The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 18 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.05% 0.78% -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.10 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +30.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.47% 19.38% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 17
Median daily rate £288 £250 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -35.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £468 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 7
Median hourly rate £32.56 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.98% +93.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Chester region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Chester region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Security Cleared
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft