Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 15 October 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 Check (SC) Clearance
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 16 5
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11 +5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 28 47 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 6.13% 8.99% 16.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.89% 52.81% 57.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 65
Merseyside median daily rate £475 £386 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.98% -3.44% -9.09%
10th Percentile £252 £158 £283
90th Percentile £625 £569 £571
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £445
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% +8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.86% +52.17% -
10th Percentile £14.13 £17.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £16.38 £17.50 £11.75
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% - +16.22%

SC 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 Merseyside with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Merseyside
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 72 89 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 15.75% 17.02% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 56 111
Merseyside median daily rate £438 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.06% -0.63% -1.54%
10th Percentile £192 £159 £283
90th Percentile £625 £559 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £415
% change year-on-year - -3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.25 £19.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.79% +69.57% -48.89%
10th Percentile £14.13 £17.73 £11.25
90th Percentile £16.38 £22.68 £11.75
North West median hourly rate £29.50 £40.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -27.16% +47.27% -7.47%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Merseyside

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Merseyside

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Merseyside over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Merseyside

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Merseyside

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
Liverpool -16 15 £450 +16.50%
Southport - 12 £475 -
Birkenhead - 1 £133 -
SC Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) JDeveloper
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) Migration
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (25.00%) Office 365
4 6 (21.43%) Skype for Business
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (21.43%) Skype
4 6 (21.43%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (21.43%) BPEL
4 6 (21.43%) SOA
5 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
5 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
5 5 (17.86%) Unix
5 5 (17.86%) AIX
5 5 (17.86%) Firewall
5 5 (17.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle BPEL
6 4 (14.29%) ITIL
6 4 (14.29%) Ant
7 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
7 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (10.71%) VMware

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 6 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (25.00%) Office 365
3 5 (17.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Skype
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (3.57%) SMS
4 1 (3.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (7.14%) MS Access
3 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) JDeveloper
2 4 (14.29%) Ant
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 6 (21.43%) SOA Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Administrator
4 5 (17.86%) Office 365 Administrator
5 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Architect
7 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) Ajax
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) XHTML
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) AIX
1 5 (17.86%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) BPEL
2 6 (21.43%) Business Activity Monitoring
2 6 (21.43%) SOA
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps
5 2 (7.14%) Network Design
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
1 2 (7.14%) VBA
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Terraform
2 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec