The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 9 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 24 42 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 18.18% 12.84% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.55% 37.50% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 1
Median daily rate £294 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.88% +32.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.73% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.26% -1.38%  

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 Warrington.

Academic & Professional Certification
Warrington
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 44 112 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 33.33% 34.25% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 75 20
Median daily rate £300 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £360 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +111.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Warrington

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Warrington over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Warrington

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Warrington region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 10 (34.48%) Migration
4 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
5 7 (24.14%) SCCM
5 7 (24.14%) DNS
6 6 (20.69%) Windows
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (20.69%) Office 365
6 6 (20.69%) Patch Management
7 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
7 5 (17.24%) Line Management
7 5 (17.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (17.24%) Software Packaging
7 5 (17.24%) PKI
8 4 (13.79%) VPN
8 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (13.79%) Firewall
8 4 (13.79%) Replication
8 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
8 4 (13.79%) LAN
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco
8 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
8 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
8 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.79%) Task Automation
9 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
2 3 (10.34%) Site Server
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP HCM
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) LAN
2 4 (13.79%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.90%) BGP
4 2 (6.90%) EIGRP
4 2 (6.90%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) MPLS
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP
4 2 (6.90%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) Wireless
5 1 (3.45%) FTP
5 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.45%) PSTN
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MSI
2 1 (3.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Consultant
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Azure Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Management Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Commercial Officer
6 1 (3.45%) Migration Manager
6 1 (3.45%) SaaS Architect
6 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
1 5 (17.24%) PKI
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Replication
3 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) PMI
4 2 (6.90%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.45%) BYOD
5 1 (3.45%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Migration
2 6 (20.69%) Patch Management
3 5 (17.24%) Line Management
4 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (13.79%) Task Automation
5 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.34%) Network Design
5 3 (10.34%) Network Management
5 3 (10.34%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security
6 2 (6.90%) ITSM
6 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Service Management
6 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CISSP
4 1 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) ThinApp
3 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) Altiris
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Juniper
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) Google
5 1 (3.45%) Lumension
5 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
5 1 (3.45%) Samsung
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) VMware