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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 59 56 38
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.15% 0.79% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.28% 6.94% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £270
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -8.95%
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
97 72 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 12.39% 11.39% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 46 27
Average daily rate £298 £273 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £224 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £368 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 5 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -4 5 £275 -1.78% 3
Cleveland - 2 £200 -
Durham - 1 - -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (66.67%) IIS
3 9 (60.00%) DNS
3 9 (60.00%) DHCP
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
5 7 (46.67%) HTTP
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) SSL
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (40.00%) Jetty
6 6 (40.00%) Google
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (40.00%) nginx
6 6 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (40.00%) Google App Engine
6 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (40.00%) Open Source
6 6 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (40.00%) Puppet
6 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (40.00%) .NET
6 6 (40.00%) J2EE
6 6 (40.00%) Apache
6 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
6 6 (40.00%) Servlets

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) IIS
2 6 (40.00%) Jetty
2 6 (40.00%) nginx
2 6 (40.00%) Apache
2 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) Lync
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (40.00%) Google App Engine
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) DNS
1 9 (60.00%) DHCP
2 7 (46.67%) HTTP
2 7 (46.67%) SSL
3 6 (40.00%) FTP
3 6 (40.00%) IPsec
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Release Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) VoIP Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) J2EE
1 6 (40.00%) Servlets
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
1 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) MCSA
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (40.00%) Xen
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) Puppet
1 6 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Google
4 2 (13.33%) Veritas
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) BT
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago