The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 27 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 6 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.76% 7.69% 5.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% 41.18% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.68% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £50.82 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.20% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £32.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.55 £35.50 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -38.98%
Security 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
30 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.82% 18.68% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 5
Average daily rate £363 £350 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -31.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £155 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 8
Average hourly rate £48.14 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.43% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 2015. 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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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 -1 2 - - 2
Bournemouth - - - -
Wareham - - - -
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 18 (72.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) Linux
3 11 (44.00%) C++
4 10 (40.00%) Validation
5 9 (36.00%) DO-178B
6 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (24.00%) UML
7 6 (24.00%) OO
7 6 (24.00%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (24.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 6 (24.00%) Avionics
7 6 (24.00%) C
8 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Multithreading
8 5 (20.00%) Signal Processing
8 5 (20.00%) Requirements Management
8 5 (20.00%) Java
8 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
9 4 (16.00%) MATLAB
9 4 (16.00%) Device Driver
9 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.00%) Intel
9 4 (16.00%) OpenMP
9 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (16.00%) Parallel Programming
10 3 (12.00%) wxWidgets
10 3 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
10 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (24.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (24.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Development Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Trainer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Trainer
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) OpenMP
2 3 (12.00%) wxWidgets
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (16.00%) Device Driver
4 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.00%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (4.00%) VxWorks
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Validation
2 6 (24.00%) UML
2 6 (24.00%) OO
3 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (20.00%) Signal Processing
3 5 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (16.00%) Parallel Programming
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) SysML
6 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C++
2 6 (24.00%) C
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) MATLAB
5 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) HNC
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Intel
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Citrix