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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 - 152
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing CTC Cleared 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.034% - 0.053%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% - 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £160 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £284
% change year-on-year -5.00% +76.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 - -

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 525 777 781
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.10% 20.39% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 435 370
Median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 27 80
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +102.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.53 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.39 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

CTC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing CTC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 1 £160 -
CTC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Google Drive
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS

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 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ISMS
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft