Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 23 February 2018 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)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 49 25
Rank change year-on-year -2 -24 +6
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.73% 0.80% 4.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.24% 6.67% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
County Antrim median daily rate £108 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -73.78% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £108 £410 -
% change year-on-year -73.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland 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 County Antrim with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 33 45 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 7.14% 12.06% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 35 0
County Antrim median daily rate £394 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.00% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £388 £313 £425
% change year-on-year +24.00% -26.47% +70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.25 - £40.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 - £26.75

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in County Antrim

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in County Antrim

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP in County Antrim

TCP/IP
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

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 County Antrim region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -5 8 £108 -73.78% 3
TCP/IP
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing TCP/IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) JSON
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (37.50%) Reuters
3 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (37.50%) ION MarketView
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) iPad
3 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps

TCP/IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) JSON
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) Spring Boot
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (37.50%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
1 3 (37.50%) HP
1 3 (37.50%) Reuters
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware