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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England / London
Rank 133 135 121
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 359 365 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.88% 1.70% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.69% 13.42% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 260 250
Median daily rate £425 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £211 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £625 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 18
Median hourly rate £42.00 £31.33 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.05% +80.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £62.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.62% +2.38%

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
2444 2719 2881
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.79% 12.68% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1654 1778 1856
Median daily rate £440 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 62 89
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.88% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the London region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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 +7 43 £425 -15.00% 39
New Malden +4 8 £143 -
Croydon +7 6 £450 -14.28% 1
Canary Wharf -1 3 £550 +238.46%
West End +2 2 £475 +35.71% 1
Greenford - 2 - -
Westminster - 2 £563 -
Chiswick 0 1 £185 -
Romford - 1 £145 -
Docklands, London - 1 £375 -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP.

1 291 (41.10%) Linux
2 282 (39.83%) Windows
3 220 (31.07%) Firewall
4 210 (29.66%) DNS
5 198 (27.97%) Cisco
6 156 (22.03%) VMware
7 154 (21.75%) Finance
7 154 (21.75%) LAN
8 153 (21.61%) Java
9 152 (21.47%) HTTP
10 151 (21.33%) Python
11 144 (20.34%) Unix
12 143 (20.20%) Active Directory
13 140 (19.77%) WAN
14 137 (19.35%) DHCP
15 130 (18.36%) Microsoft
16 129 (18.22%) Configuration Management
17 127 (17.94%) Puppet
18 121 (17.09%) SSL
19 118 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
20 116 (16.38%) DevOps
21 114 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
22 107 (15.11%) SQL
23 105 (14.83%) Wireless
24 104 (14.69%) Windows Server
25 103 (14.55%) Open Source
26 102 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
27 99 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
28 94 (13.28%) PostgreSQL
29 92 (12.99%) Continuous Integration

TCP/IP
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 58 (8.19%) Apache
2 46 (6.50%) IIS
3 37 (5.23%) MS Exchange
3 37 (5.23%) Tomcat
4 32 (4.52%) nginx
5 30 (4.24%) WebSphere
6 24 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (2.97%) OpenStack
8 19 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (2.40%) SharePoint
11 12 (1.69%) JBoss
12 11 (1.55%) Confluence
13 8 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.99%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 73 (10.31%) MS Office
2 60 (8.47%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.27%) RMDS
2 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 118 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.11%) Office 365
4 17 (2.40%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (2.26%) PaaS
6 15 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (1.55%) GitHub
9 10 (1.41%) SaaS
10 6 (0.85%) IaaS
11 5 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.56%) Amazon Kinesis
12 4 (0.56%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.56%) Datadog
12 4 (0.56%) Google App Engine
12 4 (0.56%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.28%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 220 (31.07%) Firewall
2 210 (29.66%) DNS
3 154 (21.75%) LAN
4 152 (21.47%) HTTP
5 140 (19.77%) WAN
6 137 (19.35%) DHCP
7 121 (17.09%) SSL
8 105 (14.83%) Wireless
9 77 (10.88%) BGP
10 76 (10.73%) VPN
11 72 (10.17%) Internet
11 72 (10.17%) Network Security
12 71 (10.03%) OSPF
13 65 (9.18%) MPLS
14 62 (8.76%) Ethernet
15 58 (8.19%) Cisco ASA
15 58 (8.19%) Intrusion Detection
16 52 (7.34%) SAN
16 52 (7.34%) VLAN
17 49 (6.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (13.28%) PostgreSQL
2 61 (8.62%) MongoDB
3 58 (8.19%) SQL Server
4 52 (7.34%) MySQL
5 43 (6.07%) Relational Database
6 36 (5.08%) Redis
7 23 (3.25%) NoSQL
8 20 (2.82%) Big Data
9 17 (2.40%) Hadoop
10 14 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.41%) Sqoop
13 9 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.99%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.71%) DB2
15 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 80 (11.30%) Jenkins
2 76 (10.73%) Git (software)
3 34 (4.80%) Subversion
4 18 (2.54%) Vagrant
5 13 (1.84%) JIRA
6 11 (1.55%) TeamCity
7 10 (1.41%) Maven
8 9 (1.27%) Travis CI
8 9 (1.27%) Visual Studio
9 8 (1.13%) Artifactory
10 7 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (0.85%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.71%) GitLab
12 5 (0.71%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.71%) MSBuild
12 5 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
12 5 (0.71%) SoapUI
12 5 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.56%) ClearCase
13 4 (0.56%) ClearQuest
General
1 154 (21.75%) Finance
2 83 (11.72%) Banking
3 30 (4.24%) Retail
4 29 (4.10%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.54%) Front Office
6 16 (2.26%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.12%) Law
8 13 (1.84%) Back Office
9 12 (1.69%) Advertising
9 12 (1.69%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.55%) Legal
11 7 (0.99%) Marketing
12 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.56%) Electronics
13 4 (0.56%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.42%) Games
14 3 (0.42%) Japanese Language
14 3 (0.42%) Publishing
15 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 124 (17.51%) Analyst
2 72 (10.17%) Network Engineer
3 68 (9.60%) DevOps Engineer
4 60 (8.47%) Developer
5 58 (8.19%) Support Analyst
6 54 (7.63%) Administrator
7 44 (6.21%) Architect
8 41 (5.79%) Linux Engineer
9 40 (5.65%) Support Engineer
10 35 (4.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 33 (4.66%) Desktop Support
11 33 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
12 32 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support
13 30 (4.24%) Cisco Engineer
14 29 (4.10%) Service Analyst
15 27 (3.81%) Security Analyst
16 25 (3.53%) AWS Engineer
17 23 (3.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 23 (3.25%) Security Engineer
17 23 (3.25%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (10.03%) Web Services
2 43 (6.07%) 802.1X
2 43 (6.07%) Node.js
3 41 (5.79%) HTML
3 41 (5.79%) JSON
4 39 (5.51%) .NET
5 36 (5.08%) XML
6 35 (4.94%) Elastic Stack
7 32 (4.52%) CSS
8 31 (4.38%) Middleware
9 28 (3.95%) RESTful
10 25 (3.53%) FIX Protocol
11 24 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
12 21 (2.97%) SOAP
13 18 (2.54%) J2EE
14 17 (2.40%) MSMQ
14 17 (2.40%) XSLT
15 16 (2.26%) LAMP
15 16 (2.26%) RSS
15 16 (2.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (9.60%) Data Centre
3 53 (7.49%) Management Information System
4 35 (4.94%) Blackberry
5 26 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 23 (3.25%) Client/Server
6 23 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (2.82%) Clustering
8 19 (2.68%) Algorithms
9 16 (2.26%) Security Operations Centre
9 16 (2.26%) Web 2.0
10 15 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
11 13 (1.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 12 (1.69%) PKI
13 11 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.41%) iSeries
14 10 (1.41%) Tandem
15 9 (1.27%) Data Structures
15 9 (1.27%) Equities
15 9 (1.27%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 291 (41.10%) Linux
2 282 (39.83%) Windows
3 144 (20.34%) Unix
4 104 (14.69%) Windows Server
5 64 (9.04%) Windows 7
5 64 (9.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (5.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (4.80%) CentOS
9 30 (4.24%) Ubuntu
10 28 (3.95%) Solaris
11 23 (3.25%) Windows 10
12 22 (3.11%) Mac OS X
13 15 (2.12%) Windows 8
14 14 (1.98%) Apple iOS
14 14 (1.98%) SUSE
15 12 (1.69%) Android
16 11 (1.55%) Windows XP
17 10 (1.41%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (18.22%) Configuration Management
2 116 (16.38%) DevOps
3 114 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (14.55%) Open Source
5 92 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (12.43%) ITIL
7 63 (8.90%) Load Balancing
8 52 (7.34%) Information Security
9 48 (6.78%) Change Management
9 48 (6.78%) High Availability
10 39 (5.51%) Service Management
11 37 (5.23%) Migration
12 36 (5.08%) Low Latency
12 36 (5.08%) Security Operations
13 35 (4.94%) SIEM
14 34 (4.80%) Software Engineering
15 31 (4.38%) Network Design
15 31 (4.38%) Penetration Testing
16 29 (4.10%) OO
17 28 (3.95%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 153 (21.61%) Java
2 151 (21.33%) Python
3 107 (15.11%) SQL
4 72 (10.17%) Perl
5 71 (10.03%) Bash Shell
6 61 (8.62%) Ruby
7 48 (6.78%) PowerShell
8 41 (5.79%) C
9 40 (5.65%) C++
10 35 (4.94%) JavaScript
11 33 (4.66%) C#
12 32 (4.52%) PHP
12 32 (4.52%) Shell Script
13 24 (3.39%) Go
14 16 (2.26%) Scala
15 12 (1.69%) VB
16 10 (1.41%) Korn
16 10 (1.41%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.13%) VBScript
18 7 (0.99%) tcsh
Qualifications
1 99 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (12.57%) Security Cleared
3 74 (10.45%) SC Cleared
4 68 (9.60%) CCNP
5 62 (8.76%) CCNA
6 46 (6.50%) Degree
7 32 (4.52%) CCIE
7 32 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 24 (3.39%) CISSP
9 23 (3.25%) MCSE
10 21 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (2.68%) Network+ Certification
12 18 (2.54%) MCSA
13 16 (2.26%) GIAC
13 16 (2.26%) MCP
14 15 (2.12%) MCDST
15 14 (1.98%) DV Cleared
16 12 (1.69%) ACHDS
16 12 (1.69%) ACTC
16 12 (1.69%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.81%) PCI DSS
2 25 (3.53%) SLA
3 20 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.69%) QA
5 6 (0.85%) MiFID
5 6 (0.85%) RMADS
6 3 (0.42%) PMO
6 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.28%) COBIT
7 2 (0.28%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.14%) BS7799
8 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 143 (20.20%) Active Directory
2 102 (14.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (5.65%) vSphere
4 34 (4.80%) Docker
5 26 (3.67%) Hyper-V
6 20 (2.82%) NFS
7 14 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (1.84%) vCloud
8 13 (1.84%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (1.84%) XenApp
9 12 (1.69%) Samba
9 12 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (1.41%) Apache Flume
10 10 (1.41%) KVM
10 10 (1.41%) RACF
11 9 (1.27%) VMware ESX
12 8 (1.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 7 (0.99%) Postfix
13 7 (0.99%) Snort
13 7 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 127 (17.94%) Puppet
2 71 (10.03%) Ansible
3 54 (7.63%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (6.92%) Nagios
5 28 (3.95%) SCCM
6 27 (3.81%) logstash
7 25 (3.53%) Kibana
8 24 (3.39%) Salt
9 18 (2.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 15 (2.12%) Microsoft Clustering
11 14 (1.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 14 (1.98%) Terraform
12 13 (1.84%) Cisco Prime
12 13 (1.84%) FortiGate
13 12 (1.69%) Kubernetes
13 12 (1.69%) Nessus
14 11 (1.55%) Grafana
14 11 (1.55%) Graphite
14 11 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
15 9 (1.27%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 198 (27.97%) Cisco
2 156 (22.03%) VMware
3 130 (18.36%) Microsoft
4 73 (10.31%) Citrix
5 72 (10.17%) CheckPoint
6 67 (9.46%) Red Hat
7 65 (9.18%) Juniper
8 48 (6.78%) Oracle
9 44 (6.21%) F5
10 39 (5.51%) IBM
11 33 (4.66%) Splunk
12 27 (3.81%) Palo Alto
13 26 (3.67%) Apple
14 25 (3.53%) EMC
15 24 (3.39%) SolarWinds
16 21 (2.97%) Riverbed
17 20 (2.82%) LANDesk
18 18 (2.54%) Aruba
18 18 (2.54%) HP
19 17 (2.40%) Dell
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