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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 51 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 64 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.87% 3.51% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.37% 20.23% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 22 0
Median daily rate £320 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £17.33 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+113.50% -0.97%
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
391 173 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 29.78% 17.35% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 82 56
Median daily rate £293 £340 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.89% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £255 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 25 6
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.00 £32.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 0 62 £320 -8.57%
Durham +5 2 - -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 98 (70.00%) Linux
2 88 (62.86%) Perl
3 85 (60.71%) Unix
4 84 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 79 (56.43%) HP
6 72 (51.43%) Windows
6 72 (51.43%) ITIL
7 70 (50.00%) Shell Script
8 67 (47.86%) SC Cleared
9 66 (47.14%) SQL
10 63 (45.00%) Windows Server
11 61 (43.57%) Oracle
11 61 (43.57%) CA
12 57 (40.71%) Tivoli
13 56 (40.00%) VB
14 53 (37.86%) SQL Server
15 52 (37.14%) BMC
15 52 (37.14%) ServiceNow
16 50 (35.71%) SAN
17 48 (34.29%) MOM
18 45 (32.14%) DB2
18 45 (32.14%) HP SiteScope
19 43 (30.71%) DNS
20 34 (24.29%) BPSS Clearance
21 31 (22.14%) VMware
22 30 (21.43%) Configuration Management
22 30 (21.43%) Apache
22 30 (21.43%) Unit Testing
22 30 (21.43%) Incident Management
23 28 (20.00%) Bash Shell

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 (21.43%) Apache
2 18 (12.86%) IIS
3 13 (9.29%) OpenStack
4 11 (7.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.14%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.14%) nginx
5 3 (2.14%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.43%) Jetty
6 2 (1.43%) Mongrel
6 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (16.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.43%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.71%) IaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) PaaS
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (35.71%) SAN
2 43 (30.71%) DNS
3 25 (17.86%) WAN
4 24 (17.14%) iSCSI
5 20 (14.29%) Firewall
6 19 (13.57%) SSL
7 13 (9.29%) FTP
7 13 (9.29%) LDAP
8 7 (5.00%) DHCP
8 7 (5.00%) Internet
9 5 (3.57%) HTTP
10 4 (2.86%) SNMP
11 3 (2.14%) Skype
12 2 (1.43%) IPsec
13 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.71%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (37.86%) SQL Server
2 45 (32.14%) DB2
3 15 (10.71%) MySQL
4 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.71%) Redis
5 1 (0.71%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 12 (8.57%) ClearCase
1 12 (8.57%) StarTeam
2 10 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (10.71%) Unix Engineer
2 13 (9.29%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (9.29%) Support Engineer
3 8 (5.71%) SharePoint Engineer
3 8 (5.71%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 7 (5.00%) Subject Matter Expert
4 7 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (4.29%) HPUX Engineer
5 6 (4.29%) WebOps Engineer
6 5 (3.57%) Consultant
6 5 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (2.14%) Administrator
8 3 (2.14%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (2.14%) Server Support
8 3 (2.14%) SharePoint Specialist
8 3 (2.14%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (2.14%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (2.14%) Unix Consultant
9 2 (1.43%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.29%) .NET
2 12 (8.57%) LAMP
3 11 (7.86%) ISPF
4 10 (7.14%) XML
5 3 (2.14%) J2EE
6 2 (1.43%) Servlets
7 1 (0.71%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.14%) Mainframe
2 21 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 17 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.71%) Clustering
4 8 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 98 (70.00%) Linux
2 85 (60.71%) Unix
3 72 (51.43%) Windows
4 63 (45.00%) Windows Server
5 22 (15.71%) Solaris
5 22 (15.71%) zOS
6 11 (7.86%) MVS
7 10 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (6.43%) AIX
8 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.00%) HPUX
10 3 (2.14%) CentOS
11 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.71%) Debian
12 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.71%) SUSE
12 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (51.43%) ITIL
2 30 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 30 (21.43%) Incident Management
2 30 (21.43%) Unit Testing
3 27 (19.29%) Server Monitoring
4 24 (17.14%) Mentoring
5 18 (12.86%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (10.71%) Server Building
7 13 (9.29%) Change Management
7 13 (9.29%) Migration
8 11 (7.86%) Service Delivery
9 10 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.14%) Problem Management
10 9 (6.43%) Change Control
10 9 (6.43%) DevOps
11 8 (5.71%) Operations Management
11 8 (5.71%) Validation
12 7 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (5.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 88 (62.86%) Perl
2 70 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 66 (47.14%) SQL
4 56 (40.00%) VB
5 28 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 27 (19.29%) C-shell
6 27 (19.29%) Korn
7 17 (12.14%) PowerShell
8 14 (10.00%) JCL
8 14 (10.00%) REXX
9 12 (8.57%) JavaScript
10 11 (7.86%) Java
11 10 (7.14%) C#
12 9 (6.43%) Python
13 2 (1.43%) C++
14 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 84 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 67 (47.86%) SC Cleared
3 34 (24.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 24 (17.14%) AAT
5 22 (15.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (12.86%) MCSE
7 10 (7.14%) MCSD
8 6 (4.29%) Degree
9 3 (2.14%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.14%) MCSA
10 1 (0.71%) CCNA
10 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.71%) MCP
10 1 (0.71%) MCTS
10 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.43%) SLA
2 4 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.14%) QA
System Software
1 27 (19.29%) Samba
2 17 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.86%) Time Sharing Option
4 9 (6.43%) Firmware
5 8 (5.71%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 7 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (5.00%) vSphere
7 5 (3.57%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.43%) Xen
9 1 (0.71%) Gluster
9 1 (0.71%) LXC
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 57 (40.71%) Tivoli
2 48 (34.29%) MOM
3 45 (32.14%) HP SiteScope
4 9 (6.43%) Puppet
5 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (5.00%) Control-M
6 7 (5.00%) NetBackup
7 6 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (3.57%) Ansible
9 4 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 4 (2.86%) SCCM
10 3 (2.14%) Backup Exec
10 3 (2.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.43%) SCOM
11 2 (1.43%) Unicenter
11 2 (1.43%) WSUS
12 1 (0.71%) Graylog
12 1 (0.71%) logstash
12 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 79 (56.43%) HP
2 61 (43.57%) CA
2 61 (43.57%) Oracle
3 52 (37.14%) BMC
3 52 (37.14%) ServiceNow
4 31 (22.14%) VMware
5 21 (15.00%) IBM
6 20 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 16 (11.43%) Red Hat
8 9 (6.43%) Citrix
9 7 (5.00%) Veritas
10 5 (3.57%) SaltStack
11 3 (2.14%) Altiris
11 3 (2.14%) SAP
11 3 (2.14%) Symantec
12 2 (1.43%) Cisco
12 2 (1.43%) Google
12 2 (1.43%) Intel Security
13 1 (0.71%) Lotus
13 1 (0.71%) NetApp