Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 26 31
Rank change year-on-year -47 +5 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.10% 1.94% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.53% 7.27% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Belfast median daily rate £390 £286 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £390 £286 -
% change year-on-year +36.36% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Belfast median hourly rate £21.61 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.98% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £21.61 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -45.98% - -

SC Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast.

Academic & Professional Certification
Belfast
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 57 55 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 10.48% 26.70% 18.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 17
Belfast median daily rate £384 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.83% +14.55% +7.84%
10th Percentile £118 £230 £158
90th Percentile £553 £488 £568
County Antrim median daily rate £384 £315 £275
% change year-on-year +21.83% +14.55% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Belfast median hourly rate £21.61 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.12% +13.33% -
County Antrim median hourly rate £21.61 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +27.12% +13.33% -

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Belfast

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Belfast

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Remedy
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 3 (50.00%) BMC
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) BT
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Commercial Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Support
2 1 (16.67%) ICT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Remedy
2 3 (50.00%) BMC
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) BT