Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 2019 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
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 167 139
Rank change year-on-year +30 -28 +9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 162 130 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.82% 1.41% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.22% 11.51% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 107 95
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +13.90% +0.71%
10th Percentile £246 £170 £158
90th Percentile £675 £625 £603
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 - £24.86
10th Percentile £19.75 - £20.57
90th Percentile £30.60 - £28.12
London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.13% -53.57% +121.05%

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 999 1,129 909
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 11.23% 12.25% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 867 660
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £192 £213 £211
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 26 23
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £16.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.03% -24.78% +2.39%
10th Percentile £18.35 £12.13 £13.44
90th Percentile £37.50 £33.00 £55.00
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +11.11%

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 20 April 2019.

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 20 April 2019. 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 +38 118 £500 - 15
City of Westminster +5 19 £500 -9.09% 1
West End of London -8 11 £340 -43.33%
Southwark -34 2 - -
Camden - 1 £300 -
TCP/IP
London

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 87 (53.70%) DNS
2 75 (46.30%) Linux
2 75 (46.30%) Windows
3 52 (32.10%) DHCP
3 52 (32.10%) Microsoft
4 50 (30.86%) HTTP
5 49 (30.25%) Active Directory
6 48 (29.63%) WAN
7 46 (28.40%) SSL
8 44 (27.16%) Java
9 43 (26.54%) Docker
10 41 (25.31%) LAN
11 39 (24.07%) FTP
11 39 (24.07%) Cisco
11 39 (24.07%) Firewall
12 38 (23.46%) DevOps
13 37 (22.84%) Amazon AWS
13 37 (22.84%) Finance
14 36 (22.22%) VMware
15 35 (21.60%) Git (software)
15 35 (21.60%) Microservices
16 34 (20.99%) VPN
17 32 (19.75%) Configuration Management
18 29 (17.90%) Kubernetes
19 28 (17.28%) MongoDB
19 28 (17.28%) IPsec
19 28 (17.28%) Windows Server
20 27 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
20 27 (16.67%) Office 365
21 26 (16.05%) REST

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 25 (15.43%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (9.88%) Apache
3 15 (9.26%) MS Exchange
4 13 (8.02%) IIS
5 10 (6.17%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.94%) Apache Spark
6 8 (4.94%) nginx
6 8 (4.94%) Tomcat
7 7 (4.32%) Jetty
7 7 (4.32%) Mongrel
7 7 (4.32%) WebSphere
8 6 (3.70%) Skype for Business
9 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (2.47%) JBoss
10 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.62%) SAS
12 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (12.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) RMDS
1 1 (0.62%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 37 (22.84%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (16.67%) Office 365
3 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (6.79%) Heroku
5 8 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (4.94%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (4.32%) Google App Engine
7 6 (3.70%) IaaS
8 4 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (2.47%) Datadog
9 3 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (1.85%) Mimecast
9 3 (1.85%) PaaS
9 3 (1.85%) SaaS
10 2 (1.23%) G Suite
10 2 (1.23%) Slack
11 1 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.62%) Route 53
11 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 87 (53.70%) DNS
2 52 (32.10%) DHCP
3 50 (30.86%) HTTP
4 48 (29.63%) WAN
5 46 (28.40%) SSL
6 41 (25.31%) LAN
7 39 (24.07%) Firewall
7 39 (24.07%) FTP
8 34 (20.99%) VPN
9 28 (17.28%) IPsec
10 26 (16.05%) OSPF
11 25 (15.43%) Wireless
12 24 (14.81%) BGP
13 17 (10.49%) Internet
13 17 (10.49%) Network Security
14 15 (9.26%) MPLS
15 14 (8.64%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (8.02%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (8.02%) SAN
16 13 (8.02%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.28%) MongoDB
2 19 (11.73%) MySQL
3 14 (8.64%) SQL Server
4 13 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (8.02%) Relational Database
5 11 (6.79%) NoSQL
6 10 (6.17%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (4.94%) Big Data
7 8 (4.94%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.47%) InfluxDB
8 4 (2.47%) Redis
9 3 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.62%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.62%) MS Access
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (21.60%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.20%) Jenkins
3 20 (12.35%) Gradle
3 20 (12.35%) gulp
4 19 (11.73%) GitLab
5 16 (9.88%) Travis CI
6 12 (7.41%) Gatling
7 11 (6.79%) Geb
7 11 (6.79%) Spock
8 6 (3.70%) JUnit
8 6 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (3.09%) JIRA
10 4 (2.47%) Mockito
11 3 (1.85%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.85%) Selenium
12 2 (1.23%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.62%) Ant
13 1 (0.62%) Grunt
13 1 (0.62%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (22.84%) Finance
2 9 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.47%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.47%) Retail
4 3 (1.85%) Banking
4 3 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.23%) Law
5 2 (1.23%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Advertising
6 1 (0.62%) Front Office
6 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Legal
6 1 (0.62%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (15.43%) Developer
2 22 (13.58%) Network Engineer
3 20 (12.35%) Java Developer
4 19 (11.73%) Analyst
5 16 (9.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 11 (6.79%) Agile Developer
7 11 (6.79%) Agile Java Developer
7 11 (6.79%) Desktop Support
8 10 (6.17%) Support Analyst
9 9 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (4.94%) Architect
10 8 (4.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (4.94%) Technical Leader
11 7 (4.32%) IT Support
12 6 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 6 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.05%) CSS
1 26 (16.05%) HTML
1 26 (16.05%) REST
2 25 (15.43%) HTML5
2 25 (15.43%) Spring
3 24 (14.81%) SOAP
4 23 (14.20%) Guice
5 20 (12.35%) AngularJS
6 19 (11.73%) Dropwizard
6 19 (11.73%) Ember.js
6 19 (11.73%) OAuth
6 19 (11.73%) OAuth2
6 19 (11.73%) Ratpack
7 16 (9.88%) Kafka
7 16 (9.88%) Spring Boot
8 11 (6.79%) WireMock
9 9 (5.56%) JSON
10 8 (4.94%) J2EE
10 8 (4.94%) Servlets
11 7 (4.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.35%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.70%) PKI
3 6 (3.70%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.09%) Clustering
4 5 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.47%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.47%) iPad
5 4 (2.47%) iPhone
5 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.47%) User Experience
6 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.23%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.23%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.23%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.23%) Replication
7 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 75 (46.30%) Linux
1 75 (46.30%) Windows
2 28 (17.28%) Windows Server
3 19 (11.73%) Unix
4 17 (10.49%) Windows 10
5 16 (9.88%) Windows 7
6 13 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (7.41%) Android
8 11 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (4.94%) Apple iOS
10 6 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.23%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.62%) AIX
12 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.62%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.62%) Solaris
12 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.46%) DevOps
2 35 (21.60%) Microservices
3 32 (19.75%) Configuration Management
4 25 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (15.43%) ITIL
5 24 (14.81%) OWASP
6 23 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (14.20%) Open Source
7 19 (11.73%) Domain-Driven Design
7 19 (11.73%) TDD
8 17 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (9.26%) Migration
10 14 (8.64%) Test Automation
11 13 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (8.02%) Project Management
12 12 (7.41%) Network Design
12 12 (7.41%) Software Engineering
13 11 (6.79%) BDD
14 10 (6.17%) High Availability
14 10 (6.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (27.16%) Java
2 25 (15.43%) JavaScript
3 21 (12.96%) SQL
4 19 (11.73%) ES6
4 19 (11.73%) Java 8
4 19 (11.73%) TypeScript
5 18 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 13 (8.02%) Python
7 9 (5.56%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.32%) Perl
8 7 (4.32%) PHP
9 5 (3.09%) C#
9 5 (3.09%) Go
10 4 (2.47%) C
11 3 (1.85%) Scala
11 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.23%) Haskell
12 2 (1.23%) VB
13 1 (0.62%) Ruby
13 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (9.26%) CCIE
3 14 (8.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (8.02%) Security Cleared
5 12 (7.41%) CCNA
6 11 (6.79%) CCNP
7 7 (4.32%) Degree
7 7 (4.32%) SC Cleared
8 5 (3.09%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 5 (3.09%) DV Cleared
9 4 (2.47%) BC Cleared
9 4 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (2.47%) CCDA
9 4 (2.47%) CCDP
9 4 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.47%) MCSE
10 3 (1.85%) CISSP
10 3 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.85%) MCP
10 3 (1.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.23%) PMO
4 1 (0.62%) GDPR
4 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 49 (30.25%) Active Directory
2 43 (26.54%) Docker
3 24 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (6.17%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (4.94%) Hyper-V
6 7 (4.32%) Xen
7 5 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.47%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.85%) vSphere
10 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.62%) NFS
11 1 (0.62%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (17.90%) Kubernetes
2 26 (16.05%) Puppet
3 19 (11.73%) Docker Swarm
4 16 (9.88%) Ansible
5 15 (9.26%) SCCM
6 9 (5.56%) Terraform
7 5 (3.09%) Grafana
7 5 (3.09%) Kibana
7 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (2.47%) Consul
8 4 (2.47%) Graphite
8 4 (2.47%) logstash
8 4 (2.47%) Nagios
8 4 (2.47%) SCOM
8 4 (2.47%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.85%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.85%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (32.10%) Microsoft
2 39 (24.07%) Cisco
3 36 (22.22%) VMware
4 16 (9.88%) F5
5 15 (9.26%) CheckPoint
5 15 (9.26%) Palo Alto
6 11 (6.79%) Juniper
7 10 (6.17%) Dell
7 10 (6.17%) Google
7 10 (6.17%) Riverbed
7 10 (6.17%) SolarWinds
8 9 (5.56%) Apple
8 9 (5.56%) Citrix
9 7 (4.32%) Fortinet
9 7 (4.32%) Oracle
10 6 (3.70%) ServiceNow
10 6 (3.70%) Symantec
11 5 (3.09%) Arista
11 5 (3.09%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.09%) Splunk