The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 30 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 10 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.26% 9.57% 7.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.24% 69.23% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Median daily rate £450 £450 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +328.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £19.45
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +118.50%

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
58 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.68% 13.83% 19.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 4 10
Median daily rate £344 £450 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.55% +210.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £365 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.34 - £16.16
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 - £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.27 - £16.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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 -17 10 £450 - 3
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Law
2 9 (90.00%) MS Project
2 9 (90.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (80.00%) People Management
3 8 (80.00%) Project Management
4 7 (70.00%) Prototyping
4 7 (70.00%) Change Control
5 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared

Security 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:

Applications
1 9 (90.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 9 (90.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Waterfall
2 8 (80.00%) People Management
2 8 (80.00%) Project Management
3 7 (70.00%) Change Control
3 7 (70.00%) Prototyping
4 6 (60.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco IPCC