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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
North West / Cheshire
Rank 27 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 22 89 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.44% 10.10% 11.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.57% 52.66% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 35
Median daily rate £470 £463 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% +54.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £328 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £590 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £17.77 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £19.45
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +118.50%

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
77 169 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.56% 19.18% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 77 99
Median daily rate £376 £463 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +36.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £213 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £680 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 17
Median hourly rate £19.66 £35.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.82% +89.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £17.77 £17.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.54 £35.00 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 -6 10 £470 -2.08% 1
Runcorn -1 5 £398 +6.00%
Chester +4 2 £425 -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 50 (64.10%) SC Cleared
2 24 (30.77%) Migration
3 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
4 22 (28.21%) Windows
5 20 (25.64%) Project Management
6 15 (19.23%) Active Directory
7 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (14.10%) Data Centre
10 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
11 9 (11.54%) Oracle
12 8 (10.26%) MS Office
12 8 (10.26%) Linux
12 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
12 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
12 8 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland
12 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
12 8 (10.26%) Change Control
13 7 (8.97%) TOGAF
13 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
13 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (8.97%) Citrix
13 7 (8.97%) LAN
14 6 (7.69%) WAN
14 6 (7.69%) MS Visio
14 6 (7.69%) Unix
14 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
14 6 (7.69%) C#

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 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.28%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.26%) MS Office
2 8 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.85%) SAP HCM
2 3 (3.85%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.28%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Office 365
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) LAN
2 6 (7.69%) Firewall
2 6 (7.69%) WAN
3 5 (6.41%) DNS
3 5 (6.41%) Network Security
4 2 (2.56%) DHCP
4 2 (2.56%) LDAP
4 2 (2.56%) SSL
4 2 (2.56%) VLAN
4 2 (2.56%) VPN
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.28%) Internet
5 1 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.28%) IPsec
5 1 (1.28%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.28%) SMTP
5 1 (1.28%) SSH
5 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.56%) Big Data
3 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.28%) DataStage
4 1 (1.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.28%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.28%) HBase
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.28%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.28%) QlikView
4 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.28%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Advertising
2 1 (1.28%) Publishing
2 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Architect
2 11 (14.10%) Consultant
3 8 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.69%) Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Migration Manager
5 5 (6.41%) Migration Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Data Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (5.13%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (5.13%) Security Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.28%) CSS
2 1 (1.28%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) J2EE
2 1 (1.28%) jQuery
2 1 (1.28%) JSON
2 1 (1.28%) LINQ
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
2 1 (1.28%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.69%) Blackberry
4 5 (6.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (5.13%) CESG
5 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.13%) Replication
5 4 (5.13%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.85%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.56%) PKI
7 2 (2.56%) Wiki
8 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.28%) NHS
8 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.28%) User Experience
8 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.21%) Windows
2 8 (10.26%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.69%) Unix
3 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Phone
5 4 (5.13%) HPUX
6 3 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.56%) AIX
8 1 (1.28%) Android
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Migration
2 20 (25.64%) Project Management
3 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.26%) Change Control
4 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
4 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
5 7 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.97%) TOGAF
6 6 (7.69%) Change Management
6 6 (7.69%) Information Security
7 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.13%) CRM
8 4 (5.13%) ETL
8 4 (5.13%) Network Design
8 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
8 4 (5.13%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.13%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.13%) Security Architecture
8 4 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.69%) C#
1 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) C
3 2 (2.56%) C++
3 2 (2.56%) SQL
4 1 (1.28%) ABAP
4 1 (1.28%) Java
4 1 (1.28%) Perl
4 1 (1.28%) Python
4 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (64.10%) SC Cleared
2 12 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (8.97%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.69%) CISSP
5 4 (5.13%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (5.13%) CITP
5 4 (5.13%) IISP
5 4 (5.13%) MBCS
6 2 (2.56%) CISM
6 2 (2.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.28%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) CCA
7 1 (1.28%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.28%) MCSE
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.41%) XenApp
3 2 (2.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) SCCM
2 2 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.56%) Nessus
2 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.56%) OpenView
2 2 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.28%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.28%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle
3 7 (8.97%) Citrix
4 5 (6.41%) SAP
5 4 (5.13%) HP
6 3 (3.85%) Cisco
6 3 (3.85%) IBM
6 3 (3.85%) Sybase
6 3 (3.85%) Symantec
7 2 (2.56%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.56%) F5
7 2 (2.56%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.56%) Juniper
7 2 (2.56%) VMware
8 1 (1.28%) Actian
8 1 (1.28%) AppSense
8 1 (1.28%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.28%) ParAccel
8 1 (1.28%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.28%) Teradata
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