) CCSE
18 20 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
19 17 (0.94%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.39%) SLA
2 46 (2.55%) QA
3 32 (1.78%) PCI DSS
4 24 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.28%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.17%) GPG13
8 1 (0.055%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.055%) HL7
8 1 (0.055%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.055%) BS7799
System Software
1 451 (25.03%) Active Directory
2 207 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (5.66%) vSphere
4 80 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 64 (3.55%) XenApp
6 58 (3.22%) VMware ESXi
7 47 (2.61%) VMware ESX
8 33 (1.83%) Firmware
9 32 (1.78%) vCloud
10 30 (1.66%) Xen
11 25 (1.39%) XenDesktop
12 24 (1.33%) Snort
13 22 (1.22%) NFS
13 22 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 19 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 17 (0.94%) Samba
16 15 (0.83%) ISA Server
17 14 (0.78%) Terminal Services
17 14 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 12 (0.67%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 163 (9.05%) Puppet
2 126 (6.99%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (4.99%) SCCM
4 47 (2.61%) SCOM
5 31 (1.72%) Ansible
6 29 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
7 26 (1.44%) Salt
8 24 (1.33%) NetBackup
9 22 (1.22%) Nagios
10 18 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
11 14 (0.78%) HP SIM
12 13 (0.72%) CA Wily
12 13 (0.72%) Backup Exec
12 13 (0.72%) WSUS
12 13 (0.72%) vMotion
13 12 (0.67%) BladeLogic
14 11 (0.61%) SCVMM
14 11 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
14 11 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
15 10 (0.55%) MOM
Vendors
1 518 (28.75%) Cisco
2 477 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 371 (20.59%) VMware
4 190 (10.54%) HP
5 184 (10.21%) Oracle
6 182 (10.10%) Citrix
7 165 (9.16%) Juniper
8 133 (7.38%) F5
9 127 (7.05%) Red Hat
10 119 (6.60%) CheckPoint
11 99 (5.49%) IBM
12 77 (4.27%) Dell
13 62 (3.44%) NetApp
14 61 (3.39%) SolarWinds
14 61 (3.39%) Blue Coat
15 57 (3.16%) Sun
16 54 (3.00%) McAfee
17 49 (2.72%) Symantec
18 46 (2.55%) Apple
19 42 (2.33%) Bloomberg
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £17.26 - £18.70 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Fuel Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
2Source Talent
Rate: £730 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cumbria
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Quindell Resourcing
Rate: Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £12.50 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago