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 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 11 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 7 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.78% 7.14% 2.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.17% 38.89% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £411 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £399 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.47% +14.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.51 £33.92 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +50.75%
Security 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
24 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 26.67% 18.37% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 8
Median daily rate £315 £475 £189
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +151.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £251 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 May 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 +1 2 £272 -45.60%
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) Cisco
1 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (36.84%) CCIE
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Change Management
5 4 (21.05%) Network Management
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
6 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Statistics
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
6 3 (15.79%) LAN
6 3 (15.79%) WAN
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) SCCP
7 2 (10.53%) H.323
7 2 (10.53%) Remedy
7 2 (10.53%) MGCP
7 2 (10.53%) PMP
7 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
7 2 (10.53%) BMC
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (10.53%) SLA
7 2 (10.53%) Citrix
7 2 (10.53%) IIS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Primavera
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.26%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 2 (10.53%) H.323
2 2 (10.53%) MGCP
2 2 (10.53%) PABX
2 2 (10.53%) SCCP
2 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Deployment Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Rollout Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Rollout Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Statistics
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Network Management
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Escalation Management
4 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Project Governance
4 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
4 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Licensing
5 1 (5.26%) Application Discovery
5 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
5 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) Server Monitoring
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (36.84%) CCIE
4 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
5 2 (10.53%) PMP
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) BS7799
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) BMC
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
2 2 (10.53%) NICE Systems
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Remedy
2 2 (10.53%) Tandberg
3 1 (5.26%) Aruba
3 1 (5.26%) BT
3 1 (5.26%) CA
3 1 (5.26%) F5
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Peregrine
3 1 (5.26%) VMware