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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 24 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 2 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.95% 1.14% 4.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.53% 5.26% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £54.25 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 - £37.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.85 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.13%
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
19 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.05% 21.59% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 10
Average daily rate £215 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £663 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Average hourly rate £46.75 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.09% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 19 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (66.67%) Linux
3 17 (62.96%) C++
4 13 (48.15%) DO-178B
4 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (37.04%) Validation
5 10 (37.04%) OO
6 9 (33.33%) Java
6 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
7 8 (29.63%) C
8 7 (25.93%) UML
8 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Rational Rhapsody
9 6 (22.22%) Signal Processing
9 6 (22.22%) Windows
9 6 (22.22%) Algorithms
10 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
10 5 (18.52%) Intel
10 5 (18.52%) MATLAB
10 5 (18.52%) Device Driver
10 5 (18.52%) OpenMP
10 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (18.52%) Parallel Programming
11 4 (14.81%) Avionics
11 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
11 4 (14.81%) Python
11 4 (14.81%) Solaris
11 4 (14.81%) UNIX
11 4 (14.81%) Multicast

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) Multicast
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) VoIP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Rational Rhapsody
2 5 (18.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (14.81%) Avionics
2 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Software Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) OpenMP
2 3 (11.11%) wxWidgets
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 5 (18.52%) Device Driver
4 2 (7.41%) CAN bus
4 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) Solaris
3 4 (14.81%) UNIX
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.41%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Validation
1 10 (37.04%) OO
2 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 7 (25.93%) UML
3 7 (25.93%) Integration Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Signal Processing
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
5 5 (18.52%) Parallel Programming
6 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) SysML
7 1 (3.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) C++
2 9 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) C
4 5 (18.52%) MATLAB
5 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
5 4 (14.81%) Python
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 3 (11.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Intel
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco