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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 69 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 20 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 1.13% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.58% 8.86% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 6
Average daily rate
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£408 £400 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £299 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £498 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -6.97%
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
264 158 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.41% 12.75% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 73 64
Average daily rate £338 £310 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £147
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 16 15 9
Average hourly rate £15.98 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 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 22 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
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SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (48.89%) Oracle
3 17 (37.78%) Finance
4 16 (35.56%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (28.89%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (22.22%) SQL
7 8 (17.78%) Migration
8 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
8 7 (15.56%) ITIL
8 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (13.33%) Windows
9 6 (13.33%) Informatica
9 6 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (13.33%) Test Management
10 5 (11.11%) Workflow
10 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (11.11%) CRM
11 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
11 4 (8.89%) Cisco
11 4 (8.89%) VMware
11 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
11 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Local Government
11 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
11 4 (8.89%) TRIRIGA
12 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
2 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (28.89%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (8.89%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.22%) xDSL
1 1 (2.22%) Wireless Security
1 1 (2.22%) Wireless
1 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (2.22%) DWDM
1 1 (2.22%) MPLS
1 1 (2.22%) OSPF
1 1 (2.22%) BGP
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
1 1 (2.22%) ISDN
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Local Government
3 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Consultant
3 10 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Test Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Payroll Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Functional Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Business Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Field Service Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) VMS
2 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.44%) UNIX
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Migration
2 7 (15.56%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.33%) Test Management
4 5 (11.11%) Workflow
4 5 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 5 (11.11%) CRM
5 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.67%) Functional Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.67%) Time Management
6 3 (6.67%) Service Management
6 3 (6.67%) Change Management
6 3 (6.67%) E-business
7 2 (4.44%) SOA
7 2 (4.44%) ERP
7 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) MCSA
4 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) CISM
4 1 (2.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (48.89%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Informatica
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Cisco
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 3 (6.67%) IBM
4 3 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
5 2 (4.44%) Juniper
5 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.22%) SAP