Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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.

Consultant
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 28 24
Rank change year-on-year -39 -4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 16 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.72% 4.35% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 4.55% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £450 -
% change year-on-year -8.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. 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
County Antrim
Contract vacancies in County Antrim with a recognized job title 561 264 121
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 95.65% 90.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 148 76
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £289 £138 £101
90th Percentile £513 £438 £509
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £350 £313
% change year-on-year +17.86% +12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 3
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% -9.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £21.00 £28.00 £17.49
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.28 £14.30 £15.25
% change year-on-year -0.10% -6.26% -9.55%

Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings that featured Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Consultant in County Antrim

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Consultant in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Consultant in County Antrim

Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Consultant in County Antrim over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Consultant in County Antrim

Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant in County Antrim.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Consultant in County Antrim

Consultant
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Consultant within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -42 16 £450 +5.88% 4
Consultant
Northern Ireland

Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the County Antrim region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Forcepoint
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) MobileIron
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) HTTP
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) Billing

Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (6.25%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) EDRMS
2 1 (6.25%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (6.25%) QlikView
2 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (12.50%) Billing
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) JMS
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) Rendezvous
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
2 1 (6.25%) Spring Boot
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (6.25%) WSDL
2 1 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Analytics
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
2 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (6.25%) B2B
3 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) EAI
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Records Management
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.25%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco
1 2 (12.50%) Forcepoint
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) MobileIron
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
2 1 (6.25%) Alteryx
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) OpenLink
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) VMware