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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 34 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Internet 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.55% 0.85% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.69% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.26%

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
29 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.34% 16.95% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 5
Median daily rate £425 - £110
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 - £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +220.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Internet as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 6 £225 - 10
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Internet.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) Symantec
1 6 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
1 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
1 6 (75.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
1 6 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (75.00%) Veeam
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (75.00%) Network Architecture
1 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (75.00%) Polycom
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 8
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (75.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 6 (75.00%) IT Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) DMZ

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) DMZ
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) FWSM
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Performance Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (75.00%) Windows 8
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
1 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (75.00%) IT Asset Management
1 6 (75.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (75.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Polycom
1 6 (75.00%) Symantec
1 6 (75.00%) Veeam
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Tandberg