The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 13 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 89 38 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.52% 5.06% 8.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.84% 24.20% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 14 29
Average daily rate £459 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.68% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £135 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
190 157 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.46% 20.91% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 52 73
Average daily rate £397 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £521 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £53.11 £28.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
SC Cleared
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +9 54 £505 +72.64% 2
Runcorn -1 17 £270 -55.00%
Crewe -2 6 £133 -51.63%
Wilmslow - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (31.16%) ITIL
3 28 (20.29%) Service Management
4 27 (19.57%) Finance
5 18 (13.04%) Oracle
6 17 (12.32%) Windows
7 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
7 16 (11.59%) Oracle EBS
7 16 (11.59%) TOGAF
8 15 (10.87%) Zachman Framework
8 15 (10.87%) SQL
9 14 (10.14%) MS Excel
10 12 (8.70%) Active Directory
11 11 (7.97%) Citrix
12 10 (7.25%) Performance Management
12 10 (7.25%) Asset Management
12 10 (7.25%) Data Analysis
12 10 (7.25%) Supplier Management
12 10 (7.25%) Strategic Planning
12 10 (7.25%) Security Architecture
12 10 (7.25%) CESG
12 10 (7.25%) Management Information System
12 10 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (7.25%) VMware
12 10 (7.25%) Service Delivery
13 9 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (6.52%) CISA
13 9 (6.52%) Information Security Management
13 9 (6.52%) Security Management
13 9 (6.52%) Information Security

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (5.80%) IBM Notes
2 6 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (3.62%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (11.59%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (6.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 9 (6.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (5.80%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 6 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (2.17%) Summit
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) IaaS
1 9 (6.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.52%) LAN
1 9 (6.52%) WAN
2 8 (5.80%) SAN
3 7 (5.07%) Firewall
4 6 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.62%) Connectrix
5 5 (3.62%) NAS
6 3 (2.17%) Intranet
6 3 (2.17%) VoIP
7 2 (1.45%) FWSM
8 1 (0.72%) Wireless
8 1 (0.72%) DSL
8 1 (0.72%) Wireless Security
8 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.52%) Big Data
2 8 (5.80%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.72%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (19.57%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.17%) Back Office
3 3 (2.17%) Retail
4 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (22.46%) Architect
2 16 (11.59%) Analyst
3 14 (10.14%) Storage Engineer
4 13 (9.42%) Enterprise Architect
5 12 (8.70%) Consultant
6 11 (7.97%) Senior Architect
7 10 (7.25%) Project Manager
7 10 (7.25%) Security Architect
7 10 (7.25%) Service Analyst
8 9 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (5.80%) Wintel Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.07%) Oracle Consultant
10 7 (5.07%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
10 7 (5.07%) Payroll Consultant
10 7 (5.07%) Operations Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Senior Security Architect
11 6 (4.35%) Oracle HR Consultant
11 6 (4.35%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.72%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.25%) CESG
1 10 (7.25%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.17%) Replication
4 2 (1.45%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.72%) CMDB
5 1 (0.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.32%) Windows
2 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (6.52%) MVS
2 9 (6.52%) VME
2 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.62%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.72%) UNIX
5 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.16%) ITIL
2 28 (20.29%) Service Management
3 16 (11.59%) TOGAF
4 15 (10.87%) Zachman Framework
5 10 (7.25%) Performance Management
5 10 (7.25%) Asset Management
5 10 (7.25%) Data Analysis
5 10 (7.25%) Supplier Management
5 10 (7.25%) Strategic Planning
5 10 (7.25%) Security Architecture
5 10 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (7.25%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.52%) Information Security Management
6 9 (6.52%) Security Management
6 9 (6.52%) Information Security
6 9 (6.52%) High Availability
6 9 (6.52%) Protective Monitoring
7 8 (5.80%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.87%) SQL
2 6 (4.35%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.72%) C
3 1 (0.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 138 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.52%) CISA
2 9 (6.52%) CISSP
3 7 (5.07%) MCP
4 6 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.90%) CCNA
5 4 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.45%) CCDP
7 2 (1.45%) CCNP
8 1 (0.72%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) BS7799
2 7 (5.07%) SLA
3 3 (2.17%) ISO 14001
3 3 (2.17%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 5 (3.62%) NFS
3 5 (3.62%) XenApp
4 2 (1.45%) vSphere
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.72%) XenServer
5 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.07%) OpenView
1 7 (5.07%) ServiceCenter
2 6 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.62%) SCCM
3 5 (3.62%) SCOM
4 4 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (13.04%) Oracle
2 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.97%) Citrix
4 10 (7.25%) VMware
5 8 (5.80%) Brocade
5 8 (5.80%) CheckPoint
5 8 (5.80%) Lotus
5 8 (5.80%) EMC
5 8 (5.80%) HP
6 7 (5.07%) Cisco
7 6 (4.35%) Symantec
8 5 (3.62%) NetApp
9 2 (1.45%) Juniper
9 2 (1.45%) Mitel
10 1 (0.72%) Siemens
10 1 (0.72%) Dell
10 1 (0.72%) JBoss
10 1 (0.72%) Cognos
Warrington, Cheshire
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