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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 26 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.72% 2.70% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 20.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £321
% change year-on-year
- +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+108.33% +24.13%
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
44 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 31.88% 13.51% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 4
Median daily rate £363 £260 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.42% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £524 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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