The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
North West / Manchester
Rank 31 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 62 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.62% 2.88% 3.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.84% 22.87% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 20 25
Median daily rate £400 £438 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -9.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £288 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £488 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £32.75 £32.75 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +197.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +46.66%

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
215 223 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.03% 12.58% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 122 105
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £680 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Median hourly rate £29.00 £17.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% +34.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Manchester region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Manchester region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 29 £450 - 2
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 126 (71.59%) SC Cleared
2 46 (26.14%) Cybersecurity
3 40 (22.73%) Security Operations
4 37 (21.02%) Linux
5 35 (19.89%) Windows
6 32 (18.18%) Oracle
7 31 (17.61%) CISSP
8 29 (16.48%) ITIL
9 24 (13.64%) Unix
9 24 (13.64%) Firewall
9 24 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (13.07%) ServiceNow
11 22 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
11 22 (12.50%) DevOps
11 22 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 22 (12.50%) LAN
11 22 (12.50%) WAN
12 21 (11.93%) VoIP
13 20 (11.36%) Apple
14 19 (10.80%) VPN
14 19 (10.80%) SSCP
14 19 (10.80%) Service Management
14 19 (10.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 19 (10.80%) Information Security
14 19 (10.80%) Patch Management
14 19 (10.80%) Vulnerability Management
15 18 (10.23%) Process Improvement
15 18 (10.23%) SANS
15 18 (10.23%) Finance
15 18 (10.23%) PRINCE2

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.98%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.84%) Apache
3 4 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.27%) IIS
3 4 (2.27%) Jetty
3 4 (2.27%) Mongrel
3 4 (2.27%) nginx
3 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.70%) GlassFish
4 3 (1.70%) JBoss
4 3 (1.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.57%) CMS
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (5.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.84%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (2.84%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 5 (2.84%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (2.84%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (2.84%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 5 (2.84%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (2.84%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.14%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.27%) Google App Engine
2 4 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.64%) Firewall
2 22 (12.50%) LAN
2 22 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 22 (12.50%) WAN
3 21 (11.93%) VoIP
4 19 (10.80%) VPN
5 11 (6.25%) LDAP
6 7 (3.98%) DNS
7 5 (2.84%) DHCP
7 5 (2.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (2.84%) Wireless
8 4 (2.27%) FTP
8 4 (2.27%) HTTP
8 4 (2.27%) IPsec
8 4 (2.27%) SSL
9 3 (1.70%) SAN
10 2 (1.14%) Network Security
11 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.57%) OpenLDAP
11 1 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.98%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.27%) Redis
3 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.70%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.14%) MySQL
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.57%) Big Data
6 1 (0.57%) Essbase
6 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (6.82%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.84%) JIRA
4 4 (2.27%) Selenium
4 4 (2.27%) Travis CI
5 3 (1.70%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.70%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.57%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.57%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.57%) JUnit
7 1 (0.57%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.57%) Subversion
7 1 (0.57%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (10.23%) Finance
2 5 (2.84%) General Ledger
2 5 (2.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.70%) Electronics
3 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.70%) Marketing
4 2 (1.14%) Legal
5 1 (0.57%) Automotive
5 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (13.07%) Analyst
2 19 (10.80%) Developer
3 14 (7.95%) Security Specialist
4 13 (7.39%) Architect
5 12 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
7 10 (5.68%) Head of Cybersecurity
7 10 (5.68%) Head of Security
8 8 (4.55%) Security Analyst
8 8 (4.55%) Service Analyst
9 7 (3.98%) Consultant
9 7 (3.98%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (3.98%) Head of Operations
9 7 (3.98%) Oracle Project Manager
10 6 (3.41%) Operations Manager
10 6 (3.41%) Service Manager
10 6 (3.41%) ServiceNow Developer
10 6 (3.41%) Services Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.41%) Technical Security Specialist
11 5 (2.84%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.52%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (6.25%) Web Services
3 9 (5.11%) .NET
3 9 (5.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.98%) J2EE
6 5 (2.84%) Servlets
7 4 (2.27%) Velocity
8 3 (1.70%) EJB
8 3 (1.70%) HTML
8 3 (1.70%) RESTful
8 3 (1.70%) Swing
8 3 (1.70%) SWT
9 2 (1.14%) XML
10 1 (0.57%) CSS
10 1 (0.57%) JDBC
10 1 (0.57%) JSP
10 1 (0.57%) SAML
10 1 (0.57%) SOAP
10 1 (0.57%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
4 7 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.98%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.41%) Web 2.0
6 5 (2.84%) Replication
7 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.27%) User Experience
8 3 (1.70%) PKI
9 2 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.14%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.14%) NHS
9 2 (1.14%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.57%) RIA
10 1 (0.57%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.02%) Linux
2 35 (19.89%) Windows
3 24 (13.64%) Unix
4 12 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (3.98%) Windows Server
6 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.84%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.57%) SUSE
10 1 (0.57%) VME
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.57%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (26.14%) Cybersecurity
2 40 (22.73%) Security Operations
3 29 (16.48%) ITIL
4 24 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (12.50%) DevOps
6 19 (10.80%) Information Security
6 19 (10.80%) Patch Management
6 19 (10.80%) Service Management
6 19 (10.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (10.80%) Vulnerability Management
7 18 (10.23%) PRINCE2
7 18 (10.23%) Process Improvement
8 16 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (8.52%) Migration
10 14 (7.95%) Risk Management
10 14 (7.95%) Scrum
11 13 (7.39%) Security Monitoring
12 12 (6.82%) Release Management
13 11 (6.25%) ITIL V3
13 11 (6.25%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.68%) JavaScript
2 8 (4.55%) Java
2 8 (4.55%) SQL
3 4 (2.27%) C#
3 4 (2.27%) C++
4 3 (1.70%) Python
5 2 (1.14%) C
6 1 (0.57%) COBOL
6 1 (0.57%) PHP
6 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.57%) VB
6 1 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 126 (71.59%) SC Cleared
2 31 (17.61%) CISSP
3 19 (10.80%) SSCP
4 18 (10.23%) SANS
5 11 (6.25%) Degree
6 8 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 8 (4.55%) ISEB
7 4 (2.27%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.14%) CISM
9 2 (1.14%) PMP
9 2 (1.14%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.57%) CISA
10 1 (0.57%) CRISC
10 1 (0.57%) GIAC
10 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.11%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (2.84%) vSphere
4 4 (2.27%) Xen
5 2 (1.14%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.57%) Docker
6 1 (0.57%) NDS
6 1 (0.57%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 1 (0.57%) Snort
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (9.66%) QRadar
2 10 (5.68%) Puppet
3 5 (2.84%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (2.84%) RSA enVision
3 5 (2.84%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.27%) Kibana
4 4 (2.27%) logstash
4 4 (2.27%) Nessus
4 4 (2.27%) Nexpose
4 4 (2.27%) Nmap
5 2 (1.14%) Data Guard
5 2 (1.14%) EMC VPLEX
5 2 (1.14%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.57%) Forum Sentry
6 1 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.57%) SCCM
6 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (18.18%) Oracle
2 23 (13.07%) ServiceNow
3 20 (11.36%) Apple
4 17 (9.66%) Splunk
4 17 (9.66%) VMware
5 16 (9.09%) IBM
6 13 (7.39%) LogRhythm
6 13 (7.39%) Microsoft
6 13 (7.39%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.98%) HP
7 7 (3.98%) Snow
8 6 (3.41%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.84%) ArcSight
9 5 (2.84%) Intel
9 5 (2.84%) Intel Security
9 5 (2.84%) NetWitness
10 4 (2.27%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.27%) Google
10 4 (2.27%) Hyperion
10 4 (2.27%) Qualys