Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ICMP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ICMP over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 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.

Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 616 567 601
Rank change year-on-year -49 +34 +7
Contract jobs citing ICMP 18 40 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.039% 0.089% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.64% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 1
London median daily rate £333 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.11% +16.13% +29.17%
10th Percentile £148 £299 £381
90th Percentile £631 £538 £394
England median daily rate £325 £362 £450
% change year-on-year -10.22% -19.56% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £49.19 -
England median hourly rate - £49.19 -

ICMP 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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5329 6256 5948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.53% 13.93% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3583 4090 3922
London median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £218
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 141 180
London median hourly rate £19.64 £19.00 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.37% +1.58% -1.55%
10th Percentile £12.60 £11.50 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.38 £50.00 £45.03
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -20.43% +14.63% +2.50%

ICMP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing ICMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for ICMP in London

ICMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ICMP in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ICMP in London

ICMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ICMP in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ICMP in London

ICMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICMP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ICMP in London

ICMP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICMP within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
South London -35 1 £325 -
ICMP
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ICMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for ICMP.

1 17 (94.44%) Linux
1 17 (94.44%) TCP/IP
2 16 (88.89%) Python
3 15 (83.33%) DNS
4 10 (55.56%) Load Balancing
5 9 (50.00%) Ruby
5 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (50.00%) MySQL
5 9 (50.00%) Firewall
6 8 (44.44%) VPN
6 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
6 8 (44.44%) Go
6 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (44.44%) Ansible
6 8 (44.44%) SaaS
6 8 (44.44%) Public Cloud
7 7 (38.89%) Terraform
7 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
7 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
7 7 (38.89%) GitHub
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) Oracle
7 7 (38.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 6 (33.33%) DHCP
8 6 (33.33%) Mac OS X
8 6 (33.33%) Windows
8 6 (33.33%) Kafka
8 6 (33.33%) Artifactory
8 6 (33.33%) Docker

ICMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (27.78%) Apache Spark
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (44.44%) SaaS
3 7 (38.89%) GitHub
4 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (27.78%) Datadog
6 2 (11.11%) IaaS
6 2 (11.11%) PaaS
7 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
7 1 (5.56%) Route 53
7 1 (5.56%) Stackdriver
7 1 (5.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) TCP/IP
2 15 (83.33%) DNS
3 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 8 (44.44%) VPN
5 6 (33.33%) DHCP
6 5 (27.78%) 3G
6 5 (27.78%) LTE
7 3 (16.67%) HTTP
8 2 (11.11%) Internet
9 1 (5.56%) 4G
9 1 (5.56%) BGP
9 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
9 1 (5.56%) Network Security
9 1 (5.56%) OSPF
9 1 (5.56%) SMTP
9 1 (5.56%) SNMP
9 1 (5.56%) SSL
9 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 7 (38.89%) NoSQL
3 5 (27.78%) Big Data
3 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (38.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (33.33%) Artifactory
4 5 (27.78%) JIRA
4 5 (27.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.56%) GoCD
6 1 (5.56%) Gradle
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium
6 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Big Data Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (33.33%) Kafka
2 1 (5.56%) CGI
2 1 (5.56%) FastCGI
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (5.56%) Memcached
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (5.56%) React
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Public Cloud
2 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 6 (33.33%) Open Source
3 5 (27.78%) Build Automation
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Test Management
5 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Physics
7 1 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Python
2 9 (50.00%) Ruby
3 8 (44.44%) Go
4 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) C
6 2 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (5.56%) C++
7 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CCDP
2 1 (5.56%) CCIE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) KVM
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Ansible
1 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (38.89%) Terraform
3 5 (27.78%) Kubernetes
4 1 (5.56%) Chronos
4 1 (5.56%) Consul
4 1 (5.56%) Graphite
4 1 (5.56%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (5.56%) Marathon
4 1 (5.56%) Mesos
4 1 (5.56%) Puppet
4 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Google
2 5 (27.78%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) New Relic
3 1 (5.56%) VMware