Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 51 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6 -10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 112 89 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.67% 3.34% 2.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.60% 22.53% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 46
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £146 £313
90th Percentile £711 £588 £513
North West median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Manchester median hourly rate £55.00 £32.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.94% -27.22% +309.09%
10th Percentile £52.50 £17.88 £17.20
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.83 £48.00
North West median hourly rate £42.75 £42.49 £43.00
% change year-on-year +0.62% -1.19% +7.50%

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 421 395 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.80% 14.82% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 224 262
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.91% +12.14%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £220
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 10
Manchester median hourly rate £18.79 £11.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.82% -38.03% +22.41%
10th Percentile £14.98 £9.63 £13.03
90th Percentile £35.00 £37.15 £48.00
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +59.24%

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

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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 6 months to 22 May 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

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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 22 May 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 -9 15 £585 +37.65%
Stockport - 2 £600 -
Bolton - 2 - - 3
Oldham - 1 - -
Sale - 1 £350 -
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 75 (66.96%) SC Cleared
2 28 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (22.32%) SAP
4 23 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (16.96%) Data Analysis
6 18 (16.07%) DevOps
7 15 (13.39%) ITIL
8 14 (12.50%) Firewall
9 11 (9.82%) Scrum
10 10 (8.93%) Java
11 9 (8.04%) Linux
12 8 (7.14%) Project Management
12 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (7.14%) Security Operations
13 7 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
13 7 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (6.25%) Malware Analysis
13 7 (6.25%) Digital Forensics
13 7 (6.25%) Open Source
13 7 (6.25%) Information Security
13 7 (6.25%) JavaScript
13 7 (6.25%) SOA
13 7 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (6.25%) Data Protection
13 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
13 7 (6.25%) JIRA
14 6 (5.36%) SAP CO
14 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
14 6 (5.36%) Oracle
14 6 (5.36%) Apache

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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 6 (5.36%) Apache
2 5 (4.46%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (2.68%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.68%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.79%) nginx
6 1 (0.89%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) Confluence
6 1 (0.89%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.89%) JBoss
6 1 (0.89%) Mongoose
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) SAP CO
1 6 (5.36%) SAP FI
1 6 (5.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.79%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.79%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.89%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.79%) iPaaS
3 2 (1.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.89%) Office 365
4 1 (0.89%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.89%) PaaS
4 1 (0.89%) SaaS
4 1 (0.89%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.50%) Firewall
2 7 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (3.57%) FTP
3 4 (3.57%) HTTP
3 4 (3.57%) SMS
3 4 (3.57%) SSL
3 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.68%) DNS
4 3 (2.68%) NetScaler
4 3 (2.68%) VLAN
5 2 (1.79%) Internet
5 2 (1.79%) Intranet
6 1 (0.89%) Converged Networks
6 1 (0.89%) DHCP
6 1 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.89%) SAN
6 1 (0.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.46%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.68%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.68%) MS Access
3 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.25%) JIRA
2 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.57%) Artifactory
3 4 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.68%) Maven
5 2 (1.79%) Selenium
5 2 (1.79%) Subversion
6 1 (0.89%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.89%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.89%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.89%) GitLab
6 1 (0.89%) gulp
6 1 (0.89%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.89%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (0.89%) Electronics
1 1 (0.89%) Finance
1 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
1 1 (0.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (20.54%) Analyst
2 18 (16.07%) Architect
3 17 (15.18%) Consultant
4 16 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
5 8 (7.14%) Developer
6 7 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
7 5 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (4.46%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.46%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.57%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) Lead Architect
8 4 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) Senior Operations Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (3.57%) Test Leader
9 3 (2.68%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (2.68%) SAP Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) CSS
2 4 (3.57%) HTML
3 3 (2.68%) JSON
3 3 (2.68%) Middleware
3 3 (2.68%) Node.js
3 3 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.79%) .NET
4 2 (1.79%) Ajax
4 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.79%) JMS
4 2 (1.79%) jQuery
4 2 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.79%) LDAP
4 2 (1.79%) REST
4 2 (1.79%) SOAP
4 2 (1.79%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.89%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.89%) Velocity
5 1 (0.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.68%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.68%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.79%) CESG
5 2 (1.79%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.79%) Wiki
6 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.89%) NHS
6 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.89%) User Experience
6 1 (0.89%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) Linux
2 5 (4.46%) Unix
3 4 (3.57%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) HPUX
4 3 (2.68%) SUSE
5 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (16.96%) Data Analysis
4 18 (16.07%) DevOps
5 15 (13.39%) ITIL
6 11 (9.82%) Scrum
7 8 (7.14%) Project Management
7 8 (7.14%) Security Operations
8 7 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 7 (6.25%) Digital Forensics
8 7 (6.25%) Information Security
8 7 (6.25%) Malware Analysis
8 7 (6.25%) Open Source
8 7 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (6.25%) Security Monitoring
8 7 (6.25%) SOA
9 6 (5.36%) Configuration Management
9 6 (5.36%) Migration
9 6 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (5.36%) Synthetic Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.93%) Java
2 7 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.57%) Python
3 4 (3.57%) VB
4 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.68%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 3 (2.68%) Ruby
4 3 (2.68%) SQL
5 2 (1.79%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.79%) C
5 2 (1.79%) COBOL
6 1 (0.89%) Go
6 1 (0.89%) Groovy
6 1 (0.89%) Perl
6 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (66.96%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (4.46%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.68%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.68%) GCED
4 3 (2.68%) GCFA
4 3 (2.68%) GCIA
4 3 (2.68%) GCIH
4 3 (2.68%) GIAC
4 3 (2.68%) GREM
4 3 (2.68%) GSEC
4 3 (2.68%) ISEB
4 3 (2.68%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.79%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) CISSP
5 2 (1.79%) Degree
5 2 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.79%) JNCIP
5 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.68%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) CESG Infosec
2 2 (1.79%) COBIT
2 2 (1.79%) GDPR
2 2 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.89%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Docker
2 3 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.89%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.89%) vSphere
4 1 (0.89%) XenApp
4 1 (0.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) HP ALM
1 4 (3.57%) Puppet
1 4 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (2.68%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.79%) Ansible
3 2 (1.79%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.79%) IBM BigFix
3 2 (1.79%) Kibana
3 2 (1.79%) logstash
3 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (22.32%) SAP
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) Cisco
3 5 (4.46%) HP
4 4 (3.57%) Citrix
4 4 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.68%) F5
5 3 (2.68%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.79%) Juniper
6 2 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.79%) Radware
6 2 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.79%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.79%) VMware
6 2 (1.79%) webMethods
7 1 (0.89%) EMC
7 1 (0.89%) Lotus
7 1 (0.89%) Red Hat