Period
to 18 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 75 -
Rank change year-on-year +42 - +17
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 13 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 3.93% 1.70% -
As % of the Qualifications category 22.03% 14.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
County Antrim median daily rate £325 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £325 £390 -
% change year-on-year -16.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £39.75 - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £39.75 - -

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 59 71 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 17.82% 12.05% 32.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 56 59
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £430 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +29.13% +11.00%
10th Percentile £322 £258 £260
90th Percentile £500 £650 £420
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £423 £333
% change year-on-year -2.49% +26.88% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 13
County Antrim median hourly rate £37.25 - £13.00
10th Percentile £15.33 - £10.00
90th Percentile £40.05 - £18.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £37.25 - £13.00

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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 November 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 November 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 +45 13 £325 -16.67%
Security Cleared
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (53.85%) CCNP
3 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
4 6 (46.15%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 5 (38.46%) CCNA
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Juniper
5 5 (38.46%) MCSE
5 5 (38.46%) LAN
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) Network Security
5 5 (38.46%) VLAN
5 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
5 5 (38.46%) Security Patching
5 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
5 5 (38.46%) Ticket Management
5 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
5 5 (38.46%) Threat Detection
5 5 (38.46%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (38.46%) Proactive Management
6 4 (30.77%) Network Management
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (23.08%) Linux
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) A+ Certification

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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 1 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) Network Security
2 5 (38.46%) VLAN
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) NOC Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Implementation Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support
3 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Exploratory Tester
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Proactive Management
1 5 (38.46%) Proactive Monitoring
1 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
1 5 (38.46%) Security Patching
1 5 (38.46%) Threat Detection
1 5 (38.46%) Ticket Management
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Network Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCNP
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 5 (38.46%) MCSE
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (23.08%) A+ Certification
5 2 (15.38%) CCVP
6 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) CheckPoint
2 5 (38.46%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft