The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Runcorn region.

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
18 Apr 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 17 9 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 85.00% 75.00% 60.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 89.47% 100.00% 75.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
Average daily rate £270 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £600 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £620 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Runcorn
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 9 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Runcorn 95.00% 75.00% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 12
Average daily rate £270 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £600 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £625 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
SC Cleared
Cheshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) Citrix
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Windows
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (25.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 8 (25.81%) Brocade
5 8 (25.81%) EMC
5 8 (25.81%) SAN
6 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 6 (19.35%) Symantec
7 6 (19.35%) NetBackup
8 5 (16.13%) Connectrix
8 5 (16.13%) NFS
8 5 (16.13%) NetApp
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
8 5 (16.13%) NAS
8 5 (16.13%) XenApp
8 5 (16.13%) SCCM
8 5 (16.13%) SCOM
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco
9 4 (12.90%) CCNA
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (12.90%) Firewall

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) SAN
2 5 (16.13%) Connectrix
2 5 (16.13%) NAS
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) DataStage
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Storage Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Wintel Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Wintel Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Wintel Technical Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Developer
7 1 (3.23%) EMC Storage Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
1 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
1 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (16.13%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Service Management
3 1 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) CCNA
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
3 5 (16.13%) NFS
3 5 (16.13%) XenApp
4 2 (6.45%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) NetBackup
2 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 5 (16.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Citrix
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Brocade
3 8 (25.81%) EMC
4 6 (19.35%) Symantec
5 5 (16.13%) NetApp
6 4 (12.90%) CheckPoint
6 4 (12.90%) Cisco
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) JBoss
7 1 (3.23%) Cognos