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 3 months to 28 April 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
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.83% - 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -3.12% +11.11%  

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 Chester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Chester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 16 33 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 13.22% 17.01% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 20
Median daily rate £275 £305 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.83% -23.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £18.68 - £19.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 28 April 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 Chester region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft