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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 29 June 2022 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
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 141 146 119
Rank change year-on-year +5 -27 +19
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 50 21 27
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.16% 0.67% 0.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.47% 7.42% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 23
10th Percentile - £291 £218
25th Percentile £313 £405 £274
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £325 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year -31.58% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £540 £517 £539
90th Percentile £675 £653 £670
Central London median daily rate £350 £475 £458
% change year-on-year -26.32% +3.83% -7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
10th Percentile - - £44.73
25th Percentile - £16.25 £46.19
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £51.25
Median % change year-on-year - -65.85% +95.24%
75th Percentile - £18.75 £55.19
90th Percentile - - £55.98
Central London median hourly rate - £17.50 £51.25
% change year-on-year - -65.85% +138.37%

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 436 283 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.12% 9.06% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 219 190
10th Percentile £313 £319 £213
25th Percentile £413 £413 £359
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £569
90th Percentile £741 £706 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
10th Percentile £25.00 £12.93 £24.72
25th Percentile £26.00 £15.06 £33.75
Median hourly rate £43.00 £27.00 £37.75
Median % change year-on-year +59.26% -28.48% +18.90%
75th Percentile £62.50 £37.75 £51.25
90th Percentile £66.95 - £54.40
Central London median hourly rate £42.25 £21.25 £37.13
% change year-on-year +98.82% -42.76% +38.79%

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 29 June 2022.

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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 35 (70.00%) Cisco
2 31 (62.00%) Finance
3 22 (44.00%) Juniper
3 22 (44.00%) F5
4 19 (38.00%) Financial Institution
4 19 (38.00%) Fortinet
4 19 (38.00%) NX-OS
4 19 (38.00%) Arista
5 15 (30.00%) Windows
6 14 (28.00%) DNS
7 13 (26.00%) VMware
7 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
9 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
10 9 (18.00%) Banking
10 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
11 8 (16.00%) Azure
11 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
11 8 (16.00%) NetApp
11 8 (16.00%) Linux
11 8 (16.00%) Migration
11 8 (16.00%) Agile
12 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (14.00%) SAN
12 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (14.00%) Dell
12 7 (14.00%) AWS
12 7 (14.00%) NAS
12 7 (14.00%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Storage

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 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Azure
2 7 (14.00%) AWS
3 6 (12.00%) GCP
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (6.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (6.00%) GitHub
5 3 (6.00%) IaaS
5 3 (6.00%) PaaS
5 3 (6.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (4.00%) Nutanix
6 2 (4.00%) Power Platform
6 2 (4.00%) PowerApps
6 2 (4.00%) SaaS
7 1 (2.00%) Azure AKS
7 1 (2.00%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (2.00%) Azure Monitor
7 1 (2.00%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (2.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) NX-OS
2 14 (28.00%) DNS
3 7 (14.00%) NAS
3 7 (14.00%) SAN
4 6 (12.00%) LAN
4 6 (12.00%) WAN
5 5 (10.00%) Firewall
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (8.00%) DWDM
6 4 (8.00%) VSAN
7 3 (6.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (6.00%) MPLS
7 3 (6.00%) Network Security
7 3 (6.00%) VPN
7 3 (6.00%) Wireless
8 2 (4.00%) BGP
8 2 (4.00%) EIGRP
8 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.00%) OSPF
8 2 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
1 2 (4.00%) Subversion
1 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) Serena SBM
2 1 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (62.00%) Finance
2 19 (38.00%) Financial Institution
3 9 (18.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Front Office
4 2 (4.00%) International Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Social Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (38.00%) Junior
2 19 (38.00%) Junior Network Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Developer
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) Backup Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) cloud-init
1 3 (6.00%) LDAP
2 2 (4.00%) .NET
2 2 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) OAuth
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) SAML
3 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (12.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.00%) PKI
3 4 (8.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) CMDB
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) iPhone
5 1 (2.00%) PMI
5 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.00%) Linux
4 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.00%) CentOS
6 2 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.00%) Solaris
7 1 (2.00%) SUSE
7 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.00%) VMS
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Agile
1 8 (16.00%) Migration
2 7 (14.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.00%) DevOps
3 6 (12.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (8.00%) ITIL
6 3 (6.00%) High Availability
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.00%) Storage Management
7 2 (4.00%) Business Case
7 2 (4.00%) CI/CD
7 2 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (4.00%) Project Delivery
7 2 (4.00%) Requirements Gathering
7 2 (4.00%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) Python
4 1 (2.00%) Bash
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.00%) Search Processing Language
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (8.00%) CCNA
3 4 (8.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.00%) CCIE
4 1 (2.00%) CCIE Security
4 1 (2.00%) CCSA
4 1 (2.00%) CCSE
4 1 (2.00%) CISSP
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) MCP
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) NCSC
2 2 (4.00%) GDPR
2 2 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (14.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.00%) NFS
4 2 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (2.00%) Docker
5 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.00%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.00%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) vCenter Server
2 4 (8.00%) Terraform
2 4 (8.00%) VxRail
3 3 (6.00%) Ansible
3 3 (6.00%) Packer
3 3 (6.00%) QRadar
3 3 (6.00%) SCCM
4 2 (4.00%) Control-M
4 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.00%) Graphite
5 1 (2.00%) Icinga
5 1 (2.00%) Nagios
5 1 (2.00%) Netcool
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) Cisco
2 22 (44.00%) F5
2 22 (44.00%) Juniper
3 19 (38.00%) Arista
3 19 (38.00%) Fortinet
4 13 (26.00%) VMware
5 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.00%) NetApp
6 7 (14.00%) Dell
7 6 (12.00%) HP
8 5 (10.00%) Zerto
9 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (8.00%) Splunk
10 3 (6.00%) EMC
10 3 (6.00%) IBM
10 3 (6.00%) Oracle
10 3 (6.00%) Palo Alto
10 3 (6.00%) Veeam
11 2 (4.00%) Draytek
11 2 (4.00%) Qualys