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 22 June 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 3 16
Rank change year-on-year -16 +13  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 20 59 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 7.46% 23.41% 6.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 62.50% 70.24% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 13
Median daily rate £408 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £588 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.58 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year +11.78% -0.70%  

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 32 84 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 11.94% 33.33% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 52 31
Median daily rate £500 £400 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -18.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £530 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.58 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 48 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
3 11 (22.92%) Windows
4 10 (20.83%) DevOps
4 10 (20.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 8 (16.67%) Puppet
6 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 8 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (16.67%) CLAS
6 8 (16.67%) GDPR
6 8 (16.67%) CISSP
6 8 (16.67%) CISM
6 8 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 6 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (10.42%) Ansible
9 5 (10.42%) Patch Management
9 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
9 5 (10.42%) ITIL
9 5 (10.42%) SLA
9 5 (10.42%) JMeter
9 5 (10.42%) SCCM
9 5 (10.42%) Selenium
10 4 (8.33%) Time Management
10 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
10 4 (8.33%) Android

SC Cleared
Co-occurring 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 2 (4.17%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.08%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.08%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Datadog
1 4 (8.33%) GitHub
2 3 (6.25%) Google Drive
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.08%) G Suite
4 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) DNS
1 3 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.42%) JMeter
2 5 (10.42%) Selenium
3 4 (8.33%) Artifactory
3 4 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.33%) Gradle
3 4 (8.33%) Maven
3 4 (8.33%) SonarQube
3 4 (8.33%) Spock
4 3 (6.25%) AdminStudio
4 3 (6.25%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.08%) Mocha
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Consultant
2 8 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) CISSP Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Server Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Middleware
1 2 (4.17%) Node.js
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) Ajax
2 1 (2.08%) CSS
2 1 (2.08%) Express
2 1 (2.08%) HTML
2 1 (2.08%) J2EE
2 1 (2.08%) JMS
2 1 (2.08%) jQuery
2 1 (2.08%) JSP
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (2.08%) SAML
2 1 (2.08%) Servlets
2 1 (2.08%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.25%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
3 2 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.33%) Android
3 4 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.33%) CentOS
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) DevOps
2 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 6 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 5 (10.42%) ITIL
4 5 (10.42%) Patch Management
5 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.33%) CRM
5 4 (8.33%) Information Governance
5 4 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (8.33%) Service Management
5 4 (8.33%) Task Automation
5 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.25%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.25%) VBScript
3 2 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.83%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 8 (16.67%) CISM
3 8 (16.67%) CISSP
3 8 (16.67%) CLAS
4 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) CISA
5 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) GDPR
1 8 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 7 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (10.42%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Docker
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Puppet
2 5 (10.42%) Ansible
2 5 (10.42%) SCCM
3 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.17%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Google
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.25%) Altiris
3 3 (6.25%) Apple
3 3 (6.25%) Wyse
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Lumension