The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 70 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 20 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.46% 0.68% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.49% 6.25% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £323 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -34.61%
SC Cleared
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
174 128 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.66% 10.81% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 54 89
Average daily rate £375 £294 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £173 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 10
Average hourly rate £14.25 £26.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.19% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £37.00 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - - - -
Sale - - - -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 48 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) Windows
3 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 8 (16.67%) Java
4 8 (16.67%) Oracle
4 8 (16.67%) Web Services
5 7 (14.58%) EJB
5 7 (14.58%) JMS
5 7 (14.58%) JIRA
5 7 (14.58%) Atlassian
5 7 (14.58%) Confluence
6 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.50%) Java EE
6 6 (12.50%) Finance
6 6 (12.50%) Scrum
6 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.50%) Mainframe
6 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.50%) JUnit
7 5 (10.42%) MS Office
7 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
7 5 (10.42%) Linux
7 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
7 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.42%) Migration
7 5 (10.42%) Gradle
8 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.33%) AMQP
8 4 (8.33%) Mercurial
8 4 (8.33%) Data Migration

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (14.58%) Confluence
2 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.25%) CICS
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) DHCP
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
1 4 (8.33%) AMQP
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) DB2
1 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.17%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) JIRA
2 6 (12.50%) JUnit
3 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
3 5 (10.42%) Gradle
4 4 (8.33%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.17%) ERwin
6 1 (2.08%) Maven
6 1 (2.08%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Front Office
2 2 (4.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Developer
2 7 (14.58%) Desktop Support
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) ETL Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Process Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Portal Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Web Services
2 7 (14.58%) JMS
2 7 (14.58%) EJB
3 6 (12.50%) Java EE
4 4 (8.33%) JSON
5 3 (6.25%) Middleware
6 2 (4.17%) WebCenter
6 2 (4.17%) JavaBeans
6 2 (4.17%) DOM
7 1 (2.08%) GWT
7 1 (2.08%) jQuery
7 1 (2.08%) JPA
7 1 (2.08%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (2.08%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) Linux
5 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.25%) MVS
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Scrum
2 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (10.42%) Migration
3 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.33%) ETL
4 3 (6.25%) ITIL
4 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (4.17%) Service Management
5 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.17%) ITSM
5 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.17%) People Management
6 1 (2.08%) Validation
6 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) C
4 1 (2.08%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) CCNP
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.17%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
1 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Atlassian
3 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix
4 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.25%) WatchGuard
5 3 (6.25%) Juniper
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco
5 3 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (4.17%) Informatica
7 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.08%) Remedy
7 1 (2.08%) Serena
7 1 (2.08%) FrontRange
7 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) BMC
7 1 (2.08%) HP