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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 13 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 68 46 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.72% 4.90% 7.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.26% 33.09% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 25
Median daily rate £425 £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £326 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £528 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Median hourly rate - £16.16 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.26% +54.50%
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
147 139 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.85% 14.80% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 73 77
Median daily rate £407 £420 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.21% +34.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £258 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 15
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 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 +14 41 £450 +12.50%
Crewe +6 4 £394 -
Runcorn +1 3 £425 -7.10%
Macclesfield - 2 £294 -
Wilmslow - 1 £375 -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 154 (70.97%) SC Cleared
2 80 (36.87%) Migration
3 65 (29.95%) Windows
4 57 (26.27%) Microsoft
5 53 (24.42%) Active Directory
6 43 (19.82%) Windows Server
7 42 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (18.43%) Linux
9 39 (17.97%) PowerShell
10 36 (16.59%) Data Centre
11 35 (16.13%) SharePoint
12 34 (15.67%) Software Engineering
13 33 (15.21%) Test Automation
14 32 (14.75%) SCCM
15 28 (12.90%) SCOM
16 27 (12.44%) SharePoint 2013
17 25 (11.52%) JavaScript
18 23 (10.60%) AIX
19 22 (10.14%) Citrix
19 22 (10.14%) MS Excel
19 22 (10.14%) VMware
19 22 (10.14%) Skype
19 22 (10.14%) Skype for Business
20 21 (9.68%) Oracle
20 21 (9.68%) EMC
21 20 (9.22%) Solaris
21 20 (9.22%) Data Migration
22 19 (8.76%) MS Exchange
23 18 (8.29%) SQL

Security 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 35 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 27 (12.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (10.14%) Skype for Business
4 19 (8.76%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.69%) Apache
6 6 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.84%) JBoss
7 4 (1.84%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.92%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.46%) Confluence
9 1 (0.46%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.23%) Office 365
3 5 (2.30%) PaaS
3 5 (2.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.14%) Skype
2 16 (7.37%) Firewall
3 15 (6.91%) DHCP
4 9 (4.15%) WAN
5 8 (3.69%) HTTP
6 7 (3.23%) LAN
7 6 (2.76%) SSL
7 6 (2.76%) VPN
8 5 (2.30%) SAN
9 4 (1.84%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.84%) LDAP
10 2 (0.92%) DNS
10 2 (0.92%) MPLS
10 2 (0.92%) Network Security
11 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.45%) DB2
2 8 (3.69%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.38%) MySQL
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (4.61%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.30%) JIRA
3 4 (1.84%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.38%) Selenium
4 3 (1.38%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.46%) CMake
5 1 (0.46%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.46%) Gatling
5 1 (0.46%) Gradle
5 1 (0.46%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.46%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.46%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.46%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.46%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.46%) WiX
General
1 4 (1.84%) Banking
1 4 (1.84%) Finance
2 3 (1.38%) Military
2 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.92%) Advertising
3 2 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 52 (23.96%) Architect
2 23 (10.60%) Developer
3 18 (8.29%) Analyst
4 16 (7.37%) Designer
5 12 (5.53%) Consultant
5 12 (5.53%) Network Engineer
6 11 (5.07%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.07%) Technical Architect
7 9 (4.15%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (3.23%) Data Centre Manager
8 7 (3.23%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 7 (3.23%) Test Manager
9 6 (2.76%) Migration Manager
9 6 (2.76%) Security Architect
9 6 (2.76%) SharePoint Designer
9 6 (2.76%) Storage Specialist
10 5 (2.30%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (2.30%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.30%) SharePoint Consultant
10 5 (2.30%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.99%) CSS
2 12 (5.53%) .NET
3 11 (5.07%) HTML
3 11 (5.07%) JSON
4 8 (3.69%) HTML5
4 8 (3.69%) Middleware
5 7 (3.23%) SOAP
5 7 (3.23%) XML
6 6 (2.76%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.76%) jQuery
7 5 (2.30%) Ajax
8 4 (1.84%) CSS3
8 4 (1.84%) D3.js
8 4 (1.84%) Handlebars
8 4 (1.84%) Mustache
8 4 (1.84%) RESTful
8 4 (1.84%) SAML
8 4 (1.84%) Underscore.js
8 4 (1.84%) Web Services
9 3 (1.38%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.59%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.45%) Mainframe
3 6 (2.76%) Fat Client
3 6 (2.76%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.30%) CESG
4 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.38%) PKI
6 3 (1.38%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.92%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.92%) PMI
7 2 (0.92%) Replication
7 2 (0.92%) User Experience
8 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.46%) HACMP
8 1 (0.46%) HP Superdome
8 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.46%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 65 (29.95%) Windows
2 43 (19.82%) Windows Server
3 42 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (18.43%) Linux
5 23 (10.60%) AIX
6 20 (9.22%) Solaris
7 18 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (7.83%) HPUX
9 16 (7.37%) Windows 10
10 13 (5.99%) Unix
11 6 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.46%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (36.87%) Migration
2 42 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (15.67%) Software Engineering
4 33 (15.21%) Test Automation
5 20 (9.22%) Data Migration
6 16 (7.37%) ITIL
7 15 (6.91%) Service Management
8 12 (5.53%) Configuration Management
8 12 (5.53%) CRM
8 12 (5.53%) MVC
8 12 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (4.61%) Open Source
10 9 (4.15%) PRINCE2
11 8 (3.69%) Project Management
11 8 (3.69%) Web Development
12 7 (3.23%) Information Architecture
12 7 (3.23%) SOA
12 7 (3.23%) UML
12 7 (3.23%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.97%) PowerShell
2 25 (11.52%) JavaScript
3 18 (8.29%) SQL
4 12 (5.53%) Java
5 11 (5.07%) C#
6 7 (3.23%) C++
7 6 (2.76%) VB
8 4 (1.84%) Lua
9 3 (1.38%) C
10 1 (0.46%) FQL
10 1 (0.46%) PHP
10 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 154 (70.97%) SC Cleared
2 16 (7.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.69%) CCNA
4 8 (3.69%) Degree
5 7 (3.23%) CCNP
6 6 (2.76%) BC Cleared
6 6 (2.76%) ISEB
7 5 (2.30%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.38%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (1.38%) CLAS
9 3 (1.38%) MCP
9 3 (1.38%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.46%) IBM AIX Certification
11 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.15%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.30%) SLA
3 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.38%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.92%) QA
4 2 (0.92%) RMADS
System Software
1 53 (24.42%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.53%) vSphere
4 6 (2.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.46%) GPFS
6 1 (0.46%) vCloud
6 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.46%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (14.75%) SCCM
2 28 (12.90%) SCOM
3 6 (2.76%) EMC VPLEX
4 4 (1.84%) Puppet
4 4 (1.84%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.92%) Nagios
6 2 (0.92%) OpenView
7 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.46%) Ansible
7 1 (0.46%) Graylog
7 1 (0.46%) logstash
7 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.46%) vRealize
7 1 (0.46%) yum
7 1 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 57 (26.27%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.14%) Citrix
2 22 (10.14%) VMware
3 21 (9.68%) EMC
3 21 (9.68%) Oracle
4 15 (6.91%) Juniper
5 10 (4.61%) HP
5 10 (4.61%) IBM
6 9 (4.15%) Cisco
7 6 (2.76%) Brocade
7 6 (2.76%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.30%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.30%) Tripwire
9 4 (1.84%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.38%) F5
10 3 (1.38%) NetApp
10 3 (1.38%) Sun
11 2 (0.92%) BMC
11 2 (0.92%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com