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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 108 128 134
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 465 421 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.88% 1.69% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.59% 13.74% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 244 250
Average daily rate
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£400 £352 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £524 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 43
Average hourly rate £20.75 £19.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £13.90 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £21.20 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.58% -8.82%
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
3188 3063 3329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.90% 12.28% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2106 2019 2121
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £567 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 91 147
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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
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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 +32 119 £409 +13.54% 58
Croydon -16 3 £400 -11.11% 2
Canary Wharf +9 2 £170 -49.25%
Docklands, London +14 1 £353 -17.05%
Hounslow 0 1 - - 2
Greenford -3 1 £320 -17.94% 3
Uxbridge -6 1 £290 - 2
Westminster - 1 £525 - 1
New Malden - 1 - - 2
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Harrow - - - - 2
Hayes - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Ealing - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 410 (48.52%) Windows
2 300 (35.50%) Linux
3 269 (31.83%) Firewall
4 248 (29.35%) DNS
5 221 (26.15%) Active Directory
6 208 (24.62%) Microsoft
7 199 (23.55%) Cisco
8 191 (22.60%) UNIX
9 179 (21.18%) WAN
10 170 (20.12%) LAN
11 169 (20.00%) HTTP
12 167 (19.76%) VPN
12 167 (19.76%) Finance
13 146 (17.28%) Java
14 130 (15.38%) VMware
15 126 (14.91%) Windows 7
16 122 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
17 121 (14.32%) Banking
18 116 (13.73%) DHCP
19 113 (13.37%) SQL
20 111 (13.14%) BGP
21 109 (12.90%) SSL
22 104 (12.31%) ITIL
23 102 (12.07%) MS Office
24 98 (11.60%) MS Exchange
24 98 (11.60%) Cisco Certification
25 94 (11.12%) OSPF
26 90 (10.65%) F5
27 88 (10.41%) Network Security
28 84 (9.94%) Citrix

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 98 (11.60%) MS Exchange
2 57 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (6.51%) IIS
4 41 (4.85%) WebLogic
5 36 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 32 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (3.43%) Apache
8 25 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 25 (2.96%) WebSphere
9 22 (2.60%) Tomcat
10 20 (2.37%) SharePoint
11 18 (2.13%) IBM Notes
12 14 (1.66%) JBoss
13 13 (1.54%) Lync
14 12 (1.42%) Node.js
15 11 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
17 8 (0.95%) WordPress
17 8 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
18 7 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 102 (12.07%) MS Office
2 73 (8.64%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.12%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.01%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.66%) assyst
3 4 (0.47%) SunGard Stream Ubix
3 4 (0.47%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 3 (0.36%) Agresso
5 2 (0.24%) RMDS
5 2 (0.24%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.12%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.18%) SaaS
3 10 (1.18%) Office 365
4 8 (0.95%) PaaS
5 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.36%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 269 (31.83%) Firewall
2 248 (29.35%) DNS
3 179 (21.18%) WAN
4 170 (20.12%) LAN
5 169 (20.00%) HTTP
6 167 (19.76%) VPN
7 116 (13.73%) DHCP
8 111 (13.14%) BGP
9 109 (12.90%) SSL
10 94 (11.12%) OSPF
11 88 (10.41%) Network Security
12 82 (9.70%) SAN
13 69 (8.17%) VLAN
14 65 (7.69%) HSRP
15 63 (7.46%) Internet
16 51 (6.04%) Wireless
17 48 (5.68%) Multicast
18 47 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
19 46 (5.44%) Cisco Nexus
19 46 (5.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.20%) MySQL
2 27 (3.20%) NoSQL
3 20 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (2.13%) Redis
5 16 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.83%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.59%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.59%) Big Data
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.24%) QlikView
12 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.24%) DB2
12 2 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.24%) Cognos Impromptu
13 1 (0.12%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 44 (5.21%) Subversion
2 22 (2.60%) Jenkins
3 21 (2.49%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.18%) JIRA
5 8 (0.95%) Maven
6 7 (0.83%) Selenium
6 7 (0.83%) LoadRunner
7 6 (0.71%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.59%) MSI
8 5 (0.59%) FitNesse
8 5 (0.59%) JUnit
9 4 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.36%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.36%) GCC
11 2 (0.24%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.24%) Hudson
11 2 (0.24%) YourKit
11 2 (0.24%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.24%) SilkPerformer
11 2 (0.24%) Ant
General
1 167 (19.76%) Finance
2 121 (14.32%) Banking
3 49 (5.80%) Investment Banking
4 47 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 28 (3.31%) Financial Institution
6 27 (3.20%) Retail
7 24 (2.84%) Marketing
8 23 (2.72%) Spanish Language
9 22 (2.60%) Games
9 22 (2.60%) Law
10 19 (2.25%) Legal
11 18 (2.13%) Front Office
12 17 (2.01%) Advertising
13 13 (1.54%) French Language
14 12 (1.42%) Mandarin Language
15 7 (0.83%) Back Office
16 5 (0.59%) International Banking
17 3 (0.36%) Publishing
18 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
19 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (18.58%) Analyst
2 132 (15.62%) Developer
3 100 (11.83%) Network Engineer
4 54 (6.39%) Support Engineer
5 42 (4.97%) Support Analyst
6 39 (4.62%) Security Analyst
7 34 (4.02%) Consultant
7 34 (4.02%) Security Engineer
8 33 (3.91%) Systems Administrator
8 33 (3.91%) Desktop Support
8 33 (3.91%) Java Developer
9 32 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
9 32 (3.79%) Administrator
10 29 (3.43%) Network Support
11 27 (3.20%) Perl Developer
12 25 (2.96%) Senior Network Engineer
13 24 (2.84%) Information Analyst
13 24 (2.84%) Information Security Analyst
14 23 (2.72%) Security Specialist
14 23 (2.72%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (7.93%) XML
2 47 (5.56%) .NET
2 47 (5.56%) Web Services
3 37 (4.38%) HTML
4 34 (4.02%) JSON
5 30 (3.55%) FIX Protocol
6 22 (2.60%) ASP.NET
6 22 (2.60%) Middleware
7 21 (2.49%) REST
8 20 (2.37%) CSS
9 18 (2.13%) LAMP
9 18 (2.13%) HTML5
10 17 (2.01%) JSP
11 14 (1.66%) RESTful
12 12 (1.42%) Sinatra
13 10 (1.18%) jQuery
13 10 (1.18%) AngularJS
13 10 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
14 9 (1.07%) Spring
14 9 (1.07%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 78 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (6.04%) Open Source
3 42 (4.97%) Blackberry
4 40 (4.73%) Client/Server
5 31 (3.67%) Computer Science
6 29 (3.43%) Hedge funds
7 27 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 24 (2.84%) PKI
9 23 (2.72%) Clustering
9 23 (2.72%) Replication
10 20 (2.37%) Oracle Exalogic
11 17 (2.01%) Mobile App
11 17 (2.01%) iPhone
12 16 (1.89%) Mathematics
12 16 (1.89%) iPad
13 15 (1.78%) Equities
14 14 (1.66%) Management Information System
15 13 (1.54%) FlexPod
15 13 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
16 12 (1.42%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 410 (48.52%) Windows
2 300 (35.50%) Linux
3 191 (22.60%) UNIX
4 126 (14.91%) Windows 7
5 122 (14.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 82 (9.70%) Windows XP
7 81 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (4.97%) Solaris
10 37 (4.38%) SUSE
11 36 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 26 (3.08%) Windows 8
13 17 (2.01%) Mac OS X
14 16 (1.89%) Android
15 12 (1.42%) AIX
16 10 (1.18%) Windows 2000
17 9 (1.07%) Apple iOS
18 8 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
18 8 (0.95%) Ubuntu
19 7 (0.83%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (12.31%) ITIL
2 72 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (6.98%) Configuration Management
3 59 (6.98%) Change Management
4 58 (6.86%) DevOps
5 55 (6.51%) Low Latency
6 49 (5.80%) OO
7 48 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (5.09%) Project Management
8 43 (5.09%) Migration
9 42 (4.97%) Load Balancing
10 39 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
11 38 (4.50%) Information Security
12 35 (4.14%) Mentoring
13 32 (3.79%) Multithreading
14 27 (3.20%) Time Management
15 26 (3.08%) TDD
15 26 (3.08%) E-Commerce
16 25 (2.96%) Workflow
16 25 (2.96%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 146 (17.28%) Java
2 113 (13.37%) SQL
3 82 (9.70%) Perl
4 56 (6.63%) Shell Script
5 50 (5.92%) C++
6 46 (5.44%) Python
7 44 (5.21%) Ruby
8 43 (5.09%) C
9 41 (4.85%) PowerShell
10 34 (4.02%) PHP
10 34 (4.02%) JavaScript
11 31 (3.67%) C#
12 22 (2.60%) Bash Shell
13 17 (2.01%) VB
14 11 (1.30%) VBA
14 11 (1.30%) VBScript
15 7 (0.83%) RPG
15 7 (0.83%) Scala
15 7 (0.83%) RPG IV
15 7 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 98 (11.60%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (7.57%) CCNP
3 64 (7.57%) Degree
4 59 (6.98%) MCSE
5 51 (6.04%) Security Cleared
6 44 (5.21%) CISSP
7 36 (4.26%) CCIE
8 33 (3.91%) SC Cleared
9 32 (3.79%) CCNA
10 29 (3.43%) GIAC
11 19 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
12 16 (1.89%) GCIA
13 15 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
14 14 (1.66%) CISM
14 14 (1.66%) CCSE
14 14 (1.66%) CEH
14 14 (1.66%) DV Cleared
15 13 (1.54%) ISTQB
15 13 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.60%) QA
2 19 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.89%) SLA
4 15 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.36%) GPG13
8 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 221 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 61 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (4.62%) vSphere
4 33 (3.91%) XenApp
5 27 (3.20%) NFS
6 20 (2.37%) Snort
7 19 (2.25%) VMware ESX
8 18 (2.13%) Hyper-V
9 16 (1.89%) ProxySG
10 13 (1.54%) vCloud
11 12 (1.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 11 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (1.07%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.83%) XenServer
14 7 (0.83%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 6 (0.71%) UAG
15 6 (0.71%) Nmap
15 6 (0.71%) Xen
16 5 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 63 (7.46%) Puppet
2 36 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (4.14%) SCCM
4 18 (2.13%) Backup Exec
5 15 (1.78%) SCOM
6 13 (1.54%) OpenNMS
6 13 (1.54%) RANCID
7 12 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (1.30%) Nessus
8 11 (1.30%) EMC NetWorker
9 10 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (0.95%) Ansible
11 7 (0.83%) Salt
11 7 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 7 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (0.83%) WSUS
11 7 (0.83%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.83%) Nagios
12 6 (0.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 208 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 199 (23.55%) Cisco
3 130 (15.38%) VMware
4 90 (10.65%) F5
5 84 (9.94%) Citrix
6 79 (9.35%) CheckPoint
6 79 (9.35%) HP
7 76 (8.99%) Juniper
8 71 (8.40%) Oracle
9 59 (6.98%) Red Hat
10 47 (5.56%) Blue Coat
11 35 (4.14%) IBM
12 29 (3.43%) Symantec
13 28 (3.31%) Sourcefire
13 28 (3.31%) Dell
13 28 (3.31%) SolarWinds
14 25 (2.96%) EMC
15 23 (2.72%) Avaya
15 23 (2.72%) NetApp
16 20 (2.37%) SaltStack
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Rate: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Intapeople
Rate: €125 to €175 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day £400 Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Montash
Posted: 6 days ago