Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 August 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 181 161
Rank change year-on-year -18 -20 -21
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 628 651 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.38% 1.52% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.26% 13.24% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 483 505
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £151 £158 £182
90th Percentile £651 £650 £600
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 21
London median hourly rate £22.00 £27.43 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.80% +66.24% -7.64%
10th Percentile £17.00 £10.60 £10.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £50.00 £26.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -21.82% +44.74% +8.57%

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 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 5,578 4,918 6,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.25% 11.51% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,872 3,249 4,081
London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £206 £225 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 136 102
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.58 £19.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +7.65% -2.05%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.60 £48.76
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -28.00% +21.95%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in London

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in London

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in London over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in London

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in London

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in London over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for TCP/IP in London

TCP/IP
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 TCP/IP within the London region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Central London -19 152 £463 +8.82% 45
West London -14 38 £495 +48.87% 35
East London -13 19 £550 +10.00% 16
South London -60 8 £500 +11.11% 6
North London 0 1 £275 -31.25% 6
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 London region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 336 (53.50%) DNS
2 265 (42.20%) Linux
3 249 (39.65%) Windows
4 222 (35.35%) Firewall
5 171 (27.23%) DHCP
6 164 (26.11%) Active Directory
7 154 (24.52%) Microsoft
8 148 (23.57%) Unix
9 146 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
10 145 (23.09%) HTTP
10 145 (23.09%) Docker
11 140 (22.29%) Git (software)
12 138 (21.97%) SSL
13 137 (21.82%) Finance
14 132 (21.02%) Java
15 130 (20.70%) Jenkins
16 128 (20.38%) Amazon AWS
16 128 (20.38%) Cisco
17 124 (19.75%) DevOps
18 113 (17.99%) LAN
19 112 (17.83%) WAN
19 112 (17.83%) Puppet
20 110 (17.52%) Configuration Management
21 109 (17.36%) Python
22 108 (17.20%) MongoDB
23 103 (16.40%) VPN
24 102 (16.24%) MySQL
25 97 (15.45%) Windows Server
26 93 (14.81%) Kubernetes
26 93 (14.81%) ITIL

TCP/IP
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 56 (8.92%) Apache
2 46 (7.32%) nginx
3 37 (5.89%) MS Exchange
4 35 (5.57%) IIS
5 28 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
6 27 (4.30%) Apache Spark
7 20 (3.18%) SharePoint
8 17 (2.71%) OpenStack
9 15 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (1.27%) Confluence
12 5 (0.80%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.80%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.64%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.64%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.32%) CMS
15 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 64 (10.19%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.55%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.80%) RMDS
2 2 (0.32%) Eikon
2 2 (0.32%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.16%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 128 (20.38%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (12.10%) Office 365
3 40 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (5.41%) Heroku
5 24 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (2.23%) PaaS
8 12 (1.91%) IaaS
9 11 (1.75%) Route 53
9 11 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 10 (1.59%) SaaS
11 9 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
11 9 (1.43%) Amazon S3
11 9 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (1.11%) Serverless
13 6 (0.96%) G Suite
13 6 (0.96%) GitHub
13 6 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.80%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 336 (53.50%) DNS
2 222 (35.35%) Firewall
3 171 (27.23%) DHCP
4 145 (23.09%) HTTP
5 138 (21.97%) SSL
6 113 (17.99%) LAN
7 112 (17.83%) WAN
8 103 (16.40%) VPN
9 81 (12.90%) Internet
10 80 (12.74%) Wireless
11 75 (11.94%) FTP
12 62 (9.87%) BGP
13 61 (9.71%) OSPF
14 54 (8.60%) IPsec
15 49 (7.80%) MPLS
16 46 (7.32%) Network Security
17 34 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
18 31 (4.94%) EIGRP
18 31 (4.94%) Ethernet
19 30 (4.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (17.20%) MongoDB
2 102 (16.24%) MySQL
3 79 (12.58%) PostgreSQL
4 66 (10.51%) NoSQL
5 37 (5.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 36 (5.73%) Relational Database
7 25 (3.98%) Redis
8 24 (3.82%) RDBMS
9 23 (3.66%) SQL Server
10 19 (3.03%) Big Data
10 19 (3.03%) Hadoop
11 14 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (1.43%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.80%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.80%) Flink
13 5 (0.80%) HBase
13 5 (0.80%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.80%) Power BI
13 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 140 (22.29%) Git (software)
2 130 (20.70%) Jenkins
3 52 (8.28%) Artifactory
4 42 (6.69%) Gradle
5 31 (4.94%) GitLab
6 27 (4.30%) JUnit
6 27 (4.30%) Mockito
7 22 (3.50%) Travis CI
8 21 (3.34%) gulp
9 20 (3.18%) Vagrant
10 13 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (1.91%) JIRA
12 8 (1.27%) Spock
13 7 (1.11%) Gatling
13 7 (1.11%) Geb
13 7 (1.11%) JMeter
14 6 (0.96%) SonarQube
15 5 (0.80%) CircleCI
15 5 (0.80%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.80%) Maven
General
1 137 (21.82%) Finance
2 43 (6.85%) Banking
3 29 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.23%) Law
6 12 (1.91%) Retail
7 10 (1.59%) Electronics
8 9 (1.43%) German Language
9 8 (1.27%) Legal
9 8 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.27%) Marketing
9 8 (1.27%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.96%) Advertising
10 6 (0.96%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.96%) Front Office
10 6 (0.96%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.64%) French Language
12 3 (0.48%) Back Office
12 3 (0.48%) Portuguese Language
13 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 99 (15.76%) Developer
2 98 (15.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 91 (14.49%) Analyst
4 64 (10.19%) Network Engineer
5 57 (9.08%) Support Engineer
6 54 (8.60%) Java Developer
7 40 (6.37%) Support Analyst
8 28 (4.46%) Desktop Support
9 27 (4.30%) IT Support
10 26 (4.14%) Consultant
11 24 (3.82%) Agile Developer
11 24 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
12 23 (3.66%) Service Analyst
13 22 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
13 22 (3.50%) Architect
13 22 (3.50%) AWS DevOps
13 22 (3.50%) Service Desk Analyst
14 21 (3.34%) AWS Engineer
14 21 (3.34%) Security Engineer
15 20 (3.18%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (9.55%) Spring
2 55 (8.76%) REST
3 51 (8.12%) Elastic Stack
4 49 (7.80%) Guice
5 48 (7.64%) RabbitMQ
6 47 (7.48%) Web Services
7 42 (6.69%) LEMP Stack
8 41 (6.53%) Dropwizard
9 37 (5.89%) SOAP
10 36 (5.73%) ActiveMQ
10 36 (5.73%) HTML
11 34 (5.41%) CSS
11 34 (5.41%) OAuth
11 34 (5.41%) OAuth2
12 33 (5.25%) HTML5
13 31 (4.94%) AngularJS
14 29 (4.62%) Kafka
15 26 (4.14%) Ratpack
16 24 (3.82%) Sensu
17 21 (3.34%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 50 (7.96%) Data Centre
2 48 (7.64%) Linux Command Line
3 40 (6.37%) Computer Science
4 39 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (3.66%) Public Cloud
6 20 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (2.87%) iPhone
9 17 (2.71%) Algorithms
9 17 (2.71%) Data Structures
10 16 (2.55%) iPad
10 16 (2.55%) Management Information System
10 16 (2.55%) PKI
11 14 (2.23%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.75%) Fintech
12 11 (1.75%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.59%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.59%) User Experience
14 8 (1.27%) Replication
15 7 (1.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 265 (42.20%) Linux
2 249 (39.65%) Windows
3 148 (23.57%) Unix
4 97 (15.45%) Windows Server
5 76 (12.10%) Windows 7
6 65 (10.35%) Windows 10
7 44 (7.01%) Mac OS X
8 39 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (3.82%) Solaris
12 19 (3.03%) Apple iOS
13 13 (2.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 12 (1.91%) Mac OS
15 11 (1.75%) Android
16 10 (1.59%) SUSE
17 9 (1.43%) CentOS
18 8 (1.27%) Mac OS X Server
18 8 (1.27%) Windows 8
19 7 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (19.75%) DevOps
3 110 (17.52%) Configuration Management
4 93 (14.81%) ITIL
5 87 (13.85%) Microservices
6 78 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
7 77 (12.26%) Load Balancing
8 71 (11.31%) Open Source
9 58 (9.24%) Test Automation
10 54 (8.60%) TDD
11 53 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
12 49 (7.80%) Software Engineering
13 44 (7.01%) Root Cause Analysis
14 43 (6.85%) Migration
14 43 (6.85%) OO
15 42 (6.69%) Unit Testing
16 39 (6.21%) Change Management
16 39 (6.21%) Scrum
17 38 (6.05%) Network Design
18 35 (5.57%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 132 (21.02%) Java
2 109 (17.36%) Python
3 90 (14.33%) Ruby
4 80 (12.74%) Bash Shell
4 80 (12.74%) Perl
5 53 (8.44%) Java 8
6 50 (7.96%) SQL
7 41 (6.53%) JavaScript
7 41 (6.53%) PowerShell
8 31 (4.94%) ES6
9 27 (4.30%) Groovy
9 27 (4.30%) Shell Script
10 21 (3.34%) C++
10 21 (3.34%) TypeScript
11 19 (3.03%) C
12 16 (2.55%) Go
13 15 (2.39%) C#
14 13 (2.07%) Scala
15 11 (1.75%) PHP
16 7 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 74 (11.78%) Security Cleared
2 63 (10.03%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (9.39%) SC Cleared
4 45 (7.17%) Degree
5 41 (6.53%) CCNP
6 39 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (4.78%) CCNA
8 18 (2.87%) CCIE
9 16 (2.55%) MCSE
10 15 (2.39%) MCP
11 13 (2.07%) MCSA
12 12 (1.91%) CISSP
12 12 (1.91%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.43%) A+ Certification
14 8 (1.27%) CEH
15 7 (1.11%) GCIA
15 7 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.11%) MCTS
16 6 (0.96%) GIAC
16 6 (0.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.91%) SLA
2 7 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (0.80%) QA
4 4 (0.64%) GDPR
5 3 (0.48%) GCP
6 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.32%) PMO
7 1 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 164 (26.11%) Active Directory
2 145 (23.09%) Docker
3 44 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (3.98%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (3.82%) XenApp
6 15 (2.39%) Hyper-V
6 15 (2.39%) vSphere
7 11 (1.75%) etcd
7 11 (1.75%) flannel
8 10 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (1.59%) XenServer
9 9 (1.43%) BitLocker
9 9 (1.43%) NFS
10 8 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.11%) vCloud
12 6 (0.96%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 6 (0.96%) VMware NSX
12 6 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 112 (17.83%) Puppet
2 93 (14.81%) Kubernetes
3 92 (14.65%) Ansible
4 60 (9.55%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (7.96%) Terraform
6 36 (5.73%) SCCM
7 34 (5.41%) HAProxy
8 25 (3.98%) Docker Swarm
9 22 (3.50%) Grafana
10 21 (3.34%) logstash
11 20 (3.18%) Prometheus
12 12 (1.91%) Mesos
12 12 (1.91%) Nagios
13 11 (1.75%) rkt
14 10 (1.59%) CFEngine
14 10 (1.59%) Marathon
14 10 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
15 9 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
16 8 (1.27%) SCOM
17 7 (1.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 154 (24.52%) Microsoft
2 128 (20.38%) Cisco
3 64 (10.19%) VMware
4 57 (9.08%) Citrix
5 35 (5.57%) CheckPoint
6 34 (5.41%) F5
7 31 (4.94%) Juniper
8 30 (4.78%) Apple
8 30 (4.78%) Red Hat
9 28 (4.46%) HP
10 27 (4.30%) Oracle
10 27 (4.30%) ServiceNow
11 25 (3.98%) Palo Alto
12 19 (3.03%) Google
12 19 (3.03%) SAP
13 18 (2.87%) Infoblox
14 17 (2.71%) SolarWinds
15 15 (2.39%) Ivanti
15 15 (2.39%) McAfee
16 13 (2.07%) Dell