The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 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.

Internet
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 14 17
Rank change year-on-year -45 +3  
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.92% 3.57% 7.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.11% 10.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £325 - £200
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 - £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £220
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £356
% change year-on-year - +5.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year -19.04% +29.95%  

Internet is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 37 30 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 11.38% 35.71% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 10
Median daily rate £350 £388 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +93.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £308 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Internet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Belfast

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Belfast

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Internet in Belfast over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Internet in Belfast

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Internet.

1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (50.00%) Symantec
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
1 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (50.00%) Veeam
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (37.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) VPN
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (37.50%) Polycom
2 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (37.50%) OSPF
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
2 3 (37.50%) EIGRP

Internet
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) BGP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
1 3 (37.50%) OSPF
1 3 (37.50%) VPN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Project Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (12.50%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Symantec
1 4 (50.00%) Veeam
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Polycom
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel