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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 114 121 121
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 428 447 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.85% 1.84% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.53% 15.11% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 272 217
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £160 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £520 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 62
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.58 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £18.70 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+32.25% -20.51%
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
2945 2959 3061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.16% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1997 1935 1937
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 77 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £27.54 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 85 £350 -12.50% 39
Canary Wharf +8 3 £175 -57.57%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £225 - 1
Docklands, London +15 2 £251 -35.57%
Westminster - 2 £463 -
Chiswick +1 1 - -
Croydon -15 1 £400 -10.11%
Greenford - 1 £320 -
Wimbledon - 1 £425 -
Mayfair - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Hillingdon - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
Southall - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 420 (46.46%) Windows
2 324 (35.84%) Linux
3 299 (33.08%) DNS
4 276 (30.53%) Firewall
5 210 (23.23%) Active Directory
6 209 (23.12%) Cisco
7 206 (22.79%) Microsoft
7 206 (22.79%) UNIX
8 183 (20.24%) HTTP
9 177 (19.58%) Finance
10 176 (19.47%) WAN
11 162 (17.92%) LAN
12 161 (17.81%) VMware
13 160 (17.70%) Java
14 156 (17.26%) DHCP
14 156 (17.26%) VPN
15 134 (14.82%) Banking
16 129 (14.27%) BGP
17 127 (14.05%) Windows 7
18 123 (13.61%) SSL
19 120 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
20 117 (12.94%) SQL
21 116 (12.83%) Cisco Certification
22 114 (12.61%) OSPF
22 114 (12.61%) MS Office
23 113 (12.50%) ITIL
24 102 (11.28%) Perl
24 102 (11.28%) Network Security
25 100 (11.06%) Citrix
26 97 (10.73%) HP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 95 (10.51%) MS Exchange
2 59 (6.53%) IIS
3 43 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 41 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (4.42%) Apache
6 38 (4.20%) Tomcat
7 33 (3.65%) SharePoint
8 28 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 24 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
10 23 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 22 (2.43%) JBoss
12 19 (2.10%) Node.js
12 19 (2.10%) WebSphere
13 17 (1.88%) OpenStack
13 17 (1.88%) IBM Notes
14 13 (1.44%) nginx
15 11 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
16 10 (1.11%) Lync
16 10 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
17 9 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 114 (12.61%) MS Office
2 63 (6.97%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.44%) assyst
3 8 (0.88%) ResourceLink
4 6 (0.66%) Agresso
5 4 (0.44%) RMDS
6 2 (0.22%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.11%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.44%) PaaS
4 10 (1.11%) Heroku
4 10 (1.11%) Engine Yard
5 9 (1.00%) Office 365
6 7 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.44%) GitHub
8 4 (0.44%) SaaS
8 4 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.33%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.22%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.11%) IaaS
11 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 299 (33.08%) DNS
2 276 (30.53%) Firewall
3 183 (20.24%) HTTP
4 176 (19.47%) WAN
5 162 (17.92%) LAN
6 156 (17.26%) DHCP
6 156 (17.26%) VPN
7 129 (14.27%) BGP
8 123 (13.61%) SSL
9 114 (12.61%) OSPF
10 102 (11.28%) Network Security
11 84 (9.29%) SAN
12 76 (8.41%) Internet
13 72 (7.96%) VLAN
14 71 (7.85%) HSRP
15 58 (6.42%) Cisco Nexus
16 46 (5.09%) Intrusion Detection
17 44 (4.87%) VRRP
17 44 (4.87%) SNMP
18 43 (4.76%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.08%) MySQL
3 36 (3.98%) NoSQL
4 32 (3.54%) MongoDB
5 25 (2.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 24 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 23 (2.54%) Redis
7 23 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
8 17 (1.88%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.22%) Big Data
11 10 (1.11%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.66%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.55%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.22%) MS Access
14 2 (0.22%) DB2
14 2 (0.22%) Apache Hive
14 2 (0.22%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 55 (6.08%) Subversion
2 39 (4.31%) Jenkins
3 32 (3.54%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.66%) JIRA
5 13 (1.44%) Maven
6 9 (1.00%) MSI
7 8 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.77%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.77%) Ant
9 5 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.44%) Selenium
11 3 (0.33%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.33%) GCC
11 3 (0.33%) Hudson
12 2 (0.22%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.22%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.22%) SilkPerformer
12 2 (0.22%) YourKit
13 1 (0.11%) VisualVM
13 1 (0.11%) Bower
General
1 177 (19.58%) Finance
2 134 (14.82%) Banking
3 50 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 47 (5.20%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.21%) Financial Institution
6 28 (3.10%) Games
7 26 (2.88%) Law
8 24 (2.65%) Retail
9 18 (1.99%) Legal
10 16 (1.77%) Front Office
10 16 (1.77%) Spanish Language
10 16 (1.77%) Marketing
11 13 (1.44%) Advertising
12 6 (0.66%) Back Office
12 6 (0.66%) French Language
13 5 (0.55%) International Banking
13 5 (0.55%) Mandarin Language
14 3 (0.33%) Local Government
15 2 (0.22%) Publishing
15 2 (0.22%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 164 (18.14%) Analyst
2 124 (13.72%) Developer
3 112 (12.39%) Network Engineer
4 69 (7.63%) Support Engineer
5 42 (4.65%) Support Analyst
5 42 (4.65%) Consultant
5 42 (4.65%) Desktop Support
6 39 (4.31%) Security Engineer
7 38 (4.20%) Security Analyst
7 38 (4.20%) Administrator
8 36 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 36 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
9 34 (3.76%) Perl Developer
10 29 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support
10 29 (3.21%) Systems Administrator
11 26 (2.88%) Network Support
11 26 (2.88%) Desktop Engineer
12 24 (2.65%) Information Security Analyst
12 24 (2.65%) Information Analyst
12 24 (2.65%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (9.29%) XML
2 64 (7.08%) Web Services
3 46 (5.09%) .NET
4 42 (4.65%) HTML
5 33 (3.65%) JSON
6 28 (3.10%) Middleware
7 22 (2.43%) ASP.NET
8 20 (2.21%) CSS
8 20 (2.21%) REST
9 19 (2.10%) JSP
10 18 (1.99%) HTML5
11 16 (1.77%) FIX Protocol
12 13 (1.44%) LAMP
13 12 (1.33%) J2EE
13 12 (1.33%) Sinatra
13 12 (1.33%) AngularJS
13 12 (1.33%) jQuery
14 11 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (1.11%) RESTful
15 10 (1.11%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 75 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (5.75%) Open Source
3 45 (4.98%) Blackberry
4 38 (4.20%) Computer Science
5 33 (3.65%) Clustering
6 31 (3.43%) Oracle Exalogic
7 27 (2.99%) Replication
8 26 (2.88%) Client/Server
9 25 (2.77%) PKI
10 23 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (2.21%) FlexPod
12 19 (2.10%) iPad
13 17 (1.88%) iPhone
14 16 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
15 14 (1.55%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.55%) Hedge funds
15 14 (1.55%) Mathematics
16 13 (1.44%) Management Information System
17 12 (1.33%) AS400
17 12 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 420 (46.46%) Windows
2 324 (35.84%) Linux
3 206 (22.79%) UNIX
4 127 (14.05%) Windows 7
5 120 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 91 (10.07%) Windows XP
7 78 (8.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 77 (8.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 53 (5.86%) SUSE
10 49 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (4.42%) Solaris
12 35 (3.87%) Windows 8
13 30 (3.32%) Ubuntu
14 22 (2.43%) CentOS
15 15 (1.66%) Android
15 15 (1.66%) Mac OS X
16 11 (1.22%) Windows 2000
17 10 (1.11%) AIX
18 9 (1.00%) Mac OS
18 9 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (12.50%) ITIL
2 79 (8.74%) DevOps
3 77 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (7.85%) Change Management
5 61 (6.75%) Configuration Management
6 57 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (6.19%) Load Balancing
7 56 (6.19%) OO
8 53 (5.86%) Low Latency
8 53 (5.86%) Performance Tuning
9 48 (5.31%) Project Management
10 40 (4.42%) Migration
11 38 (4.20%) Information Security
12 36 (3.98%) Service Delivery
13 34 (3.76%) Mentoring
14 28 (3.10%) Time Management
15 27 (2.99%) Information Assurance
15 27 (2.99%) Change Control
16 26 (2.88%) TDD
16 26 (2.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 160 (17.70%) Java
2 117 (12.94%) SQL
3 102 (11.28%) Perl
4 86 (9.51%) Shell Script
5 65 (7.19%) Ruby
6 62 (6.86%) Python
7 51 (5.64%) PowerShell
8 41 (4.54%) Bash Shell
9 40 (4.42%) C++
10 37 (4.09%) JavaScript
11 35 (3.87%) PHP
12 30 (3.32%) C#
13 29 (3.21%) C
14 24 (2.65%) VBScript
15 13 (1.44%) Korn
16 12 (1.33%) VB
17 8 (0.88%) VBA
18 7 (0.77%) R
18 7 (0.77%) RPG IV
18 7 (0.77%) RPG
Qualifications
1 116 (12.83%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (8.74%) CCNP
3 70 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 70 (7.74%) Security Cleared
4 61 (6.75%) Degree
5 51 (5.64%) CCIE
6 50 (5.53%) MCSE
7 46 (5.09%) SC Cleared
8 41 (4.54%) CISSP
9 35 (3.87%) CCNA
10 32 (3.54%) GIAC
11 19 (2.10%) DV Cleared
11 19 (2.10%) GCIA
11 19 (2.10%) Network+ Certification
11 19 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (1.66%) ISTQB
12 15 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 14 (1.55%) CEH
14 13 (1.44%) CCSE
14 13 (1.44%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.10%) QA
2 22 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (2.21%) SLA
4 15 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.22%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.44%) GPG13
7 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) COBIT
8 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 210 (23.23%) Active Directory
2 62 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (5.64%) vSphere
4 44 (4.87%) XenApp
5 26 (2.88%) VMware ESX
6 25 (2.77%) NFS
7 22 (2.43%) ProxySG
7 22 (2.43%) Hyper-V
8 20 (2.21%) Snort
9 17 (1.88%) XenDesktop
10 15 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 10 (1.11%) Xen
13 9 (1.00%) vCloud
14 8 (0.88%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.88%) UAG
15 7 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 7 (0.77%) XenServer
16 6 (0.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 84 (9.29%) Puppet
2 46 (5.09%) SCCM
3 44 (4.87%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (3.10%) SCOM
5 20 (2.21%) Backup Exec
6 19 (2.10%) RANCID
6 19 (2.10%) OpenNMS
6 19 (2.10%) Nagios
7 17 (1.88%) Ansible
8 14 (1.55%) EdgeSight
9 12 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (1.33%) HP SIM
10 11 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
11 10 (1.11%) Nessus
11 10 (1.11%) Cobbler
11 10 (1.11%) Vagrant
12 9 (1.00%) collectd
12 9 (1.00%) Salt
12 9 (1.00%) WSUS
13 8 (0.88%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 209 (23.12%) Cisco
2 206 (22.79%) Microsoft
3 161 (17.81%) VMware
4 100 (11.06%) Citrix
5 97 (10.73%) HP
6 92 (10.18%) Juniper
7 91 (10.07%) Red Hat
8 85 (9.40%) CheckPoint
9 84 (9.29%) F5
10 72 (7.96%) Oracle
11 56 (6.19%) Blue Coat
12 37 (4.09%) Dell
13 35 (3.87%) IBM
14 31 (3.43%) Symantec
15 26 (2.88%) Sourcefire
16 24 (2.65%) NetApp
17 23 (2.54%) SolarWinds
18 21 (2.32%) Avaya
19 20 (2.21%) Apple
20 19 (2.10%) Veritas
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Big Red Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £175 to £175 per day £175.00 Day Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
FT Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Networx Recruitment
Rate: £37,500 - £48,000 per annum (pro-rata)
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day. 3 mths contract
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City, London
King & Wood Mallesons
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago