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 3 months to 26 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)
England / North East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 40 55
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 16 104 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.81% 6.49% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.45% 17.87% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 74 14
Median daily rate £330 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £224 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £357 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £343 £340
% change year-on-year +14.23% +0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £18.50 - £30.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 - £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 - £40.05
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 the North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 119 582 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 20.91% 36.33% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 355 61
Median daily rate £338 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £218 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 44 21
Median hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.28% +73.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £19.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in the North East over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +8 15 £330 +3.12% 6
Durham - 1 - - 1
TCP/IP
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 24 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (59.38%) ITIL
3 18 (56.25%) Windows
3 18 (56.25%) Linux
4 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
4 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
5 16 (50.00%) Unix
6 14 (43.75%) SQL
6 14 (43.75%) HP SiteScope
7 12 (37.50%) DHCP
7 12 (37.50%) DNS
7 12 (37.50%) Cisco
7 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 12 (37.50%) Firewall
8 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
9 10 (31.25%) JBoss
9 10 (31.25%) Apache
9 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
9 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
9 10 (31.25%) Migration
9 10 (31.25%) SCCM
9 10 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
10 9 (28.13%) Load Balancing
10 9 (28.13%) Oracle Application Server
10 9 (28.13%) SUSE
10 9 (28.13%) Clustering
10 9 (28.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 9 (28.13%) F5
10 9 (28.13%) High Availability
10 9 (28.13%) AIX

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 10 (31.25%) Apache
1 10 (31.25%) JBoss
1 10 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 9 (28.13%) iPlanet
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle Application Server
2 9 (28.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Jetty
3 1 (3.13%) Mongrel
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) DHCP
1 12 (37.50%) DNS
1 12 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) HTTP
3 2 (6.25%) LAN
3 2 (6.25%) SSL
3 2 (6.25%) VLAN
3 2 (6.25%) VoIP
3 2 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) FTP
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) IPsec
4 1 (3.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) Travis CI
1 1 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Migration Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Unix Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Unix Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) HPUX Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) J2EE
2 2 (6.25%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) Play Framework
3 1 (3.13%) Servlets
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Linux
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 16 (50.00%) Unix
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 9 (28.13%) AIX
5 9 (28.13%) HPUX
5 9 (28.13%) Solaris
5 9 (28.13%) SUSE
6 1 (3.13%) Android
6 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Migration
2 10 (31.25%) Virtual Environments
3 9 (28.13%) High Availability
3 9 (28.13%) Load Balancing
4 6 (18.75%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) Change Control
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.38%) Quality Management
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Open Source
7 2 (6.25%) Software Distribution
8 1 (3.13%) Android Development
8 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.13%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (18.75%) Perl
3 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 6 (18.75%) VB
4 3 (9.38%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (53.13%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.13%) Docker
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Xen
4 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) HP SiteScope
2 10 (31.25%) SCCM
3 3 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (9.38%) Tivoli
4 2 (6.25%) Puppet
5 1 (3.13%) MOM
5 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) F5
3 9 (28.13%) HP
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle
3 9 (28.13%) Red Hat
3 9 (28.13%) Sun
3 9 (28.13%) Veritas
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Capita
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
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