Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 132 144
Rank change year-on-year -23 +12 -11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 109 116 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.54% 1.80% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.26% 16.74% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 98 88
City of London median daily rate £488 £427 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.17% -10.11% +14.46%
10th Percentile £124 £147 £255
90th Percentile £625 £666 £629
Central London median daily rate £475 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
City of London median hourly rate - £24.61 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.53% +5.67%
Central London median hourly rate - £24.61 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +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 889 693 887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.53% 10.73% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 525 686
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.21% +6.73%
10th Percentile £210 £183 £260
90th Percentile £625 £637 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.16 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.60% +8.49% +4.28%
10th Percentile £14.35 £13.36 £13.88
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £28.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £21.16 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.90% +5.78% +6.95%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 76 (69.72%) DNS
2 57 (52.29%) Linux
3 54 (49.54%) HTTP
4 49 (44.95%) Git (software)
4 49 (44.95%) Amazon AWS
5 48 (44.04%) Java
6 47 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (43.12%) Docker
7 44 (40.37%) SSL
8 41 (37.61%) Java 8
8 41 (37.61%) REST
9 39 (35.78%) TDD
10 37 (33.94%) FTP
11 36 (33.03%) MongoDB
12 35 (32.11%) Windows
13 33 (30.28%) PostgreSQL
13 33 (30.28%) Guice
13 33 (30.28%) Microservices
14 32 (29.36%) OWASP
14 32 (29.36%) Heroku
14 32 (29.36%) OAuth2
14 32 (29.36%) OAuth
14 32 (29.36%) SOAP
15 31 (28.44%) Gradle
15 31 (28.44%) Dropwizard
16 30 (27.52%) DHCP
16 30 (27.52%) Spring
17 29 (26.61%) CSS
17 29 (26.61%) JavaScript
17 29 (26.61%) HTML

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 22 (20.18%) Apache
2 15 (13.76%) Apache Spark
3 13 (11.93%) IIS
4 11 (10.09%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.59%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.67%) nginx
7 2 (1.83%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) RMDS
2 1 (0.92%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 49 (44.95%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (29.36%) Heroku
3 15 (13.76%) Office 365
4 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.83%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (1.83%) Route 53
5 2 (1.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.92%) G Suite
6 1 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.92%) IaaS
6 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (69.72%) DNS
2 54 (49.54%) HTTP
3 44 (40.37%) SSL
4 37 (33.94%) FTP
5 30 (27.52%) DHCP
6 25 (22.94%) Firewall
7 12 (11.01%) Telnet
8 11 (10.09%) LAN
9 9 (8.26%) Internet
9 9 (8.26%) OSPF
10 8 (7.34%) Extranet
10 8 (7.34%) WAN
11 7 (6.42%) Multicast
12 5 (4.59%) BGP
12 5 (4.59%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (4.59%) MPLS
12 5 (4.59%) VPN
13 4 (3.67%) HTTPS
14 3 (2.75%) ICMP
14 3 (2.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (33.03%) MongoDB
2 33 (30.28%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (17.43%) NoSQL
4 14 (12.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (9.17%) MySQL
5 10 (9.17%) Redis
6 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.59%) Big Data
7 5 (4.59%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.83%) Power BI
9 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.92%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.92%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 49 (44.95%) Git (software)
2 31 (28.44%) Gradle
3 29 (26.61%) GitLab
4 19 (17.43%) gulp
5 17 (15.60%) Jenkins
6 14 (12.84%) Gatling
6 14 (12.84%) Geb
6 14 (12.84%) Spock
7 12 (11.01%) JUnit
8 11 (10.09%) Mockito
9 7 (6.42%) Artifactory
10 4 (3.67%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (2.75%) Selenium
11 3 (2.75%) webpack
12 2 (1.83%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.92%) Chocolatey
13 1 (0.92%) Maven
13 1 (0.92%) MSI
13 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (20.18%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.75%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.83%) Law
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.92%) Front Office
6 1 (0.92%) German Language
6 1 (0.92%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.92%) Publishing
6 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (40.37%) Developer
2 30 (27.52%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.51%) Agile Developer
3 18 (16.51%) Agile Java Developer
4 12 (11.01%) Support Engineer
5 11 (10.09%) 1st Line Engineer
5 11 (10.09%) Ruby Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Network Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Architect
9 5 (4.59%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.59%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.67%) Citrix Server Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (37.61%) REST
2 33 (30.28%) Guice
3 32 (29.36%) OAuth
3 32 (29.36%) OAuth2
3 32 (29.36%) SOAP
4 31 (28.44%) Dropwizard
5 30 (27.52%) Spring
6 29 (26.61%) AngularJS
6 29 (26.61%) CSS
6 29 (26.61%) HTML
6 29 (26.61%) HTML5
7 23 (21.10%) Kafka
8 22 (20.18%) Ratpack
9 19 (17.43%) Ember.js
9 19 (17.43%) Spring Boot
10 15 (13.76%) WireMock
11 14 (12.84%) Web Services
12 12 (11.01%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (10.09%) Ruby on Rails
14 10 (9.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Credit Risk
1 10 (9.17%) Fintech
2 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.59%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.67%) Eurex
4 4 (3.67%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.75%) e-Health
5 3 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.75%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.83%) PKI
6 2 (1.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.92%) ASIC
7 1 (0.92%) CPLD
7 1 (0.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 57 (52.29%) Linux
2 35 (32.11%) Windows
3 25 (22.94%) Unix
4 18 (16.51%) Windows Server
5 11 (10.09%) Windows 7
6 9 (8.26%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.59%) Mac OS X
8 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.75%) CoreOS
9 3 (2.75%) Solaris
9 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.92%) Android
11 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.12%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.78%) TDD
3 33 (30.28%) Microservices
4 32 (29.36%) OWASP
5 26 (23.85%) Software Engineering
6 25 (22.94%) BDD
7 22 (20.18%) Domain-Driven Design
8 18 (16.51%) Test Automation
9 16 (14.68%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (14.68%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (12.84%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (12.84%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 14 (12.84%) Pair Programming
11 13 (11.93%) Unit Testing
12 11 (10.09%) Multithreading
12 11 (10.09%) Scrum
13 10 (9.17%) DevOps
13 10 (9.17%) Functional Programming
13 10 (9.17%) Parallel Computing
13 10 (9.17%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 48 (44.04%) Java
2 41 (37.61%) Java 8
3 29 (26.61%) ES6
3 29 (26.61%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.35%) Groovy
5 19 (17.43%) TypeScript
6 16 (14.68%) Ruby
7 10 (9.17%) Python
8 8 (7.34%) Bash Shell
8 8 (7.34%) Scala
9 7 (6.42%) Perl
10 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.67%) SQL
11 3 (2.75%) C++
12 2 (1.83%) C
12 2 (1.83%) C#
12 2 (1.83%) PHP
13 1 (0.92%) AWK
13 1 (0.92%) Korn
13 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.67%) CCNA
2 4 (3.67%) CCNP
2 4 (3.67%) MCP
3 3 (2.75%) CCIE
3 3 (2.75%) CISSP
3 3 (2.75%) Degree
3 3 (2.75%) MCSA
3 3 (2.75%) MCSE
3 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.92%) ACTC
5 1 (0.92%) CEH
5 1 (0.92%) GCIH
5 1 (0.92%) MCITP
5 1 (0.92%) MCTS
5 1 (0.92%) OCP
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (43.12%) Docker
2 28 (25.69%) Active Directory
3 12 (11.01%) XenApp
4 2 (1.83%) Firmware
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.83%) vCloud
5 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (20.18%) Docker Swarm
2 19 (17.43%) Kubernetes
3 11 (10.09%) Ansible
3 11 (10.09%) Puppet
4 10 (9.17%) Marathon
4 10 (9.17%) Mesos
4 10 (9.17%) Prometheus
5 6 (5.50%) SCCM
5 6 (5.50%) Terraform
6 3 (2.75%) Grafana
6 3 (2.75%) Kibana
7 2 (1.83%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.83%) logstash
7 2 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.92%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.92%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.92%) yum
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.68%) Citrix
3 15 (13.76%) Cisco
4 6 (5.50%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.59%) Apple
5 5 (4.59%) F5
5 5 (4.59%) ServiceNow
5 5 (4.59%) VMware
6 4 (3.67%) Reuters
7 2 (1.83%) Arista
7 2 (1.83%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.83%) Dell
7 2 (1.83%) Ivanti
7 2 (1.83%) NetApp
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle
7 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.83%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.83%) Splunk
8 1 (0.92%) Aderant
8 1 (0.92%) Darktrace