The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Manchester region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 58 67 76
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 28 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.27% 1.05% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.97% 6.70% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £380 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +7.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £367 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.81% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.75 £13.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% -30.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -8.69%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
165 179 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.35% 15.72% 14.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 82 88
Average daily rate £310 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 22
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
SC Cleared
North West

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 17 (35.42%) Oracle
3 14 (29.17%) Windows
4 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
5 9 (18.75%) SQL
5 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 8 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
7 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
7 7 (14.58%) Web Services
8 6 (12.50%) EJB
8 6 (12.50%) Java
8 6 (12.50%) JMS
8 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (12.50%) Asset Management
8 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 6 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
8 6 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (10.42%) Atlassian
9 5 (10.42%) Java EE
9 5 (10.42%) JIRA
9 5 (10.42%) Confluence
9 5 (10.42%) Scrum
9 5 (10.42%) Mainframe
9 5 (10.42%) Finance
9 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.42%) JUnit
10 4 (8.33%) Linux

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (10.42%) Confluence
2 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.25%) CICS
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle SCM
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) DHCP
2 3 (6.25%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) AMQP
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.25%) DB2
2 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) JUnit
1 5 (10.42%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) Mercurial
2 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.25%) Gradle
3 2 (4.17%) ProC
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) Gerrit
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Front Office
2 2 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Developer
2 8 (16.67%) Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Desktop Support
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) ETL Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Payroll Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Portal Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Mainframe Operator
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle HR Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Portal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Web Services
2 6 (12.50%) JMS
2 6 (12.50%) EJB
3 5 (10.42%) Java EE
4 3 (6.25%) JSON
4 3 (6.25%) Middleware
5 2 (4.17%) DOM
5 2 (4.17%) WebCenter
6 1 (2.08%) HornetQ
6 1 (2.08%) GWT
6 1 (2.08%) jQuery
6 1 (2.08%) JPA
6 1 (2.08%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (2.08%) .NET
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.08%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.08%) BBC
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.33%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.25%) MVS
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) Solaris
7 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Asset Management
1 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
1 6 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
2 5 (10.42%) Scrum
2 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.33%) ETL
3 4 (8.33%) Migration
3 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.25%) E-business
4 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL
5 2 (4.17%) Service Management
5 2 (4.17%) Data Management
5 2 (4.17%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.08%) IT Governance
6 1 (2.08%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) C
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.08%) VBA
5 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) CCNA
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.08%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle EDQ
3 1 (2.08%) Legato
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
3 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) Atlassian
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.08%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) EMC
7 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) JBoss
7 1 (2.08%) Baan
7 1 (2.08%) Remedy
7 1 (2.08%) Open Text
7 1 (2.08%) Serena
7 1 (2.08%) FrontRange
7 1 (2.08%) BMC
7 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow