Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Security Clearance
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 11 30
Rank change year-on-year -24 +19 -17
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 57 214 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.61% 11.43% 5.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.79% 47.77% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 115 51
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.14% -2.22% +20.00%
10th Percentile £210 £322 £320
90th Percentile £546 £555 £700
North West median daily rate £434 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +2.06% +2.53% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 13
Cheshire median hourly rate £55.00 - £16.16
10th Percentile £21.83 - £14.30
90th Percentile £67.33 - £17.23
North West median hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £44.45
% change year-on-year -2.33% -3.26% +146.94%

Security 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 198 448 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 16.02% 23.92% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 244 171
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £263 £255
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.44% +3.29% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 30
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +54.70% -3.06%
10th Percentile £11.91 £13.12 £14.23
90th Percentile £65.00 £70.00 £44.45
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.37 £34.50
% change year-on-year -3.30% +19.90% +91.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security 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 Security Cleared in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Cheshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security 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 Security Cleared in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Cheshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Cheshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Cheshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -2 35 £313 -29.62% 2
Runcorn -3 5 - -
Crewe -7 4 - -
Chester - 1 £425 -
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 50 (87.72%) SC Cleared
2 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
3 14 (24.56%) SAP
4 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 10 (17.54%) Business Analysis
6 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
7 7 (12.28%) SAP HCM
7 7 (12.28%) SCCM
7 7 (12.28%) Performance Management
7 7 (12.28%) Office 365
7 7 (12.28%) Line Management
7 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (12.28%) DNS
7 7 (12.28%) ITIL
7 7 (12.28%) Windows
8 6 (10.53%) SAP BW
8 6 (10.53%) PKI
8 6 (10.53%) Migration
8 6 (10.53%) Patch Management
8 6 (10.53%) Time Management
8 6 (10.53%) Software Packaging
8 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (8.77%) SLA
9 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
10 4 (7.02%) LAN
10 4 (7.02%) VPN
10 4 (7.02%) Cisco

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) Skype for Business
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.26%) Site Server
4 2 (3.51%) JBoss
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (12.28%) SAP HCM
2 4 (7.02%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Office 365
2 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.26%) PaaS
3 3 (5.26%) SaaS
4 2 (3.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) DNS
2 4 (7.02%) Firewall
2 4 (7.02%) LAN
2 4 (7.02%) VPN
3 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.51%) BGP
4 2 (3.51%) EIGRP
4 2 (3.51%) Internet
4 2 (3.51%) MPLS
4 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) VoIP
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 2 (3.51%) Wireless
5 1 (1.75%) FTP
5 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.75%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MSI
2 1 (1.75%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (1.75%) Law
1 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Consultant
2 13 (22.81%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (17.54%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) SAP BW Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) SAP Functional Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Packager
7 2 (3.51%) Exchange Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Exchange Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Management Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) SAP Support
7 2 (3.51%) SAP Support Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) PKI
3 4 (7.02%) Replication
4 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.51%) PMI
5 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.51%) RIA
6 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.75%) BYOD
6 1 (1.75%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) Business Analysis
2 7 (12.28%) ITIL
2 7 (12.28%) Line Management
2 7 (12.28%) Performance Management
3 6 (10.53%) Migration
3 6 (10.53%) Patch Management
3 6 (10.53%) Time Management
4 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.02%) Task Automation
5 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.26%) CRM
5 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.26%) Network Management
5 3 (5.26%) Service Management
5 3 (5.26%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.51%) PRINCE
6 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.51%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) VBA
2 2 (3.51%) VBScript
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (87.72%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CCNA
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CISSP
5 1 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) ThinApp
3 1 (1.75%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) SAP
3 4 (7.02%) CheckPoint
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) Altiris
5 2 (3.51%) Juniper
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
6 1 (1.75%) Apple
6 1 (1.75%) Google
6 1 (1.75%) Lumension
6 1 (1.75%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.75%) Remedy
6 1 (1.75%) Samsung
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
Warrington, Cheshire
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Rate: Up to £350 per day
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