The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 40 56 54
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 76 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.56% 3.46% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.49% 20.54% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 21 2
Median daily rate £325 £350 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +94.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £525 £236
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Median hourly rate £20.75 £37.50 £31.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.66% +17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £14.92 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £43.80 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £17.33 £18.48
% change year-on-year
+113.50% -6.23%
TCP/IP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
338 185 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.71% 16.83% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 99 73
Median daily rate £330 £490 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.65% +40.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 16
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% -50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in the North East

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +12 73 £325 -21.21%
Durham +5 3 - -
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 North East region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 137 (73.26%) Linux
2 121 (64.71%) Unix
3 112 (59.89%) Security Cleared
4 98 (52.41%) ITIL
4 98 (52.41%) Perl
5 93 (49.73%) HP
5 93 (49.73%) SC Cleared
6 91 (48.66%) Oracle
7 90 (48.13%) Windows
8 80 (42.78%) Windows Server
9 79 (42.25%) SQL
10 78 (41.71%) Shell Script
11 65 (34.76%) CA
12 64 (34.22%) Tivoli
12 64 (34.22%) SQL Server
12 64 (34.22%) VB
13 58 (31.02%) Apache
13 58 (31.02%) ServiceNow
14 56 (29.95%) BMC
15 53 (28.34%) SAN
15 53 (28.34%) MOM
16 52 (27.81%) HP SiteScope
17 51 (27.27%) DNS
18 49 (26.20%) DB2
19 47 (25.13%) Firewall
20 42 (22.46%) BPSS Clearance
21 41 (21.93%) VMware
22 40 (21.39%) Solaris
23 38 (20.32%) Clustering
24 35 (18.72%) Red Hat

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 58 (31.02%) Apache
2 30 (16.04%) Tomcat
3 25 (13.37%) IIS
3 25 (13.37%) iPlanet
3 25 (13.37%) WebLogic
4 24 (12.83%) JBoss
4 24 (12.83%) Oracle Application Server
5 16 (8.56%) OpenStack
6 13 (6.95%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.21%) nginx
8 5 (2.67%) Jetty
8 5 (2.67%) Mongrel
8 5 (2.67%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.14%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.60%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.07%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (2.67%) Google App Engine
1 5 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.60%) IaaS
2 3 (1.60%) PaaS
2 3 (1.60%) SaaS
3 2 (1.07%) HP Helion
3 2 (1.07%) Office 365
4 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (28.34%) SAN
2 51 (27.27%) DNS
3 47 (25.13%) Firewall
4 27 (14.44%) WAN
5 26 (13.90%) iSCSI
6 25 (13.37%) SSL
7 16 (8.56%) FTP
8 14 (7.49%) LDAP
9 11 (5.88%) DHCP
10 10 (5.35%) HTTP
11 8 (4.28%) Internet
12 6 (3.21%) IPsec
12 6 (3.21%) SNMP
13 4 (2.14%) NAS
13 4 (2.14%) Skype
14 2 (1.07%) LAN
15 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
15 1 (0.53%) Fibre Channel
15 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
15 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (34.22%) SQL Server
2 49 (26.20%) DB2
3 16 (8.56%) MySQL
4 2 (1.07%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.53%) EDMS
5 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.53%) Redis
5 1 (0.53%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 13 (6.95%) ClearCase
1 13 (6.95%) StarTeam
1 13 (6.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (6.42%) Jenkins
2 12 (6.42%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.88%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (0.53%) German Language
1 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (10.70%) Linux Engineer
2 17 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
3 16 (8.56%) Support Engineer
4 11 (5.88%) Administrator
5 9 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (4.81%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 8 (4.28%) SharePoint Engineer
6 8 (4.28%) Solaris Engineer
6 8 (4.28%) Subject Matter Expert
6 8 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (4.28%) WebOps Engineer
6 8 (4.28%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (3.74%) HPUX Engineer
7 7 (3.74%) Unix Administrator
8 6 (3.21%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (3.21%) Consultant
9 5 (2.67%) Project Engineer
9 5 (2.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.58%) J2EE
2 16 (8.56%) .NET
3 13 (6.95%) LAMP
4 11 (5.88%) ISPF
5 10 (5.35%) XML
6 5 (2.67%) Servlets
7 3 (1.60%) Web Services
8 1 (0.53%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.32%) Clustering
2 24 (12.83%) Mainframe
3 21 (11.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 19 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.81%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 137 (73.26%) Linux
2 121 (64.71%) Unix
3 90 (48.13%) Windows
4 80 (42.78%) Windows Server
5 40 (21.39%) Solaris
6 22 (11.76%) zOS
7 19 (10.16%) AIX
8 17 (9.09%) HPUX
9 16 (8.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (8.02%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (5.88%) MVS
12 10 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (5.35%) SUSE
13 4 (2.14%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.60%) Windows XP
15 2 (1.07%) CentOS
16 1 (0.53%) Debian
16 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (52.41%) ITIL
2 33 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 32 (17.11%) High Availability
3 32 (17.11%) Incident Management
4 31 (16.58%) Unit Testing
5 29 (15.51%) Server Monitoring
6 25 (13.37%) Load Balancing
6 25 (13.37%) Mentoring
7 19 (10.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 16 (8.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (8.56%) Server Building
9 15 (8.02%) Change Management
10 14 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (7.49%) DevOps
10 14 (7.49%) Problem Management
11 12 (6.42%) Migration
12 11 (5.88%) Service Delivery
13 10 (5.35%) Change Control
14 9 (4.81%) Web Operations
15 8 (4.28%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 98 (52.41%) Perl
2 79 (42.25%) SQL
3 78 (41.71%) Shell Script
4 64 (34.22%) VB
5 29 (15.51%) Bash Shell
6 28 (14.97%) C-shell
6 28 (14.97%) Korn
7 18 (9.63%) PowerShell
8 14 (7.49%) Java
8 14 (7.49%) JCL
8 14 (7.49%) REXX
9 12 (6.42%) C#
9 12 (6.42%) JavaScript
10 10 (5.35%) Python
11 2 (1.07%) C++
11 2 (1.07%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 112 (59.89%) Security Cleared
2 93 (49.73%) SC Cleared
3 42 (22.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 28 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (12.83%) AAT
6 20 (10.70%) MCSE
7 10 (5.35%) MCSD
8 6 (3.21%) Degree
8 6 (3.21%) MCSA
9 5 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.60%) MCP
10 3 (1.60%) MCTS
11 1 (0.53%) CCNA
11 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.83%) SLA
2 5 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.60%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (16.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 28 (14.97%) Samba
3 26 (13.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (7.49%) Active Directory
5 11 (5.88%) Firmware
5 11 (5.88%) Time Sharing Option
6 10 (5.35%) vSphere
7 8 (4.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 5 (2.67%) Xen
9 4 (2.14%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.60%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.07%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.53%) Gluster
12 1 (0.53%) LXC
12 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.53%) NFS
12 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 64 (34.22%) Tivoli
2 53 (28.34%) MOM
3 52 (27.81%) HP SiteScope
4 13 (6.95%) Puppet
5 12 (6.42%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (4.28%) NetBackup
7 7 (3.74%) Control-M
7 7 (3.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (3.74%) SCCM
8 6 (3.21%) Ansible
9 5 (2.67%) WSUS
10 4 (2.14%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (1.07%) PowerCLI
12 2 (1.07%) SCOM
12 2 (1.07%) Unicenter
13 1 (0.53%) Graylog
13 1 (0.53%) logstash
Vendors
1 93 (49.73%) HP
2 91 (48.66%) Oracle
3 65 (34.76%) CA
4 58 (31.02%) ServiceNow
5 56 (29.95%) BMC
6 41 (21.93%) VMware
7 35 (18.72%) Red Hat
8 34 (18.18%) Veritas
9 31 (16.58%) Microsoft
10 30 (16.04%) Cisco
11 26 (13.90%) F5
12 25 (13.37%) Sun
13 21 (11.23%) IBM
14 10 (5.35%) Citrix
15 6 (3.21%) SaltStack
16 5 (2.67%) Google
17 4 (2.14%) Symantec
18 3 (1.60%) Altiris
18 3 (1.60%) Dell
18 3 (1.60%) SAP