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 30 September 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 41 51 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -36
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 31 24 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.88% 2.06% 8.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.41% 14.46% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 28
Median daily rate £460 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £410 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £490 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 12
Median hourly rate - £17.33 £16.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £21.73
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +49.56%
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
122 166 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.25% 14.27% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 100 93
Median daily rate £450 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 28
Median hourly rate £14.86 £17.33 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.25% -3.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +22 10 £401 +0.12%
Crewe 0 3 £375 -
Runcorn -4 1 £375 -
Macclesfield - 1 £313 -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 96 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (41.67%) Migration
3 25 (26.04%) Windows
3 25 (26.04%) Data Centre
4 24 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 19 (19.79%) Citrix
6 17 (17.71%) Linux
7 14 (14.58%) AIX
7 14 (14.58%) HPUX
7 14 (14.58%) Oracle
7 14 (14.58%) Juniper
7 14 (14.58%) Project Management
8 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
8 13 (13.54%) Firewall
9 12 (12.50%) EMC
10 11 (11.46%) SQL
10 11 (11.46%) Mainframe
10 11 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (10.42%) DB2
11 10 (10.42%) Solaris
11 10 (10.42%) DHCP
12 9 (9.38%) WAN
12 9 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (9.38%) Windows Server
13 8 (8.33%) CCNA
13 8 (8.33%) Unix
13 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (7.29%) TOGAF
14 7 (7.29%) LAN
14 7 (7.29%) CCNP

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.54%) Firewall
2 10 (10.42%) DHCP
3 9 (9.38%) WAN
4 7 (7.29%) LAN
5 5 (5.21%) SSL
6 3 (3.13%) Network Security
6 3 (3.13%) VPN
7 2 (2.08%) DNS
7 2 (2.08%) LDAP
7 2 (2.08%) MPLS
7 2 (2.08%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.08%) SAN
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) DB2
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 3 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (32.29%) Architect
2 12 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 10 (10.42%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (7.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Security Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) AIX Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Migration Architect
7 5 (5.21%) Migration Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Migration Project Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Data Centre Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Data Centre Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Data Centre Project Manager
8 4 (4.17%) Designer
8 4 (4.17%) Lead Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) .NET
1 4 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.08%) Middleware
3 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.04%) CSS
3 1 (1.04%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.04%) jQuery
3 1 (1.04%) LINQ
3 1 (1.04%) MFC
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.04%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.46%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.17%) Replication
5 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.13%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.08%) PKI
7 1 (1.04%) CESG
7 1 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.04%) Windows
2 17 (17.71%) Linux
3 14 (14.58%) AIX
3 14 (14.58%) HPUX
4 11 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (10.42%) Solaris
6 9 (9.38%) Windows Server
7 8 (8.33%) Unix
7 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.13%) Windows Phone
10 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.04%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (41.67%) Migration
2 14 (14.58%) Project Management
3 7 (7.29%) TOGAF
4 6 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (5.21%) Change Management
5 5 (5.21%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.17%) Change Control
6 4 (4.17%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.17%) MVC
6 4 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.17%) SIEM
7 3 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (3.13%) ETL
7 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.13%) ITIL
7 3 (3.13%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.46%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) C++
3 1 (1.04%) C#
3 1 (1.04%) Java
3 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 96 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (8.33%) CCNA
4 7 (7.29%) CCNP
5 3 (3.13%) Degree
6 1 (1.04%) CCDP
6 1 (1.04%) CCIE
6 1 (1.04%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.04%) CISM
6 1 (1.04%) CISSP
6 1 (1.04%) CITP
6 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) HNC
6 1 (1.04%) HND
6 1 (1.04%) IISP
6 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.04%) MBCS
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 24 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.17%) XenApp
3 2 (2.08%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.08%) OpenView
2 2 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.04%) Graylog
3 1 (1.04%) Nagios
3 1 (1.04%) Puppet
3 1 (1.04%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Citrix
2 14 (14.58%) Juniper
2 14 (14.58%) Oracle
3 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
4 12 (12.50%) EMC
5 6 (6.25%) Cisco
6 5 (5.21%) HP
6 5 (5.21%) IBM
7 4 (4.17%) Tripwire
8 3 (3.13%) F5
8 3 (3.13%) Forcepoint
8 3 (3.13%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.08%) FireEye
9 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.08%) Sourcefire
9 2 (2.08%) Sybase
9 2 (2.08%) Symantec
10 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.04%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.04%) Palo Alto