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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 7 32 8
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -24
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 139 51 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.63% 5.18% 11.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.36% 32.90% 56.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 17 46
Median daily rate £442 £463 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £636
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Median hourly rate - £16.16 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.52 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+10.70% +39.87%
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
276 155 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.06% 15.74% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 80 82
Median daily rate £425 £420 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £16.84 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.06% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.75 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +20 102 £444 -1.33% 1
Runcorn +2 10 £423 -15.50%
Crewe -1 6 - -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 166 (68.60%) SC Cleared
2 80 (33.06%) Migration
3 61 (25.21%) Windows
4 59 (24.38%) Microsoft
5 58 (23.97%) Data Centre
6 47 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (16.12%) Active Directory
7 39 (16.12%) Windows Server
7 39 (16.12%) PowerShell
7 39 (16.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (14.05%) Software Engineering
9 33 (13.64%) SharePoint
9 33 (13.64%) SCCM
9 33 (13.64%) Test Automation
10 30 (12.40%) Linux
11 28 (11.57%) JavaScript
11 28 (11.57%) SCOM
11 28 (11.57%) SharePoint 2013
12 27 (11.16%) VMware
13 25 (10.33%) HTML
13 25 (10.33%) MS Excel
14 24 (9.92%) CSS
15 22 (9.09%) ITIL
15 22 (9.09%) Skype for Business
15 22 (9.09%) Skype
16 20 (8.26%) Data Migration
16 20 (8.26%) Java
17 19 (7.85%) MS Exchange
18 18 (7.44%) SOAP
18 18 (7.44%) Firewall

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 33 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 28 (11.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (9.09%) Skype for Business
4 19 (7.85%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.07%) Apache
6 5 (2.07%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.65%) JBoss
7 4 (1.65%) Node.js
8 2 (0.83%) nginx
8 2 (0.83%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (10.33%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Project
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.24%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.31%) Office 365
4 4 (1.65%) PaaS
4 4 (1.65%) SaaS
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.09%) Skype
2 18 (7.44%) Firewall
3 11 (4.55%) LAN
3 11 (4.55%) Network Security
3 11 (4.55%) VPN
4 10 (4.13%) DHCP
5 9 (3.72%) DNS
5 9 (3.72%) SSL
6 8 (3.31%) HTTP
7 7 (2.89%) SSH
7 7 (2.89%) VLAN
8 6 (2.48%) WAN
9 5 (2.07%) SAN
10 3 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (1.24%) IPsec
11 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.24%) MySQL
4 3 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.83%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (7.44%) Git (software)
2 12 (4.96%) JIRA
3 4 (1.65%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.65%) Selenium
4 3 (1.24%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.83%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.41%) CMake
6 1 (0.41%) eggPlant
6 1 (0.41%) Gatling
6 1 (0.41%) Gradle
6 1 (0.41%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.41%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.41%) JUnit
6 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.41%) WiX
General
1 10 (4.13%) Finance
2 4 (1.65%) Banking
3 3 (1.24%) Marketing
3 3 (1.24%) Military
4 2 (0.83%) Advertising
4 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 59 (24.38%) Architect
2 24 (9.92%) Developer
3 19 (7.85%) Analyst
4 17 (7.02%) Designer
5 16 (6.61%) Project Manager
6 15 (6.20%) Network Engineer
7 12 (4.96%) Consultant
8 11 (4.55%) Network Architect
9 10 (4.13%) Data Centre Manager
9 10 (4.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (4.13%) Technical Architect
10 9 (3.72%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (3.31%) HTML CSS Developer
11 8 (3.31%) HTML Developer
11 8 (3.31%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (3.31%) Test Manager
12 7 (2.89%) Data Centre Project Manager
12 7 (2.89%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 7 (2.89%) Service Manager
12 7 (2.89%) SharePoint Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.33%) HTML
2 24 (9.92%) CSS
3 18 (7.44%) SOAP
4 17 (7.02%) JSON
4 17 (7.02%) XML
5 15 (6.20%) HTML5
6 13 (5.37%) Ajax
6 13 (5.37%) jQuery
7 12 (4.96%) RESTful
8 11 (4.55%) D3.js
8 11 (4.55%) Handlebars
8 11 (4.55%) Mustache
8 11 (4.55%) Underscore.js
9 10 (4.13%) .NET
10 8 (3.31%) Middleware
11 6 (2.48%) Web Services
12 5 (2.07%) .NET Framework
13 4 (1.65%) CSS3
14 3 (1.24%) Apache Camel
14 3 (1.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 58 (23.97%) Data Centre
2 7 (2.89%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.48%) Fat Client
3 6 (2.48%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.07%) CESG
4 5 (2.07%) Private Cloud
5 3 (1.24%) PKI
5 3 (1.24%) PMI
5 3 (1.24%) User Experience
6 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.83%) Replication
7 1 (0.41%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.41%) HACMP
7 1 (0.41%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 61 (25.21%) Windows
2 39 (16.12%) Windows Server
2 39 (16.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (12.40%) Linux
4 16 (6.61%) Windows 10
5 13 (5.37%) AIX
6 12 (4.96%) Unix
7 11 (4.55%) Solaris
8 9 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.89%) HPUX
10 4 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.41%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (33.06%) Migration
2 47 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (14.05%) Software Engineering
4 33 (13.64%) Test Automation
5 22 (9.09%) ITIL
6 20 (8.26%) Data Migration
7 18 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (7.44%) MVC
8 17 (7.02%) Web Design
9 16 (6.61%) Responsive Web Design
9 16 (6.61%) Service Management
10 15 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (5.37%) Configuration Management
11 13 (5.37%) Unit Testing
12 12 (4.96%) Project Management
13 11 (4.55%) Web Development
14 10 (4.13%) CRM
14 10 (4.13%) Front End Development
15 9 (3.72%) Change Control
15 9 (3.72%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.12%) PowerShell
2 28 (11.57%) JavaScript
3 20 (8.26%) Java
4 9 (3.72%) C++
5 8 (3.31%) C#
6 5 (2.07%) SQL
7 3 (1.24%) C
8 2 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.41%) FQL
9 1 (0.41%) PHP
9 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 166 (68.60%) SC Cleared
2 14 (5.79%) BC Cleared
3 13 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (4.96%) CCNA
5 11 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (4.55%) CCNP
6 10 (4.13%) Degree
7 6 (2.48%) ISEB
8 5 (2.07%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.65%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.24%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (1.24%) CLAS
10 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.24%) MCP
11 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.41%) IBM AIX Certification
12 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.48%) SLA
3 3 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.24%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.83%) QA
4 2 (0.83%) RMADS
System Software
1 39 (16.12%) Active Directory
2 18 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.96%) vSphere
4 6 (2.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.83%) vCloud
7 1 (0.41%) GPFS
7 1 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (13.64%) SCCM
2 28 (11.57%) SCOM
3 6 (2.48%) EMC VPLEX
4 5 (2.07%) Puppet
5 3 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.24%) Nagios
5 3 (1.24%) OpenView
6 2 (0.83%) Ansible
6 2 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.83%) logstash
6 2 (0.83%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.41%) Graylog
7 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.41%) vRealize
7 1 (0.41%) yum
Vendors
1 59 (24.38%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.16%) VMware
3 15 (6.20%) Cisco
3 15 (6.20%) HP
4 14 (5.79%) IBM
5 10 (4.13%) Citrix
5 10 (4.13%) EMC
5 10 (4.13%) Juniper
6 9 (3.72%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.31%) Oracle
7 8 (3.31%) ServiceNow
8 7 (2.89%) Palo Alto
9 6 (2.48%) Brocade
10 4 (1.65%) Sun
10 4 (1.65%) Tripwire
11 3 (1.24%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.24%) F5
11 3 (1.24%) Fortinet
11 3 (1.24%) LogRhythm
11 3 (1.24%) NetApp