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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 112 134 148
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 411 374 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.88% 1.63% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.08% 13.92% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 250 167
Average daily rate
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£400 £399 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.31% -0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £182 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £324 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.01% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 37
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.20 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £23.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
2919 2686 2817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.32% 11.68% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1878 1731 1743
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 91 128
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +7 72 £400 +5.61% 47
Croydon -7 8 £475 -5.00% 3
Feltham - 4 £360 -
Docklands, London +8 3 £425 -3.40%
Canary Wharf +6 2 - -
Uxbridge +2 2 £195 -52.43%
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £425 - 2
Chiswick +8 1 - -
Twickenham -9 1 £350 -15.15%
Harrow - 1 - - 2
Ilford - 1 - -
Isleworth - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 395 (47.48%) Windows
2 338 (40.63%) Linux
3 291 (34.98%) DNS
4 227 (27.28%) Firewall
5 212 (25.48%) Cisco
6 200 (24.04%) Microsoft
7 180 (21.63%) UNIX
8 175 (21.03%) Finance
9 173 (20.79%) HTTP
10 171 (20.55%) VMware
11 170 (20.43%) Active Directory
12 162 (19.47%) DHCP
12 162 (19.47%) SSL
13 158 (18.99%) Java
14 152 (18.27%) WAN
15 145 (17.43%) LAN
16 122 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
17 119 (14.30%) VPN
18 117 (14.06%) Puppet
19 113 (13.58%) SQL
20 112 (13.46%) DevOps
21 111 (13.34%) Cisco Certification
22 99 (11.90%) ITIL
23 97 (11.66%) Windows 7
24 96 (11.54%) BGP
24 96 (11.54%) Citrix
24 96 (11.54%) Banking
25 94 (11.30%) MS Office
26 93 (11.18%) Python
27 92 (11.06%) OSPF

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 85 (10.22%) MS Exchange
2 60 (7.21%) IIS
3 52 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 48 (5.77%) WebLogic
5 41 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 40 (4.81%) SharePoint
7 35 (4.21%) JBoss
8 33 (3.97%) Apache
9 31 (3.73%) OpenStack
10 29 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
11 25 (3.00%) WebSphere
12 20 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 15 (1.80%) nginx
14 14 (1.68%) Node.js
14 14 (1.68%) Cloud Foundry
15 13 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (1.44%) Jetty
16 12 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
17 11 (1.32%) Lync
18 9 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 94 (11.30%) MS Office
2 77 (9.25%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.12%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 9 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (1.08%) ResourceLink
2 5 (0.60%) RMDS
3 4 (0.48%) Agresso
4 2 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.16%) PaaS
4 14 (1.68%) Heroku
4 14 (1.68%) Engine Yard
5 11 (1.32%) Office 365
6 7 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.72%) GitHub
7 6 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (0.60%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.60%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.24%) IaaS
9 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.24%) SaaS
10 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 291 (34.98%) DNS
2 227 (27.28%) Firewall
3 173 (20.79%) HTTP
4 162 (19.47%) DHCP
4 162 (19.47%) SSL
5 152 (18.27%) WAN
6 145 (17.43%) LAN
7 119 (14.30%) VPN
8 96 (11.54%) BGP
9 92 (11.06%) OSPF
10 85 (10.22%) Internet
11 82 (9.86%) VLAN
12 76 (9.13%) Network Security
13 75 (9.01%) SAN
14 67 (8.05%) IPsec
15 60 (7.21%) MPLS
16 58 (6.97%) Wireless
17 48 (5.77%) VoIP
18 47 (5.65%) Cisco ASA
19 45 (5.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (10.94%) MySQL
2 80 (9.62%) MongoDB
3 52 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 52 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 51 (6.13%) NoSQL
5 47 (5.65%) RDBMS
6 39 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 15 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.08%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (1.08%) Redis
10 8 (0.96%) Big Data
10 8 (0.96%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.60%) MariaDB
11 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.36%) SQLite
14 2 (0.24%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.24%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 72 (8.65%) Jenkins
2 58 (6.97%) Subversion
3 39 (4.69%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.68%) JIRA
5 13 (1.56%) Maven
6 7 (0.84%) MSI
7 6 (0.72%) Introscope
7 6 (0.72%) Ant
7 6 (0.72%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.60%) IntelliJ
8 5 (0.60%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.60%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.60%) FishEye
8 5 (0.60%) VisualVM
8 5 (0.60%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.60%) GitLab
9 4 (0.48%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.48%) JMeter
10 3 (0.36%) JUnit
General
1 175 (21.03%) Finance
2 96 (11.54%) Banking
3 62 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 32 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 30 (3.61%) Financial Institution
6 23 (2.76%) Front Office
7 14 (1.68%) Games
7 14 (1.68%) Law
8 11 (1.32%) Multimedia
9 8 (0.96%) Legal
9 8 (0.96%) Spanish Language
10 7 (0.84%) Marketing
11 5 (0.60%) Back Office
12 4 (0.48%) Advertising
12 4 (0.48%) Retail
12 4 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.36%) Korean Language
13 3 (0.36%) Online Betting
14 2 (0.24%) Local Government
15 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (13.70%) Network Engineer
2 108 (12.98%) Analyst
3 81 (9.74%) Developer
4 77 (9.25%) Support Engineer
5 61 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 43 (5.17%) Consultant
7 39 (4.69%) Desktop Support
7 39 (4.69%) Support Analyst
8 34 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 30 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
10 27 (3.25%) Linux Engineer
11 24 (2.88%) Security Engineer
12 23 (2.76%) Perl Developer
12 23 (2.76%) IT Support
12 23 (2.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 21 (2.52%) Desktop Engineer
13 21 (2.52%) Network Support
13 21 (2.52%) Administrator
14 20 (2.40%) Cisco Engineer
15 19 (2.28%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (7.81%) Web Services
1 65 (7.81%) XML
2 41 (4.93%) .NET
3 37 (4.45%) HTML
4 28 (3.37%) Middleware
5 24 (2.88%) J2EE
6 22 (2.64%) FIX Protocol
7 19 (2.28%) MCollective
8 18 (2.16%) ASP.NET
9 17 (2.04%) JSON
10 13 (1.56%) Java EE
11 12 (1.44%) JSP
11 12 (1.44%) SOAP
12 10 (1.20%) CSS
12 10 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (0.96%) Rendezvous
14 7 (0.84%) REST
14 7 (0.84%) AngularJS
14 7 (0.84%) WCF
15 6 (0.72%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 72 (8.65%) Open Source
2 70 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.29%) Computer Science
4 43 (5.17%) Clustering
5 37 (4.45%) Blackberry
6 32 (3.85%) PKI
7 28 (3.37%) Client/Server
8 27 (3.25%) Device Driver
9 26 (3.13%) Replication
10 23 (2.76%) Oracle Exalogic
11 18 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
11 18 (2.16%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.80%) iPad
13 13 (1.56%) iPhone
14 11 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (1.20%) IVR
15 10 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (1.08%) FlexPod
16 9 (1.08%) Equities
16 9 (1.08%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 395 (47.48%) Windows
2 338 (40.63%) Linux
3 180 (21.63%) UNIX
4 122 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 97 (11.66%) Windows 7
6 89 (10.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 66 (7.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 64 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 62 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 43 (5.17%) Ubuntu
11 40 (4.81%) SUSE
12 36 (4.33%) Windows 8
13 34 (4.09%) CentOS
14 31 (3.73%) Solaris
15 20 (2.40%) Mac OS X
16 16 (1.92%) Windows 2000
17 13 (1.56%) Android
18 10 (1.20%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.96%) Windows Vista
20 7 (0.84%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (13.46%) DevOps
2 99 (11.90%) ITIL
3 87 (10.46%) Configuration Management
4 76 (9.13%) Continuous Integration
5 70 (8.41%) Load Balancing
6 69 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (8.17%) Project Management
8 57 (6.85%) Change Management
9 51 (6.13%) OO
10 38 (4.57%) Low Latency
11 36 (4.33%) Incident Management
12 33 (3.97%) Network Design
13 31 (3.73%) Migration
14 30 (3.61%) Service Delivery
14 30 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
15 28 (3.37%) Network Management
16 27 (3.25%) SOA
17 25 (3.00%) Service Management
17 25 (3.00%) Release Management
18 23 (2.76%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 158 (18.99%) Java
2 113 (13.58%) SQL
3 93 (11.18%) Python
4 77 (9.25%) Shell Script
4 77 (9.25%) Perl
5 68 (8.17%) Ruby
6 54 (6.49%) PowerShell
7 47 (5.65%) Bash Shell
8 37 (4.45%) C#
9 33 (3.97%) C
10 29 (3.49%) C++
11 27 (3.25%) VBScript
12 22 (2.64%) Korn
13 20 (2.40%) JavaScript
14 15 (1.80%) PHP
15 10 (1.20%) Scala
16 6 (0.72%) Golang
16 6 (0.72%) VB
17 5 (0.60%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 111 (13.34%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (9.01%) Degree
3 67 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 67 (8.05%) CCNP
4 56 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (5.77%) CCNA
6 36 (4.33%) CCIE
7 35 (4.21%) SC Cleared
8 30 (3.61%) MCSE
9 18 (2.16%) MCITP
9 18 (2.16%) DV Cleared
10 16 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (1.92%) ISTQB
11 14 (1.68%) ISEB
11 14 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (1.44%) CISSP
13 10 (1.20%) MCP
14 9 (1.08%) MCSA
14 9 (1.08%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.33%) QA
2 22 (2.64%) SLA
3 13 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.60%) GPG13
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 170 (20.43%) Active Directory
2 82 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (4.57%) XenApp
4 36 (4.33%) vSphere
4 36 (4.33%) Hyper-V
5 24 (2.88%) XenDesktop
6 22 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (2.40%) VMware ESX
8 17 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 16 (1.92%) ProxySG
10 15 (1.80%) Snort
10 15 (1.80%) Xen
11 9 (1.08%) NFS
12 8 (0.96%) ISA Server
12 8 (0.96%) Docker
13 7 (0.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.72%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.72%) Firmware
15 5 (0.60%) Squid
Systems Management
1 117 (14.06%) Puppet
2 74 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (5.41%) SCCM
4 28 (3.37%) SCOM
5 23 (2.76%) Ansible
6 22 (2.64%) Salt
6 22 (2.64%) Nagios
7 21 (2.52%) HP SIM
8 20 (2.40%) EdgeSight
9 19 (2.28%) Cobbler
10 16 (1.92%) SCVMM
11 14 (1.68%) Backup Exec
12 13 (1.56%) collectd
13 11 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
14 8 (0.96%) OpenNMS
14 8 (0.96%) RANCID
15 7 (0.84%) Vagrant
15 7 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
16 6 (0.72%) CA Wily
16 6 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 212 (25.48%) Cisco
2 200 (24.04%) Microsoft
3 171 (20.55%) VMware
4 96 (11.54%) Citrix
5 79 (9.50%) Juniper
6 78 (9.38%) Red Hat
6 78 (9.38%) HP
7 69 (8.29%) Oracle
8 50 (6.01%) CheckPoint
9 49 (5.89%) F5
10 39 (4.69%) Dell
11 38 (4.57%) Blue Coat
12 35 (4.21%) IBM
13 27 (3.25%) Bloomberg
13 27 (3.25%) Symantec
14 23 (2.76%) Apple
14 23 (2.76%) NetApp
14 23 (2.76%) Veritas
15 22 (2.64%) CA
15 22 (2.64%) Veeam
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Energon Global
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £170.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: c.£350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £55,000 per annum + car allowance + 12% bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrow
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Go Partnership.
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £375 - £376390 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago