Period
to 25 July 2017

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 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - 50
Rank change year-on-year - +50 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.38% - 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Chester median daily rate £425 - £350
10th Percentile £413 - £325
90th Percentile £438 - £375
Cheshire median daily rate £325 £440 £450
% change year-on-year -26.14% -2.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £55.00 - £16.16

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 24 49 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 9.13% 12.89% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 30
Chester median daily rate £295 £364 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.84% -6.19% +25.00%
10th Percentile £219 £219 £302
90th Percentile £450 £494 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -14.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Chester median hourly rate £18.68 £20.92 £30.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -31.69% -2.95%
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £25.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year +24.00% +54.70% -3.06%

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 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 Chester region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Memory Management

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%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++/C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Memory Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared