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 28 May 2016 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 60 59 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 72 84 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.88% 2.97% 2.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.44% 15.94% 14.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 21
Median daily rate £290 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
- +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 7
Median hourly rate £34.50 £29.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.96% +32.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £39.93 £38.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £30.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.14% +51.25%
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
438 527 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.51% 18.65% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 260 247
Median daily rate £380 £356 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.20% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 39
Median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire 0 38 £310 -31.11% 7
Cambridgeshire +19 19 £250 -23.07% 4
Essex -13 6 £360 -17.71% 2
Norfolk -1 4 £205 +20.58% 1
Suffolk -1 3 £613 +53.12% 1
Bedfordshire -4 2 - - 2
SC Cleared
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 173 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 47 (27.17%) Windows
3 43 (24.86%) ITIL
4 34 (19.65%) Microsoft
5 26 (15.03%) Active Directory
6 25 (14.45%) Cisco
7 18 (10.40%) Software Engineering
8 17 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (9.25%) Juniper
9 16 (9.25%) MS Excel
9 16 (9.25%) SharePoint
9 16 (9.25%) WAN
10 15 (8.67%) MS Exchange
11 14 (8.09%) LAN
11 14 (8.09%) C++
11 14 (8.09%) Windows Server
12 13 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (7.51%) DV Cleared
12 13 (7.51%) MS Office
12 13 (7.51%) TCP/IP
12 13 (7.51%) Citrix
13 12 (6.94%) VPN
13 12 (6.94%) Migration
13 12 (6.94%) SCCM
13 12 (6.94%) Rational DOORS
14 11 (6.36%) VMware
14 11 (6.36%) Windows XP
14 11 (6.36%) OO
14 11 (6.36%) UML
15 10 (5.78%) SQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (9.25%) SharePoint
2 15 (8.67%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.78%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.73%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.16%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.16%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.58%) Apache
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.58%) CMS
8 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.58%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.51%) MS Office
3 4 (2.31%) Windchill
4 2 (1.16%) Simulink
5 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.89%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.58%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.58%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.31%) Office 365
2 3 (1.73%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.25%) WAN
2 14 (8.09%) LAN
3 13 (7.51%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.94%) VPN
5 10 (5.78%) Firewall
5 10 (5.78%) Network Security
6 9 (5.20%) ATM
6 9 (5.20%) DWDM
6 9 (5.20%) SDH
7 7 (4.05%) Broadband
7 7 (4.05%) ISDN
7 7 (4.05%) Wireless
8 5 (2.89%) MPLS
9 4 (2.31%) BGP
9 4 (2.31%) EIGRP
9 4 (2.31%) IPsec
9 4 (2.31%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.31%) OSPF
10 3 (1.73%) DHCP
10 3 (1.73%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.89%) SAP HANA
3 4 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.31%) GIS
4 3 (1.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (1.16%) Big Data
5 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.16%) NonStop SQL
5 2 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.58%) Lumira
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.58%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.58%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 12 (6.94%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (4.62%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (4.05%) VectorCAST
4 2 (1.16%) Selenium
5 1 (0.58%) MSI
General
1 9 (5.20%) Aerospace
1 9 (5.20%) Manufacturing
2 8 (4.62%) Finance
2 8 (4.62%) Local Government
3 5 (2.89%) Military
4 4 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.73%) Automotive
5 3 (1.73%) Electronics
5 3 (1.73%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Advertising
6 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (11.56%) Analyst
1 20 (11.56%) Consultant
2 14 (8.09%) Designer
2 14 (8.09%) Network Engineer
3 13 (7.51%) Network Designer
3 13 (7.51%) Software Engineer
4 11 (6.36%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (5.78%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 9 (5.20%) Support Engineer
7 8 (4.62%) Developer
8 7 (4.05%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (3.47%) Architect
9 6 (3.47%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (3.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (3.47%) Juniper Engineer
9 6 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (2.89%) Network Support
10 5 (2.89%) Principal Engineer
10 5 (2.89%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.20%) .NET
2 5 (2.89%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.31%) BAPI
3 4 (2.31%) SAP Fiori
3 4 (2.31%) SAPUI5
4 2 (1.16%) CSS
4 2 (1.16%) SAP PI
4 2 (1.16%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (1.16%) SOAP
4 2 (1.16%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (1.16%) Web Services
4 2 (1.16%) WSDL
4 2 (1.16%) XML
5 1 (0.58%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.58%) HTML
5 1 (0.58%) J2EE
5 1 (0.58%) MFC
5 1 (0.58%) Spark Streaming
5 1 (0.58%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.89%) CESG
1 5 (2.89%) CESG CLAS
1 5 (2.89%) Client/Server
1 5 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (2.89%) PKI
1 5 (2.89%) User Experience
2 4 (2.31%) CAN bus
2 4 (2.31%) Device Driver
2 4 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.73%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.16%) Biometrics
4 2 (1.16%) VHDL
5 1 (0.58%) Clustering
5 1 (0.58%) Copywriting
5 1 (0.58%) e-Health
5 1 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.58%) Statistics
5 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (27.17%) Windows
2 14 (8.09%) Windows Server
3 13 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (6.36%) Windows XP
5 9 (5.20%) Linux
5 9 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.05%) Unix
6 7 (4.05%) VxWorks
6 7 (4.05%) Windows 10
6 7 (4.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.31%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.73%) Solaris
9 1 (0.58%) AIX
9 1 (0.58%) HPUX
9 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.86%) ITIL
2 18 (10.40%) Software Engineering
3 12 (6.94%) Migration
4 11 (6.36%) OO
4 11 (6.36%) UML
5 10 (5.78%) Validation
6 9 (5.20%) Network Design
7 8 (4.62%) PRINCE2
8 7 (4.05%) Network Management
9 6 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (3.47%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.47%) ERP
9 6 (3.47%) Incident Management
9 6 (3.47%) Information Security
9 6 (3.47%) Multithreading
9 6 (3.47%) Project Management
9 6 (3.47%) Regression Testing
9 6 (3.47%) SOA
9 6 (3.47%) Software Architecture
9 6 (3.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.09%) C++
2 10 (5.78%) SQL
3 9 (5.20%) PowerShell
4 8 (4.62%) Ada
5 7 (4.05%) C
6 6 (3.47%) C#
6 6 (3.47%) Java
7 5 (2.89%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.31%) ABAP
8 4 (2.31%) ANSI C
8 4 (2.31%) Python
9 2 (1.16%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.16%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.16%) Perl
9 2 (1.16%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.58%) Ada 95
Qualifications
1 173 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (7.51%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.62%) CCNA
4 8 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (4.62%) JNCIP
4 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.05%) Degree
5 7 (4.05%) MCSE
6 6 (3.47%) CCNP
7 5 (2.89%) CLAS
8 4 (2.31%) CISSP
8 4 (2.31%) JNCIA
8 4 (2.31%) JNCIE
8 4 (2.31%) JNCIS
9 3 (1.73%) APMP
9 3 (1.73%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (1.73%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.73%) ISEB
9 3 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.05%) SLA
2 5 (2.89%) JTAG
3 3 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.73%) RMADS
4 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.16%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (1.16%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) COBIT
5 1 (0.58%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.58%) DO-254
5 1 (0.58%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.58%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (15.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.31%) XenApp
2 4 (2.31%) XenDesktop
2 4 (2.31%) XenServer
3 3 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.16%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (6.94%) SCCM
2 4 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.58%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.58%) Endace
4 1 (0.58%) Kibana
4 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (19.65%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.45%) Cisco
3 16 (9.25%) Juniper
4 13 (7.51%) Citrix
5 11 (6.36%) VMware
6 10 (5.78%) Nortel
7 9 (5.20%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 7 (4.05%) HP
9 6 (3.47%) SAP
10 5 (2.89%) Symantec
11 4 (2.31%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.31%) Dell
11 4 (2.31%) Oracle
12 3 (1.73%) ESRI
12 3 (1.73%) F5
12 3 (1.73%) Luciad
12 3 (1.73%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.73%) PeopleSoft
13 2 (1.16%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.16%) Remedy
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