The first table below looks at the demand for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Dorset region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 15 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 13 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.78% 1.65% 3.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.50% 8.16% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate
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£438 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 17.78% 20.25% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 18
Average daily rate £398 £358 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £449 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -42.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £15.50 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £50.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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South West

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
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Job
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Bournemouth - - - - 1
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 22 (84.62%) SC Cleared
2 12 (46.15%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 8 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (30.77%) Validation
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 8 (30.77%) Requirements Management
4 7 (26.92%) Military
5 6 (23.08%) Degree
5 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 6 (23.08%) MATLAB
5 6 (23.08%) UML
6 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
6 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (15.38%) Avionics
7 4 (15.38%) UNIX
7 4 (15.38%) Python
7 4 (15.38%) C++
7 4 (15.38%) Java
8 3 (11.54%) OO
8 3 (11.54%) Solaris
8 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
8 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
8 3 (11.54%) Multicast
9 2 (7.69%) DO-178B
9 2 (7.69%) ITIL
9 2 (7.69%) C
9 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 2 (7.69%) Management Information System

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Multicast
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (26.92%) Military
2 4 (15.38%) Avionics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Principal Systems Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Principal Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) C++ Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
1 1 (3.85%) OLE
1 1 (3.85%) WPF
1 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (3.85%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (3.85%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.85%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (15.38%) UNIX
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.54%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) VxWorks
6 1 (3.85%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Validation
1 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
1 8 (30.77%) Requirements Management
2 6 (23.08%) UML
2 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) OO
3 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.85%) MVVM
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) MATLAB
2 4 (15.38%) C++
2 4 (15.38%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) C
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) SC Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.85%) Telerik
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
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