Period
to 18 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 40 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 -23 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 14 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.97% 3.00% 6.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.67% 11.58% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
County Antrim median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - +63.64%
Northern Ireland median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +111.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
County Antrim median hourly rate - - £28.89
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £28.89

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 75 95 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 15.89% 25.89% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 74 7
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £342 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -19.53% +61.90%
10th Percentile £173 £263 £221
90th Percentile £650 £462 £450
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £344 £425
% change year-on-year +22.09% -19.06% +70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.25 £12.34 £16.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.58% -25.26% +2.17%
10th Percentile £13.03 £11.20 £14.13
90th Percentile £18.08 £13.84 £33.33
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.25 £12.64 £16.51
% change year-on-year +20.70% -23.47% +2.17%

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in County Antrim over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 February 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 -6 14 £488 +8.33% 1
Security Cleared
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 6 (42.86%) Cisco
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Presales
4 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow Management
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (14.29%) Power BI
5 2 (14.29%) Big Data
5 2 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (7.14%) Threat Detection
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
6 1 (7.14%) Apache Flume
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Sqoop
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (7.14%) Oozie
6 1 (7.14%) HDFS
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management

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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 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
1 2 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Sqoop
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Kanban
3 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Security Patching
3 1 (7.14%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.14%) CCIE
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Flume
2 1 (7.14%) HDFS
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Oozie
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase
4 1 (7.14%) VMware