Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 40 63
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23 +14
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 45 168 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.03% 6.55% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.07% 20.64% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 134 42
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £337 £321 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.15% -8.43% +9.38%
10th Percentile £307 £247 £275
90th Percentile £538 £463 £513
North East median daily rate £344 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +7.50% -8.57% +22.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £53.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.42% +42.67% +177.78%
10th Percentile £18.25 £51.75 £14.73
90th Percentile £18.75 £55.25 £44.13
North East median hourly rate £14.75 £26.25 £37.25
% change year-on-year -43.81% -29.53% +16.08%

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 236 814 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 26.37% 31.76% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 544 140
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £335 £318 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.51% -16.72% +9.72%
10th Percentile £212 £206 £227
90th Percentile £523 £457 £653
North East median daily rate £325 £315 £375
% change year-on-year +3.17% -16.00% +16.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 67 40
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.24 £28.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.43% +16.67% +7.87%
10th Percentile £9.10 £15.00 £12.35
90th Percentile £31.80 £36.66 £38.75
North East median hourly rate £15.75 £28.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -43.75% +73.27% -46.13%

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 45 £337 +3.69% 1
TCP/IP
North East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 41 (91.11%) Linux
2 37 (82.22%) Unix
3 34 (75.56%) Solaris
4 33 (73.33%) AIX
4 33 (73.33%) Firewall
5 32 (71.11%) Red Hat
5 32 (71.11%) iPlanet
5 32 (71.11%) Clustering
5 32 (71.11%) Oracle Application Server
5 32 (71.11%) HPUX
5 32 (71.11%) JBoss
5 32 (71.11%) Oracle
5 32 (71.11%) WebLogic
5 32 (71.11%) Apache
5 32 (71.11%) Tomcat
5 32 (71.11%) Sun
5 32 (71.11%) High Availability
6 31 (68.89%) Security Cleared
6 31 (68.89%) Cisco
6 31 (68.89%) J2EE
6 31 (68.89%) SUSE
7 30 (66.67%) Load Balancing
7 30 (66.67%) F5
8 29 (64.44%) SC Cleared
9 28 (62.22%) ITIL
10 19 (42.22%) Veritas
10 19 (42.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 16 (35.56%) HP
12 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
13 13 (28.89%) Perl

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 32 (71.11%) Apache
1 32 (71.11%) iPlanet
1 32 (71.11%) JBoss
1 32 (71.11%) Oracle Application Server
1 32 (71.11%) Tomcat
1 32 (71.11%) WebLogic
2 7 (15.56%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (15.56%) MQSeries
2 7 (15.56%) OpenStack
2 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 33 (73.33%) Firewall
2 11 (24.44%) DNS
3 8 (17.78%) SAN
4 7 (15.56%) HTTP
4 7 (15.56%) LDAP
4 7 (15.56%) NAS
4 7 (15.56%) SSL
5 6 (13.33%) WAN
6 5 (11.11%) FCoE
6 5 (11.11%) iSCSI
7 2 (4.44%) VLAN
8 1 (2.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Unix Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) AIX Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Solaris Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Administrator
4 7 (15.56%) Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Java Scala Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Scala Developer
5 6 (13.33%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) HPUX Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.44%) Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.44%) Project Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (68.89%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (71.11%) Clustering
2 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.89%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 41 (91.11%) Linux
2 37 (82.22%) Unix
3 34 (75.56%) Solaris
4 33 (73.33%) AIX
5 32 (71.11%) HPUX
6 31 (68.89%) SUSE
7 9 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) High Availability
2 30 (66.67%) Load Balancing
3 28 (62.22%) ITIL
4 11 (24.44%) Unit Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) DevOps
5 7 (15.56%) Open Source
6 5 (11.11%) Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (8.89%) Requirements Management
7 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.44%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (2.22%) Change Control
9 1 (2.22%) Change Management
9 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.22%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Perl
1 13 (28.89%) Shell Script
2 11 (24.44%) Bash Shell
2 11 (24.44%) C-shell
2 11 (24.44%) Korn
3 7 (15.56%) Java
3 7 (15.56%) Scala
4 2 (4.44%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (68.89%) Security Cleared
2 29 (64.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 11 (24.44%) Hyper-V
2 11 (24.44%) Samba
2 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.00%) KVM
4 7 (15.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) OpenView
2 2 (4.44%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.22%) MOM
3 1 (2.22%) SCOM
3 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Oracle
1 32 (71.11%) Red Hat
1 32 (71.11%) Sun
2 31 (68.89%) Cisco
3 30 (66.67%) F5
4 19 (42.22%) Veritas
5 16 (35.56%) HP
6 11 (24.44%) PlateSpin
6 11 (24.44%) VMware
7 7 (15.56%) Cognos
7 7 (15.56%) Opsware
8 3 (6.67%) Borland