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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
Rank - 20 24
Contract jobs citing HTTP 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.69% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.38% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.64 £50.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-32.72% +90.47%
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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
8 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.11% 11.02% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate £175 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +29.31%
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 £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) LogLogic
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management

HTTP
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SSCP
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) GCIH
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (100.00%) LogLogic