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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 38 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.43% 0.92% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.57% 5.26% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £410 - £100
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.76%

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
28 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.07% 17.43% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 0 4
Median daily rate £430 - £105
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +220.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -13 1 £410 -
TCP/IP
UK

TCP/IP
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (33.33%) OPNET
2 1 (33.33%) OVSD
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) STL

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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (33.33%) STL
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView
1 1 (33.33%) OPNET
1 1 (33.33%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) HP