The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 21 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing HTTP 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 4.72% 1.16% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.15% 6.67% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
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£231 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.19% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £33.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -20.58%
HTTP
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Communications & Networking Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 10.24% 17.44% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Average daily rate £250 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.88 £21.88 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +4.16%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -5 6 £231 -
HTTP
Northern Ireland

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
1 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) OPNET
2 6 (75.00%) GIAC
2 6 (75.00%) FTP
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) SSCP
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Sun
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) GCIH
2 6 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (75.00%) CEH
2 6 (75.00%) Snort
2 6 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 6 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (75.00%) LogLogic
2 6 (75.00%) SIEM
2 6 (75.00%) GPEN

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) FileNet
1 1 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) SSL
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 6 (75.00%) FTP
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Cocoa
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone SDK
1 1 (12.50%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
1 6 (75.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 6 (75.00%) SIEM
1 6 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
1 1 (12.50%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) CISSP
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (75.00%) SSCP
1 6 (75.00%) GIAC
1 6 (75.00%) GCIH
1 6 (75.00%) CEH
1 6 (75.00%) GPEN
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
1 6 (75.00%) Sun
1 6 (75.00%) ArcSight
1 6 (75.00%) LogLogic
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos