The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills 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 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 42 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 70 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.78% 1.38% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.94% 8.47% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 3 3
Median daily rate £340 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +40.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £53.50 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+256.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+61.11% -10.00%
TCP/IP
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
319 118 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 26.32% 16.30% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 59 69
Median daily rate £340 £400 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £540 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.50 £30.00
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 Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

TCP/IP
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 TCP/IP within the Tyne and Wear 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 67 £350 -22.22%
Sunderland -2 1 £275 -
TCP/IP
North East

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 117 (85.40%) Linux
2 101 (73.72%) Unix
3 80 (58.39%) Security Cleared
4 77 (56.20%) ITIL
5 74 (54.01%) Windows
5 74 (54.01%) Perl
6 69 (50.36%) SC Cleared
7 68 (49.64%) Windows Server
8 66 (48.18%) Oracle
9 63 (45.99%) SQL
10 57 (41.61%) HP
11 55 (40.15%) Shell Script
12 53 (38.69%) VB
13 49 (35.77%) Apache
14 44 (32.12%) Solaris
14 44 (32.12%) Tivoli
15 41 (29.93%) HP SiteScope
16 36 (26.28%) Red Hat
17 35 (25.55%) High Availability
18 34 (24.82%) Clustering
18 34 (24.82%) Firewall
18 34 (24.82%) J2EE
18 34 (24.82%) Tomcat
19 32 (23.36%) DNS
19 32 (23.36%) SQL Server
19 32 (23.36%) CA
20 31 (22.63%) Veritas
20 31 (22.63%) Cisco
20 31 (22.63%) BPSS Clearance
21 29 (21.17%) VMware

TCP/IP
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 49 (35.77%) Apache
2 34 (24.82%) Tomcat
3 28 (20.44%) iPlanet
3 28 (20.44%) WebLogic
4 27 (19.71%) JBoss
4 27 (19.71%) Oracle Application Server
5 12 (8.76%) IIS
6 11 (8.03%) OpenStack
7 7 (5.11%) nginx
8 6 (4.38%) Jetty
8 6 (4.38%) Mongrel
8 6 (4.38%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.92%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (2.19%) MS Exchange
10 3 (2.19%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.46%) SAS
11 2 (1.46%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (13.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.38%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (4.38%) Google App Engine
1 6 (4.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (2.92%) HP Helion
2 4 (2.92%) IaaS
2 4 (2.92%) PaaS
2 4 (2.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (24.82%) Firewall
2 32 (23.36%) DNS
3 27 (19.71%) SAN
4 16 (11.68%) WAN
5 15 (10.95%) iSCSI
6 14 (10.22%) LDAP
7 13 (9.49%) DHCP
7 13 (9.49%) SSL
8 11 (8.03%) Internet
9 10 (7.30%) HTTP
10 8 (5.84%) FTP
10 8 (5.84%) IPsec
11 4 (2.92%) NAS
11 4 (2.92%) SNMP
12 2 (1.46%) BGP
12 2 (1.46%) OSPF
12 2 (1.46%) Skype
12 2 (1.46%) VPN
13 1 (0.73%) DSL
13 1 (0.73%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.36%) SQL Server
2 21 (15.33%) DB2
3 14 (10.22%) MySQL
4 2 (1.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.46%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (0.73%) EDMS
5 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.73%) Redis
5 1 (0.73%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 13 (9.49%) ClearCase
1 13 (9.49%) Jenkins
1 13 (9.49%) StarTeam
2 12 (8.76%) Travis CI
3 4 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (0.73%) German Language
1 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (13.14%) Support Engineer
2 17 (12.41%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (9.49%) Automation Engineer
3 13 (9.49%) Unix Engineer
4 11 (8.03%) Administrator
5 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (5.84%) Solaris Engineer
5 8 (5.84%) WebOps Engineer
6 7 (5.11%) HPUX Engineer
6 7 (5.11%) Product Engineer
6 7 (5.11%) Products Support Engineer
6 7 (5.11%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.11%) Unix Administrator
7 6 (4.38%) Subject Matter Expert
8 5 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Project Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 4 (2.92%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (2.92%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.82%) J2EE
2 13 (9.49%) LAMP
3 7 (5.11%) .NET
4 6 (4.38%) Servlets
5 3 (2.19%) Web Services
6 1 (0.73%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.73%) ISPF
6 1 (0.73%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.82%) Clustering
2 16 (11.68%) Mainframe
3 14 (10.22%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (5.84%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.73%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 117 (85.40%) Linux
2 101 (73.72%) Unix
3 74 (54.01%) Windows
4 68 (49.64%) Windows Server
5 44 (32.12%) Solaris
6 26 (18.98%) AIX
7 18 (13.14%) HPUX
8 14 (10.22%) zOS
9 12 (8.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (8.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (7.30%) SUSE
11 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (5.84%) Windows 7
13 5 (3.65%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.46%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.73%) CentOS
15 1 (0.73%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (56.20%) ITIL
2 35 (25.55%) High Availability
3 28 (20.44%) Load Balancing
4 26 (18.98%) Configuration Management
5 25 (18.25%) Server Monitoring
6 21 (15.33%) Incident Management
7 17 (12.41%) Unit Testing
8 15 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.22%) DevOps
10 12 (8.76%) Change Management
10 12 (8.76%) Mentoring
10 12 (8.76%) Problem Management
11 11 (8.03%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (7.30%) Change Control
13 9 (6.57%) Open Source
13 9 (6.57%) Web Operations
14 8 (5.84%) Quality Management
15 7 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (4.38%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 74 (54.01%) Perl
2 63 (45.99%) SQL
3 55 (40.15%) Shell Script
4 53 (38.69%) VB
5 18 (13.14%) Java
6 15 (10.95%) Bash Shell
6 15 (10.95%) C-shell
6 15 (10.95%) Korn
7 12 (8.76%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.84%) Python
9 3 (2.19%) C#
10 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.46%) JCL
10 2 (1.46%) REXX
10 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.46%) VBScript
11 1 (0.73%) C++
11 1 (0.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 80 (58.39%) Security Cleared
2 69 (50.36%) SC Cleared
3 31 (22.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 12 (8.76%) AAT
5 10 (7.30%) DV Cleared
6 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.92%) MCSA
8 4 (2.92%) MCSE
9 2 (1.46%) Degree
9 2 (1.46%) MCP
9 2 (1.46%) MCTS
10 1 (0.73%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.76%) SLA
2 5 (3.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.92%) QA
4 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (20.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 26 (18.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (10.95%) Samba
4 14 (10.22%) Active Directory
5 10 (7.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 8 (5.84%) Firmware
7 6 (4.38%) Xen
8 5 (3.65%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.19%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (2.19%) vSphere
11 2 (1.46%) NFS
12 1 (0.73%) Gluster
12 1 (0.73%) KVM
12 1 (0.73%) LXC
12 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.73%) Time Sharing Option
12 1 (0.73%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 44 (32.12%) Tivoli
2 41 (29.93%) HP SiteScope
3 25 (18.25%) MOM
4 14 (10.22%) Puppet
5 8 (5.84%) SCCM
6 7 (5.11%) Control-M
6 7 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (4.38%) Ansible
8 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (3.65%) WSUS
9 4 (2.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (1.46%) Backup Exec
10 2 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.46%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.46%) SCOM
11 1 (0.73%) Graylog
11 1 (0.73%) logstash
11 1 (0.73%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.73%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 66 (48.18%) Oracle
2 57 (41.61%) HP
3 36 (26.28%) Red Hat
4 32 (23.36%) CA
5 31 (22.63%) Cisco
5 31 (22.63%) Veritas
6 29 (21.17%) F5
6 29 (21.17%) VMware
7 28 (20.44%) Sun
8 21 (15.33%) BMC
8 21 (15.33%) Microsoft
9 20 (14.60%) ServiceNow
10 12 (8.76%) IBM
11 6 (4.38%) Google
11 6 (4.38%) SaltStack
12 3 (2.19%) Citrix
12 3 (2.19%) Dell
13 2 (1.46%) Intel Security
13 2 (1.46%) NetApp
13 2 (1.46%) Symantec