The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cheshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 10 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 99 48 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.62% 6.43% 9.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.66% 31.58% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 16 35
Average daily rate £459 £412 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% +24.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
188 152 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.07% 20.38% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 50 75
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £135 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £521 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.62% -6.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £52.25 £28.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
Security Cleared
North West

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 58 £510 +36.18% 2
Runcorn 0 18 £270 -55.00%
Crewe 0 6 £132 -52.00%
Chester -15 3 £263 - 2
Knutsford - 1 - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
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North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 137 (84.57%) SC Cleared
2 49 (30.25%) ITIL
3 31 (19.14%) Service Management
4 27 (16.67%) Finance
5 19 (11.73%) Windows
6 18 (11.11%) Oracle
7 17 (10.49%) TOGAF
8 16 (9.88%) Zachman Framework
8 16 (9.88%) Oracle EBS
8 16 (9.88%) Microsoft
9 15 (9.26%) SQL
9 15 (9.26%) MS Excel
9 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (8.02%) Telecoms
11 12 (7.41%) Service Delivery
11 12 (7.41%) Active Directory
11 12 (7.41%) Strategic Planning
12 11 (6.79%) Supplier Management
12 11 (6.79%) Asset Management
12 11 (6.79%) Data Analysis
12 11 (6.79%) Citrix
12 11 (6.79%) LAN
12 11 (6.79%) Project Management
13 10 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (6.17%) VMware
13 10 (6.17%) WAN
13 10 (6.17%) MS Office
13 10 (6.17%) MVS
13 10 (6.17%) CESG
13 10 (6.17%) PaaS

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (5.56%) IBM Notes
2 6 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (9.88%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (4.94%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 8 (4.94%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 6 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (1.85%) Summit
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.17%) PaaS
1 10 (6.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.79%) LAN
2 10 (6.17%) WAN
3 8 (4.94%) SAN
4 7 (4.32%) Firewall
5 6 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (3.09%) NAS
6 5 (3.09%) VoIP
6 5 (3.09%) Connectrix
7 3 (1.85%) Intranet
8 2 (1.23%) FWSM
9 1 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.62%) Wireless Security
9 1 (0.62%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.62%) CTI
9 1 (0.62%) VPN
9 1 (0.62%) DSL
9 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.17%) Big Data
2 8 (4.94%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.85%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.62%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 27 (16.67%) Finance
2 13 (8.02%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.09%) Back Office
4 3 (1.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.62%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.62%) French Language
5 1 (0.62%) Greek Language
5 1 (0.62%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.62%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (0.62%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.62%) Swedish Language
5 1 (0.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (20.99%) Architect
2 17 (10.49%) Analyst
3 16 (9.88%) Consultant
4 15 (9.26%) Enterprise Architect
5 14 (8.64%) Storage Engineer
6 13 (8.02%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.41%) Senior Architect
8 10 (6.17%) Service Analyst
8 10 (6.17%) Security Architect
9 9 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (4.94%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.94%) Delivery Manager
10 8 (4.94%) Wintel Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) Operations Engineer
11 7 (4.32%) Developer
11 7 (4.32%) Service Manager
12 6 (3.70%) Services Delivery Manager
12 6 (3.70%) Payroll Consultant
12 6 (3.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.70%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.09%) J2EE
2 1 (0.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.17%) CESG
2 9 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.32%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.85%) Replication
6 2 (1.23%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.62%) CMDB
7 1 (0.62%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.73%) Windows
2 10 (6.17%) MVS
2 10 (6.17%) VME
3 9 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.32%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.62%) UNIX
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.25%) ITIL
2 31 (19.14%) Service Management
3 17 (10.49%) TOGAF
4 16 (9.88%) Zachman Framework
5 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 12 (7.41%) Strategic Planning
7 11 (6.79%) Supplier Management
7 11 (6.79%) Asset Management
7 11 (6.79%) Data Analysis
7 11 (6.79%) Project Management
8 10 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (6.17%) Security Architecture
8 10 (6.17%) Performance Management
8 10 (6.17%) High Availability
8 10 (6.17%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
9 9 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (4.94%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.26%) SQL
2 6 (3.70%) Java
2 6 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 137 (84.57%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.56%) CISSP
3 8 (4.94%) CISA
4 7 (4.32%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.32%) MCP
5 5 (3.09%) BC Cleared
5 5 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.47%) CCNA
7 3 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.85%) CCNP
8 2 (1.23%) CCDP
8 2 (1.23%) APMP
9 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.62%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) SLA
1 7 (4.32%) BS7799
2 6 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.47%) ISO 9000
4 3 (1.85%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.85%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.94%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 5 (3.09%) XenApp
3 5 (3.09%) NFS
4 2 (1.23%) vSphere
5 1 (0.62%) XenServer
5 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.32%) ServiceCenter
1 7 (4.32%) OpenView
2 6 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 5 (3.09%) SCCM
3 5 (3.09%) SCOM
4 4 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (11.11%) Oracle
2 16 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.79%) Citrix
4 10 (6.17%) VMware
5 9 (5.56%) Lotus
5 9 (5.56%) HP
6 8 (4.94%) Cisco
6 8 (4.94%) EMC
6 8 (4.94%) CheckPoint
6 8 (4.94%) Brocade
7 6 (3.70%) Symantec
7 6 (3.70%) Talend
8 5 (3.09%) NetApp
9 3 (1.85%) Mitel
10 2 (1.23%) Juniper
11 1 (0.62%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (0.62%) Siemens
11 1 (0.62%) McAfee
11 1 (0.62%) Dell
11 1 (0.62%) Cognos
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