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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 61 62 48
Rank change year-on-year +1 -14  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 13 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.39% 0.92% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.13% 8.00% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £290 £400 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +158.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £332
% change year-on-year +12.67% +7.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year -2.50% +19.61%  

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 99 75 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 18.23% 11.52% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 38 26
Median daily rate £375 £270 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.88% -18.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £197 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £403 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.99 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.43% -36.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.99 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.90 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 54 (71.05%) Windows
1 54 (71.05%) Linux
2 51 (67.11%) Unix
2 51 (67.11%) Windows Server
3 48 (63.16%) SQL
4 46 (60.53%) Security Cleared
5 45 (59.21%) ITIL
6 41 (53.95%) SC Cleared
7 36 (47.37%) HP SiteScope
8 30 (39.47%) VB
8 30 (39.47%) Perl
8 30 (39.47%) Shell Script
9 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
10 22 (28.95%) DHCP
10 22 (28.95%) DNS
11 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
11 21 (27.63%) HP
11 21 (27.63%) Oracle
11 21 (27.63%) High Availability
12 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
12 20 (26.32%) Virtual Environments
12 20 (26.32%) J2EE
12 20 (26.32%) Apache
12 20 (26.32%) Tomcat
12 20 (26.32%) SCCM
12 20 (26.32%) Firewall
12 20 (26.32%) Migration
13 19 (25.00%) Clustering
13 19 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 19 (25.00%) MS Excel

TCP/IP
Top Related 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 20 (26.32%) Apache
1 20 (26.32%) Tomcat
2 18 (23.68%) iPlanet
2 18 (23.68%) JBoss
2 18 (23.68%) Oracle Application Server
2 18 (23.68%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.95%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) Jetty
4 2 (2.63%) Mongrel
4 2 (2.63%) nginx
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (2.63%) SAS
4 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) HP Helion
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.63%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.63%) IaaS
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.95%) DHCP
1 22 (28.95%) DNS
2 20 (26.32%) Firewall
3 4 (5.26%) HTTP
3 4 (5.26%) Internet
4 3 (3.95%) SSL
5 2 (2.63%) FTP
5 2 (2.63%) IPsec
5 2 (2.63%) VLAN
6 1 (1.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (1.32%) DB2
3 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.63%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.32%) Xcode
General
1 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (38.16%) Support Engineer
2 20 (26.32%) Migration Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) Automation Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Product Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Products Support Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) SCCM Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Solaris Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Unix Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Mainframe Support
9 2 (2.63%) Administrator
9 2 (2.63%) Embedded Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Embedded Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Hardware Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Hardware Test Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Monitoring Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.32%) J2EE
2 2 (2.63%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) CSS
2 2 (2.63%) Servlets
2 2 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) HTML
3 1 (1.32%) HTML5
3 1 (1.32%) JSON
3 1 (1.32%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Clustering
2 10 (13.16%) IBM Mainframe
2 10 (13.16%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (71.05%) Linux
1 54 (71.05%) Windows
2 51 (67.11%) Unix
2 51 (67.11%) Windows Server
3 20 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 17 (22.37%) Solaris
5 13 (17.11%) AIX
6 11 (14.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (13.16%) zOS
8 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.32%) Android
11 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.32%) HPUX
11 1 (1.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (59.21%) ITIL
2 21 (27.63%) High Availability
3 20 (26.32%) Migration
3 20 (26.32%) Virtual Environments
4 18 (23.68%) Load Balancing
5 16 (21.05%) Server Monitoring
6 11 (14.47%) Change Control
6 11 (14.47%) Incident Management
7 10 (13.16%) Change Management
7 10 (13.16%) Problem Management
7 10 (13.16%) Quality Management
8 4 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (5.26%) Validation
9 3 (3.95%) Open Source
10 2 (2.63%) API Testing
10 2 (2.63%) DevOps
10 2 (2.63%) Exploratory Testing
10 2 (2.63%) Functional Testing
10 2 (2.63%) Regression Testing
10 2 (2.63%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 48 (63.16%) SQL
2 30 (39.47%) Perl
2 30 (39.47%) Shell Script
2 30 (39.47%) VB
3 18 (23.68%) PowerShell
4 14 (18.42%) Java
5 3 (3.95%) VBScript
6 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.32%) PHP
6 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 41 (53.95%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.16%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.32%) MCSE
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (27.63%) Active Directory
2 19 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 8 (10.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.63%) Xen
6 1 (1.32%) Docker
6 1 (1.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (47.37%) HP SiteScope
2 20 (26.32%) SCCM
3 19 (25.00%) Tivoli
4 7 (9.21%) Control-M
5 3 (3.95%) MOM
5 3 (3.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (3.95%) Puppet
6 2 (2.63%) SCOM
7 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 21 (27.63%) HP
2 21 (27.63%) Oracle
3 19 (25.00%) Cisco
3 19 (25.00%) Veritas
4 18 (23.68%) F5
4 18 (23.68%) Sun
5 12 (15.79%) Red Hat
6 10 (13.16%) CA
7 8 (10.53%) IBM
8 4 (5.26%) VMware
9 2 (2.63%) Google
10 1 (1.32%) BMC
10 1 (1.32%) Citrix
10 1 (1.32%) PlateSpin
10 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow