The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 12 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 63.16% 76.47% 72.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 85.71% 86.67% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 10
Average daily rate
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£430 £320 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £360 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £361 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.42% -3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -32.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Runcorn region.

Qualifications Category
Runcorn
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 73.68% 88.24% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 15
Average daily rate £430 £320 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% -14.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £360 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Runcorn region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Runcorn

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Runcorn

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Runcorn

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Runcorn region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Runcorn

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Runcorn region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 6 (30.00%) UNIX
5 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (20.00%) XenApp
6 4 (20.00%) Solaris
7 3 (15.00%) DHCP
7 3 (15.00%) DNS
7 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (15.00%) SCCM
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
8 2 (10.00%) CentOS
8 2 (10.00%) SCOM
8 2 (10.00%) Migration
8 2 (10.00%) IBM
8 2 (10.00%) AIX
9 1 (5.00%) SQL
9 1 (5.00%) Oracle
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
9 1 (5.00%) Web Services
9 1 (5.00%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Runcorn region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Connectrix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Server Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Wintel Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Wintel Technical Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) UNIX
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Solaris
6 2 (10.00%) AIX
6 2 (10.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) SCOM
3 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Brocade