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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 10 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.48% 2.54% -
As % of the Qualifications category 41.18% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £303 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +25.00%
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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
17 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 27.87% 10.17% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 16
Average daily rate £210 £350 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +169.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £304 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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 +9 7 £300 -0.82% 1
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 7 (63.64%) DV Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Multicast
4 3 (27.27%) MPLS
4 3 (27.27%) BGP
4 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
4 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Frame Relay
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) ATM
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
4 3 (27.27%) WLAN
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
4 3 (27.27%) RIP
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 3 (27.27%) WAAS
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) CCIE
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) ATM
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) VoIP
1 3 (27.27%) WLAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
1 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
1 3 (27.27%) RIP
1 3 (27.27%) VPN
1 3 (27.27%) MPLS
1 3 (27.27%) BGP
1 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) Wireless
1 3 (27.27%) Frame Relay
1 3 (27.27%) WAAS
1 3 (27.27%) Multicast
2 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) DBA
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) GIS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) GIS
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Database Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) DV Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) CCNP
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix