The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Northern Ireland 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank 14 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing HTTP 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.90% 3.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.25 £22.60 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+171.07% -24.68%
Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.57% 12.40% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 16
Average daily rate £400 £450 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +200.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
HTTP
UK

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 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 2 - -
HTTP
UK

HTTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
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%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SPSS
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) SSCP
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) FileNet
2 1 (50.00%) OPNET
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
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%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Engineer
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%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
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
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SSCP
1 1 (50.00%) GIAC
1 1 (50.00%) GCIH
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) GPEN
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Sun
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (50.00%) LogLogic