Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CTC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 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.

Counter-Terrorist Check (CTC) Clearance
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 218 233
Rank change year-on-year +23 +15 -35
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 4 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.071% 0.073% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.39% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 5
North West median daily rate £179 £350 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.00% +133.33% -67.57%
10th Percentile £158 £213 £128
90th Percentile £318 £450 £632
England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% +11.11% +9.09%

CTC 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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 981 1267 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.37% 18.55% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 749 962
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £207 £225 £253
90th Percentile £550 £595 £572
England median daily rate £425 £422 £400
% change year-on-year +0.83% +5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 58 109
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £26.25 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.62% -13.99% +45.33%
10th Percentile £14.49 £12.14 £15.47
90th Percentile £51.20 £53.15 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.12 £25.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.49% +7.37% +25.00%

CTC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CTC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for CTC Cleared in the North West

CTC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CTC Cleared in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for CTC Cleared in the North West

CTC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CTC Cleared in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CTC Cleared in the North West

CTC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CTC Cleared in the North West

CTC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CTC Cleared within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Merseyside +2 3 £173 -50.71%
Manchester - 1 £350 -
CTC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CTC 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 North West region with a requirement for CTC Cleared.

1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Google Drive
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Apple
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) Smartphone
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8

CTC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Google Drive
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Apple
1 3 (75.00%) Google
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft