The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 15 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 7 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 7.14% - 3.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.75% - 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
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£325 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 - £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 - £271
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £21.56 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+57.69% -18.64%
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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
16 6 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 16.33% 5.71% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 41
Average daily rate £475 £188 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+153.33% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £208 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

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Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) CCIE
4 4 (28.57%) CCNP
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (7.14%) Network Management
7 1 (7.14%) Workflow
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Local Government
7 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) Business Development
7 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Network Security
7 1 (7.14%) MS Office
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms

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Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Desktop Support
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Tester
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL
1 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Change Management
1 1 (7.14%) Workflow
1 1 (7.14%) Migration
1 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
1 1 (7.14%) Business Development
1 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
1 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (7.14%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) DV Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (28.57%) CCIE
3 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) HP