The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 13 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 30 14 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.56% 7.37% 21.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.18% 29.79% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 25
Average daily rate
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£431 £498 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.31% +13.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £433 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £502 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+61.36% +10.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
61 47 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.48% 24.74% 33.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 30 42
Average daily rate £406 £448 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% +1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle
2 11 (23.40%) Scrum
3 10 (21.28%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
4 9 (19.15%) Test Strategy
4 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
4 9 (19.15%) Supplier Management
4 9 (19.15%) CRM
4 9 (19.15%) ISEB
5 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
5 8 (17.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
5 8 (17.02%) QA
5 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (14.89%) Functional Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Cisco
6 7 (14.89%) IBM
7 6 (12.77%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (12.77%) Finance
7 6 (12.77%) WebCenter
8 5 (10.64%) CESG
8 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
8 5 (10.64%) SQL
8 5 (10.64%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (10.64%) Test Planning
9 4 (8.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (8.51%) SOA

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) LAN
1 4 (8.51%) WAN
2 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.26%) IPsec
3 2 (4.26%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.26%) VPN
3 2 (4.26%) MPLS
3 2 (4.26%) OSPF
3 2 (4.26%) BGP
3 2 (4.26%) RSVP
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Network Designer
1 7 (14.89%) Designer
2 6 (12.77%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Test Manager
2 6 (12.77%) Test Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Functional Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Functional Test Analyst
3 4 (8.51%) Test Leader
4 3 (6.38%) Security Advisor
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Operations Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) DBA
5 2 (4.26%) Test Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Security Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) SOA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) WebCenter
2 3 (6.38%) XML
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
4 1 (2.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) CESG
3 3 (6.38%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (6.38%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.38%) RMADS
4 1 (2.13%) iPhone
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
1 3 (6.38%) Android
1 3 (6.38%) Mac OS
1 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.26%) AIX
2 2 (4.26%) HPUX
2 2 (4.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Scrum
1 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
3 9 (19.15%) Test Strategy
3 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
3 9 (19.15%) Supplier Management
3 9 (19.15%) CRM
4 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
4 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.89%) Functional Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Test Planning
7 4 (8.51%) SOA
7 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.51%) Workflow
8 3 (6.38%) Service Management
8 3 (6.38%) ITSM
8 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.15%) ISEB
3 4 (8.51%) CCNP
3 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.38%) CISM
4 3 (6.38%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) QA
2 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Cisco
2 7 (14.89%) IBM
3 3 (6.38%) Google
4 2 (4.26%) Brocade
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) HP
4 2 (4.26%) Juniper
4 2 (4.26%) Apple
4 2 (4.26%) Aruba
5 1 (2.13%) F5
5 1 (2.13%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.13%) Siebel