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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 40 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 76 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.51% 1.15% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.65% 7.80% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 3 5
Median daily rate £340 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £370 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £470 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £41.25 £15.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% -60.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+61.11% -10.00%
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
351 141 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.45% 14.69% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 69 95
Median daily rate £338 £438 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £241 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £540 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 11
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.35 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 5 December 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
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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 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 +17 70 £340 -24.44%
Durham - 3 £155 - 1
TCP/IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 120 (82.76%) Linux
2 102 (70.34%) Unix
3 84 (57.93%) Security Cleared
4 80 (55.17%) Windows
4 80 (55.17%) ITIL
5 77 (53.10%) Perl
6 74 (51.03%) Windows Server
7 72 (49.66%) SC Cleared
8 68 (46.90%) Oracle
9 64 (44.14%) SQL
10 59 (40.69%) HP
11 56 (38.62%) Shell Script
12 54 (37.24%) VB
13 51 (35.17%) Apache
14 46 (31.72%) Solaris
15 45 (31.03%) Tivoli
16 42 (28.97%) HP SiteScope
17 39 (26.90%) DNS
18 37 (25.52%) Red Hat
19 36 (24.83%) VMware
20 35 (24.14%) High Availability
20 35 (24.14%) Cisco
21 34 (23.45%) Tomcat
21 34 (23.45%) J2EE
21 34 (23.45%) Firewall
21 34 (23.45%) Clustering
22 32 (22.07%) CA
22 32 (22.07%) SQL Server
23 31 (21.38%) Veritas
23 31 (21.38%) BPSS Clearance

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 51 (35.17%) Apache
2 34 (23.45%) Tomcat
3 28 (19.31%) iPlanet
3 28 (19.31%) WebLogic
4 27 (18.62%) JBoss
4 27 (18.62%) Oracle Application Server
5 12 (8.28%) IIS
6 11 (7.59%) OpenStack
7 7 (4.83%) nginx
8 6 (4.14%) Jetty
8 6 (4.14%) Mongrel
8 6 (4.14%) WebSphere
9 5 (3.45%) Skype for Business
10 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
11 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (2.07%) IBM Notes
11 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
11 3 (2.07%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (1.38%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) MS Office
2 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (4.14%) Google App Engine
1 6 (4.14%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.76%) HP Helion
2 4 (2.76%) IaaS
2 4 (2.76%) Office 365
2 4 (2.76%) PaaS
2 4 (2.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.90%) DNS
2 34 (23.45%) Firewall
3 30 (20.69%) SAN
4 18 (12.41%) DHCP
4 18 (12.41%) WAN
5 17 (11.72%) iSCSI
6 16 (11.03%) LDAP
7 13 (8.97%) SSL
8 11 (7.59%) Internet
9 10 (6.90%) HTTP
10 8 (5.52%) FTP
10 8 (5.52%) IPsec
11 5 (3.45%) Skype
12 4 (2.76%) LAN
12 4 (2.76%) NAS
12 4 (2.76%) SNMP
13 2 (1.38%) BGP
13 2 (1.38%) OSPF
13 2 (1.38%) VPN
14 1 (0.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (22.07%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.48%) DB2
3 16 (11.03%) MySQL
4 2 (1.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (0.69%) EDMS
5 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.69%) Redis
5 1 (0.69%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 13 (8.97%) ClearCase
1 13 (8.97%) Jenkins
1 13 (8.97%) StarTeam
2 12 (8.28%) Travis CI
3 4 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (0.69%) German Language
1 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (13.10%) Support Engineer
2 18 (12.41%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (9.66%) Automation Engineer
4 13 (8.97%) Unix Engineer
5 11 (7.59%) Administrator
6 9 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) Solaris Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) WebOps Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) HPUX Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Product Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Products Support Engineer
8 7 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.83%) Unix Administrator
9 6 (4.14%) Subject Matter Expert
10 5 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Project Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.45%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (23.45%) J2EE
2 15 (10.34%) LAMP
3 7 (4.83%) .NET
4 6 (4.14%) Servlets
5 3 (2.07%) Web Services
6 1 (0.69%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.69%) ISPF
6 1 (0.69%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.45%) Clustering
2 16 (11.03%) Mainframe
3 14 (9.66%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (5.52%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 120 (82.76%) Linux
2 102 (70.34%) Unix
3 80 (55.17%) Windows
4 74 (51.03%) Windows Server
5 46 (31.72%) Solaris
6 28 (19.31%) AIX
7 18 (12.41%) HPUX
8 16 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (9.66%) zOS
11 13 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (6.90%) SUSE
14 8 (5.52%) Windows 7
15 5 (3.45%) Windows XP
16 2 (1.38%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.69%) CentOS
17 1 (0.69%) MVS
17 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (55.17%) ITIL
2 35 (24.14%) High Availability
3 28 (19.31%) Load Balancing
4 26 (17.93%) Configuration Management
4 26 (17.93%) Server Monitoring
5 21 (14.48%) Incident Management
6 19 (13.10%) Unit Testing
7 15 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (9.66%) DevOps
9 12 (8.28%) Change Management
9 12 (8.28%) Mentoring
9 12 (8.28%) Problem Management
10 11 (7.59%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (6.90%) Change Control
12 9 (6.21%) Open Source
12 9 (6.21%) Web Operations
13 8 (5.52%) Quality Management
14 7 (4.83%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
15 6 (4.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 77 (53.10%) Perl
2 64 (44.14%) SQL
3 56 (38.62%) Shell Script
4 54 (37.24%) VB
5 18 (12.41%) Java
6 17 (11.72%) Bash Shell
6 17 (11.72%) C-shell
6 17 (11.72%) Korn
7 12 (8.28%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.52%) Python
9 3 (2.07%) C#
10 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.38%) JCL
10 2 (1.38%) REXX
10 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.38%) VBScript
11 1 (0.69%) C++
11 1 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 84 (57.93%) Security Cleared
2 72 (49.66%) SC Cleared
3 31 (21.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (8.28%) AAT
5 10 (6.90%) DV Cleared
6 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.76%) MCSA
8 4 (2.76%) MCSE
9 2 (1.38%) Degree
9 2 (1.38%) MCP
9 2 (1.38%) MCTS
10 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.69%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.97%) SLA
2 5 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.76%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (19.31%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 28 (19.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (13.10%) Active Directory
3 17 (11.72%) Samba
4 10 (6.90%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 8 (5.52%) Firmware
6 6 (4.14%) Xen
7 5 (3.45%) Hyper-V
8 4 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (2.07%) vSphere
10 2 (1.38%) NFS
11 1 (0.69%) Gluster
11 1 (0.69%) KVM
11 1 (0.69%) LXC
11 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.69%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 45 (31.03%) Tivoli
2 42 (28.97%) HP SiteScope
3 25 (17.24%) MOM
4 14 (9.66%) Puppet
5 8 (5.52%) SCCM
6 7 (4.83%) Control-M
6 7 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (4.14%) Ansible
8 5 (3.45%) Backup Exec
8 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (3.45%) WSUS
9 4 (2.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.38%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.38%) SCOM
11 1 (0.69%) Graylog
11 1 (0.69%) Icinga
11 1 (0.69%) logstash
11 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (46.90%) Oracle
2 59 (40.69%) HP
3 37 (25.52%) Red Hat
4 36 (24.83%) VMware
5 35 (24.14%) Cisco
6 32 (22.07%) CA
7 31 (21.38%) Veritas
8 29 (20.00%) F5
9 28 (19.31%) Sun
10 26 (17.93%) Microsoft
11 21 (14.48%) BMC
12 20 (13.79%) ServiceNow
13 12 (8.28%) IBM
14 6 (4.14%) Google
14 6 (4.14%) SaltStack
15 5 (3.45%) Symantec
16 4 (2.76%) Citrix
17 3 (2.07%) Dell
17 3 (2.07%) Lotus
18 2 (1.38%) NetApp
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