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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 19 7 19
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.71% 12.31% 4.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.69% 61.54% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£105 £233 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.88% -41.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.09% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -41.93%
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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
29 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 27.62% 20.00% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 6
Average daily rate £250 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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

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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

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) CCNP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12

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Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (10.00%) Workflow
1 1 (10.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco