Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Consultant was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 65 25
Rank change year-on-year +28 -40 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Consultant 7 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.05% 2.94% 5.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 3.09% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
County Antrim median daily rate £463 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.13% +14.71% -
10th Percentile £421 £423 £380
90th Percentile £494 £526 £470
Northern Ireland median daily rate £463 £444 £431
% change year-on-year +4.23% +2.90% -
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 312 517 278
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.50% 95.04% 96.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 393 167
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £420 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +18.31% +15.45%
10th Percentile £300 £291 £163
90th Percentile £524 £538 £453
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £358
% change year-on-year -3.03% +15.38% +14.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 30
County Antrim median hourly rate £19.50 £14.28 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.55% +0.21% -6.56%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.20 £21.28 £31.25
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £16.00 £14.56 £14.25
% change year-on-year +9.89% +2.18% -6.56%

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 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 10 December 2018. 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 +29 7 £463 -5.13% 2
Consultant
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Consultant 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 County Antrim region featuring Consultant in the job title.

1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Broadband
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Cloudera
3 1 (14.29%) Kafka
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) New Relic
3 1 (14.29%) Impala
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Dynatrace
3 1 (14.29%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Linux

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 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 1 (14.29%) Tuxedo
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Cloudera CDH
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Impala
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) PeopleTools
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Leadership
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) BT
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Cloudera
3 1 (14.29%) Dynatrace
3 1 (14.29%) New Relic
3 1 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) VMware