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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 126 115 138
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 387 414 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.83% 1.99% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.36% 14.94% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 267 235
Average daily rate £500 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.88 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+214.96% -0.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £26.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-21.69% +76.66%
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
2695 2772 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.74% 13.31% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1756 1824 1716
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 78 75
Average hourly rate £24.23 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.52% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £28.75 £30.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 41 £525 +40.00% 35
New Malden - 5 - -
Harrow - 4 £505 - 1
Hammersmith +1 3 £500 +17.64%
Croydon -16 3 £525 +31.25% 2
Canary Wharf -1 2 £264 -41.38%
Greenwich - 1 - -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 314 (41.53%) Windows
2 272 (35.98%) Linux
3 243 (32.14%) DNS
4 215 (28.44%) Finance
5 211 (27.91%) Unix
6 203 (26.85%) Cisco
7 199 (26.32%) Firewall
8 183 (24.21%) HTTP
9 176 (23.28%) Java
10 156 (20.63%) Active Directory
11 154 (20.37%) LAN
12 148 (19.58%) Microsoft
13 147 (19.44%) DHCP
14 143 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
15 140 (18.52%) VMware
16 135 (17.86%) Python
17 133 (17.59%) WAN
18 117 (15.48%) Internet
19 115 (15.21%) Amazon AWS
19 115 (15.21%) Windows Server
20 113 (14.95%) Banking
21 112 (14.81%) SQL
22 111 (14.68%) SSL
23 109 (14.42%) ITIL
23 109 (14.42%) Jenkins
24 108 (14.29%) Web Services
24 108 (14.29%) VPN
25 104 (13.76%) Multithreading
26 101 (13.36%) Apache
27 94 (12.43%) Perl

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 101 (13.36%) Apache
2 76 (10.05%) Tomcat
3 65 (8.60%) MS Exchange
4 53 (7.01%) Jetty
5 49 (6.48%) IIS
6 43 (5.69%) Node.js
7 28 (3.70%) nginx
8 27 (3.57%) SharePoint
9 26 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 26 (3.44%) WebSphere
10 17 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (2.12%) Lync
11 16 (2.12%) OpenStack
12 14 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 12 (1.59%) Confluence
14 10 (1.32%) IBM Notes
15 9 (1.19%) JBoss
16 8 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
17 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
17 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 93 (12.30%) MS Office
2 50 (6.61%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.66%) HipChat
4 4 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.26%) Infor CRM
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.13%) ACBS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 115 (15.21%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.95%) Office 365
3 31 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.32%) Google App Engine
8 8 (1.06%) PaaS
9 5 (0.66%) GitHub
10 4 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.40%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.26%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 2 (0.26%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.26%) IaaS
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 243 (32.14%) DNS
2 199 (26.32%) Firewall
3 183 (24.21%) HTTP
4 154 (20.37%) LAN
5 147 (19.44%) DHCP
6 133 (17.59%) WAN
7 117 (15.48%) Internet
8 111 (14.68%) SSL
9 108 (14.29%) VPN
10 74 (9.79%) BGP
11 72 (9.52%) OSPF
12 65 (8.60%) Network Security
13 53 (7.01%) Multicast
14 51 (6.75%) IPsec
15 50 (6.61%) BIG-IP
16 48 (6.35%) Wireless
17 46 (6.08%) SAN
18 42 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
18 42 (5.56%) MPLS
19 37 (4.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.73%) MySQL
2 64 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 63 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 55 (7.28%) MongoDB
5 46 (6.08%) Relational Database
6 44 (5.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 44 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (2.65%) Oracle Database
8 16 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (1.98%) Redis
9 15 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (1.46%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.19%) DB2
12 6 (0.79%) Couchbase
13 2 (0.26%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.26%) GIS
13 2 (0.26%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.26%) KDB
13 2 (0.26%) Neo4j
13 2 (0.26%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 109 (14.42%) Jenkins
2 89 (11.77%) Git (software)
3 66 (8.73%) Subversion
4 60 (7.94%) Maven
5 50 (6.61%) Gradle
6 46 (6.08%) JUnit
7 45 (5.95%) Mockito
8 26 (3.44%) Cucumber
9 25 (3.31%) JMeter
10 13 (1.72%) JIRA
11 11 (1.46%) Hudson
12 10 (1.32%) IntelliJ
13 8 (1.06%) Ant
13 8 (1.06%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.93%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.93%) Vagrant
15 6 (0.79%) GitLab
16 4 (0.53%) Lombardi
17 3 (0.40%) FishEye
17 3 (0.40%) SoapUI
General
1 215 (28.44%) Finance
2 113 (14.95%) Banking
3 53 (7.01%) Investment Banking
4 44 (5.82%) Telecoms
5 40 (5.29%) Front Office
6 20 (2.65%) Retail
7 17 (2.25%) Back Office
8 14 (1.85%) Games
9 13 (1.72%) Advertising
10 12 (1.59%) Legal
10 12 (1.59%) Spanish Language
11 11 (1.46%) Marketing
12 10 (1.32%) Law
13 6 (0.79%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.40%) Electronics
15 3 (0.40%) German Language
15 3 (0.40%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 150 (19.84%) Developer
2 83 (10.98%) Analyst
3 77 (10.19%) Java Developer
4 75 (9.92%) Administrator
5 70 (9.26%) Network Engineer
6 53 (7.01%) DevOps Engineer
7 46 (6.08%) Support Engineer
8 38 (5.03%) Systems Administrator
9 37 (4.89%) Support Analyst
10 33 (4.37%) Architect
11 32 (4.23%) Senior Developer
12 29 (3.84%) C++ Developer
13 27 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (3.57%) Security Engineer
14 26 (3.44%) Desktop Support
15 25 (3.31%) Linux Engineer
15 25 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
16 23 (3.04%) Consultant
17 21 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
17 21 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (14.29%) Web Services
2 59 (7.80%) REST
3 57 (7.54%) Spring
4 40 (5.29%) Guice
5 38 (5.03%) AngularJS
6 37 (4.89%) .NET
7 35 (4.63%) FIX Protocol
8 27 (3.57%) Middleware
8 27 (3.57%) XML
9 23 (3.04%) HTML
10 22 (2.91%) CSS
10 22 (2.91%) JSON
10 22 (2.91%) RabbitMQ
11 19 (2.51%) 802.1X
11 19 (2.51%) Ajax
12 18 (2.38%) J2EE
12 18 (2.38%) LAMP
13 16 (2.12%) Hibernate
13 16 (2.12%) Sensu
13 16 (2.12%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 36 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 36 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 34 (4.50%) Blackberry
5 27 (3.57%) Equities
6 22 (2.91%) Fintech
7 21 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (2.38%) Data Structures
9 15 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.59%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
11 11 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.32%) Derivative
12 10 (1.32%) Internet of Things
12 10 (1.32%) MPEG
12 10 (1.32%) PKI
12 10 (1.32%) SWIFT
13 9 (1.19%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 314 (41.53%) Windows
2 272 (35.98%) Linux
3 211 (27.91%) Unix
4 115 (15.21%) Windows Server
5 94 (12.43%) Windows 7
6 91 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (6.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (5.29%) CentOS
10 40 (5.29%) Windows XP
11 30 (3.97%) Solaris
12 24 (3.17%) Android
12 24 (3.17%) Windows 8
13 23 (3.04%) Mac OS X
14 20 (2.65%) SUSE
15 16 (2.12%) Apple iOS
16 7 (0.93%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.93%) Windows Vista
17 6 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (14.42%) ITIL
3 104 (13.76%) Multithreading
4 94 (12.43%) Configuration Management
5 91 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
6 81 (10.71%) DevOps
7 71 (9.39%) Software Engineering
8 67 (8.86%) Open Source
9 60 (7.94%) Low Latency
10 58 (7.67%) TDD
11 57 (7.54%) Scrum
12 56 (7.41%) High Availability
13 53 (7.01%) Unit Testing
14 48 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
15 45 (5.95%) Concurrent Programming
16 43 (5.69%) Pair Programming
17 42 (5.56%) Load Balancing
18 40 (5.29%) Dependency Injection
18 40 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
19 39 (5.16%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 176 (23.28%) Java
2 135 (17.86%) Python
3 112 (14.81%) SQL
4 94 (12.43%) Perl
5 79 (10.45%) Bash Shell
6 77 (10.19%) Ruby
7 76 (10.05%) C++
8 58 (7.67%) PowerShell
9 50 (6.61%) C
10 41 (5.42%) Shell Script
11 35 (4.63%) JavaScript
12 30 (3.97%) Groovy
13 27 (3.57%) PHP
14 22 (2.91%) C#
15 21 (2.78%) Go
16 12 (1.59%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.19%) Scala
18 8 (1.06%) T-SQL
18 8 (1.06%) VBScript
19 7 (0.93%) Korn
Qualifications
1 90 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (8.20%) CCNP
3 56 (7.41%) Degree
4 40 (5.29%) CCNA
4 40 (5.29%) Security Cleared
5 38 (5.03%) CISSP
6 36 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (4.23%) SC Cleared
8 29 (3.84%) MCSE
9 28 (3.70%) CCIE
10 19 (2.51%) CCSE
11 16 (2.12%) MCSA
12 14 (1.85%) JNCIP
13 13 (1.72%) GCIA
13 13 (1.72%) RHCE
13 13 (1.72%) RHCSA
14 12 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (1.46%) CEH
16 10 (1.32%) CCSA
16 10 (1.32%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.91%) SLA
2 14 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.06%) QA
6 4 (0.53%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.40%) ISO15022
7 3 (0.40%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.13%) COBIT
9 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.13%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.13%) GPG13
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9002
9 1 (0.13%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 156 (20.63%) Active Directory
2 86 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (6.35%) Docker
4 27 (3.57%) Firmware
5 26 (3.44%) XenApp
6 25 (3.31%) NFS
7 23 (3.04%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (2.65%) vSphere
9 17 (2.25%) Hyper-V
9 17 (2.25%) Snort
10 13 (1.72%) Samba
11 10 (1.32%) Squid
11 10 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 10 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 9 (1.19%) VMware ESX
13 8 (1.06%) iptables
14 7 (0.93%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.93%) Terminal Server
15 6 (0.79%) vCloud
15 6 (0.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 94 (12.43%) Puppet
2 64 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (6.75%) Ansible
4 34 (4.50%) Nagios
5 30 (3.97%) SCCM
6 29 (3.84%) Graphite
7 21 (2.78%) Salt
8 16 (2.12%) Proventia
9 15 (1.98%) Backup Exec
10 11 (1.46%) CFEngine
11 10 (1.32%) Grafana
11 10 (1.32%) Kibana
11 10 (1.32%) logstash
11 10 (1.32%) Uchiwa
11 10 (1.32%) ZABBIX
12 9 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (1.19%) WSUS
13 8 (1.06%) DatAdvantage
13 8 (1.06%) RSA enVision
13 8 (1.06%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 203 (26.85%) Cisco
2 148 (19.58%) Microsoft
3 140 (18.52%) VMware
4 88 (11.64%) Juniper
5 86 (11.38%) F5
6 73 (9.66%) Citrix
7 68 (8.99%) CheckPoint
8 65 (8.60%) Oracle
9 46 (6.08%) HP
9 46 (6.08%) Red Hat
10 35 (4.63%) Dell
11 34 (4.50%) EMC
12 30 (3.97%) Symantec
13 25 (3.31%) SOASTA, Inc
13 25 (3.31%) Sourcefire
14 23 (3.04%) Google
14 23 (3.04%) IBM
15 21 (2.78%) Blue Coat
15 21 (2.78%) SolarWinds
16 19 (2.51%) Apple
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