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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 156 128 132
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 363 411 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.64% 1.74% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.37% 13.32% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 287 208
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £167 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 13
Median hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +24.13%
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
3194 3086 2805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.41% 13.07% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2160 1998 1748
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 111 86
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £43.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +13 69 £475 +11.76% 34
Westminster - 14 £525 -
Harrow - 9 £498 -
Croydon -18 5 £393 +16.29%
Docklands, London +12 2 - -
Chessington +4 2 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 1 £315 -7.35% 1
Feltham -3 1 - - 1
Bromley -4 1 £450 +160.86%
Dagenham - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 327 (43.72%) Linux
2 309 (41.31%) Windows
3 262 (35.03%) DNS
4 230 (30.75%) Firewall
5 229 (30.61%) Cisco
6 193 (25.80%) Active Directory
7 179 (23.93%) DevOps
8 173 (23.13%) Microsoft
8 173 (23.13%) ITIL
9 167 (22.33%) WAN
10 166 (22.19%) Python
11 162 (21.66%) VMware
12 156 (20.86%) Java
13 153 (20.45%) Finance
14 150 (20.05%) Unix
14 150 (20.05%) Cisco Certification
15 147 (19.65%) LAN
16 145 (19.39%) Puppet
17 143 (19.12%) HTTP
18 138 (18.45%) Wireless
19 137 (18.32%) DHCP
20 134 (17.91%) Configuration Management
21 132 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
22 129 (17.25%) VPN
23 127 (16.98%) Windows Server
24 125 (16.71%) Amazon AWS
25 117 (15.64%) Jenkins
26 115 (15.37%) Perl
27 113 (15.11%) Security Cleared
28 103 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure

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 57 (7.62%) Apache
2 52 (6.95%) MS Exchange
3 40 (5.35%) Tomcat
4 36 (4.81%) IIS
5 32 (4.28%) OpenStack
6 29 (3.88%) Confluence
7 25 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (2.41%) SharePoint
9 17 (2.27%) Skype for Business
10 15 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (1.60%) Jetty
13 11 (1.47%) JBoss
13 11 (1.47%) nginx
13 11 (1.47%) WebSphere
14 10 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
14 10 (1.34%) IBM Notes
15 9 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 94 (12.57%) MS Excel
2 84 (11.23%) MS Office
3 10 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.53%) HipChat
5 2 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.27%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 7 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.80%) RMDS
2 6 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.40%) assyst
3 3 (0.40%) Eikon
4 1 (0.13%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 125 (16.71%) Amazon AWS
2 49 (6.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (5.08%) Office 365
4 18 (2.41%) GitHub
5 16 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.07%) PaaS
8 7 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.80%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.67%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.53%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.53%) SaaS
11 4 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.40%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.40%) Rackspace Cloud
13 2 (0.27%) AWS OpsWorks
13 2 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 262 (35.03%) DNS
2 230 (30.75%) Firewall
3 167 (22.33%) WAN
4 147 (19.65%) LAN
5 143 (19.12%) HTTP
6 138 (18.45%) Wireless
7 137 (18.32%) DHCP
8 129 (17.25%) VPN
9 92 (12.30%) Network Security
10 91 (12.17%) SSL
11 80 (10.70%) BGP
11 80 (10.70%) MPLS
12 68 (9.09%) OSPF
13 63 (8.42%) Internet
14 54 (7.22%) VoIP
15 50 (6.68%) LDAP
16 49 (6.55%) Cisco ASA
17 45 (6.02%) Cisco Nexus
18 43 (5.75%) IPsec
18 43 (5.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (10.56%) MySQL
2 68 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 65 (8.69%) MongoDB
4 60 (8.02%) SQL Server
5 40 (5.35%) Relational Database
6 31 (4.14%) Redis
7 29 (3.88%) NoSQL
8 18 (2.41%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.87%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.60%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.07%) Big Data
12 5 (0.67%) Neo4j
12 5 (0.67%) OrientDB
13 4 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.53%) InfluxDB
14 2 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.27%) KDB
14 2 (0.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 117 (15.64%) Jenkins
2 64 (8.56%) Git (software)
3 40 (5.35%) Subversion
4 21 (2.81%) JIRA
5 18 (2.41%) Vagrant
6 15 (2.01%) Maven
6 15 (2.01%) Travis CI
7 14 (1.87%) Bitbucket
8 12 (1.60%) GitLab
9 11 (1.47%) Gradle
10 10 (1.34%) TeamCity
11 9 (1.20%) Artifactory
12 8 (1.07%) JUnit
13 7 (0.94%) Selenium
13 7 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.80%) Grunt
14 6 (0.80%) Mocha
14 6 (0.80%) Mockito
14 6 (0.80%) SonarQube
General
1 153 (20.45%) Finance
2 48 (6.42%) Banking
3 41 (5.48%) Retail
4 28 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 26 (3.48%) Front Office
6 23 (3.07%) Marketing
7 15 (2.01%) Back Office
8 13 (1.74%) Legal
9 12 (1.60%) Advertising
9 12 (1.60%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.20%) Games
10 9 (1.20%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.94%) Japanese Language
12 6 (0.80%) Billing
12 6 (0.80%) Electronics
12 6 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.67%) French Language
14 2 (0.27%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.27%) Law
14 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 129 (17.25%) Analyst
2 111 (14.84%) Network Engineer
3 108 (14.44%) DevOps Engineer
4 56 (7.49%) Architect
5 46 (6.15%) Linux Engineer
6 43 (5.75%) Support Engineer
7 42 (5.61%) Support Analyst
8 41 (5.48%) Developer
9 32 (4.28%) Administrator
9 32 (4.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 30 (4.01%) Service Analyst
11 25 (3.34%) Security Engineer
11 25 (3.34%) Senior Network Engineer
12 24 (3.21%) Service Desk Analyst
13 22 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
14 21 (2.81%) Desktop Support
15 20 (2.67%) 2nd Line Support
15 20 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support
15 20 (2.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 20 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (7.09%) Web Services
2 42 (5.61%) 802.1X
3 39 (5.21%) Node.js
4 34 (4.55%) LAMP
5 33 (4.41%) HTML
6 21 (2.81%) .NET
6 21 (2.81%) XML
7 17 (2.27%) CSS
7 17 (2.27%) REST
8 15 (2.01%) FIX Protocol
9 14 (1.87%) RESTful
9 14 (1.87%) Sensu
10 13 (1.74%) HTML5
11 12 (1.60%) CSS3
12 11 (1.47%) SAML
12 11 (1.47%) Spring
13 10 (1.34%) J2EE
13 10 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (1.34%) SOAP
14 9 (1.20%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 76 (10.16%) Data Centre
2 66 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.14%) Management Information System
4 28 (3.74%) Clustering
4 28 (3.74%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.61%) Blackberry
6 23 (3.07%) Public Cloud
7 20 (2.67%) Equities
7 20 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (2.01%) PKI
9 14 (1.87%) Derivative
10 13 (1.74%) Client/Server
10 13 (1.74%) Security Operations Centre
11 11 (1.47%) BYOD
11 11 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 11 (1.47%) Fixed Income
12 10 (1.34%) Private Cloud
13 9 (1.20%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.07%) Fat Client
14 8 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 327 (43.72%) Linux
2 309 (41.31%) Windows
3 150 (20.05%) Unix
4 127 (16.98%) Windows Server
5 61 (8.16%) Windows 7
6 56 (7.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (6.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 46 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 45 (6.02%) Mac OS X
10 40 (5.35%) CentOS
11 33 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (3.88%) Windows XP
13 20 (2.67%) Windows 8
14 17 (2.27%) Solaris
15 16 (2.14%) Windows 10
16 12 (1.60%) AIX
17 11 (1.47%) Apple iOS
18 9 (1.20%) Android
18 9 (1.20%) CoreOS
19 8 (1.07%) RancherOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (23.93%) DevOps
2 173 (23.13%) ITIL
3 134 (17.91%) Configuration Management
4 132 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (12.30%) Open Source
7 73 (9.76%) Change Management
7 73 (9.76%) High Availability
8 51 (6.82%) Migration
9 50 (6.68%) Load Balancing
9 50 (6.68%) Network Design
10 41 (5.48%) Network Monitoring
11 40 (5.35%) Project Management
12 35 (4.68%) Network Management
13 34 (4.55%) E-Commerce
13 34 (4.55%) Information Security
14 33 (4.41%) Scrum
15 31 (4.14%) Service Management
16 29 (3.88%) OO
17 26 (3.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 166 (22.19%) Python
2 156 (20.86%) Java
3 115 (15.37%) Perl
4 96 (12.83%) Ruby
5 84 (11.23%) Bash Shell
6 72 (9.63%) PowerShell
7 58 (7.75%) SQL
8 43 (5.75%) Go
9 36 (4.81%) C++
10 29 (3.88%) JavaScript
10 29 (3.88%) Shell Script
11 24 (3.21%) PHP
12 17 (2.27%) C#
13 16 (2.14%) C
14 9 (1.20%) Scala
15 7 (0.94%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.94%) VB
16 5 (0.67%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.53%) AppleScript
17 4 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 150 (20.05%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (15.11%) Security Cleared
3 100 (13.37%) CCNP
4 91 (12.17%) CCNA
5 75 (10.03%) SC Cleared
6 44 (5.88%) Degree
7 43 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 42 (5.61%) CCIE
9 35 (4.68%) MCSE
10 31 (4.14%) CCDP
11 29 (3.88%) CISSP
12 26 (3.48%) DV Cleared
13 16 (2.14%) MCSA
14 14 (1.87%) MCP
15 12 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (1.47%) A+ Certification
16 11 (1.47%) GCIA
16 11 (1.47%) GCIH
17 10 (1.34%) MCDST
17 10 (1.34%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.01%) SLA
2 22 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.94%) QA
6 6 (0.80%) COBIT
7 5 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.27%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.27%) SEPA
9 1 (0.13%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9002
9 1 (0.13%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 193 (25.80%) Active Directory
2 103 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (6.95%) Docker
4 28 (3.74%) vSphere
5 22 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (2.67%) NFS
7 18 (2.41%) KVM
7 18 (2.41%) XenApp
8 17 (2.27%) Hyper-V
9 15 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (1.87%) VMware ESX
10 14 (1.87%) Xen
11 10 (1.34%) etcd
11 10 (1.34%) flannel
11 10 (1.34%) vCloud
11 10 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (0.94%) iptables
14 6 (0.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 145 (19.39%) Puppet
2 86 (11.50%) Ansible
2 86 (11.50%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (6.28%) Nagios
4 37 (4.95%) SCCM
5 21 (2.81%) Salt
6 20 (2.67%) logstash
7 18 (2.41%) Kibana
8 17 (2.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 15 (2.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 14 (1.87%) FortiGate
10 14 (1.87%) Grafana
11 12 (1.60%) Kubernetes
11 12 (1.60%) Terraform
11 12 (1.60%) Zenoss
12 10 (1.34%) AirWatch
12 10 (1.34%) Cisco Prime
12 10 (1.34%) Graphite
13 9 (1.20%) Cacti
13 9 (1.20%) Nessus
Vendors
1 229 (30.61%) Cisco
2 173 (23.13%) Microsoft
3 162 (21.66%) VMware
4 93 (12.43%) CheckPoint
5 78 (10.43%) Oracle
6 69 (9.22%) Juniper
7 68 (9.09%) F5
8 63 (8.42%) Citrix
8 63 (8.42%) Red Hat
9 46 (6.15%) HP
10 38 (5.08%) SolarWinds
11 35 (4.68%) Dell
11 35 (4.68%) Remedy
12 32 (4.28%) Aruba
13 30 (4.01%) Riverbed
14 29 (3.88%) Blue Coat
15 28 (3.74%) Apple
15 28 (3.74%) Palo Alto
16 27 (3.61%) Splunk
17 26 (3.48%) EMC
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