Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 15 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 153 150
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 -14
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 103 107 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.46% 1.50% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.32% 14.19% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 90 66
City of London median daily rate £438 £488 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.26% +4.28% +10.00%
10th Percentile £193 £175 £288
90th Percentile £675 £675 £566
Central London median daily rate £425 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 £15.70 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.24% - -
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 £15.70 -
% change year-on-year +59.24% - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 773 754 967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.96% 10.58% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 586 743
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £160 £213 £286
90th Percentile £625 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 13 13
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +7.10%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.86 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £23.28 £31.90
Central London median hourly rate £18.73 £16.96 £18.73
% change year-on-year +10.45% -9.44% +5.55%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the City of London

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in the City of London

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in the City of London

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 69 (66.99%) DNS
2 45 (43.69%) Windows
3 35 (33.98%) Linux
3 35 (33.98%) DHCP
4 34 (33.01%) HTTP
4 34 (33.01%) Cisco
5 33 (32.04%) SSL
6 31 (30.10%) Microsoft
6 31 (30.10%) WAN
7 30 (29.13%) Java
8 29 (28.16%) LAN
9 28 (27.18%) FTP
9 28 (27.18%) Firewall
9 28 (27.18%) Amazon AWS
10 27 (26.21%) Git (software)
10 27 (26.21%) Finance
11 24 (23.30%) Guice
11 24 (23.30%) Docker
12 23 (22.33%) OAuth2
12 23 (22.33%) Microservices
12 23 (22.33%) OWASP
12 23 (22.33%) OAuth
12 23 (22.33%) Windows 7
12 23 (22.33%) Heroku
12 23 (22.33%) REST
12 23 (22.33%) SOAP
12 23 (22.33%) Spring
12 23 (22.33%) Java 8
13 22 (21.36%) CSS
13 22 (21.36%) JavaScript

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 19 (18.45%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (13.59%) Apache Spark
3 11 (10.68%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.80%) Apache
4 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.88%) IIS
5 4 (3.88%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.97%) nginx
7 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 28 (27.18%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (22.33%) Heroku
3 12 (11.65%) Office 365
4 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.97%) G Suite
6 1 (0.97%) IaaS
6 1 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (66.99%) DNS
2 35 (33.98%) DHCP
3 34 (33.01%) HTTP
4 33 (32.04%) SSL
5 31 (30.10%) WAN
6 29 (28.16%) LAN
7 28 (27.18%) Firewall
7 28 (27.18%) FTP
8 22 (21.36%) OSPF
9 21 (20.39%) VPN
10 20 (19.42%) BGP
10 20 (19.42%) Wireless
11 15 (14.56%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (12.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (9.71%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (8.74%) IPsec
14 9 (8.74%) Wireshark
15 8 (7.77%) Ethernet
15 8 (7.77%) VoIP
16 7 (6.80%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.36%) MongoDB
2 13 (12.62%) Big Data
3 12 (11.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (11.65%) Hadoop
4 10 (9.71%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.83%) MySQL
7 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.94%) Redis
9 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.97%) DataStage
10 1 (0.97%) DB2
10 1 (0.97%) MS Access
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.97%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 27 (26.21%) Git (software)
2 22 (21.36%) GitLab
2 22 (21.36%) Gradle
3 20 (19.42%) gulp
4 7 (6.80%) Gatling
4 7 (6.80%) Geb
4 7 (6.80%) Spock
5 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (2.91%) JUnit
6 3 (2.91%) Mockito
6 3 (2.91%) Selenium
7 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.97%) Maven
7 1 (0.97%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.97%) webpack
General
1 27 (26.21%) Finance
2 7 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.85%) Spanish Language
4 4 (3.88%) Legal
5 3 (2.91%) Back Office
5 3 (2.91%) Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.91%) Law
5 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) German Language
6 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.97%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (25.24%) Developer
2 22 (21.36%) Java Developer
3 17 (16.50%) Network Engineer
4 15 (14.56%) Support Engineer
5 14 (13.59%) Agile Developer
5 14 (13.59%) Agile Java Developer
6 11 (10.68%) Analyst
6 11 (10.68%) Senior Developer
6 11 (10.68%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (8.74%) IT Support
7 9 (8.74%) Technical Leader
8 8 (7.77%) Desktop Support
8 8 (7.77%) Lead Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Lead Java Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Support Analyst
8 8 (7.77%) Technical Developer
9 7 (6.80%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.80%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.30%) Guice
2 23 (22.33%) OAuth
2 23 (22.33%) OAuth2
2 23 (22.33%) REST
2 23 (22.33%) SOAP
2 23 (22.33%) Spring
3 22 (21.36%) AngularJS
3 22 (21.36%) CSS
3 22 (21.36%) HTML
3 22 (21.36%) HTML5
4 21 (20.39%) Dropwizard
4 21 (20.39%) Ratpack
5 20 (19.42%) Ember.js
5 20 (19.42%) Spring Boot
6 14 (13.59%) Kafka
7 7 (6.80%) WireMock
8 4 (3.88%) 802.1X
8 4 (3.88%) Web Services
9 3 (2.91%) .NET
9 3 (2.91%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.77%) iPhone
3 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.80%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (5.83%) iPad
5 5 (4.85%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.88%) Replication
6 4 (3.88%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.91%) PKI
8 2 (1.94%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.94%) Fintech
8 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.94%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.94%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.94%) User Experience
9 1 (0.97%) BYOD
9 1 (0.97%) Clustering
9 1 (0.97%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.97%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 45 (43.69%) Windows
2 35 (33.98%) Linux
3 23 (22.33%) Windows 7
4 18 (17.48%) Unix
4 18 (17.48%) Windows 10
4 18 (17.48%) Windows Server
5 10 (9.71%) Mac OS X
6 9 (8.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.88%) Mac OS
7 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.91%) Android
8 3 (2.91%) Apple iOS
8 3 (2.91%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (1.94%) Solaris
9 2 (1.94%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.97%) HPUX
10 1 (0.97%) SUSE
10 1 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.97%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) Microservices
1 23 (22.33%) OWASP
2 21 (20.39%) Domain-Driven Design
3 18 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.48%) ITIL
4 13 (12.62%) TDD
5 11 (10.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (8.74%) BDD
7 9 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (7.77%) Network Design
8 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.80%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 7 (6.80%) Migration
9 7 (6.80%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.83%) Information Security
10 6 (5.83%) Load Balancing
10 6 (5.83%) Network Architecture
10 6 (5.83%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (5.83%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.13%) Java
2 23 (22.33%) Java 8
3 22 (21.36%) ES6
3 22 (21.36%) JavaScript
4 20 (19.42%) TypeScript
5 8 (7.77%) Python
6 7 (6.80%) SQL
7 6 (5.83%) Perl
8 5 (4.85%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.88%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.91%) C
10 3 (2.91%) C++
10 3 (2.91%) Ruby
11 2 (1.94%) C#
11 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.97%) Korn
12 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (20.39%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (17.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (12.62%) CCNP
4 11 (10.68%) CCNA
5 8 (7.77%) MCSA
6 5 (4.85%) CCIE
6 5 (4.85%) MCP
6 5 (4.85%) MCSE
7 4 (3.88%) GIAC
8 3 (2.91%) ACSP
8 3 (2.91%) ACTC
8 3 (2.91%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 3 (2.91%) CISSP
9 2 (1.94%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.94%) CCSE
9 2 (1.94%) CCSM
9 2 (1.94%) Degree
9 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.94%) MCITP
9 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.91%) PMO
3 1 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.97%) GDPR
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (23.30%) Docker
2 20 (19.42%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.83%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.85%) BitLocker
6 3 (2.91%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.97%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.97%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.97%) vSphere
7 1 (0.97%) Xen
7 1 (0.97%) XenApp
7 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.97%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (20.39%) Docker Swarm
2 14 (13.59%) Kubernetes
3 8 (7.77%) SCCM
4 6 (5.83%) Nagios
5 5 (4.85%) Ansible
5 5 (4.85%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.91%) Puppet
6 3 (2.91%) Terraform
7 2 (1.94%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.94%) Marathon
7 2 (1.94%) Mesos
7 2 (1.94%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.97%) Nessus
8 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.97%) Rancher
8 1 (0.97%) SCSM
Vendors
1 34 (33.01%) Cisco
2 31 (30.10%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.65%) VMware
4 10 (9.71%) Apple
4 10 (9.71%) CheckPoint
4 10 (9.71%) Citrix
4 10 (9.71%) F5
5 9 (8.74%) SolarWinds
6 8 (7.77%) Juniper
7 6 (5.83%) Meraki
7 6 (5.83%) Palo Alto
7 6 (5.83%) Riverbed
8 5 (4.85%) Ivanti
8 5 (4.85%) McAfee
8 5 (4.85%) Ruckus Wireless
9 4 (3.88%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.91%) Aruba
10 3 (2.91%) Bloomberg
10 3 (2.91%) FactSet
10 3 (2.91%) Infoblox