Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 27 33
Rank change year-on-year -45 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.08% 1.90% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.53% 7.27% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
County Antrim median daily rate £390 £286 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £395 £286 £125
% change year-on-year +38.11% +128.80% -64.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £21.61 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.98% - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £21.61 £40.00 £125.00
% change year-on-year -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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim.

Academic & Professional Certification
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 57 55 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 10.29% 26.07% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 18
County Antrim median daily rate £384 £315 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.83% +28.57% -3.92%
10th Percentile £118 £230 £147
90th Percentile £553 £488 £566
Northern Ireland median daily rate £390 £315 £245
% change year-on-year +23.81% +28.57% -20.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £21.61 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.12% +13.33% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £21.61 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +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 26 July 2017. 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 -44 6 £390 +36.36% 1
SC Cleared
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 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 County Antrim 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 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:

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