The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Chester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 39 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.15% 0.69% -
As % of the Qualifications category 12.00% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £263 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.58% 20.69% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £294 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +133.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
Security Cleared
Cheshire

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) CTI
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) Dutch Language
2 1 (25.00%) French Language
2 1 (25.00%) Greek Language
2 1 (25.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (25.00%) Norwegian Language
2 1 (25.00%) Portuguese Language
2 1 (25.00%) Swedish Language

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) CTI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Dutch Language
1 1 (25.00%) French Language
1 1 (25.00%) Greek Language
1 1 (25.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (25.00%) Norwegian Language
1 1 (25.00%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (25.00%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft