The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 10 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 33 66 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.15% 18.86% 13.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.93% 68.75% 50.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 27
Median daily rate £400 £400 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £338 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £495 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.88 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +107.53%
SC 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 Merseyside region.

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
59 96 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.93% 27.43% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 47
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Liverpool -4 19 £484 +20.93% 1
Southport - 11 £325 -
Birkenhead - 1 £600 -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 81 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (45.68%) Oracle
3 23 (28.40%) SOA
4 19 (23.46%) Oracle EBS
4 19 (23.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 15 (18.52%) Middleware
5 15 (18.52%) Web Services
6 13 (16.05%) Windows
6 13 (16.05%) B2B
7 12 (14.81%) Linux
8 11 (13.58%) XML
8 11 (13.58%) WAN
8 11 (13.58%) Oracle Service Bus
8 11 (13.58%) BPEL
9 10 (12.35%) Open Source
9 10 (12.35%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database
9 10 (12.35%) Finance
9 10 (12.35%) LAN
10 9 (11.11%) Migration
10 9 (11.11%) Firewall
10 9 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
11 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (9.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (9.88%) FTP
11 8 (9.88%) IBM
11 8 (9.88%) Unix
11 8 (9.88%) JMS
11 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 19 (23.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (13.58%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.47%) Apache
3 2 (2.47%) IIS
3 2 (2.47%) Jetty
3 2 (2.47%) Mongrel
3 2 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.47%) nginx
3 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) MS Office
1 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (3.70%) Primavera
3 3 (3.70%) SAP HR
3 3 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.47%) G Suite
3 2 (2.47%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) WAN
2 10 (12.35%) LAN
3 9 (11.11%) Firewall
4 8 (9.88%) FTP
5 7 (8.64%) VoIP
6 6 (7.41%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.17%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.17%) HTTP
8 4 (4.94%) DHCP
8 4 (4.94%) DNS
8 4 (4.94%) SMTP
8 4 (4.94%) VPN
9 3 (3.70%) HTTPS
9 3 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (3.70%) IPsec
10 2 (2.47%) BIG-IP
10 2 (2.47%) SNMP
10 2 (2.47%) SSL
10 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (4.94%) Redis
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.70%) LSMW
3 2 (2.47%) JIRA
3 2 (2.47%) Rational Performance Tester
3 2 (2.47%) Travis CI
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Electronics
2 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.70%) Marketing
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Consultant
1 13 (16.05%) Developer
2 12 (14.81%) Architect
3 11 (13.58%) Oracle Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Oracle Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 8 (9.88%) SOA Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) DBA
6 4 (4.94%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 3 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle P2P Consultant
7 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared DBA
7 3 (3.70%) Security Operations Specialist
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.52%) Middleware
1 15 (18.52%) Web Services
2 11 (13.58%) XML
3 9 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (9.88%) JMS
5 6 (7.41%) J2EE
6 5 (6.17%) EDIFACT
6 5 (6.17%) ELK Stack
7 4 (4.94%) SOAP
8 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.70%) BAPI
8 3 (3.70%) Node.js
8 3 (3.70%) XML Messaging
9 2 (2.47%) .NET
9 2 (2.47%) RESTful
9 2 (2.47%) Servlets
10 1 (1.23%) CSS
10 1 (1.23%) HTML
10 1 (1.23%) JAAS
10 1 (1.23%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.70%) Statistics
4 2 (2.47%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.47%) IVR
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Windows
2 12 (14.81%) Linux
3 8 (9.88%) Unix
4 2 (2.47%) Android
4 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.47%) Solaris
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) SOA
2 13 (16.05%) B2B
3 11 (13.58%) BPEL
4 10 (12.35%) Open Source
5 9 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (11.11%) Migration
6 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.64%) Data Migration
8 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.41%) Performance Management
8 6 (7.41%) Security Operations
8 6 (7.41%) SIEM
9 5 (6.17%) ITSM
9 5 (6.17%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (6.17%) SDLC
10 4 (4.94%) Case Management
10 4 (4.94%) DevOps
10 4 (4.94%) Information Security
10 4 (4.94%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.41%) Java
2 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.17%) SQL
3 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.47%) Python
4 2 (2.47%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
5 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.94%) CCNA
3 4 (4.94%) CISSP
3 4 (4.94%) SANS
3 4 (4.94%) SSCP
4 2 (2.47%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (1.23%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO20022
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (3.70%) XenApp
2 3 (3.70%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.47%) Xen
4 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (4.94%) Kibana
2 4 (4.94%) logstash
3 3 (3.70%) QRadar
4 2 (2.47%) Puppet
4 2 (2.47%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 37 (45.68%) Oracle
2 8 (9.88%) IBM
3 7 (8.64%) Siebel
4 6 (7.41%) Apple
4 6 (7.41%) Cisco
4 6 (7.41%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.41%) SAP
5 5 (6.17%) Forcepoint
5 5 (6.17%) Intel Security
5 5 (6.17%) SolarWinds
5 5 (6.17%) Splunk
5 5 (6.17%) VMware
6 4 (4.94%) Citrix
6 4 (4.94%) Google
7 3 (3.70%) LogRhythm
8 2 (2.47%) Sun
9 1 (1.23%) F5
9 1 (1.23%) Informatica
9 1 (1.23%) Juniper
9 1 (1.23%) Progress