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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 9 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 24 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.56% 2.65% 2.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.06% 21.74% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
Average daily rate
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£431 £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £410 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £29.00 £37.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £50.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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
51 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 20.32% 12.17% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 21
Average daily rate £425 £370 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +18.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £283 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £414 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -43.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.66 £26.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 August 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wareham - - - -
Weymouth - - - - 1
Wimborne - - - - 1
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (81.58%) SC Cleared
2 17 (44.74%) Validation
3 15 (39.47%) Linux
4 14 (36.84%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (31.58%) C++
6 11 (28.95%) Windows
6 11 (28.95%) Requirements Management
7 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 10 (26.32%) DO-178B
8 9 (23.68%) Avionics
8 9 (23.68%) MATLAB
8 9 (23.68%) UML
9 8 (21.05%) Java
10 7 (18.42%) OO
10 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
10 7 (18.42%) Military
11 6 (15.79%) Degree
11 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
12 5 (13.16%) Python
12 5 (13.16%) C
12 5 (13.16%) UNIX
12 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
13 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (10.53%) Solaris
13 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
13 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
13 4 (10.53%) Multicast
14 3 (7.89%) Parallel Programming
14 3 (7.89%) Signal Processing
14 3 (7.89%) Rational Rhapsody

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (10.53%) Multicast
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.89%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (23.68%) Avionics
2 7 (18.42%) Military
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) Software Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 7 (18.42%) C++ Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Principal Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Principal Systems Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Test Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Software Test Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Development Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) OpenMP
2 2 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (2.63%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (2.63%) OLE
3 1 (2.63%) WPF
3 1 (2.63%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Device Driver
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) CAN bus
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) UNIX
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Solaris
5 2 (5.26%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (5.26%) VxWorks
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Validation
2 11 (28.95%) Requirements Management
3 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 9 (23.68%) UML
5 7 (18.42%) OO
5 7 (18.42%) Multithreading
6 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.16%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Parallel Programming
8 3 (7.89%) Signal Processing
8 3 (7.89%) ITIL
8 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
10 1 (2.63%) MVVM
10 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
10 1 (2.63%) Project Management
10 1 (2.63%) ERP
10 1 (2.63%) Network Design
10 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) C++
2 9 (23.68%) MATLAB
3 8 (21.05%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) Python
4 5 (13.16%) C
5 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.63%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 31 (81.58%) SC Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 3 (7.89%) Intel
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Telerik
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