The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
North West / Merseyside
Rank 7 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 36 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.65% 12.01% 7.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.25% 56.92% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 10
Median daily rate £405 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £338 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.10 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +30.31%

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
64 65 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.71% 21.10% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 44
Median daily rate £365 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
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 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Merseyside region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Merseyside region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 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 -5 28 £450 - 3
Southport - 4 £325 -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 59 (95.16%) SC Cleared
2 19 (30.65%) Oracle
3 13 (20.97%) SOA
3 13 (20.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (19.35%) Open Source
4 12 (19.35%) Oracle Fusion
4 12 (19.35%) Windows
4 12 (19.35%) Middleware
5 11 (17.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (17.74%) Linux
6 10 (16.13%) Performance Management
6 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 9 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
7 9 (14.52%) Web Services
7 9 (14.52%) Firewall
8 8 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
8 8 (12.90%) LAN
8 8 (12.90%) WAN
8 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.90%) DevOps
9 7 (11.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (9.68%) J2EE
10 6 (9.68%) Java
10 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
10 6 (9.68%) Cisco
10 6 (9.68%) IBM
10 6 (9.68%) Active Directory

Security 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 13 (20.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.23%) Apache
3 2 (3.23%) IIS
3 2 (3.23%) Jetty
3 2 (3.23%) Mongrel
3 2 (3.23%) nginx
3 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.84%) SAP HR
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (3.23%) Primavera
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.61%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.61%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.23%) Datadog
3 2 (3.23%) GitHub
3 2 (3.23%) Google App Engine
3 2 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Firewall
2 8 (12.90%) LAN
2 8 (12.90%) WAN
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.45%) VoIP
5 3 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (4.84%) VPN
6 2 (3.23%) DHCP
6 2 (3.23%) DNS
6 2 (3.23%) FTP
6 2 (3.23%) HTTP
6 2 (3.23%) IPsec
6 2 (3.23%) SSL
6 2 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Redis
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.84%) LSMW
3 2 (3.23%) Artifactory
3 2 (3.23%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.23%) Gradle
3 2 (3.23%) JMeter
3 2 (3.23%) Maven
3 2 (3.23%) Selenium
3 2 (3.23%) SonarQube
3 2 (3.23%) Spock
3 2 (3.23%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.61%) JDeveloper
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) DBA
2 10 (16.13%) Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (9.68%) Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared DBA
5 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.45%) Security Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Security Specialist
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) Middleware
1 12 (19.35%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (14.52%) Web Services
3 6 (9.68%) J2EE
4 5 (8.06%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (6.45%) XML
6 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.84%) BAPI
6 3 (4.84%) Node.js
6 3 (4.84%) Servlets
7 2 (3.23%) .NET
7 2 (3.23%) CSS
7 2 (3.23%) HTML
7 2 (3.23%) jQuery
7 2 (3.23%) RESTful
8 1 (1.61%) Ajax
8 1 (1.61%) JSP
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (1.61%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.84%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (4.84%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 11 (17.74%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Unix
4 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.23%) CentOS
5 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) SOA
2 12 (19.35%) Open Source
3 10 (16.13%) Performance Management
4 9 (14.52%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (12.90%) DevOps
6 6 (9.68%) Security Operations
7 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.06%) Automated Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Information Security
7 5 (8.06%) Migration
7 5 (8.06%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (8.06%) SIEM
8 4 (6.45%) Case Management
8 4 (6.45%) CRM
8 4 (6.45%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement
9 3 (4.84%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (4.84%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (4.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) Java
1 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (1.61%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 59 (95.16%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (8.06%) CISSP
4 4 (6.45%) CCNA
4 4 (6.45%) SANS
4 4 (6.45%) SSCP
5 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) CISA
5 1 (1.61%) CISM
5 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) Docker
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (16.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 6 (9.68%) Puppet
4 4 (6.45%) Kibana
4 4 (6.45%) logstash
5 3 (4.84%) QRadar
6 2 (3.23%) Ansible
6 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.23%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) Cisco
2 6 (9.68%) IBM
3 5 (8.06%) Forcepoint
3 5 (8.06%) Intel Security
3 5 (8.06%) SolarWinds
3 5 (8.06%) Splunk
4 4 (6.45%) Apple
4 4 (6.45%) SAP
4 4 (6.45%) VMware
5 3 (4.84%) LogRhythm
5 3 (4.84%) Siebel
6 2 (3.23%) Google
6 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.61%) Juniper