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 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
North West / Merseyside
Rank 9 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 32 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 12.40% 14.76% 13.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.75% 62.03% 48.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 28 18
Median daily rate £413 £450 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -12.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £338 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £19.45
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +118.50%

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
51 79 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.77% 23.80% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 35
Median daily rate £356 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.17% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £540
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 £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

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 24 January 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 24 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 23 £484 +7.50% 5
Southport - 4 £325 -
Birkenhead - 1 £600 -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 74 (96.10%) SC Cleared
2 27 (35.06%) Oracle
3 20 (25.97%) SOA
4 16 (20.78%) Middleware
4 16 (20.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (16.88%) Windows
6 12 (15.58%) Web Services
6 12 (15.58%) Oracle Fusion
7 11 (14.29%) Open Source
7 11 (14.29%) Linux
7 11 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (12.99%) LAN
8 10 (12.99%) XML
8 10 (12.99%) WAN
8 10 (12.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 9 (11.69%) Firewall
9 9 (11.69%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (11.69%) Performance Management
9 9 (11.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (9.09%) SIEM
11 7 (9.09%) B2B
11 7 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (7.79%) Security Operations
12 6 (7.79%) Cisco
12 6 (7.79%) IBM
12 6 (7.79%) FTP
12 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP

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 16 (20.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.60%) Apache
4 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) Jetty
4 2 (2.60%) Mongrel
4 2 (2.60%) nginx
4 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle UPK
5 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Office
1 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (3.90%) Primavera
2 3 (3.90%) SAP HR
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.30%) SAP HCM
4 1 (1.30%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.60%) G Suite
3 2 (2.60%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.30%) Datadog
4 1 (1.30%) GitHub
4 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) LAN
1 10 (12.99%) WAN
2 9 (11.69%) Firewall
3 6 (7.79%) FTP
3 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.79%) VoIP
4 5 (6.49%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.19%) DHCP
5 4 (5.19%) DNS
5 4 (5.19%) SMTP
6 3 (3.90%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.90%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.90%) VPN
7 2 (2.60%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.60%) HTTP
7 2 (2.60%) IPsec
7 2 (2.60%) SNMP
7 2 (2.60%) SSL
7 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) Redis
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.90%) LSMW
3 2 (2.60%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.30%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.30%) Gradle
4 1 (1.30%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.30%) JMeter
4 1 (1.30%) Maven
4 1 (1.30%) Selenium
4 1 (1.30%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.30%) Spock
General
1 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (14.29%) DBA
2 10 (12.99%) Architect
3 9 (11.69%) Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) Consultant
4 7 (9.09%) Developer
4 7 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared DBA
6 5 (6.49%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.19%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 4 (5.19%) SOA Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.90%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle P2P Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.78%) Middleware
2 12 (15.58%) Oracle Fusion
2 12 (15.58%) Web Services
3 10 (12.99%) XML
4 6 (7.79%) J2EE
5 5 (6.49%) EDIFACT
5 5 (6.49%) ELK Stack
6 4 (5.19%) SOAP
7 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.90%) BAPI
7 3 (3.90%) JMS
7 3 (3.90%) Node.js
7 3 (3.90%) Servlets
7 3 (3.90%) XML Messaging
8 2 (2.60%) .NET
8 2 (2.60%) CSS
8 2 (2.60%) HTML
8 2 (2.60%) jQuery
8 2 (2.60%) RESTful
9 1 (1.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.90%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.90%) Statistics
4 2 (2.60%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.60%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.60%) IVR
5 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Windows
2 11 (14.29%) Linux
3 6 (7.79%) Unix
4 2 (2.60%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.60%) Solaris
5 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) SOA
2 11 (14.29%) Open Source
3 9 (11.69%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (11.69%) Performance Management
4 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (9.09%) B2B
5 7 (9.09%) SIEM
6 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.79%) Security Operations
7 5 (6.49%) BPEL
7 5 (6.49%) CRM
7 5 (6.49%) DevOps
7 5 (6.49%) Information Security
7 5 (6.49%) Migration
7 5 (6.49%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (6.49%) Time Management
8 4 (5.19%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.19%) Data Migration
8 4 (5.19%) Process Improvement
8 4 (5.19%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) Java
1 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.60%) Python
3 1 (1.30%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 74 (96.10%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.49%) CISSP
4 4 (5.19%) CCNA
4 4 (5.19%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) SANS
4 4 (5.19%) SSCP
5 1 (1.30%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) CISA
5 1 (1.30%) CISM
5 1 (1.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO20022
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.90%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (3.90%) XenApp
3 3 (3.90%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.60%) Xen
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (11.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (5.19%) Kibana
3 4 (5.19%) logstash
4 3 (3.90%) Puppet
4 3 (3.90%) QRadar
5 2 (2.60%) RSA enVision
6 1 (1.30%) Ansible
6 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (35.06%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) Apple
2 6 (7.79%) Cisco
2 6 (7.79%) IBM
3 5 (6.49%) Forcepoint
3 5 (6.49%) Intel Security
3 5 (6.49%) SolarWinds
3 5 (6.49%) Splunk
3 5 (6.49%) VMware
4 4 (5.19%) Google
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.19%) SAP
5 3 (3.90%) Citrix
5 3 (3.90%) LogRhythm
5 3 (3.90%) Siebel
6 2 (2.60%) Sun
7 1 (1.30%) Juniper
7 1 (1.30%) Progress