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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 57 17 44
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +27
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 22 58 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.03% 7.37% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.07% 32.77% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 30 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£465 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £100 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £515 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 5
Average hourly rate £17.33 £16.33 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% -53.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+61.36% +10.00%
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
146 177 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.46% 22.49% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 68
Average daily rate £400 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £525 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £15.00 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
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 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Crewe -1 13 - -
Runcorn 0 5 £465 +60.34%
Warrington -42 1 £400 +14.28%
Daresbury - 1 - -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (72.73%) Windows
3 21 (47.73%) HTML
3 21 (47.73%) Internet
4 20 (45.45%) Incident Management
5 9 (20.45%) Device Driver
5 9 (20.45%) ITIL
5 9 (20.45%) WAN
5 9 (20.45%) DHCP
5 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
5 9 (20.45%) DNS
5 9 (20.45%) SLA
6 8 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (18.18%) Migration
7 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
7 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
7 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
7 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
7 7 (15.91%) EMC
7 7 (15.91%) NetApp
7 7 (15.91%) Lotus
7 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (15.91%) IBM Notes
7 7 (15.91%) MPLS
8 6 (13.64%) EMC VNX
9 5 (11.36%) Juniper
10 4 (9.09%) Oracle
10 4 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS R12

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (15.91%) IBM Notes
1 7 (15.91%) MS Exchange
1 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) Internet
2 9 (20.45%) WAN
2 9 (20.45%) DHCP
2 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
2 9 (20.45%) DNS
3 7 (15.91%) MPLS
4 3 (6.82%) VPN
4 3 (6.82%) SSL
4 3 (6.82%) LAN
5 2 (4.55%) WAAS
5 2 (4.55%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (4.55%) Local Government
2 1 (2.27%) Dutch Language
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Desktop Support
2 12 (27.27%) Architect
3 11 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 10 (22.73%) Analyst
5 9 (20.45%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (20.45%) Service Analyst
5 9 (20.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Lead Technical Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Lead Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Desktop Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) IT Project Manager
10 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (2.27%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Device Driver
2 6 (13.64%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Incident Management
2 9 (20.45%) ITIL
3 8 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.55%) Service Management
4 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.27%) Workflow
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.27%) ERP
5 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.27%) Change Control
5 1 (2.27%) Data Transformation
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.27%) Office Automation
5 1 (2.27%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) C
2 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) CCIE
2 1 (2.27%) CCDP
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
2 1 (2.27%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) ISA Server
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
1 7 (15.91%) EMC
1 7 (15.91%) NetApp
1 7 (15.91%) Lotus
2 5 (11.36%) Juniper
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) Websense
5 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) Brocade
6 1 (2.27%) Informatica