Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Continuous Improvement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Improvement over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Continual Improvement
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 81 32
Rank change year-on-year +46 -49 -11
Contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement 10 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.97% 0.18% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 0.20% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Belfast median daily rate £362 £450 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.61% +114.29% +50.00%
10th Percentile £302 £425 £189
90th Percentile £425 £475 £336
County Antrim median daily rate £362 £450 £210
% change year-on-year -19.61% +114.29% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate £40.00 - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £40.00 - -

Continuous Improvement is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 294 489 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 87.24% 90.39% 81.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 377 142
Belfast median daily rate £400 £416 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £302 £163
90th Percentile £515 £525 £437
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £416 £350
% change year-on-year -3.85% +18.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 18
Belfast median hourly rate £33.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.71% +7.69% -14.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.05 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £26.25 £18.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +135.71% +7.69% -14.75%

Continuous Improvement
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Continuous Improvement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Improvement in Belfast

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Improvement in Belfast

Continuous Improvement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Improvement in Belfast over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Improvement in Belfast

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Improvement also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Continuous Improvement.

1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) Juniper
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (70.00%) Network Security
1 7 (70.00%) VLAN
1 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (70.00%) Security Patching
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
1 7 (70.00%) Threat Detection
2 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNP
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) QlikView

Continuous Improvement
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) Network Security
1 7 (70.00%) VLAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Implementation Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) WCF
1 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Security Patching
1 7 (70.00%) Threat Detection
2 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (10.00%) HOOD
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Internal Audit
4 1 (10.00%) Post-Production
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) A+ Certification
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos
2 1 (10.00%) HP