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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank - 16 21
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 1.47% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.35% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £362
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.69% +78.75%
SC Cleared
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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
43 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 31.62% 33.82% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 8
Median daily rate £333 £513 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.02% +46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £568 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) MGCP
3 2 (40.00%) SCCP
3 2 (40.00%) H.323
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Tandberg
3 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (40.00%) PABX
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (40.00%) Software Licensing
3 2 (40.00%) NICE Systems
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) SLA

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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) H.323
1 2 (40.00%) MGCP
1 2 (40.00%) PABX
1 2 (40.00%) SCCP
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CCIE
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) NICE Systems
2 2 (40.00%) Tandberg
3 1 (20.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy