The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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 Clearance
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 1 5
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 4 110 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 4.12% 30.39% 16.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.22% 75.34% 49.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 39 18
Median daily rate £460 £448 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +11.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £344 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £542 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year -9.88% +18.78%  

Security 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 18 146 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 18.56% 40.33% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 67 40
Median daily rate £338 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.28% +4.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £520
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 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Warrington

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Warrington

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 4 (22.22%) CISSP
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) CESG
4 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (16.67%) IISP
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security
4 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) MBCS
4 3 (16.67%) CITP
5 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) SCCM
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation

Security 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 1 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP HCM
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Domain Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Security Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) JSON
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) SailPoint
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 4 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (16.67%) CESG
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Phone
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Information Security
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Security Architecture
2 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.11%) Social Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) ISMS
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) CISSP
4 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (16.67%) CITP
4 3 (16.67%) IISP
4 3 (16.67%) MBCS
5 1 (5.56%) CISM
5 1 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.56%) F5
3 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Symantec