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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 49 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 21 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.94% 0.51% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.58% 2.70% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
Average daily rate £463 £303 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
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
93 74 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.01% 18.83% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 48 32
Average daily rate £403 £413 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% +68.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £265 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £451 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £25.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 - £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 - £28.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 21 £463 +52.89%
TCP/IP
North East

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP.

1 39 (90.70%) Linux
2 34 (79.07%) Java
3 33 (76.74%) HTTP
4 31 (72.09%) SSL
4 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
4 31 (72.09%) Configuration Management
5 30 (69.77%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (69.77%) DNS
5 30 (69.77%) .NET
5 30 (69.77%) J2EE
5 30 (69.77%) Apache
6 29 (67.44%) DHCP
6 29 (67.44%) Jenkins
7 28 (65.12%) Tomcat
7 28 (65.12%) IIS
7 28 (65.12%) Jetty
7 28 (65.12%) WebSphere
7 28 (65.12%) nginx
7 28 (65.12%) VMware
8 27 (62.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (62.79%) Xen
8 27 (62.79%) Servlets
9 26 (60.47%) FTP
9 26 (60.47%) IPsec
10 21 (48.84%) Windows
11 20 (46.51%) DevOps
12 19 (44.19%) Web Operations
13 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
13 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (37.21%) Google

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing TCP/IP 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 TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (69.77%) Apache
2 28 (65.12%) IIS
2 28 (65.12%) Jetty
2 28 (65.12%) nginx
2 28 (65.12%) Tomcat
2 28 (65.12%) WebSphere
3 11 (25.58%) Oracle 10gAS
3 11 (25.58%) Oracle Application Server
3 11 (25.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 11 (25.58%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (23.26%) PowerExchange
5 6 (13.95%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (2.33%) Confluence
6 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.33%) Node.js
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (39.53%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (37.21%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (37.21%) Google App Engine
2 16 (37.21%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (34.88%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.33%) GitHub
4 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (76.74%) HTTP
2 31 (72.09%) SSL
3 30 (69.77%) DNS
4 29 (67.44%) DHCP
5 26 (60.47%) FTP
5 26 (60.47%) IPsec
6 2 (4.65%) Internet
6 2 (4.65%) LAN
7 1 (2.33%) Firewall
7 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (25.58%) PowerCenter
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) Redis
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (67.44%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.58%) Log4j
3 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.33%) FishEye
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (16.28%) WebOps Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (9.30%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Web Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Developer
5 2 (4.65%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.65%) Web Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.33%) Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) .NET
1 30 (69.77%) J2EE
2 27 (62.79%) Servlets
3 1 (2.33%) LAMP
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.33%) Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (90.70%) Linux
2 21 (48.84%) Windows
3 15 (34.88%) AIX
3 15 (34.88%) Solaris
4 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
6 6 (13.95%) Unix
7 4 (9.30%) zOS
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.33%) CentOS
9 1 (2.33%) Fedora
9 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Configuration Management
2 30 (69.77%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (46.51%) DevOps
4 19 (44.19%) Web Operations
5 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (32.56%) Automated Testing
6 14 (32.56%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (13.95%) CRM
8 4 (9.30%) Change Control
8 4 (9.30%) Change Management
8 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
8 4 (9.30%) Open Source
8 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
8 4 (9.30%) Quality Management
9 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.33%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (2.33%) Migration
9 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) SQL
3 5 (11.63%) Perl
4 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
4 4 (9.30%) VB
5 2 (4.65%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (62.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 27 (62.79%) Xen
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Puppet
1 5 (11.63%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.33%) DameWare
3 1 (2.33%) logstash
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 28 (65.12%) VMware
3 16 (37.21%) Google
4 13 (30.23%) Oracle
5 12 (27.91%) Informatica
6 11 (25.58%) Axway
6 11 (25.58%) Genesys
7 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
8 7 (16.28%) SAP
9 6 (13.95%) Siebel
9 6 (13.95%) Sun
10 5 (11.63%) HP
11 4 (9.30%) CA
11 4 (9.30%) IBM
12 1 (2.33%) Rackspace
12 1 (2.33%) Remedy
12 1 (2.33%) SaltStack
12 1 (2.33%) Splunk