Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 70 26
Rank change year-on-year +21 -44 +8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 9 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.26% 1.10% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.98% 10.34% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
County Antrim median daily rate £575 £390 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.44% +36.36% -
10th Percentile £513 £377 £275
90th Percentile £638 £419 £297
Northern Ireland median daily rate £575 £395 £286
% change year-on-year +45.57% +38.11% +128.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
County Antrim median hourly rate £39.75 £21.61 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.94% -45.98% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £39.75 £21.61 £40.00
% change year-on-year +83.94% -45.98% -68.00%

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 County Antrim with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
County Antrim
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 53 58 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 13.28% 10.64% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 47 26
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.07% +19.05% +46.51%
10th Percentile £276 £119 £225
90th Percentile £528 £553 £500
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £389 £315
% change year-on-year +11.00% +23.41% +46.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 6
County Antrim median hourly rate £37.25 £21.61 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.37% +27.12% +13.33%
10th Percentile £12.58 £21.61 £11.50
90th Percentile £40.15 £21.61 £29.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £37.25 £21.61 £17.00
% change year-on-year +72.37% +27.12% -2.86%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in County Antrim

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in County Antrim

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in County Antrim

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +24 9 £575 +47.44%
SC Cleared
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (55.56%) VLAN
4 5 (55.56%) Security Patching
4 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 5 (55.56%) Network Security
4 5 (55.56%) Threat Detection
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (44.44%) CCNP
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) A+ Certification
7 2 (22.22%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) Presales
8 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
2 5 (55.56%) VLAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Tester
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Security Patching
1 5 (55.56%) Threat Detection
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Presales
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) HP