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 4 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 72 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 26 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.58% 1.45% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.22% 11.43% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 5
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£475 £371 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.03% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £305 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £490 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+10.87% -2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -18.18%
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
282 175 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.13% 12.65% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 71 57
Average daily rate £350 £365 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £168 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.29 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -21.73%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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
Stockport - 2 £398 -
Cheadle - 1 £513 -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (47.83%) Oracle
3 17 (36.96%) Finance
4 16 (34.78%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (28.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (21.74%) SQL
7 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
7 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.04%) Informatica
8 6 (13.04%) Windows
8 6 (13.04%) Migration
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (13.04%) Test Management
9 5 (10.87%) Integration Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (10.87%) ITIL
9 5 (10.87%) CRM
9 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
9 5 (10.87%) Workflow
10 4 (8.70%) Cisco
10 4 (8.70%) VMware
10 4 (8.70%) Local Government
10 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
10 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (8.70%) TRIRIGA
11 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 5 (10.87%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (28.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (13.04%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (8.70%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Wireless Security
1 1 (2.17%) xDSL
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.17%) VPN
1 1 (2.17%) ISDN
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
1 1 (2.17%) DWDM
1 1 (2.17%) MPLS
1 1 (2.17%) OSPF
1 1 (2.17%) BGP
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Local Government
4 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Consultant
3 10 (21.74%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Test Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Payroll Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Functional Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Business Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
8 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) UNIX
2 2 (4.35%) VMS
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (13.04%) Migration
2 6 (13.04%) Test Management
3 5 (10.87%) Integration Testing
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) CRM
3 5 (10.87%) Workflow
4 4 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.52%) Time Management
5 3 (6.52%) Functional Testing
5 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.52%) ERP
5 3 (6.52%) E-business
5 3 (6.52%) Service Management
6 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) SOA
6 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.52%) CCNP
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) CISSP
4 1 (2.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Informatica
3 4 (8.70%) Cisco
3 4 (8.70%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) IBM
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) Juniper
5 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.17%) Baan