The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 16 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 4.44% - 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% - 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£124 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 - £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 - £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £314 £273
% change year-on-year
+8.30% +15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £14.84 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+17.92% -5.77%
TCP/IP
Northern Ireland

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

Communications & Networking Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 23.33% 3.03% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 5
Average daily rate £215 £90 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% -79.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £90 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £90 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

TCP/IP Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 4 £124 - 3
TCP/IP
Northern Ireland

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Reuters
2 4 (80.00%) Bloomberg
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Vista
2 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (80.00%) AirWatch
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) OPNET
4 1 (20.00%) GIAC
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) GCIH
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited TCP/IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Vista
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) GIAC
1 1 (20.00%) GCIH
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) GPEN
1 1 (20.00%) CEH
1 1 (20.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (20.00%) OPNET
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) Reuters
1 4 (80.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (40.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (20.00%) LogLogic