Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 6 months to 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
London > Central London
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 146 149 170
Rank change year-on-year +3 +21 -34
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 55 156 122
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.05% 1.75% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 15.93% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 127 101
Median daily rate £470 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.59% -2.50% +16.28%
10th Percentile £213 £240 £200
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
London median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £21.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.93% - -
London median hourly rate £33.75 £17.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +98.53% -22.73% -50.56%

TCP/IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 528 979 1,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.11% 10.95% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 729 833
Median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £203 £181 £213
90th Percentile £638 £650 £620
London median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 22
Median hourly rate £33.76 £20.57 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.11% +27.19% -19.44%
10th Percentile £17.93 £17.19 £11.43
90th Percentile £40.45 £36.25 £23.75
Median hourly rate £25.34 £24.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +23.75% -20.00%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Central London

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing TCP/IP in Central London.

Daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Central London

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing TCP/IP in Central London over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Central London

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing TCP/IP in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Central London

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Central 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 Central London region over the 6 months to 4 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 48 £438 -12.50% 30
City of Westminster +2 2 £750 +66.67% 1
West End of London +26 1 - - 1
Camden +7 1 £310 +3.33%
TCP/IP
London

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 22 (40.00%) Windows
1 22 (40.00%) Linux
2 19 (34.55%) DNS
3 18 (32.73%) Active Directory
4 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
4 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (27.27%) AWS
5 15 (27.27%) HTTP
6 14 (25.45%) Kubernetes
7 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
7 13 (23.64%) Cisco
7 13 (23.64%) Finance
7 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
8 12 (21.82%) SSL
8 12 (21.82%) WAN
8 12 (21.82%) Java
8 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
9 11 (20.00%) Terraform
9 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (20.00%) LAN
9 11 (20.00%) Office 365
10 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (18.18%) VPN
10 10 (18.18%) VMware
10 10 (18.18%) Firewall
10 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
10 10 (18.18%) Windows 10
10 10 (18.18%) Microservices
10 10 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (18.18%) Docker

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 10 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) AWS
2 11 (20.00%) Office 365
3 8 (14.55%) Azure
4 5 (9.09%) PaaS
5 4 (7.27%) Amazon EKS
5 4 (7.27%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (7.27%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (7.27%) GitHub
5 4 (7.27%) Route 53
6 3 (5.45%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (5.45%) Power Platform
6 3 (5.45%) PowerApps
7 2 (3.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (3.64%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (3.64%) GCP
7 2 (3.64%) Serverless
8 1 (1.82%) Heroku
8 1 (1.82%) IaaS
8 1 (1.82%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (34.55%) DNS
2 15 (27.27%) HTTP
3 12 (21.82%) SSL
3 12 (21.82%) WAN
4 11 (20.00%) LAN
5 10 (18.18%) Firewall
5 10 (18.18%) VPN
6 8 (14.55%) DHCP
6 8 (14.55%) Ethernet
7 6 (10.91%) FTP
8 5 (9.09%) MPLS
9 4 (7.27%) BGP
9 4 (7.27%) Network Security
9 4 (7.27%) OSPF
9 4 (7.27%) SAN
9 4 (7.27%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (7.27%) Wireless
9 4 (7.27%) Wireshark
10 3 (5.45%) Multicast
11 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.27%) Redis
3 3 (5.45%) Big Data
3 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.45%) Power BI
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) DB2
4 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) Cloudera CDH
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Git (software)
1 13 (23.64%) Jenkins
2 6 (10.91%) GitLab
2 6 (10.91%) Gradle
3 5 (9.09%) Gatling
3 5 (9.09%) Geb
3 5 (9.09%) Spock
4 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.64%) JUnit
4 2 (3.64%) Maven
4 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.82%) JIRA
5 1 (1.82%) Log4j
5 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Front Office
4 2 (3.64%) Law
4 2 (3.64%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (3.64%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (14.55%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Data Centre Technician
2 7 (12.73%) Data Technician
2 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Agile Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Desktop Support
4 4 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Hardware Technician
4 4 (7.27%) Linux Technician
5 3 (5.45%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (5.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) IT Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Kafka
1 8 (14.55%) Spring
2 7 (12.73%) Spring Boot
3 6 (10.91%) AngularJS
3 6 (10.91%) Dropwizard
3 6 (10.91%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (10.91%) Ember.js
3 6 (10.91%) Guice
3 6 (10.91%) OAuth
3 6 (10.91%) OAuth2
3 6 (10.91%) Ratpack
3 6 (10.91%) REST
3 6 (10.91%) SOAP
3 6 (10.91%) WireMock
4 4 (7.27%) .NET
5 3 (5.45%) RESTful
6 2 (3.64%) Middleware
7 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.82%) Java SE
7 1 (1.82%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) Fibre Optics
3 6 (10.91%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (7.27%) iPad
4 4 (7.27%) iPhone
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Cybercrime
6 1 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.82%) Handset
6 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.82%) Replication
6 1 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.82%) Social Media
6 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Linux
1 22 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 10 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.27%) Android
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (1.82%) CentOS
7 1 (1.82%) Debian
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.82%) Unix
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (18.18%) Microservices
4 9 (16.36%) ITIL
5 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.73%) Migration
5 7 (12.73%) OWASP
6 6 (10.91%) DevOps
6 6 (10.91%) Domain-Driven Design
6 6 (10.91%) Project Management
6 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.09%) BDD
7 5 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (9.09%) High Availability
7 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
7 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (9.09%) TDD
8 4 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.27%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) Python
3 8 (14.55%) SQL
4 7 (12.73%) Java 8
5 6 (10.91%) Go
5 6 (10.91%) Ruby
5 6 (10.91%) TypeScript
6 5 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.64%) C
8 2 (3.64%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) C#
9 1 (1.82%) ES6
9 1 (1.82%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
1 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) CCNP
2 1 (1.82%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (1.82%) CISA
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.82%) CISM
2 1 (1.82%) CISSP
2 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) MCP
2 1 (1.82%) MCSE
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) GDPR
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 17025
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (1.82%) NIST
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (32.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.18%) Docker
2 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Flume
3 2 (3.64%) HDFS
3 2 (3.64%) XenApp
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.82%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (25.45%) Kubernetes
2 11 (20.00%) Terraform
3 6 (10.91%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (9.09%) Ansible
4 5 (9.09%) Prometheus
5 4 (7.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (5.45%) Puppet
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.82%) EnCase
7 1 (1.82%) Endace
7 1 (1.82%) Grafana
7 1 (1.82%) Kibana
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.82%) SCCM
7 1 (1.82%) SELinux
7 1 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (1.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.64%) Cisco
3 10 (18.18%) VMware
4 5 (9.09%) Polycom
5 4 (7.27%) Splunk
5 4 (7.27%) Symantec
6 3 (5.45%) BMC
6 3 (5.45%) Citrix
6 3 (5.45%) Lets Encrypt
7 2 (3.64%) Google
7 2 (3.64%) HP
7 2 (3.64%) Juniper
7 2 (3.64%) New Relic
8 1 (1.82%) Aruba
8 1 (1.82%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.82%) F5
8 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.82%) Meraki
8 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds