The first table below looks at the demand for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet
Rank 17 33 15
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.03% 0.43% 4.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 60.00% 6.67% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.78%
Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
5 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.05% 6.52% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate £325 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
Internet
County Antrim

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Belfast region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) Intranet
2 3 (60.00%) Extranet
2 3 (60.00%) WebTrends
2 3 (60.00%) Websense
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) JDeveloper
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) WebTrends
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Intranet
1 3 (60.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JDeveloper
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Product Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cognos
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Websense
1 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) BT