Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 26 19
Rank change year-on-year -43 -7 +14
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.20% 4.88% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 6.22% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 4
County Antrim median daily rate £410 £385 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +120.00% -30.00%
10th Percentile £400 £360 £163
90th Percentile £420 £422 £196
Northern Ireland median daily rate £410 £385 £175
% change year-on-year +6.49% +120.00% -30.00%
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 490 225 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 89.91% 78.40% 74.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 138 49
County Antrim median daily rate £418 £345 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.16% +7.81% +2.40%
10th Percentile £303 £156 £99
90th Percentile £525 £427 £480
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +17.86% +7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -14.75% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £26.25 £42.50 £16.38
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £13.63 £15.25
% change year-on-year +2.75% -10.66% +17.31%

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 11 December 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 12 £410 +6.49% 2
Information Security
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 12 (100.00%) Front Office
1 12 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
2 11 (91.67%) Mentoring
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Unix
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) OO
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
4 3 (25.00%) Big Data
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
6 1 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) WPF
6 1 (8.33%) BDD

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (100.00%) Front Office
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (91.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
1 11 (91.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Mentoring
2 11 (91.67%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) SQL