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 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 / Warrington
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 4 14
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 74 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 5.05% 21.02% 10.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.78% 52.48% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 6
Median daily rate £470 £440 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.81% +60.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £320 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £508 £446
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 Warrington.

Academic & Professional Certification
Warrington
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18 141 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 18.18% 40.06% 33.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 62 41
Median daily rate £373 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.34% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £320 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £543 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Warrington

SC Cleared
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington

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 Warrington region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 4 (26.67%) Information Security
3 4 (26.67%) CISSP
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) CESG
4 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (20.00%) MBCS
4 3 (20.00%) CITP
4 3 (20.00%) Network Security
4 3 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (20.00%) IISP
4 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
5 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
5 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (13.33%) Social Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
5 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (13.33%) Internet

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP HCM
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) SSH
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Domain Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Lead Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Check Point Support
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SAP HCM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
1 4 (26.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (20.00%) CESG
3 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Information Security
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Security Architecture
2 3 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Social Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) CISSP
4 3 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (20.00%) CITP
4 3 (20.00%) IISP
4 3 (20.00%) MBCS
5 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (6.67%) CISM
6 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) AirWatch
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Apple
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) F5
2 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
2 1 (6.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (6.67%) SAP