The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 24 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.17% 0.99% 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.22% 6.25% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Qualifications Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 14.29% 15.84% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 15
Average daily rate £350 £300 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £360 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -2 4 £363 +0.69%
SC Cleared
Northern Ireland

SC Cleared
Top 20 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Hitachi