The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Runcorn with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Cheshire / Runcorn
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Runcorn 25.00% 52.94% 40.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 66.67% 81.82% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £43.25 £33.84
% change year-on-year -11.27% +27.80%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Runcorn.

Academic & Professional Certification
Runcorn
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3 11 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Runcorn 37.50% 64.71% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £135 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -69.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Runcorn

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Runcorn

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Runcorn

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Runcorn

SC Cleared
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Runcorn region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Runcorn 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 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HCM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) SAP BW Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HANA Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SAP HCM Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Designer
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) ABAP
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) IronPort
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sophos
2 1 (25.00%) Trend Micro