The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank 57 40 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs citing Internet 18 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.15% 2.40% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.76% 23.26% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 0
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£530 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+146.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -25.00%
Internet
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
153 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 18.24% 10.31% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 27 8
Average daily rate £488 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +1.24%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Internet across the Tyne and Wear region.

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Internet
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Internet across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Internet Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Tyne and Wear region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 18 £530 +140.90% 1
Internet
North East

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Python
2 9 (28.13%) UNIX
3 8 (25.00%) .NET
3 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (21.88%) Java
4 7 (21.88%) Client/Server
4 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.88%) Web Accessibility
5 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (18.75%) Firewall
5 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (18.75%) HP
5 6 (18.75%) C++
6 5 (15.63%) Juniper
6 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
6 5 (15.63%) VLAN
6 5 (15.63%) Network Security
6 5 (15.63%) TippingPoint
6 5 (15.63%) Ruby
6 5 (15.63%) Structured Cabling
6 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
7 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
7 4 (12.50%) VPN
7 4 (12.50%) SQL
7 4 (12.50%) JavaScript

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) Apache
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) Confluence
1 2 (6.25%) Node.js
1 2 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
1 2 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 5 (15.63%) VLAN
2 5 (15.63%) Network Security
2 5 (15.63%) Structured Cabling
3 4 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (6.25%) Intranet
4 2 (6.25%) HTTP
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) ATM
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Redis
3 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) FishEye
2 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Technical Leader
3 4 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Informatica Developer
4 3 (9.38%) ETL Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) CSS
2 3 (9.38%) XHTML
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) WCF
3 1 (3.13%) RESTful
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (21.88%) Client/Server
3 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (3.13%) PMI
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (3.13%) Economics
5 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.25%) CentOS
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.25%) Fedora
6 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Web Accessibility
2 3 (9.38%) ETL
2 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (3.13%) Test Planning
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL
4 1 (3.13%) BDD
4 1 (3.13%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
4 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.13%) User Stories
4 1 (3.13%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
4 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Python
2 7 (21.88%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) C++
4 5 (15.63%) Ruby
5 4 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CISA
3 1 (3.13%) CISMP
3 1 (3.13%) CAPM
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.25%) VirtualBox
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) yum
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
1 2 (6.25%) Vagrant
1 2 (6.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) CheckPoint
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) HP
3 5 (15.63%) Juniper
3 5 (15.63%) TippingPoint
4 4 (12.50%) Oracle
5 3 (9.38%) Informatica
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.25%) VMware
6 2 (6.25%) Splunk
6 2 (6.25%) Rackspace
6 2 (6.25%) SaltStack
7 1 (3.13%) TSYS