The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP over the 3 months to 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 108 145 128
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -17
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 459 393 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.88% 1.56% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.59% 12.63% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 234 272
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £471 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 41
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £20.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £16.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+18.53% -14.34%
TCP/IP
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
3145 3112 3636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.88% 12.38% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1995 2020 2185
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.46% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 93 173
Average hourly rate £20.47 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.95 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £53.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in London

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in London

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the London region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in London

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in London

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the London region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram in London

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the London region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 111 £425 +18.05% 56
Croydon +1 5 £373 +34.84% 5
Canary Wharf +20 1 £170 -54.05%
Docklands, London +13 1 - - 1
Hounslow +2 1 - - 3
Uxbridge -8 1 £290 - 2
Southwark - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - - 4
New Malden - 1 - - 2
Orpington - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Hayes - - - - 2
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Bromley - - - -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP.

1 403 (50.12%) Windows
2 309 (38.43%) Linux
3 257 (31.97%) Firewall
4 240 (29.85%) Active Directory
5 239 (29.73%) DNS
6 210 (26.12%) Microsoft
7 203 (25.25%) UNIX
8 171 (21.27%) HTTP
9 168 (20.90%) Cisco
10 160 (19.90%) LAN
11 159 (19.78%) WAN
12 153 (19.03%) VPN
12 153 (19.03%) Finance
13 142 (17.66%) VMware
14 141 (17.54%) Java
15 140 (17.41%) SQL
16 122 (15.17%) DHCP
17 117 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
18 115 (14.30%) Windows 7
19 110 (13.68%) ITIL
20 109 (13.56%) Banking
21 105 (13.06%) SSL
21 105 (13.06%) MS Exchange
22 92 (11.44%) Oracle
23 90 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
24 87 (10.82%) Perl
25 86 (10.70%) SAN
26 85 (10.57%) HP
26 85 (10.57%) MS Office
27 79 (9.83%) SQL Server

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 105 (13.06%) MS Exchange
2 65 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (7.34%) IIS
4 40 (4.98%) WebSphere
5 38 (4.73%) Apache
6 37 (4.60%) WebLogic
7 34 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 31 (3.86%) Tomcat
9 30 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2003
10 29 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 26 (3.23%) SharePoint
12 18 (2.24%) IBM Notes
13 14 (1.74%) Jetty
14 12 (1.49%) nginx
15 10 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (1.12%) Lync
16 9 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
17 8 (1.00%) WordPress
18 7 (0.87%) Node.js
18 7 (0.87%) CMS
Applications
1 85 (10.57%) MS Office
2 70 (8.71%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.62%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.12%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.74%) assyst
3 4 (0.50%) SunGard Stream Ubix
3 4 (0.50%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 3 (0.37%) Agresso
5 2 (0.25%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
6 1 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.49%) SaaS
3 11 (1.37%) Office 365
3 11 (1.37%) Google App Engine
4 10 (1.24%) PaaS
5 8 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 257 (31.97%) Firewall
2 239 (29.73%) DNS
3 171 (21.27%) HTTP
4 160 (19.90%) LAN
5 159 (19.78%) WAN
6 153 (19.03%) VPN
7 122 (15.17%) DHCP
8 105 (13.06%) SSL
9 86 (10.70%) SAN
10 73 (9.08%) Network Security
11 72 (8.96%) BGP
12 61 (7.59%) Internet
13 60 (7.46%) OSPF
14 57 (7.09%) VLAN
15 43 (5.35%) Wireless
15 43 (5.35%) VoIP
16 42 (5.22%) HSRP
17 40 (4.98%) Cisco IOS
18 39 (4.85%) Multicast
19 38 (4.73%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (9.83%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.10%) MySQL
3 29 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 19 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (1.87%) Redis
6 13 (1.62%) Oracle Database
6 13 (1.62%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (1.37%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (1.24%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.25%) QlikView
10 2 (0.25%) DB2
10 2 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.25%) Cognos Impromptu
10 2 (0.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (4.85%) Subversion
2 22 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.87%) JIRA
5 6 (0.75%) Maven
6 5 (0.62%) Selenium
6 5 (0.62%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.50%) FitNesse
7 4 (0.50%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.50%) MSI
7 4 (0.50%) JUnit
7 4 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.37%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.37%) GCC
9 2 (0.25%) Hudson
10 1 (0.12%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.12%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.12%) FishEye
10 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
General
1 153 (19.03%) Finance
2 109 (13.56%) Banking
3 45 (5.60%) Investment Banking
4 41 (5.10%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.48%) Financial Institution
6 24 (2.99%) Marketing
7 22 (2.74%) Retail
8 20 (2.49%) Advertising
8 20 (2.49%) Law
8 20 (2.49%) Legal
8 20 (2.49%) Spanish Language
9 19 (2.36%) Games
10 18 (2.24%) Front Office
11 16 (1.99%) French Language
12 14 (1.74%) Mandarin Language
13 6 (0.75%) Back Office
14 5 (0.62%) Publishing
14 5 (0.62%) International Banking
15 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (18.16%) Analyst
2 119 (14.80%) Developer
3 76 (9.45%) Network Engineer
4 57 (7.09%) Support Engineer
5 39 (4.85%) Administrator
5 39 (4.85%) Systems Administrator
6 36 (4.48%) Consultant
6 36 (4.48%) Support Analyst
7 35 (4.35%) Security Analyst
8 33 (4.10%) Architect
9 29 (3.61%) Java Developer
9 29 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
10 24 (2.99%) Service Analyst
10 24 (2.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 24 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 24 (2.99%) Desktop Support
10 24 (2.99%) Service Desk Analyst
11 23 (2.86%) Information Analyst
11 23 (2.86%) Information Security Analyst
12 22 (2.74%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (7.84%) XML
2 58 (7.21%) .NET
3 48 (5.97%) Web Services
4 43 (5.35%) HTML
5 38 (4.73%) JSON
6 32 (3.98%) FIX Protocol
7 29 (3.61%) REST
8 22 (2.74%) Middleware
8 22 (2.74%) LAMP
9 20 (2.49%) ASP.NET
9 20 (2.49%) CSS
10 19 (2.36%) HTML5
11 16 (1.99%) Servlets
12 15 (1.87%) J2EE
13 13 (1.62%) RESTful
14 12 (1.49%) Sinatra
14 12 (1.49%) JSP
15 10 (1.24%) Ajax
16 9 (1.12%) SOAP
16 9 (1.12%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (7.59%) Open Source
3 46 (5.72%) Client/Server
4 40 (4.98%) Blackberry
5 33 (4.10%) Clustering
6 30 (3.73%) Replication
6 30 (3.73%) Hedge funds
7 29 (3.61%) Computer Science
8 26 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (2.74%) Equities
10 17 (2.11%) Oracle Exalogic
11 14 (1.74%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.62%) AS400
12 13 (1.62%) Mobile App
12 13 (1.62%) Mathematics
12 13 (1.62%) iPhone
13 12 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
13 12 (1.49%) PKI
14 11 (1.37%) iPad
15 9 (1.12%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 403 (50.12%) Windows
2 309 (38.43%) Linux
3 203 (25.25%) UNIX
4 117 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (14.30%) Windows 7
6 77 (9.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 68 (8.46%) Windows XP
8 48 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 47 (5.85%) Solaris
10 34 (4.23%) SUSE
10 34 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (2.24%) Windows 8
11 18 (2.24%) Mac OS X
12 12 (1.49%) AIX
13 10 (1.24%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (1.24%) Android
14 9 (1.12%) Windows Vista
15 8 (1.00%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.75%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (13.68%) ITIL
2 74 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (8.58%) Configuration Management
4 59 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (5.97%) DevOps
6 47 (5.85%) Low Latency
7 45 (5.60%) OO
8 44 (5.47%) Change Management
9 41 (5.10%) Project Management
10 37 (4.60%) Migration
11 36 (4.48%) Performance Tuning
12 35 (4.35%) Information Security
13 34 (4.23%) Multithreading
14 32 (3.98%) Load Balancing
14 32 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
15 27 (3.36%) Mentoring
16 24 (2.99%) Service Management
17 23 (2.86%) E-Commerce
17 23 (2.86%) Time Management
18 22 (2.74%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (17.54%) Java
2 140 (17.41%) SQL
3 87 (10.82%) Perl
4 66 (8.21%) C
5 63 (7.84%) C++
6 54 (6.72%) Shell Script
7 50 (6.22%) PowerShell
8 46 (5.72%) Ruby
9 45 (5.60%) Python
10 44 (5.47%) JavaScript
11 39 (4.85%) PHP
12 35 (4.35%) C#
13 26 (3.23%) Bash Shell
14 18 (2.24%) VBScript
15 15 (1.87%) VB
16 10 (1.24%) VBA
17 7 (0.87%) RPG
17 7 (0.87%) RPG IV
18 6 (0.75%) Scala
18 6 (0.75%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 77 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (9.45%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (7.96%) MCSE
4 63 (7.84%) Degree
5 44 (5.47%) CCNP
6 41 (5.10%) CISSP
7 39 (4.85%) Security Cleared
8 32 (3.98%) CCNA
9 25 (3.11%) GIAC
9 25 (3.11%) SC Cleared
10 21 (2.61%) CCIE
11 17 (2.11%) MCP
11 17 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (1.87%) Network+ Certification
13 14 (1.74%) CEH
13 14 (1.74%) CISM
14 13 (1.62%) MCITP
15 12 (1.49%) GCIA
15 12 (1.49%) Novell Certification
16 11 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.11%) QA
2 15 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.62%) SLA
4 8 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.12%) GPG13
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 240 (29.85%) Active Directory
2 90 (11.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (4.73%) vSphere
4 35 (4.35%) XenApp
5 29 (3.61%) NFS
6 27 (3.36%) Hyper-V
7 20 (2.49%) VMware ESX
8 17 (2.11%) Xen
9 15 (1.87%) Snort
10 14 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (1.62%) vCloud
12 12 (1.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (1.00%) XenDesktop
13 8 (1.00%) ProxySG
13 8 (1.00%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 7 (0.87%) XenServer
14 7 (0.87%) RHEV
15 5 (0.62%) UAG
15 5 (0.62%) KVM
Systems Management
1 71 (8.83%) Puppet
2 39 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (3.86%) SCCM
4 20 (2.49%) Backup Exec
5 18 (2.24%) SCOM
6 10 (1.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (1.24%) Salt
7 9 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 9 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (1.12%) MIMEsweeper
8 8 (1.00%) Nessus
8 8 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (1.00%) Tivoli
8 8 (1.00%) OpenNMS
8 8 (1.00%) BladeLogic
8 8 (1.00%) RANCID
9 7 (0.87%) Data Guard
9 7 (0.87%) Nagios
10 6 (0.75%) MAILsweeper
11 5 (0.62%) WSUS
Vendors
1 210 (26.12%) Microsoft
2 168 (20.90%) Cisco
3 142 (17.66%) VMware
4 92 (11.44%) Oracle
5 85 (10.57%) HP
6 71 (8.83%) Citrix
7 68 (8.46%) F5
8 64 (7.96%) CheckPoint
9 59 (7.34%) Red Hat
10 47 (5.85%) Juniper
11 38 (4.73%) IBM
12 28 (3.48%) EMC
12 28 (3.48%) Blue Coat
13 26 (3.23%) SolarWinds
14 25 (3.11%) NetApp
15 21 (2.61%) Sun
15 21 (2.61%) Symantec
16 20 (2.49%) Avaya
16 20 (2.49%) Dell
17 19 (2.36%) Sourcefire
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £370 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Markey Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Computer People
Rate: £40.00 - £50.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £19 - £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £500 - £525 Per Day Rate DOE Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £360 Per Day Ltd Co
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £14.50 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
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