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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Rank 419 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ICMP 29 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £505 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £456 -
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
3306 2972 3118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.32% 12.77% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2163 1910 1930
Median daily rate £450 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 86 98
Median hourly rate £20.72 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.12% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+66.08% -4.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ICMP across the London region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

ICMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 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 - 6 £402 - 2
ICMP
England

ICMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 30 (93.75%) TCP/IP
2 28 (87.50%) Linux
3 25 (78.13%) Python
3 25 (78.13%) Load Balancing
4 24 (75.00%) Ruby
4 24 (75.00%) DNS
5 23 (71.88%) VPN
5 23 (71.88%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (65.63%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (62.50%) Go
8 19 (59.38%) E-Commerce
9 18 (56.25%) Public Cloud
10 17 (53.13%) Ansible
10 17 (53.13%) Terraform
10 17 (53.13%) GoCD
10 17 (53.13%) Build Automation
11 16 (50.00%) Java
11 16 (50.00%) DevOps
11 16 (50.00%) Software Delivery
12 15 (46.88%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
13 14 (43.75%) Configuration Management
14 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
15 10 (31.25%) Consul
15 10 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (31.25%) MySQL
15 10 (31.25%) Redis
16 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
16 9 (28.13%) Cisco
17 8 (25.00%) F5

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 15 (46.88%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (28.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 23 (71.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (93.75%) TCP/IP
2 24 (75.00%) DNS
3 23 (71.88%) VPN
4 4 (12.50%) LAN
4 4 (12.50%) MPLS
4 4 (12.50%) SNMP
4 4 (12.50%) WAN
5 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
5 3 (9.38%) Firewall
5 3 (9.38%) SSL
6 2 (6.25%) BGP
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.25%) HSRP
6 2 (6.25%) Internet
6 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (6.25%) IPsec
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security
6 2 (6.25%) OSPF
6 2 (6.25%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) MySQL
1 10 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
1 10 (31.25%) Redis
2 6 (18.75%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) GoCD
2 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.50%) DBA
5 4 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (9.38%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.38%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Architect
7 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Linux Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Network Architect
8 1 (3.13%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) LAMP
1 4 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.13%) CGI
3 1 (3.13%) Embperl
3 1 (3.13%) FastCGI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (56.25%) Public Cloud
2 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.25%) Cryptography
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Load Balancing
2 19 (59.38%) E-Commerce
3 17 (53.13%) Build Automation
4 16 (50.00%) DevOps
4 16 (50.00%) Software Delivery
5 14 (43.75%) Configuration Management
6 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
7 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) Open Source
9 3 (9.38%) ITIL
9 3 (9.38%) Network Management
10 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
10 2 (6.25%) Change Management
10 2 (6.25%) Computer Security
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
10 2 (6.25%) Information Security
10 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
10 2 (6.25%) Project Management
10 2 (6.25%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) Python
2 24 (75.00%) Ruby
3 20 (62.50%) Go
4 16 (50.00%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) C
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) CCNP
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (65.63%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (53.13%) Ansible
2 17 (53.13%) Terraform
3 10 (31.25%) Consul
4 4 (12.50%) Packer
5 3 (9.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Cisco
2 8 (25.00%) F5
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle
4 5 (15.63%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.50%) Splunk
6 3 (9.38%) Mercator
7 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) VMware