The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 8 8 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 30 38 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 11.86% 15.26% 6.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.50% 59.38% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 6
Median daily rate £405 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £334 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £485 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £33.84
% change year-on-year -13.79% +28.54%  

SC 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 Liverpool.

Academic & Professional Certification
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 48 64 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 18.97% 25.70% 29.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 48 39
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £485 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Liverpool

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Liverpool

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Liverpool over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Liverpool

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Liverpool

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) Oracle
3 12 (25.53%) Windows
3 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
4 11 (23.40%) DevOps
5 10 (21.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (21.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
5 10 (21.28%) SOA
5 10 (21.28%) Middleware
5 10 (21.28%) Oracle Fusion
6 9 (19.15%) Performance Management
7 8 (17.02%) Linux
7 8 (17.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.89%) Puppet
8 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (10.64%) SLA
10 5 (10.64%) CRM
10 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
10 5 (10.64%) ITIL
10 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (10.64%) Migration
10 5 (10.64%) Open Source
10 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
10 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (8.51%) Docker
11 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 10 (21.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.26%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.26%) SAP HR
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.13%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.13%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.38%) Datadog
3 3 (6.38%) GitHub
4 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (2.13%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Artifactory
2 3 (6.38%) Bitbucket
2 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.38%) Gradle
2 3 (6.38%) JMeter
2 3 (6.38%) Maven
2 3 (6.38%) Selenium
2 3 (6.38%) SonarQube
2 3 (6.38%) Spock
3 2 (4.26%) LSMW
4 1 (2.13%) AdminStudio
4 1 (2.13%) JDeveloper
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (19.15%) DBA
2 8 (17.02%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (8.51%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared DBA
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) DevOps Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Migration Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Middleware
1 10 (21.28%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
3 3 (6.38%) Node.js
3 3 (6.38%) XML
4 2 (4.26%) BAPI
5 1 (2.13%) Ajax
5 1 (2.13%) CSS
5 1 (2.13%) HTML
5 1 (2.13%) J2EE
5 1 (2.13%) JMS
5 1 (2.13%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) JSP
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (2.13%) Servlets
5 1 (2.13%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.26%) PKI
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.51%) CentOS
4 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) DevOps
2 10 (21.28%) SOA
3 9 (19.15%) Performance Management
4 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.64%) CRM
6 5 (10.64%) ITIL
6 5 (10.64%) Migration
6 5 (10.64%) Open Source
7 4 (8.51%) Time Management
8 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
9 2 (4.26%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (4.26%) Data Transformation
9 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.26%) Validation
9 2 (4.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.13%) CISA
3 1 (2.13%) CISM
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) Docker
3 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (14.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 7 (14.89%) Puppet
3 3 (6.38%) Ansible
3 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.38%) SCCM
4 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.38%) SAP
3 3 (6.38%) Siebel
4 2 (4.26%) Citrix
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Altiris
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) Forcepoint
5 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.13%) Lumension
5 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.13%) Wyse