The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the County Antrim region that had IT Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Support
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £160 £130
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -0.92%
IT Support
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80 86 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 95.24% 96.63% 89.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 43 25
Median daily rate £350 £215 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.79% -35.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £103 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

IT Support
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of IT contracts across the County Antrim region that featured IT Support in the job title.

IT Support Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

IT Support
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

IT Support Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

IT Support
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

IT Support Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

IT Support Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the County Antrim region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Peregrine
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control

IT Support Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Peregrine