Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 130 139
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 103 98 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.49% 1.59% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.80% 14.33% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 79 79
City of London median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +16.13%
10th Percentile £124 £147 £200
90th Percentile £625 £633 £625
Central London median daily rate £481 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +13.24% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
City of London median hourly rate - £24.86 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +30.84% +6.35%
Central London median hourly rate - £24.86 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +30.84% +11.76%

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 873 684 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.59% 11.09% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 515 573
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £229 £198 £257
90th Percentile £619 £620 £598
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 21 18
City of London median hourly rate £18.10 £21.16 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.44% -15.38% +33.69%
10th Percentile £12.13 £12.88 £18.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £21.16 £22.00
% change year-on-year -14.44% -3.84% +16.71%

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 May 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 20 May 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 68 (66.02%) DNS
2 52 (50.49%) Linux
3 51 (49.51%) HTTP
3 51 (49.51%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (45.63%) Git (software)
5 47 (45.63%) SSL
5 47 (45.63%) Docker
6 42 (40.78%) Java
7 41 (39.81%) TDD
8 40 (38.83%) PostgreSQL
8 40 (38.83%) REST
8 40 (38.83%) Java 8
9 38 (36.89%) MongoDB
10 35 (33.98%) FTP
11 33 (32.04%) Windows
11 33 (32.04%) Software Engineering
12 32 (31.07%) Guice
12 32 (31.07%) Gradle
12 32 (31.07%) Dropwizard
13 31 (30.10%) OAuth2
13 31 (30.10%) OWASP
13 31 (30.10%) OAuth
13 31 (30.10%) Heroku
13 31 (30.10%) SOAP
14 30 (29.13%) BDD
15 29 (28.16%) HTML5
15 29 (28.16%) JavaScript
15 29 (28.16%) HTML
15 29 (28.16%) CSS

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 17 (16.50%) Apache
2 14 (13.59%) IIS
3 8 (7.77%) Apache Spark
4 6 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.85%) MS Exchange
6 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.88%) nginx
7 3 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.94%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.97%) CMS
9 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 51 (49.51%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (30.10%) Heroku
3 16 (15.53%) Office 365
4 3 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.91%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.91%) Route 53
4 3 (2.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.97%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 68 (66.02%) DNS
2 51 (49.51%) HTTP
3 47 (45.63%) SSL
4 35 (33.98%) FTP
5 27 (26.21%) DHCP
5 27 (26.21%) Firewall
6 12 (11.65%) LAN
6 12 (11.65%) Telnet
7 11 (10.68%) WAN
8 10 (9.71%) Internet
9 9 (8.74%) OSPF
10 7 (6.80%) MPLS
11 6 (5.83%) Extranet
12 5 (4.85%) BGP
12 5 (4.85%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (4.85%) Ethernet
12 5 (4.85%) Multicast
12 5 (4.85%) VPN
13 4 (3.88%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (2.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (38.83%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (36.89%) MongoDB
3 17 (16.50%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.71%) MySQL
5 9 (8.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (7.77%) Redis
6 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.94%) Power BI
8 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (45.63%) Git (software)
2 32 (31.07%) Gradle
3 29 (28.16%) GitLab
4 21 (20.39%) Gatling
4 21 (20.39%) Geb
4 21 (20.39%) gulp
4 21 (20.39%) Spock
5 16 (15.53%) Jenkins
6 10 (9.71%) JUnit
7 9 (8.74%) Mockito
8 8 (7.77%) Artifactory
9 5 (4.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.94%) Chocolatey
10 2 (1.94%) webpack
11 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.97%) Maven
11 1 (0.97%) MSI
11 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (17.48%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.97%) Front Office
4 1 (0.97%) Law
4 1 (0.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (40.78%) Developer
2 31 (30.10%) Java Developer
3 21 (20.39%) Agile Developer
3 21 (20.39%) Agile Java Developer
4 13 (12.62%) Support Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) 1st Line Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Ruby Developer
7 8 (7.77%) Citrix Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Network Engineer
8 7 (6.80%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (6.80%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (4.85%) Analyst
10 5 (4.85%) Architect
10 5 (4.85%) Desktop Support
10 5 (4.85%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (4.85%) Senior DevOps
10 5 (4.85%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (38.83%) REST
2 32 (31.07%) Dropwizard
2 32 (31.07%) Guice
3 31 (30.10%) OAuth
3 31 (30.10%) OAuth2
3 31 (30.10%) SOAP
4 29 (28.16%) AngularJS
4 29 (28.16%) CSS
4 29 (28.16%) HTML
4 29 (28.16%) HTML5
5 23 (22.33%) Ratpack
5 23 (22.33%) Spring
6 22 (21.36%) WireMock
7 21 (20.39%) Ember.js
8 16 (15.53%) Kafka
9 14 (13.59%) Spring Boot
10 12 (11.65%) Web Services
11 10 (9.71%) RabbitMQ
12 8 (7.77%) React
12 8 (7.77%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Credit Risk
1 8 (7.77%) Fintech
2 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.80%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.88%) Eurex
3 4 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.91%) e-Health
5 2 (1.94%) ASIC
5 2 (1.94%) CPLD
5 2 (1.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.94%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.94%) Replication
5 2 (1.94%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.94%) Verilog
5 2 (1.94%) VHDL
5 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (50.49%) Linux
2 33 (32.04%) Windows
3 22 (21.36%) Windows Server
4 21 (20.39%) Unix
5 6 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.85%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.85%) Windows 10
6 5 (4.85%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.91%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.94%) CoreOS
9 2 (1.94%) Solaris
10 1 (0.97%) AIX
10 1 (0.97%) Android
10 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.81%) TDD
3 33 (32.04%) Software Engineering
4 31 (30.10%) OWASP
5 30 (29.13%) BDD
6 25 (24.27%) Microservices
7 23 (22.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 21 (20.39%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 16 (15.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (13.59%) DevOps
11 13 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (11.65%) Test Automation
13 11 (10.68%) Pair Programming
14 10 (9.71%) Multithreading
14 10 (9.71%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (9.71%) Unit Testing
15 9 (8.74%) Concurrent Programming
15 9 (8.74%) Dependency Injection
15 9 (8.74%) Scrum
16 8 (7.77%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.78%) Java
2 40 (38.83%) Java 8
3 29 (28.16%) ES6
3 29 (28.16%) JavaScript
4 27 (26.21%) Groovy
5 21 (20.39%) TypeScript
6 15 (14.56%) Scala
7 13 (12.62%) Ruby
8 5 (4.85%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.85%) Python
9 3 (2.91%) Perl
9 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.91%) SQL
10 1 (0.97%) AWK
10 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.83%) CCNA
2 6 (5.83%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.91%) MCSE
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.94%) CCIE
5 2 (1.94%) CCNP
5 2 (1.94%) CISSP
5 2 (1.94%) MCSA
6 1 (0.97%) CCVP
6 1 (0.97%) CEH
6 1 (0.97%) Degree
6 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.97%) GCIH
6 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.97%) MCP
6 1 (0.97%) MOS
6 1 (0.97%) SANS
6 1 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (45.63%) Docker
2 26 (25.24%) Active Directory
3 14 (13.59%) XenApp
4 5 (4.85%) vCloud
5 3 (2.91%) vSphere
6 2 (1.94%) Firmware
6 2 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.97%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (22.33%) Docker Swarm
2 14 (13.59%) Kubernetes
3 13 (12.62%) Ansible
4 10 (9.71%) Prometheus
4 10 (9.71%) Puppet
5 8 (7.77%) Marathon
5 8 (7.77%) Mesos
6 6 (5.83%) Terraform
7 4 (3.88%) SCCM
8 3 (2.91%) Grafana
8 3 (2.91%) Kibana
9 2 (1.94%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.94%) logstash
9 2 (1.94%) WSUS
10 1 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.97%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.97%) Nagios
10 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.97%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (20.39%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.50%) Citrix
3 16 (15.53%) Cisco
4 8 (7.77%) VMware
5 6 (5.83%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.85%) F5
6 5 (4.85%) SaltStack
7 4 (3.88%) Reuters
8 3 (2.91%) Apple
8 3 (2.91%) Dell
8 3 (2.91%) Juniper
9 2 (1.94%) Altera
9 2 (1.94%) Arista
9 2 (1.94%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.94%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.97%) CyberArk
10 1 (0.97%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (0.97%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.97%) Splunk