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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 10 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 110 74 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.65% 9.60% 8.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.40% 37.19% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 43
Average daily rate £469 £300 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -35.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £110 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £400 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £17.77 £18.75 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% -29.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% +55.55%
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
206 199 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.82% 25.81% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 106 84
Average daily rate £450 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £122 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £500 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.13 £25.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.05% -29.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -1 82 £478 +59.16% 2
Runcorn +4 5 £375 -
Crewe -8 2 - -
Chester - 1 £425 -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 77 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 48 (29.09%) Data Centre
3 42 (25.45%) Migration
4 34 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (19.39%) HTML
6 30 (18.18%) Windows
7 26 (15.76%) ITIL
8 20 (12.12%) CSS
9 19 (11.52%) JavaScript
9 19 (11.52%) Linux
10 18 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (10.30%) BC Cleared
12 16 (9.70%) Web Design
12 16 (9.70%) Java
13 15 (9.09%) SOAP
13 15 (9.09%) IBM
13 15 (9.09%) Git (software)
13 15 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
14 14 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (8.48%) BPSS Clearance
14 14 (8.48%) Microsoft
14 14 (8.48%) HP
14 14 (8.48%) XML
14 14 (8.48%) Red Hat
14 14 (8.48%) Unit Testing
14 14 (8.48%) JSON
15 13 (7.88%) jQuery
15 13 (7.88%) Ajax
15 13 (7.88%) Service Management
15 13 (7.88%) Unix

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (4.85%) SharePoint
1 8 (4.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (4.24%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.42%) Apache
3 4 (2.42%) Node.js
4 3 (1.82%) nginx
4 3 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.61%) JBoss
5 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.82%) SAP HCM
2 3 (1.82%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.61%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.85%) Office 365
2 5 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.27%) DNS
1 12 (7.27%) Internet
2 11 (6.67%) DHCP
3 10 (6.06%) LAN
4 9 (5.45%) Network Security
4 9 (5.45%) SSL
5 8 (4.85%) VPN
6 7 (4.24%) HTTP
6 7 (4.24%) SSH
6 7 (4.24%) VLAN
7 6 (3.64%) Firewall
7 6 (3.64%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.42%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (2.42%) WAN
9 3 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.82%) IPsec
10 1 (0.61%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.61%) LDAP
10 1 (0.61%) Wireless
10 1 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.64%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.21%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.61%) GIS
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.67%) JIRA
3 5 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.82%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.82%) Selenium
6 2 (1.21%) eggPlant
7 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 8 (4.85%) Finance
2 4 (2.42%) Marketing
3 2 (1.21%) Advertising
3 2 (1.21%) Legal
3 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (20.00%) Architect
2 25 (15.15%) Developer
3 23 (13.94%) Analyst
4 14 (8.48%) Service Desk Support
5 13 (7.88%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (6.67%) Consultant
6 11 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 11 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (6.06%) Designer
7 10 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (6.06%) Network Architect
8 8 (4.85%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.24%) Desktop Support
9 7 (4.24%) HTML Developer
9 7 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) SharePoint Designer
9 7 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.39%) HTML
2 20 (12.12%) CSS
3 15 (9.09%) SOAP
4 14 (8.48%) JSON
4 14 (8.48%) XML
5 13 (7.88%) Ajax
5 13 (7.88%) HTML5
5 13 (7.88%) jQuery
6 12 (7.27%) RESTful
7 11 (6.67%) D3.js
7 11 (6.67%) Handlebars
7 11 (6.67%) Mustache
7 11 (6.67%) Underscore.js
8 5 (3.03%) Web Services
9 4 (2.42%) Middleware
10 1 (0.61%) .NET
10 1 (0.61%) J2EE
10 1 (0.61%) MFC
10 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.61%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (29.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.64%) PMI
2 6 (3.64%) User Experience
3 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.42%) Device Driver
4 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.21%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) HP Superdome
7 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.18%) Windows
2 19 (11.52%) Linux
3 14 (8.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (7.88%) HPUX
4 13 (7.88%) Solaris
4 13 (7.88%) Unix
5 11 (6.67%) AIX
6 3 (1.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.61%) Android
7 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.45%) Migration
2 34 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.76%) ITIL
4 18 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (9.70%) Web Design
6 15 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (8.48%) Unit Testing
8 13 (7.88%) Service Management
9 12 (7.27%) MVC
10 11 (6.67%) Project Management
11 10 (6.06%) Front End Development
11 10 (6.06%) Incident Management
12 9 (5.45%) Mentoring
12 9 (5.45%) Network Design
13 8 (4.85%) Problem Management
13 8 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (4.24%) Coaching
14 7 (4.24%) Infrastructure Management
15 6 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (3.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.52%) JavaScript
2 16 (9.70%) Java
3 3 (1.82%) SQL
4 2 (1.21%) C++
4 2 (1.21%) Python
5 1 (0.61%) ABAP
5 1 (0.61%) C#
5 1 (0.61%) PHP
5 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 77 (46.67%) SC Cleared
2 17 (10.30%) BC Cleared
3 14 (8.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (4.24%) PMI Certification
5 6 (3.64%) MCP
6 4 (2.42%) CCNA
6 4 (2.42%) CCNP
6 4 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.82%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.21%) Degree
9 1 (0.61%) CISSP
9 1 (0.61%) CLAS
9 1 (0.61%) ISEB
9 1 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.06%) SLA
2 8 (4.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.61%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.82%) vCloud
2 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (3.64%) OpenView
1 6 (3.64%) SCCM
2 3 (1.82%) logstash
2 3 (1.82%) Nagios
2 3 (1.82%) Puppet
2 3 (1.82%) ZABBIX
3 2 (1.21%) Ansible
3 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.61%) Netcool
4 1 (0.61%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.61%) StatsD
Vendors
1 15 (9.09%) IBM
2 14 (8.48%) HP
2 14 (8.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.48%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.45%) Oracle
4 8 (4.85%) Cisco
4 8 (4.85%) VMware
5 7 (4.24%) ServiceNow
6 6 (3.64%) Palo Alto
7 5 (3.03%) Citrix
7 5 (3.03%) SAP
8 4 (2.42%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.42%) EMC
9 3 (1.82%) F5
9 3 (1.82%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.21%) Cognos
11 1 (0.61%) ESRI
11 1 (0.61%) Juniper
11 1 (0.61%) Siemens
11 1 (0.61%) Sun
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