Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 148 153
Rank change year-on-year +57 +5 -7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 25 82 103
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.39% 1.38% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.82% 12.91% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 65 88
Median daily rate £500 £350 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -22.65% -2.16%
10th Percentile £238 £123 £161
90th Percentile £575 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £380 £425
% change year-on-year +31.58% -10.59% -6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +90.00% +59.24%
Central London median hourly rate £140.00 £34.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +305.80% +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 231 635 774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.83% 10.69% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 477 601
Median daily rate £500 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -2.78%
10th Percentile £238 £208 £163
90th Percentile £638 £653 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £431
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.41% -4.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 25
Median hourly rate £30.25 £20.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.56% +17.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £22.65 £14.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £54.70 £44.80 £25.50
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.00 £18.73
% change year-on-year +78.57% +12.12% +10.18%

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 27 October 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 27 October 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 13 (52.00%) Windows
1 13 (52.00%) Kubernetes
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) Firewall
4 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
5 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (28.00%) AWS
5 7 (28.00%) VMware
5 7 (28.00%) Banking
5 7 (28.00%) Unix
5 7 (28.00%) Oracle
5 7 (28.00%) Python
5 7 (28.00%) Finance
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (28.00%) High Availability
6 6 (24.00%) SIEM
6 6 (24.00%) Kafka
6 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (24.00%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (24.00%) BGP
6 6 (24.00%) Netcool
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (24.00%) Java
6 6 (24.00%) Perl
6 6 (24.00%) Kerberos
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) Azure
6 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (20.00%) SaaS

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 (24.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.00%) Confluence
4 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) AWS
2 6 (24.00%) Azure
3 5 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (20.00%) GCP
3 5 (20.00%) IaaS
3 5 (20.00%) PaaS
3 5 (20.00%) SaaS
4 4 (16.00%) GitHub
4 4 (16.00%) Office 365
4 4 (16.00%) OpenShift
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (4.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) BGP
2 6 (24.00%) Kerberos
3 5 (20.00%) HTTP
3 5 (20.00%) MPLS
3 5 (20.00%) SNMP
4 4 (16.00%) HTTPS
4 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (16.00%) IPsec
5 2 (8.00%) DNS
5 2 (8.00%) LAN
5 2 (8.00%) WAN
6 1 (4.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.00%) FTP
6 1 (4.00%) OSPF
6 1 (4.00%) SSL
6 1 (4.00%) VLAN
6 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) Neo4j
2 5 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (16.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.00%) Gatling
4 1 (4.00%) Geb
4 1 (4.00%) GitLab
4 1 (4.00%) Gradle
4 1 (4.00%) Serena SBM
4 1 (4.00%) Spock
4 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (28.00%) Banking
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) International Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
1 3 (12.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Consultant
2 2 (8.00%) CyberArk Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (8.00%) Developer
2 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (8.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Network Monitoring Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) ArcSight Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre Technician
3 1 (4.00%) Data Technician
3 1 (4.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (4.00%) Security Tester
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Kafka
2 5 (20.00%) CORBA
2 5 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (20.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) Dropwizard
3 1 (4.00%) Ember.js
3 1 (4.00%) Guice
3 1 (4.00%) OAuth
3 1 (4.00%) OAuth2
3 1 (4.00%) Ratpack
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.00%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Clustering
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Fibre Optics
4 1 (4.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Unix
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (28.00%) High Availability
3 6 (24.00%) SIEM
4 5 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (20.00%) Information Security
4 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (20.00%) Security Hardening
5 4 (16.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (16.00%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (16.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (16.00%) Patch Management
5 4 (16.00%) Secure Coding
5 4 (16.00%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (8.00%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Python
2 6 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) Perl
3 5 (20.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) Java 8
5 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) CCIE
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (4.00%) GCFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (16.00%) Docker
5 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) Kubernetes
2 6 (24.00%) Netcool
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (16.00%) Terraform
4 3 (12.00%) Ansible
4 3 (12.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (12.00%) Puppet
5 2 (8.00%) Nagios
5 2 (8.00%) SCOM
5 2 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (4.00%) Control-M
6 1 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (4.00%) Icinga
6 1 (4.00%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (4.00%) QRadar
6 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle
1 7 (28.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) AppDynamics
3 5 (20.00%) CyberArk
3 5 (20.00%) Qualys
3 5 (20.00%) SevOne
4 4 (16.00%) ArcSight
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 4 (16.00%) McAfee
4 4 (16.00%) Symantec
5 3 (12.00%) SaltStack
6 2 (8.00%) BMC
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) Splunk
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) IBM