Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 137 146
Rank change year-on-year +27 +9 -20
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 19 101 116
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 1.56% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.15% 14.27% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 76 102
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £321 £176 £124
90th Percentile £575 £675 £674
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.23% +30.00% +1.58%
10th Percentile £53.50 £22.25 £24.50
90th Percentile £56.50 £47.75 £25.50
Central London median hourly rate £55.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +103.70% +8.00% +1.58%

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 233 708 864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.93% 10.96% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 530 680
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £206 £206
90th Percentile £638 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 27
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +71.05% -10.19%
10th Percentile £35.00 £13.85 £14.55
90th Percentile £49.35 £44.80 £33.90
Median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +11.54% +66.67% -7.82%

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 14 August 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

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle
4 7 (36.84%) Unix
4 7 (36.84%) Kubernetes
4 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
5 6 (31.58%) High Availability
5 6 (31.58%) Information Security
5 6 (31.58%) Banking
6 5 (26.32%) Qualys
6 5 (26.32%) Azure
6 5 (26.32%) Kerberos
6 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
6 5 (26.32%) SIEM
6 5 (26.32%) CyberArk
7 4 (21.05%) GitHub
7 4 (21.05%) OpenShift
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (21.05%) IaaS
7 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (21.05%) Threat Modelling
7 4 (21.05%) Secure Coding
7 4 (21.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Azure
2 4 (21.05%) AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (21.05%) GCP
2 4 (21.05%) GitHub
2 4 (21.05%) IaaS
2 4 (21.05%) OpenShift
2 4 (21.05%) PaaS
2 4 (21.05%) SaaS
3 3 (15.79%) Office 365
4 1 (5.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) Kerberos
3 4 (21.05%) HTTP
3 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
3 4 (21.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (21.05%) IPsec
4 2 (10.53%) BGP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security
4 2 (10.53%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) Wireshark
5 1 (5.26%) 2G
5 1 (5.26%) 3G
5 1 (5.26%) LTE
5 1 (5.26%) MPLS
5 1 (5.26%) NAS
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Serena SBM
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Law
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) International Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) CyberArk Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) ArcSight Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Malware Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (21.05%) Replication
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) Cybercrime
4 1 (5.26%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
4 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) High Availability
1 6 (31.58%) Information Security
2 5 (26.32%) SIEM
3 4 (21.05%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (21.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (21.05%) Patch Management
3 4 (21.05%) Secure Coding
3 4 (21.05%) Security Hardening
3 4 (21.05%) Threat Modelling
4 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Network Design
5 2 (10.53%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.79%) Python
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCIE
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 17025
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.79%) Docker
4 2 (10.53%) XenApp
5 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
5 1 (5.26%) vSphere
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Kubernetes
2 3 (15.79%) Ansible
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) Terraform
3 2 (10.53%) Nagios
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (5.26%) Control-M
4 1 (5.26%) EnCase
4 1 (5.26%) Icinga
4 1 (5.26%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (5.26%) Netcool
4 1 (5.26%) QRadar
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
4 1 (5.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) CyberArk
3 5 (26.32%) Qualys
4 4 (21.05%) ArcSight
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) McAfee
4 4 (21.05%) Symantec
5 3 (15.79%) SaltStack
5 3 (15.79%) Splunk
6 2 (10.53%) BMC
6 2 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.26%) Altiris
7 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.26%) EMC
7 1 (5.26%) Ivanti
7 1 (5.26%) Serena