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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 47 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 42 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.77% 2.26% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.91% 17.72% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 8
Average daily rate
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£420 £219 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.00% -37.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £168 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £35.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.09%
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
264 158 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.41% 12.75% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 73 64
Average daily rate £338 £310 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 9
Average hourly rate £15.98 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £25.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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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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
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Stockport - 3 £408 -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 45 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 40 (44.44%) Oracle
3 32 (35.56%) Windows
4 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (24.44%) Finance
6 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
6 19 (21.11%) DV Cleared
7 18 (20.00%) Linux
8 17 (18.89%) Java
8 17 (18.89%) Test Scripting
9 16 (17.78%) Oracle EBS
9 16 (17.78%) Scrum
9 16 (17.78%) SQL
9 16 (17.78%) ITIL
10 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 14 (15.56%) JIRA
12 13 (14.44%) Oracle EBS R12
13 12 (13.33%) Windows 7
13 12 (13.33%) TDD
14 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (12.22%) OO
14 11 (12.22%) Hadoop
14 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (11.11%) Puppet
15 10 (11.11%) MongoDB
15 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database
15 10 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (11.11%) Eclipse
15 10 (11.11%) MS Office

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (8.89%) WebLogic
1 8 (8.89%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (7.78%) Confluence
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.11%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.11%) Apache
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.11%) SAS
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.11%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.11%) MS Office
3 3 (3.33%) Mingle
4 2 (2.22%) MS Project
5 1 (1.11%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (14.44%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (4.44%) TRIRIGA
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (1.11%) SAP MM
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) AMQP
1 8 (8.89%) Internet
2 2 (2.22%) MPLS
2 2 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.11%) Network Security
3 1 (1.11%) Wireless
3 1 (1.11%) DWDM
3 1 (1.11%) OSPF
3 1 (1.11%) BGP
3 1 (1.11%) FTP
3 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) ISDN
3 1 (1.11%) LAN
3 1 (1.11%) WAN
3 1 (1.11%) LTE
3 1 (1.11%) Wireless Security
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.11%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) Hadoop
2 10 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.78%) Big Data
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (3.33%) RavenDB
7 2 (2.22%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.11%) SAP BI
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 7
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.11%) SAP BW
8 1 (1.11%) MS Access
8 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (15.56%) JIRA
2 10 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 8 (8.89%) Ant
3 8 (8.89%) Subversion
4 7 (7.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (7.78%) JUnit
4 7 (7.78%) Mercurial
4 7 (7.78%) Gradle
4 7 (7.78%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.11%) Maven
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.11%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Law
2 8 (8.89%) Legal
3 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.44%) Local Government
5 3 (3.33%) Banking
6 2 (2.22%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Developer
2 13 (14.44%) Analyst
3 11 (12.22%) Consultant
4 10 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 8 (8.89%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Technical Team Leader
6 8 (8.89%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 7 (7.78%) Test Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Test Manager
10 4 (4.44%) Tester
10 4 (4.44%) Network Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Payroll Consultant
11 3 (3.33%) Performance Test Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) Functional Test Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) Functional Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) .NET
2 8 (8.89%) JMS
3 7 (7.78%) JSON
3 7 (7.78%) Java EE
3 7 (7.78%) EJB
3 7 (7.78%) Web Services
4 4 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.33%) jQuery
5 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.22%) Middleware
7 1 (1.11%) WPF
7 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.11%) WinForms
7 1 (1.11%) J2EE
7 1 (1.11%) HTML
7 1 (1.11%) CSS
7 1 (1.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.00%) Open Source
3 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.33%) NHS
4 3 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.11%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.56%) Windows
2 18 (20.00%) Linux
3 12 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.33%) UNIX
6 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.22%) VMS
7 1 (1.11%) SUSE
7 1 (1.11%) AIX
7 1 (1.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.89%) Test Scripting
3 16 (17.78%) Scrum
3 16 (17.78%) ITIL
4 12 (13.33%) TDD
5 11 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (12.22%) OO
6 10 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 10 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 9 (10.00%) Migration
8 8 (8.89%) ITIL V3
8 8 (8.89%) User Stories
8 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.89%) Workflow
8 8 (8.89%) Document Management
9 7 (7.78%) Integration Testing
9 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
9 7 (7.78%) MapReduce
9 7 (7.78%) Software Delivery
10 6 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.89%) Java
2 16 (17.78%) SQL
3 10 (11.11%) C#
4 8 (8.89%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.44%) Python
7 4 (4.44%) Perl
8 2 (2.22%) VB
9 1 (1.11%) Ruby
9 1 (1.11%) Lua
9 1 (1.11%) VB6
9 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.11%) ABAP
9 1 (1.11%) PHP
9 1 (1.11%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 19 (21.11%) DV Cleared
3 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (8.89%) A+ Certification
4 8 (8.89%) MCITP
4 8 (8.89%) MCDST
4 8 (8.89%) MOS
5 4 (4.44%) CCNP
5 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.44%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.33%) Degree
6 3 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.22%) MCSA
8 1 (1.11%) OCPJP
8 1 (1.11%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.11%) MCPD
8 1 (1.11%) CISM
8 1 (1.11%) CISSP
8 1 (1.11%) CCNA
8 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) P3O
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.22%) vSphere
2 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) Puppet
1 10 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (7.78%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.22%) SCCM
4 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) Oracle
2 19 (21.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.89%) Atlassian
4 7 (7.78%) HP
4 7 (7.78%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.67%) Informatica
5 6 (6.67%) VMware
6 5 (5.56%) Cisco
7 3 (3.33%) IBM
7 3 (3.33%) Juniper
7 3 (3.33%) SAP
8 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.22%) Citrix
9 1 (1.11%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.11%) Adobe
9 1 (1.11%) Sun
9 1 (1.11%) Lotus
9 1 (1.11%) TIBCO