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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 25 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 50 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.41% 7.03% 6.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.38% 27.18% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 36
Average daily rate £448 £275 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.72% -45.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £339 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% -28.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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
197 195 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.32% 25.86% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 105 83
Average daily rate £450 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £110 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.13 £25.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.05% -29.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Warrington -6 38 £450 +63.63% 1
Runcorn +4 4 £375 -
Crewe -9 2 - -
Chester - 1 £425 -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 76 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (28.95%) Data Centre
3 21 (27.63%) Migration
4 20 (26.32%) Windows
5 13 (17.11%) HTML
5 13 (17.11%) Internet
6 12 (15.79%) DHCP
6 12 (15.79%) DNS
7 11 (14.47%) Incident Management
8 9 (11.84%) ITIL
9 8 (10.53%) Cisco
9 8 (10.53%) Linux
10 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
10 7 (9.21%) VPN
10 7 (9.21%) SSL
10 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
10 7 (9.21%) SSH
10 7 (9.21%) Office 365
10 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (9.21%) Network Security
10 7 (9.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (7.89%) Palo Alto
11 6 (7.89%) Firewall
11 6 (7.89%) Finance
11 6 (7.89%) Project Management
11 6 (7.89%) LAN
11 6 (7.89%) Unix
11 6 (7.89%) HPUX

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (9.21%) SharePoint
1 7 (9.21%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.32%) Node.js
3 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.95%) SAP HCM
2 3 (3.95%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.11%) Internet
2 12 (15.79%) DHCP
2 12 (15.79%) DNS
3 7 (9.21%) Network Security
3 7 (9.21%) SSH
3 7 (9.21%) SSL
3 7 (9.21%) VPN
4 6 (7.89%) Firewall
4 6 (7.89%) LAN
5 5 (6.58%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (6.58%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.26%) VLAN
7 3 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.95%) IPsec
7 3 (3.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (15.79%) 1st Line Support
1 12 (15.79%) Architect
1 12 (15.79%) Service Desk Support
2 11 (14.47%) Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Consultant
4 7 (9.21%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 7 (9.21%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (9.21%) Designer
4 7 (9.21%) Desktop Support
4 7 (9.21%) Network Engineer
5 6 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.89%) Service Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) SharePoint Designer
6 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Network Architect
6 5 (6.58%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) HTML
2 1 (1.32%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) Ajax
2 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.32%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) jQuery
2 1 (1.32%) MFC
2 1 (1.32%) SAP Basis
2 1 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.58%) Device Driver
3 4 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) HP Superdome
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Linux
3 7 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.89%) HPUX
4 6 (7.89%) Solaris
4 6 (7.89%) Unix
5 5 (6.58%) AIX
6 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Migration
2 11 (14.47%) Incident Management
3 9 (11.84%) ITIL
4 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (7.89%) Project Management
6 5 (6.58%) Network Design
6 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.95%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (3.95%) Change Control
8 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.95%) Information Security
8 3 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.95%) SAP Security
8 3 (3.95%) Service Management
9 2 (2.63%) OO
9 2 (2.63%) Software Delivery
9 2 (2.63%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.63%) Supplier Management
9 2 (2.63%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) C++
1 2 (2.63%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) C#
2 1 (1.32%) Java
2 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.26%) CCNA
2 4 (5.26%) CCNP
2 4 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Netcool
1 1 (1.32%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.32%) StatsD
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Cisco
2 7 (9.21%) Red Hat
3 6 (7.89%) Palo Alto
4 5 (6.58%) Oracle
5 4 (5.26%) SAP
5 4 (5.26%) VMware
6 3 (3.95%) F5
6 3 (3.95%) Fortinet
6 3 (3.95%) IBM
6 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.63%) Cognos
7 2 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (1.32%) Citrix
8 1 (1.32%) Juniper
8 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
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Nigel Frank International
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Posted: 18 days ago