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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 414 434 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing ICMP 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.037% 0.004% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.032% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £525 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-35.76% -
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
3013 3106 2804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.96% 13.26% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2048 2004 1801
Median daily rate £430 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 96 80
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +29.72%

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICMP within the London region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
City of London - 4 - - 1
ICMP
England

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
2 8 (80.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) DevOps
4 6 (60.00%) Build Automation
4 6 (60.00%) Software Delivery
4 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (60.00%) Python
4 6 (60.00%) Ruby
4 6 (60.00%) Open Source
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (40.00%) Vagrant
6 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (40.00%) Splunk
6 4 (40.00%) Packer
6 4 (40.00%) Terraform
6 4 (40.00%) GoCD
6 4 (40.00%) Web Services
7 3 (30.00%) Unix
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) LAN
8 2 (20.00%) FTP
8 2 (20.00%) HTTP
8 2 (20.00%) SNMP

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (80.00%) VPN
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) FTP
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) SNMP
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (10.00%) H.323
4 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) NNTP
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) POP3
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) GoCD
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) IP Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (70.00%) DevOps
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Build Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (60.00%) Open Source
3 6 (60.00%) Software Delivery
4 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Communications Security
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Python
1 6 (60.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) Go
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (40.00%) Packer
2 4 (40.00%) Terraform
3 2 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (10.00%) Nagios
4 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper