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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 14 32 14
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 93 46 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.14% 4.73% 8.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.29% 30.87% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 14 35
Median daily rate £444 £398 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% +37.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.98% +11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £16.16 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £32.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +36.84%
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
210 149 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.90% 15.31% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 70 80
Median daily rate £425 £420 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £249 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £16.16 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.93% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

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 June 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 June 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 +18 64 £447 +12.45%
Crewe +8 8 £466 -
Runcorn 0 5 £423 -9.13%
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 161 (70.93%) SC Cleared
2 86 (37.89%) Migration
3 65 (28.63%) Windows
4 54 (23.79%) Microsoft
5 53 (23.35%) Active Directory
6 52 (22.91%) Data Centre
7 43 (18.94%) Linux
8 41 (18.06%) Windows Server
8 41 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 39 (17.18%) PowerShell
9 39 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (14.54%) Software Engineering
10 33 (14.54%) Test Automation
10 33 (14.54%) SCCM
11 31 (13.66%) SharePoint
12 28 (12.33%) SCOM
13 27 (11.89%) SharePoint 2013
14 25 (11.01%) AIX
15 24 (10.57%) VMware
16 23 (10.13%) MS Excel
17 22 (9.69%) Solaris
17 22 (9.69%) EMC
17 22 (9.69%) Skype for Business
17 22 (9.69%) Skype
18 21 (9.25%) Citrix
18 21 (9.25%) Oracle
19 20 (8.81%) ITIL
19 20 (8.81%) Data Migration
19 20 (8.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 19 (8.37%) HPUX

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 31 (13.66%) SharePoint
2 27 (11.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (9.69%) Skype for Business
4 19 (8.37%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.20%) Apache
5 5 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.76%) JBoss
7 2 (0.88%) nginx
7 2 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Project
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.64%) Office 365
4 5 (2.20%) PaaS
4 5 (2.20%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.69%) Skype
2 17 (7.49%) DHCP
3 15 (6.61%) Firewall
4 10 (4.41%) LAN
5 8 (3.52%) VPN
5 8 (3.52%) WAN
6 7 (3.08%) SSL
7 6 (2.64%) HTTP
8 5 (2.20%) Network Security
8 5 (2.20%) SAN
8 5 (2.20%) VLAN
9 4 (1.76%) DNS
10 2 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.88%) IPsec
10 2 (0.88%) MPLS
10 2 (0.88%) SSH
10 2 (0.88%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.17%) DB2
2 7 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.32%) MySQL
5 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 12 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.64%) JIRA
3 4 (1.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.32%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.32%) Selenium
4 3 (1.32%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.88%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.44%) CMake
6 1 (0.44%) Gatling
6 1 (0.44%) Gradle
6 1 (0.44%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.44%) JUnit
6 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.44%) WiX
General
1 5 (2.20%) Finance
2 4 (1.76%) Banking
3 3 (1.32%) Marketing
3 3 (1.32%) Military
4 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 60 (26.43%) Architect
2 19 (8.37%) Analyst
3 18 (7.93%) Designer
4 15 (6.61%) Developer
5 13 (5.73%) Project Manager
6 12 (5.29%) Consultant
7 11 (4.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (4.85%) Network Engineer
7 11 (4.85%) Technical Architect
8 9 (3.96%) Data Centre Manager
9 7 (3.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 7 (3.08%) Network Architect
9 7 (3.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 7 (3.08%) Test Manager
10 6 (2.64%) Business Analyst
10 6 (2.64%) Data Centre Project Manager
10 6 (2.64%) Lead Architect
10 6 (2.64%) Migration Manager
10 6 (2.64%) SharePoint Designer
10 6 (2.64%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.05%) CSS
1 16 (7.05%) HTML
2 10 (4.41%) .NET
3 9 (3.96%) HTML5
3 9 (3.96%) JSON
3 9 (3.96%) SOAP
3 9 (3.96%) XML
4 8 (3.52%) Middleware
5 7 (3.08%) Ajax
5 7 (3.08%) jQuery
6 5 (2.20%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.20%) D3.js
6 5 (2.20%) Handlebars
6 5 (2.20%) Mustache
6 5 (2.20%) RESTful
6 5 (2.20%) Underscore.js
6 5 (2.20%) Web Services
7 4 (1.76%) CSS3
7 4 (1.76%) Node.js
8 3 (1.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.91%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.17%) Mainframe
3 6 (2.64%) Fat Client
3 6 (2.64%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.20%) CESG
4 5 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.20%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.76%) User Experience
6 3 (1.32%) PKI
6 3 (1.32%) PMI
7 2 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.88%) Replication
8 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.44%) HACMP
8 1 (0.44%) HP Superdome
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.44%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 65 (28.63%) Windows
2 43 (18.94%) Linux
3 41 (18.06%) Windows Server
3 41 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (11.01%) AIX
5 22 (9.69%) Solaris
6 20 (8.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (8.37%) HPUX
8 16 (7.05%) Windows 10
9 15 (6.61%) Unix
10 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.44%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (37.89%) Migration
2 39 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (14.54%) Software Engineering
3 33 (14.54%) Test Automation
4 20 (8.81%) Data Migration
4 20 (8.81%) ITIL
5 16 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (6.61%) Service Management
7 13 (5.73%) Configuration Management
8 11 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (4.85%) MVC
9 10 (4.41%) CRM
9 10 (4.41%) Project Management
10 9 (3.96%) Open Source
10 9 (3.96%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.96%) Web Design
11 8 (3.52%) ArchiMate
11 8 (3.52%) Change Control
11 8 (3.52%) Information Architecture
11 8 (3.52%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.18%) PowerShell
2 19 (8.37%) JavaScript
3 17 (7.49%) SQL
4 13 (5.73%) Java
5 7 (3.08%) C#
5 7 (3.08%) C++
6 3 (1.32%) C
7 2 (0.88%) VB
8 1 (0.44%) FQL
8 1 (0.44%) PHP
8 1 (0.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 161 (70.93%) SC Cleared
2 11 (4.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (4.41%) Degree
4 9 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (3.52%) CCNA
6 7 (3.08%) BC Cleared
6 7 (3.08%) CCNP
7 6 (2.64%) ISEB
8 5 (2.20%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.76%) PMI Certification
10 3 (1.32%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (1.32%) CLAS
10 3 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.32%) MCP
11 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.44%) IBM AIX Certification
12 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.64%) SLA
3 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.32%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.88%) QA
4 2 (0.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 53 (23.35%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.29%) vSphere
4 6 (2.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 3 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.88%) vCloud
7 1 (0.44%) GPFS
7 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (14.54%) SCCM
2 28 (12.33%) SCOM
3 6 (2.64%) EMC VPLEX
4 5 (2.20%) Puppet
5 3 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.32%) Nagios
5 3 (1.32%) OpenView
6 2 (0.88%) Ansible
6 2 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.88%) logstash
6 2 (0.88%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.44%) Graylog
7 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.44%) vRealize
7 1 (0.44%) yum
Vendors
1 54 (23.79%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.57%) VMware
3 22 (9.69%) EMC
4 21 (9.25%) Citrix
4 21 (9.25%) Oracle
5 13 (5.73%) IBM
5 13 (5.73%) Juniper
6 12 (5.29%) HP
7 10 (4.41%) Cisco
8 7 (3.08%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.08%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.64%) Brocade
10 5 (2.20%) Tripwire
11 4 (1.76%) LogRhythm
12 3 (1.32%) F5
12 3 (1.32%) NetApp
12 3 (1.32%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.32%) Sun
13 2 (0.88%) 3PAR
13 2 (0.88%) Dynatrace