Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 28 44
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16 +18
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 97 176 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.55% 5.86% 3.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.49% 36.21% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 126 52
Manchester median daily rate £448 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.24% +15.63% -
10th Percentile £142 £216 £221
90th Percentile £650 £668 £500
North West median daily rate £425 £475 £414
% change year-on-year -10.53% +14.73% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Manchester median hourly rate £55.00 £32.75 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.94% - +143.77%
10th Percentile £49.80 £17.88 £17.15
90th Percentile £68.25 £47.83 £48.00
North West median hourly rate £44.05 £42.48 £37.00
% change year-on-year +3.71% +14.80% -

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 413 486 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.10% 16.17% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 288 260
Manchester median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +4.53%
10th Percentile £184 £221 £237
90th Percentile £618 £604 £521
North West median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 6 9
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £29.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.90% +65.71% +34.62%
10th Percentile £13.36 £19.00 £14.20
90th Percentile £56.25 £43.00 £48.00
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +39.33%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 February 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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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 February 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
Stockport -6 11 £448 -10.50%
Salford -16 6 £533 +9.51% 6
Bolton - 3 £525 - 4
Cheadle - 2 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 2 £181 -
Sale - 1 £350 -
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 61 (62.89%) SC Cleared
2 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (15.46%) Java
3 15 (15.46%) SAP
4 13 (13.40%) Data Analysis
5 12 (12.37%) Firewall
6 11 (11.34%) ITIL
7 9 (9.28%) Linux
7 9 (9.28%) Data Protection
7 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.25%) Information Security
8 8 (8.25%) Cisco
9 7 (7.22%) Project Management
9 7 (7.22%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (7.22%) Digital Forensics
9 7 (7.22%) Open Source
9 7 (7.22%) DevOps
9 7 (7.22%) Malware Analysis
9 7 (7.22%) Security Operations
9 7 (7.22%) Security Monitoring
10 6 (6.19%) Coaching
10 6 (6.19%) BPMN
10 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
10 6 (6.19%) Windows
11 5 (5.15%) Apache
11 5 (5.15%) Web Services
11 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
11 5 (5.15%) SOA

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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 5 (5.15%) Apache
2 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.09%) Confluence
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.06%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.06%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.03%) JBoss
5 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.03%) PaaS
2 1 (1.03%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (1.03%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) Firewall
2 7 (7.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (4.12%) DNS
3 4 (4.12%) WAN
4 3 (3.09%) FTP
4 3 (3.09%) LAN
4 3 (3.09%) NetScaler
4 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.09%) VLAN
5 2 (2.06%) HTTP
5 2 (2.06%) Intranet
5 2 (2.06%) MPLS
5 2 (2.06%) SMS
5 2 (2.06%) SSL
6 1 (1.03%) ADSL
6 1 (1.03%) DHCP
6 1 (1.03%) ISDN
6 1 (1.03%) VoIP
6 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.06%) MS Access
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.03%) DTS
4 1 (1.03%) MySQL
4 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.03%) Redis
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.15%) JIRA
2 4 (4.12%) JUnit
3 3 (3.09%) Artifactory
3 3 (3.09%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.09%) ClearQuest
3 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.09%) Maven
3 3 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.06%) Subversion
5 1 (1.03%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.03%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (2.06%) Aerospace
1 2 (2.06%) Finance
2 1 (1.03%) Electronics
2 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (18.56%) Analyst
2 13 (13.40%) Architect
3 11 (11.34%) Consultant
4 9 (9.28%) Developer
4 9 (9.28%) SAP Consultant
5 7 (7.22%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (7.22%) Security Analyst
5 7 (7.22%) Security Operations Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) DBA
8 4 (4.12%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.12%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) Apache Camel
1 5 (5.15%) Apache CXF
1 5 (5.15%) Web Services
2 3 (3.09%) CSS
2 3 (3.09%) JSON
2 3 (3.09%) Middleware
3 2 (2.06%) HTML
3 2 (2.06%) jQuery
3 2 (2.06%) Node.js
3 2 (2.06%) Swing
4 1 (1.03%) .NET
4 1 (1.03%) Ajax
4 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.03%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (1.03%) LINQ
4 1 (1.03%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.06%) CESG
4 2 (2.06%) Cyberattack
4 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.06%) Wiki
5 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.03%) Clustering
5 1 (1.03%) CMDB
5 1 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) RIA
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Linux
2 6 (6.19%) Windows
3 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.12%) Unix
3 4 (4.12%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.06%) HPUX
5 2 (2.06%) SUSE
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (13.40%) Data Analysis
3 11 (11.34%) ITIL
4 9 (9.28%) Data Protection
5 8 (8.25%) Information Security
5 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
6 7 (7.22%) DevOps
6 7 (7.22%) Digital Forensics
6 7 (7.22%) Malware Analysis
6 7 (7.22%) Open Source
6 7 (7.22%) Project Management
6 7 (7.22%) Security Monitoring
6 7 (7.22%) Security Operations
7 6 (6.19%) BPMN
7 6 (6.19%) Coaching
8 5 (5.15%) Protective Monitoring
8 5 (5.15%) Remediation Plan
8 5 (5.15%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.15%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.46%) Java
2 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
2 3 (3.09%) SQL
2 3 (3.09%) VB
3 2 (2.06%) COBOL
3 2 (2.06%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 2 (2.06%) Python
4 1 (1.03%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.03%) C
4 1 (1.03%) C#
4 1 (1.03%) Go
4 1 (1.03%) Lua
4 1 (1.03%) Perl
4 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.03%) R
4 1 (1.03%) Ruby
4 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (62.89%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.09%) CCNA
4 3 (3.09%) GCED
4 3 (3.09%) GCFA
4 3 (3.09%) GCIA
4 3 (3.09%) GCIH
4 3 (3.09%) GIAC
4 3 (3.09%) GREM
4 3 (3.09%) GSEC
4 3 (3.09%) ISEB
5 2 (2.06%) CISSP
5 2 (2.06%) Degree
5 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.03%) CCIE
6 1 (1.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) COBIT
2 2 (2.06%) CESG Infosec
2 2 (2.06%) GDPR
2 2 (2.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.06%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) GMP
3 1 (1.03%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) Docker
3 1 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.03%) vSphere
3 1 (1.03%) XenApp
3 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) IBM BigFix
1 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.03%) Ansible
2 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.03%) Puppet
2 1 (1.03%) SCCM
2 1 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) SAP
2 8 (8.25%) Cisco
3 4 (4.12%) Citrix
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle
4 3 (3.09%) VMware
5 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.06%) HP
5 2 (2.06%) Juniper
5 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.06%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.03%) Capita
6 1 (1.03%) Coremetrics
6 1 (1.03%) F5
6 1 (1.03%) Google
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds