The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 63 71 91
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 89 77 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.98% 2.61% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.48% 15.68% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 16
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£363 £383 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £261 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £473 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 3 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.75 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £15.95 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.52 £20.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+63.51% -4.65%
SC Cleared
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
540 491 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.07% 16.63% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 262 197
Average daily rate £363 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 30 46
Average hourly rate £20.94 £30.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.21% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.10 £43.25 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the East of England region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the East of England region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 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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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
Hertfordshire -7 37 £450 +12.50% 9
Essex -10 18 £388 -1.89% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 15 £344 +10.00% 1
Norfolk +1 7 £175 -49.27%
Bedfordshire +11 6 £400 - 6
Suffolk +6 6 £373 -0.66% 1
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 171 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (22.81%) Windows
3 28 (16.37%) Microsoft
4 27 (15.79%) Oracle
5 23 (13.45%) ITIL
6 21 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (11.11%) Java
8 18 (10.53%) Active Directory
9 16 (9.36%) Telecoms
9 16 (9.36%) SQL
9 16 (9.36%) WebLogic
10 15 (8.77%) UNIX
10 15 (8.77%) Project Management
10 15 (8.77%) Finance
10 15 (8.77%) VMware
11 14 (8.19%) SAP
11 14 (8.19%) Software Engineering
12 13 (7.60%) SharePoint
12 13 (7.60%) MS Excel
12 13 (7.60%) SOA
12 13 (7.60%) Citrix
12 13 (7.60%) Service Delivery
13 12 (7.02%) JBoss
14 11 (6.43%) JUnit
14 11 (6.43%) DNS
14 11 (6.43%) Scrum
14 11 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (5.85%) Windows 7
15 10 (5.85%) TIBCO

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.36%) WebLogic
2 13 (7.60%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.02%) JBoss
4 7 (4.09%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.51%) MQSeries
5 6 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.92%) Apache
7 4 (2.34%) MS Exchange
7 4 (2.34%) WebLogic Portal
8 3 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.17%) Confluence
9 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.58%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.85%) MS Office
3 7 (4.09%) SOLIDWORKS
4 4 (2.34%) MS Project
5 3 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.75%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.17%) PTC Creo
6 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.17%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.58%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.58%) SAP MII
3 1 (0.58%) Agresso
3 1 (0.58%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.58%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.43%) DNS
2 7 (4.09%) SAN
3 5 (2.92%) Firewall
4 4 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.75%) VPN
5 3 (1.75%) LDAP
5 3 (1.75%) DHCP
6 2 (1.17%) HTTP
6 2 (1.17%) SNMP
6 2 (1.17%) SSL
6 2 (1.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.17%) Network Security
6 2 (1.17%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.58%) Skype
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.58%) Intranet
7 1 (0.58%) Internet
7 1 (0.58%) MPLS
7 1 (0.58%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.68%) MySQL
2 7 (4.09%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (2.92%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.17%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.17%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (0.58%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.58%) MaxDB
6 1 (0.58%) DataStage
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (6.43%) JUnit
2 8 (4.68%) JIRA
2 8 (4.68%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.09%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (3.51%) Selenium
4 6 (3.51%) Ant
5 4 (2.34%) Maven
5 4 (2.34%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.75%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.17%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.17%) MSI
7 2 (1.17%) Subversion
8 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (9.36%) Telecoms
2 15 (8.77%) Finance
3 4 (2.34%) Legal
4 3 (1.75%) Law
5 2 (1.17%) Publishing
5 2 (1.17%) Electronics
6 1 (0.58%) Local Government
6 1 (0.58%) French Language
6 1 (0.58%) Avionics
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (11.11%) Developer
2 17 (9.94%) Consultant
3 14 (8.19%) Support Engineer
4 12 (7.02%) Analyst
5 11 (6.43%) Architect
5 11 (6.43%) Software Engineer
6 9 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (4.68%) Deskside Support
8 7 (4.09%) Administrator
8 7 (4.09%) Programme Manager
8 7 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.51%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (2.92%) Java Developer
10 5 (2.92%) Software Developer
10 5 (2.92%) Network Architect
10 5 (2.92%) Operations Engineer
11 4 (2.34%) Senior Architect
11 4 (2.34%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.85%) J2EE
2 9 (5.26%) XML
3 8 (4.68%) Web Services
4 7 (4.09%) CSS
4 7 (4.09%) HTML
4 7 (4.09%) Hibernate
4 7 (4.09%) Spring
4 7 (4.09%) JSON
4 7 (4.09%) jQuery
4 7 (4.09%) HTML5
4 7 (4.09%) CSS3
5 6 (3.51%) PhoneGap
5 6 (3.51%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.51%) Apache Camel
5 6 (3.51%) REST
6 5 (2.92%) SOAP
7 4 (2.34%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.75%) JSP
9 2 (1.17%) .NET
9 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.34%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.34%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.17%) User Experience
4 2 (1.17%) Clustering
4 2 (1.17%) VHDL
4 2 (1.17%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.58%) PKI
5 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.58%) PMI
5 1 (0.58%) CMDB
5 1 (0.58%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.81%) Windows
2 15 (8.77%) UNIX
3 10 (5.85%) Solaris
3 10 (5.85%) Linux
3 10 (5.85%) Windows 7
4 9 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.75%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.45%) ITIL
2 21 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (8.77%) Project Management
4 14 (8.19%) Software Engineering
5 13 (7.60%) SOA
5 13 (7.60%) Service Delivery
6 11 (6.43%) Scrum
7 9 (5.26%) Migration
7 9 (5.26%) MVC
7 9 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 9 (5.26%) CRM
8 8 (4.68%) UML
9 7 (4.09%) Unit Testing
9 7 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.51%) OOP
10 6 (3.51%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.51%) People Management
10 6 (3.51%) Mobile Development
11 5 (2.92%) Loose Coupling
11 5 (2.92%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.11%) Java
2 16 (9.36%) SQL
3 7 (4.09%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.09%) Python
4 6 (3.51%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.51%) Ruby
4 6 (3.51%) PHP
5 5 (2.92%) C++
6 4 (2.34%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.75%) C#
8 2 (1.17%) C
8 2 (1.17%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.17%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 171 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.68%) Degree
2 8 (4.68%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.17%) CCNA
4 2 (1.17%) CCDP
4 2 (1.17%) CISSP
5 1 (0.58%) MCSE
5 1 (0.58%) CCIE
5 1 (0.58%) PMP
5 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.58%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.68%) SLA
2 5 (2.92%) QA
3 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.58%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.58%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 18 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.34%) Xen
4 3 (1.75%) XenApp
4 3 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.17%) Firmware
5 2 (1.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.58%) vSphere
6 1 (0.58%) Docker
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) SCCM
2 4 (2.34%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.34%) Puppet
2 4 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.58%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.58%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.58%) Nagios
4 1 (0.58%) ZENworks
4 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (16.37%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.79%) Oracle
3 15 (8.77%) VMware
4 14 (8.19%) SAP
5 13 (7.60%) Citrix
6 10 (5.85%) Cisco
6 10 (5.85%) TIBCO
7 9 (5.26%) HP
8 7 (4.09%) PTC
8 7 (4.09%) Autodesk
8 7 (4.09%) Talend
9 6 (3.51%) Symantec
10 5 (2.92%) Splunk
11 4 (2.34%) Hitachi
11 4 (2.34%) Juniper
11 4 (2.34%) BEA
12 3 (1.75%) NetApp
13 2 (1.17%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.17%) ReadSoft
13 2 (1.17%) Xilinx
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