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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 8 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+18 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 24 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.60% 1.19% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.33% 7.69% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +2.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £41.50 £32.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.68% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £37.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.00 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -39.65%
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
45 26 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.00% 15.48% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 24
Average daily rate £425 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £239 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £504 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.33 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.93% -47.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.66 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - - - -
Wareham - - - - 1
Weymouth - - - - 1
Wimborne - - - -
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 30 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 21 (60.00%) Linux
3 16 (45.71%) C++
4 13 (37.14%) Validation
4 13 (37.14%) DO-178B
4 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (28.57%) Windows
6 9 (25.71%) Java
6 9 (25.71%) OO
6 9 (25.71%) Multithreading
7 8 (22.86%) Rational DOORS
8 7 (20.00%) Avionics
8 7 (20.00%) C
9 6 (17.14%) UML
9 6 (17.14%) MATLAB
9 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Signal Processing
10 5 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
10 5 (14.29%) Parallel Programming
10 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
10 5 (14.29%) OpenMP
10 5 (14.29%) Device Driver
10 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (14.29%) Intel
11 4 (11.43%) Python
11 4 (11.43%) Solaris
11 4 (11.43%) UNIX
11 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
11 4 (11.43%) Requirements Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) Multicast
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 7 (20.00%) Avionics
2 2 (5.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Software Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) C++ Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Test Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Development Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) IT Trainer
6 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Trainer
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) OpenMP
2 3 (8.57%) wxWidgets
3 2 (5.71%) Middleware
4 1 (2.86%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 5 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.71%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 10 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Solaris
3 4 (11.43%) UNIX
4 3 (8.57%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.71%) VxWorks
5 2 (5.71%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Validation
2 9 (25.71%) OO
2 9 (25.71%) Multithreading
3 6 (17.14%) Integration Testing
3 6 (17.14%) UML
3 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) Parallel Programming
4 5 (14.29%) Signal Processing
5 4 (11.43%) Requirements Management
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
6 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.86%) Network Design
8 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) C++
2 9 (25.71%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) C
4 6 (17.14%) MATLAB
5 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.43%) Python
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded C
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 30 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (37.14%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Intel
2 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
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