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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 142 121 145
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +24
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 389 433 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.64% 1.81% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.95% 13.90% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 250 234
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 20
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.45% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.45 £100.06 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £18.48 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.23% +7.14%
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
3003 3115 3049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.01% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 1928 1970
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +6 97 £425 -5.55% 37
Croydon -18 8 £500 +25.00%
Docklands, London -4 3 £524 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £340 - 1
Hounslow +7 2 £385 -
Chiswick - 2 - -
Canary Wharf -9 1 £475 +179.41%
Lewisham - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £140 -
Brentford - 1 £283 - 1
Chessington - 1 - -
Mitcham - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 416 (53.06%) Windows
2 282 (35.97%) DNS
3 251 (32.02%) Cisco
4 225 (28.70%) Linux
5 218 (27.81%) Active Directory
5 218 (27.81%) Firewall
6 207 (26.40%) Microsoft
7 197 (25.13%) WAN
8 189 (24.11%) Finance
9 184 (23.47%) UNIX
10 183 (23.34%) LAN
11 169 (21.56%) DHCP
12 166 (21.17%) ITIL
13 158 (20.15%) VMware
14 144 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
15 138 (17.60%) VPN
16 134 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
17 133 (16.96%) HTTP
18 128 (16.33%) Java
19 127 (16.20%) Internet
20 116 (14.80%) SQL
21 115 (14.67%) Windows 7
22 107 (13.65%) BGP
23 104 (13.27%) SSL
24 100 (12.76%) Banking
24 100 (12.76%) Windows Server 2012
25 98 (12.50%) F5
25 98 (12.50%) Citrix
26 91 (11.61%) SAN
26 91 (11.61%) MS Exchange

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 91 (11.61%) MS Exchange
2 72 (9.18%) IIS
3 64 (8.16%) Apache
3 64 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 53 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 33 (4.21%) WebSphere
6 31 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
7 27 (3.44%) Jetty
8 25 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 24 (3.06%) JBoss
10 19 (2.42%) Node.js
11 17 (2.17%) SharePoint
12 16 (2.04%) Lync
13 14 (1.79%) nginx
14 12 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
14 12 (1.53%) OpenStack
15 10 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (1.28%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 89 (11.35%) MS Excel
2 84 (10.71%) MS Office
3 17 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.26%) MS Project
6 2 (0.26%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) InDesign
7 1 (0.13%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) RMDS
1 4 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.26%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.13%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.13%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 67 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.42%) PaaS
4 17 (2.17%) Office 365
5 14 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.28%) Google Apps
7 10 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (1.02%) Google App Engine
9 6 (0.77%) IaaS
10 5 (0.64%) SaaS
11 2 (0.26%) Heroku
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.26%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
12 1 (0.13%) GitHub
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 282 (35.97%) DNS
2 218 (27.81%) Firewall
3 197 (25.13%) WAN
4 183 (23.34%) LAN
5 169 (21.56%) DHCP
6 138 (17.60%) VPN
7 133 (16.96%) HTTP
8 127 (16.20%) Internet
9 107 (13.65%) BGP
10 104 (13.27%) SSL
11 91 (11.61%) SAN
12 90 (11.48%) OSPF
13 78 (9.95%) MPLS
13 78 (9.95%) VLAN
13 78 (9.95%) Network Security
14 76 (9.69%) IPsec
15 73 (9.31%) Wireless
16 72 (9.18%) EIGRP
17 69 (8.80%) Spanning Tree
18 68 (8.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.36%) MySQL
3 39 (4.97%) MongoDB
4 28 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 25 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 24 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 16 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.66%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.64%) Redis
11 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.51%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.38%) DB2
14 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.26%) EDRMS
14 2 (0.26%) Sybase ASA
Development Applications
1 54 (6.89%) Jenkins
2 48 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 47 (5.99%) Subversion
4 31 (3.95%) Maven
5 18 (2.30%) Mercurial
6 16 (2.04%) Gradle
7 15 (1.91%) JUnit
8 13 (1.66%) JIRA
8 13 (1.66%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.53%) JMeter
10 9 (1.15%) Mockito
11 7 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (0.89%) MSI
12 5 (0.64%) Ant
12 5 (0.64%) Hudson
13 4 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.51%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.38%) Selenium
14 3 (0.38%) Introscope
General
1 189 (24.11%) Finance
2 100 (12.76%) Banking
3 57 (7.27%) Investment Banking
4 38 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.06%) Multimedia
6 20 (2.55%) Legal
7 17 (2.17%) Advertising
8 16 (2.04%) Retail
9 14 (1.79%) Back Office
9 14 (1.79%) Marketing
10 11 (1.40%) Front Office
11 10 (1.28%) Law
12 7 (0.89%) Spanish Language
13 6 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.64%) Publishing
15 4 (0.51%) Electronics
15 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.38%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.26%) French Language
18 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 127 (16.20%) Analyst
2 107 (13.65%) Network Engineer
3 68 (8.67%) Support Analyst
4 52 (6.63%) Administrator
5 51 (6.51%) Developer
6 49 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 44 (5.61%) Support Engineer
8 43 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 40 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
10 36 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
11 32 (4.08%) Architect
12 29 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
12 29 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
13 27 (3.44%) Desktop Analyst
13 27 (3.44%) Consultant
14 24 (3.06%) 1st Line Support
14 24 (3.06%) Java Developer
15 23 (2.93%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 21 (2.68%) Service Desk Analyst
16 21 (2.68%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (6.76%) Web Services
2 37 (4.72%) 802.1X
3 32 (4.08%) .NET
4 30 (3.83%) XML
5 24 (3.06%) REST
6 21 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
7 19 (2.42%) Spring
8 18 (2.30%) SOAP
9 16 (2.04%) J2EE
9 16 (2.04%) Servlets
10 15 (1.91%) HTML
10 15 (1.91%) Middleware
11 14 (1.79%) Guice
12 13 (1.66%) Java EE
13 12 (1.53%) AngularJS
14 11 (1.40%) JSON
14 11 (1.40%) Ajax
14 11 (1.40%) CSS
15 8 (1.02%) ASP.NET
15 8 (1.02%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 77 (9.82%) Data Centre
2 65 (8.29%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (5.48%) Blackberry
4 39 (4.97%) PKI
5 26 (3.32%) Video Conferencing
6 25 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 25 (3.19%) iPad
7 24 (3.06%) iPhone
8 22 (2.81%) Computer Science
9 20 (2.55%) Clustering
10 17 (2.17%) Equities
11 15 (1.91%) NHS
11 15 (1.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 13 (1.66%) Fixed Income
13 12 (1.53%) Client/Server
14 11 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.15%) Replication
15 9 (1.15%) PDA
16 8 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 7 (0.89%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 416 (53.06%) Windows
2 225 (28.70%) Linux
3 184 (23.47%) UNIX
4 144 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 115 (14.67%) Windows 7
6 100 (12.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 84 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 50 (6.38%) Windows XP
9 49 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 37 (4.72%) Windows 8
11 34 (4.34%) Android
12 29 (3.70%) Solaris
13 26 (3.32%) Mac OS X
14 14 (1.79%) SUSE
14 14 (1.79%) Apple iOS
15 10 (1.28%) AIX
16 9 (1.15%) Ubuntu
17 7 (0.89%) Windows Phone
18 6 (0.77%) Windows 2000
18 6 (0.77%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (21.17%) ITIL
2 71 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
3 70 (8.93%) DevOps
4 63 (8.04%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (7.91%) Configuration Management
6 60 (7.65%) Project Management
7 53 (6.76%) Load Balancing
8 49 (6.25%) Open Source
9 45 (5.74%) Network Management
9 45 (5.74%) Root Cause Analysis
10 32 (4.08%) Change Management
11 29 (3.70%) Service Delivery
11 29 (3.70%) TDD
11 29 (3.70%) Multithreading
12 27 (3.44%) Migration
12 27 (3.44%) Disaster Recovery
13 26 (3.32%) Incident Management
14 25 (3.19%) Software Engineering
15 24 (3.06%) Unit Testing
15 24 (3.06%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 128 (16.33%) Java
2 116 (14.80%) SQL
3 75 (9.57%) PowerShell
4 68 (8.67%) Python
5 52 (6.63%) Ruby
6 44 (5.61%) Perl
7 36 (4.59%) C
8 31 (3.95%) VB
9 26 (3.32%) JavaScript
10 24 (3.06%) VBScript
11 23 (2.93%) C#
12 21 (2.68%) Shell Script
12 21 (2.68%) Bash Shell
13 19 (2.42%) Go
13 19 (2.42%) PHP
14 16 (2.04%) Scala
15 13 (1.66%) C++
16 11 (1.40%) Groovy
17 7 (0.89%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (9.06%) CCNP
3 69 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (7.40%) CCNA
5 45 (5.74%) CCIE
5 45 (5.74%) MCSE
6 39 (4.97%) Degree
6 39 (4.97%) Security Cleared
7 25 (3.19%) MCSA
8 21 (2.68%) MCP
9 16 (2.04%) SC Cleared
9 16 (2.04%) MCDST
10 15 (1.91%) CISSP
11 14 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.79%) CCSA
12 13 (1.66%) CCDA
12 13 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (1.28%) CCSE
14 9 (1.15%) CCIP
15 6 (0.77%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.42%) PCI DSS
2 14 (1.79%) SLA
3 13 (1.66%) QA
4 8 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.26%) BS7799
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 218 (27.81%) Active Directory
2 75 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (6.89%) vSphere
4 38 (4.85%) XenApp
5 30 (3.83%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (3.32%) VMware ESX
7 18 (2.30%) Docker
8 15 (1.91%) Hyper-V
9 14 (1.79%) Firmware
10 13 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (1.28%) XenDesktop
12 8 (1.02%) NFS
12 8 (1.02%) Snort
12 8 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.77%) ProxySG
13 6 (0.77%) UAG
14 5 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (0.64%) Xen
15 4 (0.51%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 70 (8.93%) Puppet
2 50 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (6.12%) SCCM
4 23 (2.93%) SCOM
4 23 (2.93%) Ansible
5 21 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
6 18 (2.30%) Salt
7 17 (2.17%) Nagios
8 14 (1.79%) BladeLogic
9 13 (1.66%) Graphite
10 9 (1.15%) MOM
11 8 (1.02%) Backup Exec
11 8 (1.02%) Vagrant
12 7 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
13 6 (0.77%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.77%) yum
14 5 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
14 5 (0.64%) ZABBIX
14 5 (0.64%) Cisco UCCE
14 5 (0.64%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 251 (32.02%) Cisco
2 207 (26.40%) Microsoft
3 158 (20.15%) VMware
4 98 (12.50%) Citrix
4 98 (12.50%) F5
5 79 (10.08%) HP
6 74 (9.44%) Juniper
7 72 (9.18%) CheckPoint
7 72 (9.18%) Oracle
8 49 (6.25%) Dell
9 42 (5.36%) Red Hat
10 40 (5.10%) SolarWinds
11 36 (4.59%) Apple
12 32 (4.08%) NetApp
13 31 (3.95%) IBM
14 26 (3.32%) Google
15 25 (3.19%) Bloomberg
15 25 (3.19%) Sybase
15 25 (3.19%) Infoblox
16 24 (3.06%) Aruba
Isleworth, Middlesex
ICP Search
Rate: From £500 to £580 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £382.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
MSF UK (MEDECINS SANS FRONTIERES)
Rate: £29,525.18 per annum pro rata + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £400 to £470 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £370 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hudson IT
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £549 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago