Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 20 November 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 76 38
Rank change year-on-year +30 -38 -18
Contract jobs citing TCP/IP 4 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.02% 2.39% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 31.91% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £320 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.52% -22.07% +13.10%
10th Percentile £417 £101 £405
90th Percentile £450 £374 £415
UK median daily rate £403 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.17% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £45.00 - £23.50
10th Percentile £42.50 - £23.25
90th Percentile £47.50 - £23.75
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.70 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.29% -42.51% +105.71%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 60 47 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 15.35% 7.48% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 26
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £388 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +23.51% -26.18%
10th Percentile £385 £192 £78
90th Percentile £500 £466 £425
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 5
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £39.50 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +182.14% -30.00% +48.15%
10th Percentile £15.20 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.10 £15.20 £27.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -19.15% +14.63%

TCP/IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for TCP/IP in Northern Ireland

TCP/IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for TCP/IP in Northern Ireland

TCP/IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for TCP/IP 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 6 months to 20 November 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
County Antrim +29 1 - - 3
TCP/IP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for TCP/IP.

1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) STL
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (75.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (75.00%) Solace
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) RS-232
3 1 (25.00%) MISRA
3 1 (25.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C

TCP/IP
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) RS-232
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior C++ Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (75.00%) STL
1 3 (75.00%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (75.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) MISRA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Solace
1 3 (75.00%) TIBCO