Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 156 128
Rank change year-on-year +28 -28 +15
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 110 99 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.71% 1.43% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.34% 11.39% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 89 91
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £278 £124 £158
90th Percentile £675 £625 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £481 £425
% change year-on-year +3.90% +13.24% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
City of London median hourly rate £26.25 - £24.61
10th Percentile £21.13 - £19.95
90th Percentile £32.38 - £27.65
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 - £24.61

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 717 869 675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.13% 12.53% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 683 512
City of London median daily rate £485 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £227 £233 £198
90th Percentile £656 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 21
City of London median hourly rate £32.50 £18.70 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.80% -11.60% -3.84%
10th Percentile £15.73 £14.05 £13.36
90th Percentile £44.09 £33.00 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £31.00 £18.70 £21.16
% change year-on-year +65.78% -11.60% -0.87%

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 24 June 2019.

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

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 24 June 2019. 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 - 1 - -
TCP/IP
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 56 (50.91%) Windows
1 56 (50.91%) DNS
2 46 (41.82%) Linux
3 44 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 37 (33.64%) Microsoft
5 35 (31.82%) WAN
6 31 (28.18%) Finance
7 30 (27.27%) DHCP
8 28 (25.45%) LAN
9 27 (24.55%) HTTP
10 26 (23.64%) Cisco
11 25 (22.73%) Java
11 25 (22.73%) Firewall
11 25 (22.73%) PowerShell
11 25 (22.73%) Docker
12 24 (21.82%) VPN
12 24 (21.82%) SSL
13 23 (20.91%) DevOps
13 23 (20.91%) Office 365
14 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 22 (20.00%) Microservices
14 22 (20.00%) VMware
15 21 (19.09%) Amazon AWS
16 20 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (18.18%) Windows 10
16 20 (18.18%) Windows Server
16 20 (18.18%) FTP
17 19 (17.27%) ITIL
17 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Office
18 18 (16.36%) Cisco Certification

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 16 (14.55%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.82%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.27%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.36%) Apache
4 7 (6.36%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.55%) IIS
6 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.73%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.82%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.82%) JBoss
8 2 (1.82%) nginx
8 2 (1.82%) SAS
8 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.91%) Confluence
9 1 (0.91%) Jetty
9 1 (0.91%) Mongrel
Applications
1 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.91%) Office 365
2 21 (19.09%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (5.45%) IaaS
5 5 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.73%) Heroku
7 3 (2.73%) Mimecast
7 3 (2.73%) PaaS
7 3 (2.73%) SaaS
7 3 (2.73%) Slack
8 2 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.91%) GitHub
9 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.91%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.91%) Route 53
9 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (50.91%) DNS
2 35 (31.82%) WAN
3 30 (27.27%) DHCP
4 28 (25.45%) LAN
5 27 (24.55%) HTTP
6 25 (22.73%) Firewall
7 24 (21.82%) SSL
7 24 (21.82%) VPN
8 20 (18.18%) FTP
9 18 (16.36%) OSPF
10 16 (14.55%) Wireless
11 15 (13.64%) BGP
12 13 (11.82%) Internet
12 13 (11.82%) Network Security
13 12 (10.91%) IPsec
14 11 (10.00%) MPLS
15 10 (9.09%) Multicast
15 10 (9.09%) SAN
16 9 (8.18%) VLAN
17 8 (7.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (11.82%) MongoDB
3 12 (10.91%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.27%) MySQL
5 5 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.73%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.82%) Big Data
8 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.91%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 22 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.73%) Gradle
2 14 (12.73%) gulp
3 13 (11.82%) GitLab
4 12 (10.91%) Gatling
5 11 (10.00%) Geb
5 11 (10.00%) Spock
6 9 (8.18%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (3.64%) JUnit
8 4 (3.64%) Travis CI
9 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.82%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.82%) Mockito
9 2 (1.82%) Selenium
10 1 (0.91%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.91%) Grunt
10 1 (0.91%) Hudson
10 1 (0.91%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 31 (28.18%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Banking
3 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.64%) Retail
5 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.82%) Law
7 1 (0.91%) Back Office
7 1 (0.91%) Front Office
7 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (15.45%) Developer
2 13 (11.82%) Java Developer
2 13 (11.82%) Network Engineer
3 12 (10.91%) Analyst
3 12 (10.91%) Desktop Support
4 11 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Support Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) Agile Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) Architect
9 5 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.64%) Administrator
10 4 (3.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Network Architect
10 4 (3.64%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.45%) Spring
2 16 (14.55%) REST
3 15 (13.64%) CSS
3 15 (13.64%) Guice
3 15 (13.64%) HTML
3 15 (13.64%) HTML5
3 15 (13.64%) SOAP
4 13 (11.82%) Dropwizard
4 13 (11.82%) OAuth
4 13 (11.82%) OAuth2
4 13 (11.82%) Ratpack
5 12 (10.91%) AngularJS
5 12 (10.91%) Kafka
6 11 (10.00%) Ember.js
6 11 (10.00%) WireMock
7 10 (9.09%) Spring Boot
8 7 (6.36%) JSON
9 5 (4.55%) Hibernate
9 5 (4.55%) YAML
10 4 (3.64%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.36%) Public Cloud
2 7 (6.36%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) Clustering
4 4 (3.64%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (3.64%) iPad
4 4 (3.64%) iPhone
5 3 (2.73%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.73%) PKI
5 3 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.73%) User Experience
6 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.82%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.82%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.91%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (50.91%) Windows
2 46 (41.82%) Linux
3 20 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 20 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 18 (16.36%) Windows 7
5 12 (10.91%) Unix
6 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (7.27%) Android
7 8 (7.27%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (5.45%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.64%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.73%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.91%) AIX
12 1 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.91%) Solaris
12 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.91%) DevOps
2 22 (20.00%) Microservices
3 19 (17.27%) ITIL
4 14 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.73%) Configuration Management
4 14 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (11.82%) Domain-Driven Design
5 13 (11.82%) OWASP
5 13 (11.82%) Software Engineering
5 13 (11.82%) TDD
6 12 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (10.00%) BDD
7 11 (10.00%) High Availability
8 10 (9.09%) Migration
9 9 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.18%) Network Design
10 8 (7.27%) Load Balancing
10 8 (7.27%) Mobile Device Management
11 7 (6.36%) ITSM
11 7 (6.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.73%) Java
1 25 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 14 (12.73%) JavaScript
3 13 (11.82%) ES6
3 13 (11.82%) Java 8
3 13 (11.82%) TypeScript
4 12 (10.91%) SQL
5 10 (9.09%) Python
6 5 (4.55%) C#
7 4 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.64%) Perl
7 4 (3.64%) VBScript
8 3 (2.73%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.73%) VB
9 2 (1.82%) C
9 2 (1.82%) PHP
9 2 (1.82%) Scala
10 1 (0.91%) Groovy
10 1 (0.91%) Haskell
10 1 (0.91%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (9.09%) CCIE
4 9 (8.18%) CCNA
4 9 (8.18%) CCNP
4 9 (8.18%) Security Cleared
5 8 (7.27%) Degree
5 8 (7.27%) MCSA
6 6 (5.45%) A+ Certification
6 6 (5.45%) MCDST
7 5 (4.55%) MCSE
7 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.64%) BC Cleared
8 4 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (3.64%) CCDA
8 4 (3.64%) CCDP
8 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.82%) ACHDS
9 2 (1.82%) ACTC
9 2 (1.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) PMO
3 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (22.73%) Docker
3 13 (11.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.73%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.82%) vSphere
8 2 (1.82%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.91%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.91%) NFS
9 1 (0.91%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.91%) Xen
9 1 (0.91%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (13.64%) SCCM
2 13 (11.82%) Docker Swarm
2 13 (11.82%) Kubernetes
3 10 (9.09%) Ansible
3 10 (9.09%) Puppet
4 7 (6.36%) Terraform
5 5 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (3.64%) Perfmon
6 4 (3.64%) SCOM
6 4 (3.64%) WMI
7 3 (2.73%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.73%) SCSM
7 3 (2.73%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (2.73%) vMotion
8 2 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.91%) Grafana
9 1 (0.91%) Iperf
9 1 (0.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 37 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.64%) Cisco
3 22 (20.00%) VMware
4 15 (13.64%) F5
5 12 (10.91%) Citrix
6 11 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (8.18%) Dell
8 6 (5.45%) Apple
8 6 (5.45%) Fortinet
8 6 (5.45%) Palo Alto
8 6 (5.45%) Riverbed
8 6 (5.45%) Symantec
9 5 (4.55%) Arista
9 5 (4.55%) SolarWinds
9 5 (4.55%) Splunk
10 4 (3.64%) Juniper
10 4 (3.64%) NetApp
11 3 (2.73%) HP
11 3 (2.73%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.73%) Veritas