The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 14 33 10
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 68 36 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.87% 4.31% 9.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.17% 23.23% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 10 38
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£400 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £400 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Average hourly rate £16.16 £35.00 £11.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.82% +192.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Security 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
188 155 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.76% 18.54% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 65 77
Average daily rate £325 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £33.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.87% +25.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £16.17 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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 +5 36 £493 +36.80% 6
Runcorn 0 14 £290 -9.37% 1
Crewe - 13 £443 - 1
Chester - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 142 (88.20%) SC Cleared
2 46 (28.57%) Finance
3 43 (26.71%) ITIL
4 37 (22.98%) Oracle
5 34 (21.12%) SQL
6 33 (20.50%) Oracle EBS
7 31 (19.25%) Service Management
7 31 (19.25%) Windows
8 28 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
9 25 (15.53%) Oracle BI EE
9 25 (15.53%) CRM
10 22 (13.66%) SLA
10 22 (13.66%) Microsoft
11 19 (11.80%) Active Directory
11 19 (11.80%) HP
11 19 (11.80%) MS Excel
12 18 (11.18%) VMware
13 17 (10.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 16 (9.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (9.94%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (9.32%) Oracle iRecruitment
15 15 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (8.70%) Service Delivery
16 14 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
16 14 (8.70%) TOGAF
17 13 (8.07%) Citrix
17 13 (8.07%) Linux
17 13 (8.07%) MS Office
18 12 (7.45%) MCP
18 12 (7.45%) OpenView

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.83%) IBM Notes
2 6 (3.73%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.62%) IIS
4 1 (0.62%) CICS
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (11.80%) MS Excel
2 13 (8.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
3 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (20.50%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (17.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (10.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 15 (9.32%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 10 (6.21%) Oracle Payroll
6 6 (3.73%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.86%) DNS
1 3 (1.86%) DHCP
2 2 (1.24%) IP Telephony
2 2 (1.24%) VoIP
2 2 (1.24%) HTTP
3 1 (0.62%) Wireless
3 1 (0.62%) Connectrix
3 1 (0.62%) SAN
3 1 (0.62%) Intranet
3 1 (0.62%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) VPN
3 1 (0.62%) FTP
3 1 (0.62%) LAN
3 1 (0.62%) Wireless Security
3 1 (0.62%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.53%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.62%) Adabas
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Local Government
3 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.62%) Back Office
4 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (14.91%) Consultant
2 20 (12.42%) Architect
3 19 (11.80%) Analyst
3 19 (11.80%) Oracle Consultant
3 19 (11.80%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
3 19 (11.80%) Payroll Consultant
4 14 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.21%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 10 (6.21%) Developer
5 10 (6.21%) Service Analyst
6 9 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (5.59%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (4.35%) Service Manager
7 7 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 7 (4.35%) Server Engineer
7 7 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.73%) Windows Server Engineer
8 6 (3.73%) Security Architect
8 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (3.73%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.86%) Web Services
2 2 (1.24%) J2EE
3 1 (0.62%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.62%) .NET
3 1 (0.62%) JSON
3 1 (0.62%) Dojo
3 1 (0.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (0.62%) jQuery
3 1 (0.62%) RESTful
3 1 (0.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.83%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.73%) CESG
3 5 (3.11%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.48%) CMDB
5 2 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.62%) Open Source
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.25%) Windows
2 16 (9.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (9.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (8.07%) Linux
4 11 (6.83%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.35%) UNIX
6 5 (3.11%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.48%) Solaris
8 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.24%) CentOS
9 2 (1.24%) AIX
10 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.71%) ITIL
2 31 (19.25%) Service Management
3 25 (15.53%) CRM
4 15 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 14 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
5 14 (8.70%) TOGAF
6 9 (5.59%) Configuration Management
6 9 (5.59%) Supplier Management
6 9 (5.59%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (5.59%) Performance Management
7 8 (4.97%) Information Security
8 7 (4.35%) Workflow
8 7 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (3.73%) Protective Monitoring
9 6 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (3.11%) Security Management
10 5 (3.11%) Information Security Management
10 5 (3.11%) Project Management
10 5 (3.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.12%) SQL
2 6 (3.73%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.48%) C
3 4 (2.48%) Java
4 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.24%) C#
5 1 (0.62%) Python
5 1 (0.62%) VB
5 1 (0.62%) C++
5 1 (0.62%) PHP
5 1 (0.62%) Scala
5 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 142 (88.20%) SC Cleared
2 12 (7.45%) MCP
3 7 (4.35%) CISA
3 7 (4.35%) CISSP
3 7 (4.35%) BC Cleared
4 5 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.86%) Degree
6 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.62%) ISEB
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.66%) SLA
2 7 (4.35%) BS7799
3 1 (0.62%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (11.80%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.35%) XenApp
3 2 (1.24%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.62%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.62%) vSphere
4 1 (0.62%) XenServer
4 1 (0.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 12 (7.45%) OpenView
2 11 (6.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (3.73%) SCCM
4 5 (3.11%) SCOM
5 1 (0.62%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 37 (22.98%) Oracle
2 22 (13.66%) Microsoft
3 19 (11.80%) HP
4 18 (11.18%) VMware
5 13 (8.07%) Citrix
6 11 (6.83%) Lotus
7 3 (1.86%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.86%) Cisco
7 3 (1.86%) IBM
8 1 (0.62%) AppSense
8 1 (0.62%) Toshiba
8 1 (0.62%) SAP
8 1 (0.62%) EMC
8 1 (0.62%) CA
8 1 (0.62%) Primavera
8 1 (0.62%) McAfee
8 1 (0.62%) Mitel
8 1 (0.62%) Brocade
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