Period
to 6 August 2020

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

IT Support
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 31 41 47
Rank change year-on-year +10 +6 +30
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 1 7 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Belfast 0.56% 1.69% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.84% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £90 £109
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.05% -5.65%
County Antrim median daily rate - £90 £109
% change year-on-year - -17.05% -5.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £11.00
County Antrim median hourly rate - £11.13 £9.25
% change year-on-year - +20.27% -32.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Contract vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 149 381 336
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 82.78% 91.81% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 202 242
Median daily rate £431 £400 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.75% -7.30% +4.61%
10th Percentile £232 £200 £258
90th Percentile £476 £574 £538
County Antrim median daily rate £431 £400 £432
% change year-on-year +7.75% -7.30% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -28.77% -1.35%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.46 £12.03
90th Percentile £21.68 £17.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% -17.74% -16.22%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured IT Support in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Belfast

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IT Support in Belfast.

Daily rate trend for IT Support in Belfast

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IT Support in Belfast.

Hourly rate trend for IT Support in Belfast

IT Support Skill Set
Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, IT Support contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Fujitsu
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

IT Support Skill Set
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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Fujitsu