Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for DV Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 144 139
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -10
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 3 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.10% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 1.99% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 11
Manchester median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £413 £394 £375
90th Percentile £438 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £513 £400
% change year-on-year -17.07% +28.13% -17.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £42.50 - £44.50

DV 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 contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 434 554 555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.70% 15.44% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 321 273
Manchester median daily rate £400 £420 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.75% +6.43%
10th Percentile £163 £205 £225
90th Percentile £575 £588 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 11
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.21% - -6.93%
10th Percentile £13.52 £12.21 £9.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £33.53 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £38.13 £26.25 £30.52
% change year-on-year +45.24% -13.99% +45.33%

DV Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing DV Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for DV Cleared in Manchester

DV Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DV Cleared in Manchester

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 2 £425 -
DV Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DV 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 Manchester region with a requirement for DV Cleared.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (66.67%) AlienVault
2 2 (66.67%) QRadar
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Case Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Snow
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Intel
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 2 (66.67%) SSCP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Nessus
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Nmap
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics

DV Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Attack
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Case Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Patch Management
1 2 (66.67%) Security Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SSCP
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nessus
1 2 (66.67%) Nexpose
1 2 (66.67%) Nmap
1 2 (66.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) AlienVault
1 2 (66.67%) Apple
1 2 (66.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (66.67%) Intel
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) Qualys
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
1 2 (66.67%) Snow
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) Atlassian