Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for BC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 97 101
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.068% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.43% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Cheshire median daily rate - £575 £461
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.66% -7.75%
North West median daily rate £512 £575 £439
% change year-on-year -10.96% +31.05% +28.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £56.50

BC Cleared is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 197 234 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.76% 15.97% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 151 184
Cheshire median daily rate £369 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.24% +6.25% +9.22%
10th Percentile £213 £160 £275
90th Percentile £549 £675 £650
North West median daily rate £400 £421 £400
% change year-on-year -5.04% +5.31% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 29
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +21.18% -0.97%
10th Percentile £14.10 £14.43 £15.92
90th Percentile £33.00 £52.75 £27.50
North West median hourly rate £38.88 £27.50 £30.52
% change year-on-year +41.36% -9.90% +52.60%

BC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing BC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for BC Cleared in Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BC Cleared in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for BC Cleared in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BC Cleared in Cheshire