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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
North West / Merseyside
Rank 10 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 32 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.40% 15.58% 12.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.26% 63.29% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 19
Median daily rate £425 £420 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -18.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £437
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +126.66%

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
54 79 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.93% 24.61% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 41
Median daily rate £364 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -6 24 £468 +11.30%
Southport - 4 £325 -
Birkenhead - 1 £600 -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 76 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (36.84%) Oracle
3 20 (26.32%) SOA
4 17 (22.37%) Middleware
5 16 (21.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 13 (17.11%) Windows
6 13 (17.11%) Web Services
7 12 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
8 11 (14.47%) Linux
8 11 (14.47%) Oracle EBS
9 10 (13.16%) LAN
9 10 (13.16%) XML
9 10 (13.16%) WAN
9 10 (13.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 10 (13.16%) Performance Management
9 10 (13.16%) Open Source
10 9 (11.84%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (11.84%) Firewall
10 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (9.21%) SIEM
12 7 (9.21%) B2B
12 7 (9.21%) IBM
12 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (9.21%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (7.89%) Security Operations
13 6 (7.89%) FTP
13 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
13 6 (7.89%) Apple
13 6 (7.89%) Cisco

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 16 (21.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.58%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.63%) Apache
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) Jetty
4 2 (2.63%) Mongrel
4 2 (2.63%) nginx
4 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.32%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Office
1 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (3.95%) Primavera
2 3 (3.95%) SAP HR
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle iRecruitment
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.32%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.32%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.63%) G Suite
3 2 (2.63%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) LAN
1 10 (13.16%) WAN
2 9 (11.84%) Firewall
3 6 (7.89%) FTP
3 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.89%) VoIP
4 5 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.26%) DHCP
5 4 (5.26%) DNS
5 4 (5.26%) SMTP
6 3 (3.95%) HTTP
6 3 (3.95%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.95%) VPN
7 2 (2.63%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.63%) IPsec
7 2 (2.63%) SNMP
7 2 (2.63%) SSL
7 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) Redis
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.95%) LSMW
3 2 (2.63%) JIRA
3 2 (2.63%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.32%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.32%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (14.47%) DBA
2 10 (13.16%) Architect
2 10 (13.16%) Consultant
3 9 (11.84%) Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Developer
4 7 (9.21%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared DBA
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) SOA Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Integration Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) Middleware
2 13 (17.11%) Web Services
3 12 (15.79%) Oracle Fusion
4 10 (13.16%) XML
5 6 (7.89%) J2EE
6 5 (6.58%) EDIFACT
6 5 (6.58%) ELK Stack
7 4 (5.26%) SOAP
8 3 (3.95%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.95%) BAPI
8 3 (3.95%) JMS
8 3 (3.95%) Node.js
8 3 (3.95%) Servlets
8 3 (3.95%) XML Messaging
9 2 (2.63%) .NET
9 2 (2.63%) CSS
9 2 (2.63%) HTML
9 2 (2.63%) jQuery
9 2 (2.63%) RESTful
10 1 (1.32%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.95%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (3.95%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.95%) Statistics
4 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.63%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.63%) IVR
5 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 11 (14.47%) Linux
3 6 (7.89%) Unix
4 2 (2.63%) Android
4 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) SOA
2 10 (13.16%) Open Source
2 10 (13.16%) Performance Management
3 9 (11.84%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (9.21%) B2B
5 7 (9.21%) SIEM
6 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.89%) Security Operations
7 5 (6.58%) BPEL
7 5 (6.58%) CRM
7 5 (6.58%) Information Security
7 5 (6.58%) Migration
7 5 (6.58%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (6.58%) Time Management
8 4 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.26%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.26%) ITSM
8 4 (5.26%) Process Improvement
8 4 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.89%) Java
1 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.63%) Python
3 1 (1.32%) SQL
3 1 (1.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.58%) CISSP
4 4 (5.26%) CCNA
4 4 (5.26%) SANS
4 4 (5.26%) SSCP
5 2 (2.63%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) CISA
6 1 (1.32%) CISM
6 1 (1.32%) Degree
6 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) ISO20022
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (3.95%) XenApp
3 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.63%) Xen
5 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (11.84%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (5.26%) Kibana
3 4 (5.26%) logstash
4 3 (3.95%) QRadar
5 2 (2.63%) Puppet
5 2 (2.63%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 28 (36.84%) Oracle
2 7 (9.21%) IBM
3 6 (7.89%) Apple
3 6 (7.89%) Cisco
4 5 (6.58%) Forcepoint
4 5 (6.58%) Intel Security
4 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds
4 5 (6.58%) Splunk
4 5 (6.58%) VMware
5 4 (5.26%) Citrix
5 4 (5.26%) Google
5 4 (5.26%) SAP
5 4 (5.26%) Siebel
6 3 (3.95%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.63%) Sun
8 1 (1.32%) Juniper
8 1 (1.32%) Progress