The table below looks at the statistics for ICMP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ICMP over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 426 418 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing ICMP 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.013% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £525 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £383 -
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.19 - -
ICMP
England

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
2879 2966 2719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.24% 13.33% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 1935 1829
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 92 80
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

ICMP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing ICMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ICMP 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 London region with a requirement for ICMP.

1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) SNMP
3 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) Build Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Go
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) SSH
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) POP3
4 2 (33.33%) SMTP
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Nagios
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) NNTP

ICMP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) SNMP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) NNTP
3 2 (33.33%) POP3
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) SSH
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (16.67%) LDAP
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) IP Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Communications Security
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Go
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
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