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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 - 16
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 14 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.22% - 5.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.89% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 4
Median daily rate £350 - £124
90% offered a daily rate of more than £76 - £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £343 £340
% change year-on-year +16.53% +0.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £36.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +100.00%  

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 36 30 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 10.84% 34.48% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 29
Median daily rate £375 £388 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +93.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £296 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -12.69% +34.04%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) C
3 7 (38.89%) C++
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Front Office
5 5 (27.78%) HP
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
5 5 (27.78%) STL
5 5 (27.78%) Equities
5 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
5 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (27.78%) Multithreading
5 5 (27.78%) Electronic Trading
5 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
5 5 (27.78%) CppUnit
5 5 (27.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (22.22%) ION MarketView
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (22.22%) Investment Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Billing
6 4 (22.22%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) Unix
6 4 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) Linux

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 (11.11%) IBM Notes
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Avaya Modular Messaging
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) CppUnit
1 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Front Office
3 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Billing
3 4 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) C++ Software Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Server Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 5 (27.78%) STL
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Equities
2 4 (22.22%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Electronic Trading
1 5 (27.78%) Multithreading
1 5 (27.78%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
1 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) C
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) Bloomberg
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Reuters
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (5.56%) Avaya
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) CyberTech
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) NICE Systems
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
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