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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 10 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 26 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.15% 9.47% 11.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.68% 40.91% 47.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 20
Average daily rate
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£514 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.94% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%
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
69 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.30% 23.16% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 32
Average daily rate £375 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £17.64 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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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
Liverpool +1 21 £514 +28.50%
Wirral - - - -
Bootle - - - -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 56 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.00%) Cognos
3 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (23.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 12 (21.43%) Oracle
5 8 (14.29%) Windows
6 7 (12.50%) CRM
6 7 (12.50%) Siebel
6 7 (12.50%) Finance
7 6 (10.71%) VMware
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (10.71%) Change Management
7 6 (10.71%) Identity Management
7 6 (10.71%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (10.71%) SQL
8 5 (8.93%) Java
8 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
9 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
9 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (7.14%) XML
9 4 (7.14%) ITIL
9 4 (7.14%) UNIX
9 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
9 4 (7.14%) Citrix
9 4 (7.14%) Migration
10 3 (5.36%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (5.36%) Red Hat

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (3.57%) IIS
1 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) DNS
1 3 (5.36%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) WAN
2 2 (3.57%) SMTP
2 2 (3.57%) SSL
2 2 (3.57%) FTP
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) VPN
3 1 (1.79%) DHCP
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) SMS
3 1 (1.79%) VoIP
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.79%) Cognos Query Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (1.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Local Government
2 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Cognos Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Cognos BI Developer
4 10 (17.86%) Architect
5 7 (12.50%) Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) Change Manager
6 6 (10.71%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Business Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Rollout Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Windows Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Security Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.79%) RMADS
2 1 (1.79%) PDA
2 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.14%) UNIX
4 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (12.50%) CRM
3 6 (10.71%) Change Management
3 6 (10.71%) Identity Management
4 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 4 (7.14%) ITIL
5 4 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.57%) Workflow
7 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Project Management
8 1 (1.79%) Coaching
8 1 (1.79%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.79%) Service Management
8 1 (1.79%) Regression Testing
8 1 (1.79%) Data Security
8 1 (1.79%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) Java
3 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.79%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) WSUS
2 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Cognos
2 12 (21.43%) Oracle
3 7 (12.50%) Siebel
4 6 (10.71%) VMware
5 4 (7.14%) Citrix
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.79%) Symantec
8 1 (1.79%) HP
8 1 (1.79%) EMC
8 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds