Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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 Check (SC) Clearance
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 7 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 41 81 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 8.45% 13.82% 12.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.81% 55.10% 53.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 50 60
Merseyside median daily rate £330 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% -3.90% -12.37%
10th Percentile £165 £289 £318
90th Percentile £424 £576 £654
North West median daily rate £410 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -8.89% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.50 - -
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.62 £32.76
% change year-on-year -0.27% +30.08% +84.56%

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 84 147 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 17.32% 25.09% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 87 101
Merseyside median daily rate £360 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £176 £275 £253
90th Percentile £438 £571 £700
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Merseyside median hourly rate £19.50 - £22.50
10th Percentile £17.73 - £13.63
90th Percentile £22.68 - £26.97
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £26.25 £30.52
% change year-on-year +47.62% -13.99% +52.60%

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 24 November 2017.

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 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
Liverpool -9 37 £333 -19.15%
SC Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.83%) Windows
3 10 (24.39%) Java
3 10 (24.39%) Ansible
4 9 (21.95%) Redis
4 9 (21.95%) Node.js
5 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (19.51%) Incident Management
5 8 (19.51%) Service Management
6 7 (17.07%) ITSM
6 7 (17.07%) SAML
6 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.07%) Siebel
6 7 (17.07%) Selenium
6 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
6 7 (17.07%) Nunjucks
7 6 (14.63%) Express
7 6 (14.63%) ServiceNow
7 6 (14.63%) DevOps
7 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
7 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (14.63%) Mocha
7 6 (14.63%) ITIL
7 6 (14.63%) JMeter
8 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
8 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
8 5 (12.20%) ITIL V2
8 5 (12.20%) Google

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 1 (2.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Google Drive
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.44%) G Suite
4 1 (2.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) LDAP
1 1 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) Redis
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.88%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Jenkins
1 7 (17.07%) Selenium
2 6 (14.63%) JMeter
2 6 (14.63%) Mocha
3 3 (7.32%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) Liquibase
5 1 (2.44%) AdminStudio
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
3 5 (12.20%) Node.js Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Service Manager
4 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.32%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (7.32%) IT Support
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL Service Manager
5 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Node.js
2 7 (17.07%) Nunjucks
2 7 (17.07%) SAML
3 6 (14.63%) Express
4 1 (2.44%) J2EE
4 1 (2.44%) JSON
4 1 (2.44%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
3 5 (12.20%) Android
3 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.44%) Unix
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (19.51%) Incident Management
1 8 (19.51%) Service Management
2 7 (17.07%) ITSM
3 6 (14.63%) DevOps
3 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (14.63%) ITIL
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL V2
4 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.76%) Service Design
6 3 (7.32%) Application Virtualisation
6 3 (7.32%) Network Management
6 3 (7.32%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Statistics
6 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.88%) Open Source
7 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Java
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) ES6
3 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.88%) XenApp
3 1 (2.44%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) Ansible
2 4 (9.76%) Puppet
3 3 (7.32%) SCCM
4 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
1 7 (17.07%) Siebel
2 6 (14.63%) ServiceNow
3 5 (12.20%) Google
4 4 (9.76%) Apple
5 3 (7.32%) Oracle
6 2 (4.88%) SAP
7 1 (2.44%) Altiris
7 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.44%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) Wyse