Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 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)
England > North East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 42 66
Rank change year-on-year -20 +24 +11
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 39 153 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.18% 5.65% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.89% 20.56% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 122 49
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +22.81%
10th Percentile £306 £260 £273
90th Percentile £538 £474 £513
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
North East median hourly rate £11.00 £29.00 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.07% -22.15% +16.08%
10th Percentile £10.25 £19.90 £13.83
90th Percentile £11.75 £55.25 £43.88
England median hourly rate £21.75 £36.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -39.58% +107.73% -8.71%

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 the North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 262 744 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.37% 27.47% 16.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 479 170
North East median daily rate £339 £320 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.86% -18.21% +20.38%
10th Percentile £195 £205 £227
90th Percentile £538 £451 £653
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 75 51
North East median hourly rate £14.31 £28.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.89% +16.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £9.10 £15.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £31.80 £36.00 £43.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in the North East

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in the North East

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in the North East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in the North East

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in the North East

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -14 37 £350 +6.06% 2
Durham +1 2 £350 +125.81%
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North East region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 33 (84.62%) Linux
2 29 (74.36%) Unix
3 26 (66.67%) Solaris
4 25 (64.10%) AIX
4 25 (64.10%) Firewall
5 24 (61.54%) Sun
5 24 (61.54%) Red Hat
5 24 (61.54%) iPlanet
5 24 (61.54%) HPUX
5 24 (61.54%) J2EE
5 24 (61.54%) Oracle
5 24 (61.54%) WebLogic
5 24 (61.54%) JBoss
5 24 (61.54%) Apache
5 24 (61.54%) Tomcat
5 24 (61.54%) Clustering
5 24 (61.54%) Oracle Application Server
5 24 (61.54%) SC Cleared
5 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
5 24 (61.54%) High Availability
6 23 (58.97%) ITIL
6 23 (58.97%) Cisco
6 23 (58.97%) SUSE
7 22 (56.41%) F5
7 22 (56.41%) Load Balancing
8 14 (35.90%) Data Centre
8 14 (35.90%) Perl
8 14 (35.90%) DNS
9 13 (33.33%) VMware
9 13 (33.33%) Shell Script

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 24 (61.54%) Apache
1 24 (61.54%) iPlanet
1 24 (61.54%) JBoss
1 24 (61.54%) Oracle Application Server
1 24 (61.54%) Tomcat
1 24 (61.54%) WebLogic
2 7 (17.95%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (17.95%) MQSeries
2 7 (17.95%) OpenStack
2 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 7 (17.95%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) IaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
1 1 (2.56%) PaaS
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) Firewall
2 14 (35.90%) DNS
3 10 (25.64%) SAN
4 8 (20.51%) NAS
5 7 (17.95%) HTTP
5 7 (17.95%) LDAP
5 7 (17.95%) SSL
5 7 (17.95%) WAN
6 6 (15.38%) FCoE
6 6 (15.38%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.13%) DHCP
7 2 (5.13%) VLAN
8 1 (2.56%) LAN
8 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Unix Engineer
2 12 (30.77%) AIX Engineer
3 11 (28.21%) Solaris Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Java Scala Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Scala Developer
5 3 (7.69%) HPUX Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.56%) Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) Unix Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (61.54%) Clustering
2 14 (35.90%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.26%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Linux
2 29 (74.36%) Unix
3 26 (66.67%) Solaris
4 25 (64.10%) AIX
5 24 (61.54%) HPUX
6 23 (58.97%) SUSE
7 12 (30.77%) Windows
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.56%) OpenVMS
9 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) High Availability
2 23 (58.97%) ITIL
3 22 (56.41%) Load Balancing
4 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (17.95%) DevOps
6 7 (17.95%) Open Source
7 5 (12.82%) Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (10.26%) Requirements Management
8 4 (10.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Server Monitoring
10 1 (2.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.56%) TDD
10 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.56%) Use Case
10 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Perl
2 13 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 12 (30.77%) Bash Shell
3 12 (30.77%) C-shell
3 12 (30.77%) Korn
4 7 (17.95%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) Scala
5 2 (5.13%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) SC Cleared
1 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
1 12 (30.77%) Samba
1 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 9 (23.08%) KVM
4 7 (17.95%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) OpenView
2 2 (5.13%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.56%) MOM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Oracle
1 24 (61.54%) Red Hat
1 24 (61.54%) Sun
2 23 (58.97%) Cisco
3 22 (56.41%) F5
4 13 (33.33%) HP
4 13 (33.33%) VMware
5 11 (28.21%) PlateSpin
6 10 (25.64%) Veritas
7 7 (17.95%) Cognos
7 7 (17.95%) Opsware
8 3 (7.69%) Borland
9 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.56%) Citrix