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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 42 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 85 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.13% 1.14% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.85% 7.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 57 8 0
Median daily rate £320 £275 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £345 £321
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +7.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.75 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+9.72% +28.57%
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
451 116 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 32.52% 14.68% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 56 40
Median daily rate £295 £288 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £409 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 3
Median hourly rate £28.50 £17.08 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.86% +62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £13.25 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £27.50 £13.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 May 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 May 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 +15 79 £315 +14.54% 4
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 80 (70.18%) Linux
2 59 (51.75%) Windows
3 52 (45.61%) Security Cleared
4 51 (44.74%) Unix
5 49 (42.98%) HP
6 48 (42.11%) Perl
6 48 (42.11%) SQL
7 47 (41.23%) Shell Script
8 43 (37.72%) Oracle
9 42 (36.84%) SC Cleared
10 41 (35.96%) CA
11 40 (35.09%) DNS
11 40 (35.09%) Windows Server
12 38 (33.33%) SSL
13 37 (32.46%) Tivoli
13 37 (32.46%) ServiceNow
14 35 (30.70%) VB
14 35 (30.70%) ITIL
15 34 (29.82%) SQL Server
15 34 (29.82%) BMC
15 34 (29.82%) Configuration Management
16 30 (26.32%) Apache
17 29 (25.44%) IIS
17 29 (25.44%) .NET
17 29 (25.44%) MOM
18 28 (24.56%) Microsoft
19 27 (23.68%) HTTP
19 27 (23.68%) DB2
19 27 (23.68%) HP SiteScope
19 27 (23.68%) Unit Testing

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 30 (26.32%) Apache
2 29 (25.44%) IIS
3 16 (14.04%) Tomcat
4 15 (13.16%) Jetty
4 15 (13.16%) nginx
4 15 (13.16%) WebSphere
5 12 (10.53%) SharePoint
6 11 (9.65%) Oracle 10gAS
6 11 (9.65%) Oracle Application Server
6 11 (9.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 11 (9.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (8.77%) PowerExchange
8 6 (5.26%) Oracle Spatial
9 5 (4.39%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.75%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (35.09%) DNS
2 38 (33.33%) SSL
3 27 (23.68%) HTTP
4 26 (22.81%) SAN
5 23 (20.18%) FTP
6 19 (16.67%) DHCP
7 17 (14.91%) Firewall
8 13 (11.40%) IPsec
9 11 (9.65%) iSCSI
9 11 (9.65%) WAN
10 3 (2.63%) SNMP
11 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 27 (23.68%) DB2
3 12 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (9.65%) PowerCenter
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.39%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.75%) MySQL
8 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (14.04%) Jenkins
1 16 (14.04%) Travis CI
2 11 (9.65%) Log4j
3 9 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (7.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (9.65%) Support Engineer
2 10 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (8.77%) Unix Engineer
3 8 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (6.14%) Consultant
4 7 (6.14%) SharePoint Engineer
5 5 (4.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (4.39%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 4 (3.51%) Linux Consultant
6 4 (3.51%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (2.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (2.63%) SharePoint Specialist
7 3 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (2.63%) Unix Consultant
7 3 (2.63%) Web Engineer
7 3 (2.63%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (1.75%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 2 (1.75%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (25.44%) .NET
2 20 (17.54%) J2EE
3 14 (12.28%) Servlets
4 10 (8.77%) ISPF
5 9 (7.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Mainframe
2 17 (14.91%) IBM Mainframe
3 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.89%) Clustering
5 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (70.18%) Linux
2 59 (51.75%) Windows
3 51 (44.74%) Unix
4 40 (35.09%) Windows Server
5 18 (15.79%) Solaris
5 18 (15.79%) zOS
6 17 (14.91%) AIX
7 10 (8.77%) MVS
8 8 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.75%) CentOS
12 1 (0.88%) Debian
12 1 (0.88%) SUSE
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.70%) ITIL
2 34 (29.82%) Configuration Management
3 27 (23.68%) Unit Testing
4 23 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 17 (14.91%) DevOps
6 17 (14.91%) Server Monitoring
7 13 (11.40%) Automated Testing
7 13 (11.40%) Change Management
7 13 (11.40%) Mentoring
8 11 (9.65%) Migration
8 11 (9.65%) Service Delivery
9 10 (8.77%) Problem Management
9 10 (8.77%) Web Operations
10 9 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (7.89%) Server Building
11 8 (7.02%) Change Control
11 8 (7.02%) Open Source
11 8 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (6.14%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (42.11%) Perl
1 48 (42.11%) SQL
2 47 (41.23%) Shell Script
3 35 (30.70%) VB
4 26 (22.81%) Java
5 14 (12.28%) Bash Shell
6 13 (11.40%) C-shell
6 13 (11.40%) Korn
7 12 (10.53%) JCL
7 12 (10.53%) REXX
8 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
8 10 (8.77%) PowerShell
9 9 (7.89%) C#
10 2 (1.75%) Python
11 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 52 (45.61%) Security Cleared
2 42 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 19 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (14.04%) MCSE
5 14 (12.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (10.53%) AAT
7 9 (7.89%) MCSD
8 4 (3.51%) Degree
9 2 (1.75%) MCSA
10 1 (0.88%) CCNA
10 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.88%) MCP
10 1 (0.88%) MCTS
10 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.53%) SLA
2 3 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.28%) Xen
3 13 (11.40%) Samba
4 10 (8.77%) Time Sharing Option
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (5.26%) Active Directory
6 6 (5.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (5.26%) vSphere
7 4 (3.51%) Firmware
8 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (32.46%) Tivoli
2 29 (25.44%) MOM
3 27 (23.68%) HP SiteScope
4 8 (7.02%) Puppet
5 7 (6.14%) Control-M
6 6 (5.26%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (2.63%) SCCM
8 2 (1.75%) SCOM
8 2 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.75%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (42.98%) HP
2 43 (37.72%) Oracle
3 41 (35.96%) CA
4 37 (32.46%) ServiceNow
5 34 (29.82%) BMC
6 28 (24.56%) Microsoft
7 24 (21.05%) VMware
8 17 (14.91%) IBM
9 12 (10.53%) Informatica
10 11 (9.65%) Axway
10 11 (9.65%) Genesys
11 10 (8.77%) Red Hat
12 9 (7.89%) SAP
13 6 (5.26%) Citrix
13 6 (5.26%) Siebel
13 6 (5.26%) Sun
13 6 (5.26%) Veritas
14 2 (1.75%) Altiris
14 2 (1.75%) Google