The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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 Clearance
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 2 10
Rank change year-on-year -17 +8  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 20 62 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 7.41% 24.80% 9.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.67% 72.94% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 15
Median daily rate £440 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £583 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £383 £390
% change year-on-year +7.18% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £11.58 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £31.95
% change year-on-year +14.83% +2.20%  

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 Liverpool.

Academic & Professional Certification
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 30 85 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 11.11% 34.00% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 51 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 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £545 £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 £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Liverpool

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Liverpool over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Liverpool

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 48 (94.12%) SC Cleared
2 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
3 11 (21.57%) Windows
4 10 (19.61%) DevOps
4 10 (19.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
6 8 (15.69%) Puppet
6 8 (15.69%) PCI DSS
6 8 (15.69%) Security Architecture
6 8 (15.69%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (15.69%) CLAS
6 8 (15.69%) GDPR
6 8 (15.69%) CISM
6 8 (15.69%) CISSP
6 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 5 (9.80%) Ansible
9 5 (9.80%) Patch Management
9 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
9 5 (9.80%) ITIL
9 5 (9.80%) SLA
9 5 (9.80%) SCCM
9 5 (9.80%) Selenium
9 5 (9.80%) JMeter
10 4 (7.84%) Time Management
10 4 (7.84%) Maven
10 4 (7.84%) Google

Security 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 (3.92%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) Liferay
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.96%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.96%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Datadog
1 4 (7.84%) GitHub
2 3 (5.88%) Google Drive
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.96%) G Suite
4 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) DNS
1 3 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.96%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.80%) JMeter
2 5 (9.80%) Selenium
3 4 (7.84%) Artifactory
3 4 (7.84%) Bitbucket
3 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.84%) Gradle
3 4 (7.84%) Maven
3 4 (7.84%) SonarQube
3 4 (7.84%) Spock
4 3 (5.88%) AdminStudio
4 3 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (1.96%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.96%) Mocha
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
2 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Consultant
2 8 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (15.69%) Security Consultant
3 7 (13.73%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) CISSP Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Server Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) Middleware
1 2 (3.92%) Node.js
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (3.92%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) Ajax
2 1 (1.96%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) Express
2 1 (1.96%) HTML
2 1 (1.96%) J2EE
2 1 (1.96%) JMS
2 1 (1.96%) jQuery
2 1 (1.96%) JSP
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (1.96%) SAML
2 1 (1.96%) Servlets
2 1 (1.96%) WebCenter
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.88%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) PKI
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.84%) Android
3 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.84%) CentOS
3 4 (7.84%) Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) DevOps
2 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.69%) Security Architecture
3 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 5 (9.80%) ITIL
4 5 (9.80%) Patch Management
5 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.84%) CRM
5 4 (7.84%) Information Governance
5 4 (7.84%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (7.84%) Service Management
5 4 (7.84%) Task Automation
5 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
5 4 (7.84%) Time Management
6 3 (5.88%) Application Packaging
6 3 (5.88%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.88%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.88%) VBScript
3 2 (3.92%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) SQL
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 48 (94.12%) SC Cleared
2 10 (19.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (15.69%) CESG Certified Professional
3 8 (15.69%) CISM
3 8 (15.69%) CISSP
3 8 (15.69%) CLAS
4 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) CISA
5 1 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) GDPR
1 8 (15.69%) PCI DSS
2 7 (13.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (9.80%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.84%) Docker
3 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) Puppet
2 5 (9.80%) Ansible
2 5 (9.80%) SCCM
3 4 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.92%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Google
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.88%) Altiris
3 3 (5.88%) Apple
3 3 (5.88%) Wyse
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Lumension