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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited TCP/IP over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 20 20 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.51% 0.89% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 12.50% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £323 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
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
39 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 34.21% 7.14% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 6
Average daily rate £215 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £100 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £325 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

TCP/IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing TCP/IP across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

TCP/IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
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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
County Antrim +4 4 £124 - 1
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Reuters
3 4 (57.14%) Bloomberg
3 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
3 4 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Vista
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) AirWatch
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) VBScript
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Lync
5 2 (28.57%) WMI
5 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (28.57%) VMware

TCP/IP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (57.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (28.57%) Lync
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) NOC Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Vista
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (14.29%) People Management
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SSCP
1 1 (14.29%) GIAC
1 1 (14.29%) GCIH
1 1 (14.29%) CEH
1 1 (14.29%) GPEN
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) AirWatch
2 2 (28.57%) WMI
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (14.29%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Reuters
2 4 (57.14%) Bloomberg
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
5 1 (14.29%) LogLogic
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco