The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Belfast region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank - 25 19
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 0 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 3.85% 3.39%
As % of the Qualifications category - 20.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8 45 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.00% 19.23% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 41 4
Average daily rate £188 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £350 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
Security Cleared
County Antrim

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

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Meru Networks
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Altiris
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) CommVault
2 2 (33.33%) JDeveloper
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) VLAN
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JDeveloper
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) VLE
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) CommVault
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Altiris
2 2 (33.33%) Meru Networks
3 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) BT