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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 151 142 110
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -32
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 352 370 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.64% 1.64% 1.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.57% 13.16% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 261 313
Median daily rate £413 £448 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.82% +17.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £205 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 14
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.00 £14.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £18.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+86.11% -8.86%
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
2800 2812 3083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.02% 12.46% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1870 1889 2092
Median daily rate £438 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 84
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.69 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -9 44 £413 -5.71% 21
Croydon - 10 £498 -
New Malden -6 6 - - 1
Harrow -3 4 £495 -2.94% 1
Westminster - 3 £575 -
Canary Wharf 0 2 £160 -68.85%
Feltham - 2 - - 1
Hammersmith +2 1 £140 -75.65%
Chessington 0 1 - -
Greenford - 1 £360 -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 332 (42.56%) Windows
2 305 (39.10%) Linux
3 252 (32.31%) Firewall
4 250 (32.05%) DNS
5 240 (30.77%) Cisco
6 189 (24.23%) VMware
7 177 (22.69%) Finance
8 173 (22.18%) Active Directory
9 169 (21.67%) DHCP
10 166 (21.28%) Python
11 161 (20.64%) LAN
12 158 (20.26%) Microsoft
13 155 (19.87%) WAN
14 142 (18.21%) Unix
15 140 (17.95%) DevOps
16 136 (17.44%) HTTP
17 135 (17.31%) Java
18 128 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
19 126 (16.15%) Puppet
19 126 (16.15%) Wireless
20 125 (16.03%) Cisco Certification
21 120 (15.38%) Windows Server
22 117 (15.00%) Configuration Management
23 116 (14.87%) VPN
24 111 (14.23%) SSL
24 111 (14.23%) Amazon AWS
25 106 (13.59%) ITIL
26 105 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
27 101 (12.95%) Security Cleared
28 98 (12.56%) Open Source

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 61 (7.82%) MS Exchange
2 60 (7.69%) Apache
3 42 (5.38%) OpenStack
4 40 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (4.74%) IIS
6 32 (4.10%) WebSphere
7 28 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
7 28 (3.59%) Tomcat
8 24 (3.08%) nginx
9 23 (2.95%) SharePoint
10 16 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (1.92%) Confluence
11 15 (1.92%) IBM Notes
12 14 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 12 (1.54%) JBoss
15 11 (1.41%) Skype for Business
16 9 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
17 6 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 94 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 80 (10.26%) MS Office
3 13 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.26%) Doxygen
4 2 (0.26%) GNU Octave
4 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.18%) RMDS
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) assyst
3 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 111 (14.23%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (5.00%) Office 365
4 26 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (2.69%) GitHub
6 18 (2.31%) PaaS
7 10 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.64%) SaaS
10 4 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.51%) Datadog
11 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.38%) IaaS
12 2 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.13%) Route 53
13 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 252 (32.31%) Firewall
2 250 (32.05%) DNS
3 169 (21.67%) DHCP
4 161 (20.64%) LAN
5 155 (19.87%) WAN
6 136 (17.44%) HTTP
7 126 (16.15%) Wireless
8 116 (14.87%) VPN
9 111 (14.23%) SSL
10 97 (12.44%) BGP
11 89 (11.41%) Cisco ASA
12 88 (11.28%) OSPF
13 68 (8.72%) Ethernet
13 68 (8.72%) VLAN
14 67 (8.59%) Internet
14 67 (8.59%) SAN
15 58 (7.44%) MPLS
15 58 (7.44%) Network Security
16 56 (7.18%) VoIP
17 54 (6.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (11.28%) MySQL
2 82 (10.51%) PostgreSQL
3 65 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 54 (6.92%) MongoDB
5 37 (4.74%) Redis
6 20 (2.56%) Big Data
6 20 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.18%) Hadoop
8 14 (1.79%) Oracle Database
9 12 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
10 11 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.41%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (1.28%) Sqoop
12 9 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (0.90%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
15 3 (0.38%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.38%) KDB
Development Applications
1 86 (11.03%) Jenkins
2 69 (8.85%) Git (software)
3 51 (6.54%) Subversion
4 32 (4.10%) Vagrant
5 14 (1.79%) GoCD
6 13 (1.67%) Bitbucket
7 12 (1.54%) GitLab
8 11 (1.41%) Mercurial
9 8 (1.03%) JIRA
9 8 (1.03%) Travis CI
10 6 (0.77%) SoapUI
10 6 (0.77%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.64%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.64%) Selenium
11 5 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.51%) Bazaar
12 4 (0.51%) Fiddler
12 4 (0.51%) MSI
12 4 (0.51%) SonarQube
12 4 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 177 (22.69%) Finance
2 70 (8.97%) Banking
3 44 (5.64%) Retail
4 37 (4.74%) Telecoms
5 22 (2.82%) Investment Banking
6 19 (2.44%) Front Office
7 18 (2.31%) Financial Institution
8 16 (2.05%) Legal
9 13 (1.67%) Advertising
10 11 (1.41%) Marketing
11 7 (0.90%) Japanese Language
12 6 (0.77%) Back Office
13 5 (0.64%) Billing
13 5 (0.64%) Electronics
13 5 (0.64%) Games
13 5 (0.64%) Law
14 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 125 (16.03%) Analyst
2 98 (12.56%) Network Engineer
3 86 (11.03%) Architect
4 74 (9.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 55 (7.05%) Support Analyst
6 52 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 52 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 46 (5.90%) Administrator
8 42 (5.38%) Developer
9 38 (4.87%) Desktop Support
10 35 (4.49%) Cisco Engineer
10 35 (4.49%) Linux Engineer
11 30 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
12 27 (3.46%) Service Analyst
13 26 (3.33%) Security Engineer
14 25 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support
14 25 (3.21%) 3rd Line Support
14 25 (3.21%) AWS DevOps
14 25 (3.21%) AWS Engineer
15 24 (3.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (8.85%) Web Services
2 44 (5.64%) 802.1X
3 41 (5.26%) LAMP
4 31 (3.97%) Node.js
5 30 (3.85%) ELK Stack
6 27 (3.46%) XML
7 26 (3.33%) RESTful
8 25 (3.21%) Middleware
9 23 (2.95%) FIX Protocol
9 23 (2.95%) HTML
9 23 (2.95%) JSON
10 22 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
11 21 (2.69%) .NET
12 20 (2.56%) SOAP
13 18 (2.31%) CSS
14 15 (1.92%) Rendezvous
15 14 (1.79%) J2EE
15 14 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
15 14 (1.79%) MSMQ
15 14 (1.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.92%) Data Centre
2 63 (8.08%) Management Information System
3 49 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (4.74%) Client/Server
5 35 (4.49%) Blackberry
6 33 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (3.33%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.44%) Private Cloud
8 19 (2.44%) Public Cloud
9 17 (2.18%) Clustering
9 17 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (2.05%) Algorithms
11 13 (1.67%) Fixed Income
11 13 (1.67%) PKI
11 13 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
12 10 (1.28%) BYOD
13 9 (1.15%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.15%) Equities
14 8 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (1.03%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 332 (42.56%) Windows
2 305 (39.10%) Linux
3 142 (18.21%) Unix
4 120 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 83 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (8.72%) Windows 7
7 60 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 59 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 23 (2.95%) Apple iOS
10 23 (2.95%) Mac OS X
10 23 (2.95%) Ubuntu
11 21 (2.69%) Windows 8
12 20 (2.56%) Solaris
13 19 (2.44%) CentOS
13 19 (2.44%) Windows 10
14 15 (1.92%) CoreOS
14 15 (1.92%) RancherOS
15 10 (1.28%) Windows XP
16 8 (1.03%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (17.95%) DevOps
2 117 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 106 (13.59%) ITIL
4 105 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
5 98 (12.56%) Open Source
6 87 (11.15%) Change Management
7 76 (9.74%) Load Balancing
8 75 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (6.79%) E-Commerce
10 49 (6.28%) High Availability
10 49 (6.28%) Network Design
11 48 (6.15%) SIEM
12 45 (5.77%) Security Operations
13 40 (5.13%) Migration
14 37 (4.74%) Project Management
14 37 (4.74%) Vulnerability Management
15 35 (4.49%) Time Management
16 34 (4.36%) Kalman Filter
17 32 (4.10%) Patch Management
18 31 (3.97%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 166 (21.28%) Python
2 135 (17.31%) Java
3 95 (12.18%) Ruby
4 86 (11.03%) SQL
5 73 (9.36%) Bash Shell
6 72 (9.23%) Perl
7 62 (7.95%) Go
8 51 (6.54%) PowerShell
9 37 (4.74%) Shell Script
10 30 (3.85%) C++
11 24 (3.08%) JavaScript
11 24 (3.08%) PHP
12 22 (2.82%) C
12 22 (2.82%) C#
13 21 (2.69%) Scala
14 12 (1.54%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.41%) VB
16 9 (1.15%) VBScript
17 3 (0.38%) Jython
17 3 (0.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 125 (16.03%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (12.95%) Security Cleared
3 89 (11.41%) SC Cleared
4 85 (10.90%) CCNP
5 68 (8.72%) Degree
6 65 (8.33%) CCNA
7 48 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (4.62%) MCSE
9 29 (3.72%) CISSP
10 28 (3.59%) MCP
11 26 (3.33%) CCIE
11 26 (3.33%) MCSA
11 26 (3.33%) Network+ Certification
12 22 (2.82%) MCDST
13 20 (2.56%) A+ Certification
13 20 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (2.44%) ACHDS
14 19 (2.44%) ACTC
14 19 (2.44%) DV Cleared
14 19 (2.44%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.28%) PCI DSS
2 44 (5.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.69%) SLA
4 17 (2.18%) RMADS
5 11 (1.41%) QA
6 6 (0.77%) COBIT
7 5 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.38%) MiFID
10 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.13%) BS7799
11 1 (0.13%) HL7
11 1 (0.13%) SEPA
11 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 173 (22.18%) Active Directory
2 128 (16.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (6.15%) Docker
3 48 (6.15%) vSphere
4 34 (4.36%) Hyper-V
5 26 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
6 24 (3.08%) NFS
7 20 (2.56%) KVM
7 20 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (2.05%) VMware ESX
9 15 (1.92%) etcd
9 15 (1.92%) flannel
9 15 (1.92%) iptables
10 14 (1.79%) XenApp
11 11 (1.41%) XenServer
12 10 (1.28%) Apache Flume
12 10 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (0.90%) Firmware
13 7 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.77%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 126 (16.15%) Puppet
2 96 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (9.23%) Ansible
4 39 (5.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 36 (4.62%) Nagios
6 33 (4.23%) Salt
7 32 (4.10%) SCCM
7 32 (4.10%) Terraform
8 26 (3.33%) Nessus
9 25 (3.21%) Consul
10 24 (3.08%) Kibana
10 24 (3.08%) logstash
11 22 (2.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 18 (2.31%) Kubernetes
13 16 (2.05%) Microsoft Clustering
14 15 (1.92%) HAProxy
14 15 (1.92%) Marathon
14 15 (1.92%) Mesos
14 15 (1.92%) Rancher
15 13 (1.67%) Grafana
Vendors
1 240 (30.77%) Cisco
2 189 (24.23%) VMware
3 158 (20.26%) Microsoft
4 92 (11.79%) CheckPoint
5 85 (10.90%) Citrix
6 80 (10.26%) Oracle
7 66 (8.46%) Juniper
8 62 (7.95%) F5
9 45 (5.77%) Aruba
10 44 (5.64%) Red Hat
11 43 (5.51%) Riverbed
12 33 (4.23%) Palo Alto
13 32 (4.10%) Apple
14 31 (3.97%) Blue Coat
14 31 (3.97%) SolarWinds
15 30 (3.85%) HP
15 30 (3.85%) Splunk
16 28 (3.59%) Dell
16 28 (3.59%) IBM
17 27 (3.46%) EMC
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