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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 59 69 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 29 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.20% 0.67% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.93% 4.82% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £325 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £369 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £360 £374
% change year-on-year
- -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.73 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.65% -28.57%
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
182 166 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.80% 13.89% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 78 90
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 23
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £37.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 1 - -
Stockport - - - -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.91%) Windows
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle
3 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
4 8 (17.02%) Java
4 8 (17.02%) Web Services
5 7 (14.89%) EJB
5 7 (14.89%) JMS
5 7 (14.89%) Confluence
5 7 (14.89%) JIRA
5 7 (14.89%) Atlassian
6 6 (12.77%) Java EE
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.77%) Scrum
6 6 (12.77%) JUnit
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.77%) Mainframe
7 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
7 5 (10.64%) Linux
7 5 (10.64%) Finance
7 5 (10.64%) Gradle
8 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
8 4 (8.51%) AMQP
8 4 (8.51%) Mercurial
8 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (8.51%) SCCM
8 4 (8.51%) JSON
8 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (8.51%) Data Migration

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (14.89%) Confluence
2 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.38%) CICS
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
2 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.26%) MS Project
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 1 (2.13%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) DHCP
1 4 (8.51%) AMQP
2 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) DB2
2 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.26%) PowerCenter
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) JIRA
2 6 (12.77%) JUnit
3 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
3 5 (10.64%) Gradle
4 4 (8.51%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.26%) ERwin
6 1 (2.13%) Maven
6 1 (2.13%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Front Office
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Developer
2 7 (14.89%) Desktop Support
3 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) ETL Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Portal Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Portal Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Mainframe Operator
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) DBA
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Web Services
2 7 (14.89%) JMS
2 7 (14.89%) EJB
3 6 (12.77%) Java EE
4 4 (8.51%) JSON
5 3 (6.38%) Middleware
6 2 (4.26%) JavaBeans
6 2 (4.26%) DOM
6 2 (4.26%) WebCenter
7 1 (2.13%) HornetQ
7 1 (2.13%) GWT
7 1 (2.13%) jQuery
7 1 (2.13%) JPA
7 1 (2.13%) EJB 3.0
7 1 (2.13%) .NET
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.38%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.13%) BBC
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.64%) Linux
5 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.38%) MVS
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Solaris
8 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) Scrum
2 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
2 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
2 4 (8.51%) ETL
2 4 (8.51%) Migration
2 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
3 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL
4 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
4 2 (4.26%) Logistics
4 2 (4.26%) Data Management
5 1 (2.13%) Content Management
5 1 (2.13%) Information Management
5 1 (2.13%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (2.13%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.13%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) C
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) C++
4 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.13%) VBA
4 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) CCNA
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.13%) CEH
2 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (2.13%) Legato
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
3 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.51%) Citrix
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) Informatica
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) JBoss
6 1 (2.13%) Remedy
6 1 (2.13%) Open Text
6 1 (2.13%) Serena
6 1 (2.13%) FrontRange
6 1 (2.13%) BMC
6 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
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