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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 23 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.74% 2.74% 4.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.63% 15.38% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £17.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+116.38% -3.72%
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
38 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.94% 17.81% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 7
Median daily rate £315 £260 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £175 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £524 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CNE
1 1 (100.00%) Novell Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering

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 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CNE
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware