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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
England / North East
Rank 62 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 23 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.63% 3.27% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.11% 24.58% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 3
Median daily rate £310 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £21.38 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+12.28% +8.22%

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
163 118 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.67% 13.32% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 65 58
Median daily rate £338 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £527 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the North East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -25 16 £310 -31.11% 1
Durham - 2 £450 -
Northumberland +1 1 - -
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 81 (75.00%) Linux
2 70 (64.81%) Unix
3 68 (62.96%) Windows
4 64 (59.26%) Security Cleared
5 63 (58.33%) Windows Server
6 59 (54.63%) SC Cleared
7 55 (50.93%) SQL
8 53 (49.07%) ITIL
9 39 (36.11%) Perl
10 37 (34.26%) VB
10 37 (34.26%) Shell Script
10 37 (34.26%) HP SiteScope
11 36 (33.33%) Apache
12 35 (32.41%) Oracle
13 34 (31.48%) J2EE
13 34 (31.48%) Tomcat
13 34 (31.48%) Cisco
13 34 (31.48%) Clustering
14 33 (30.56%) Firewall
14 33 (30.56%) HP
15 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
15 32 (29.63%) High Availability
16 31 (28.70%) DNS
16 31 (28.70%) Veritas
17 30 (27.78%) Solaris
18 29 (26.85%) F5
19 28 (25.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 28 (25.93%) Load Balancing
19 28 (25.93%) iPlanet
19 28 (25.93%) JBoss

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 36 (33.33%) Apache
2 34 (31.48%) Tomcat
3 28 (25.93%) iPlanet
3 28 (25.93%) JBoss
3 28 (25.93%) WebLogic
4 27 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 11 (10.19%) IIS
6 6 (5.56%) Jetty
6 6 (5.56%) Mongrel
6 6 (5.56%) nginx
6 6 (5.56%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.78%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.78%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.85%) SAS
9 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (5.56%) Google App Engine
1 6 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (4.63%) HP Helion
3 4 (3.70%) IaaS
3 4 (3.70%) Office 365
3 4 (3.70%) PaaS
3 4 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (30.56%) Firewall
2 31 (28.70%) DNS
3 26 (24.07%) DHCP
4 11 (10.19%) HTTP
4 11 (10.19%) SSL
5 8 (7.41%) IPsec
6 7 (6.48%) FTP
7 5 (4.63%) Internet
8 4 (3.70%) LAN
8 4 (3.70%) NAS
8 4 (3.70%) SAN
9 3 (2.78%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.78%) Skype
9 3 (2.78%) SNMP
9 3 (2.78%) WAN
10 2 (1.85%) BGP
10 2 (1.85%) LDAP
10 2 (1.85%) OSPF
10 2 (1.85%) VPN
11 1 (0.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.78%) DB2
3 2 (1.85%) MySQL
3 2 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.85%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (0.93%) EDMS
4 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (6.48%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.56%) Travis CI
3 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 1 (0.93%) Games
1 1 (0.93%) German Language
1 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
1 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (26.85%) Support Engineer
2 17 (15.74%) Automation Engineer
3 13 (12.04%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (12.04%) Migration Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) Administrator
5 7 (6.48%) Product Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Products Support Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Solaris Engineer
5 7 (6.48%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (6.48%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.63%) Project Engineer
7 5 (4.63%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.70%) SCCM Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (2.78%) Mainframe Support
9 3 (2.78%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (31.48%) J2EE
2 6 (5.56%) .NET
2 6 (5.56%) Servlets
3 4 (3.70%) Web Services
4 2 (1.85%) CSS
4 2 (1.85%) LAMP
4 2 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.93%) HTML
5 1 (0.93%) HTML5
5 1 (0.93%) JSON
5 1 (0.93%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.48%) Clustering
2 10 (9.26%) IBM Mainframe
2 10 (9.26%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 81 (75.00%) Linux
2 70 (64.81%) Unix
3 68 (62.96%) Windows
4 63 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 30 (27.78%) Solaris
6 25 (23.15%) AIX
7 17 (15.74%) Windows 7
8 14 (12.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (9.26%) HPUX
9 10 (9.26%) SUSE
9 10 (9.26%) zOS
10 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (4.63%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.78%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.93%) Android
13 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.93%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (49.07%) ITIL
2 32 (29.63%) High Availability
3 28 (25.93%) Load Balancing
4 21 (19.44%) Server Monitoring
5 14 (12.96%) Problem Management
6 13 (12.04%) Change Management
6 13 (12.04%) Migration
6 13 (12.04%) Virtual Environments
7 12 (11.11%) Change Control
7 12 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 10 (9.26%) Quality Management
9 9 (8.33%) Open Source
10 8 (7.41%) DevOps
11 7 (6.48%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
12 4 (3.70%) Data Management
12 4 (3.70%) Validation
13 3 (2.78%) Asset Management
13 3 (2.78%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.93%) SQL
2 39 (36.11%) Perl
3 37 (34.26%) Shell Script
3 37 (34.26%) VB
4 18 (16.67%) Java
5 13 (12.04%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.78%) VBScript
7 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.85%) C#
7 2 (1.85%) C-shell
7 2 (1.85%) Korn
7 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 64 (59.26%) Security Cleared
2 59 (54.63%) SC Cleared
3 11 (10.19%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (9.26%) DV Cleared
5 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.63%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.78%) MCSA
7 3 (2.78%) MCSE
8 2 (1.85%) MCP
8 2 (1.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.85%) QA
1 2 (1.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (25.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 26 (24.07%) Active Directory
3 14 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (5.56%) Xen
6 5 (4.63%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.78%) Firmware
8 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (2.78%) vSphere
9 2 (1.85%) NFS
9 2 (1.85%) Samba
10 1 (0.93%) Docker
10 1 (0.93%) KVM
10 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (34.26%) HP SiteScope
2 25 (23.15%) Tivoli
3 16 (14.81%) SCCM
4 8 (7.41%) Puppet
5 7 (6.48%) Control-M
6 5 (4.63%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (4.63%) MOM
7 3 (2.78%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (2.78%) WSUS
8 2 (1.85%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (32.41%) Oracle
2 34 (31.48%) Cisco
3 33 (30.56%) HP
4 32 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 31 (28.70%) Veritas
6 29 (26.85%) F5
7 28 (25.93%) Sun
8 23 (21.30%) Red Hat
9 18 (16.67%) VMware
10 12 (11.11%) CA
11 9 (8.33%) IBM
12 6 (5.56%) Google
13 4 (3.70%) ServiceNow
14 3 (2.78%) BMC
14 3 (2.78%) Dell
14 3 (2.78%) Lotus
14 3 (2.78%) Symantec
15 2 (1.85%) Citrix
16 1 (0.93%) Juniper
16 1 (0.93%) NetApp