The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 18 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.75% 5.81% 3.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.71% 31.25% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £450 £105 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+328.57% -71.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.16 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
SC Cleared
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Qualifications Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 16.09% 18.60% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
Average daily rate £450 £124 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+263.63% -63.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.16 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Belfast region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Belfast region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) OpenView
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) CA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Network Management
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Governance
4 2 (25.00%) e-Health
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) OPNET
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Primavera
2 1 (12.50%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Broadband
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) ISDN
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) LabVIEW
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Network Support
1 3 (37.50%) Network Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Deployment Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Rollout Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Rollout Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Project Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
4 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (25.00%) PMP
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) BS7799
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) OpenView
2 2 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (25.00%) OPNET
3 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) CA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Aruba
3 1 (12.50%) Peregrine
3 1 (12.50%) VMware