Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 32 31
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.60% 0.84% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 7.69% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Chester median daily rate - £425 £425
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -26.32% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Chester median hourly rate £21.00 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £21.00 - £17.77

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Chester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 22 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 13.10% 10.97% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 17
Chester median daily rate £280 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -21.25% +28.51%
10th Percentile £202 £213 £198
90th Percentile £319 £530 £513
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 12
Chester median hourly rate £32.50 £32.56 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.17% +30.22% +11.11%
10th Percentile £23.05 £30.78 £15.93
90th Percentile £33.75 £34.33 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.00 £20.31 £17.77
% change year-on-year +18.15% +14.31% -2.98%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Chester

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Chester

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Break Fix Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft