The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 13 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 21 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.47% 0.61% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.65% 4.17% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
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£438 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -34.61%
SC Cleared
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
46 24 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.55% 14.55% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 22
Average daily rate £425 £363 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £239 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £504 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.66 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+215.95% -65.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.66 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £22.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth - - - - 1
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (65.63%) Linux
3 17 (53.13%) C++
4 13 (40.63%) DO-178B
4 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (34.38%) Windows
5 11 (34.38%) Validation
6 10 (31.25%) Java
7 9 (28.13%) OO
7 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
8 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (21.88%) MATLAB
9 7 (21.88%) C
9 7 (21.88%) UML
10 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
10 6 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (15.63%) Signal Processing
11 5 (15.63%) OpenMP
11 5 (15.63%) Device Driver
11 5 (15.63%) Python
11 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
11 5 (15.63%) UNIX
11 5 (15.63%) Intel
11 5 (15.63%) Algorithms
11 5 (15.63%) Parallel Programming
11 5 (15.63%) Rational Rhapsody
12 4 (12.50%) Multicast
12 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
12 4 (12.50%) Solaris
12 4 (12.50%) Avionics

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 4 (12.50%) Multicast
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (15.63%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (12.50%) Avionics
2 3 (9.38%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) C++ Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Principal Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) OpenMP
2 3 (9.38%) wxWidgets
3 2 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) OLE
4 1 (3.13%) WPF
4 1 (3.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (3.13%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (3.13%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Algorithms
2 5 (15.63%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.25%) CAN bus
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 11 (34.38%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) UNIX
4 4 (12.50%) Solaris
5 3 (9.38%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.25%) VxWorks
6 2 (6.25%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Validation
2 9 (28.13%) OO
2 9 (28.13%) Multithreading
3 8 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (21.88%) UML
5 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Parallel Programming
6 5 (15.63%) Signal Processing
7 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Requirements Management
7 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.13%) Network Design
8 1 (3.13%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C++
2 10 (31.25%) Java
3 7 (21.88%) C
3 7 (21.88%) MATLAB
4 5 (15.63%) Python
5 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.38%) Embedded C
6 3 (9.38%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Intel
2 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Telerik
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