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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 19 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.75% - 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% - 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£235 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.33%
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.77% 18.25% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 12
Average daily rate £340 £130 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 2 £235 - 1
County Londonderry - - - -
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UK

SC Cleared
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle