The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Tandem in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Tandem over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tandem
Rank 83 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Tandem 20 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.77% 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.37% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £406 £430
% change year-on-year
-17.53% -5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.88 - -
Tandem
North East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
458 240 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 40.46% 33.20% 41.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 143 161
Median daily rate £375 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 15
Median hourly rate £29.00 £24.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +35.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £15.37 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £28.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

Tandem
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Tandem as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Tandem Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Tandem
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Tandem Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Tandem
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Tandem Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Tandem
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Tandem within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 8 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 20 £325 -18.75%
Tandem
North East

Tandem
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Tandem 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Tandem.

1 23 (95.83%) Unix
1 23 (95.83%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) ITIL
3 14 (58.33%) ITSM
4 13 (54.17%) AIX
5 12 (50.00%) Service Management
5 12 (50.00%) Release Management
6 11 (45.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
6 11 (45.83%) Data Analysis
6 11 (45.83%) Windows XP
6 11 (45.83%) SLA
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
6 11 (45.83%) Windows 2000
6 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
6 11 (45.83%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (41.67%) IaaS
7 10 (41.67%) Data Management
7 10 (41.67%) Change Management
7 10 (41.67%) Open Source
7 10 (41.67%) SaaS
7 10 (41.67%) PaaS
8 9 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (33.33%) DevOps
9 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 8 (33.33%) VMware
9 8 (33.33%) HP

Tandem
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 11 (45.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
1 11 (45.83%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) IaaS
1 10 (41.67%) PaaS
1 10 (41.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) DTS
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Operational Support Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Operations Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Operations Support Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Project Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Solaris Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) AIX Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) HPUX Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Support
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 7 (29.17%) Clustering
4 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
5 4 (16.67%) AS400
5 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (16.67%) Mainframe
5 4 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (95.83%) Linux
1 23 (95.83%) Unix
2 15 (62.50%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) AIX
4 11 (45.83%) Windows 2000
4 11 (45.83%) Windows XP
5 5 (20.83%) Solaris
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 2 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 14 (58.33%) ITSM
3 12 (50.00%) Release Management
3 12 (50.00%) Service Management
4 11 (45.83%) Data Analysis
4 11 (45.83%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 10 (41.67%) Change Management
5 10 (41.67%) Data Management
5 10 (41.67%) Open Source
6 9 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (33.33%) DevOps
8 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
8 7 (29.17%) Problem Management
9 4 (16.67%) Network Management
9 4 (16.67%) SAP Security
10 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
11 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
11 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CCNA
1 4 (16.67%) CCNP
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
1 4 (16.67%) MCDBA
1 4 (16.67%) MCP
1 4 (16.67%) MCSE
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) Citrix
2 8 (33.33%) HP
2 8 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.17%) Capita