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 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 Clearance
Rank 57 66 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 32 12 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.35% 0.99% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.60% 7.74% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £316 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £350 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -30.76%
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
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%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security 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
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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
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 47 (63.51%) SC Cleared
2 16 (21.62%) Windows
3 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 12 (16.22%) Finance
3 12 (16.22%) Oracle
4 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
5 10 (13.51%) Java
5 10 (13.51%) Web Services
5 10 (13.51%) Mainframe
6 8 (10.81%) EJB
6 8 (10.81%) JMS
7 7 (9.46%) Confluence
7 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.46%) JIRA
7 7 (9.46%) Atlassian
8 6 (8.11%) Java EE
8 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (8.11%) Scrum
8 6 (8.11%) ETL
8 6 (8.11%) Cisco
8 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
8 6 (8.11%) Linux
8 6 (8.11%) JUnit
9 5 (6.76%) IBM
9 5 (6.76%) Eclipse
9 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
9 5 (6.76%) Project Management
9 5 (6.76%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (6.76%) Gradle

Security 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 Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.46%) Confluence
2 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.05%) CICS
4 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
3 3 (4.05%) MS Project
4 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle iRecruitment
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) AMQP
1 4 (5.41%) DHCP
2 3 (4.05%) Firewall
2 3 (4.05%) DNS
3 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.35%) Intranet
3 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.05%) DB2
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.35%) Big Data
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) JIRA
2 6 (8.11%) JUnit
3 5 (6.76%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.76%) Gradle
4 4 (5.41%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.70%) ERwin
6 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.35%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 12 (16.22%) Telecoms
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Front Office
2 2 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (1.35%) Publishing
3 1 (1.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Developer
2 7 (9.46%) Desktop Support
2 7 (9.46%) Analyst
3 6 (8.11%) Java Developer
4 5 (6.76%) Architect
5 4 (5.41%) Test Leader
5 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.41%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (4.05%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.05%) ETL Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle Portal Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) Web Services
2 8 (10.81%) EJB
2 8 (10.81%) JMS
3 6 (8.11%) Java EE
4 4 (5.41%) JSON
4 4 (5.41%) Middleware
5 3 (4.05%) HTML
5 3 (4.05%) CSS
6 2 (2.70%) Django
6 2 (2.70%) jQuery
6 2 (2.70%) WebCenter
6 2 (2.70%) JavaBeans
6 2 (2.70%) XML
6 2 (2.70%) DOM
6 2 (2.70%) XSLT
6 2 (2.70%) .NET
7 1 (1.35%) J2EE
7 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.35%) SOAP
7 1 (1.35%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Mainframe
2 5 (6.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) BBC
5 1 (1.35%) Open Source
5 1 (1.35%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.35%) Social Media
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.62%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (8.11%) Linux
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.05%) MVS
6 2 (2.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.70%) AIX
7 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (8.11%) Scrum
2 6 (8.11%) ETL
3 5 (6.76%) Project Management
3 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
4 4 (5.41%) Risk Management
4 4 (5.41%) Data Migration
4 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.41%) Migration
4 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.05%) ITIL
5 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.05%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.05%) ITSM
5 3 (4.05%) Service Management
5 3 (4.05%) People Management
5 3 (4.05%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.51%) Java
2 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.05%) C
3 3 (4.05%) SQL
3 3 (4.05%) Python
4 2 (2.70%) C#
5 1 (1.35%) C++
5 1 (1.35%) Perl
5 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.35%) VBA
5 1 (1.35%) SQR
5 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (63.51%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
1 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) SCOM
3 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) Atlassian
3 6 (8.11%) Cisco
3 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.76%) IBM
5 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.41%) Citrix
6 2 (2.70%) Informatica
6 2 (2.70%) Intel
6 2 (2.70%) JBoss
7 1 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.35%) HP
7 1 (1.35%) BMC
7 1 (1.35%) Serena
7 1 (1.35%) Open Text
7 1 (1.35%) Remedy
7 1 (1.35%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.35%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (1.35%) ServiceNow