The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 39 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 66 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.76% 1.35% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.36% 8.18% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +40.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+268.96% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £18.00 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.43%
TCP/IP
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
309 110 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 26.96% 16.54% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 54 53
Median daily rate £340 £450 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £236 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 115 (85.82%) Linux
2 100 (74.63%) Unix
3 78 (58.21%) Security Cleared
4 77 (57.46%) ITIL
5 74 (55.22%) Windows
5 74 (55.22%) Perl
6 68 (50.75%) Windows Server
7 67 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 65 (48.51%) Oracle
9 63 (47.01%) SQL
10 57 (42.54%) HP
11 55 (41.04%) Shell Script
12 53 (39.55%) VB
13 48 (35.82%) Apache
14 44 (32.84%) Tivoli
15 43 (32.09%) Solaris
16 41 (30.60%) HP SiteScope
17 36 (26.87%) Red Hat
18 33 (24.63%) Clustering
18 33 (24.63%) J2EE
18 33 (24.63%) Tomcat
18 33 (24.63%) High Availability
19 32 (23.88%) SQL Server
19 32 (23.88%) Firewall
19 32 (23.88%) CA
20 31 (23.13%) DNS
20 31 (23.13%) BPSS Clearance
21 30 (22.39%) Veritas
22 29 (21.64%) VMware
22 29 (21.64%) Cisco

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 48 (35.82%) Apache
2 33 (24.63%) Tomcat
3 27 (20.15%) iPlanet
3 27 (20.15%) WebLogic
4 26 (19.40%) JBoss
4 26 (19.40%) Oracle Application Server
5 12 (8.96%) IIS
6 10 (7.46%) OpenStack
7 7 (5.22%) nginx
8 6 (4.48%) Jetty
8 6 (4.48%) Mongrel
8 6 (4.48%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.99%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (2.24%) MS Exchange
10 3 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.49%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.49%) SAS
11 2 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (4.48%) Google App Engine
1 6 (4.48%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.99%) HP Helion
2 4 (2.99%) IaaS
2 4 (2.99%) PaaS
2 4 (2.99%) SaaS
3 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (23.88%) Firewall
2 31 (23.13%) DNS
3 27 (20.15%) SAN
4 16 (11.94%) WAN
5 15 (11.19%) iSCSI
6 14 (10.45%) LDAP
7 12 (8.96%) DHCP
7 12 (8.96%) SSL
8 10 (7.46%) HTTP
8 10 (7.46%) Internet
9 7 (5.22%) FTP
9 7 (5.22%) IPsec
10 4 (2.99%) NAS
11 2 (1.49%) Skype
11 2 (1.49%) SNMP
12 1 (0.75%) BGP
12 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.75%) MPLS
12 1 (0.75%) OSPF
12 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.67%) DB2
3 14 (10.45%) MySQL
4 2 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (0.75%) EDMS
5 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.75%) Redis
5 1 (0.75%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 13 (9.70%) ClearCase
1 13 (9.70%) Jenkins
1 13 (9.70%) StarTeam
2 12 (8.96%) Travis CI
3 4 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (0.75%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (13.43%) Support Engineer
2 17 (12.69%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (9.70%) Automation Engineer
3 13 (9.70%) Unix Engineer
4 11 (8.21%) Administrator
5 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (5.97%) WebOps Engineer
6 7 (5.22%) HPUX Engineer
6 7 (5.22%) Product Engineer
6 7 (5.22%) Products Support Engineer
6 7 (5.22%) Solaris Engineer
6 7 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.22%) Unix Administrator
7 6 (4.48%) Subject Matter Expert
8 5 (3.73%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Project Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.99%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (2.99%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.63%) J2EE
2 13 (9.70%) LAMP
3 7 (5.22%) .NET
4 6 (4.48%) Servlets
5 3 (2.24%) Web Services
6 1 (0.75%) ISPF
6 1 (0.75%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.63%) Clustering
2 16 (11.94%) Mainframe
3 14 (10.45%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (5.97%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 115 (85.82%) Linux
2 100 (74.63%) Unix
3 74 (55.22%) Windows
4 68 (50.75%) Windows Server
5 43 (32.09%) Solaris
6 26 (19.40%) AIX
7 18 (13.43%) HPUX
8 14 (10.45%) zOS
9 12 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (8.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (7.46%) SUSE
11 10 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (5.97%) Windows 7
13 5 (3.73%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.49%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.75%) CentOS
15 1 (0.75%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (57.46%) ITIL
2 33 (24.63%) High Availability
3 27 (20.15%) Load Balancing
4 26 (19.40%) Configuration Management
5 25 (18.66%) Server Monitoring
6 21 (15.67%) Incident Management
7 17 (12.69%) Unit Testing
8 15 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.45%) DevOps
10 12 (8.96%) Mentoring
10 12 (8.96%) Problem Management
11 11 (8.21%) Change Management
11 11 (8.21%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (7.46%) Change Control
13 9 (6.72%) Open Source
13 9 (6.72%) Web Operations
14 8 (5.97%) Quality Management
15 7 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (5.22%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (4.48%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 74 (55.22%) Perl
2 63 (47.01%) SQL
3 55 (41.04%) Shell Script
4 53 (39.55%) VB
5 18 (13.43%) Java
6 15 (11.19%) Bash Shell
6 15 (11.19%) C-shell
6 15 (11.19%) Korn
7 12 (8.96%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.97%) Python
9 3 (2.24%) C#
10 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.49%) JCL
10 2 (1.49%) REXX
10 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.49%) VBScript
11 1 (0.75%) C++
11 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 78 (58.21%) Security Cleared
2 67 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 31 (23.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (8.96%) AAT
5 10 (7.46%) DV Cleared
6 8 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.99%) MCSA
8 4 (2.99%) MCSE
9 2 (1.49%) Degree
10 1 (0.75%) MCP
10 1 (0.75%) MCSD
10 1 (0.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.96%) SLA
2 5 (3.73%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.99%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (20.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 26 (19.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.19%) Samba
4 13 (9.70%) Active Directory
5 10 (7.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (4.48%) Firmware
6 6 (4.48%) Xen
7 5 (3.73%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.24%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.24%) vSphere
10 1 (0.75%) Gluster
10 1 (0.75%) KVM
10 1 (0.75%) LXC
10 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.75%) NFS
10 1 (0.75%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 44 (32.84%) Tivoli
2 41 (30.60%) HP SiteScope
3 25 (18.66%) MOM
4 14 (10.45%) Puppet
5 7 (5.22%) Control-M
5 7 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.22%) SCCM
6 6 (4.48%) Ansible
7 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (3.73%) WSUS
8 3 (2.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.49%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.49%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.49%) SCOM
10 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.75%) logstash
10 1 (0.75%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (48.51%) Oracle
2 57 (42.54%) HP
3 36 (26.87%) Red Hat
4 32 (23.88%) CA
5 30 (22.39%) Veritas
6 29 (21.64%) Cisco
6 29 (21.64%) VMware
7 28 (20.90%) F5
8 27 (20.15%) Sun
9 21 (15.67%) BMC
10 20 (14.93%) Microsoft
10 20 (14.93%) ServiceNow
11 12 (8.96%) IBM
12 6 (4.48%) Google
12 6 (4.48%) SaltStack
13 3 (2.24%) Citrix
13 3 (2.24%) Dell
14 2 (1.49%) Intel Security
14 2 (1.49%) NetApp
14 2 (1.49%) Symantec