Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 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.

Presales
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - +29 -
Contract jobs citing Presales 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 0.89% - 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
County Antrim median daily rate - - £388
Northern Ireland median daily rate - - £388
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 285 535 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 84.32% 87.28% 85.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 439 93
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £413 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +29.92% +5.83%
10th Percentile £275 £324 £163
90th Percentile £524 £492 £438
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +4.48% +26.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 19
County Antrim median hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +7.69% -59.38%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.30 £19.37 £18.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% +3.70% -57.81%

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 21 September 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 - 3 - -
Presales
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Service Design
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) CRM Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Service Design
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware