Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 154 145
Rank change year-on-year -7 -9 -10
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 147 124 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.59% 1.44% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.77% 12.86% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 96 94
Central London median daily rate £425 £525 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +11.41% +12.20%
10th Percentile £194 £178 £301
90th Percentile £675 £675 £596
London median daily rate £438 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% - -
London median hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £26.00
% change year-on-year +28.34% -28.08% +61.24%

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 995 964 1,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.76% 11.17% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 733 814
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £155 £208 £300
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 19
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.42% -13.16% +8.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.43 £11.50
90th Percentile £26.50 £22.18 £55.00
London median hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +28.34% -1.58% -6.17%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TCP/IP in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Central London

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Central London over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Central London

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Central London.

Contractor 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 16 December 2018. 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 +8 107 £455 -13.33% 58
West End of London -21 11 £400 -23.81%
City of Westminster +3 10 £375 -28.57% 1
Camden - 7 £600 -
Southwark -32 2 - - 1
TCP/IP
London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 90 (61.22%) DNS
2 64 (43.54%) Windows
3 60 (40.82%) Linux
4 49 (33.33%) HTTP
5 44 (29.93%) SSL
6 43 (29.25%) Cisco
6 43 (29.25%) DHCP
7 42 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 41 (27.89%) Firewall
8 41 (27.89%) Amazon AWS
9 39 (26.53%) FTP
9 39 (26.53%) LAN
10 38 (25.85%) WAN
10 38 (25.85%) Java
10 38 (25.85%) Git (software)
11 36 (24.49%) Finance
12 35 (23.81%) Docker
13 33 (22.45%) REST
14 32 (21.77%) Microservices
14 32 (21.77%) OWASP
14 32 (21.77%) HTML5
14 32 (21.77%) JavaScript
14 32 (21.77%) HTML
14 32 (21.77%) CSS
14 32 (21.77%) SOAP
14 32 (21.77%) VPN
15 30 (20.41%) BGP
16 29 (19.73%) Wireless
16 29 (19.73%) Spring
16 29 (19.73%) MongoDB

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 29 (19.73%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (12.93%) Apache Spark
3 13 (8.84%) MS Exchange
4 12 (8.16%) Apache
5 9 (6.12%) SharePoint
6 8 (5.44%) IIS
7 6 (4.08%) OpenStack
8 5 (3.40%) nginx
8 5 (3.40%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.72%) Jetty
9 4 (2.72%) Mongrel
9 4 (2.72%) Skype for Business
9 4 (2.72%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.36%) JBoss
11 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.68%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 41 (27.89%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (19.05%) Heroku
3 14 (9.52%) Office 365
4 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (4.08%) Datadog
7 4 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.72%) Google App Engine
8 3 (2.04%) IaaS
9 2 (1.36%) PaaS
9 2 (1.36%) SaaS
10 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.68%) G Suite
10 1 (0.68%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 90 (61.22%) DNS
2 49 (33.33%) HTTP
3 44 (29.93%) SSL
4 43 (29.25%) DHCP
5 41 (27.89%) Firewall
6 39 (26.53%) FTP
6 39 (26.53%) LAN
7 38 (25.85%) WAN
8 32 (21.77%) VPN
9 30 (20.41%) BGP
10 29 (19.73%) Wireless
11 27 (18.37%) OSPF
12 23 (15.65%) IPsec
13 22 (14.97%) Ethernet
14 18 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (10.88%) MPLS
16 15 (10.20%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (10.20%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (10.20%) Network Security
16 15 (10.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.73%) MongoDB
2 19 (12.93%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (12.24%) Big Data
4 17 (11.56%) Hadoop
5 12 (8.16%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (6.80%) MySQL
7 8 (5.44%) Redis
7 8 (5.44%) SQL Server
8 7 (4.76%) Relational Database
9 6 (4.08%) NoSQL
10 4 (2.72%) InfluxDB
11 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.36%) HBase
13 1 (0.68%) DataStage
13 1 (0.68%) DB2
13 1 (0.68%) IBM InfoSphere
13 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (25.85%) Git (software)
2 28 (19.05%) GitLab
3 27 (18.37%) Gradle
4 26 (17.69%) gulp
5 12 (8.16%) Jenkins
6 8 (5.44%) Gatling
6 8 (5.44%) Geb
6 8 (5.44%) Spock
7 6 (4.08%) Travis CI
8 4 (2.72%) JIRA
8 4 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.04%) JUnit
9 3 (2.04%) Mockito
10 2 (1.36%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.68%) Maven
11 1 (0.68%) Selenium
11 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (24.49%) Finance
2 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.40%) Multimedia
3 5 (3.40%) Spanish Language
4 4 (2.72%) Banking
4 4 (2.72%) Legal
4 4 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.04%) Back Office
5 3 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.04%) Law
6 2 (1.36%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) German Language
7 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (21.09%) Developer
2 28 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 27 (18.37%) Java Developer
4 18 (12.24%) Support Engineer
5 17 (11.56%) Analyst
6 15 (10.20%) Agile Developer
6 15 (10.20%) Agile Java Developer
6 15 (10.20%) Senior Developer
6 15 (10.20%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (10.20%) Technical Leader
7 13 (8.84%) IT Support
7 13 (8.84%) Support Analyst
8 12 (8.16%) IT Analyst
8 12 (8.16%) Lead Developer
8 12 (8.16%) Lead Java Developer
8 12 (8.16%) Technical Developer
9 11 (7.48%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (6.80%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (6.80%) Desktop Support
10 10 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.45%) REST
2 32 (21.77%) CSS
2 32 (21.77%) HTML
2 32 (21.77%) HTML5
2 32 (21.77%) SOAP
3 29 (19.73%) Guice
3 29 (19.73%) Spring
4 28 (19.05%) AngularJS
4 28 (19.05%) OAuth
4 28 (19.05%) OAuth2
5 26 (17.69%) Dropwizard
5 26 (17.69%) Ember.js
5 26 (17.69%) Ratpack
5 26 (17.69%) Spring Boot
6 19 (12.93%) Kafka
7 11 (7.48%) 802.1X
8 8 (5.44%) WireMock
9 7 (4.76%) React
10 6 (4.08%) Elastic Stack
10 6 (4.08%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.44%) iPhone
3 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.76%) PKI
3 7 (4.76%) Smartphone
3 7 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.08%) iPad
4 6 (4.08%) Private Cloud
5 5 (3.40%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.04%) Replication
8 2 (1.36%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.36%) Fintech
8 2 (1.36%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.36%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.68%) iSeries
9 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (43.54%) Windows
2 60 (40.82%) Linux
3 29 (19.73%) Windows 7
4 23 (15.65%) Windows Server
5 22 (14.97%) Windows 10
6 21 (14.29%) Unix
7 15 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (8.16%) Mac OS X
9 8 (5.44%) Android
9 8 (5.44%) Apple iOS
10 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (3.40%) CentOS
11 5 (3.40%) Mac OS
11 5 (3.40%) Mac OS X Server
12 4 (2.72%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.36%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.68%) HPUX
14 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.68%) Solaris
14 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.77%) Microservices
1 32 (21.77%) OWASP
2 26 (17.69%) Domain-Driven Design
3 25 (17.01%) ITIL
4 24 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (11.56%) TDD
6 14 (9.52%) Network Design
7 13 (8.84%) Configuration Management
8 12 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (7.48%) DevOps
9 11 (7.48%) Open Source
10 10 (6.80%) BDD
10 10 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.80%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (6.12%) Information Security
11 9 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (5.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 8 (5.44%) Project Management
12 8 (5.44%) Scrum
12 8 (5.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.85%) Java
2 32 (21.77%) JavaScript
3 28 (19.05%) ES6
3 28 (19.05%) Java 8
4 26 (17.69%) TypeScript
5 12 (8.16%) SQL
6 10 (6.80%) Python
7 7 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.08%) Perl
8 6 (4.08%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.40%) Go
10 4 (2.72%) PHP
11 3 (2.04%) C++
11 3 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.36%) C
12 2 (1.36%) C#
12 2 (1.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (17.01%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (10.20%) CCNA
4 13 (8.84%) CCNP
5 7 (4.76%) CCIE
5 7 (4.76%) MCP
5 7 (4.76%) MCSA
6 6 (4.08%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.40%) ACSP
7 5 (3.40%) ACTC
7 5 (3.40%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.40%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.72%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 4 (2.72%) Degree
8 4 (2.72%) GIAC
8 4 (2.72%) MCITP
8 4 (2.72%) MCSE
8 4 (2.72%) MCTS
9 3 (2.04%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.36%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) PMO
3 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) HL7
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 35 (23.81%) Docker
2 26 (17.69%) Active Directory
3 11 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.08%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.40%) BitLocker
5 5 (3.40%) Slurm Workload Manager
5 5 (3.40%) Xen
6 3 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.36%) XenServer
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.68%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.68%) vSphere
8 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (17.69%) Docker Swarm
2 25 (17.01%) Kubernetes
3 11 (7.48%) Puppet
4 10 (6.80%) SCCM
5 8 (5.44%) Nagios
5 8 (5.44%) Terraform
6 5 (3.40%) Ansible
6 5 (3.40%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (3.40%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.72%) Consul
7 4 (2.72%) Grafana
7 4 (2.72%) Graphite
7 4 (2.72%) Kibana
7 4 (2.72%) logstash
7 4 (2.72%) ZABBIX
8 3 (2.04%) Cacti
8 3 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.36%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.36%) Rundeck
9 2 (1.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (29.25%) Cisco
2 42 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 17 (11.56%) Palo Alto
3 17 (11.56%) VMware
4 15 (10.20%) Apple
4 15 (10.20%) SolarWinds
5 14 (9.52%) Juniper
6 13 (8.84%) CheckPoint
6 13 (8.84%) F5
7 12 (8.16%) Google
8 10 (6.80%) Citrix
8 10 (6.80%) Riverbed
9 9 (6.12%) ServiceNow
10 8 (5.44%) Infoblox
11 7 (4.76%) Aruba
11 7 (4.76%) Ivanti
11 7 (4.76%) Meraki
12 6 (4.08%) Red Hat
13 5 (3.40%) McAfee
13 5 (3.40%) Salesforce.com