Period
to 20 January 2020

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 20 January 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 155 165
Rank change year-on-year +25 +10 -18
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 67 95 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.36% 1.42% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.41% 13.10% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 79 68
City of London median daily rate £438 £425 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -17.07% +24.24%
10th Percentile £123 £206 £209
90th Percentile £675 £675 £679
Central London median daily rate £388 £425 £500
% change year-on-year -8.82% -15.00% +10.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
City of London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% +150.00% -
Central London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +90.00% +150.00% -

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 540 725 740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.94% 10.83% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 552 580
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £205 £163 £225
90th Percentile £663 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £430 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +1.18% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 16
City of London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.85 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.77% +14.24% -15.21%
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.03 £25.70 £22.63
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.76 £15.75
% change year-on-year +6.61% +19.11% -17.11%

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 20 January 2020.

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

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 January 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
Moorgate - 3 - -
TCP/IP
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 29 (43.28%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Linux
3 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
4 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
5 18 (26.87%) DNS
5 18 (26.87%) WAN
6 17 (25.37%) Windows 10
6 17 (25.37%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (23.88%) LAN
7 16 (23.88%) Cisco
7 16 (23.88%) Finance
8 15 (22.39%) Java
8 15 (22.39%) VPN
8 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (22.39%) Windows 7
9 14 (20.90%) HTTP
9 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
10 13 (19.40%) Kubernetes
11 12 (17.91%) Wireless
11 12 (17.91%) Ethernet
11 12 (17.91%) SSL
12 11 (16.42%) Spring
12 11 (16.42%) OWASP
12 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
12 11 (16.42%) Microservices
12 11 (16.42%) Docker
12 11 (16.42%) Spring Boot
12 11 (16.42%) Java 8
13 10 (14.93%) Dropwizard
13 10 (14.93%) Docker Swarm

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 8 (11.94%) Elasticsearch
1 8 (11.94%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) AWS
1 9 (13.43%) Office 365
2 5 (7.46%) Azure
3 3 (4.48%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (4.48%) Power Platform
3 3 (4.48%) PowerApps
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.99%) PaaS
5 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.49%) GitHub
5 1 (1.49%) Heroku
5 1 (1.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (26.87%) DNS
1 18 (26.87%) WAN
2 16 (23.88%) LAN
3 15 (22.39%) VPN
4 14 (20.90%) HTTP
5 12 (17.91%) Ethernet
5 12 (17.91%) SSL
5 12 (17.91%) Wireless
6 10 (14.93%) FTP
7 9 (13.43%) BGP
7 9 (13.43%) Firewall
7 9 (13.43%) MPLS
8 8 (11.94%) DHCP
8 8 (11.94%) OSPF
9 6 (8.96%) Internet
9 6 (8.96%) VoIP
10 4 (5.97%) IPsec
10 4 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.48%) Network Security
11 3 (4.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.48%) Power BI
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) DB2
4 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.93%) GitLab
2 10 (14.93%) Gradle
3 9 (13.43%) Gatling
3 9 (13.43%) Geb
3 9 (13.43%) Spock
4 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.97%) gulp
6 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.49%) Hudson
6 1 (1.49%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) JUnit
6 1 (1.49%) Selenium
6 1 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.97%) Front Office
4 4 (5.97%) Public Sector
5 3 (4.48%) Electronics
5 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.48%) Marketing
6 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Legal
7 1 (1.49%) Back Office
7 1 (1.49%) Law
7 1 (1.49%) Local Government
7 1 (1.49%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Desktop Support
2 12 (17.91%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Data Centre Technician
4 8 (11.94%) Data Technician
4 8 (11.94%) Network Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Agile Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Agile Java Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Mac Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Hardware Technician
8 4 (5.97%) Linux Technician
9 3 (4.48%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
9 3 (4.48%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 3 (4.48%) Floorwalker
9 3 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) Spring
1 11 (16.42%) Spring Boot
2 10 (14.93%) Dropwizard
2 10 (14.93%) Guice
2 10 (14.93%) Kafka
2 10 (14.93%) OAuth
2 10 (14.93%) OAuth2
2 10 (14.93%) Ratpack
2 10 (14.93%) REST
2 10 (14.93%) SOAP
3 9 (13.43%) WireMock
4 8 (11.94%) AngularJS
4 8 (11.94%) Ember.js
5 3 (4.48%) .NET
5 3 (4.48%) CSS
5 3 (4.48%) HTML
5 3 (4.48%) HTML5
6 2 (2.99%) RESTful
7 1 (1.49%) Django
7 1 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.94%) Fibre Optics
3 7 (10.45%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (8.96%) iPhone
5 5 (7.46%) iPad
5 5 (7.46%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.99%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.49%) Derivative
8 1 (1.49%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.49%) Handset
8 1 (1.49%) Social Media
8 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (43.28%) Windows
2 28 (41.79%) Linux
3 17 (25.37%) Windows 10
4 15 (22.39%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.43%) Windows Server
6 6 (8.96%) Windows 8
6 6 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.46%) Android
8 3 (4.48%) Unix
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.49%) Solaris
10 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.42%) Microservices
3 11 (16.42%) OWASP
4 10 (14.93%) Domain-Driven Design
4 10 (14.93%) Project Management
5 9 (13.43%) BDD
5 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.43%) TDD
6 7 (10.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 7 (10.45%) Network Design
7 6 (8.96%) ITIL
7 6 (8.96%) Migration
8 5 (7.46%) Change Control
8 5 (7.46%) DevOps
8 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.97%) Data Centre Operations
9 4 (5.97%) Problem Management
9 4 (5.97%) Tech Ops
10 3 (4.48%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) Java
2 11 (16.42%) Java 8
3 10 (14.93%) TypeScript
4 6 (8.96%) SQL
5 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.46%) Python
6 3 (4.48%) ES6
6 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.99%) C
7 2 (2.99%) C#
8 1 (1.49%) Go
8 1 (1.49%) Haskell
8 1 (1.49%) Perl
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
8 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.96%) CCNA
3 5 (7.46%) MCP
4 3 (4.48%) CCIE
4 3 (4.48%) CCNP
4 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.99%) CCDA
5 2 (2.99%) CCDP
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.49%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.49%) CISA
6 1 (1.49%) CISM
6 1 (1.49%) CISSP
6 1 (1.49%) Degree
6 1 (1.49%) MCSE
6 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) GDPR
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (1.49%) NIST
1 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (34.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.42%) Docker
3 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.49%) vSphere
4 1 (1.49%) XenApp
4 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) Kubernetes
2 10 (14.93%) Docker Swarm
2 10 (14.93%) Terraform
3 6 (8.96%) SCCM
4 5 (7.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (4.48%) Ansible
6 2 (2.99%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.99%) Puppet
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.49%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.49%) Endace
7 1 (1.49%) Iperf
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.88%) Cisco
3 9 (13.43%) VMware
4 5 (7.46%) Polycom
4 5 (7.46%) Symantec
5 4 (5.97%) BMC
5 4 (5.97%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.97%) Fortinet
6 3 (4.48%) Citrix
6 3 (4.48%) SAP
7 2 (2.99%) F5
7 2 (2.99%) Juniper
7 2 (2.99%) Palo Alto
7 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.99%) Sybase
8 1 (1.49%) AlgoSec
8 1 (1.49%) Arista
8 1 (1.49%) Aruba
8 1 (1.49%) iManage
8 1 (1.49%) MuleSoft