Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 137 172
Rank change year-on-year +4 +35 -31
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 48 111 84
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.12% 1.63% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.16% 14.59% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 91 73
Median daily rate £438 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -2.44% +24.24%
10th Percentile £212 £240 £168
90th Percentile £675 £688 £625
Central London median daily rate £458 £469 £494
% change year-on-year -2.40% -5.06% +14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.50% - -
Central London median hourly rate £47.50 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year +120.93% - -

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 430 761 798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.04% 11.18% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 574 628
Median daily rate £450 £461 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £206 £175 £232
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 19
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.65 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.16% +17.97% -7.89%
10th Percentile £17.93 £16.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £40.45 £37.50 £26.05
Median hourly rate £32.53 £20.32 £16.35
% change year-on-year +60.04% +24.30% -13.95%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing TCP/IP in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for TCP/IP in the City of London

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing TCP/IP in the City of London over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in the City of London

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing TCP/IP in the City of London.

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 30 March 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 +17 3 - -
TCP/IP
Central London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Linux
3 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 15 (31.25%) DNS
5 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
6 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.92%) Finance
7 11 (22.92%) HTTP
7 11 (22.92%) Cisco
7 11 (22.92%) WAN
7 11 (22.92%) Kubernetes
8 10 (20.83%) Windows 10
8 10 (20.83%) LAN
8 10 (20.83%) Java
8 10 (20.83%) SSL
8 10 (20.83%) VMware
8 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (20.83%) AWS
8 10 (20.83%) Office 365
8 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
9 9 (18.75%) Docker
9 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
9 9 (18.75%) Microservices
9 9 (18.75%) Terraform
9 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (16.67%) Kafka
10 8 (16.67%) Ethernet

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 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) AWS
1 10 (20.83%) Office 365
2 7 (14.58%) Azure
3 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (6.25%) Power Platform
3 3 (6.25%) PowerApps
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon EKS
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (4.17%) GCP
4 2 (4.17%) GitHub
4 2 (4.17%) PaaS
4 2 (4.17%) Route 53
4 2 (4.17%) Serverless
5 1 (2.08%) Heroku
5 1 (2.08%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.25%) DNS
2 11 (22.92%) HTTP
2 11 (22.92%) WAN
3 10 (20.83%) LAN
3 10 (20.83%) SSL
4 8 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 8 (16.67%) VPN
5 7 (14.58%) Firewall
6 6 (12.50%) FTP
6 6 (12.50%) MPLS
7 5 (10.42%) DHCP
7 5 (10.42%) Wireless
8 4 (8.33%) BGP
8 4 (8.33%) Network Security
8 4 (8.33%) SAN
8 4 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (6.25%) Multicast
9 3 (6.25%) OSPF
9 3 (6.25%) Wireshark
10 2 (4.17%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.25%) Power BI
3 2 (4.17%) Big Data
3 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.17%) Redis
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
4 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.50%) GitLab
3 6 (12.50%) Gradle
4 5 (10.42%) Gatling
4 5 (10.42%) Geb
4 5 (10.42%) Spock
5 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.08%) gulp
6 1 (2.08%) Hudson
6 1 (2.08%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) JUnit
6 1 (2.08%) Selenium
6 1 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Front Office
4 2 (4.17%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (2.08%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Data Centre Technician
1 7 (14.58%) Data Technician
1 7 (14.58%) Developer
1 7 (14.58%) Java Developer
2 5 (10.42%) Agile Developer
2 5 (10.42%) Agile Java Developer
2 5 (10.42%) Network Engineer
2 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 4 (8.33%) Hardware Technician
3 4 (8.33%) Linux Technician
4 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) IT Support
5 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) IT Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Kafka
2 7 (14.58%) Spring
2 7 (14.58%) Spring Boot
3 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 6 (12.50%) Dropwizard
3 6 (12.50%) Ember.js
3 6 (12.50%) Guice
3 6 (12.50%) OAuth
3 6 (12.50%) OAuth2
3 6 (12.50%) Ratpack
3 6 (12.50%) REST
3 6 (12.50%) SOAP
4 5 (10.42%) WireMock
5 4 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (6.25%) .NET
6 3 (6.25%) RESTful
7 1 (2.08%) CSS
7 1 (2.08%) HTML
7 1 (2.08%) Java SE
7 1 (2.08%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) Fibre Optics
3 5 (10.42%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (8.33%) iPad
4 4 (8.33%) iPhone
4 4 (8.33%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.08%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) Cybercrime
6 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.08%) Handset
6 1 (2.08%) Replication
6 1 (2.08%) Social Media
6 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Linux
3 10 (20.83%) Windows 10
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 7 (14.58%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.33%) Android
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) Microservices
2 9 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (16.67%) ITIL
4 7 (14.58%) OWASP
5 6 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 6 (12.50%) Project Management
6 5 (10.42%) BDD
6 5 (10.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 5 (10.42%) Migration
6 5 (10.42%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.42%) TDD
7 4 (8.33%) DevOps
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.33%) Tech Ops
8 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
8 3 (6.25%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) Java
2 7 (14.58%) Java 8
2 7 (14.58%) Python
3 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) TypeScript
4 4 (8.33%) Go
4 4 (8.33%) Ruby
5 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) C++
7 1 (2.08%) ES6
7 1 (2.08%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) CCNP
1 1 (2.08%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (2.08%) CISA
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.08%) CISM
1 1 (2.08%) CISSP
1 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.08%) MCP
1 1 (2.08%) MCSE
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) GDPR
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 17025
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (2.08%) NIST
1 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.75%) Docker
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Flume
4 2 (4.17%) HDFS
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
4 2 (4.17%) XenApp
4 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Kubernetes
2 9 (18.75%) Terraform
3 6 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (6.25%) Ansible
5 3 (6.25%) Puppet
6 2 (4.17%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (2.08%) EnCase
7 1 (2.08%) Endace
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (2.08%) SCCM
7 1 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (2.08%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Cisco
3 10 (20.83%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) Polycom
5 4 (8.33%) Citrix
5 4 (8.33%) Symantec
6 3 (6.25%) BMC
7 2 (4.17%) Google
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Juniper
7 2 (4.17%) Lets Encrypt
7 2 (4.17%) New Relic
7 2 (4.17%) Splunk
8 1 (2.08%) Arista
8 1 (2.08%) Aruba
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) F5
8 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.08%) Sybase