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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 19 27 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 57 61 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.16% 5.24% 9.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.72% 36.97% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 37
Median daily rate £473 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £350 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £665 £626
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 12
Median hourly rate - £17.33 £16.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +28.75%
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
122 165 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.33% 14.18% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 98 93
Median daily rate £450 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £311 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 27
Median hourly rate £14.86 £17.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.25% -8.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +4 27 £500 +8.10%
Crewe -1 3 £375 +87.50%
Macclesfield - 3 £275 -
Runcorn -5 1 £375 -16.66%
Wilmslow - 1 £375 - 1
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 97 (66.90%) SC Cleared
2 51 (35.17%) Migration
3 38 (26.21%) Windows
4 34 (23.45%) Active Directory
5 30 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (18.62%) Linux
7 26 (17.93%) Microsoft
7 26 (17.93%) Data Centre
8 24 (16.55%) Citrix
9 23 (15.86%) Oracle
10 20 (13.79%) Project Management
11 19 (13.10%) BPSS Clearance
12 18 (12.41%) AIX
12 18 (12.41%) HPUX
13 16 (11.03%) Firewall
14 15 (10.34%) Juniper
14 15 (10.34%) SQL
14 15 (10.34%) EMC
14 15 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (9.66%) Windows Server
15 14 (9.66%) DB2
15 14 (9.66%) Solaris
15 14 (9.66%) Mainframe
16 13 (8.97%) Unix
16 13 (8.97%) DHCP
17 12 (8.28%) JavaScript
17 12 (8.28%) Disclosure Scotland
18 11 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
18 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
18 11 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management

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 8 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.14%) Apache
3 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.07%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.38%) JBoss
4 2 (1.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.69%) Confluence
5 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.52%) MS Office
3 7 (4.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (4.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) Office 365
2 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.07%) PaaS
3 3 (2.07%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.03%) Firewall
2 13 (8.97%) DHCP
3 9 (6.21%) WAN
4 8 (5.52%) LAN
5 6 (4.14%) HTTP
5 6 (4.14%) LDAP
6 5 (3.45%) SSL
7 4 (2.76%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.07%) DNS
8 3 (2.07%) Network Security
8 3 (2.07%) Skype
8 3 (2.07%) VPN
9 2 (1.38%) MPLS
9 2 (1.38%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.38%) SAN
10 1 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.66%) DB2
2 7 (4.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.38%) MySQL
4 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.69%) Big Data
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.69%) DataStage
5 1 (0.69%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.69%) HBase
5 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.69%) OLAP
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.69%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.69%) QlikView
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.07%) JIRA
1 3 (2.07%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (2.76%) Finance
2 3 (2.07%) Banking
3 1 (0.69%) Advertising
3 1 (0.69%) Publishing
3 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (26.90%) Architect
2 13 (8.97%) Developer
2 13 (8.97%) Project Manager
3 12 (8.28%) Network Engineer
4 10 (6.90%) Analyst
5 8 (5.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (5.52%) Service Manager
6 7 (4.83%) Consultant
6 7 (4.83%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Technical Architect
7 6 (4.14%) Administrator
7 6 (4.14%) Security Architect
8 5 (3.45%) AIX Architect
8 5 (3.45%) Data Architect
8 5 (3.45%) Migration Architect
8 5 (3.45%) Migration Manager
8 5 (3.45%) Migration Project Manager
8 5 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (2.76%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.14%) .NET
1 6 (4.14%) JSON
2 5 (3.45%) CSS
3 4 (2.76%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.76%) Middleware
3 4 (2.76%) SAML
4 3 (2.07%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (2.07%) LINQ
4 3 (2.07%) Web Services
5 2 (1.38%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (1.38%) Apache Camel
5 2 (1.38%) CSS3
5 2 (1.38%) HTML
5 2 (1.38%) HTML5
5 2 (1.38%) J2EE
5 2 (1.38%) JDBC
5 2 (1.38%) REST
5 2 (1.38%) SOAP
5 2 (1.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.93%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.66%) Mainframe
3 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.14%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.76%) CESG
5 4 (2.76%) Replication
6 3 (2.07%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.07%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.07%) PKI
6 3 (2.07%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.38%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.38%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.38%) User Experience
7 2 (1.38%) Wiki
8 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.21%) Windows
2 27 (18.62%) Linux
3 18 (12.41%) AIX
3 18 (12.41%) HPUX
4 15 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (9.66%) Solaris
5 14 (9.66%) Windows Server
6 13 (8.97%) Unix
7 11 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.07%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.38%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.69%) MVS
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (35.17%) Migration
2 30 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (13.79%) Project Management
4 11 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (6.90%) ITIL
5 10 (6.90%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.21%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.52%) Open Source
7 8 (5.52%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.52%) Service Management
7 8 (5.52%) Software Engineering
7 8 (5.52%) TOGAF
8 7 (4.83%) Change Control
8 7 (4.83%) Change Management
8 7 (4.83%) Microservices
8 7 (4.83%) PRINCE2
8 7 (4.83%) SIEM
9 6 (4.14%) CRM
9 6 (4.14%) MVC
10 5 (3.45%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.34%) SQL
2 12 (8.28%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.76%) C#
4 4 (2.76%) C++
4 4 (2.76%) Lua
4 4 (2.76%) VB
5 3 (2.07%) C
5 3 (2.07%) Java
6 1 (0.69%) Perl
6 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 97 (66.90%) SC Cleared
2 19 (13.10%) BPSS Clearance
3 9 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (5.52%) CCNA
5 7 (4.83%) CCNP
6 6 (4.14%) Degree
7 3 (2.07%) CISSP
8 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.69%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.69%) CCDP
9 1 (0.69%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.69%) CISM
9 1 (0.69%) CITP
9 1 (0.69%) IISP
9 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.69%) MBCS
9 1 (0.69%) MCP
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 34 (23.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.14%) XenApp
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (5.52%) SCCM
2 6 (4.14%) Tivoli
3 3 (2.07%) SCOM
4 2 (1.38%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.38%) Nessus
4 2 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.38%) OpenView
4 2 (1.38%) Puppet
4 2 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.69%) Graylog
5 1 (0.69%) Nagios
5 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.69%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (17.93%) Microsoft
2 24 (16.55%) Citrix
3 23 (15.86%) Oracle
4 15 (10.34%) EMC
4 15 (10.34%) Juniper
5 7 (4.83%) Cisco
5 7 (4.83%) IBM
6 5 (3.45%) HP
6 5 (3.45%) Tripwire
7 4 (2.76%) LogRhythm
8 3 (2.07%) F5
8 3 (2.07%) Forcepoint
8 3 (2.07%) Sourcefire
8 3 (2.07%) Sybase
8 3 (2.07%) VMware
9 2 (1.38%) AppSense
9 2 (1.38%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.38%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.38%) FireEye
9 2 (1.38%) Symantec
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