The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 10 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 34 19 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 10.83% 10.61% 27.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.04% 44.19% 86.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 37
Average daily rate
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£493 £470 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.78% +6.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £429 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £793 £500 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £372
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -2.32%
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Merseyside

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
79 43 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.16% 24.02% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 41
Average daily rate £493 £435 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.21% -1.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £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 £24.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 40 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (24.00%) Scrum
2 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) Supplier Management
3 11 (22.00%) Waterfall
4 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 10 (20.00%) ISEB
5 9 (18.00%) QA
5 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (16.00%) Programme Management
6 8 (16.00%) CRM
6 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.00%) Functional Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Windows
7 7 (14.00%) Cisco
7 7 (14.00%) IBM
7 7 (14.00%) ITSM
8 6 (12.00%) ITIL
8 6 (12.00%) Finance
8 6 (12.00%) WebCenter
8 6 (12.00%) Test Planning
9 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.00%) MS Office
9 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 5 (10.00%) Service Management
10 4 (8.00%) CISM
10 4 (8.00%) Project Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.00%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) LAN
1 3 (6.00%) WAN
1 3 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.00%) DHCP
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) SAN
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) MPLS
3 1 (2.00%) OSPF
3 1 (2.00%) BGP
3 1 (2.00%) RSVP
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
3 1 (2.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (14.00%) Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.00%) Functional Analyst
2 6 (12.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Network Designer
3 5 (10.00%) Designer
3 5 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Programme Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Security Advisor
6 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.00%) DBA
6 2 (4.00%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Architect
7 1 (2.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) CESG
2 4 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.00%) RMADS
3 3 (6.00%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) iPhone
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Android
2 3 (6.00%) Mac OS
2 3 (6.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.00%) UNIX
3 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.00%) AIX
3 2 (4.00%) HPUX
4 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Scrum
1 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (22.00%) Supplier Management
2 11 (22.00%) Waterfall
3 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 10 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (16.00%) CRM
5 8 (16.00%) Programme Management
6 7 (14.00%) ITSM
6 7 (14.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Test Planning
7 6 (12.00%) ITIL
8 5 (10.00%) Service Management
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.00%) ISMS
9 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (8.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) ISEB
3 4 (8.00%) CISM
3 4 (8.00%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) CCNP
4 3 (6.00%) CISSP
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Degree
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) QA
2 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) XenApp
2 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco
1 7 (14.00%) IBM
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) VMware
3 3 (6.00%) Google
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Citrix
4 2 (4.00%) Apple
4 2 (4.00%) McAfee
4 2 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (2.00%) Juniper
5 1 (2.00%) Brocade
5 1 (2.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.00%) Aruba
5 1 (2.00%) F5