Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 49 87 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 9.94% 14.60% 13.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.98% 57.24% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 54 63
Merseyside median daily rate £335 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.25% -3.03% -10.33%
10th Percentile £170 £260 £314
90th Percentile £468 £557 £670
North West median daily rate £405 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.50 - -
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £30.52
% change year-on-year - +39.25% +54.53%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Merseyside
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 86 152 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 17.44% 25.50% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 88 99
Merseyside median daily rate £360 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -4.48%
10th Percentile £177 £277 £252
90th Percentile £438 £525 £700
North West median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +7.53%
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 £27.50 £30.52
% change year-on-year +40.91% -9.90% +52.60%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Merseyside

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Merseyside

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Merseyside

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Merseyside

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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 Security Cleared within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 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 -7 44 £337 -20.47%
Security Cleared
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 42 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 12 (24.49%) Windows
3 11 (22.45%) Java
3 11 (22.45%) Redis
3 11 (22.45%) Ansible
4 10 (20.41%) Node.js
5 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.33%) Incident Management
5 8 (16.33%) Selenium
5 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (16.33%) SAML
5 8 (16.33%) Service Management
5 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (16.33%) Nunjucks
6 7 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 7 (14.29%) Express
6 7 (14.29%) Mocha
6 7 (14.29%) ITSM
6 7 (14.29%) ITIL
6 7 (14.29%) Siebel
6 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (14.29%) JMeter
7 6 (12.24%) Google
7 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
7 6 (12.24%) ServiceNow
7 6 (12.24%) DevOps
8 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
8 5 (10.20%) ITIL V2
8 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS

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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 (2.04%) Liferay
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.04%) SAS
1 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.16%) Google Drive
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.04%) G Suite
4 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) LDAP
2 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) Redis
2 2 (4.08%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.08%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Jenkins
1 8 (16.33%) Selenium
2 7 (14.29%) JMeter
2 7 (14.29%) Mocha
3 3 (6.12%) JIRA
4 2 (4.08%) AdminStudio
4 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.08%) Liquibase
5 1 (2.04%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Node.js Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Service Manager
5 4 (8.16%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (8.16%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) DevOps Specialist
6 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.12%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (6.12%) IT Support
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL Service Manager
6 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
6 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) Node.js
2 8 (16.33%) Nunjucks
2 8 (16.33%) SAML
3 7 (14.29%) Express
4 1 (2.04%) .NET
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.04%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
4 1 (2.04%) Java EE
4 1 (2.04%) JSON
4 1 (2.04%) LINQ
4 1 (2.04%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.04%) RESTful
4 1 (2.04%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 5 (10.20%) Android
3 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.08%) Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.04%) Unix
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (16.33%) Incident Management
1 8 (16.33%) Service Management
2 7 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 7 (14.29%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) ITSM
3 6 (12.24%) DevOps
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL V2
4 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.16%) Application Virtualisation
5 4 (8.16%) Service Design
6 3 (6.12%) Network Management
6 3 (6.12%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Statistics
6 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
7 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) Java
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) VBScript
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) ES6
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) R
Qualifications
1 42 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) ISEB
3 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Ansible
2 4 (8.16%) Puppet
2 4 (8.16%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Siebel
3 6 (12.24%) Google
3 6 (12.24%) ServiceNow
4 4 (8.16%) Apple
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) Altiris
5 2 (4.08%) SAP
5 2 (4.08%) Wyse
6 1 (2.04%) Cognos
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.04%) VMware