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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 142 134 150
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 372 408 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.74% 1.75% 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.52% 13.21% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 274 190
Median daily rate £445 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £163 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 14
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.98 £19.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.38% -5.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £18.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+100.00% +26.31%
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
2971 3088 2795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.92% 13.26% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2003 1791
Median daily rate £425 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 91 82
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 64 £475 +16.56% 28
Westminster - 11 £525 -
Croydon -9 9 £393 +20.76% 1
Harrow -4 5 £495 -
Docklands, London +7 3 £475 -13.63%
Canary Wharf +4 1 £500 -
Chessington +2 1 £475 -
Feltham 0 1 - -
Bromley -8 1 £425 +146.37% 1
Paddington - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
Southall - 1 £200 -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Dagenham - 1 - -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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.

1 303 (42.68%) Linux
2 293 (41.27%) Windows
3 240 (33.80%) DNS
4 207 (29.15%) Firewall
5 191 (26.90%) Cisco
6 179 (25.21%) Active Directory
7 167 (23.52%) Microsoft
8 166 (23.38%) Unix
9 164 (23.10%) Java
10 159 (22.39%) ITIL
11 153 (21.55%) Python
11 153 (21.55%) DevOps
12 152 (21.41%) WAN
13 151 (21.27%) HTTP
14 144 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
15 141 (19.86%) VMware
16 139 (19.58%) Finance
17 137 (19.30%) LAN
18 129 (18.17%) Cisco Certification
19 123 (17.32%) Puppet
20 122 (17.18%) Windows Server
21 120 (16.90%) Jenkins
22 119 (16.76%) DHCP
23 117 (16.48%) Configuration Management
24 116 (16.34%) Amazon AWS
25 115 (16.20%) VPN
26 102 (14.37%) Perl
27 101 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
28 100 (14.08%) Security Cleared
29 99 (13.94%) Wireless

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 67 (9.44%) Apache
2 56 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 52 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 45 (6.34%) IIS
5 27 (3.80%) Confluence
6 26 (3.66%) Jetty
7 22 (3.10%) OpenStack
8 20 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (2.82%) SharePoint
9 19 (2.68%) Skype for Business
10 15 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (1.83%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
14 10 (1.41%) IBM Notes
14 10 (1.41%) nginx
15 9 (1.27%) JBoss
16 8 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
17 6 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 82 (11.55%) MS Excel
2 81 (11.41%) MS Office
3 7 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.56%) HipChat
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 7 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.70%) RMDS
4 3 (0.42%) assyst
4 3 (0.42%) Eikon
5 2 (0.28%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 116 (16.34%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (6.06%) Office 365
3 39 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (1.83%) GitHub
6 7 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (0.85%) Mimecast
7 6 (0.85%) PaaS
8 5 (0.70%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.56%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.56%) SaaS
10 3 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.42%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.28%) AWS OpsWorks
11 2 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 240 (33.80%) DNS
2 207 (29.15%) Firewall
3 152 (21.41%) WAN
4 151 (21.27%) HTTP
5 137 (19.30%) LAN
6 119 (16.76%) DHCP
7 115 (16.20%) VPN
8 99 (13.94%) Wireless
9 87 (12.25%) Network Security
10 74 (10.42%) SSL
11 72 (10.14%) MPLS
12 68 (9.58%) BGP
13 67 (9.44%) Internet
14 55 (7.75%) OSPF
15 49 (6.90%) LDAP
16 46 (6.48%) VoIP
17 41 (5.77%) SAN
18 36 (5.07%) IPsec
19 29 (4.08%) FTP
19 29 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 63 (8.87%) MySQL
3 59 (8.31%) MongoDB
4 57 (8.03%) PostgreSQL
5 44 (6.20%) Relational Database
6 43 (6.06%) NoSQL
7 29 (4.08%) Redis
8 24 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
9 16 (2.25%) Oracle Database
9 16 (2.25%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.99%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.70%) Neo4j
11 5 (0.70%) OrientDB
12 4 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.56%) InfluxDB
13 3 (0.42%) Big Data
13 3 (0.42%) DB2
13 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.28%) KDB
14 2 (0.28%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 120 (16.90%) Jenkins
2 67 (9.44%) Git (software)
3 43 (6.06%) Subversion
4 31 (4.37%) Maven
5 27 (3.80%) Gradle
6 23 (3.24%) JIRA
7 22 (3.10%) JUnit
8 20 (2.82%) Mockito
9 13 (1.83%) Travis CI
10 12 (1.69%) Bitbucket
11 11 (1.55%) Vagrant
12 9 (1.27%) Artifactory
12 9 (1.27%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.27%) TeamCity
13 8 (1.13%) GitLab
13 8 (1.13%) JMeter
14 6 (0.85%) Grunt
14 6 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (0.85%) Mocha
14 6 (0.85%) PhantomJS
General
1 139 (19.58%) Finance
2 45 (6.34%) Banking
3 38 (5.35%) Retail
4 30 (4.23%) Front Office
5 27 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.68%) Marketing
7 15 (2.11%) Back Office
8 13 (1.83%) Legal
9 10 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.27%) Advertising
10 9 (1.27%) Games
11 7 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.85%) Electronics
12 6 (0.85%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.70%) French Language
13 5 (0.70%) Japanese Language
14 4 (0.56%) Billing
14 4 (0.56%) Law
15 3 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (17.04%) Analyst
2 98 (13.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 92 (12.96%) Network Engineer
4 72 (10.14%) Developer
5 43 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
6 39 (5.49%) Architect
6 39 (5.49%) Support Analyst
6 39 (5.49%) Support Engineer
7 34 (4.79%) Administrator
8 27 (3.80%) Java Developer
9 26 (3.66%) Service Analyst
10 25 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
11 24 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 23 (3.24%) Senior Network Engineer
13 22 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
13 22 (3.10%) C++ Developer
13 22 (3.10%) Security Engineer
14 21 (2.96%) Automation Engineer
14 21 (2.96%) Service Desk Analyst
15 20 (2.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (9.15%) Web Services
2 42 (5.92%) Node.js
3 37 (5.21%) HTML
4 32 (4.51%) 802.1X
5 31 (4.37%) REST
6 29 (4.08%) .NET
7 26 (3.66%) LAMP
7 26 (3.66%) Spring
8 23 (3.24%) XML
9 21 (2.96%) CSS
9 21 (2.96%) Guice
10 20 (2.82%) FIX Protocol
11 16 (2.25%) Sensu
12 14 (1.97%) jQuery
13 12 (1.69%) CSS3
13 12 (1.69%) HTML5
14 11 (1.55%) AngularJS
15 10 (1.41%) Middleware
15 10 (1.41%) RESTful
15 10 (1.41%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (8.31%) Data Centre
3 30 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 28 (3.94%) Blackberry
5 28 (3.94%) Clustering
6 23 (3.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 22 (3.10%) Public Cloud
8 20 (2.82%) Equities
9 14 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
10 13 (1.83%) PKI
10 13 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
11 12 (1.69%) Derivative
12 11 (1.55%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 11 (1.55%) Fixed Income
13 9 (1.27%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.27%) User Experience
14 8 (1.13%) Thin Client
14 8 (1.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 303 (42.68%) Linux
2 293 (41.27%) Windows
3 166 (23.38%) Unix
4 122 (17.18%) Windows Server
5 60 (8.45%) Windows 7
6 51 (7.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 49 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 41 (5.77%) Mac OS X
10 38 (5.35%) CentOS
11 33 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (4.51%) Windows XP
13 24 (3.38%) Windows 8
14 16 (2.25%) Solaris
15 15 (2.11%) Windows 10
16 10 (1.41%) Android
17 8 (1.13%) Apple iOS
17 8 (1.13%) Windows 2000 Server
18 7 (0.99%) AIX
19 6 (0.85%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (22.39%) ITIL
2 153 (21.55%) DevOps
3 144 (20.28%) Agile Software Development
4 117 (16.48%) Configuration Management
5 101 (14.23%) Continuous Integration
6 76 (10.70%) Open Source
7 65 (9.15%) High Availability
8 55 (7.75%) Change Management
9 54 (7.61%) Load Balancing
10 52 (7.32%) Migration
11 48 (6.76%) Scrum
12 46 (6.48%) Multithreading
13 40 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
14 38 (5.35%) Network Design
15 37 (5.21%) Software Engineering
16 35 (4.93%) OO
17 32 (4.51%) Root Cause Analysis
17 32 (4.51%) TDD
18 31 (4.37%) Network Management
18 31 (4.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (23.10%) Java
2 153 (21.55%) Python
3 102 (14.37%) Perl
4 84 (11.83%) Ruby
5 78 (10.99%) PowerShell
6 74 (10.42%) Bash Shell
7 73 (10.28%) SQL
8 46 (6.48%) C++
9 33 (4.65%) Go
10 32 (4.51%) JavaScript
11 27 (3.80%) PHP
11 27 (3.80%) Shell Script
12 24 (3.38%) C
13 18 (2.54%) C#
14 11 (1.55%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.41%) Groovy
16 7 (0.99%) VB
17 6 (0.85%) Scala
17 6 (0.85%) VBA
18 4 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 129 (18.17%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (14.08%) Security Cleared
3 84 (11.83%) CCNP
4 81 (11.41%) CCNA
5 63 (8.87%) SC Cleared
6 42 (5.92%) CCIE
7 40 (5.63%) Degree
8 31 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 27 (3.80%) CISSP
10 26 (3.66%) CCDP
10 26 (3.66%) MCSE
11 25 (3.52%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.69%) GCIA
12 12 (1.69%) MCSA
13 11 (1.55%) GCIH
13 11 (1.55%) JNCIP
14 10 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.13%) RHCE
16 7 (0.99%) MCP
16 7 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.10%) SLA
2 15 (2.11%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.99%) QA
6 6 (0.85%) COBIT
7 5 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.28%) ISO15022
8 2 (0.28%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.28%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.28%) MiFID
8 2 (0.28%) SEPA
9 1 (0.14%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9002
9 1 (0.14%) ISO22301
System Software
1 179 (25.21%) Active Directory
2 89 (12.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (6.76%) Docker
4 27 (3.80%) vSphere
5 21 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (2.68%) XenApp
7 15 (2.11%) NFS
8 13 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (1.69%) Hyper-V
10 11 (1.55%) VMware ESX
10 11 (1.55%) Xen
11 10 (1.41%) KVM
12 9 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
12 9 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.85%) etcd
13 6 (0.85%) flannel
13 6 (0.85%) iptables
13 6 (0.85%) vCloud
13 6 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 6 (0.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 123 (17.32%) Puppet
2 77 (10.85%) Ansible
3 73 (10.28%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (5.77%) Nagios
5 32 (4.51%) SCCM
6 18 (2.54%) logstash
6 18 (2.54%) Salt
7 17 (2.39%) Graphite
8 16 (2.25%) Kibana
9 15 (2.11%) Grafana
10 13 (1.83%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 12 (1.69%) FortiGate
12 11 (1.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 10 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
13 10 (1.41%) Uchiwa
14 9 (1.27%) AirWatch
14 9 (1.27%) Terraform
15 8 (1.13%) Cacti
15 8 (1.13%) Nessus
15 8 (1.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 191 (26.90%) Cisco
2 167 (23.52%) Microsoft
3 141 (19.86%) VMware
4 68 (9.58%) CheckPoint
5 67 (9.44%) Oracle
6 63 (8.87%) Juniper
7 60 (8.45%) F5
8 56 (7.89%) Red Hat
9 53 (7.46%) Citrix
10 38 (5.35%) HP
11 37 (5.21%) Remedy
12 29 (4.08%) Dell
13 26 (3.66%) SolarWinds
14 25 (3.52%) Splunk
15 24 (3.38%) TOWER Software
16 23 (3.24%) Apple
16 23 (3.24%) NICE Systems
17 19 (2.68%) EMC
18 16 (2.25%) Blue Coat
19 15 (2.11%) IBM
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