The first table below looks at the demand for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the North East region.

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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 57 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 1 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.92% 0.32% 4.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.23% 1.72% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Average daily rate £280 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 58 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.69% 18.71% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 34
Average daily rate £273 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £329 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £20.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -20.35%
TCP/IP
England

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the North East region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 6 £280 - 2
Durham - - - - 1
Cleveland - - - -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 11 (78.57%) SQL
1 11 (78.57%) HP
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) LAN
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) UNIX
6 5 (35.71%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) WAN
6 5 (35.71%) DHCP
6 5 (35.71%) Solaris
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (35.71%) VLAN
6 5 (35.71%) Splunk
6 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (28.57%) PKI
7 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) DFS Replication
7 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (28.57%) vSphere
7 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) DHCP
2 5 (35.71%) VLAN
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (28.57%) IPsec
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) SNA
4 3 (21.43%) FTP
4 3 (21.43%) HTTP
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) APPN
4 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) Adabas
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) APPC
2 1 (7.14%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
2 3 (21.43%) AS400
2 3 (21.43%) iSeries
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Solaris
4 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) i5/OS
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) OS/400
6 1 (7.14%) MVS
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C
2 3 (21.43%) COBOL
2 3 (21.43%) RPG
3 1 (7.14%) NATURAL
3 1 (7.14%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (21.43%) IBM Certification
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) MCSA
3 3 (21.43%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (28.57%) DFS Replication
3 4 (28.57%) vSphere
3 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 3 (21.43%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (21.43%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) HP
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) Splunk
6 4 (28.57%) IBM
7 3 (21.43%) NetIQ
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