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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England / London
Rank 136 128 112
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 361 362 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.86% 1.76% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.67% 13.89% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 253 267
Median daily rate £425 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 13
Median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £21.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -12.62%

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
2461 2607 2767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.70% 12.70% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1655 1703 1854
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 77 69
Median hourly rate £47.00 £26.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.76% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £13.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -2 45 £421 -6.38% 32
New Malden 0 9 - - 2
Croydon - 7 £439 -
Harrow -1 4 £495 +0.50% 1
Westminster - 4 £575 -
Chessington 0 1 - -
Hammersmith -2 1 £140 -73.95%
Canary Wharf -8 1 - -
Greenford - 1 £360 -
Docklands, London - 1 £375 -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 335 (42.73%) Linux
2 328 (41.84%) Windows
3 245 (31.25%) Firewall
4 234 (29.85%) DNS
5 232 (29.59%) Cisco
6 190 (24.23%) VMware
7 184 (23.47%) Python
8 174 (22.19%) Java
9 172 (21.94%) Finance
10 167 (21.30%) LAN
11 161 (20.54%) DHCP
12 160 (20.41%) HTTP
12 160 (20.41%) WAN
13 157 (20.03%) Active Directory
14 149 (19.01%) Unix
15 146 (18.62%) DevOps
16 142 (18.11%) Microsoft
16 142 (18.11%) Configuration Management
17 141 (17.98%) Puppet
18 136 (17.35%) SSL
19 128 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
20 124 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
21 121 (15.43%) Open Source
22 120 (15.31%) PostgreSQL
23 119 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
23 119 (15.18%) Windows Server
24 114 (14.54%) ITIL
25 113 (14.41%) Wireless
26 108 (13.78%) Security Cleared
27 107 (13.65%) Jenkins

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 69 (8.80%) Apache
2 47 (5.99%) MS Exchange
3 43 (5.48%) IIS
4 38 (4.85%) Tomcat
4 38 (4.85%) WebSphere
5 35 (4.46%) OpenStack
6 34 (4.34%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (4.34%) nginx
7 31 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (2.55%) SharePoint
9 17 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (1.91%) JBoss
11 12 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (1.40%) IBM Notes
13 9 (1.15%) Confluence
14 8 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
16 6 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
16 6 (0.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 77 (9.82%) MS Excel
2 73 (9.31%) MS Office
3 8 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.26%) Doxygen
4 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
5 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.91%) RMDS
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 128 (16.33%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (6.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (3.32%) Office 365
4 24 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (2.17%) PaaS
6 16 (2.04%) GitHub
7 13 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.77%) SaaS
10 4 (0.51%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.51%) Datadog
10 4 (0.51%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.38%) IaaS
12 2 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 245 (31.25%) Firewall
2 234 (29.85%) DNS
3 167 (21.30%) LAN
4 161 (20.54%) DHCP
5 160 (20.41%) HTTP
5 160 (20.41%) WAN
6 136 (17.35%) SSL
7 113 (14.41%) Wireless
8 98 (12.50%) VPN
9 84 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
10 83 (10.59%) BGP
11 78 (9.95%) OSPF
12 70 (8.93%) Ethernet
13 66 (8.42%) Internet
14 64 (8.16%) Network Security
15 63 (8.04%) Intrusion Detection
16 62 (7.91%) VLAN
17 60 (7.65%) MPLS
17 60 (7.65%) SAN
18 54 (6.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (15.31%) PostgreSQL
2 83 (10.59%) MySQL
3 76 (9.69%) MongoDB
4 62 (7.91%) SQL Server
5 52 (6.63%) Redis
6 44 (5.61%) Relational Database
7 22 (2.81%) NoSQL
8 15 (1.91%) Big Data
9 14 (1.79%) Hadoop
10 13 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (1.66%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (1.15%) Sqoop
14 8 (1.02%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.51%) DB2
15 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 107 (13.65%) Jenkins
2 90 (11.48%) Git (software)
3 48 (6.12%) Subversion
4 26 (3.32%) Vagrant
5 13 (1.66%) GoCD
6 12 (1.53%) Travis CI
7 10 (1.28%) Bitbucket
8 9 (1.15%) Mercurial
8 9 (1.15%) SoapUI
9 8 (1.02%) GitLab
9 8 (1.02%) JIRA
9 8 (1.02%) LoadRunner
9 8 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (1.02%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.89%) Fiddler
11 6 (0.77%) Artifactory
12 5 (0.64%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.51%) Bazaar
13 4 (0.51%) Maven
13 4 (0.51%) Toad
General
1 172 (21.94%) Finance
2 83 (10.59%) Banking
3 38 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.34%) Retail
5 20 (2.55%) Investment Banking
6 18 (2.30%) Front Office
7 16 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.04%) Law
8 15 (1.91%) Advertising
8 15 (1.91%) Legal
9 8 (1.02%) Marketing
10 7 (0.89%) Back Office
11 6 (0.77%) Electronics
12 5 (0.64%) Games
12 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.51%) Japanese Language
13 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.38%) Publishing
15 2 (0.26%) Billing
15 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 124 (15.82%) Analyst
2 82 (10.46%) Network Engineer
3 81 (10.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 61 (7.78%) Developer
5 59 (7.53%) Support Analyst
6 56 (7.14%) Administrator
7 54 (6.89%) Architect
8 49 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 41 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 41 (5.23%) Linux Engineer
10 38 (4.85%) Desktop Support
11 36 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
12 32 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
13 31 (3.95%) Cisco Engineer
14 28 (3.57%) Service Analyst
15 26 (3.32%) AWS DevOps
16 25 (3.19%) AWS Engineer
16 25 (3.19%) Security Engineer
17 24 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 23 (2.93%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (9.57%) Web Services
2 50 (6.38%) Node.js
3 42 (5.36%) HTML
4 41 (5.23%) ELK Stack
5 40 (5.10%) XML
6 39 (4.97%) JSON
7 35 (4.46%) CSS
7 35 (4.46%) LAMP
8 31 (3.95%) .NET
9 30 (3.83%) 802.1X
10 28 (3.57%) Middleware
11 25 (3.19%) RabbitMQ
12 23 (2.93%) RESTful
13 21 (2.68%) FIX Protocol
13 21 (2.68%) SOAP
14 17 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
14 17 (2.17%) Servlets
14 17 (2.17%) XSLT
15 16 (2.04%) J2EE
16 15 (1.91%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 82 (10.46%) Data Centre
2 68 (8.67%) Management Information System
3 53 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (4.85%) Blackberry
5 35 (4.46%) Client/Server
6 30 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 24 (3.06%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.42%) Clustering
9 18 (2.30%) Public Cloud
10 17 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (2.04%) Algorithms
11 16 (2.04%) Private Cloud
12 15 (1.91%) Web 2.0
13 14 (1.79%) Security Operations Centre
14 13 (1.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 11 (1.40%) Fixed Income
16 10 (1.28%) PKI
17 9 (1.15%) Data Structures
18 8 (1.02%) Equities
19 7 (0.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 335 (42.73%) Linux
2 328 (41.84%) Windows
3 149 (19.01%) Unix
4 119 (15.18%) Windows Server
5 81 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (8.67%) Windows 7
7 59 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (4.46%) Ubuntu
10 34 (4.34%) CentOS
11 32 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (3.19%) Solaris
13 24 (3.06%) Mac OS X
13 24 (3.06%) Windows 10
14 19 (2.42%) Windows 8
15 18 (2.30%) Apple iOS
16 12 (1.53%) SUSE
17 11 (1.40%) CoreOS
17 11 (1.40%) RancherOS
18 8 (1.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (18.62%) DevOps
2 142 (18.11%) Configuration Management
3 121 (15.43%) Open Source
4 119 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (14.54%) ITIL
6 102 (13.01%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (9.69%) Load Balancing
8 73 (9.31%) Change Management
9 48 (6.12%) SIEM
10 45 (5.74%) Security Operations
11 43 (5.48%) High Availability
11 43 (5.48%) Information Security
11 43 (5.48%) Migration
11 43 (5.48%) Service Management
12 39 (4.97%) E-Commerce
13 36 (4.59%) Vulnerability Management
14 34 (4.34%) Kalman Filter
15 33 (4.21%) Network Design
16 31 (3.95%) OO
16 31 (3.95%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 184 (23.47%) Python
2 174 (22.19%) Java
3 98 (12.50%) SQL
4 90 (11.48%) Ruby
5 78 (9.95%) Perl
6 73 (9.31%) Bash Shell
7 56 (7.14%) Go
8 55 (7.02%) PowerShell
9 41 (5.23%) C
10 40 (5.10%) PHP
11 39 (4.97%) JavaScript
12 35 (4.46%) C++
13 32 (4.08%) Shell Script
14 28 (3.57%) C#
15 19 (2.42%) Scala
16 14 (1.79%) VB
17 11 (1.40%) VBScript
18 10 (1.28%) T-SQL
19 6 (0.77%) tcsh
20 4 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 108 (13.78%) Security Cleared
2 102 (13.01%) Cisco Certification
3 95 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 72 (9.18%) CCNP
5 62 (7.91%) CCNA
6 56 (7.14%) Degree
7 38 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (3.95%) MCSE
9 30 (3.83%) CISSP
10 29 (3.70%) CCIE
11 26 (3.32%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (2.93%) MCP
12 23 (2.93%) Network+ Certification
13 22 (2.81%) MCSA
14 20 (2.55%) MCDST
15 19 (2.42%) DV Cleared
16 18 (2.30%) GIAC
17 16 (2.04%) ACDT
17 16 (2.04%) ACHDS
17 16 (2.04%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.87%) PCI DSS
2 39 (4.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (3.57%) SLA
4 17 (2.17%) RMADS
5 11 (1.40%) QA
6 3 (0.38%) MiFID
6 3 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.26%) COBIT
7 2 (0.26%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.13%) BS7799
8 1 (0.13%) HL7
8 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 157 (20.03%) Active Directory
2 124 (15.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (6.76%) vSphere
4 41 (5.23%) Docker
5 31 (3.95%) Hyper-V
6 23 (2.93%) NFS
7 22 (2.81%) Virtual Servers
8 18 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (1.91%) iptables
9 15 (1.91%) KVM
10 13 (1.66%) vCloud
10 13 (1.66%) XenApp
11 12 (1.53%) Samba
11 12 (1.53%) VMware ESX
12 11 (1.40%) etcd
12 11 (1.40%) flannel
12 11 (1.40%) Virtual Desktop
13 10 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
13 10 (1.28%) XenServer
14 9 (1.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 141 (17.98%) Puppet
2 86 (10.97%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (10.71%) Ansible
4 43 (5.48%) Nagios
5 36 (4.59%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 33 (4.21%) Salt
7 32 (4.08%) logstash
7 32 (4.08%) SCCM
8 30 (3.83%) Kibana
9 28 (3.57%) Terraform
10 24 (3.06%) Nessus
11 21 (2.68%) Consul
12 19 (2.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 16 (2.04%) Grafana
13 16 (2.04%) HAProxy
14 15 (1.91%) Kubernetes
15 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
16 11 (1.40%) Graphite
16 11 (1.40%) Marathon
16 11 (1.40%) Rancher
Vendors
1 232 (29.59%) Cisco
2 190 (24.23%) VMware
3 142 (18.11%) Microsoft
4 87 (11.10%) CheckPoint
5 76 (9.69%) Citrix
6 72 (9.18%) Oracle
7 67 (8.55%) Juniper
8 60 (7.65%) Red Hat
9 56 (7.14%) F5
10 37 (4.72%) Riverbed
11 32 (4.08%) IBM
12 29 (3.70%) Aruba
13 27 (3.44%) Apple
13 27 (3.44%) Splunk
14 26 (3.32%) Dell
14 26 (3.32%) HP
14 26 (3.32%) Palo Alto
15 25 (3.19%) SolarWinds
16 24 (3.06%) Blue Coat
16 24 (3.06%) EMC
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JM
Rate: £325 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
AAP3
Rate: £135 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £475 - £525 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £599 Per Day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago