Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 41 59
Rank change year-on-year -7 +18 +21
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 38 142 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.39% 6.34% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.84% 21.19% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 118 44
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £306 £264 £275
90th Percentile £538 £488 £513
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £53.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.67% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £53.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +42.67% +177.78%

TCP/IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following 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 or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 213 670 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.60% 29.94% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 454 135
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £320 £467
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -31.40% +33.29%
10th Percentile £258 £206 £238
90th Percentile £538 £456 £655
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £345 £320 £425
% change year-on-year +7.89% -24.71% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 68 34
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £21.24 £28.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.14% +9.80% -11.30%
10th Percentile £10.35 £15.00 £11.93
90th Percentile £32.15 £36.00 £41.73
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.80 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -43.57% +12.00% +12.36%

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 6 months to 22 November 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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 34 (89.47%) Linux
2 30 (78.95%) Unix
3 27 (71.05%) Solaris
4 26 (68.42%) AIX
4 26 (68.42%) Firewall
5 25 (65.79%) Clustering
5 25 (65.79%) Oracle Application Server
5 25 (65.79%) Red Hat
5 25 (65.79%) iPlanet
5 25 (65.79%) HPUX
5 25 (65.79%) JBoss
5 25 (65.79%) Oracle
5 25 (65.79%) WebLogic
5 25 (65.79%) Apache
5 25 (65.79%) Tomcat
5 25 (65.79%) Sun
5 25 (65.79%) High Availability
6 24 (63.16%) Security Cleared
6 24 (63.16%) J2EE
6 24 (63.16%) ITIL
6 24 (63.16%) SUSE
7 23 (60.53%) Cisco
7 23 (60.53%) SC Cleared
7 23 (60.53%) Load Balancing
7 23 (60.53%) F5
8 14 (36.84%) HP
8 14 (36.84%) Perl
8 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
9 13 (34.21%) DNS
9 13 (34.21%) Shell Script

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 25 (65.79%) Apache
1 25 (65.79%) iPlanet
1 25 (65.79%) JBoss
1 25 (65.79%) Oracle Application Server
1 25 (65.79%) Tomcat
1 25 (65.79%) WebLogic
2 7 (18.42%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (18.42%) MQSeries
2 7 (18.42%) OpenStack
2 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (18.42%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (68.42%) Firewall
2 13 (34.21%) DNS
3 10 (26.32%) SAN
4 8 (21.05%) NAS
5 7 (18.42%) HTTP
5 7 (18.42%) LDAP
5 7 (18.42%) SSL
6 6 (15.79%) FCoE
6 6 (15.79%) iSCSI
6 6 (15.79%) WAN
7 2 (5.26%) VLAN
8 1 (2.63%) DHCP
8 1 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) AIX Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Solaris Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Java Scala Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Scala Developer
5 3 (7.89%) HPUX Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.63%) Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Open Source Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Unix Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (65.79%) Clustering
2 14 (36.84%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.53%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Linux
2 30 (78.95%) Unix
3 27 (71.05%) Solaris
4 26 (68.42%) AIX
5 25 (65.79%) HPUX
6 24 (63.16%) SUSE
7 10 (26.32%) Windows
8 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) High Availability
2 24 (63.16%) ITIL
3 23 (60.53%) Load Balancing
4 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.42%) DevOps
5 7 (18.42%) Open Source
6 5 (13.16%) Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (10.53%) Requirements Management
7 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (2.63%) Change Control
9 1 (2.63%) Change Management
9 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.63%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) Perl
2 13 (34.21%) Shell Script
3 12 (31.58%) Bash Shell
3 12 (31.58%) C-shell
3 12 (31.58%) Korn
4 7 (18.42%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) Scala
5 2 (5.26%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 23 (60.53%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Hyper-V
1 12 (31.58%) Samba
1 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 9 (23.68%) KVM
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) OpenView
2 2 (5.26%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.63%) MOM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Oracle
1 25 (65.79%) Red Hat
1 25 (65.79%) Sun
2 23 (60.53%) Cisco
2 23 (60.53%) F5
3 14 (36.84%) HP
4 12 (31.58%) VMware
5 11 (28.95%) PlateSpin
5 11 (28.95%) Veritas
6 7 (18.42%) Cognos
6 7 (18.42%) Opsware
7 3 (7.89%) Borland
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft