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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 19 31 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 56 48 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.56% 4.46% 7.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.28% 34.04% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 35
Median daily rate £407 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £356 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 7
Median hourly rate - £17.33 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-7.76% +50.73%
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
116 141 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.65% 13.10% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 78 93
Median daily rate £400 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 21
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -4.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 August 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 August 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 +16 27 £463 - 1
Crewe +6 5 £394 - 1
Macclesfield - 3 £275 -
Runcorn 0 1 £375 -18.03%
Wilmslow - 1 £375 -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 142 (72.82%) SC Cleared
2 73 (37.44%) Migration
3 67 (34.36%) Windows
4 59 (30.26%) Microsoft
5 55 (28.21%) Active Directory
6 45 (23.08%) Windows Server
7 43 (22.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 39 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 38 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (16.92%) Software Engineering
10 33 (16.92%) Linux
10 33 (16.92%) SCCM
10 33 (16.92%) Test Automation
11 31 (15.90%) SharePoint
12 28 (14.36%) SCOM
13 25 (12.82%) Data Centre
14 24 (12.31%) SharePoint 2013
15 23 (11.79%) MS Excel
15 23 (11.79%) Citrix
16 22 (11.28%) MS Exchange
16 22 (11.28%) VMware
16 22 (11.28%) Skype for Business
16 22 (11.28%) Skype
17 20 (10.26%) Data Migration
18 19 (9.74%) AIX
18 19 (9.74%) Oracle
18 19 (9.74%) EMC
19 18 (9.23%) MS Office
19 18 (9.23%) JavaScript
19 18 (9.23%) 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 31 (15.90%) SharePoint
2 24 (12.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 22 (11.28%) MS Exchange
3 22 (11.28%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.08%) Apache
5 4 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.54%) JBoss
7 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) Confluence
8 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (11.79%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.23%) MS Office
3 5 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.10%) Office 365
2 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.56%) PaaS
3 5 (2.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.28%) Skype
2 16 (8.21%) Firewall
3 15 (7.69%) DHCP
4 8 (4.10%) WAN
5 6 (3.08%) HTTP
5 6 (3.08%) LAN
6 5 (2.56%) SAN
6 5 (2.56%) SSL
6 5 (2.56%) VPN
7 4 (2.05%) HTTPS
7 4 (2.05%) LDAP
8 2 (1.03%) DNS
8 2 (1.03%) MPLS
8 2 (1.03%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.03%) Network Security
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.18%) DB2
2 10 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.03%) MySQL
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.51%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.54%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.51%) CMake
3 1 (0.51%) Gradle
3 1 (0.51%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.51%) JIRA
3 1 (0.51%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.51%) Selenium
3 1 (0.51%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.51%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.51%) WiX
General
1 4 (2.05%) Finance
2 3 (1.54%) Banking
2 3 (1.54%) Military
3 1 (0.51%) Advertising
3 1 (0.51%) Law
3 1 (0.51%) Marketing
3 1 (0.51%) Publishing
3 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (26.15%) Architect
2 16 (8.21%) Developer
3 14 (7.18%) Analyst
3 14 (7.18%) Designer
4 12 (6.15%) Network Engineer
5 11 (5.64%) Technical Architect
6 10 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 8 (4.10%) Consultant
7 8 (4.10%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (3.59%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 6 (3.08%) Administrator
9 6 (3.08%) Data Centre Manager
9 6 (3.08%) Security Architect
9 6 (3.08%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.56%) AIX Architect
10 5 (2.56%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.56%) Service Manager
10 5 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.64%) .NET
2 8 (4.10%) CSS
3 6 (3.08%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.08%) JSON
4 5 (2.56%) HTML
4 5 (2.56%) Middleware
5 4 (2.05%) SAML
5 4 (2.05%) Web Services
6 3 (1.54%) AngularJS
6 3 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (1.54%) CSS3
6 3 (1.54%) HTML5
6 3 (1.54%) LINQ
7 2 (1.03%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.03%) Apache Camel
7 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.03%) JDBC
7 2 (1.03%) REST
7 2 (1.03%) SOAP
7 2 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.18%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.08%) Fat Client
3 6 (3.08%) Thin Client
4 5 (2.56%) CESG
4 5 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.54%) PKI
7 2 (1.03%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.03%) User Experience
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.51%) Replication
8 1 (0.51%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 67 (34.36%) Windows
2 45 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 43 (22.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (16.92%) Linux
5 19 (9.74%) AIX
6 17 (8.72%) HPUX
7 16 (8.21%) Windows 10
8 15 (7.69%) Solaris
9 14 (7.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (6.15%) Unix
11 6 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.51%) MVS
13 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (37.44%) Migration
2 38 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.92%) Software Engineering
3 33 (16.92%) Test Automation
4 20 (10.26%) Data Migration
5 12 (6.15%) Project Management
5 12 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (5.64%) CRM
6 11 (5.64%) Service Management
7 10 (5.13%) Configuration Management
8 9 (4.62%) ITIL
8 9 (4.62%) MVC
8 9 (4.62%) Open Source
9 7 (3.59%) Microservices
9 7 (3.59%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.59%) TOGAF
10 6 (3.08%) Information Architecture
10 6 (3.08%) SOA
10 6 (3.08%) Software Testing
10 6 (3.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 18 (9.23%) JavaScript
2 18 (9.23%) SQL
3 9 (4.62%) C#
4 7 (3.59%) Java
5 6 (3.08%) C++
6 5 (2.56%) VB
7 4 (2.05%) Lua
8 2 (1.03%) C
9 1 (0.51%) FQL
9 1 (0.51%) PHP
9 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 142 (72.82%) SC Cleared
2 16 (8.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.10%) CCNA
4 8 (4.10%) Degree
5 7 (3.59%) CCNP
6 6 (3.08%) ISEB
7 5 (2.56%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (1.54%) CLAS
10 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.51%) CCDP
11 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.51%) MCP
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.54%) JSP 440
2 3 (1.54%) SLA
3 2 (1.03%) QA
3 2 (1.03%) RMADS
System Software
1 55 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.67%) vSphere
4 5 (2.56%) XenApp
5 4 (2.05%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (16.92%) SCCM
2 28 (14.36%) SCOM
3 5 (2.56%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.05%) EMC VPLEX
5 3 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.03%) Puppet
6 2 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.51%) Graylog
7 1 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.51%) Nagios
7 1 (0.51%) OpenView
7 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.51%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.51%) vRealize
7 1 (0.51%) yum
Vendors
1 59 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.79%) Citrix
3 22 (11.28%) VMware
4 19 (9.74%) EMC
4 19 (9.74%) Oracle
5 15 (7.69%) Juniper
6 10 (5.13%) Cisco
7 8 (4.10%) HP
7 8 (4.10%) IBM
8 5 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 5 (2.56%) Tripwire
9 4 (2.05%) Brocade
9 4 (2.05%) LogRhythm
10 3 (1.54%) F5
10 3 (1.54%) NetApp
11 2 (1.03%) BMC
11 2 (1.03%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.03%) Dynatrace
11 2 (1.03%) FireEye
11 2 (1.03%) Sourcefire
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