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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 22 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 38 72 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.93% 7.12% 12.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.85% 39.13% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 28
Median daily rate £500 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £645 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Median hourly rate - £17.77 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.38 £31.45 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.83% +65.52%
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
106 184 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.54% 18.20% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 105 93
Median daily rate £520 £423 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 17
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.77 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.17% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.73 £17.00 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 £33.75 £40.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -8 23 £525 +16.66% 1
Crewe -1 3 - -
Runcorn -1 2 £398 +6.00%
Chester -1 1 £425 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 58 (59.79%) SC Cleared
2 32 (32.99%) Migration
3 30 (30.93%) Windows
4 27 (27.84%) Active Directory
5 23 (23.71%) Linux
6 22 (22.68%) Oracle
7 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
8 20 (20.62%) Project Management
8 20 (20.62%) Citrix
8 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (18.56%) HPUX
10 16 (16.49%) AIX
11 15 (15.46%) SQL
11 15 (15.46%) BPSS Clearance
12 14 (14.43%) DB2
12 14 (14.43%) DHCP
12 14 (14.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (13.40%) Solaris
13 13 (13.40%) EMC
14 12 (12.37%) Mainframe
14 12 (12.37%) Data Centre
15 11 (11.34%) Unix
15 11 (11.34%) JavaScript
16 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
16 10 (10.31%) Disclosure Scotland
17 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (9.28%) LAN
17 9 (9.28%) Firewall
17 9 (9.28%) TOGAF
18 8 (8.25%) 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 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.12%) Apache
2 4 (4.12%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.03%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.25%) MS Office
3 7 (7.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) Office 365
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.03%) IaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) PaaS
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) DHCP
2 9 (9.28%) Firewall
2 9 (9.28%) LAN
3 8 (8.25%) WAN
4 6 (6.19%) LDAP
5 5 (5.15%) DNS
5 5 (5.15%) Network Security
6 4 (4.12%) HTTP
6 4 (4.12%) HTTPS
6 4 (4.12%) SSL
7 2 (2.06%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.06%) VLAN
7 2 (2.06%) VPN
8 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.03%) Internet
8 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.03%) IPsec
8 1 (1.03%) SMTP
8 1 (1.03%) SSH
8 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) DB2
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.12%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.06%) Big Data
4 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.03%) DataStage
5 1 (1.03%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.03%) HBase
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.03%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.03%) QlikView
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.03%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (3.09%) Finance
2 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.03%) Advertising
3 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (27.84%) Architect
2 12 (12.37%) Developer
3 7 (7.22%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.19%) Analyst
4 6 (6.19%) Consultant
4 6 (6.19%) Lead Architect
4 6 (6.19%) Security Architect
5 5 (5.15%) Data Architect
5 5 (5.15%) Network Engineer
6 4 (4.12%) AIX Architect
6 4 (4.12%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 4 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.12%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
7 3 (3.09%) Migration Manager
7 3 (3.09%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) JSON
2 4 (4.12%) SAML
3 3 (3.09%) .NET
3 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (3.09%) CSS
3 3 (3.09%) LINQ
4 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.03%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.03%) J2EE
4 1 (1.03%) jQuery
4 1 (1.03%) Middleware
4 1 (1.03%) SailPoint
4 1 (1.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Data Centre
1 12 (12.37%) Mainframe
2 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.19%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.12%) CESG
5 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.12%) Replication
5 4 (4.12%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.09%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.06%) PKI
7 2 (2.06%) Wiki
8 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.03%) NHS
8 1 (1.03%) User Experience
8 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.93%) Windows
2 23 (23.71%) Linux
3 18 (18.56%) HPUX
4 16 (16.49%) AIX
5 14 (14.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (13.40%) Solaris
7 11 (11.34%) Unix
8 8 (8.25%) Windows Server
9 5 (5.15%) Windows Phone
9 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.03%) Android
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.99%) Migration
2 20 (20.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.62%) Project Management
3 9 (9.28%) TOGAF
4 8 (8.25%) Change Control
4 8 (8.25%) Change Management
4 8 (8.25%) Configuration Management
4 8 (8.25%) Service Delivery
4 8 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (7.22%) Problem Management
6 6 (6.19%) Information Security
6 6 (6.19%) ITIL
7 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.15%) Microservices
7 5 (5.15%) SDLC
7 5 (5.15%) TDD
8 4 (4.12%) ETL
8 4 (4.12%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (4.12%) MVC
8 4 (4.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.46%) SQL
2 11 (11.34%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.19%) C#
4 4 (4.12%) Lua
4 4 (4.12%) VB
5 2 (2.06%) C
5 2 (2.06%) C++
6 1 (1.03%) ABAP
6 1 (1.03%) Java
6 1 (1.03%) Perl
6 1 (1.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (59.79%) SC Cleared
2 15 (15.46%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (7.22%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.19%) CISSP
5 4 (4.12%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (4.12%) CITP
5 4 (4.12%) IISP
5 4 (4.12%) MBCS
6 2 (2.06%) CISM
7 1 (1.03%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) CCA
7 1 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.03%) Degree
7 1 (1.03%) MCP
7 1 (1.03%) MCSE
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.09%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (27.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.19%) XenApp
3 2 (2.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.09%) SCCM
3 2 (2.06%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.06%) Nessus
3 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.06%) OpenView
3 2 (2.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.03%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.03%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (22.68%) Oracle
2 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
3 20 (20.62%) Citrix
4 13 (13.40%) EMC
5 4 (4.12%) Cisco
5 4 (4.12%) F5
5 4 (4.12%) HP
5 4 (4.12%) IBM
5 4 (4.12%) Juniper
6 3 (3.09%) Sybase
6 3 (3.09%) Symantec
7 2 (2.06%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.06%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.06%) SAP
7 2 (2.06%) VMware
8 1 (1.03%) AppSense
8 1 (1.03%) IronPort
8 1 (1.03%) Teradata
8 1 (1.03%) Trend Micro
8 1 (1.03%) Tripwire