Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for TCP/IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited TCP/IP over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 37 20
Rank change year-on-year -29 -17 +4
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 11 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.89% 0.75% 5.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.00% 3.64% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Belfast median daily rate £211 £410 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.48% +134.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £91 £405 £163
90th Percentile £387 £415 £188
County Antrim median daily rate £211 £410 £175
% change year-on-year -48.48% +134.29% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

TCP/IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 50 55 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 8.58% 20.60% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 2
Belfast median daily rate £435 £314 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.65% -8.73% +25.00%
10th Percentile £250 £78 £197
90th Percentile £575 £425 £486
County Antrim median daily rate £443 £314 £344
% change year-on-year +41.04% -8.73% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year -6.67% - -

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing TCP/IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Belfast

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing TCP/IP in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Belfast

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Belfast over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for TCP/IP in Belfast

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing TCP/IP in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Belfast region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) JSON
3 4 (36.36%) Docker
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) HTTP
3 4 (36.36%) SSL
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
3 4 (36.36%) Spring Boot
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) Reuters
4 3 (27.27%) Bloomberg
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) iPad
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 3 (27.27%) ION MarketView
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
4 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Lotus

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
1 4 (36.36%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) Avaya Modular Messaging
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) CppUnit
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Server Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) JSON
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
1 4 (36.36%) Spring Boot
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (9.09%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) Equities
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Bloomberg
2 3 (27.27%) Reuters
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Lotus
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) CyberTech
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) NICE Systems
4 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow