The table below looks at the statistics for TCP/IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 30 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.69% 8.57% 5.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 35.29% 26.92%
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 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -10.00%
TCP/IP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.17% 24.29% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 7
Median daily rate £430 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +70.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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 Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

TCP/IP
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

TCP/IP Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

TCP/IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

TCP/IP Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -15 3 £410 - 1
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 9 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CNE
3 1 (25.00%) Novell Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) OVSD
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) OPNET
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) STL
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (25.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CNE
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView
1 1 (25.00%) OPNET
1 1 (25.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware