The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 32 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 172 266 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.95% 6.15% 5.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.15% 30.47% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 138 81
Median daily rate £425 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £362
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +10.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 27 17
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £16.16 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £59.50 £32.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £35.75 £21.12
% change year-on-year
-3.49% +69.31%
SC 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
611 873 604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.57% 20.18% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 492 320
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 66 51
Median hourly rate £21.00 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.24% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.77 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £57.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +13.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SC 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 SC Cleared across the North West region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

SC 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 SC Cleared across the North West region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SC 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 SC Cleared within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Merseyside +9 52 £400 -3.03%
Manchester -5 36 £450 - 7
Cheshire +21 33 £425 -11.91%
Lancashire -6 28 £425 -2.85%
Cumbria -1 9 £550 +57.14% 5
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 465 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 156 (33.55%) Migration
3 113 (24.30%) Oracle
4 72 (15.48%) Windows
5 71 (15.27%) Data Migration
6 58 (12.47%) Microsoft
7 54 (11.61%) Active Directory
8 49 (10.54%) SQL
9 48 (10.32%) Finance
10 47 (10.11%) Data Centre
11 46 (9.89%) Oracle EBS
11 46 (9.89%) Linux
12 41 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
12 41 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 40 (8.60%) Windows Server
13 40 (8.60%) Project Management
14 38 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (7.96%) Java
16 36 (7.74%) PL/SQL
17 34 (7.31%) Citrix
18 33 (7.10%) SOA
18 33 (7.10%) PowerShell
19 31 (6.67%) Unix
20 30 (6.45%) AIX
20 30 (6.45%) SCCM
21 29 (6.24%) Software Engineering
21 29 (6.24%) MS Exchange
21 29 (6.24%) VMware
22 27 (5.81%) Change Management
22 27 (5.81%) SharePoint

SC 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 29 (6.24%) MS Exchange
2 27 (5.81%) SharePoint
3 22 (4.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 20 (4.30%) Skype for Business
5 18 (3.87%) Oracle Service Bus
6 8 (1.72%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.86%) Apache
8 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.65%) JBoss
10 2 (0.43%) CMS
10 2 (0.43%) Confluence
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle UPK
10 2 (0.43%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 1 (0.22%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.73%) MS Office
3 6 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 46 (9.89%) Oracle EBS
2 41 (8.82%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (4.73%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (1.29%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.86%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.65%) Primavera
6 3 (0.65%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.65%) SAP PS
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.43%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.43%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.51%) Office 365
2 2 (0.43%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) IaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.52%) Firewall
2 18 (3.87%) Skype
3 16 (3.44%) DHCP
4 14 (3.01%) WAN
5 11 (2.37%) SAN
6 10 (2.15%) HTTP
7 9 (1.94%) LAN
8 7 (1.51%) HTTPS
8 7 (1.51%) VPN
9 6 (1.29%) DNS
9 6 (1.29%) FTP
10 5 (1.08%) SMTP
10 5 (1.08%) SSL
11 4 (0.86%) LDAP
11 4 (0.86%) Network Security
11 4 (0.86%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.86%) VoIP
12 3 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.65%) SNMP
13 2 (0.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.59%) Oracle Database
2 25 (5.38%) Oracle Reports
3 17 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (3.01%) DB2
4 14 (3.01%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.94%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.86%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (0.65%) PowerCenter
9 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.43%) Ingres
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (1.72%) Grunt
2 5 (1.08%) JIRA
2 5 (1.08%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (0.65%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.43%) CaliberRM
4 2 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.43%) JDeveloper
4 2 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) JUnit
5 1 (0.22%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.22%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.22%) Maven
5 1 (0.22%) MSI
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.22%) Selenium
5 1 (0.22%) TestNG
General
1 48 (10.32%) Finance
2 10 (2.15%) Manufacturing
3 4 (0.86%) Electronics
3 4 (0.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.65%) Back Office
4 3 (0.65%) Marketing
5 2 (0.43%) Avionics
5 2 (0.43%) Military
5 2 (0.43%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (17.63%) Architect
2 73 (15.70%) Developer
3 50 (10.75%) Consultant
4 44 (9.46%) Analyst
5 28 (6.02%) Oracle Developer
6 25 (5.38%) Project Manager
7 20 (4.30%) Oracle Consultant
8 19 (4.09%) Designer
9 16 (3.44%) Network Engineer
10 15 (3.23%) Data Migration Developer
10 15 (3.23%) IFS Analyst
11 14 (3.01%) Test Analyst
12 12 (2.58%) SAP Developer
13 11 (2.37%) Data Migration Lead
13 11 (2.37%) Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (2.37%) Oracle SOA Developer
13 11 (2.37%) SOA Developer
14 10 (2.15%) DBA
14 10 (2.15%) Integration Architect
14 10 (2.15%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.16%) Middleware
2 19 (4.09%) Web Services
3 16 (3.44%) XML
4 15 (3.23%) HTML
5 13 (2.80%) CSS
6 12 (2.58%) .NET
6 12 (2.58%) REST
7 10 (2.15%) JMS
8 9 (1.94%) HTML5
9 8 (1.72%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.72%) SAPUI5
9 8 (1.72%) SOAP
10 7 (1.51%) EDIFACT
10 7 (1.51%) J2EE
10 7 (1.51%) Oracle Fusion
11 6 (1.29%) WebCenter
12 4 (0.86%) JSON
12 4 (0.86%) SAP Smart Forms
13 3 (0.65%) ASP.NET
13 3 (0.65%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.11%) Data Centre
2 25 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.09%) Mainframe
4 10 (2.15%) PKI
5 6 (1.29%) Clustering
5 6 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.08%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.08%) Thin Client
7 4 (0.86%) CESG
7 4 (0.86%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.86%) e-Learning
7 4 (0.86%) EMC VNX
8 3 (0.65%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.65%) Statistics
9 2 (0.43%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.43%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.43%) IVR
9 2 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (15.48%) Windows
2 46 (9.89%) Linux
3 41 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 40 (8.60%) Windows Server
5 31 (6.67%) Unix
6 30 (6.45%) AIX
7 19 (4.09%) Solaris
8 16 (3.44%) HPUX
9 15 (3.23%) Windows 10
10 13 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.51%) VME
12 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.43%) Android
14 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.43%) MVS
15 1 (0.22%) OS/400
15 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (33.55%) Migration
2 71 (15.27%) Data Migration
3 40 (8.60%) Project Management
4 38 (8.17%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (7.10%) SOA
6 29 (6.24%) Software Engineering
7 27 (5.81%) Change Management
8 26 (5.59%) Test Automation
9 20 (4.30%) B2B
9 20 (4.30%) PRINCE2
10 18 (3.87%) BPEL
11 17 (3.66%) CRM
11 17 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (3.66%) TOGAF
12 16 (3.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (3.23%) Test Scripting
14 14 (3.01%) ERP
15 13 (2.80%) Continuous Improvement
15 13 (2.80%) Enterprise Architecture
15 13 (2.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.54%) SQL
2 37 (7.96%) Java
3 36 (7.74%) PL/SQL
4 33 (7.10%) PowerShell
5 19 (4.09%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.72%) COBOL
6 8 (1.72%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.29%) C
8 5 (1.08%) ABAP
8 5 (1.08%) C#
8 5 (1.08%) C++
9 4 (0.86%) SAPscript
10 3 (0.65%) Python
10 3 (0.65%) VB
11 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.43%) Lua
11 2 (0.43%) PHP
11 2 (0.43%) Ruby
11 2 (0.43%) Scala
11 2 (0.43%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 465 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (2.58%) CCNA
3 12 (2.58%) CISSP
4 10 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (2.15%) CCNP
4 10 (2.15%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.72%) CISMP
6 7 (1.51%) BC Cleared
6 7 (1.51%) CESG Certified Professional
6 7 (1.51%) Degree
6 7 (1.51%) ISEB
7 5 (1.08%) CLAS
7 5 (1.08%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.86%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.43%) CHECK Team Member
9 2 (0.43%) Cyber Scheme
9 2 (0.43%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (1.51%) QA
3 5 (1.08%) SLA
4 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.65%) RMADS
5 2 (0.43%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.22%) ISO20022
System Software
1 54 (11.61%) Active Directory
2 22 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.37%) vSphere
4 7 (1.51%) XenApp
5 6 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.65%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.22%) Snort
10 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (6.45%) SCCM
2 26 (5.59%) SCOM
3 7 (1.51%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.86%) Data Guard
5 4 (0.86%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.65%) EMC VPLEX
6 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.65%) Puppet
7 2 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.43%) Graylog
7 2 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.43%) Nagios
7 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.43%) OpenView
7 2 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.43%) yum
8 1 (0.22%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 113 (24.30%) Oracle
2 58 (12.47%) Microsoft
3 34 (7.31%) Citrix
4 29 (6.24%) VMware
5 26 (5.59%) SAP
6 25 (5.38%) IBM
7 19 (4.09%) Cisco
8 18 (3.87%) EMC
9 17 (3.66%) Juniper
10 16 (3.44%) IFS
11 15 (3.23%) HP
11 15 (3.23%) Siebel
12 8 (1.72%) F5
12 8 (1.72%) Informatica
13 4 (0.86%) CheckPoint
13 4 (0.86%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.86%) Tripwire
14 3 (0.65%) Brocade
14 3 (0.65%) LogRhythm
14 3 (0.65%) NetApp
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