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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 65 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 20 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.42% 1.81% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.05% 11.76% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Average daily rate
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£485 £245 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.95% -35.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.59% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.80 £10.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -28.00%
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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
181 170 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.86% 15.38% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 87 58
Average daily rate £351 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.83 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

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 26 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) Windows
3 9 (22.50%) Finance
4 8 (20.00%) Oracle
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL
6 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (15.00%) Linux
6 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (12.50%) JIRA
7 5 (12.50%) Atlassian
7 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 5 (12.50%) Java
7 5 (12.50%) SQL
7 5 (12.50%) CCNP
7 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (12.50%) Juniper
7 5 (12.50%) Confluence
7 5 (12.50%) Gradle
8 4 (10.00%) WatchGuard
8 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (10.00%) TRIRIGA
8 4 (10.00%) Informatica
8 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.00%) Service Management
8 4 (10.00%) JMS
8 4 (10.00%) JUnit
8 4 (10.00%) EJB

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (12.50%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (10.00%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) AMQP
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) xDSL
3 1 (2.50%) ISDN
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) DWDM
3 1 (2.50%) MPLS
3 1 (2.50%) OSPF
3 1 (2.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) PowerCenter
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 5 (12.50%) JIRA
1 5 (12.50%) Gradle
2 4 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (5.00%) ERwin
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Network Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Payroll Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Process Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) EJB
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
1 4 (10.00%) JMS
1 4 (10.00%) Java EE
1 4 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (5.00%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.00%) VMS
6 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.00%) Migration
3 4 (10.00%) Service Management
3 4 (10.00%) Test Management
3 4 (10.00%) Scrum
4 3 (7.50%) Time Management
4 3 (7.50%) CRM
4 3 (7.50%) ERP
4 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.00%) SOA
5 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) Java
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) CCNP
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Cisco
3 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.50%) Juniper
4 5 (12.50%) Atlassian
5 4 (10.00%) WatchGuard
5 4 (10.00%) Informatica
5 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.00%) IBM
6 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.00%) VMware
7 1 (2.50%) Baan