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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 18 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 14 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.39% 7.03% 7.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.89% 38.24% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Average daily rate £400 £258 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.33% -15.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.75 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% +21.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £32.00 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £47.50 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
36 34 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 16.44% 18.38% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 33
Average daily rate £400 £265 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -26.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £118 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Security Cleared
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth 0 5 - -
Wimborne - - - -
Wareham - - - -
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South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 14 (50.00%) Degree
2 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (46.43%) MATLAB
4 12 (42.86%) Linux
5 11 (39.29%) C++
6 9 (32.14%) Multithreading
6 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
7 8 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
7 8 (28.57%) Signal Processing
7 8 (28.57%) OOP
7 8 (28.57%) OO
8 7 (25.00%) Validation
8 7 (25.00%) Requirements Management
9 6 (21.43%) UML
10 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
10 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) Military
11 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (7.14%) Avionics
11 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
11 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
11 2 (7.14%) OLE
11 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
11 2 (7.14%) Java
11 2 (7.14%) Python
12 1 (3.57%) ERP
12 1 (3.57%) VMS
12 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
12 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
General
1 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.86%) Military
3 2 (7.14%) Avionics
4 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Trainer
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) OLE
2 1 (3.57%) WPF
2 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (3.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (3.57%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX
4 1 (3.57%) VMS
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 9 (32.14%) Multithreading
3 8 (28.57%) Signal Processing
3 8 (28.57%) OOP
3 8 (28.57%) OO
4 7 (25.00%) Validation
4 7 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 6 (21.43%) UML
6 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) MVVM
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) ERP
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) MATLAB
2 11 (39.29%) C++
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Degree
1 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.57%) Telerik
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix