The table below looks at the statistics for ICMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ICMP over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 427 - 416
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ICMP 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% - 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.031% - 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate - £445 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3197 3098 3429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.98% 12.23% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2105 2038 2183
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 92 151
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.65 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -

ICMP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ICMP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

ICMP Jobs Demand Trend in London

ICMP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ICMP across the London region.

ICMP Daily Rate Trend in London

ICMP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ICMP across the London region.

ICMP Hourly Rate Trend in London

ICMP
Top 10 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ICMP 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 ICMP.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) POP3
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) NNTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ICMP 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 ICMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) POP3
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) NNTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Implementation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios