Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 55 52
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 126 93 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.86% 3.25% 3.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.43% 22.68% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 45 67
Manchester median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £268 £129 £325
90th Percentile £636 £490 £558
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £76.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -77.05% +593.18%
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year -17.16% -1.74% +2.38%

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 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 414 410 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.67% 14.32% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 225 300
Manchester median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.38% -0.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £181 £161 £195
90th Percentile £575 £541 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 14
Manchester median hourly rate £27.75 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.03% +6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £13.52 £10.18 £11.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.65 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £41.37
% change year-on-year -10.54% -5.42% +37.33%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Manchester

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Manchester

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Manchester over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Manchester

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. 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 +5 24 £575 +53.54% 2
Oldham +1 1 - -
Bolton +1 1 - - 2
Cheadle -5 1 £375 -
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 77 (61.11%) SC Cleared
2 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.29%) DevOps
4 17 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (13.49%) Microsoft
5 15 (11.90%) ITIL
6 14 (11.11%) SAP
6 14 (11.11%) Cisco
7 13 (10.32%) Linux
7 13 (10.32%) Migration
8 11 (8.73%) Scrum
8 11 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (7.94%) JavaScript
9 10 (7.94%) Data Analysis
10 9 (7.14%) Java
10 9 (7.14%) Firewall
11 8 (6.35%) SAP FI
11 8 (6.35%) SAP FI/CO
11 8 (6.35%) SAP CO
11 8 (6.35%) Open Source
12 7 (5.56%) Git (software)
12 7 (5.56%) MongoDB
12 7 (5.56%) Docker
12 7 (5.56%) Data Centre
12 7 (5.56%) Spring
12 7 (5.56%) JIRA
12 7 (5.56%) Change Management
12 7 (5.56%) Web Services
12 7 (5.56%) HTML
12 7 (5.56%) .NET

Security 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 5 (3.97%) Apache
1 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.59%) nginx
4 2 (1.59%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.59%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) SAP CO
1 8 (6.35%) SAP FI
1 8 (6.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.59%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.79%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.79%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.76%) Office 365
3 5 (3.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (2.38%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.59%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.79%) SaaS
7 1 (0.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.14%) Firewall
2 4 (3.17%) DNS
3 3 (2.38%) HTTP
3 3 (2.38%) LAN
3 3 (2.38%) SAN
3 3 (2.38%) SMS
3 3 (2.38%) SSL
3 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.38%) Wireless
4 2 (1.59%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (1.59%) FTP
4 2 (1.59%) Internet
5 1 (0.79%) Converged Networks
5 1 (0.79%) DHCP
5 1 (0.79%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.79%) NAS
5 1 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.79%) Skype
5 1 (0.79%) SMTP
5 1 (0.79%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.17%) Big Data
2 4 (3.17%) Data Mining
2 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.17%) MySQL
2 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.59%) Hazelcast
4 2 (1.59%) MS Access
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.79%) HBase
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 7 (5.56%) JIRA
2 6 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.17%) Selenium
4 3 (2.38%) Artifactory
4 3 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.79%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.79%) GitLab
6 1 (0.79%) gulp
6 1 (0.79%) JMeter
6 1 (0.79%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.79%) Maven
6 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.79%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (1.59%) Finance
2 1 (0.79%) Legal
2 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (21.43%) Architect
2 18 (14.29%) Developer
3 13 (10.32%) Analyst
3 13 (10.32%) Consultant
4 12 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 10 (7.94%) SAP Consultant
6 9 (7.14%) Technical Architect
7 6 (4.76%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 5 (3.97%) Network Architect
9 4 (3.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (3.17%) Desktop Support
9 4 (3.17%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.17%) Lead Architect
9 4 (3.17%) Office 365 Manager
9 4 (3.17%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.17%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (3.17%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.56%) .NET
1 7 (5.56%) HTML
1 7 (5.56%) Spring
1 7 (5.56%) Web Services
2 6 (4.76%) CSS
2 6 (4.76%) Node.js
2 6 (4.76%) RESTful
3 5 (3.97%) AngularJS
3 5 (3.97%) Express
4 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.17%) HTML5
4 4 (3.17%) JSON
4 4 (3.17%) MEAN Stack
4 4 (3.17%) XML
4 4 (3.17%) XSLT
5 3 (2.38%) J2EE
5 3 (2.38%) Kafka
5 3 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.59%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (3.17%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.38%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.59%) NHS
4 2 (1.59%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.59%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.59%) User Experience
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.79%) CMDB
5 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.79%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.79%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.32%) Linux
2 6 (4.76%) Windows
3 5 (3.97%) Unix
4 3 (2.38%) CentOS
5 2 (1.59%) Android
5 2 (1.59%) HPUX
5 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.59%) SUSE
5 2 (1.59%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.79%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.29%) DevOps
3 17 (13.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (11.90%) ITIL
5 13 (10.32%) Migration
6 11 (8.73%) Scrum
7 10 (7.94%) Data Analysis
8 8 (6.35%) Open Source
9 7 (5.56%) Change Management
9 7 (5.56%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.76%) Change Control
10 6 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.76%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.76%) Project Management
11 5 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (3.97%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (3.97%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (3.97%) Release Management
11 5 (3.97%) SIEM
11 5 (3.97%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.94%) JavaScript
2 9 (7.14%) Java
3 4 (3.17%) C#
4 3 (2.38%) Groovy
4 3 (2.38%) SQL
4 3 (2.38%) VB
5 2 (1.59%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.59%) C
5 2 (1.59%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 2 (1.59%) Python
5 2 (1.59%) Ruby
5 2 (1.59%) Scala
6 1 (0.79%) C++
6 1 (0.79%) Java 8
6 1 (0.79%) PHP
6 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (61.11%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.17%) Degree
3 3 (2.38%) BC Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) ISEB
4 2 (1.59%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.59%) CCNP
4 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.59%) JNCIP
4 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.79%) CISSP
5 1 (0.79%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.79%) OSCP
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.79%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.59%) QA
4 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.79%) GDPR
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) Docker
2 5 (3.97%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.79%) vSphere
4 1 (0.79%) XenApp
4 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) Puppet
1 4 (3.17%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.38%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.59%) Ansible
3 2 (1.59%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.59%) Kibana
3 2 (1.59%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.59%) logstash
4 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.11%) Cisco
2 14 (11.11%) SAP
3 6 (4.76%) HP
3 6 (4.76%) Oracle
4 4 (3.17%) AlienVault
4 4 (3.17%) SolarWinds
4 4 (3.17%) VMware
5 3 (2.38%) EMC
5 3 (2.38%) Ivanti
5 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.59%) F5
6 2 (1.59%) Juniper
6 2 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.59%) Radware
6 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.59%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.59%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.59%) webMethods