Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 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 Clearance
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 - 17
Rank change year-on-year - +17 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 10 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.70% - 8.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.08% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Belfast median daily rate £390 - £300
County Antrim median daily rate £390 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Belfast median hourly rate - - £17.77
County Antrim median hourly rate - - £17.77

Security 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 71 88 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 12.05% 32.84% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 59 16
Belfast median daily rate £430 £333 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.13% +11.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £260 £163
90th Percentile £650 £420 £569
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £333 £300
% change year-on-year +29.13% +11.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 3
Belfast median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.75% -9.39%
County Antrim median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year - -14.75% -9.39%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Belfast

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Belfast

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Remedy
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (30.00%) BMC
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Big Data
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) MySQL
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project

Security 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 (30.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Sqoop
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Commercial Officer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Designer
2 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) MapReduce
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Proactive Management
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (10.00%) HDFS
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) BMC
1 3 (30.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) BT
3 1 (10.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase