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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 126 140 137
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 402 378 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.81% 1.60% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.63% 13.46% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 242 192
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £160 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £323 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 44
Average hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £14.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £27.50 £27.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -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
2949 2808 3099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.24% 11.88% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1836 1930
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 84 135
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +22 88 £379 -4.71% 27
Feltham - 4 £360 - 1
New Malden - 4 - -
Croydon -9 3 £500 - 2
Uxbridge +4 2 £195 -44.28% 1
Canary Wharf -4 2 - -
Romford - 2 - -
Westminster +1 1 £475 -
Docklands, London 0 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - - 3
Twickenham - 1 £350 -
Bromley - 1 £173 -
Chessington - 1 £475 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £350 - 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £425 - 3
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 391 (47.45%) Windows
2 335 (40.66%) Linux
3 285 (34.59%) DNS
4 213 (25.85%) Firewall
5 210 (25.49%) Cisco
6 203 (24.64%) Microsoft
7 191 (23.18%) Finance
8 189 (22.94%) UNIX
9 178 (21.60%) VMware
10 177 (21.48%) Active Directory
11 163 (19.78%) DHCP
11 163 (19.78%) Java
12 161 (19.54%) HTTP
13 159 (19.30%) SSL
14 152 (18.45%) LAN
15 148 (17.96%) WAN
16 123 (14.93%) Puppet
17 122 (14.81%) SQL
18 116 (14.08%) VPN
19 114 (13.83%) ITIL
19 114 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
20 109 (13.23%) DevOps
21 105 (12.74%) Cisco Certification
22 98 (11.89%) Citrix
23 97 (11.77%) Internet
24 95 (11.53%) MySQL
24 95 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
24 95 (11.53%) Windows 7
25 94 (11.41%) Banking
26 92 (11.17%) Configuration Management

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 84 (10.19%) MS Exchange
2 64 (7.77%) Tomcat
3 61 (7.40%) IIS
4 47 (5.70%) Apache
5 46 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 45 (5.46%) WebLogic
7 42 (5.10%) SharePoint
8 37 (4.49%) JBoss
9 35 (4.25%) OpenStack
10 32 (3.88%) WebSphere
11 27 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
12 19 (2.31%) Jetty
13 18 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 18 (2.18%) nginx
14 14 (1.70%) Cloud Foundry
15 12 (1.46%) Node.js
15 12 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
16 10 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (1.21%) Lync
17 8 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 88 (10.68%) MS Office
2 82 (9.95%) MS Excel
3 20 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.12%) Quicktime
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (1.21%) ResourceLink
2 9 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.49%) Agresso
3 4 (0.49%) RMDS
4 2 (0.24%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 59 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.79%) PaaS
4 16 (1.94%) Heroku
5 14 (1.70%) Engine Yard
6 12 (1.46%) Office 365
7 9 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.09%) Google Apps
8 7 (0.85%) GitHub
9 6 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.61%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.61%) IaaS
11 4 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.49%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.24%) SaaS
13 1 (0.12%) Route 53
13 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 285 (34.59%) DNS
2 213 (25.85%) Firewall
3 163 (19.78%) DHCP
4 161 (19.54%) HTTP
5 159 (19.30%) SSL
6 152 (18.45%) LAN
7 148 (17.96%) WAN
8 116 (14.08%) VPN
9 97 (11.77%) Internet
10 85 (10.32%) SAN
11 79 (9.59%) VLAN
12 77 (9.34%) BGP
13 75 (9.10%) OSPF
14 70 (8.50%) Network Security
15 61 (7.40%) Wireless
16 57 (6.92%) IPsec
17 56 (6.80%) Ethernet
18 51 (6.19%) MPLS
19 50 (6.07%) VoIP
20 49 (5.95%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (11.53%) MySQL
2 88 (10.68%) MongoDB
3 53 (6.43%) SQL Server
4 52 (6.31%) Relational Database
5 51 (6.19%) NoSQL
6 49 (5.95%) RDBMS
7 36 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.21%) Redis
11 9 (1.09%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.85%) Big Data
13 6 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.61%) MariaDB
15 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.36%) SQLite
17 2 (0.24%) DB2
17 2 (0.24%) OLAP
17 2 (0.24%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 74 (8.98%) Jenkins
2 59 (7.16%) Subversion
3 41 (4.98%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.06%) Maven
5 15 (1.82%) JIRA
6 10 (1.21%) Mercurial
7 9 (1.09%) Introscope
8 7 (0.85%) MSI
9 6 (0.73%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.73%) Ant
9 6 (0.73%) FishEye
9 6 (0.73%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.61%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.61%) SoapUI
10 5 (0.61%) VisualVM
10 5 (0.61%) IntelliJ
10 5 (0.61%) GitLab
11 4 (0.49%) JUnit
11 4 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.49%) Gradle
General
1 191 (23.18%) Finance
2 94 (11.41%) Banking
3 62 (7.52%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.13%) Investment Banking
5 30 (3.64%) Financial Institution
6 20 (2.43%) Front Office
7 15 (1.82%) Law
8 13 (1.58%) Games
8 13 (1.58%) Multimedia
9 10 (1.21%) Legal
10 7 (0.85%) Marketing
11 6 (0.73%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.49%) Advertising
12 4 (0.49%) Back Office
12 4 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.36%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.36%) Retail
14 2 (0.24%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Korean Language
14 2 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 110 (13.35%) Analyst
2 108 (13.11%) Network Engineer
3 70 (8.50%) Support Engineer
4 69 (8.37%) Developer
5 64 (7.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 44 (5.34%) Consultant
7 40 (4.85%) Support Analyst
8 37 (4.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 30 (3.64%) Administrator
10 29 (3.52%) Desktop Support
11 26 (3.16%) Linux Engineer
11 26 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
12 25 (3.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 23 (2.79%) IT Support
13 23 (2.79%) 2nd Line Support
14 22 (2.67%) Architect
15 21 (2.55%) Technical Support
16 20 (2.43%) Desktop Engineer
17 19 (2.31%) Perl Developer
17 19 (2.31%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (7.77%) Web Services
2 56 (6.80%) XML
3 39 (4.73%) .NET
4 34 (4.13%) HTML
5 29 (3.52%) Middleware
6 26 (3.16%) J2EE
7 23 (2.79%) FIX Protocol
8 19 (2.31%) MCollective
9 15 (1.82%) Java EE
10 14 (1.70%) SOAP
10 14 (1.70%) ASP.NET
11 12 (1.46%) JSON
12 10 (1.21%) CSS
13 9 (1.09%) JSP
14 8 (0.97%) REST
15 7 (0.85%) WCF
15 7 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (0.85%) Servlets
16 6 (0.73%) Spring
16 6 (0.73%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.32%) Open Source
2 63 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.95%) Clustering
4 42 (5.10%) Computer Science
5 34 (4.13%) PKI
5 34 (4.13%) Blackberry
6 28 (3.40%) Device Driver
6 28 (3.40%) Replication
7 26 (3.16%) Client/Server
8 21 (2.55%) Oracle Exalogic
9 20 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
10 18 (2.18%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.94%) iPhone
12 14 (1.70%) Equities
12 14 (1.70%) iPad
13 11 (1.33%) IVR
14 9 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (0.85%) Mathematics
15 7 (0.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 391 (47.45%) Windows
2 335 (40.66%) Linux
3 189 (22.94%) UNIX
4 114 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 95 (11.53%) Windows 7
6 90 (10.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 67 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 63 (7.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (7.04%) Windows XP
10 42 (5.10%) Ubuntu
11 38 (4.61%) SUSE
12 36 (4.37%) Solaris
12 36 (4.37%) Windows 8
13 35 (4.25%) CentOS
14 25 (3.03%) Mac OS X
15 16 (1.94%) Android
16 15 (1.82%) Windows 2000
17 10 (1.21%) Mac OS
17 10 (1.21%) Windows Vista
18 8 (0.97%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (13.83%) ITIL
2 109 (13.23%) DevOps
3 92 (11.17%) Configuration Management
4 88 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (9.34%) Project Management
6 73 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (8.62%) Load Balancing
8 51 (6.19%) Change Management
9 46 (5.58%) OO
10 41 (4.98%) Low Latency
10 41 (4.98%) Incident Management
11 34 (4.13%) Network Design
12 32 (3.88%) Migration
13 29 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
13 29 (3.52%) Network Management
14 28 (3.40%) Capacity Planning
14 28 (3.40%) Service Delivery
15 25 (3.03%) SOA
15 25 (3.03%) ITSM
15 25 (3.03%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 163 (19.78%) Java
2 122 (14.81%) SQL
3 90 (10.92%) Python
4 74 (8.98%) Shell Script
4 74 (8.98%) Ruby
5 73 (8.86%) Perl
6 61 (7.40%) PowerShell
7 49 (5.95%) Bash Shell
8 41 (4.98%) C
9 37 (4.49%) C#
10 32 (3.88%) VBScript
11 25 (3.03%) C++
12 22 (2.67%) Korn
13 17 (2.06%) JavaScript
14 15 (1.82%) Scala
15 14 (1.70%) PHP
16 12 (1.46%) Go
17 8 (0.97%) VB
18 5 (0.61%) PL/SQL
19 3 (0.36%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 105 (12.74%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (8.37%) Degree
3 64 (7.77%) Security Cleared
4 58 (7.04%) CCNP
5 56 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (6.07%) CCNA
7 32 (3.88%) MCSE
7 32 (3.88%) SC Cleared
8 31 (3.76%) CCIE
9 18 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (2.18%) MCITP
10 15 (1.82%) DV Cleared
11 14 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (1.58%) ISTQB
12 13 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (1.46%) ISEB
13 12 (1.46%) MCP
14 11 (1.33%) MCSA
15 8 (0.97%) CISSP
15 8 (0.97%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.88%) QA
2 19 (2.31%) SLA
3 15 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.49%) GPG13
System Software
1 177 (21.48%) Active Directory
2 95 (11.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (5.10%) XenApp
3 42 (5.10%) vSphere
4 39 (4.73%) Hyper-V
5 29 (3.52%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (3.28%) XenDesktop
7 22 (2.67%) VMware ESX
8 20 (2.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 16 (1.94%) Xen
10 13 (1.58%) Snort
11 12 (1.46%) NFS
11 12 (1.46%) ProxySG
12 10 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (0.97%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.85%) Firmware
15 6 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.73%) Docker
16 5 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (0.61%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 123 (14.93%) Puppet
2 83 (10.07%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (5.70%) SCCM
4 38 (4.61%) SCOM
5 27 (3.28%) Salt
6 23 (2.79%) Ansible
7 22 (2.67%) Nagios
8 21 (2.55%) HP SIM
9 20 (2.43%) EdgeSight
10 19 (2.31%) SCVMM
10 19 (2.31%) Cobbler
11 13 (1.58%) collectd
12 11 (1.33%) Backup Exec
13 9 (1.09%) CA Wily
13 9 (1.09%) Vagrant
14 8 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (0.85%) Cisco UCCE
15 7 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
15 7 (0.85%) NetBackup
15 7 (0.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 210 (25.49%) Cisco
2 203 (24.64%) Microsoft
3 178 (21.60%) VMware
4 98 (11.89%) Citrix
5 91 (11.04%) HP
6 81 (9.83%) Red Hat
7 78 (9.47%) Juniper
8 77 (9.34%) Oracle
9 44 (5.34%) CheckPoint
9 44 (5.34%) F5
10 40 (4.85%) Dell
11 39 (4.73%) IBM
12 29 (3.52%) NetApp
12 29 (3.52%) Apple
13 27 (3.28%) Blue Coat
13 27 (3.28%) Bloomberg
14 25 (3.03%) Veritas
15 23 (2.79%) Infoblox
15 23 (2.79%) CA
16 22 (2.67%) Reuters
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £43 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £100 - £150 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
The Lifeways Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Go Partnership.
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £340 - £410 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £150.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Truphone
Rate: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Energon Global
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £30000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago