Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 154 140
Rank change year-on-year -17 -14 -9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 75 82 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.06% 1.35% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 10.42% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 59 75
City of London median daily rate £538 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.30% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £208 £295 £181
90th Percentile £681 £633 £660
Central London median daily rate £519 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +15.28% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
City of London median hourly rate - £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.15% -15.38%
Central London median hourly rate - £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +15.15% -7.04%

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 731 787 702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.35% 12.95% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 611 518
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £228 £281 £225
90th Percentile £621 £600 £588
Central London median daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 19
City of London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -20.83% +28.34%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.34 £15.45
90th Percentile £22.55 £55.00 £31.68
Central London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £21.66
% change year-on-year -18.42% -12.27% +15.82%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 36 (48.00%) DNS
2 35 (46.67%) Linux
3 33 (44.00%) SSL
4 29 (38.67%) HTTP
5 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (37.33%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (33.33%) Java
7 24 (32.00%) Windows
8 23 (30.67%) Git (software)
8 23 (30.67%) Docker
9 22 (29.33%) MongoDB
10 20 (26.67%) Firewall
11 18 (24.00%) FTP
11 18 (24.00%) Groovy
11 18 (24.00%) TDD
11 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
12 17 (22.67%) Guice
12 17 (22.67%) OWASP
12 17 (22.67%) SOAP
12 17 (22.67%) Heroku
12 17 (22.67%) BDD
12 17 (22.67%) Domain-Driven Design
12 17 (22.67%) Scala
12 17 (22.67%) REST
12 17 (22.67%) AngularJS
12 17 (22.67%) Gradle
12 17 (22.67%) OAuth2
12 17 (22.67%) Ratpack
12 17 (22.67%) Dropwizard

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 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.67%) IIS
3 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.00%) Apache
5 3 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.00%) Confluence
6 2 (2.67%) CMS
6 2 (2.67%) nginx
6 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (37.33%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (22.67%) Heroku
3 9 (12.00%) Office 365
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.33%) G Suite
5 1 (1.33%) GitHub
5 1 (1.33%) npm
5 1 (1.33%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.33%) Route 53
5 1 (1.33%) Slack
5 1 (1.33%) Trello
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (48.00%) DNS
2 33 (44.00%) SSL
3 29 (38.67%) HTTP
4 20 (26.67%) Firewall
5 18 (24.00%) FTP
6 14 (18.67%) DHCP
7 12 (16.00%) WAN
8 10 (13.33%) LAN
9 8 (10.67%) VPN
10 7 (9.33%) IPsec
10 7 (9.33%) Network Security
11 6 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (8.00%) Wireless
12 5 (6.67%) BGP
12 5 (6.67%) ISDN
13 4 (5.33%) Ethernet
13 4 (5.33%) MPLS
13 4 (5.33%) SAN
13 4 (5.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (29.33%) MongoDB
3 9 (12.00%) MySQL
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.33%) InfluxDB
6 1 (1.33%) Power BI
6 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (30.67%) Git (software)
2 17 (22.67%) Gradle
3 16 (21.33%) Gatling
3 16 (21.33%) Geb
3 16 (21.33%) GitLab
3 16 (21.33%) gulp
3 16 (21.33%) Spock
4 5 (6.67%) Artifactory
4 5 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (4.00%) JIRA
7 2 (2.67%) Chocolatey
7 2 (2.67%) Maven
7 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.33%) Bower
8 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.33%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.33%) Zephyr
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
3 2 (2.67%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Developer
2 18 (24.00%) Java Developer
3 16 (21.33%) Agile Developer
3 16 (21.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Architect
6 4 (5.33%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (5.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (5.33%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Security Specialist
7 3 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) AngularJS
1 17 (22.67%) Dropwizard
1 17 (22.67%) Guice
1 17 (22.67%) OAuth2
1 17 (22.67%) Ratpack
1 17 (22.67%) REST
1 17 (22.67%) SOAP
1 17 (22.67%) WireMock
2 16 (21.33%) CSS
2 16 (21.33%) Ember.js
2 16 (21.33%) HTML
2 16 (21.33%) HTML5
3 8 (10.67%) Spring
4 7 (9.33%) Kafka
4 7 (9.33%) Spring Boot
5 4 (5.33%) Web Services
6 3 (4.00%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (2.67%) .NET
7 2 (2.67%) 802.1X
7 2 (2.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (4.00%) Verilog
3 3 (4.00%) VHDL
4 2 (2.67%) ASIC
4 2 (2.67%) CPLD
4 2 (2.67%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) PKI
5 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (46.67%) Linux
2 24 (32.00%) Windows
3 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.33%) Unix
5 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.33%) Solaris
7 4 (5.33%) Ubuntu
7 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.67%) CentOS
8 2 (2.67%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.33%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (24.00%) TDD
3 17 (22.67%) BDD
3 17 (22.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 17 (22.67%) OWASP
4 16 (21.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 13 (17.33%) DevOps
6 9 (12.00%) Load Balancing
6 9 (12.00%) Microservices
7 7 (9.33%) Network Design
8 6 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.00%) ITIL
8 6 (8.00%) Network Management
8 6 (8.00%) Open Source
9 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.67%) Information Security
9 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.33%) Java
2 18 (24.00%) Groovy
3 17 (22.67%) Scala
4 16 (21.33%) ES6
4 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.33%) TypeScript
5 12 (16.00%) Python
6 9 (12.00%) Bash Shell
7 7 (9.33%) Ruby
8 6 (8.00%) SQL
9 4 (5.33%) Perl
10 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.67%) C#
11 2 (2.67%) Korn
12 1 (1.33%) AWK
12 1 (1.33%) C
12 1 (1.33%) C-shell
12 1 (1.33%) Go
12 1 (1.33%) PHP
12 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) CCNA
3 3 (4.00%) CISSP
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
3 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) MCSA
3 3 (4.00%) MCSE
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (2.67%) CISM
4 2 (2.67%) GCIA
4 2 (2.67%) GCIH
4 2 (2.67%) GIAC
4 2 (2.67%) MCP
4 2 (2.67%) Novell Certification
4 2 (2.67%) SANS
4 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) AS 2805
1 1 (1.33%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (30.67%) Docker
2 13 (17.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.67%) XenApp
4 4 (5.33%) iptables
4 4 (5.33%) vCloud
4 4 (5.33%) XenServer
5 3 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (22.67%) Docker Swarm
2 12 (16.00%) Ansible
3 8 (10.67%) Puppet
4 5 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.33%) Grafana
6 3 (4.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (4.00%) Kibana
6 3 (4.00%) Nagios
6 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.00%) SCCM
7 2 (2.67%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.67%) CSIRT
7 2 (2.67%) logstash
7 2 (2.67%) OPNET
7 2 (2.67%) Salt
7 2 (2.67%) SELinux
7 2 (2.67%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (2.67%) Terraform
8 1 (1.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Cisco
2 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) VMware
3 8 (10.67%) Citrix
4 5 (6.67%) Juniper
5 4 (5.33%) F5
5 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.33%) SaltStack
5 4 (5.33%) Sun
6 3 (4.00%) Altera
6 3 (4.00%) Arista
6 3 (4.00%) EMC
6 3 (4.00%) HP
6 3 (4.00%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.00%) Symantec
7 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.67%) Dell
7 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.67%) TIBCO