Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 38 19
Rank change year-on-year -26 -19 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.85% 3.04% 5.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 10.99% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Belfast median daily rate £133 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.38% - +28.57%
County Antrim median daily rate £133 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -70.38% - +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Belfast median hourly rate - - £17.77
County Antrim median hourly rate - - £17.77

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Belfast
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 68 91 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 14.47% 27.66% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 68 8
Belfast median daily rate £423 £347 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.76% -10.45% +29.17%
10th Percentile £225 £297 £300
90th Percentile £673 £475 £450
County Antrim median daily rate £423 £347 £388
% change year-on-year +21.76% -10.45% +29.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Belfast median hourly rate £15.25 £12.67 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.36% -16.92% -5.63%
10th Percentile £13.03 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £18.08 £19.04 £17.49
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.25 £12.34 £15.25
% change year-on-year +23.58% -19.08% -5.63%

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 19 January 2018, 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 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Threat Detection
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel

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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Lead Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Line Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft