Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 19 September 2018 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 40 42
Rank change year-on-year -49 +2 +24
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 6 48 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.65% 5.22% 6.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 20.51% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 42 119
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £625 £337 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +85.46% +5.31% -1.54%
10th Percentile £469 £307 £243
90th Percentile £638 £538 £478
North East median daily rate £563 £344 £320
% change year-on-year +63.52% +7.50% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £29.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.30% - -
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +129.73% +2.78% -52.00%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 148 234 836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.12% 25.46% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 193 540
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £334 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +9.68% -11.11%
10th Percentile £209 £208 £206
90th Percentile £475 £538 £456
North East median daily rate £335 £330 £310
% change year-on-year +1.52% +6.45% -10.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 70
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £29.50 £17.24 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.11% -38.43% +43.59%
10th Percentile £12.27 £9.11 £15.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £38.95 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £15.35 £15.75 £28.00
% change year-on-year -2.54% -43.75% +73.27%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Tyne and Wear

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Tyne and Wear

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Tyne and Wear

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Tyne and Wear

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -41 6 £625 +85.46% 2
TCP/IP
North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Data Management
3 3 (50.00%) Network Design
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCDP
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Jetty
2 1 (16.67%) Mongrel
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
2 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (16.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Availability Management
2 3 (50.00%) Contract Management
2 3 (50.00%) Data Management
2 3 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (50.00%) Product Management
2 3 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (50.00%) SFIA
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCDP
1 3 (50.00%) CCIE
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CISM
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) Kibana
2 1 (16.67%) logstash
2 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki
3 1 (16.67%) Siemens
3 1 (16.67%) VMware