Period
to 6 August 2020

The median contractor rate for an IT Support was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

IT Support
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 43 51
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8 +26
Contract jobs requiring an IT Support 1 10 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.48% 2.04% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 2.21% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £90 £109
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.05% -5.65%
UK median daily rate £168 £163 £160
% change year-on-year +3.08% +1.56% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £9.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.92% -32.85%
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £14.28 £14.88
% change year-on-year +22.55% -4.00% -0.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 178 453 384
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 84.76% 92.45% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 224 259
Median daily rate £431 £406 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.09% -5.85% +4.61%
10th Percentile £217 £200 £256
90th Percentile £491 £588 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 42 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.70 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +2.26% -22.30%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.46 £10.55
90th Percentile £20.52 £57.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate £26.00 £19.64 £18.00
% change year-on-year +32.38% +9.11% -2.70%

IT Support
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings that featured IT Support in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for IT Support in Northern Ireland

IT Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing IT Support in Northern Ireland.

Daily rate trend for IT Support in Northern Ireland

IT Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing IT Support in Northern Ireland.

Hourly rate trend for IT Support in Northern Ireland

IT Support
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 IT Support within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 6 August 2020. 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 +6 1 - -
IT Support
UK

IT Support Skill Set
Top 3 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, IT Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring IT Support in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Fujitsu
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

IT Support Skill Set
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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Fujitsu