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 3 months to 29 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.

Security Clearance
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 49 55
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 44 60 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.33% 3.35% 2.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.45% 24.10% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 25
Median daily rate £400 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £311 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £486 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £51.00 £48.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +336.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year -9.88% +18.78%  

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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 196 249 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.84% 13.90% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 127 117
Median daily rate £403 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £175 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £680 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Median hourly rate £51.00 £48.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +220.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

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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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 21 £425 - 2
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 106 (73.10%) SC Cleared
2 41 (28.28%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (26.21%) Security Operations
4 32 (22.07%) Linux
5 30 (20.69%) ITIL
6 29 (20.00%) CISSP
7 28 (19.31%) Windows
8 23 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (15.86%) ServiceNow
9 21 (14.48%) Oracle
9 21 (14.48%) DevOps
9 21 (14.48%) Security Operations Centre
10 20 (13.79%) Unix
10 20 (13.79%) LAN
10 20 (13.79%) VoIP
10 20 (13.79%) WAN
10 20 (13.79%) TCP/IP
10 20 (13.79%) Firewall
11 19 (13.10%) Service Management
12 18 (12.41%) Apple
12 18 (12.41%) PRINCE2
13 17 (11.72%) VPN
13 17 (11.72%) SSCP
13 17 (11.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 17 (11.72%) VMware
13 17 (11.72%) Patch Management
13 17 (11.72%) Process Improvement
14 16 (11.03%) Vulnerability Management
14 16 (11.03%) SANS
14 16 (11.03%) Information Security

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 4 (2.76%) Apache
1 4 (2.76%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.76%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.07%) IIS
2 3 (2.07%) Jetty
2 3 (2.07%) Mongrel
2 3 (2.07%) nginx
2 3 (2.07%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.69%) CMS
3 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.69%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.69%) JBoss
3 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (6.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (3.45%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (3.45%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 5 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (3.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 5 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.38%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.69%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.69%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.07%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.07%) Google App Engine
2 3 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.79%) Firewall
1 20 (13.79%) LAN
1 20 (13.79%) TCP/IP
1 20 (13.79%) VoIP
1 20 (13.79%) WAN
2 17 (11.72%) VPN
3 8 (5.52%) LDAP
4 5 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.76%) Wireless
6 3 (2.07%) DHCP
6 3 (2.07%) DNS
6 3 (2.07%) FTP
6 3 (2.07%) HTTP
6 3 (2.07%) IPsec
6 3 (2.07%) SSL
7 2 (1.38%) Network Security
8 1 (0.69%) DMZ
8 1 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.69%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.76%) Redis
2 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.38%) MySQL
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.69%) Essbase
5 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.83%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.76%) JIRA
3 4 (2.76%) Selenium
4 3 (2.07%) Travis CI
5 2 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.69%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.69%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.69%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.69%) JUnit
6 1 (0.69%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.69%) Subversion
6 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (9.66%) Finance
2 5 (3.45%) General Ledger
2 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.76%) Electronics
3 4 (2.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.76%) Marketing
4 2 (1.38%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (15.17%) Analyst
2 16 (11.03%) Developer
3 14 (9.66%) Security Specialist
4 11 (7.59%) Technical Specialist
5 10 (6.90%) Head of Cybersecurity
5 10 (6.90%) Head of Security
6 8 (5.52%) Consultant
6 8 (5.52%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.83%) Head of Operations
7 7 (4.83%) Security Analyst
7 7 (4.83%) Service Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) Architect
8 6 (4.14%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.14%) Oracle Project Manager
8 6 (4.14%) Service Manager
8 6 (4.14%) ServiceNow Developer
8 6 (4.14%) Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.14%) Technical Security Specialist
9 5 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (3.45%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.28%) Elastic Stack
1 12 (8.28%) Web Services
2 9 (6.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (5.52%) .NET
3 8 (5.52%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.76%) J2EE
4 4 (2.76%) Velocity
5 3 (2.07%) RESTful
5 3 (2.07%) Servlets
6 2 (1.38%) HTML
7 1 (0.69%) CSS
7 1 (0.69%) EJB
7 1 (0.69%) Node.js
7 1 (0.69%) REST
7 1 (0.69%) SAML
7 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.69%) Swing
7 1 (0.69%) SWT
7 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.48%) Security Operations Centre
2 9 (6.21%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.83%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (4.14%) Web 2.0
5 5 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.76%) Replication
6 4 (2.76%) User Experience
7 2 (1.38%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.38%) NHS
7 2 (1.38%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.69%) PKI
8 1 (0.69%) RIA
8 1 (0.69%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.07%) Linux
2 28 (19.31%) Windows
3 20 (13.79%) Unix
4 11 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (2.76%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.38%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.69%) SUSE
9 1 (0.69%) VME
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.28%) Cybersecurity
2 38 (26.21%) Security Operations
3 30 (20.69%) ITIL
4 23 (15.86%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (14.48%) DevOps
6 19 (13.10%) Service Management
7 18 (12.41%) PRINCE2
8 17 (11.72%) Patch Management
8 17 (11.72%) Process Improvement
8 17 (11.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 16 (11.03%) Information Security
9 16 (11.03%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (9.66%) Risk Management
10 14 (9.66%) Scrum
11 13 (8.97%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (8.28%) Release Management
12 12 (8.28%) Security Monitoring
13 11 (7.59%) Identity Management
13 11 (7.59%) ITIL V3
13 11 (7.59%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.14%) SQL
3 5 (3.45%) Java
4 4 (2.76%) C++
5 3 (2.07%) C#
5 3 (2.07%) Python
6 1 (0.69%) C
6 1 (0.69%) COBOL
6 1 (0.69%) PHP
6 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.69%) VB
6 1 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 106 (73.10%) SC Cleared
2 29 (20.00%) CISSP
3 17 (11.72%) SSCP
4 16 (11.03%) SANS
5 11 (7.59%) Degree
6 8 (5.52%) ISEB
7 5 (3.45%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.76%) DBS Check
9 3 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (1.38%) CISM
10 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.38%) PMP
11 1 (0.69%) CRISC
11 1 (0.69%) GIAC
11 1 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.69%) NCDA
11 1 (0.69%) NCIE
11 1 (0.69%) VCAP
11 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.14%) QA
2 2 (1.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (5.52%) Active Directory
1 8 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.45%) vSphere
3 3 (2.07%) Xen
4 2 (1.38%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.69%) Docker
5 1 (0.69%) NDS
5 1 (0.69%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.69%) Snort
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (9.66%) QRadar
2 8 (5.52%) Puppet
3 5 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
3 5 (3.45%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.76%) Kibana
4 4 (2.76%) logstash
4 4 (2.76%) Nessus
4 4 (2.76%) Nexpose
4 4 (2.76%) Nmap
4 4 (2.76%) RSA enVision
5 1 (0.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.69%) SCCM
5 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (15.86%) ServiceNow
2 21 (14.48%) Oracle
3 18 (12.41%) Apple
4 17 (11.72%) VMware
5 14 (9.66%) IBM
5 14 (9.66%) Splunk
6 12 (8.28%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
8 9 (6.21%) LogRhythm
9 7 (4.83%) HP
9 7 (4.83%) Snow
10 5 (3.45%) ArcSight
10 5 (3.45%) Atlassian
10 5 (3.45%) Intel
10 5 (3.45%) Intel Security
10 5 (3.45%) NetWitness
11 4 (2.76%) Hyperion
11 4 (2.76%) Qualys
11 4 (2.76%) SAP
12 3 (2.07%) Google
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