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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 13 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 25 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.94% 8.33% 17.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.33% 38.46% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 24
Average daily rate
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£508 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £445 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £500 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £355 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.26% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+23.60% +16.27%
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
75 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.83% 21.67% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 32
Average daily rate £500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £488 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £19.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.58% -9.30%

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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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 24 £508 +12.77% 3
Prescot - 1 - -
Security Cleared
North West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 41 (74.55%) SC Cleared
2 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.82%) Finance
3 12 (21.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 11 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 11 (20.00%) Scrum
5 10 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 10 (18.18%) ISEB
5 10 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 9 (16.36%) QA
6 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
6 9 (16.36%) Windows
7 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
7 8 (14.55%) Programme Management
7 8 (14.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
8 7 (12.73%) Project Management
8 7 (12.73%) ITIL
8 7 (12.73%) Citrix
8 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
9 6 (10.91%) CRM
9 6 (10.91%) IBM
9 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.91%) Oracle
9 6 (10.91%) ITSM
9 6 (10.91%) VMware
9 6 (10.91%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (10.91%) Test Planning
9 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills

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Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.82%) Documentum
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) MS Office
3 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.82%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) SAN
2 3 (5.45%) DNS
2 3 (5.45%) LAN
2 3 (5.45%) DHCP
2 3 (5.45%) Internet
3 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) Intranet
4 1 (1.82%) HTTP
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) SMS
4 1 (1.82%) VoIP
4 1 (1.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (12.73%) Analyst
2 6 (10.91%) Test Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 4 (7.27%) Functional Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Functional Test Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Consultant
4 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Programme Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Security Advisor
6 2 (3.64%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix Administrator
6 2 (3.64%) DBA
6 2 (3.64%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) WebCenter
2 3 (5.45%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.82%) WCF
3 1 (1.82%) REST
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) CESG
2 4 (7.27%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.45%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) RMADS
3 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.82%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
2 4 (7.27%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) AIX
3 2 (3.64%) HPUX
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 11 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (20.00%) Scrum
4 10 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 10 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
6 8 (14.55%) Test Scripting
6 8 (14.55%) Programme Management
6 8 (14.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (12.73%) ITIL
7 7 (12.73%) Project Management
8 6 (10.91%) CRM
8 6 (10.91%) ITSM
8 6 (10.91%) Test Planning
9 5 (9.09%) Functional Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Migration
9 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) Java
1 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) XQuery
2 1 (1.82%) XPath
2 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (74.55%) SC Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) ISEB
3 4 (7.27%) CISM
3 4 (7.27%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) CISSP
5 2 (3.64%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.82%) MCP
6 1 (1.82%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) QA
2 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) XenApp
2 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.82%) WSUS
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Citrix
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) IBM
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) VMware
3 4 (7.27%) EMC
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) McAfee
6 1 (1.82%) OpenText
6 1 (1.82%) Apple
6 1 (1.82%) Google
6 1 (1.82%) FrontRange
6 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
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