The table below looks at the statistics for HTTP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HTTP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 22 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing HTTP 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.24% 1.04% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.23% 7.14% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -5.06%
HTTP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.03% 14.58% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Average daily rate £250 £370 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.47% +10.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

HTTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

HTTP Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

HTTP
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

HTTP Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

HTTP
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTTP within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
County Antrim -3 5 £250 -
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 6 (85.71%) UNIX
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) FTP
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) SSL
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Sun
1 6 (85.71%) CCNA
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (85.71%) SSCP
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
1 6 (85.71%) OPNET
1 6 (85.71%) GIAC
1 6 (85.71%) GCIH
1 6 (85.71%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (85.71%) CEH
1 6 (85.71%) Snort
1 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (85.71%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) Wireshark
1 6 (85.71%) Reverse Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) ArcSight
1 6 (85.71%) LogLogic
1 6 (85.71%) SIEM
1 6 (85.71%) GPEN

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) FTP
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) SSL
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (85.71%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone SDK
1 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
1 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (85.71%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
1 6 (85.71%) Reverse Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) SIEM
1 6 (85.71%) Vulnerability Management
1 6 (85.71%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNA
1 6 (85.71%) CISSP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (85.71%) SSCP
1 6 (85.71%) GIAC
1 6 (85.71%) GCIH
1 6 (85.71%) CEH
1 6 (85.71%) GPEN
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) OPNET
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Sun
1 6 (85.71%) ArcSight
1 6 (85.71%) LogLogic