The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 151 143 123
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -20
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 6 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.93% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
Median daily rate £435 £415 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.94% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £349 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £463 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £377 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.39% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £56.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £56.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +334.61%
BC Cleared
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
774 752 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.53% 20.67% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 362 302
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 75 52
Median hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.11% +11.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £11.60 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £53.54 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the North West

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BC Cleared across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

BC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Lancashire -5 2 - -
Manchester -15 2 £435 -
Cumbria +5 1 £355 -
Cheshire - 1 £570 -
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BC 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 North West region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) SOAP
5 7 (29.17%) XML
5 7 (29.17%) SAP
5 7 (29.17%) Change Management
5 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (29.17%) JSON
5 7 (29.17%) Communications Security
5 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (25.00%) HTML5
6 6 (25.00%) CSS
6 6 (25.00%) HTML
6 6 (25.00%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
8 4 (16.67%) RESTful
8 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.67%) D3.js
8 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (16.67%) Mustache
8 4 (16.67%) Underscore.js
8 4 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 4 (16.67%) Handlebars
8 4 (16.67%) MySQL
8 4 (16.67%) Linux

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Change Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Communications Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Change Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (8.33%) HTML Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Project Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) JSON
1 7 (29.17%) SOAP
1 7 (29.17%) XML
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) HTML5
3 4 (16.67%) Ajax
3 4 (16.67%) D3.js
3 4 (16.67%) Handlebars
3 4 (16.67%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) Middleware
3 4 (16.67%) Mustache
3 4 (16.67%) RESTful
3 4 (16.67%) Underscore.js
4 3 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (12.50%) Apache Camel
4 3 (12.50%) JDBC
4 3 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) CSS3
5 2 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) AIX
3 1 (4.17%) HPUX
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Change Management
2 7 (29.17%) Communications Security
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 4 (16.67%) MVC
3 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Web Design
4 3 (12.50%) High Availability
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Prototyping
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
1 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) C
2 2 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (54.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) IBM
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Dynatrace
3 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) Sun