The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Liverpool 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 20 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 4 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.84% 20.39% 16.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 56.36% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 21
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £354 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.12% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 55 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.86% 36.18% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 32
Average daily rate £325 £425 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +19.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £285 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £28.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% -3.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
SC Cleared
Merseyside

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) EMC
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
3 4 (21.05%) NetApp
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Replication
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
5 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (10.53%) vCloud
5 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.53%) Document Management
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.53%) HP

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Storage Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
1 3 (15.79%) Migration
1 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) Document Management
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics
3 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Security Management
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Database Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Database Security
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CISSP
2 1 (5.26%) OCP
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (10.53%) vSphere
1 2 (10.53%) vCloud
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) EMC
1 4 (21.05%) NetApp
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Kofax
4 1 (5.26%) Mitel