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 24 February 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 26 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 11 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.87% 8.65% 7.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.91% 56.25% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Median daily rate £450 £400 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +280.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +147.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +44.26%

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
46 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 20.35% 15.38% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 5 8
Median daily rate £326 £450 £124
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.55% +263.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £209
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +147.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Security Cleared
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 11 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) MS Project
2 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
2 9 (81.82%) Law
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (72.73%) People Management
3 8 (72.73%) Project Management
4 7 (63.64%) Prototyping
4 7 (63.64%) Change Control
5 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (9.09%) .NET

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Project
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
General
1 9 (81.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Project Manager
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
2 8 (72.73%) People Management
2 8 (72.73%) Project Management
3 7 (63.64%) Change Control
3 7 (63.64%) Prototyping
4 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft