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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 5 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 40 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 14.49% 9.95% 10.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.56% 48.84% 48.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 19
Average daily rate
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£513 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.86% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £239 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £518 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.09% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.77 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -41.93%
Security 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
72 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.09% 20.38% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 32
Average daily rate £480 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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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

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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 29 December 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

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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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 December 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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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 +5 35 £513 +36.86%
Wirral - - - -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 55 (69.62%) SC Cleared
2 16 (20.25%) Finance
3 14 (17.72%) Cognos
4 13 (16.46%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (16.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 12 (15.19%) Windows
6 10 (12.66%) CRM
7 9 (11.39%) Siebel
7 9 (11.39%) ITIL
7 9 (11.39%) Oracle
7 9 (11.39%) Windows 7
8 8 (10.13%) Operations Management
8 8 (10.13%) Workflow
8 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
9 7 (8.86%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (8.86%) Change Management
9 7 (8.86%) Identity Management
9 7 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.59%) Coaching
10 6 (7.59%) Java
10 6 (7.59%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (7.59%) Fujitsu
10 6 (7.59%) Performance Management
10 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (7.59%) Retail
10 6 (7.59%) Billing
11 5 (6.33%) TOGAF
11 5 (6.33%) VMware
11 5 (6.33%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.53%) IIS
2 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (7.59%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.80%) DNS
2 2 (2.53%) SSL
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) WAN
2 2 (2.53%) SMTP
2 2 (2.53%) FTP
2 2 (2.53%) HTTP
3 1 (1.27%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.27%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (1.27%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (1.27%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (1.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Toad
1 1 (1.27%) JMeter
1 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.59%) Retail
3 6 (7.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Local Government
4 1 (1.27%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Developer
2 14 (17.72%) Architect
3 13 (16.46%) Cognos Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Cognos BI Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Change Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (7.59%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Business Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Operations Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) IT Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Linux Consultant
10 2 (2.53%) Windows Administrator
10 2 (2.53%) Security Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) XML
2 1 (1.27%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
1 3 (3.80%) PDA
2 2 (2.53%) Clustering
2 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.27%) RMADS
3 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.27%) NHS
3 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Windows
2 9 (11.39%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.80%) UNIX
3 3 (3.80%) Linux
4 2 (2.53%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (12.66%) CRM
3 9 (11.39%) ITIL
4 8 (10.13%) Workflow
4 8 (10.13%) Operations Management
4 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (8.86%) Identity Management
5 7 (8.86%) Change Management
6 6 (7.59%) Coaching
6 6 (7.59%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.33%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.06%) Project Management
8 4 (5.06%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.80%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.53%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.53%) Migration
10 2 (2.53%) Change Control
10 2 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.53%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) Java
2 5 (6.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.53%) C
4 1 (1.27%) C#
4 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (69.62%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.86%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (3.80%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Cognos
2 9 (11.39%) Siebel
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle
3 6 (7.59%) Fujitsu
4 5 (6.33%) VMware
5 4 (5.06%) Citrix
6 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.80%) Symantec
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft