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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 70 70 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 19 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.40% 0.66% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.05% 5.16% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £315 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £325 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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
172 155 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.63% 12.76% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 71 99
Average daily rate £370 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £198 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 19
Average hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +67.74%
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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Windows 7
4 10 (21.28%) Oracle
5 8 (17.02%) Java
5 8 (17.02%) Web Services
6 7 (14.89%) EJB
6 7 (14.89%) JMS
6 7 (14.89%) Confluence
6 7 (14.89%) JIRA
6 7 (14.89%) Atlassian
7 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (12.77%) Mainframe
7 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (12.77%) JUnit
7 6 (12.77%) Finance
7 6 (12.77%) Scrum
7 6 (12.77%) Java EE
8 5 (10.64%) Linux
8 5 (10.64%) Eclipse
8 5 (10.64%) Gradle
9 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (8.51%) AMQP
9 4 (8.51%) Mercurial
9 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.51%) SCCM
9 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (8.51%) DHCP
9 4 (8.51%) Citrix
9 4 (8.51%) Microsoft

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 iRecruitment
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
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%) AMQP
1 4 (8.51%) DHCP
2 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.38%) DB2
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) PowerCenter
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
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%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.13%) Gerrit
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Front Office
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Developer
2 7 (14.89%) Desktop Support
3 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) ETL Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Portal Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Mainframe Operator
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) DBA
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Portal Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Web Services
2 7 (14.89%) EJB
2 7 (14.89%) JMS
3 6 (12.77%) Java EE
4 4 (8.51%) JSON
5 3 (6.38%) Middleware
6 2 (4.26%) WebCenter
6 2 (4.26%) JavaBeans
6 2 (4.26%) DOM
7 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.13%) .NET
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%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.38%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) BBC
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Data Conversion
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.64%) Linux
5 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
6 3 (6.38%) MVS
7 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) Scrum
2 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
2 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
2 4 (8.51%) ETL
2 4 (8.51%) Migration
2 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
3 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.26%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (4.26%) People Management
4 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL
4 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
4 2 (4.26%) ITSM
4 2 (4.26%) Service Management
4 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.26%) Logistics
4 2 (4.26%) Data Management
5 1 (2.13%) Content 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
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) CEH
2 1 (2.13%) ISEB
2 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) COBIT
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle
2 7 (14.89%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.51%) Citrix
3 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Informatica
6 1 (2.13%) FrontRange
6 1 (2.13%) Serena
6 1 (2.13%) Open Text
6 1 (2.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) JBoss
6 1 (2.13%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.13%) Remedy
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) BMC
6 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow