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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 58 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 32 22 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.07% 3.18% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.16% 23.66% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 2
Median daily rate £393 £450 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +48.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £316 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+176.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+74.41% -18.86%

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
167 93 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 21.25% 13.44% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 48 42
Median daily rate £335 £417 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.56% +14.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 22 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 January 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 32 £393 -12.77% 2
TCP/IP
North East

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 93 (81.58%) Linux
2 79 (69.30%) Unix
3 65 (57.02%) Windows
3 65 (57.02%) Security Cleared
4 61 (53.51%) Windows Server
5 59 (51.75%) ITIL
6 58 (50.88%) SC Cleared
7 56 (49.12%) SQL
8 51 (44.74%) Perl
9 46 (40.35%) Oracle
10 41 (35.96%) Shell Script
11 40 (35.09%) VB
11 40 (35.09%) Apache
12 39 (34.21%) HP
12 39 (34.21%) HP SiteScope
13 34 (29.82%) Tomcat
13 34 (29.82%) Solaris
13 34 (29.82%) J2EE
13 34 (29.82%) Clustering
14 33 (28.95%) Firewall
15 32 (28.07%) High Availability
16 31 (27.19%) Veritas
16 31 (27.19%) Cisco
17 29 (25.44%) Tivoli
17 29 (25.44%) F5
18 28 (24.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 28 (24.56%) Load Balancing
18 28 (24.56%) Red Hat
18 28 (24.56%) iPlanet
18 28 (24.56%) DNS

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 40 (35.09%) Apache
2 34 (29.82%) Tomcat
3 28 (24.56%) iPlanet
3 28 (24.56%) WebLogic
4 27 (23.68%) JBoss
4 27 (23.68%) Oracle Application Server
5 11 (9.65%) IIS
6 6 (5.26%) Jetty
6 6 (5.26%) Mongrel
6 6 (5.26%) nginx
6 6 (5.26%) OpenStack
6 6 (5.26%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (1.75%) SAS
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (5.26%) Google App Engine
1 6 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (4.39%) HP Helion
3 4 (3.51%) IaaS
3 4 (3.51%) PaaS
3 4 (3.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (28.95%) Firewall
2 28 (24.56%) DNS
3 19 (16.67%) DHCP
4 11 (9.65%) SSL
5 10 (8.77%) HTTP
6 9 (7.89%) Internet
6 9 (7.89%) SAN
7 8 (7.02%) IPsec
8 7 (6.14%) FTP
8 7 (6.14%) iSCSI
8 7 (6.14%) WAN
9 6 (5.26%) LDAP
10 4 (3.51%) NAS
11 3 (2.63%) SNMP
12 2 (1.75%) BGP
12 2 (1.75%) OSPF
12 2 (1.75%) VPN
13 1 (0.88%) DSL
13 1 (0.88%) MPLS
13 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) DB2
3 6 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (0.88%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.65%) Travis CI
3 6 (5.26%) ClearCase
3 6 (5.26%) StarTeam
4 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (0.88%) German Language
1 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 15 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (12.28%) Automation Engineer
4 11 (9.65%) Migration Engineer
5 10 (8.77%) Administrator
6 9 (7.89%) Unix Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Product Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Products Support Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Solaris Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Unix Administrator
7 7 (6.14%) WebOps Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.39%) HPUX Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Project Engineer
9 5 (4.39%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) SCCM Engineer
11 3 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
11 3 (2.63%) Mainframe Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.82%) J2EE
2 6 (5.26%) .NET
2 6 (5.26%) LAMP
2 6 (5.26%) Servlets
3 3 (2.63%) Web Services
4 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 34 (29.82%) Clustering
2 11 (9.65%) IBM Mainframe
2 11 (9.65%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 93 (81.58%) Linux
2 79 (69.30%) Unix
3 65 (57.02%) Windows
4 61 (53.51%) Windows Server
5 34 (29.82%) Solaris
6 23 (20.18%) AIX
7 15 (13.16%) HPUX
8 14 (12.28%) Windows 7
9 12 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (9.65%) zOS
11 10 (8.77%) SUSE
11 10 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (4.39%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.75%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (51.75%) ITIL
2 32 (28.07%) High Availability
3 28 (24.56%) Load Balancing
4 21 (18.42%) Server Monitoring
5 14 (12.28%) Configuration Management
5 14 (12.28%) Problem Management
6 13 (11.40%) Change Management
6 13 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.40%) DevOps
6 13 (11.40%) Incident Management
7 12 (10.53%) Change Control
7 12 (10.53%) Migration
8 11 (9.65%) Virtual Environments
9 10 (8.77%) Quality Management
10 9 (7.89%) Open Source
11 8 (7.02%) Web Operations
12 7 (6.14%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (4.39%) Kanban
14 5 (4.39%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 56 (49.12%) SQL
2 51 (44.74%) Perl
3 41 (35.96%) Shell Script
4 40 (35.09%) VB
5 16 (14.04%) Java
5 16 (14.04%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.26%) C-shell
6 6 (5.26%) Korn
6 6 (5.26%) Python
7 3 (2.63%) VBScript
8 2 (1.75%) C#
8 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.88%) JCL
9 1 (0.88%) REXX
Qualifications
1 65 (57.02%) Security Cleared
2 58 (50.88%) SC Cleared
3 17 (14.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (8.77%) DV Cleared
5 7 (6.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.63%) MCSA
7 3 (2.63%) MCSE
8 2 (1.75%) MCP
8 2 (1.75%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.75%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (24.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 20 (17.54%) Active Directory
3 18 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 6 (5.26%) Samba
5 6 (5.26%) Xen
6 5 (4.39%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.63%) Firmware
8 3 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (2.63%) vSphere
9 2 (1.75%) NFS
10 1 (0.88%) KVM
10 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (34.21%) HP SiteScope
2 29 (25.44%) Tivoli
3 14 (12.28%) SCCM
4 13 (11.40%) Puppet
5 12 (10.53%) MOM
6 7 (6.14%) Control-M
7 6 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (4.39%) Ansible
8 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (2.63%) WSUS
10 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (40.35%) Oracle
2 39 (34.21%) HP
3 31 (27.19%) Cisco
3 31 (27.19%) Veritas
4 29 (25.44%) F5
5 28 (24.56%) Red Hat
5 28 (24.56%) Sun
6 27 (23.68%) Microsoft
7 18 (15.79%) VMware
8 17 (14.91%) CA
9 9 (7.89%) IBM
9 9 (7.89%) ServiceNow
10 8 (7.02%) BMC
11 6 (5.26%) Google
12 5 (4.39%) SaltStack
13 3 (2.63%) Dell
14 2 (1.75%) Citrix
15 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
15 1 (0.88%) Convergys
15 1 (0.88%) Juniper