Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 153 148
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 +12
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 75 103 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.28% 1.46% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 13.46% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 87 88
City of London median daily rate £400 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £123 £203 £174
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £400 £425 £500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
City of London median hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £15.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.00% +59.24% -
10th Percentile £43.75 £24.50 £11.14
90th Percentile £51.25 £25.50 £20.26
Central London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year +38.00% +59.24% -

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 630 765 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.72% 10.84% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 594 577
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £202 £161 £213
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 29 13
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £11.86
90th Percentile £27.00 £25.50 £23.28
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.76 £16.96
% change year-on-year +6.61% +10.63% -10.75%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 - 3 - -
TCP/IP
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 36 (48.00%) Windows
2 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 28 (37.33%) Linux
4 27 (36.00%) Active Directory
5 25 (33.33%) DNS
6 22 (29.33%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (28.00%) Cisco
7 21 (28.00%) LAN
7 21 (28.00%) WAN
8 19 (25.33%) VPN
8 19 (25.33%) Wireless
8 19 (25.33%) Windows 10
9 17 (22.67%) Windows 7
10 15 (20.00%) BGP
10 15 (20.00%) Firewall
11 14 (18.67%) Java
12 13 (17.33%) Ethernet
12 13 (17.33%) Finance
12 13 (17.33%) OSPF
12 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (17.33%) Data Centre
13 12 (16.00%) Office 365
13 12 (16.00%) MPLS
13 12 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (16.00%) HTTP
13 12 (16.00%) DHCP
13 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
14 11 (14.67%) SSL
14 11 (14.67%) VoIP
14 11 (14.67%) IPsec

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 10 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.33%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.67%) Apache
5 2 (2.67%) IIS
5 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.33%) Confluence
6 1 (1.33%) SAS
6 1 (1.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Office 365
2 9 (12.00%) AWS
2 9 (12.00%) Azure
3 3 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (4.00%) Power Platform
3 3 (4.00%) PowerApps
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.67%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.33%) G Suite
5 1 (1.33%) GitHub
5 1 (1.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.33%) DNS
2 21 (28.00%) LAN
2 21 (28.00%) WAN
3 19 (25.33%) VPN
3 19 (25.33%) Wireless
4 15 (20.00%) BGP
4 15 (20.00%) Firewall
5 13 (17.33%) Ethernet
5 13 (17.33%) OSPF
6 12 (16.00%) DHCP
6 12 (16.00%) HTTP
6 12 (16.00%) MPLS
7 11 (14.67%) IPsec
7 11 (14.67%) SSL
7 11 (14.67%) VoIP
8 10 (13.33%) FTP
9 8 (10.67%) BIG-IP
9 8 (10.67%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (8.00%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.00%) Power BI
3 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.33%) DB2
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Gatling
1 9 (12.00%) Geb
1 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (12.00%) GitLab
1 9 (12.00%) Gradle
1 9 (12.00%) Spock
2 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.33%) gulp
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (10.67%) Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Electronics
4 4 (5.33%) Marketing
4 4 (5.33%) Public Sector
5 3 (4.00%) Front Office
5 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Law
6 2 (2.67%) Legal
7 1 (1.33%) Local Government
7 1 (1.33%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 16 (21.33%) Desktop Support
2 14 (18.67%) Network Engineer
3 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 10 (13.33%) Developer
4 10 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Agile Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (9.33%) Mac Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Data Centre Technician
7 6 (8.00%) Data Technician
8 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 4 (5.33%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
10 3 (4.00%) Floorwalker
10 3 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) Dropwizard
1 9 (12.00%) Guice
1 9 (12.00%) Kafka
1 9 (12.00%) OAuth
1 9 (12.00%) OAuth2
1 9 (12.00%) Ratpack
1 9 (12.00%) REST
1 9 (12.00%) SOAP
1 9 (12.00%) Spring
1 9 (12.00%) Spring Boot
1 9 (12.00%) WireMock
2 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
2 7 (9.33%) Ember.js
3 4 (5.33%) 802.1X
4 3 (4.00%) .NET
5 2 (2.67%) CSS
5 2 (2.67%) HTML
5 2 (2.67%) HTML5
6 1 (1.33%) RESTful
6 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.00%) Fibre Optics
2 6 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (6.67%) iPhone
4 4 (5.33%) iPad
4 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.33%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.33%) CCTV
7 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.33%) Clustering
7 1 (1.33%) Derivative
7 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.33%) Equities
7 1 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.33%) Social Media
7 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.00%) Windows
2 28 (37.33%) Linux
3 19 (25.33%) Windows 10
4 17 (22.67%) Windows 7
5 11 (14.67%) Windows Server
6 9 (12.00%) Unix
6 9 (12.00%) Windows 8
7 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.33%) Android
8 4 (5.33%) Mac OS X
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.33%) Solaris
9 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.67%) Project Management
4 10 (13.33%) Microservices
5 9 (12.00%) BDD
5 9 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 9 (12.00%) Network Design
5 9 (12.00%) OWASP
5 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 9 (12.00%) TDD
6 8 (10.67%) Change Control
7 7 (9.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 7 (9.33%) Migration
8 6 (8.00%) ITIL
8 6 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.67%) Change Management
9 5 (6.67%) DevOps
9 5 (6.67%) High Availability
9 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (6.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.67%) Java
2 9 (12.00%) Java 8
2 9 (12.00%) TypeScript
3 7 (9.33%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.33%) SQL
4 4 (5.33%) Python
5 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.67%) C
6 2 (2.67%) ES6
6 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.67%) Perl
7 1 (1.33%) C#
7 1 (1.33%) Go
7 1 (1.33%) PHP
7 1 (1.33%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.67%) CCNP
3 7 (9.33%) CCIE
3 7 (9.33%) CCNA
4 5 (6.67%) MCP
4 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.00%) CCDA
5 3 (4.00%) CCDP
5 3 (4.00%) Degree
5 3 (4.00%) MCSE
5 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.67%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.67%) MCITP
6 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.33%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.33%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.33%) MCSA
7 1 (1.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) Docker
3 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.00%) XenApp
5 2 (2.67%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (14.67%) Kubernetes
2 10 (13.33%) SCCM
3 9 (12.00%) Docker Swarm
3 9 (12.00%) Terraform
4 4 (5.33%) Iperf
4 4 (5.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.67%) Ansible
5 2 (2.67%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.67%) Puppet
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.00%) Cisco
3 11 (14.67%) VMware
4 9 (12.00%) F5
5 6 (8.00%) Citrix
5 6 (8.00%) SolarWinds
6 5 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.33%) BMC
7 4 (5.33%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.33%) Polycom
7 4 (5.33%) Riverbed
7 4 (5.33%) Symantec
8 3 (4.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.00%) Meraki
8 3 (4.00%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.00%) SAP
9 2 (2.67%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (2.67%) Dell
9 2 (2.67%) Radware
9 2 (2.67%) Sybase