The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 27 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.85% 10.00% 5.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 46.15% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £410 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £21.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +9.37%
TCP/IP
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 11.11% 21.67% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 7
Median daily rate £430 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing TCP/IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

TCP/IP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (33.33%) OPNET
2 1 (33.33%) OVSD
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) STL

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (33.33%) STL
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
1 1 (33.33%) OPNET
1 1 (33.33%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP