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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 18 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.80% - 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.27% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£303 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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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
11 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 10.28% 19.30% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 12
Average daily rate £350 £130 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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
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

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Hitachi