The table below looks at the statistics for Internet 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 Internet over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing Internet 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.73% +3.44%
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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
11 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 15.28% 8.82% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate £260 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Northern Ireland region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Internet
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 7 (100.00%) Cognos
1 7 (100.00%) Lotus
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Replication
2 6 (85.71%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (85.71%) Intranet
2 6 (85.71%) Extranet
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) ISA Server
3 5 (71.43%) assyst
4 3 (42.86%) COM
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Law

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Intranet
1 6 (85.71%) Extranet
General
1 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Web Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cognos
1 7 (100.00%) Lotus
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft