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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 130 125 135
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 411 379 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.76% 1.65% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.28% 13.58% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 201 234
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £161 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £324 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.02% +17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 39
Average hourly rate £17.49 £18.70 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.75 £43.60 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.75 £14.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.33% -22.36%
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
3094 2790 2859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.26% 12.17% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1990 1790 1776
Average daily rate £388 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 85 123
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -8.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +8 101 £388 -3.12% 39
Croydon -8 5 £325 -18.75% 4
Romford - 4 - -
Docklands, London -3 2 £550 -
Uxbridge +4 1 - - 1
Hammersmith -7 1 - - 1
Bromley - 1 £173 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - - 2
Feltham - 1 £425 -
Surbiton - 1 £150 -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 421 (50.78%) Windows
2 292 (35.22%) Linux
3 260 (31.36%) DNS
4 246 (29.67%) Cisco
5 222 (26.78%) Microsoft
5 222 (26.78%) Firewall
6 206 (24.85%) Active Directory
7 204 (24.61%) Finance
8 194 (23.40%) UNIX
9 185 (22.32%) WAN
10 175 (21.11%) LAN
11 168 (20.27%) VMware
12 161 (19.42%) HTTP
13 160 (19.30%) Java
14 156 (18.82%) DHCP
15 154 (18.58%) SSL
16 146 (17.61%) ITIL
17 137 (16.53%) VPN
18 128 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
19 127 (15.32%) Internet
20 123 (14.84%) SQL
21 117 (14.11%) Cisco Certification
22 112 (13.51%) Windows 7
23 101 (12.18%) MS Excel
23 101 (12.18%) Puppet
24 95 (11.46%) Windows Server 2003
25 94 (11.34%) DevOps
26 93 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
27 91 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
27 91 (10.98%) Citrix

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 80 (9.65%) MS Exchange
2 72 (8.69%) IIS
3 71 (8.56%) Tomcat
4 51 (6.15%) Apache
5 45 (5.43%) WebSphere
6 43 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 38 (4.58%) JBoss
8 26 (3.14%) Jetty
9 25 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
9 25 (3.02%) WebLogic
9 25 (3.02%) SharePoint
10 19 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (2.17%) OpenStack
12 16 (1.93%) Node.js
12 16 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (1.57%) Lync
14 12 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
16 9 (1.09%) nginx
17 7 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 101 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 79 (9.53%) MS Office
3 20 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.12%) Vectorworks
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.12%) Quicktime
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.36%) RMDS
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.12%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.53%) PaaS
4 16 (1.93%) Office 365
5 13 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (1.21%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.84%) IaaS
7 7 (0.84%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.72%) Heroku
8 6 (0.72%) SaaS
9 4 (0.48%) Engine Yard
10 3 (0.36%) GitHub
11 2 (0.24%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 260 (31.36%) DNS
2 222 (26.78%) Firewall
3 185 (22.32%) WAN
4 175 (21.11%) LAN
5 161 (19.42%) HTTP
6 156 (18.82%) DHCP
7 154 (18.58%) SSL
8 137 (16.53%) VPN
9 127 (15.32%) Internet
10 90 (10.86%) SAN
11 82 (9.89%) VLAN
12 79 (9.53%) BGP
13 77 (9.29%) IPsec
14 72 (8.69%) Network Security
15 70 (8.44%) Wireless
16 67 (8.08%) MPLS
16 67 (8.08%) OSPF
17 65 (7.84%) Ethernet
18 62 (7.48%) VoIP
19 56 (6.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (9.17%) MySQL
2 75 (9.05%) MongoDB
3 51 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 50 (6.03%) Relational Database
5 49 (5.91%) NoSQL
6 47 (5.67%) RDBMS
7 33 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (1.93%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (0.84%) Redis
11 7 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.48%) SQLite
12 4 (0.48%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.36%) DB2
14 2 (0.24%) OLAP
14 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.24%) Sybase ASA
Development Applications
1 71 (8.56%) Jenkins
2 56 (6.76%) Subversion
3 49 (5.91%) Git (software)
4 21 (2.53%) Maven
5 19 (2.29%) Mercurial
6 16 (1.93%) JIRA
7 11 (1.33%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.09%) Gradle
8 9 (1.09%) JUnit
8 9 (1.09%) Introscope
9 8 (0.97%) JMeter
9 8 (0.97%) Mockito
10 7 (0.84%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.72%) MSI
11 6 (0.72%) FishEye
12 5 (0.60%) SoapUI
12 5 (0.60%) IntelliJ
12 5 (0.60%) VisualVM
12 5 (0.60%) GitLab
13 4 (0.48%) Appium
General
1 204 (24.61%) Finance
2 91 (10.98%) Banking
3 51 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 47 (5.67%) Investment Banking
5 23 (2.77%) Multimedia
6 21 (2.53%) Financial Institution
7 17 (2.05%) Legal
8 15 (1.81%) Retail
9 14 (1.69%) Marketing
10 13 (1.57%) Front Office
11 10 (1.21%) Back Office
12 9 (1.09%) Law
13 8 (0.97%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.72%) Games
14 6 (0.72%) Advertising
15 4 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.36%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.36%) Publishing
17 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 114 (13.75%) Analyst
2 105 (12.67%) Network Engineer
3 57 (6.88%) Developer
4 56 (6.76%) Support Analyst
5 51 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
6 45 (5.43%) Support Engineer
7 43 (5.19%) Administrator
8 37 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
9 35 (4.22%) Architect
10 34 (4.10%) Desktop Support
10 34 (4.10%) Consultant
10 34 (4.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 30 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
12 25 (3.02%) Java Developer
13 21 (2.53%) Senior Network Engineer
14 19 (2.29%) 1st Line Support
14 19 (2.29%) Wintel Engineer
15 18 (2.17%) Service Analyst
15 18 (2.17%) Desktop Engineer
15 18 (2.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (7.36%) Web Services
2 41 (4.95%) XML
3 39 (4.70%) .NET
4 29 (3.50%) HTML
5 27 (3.26%) J2EE
6 26 (3.14%) FIX Protocol
7 23 (2.77%) Middleware
8 22 (2.65%) SOAP
9 18 (2.17%) Java EE
9 18 (2.17%) REST
10 16 (1.93%) JSON
11 13 (1.57%) Servlets
12 12 (1.45%) ASP.NET
12 12 (1.45%) CSS
13 10 (1.21%) WCF
14 9 (1.09%) AngularJS
14 9 (1.09%) MCollective
14 9 (1.09%) Spring
15 7 (0.84%) Guice
16 6 (0.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.05%) Data Centre
2 71 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (5.43%) PKI
4 37 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 36 (4.34%) Clustering
6 34 (4.10%) Blackberry
7 28 (3.38%) iPhone
8 26 (3.14%) Client/Server
9 24 (2.90%) Management Information System
9 24 (2.90%) iPad
10 22 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
11 19 (2.29%) Device Driver
12 17 (2.05%) Replication
12 17 (2.05%) Equities
13 15 (1.81%) NHS
14 12 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (1.33%) Fixed Income
16 10 (1.21%) IVR
17 9 (1.09%) Mathematics
17 9 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 421 (50.78%) Windows
2 292 (35.22%) Linux
3 194 (23.40%) UNIX
4 128 (15.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (13.51%) Windows 7
6 95 (11.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 66 (7.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (6.03%) Windows XP
9 42 (5.07%) Solaris
10 41 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (4.34%) Windows 8
12 26 (3.14%) Android
13 25 (3.02%) Mac OS X
14 20 (2.41%) Ubuntu
15 16 (1.93%) CentOS
16 12 (1.45%) SUSE
16 12 (1.45%) Windows 2000
17 9 (1.09%) AIX
18 8 (0.97%) Apple iOS
19 6 (0.72%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (17.61%) ITIL
2 94 (11.34%) DevOps
3 91 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (10.86%) Configuration Management
5 82 (9.89%) Open Source
6 73 (8.81%) Project Management
6 73 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (7.72%) Load Balancing
8 36 (4.34%) Change Management
9 35 (4.22%) Network Management
10 34 (4.10%) Low Latency
11 30 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
11 30 (3.62%) Incident Management
11 30 (3.62%) Service Delivery
12 29 (3.50%) Multithreading
13 28 (3.38%) Network Design
14 27 (3.26%) Migration
14 27 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
14 27 (3.26%) SDLC
15 24 (2.90%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 160 (19.30%) Java
2 123 (14.84%) SQL
3 79 (9.53%) Python
4 64 (7.72%) Ruby
5 52 (6.27%) PowerShell
6 50 (6.03%) C
7 44 (5.31%) Perl
8 34 (4.10%) Shell Script
9 31 (3.74%) Bash Shell
9 31 (3.74%) C#
10 26 (3.14%) VBScript
11 24 (2.90%) VB
11 24 (2.90%) C++
12 22 (2.65%) JavaScript
13 20 (2.41%) Go
14 19 (2.29%) Scala
15 13 (1.57%) Korn
16 12 (1.45%) PHP
17 5 (0.60%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 117 (14.11%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (7.48%) Degree
4 55 (6.63%) CCNA
5 54 (6.51%) CCNP
6 47 (5.67%) Security Cleared
7 31 (3.74%) MCSE
8 29 (3.50%) CCIE
9 17 (2.05%) SC Cleared
10 16 (1.93%) MCP
11 15 (1.81%) MCSA
12 14 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (1.69%) DV Cleared
13 13 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (1.57%) MCDST
13 13 (1.57%) MCITP
14 10 (1.21%) ISTQB
15 9 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 9 (1.09%) ISEB
16 8 (0.97%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.14%) QA
2 20 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 18 (2.17%) SLA
4 15 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.24%) BS7799
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) GPG13
System Software
1 206 (24.85%) Active Directory
2 93 (11.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (4.95%) vSphere
4 37 (4.46%) XenApp
5 26 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (3.14%) VMware ESX
6 24 (2.90%) Hyper-V
7 16 (1.93%) XenDesktop
8 14 (1.69%) Firmware
9 13 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (1.33%) Xen
11 10 (1.21%) NFS
11 10 (1.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (1.09%) Snort
13 7 (0.84%) Docker
14 6 (0.72%) ProxySG
14 6 (0.72%) ISA Server
15 4 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.48%) UAG
Systems Management
1 101 (12.18%) Puppet
2 82 (9.89%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (5.19%) SCCM
4 26 (3.14%) Ansible
4 26 (3.14%) Salt
5 25 (3.02%) SCOM
6 16 (1.93%) Cisco CUCM
7 13 (1.57%) BladeLogic
8 11 (1.33%) Nagios
9 9 (1.09%) MOM
9 9 (1.09%) SCVMM
9 9 (1.09%) CA Wily
9 9 (1.09%) Cobbler
10 8 (0.97%) HP SIM
10 8 (0.97%) EdgeSight
10 8 (0.97%) Cisco UCCE
10 8 (0.97%) Backup Exec
11 7 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.72%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.60%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 246 (29.67%) Cisco
2 222 (26.78%) Microsoft
3 168 (20.27%) VMware
4 91 (10.98%) Citrix
5 81 (9.77%) Oracle
6 78 (9.41%) HP
7 74 (8.93%) Juniper
8 66 (7.96%) F5
9 48 (5.79%) CheckPoint
10 47 (5.67%) Red Hat
11 44 (5.31%) Dell
12 38 (4.58%) IBM
13 34 (4.10%) NetApp
14 31 (3.74%) SolarWinds
15 29 (3.50%) Bloomberg
16 27 (3.26%) Apple
17 24 (2.90%) Infoblox
17 24 (2.90%) Aruba
18 23 (2.77%) ServiceNow
19 22 (2.65%) Sybase
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
JM
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £85.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Talent International
Rate: £290.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £281.79 - £356.16 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £12 - £15 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £17.26 - £18.70 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £240.00 - £260.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago