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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 95 130 122
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 441 366 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.09% 1.70% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.78% 13.91% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 238 184
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £179 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £490 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 52
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.75 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.61 £14.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.70 £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+76.66% -28.57%
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
2794 2632 2713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 12.21% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1703 1682
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £44.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -21 72 £381 -2.24% 50
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £300 - 4
Docklands, London +10 3 £150 -61.53%
Chiswick +10 2 - -
Canary Wharf +8 1 £450 +9.09%
Wimbledon - 1 £425 -
Mayfair - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Southall - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 431 (48.00%) Windows
2 330 (36.75%) Linux
3 299 (33.30%) DNS
4 258 (28.73%) Firewall
5 221 (24.61%) Cisco
6 210 (23.39%) Microsoft
7 202 (22.49%) UNIX
8 195 (21.71%) Active Directory
9 176 (19.60%) Finance
10 175 (19.49%) HTTP
11 174 (19.38%) VMware
12 166 (18.49%) DHCP
13 165 (18.37%) WAN
14 160 (17.82%) Java
15 153 (17.04%) SSL
16 150 (16.70%) LAN
17 145 (16.15%) VPN
18 136 (15.14%) Windows Server 2008
19 121 (13.47%) Windows 7
19 121 (13.47%) Cisco Certification
19 121 (13.47%) Banking
20 118 (13.14%) Citrix
21 117 (13.03%) BGP
22 116 (12.92%) SQL
23 113 (12.58%) OSPF
24 110 (12.25%) MS Office
24 110 (12.25%) Puppet
25 105 (11.69%) ITIL
26 104 (11.58%) Perl
27 99 (11.02%) Juniper

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 89 (9.91%) MS Exchange
2 62 (6.90%) IIS
3 48 (5.35%) WebLogic
4 45 (5.01%) Tomcat
5 44 (4.90%) SharePoint
6 36 (4.01%) Apache
7 33 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 29 (3.23%) JBoss
9 26 (2.90%) OpenStack
10 25 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 25 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
11 19 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (1.78%) Node.js
12 16 (1.78%) WebSphere
13 15 (1.67%) IBM Notes
14 14 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (1.45%) nginx
16 12 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
17 11 (1.22%) Cloud Foundry
18 9 (1.00%) Lync
Applications
1 110 (12.25%) MS Office
2 58 (6.46%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.11%) Quicktime
5 1 (0.11%) MS Project
5 1 (0.11%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 19 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.00%) ResourceLink
3 8 (0.89%) assyst
4 6 (0.67%) Agresso
5 4 (0.45%) RMDS
6 2 (0.22%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.45%) PaaS
4 11 (1.22%) Heroku
4 11 (1.22%) Engine Yard
5 7 (0.78%) Office 365
5 7 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.67%) GitHub
7 5 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.33%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.33%) SaaS
9 2 (0.22%) IaaS
9 2 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.11%) Route 53
10 1 (0.11%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 299 (33.30%) DNS
2 258 (28.73%) Firewall
3 175 (19.49%) HTTP
4 166 (18.49%) DHCP
5 165 (18.37%) WAN
6 153 (17.04%) SSL
7 150 (16.70%) LAN
8 145 (16.15%) VPN
9 117 (13.03%) BGP
10 113 (12.58%) OSPF
11 99 (11.02%) Network Security
12 96 (10.69%) SAN
13 77 (8.57%) Internet
14 69 (7.68%) VLAN
15 61 (6.79%) HSRP
16 56 (6.24%) Cisco Nexus
17 48 (5.35%) IPsec
18 45 (5.01%) Wireless
18 45 (5.01%) VoIP
18 45 (5.01%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (9.13%) MySQL
2 64 (7.13%) SQL Server
3 58 (6.46%) MongoDB
4 44 (4.90%) NoSQL
5 39 (4.34%) Relational Database
6 34 (3.79%) RDBMS
7 26 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (1.22%) Redis
10 11 (1.22%) Big Data
11 10 (1.11%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.67%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.67%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.33%) SQLite
16 2 (0.22%) Apache Hive
16 2 (0.22%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 56 (6.24%) Subversion
2 55 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 35 (3.90%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.12%) JIRA
5 10 (1.11%) Maven
6 9 (1.00%) MSI
7 7 (0.78%) Ant
7 7 (0.78%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.67%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.56%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.45%) Selenium
10 4 (0.45%) JMeter
10 4 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.33%) NeoLoad
11 3 (0.33%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.33%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.22%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.22%) Hudson
12 2 (0.22%) FishEye
12 2 (0.22%) SilkPerformer
General
1 176 (19.60%) Finance
2 121 (13.47%) Banking
3 51 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 39 (4.34%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.01%) Law
5 27 (3.01%) Financial Institution
6 22 (2.45%) Front Office
7 17 (1.89%) Games
7 17 (1.89%) Retail
8 14 (1.56%) Legal
9 12 (1.34%) Marketing
10 11 (1.22%) Spanish Language
11 9 (1.00%) Advertising
12 4 (0.45%) Back Office
13 3 (0.33%) Korean Language
13 3 (0.33%) Local Government
13 3 (0.33%) International Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 157 (17.48%) Analyst
2 115 (12.81%) Network Engineer
3 90 (10.02%) Developer
4 77 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 49 (5.46%) DevOps Engineer
6 46 (5.12%) Consultant
7 44 (4.90%) Support Analyst
8 43 (4.79%) Desktop Support
9 34 (3.79%) Administrator
9 34 (3.79%) Security Engineer
10 33 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 31 (3.45%) Perl Developer
12 30 (3.34%) Security Analyst
13 28 (3.12%) Desktop Engineer
14 27 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support
14 27 (3.01%) Linux Engineer
15 26 (2.90%) Network Support
16 25 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
17 23 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
18 21 (2.34%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (8.02%) XML
2 69 (7.68%) Web Services
3 57 (6.35%) .NET
4 46 (5.12%) HTML
5 31 (3.45%) Middleware
6 28 (3.12%) ASP.NET
7 22 (2.45%) FIX Protocol
7 22 (2.45%) JSON
8 20 (2.23%) CSS
9 18 (2.00%) JSP
10 15 (1.67%) J2EE
10 15 (1.67%) HTML5
11 14 (1.56%) MCollective
12 12 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (1.11%) AngularJS
13 10 (1.11%) LAMP
14 9 (1.00%) XSLT
14 9 (1.00%) Java EE
15 8 (0.89%) REST
15 8 (0.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (8.02%) Open Source
3 49 (5.46%) Blackberry
4 45 (5.01%) Computer Science
5 38 (4.23%) Clustering
6 33 (3.67%) Replication
7 29 (3.23%) Oracle Exalogic
8 23 (2.56%) PKI
9 20 (2.23%) FlexPod
10 18 (2.00%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 17 (1.89%) Device Driver
12 16 (1.78%) iPad
12 16 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
13 15 (1.67%) iPhone
14 14 (1.56%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.34%) Mobile App
16 11 (1.22%) Mathematics
16 11 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
17 8 (0.89%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 431 (48.00%) Windows
2 330 (36.75%) Linux
3 202 (22.49%) UNIX
4 136 (15.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 121 (13.47%) Windows 7
6 97 (10.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 86 (9.58%) Windows XP
8 74 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 58 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 51 (5.68%) SUSE
11 40 (4.45%) Solaris
12 39 (4.34%) Ubuntu
13 37 (4.12%) Windows 8
14 30 (3.34%) CentOS
15 20 (2.23%) Mac OS X
16 15 (1.67%) Android
17 13 (1.45%) Windows 2000
18 11 (1.22%) Mac OS
19 9 (1.00%) Windows Vista
19 9 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (11.69%) ITIL
2 96 (10.69%) DevOps
3 84 (9.35%) Configuration Management
4 76 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (7.68%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (7.57%) Change Management
7 65 (7.24%) Load Balancing
8 61 (6.79%) OO
8 61 (6.79%) Project Management
9 50 (5.57%) Low Latency
10 41 (4.57%) Migration
11 40 (4.45%) Information Security
11 40 (4.45%) Performance Tuning
12 34 (3.79%) Incident Management
12 34 (3.79%) Service Delivery
13 33 (3.67%) Network Design
14 30 (3.34%) Mentoring
15 24 (2.67%) Time Management
15 24 (2.67%) Test Scripting
16 22 (2.45%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 160 (17.82%) Java
2 116 (12.92%) SQL
3 104 (11.58%) Perl
4 83 (9.24%) Shell Script
5 68 (7.57%) Python
6 59 (6.57%) PowerShell
7 56 (6.24%) Ruby
8 47 (5.23%) C#
9 46 (5.12%) Bash Shell
10 35 (3.90%) C++
11 34 (3.79%) JavaScript
12 32 (3.56%) C
13 29 (3.23%) VBScript
14 26 (2.90%) PHP
15 19 (2.12%) Korn
16 8 (0.89%) VB
17 7 (0.78%) R
18 4 (0.45%) VBA
18 4 (0.45%) T-SQL
19 3 (0.33%) Golang
Qualifications
1 121 (13.47%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (9.13%) CCNP
3 73 (8.13%) Degree
4 72 (8.02%) Security Cleared
5 71 (7.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 52 (5.79%) CCIE
7 46 (5.12%) SC Cleared
8 41 (4.57%) MCSE
9 37 (4.12%) CCNA
10 34 (3.79%) CISSP
11 26 (2.90%) GIAC
12 20 (2.23%) MCITP
12 20 (2.23%) DV Cleared
13 18 (2.00%) GCIA
13 18 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
13 18 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 17 (1.89%) ISTQB
15 16 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (1.78%) ISEB
16 14 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.45%) QA
2 21 (2.34%) SLA
2 21 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (1.56%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.67%) GPG13
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 195 (21.71%) Active Directory
2 76 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (5.90%) XenApp
4 45 (5.01%) vSphere
5 31 (3.45%) Hyper-V
6 28 (3.12%) VMware ESX
7 24 (2.67%) XenDesktop
8 22 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (2.45%) ProxySG
9 20 (2.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 17 (1.89%) Snort
11 16 (1.78%) Xen
12 15 (1.67%) NFS
13 9 (1.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (0.89%) UAG
14 8 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.89%) ISA Server
14 8 (0.89%) Firmware
14 8 (0.89%) Docker
15 7 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 110 (12.25%) Puppet
2 61 (6.79%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (5.79%) SCCM
4 34 (3.79%) SCOM
5 24 (2.67%) Backup Exec
6 21 (2.34%) EdgeSight
6 21 (2.34%) Nagios
6 21 (2.34%) HP SIM
7 19 (2.12%) Ansible
7 19 (2.12%) RANCID
7 19 (2.12%) OpenNMS
8 17 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
9 15 (1.67%) SCVMM
10 14 (1.56%) Cobbler
11 13 (1.45%) Salt
12 11 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
13 10 (1.11%) collectd
13 10 (1.11%) Vagrant
14 9 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (0.89%) Nessus
Vendors
1 221 (24.61%) Cisco
2 210 (23.39%) Microsoft
3 174 (19.38%) VMware
4 118 (13.14%) Citrix
5 99 (11.02%) Juniper
6 96 (10.69%) HP
7 88 (9.80%) Red Hat
8 77 (8.57%) F5
9 73 (8.13%) CheckPoint
10 65 (7.24%) Oracle
11 47 (5.23%) Blue Coat
12 42 (4.68%) Symantec
13 41 (4.57%) Dell
14 37 (4.12%) IBM
15 33 (3.67%) NetApp
16 27 (3.01%) Veritas
17 25 (2.78%) Avaya
18 24 (2.67%) Bloomberg
19 23 (2.56%) CA
19 23 (2.56%) Veeam
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £675 per day +
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £675 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Go Partnership.
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Day rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £327.51 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
London Arena
IntaPeople
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £500 - 700 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Victim Support
Rate: £20,000 per annum + London Weighting of £2,800PA
Posted: 12 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago