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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 50 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 32 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.42% 3.45% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.88% 25.58% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 2
Median daily rate £393 £450 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +48.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £316 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -18.86%

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
161 86 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 22.24% 13.50% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 45 23
Median daily rate £335 £417 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% +28.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 91 (81.98%) Linux
2 78 (70.27%) Unix
3 65 (58.56%) Windows
4 63 (56.76%) Security Cleared
5 61 (54.95%) Windows Server
6 59 (53.15%) ITIL
7 56 (50.45%) SQL
7 56 (50.45%) SC Cleared
8 51 (45.95%) Perl
9 45 (40.54%) Oracle
10 41 (36.94%) Shell Script
11 40 (36.04%) VB
12 39 (35.14%) Apache
12 39 (35.14%) HP
12 39 (35.14%) HP SiteScope
13 33 (29.73%) Solaris
13 33 (29.73%) Tomcat
13 33 (29.73%) J2EE
13 33 (29.73%) Clustering
14 31 (27.93%) Firewall
15 30 (27.03%) Veritas
15 30 (27.03%) High Availability
16 29 (26.13%) Tivoli
16 29 (26.13%) Cisco
17 28 (25.23%) Red Hat
17 28 (25.23%) F5
18 27 (24.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 27 (24.32%) Load Balancing
18 27 (24.32%) iPlanet
18 27 (24.32%) DNS

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 39 (35.14%) Apache
2 33 (29.73%) Tomcat
3 27 (24.32%) iPlanet
3 27 (24.32%) WebLogic
4 26 (23.42%) JBoss
4 26 (23.42%) Oracle Application Server
5 11 (9.91%) IIS
6 6 (5.41%) Jetty
6 6 (5.41%) Mongrel
6 6 (5.41%) nginx
6 6 (5.41%) WebSphere
7 5 (4.50%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.80%) SAS
10 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (12.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (5.41%) Google App Engine
1 6 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (4.50%) HP Helion
3 4 (3.60%) IaaS
3 4 (3.60%) PaaS
3 4 (3.60%) SaaS
4 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (27.93%) Firewall
2 27 (24.32%) DNS
3 18 (16.22%) DHCP
4 10 (9.01%) HTTP
4 10 (9.01%) SSL
5 9 (8.11%) SAN
6 8 (7.21%) Internet
7 7 (6.31%) IPsec
7 7 (6.31%) iSCSI
7 7 (6.31%) WAN
8 6 (5.41%) FTP
8 6 (5.41%) LDAP
9 4 (3.60%) NAS
10 1 (0.90%) BGP
10 1 (0.90%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.90%) MPLS
10 1 (0.90%) OSPF
10 1 (0.90%) SNMP
10 1 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.21%) DB2
3 6 (5.41%) MySQL
4 2 (1.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.80%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (0.90%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.91%) Travis CI
3 6 (5.41%) ClearCase
3 6 (5.41%) StarTeam
4 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (0.90%) German Language
Job Titles
1 24 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 15 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (12.61%) Automation Engineer
4 11 (9.91%) Migration Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) Administrator
6 9 (8.11%) Unix Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Product Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Products Support Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Unix Administrator
7 7 (6.31%) WebOps Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Solaris Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.50%) HPUX Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Project Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.60%) SCCM Engineer
11 3 (2.70%) Mainframe Support
11 3 (2.70%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (29.73%) J2EE
2 6 (5.41%) .NET
2 6 (5.41%) LAMP
2 6 (5.41%) Servlets
3 3 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (29.73%) Clustering
2 11 (9.91%) IBM Mainframe
2 11 (9.91%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 91 (81.98%) Linux
2 78 (70.27%) Unix
3 65 (58.56%) Windows
4 61 (54.95%) Windows Server
5 33 (29.73%) Solaris
6 23 (20.72%) AIX
7 15 (13.51%) HPUX
8 14 (12.61%) Windows 7
9 12 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (9.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (9.91%) zOS
11 10 (9.01%) SUSE
11 10 (9.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (4.50%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.80%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (53.15%) ITIL
2 30 (27.03%) High Availability
3 27 (24.32%) Load Balancing
4 21 (18.92%) Server Monitoring
5 14 (12.61%) Configuration Management
5 14 (12.61%) Problem Management
6 13 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.71%) DevOps
6 13 (11.71%) Incident Management
7 12 (10.81%) Change Control
7 12 (10.81%) Change Management
7 12 (10.81%) Migration
8 11 (9.91%) Virtual Environments
9 10 (9.01%) Quality Management
10 9 (8.11%) Open Source
11 8 (7.21%) Web Operations
12 7 (6.31%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (4.50%) Kanban
14 5 (4.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.45%) SQL
2 51 (45.95%) Perl
3 41 (36.94%) Shell Script
4 40 (36.04%) VB
5 16 (14.41%) Java
5 16 (14.41%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.41%) C-shell
6 6 (5.41%) Korn
6 6 (5.41%) Python
7 3 (2.70%) VBScript
8 2 (1.80%) C#
8 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.90%) C++
9 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.90%) JCL
9 1 (0.90%) REXX
Qualifications
1 63 (56.76%) Security Cleared
2 56 (50.45%) SC Cleared
3 17 (15.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (9.01%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.50%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.70%) MCSA
7 3 (2.70%) MCSE
8 1 (0.90%) MCP
8 1 (0.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.80%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (24.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 19 (17.12%) Active Directory
3 18 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (5.41%) Samba
5 6 (5.41%) Xen
6 5 (4.50%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (2.70%) vSphere
9 1 (0.90%) Firmware
9 1 (0.90%) KVM
9 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.90%) NFS
9 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (35.14%) HP SiteScope
2 29 (26.13%) Tivoli
3 13 (11.71%) Puppet
3 13 (11.71%) SCCM
4 12 (10.81%) MOM
5 7 (6.31%) Control-M
6 6 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (4.50%) Ansible
7 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (2.70%) WSUS
9 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (40.54%) Oracle
2 39 (35.14%) HP
3 30 (27.03%) Veritas
4 29 (26.13%) Cisco
5 28 (25.23%) F5
5 28 (25.23%) Red Hat
6 27 (24.32%) Sun
7 26 (23.42%) Microsoft
8 18 (16.22%) VMware
9 17 (15.32%) CA
10 9 (8.11%) IBM
10 9 (8.11%) ServiceNow
11 8 (7.21%) BMC
12 6 (5.41%) Google
13 5 (4.50%) SaltStack
14 3 (2.70%) Dell
15 2 (1.80%) Citrix
16 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
16 1 (0.90%) Juniper
16 1 (0.90%) NetApp