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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 15 5 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 19 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.76% 15.08% 5.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.20% 60.32% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 12
Average daily rate
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£448 £450 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £320 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £360 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
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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 63 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.08% 25.00% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 45 21
Average daily rate £425 £443 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 1 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) Finance
4 4 (16.67%) Siebel
4 4 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL
5 3 (12.50%) UNIX
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) MS Office
6 2 (8.33%) Use Case
6 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (4.17%) Datanomic

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Architect
2 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Siebel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.17%) PDA
1 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
1 1 (4.17%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
1 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.33%) Use Case
2 2 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
3 1 (4.17%) Network Design
3 1 (4.17%) Logistics
3 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
3 1 (4.17%) E-business
3 1 (4.17%) Validation
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) CRM
3 1 (4.17%) ERP
3 1 (4.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
1 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Siebel
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Informatica
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (4.17%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.17%) Mitel
4 1 (4.17%) Datanomic
4 1 (4.17%) Trillium
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
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