The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 39 47
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 18 106 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.17% 7.88% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.69% 18.96% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 74 36
Median daily rate £344 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £224 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £373 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £343 £340
% change year-on-year +16.53% +0.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.75 - £42.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 - £41.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.38 - £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +100.00%  

TCP/IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 87 559 90
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.00% 41.56% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 767 263
Median daily rate £395 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £434 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 109 15
Median hourly rate £18.50 £28.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.92% +86.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £36.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Newcastle upon Tyne

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TCP/IP in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Newcastle upon Tyne

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Newcastle upon Tyne

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Newcastle upon Tyne

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for TCP/IP in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 24 (77.42%) Security Cleared
2 21 (67.74%) ITIL
3 19 (61.29%) Linux
4 18 (58.06%) Unix
4 18 (58.06%) Windows
4 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
5 15 (48.39%) Firewall
5 15 (48.39%) Cisco
5 15 (48.39%) Windows Server
6 13 (41.94%) DNS
6 13 (41.94%) Sun
6 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
6 13 (41.94%) iPlanet
6 13 (41.94%) SUSE
6 13 (41.94%) AIX
6 13 (41.94%) HPUX
6 13 (41.94%) Solaris
6 13 (41.94%) Oracle
6 13 (41.94%) WebLogic
6 13 (41.94%) JBoss
6 13 (41.94%) Apache
6 13 (41.94%) Tomcat
6 13 (41.94%) Clustering
6 13 (41.94%) Oracle Application Server
6 13 (41.94%) Load Balancing
6 13 (41.94%) High Availability
6 13 (41.94%) F5
7 12 (38.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 12 (38.71%) SQL
7 12 (38.71%) J2EE

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 13 (41.94%) Apache
1 13 (41.94%) iPlanet
1 13 (41.94%) JBoss
1 13 (41.94%) Oracle Application Server
1 13 (41.94%) Tomcat
1 13 (41.94%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (9.68%) MQSeries
2 3 (9.68%) OpenStack
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 13 (41.94%) DNS
3 10 (32.26%) DHCP
4 4 (12.90%) VLAN
5 3 (9.68%) LDAP
5 3 (9.68%) NAS
5 3 (9.68%) SAN
5 3 (9.68%) WAN
6 2 (6.45%) FCoE
6 2 (6.45%) HTTP
6 2 (6.45%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.23%) Internet
7 1 (3.23%) LAN
7 1 (3.23%) SMTP
7 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
1 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Migration Engineer
1 10 (32.26%) Support Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Administrator
2 6 (19.35%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (16.13%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) AIX Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Project Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Automation Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) J2EE
2 2 (6.45%) CSS
2 2 (6.45%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (3.23%) Play Framework
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Linux
2 18 (58.06%) Unix
2 18 (58.06%) Windows
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server
4 13 (41.94%) AIX
4 13 (41.94%) HPUX
4 13 (41.94%) Solaris
4 13 (41.94%) SUSE
5 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Android
6 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) ITIL
2 13 (41.94%) High Availability
2 13 (41.94%) Load Balancing
3 10 (32.26%) Migration
3 10 (32.26%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (12.90%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.45%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (6.45%) Software Distribution
6 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Android Development
7 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.23%) Microservices
7 1 (3.23%) Open Source
7 1 (3.23%) Requirements Management
7 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
3 6 (19.35%) Perl
3 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.90%) VB
5 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.45%) C-shell
5 2 (6.45%) Java
5 2 (6.45%) Korn
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.23%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) Security Cleared
2 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) KVM
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (9.68%) Samba
5 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) HP SiteScope
2 10 (32.26%) SCCM
3 3 (9.68%) OpenView
3 3 (9.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.23%) MOM
4 1 (3.23%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) SCOM
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Cisco
2 13 (41.94%) F5
2 13 (41.94%) Oracle
2 13 (41.94%) Red Hat
2 13 (41.94%) Sun
3 12 (38.71%) Veritas
4 10 (32.26%) HP
4 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) VMware
6 3 (9.68%) Cognos
6 3 (9.68%) Opsware
6 3 (9.68%) PlateSpin
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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