The first table below looks at the demand for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Merseyside region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 25 3 11
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 4 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.09% 16.08% 11.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 51.61% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 21
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £354 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.12% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 62 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.94% 31.16% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 35
Average daily rate £280 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £28.50 £25.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.61% +11.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) UNIX
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Replication
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 4 (17.39%) EMC
5 4 (17.39%) SAN
5 4 (17.39%) NetApp
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (13.04%) Quality Management
6 3 (13.04%) OCP
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (13.04%) Document Management
6 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (8.70%) Finance
7 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.35%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) DBA
2 4 (17.39%) Storage Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Information Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Records Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) UNIX
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) Quality Management
2 3 (13.04%) Document Management
2 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
2 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.70%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security
4 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Database Security
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design
4 1 (4.35%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) OCP
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CISM
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (8.70%) vSphere
2 2 (8.70%) vCloud
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
1 5 (21.74%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) EMC
2 4 (17.39%) NetApp
3 2 (8.70%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Kofax
4 1 (4.35%) Mitel