Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Internet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Internet over the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Internet
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 30 26
Rank change year-on-year -54 -4 -
Contract jobs citing Internet 2 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.30% 3.08% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 12.70% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
UK median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK median hourly rate £16.41 £19.42 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.53% +14.24% +13.33%

Internet is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 70 63 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.64% 24.23% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 28 6
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £315 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -8.03% +14.17%
10th Percentile £250 £79 £155
90th Percentile £556 £438 £547
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £19.25 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -18.95% +18.75% +0.23%

Internet
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Internet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Internet in Northern Ireland

Internet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Internet in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Internet in Northern Ireland

Internet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Internet in Northern Ireland

Internet
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Internet within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
County Antrim -50 2 £450 +5.88%
Internet
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Internet 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Internet.

1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel
1 2 (100.00%) CCTV
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN

Internet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CCTV
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel