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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 153 156 138
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 8 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 1.18% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £575 £424 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.69% +54.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £430 £403
% change year-on-year
+16.27% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £13.35
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
617 846 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.66% 18.89% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 495 347
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £285 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 63 58
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.98 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.50% +59.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.59 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.80 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%

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
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 1 October 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
Cumbria - 4 - -
Lancashire +17 1 - -
Cheshire +9 1 £575 +22.99%
Merseyside - 1 - -
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 5 (45.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (36.36%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (36.36%) SAP HANA
3 4 (36.36%) SAP BW
3 4 (36.36%) ERP
3 4 (36.36%) Aerospace
3 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
4 3 (27.27%) Microservices
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS

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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 1 (9.09%) JBoss
1 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (9.09%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (9.09%) OpenShift
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (36.36%) SAP BW
2 4 (36.36%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (36.36%) SAP HANA
3 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
4 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
5 1 (9.09%) Big Data
5 1 (9.09%) DataStage
5 1 (9.09%) HBase
5 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (9.09%) MySQL
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (9.09%) Pentaho
5 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (9.09%) QlikView
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (36.36%) Aerospace
1 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) SAP HANA Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Java Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Java Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) AIX Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle P2P Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
2 1 (9.09%) JDBC
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) DataPower
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) ERP
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) Pair Programming
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (9.09%) MapReduce
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (45.45%) DV Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCIE
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
3 1 (9.09%) Actian
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (9.09%) ParAccel
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata