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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 120 139 121
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 432 406 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.81% 1.60% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.10% 13.23% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 241 264
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £155 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 42
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.05 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.06 £22.05 £29.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.48 £17.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.65%
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
3064 3068 3621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.80% 12.09% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1896 1980 2142
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 97 172
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -6.00%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 +9 99 £450 +28.57% 50
Croydon +5 6 £400 +86.04% 5
Canary Wharf +17 1 £170 -54.05%
Docklands, London +11 1 - -
Hounslow -1 1 - - 3
Harrow - 1 - - 3
New Malden - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £610 -
Greenwich - 1 £455 -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Orpington - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Bromley - - - -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 376 (49.09%) Windows
2 305 (39.82%) Linux
3 240 (31.33%) Firewall
4 226 (29.50%) Active Directory
5 220 (28.72%) DNS
6 208 (27.15%) Microsoft
7 203 (26.50%) UNIX
8 167 (21.80%) HTTP
9 160 (20.89%) Cisco
10 150 (19.58%) LAN
11 148 (19.32%) WAN
12 142 (18.54%) VMware
13 137 (17.89%) Finance
14 134 (17.49%) Java
15 131 (17.10%) SQL
15 131 (17.10%) VPN
16 110 (14.36%) DHCP
16 110 (14.36%) Windows Server 2008
17 103 (13.45%) ITIL
17 103 (13.45%) Banking
18 102 (13.32%) SSL
19 99 (12.92%) Windows 7
20 94 (12.27%) VMware Infrastructure
21 93 (12.14%) MS Exchange
22 91 (11.88%) Oracle
23 84 (10.97%) SAN
24 81 (10.57%) HP
25 80 (10.44%) Perl
26 76 (9.92%) SQL Server
27 75 (9.79%) MS Office

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 93 (12.14%) MS Exchange
2 59 (7.70%) IIS
3 58 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (4.96%) Apache
5 36 (4.70%) WebLogic
5 36 (4.70%) WebSphere
6 30 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
7 29 (3.79%) Tomcat
8 28 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 27 (3.52%) SharePoint
10 26 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
11 19 (2.48%) IBM Notes
12 15 (1.96%) Jetty
13 12 (1.57%) nginx
14 10 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (1.17%) Lync
16 8 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (1.04%) WordPress
17 6 (0.78%) ColdFusion
17 6 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 75 (9.79%) MS Office
2 74 (9.66%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.65%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (2.09%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (1.57%) assyst
3 4 (0.52%) SunGard Stream Ubix
3 4 (0.52%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 2 (0.26%) Agresso
5 1 (0.13%) Summit
5 1 (0.13%) RMDS
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (1.57%) SaaS
2 12 (1.57%) Office 365
3 11 (1.44%) Google App Engine
4 10 (1.31%) PaaS
5 7 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 240 (31.33%) Firewall
2 220 (28.72%) DNS
3 167 (21.80%) HTTP
4 150 (19.58%) LAN
5 148 (19.32%) WAN
6 131 (17.10%) VPN
7 110 (14.36%) DHCP
8 102 (13.32%) SSL
9 84 (10.97%) SAN
10 73 (9.53%) Network Security
11 68 (8.88%) BGP
12 59 (7.70%) OSPF
13 58 (7.57%) Internet
14 53 (6.92%) VLAN
15 46 (6.01%) Multicast
16 44 (5.74%) Cisco IOS
17 42 (5.48%) Wireless
17 42 (5.48%) VoIP
18 39 (5.09%) FTP
19 36 (4.70%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.66%) MySQL
3 26 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 19 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (1.83%) Redis
6 14 (1.83%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.70%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (1.44%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (1.17%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.26%) DB2
13 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.26%) QlikView
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.26%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 37 (4.83%) Subversion
2 21 (2.74%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.83%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.78%) Maven
5 5 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.52%) Selenium
6 4 (0.52%) FitNesse
6 4 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.52%) MSI
6 4 (0.52%) JUnit
7 3 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.39%) JIRA
7 3 (0.39%) GCC
8 2 (0.26%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.26%) Hudson
8 2 (0.26%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.13%) FrontPage
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.13%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 137 (17.89%) Finance
2 103 (13.45%) Banking
3 45 (5.87%) Telecoms
4 40 (5.22%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.52%) Financial Institution
6 22 (2.87%) Marketing
7 20 (2.61%) Spanish Language
7 20 (2.61%) Retail
8 19 (2.48%) Advertising
8 19 (2.48%) Legal
9 18 (2.35%) Law
9 18 (2.35%) Games
10 16 (2.09%) French Language
11 15 (1.96%) Front Office
12 14 (1.83%) Mandarin Language
13 6 (0.78%) Back Office
14 5 (0.65%) International Banking
15 4 (0.52%) Publishing
16 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 128 (16.71%) Analyst
2 121 (15.80%) Developer
3 75 (9.79%) Network Engineer
4 54 (7.05%) Support Engineer
5 39 (5.09%) Systems Administrator
6 38 (4.96%) Architect
7 36 (4.70%) Administrator
8 35 (4.57%) Consultant
9 34 (4.44%) Support Analyst
10 31 (4.05%) Security Analyst
10 31 (4.05%) Java Developer
11 26 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
12 25 (3.26%) Desktop Support
13 22 (2.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (2.74%) Systems Engineer
14 21 (2.74%) Senior Network Engineer
14 21 (2.74%) Perl Developer
15 20 (2.61%) Service Desk Analyst
15 20 (2.61%) C++ Developer
15 20 (2.61%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (7.57%) XML
2 51 (6.66%) .NET
3 44 (5.74%) Web Services
4 37 (4.83%) HTML
5 33 (4.31%) JSON
6 29 (3.79%) REST
7 24 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
8 21 (2.74%) Middleware
9 19 (2.48%) LAMP
10 17 (2.22%) ASP.NET
10 17 (2.22%) Servlets
11 15 (1.96%) RESTful
12 14 (1.83%) CSS
13 13 (1.70%) J2EE
14 12 (1.57%) JSP
14 12 (1.57%) HTML5
14 12 (1.57%) Sinatra
15 10 (1.31%) SOAP
16 9 (1.17%) Software Packaging
17 8 (1.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 60 (7.83%) Open Source
2 50 (6.53%) Client/Server
3 37 (4.83%) Blackberry
4 29 (3.79%) Clustering
5 28 (3.66%) Hedge funds
6 25 (3.26%) Replication
7 24 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (2.74%) Equities
9 19 (2.48%) Computer Science
10 16 (2.09%) Oracle Exalogic
11 14 (1.83%) PKI
11 14 (1.83%) Management Information System
11 14 (1.83%) AS400
12 11 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (1.44%) Animation
12 11 (1.44%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.17%) Mathematics
13 9 (1.17%) Online Games
13 9 (1.17%) Social Gaming
13 9 (1.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 376 (49.09%) Windows
2 305 (39.82%) Linux
3 203 (26.50%) UNIX
4 110 (14.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 99 (12.92%) Windows 7
6 73 (9.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 61 (7.96%) Windows XP
8 48 (6.27%) Solaris
9 47 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (4.57%) SUSE
11 29 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (2.61%) Mac OS X
13 13 (1.70%) AIX
14 12 (1.57%) Windows 8
14 12 (1.57%) Windows Vista
15 11 (1.44%) Android
16 8 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (1.04%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.65%) MVS
17 5 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (13.45%) ITIL
2 68 (8.88%) Configuration Management
3 55 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (6.01%) DevOps
5 45 (5.87%) OO
6 43 (5.61%) Change Management
7 42 (5.48%) Low Latency
8 40 (5.22%) Project Management
9 39 (5.09%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (4.83%) Migration
11 35 (4.57%) Multithreading
12 33 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 31 (4.05%) Information Security
13 31 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
14 29 (3.79%) Load Balancing
15 25 (3.26%) Service Management
16 21 (2.74%) E-Commerce
16 21 (2.74%) Time Management
17 20 (2.61%) Root Cause Analysis
17 20 (2.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 134 (17.49%) Java
2 131 (17.10%) SQL
3 80 (10.44%) Perl
4 65 (8.49%) C
5 61 (7.96%) C++
6 57 (7.44%) Shell Script
7 48 (6.27%) PowerShell
8 46 (6.01%) Python
9 45 (5.87%) Ruby
10 41 (5.35%) JavaScript
11 38 (4.96%) PHP
12 28 (3.66%) C#
13 26 (3.39%) Bash Shell
14 17 (2.22%) VBScript
15 16 (2.09%) VB
16 11 (1.44%) VBA
17 7 (0.91%) RPG
17 7 (0.91%) RPG IV
18 6 (0.78%) Scala
18 6 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (8.75%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 55 (7.18%) MCSE
3 55 (7.18%) Degree
4 40 (5.22%) CCNP
5 38 (4.96%) Security Cleared
6 36 (4.70%) CISSP
7 30 (3.92%) CCNA
8 24 (3.13%) SC Cleared
9 20 (2.61%) CCIE
9 20 (2.61%) GIAC
10 16 (2.09%) MCP
11 14 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.83%) CISM
12 12 (1.57%) CEH
13 11 (1.44%) ISTQB
14 10 (1.31%) DV Cleared
14 10 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 10 (1.31%) CCSE
14 10 (1.31%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.96%) QA
2 13 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.57%) SLA
4 7 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) GPG13
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 226 (29.50%) Active Directory
2 94 (12.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (5.22%) vSphere
4 32 (4.18%) XenApp
5 27 (3.52%) Hyper-V
5 27 (3.52%) NFS
6 18 (2.35%) VMware ESX
7 17 (2.22%) Xen
8 14 (1.83%) Snort
9 13 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.70%) vCloud
10 11 (1.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (1.31%) XenDesktop
12 8 (1.04%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.91%) ProxySG
13 7 (0.91%) RHEV
14 6 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 6 (0.78%) XenServer
15 5 (0.65%) KVM
15 5 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 68 (8.88%) Puppet
2 38 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (3.79%) SCCM
4 16 (2.09%) SCOM
5 15 (1.96%) Backup Exec
6 11 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
7 10 (1.31%) BladeLogic
8 9 (1.17%) Salt
9 8 (1.04%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.91%) Nagios
10 7 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.91%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.78%) MIMEsweeper
11 6 (0.78%) Nessus
11 6 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.52%) RANCID
12 4 (0.52%) OpenView
12 4 (0.52%) WSUS
12 4 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.52%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 208 (27.15%) Microsoft
2 160 (20.89%) Cisco
3 142 (18.54%) VMware
4 91 (11.88%) Oracle
5 81 (10.57%) HP
6 64 (8.36%) CheckPoint
7 63 (8.22%) Citrix
7 63 (8.22%) F5
8 60 (7.83%) Red Hat
9 41 (5.35%) Juniper
10 36 (4.70%) IBM
11 31 (4.05%) EMC
12 28 (3.66%) Blue Coat
13 23 (3.00%) NetApp
14 21 (2.74%) SolarWinds
15 20 (2.61%) Avaya
15 20 (2.61%) Sun
16 19 (2.48%) Lotus
16 19 (2.48%) SaltStack
17 18 (2.35%) Sourcefire
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London
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