Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Presales skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Presales over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 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.

Presales
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 52 44
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 -
Contract jobs citing Presales 1 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 0.32% 2.29% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 2.52% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median daily rate - - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

Presales 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 279 436 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 88.85% 90.83% 80.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 306 206
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £428 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +15.07% +14.31%
10th Percentile £308 £288 £238
90th Percentile £500 £538 £510
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £420 £375
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 13
County Antrim median hourly rate £17.75 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.39% +17.31% -14.75%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £37.25 £42.50
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £18.81 £16.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year +12.27% +28.85% -14.75%

Presales
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Presales in County Antrim

Presales
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 Presales within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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 +11 1 - - 1
Presales
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Presales 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 Presales.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Presales
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%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware