The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 20 39 14
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 56 29 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.91% 3.44% 8.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.46% 18.71% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £320 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £360 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.33 £35.00 £11.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.34% +192.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
SC Cleared
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
178 155 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.95% 18.41% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 68 84
Average daily rate £325 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.84 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cheshire region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +10 30 £350 -2.77% 4
Runcorn -1 13 £290 -9.37% 1
Crewe - 12 £450 -
Wilmslow - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 135 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (28.15%) Finance
3 34 (25.19%) ITIL
4 33 (24.44%) Oracle
4 33 (24.44%) SQL
5 30 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
6 28 (20.74%) Service Management
6 28 (20.74%) Oracle EBS R12
7 27 (20.00%) Windows
8 26 (19.26%) CRM
8 26 (19.26%) Oracle BI EE
9 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 19 (14.07%) SLA
11 18 (13.33%) HP
12 17 (12.59%) MS Excel
12 17 (12.59%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 16 (11.85%) Active Directory
14 15 (11.11%) VMware
14 15 (11.11%) Oracle iRecruitment
15 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (10.37%) Linux
16 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (9.63%) Zachman Framework
16 13 (9.63%) TOGAF
16 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (8.89%) Windows 7
17 12 (8.89%) Service Delivery
18 11 (8.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 11 (8.15%) OpenView
18 11 (8.15%) Lotus

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.15%) IBM Notes
2 4 (2.96%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.74%) CICS
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (12.59%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Project
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (22.22%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (20.74%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (12.59%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 15 (11.11%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 10 (7.41%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (2.96%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) DNS
1 3 (2.22%) DHCP
2 1 (0.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.74%) SAN
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Wireless
2 1 (0.74%) Connectrix
2 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.74%) Wireless Security
2 1 (0.74%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.26%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.22%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.74%) Adabas
4 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (28.15%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Local Government
3 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (17.04%) Consultant
2 19 (14.07%) Analyst
2 19 (14.07%) Oracle Consultant
2 19 (14.07%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
2 19 (14.07%) Payroll Consultant
3 16 (11.85%) Architect
4 10 (7.41%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 9 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (5.93%) Desktop Support
7 7 (5.19%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.19%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (5.19%) Server Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Security Architect
8 6 (4.44%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Developer
8 6 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.70%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.48%) Web Services
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.74%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (0.74%) JSON
2 1 (0.74%) Dojo
2 1 (0.74%) jQuery
2 1 (0.74%) RESTful
2 1 (0.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.44%) CESG
3 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.96%) CMDB
5 1 (0.74%) Open Source
5 1 (0.74%) Replication
5 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.00%) Windows
2 14 (10.37%) Linux
3 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (8.89%) Windows 7
5 8 (5.93%) UNIX
6 5 (3.70%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.96%) Solaris
7 4 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.48%) AIX
8 2 (1.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.19%) ITIL
2 28 (20.74%) Service Management
3 26 (19.26%) CRM
4 14 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (9.63%) Zachman Framework
5 13 (9.63%) TOGAF
6 12 (8.89%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.19%) Information Security
8 7 (5.19%) Supplier Management
8 7 (5.19%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (4.44%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (4.44%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.44%) Protective Monitoring
10 5 (3.70%) Security Architecture
10 5 (3.70%) Data Protection
10 5 (3.70%) Workflow
10 5 (3.70%) Information Security Management
10 5 (3.70%) Security Management
11 4 (2.96%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.44%) SQL
2 4 (2.96%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.48%) C#
3 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.74%) PHP
4 1 (0.74%) C++
4 1 (0.74%) Java
4 1 (0.74%) VB
4 1 (0.74%) Python
4 1 (0.74%) Ruby
4 1 (0.74%) Scala
4 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 135 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.15%) MCP
3 7 (5.19%) CISSP
3 7 (5.19%) CISA
4 4 (2.96%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.22%) Degree
6 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.74%) ISEB
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.07%) SLA
2 7 (5.19%) BS7799
System Software
1 16 (11.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.44%) XenApp
3 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.48%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.74%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (0.74%) vSphere
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) XenServer
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (8.15%) OpenView
1 11 (8.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.96%) SCCM
3 3 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (24.44%) Oracle
2 20 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.33%) HP
4 15 (11.11%) VMware
5 11 (8.15%) Lotus
6 10 (7.41%) Citrix
7 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.48%) IBM
9 1 (0.74%) AppSense
9 1 (0.74%) Brocade
9 1 (0.74%) Primavera
9 1 (0.74%) CA
9 1 (0.74%) EMC
9 1 (0.74%) SAP
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