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 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 153 127 165
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +38
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 365 408 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.68% 1.83% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.68% 13.76% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 266 206
Median daily rate £425 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.15% +3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £16.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £50.00 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +18.96%
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
2879 2966 2719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.24% 13.33% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1978 1935 1829
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 92 80
Median hourly rate £21.34 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 May 2016.

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 May 2016.

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 May 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 58 £475 +26.66% 34
Croydon -9 9 £393 +18.49% 2
Harrow -8 4 £500 -
Westminster - 3 £531 -
Southall - 2 £200 -
Canary Wharf +6 1 £500 -
Docklands, London +6 1 £475 -13.63%
Hammersmith +3 1 - -
Bromley -10 1 £425 +146.37%
Chessington - 1 £475 -
Dagenham - 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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.

1 313 (42.94%) Linux
2 304 (41.70%) Windows
3 245 (33.61%) DNS
4 217 (29.77%) Firewall
5 194 (26.61%) Unix
6 193 (26.47%) Cisco
7 188 (25.79%) Java
8 173 (23.73%) Python
9 171 (23.46%) HTTP
9 171 (23.46%) Active Directory
10 160 (21.95%) Microsoft
11 158 (21.67%) WAN
11 158 (21.67%) ITIL
11 158 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
12 157 (21.54%) Finance
13 152 (20.85%) LAN
14 149 (20.44%) VMware
15 142 (19.48%) DevOps
16 126 (17.28%) Puppet
17 125 (17.15%) Amazon AWS
17 125 (17.15%) Jenkins
18 123 (16.87%) Configuration Management
19 122 (16.74%) Windows Server
20 121 (16.60%) Cisco Certification
21 120 (16.46%) Perl
22 116 (15.91%) DHCP
22 116 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
23 104 (14.27%) VPN
24 99 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
25 93 (12.76%) Network Security

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 80 (10.97%) Apache
2 61 (8.37%) Tomcat
3 52 (7.13%) MS Exchange
4 46 (6.31%) IIS
5 44 (6.04%) Node.js
6 36 (4.94%) Jetty
7 26 (3.57%) Confluence
8 24 (3.29%) SharePoint
9 20 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 20 (2.74%) Skype for Business
10 19 (2.61%) OpenStack
11 15 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (2.06%) nginx
12 13 (1.78%) WebSphere
13 12 (1.65%) JBoss
14 11 (1.51%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 82 (11.25%) MS Office
2 67 (9.19%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.69%) HipChat
5 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.55%) RMDS
4 3 (0.41%) Eikon
5 2 (0.27%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 125 (17.15%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (5.76%) Office 365
3 37 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.96%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (0.82%) GitHub
7 6 (0.82%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.82%) PaaS
8 5 (0.69%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.55%) SaaS
10 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.41%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.27%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.27%) Route 53
11 2 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 245 (33.61%) DNS
2 217 (29.77%) Firewall
3 171 (23.46%) HTTP
4 158 (21.67%) WAN
5 152 (20.85%) LAN
6 116 (15.91%) DHCP
7 104 (14.27%) VPN
8 93 (12.76%) Network Security
9 86 (11.80%) Wireless
10 82 (11.25%) SSL
11 80 (10.97%) Internet
12 64 (8.78%) BGP
13 63 (8.64%) MPLS
14 51 (7.00%) LDAP
14 51 (7.00%) OSPF
15 43 (5.90%) Intrusion Detection
16 40 (5.49%) SAN
16 40 (5.49%) VoIP
17 38 (5.21%) IPsec
18 30 (4.12%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (9.19%) MySQL
2 65 (8.92%) SQL Server
3 61 (8.37%) MongoDB
4 57 (7.82%) PostgreSQL
5 51 (7.00%) NoSQL
5 51 (7.00%) Relational Database
6 30 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 24 (3.29%) Redis
8 18 (2.47%) RDBMS
9 17 (2.33%) Oracle Database
10 7 (0.96%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.69%) Neo4j
11 5 (0.69%) OrientDB
11 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.55%) InfluxDB
13 3 (0.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.41%) DB2
13 3 (0.41%) KDB
Development Applications
1 125 (17.15%) Jenkins
2 80 (10.97%) Git (software)
3 53 (7.27%) Subversion
4 41 (5.62%) Maven
5 36 (4.94%) Gradle
6 28 (3.84%) JUnit
7 26 (3.57%) Mockito
8 25 (3.43%) JIRA
9 14 (1.92%) Cucumber
9 14 (1.92%) Travis CI
10 13 (1.78%) JMeter
11 9 (1.23%) Artifactory
11 9 (1.23%) GitLab
11 9 (1.23%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.96%) Ant
12 7 (0.96%) Hudson
13 6 (0.82%) Grunt
13 6 (0.82%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (0.82%) PhantomJS
13 6 (0.82%) Vagrant
General
1 157 (21.54%) Finance
2 67 (9.19%) Banking
3 38 (5.21%) Telecoms
4 36 (4.94%) Retail
5 33 (4.53%) Front Office
6 18 (2.47%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.33%) Marketing
8 16 (2.19%) Back Office
9 11 (1.51%) Games
9 11 (1.51%) Legal
10 9 (1.23%) Advertising
10 9 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.96%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.82%) Electronics
13 5 (0.69%) Law
13 5 (0.69%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.55%) French Language
15 3 (0.41%) Billing
15 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (14.81%) Analyst
2 103 (14.13%) Developer
3 86 (11.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 84 (11.52%) Network Engineer
5 45 (6.17%) Java Developer
6 44 (6.04%) Support Engineer
7 42 (5.76%) Linux Engineer
8 40 (5.49%) Administrator
9 37 (5.08%) Support Analyst
10 31 (4.25%) Systems Administrator
11 28 (3.84%) C++ Developer
12 24 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support
12 24 (3.29%) Architect
12 24 (3.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (3.16%) Senior Network Engineer
14 21 (2.88%) Automation Engineer
14 21 (2.88%) Security Engineer
15 20 (2.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 19 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
16 19 (2.61%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (12.48%) Web Services
2 43 (5.90%) HTML
2 43 (5.90%) REST
3 35 (4.80%) Spring
4 34 (4.66%) .NET
5 27 (3.70%) 802.1X
5 27 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
5 27 (3.70%) Guice
5 27 (3.70%) XML
6 26 (3.57%) CSS
6 26 (3.57%) LAMP
7 24 (3.29%) Sensu
8 21 (2.88%) AngularJS
9 17 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
10 16 (2.19%) jQuery
11 15 (2.06%) Ajax
12 14 (1.92%) Dropwizard
12 14 (1.92%) JSON
13 13 (1.78%) J2EE
13 13 (1.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.13%) Data Centre
3 37 (5.08%) Management Information System
4 36 (4.94%) Computer Science
5 31 (4.25%) Blackberry
6 28 (3.84%) Clustering
7 26 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 24 (3.29%) Equities
9 22 (3.02%) Public Cloud
10 18 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
11 16 (2.19%) Security Operations Centre
12 15 (2.06%) Algorithms
13 12 (1.65%) PKI
14 11 (1.51%) Derivative
15 10 (1.37%) Client/Server
15 10 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 10 (1.37%) Fixed Income
16 9 (1.23%) User Experience
17 8 (1.10%) Data Structures
17 8 (1.10%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 313 (42.94%) Linux
2 304 (41.70%) Windows
3 194 (26.61%) Unix
4 122 (16.74%) Windows Server
5 71 (9.74%) Windows 7
6 57 (7.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 43 (5.90%) Windows XP
10 41 (5.62%) CentOS
11 39 (5.35%) Mac OS X
12 38 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (2.88%) Windows 8
14 18 (2.47%) Solaris
15 13 (1.78%) Windows 10
16 12 (1.65%) Android
17 8 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.82%) Apple iOS
18 6 (0.82%) Fedora
18 6 (0.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
1 158 (21.67%) ITIL
2 142 (19.48%) DevOps
3 123 (16.87%) Configuration Management
4 116 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
5 80 (10.97%) Open Source
6 71 (9.74%) High Availability
7 68 (9.33%) Multithreading
8 57 (7.82%) Scrum
9 51 (7.00%) Migration
10 49 (6.72%) Change Management
11 47 (6.45%) OO
12 46 (6.31%) Load Balancing
13 43 (5.90%) Software Engineering
14 41 (5.62%) TDD
15 40 (5.49%) Network Monitoring
15 40 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
16 39 (5.35%) Low Latency
17 38 (5.21%) Web Operations
18 32 (4.39%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 188 (25.79%) Java
2 173 (23.73%) Python
3 120 (16.46%) Perl
4 92 (12.62%) Ruby
5 85 (11.66%) SQL
6 83 (11.39%) PowerShell
7 80 (10.97%) Bash Shell
8 64 (8.78%) C++
9 41 (5.62%) JavaScript
10 36 (4.94%) PHP
11 33 (4.53%) C
12 30 (4.12%) Go
13 25 (3.43%) Shell Script
14 19 (2.61%) C#
15 16 (2.19%) Groovy
16 13 (1.78%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.96%) VB
18 6 (0.82%) Scala
18 6 (0.82%) VBA
19 4 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 121 (16.60%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (12.21%) Security Cleared
3 79 (10.84%) CCNA
4 77 (10.56%) CCNP
5 51 (7.00%) SC Cleared
6 42 (5.76%) CCIE
7 36 (4.94%) Degree
8 31 (4.25%) CISSP
9 26 (3.57%) CCDP
10 23 (3.16%) DV Cleared
10 23 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (2.61%) MCSE
12 18 (2.47%) JNCIP
13 15 (2.06%) GCIA
14 12 (1.65%) GCIH
15 11 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (1.10%) CCSE
16 8 (1.10%) CEH
16 8 (1.10%) MCSA
16 8 (1.10%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.84%) SLA
2 14 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.23%) QA
5 5 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.41%) COBIT
7 3 (0.41%) ISO15022
7 3 (0.41%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.27%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.14%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9002
9 1 (0.14%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 171 (23.46%) Active Directory
2 99 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (6.58%) Docker
4 29 (3.98%) vSphere
5 20 (2.74%) XenApp
6 17 (2.33%) NFS
6 17 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (1.65%) Hyper-V
7 12 (1.65%) Xen
8 11 (1.51%) KVM
9 10 (1.37%) vCloud
10 9 (1.23%) Snort
10 9 (1.23%) VMware ESX
11 8 (1.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (1.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 6 (0.82%) iptables
12 6 (0.82%) Samba
12 6 (0.82%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.69%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 126 (17.28%) Puppet
2 77 (10.56%) Ansible
3 71 (9.74%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (4.94%) Nagios
5 31 (4.25%) SCCM
6 25 (3.43%) Salt
7 22 (3.02%) Graphite
8 20 (2.74%) logstash
9 19 (2.61%) Grafana
10 18 (2.47%) Kibana
11 15 (2.06%) Uchiwa
12 12 (1.65%) FortiGate
13 11 (1.51%) AirWatch
14 10 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
14 10 (1.37%) Nessus
15 9 (1.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 9 (1.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 9 (1.23%) SCOM
15 9 (1.23%) ZABBIX
16 8 (1.10%) Nmap
Vendors
1 193 (26.47%) Cisco
2 160 (21.95%) Microsoft
3 149 (20.44%) VMware
4 72 (9.88%) Juniper
5 69 (9.47%) Oracle
6 64 (8.78%) CheckPoint
7 63 (8.64%) F5
8 62 (8.50%) Red Hat
9 55 (7.54%) Citrix
10 39 (5.35%) HP
11 36 (4.94%) Remedy
12 31 (4.25%) Dell
13 25 (3.43%) SolarWinds
14 24 (3.29%) NICE Systems
15 22 (3.02%) TOWER Software
16 21 (2.88%) Apple
16 21 (2.88%) Splunk
17 19 (2.61%) EMC
18 18 (2.47%) Blue Coat
19 16 (2.19%) IBM
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