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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 25 35 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.40% 15.63% 4.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.71% 63.64% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £420 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £583 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+33.82% -34.61%
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
70 55 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.32% 24.55% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 14
Average daily rate £425 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £214 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £575 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £19.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 22 October 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
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 22 October 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
Liverpool -8 23 £425 +1.19% 6
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle
3 8 (19.51%) Change Management
4 7 (17.07%) Windows
4 7 (17.07%) Siebel
5 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 6 (14.63%) Finance
6 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL
6 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (9.76%) Java
7 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
7 4 (9.76%) CRM
7 4 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (9.76%) VMware
8 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (7.32%) XML
8 3 (7.32%) UNIX
8 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
8 3 (7.32%) Identity Management
8 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.32%) Project Management
9 2 (4.88%) Firewall
9 2 (4.88%) Citrix
9 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.88%) SSL

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (4.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
1 2 (4.88%) SSL
1 2 (4.88%) WAN
1 2 (4.88%) SMTP
1 2 (4.88%) FTP
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
1 2 (4.88%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.88%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Architect
2 9 (21.95%) Change Manager
3 5 (12.20%) Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (7.32%) IT Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Commercial Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Security Manager
6 1 (2.44%) ETL Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Cognos Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) XML
2 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Clustering
2 1 (2.44%) PDA
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.44%) RMADS
2 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.32%) UNIX
4 2 (4.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Change Management
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (9.76%) CRM
4 3 (7.32%) TOGAF
4 3 (7.32%) Identity Management
4 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
4 3 (7.32%) Project Management
5 2 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (4.88%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (4.88%) Use Case
5 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Line Management
6 1 (2.44%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.44%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.44%) Validation
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.44%) Network Design
6 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) Siebel
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Datanomic
5 1 (2.44%) Trillium
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Symantec
5 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
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