The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 14 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.96% - 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £272 - £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +75.60%
SC Cleared
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 31.68% 19.77% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 5
Median daily rate £315 £513 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +50.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £475 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 2 £272 - 1
SC Cleared
UK

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) CCIE
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (20.00%) Tandberg
5 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (20.00%) PMP
5 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (20.00%) BMC
5 2 (20.00%) Remedy
5 2 (20.00%) MGCP

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Primavera
1 2 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (10.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) H.323
1 2 (20.00%) MGCP
1 2 (20.00%) PABX
1 2 (20.00%) SCCP
1 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Deployment Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Rollout Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Rollout Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
2 2 (20.00%) Escalation Management
2 2 (20.00%) Line Management
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Application Discovery
3 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) CCIE
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (20.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (20.00%) PMP
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) BMC
2 2 (20.00%) NICE Systems
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (10.00%) BT
3 1 (10.00%) VMware