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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
North West / Merseyside
Rank 8 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 37 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.97% 10.97% 6.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.06% 53.85% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 8
Median daily rate £425 £375 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -13.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £338 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £515
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 £39.50 £44.10 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +60.36%

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
66 65 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.36% 20.38% 24.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 40
Median daily rate £365 £400 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £334 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £487 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -3 29 £450 +20.00% 6
Southport - 4 £325 -
Birkenhead - 1 £600 -
SC Cleared
North West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 64 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (32.81%) Oracle
3 14 (21.88%) SOA
3 14 (21.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (20.31%) Windows
5 12 (18.75%) Middleware
5 12 (18.75%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (17.19%) Open Source
6 11 (17.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (17.19%) Linux
7 10 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (15.63%) Performance Management
7 10 (15.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 9 (14.06%) Jenkins
8 9 (14.06%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (14.06%) Firewall
8 9 (14.06%) Web Services
9 8 (12.50%) LAN
9 8 (12.50%) WAN
9 8 (12.50%) DevOps
9 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (10.94%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (9.38%) Finance
11 6 (9.38%) Cisco
11 6 (9.38%) IBM
11 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
11 6 (9.38%) J2EE
11 6 (9.38%) Java

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 14 (21.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.13%) Apache
3 2 (3.13%) IIS
3 2 (3.13%) Jetty
3 2 (3.13%) Mongrel
3 2 (3.13%) nginx
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (4.69%) Primavera
2 3 (4.69%) SAP HR
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.56%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.13%) Datadog
3 2 (3.13%) GitHub
3 2 (3.13%) Google App Engine
3 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.56%) G Suite
4 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) Firewall
2 8 (12.50%) LAN
2 8 (12.50%) WAN
3 5 (7.81%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.25%) VoIP
5 3 (4.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (4.69%) VPN
6 2 (3.13%) DHCP
6 2 (3.13%) DNS
6 2 (3.13%) FTP
6 2 (3.13%) HTTP
6 2 (3.13%) IPsec
6 2 (3.13%) SSL
6 2 (3.13%) Wireless
7 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Redis
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.69%) LSMW
3 2 (3.13%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.13%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.13%) Gradle
3 2 (3.13%) JIRA
3 2 (3.13%) JMeter
3 2 (3.13%) Maven
3 2 (3.13%) Selenium
3 2 (3.13%) SonarQube
3 2 (3.13%) Spock
3 2 (3.13%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.56%) JDeveloper
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) DBA
2 9 (14.06%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Consultant
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared DBA
5 5 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.25%) Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Security Specialist
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Senior Security Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) Middleware
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (14.06%) Web Services
3 6 (9.38%) J2EE
4 5 (7.81%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (7.81%) XML
5 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.69%) BAPI
5 3 (4.69%) Node.js
5 3 (4.69%) Servlets
6 2 (3.13%) .NET
6 2 (3.13%) CSS
6 2 (3.13%) HTML
6 2 (3.13%) jQuery
6 2 (3.13%) RESTful
7 1 (1.56%) Ajax
7 1 (1.56%) EDIFACT
7 1 (1.56%) JMS
7 1 (1.56%) JSP
7 1 (1.56%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.69%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.69%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (4.69%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.31%) Windows
2 11 (17.19%) Linux
3 4 (6.25%) Unix
4 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.13%) CentOS
5 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.56%) Android
6 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) SOA
2 11 (17.19%) Open Source
3 10 (15.63%) Performance Management
4 9 (14.06%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.50%) DevOps
6 6 (9.38%) Security Operations
7 5 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.81%) Automated Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Information Security
7 5 (7.81%) Migration
7 5 (7.81%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (7.81%) SIEM
8 4 (6.25%) Case Management
8 4 (6.25%) CRM
8 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.25%) Process Improvement
9 3 (4.69%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (4.69%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (4.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) Java
1 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.81%) CISSP
4 4 (6.25%) CCNA
4 4 (6.25%) SANS
4 4 (6.25%) SSCP
5 2 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) CISA
6 1 (1.56%) CISM
6 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (15.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 6 (9.38%) Puppet
4 4 (6.25%) Kibana
4 4 (6.25%) logstash
5 3 (4.69%) QRadar
6 2 (3.13%) Ansible
6 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.13%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco
2 6 (9.38%) IBM
3 5 (7.81%) Apple
3 5 (7.81%) Forcepoint
3 5 (7.81%) Intel Security
3 5 (7.81%) SolarWinds
3 5 (7.81%) Splunk
4 4 (6.25%) SAP
4 4 (6.25%) VMware
5 3 (4.69%) Google
5 3 (4.69%) LogRhythm
5 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.69%) Siebel
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.56%) Juniper