Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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.

Security Clearance
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 34 36
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 +26
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 113 184 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.85% 5.20% 4.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.53% 33.89% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 120 57
Manchester median daily rate £405 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.74% +15.15% +17.86%
10th Percentile £101 £313 £211
90th Percentile £504 £626 £500
North West median daily rate £408 £450 £415
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.43% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Manchester median hourly rate £47.50 £107.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.81% +877.27% -31.93%
10th Percentile £14.87 £103.75 £9.65
90th Percentile £67.75 £111.25 £12.75
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £30.52
% change year-on-year - +39.25% +48.88%

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 426 543 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.51% 15.34% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 320 281
Manchester median daily rate £384 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.08% +11.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £164 £205 £228
90th Percentile £575 £588 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 11
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.21% - -
10th Percentile £13.60 £12.12 £9.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £34.18 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £26.25 £30.52
% change year-on-year +47.62% -13.99% +52.60%

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 24 November 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

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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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Stockport -5 16 £430 -14.00%
Salford +2 14 £425 -18.07%
Bolton - 3 £525 -
Cheadle - 3 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne +1 2 £181 -
Oldham - 2 £213 -
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 76 (67.26%) SC Cleared
2 34 (30.09%) Windows
3 21 (18.58%) Linux
3 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (14.16%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (14.16%) Elastic Stack
5 15 (13.27%) Java
5 15 (13.27%) ITIL
6 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
6 13 (11.50%) DevOps
7 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (10.62%) Windows 10
7 12 (10.62%) WAN
7 12 (10.62%) Web Services
7 12 (10.62%) Software Engineering
8 11 (9.73%) JIRA
8 11 (9.73%) Apache CXF
8 11 (9.73%) Apache Camel
9 10 (8.85%) LAN
10 9 (7.96%) Unix
10 9 (7.96%) VoIP
10 9 (7.96%) Firewall
10 9 (7.96%) RESTful
10 9 (7.96%) Windows 7
10 9 (7.96%) SCCM
11 8 (7.08%) JSON
11 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.08%) Finance
11 8 (7.08%) XML
11 8 (7.08%) JUnit

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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 4 (3.54%) Apache
1 4 (3.54%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.77%) Confluence
3 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle HRMS
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.88%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Office 365
2 6 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.65%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) WAN
2 10 (8.85%) LAN
3 9 (7.96%) Firewall
3 9 (7.96%) VoIP
4 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.08%) VPN
5 6 (5.31%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (4.42%) DNS
7 3 (2.65%) MPLS
8 2 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.77%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (1.77%) DHCP
8 2 (1.77%) Wireless
9 1 (0.88%) ADSL
9 1 (0.88%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.88%) Intranet
9 1 (0.88%) ISDN
9 1 (0.88%) Skype
9 1 (0.88%) SMS
9 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) Redis
1 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.77%) QlikView
2 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.88%) DTS
3 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (9.73%) JIRA
2 8 (7.08%) GitLab
2 8 (7.08%) JUnit
3 2 (1.77%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.77%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.77%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.88%) Maven
General
1 8 (7.08%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.88%) Legal
3 1 (0.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (18.58%) Analyst
2 19 (16.81%) Developer
3 13 (11.50%) Java Developer
4 11 (9.73%) Desktop Support
5 9 (7.96%) Architect
6 8 (7.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.31%) Consultant
7 6 (5.31%) Security Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
9 4 (3.54%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 4 (3.54%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (3.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 3 (2.65%) Data Analyst
10 3 (2.65%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (2.65%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.16%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (10.62%) Web Services
3 11 (9.73%) Apache Camel
3 11 (9.73%) Apache CXF
4 9 (7.96%) RESTful
5 8 (7.08%) JSON
5 8 (7.08%) XML
6 3 (2.65%) Swing
7 2 (1.77%) .NET
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.88%) Dapper ORM
8 1 (0.88%) LINQ
8 1 (0.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.19%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.19%) Cyber Attack
3 5 (4.42%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.54%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.77%) CMDB
5 2 (1.77%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.77%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.77%) NHS
5 2 (1.77%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.77%) RIA
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.88%) iPhone
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.88%) Replication
6 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.09%) Windows
2 21 (18.58%) Linux
3 12 (10.62%) Windows 10
4 9 (7.96%) Unix
4 9 (7.96%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.88%) Android
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (14.16%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (13.27%) ITIL
4 13 (11.50%) DevOps
5 12 (10.62%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.08%) Analytics
6 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.19%) Case Management
7 7 (6.19%) Incident Management
7 7 (6.19%) Patch Management
7 7 (6.19%) Software Architecture
7 7 (6.19%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (6.19%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.31%) CRM
8 6 (5.31%) Open Source
8 6 (5.31%) Risk Management
8 6 (5.31%) Security Operations
9 5 (4.42%) Data Analytics
9 5 (4.42%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.27%) Java
2 5 (4.42%) SQL
3 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.77%) C#
5 1 (0.88%) C
5 1 (0.88%) Lua
5 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.88%) R
5 1 (0.88%) VB
5 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (67.26%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.31%) CISSP
2 6 (5.31%) SANS
2 6 (5.31%) SSCP
3 3 (2.65%) CCNA
3 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.65%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.77%) Degree
4 2 (1.77%) ISEB
5 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.88%) CCNP
5 1 (0.88%) CLAS
5 1 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) MCP
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) GPG13
2 2 (1.77%) COBIT
2 2 (1.77%) GDPR
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) GMP
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.88%) PMO
3 1 (0.88%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (0.88%) vSphere
3 1 (0.88%) XenApp
3 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) SCCM
2 7 (6.19%) QRadar
3 6 (5.31%) Kibana
4 5 (4.42%) logstash
4 5 (4.42%) Nessus
4 5 (4.42%) Nexpose
4 5 (4.42%) Nmap
5 2 (1.77%) SCOM
6 1 (0.88%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.19%) Apple
2 7 (6.19%) Splunk
3 6 (5.31%) Cisco
4 5 (4.42%) ArcSight
4 5 (4.42%) Intel
4 5 (4.42%) McAfee
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle
4 5 (4.42%) Qualys
4 5 (4.42%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.54%) Citrix
5 4 (3.54%) Snow
6 3 (2.65%) AlienVault
6 3 (2.65%) VMware
7 2 (1.77%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.77%) IBM
7 2 (1.77%) Juniper
7 2 (1.77%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.77%) NetWitness
7 2 (1.77%) Sophos