The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 19 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 252 399 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.32% 9.43% 7.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.65% 46.78% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 220 118
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 26
Median hourly rate £43.00 £35.26 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +78.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £16.16 £16.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.30 £59.50 £55.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-7.76% +50.73%
Security 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
605 853 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.58% 20.16% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 474 331
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 63 58
Median hourly rate £21.00 £38.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.35% +70.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £15.77 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.03 £57.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Security 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 Security Cleared across the North West region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Security 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 Security Cleared across the North West region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Security 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 Security Cleared within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Manchester -14 64 £450 +5.26% 17
Cheshire +12 56 £407 -9.66% 2
Merseyside +12 50 £400 +3.22% 2
Lancashire -4 43 £423 -3.42% 2
Cumbria 0 12 £438 +25.00% 2
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 481 (73.32%) SC Cleared
2 184 (28.05%) Migration
3 141 (21.49%) Oracle
4 107 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (15.40%) Windows
6 88 (13.41%) Microsoft
7 83 (12.65%) Linux
8 77 (11.74%) Data Migration
9 75 (11.43%) Java
9 75 (11.43%) Active Directory
10 62 (9.45%) SQL
11 59 (8.99%) Finance
12 55 (8.38%) Windows Server
13 54 (8.23%) Data Centre
14 51 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 51 (7.77%) Software Engineering
15 50 (7.62%) Project Management
16 48 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
17 47 (7.16%) Unix
18 46 (7.01%) JavaScript
19 45 (6.86%) PowerShell
20 44 (6.71%) VMware
21 43 (6.55%) SOA
21 43 (6.55%) Oracle EBS R12
22 42 (6.40%) BPSS Clearance
23 41 (6.25%) AIX
24 40 (6.10%) PL/SQL
24 40 (6.10%) SCCM
25 39 (5.95%) Test Automation
25 39 (5.95%) Analytical Skills

Security 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 37 (5.64%) SharePoint
2 33 (5.03%) MS Exchange
3 27 (4.12%) SharePoint 2013
3 27 (4.12%) Skype for Business
4 20 (3.05%) Apache
5 18 (2.74%) Oracle Service Bus
6 15 (2.29%) JBoss
7 14 (2.13%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.91%) Confluence
9 6 (0.91%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.76%) GlassFish
10 5 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.76%) Tuxedo
11 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.61%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (0.61%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 4 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.46%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 34 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.12%) MS Office
3 7 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.30%) SPSS
6 1 (0.15%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
2 43 (6.55%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (3.35%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (0.76%) Oracle Payroll
7 4 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
7 4 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.46%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.46%) SAP PS
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.30%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle iSupplier
10 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.15%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.37%) Office 365
3 7 (1.07%) PaaS
4 6 (0.91%) SaaS
5 5 (0.76%) IaaS
6 2 (0.30%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.81%) Firewall
1 25 (3.81%) HTTP
1 25 (3.81%) Skype
2 20 (3.05%) DHCP
3 16 (2.44%) WAN
4 15 (2.29%) HTTPS
5 13 (1.98%) LAN
5 13 (1.98%) LDAP
6 12 (1.83%) SAN
7 9 (1.37%) VPN
8 8 (1.22%) DNS
9 7 (1.07%) SSL
10 6 (0.91%) FTP
11 5 (0.76%) Network Security
11 5 (0.76%) SMTP
11 5 (0.76%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.76%) VoIP
12 4 (0.61%) Internet
13 3 (0.46%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.42%) Oracle Database
2 27 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
3 23 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 20 (3.05%) DB2
5 17 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (1.37%) Oracle ODI
6 9 (1.37%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.91%) MySQL
8 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (0.76%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.61%) Hadoop
10 4 (0.61%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.61%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (1.98%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.83%) JIRA
3 9 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.22%) Grunt
5 7 (1.07%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.76%) Rational Performance Tester
7 3 (0.46%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.46%) Eclipse RCP
7 3 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (0.46%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.30%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.30%) CaliberRM
8 2 (0.30%) Introscope
8 2 (0.30%) JDeveloper
8 2 (0.30%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.30%) Maven
8 2 (0.30%) Selenium
8 2 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.30%) Vagrant
General
1 59 (8.99%) Finance
2 14 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.83%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.22%) Local Government
5 5 (0.76%) Banking
6 4 (0.61%) Electronics
6 4 (0.61%) Marketing
7 3 (0.46%) Back Office
7 3 (0.46%) Military
8 2 (0.30%) Advertising
8 2 (0.30%) Avionics
8 2 (0.30%) Law
8 2 (0.30%) Legal
8 2 (0.30%) Retail
8 2 (0.30%) Welsh Language
9 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (17.84%) Developer
2 109 (16.62%) Architect
3 66 (10.06%) Analyst
4 60 (9.15%) Consultant
5 31 (4.73%) Project Manager
6 30 (4.57%) Oracle Developer
7 23 (3.51%) Java Developer
8 22 (3.35%) Designer
9 21 (3.20%) Oracle Consultant
10 19 (2.90%) Technical Architect
11 17 (2.59%) Network Engineer
12 16 (2.44%) Business Analyst
13 15 (2.29%) Administrator
13 15 (2.29%) Data Migration Developer
13 15 (2.29%) Delivery Manager
13 15 (2.29%) IFS Analyst
13 15 (2.29%) Test Analyst
14 13 (1.98%) Software Engineer
14 13 (1.98%) Solutions Architect
15 12 (1.83%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.34%) Middleware
2 34 (5.18%) Web Services
3 24 (3.66%) XML
4 22 (3.35%) CSS
4 22 (3.35%) HTML
5 21 (3.20%) .NET
6 18 (2.74%) REST
7 16 (2.44%) JSON
8 15 (2.29%) HTML5
9 14 (2.13%) J2EE
9 14 (2.13%) SOAP
10 10 (1.52%) JMS
11 9 (1.37%) .NET Framework
11 9 (1.37%) Java EE
11 9 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (1.37%) SAML
12 8 (1.22%) EDIFACT
12 8 (1.22%) SAPUI5
13 7 (1.07%) CSS3
13 7 (1.07%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.23%) Data Centre
2 39 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.51%) Mainframe
4 14 (2.13%) PKI
5 11 (1.68%) CESG
5 11 (1.68%) User Experience
6 9 (1.37%) Clustering
6 9 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.22%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.07%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.07%) Thin Client
9 6 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (0.76%) e-Learning
10 5 (0.76%) EMC VNX
10 5 (0.76%) Statistics
11 4 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.61%) NHS
12 3 (0.46%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 101 (15.40%) Windows
2 83 (12.65%) Linux
3 55 (8.38%) Windows Server
4 51 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (7.16%) Unix
6 41 (6.25%) AIX
7 30 (4.57%) Solaris
8 24 (3.66%) HPUX
8 24 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (2.74%) Windows 10
10 11 (1.68%) VME
11 10 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.46%) SUSE
13 3 (0.46%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.30%) Android
14 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.30%) MVS
14 2 (0.30%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (28.05%) Migration
2 107 (16.31%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (11.74%) Data Migration
4 51 (7.77%) Software Engineering
5 50 (7.62%) Project Management
6 43 (6.55%) SOA
7 39 (5.95%) Test Automation
8 32 (4.88%) Change Management
8 32 (4.88%) CRM
9 31 (4.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (4.42%) ITIL
11 27 (4.12%) TDD
12 25 (3.81%) PRINCE2
13 23 (3.51%) Service Management
14 21 (3.20%) B2B
14 21 (3.20%) Configuration Management
15 20 (3.05%) TOGAF
16 19 (2.90%) Mentoring
16 19 (2.90%) Open Source
16 19 (2.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 75 (11.43%) Java
2 62 (9.45%) SQL
3 46 (7.01%) JavaScript
4 45 (6.86%) PowerShell
5 40 (6.10%) PL/SQL
6 17 (2.59%) C#
7 14 (2.13%) C++
8 12 (1.83%) C
8 12 (1.83%) COBOL
8 12 (1.83%) VB
9 11 (1.68%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.37%) Lua
11 8 (1.22%) Python
12 6 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.76%) ABAP
14 4 (0.61%) Ruby
14 4 (0.61%) SAPscript
15 3 (0.46%) Scala
16 2 (0.30%) PHP
16 2 (0.30%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 481 (73.32%) SC Cleared
2 42 (6.40%) BPSS Clearance
3 28 (4.27%) DV Cleared
4 17 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (2.59%) Degree
5 13 (1.98%) BC Cleared
5 13 (1.98%) CCNA
6 12 (1.83%) CISSP
7 11 (1.68%) CCNP
8 9 (1.37%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (1.37%) ISEB
9 8 (1.22%) CISMP
10 7 (1.07%) ISTQB
10 7 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.91%) CLAS
11 6 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.61%) CREST Certified
12 4 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.51%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.37%) QA
4 6 (0.91%) SLA
5 5 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.61%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.61%) RMADS
7 1 (0.15%) ISO20022
System Software
1 75 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 32 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.59%) vSphere
4 8 (1.22%) XenApp
5 6 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.30%) Firmware
9 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.30%) XenServer
10 1 (0.15%) NDS
10 1 (0.15%) Snort
10 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (6.10%) SCCM
2 33 (5.03%) SCOM
3 15 (2.29%) Puppet
4 13 (1.98%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.61%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.61%) EMC VPLEX
8 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.46%) Ansible
9 3 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.30%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.30%) Nagios
10 2 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.30%) WSUS
10 2 (0.30%) yum
10 2 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 141 (21.49%) Oracle
2 88 (13.41%) Microsoft
3 44 (6.71%) VMware
4 39 (5.95%) Citrix
5 35 (5.34%) IBM
6 26 (3.96%) SAP
7 24 (3.66%) EMC
8 23 (3.51%) Cisco
8 23 (3.51%) HP
9 18 (2.74%) Juniper
10 16 (2.44%) IFS
11 15 (2.29%) Siebel
12 8 (1.22%) F5
12 8 (1.22%) Informatica
12 8 (1.22%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.07%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.07%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.76%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.76%) Tripwire
15 4 (0.61%) Brocade
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