The first table below looks at the demand for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Belfast region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 1.74% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 26.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -42.37%
Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.05% 6.52% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate £325 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
TCP/IP
County Antrim

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing TCP/IP across the Belfast region.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast