Period
to 26 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for HMG Security Policy Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HMG Security Policy Framework over the 6 months to 26 January 2020 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.

HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
England > North West
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 193 190
Contract jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 0 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 3.46% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 7
North West median daily rate - £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% -
England median daily rate £500 £550 £530
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.77% +17.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
North West median hourly rate - £71.23 £61.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.74% -27.41%
England median hourly rate - £69.36 £61.01
% change year-on-year - +13.69% -27.41%

HMG Security Policy Framework is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 515 578 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.74% 10.25% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 346 349
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -0.06%
10th Percentile £199 £205 £213
90th Percentile £588 £614 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 30
North West median hourly rate £50.00 £32.45 £21.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.08% +54.49% +2.46%
10th Percentile £19.05 £15.60 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £67.50 £64.59
England median hourly rate £24.24 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +16.80% +3.75% -11.11%

HMG Security Policy Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing HMG Security Policy Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in the North West

HMG Security Policy Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in the North West

HMG Security Policy Framework
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 HMG Security Policy Framework in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in the North West