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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Rank 19 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.95% 6.67% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 24.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £151 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £338 £321
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
+105.71% +22.80%
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
34 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 32.38% 27.78% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 4
Median daily rate £388 £200 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £121 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £18.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CNE
2 1 (50.00%) Novell Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) OPNET
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) e-Health
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring

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 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) LAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CNE
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
1 1 (50.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware