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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 140 119 136
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +17
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 877 919 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.72% 1.81% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.39% 12.01% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 493 436
Median daily rate £395 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £172 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 72 63
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.50 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.63 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
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
7703 7655 6793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.11% 15.11% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4750 4228 3640
Median daily rate £390 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 415 380
Median hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -32 355 £425 +13.33% 99
South East -12 234 £375 - 66
South West +17 56 £375 - 32
North East +8 56 £320 +16.36% 11
North West -7 54 £360 +30.90% 15
Yorkshire -6 44 £475 +65.21% 26
East of England -8 43 £348 -0.71% 26
West Midlands -23 22 £338 -2.87% 12
East Midlands -3 13 £265 -33.75% 2
Midlands -6 1 £500 -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 808 (46.17%) Windows
2 681 (38.91%) Linux
3 574 (32.80%) DNS
4 477 (27.26%) Firewall
5 443 (25.31%) Cisco
6 442 (25.26%) Microsoft
7 437 (24.97%) Active Directory
8 424 (24.23%) HTTP
9 398 (22.74%) Unix
10 378 (21.60%) ITIL
11 347 (19.83%) WAN
11 347 (19.83%) DHCP
12 345 (19.71%) Java
13 341 (19.49%) LAN
14 335 (19.14%) Windows Server
15 329 (18.80%) VMware
16 303 (17.31%) Finance
17 292 (16.69%) SSL
18 262 (14.97%) VPN
19 250 (14.29%) Python
20 248 (14.17%) Perl
20 248 (14.17%) Configuration Management
21 243 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
22 242 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
23 240 (13.71%) Puppet
24 230 (13.14%) SQL
25 229 (13.09%) Security Cleared
26 219 (12.51%) DevOps
27 213 (12.17%) Jenkins
28 211 (12.06%) Internet

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
1 173 (9.89%) Apache
2 167 (9.54%) MS Exchange
3 143 (8.17%) Tomcat
4 115 (6.57%) IIS
5 81 (4.63%) Jetty
6 80 (4.57%) WebSphere
7 71 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2010
8 63 (3.60%) SharePoint
9 58 (3.31%) Node.js
10 56 (3.20%) nginx
11 40 (2.29%) IBM Notes
12 35 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 35 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 35 (2.00%) Skype for Business
13 32 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 32 (1.83%) WebSphere Application Server
14 27 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
15 25 (1.43%) Confluence
15 25 (1.43%) OpenStack
16 24 (1.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 199 (11.37%) MS Office
2 145 (8.29%) MS Excel
3 18 (1.03%) Acrobat
4 13 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.51%) HipChat
6 7 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (0.34%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (0.11%) MS Project
9 1 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.17%) Eikon
4 2 (0.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 2 (0.11%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.11%) Primavera
5 1 (0.057%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.057%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.057%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.057%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 156 (8.91%) Amazon AWS
2 87 (4.97%) Office 365
3 54 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
5 30 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 26 (1.49%) Google App Engine
8 20 (1.14%) Mimecast
9 12 (0.69%) SaaS
10 9 (0.51%) Google Apps
11 8 (0.46%) PaaS
12 6 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (0.23%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.23%) GitHub
14 3 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.17%) IaaS
14 3 (0.17%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.11%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 574 (32.80%) DNS
2 477 (27.26%) Firewall
3 424 (24.23%) HTTP
4 347 (19.83%) DHCP
4 347 (19.83%) WAN
5 341 (19.49%) LAN
6 292 (16.69%) SSL
7 262 (14.97%) VPN
8 211 (12.06%) Internet
9 189 (10.80%) Network Security
10 175 (10.00%) Wireless
11 146 (8.34%) SAN
12 139 (7.94%) IPsec
13 136 (7.77%) BGP
14 124 (7.09%) FTP
15 112 (6.40%) MPLS
16 104 (5.94%) OSPF
16 104 (5.94%) VoIP
17 90 (5.14%) LDAP
18 82 (4.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 98 (5.60%) MongoDB
3 97 (5.54%) Relational Database
4 93 (5.31%) MySQL
5 79 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
6 66 (3.77%) NoSQL
7 56 (3.20%) Oracle Database
8 40 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 40 (2.29%) DB2
9 26 (1.49%) Redis
10 25 (1.43%) RDBMS
11 22 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (0.63%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.63%) PowerCenter
15 9 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (0.40%) Neo4j
17 6 (0.34%) Big Data
17 6 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 213 (12.17%) Jenkins
2 115 (6.57%) Git (software)
3 84 (4.80%) Subversion
4 66 (3.77%) Maven
5 57 (3.26%) Travis CI
6 55 (3.14%) JUnit
7 50 (2.86%) Gradle
8 40 (2.29%) Visual Studio
9 38 (2.17%) JIRA
10 35 (2.00%) Mockito
11 29 (1.66%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.26%) IntelliJ
12 22 (1.26%) JMeter
13 16 (0.91%) Eclipse
14 13 (0.74%) Selenium
15 12 (0.69%) Log4j
15 12 (0.69%) SoapUI
15 12 (0.69%) TeamCity
16 10 (0.57%) Ant
16 10 (0.57%) Hudson
General
1 303 (17.31%) Finance
2 113 (6.46%) Banking
3 97 (5.54%) Telecoms
4 43 (2.46%) Front Office
5 42 (2.40%) Investment Banking
6 41 (2.34%) Marketing
7 34 (1.94%) Back Office
8 30 (1.71%) Retail
9 25 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.37%) Games
11 23 (1.31%) Electronics
12 22 (1.26%) Legal
13 15 (0.86%) Billing
14 13 (0.74%) Advertising
15 10 (0.57%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.51%) Law
17 6 (0.34%) Spanish Language
18 4 (0.23%) Local Government
18 4 (0.23%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 245 (14.00%) Analyst
2 228 (13.03%) Developer
3 216 (12.34%) Network Engineer
4 163 (9.31%) Support Engineer
5 120 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 109 (6.23%) Administrator
7 100 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 89 (5.09%) Linux Engineer
9 75 (4.29%) Support Analyst
10 71 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
11 63 (3.60%) Desktop Support
11 63 (3.60%) Security Engineer
12 60 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
13 54 (3.09%) Service Analyst
14 52 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 50 (2.86%) Consultant
16 49 (2.80%) Cisco Engineer
16 49 (2.80%) Software Engineer
17 48 (2.74%) Service Desk Analyst
18 45 (2.57%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (8.06%) Web Services
2 135 (7.71%) .NET
3 109 (6.23%) HTML
4 91 (5.20%) CSS
5 89 (5.09%) REST
6 88 (5.03%) J2EE
7 87 (4.97%) XML
8 72 (4.11%) Spring
9 59 (3.37%) 802.1X
9 59 (3.37%) Servlets
10 52 (2.97%) LAMP
10 52 (2.97%) SOAP
11 50 (2.86%) AngularJS
12 46 (2.63%) Middleware
13 43 (2.46%) JSON
14 42 (2.40%) Ajax
15 41 (2.34%) Hibernate
16 36 (2.06%) Guice
17 32 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
18 29 (1.66%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 138 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 117 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (4.40%) Computer Science
4 75 (4.29%) Blackberry
5 73 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 70 (4.00%) Clustering
7 31 (1.77%) Equities
7 31 (1.77%) PKI
8 29 (1.66%) iPad
9 28 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 27 (1.54%) Public Cloud
11 26 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
12 25 (1.43%) Driving Licence
13 24 (1.37%) Algorithms
13 24 (1.37%) Cryptography
14 23 (1.31%) Security Operations Centre
15 21 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 20 (1.14%) Mathematics
17 19 (1.09%) Mainframe
18 17 (0.97%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 808 (46.17%) Windows
2 681 (38.91%) Linux
3 398 (22.74%) Unix
4 335 (19.14%) Windows Server
5 173 (9.89%) Windows 7
6 171 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 145 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 138 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 130 (7.43%) Windows XP
10 121 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 86 (4.91%) Solaris
12 65 (3.71%) CentOS
13 52 (2.97%) Mac OS X
14 50 (2.86%) Windows 8
15 49 (2.80%) AIX
16 23 (1.31%) Android
17 19 (1.09%) Apple iOS
18 17 (0.97%) Windows Vista
19 16 (0.91%) Ubuntu
19 16 (0.91%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (21.60%) ITIL
2 248 (14.17%) Configuration Management
3 242 (13.83%) Agile Software Development
4 219 (12.51%) DevOps
5 206 (11.77%) Continuous Integration
6 154 (8.80%) Open Source
7 133 (7.60%) High Availability
8 120 (6.86%) Software Engineering
9 118 (6.74%) Load Balancing
10 111 (6.34%) Change Management
11 104 (5.94%) Multithreading
12 94 (5.37%) Incident Management
13 91 (5.20%) Mentoring
14 89 (5.09%) OO
14 89 (5.09%) Scrum
15 86 (4.91%) Migration
16 79 (4.51%) Service Delivery
17 74 (4.23%) Unit Testing
18 70 (4.00%) Information Security
19 69 (3.94%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 345 (19.71%) Java
2 250 (14.29%) Python
3 248 (14.17%) Perl
4 230 (13.14%) SQL
5 134 (7.66%) C++
6 127 (7.26%) Bash Shell
7 121 (6.91%) PowerShell
8 116 (6.63%) Ruby
9 104 (5.94%) C
10 97 (5.54%) Shell Script
11 96 (5.49%) JavaScript
12 72 (4.11%) C#
13 50 (2.86%) VB
14 46 (2.63%) PHP
15 29 (1.66%) VBScript
16 27 (1.54%) Go
16 27 (1.54%) Groovy
17 22 (1.26%) Korn
18 19 (1.09%) PL/SQL
19 18 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 243 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
2 229 (13.09%) Security Cleared
3 155 (8.86%) SC Cleared
4 150 (8.57%) CCNA
5 142 (8.11%) CCNP
6 110 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 100 (5.71%) Degree
8 73 (4.17%) MCSE
9 55 (3.14%) CCIE
9 55 (3.14%) CISSP
10 43 (2.46%) MCSA
11 41 (2.34%) MCP
12 36 (2.06%) DV Cleared
13 30 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 29 (1.66%) CCDP
15 26 (1.49%) GCIA
16 25 (1.43%) GCIH
17 24 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
18 22 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
18 22 (1.26%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.46%) SLA
2 53 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 18 (1.03%) QA
5 16 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.34%) OIPF
7 4 (0.23%) COBIT
7 4 (0.23%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.23%) ISO27002
7 4 (0.23%) MISRA
8 3 (0.17%) ISO15022
8 3 (0.17%) ISO20022
9 2 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.11%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.057%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.057%) ISO 9002
10 1 (0.057%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.057%) MiFID
System Software
1 437 (24.97%) Active Directory
2 211 (12.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (3.83%) Hyper-V
4 63 (3.60%) Docker
5 49 (2.80%) vSphere
6 43 (2.46%) XenApp
7 42 (2.40%) Samba
8 40 (2.29%) NFS
9 36 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
10 35 (2.00%) Xen
11 28 (1.60%) Firmware
12 22 (1.26%) vCloud
13 20 (1.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 17 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 16 (0.91%) VMware ESX
16 13 (0.74%) Snort
17 11 (0.63%) Terminal Server
18 10 (0.57%) ISA Server
19 9 (0.51%) KVM
19 9 (0.51%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 240 (13.71%) Puppet
2 124 (7.09%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (4.86%) Ansible
4 57 (3.26%) Nagios
4 57 (3.26%) SCCM
5 41 (2.34%) Tivoli
6 32 (1.83%) Salt
7 28 (1.60%) Graphite
8 26 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 24 (1.37%) logstash
10 23 (1.31%) Backup Exec
11 21 (1.20%) Grafana
11 21 (1.20%) MOM
12 20 (1.14%) HP SiteScope
13 18 (1.03%) FortiGate
13 18 (1.03%) Kibana
13 18 (1.03%) NetBackup
13 18 (1.03%) SCOM
13 18 (1.03%) Uchiwa
13 18 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 443 (25.31%) Cisco
2 442 (25.26%) Microsoft
3 329 (18.80%) VMware
4 206 (11.77%) Oracle
5 164 (9.37%) HP
6 144 (8.23%) Citrix
7 142 (8.11%) Red Hat
8 121 (6.91%) Juniper
9 120 (6.86%) CheckPoint
10 115 (6.57%) F5
11 90 (5.14%) IBM
12 83 (4.74%) Dell
13 55 (3.14%) Symantec
14 53 (3.03%) Remedy
15 49 (2.80%) EMC
16 45 (2.57%) Avaya
17 40 (2.29%) Google
17 40 (2.29%) Lotus
18 38 (2.17%) BMC
19 37 (2.11%) Adobe
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
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London
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