The first table below looks at the demand for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Belfast region.

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.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 18 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.13% 2.99% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 28.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £22.69 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+87.30% -24.36%
Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.38% 10.45% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 10
Average daily rate £400 £450 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +200.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
HTTP
County Antrim

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HTTP across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HTTP across the Belfast region.

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP.

1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) FileNet
2 1 (50.00%) OPNET
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) GCIH
2 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) Snort
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) LogLogic
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing HTTP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HTTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) FileNet
1 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Jython
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) GCIH
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) GPEN
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (50.00%) LogLogic
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Sun