Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 127 137
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10 -15
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 120 121 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.73% 1.78% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.58% 16.88% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 100 90
City of London median daily rate £475 £463 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% -1.86% +14.24%
10th Percentile £148 £169 £311
90th Percentile £675 £675 £550
Central London median daily rate £431 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -4.17% -5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
City of London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.61 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.58% +29.53% +5.67%
10th Percentile £24.50 £15.70 £18.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £27.65 £19.50
Central London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.61 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.58% +29.53% +5.67%

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 823 717 974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.88% 10.57% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 546 758
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £182 £201 £268
90th Percentile £638 £643 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 20 11
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% +3.43% -2.67%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.74 £11.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £30.15 £26.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.31% +0.56% +0.11%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 81 (67.50%) DNS
2 54 (45.00%) HTTP
3 50 (41.67%) Linux
4 49 (40.83%) Java
5 47 (39.17%) Windows
5 47 (39.17%) Amazon AWS
6 46 (38.33%) Git (software)
6 46 (38.33%) Docker
7 43 (35.83%) REST
7 43 (35.83%) Java 8
8 41 (34.17%) SSL
9 40 (33.33%) FTP
10 39 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (31.67%) Microsoft
12 35 (29.17%) DHCP
12 35 (29.17%) Guice
13 34 (28.33%) OWASP
13 34 (28.33%) OAuth
13 34 (28.33%) Heroku
13 34 (28.33%) OAuth2
13 34 (28.33%) Gradle
13 34 (28.33%) Microservices
13 34 (28.33%) SOAP
14 33 (27.50%) Dropwizard
15 32 (26.67%) TDD
15 32 (26.67%) Spring
15 32 (26.67%) MongoDB
16 31 (25.83%) HTML5
16 31 (25.83%) GitLab
16 31 (25.83%) ES6

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 23 (19.17%) Apache
2 22 (18.33%) Apache Spark
3 20 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (9.17%) IIS
5 10 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.33%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.67%) nginx
10 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (19.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) RMDS
1 2 (1.67%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 47 (39.17%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (28.33%) Heroku
3 21 (17.50%) Office 365
4 10 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.83%) G Suite
5 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
5 1 (0.83%) PaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Route 53
5 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (67.50%) DNS
2 54 (45.00%) HTTP
3 41 (34.17%) SSL
4 40 (33.33%) FTP
5 35 (29.17%) DHCP
6 24 (20.00%) Firewall
6 24 (20.00%) LAN
7 23 (19.17%) WAN
8 15 (12.50%) VPN
9 14 (11.67%) OSPF
10 11 (9.17%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (8.33%) BGP
11 10 (8.33%) Telnet
12 9 (7.50%) MPLS
12 9 (7.50%) Wireless
13 7 (5.83%) HTTPS
13 7 (5.83%) Internet
14 6 (5.00%) ADSL
14 6 (5.00%) Multicast
14 6 (5.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 22 (18.33%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (17.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 21 (17.50%) NoSQL
4 13 (10.83%) Big Data
5 12 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 10 (8.33%) Redis
7 6 (5.00%) MySQL
7 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.67%) Power BI
9 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.83%) DB2
10 1 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 46 (38.33%) Git (software)
2 34 (28.33%) Gradle
3 31 (25.83%) GitLab
4 21 (17.50%) gulp
5 14 (11.67%) Jenkins
6 11 (9.17%) JUnit
6 11 (9.17%) Mockito
7 8 (6.67%) Gatling
7 8 (6.67%) Geb
7 8 (6.67%) Spock
8 3 (2.50%) Selenium
8 3 (2.50%) webpack
9 2 (1.67%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.67%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.83%) Chocolatey
10 1 (0.83%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.83%) Maven
10 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (21.67%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.17%) Banking
3 5 (4.17%) Spanish Language
4 4 (3.33%) Legal
5 3 (2.50%) Back Office
5 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.50%) Law
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Front Office
6 1 (0.83%) German Language
6 1 (0.83%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.83%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.83%) Publishing
6 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (35.83%) Developer
2 31 (25.83%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.17%) Support Engineer
4 14 (11.67%) Agile Developer
4 14 (11.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 12 (10.00%) Analyst
6 10 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
6 10 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 10 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (7.50%) 1st Line Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Network Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) Technical Leader
8 8 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) Desktop Support
8 8 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) IT Support
8 8 (6.67%) Lead Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (35.83%) REST
2 35 (29.17%) Guice
3 34 (28.33%) OAuth
3 34 (28.33%) OAuth2
3 34 (28.33%) SOAP
4 33 (27.50%) Dropwizard
5 32 (26.67%) Spring
6 31 (25.83%) AngularJS
6 31 (25.83%) CSS
6 31 (25.83%) HTML
6 31 (25.83%) HTML5
7 24 (20.00%) Ratpack
8 22 (18.33%) Kafka
9 21 (17.50%) Ember.js
9 21 (17.50%) Spring Boot
10 14 (11.67%) Web Services
11 11 (9.17%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (9.17%) React
11 11 (9.17%) Ruby on Rails
12 8 (6.67%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Credit Risk
1 10 (8.33%) Fintech
2 8 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.83%) iPhone
4 6 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.00%) Smartphone
5 5 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.17%) iPad
6 4 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.33%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.50%) PKI
7 3 (2.50%) Replication
8 2 (1.67%) Eurex
8 2 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.67%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.67%) User Experience
9 1 (0.83%) BYOD
9 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 50 (41.67%) Linux
2 47 (39.17%) Windows
3 24 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 24 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 23 (19.17%) Unix
5 19 (15.83%) Windows 10
6 11 (9.17%) Mac OS X
7 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.33%) Android
9 4 (3.33%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.33%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.33%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.50%) CoreOS
10 3 (2.50%) Solaris
11 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (1.67%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.83%) AIX
12 1 (0.83%) SUSE
12 1 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.33%) Microservices
2 34 (28.33%) OWASP
3 32 (26.67%) TDD
4 24 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 20 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 18 (15.00%) BDD
6 18 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 17 (14.17%) Test Automation
8 15 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (12.50%) ITIL
9 14 (11.67%) Pair Programming
10 12 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 11 (9.17%) Scrum
12 10 (8.33%) Functional Programming
12 10 (8.33%) Multithreading
12 10 (8.33%) Parallel Computing
12 10 (8.33%) Parallel Processing
13 9 (7.50%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.83%) Java
2 43 (35.83%) Java 8
3 31 (25.83%) ES6
3 31 (25.83%) JavaScript
4 21 (17.50%) TypeScript
5 12 (10.00%) Ruby
6 11 (9.17%) Groovy
7 7 (5.83%) Python
8 5 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.17%) Perl
9 4 (3.33%) SQL
10 3 (2.50%) C
10 3 (2.50%) C++
10 3 (2.50%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.67%) C#
11 2 (1.67%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.83%) Korn
12 1 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (8.33%) CCNA
4 9 (7.50%) CCNP
5 8 (6.67%) MCSA
6 6 (5.00%) MCSE
7 5 (4.17%) MCP
8 4 (3.33%) CCIE
9 3 (2.50%) CISSP
9 3 (2.50%) Degree
9 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.67%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.67%) ACSP
10 2 (1.67%) ACTC
10 2 (1.67%) MCITP
10 2 (1.67%) MCTS
11 1 (0.83%) CISA
11 1 (0.83%) GIAC
11 1 (0.83%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.50%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) PMO
3 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.83%) GDPR
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (38.33%) Docker
2 30 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (8.33%) XenApp
4 6 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.17%) BitLocker
6 4 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.83%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.83%) vSphere
8 1 (0.83%) Xen
8 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (20.00%) Docker Swarm
1 24 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 10 (8.33%) Marathon
2 10 (8.33%) Mesos
3 9 (7.50%) Prometheus
4 7 (5.83%) Puppet
5 6 (5.00%) Ansible
5 6 (5.00%) SCCM
6 5 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (4.17%) Terraform
7 2 (1.67%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.67%) Nagios
8 1 (0.83%) Cacti
8 1 (0.83%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.83%) SCOM
8 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (31.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.33%) Cisco
3 19 (15.83%) Citrix
4 11 (9.17%) Apple
5 8 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.67%) VMware
6 5 (4.17%) McAfee
6 5 (4.17%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.33%) F5
7 4 (3.33%) Ivanti
7 4 (3.33%) Juniper
7 4 (3.33%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.50%) Aruba
8 3 (2.50%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.50%) FactSet
8 3 (2.50%) Meraki
9 2 (1.67%) Aderant
9 2 (1.67%) Arista
9 2 (1.67%) Mitel
9 2 (1.67%) Reuters