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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 142 130 148
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 390 385 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.66% 1.64% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.84% 13.18% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 217 227
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 27
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £70.15 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
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
3038 2920 2842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.96% 12.42% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1958 1807 1798
Average daily rate £411 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 85 101
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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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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 +10 99 £425 +3.03% 35
Croydon -13 7 £488 +21.87% 2
Docklands, London -4 3 £493 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £340 - 3
Chessington - 1 - - 1
Enfield - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £425 -
Hounslow - 1 £370 -
Romford - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 415 (53.00%) Windows
2 254 (32.44%) DNS
3 244 (31.16%) Cisco
4 237 (30.27%) Linux
5 213 (27.20%) Active Directory
6 211 (26.95%) Firewall
7 206 (26.31%) Microsoft
8 188 (24.01%) WAN
9 182 (23.24%) Finance
10 180 (22.99%) UNIX
11 173 (22.09%) LAN
12 157 (20.05%) VMware
13 153 (19.54%) DHCP
14 151 (19.28%) ITIL
15 139 (17.75%) Windows Server 2008
16 137 (17.50%) Java
17 136 (17.37%) HTTP
18 130 (16.60%) VPN
19 129 (16.48%) Cisco Certification
20 117 (14.94%) Internet
21 115 (14.69%) SQL
22 113 (14.43%) SSL
23 106 (13.54%) Windows 7
24 98 (12.52%) MS Excel
25 97 (12.39%) BGP
26 94 (12.01%) Citrix
27 93 (11.88%) Banking
28 91 (11.62%) Windows Server 2012
29 86 (10.98%) OSPF
29 86 (10.98%) MS Exchange

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 86 (10.98%) MS Exchange
2 73 (9.32%) IIS
3 67 (8.56%) Tomcat
4 62 (7.92%) Apache
5 50 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 37 (4.73%) WebSphere
7 32 (4.09%) JBoss
8 29 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 29 (3.70%) Jetty
9 20 (2.55%) Node.js
9 20 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 17 (2.17%) Lync
11 16 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
12 15 (1.92%) SharePoint
12 15 (1.92%) WebLogic
13 11 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (1.40%) OpenStack
14 10 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (1.15%) nginx
16 5 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 98 (12.52%) MS Excel
2 79 (10.09%) MS Office
3 22 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.26%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) InDesign
7 1 (0.13%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.38%) RMDS
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.13%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.13%) Agresso
3 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 63 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.68%) PaaS
4 14 (1.79%) Office 365
5 11 (1.40%) Google Apps
5 11 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.89%) Google App Engine
7 7 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.77%) SaaS
9 5 (0.64%) IaaS
10 4 (0.51%) Heroku
11 2 (0.26%) Engine Yard
11 2 (0.26%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 254 (32.44%) DNS
2 211 (26.95%) Firewall
3 188 (24.01%) WAN
4 173 (22.09%) LAN
5 153 (19.54%) DHCP
6 136 (17.37%) HTTP
7 130 (16.60%) VPN
8 117 (14.94%) Internet
9 113 (14.43%) SSL
10 97 (12.39%) BGP
11 86 (10.98%) OSPF
12 83 (10.60%) VLAN
13 81 (10.34%) SAN
14 77 (9.83%) Wireless
15 76 (9.71%) Network Security
16 72 (9.20%) MPLS
17 71 (9.07%) IPsec
18 68 (8.68%) Spanning Tree
19 66 (8.43%) EIGRP
20 58 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.15%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.77%) MySQL
3 52 (6.64%) MongoDB
4 33 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (4.09%) NoSQL
6 27 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 24 (3.07%) RDBMS
8 20 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.53%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.64%) Redis
11 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.38%) DB2
12 3 (0.38%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.26%) MarkLogic
13 2 (0.26%) Big Data
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 57 (7.28%) Subversion
1 57 (7.28%) Jenkins
2 53 (6.77%) Git (software)
3 30 (3.83%) Maven
4 21 (2.68%) Mercurial
5 16 (2.04%) Gradle
6 15 (1.92%) JUnit
7 13 (1.66%) JIRA
7 13 (1.66%) Cucumber
8 11 (1.40%) JMeter
9 9 (1.15%) Mockito
10 8 (1.02%) MSI
11 4 (0.51%) Introscope
11 4 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.38%) Ant
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
12 3 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.38%) FishEye
13 2 (0.26%) Calabash
13 2 (0.26%) eggPlant
General
1 182 (23.24%) Finance
2 93 (11.88%) Banking
3 51 (6.51%) Investment Banking
4 44 (5.62%) Telecoms
5 23 (2.94%) Multimedia
6 18 (2.30%) Legal
7 16 (2.04%) Retail
8 14 (1.79%) Advertising
9 13 (1.66%) Financial Institution
10 12 (1.53%) Back Office
10 12 (1.53%) Marketing
11 11 (1.40%) Front Office
12 8 (1.02%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.64%) Law
13 5 (0.64%) Publishing
14 3 (0.38%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.26%) French Language
15 2 (0.26%) Games
15 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 119 (15.20%) Analyst
2 106 (13.54%) Network Engineer
3 62 (7.92%) Support Analyst
4 51 (6.51%) Developer
5 46 (5.87%) Administrator
6 41 (5.24%) Support Engineer
7 40 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 40 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 39 (4.98%) Desktop Support
9 38 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 33 (4.21%) Architect
11 29 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
12 28 (3.58%) Consultant
12 28 (3.58%) Systems Administrator
13 25 (3.19%) Java Developer
14 23 (2.94%) 1st Line Support
15 21 (2.68%) Service Analyst
15 21 (2.68%) Service Desk Analyst
15 21 (2.68%) Wintel Engineer
16 20 (2.55%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (7.66%) Web Services
2 38 (4.85%) 802.1X
3 35 (4.47%) XML
4 31 (3.96%) .NET
5 24 (3.07%) REST
6 23 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
7 21 (2.68%) HTML
7 21 (2.68%) SOAP
8 20 (2.55%) J2EE
9 17 (2.17%) Middleware
10 16 (2.04%) Spring
11 15 (1.92%) Java EE
12 14 (1.79%) Guice
13 13 (1.66%) Servlets
14 12 (1.53%) CSS
14 12 (1.53%) AngularJS
15 11 (1.40%) JSON
15 11 (1.40%) Ajax
16 9 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
17 8 (1.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.81%) Data Centre
2 65 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.11%) PKI
4 33 (4.21%) Blackberry
5 27 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 27 (3.45%) iPhone
6 26 (3.32%) Clustering
7 25 (3.19%) Computer Science
8 24 (3.07%) iPad
9 21 (2.68%) Management Information System
10 17 (2.17%) Client/Server
10 17 (2.17%) Equities
11 16 (2.04%) NHS
11 16 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 13 (1.66%) Fixed Income
13 11 (1.40%) Device Driver
14 10 (1.28%) Replication
15 9 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 8 (1.02%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 415 (53.00%) Windows
2 237 (30.27%) Linux
3 180 (22.99%) UNIX
4 139 (17.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 106 (13.54%) Windows 7
6 91 (11.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 85 (10.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 47 (6.00%) Windows XP
9 46 (5.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (4.47%) Windows 8
11 33 (4.21%) Solaris
12 31 (3.96%) Android
13 22 (2.81%) Mac OS X
14 12 (1.53%) SUSE
14 12 (1.53%) Ubuntu
15 10 (1.28%) Apple iOS
15 10 (1.28%) AIX
16 9 (1.15%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.89%) CentOS
17 7 (0.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (19.28%) ITIL
2 77 (9.83%) DevOps
3 73 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
4 71 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (8.94%) Configuration Management
6 65 (8.30%) Project Management
7 61 (7.79%) Load Balancing
8 59 (7.54%) Open Source
9 43 (5.49%) Network Management
10 41 (5.24%) Root Cause Analysis
11 32 (4.09%) Change Management
12 30 (3.83%) Multithreading
13 28 (3.58%) Incident Management
14 27 (3.45%) TDD
14 27 (3.45%) Service Delivery
14 27 (3.45%) Migration
15 26 (3.32%) Low Latency
16 25 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
16 25 (3.19%) Software Engineering
17 24 (3.07%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 137 (17.50%) Java
2 115 (14.69%) SQL
3 77 (9.83%) Python
4 69 (8.81%) PowerShell
5 65 (8.30%) Ruby
6 41 (5.24%) Perl
7 37 (4.73%) C
8 33 (4.21%) VB
9 27 (3.45%) VBScript
10 25 (3.19%) JavaScript
11 23 (2.94%) Shell Script
12 22 (2.81%) Go
13 21 (2.68%) Bash Shell
13 21 (2.68%) Scala
13 21 (2.68%) C#
14 18 (2.30%) PHP
15 17 (2.17%) C++
16 10 (1.28%) Groovy
17 7 (0.89%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.64%) Korn
Qualifications
1 129 (16.48%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (7.92%) CCNP
3 60 (7.66%) CCNA
4 59 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 42 (5.36%) Degree
6 39 (4.98%) Security Cleared
7 38 (4.85%) CCIE
8 34 (4.34%) MCSE
9 20 (2.55%) MCSA
10 17 (2.17%) MCP
11 14 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.79%) MCDST
12 13 (1.66%) CCSA
13 12 (1.53%) CCDA
13 12 (1.53%) SC Cleared
14 11 (1.40%) DV Cleared
14 11 (1.40%) CISSP
15 10 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.02%) CCSE
16 8 (1.02%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.68%) PCI DSS
2 20 (2.55%) QA
3 18 (2.30%) SLA
4 10 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.26%) BS7799
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 213 (27.20%) Active Directory
2 78 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (6.51%) vSphere
4 38 (4.85%) XenApp
5 27 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (3.32%) VMware ESX
7 17 (2.17%) Hyper-V
8 13 (1.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 13 (1.66%) Docker
9 12 (1.53%) XenDesktop
10 10 (1.28%) Firmware
11 9 (1.15%) NFS
12 8 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (1.02%) Snort
13 6 (0.77%) Xen
13 6 (0.77%) ProxySG
13 6 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (0.64%) UAG
15 4 (0.51%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 80 (10.22%) Puppet
2 57 (7.28%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (5.87%) SCCM
4 27 (3.45%) Salt
5 26 (3.32%) Ansible
6 24 (3.07%) Cisco CUCM
7 23 (2.94%) SCOM
8 18 (2.30%) Nagios
9 14 (1.79%) BladeLogic
10 11 (1.40%) Graphite
11 9 (1.15%) MOM
12 8 (1.02%) Cisco UCCE
13 7 (0.89%) Tivoli
13 7 (0.89%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.64%) CA Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.64%) Cisco IPCC
14 5 (0.64%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
14 5 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.64%) yum
Vendors
1 244 (31.16%) Cisco
2 206 (26.31%) Microsoft
3 157 (20.05%) VMware
4 94 (12.01%) Citrix
5 82 (10.47%) F5
6 70 (8.94%) Juniper
6 70 (8.94%) HP
7 69 (8.81%) Oracle
8 64 (8.17%) CheckPoint
9 45 (5.75%) Red Hat
9 45 (5.75%) Dell
10 38 (4.85%) SolarWinds
11 34 (4.34%) IBM
12 33 (4.21%) Apple
13 30 (3.83%) NetApp
14 24 (3.07%) Google
14 24 (3.07%) Aruba
15 23 (2.94%) Infoblox
15 23 (2.94%) Bloomberg
15 23 (2.94%) Sybase
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