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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 47 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 59 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.22% 2.59% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.52% 14.44% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 16
Median daily rate £450 £420 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +92.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £195 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +39.78%
Security 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
262 277 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.29% 17.94% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 121 74
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 19
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.98 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +3.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £39.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 May 2016.

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
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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport -7 3 £450 +10.42%
Bolton - 2 £450 -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 69 (61.61%) SC Cleared
2 28 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (24.11%) Oracle
4 21 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 19 (16.96%) Migration
6 18 (16.07%) TDD
7 17 (15.18%) DV Cleared
8 16 (14.29%) C++
9 15 (13.39%) C
9 15 (13.39%) Java
9 15 (13.39%) Linux
10 14 (12.50%) Information Security
11 13 (11.61%) Oracle EBS
12 12 (10.71%) Scrum
13 11 (9.82%) IBM
13 11 (9.82%) Data Centre
14 10 (8.93%) Oracle EBS R12
14 10 (8.93%) Finance
14 10 (8.93%) Configuration Management
14 10 (8.93%) Project Management
15 9 (8.04%) Python
15 9 (8.04%) Unix
15 9 (8.04%) AIX
15 9 (8.04%) Web Services
15 9 (8.04%) System Testing
15 9 (8.04%) Data Migration
15 9 (8.04%) Cybersecurity
16 8 (7.14%) Oracle Database
16 8 (7.14%) User Experience
16 8 (7.14%) Local Government

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 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.57%) Confluence
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (2.68%) Apache
3 3 (2.68%) JBoss
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.89%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.89%) Liferay
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Office
2 1 (0.89%) MS Project
2 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (11.61%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (8.93%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle 11i
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.89%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.89%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) Bluetooth
2 5 (4.46%) Ethernet
2 5 (4.46%) RS-422
3 4 (3.57%) HTTP
3 4 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (3.57%) tcpdump
3 4 (3.57%) Wireshark
4 3 (2.68%) Firewall
4 3 (2.68%) Network Security
5 2 (1.79%) Internet
5 2 (1.79%) LAN
5 2 (1.79%) LDAP
5 2 (1.79%) SSL
5 2 (1.79%) WAN
6 1 (0.89%) FTP
6 1 (0.89%) LTE
6 1 (0.89%) SAN
6 1 (0.89%) SMTP
6 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (3.57%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.79%) MySQL
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (3.57%) JIRA
2 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.79%) PeopleTools
4 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.89%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.89%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.89%) Introscope
4 1 (0.89%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.89%) Maven
4 1 (0.89%) Selenium
4 1 (0.89%) Subversion
4 1 (0.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.89%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.89%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (8.93%) Finance
2 8 (7.14%) Local Government
3 7 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.89%) Advertising
4 1 (0.89%) Electronics
4 1 (0.89%) Legal
4 1 (0.89%) Publishing
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (17.86%) Developer
2 16 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 13 (11.61%) Analyst
4 12 (10.71%) Consultant
5 9 (8.04%) Architect
6 7 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Python Software Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Security Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Functional Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) Oracle Consultant
8 5 (4.46%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.46%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.46%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Embedded Developer
9 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared DBA
9 4 (3.57%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.04%) Web Services
2 8 (7.14%) Java EE
3 4 (3.57%) Middleware
3 4 (3.57%) XML
4 3 (2.68%) CSS
4 3 (2.68%) CSS3
4 3 (2.68%) HTML
4 3 (2.68%) HTML5
5 2 (1.79%) .NET
5 2 (1.79%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.79%) Apache Camel
5 2 (1.79%) JDBC
5 2 (1.79%) JSON
5 2 (1.79%) REST
5 2 (1.79%) SOAP
5 2 (1.79%) Spring
6 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.89%) ADO.NET
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.14%) User Experience
3 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.68%) CESG
5 3 (2.68%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.68%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.89%) AS400
7 1 (0.89%) DataPower
7 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.89%) Informatics
7 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.89%) Ontologies
7 1 (0.89%) Psychology
7 1 (0.89%) Statistics
7 1 (0.89%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.39%) Linux
2 9 (8.04%) AIX
2 9 (8.04%) Unix
3 5 (4.46%) Windows
4 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.89%) HPUX
5 1 (0.89%) MVS
5 1 (0.89%) OS/400
5 1 (0.89%) Solaris
5 1 (0.89%) SUSE
5 1 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 19 (16.96%) Migration
4 18 (16.07%) TDD
5 14 (12.50%) Information Security
6 12 (10.71%) Scrum
7 10 (8.93%) Configuration Management
7 10 (8.93%) Project Management
8 9 (8.04%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (8.04%) Data Migration
8 9 (8.04%) System Testing
9 8 (7.14%) Computer Forensics
9 8 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.25%) OO
11 6 (5.36%) PRINCE2
11 6 (5.36%) Security Operations
12 5 (4.46%) BDD
12 5 (4.46%) DevOps
12 5 (4.46%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.29%) C++
2 15 (13.39%) C
2 15 (13.39%) Java
3 9 (8.04%) Python
4 6 (5.36%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.46%) Shell Script
5 5 (4.46%) SQL
6 3 (2.68%) PeopleCode
6 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.68%) SQR
7 2 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.89%) Perl
8 1 (0.89%) PHP
8 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (61.61%) SC Cleared
2 17 (15.18%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.68%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.79%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) CHECK Team Member
4 2 (1.79%) CISSP
4 2 (1.79%) CREST Certified
4 2 (1.79%) Cyber Scheme
4 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.79%) OSCP
4 2 (1.79%) Tigerscheme
5 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.89%) OCP
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.89%) PMP
5 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.89%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 5 (4.46%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (3.57%) Snort
3 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.89%) Firmware
4 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.89%) vSphere
4 1 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) Puppet
2 4 (3.57%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.79%) Ansible
3 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.89%) CA Wily
4 1 (0.89%) Graylog
4 1 (0.89%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.89%) Nagios
4 1 (0.89%) nmon
4 1 (0.89%) SCCM
4 1 (0.89%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.89%) yum
4 1 (0.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (24.11%) Oracle
2 11 (9.82%) IBM
3 7 (6.25%) Cisco
4 4 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.57%) Serena
4 4 (3.57%) Sourcefire
5 3 (2.68%) Baan
5 3 (2.68%) Juniper
5 3 (2.68%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.68%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.68%) VMware
6 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.79%) Informatica
7 1 (0.89%) Aruba
7 1 (0.89%) CA
7 1 (0.89%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.89%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.89%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow