Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 August 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 Clearance
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 76 30
Rank change year-on-year +34 -46 -13
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.64% 1.23% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.93% 12.73% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
County Antrim median daily rate £325 £390 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +36.36% -4.67%
10th Percentile £313 £385 £275
90th Percentile £338 £395 £297
Northern Ireland median daily rate £325 £390 £300
% change year-on-year -16.67% +30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £39.75 £21.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.94% - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £39.75 £21.61 -
% change year-on-year +83.94% - -

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 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 43 55 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 12.61% 9.65% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 30
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £433 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.23% +37.30% +5.00%
10th Percentile £276 £148 £261
90th Percentile £502 £685 £450
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £433 £315
% change year-on-year -0.23% +37.30% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
County Antrim median hourly rate £39.50 £21.61 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.79% +27.12% +13.33%
10th Percentile £12.80 £21.61 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.10 £21.61 £22.80
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £39.50 £21.61 £17.00
% change year-on-year +82.79% +27.12% +13.33%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in County Antrim

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in County Antrim

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in County Antrim

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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 Security Cleared within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 18 August 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 +33 9 £325 -16.67% 4
Security Cleared
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) VLAN
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 5 (55.56%) Security Patching
3 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
3 5 (55.56%) Threat Detection
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) A+ Certification
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) Network Management
6 2 (22.22%) Ticket Management
6 2 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring

Security 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
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
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network 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%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
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%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Proactive Management
3 2 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Ticket Management
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (11.11%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) VMware