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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 10 15 3
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 30 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.80% 7.43% 17.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.47% 30.23% 56.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 25
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£500 £485 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £445 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £500 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+105.47% -13.09%
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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
76 43 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 24.84% 24.57% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 41
Average daily rate £493 £445 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% +0.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £28.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.12% +67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.83%) Scrum
4 10 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (24.39%) Waterfall
5 9 (21.95%) Supplier Management
5 9 (21.95%) ISEB
5 9 (21.95%) Test Strategy
6 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
6 8 (19.51%) QA
6 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
7 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.07%) CRM
7 7 (17.07%) Cisco
7 7 (17.07%) IBM
7 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (14.63%) Functional Testing
9 5 (12.20%) WebCenter
9 5 (12.20%) ITSM
9 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
9 5 (12.20%) Windows
9 5 (12.20%) Test Planning
10 4 (9.76%) Oracle
10 4 (9.76%) MS Office
10 4 (9.76%) Finance
10 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
10 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
11 3 (7.32%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (7.32%) Android

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (12.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.44%) Documentum
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) LAN
1 3 (7.32%) WAN
1 3 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.88%) DHCP
2 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 2 (4.88%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) MPLS
3 1 (2.44%) OSPF
3 1 (2.44%) BGP
3 1 (2.44%) RSVP
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Test Manager
2 5 (12.20%) Test Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Network Designer
2 5 (12.20%) Functional Test Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Functional Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Designer
3 4 (9.76%) Test Leader
4 3 (7.32%) Security Advisor
4 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) DBA
5 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) UAT Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 1 (2.44%) Functional Tester
6 1 (2.44%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.44%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) CESG
2 3 (7.32%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (7.32%) RMADS
3 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Android
2 3 (7.32%) Mac OS
2 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.88%) UNIX
3 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.88%) AIX
3 2 (4.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.83%) Scrum
3 10 (24.39%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (24.39%) Waterfall
4 9 (21.95%) Test Strategy
4 9 (21.95%) Supplier Management
5 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
5 8 (19.51%) PRINCE2
6 7 (17.07%) CRM
6 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
7 6 (14.63%) Functional Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Test Planning
8 5 (12.20%) ITSM
9 4 (9.76%) Programme Management
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.32%) Security Architecture
10 3 (7.32%) ISMS
10 3 (7.32%) Data Protection
10 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) ISEB
3 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) CCNP
4 3 (7.32%) CISSP
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.32%) CISM
4 3 (7.32%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco
1 7 (17.07%) IBM
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle
3 3 (7.32%) Google
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) EMC
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Apple
4 2 (4.88%) McAfee
4 2 (4.88%) VMware
5 1 (2.44%) Brocade
5 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.44%) Aruba
5 1 (2.44%) F5
5 1 (2.44%) OpenText
5 1 (2.44%) Juniper
5 1 (2.44%) HP