The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 124 151 107
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -44
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 387 363 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.65% 1.50% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.43% 12.82% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 228 278
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £159 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 40
Average hourly rate £19.83 £19.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.36% +10.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £13.80 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.14 £26.20 £21.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £18.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +4.16%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2882 2831 3631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.26% 11.67% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1790 1790 2112
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 102 172
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.00%
TCP/IP
England

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 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -14 76 £406 +12.84% 38
Croydon +1 4 £400 +86.04% 1
Canary Wharf +27 3 £175 -52.70%
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - - 1
Wimbledon - 1 £610 -
Chiswick - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
New Malden - - - - 1
Orpington - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 402 (52.34%) Windows
2 303 (39.45%) Linux
3 231 (30.08%) Microsoft
3 231 (30.08%) Active Directory
4 229 (29.82%) DNS
5 218 (28.39%) Firewall
6 190 (24.74%) UNIX
7 183 (23.83%) Cisco
8 171 (22.27%) LAN
9 162 (21.09%) WAN
10 159 (20.70%) HTTP
11 152 (19.79%) VMware
12 146 (19.01%) Finance
13 135 (17.58%) Java
14 131 (17.06%) SQL
15 121 (15.76%) ITIL
16 119 (15.49%) VPN
17 110 (14.32%) Windows Server 2008
17 110 (14.32%) Windows 7
18 109 (14.19%) DHCP
19 108 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
20 100 (13.02%) MS Exchange
21 94 (12.24%) Banking
22 92 (11.98%) MS Excel
22 92 (11.98%) SAN
23 91 (11.85%) Oracle
24 90 (11.72%) SQL Server
25 89 (11.59%) SSL
26 79 (10.29%) Citrix
26 79 (10.29%) Cisco Certification

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 100 (13.02%) MS Exchange
2 64 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (7.29%) IIS
4 37 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 35 (4.56%) Apache
6 33 (4.30%) WebSphere
6 33 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 30 (3.91%) WebLogic
8 28 (3.65%) Tomcat
9 27 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 21 (2.73%) IBM Notes
10 21 (2.73%) SharePoint
11 14 (1.82%) Jetty
12 12 (1.56%) nginx
13 10 (1.30%) Lync
14 8 (1.04%) WordPress
15 6 (0.78%) ColdFusion
15 6 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.65%) Node.js
17 4 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 92 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 70 (9.11%) MS Office
3 8 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.65%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.13%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 10 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.78%) assyst
3 4 (0.52%) RMDS
3 4 (0.52%) SunGard Stream Ubix
3 4 (0.52%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 1 (0.13%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (1.95%) Office 365
3 10 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (1.30%) Google App Engine
3 10 (1.30%) SaaS
3 10 (1.30%) PaaS
4 4 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 229 (29.82%) DNS
2 218 (28.39%) Firewall
3 171 (22.27%) LAN
4 162 (21.09%) WAN
5 159 (20.70%) HTTP
6 119 (15.49%) VPN
7 109 (14.19%) DHCP
8 92 (11.98%) SAN
9 89 (11.59%) SSL
10 62 (8.07%) BGP
11 61 (7.94%) Wireless
12 56 (7.29%) Internet
13 54 (7.03%) VoIP
14 50 (6.51%) VLAN
15 49 (6.38%) OSPF
16 46 (5.99%) Network Security
17 43 (5.60%) Multicast
18 39 (5.08%) MPLS
19 38 (4.95%) NAS
19 38 (4.95%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.39%) NoSQL
3 22 (2.86%) MySQL
4 21 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (1.95%) Oracle Database
7 14 (1.82%) Redis
8 13 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.43%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.04%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.52%) Cognos Impromptu
13 4 (0.52%) Siebel EIM
13 4 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (3.65%) Subversion
2 24 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.82%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.17%) JUnit
5 8 (1.04%) Selenium
5 8 (1.04%) FitNesse
6 4 (0.52%) Maven
6 4 (0.52%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.26%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.26%) JIRA
8 2 (0.26%) Hudson
8 2 (0.26%) GCC
8 2 (0.26%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (0.13%) FishEye
9 1 (0.13%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.13%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.13%) GDB
9 1 (0.13%) SoapUI
General
1 146 (19.01%) Finance
2 94 (12.24%) Banking
3 48 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 33 (4.30%) Investment Banking
5 25 (3.26%) Financial Institution
6 24 (3.13%) Marketing
7 20 (2.60%) Advertising
8 19 (2.47%) Retail
9 18 (2.34%) Front Office
9 18 (2.34%) French Language
10 17 (2.21%) Mandarin Language
10 17 (2.21%) Spanish Language
11 16 (2.08%) Games
11 16 (2.08%) Legal
12 15 (1.95%) Law
13 6 (0.78%) Back Office
14 4 (0.52%) Publishing
15 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.26%) International Banking
16 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (15.23%) Developer
2 111 (14.45%) Analyst
3 74 (9.64%) Network Engineer
4 56 (7.29%) Support Engineer
5 54 (7.03%) Architect
6 48 (6.25%) Consultant
7 42 (5.47%) Systems Administrator
8 40 (5.21%) Administrator
9 37 (4.82%) Support Analyst
10 32 (4.17%) Java Developer
10 32 (4.17%) Desktop Support
11 31 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support
12 27 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 25 (3.26%) Service Analyst
13 25 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
13 25 (3.26%) Service Desk Analyst
13 25 (3.26%) Infrastructure Architect
14 20 (2.60%) C++ Developer
14 20 (2.60%) 3rd Line Support
15 18 (2.34%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (6.51%) XML
2 42 (5.47%) .NET
3 39 (5.08%) Web Services
4 32 (4.17%) JSON
5 31 (4.04%) HTML
6 28 (3.65%) REST
7 19 (2.47%) Middleware
8 18 (2.34%) LAMP
8 18 (2.34%) FIX Protocol
9 17 (2.21%) Servlets
10 16 (2.08%) CSS
11 15 (1.95%) RESTful
12 14 (1.82%) J2EE
13 12 (1.56%) ASP.NET
13 12 (1.56%) Sinatra
13 12 (1.56%) HTML5
14 10 (1.30%) SOAP
15 9 (1.17%) Software Packaging
16 8 (1.04%) Spring
16 8 (1.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.77%) Client/Server
2 50 (6.51%) Open Source
3 39 (5.08%) Clustering
3 39 (5.08%) Blackberry
4 26 (3.39%) Replication
4 26 (3.39%) Hedge funds
5 23 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
7 21 (2.73%) Equities
7 21 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.69%) Oracle Exalogic
10 11 (1.43%) PKI
10 11 (1.43%) AS400
11 10 (1.30%) Animation
11 10 (1.30%) iPhone
11 10 (1.30%) Mobile App
12 9 (1.17%) Social Gaming
12 9 (1.17%) Online Games
12 9 (1.17%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 402 (52.34%) Windows
2 303 (39.45%) Linux
3 190 (24.74%) UNIX
4 110 (14.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 110 (14.32%) Windows 7
5 69 (8.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 63 (8.20%) Windows XP
7 56 (7.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (5.47%) Solaris
9 26 (3.39%) SUSE
9 26 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (2.60%) Mac OS X
11 16 (2.08%) Android
12 13 (1.69%) Windows 8
13 12 (1.56%) AIX
13 12 (1.56%) Windows Vista
14 8 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (0.91%) CentOS
16 6 (0.78%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (15.76%) ITIL
2 59 (7.68%) Configuration Management
3 50 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (5.86%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (5.60%) Change Management
6 41 (5.34%) Migration
6 41 (5.34%) DevOps
7 39 (5.08%) OO
8 38 (4.95%) Multithreading
9 34 (4.43%) Project Management
10 32 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
11 31 (4.04%) Low Latency
11 31 (4.04%) Load Balancing
12 28 (3.65%) Service Management
13 27 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
14 25 (3.26%) Time Management
15 22 (2.86%) Information Security
15 22 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
16 21 (2.73%) TDD
17 19 (2.47%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 135 (17.58%) Java
2 131 (17.06%) SQL
3 71 (9.24%) Perl
4 63 (8.20%) C
5 60 (7.81%) C++
6 51 (6.64%) Shell Script
7 48 (6.25%) Python
8 41 (5.34%) Ruby
9 40 (5.21%) PowerShell
10 34 (4.43%) JavaScript
11 31 (4.04%) PHP
12 27 (3.52%) C#
13 24 (3.13%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.69%) VBScript
14 13 (1.69%) VB
15 12 (1.56%) VBA
16 6 (0.78%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.78%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.65%) Scala
17 5 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 79 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (9.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (8.59%) Degree
4 59 (7.68%) MCSE
5 44 (5.73%) CCNP
6 43 (5.60%) CCNA
7 34 (4.43%) Security Cleared
8 26 (3.39%) CCIE
9 23 (2.99%) CISSP
10 20 (2.60%) SC Cleared
11 19 (2.47%) MCP
12 15 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (1.69%) MCITP
15 12 (1.56%) CCDP
16 11 (1.43%) CISM
17 8 (1.04%) CISA
17 8 (1.04%) MCTS
18 7 (0.91%) MCSA
19 6 (0.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.47%) QA
2 16 (2.08%) SLA
3 11 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.39%) BS7799
6 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) GPG13
7 1 (0.13%) JTAG
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 231 (30.08%) Active Directory
2 108 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (5.21%) XenApp
4 37 (4.82%) vSphere
5 27 (3.52%) NFS
6 25 (3.26%) Hyper-V
7 17 (2.21%) XenDesktop
7 17 (2.21%) VMware ESX
8 16 (2.08%) Xen
9 14 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (1.69%) vCloud
11 11 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 11 (1.43%) Snort
12 7 (0.91%) RHEV
13 6 (0.78%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.78%) XenServer
13 6 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 4 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 58 (7.55%) Puppet
2 32 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (3.26%) SCCM
4 21 (2.73%) EMC NetWorker
5 13 (1.69%) Backup Exec
6 12 (1.56%) BladeLogic
7 11 (1.43%) SCOM
8 8 (1.04%) Salt
8 8 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (0.91%) Data Guard
9 7 (0.91%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.91%) Nagios
10 6 (0.78%) MIMEsweeper
10 6 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (0.52%) OpenView
12 4 (0.52%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
13 3 (0.39%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 231 (30.08%) Microsoft
2 183 (23.83%) Cisco
3 152 (19.79%) VMware
4 91 (11.85%) Oracle
5 79 (10.29%) Citrix
6 72 (9.38%) HP
7 65 (8.46%) Red Hat
8 49 (6.38%) F5
9 47 (6.12%) EMC
10 42 (5.47%) CheckPoint
11 37 (4.82%) IBM
12 31 (4.04%) Juniper
13 24 (3.13%) Avaya
13 24 (3.13%) SolarWinds
14 21 (2.73%) NetApp
14 21 (2.73%) Lotus
15 18 (2.34%) McAfee
15 18 (2.34%) CA
15 18 (2.34%) Blue Coat
16 17 (2.21%) Remedy
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £150 to £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £300 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £184.75 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Upon Application
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Solmar Finance
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + Excellent & Neg
Posted: 19 days ago