Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 16 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 65 28
Rank change year-on-year +21 -37 -6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 1 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 0.29% 1.87% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 2.07% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 14
County Antrim median daily rate - £410 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.49% +120.00%
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £410 £385
% change year-on-year - +6.49% +120.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

Information Security 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 County Antrim with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 294 482 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 86.73% 90.26% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 370 155
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £307 £300 £163
90th Percentile £513 £526 £438
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £353
% change year-on-year -3.03% +17.02% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 24
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% +15.38% -14.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.20 £35.88 £35.15
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +76.67% +15.38% -14.75%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in County Antrim

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in County Antrim

Information Security
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 Information Security within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 16 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 +18 1 - - 2
Information Security
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Network Segmentation
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Antivirus Management

Information Security
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Antivirus Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Network Segmentation
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Management
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management