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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 129 138 92
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -46
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 389 327 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.61% 1.49% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.78% 10.74% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 192 406
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £161 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+17.72% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.88 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -12.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £14.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.53 £38.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -38.18%
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2822 3044 3754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.70% 13.85% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1845 1889 2297
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £212 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 135 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.13 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -18.18%
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 23 April 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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 86 £398 -3.04% 40
Croydon -8 10 £500 +17.64% 1
Chiswick - 3 £170 -
Uxbridge -9 2 £380 -9.52%
Canary Wharf +24 1 £288 -49.73%
Docklands, London +1 1 £440 +3.52% 2
Ealing - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Edgware - - - - 1
Enfield - - - - 2
Greenford - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 416 (54.45%) Windows
2 271 (35.47%) Linux
3 231 (30.24%) Microsoft
4 227 (29.71%) Active Directory
5 202 (26.44%) Firewall
6 200 (26.18%) UNIX
7 199 (26.05%) WAN
8 194 (25.39%) DNS
9 192 (25.13%) Cisco
10 181 (23.69%) LAN
11 153 (20.03%) VMware
12 152 (19.90%) SQL
13 150 (19.63%) ITIL
14 144 (18.85%) Finance
15 140 (18.32%) Java
16 124 (16.23%) HTTP
17 122 (15.97%) SQL Server
18 118 (15.45%) Citrix
18 118 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
19 112 (14.66%) Cisco Certification
20 108 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
21 106 (13.87%) VPN
22 104 (13.61%) MS Exchange
23 101 (13.22%) Oracle
24 100 (13.09%) DHCP
24 100 (13.09%) Banking
24 100 (13.09%) Windows 7
25 99 (12.96%) SAN
26 88 (11.52%) MS Excel
27 81 (10.60%) Windows Server 2003

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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
1 104 (13.61%) MS Exchange
2 64 (8.38%) IIS
3 55 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 49 (6.41%) Apache
5 45 (5.89%) Tomcat
6 31 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 28 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 28 (3.66%) SharePoint
8 25 (3.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 20 (2.62%) IBM Notes
9 20 (2.62%) WebSphere
10 19 (2.49%) nginx
11 11 (1.44%) WebLogic
11 11 (1.44%) Jetty
12 9 (1.18%) Lync
13 7 (0.92%) Node.js
14 6 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
14 6 (0.79%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.52%) Drupal
16 3 (0.39%) GroupWise
Applications
1 88 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 64 (8.38%) MS Office
3 10 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.18%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.65%) MS Project
5 5 (0.65%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.65%) RMDS
1 5 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.26%) 3000 Xtra
3 2 (0.26%) assyst
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
1 27 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (2.23%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.05%) Google App Engine
4 8 (1.05%) Office 365
5 5 (0.65%) Route 53
5 5 (0.65%) CloudFront
6 4 (0.52%) SaaS
7 2 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 202 (26.44%) Firewall
2 199 (26.05%) WAN
3 194 (25.39%) DNS
4 181 (23.69%) LAN
5 124 (16.23%) HTTP
6 106 (13.87%) VPN
7 100 (13.09%) DHCP
8 99 (12.96%) SAN
9 80 (10.47%) SSL
10 69 (9.03%) Internet
11 63 (8.25%) VoIP
11 63 (8.25%) BGP
11 63 (8.25%) Wireless
12 60 (7.85%) MPLS
13 56 (7.33%) Network Security
14 55 (7.20%) NAS
15 48 (6.28%) OSPF
16 45 (5.89%) VLAN
17 43 (5.63%) SSH
18 41 (5.37%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (2.88%) MySQL
4 20 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (1.70%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.57%) NoSQL
6 12 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (1.44%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.92%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.65%) SQLPlus
12 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.52%) Siebel EIM
13 3 (0.39%) DB2
14 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.26%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 30 (3.93%) Jenkins
2 15 (1.96%) Subversion
3 13 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 11 (1.44%) JUnit
5 10 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.05%) JIRA
6 8 (1.05%) Selenium
6 8 (1.05%) FitNesse
7 7 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (0.92%) ClearCase
8 6 (0.79%) Maven
9 5 (0.65%) MSI
9 5 (0.65%) JMeter
10 4 (0.52%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.39%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.39%) Behat
11 3 (0.39%) Eclipse RCP
11 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.26%) Hudson
12 2 (0.26%) GNU Toolchain
General
1 144 (18.85%) Finance
2 100 (13.09%) Banking
3 36 (4.71%) Investment Banking
4 34 (4.45%) Telecoms
5 32 (4.19%) Law
6 30 (3.93%) Front Office
7 27 (3.53%) Legal
8 20 (2.62%) Financial Institution
8 20 (2.62%) Retail
9 15 (1.96%) Advertising
9 15 (1.96%) Marketing
10 13 (1.70%) Back Office
11 9 (1.18%) French Language
12 7 (0.92%) Billing
13 5 (0.65%) Publishing
13 5 (0.65%) Mandarin Language
13 5 (0.65%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.52%) Games
15 2 (0.26%) German Language
16 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 111 (14.53%) Analyst
2 81 (10.60%) Developer
3 67 (8.77%) Administrator
4 65 (8.51%) Consultant
5 64 (8.38%) Support Engineer
6 62 (8.12%) Network Engineer
6 62 (8.12%) Architect
7 46 (6.02%) Desktop Support
8 42 (5.50%) Systems Administrator
9 41 (5.37%) Support Analyst
10 38 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 33 (4.32%) UNIX Administrator
12 28 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
13 24 (3.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 24 (3.14%) Desktop Analyst
14 23 (3.01%) Service Desk Analyst
14 23 (3.01%) Network Analyst
15 22 (2.88%) C++ Developer
15 22 (2.88%) Desktop Engineer
16 21 (2.75%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.76%) .NET
2 35 (4.58%) Web Services
3 32 (4.19%) HTML
4 29 (3.80%) J2EE
5 28 (3.66%) FIX Protocol
6 25 (3.27%) XML
7 22 (2.88%) REST
8 16 (2.09%) Middleware
9 13 (1.70%) CSS
9 13 (1.70%) SOAP
9 13 (1.70%) JSON
9 13 (1.70%) RESTful
10 12 (1.57%) Application Packaging
10 12 (1.57%) WPF
10 12 (1.57%) Servlets
11 10 (1.31%) Rendezvous
12 9 (1.18%) Spring
13 8 (1.05%) Software Packaging
13 8 (1.05%) ASP.NET
14 7 (0.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 66 (8.64%) Clustering
2 45 (5.89%) Blackberry
3 31 (4.06%) Open Source
4 30 (3.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (3.01%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.01%) Client/Server
6 22 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
7 18 (2.36%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.36%) Replication
8 16 (2.09%) Derivative
8 16 (2.09%) PKI
9 13 (1.70%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (1.57%) iPhone
10 12 (1.57%) Equities
11 11 (1.44%) CLARiiON
12 10 (1.31%) Fat Client
12 10 (1.31%) Mathematics
12 10 (1.31%) Thin Client
13 9 (1.18%) Celerra
14 8 (1.05%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 416 (54.45%) Windows
2 271 (35.47%) Linux
3 200 (26.18%) UNIX
4 108 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 100 (13.09%) Windows 7
6 81 (10.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (8.38%) Windows XP
8 63 (8.25%) Solaris
8 63 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (2.62%) Android
10 18 (2.36%) Apple iOS
10 18 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (2.09%) Mac OS X
12 15 (1.96%) Ubuntu
13 14 (1.83%) Windows 8
14 12 (1.57%) SUSE
15 11 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (1.18%) Windows Vista
17 8 (1.05%) Debian
18 7 (0.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (19.63%) ITIL
2 53 (6.94%) Configuration Management
3 49 (6.41%) Project Management
4 47 (6.15%) Multithreading
5 45 (5.89%) Load Balancing
6 42 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (5.10%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (4.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 34 (4.45%) SIEM
9 33 (4.32%) Change Management
9 33 (4.32%) Migration
10 32 (4.19%) OO
10 32 (4.19%) Time Management
11 29 (3.80%) Problem Management
12 28 (3.66%) Performance Monitoring
13 27 (3.53%) Low Latency
14 26 (3.40%) Network Design
14 26 (3.40%) Network Architecture
14 26 (3.40%) Information Security
15 25 (3.27%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 152 (19.90%) SQL
2 140 (18.32%) Java
3 78 (10.21%) Perl
4 53 (6.94%) C++
5 48 (6.28%) Python
6 44 (5.76%) Shell Script
7 43 (5.63%) C
8 41 (5.37%) PowerShell
9 33 (4.32%) C#
10 29 (3.80%) Ruby
11 27 (3.53%) JavaScript
12 25 (3.27%) PHP
13 23 (3.01%) VB
14 15 (1.96%) VBScript
15 13 (1.70%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.79%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.65%) Groovy
17 5 (0.65%) sed
18 4 (0.52%) Bourne shell
18 4 (0.52%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 112 (14.66%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (8.90%) CCNP
3 61 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 60 (7.85%) CCNA
5 59 (7.72%) Degree
6 44 (5.76%) MCSE
7 35 (4.58%) CCIE
8 29 (3.80%) CISSP
9 24 (3.14%) MCP
10 22 (2.88%) Security Cleared
11 19 (2.49%) SC Cleared
12 16 (2.09%) MCITP
12 16 (2.09%) MCSA
13 14 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (1.70%) CCDP
14 13 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (1.31%) CISA
16 8 (1.05%) CISM
16 8 (1.05%) GIAC
17 7 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.40%) SLA
2 24 (3.14%) QA
3 10 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.65%) BS7799
5 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 227 (29.71%) Active Directory
2 118 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (8.51%) XenApp
4 43 (5.63%) vSphere
5 39 (5.10%) XenDesktop
6 38 (4.97%) NFS
7 23 (3.01%) VMware ESX
8 16 (2.09%) Samba
9 14 (1.83%) Xen
10 13 (1.70%) Hyper-V
11 11 (1.44%) Sendmail
12 8 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.79%) XenServer
14 6 (0.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 6 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 6 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.65%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.65%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 53 (6.94%) Puppet
2 38 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (4.06%) SCCM
4 22 (2.88%) BladeLogic
5 19 (2.49%) EMC NetWorker
6 17 (2.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 15 (1.96%) Nagios
7 15 (1.96%) Ganglia
8 14 (1.83%) Backup Exec
9 9 (1.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 8 (1.05%) SCOM
11 7 (0.92%) NetBackup
11 7 (0.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 7 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (0.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (0.92%) HP SIM
12 6 (0.79%) Data Guard
12 6 (0.79%) MOM
13 5 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (0.65%) OpenView
Vendors
1 231 (30.24%) Microsoft
2 192 (25.13%) Cisco
3 153 (20.03%) VMware
4 118 (15.45%) Citrix
5 101 (13.22%) Oracle
6 78 (10.21%) Red Hat
7 69 (9.03%) HP
8 60 (7.85%) EMC
9 48 (6.28%) Juniper
10 43 (5.63%) CA
11 39 (5.10%) NetApp
12 37 (4.84%) Symantec
13 36 (4.71%) CheckPoint
13 36 (4.71%) F5
14 34 (4.45%) Sun
15 30 (3.93%) Reuters
16 29 (3.80%) Bloomberg
16 29 (3.80%) McAfee
17 24 (3.14%) Remedy
18 21 (2.75%) Sybase
London
Experis IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £355 Per Day Ltd Co
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension and Other Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Posted: 7 days ago
Paddington, London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: Contract £500-£650 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago