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 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 43 80 57
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -23
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 128 43 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.05% 1.81% 3.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.96% 8.74% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 13 33
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£375 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £163 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £368 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £360 £374
% change year-on-year
- -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £36.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.60 £26.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.35 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.73 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.65% -28.57%
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
583 492 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.43% 20.66% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 220 273
Average daily rate £368 £300 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £193 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 75
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £11.85 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 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
Hertfordshire +21 60 £450 +80.00% 8
Cambridgeshire +12 22 £363 +53.43% 6
Essex +3 19 £413 -8.33% 1
Suffolk +4 15 £315 -6.66%
Bedfordshire -23 7 £320 -11.11% 6
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England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (24.21%) Telecoms
3 36 (18.95%) SQL
4 31 (16.32%) ITIL
4 31 (16.32%) Windows
5 30 (15.79%) Oracle
5 30 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 21 (11.05%) SQL Server
7 20 (10.53%) Project Management
8 19 (10.00%) Cisco
9 17 (8.95%) Finance
9 17 (8.95%) Java
10 15 (7.89%) .NET
10 15 (7.89%) MS Excel
11 14 (7.37%) Active Directory
11 14 (7.37%) SLA
11 14 (7.37%) VMware
12 13 (6.84%) Firewall
12 13 (6.84%) HP
13 11 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (5.79%) MySQL
13 11 (5.79%) VB
14 10 (5.26%) PRINCE2
14 10 (5.26%) UNIX
14 10 (5.26%) Citrix
14 10 (5.26%) MS Exchange
14 10 (5.26%) Network Management
14 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database
15 9 (4.74%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 10 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.16%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
4 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.58%) CMS
5 3 (1.58%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.58%) IIS
6 1 (0.53%) Liferay
6 1 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.53%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.74%) MS Office
3 2 (1.05%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.53%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.84%) Firewall
2 7 (3.68%) LAN
3 6 (3.16%) VPN
4 5 (2.63%) DNS
4 5 (2.63%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.63%) DHCP
5 4 (2.11%) LDAP
5 4 (2.11%) IPsec
5 4 (2.11%) VLAN
6 3 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.58%) VoIP
6 3 (1.58%) WAN
6 3 (1.58%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.05%) RTP
7 2 (1.05%) MPLS
7 2 (1.05%) Internet
7 2 (1.05%) SAN
7 2 (1.05%) Wireless
7 2 (1.05%) Network Security
8 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.79%) MySQL
3 10 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.16%) MS Access
6 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.58%) MariaDB
7 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.58%) DTS
7 3 (1.58%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.05%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.53%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.53%) dBASE
9 1 (0.53%) DB2
9 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.58%) MSI
2 2 (1.05%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.05%) Maven
3 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Selenium
3 1 (0.53%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.53%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) AdminStudio
General
1 46 (24.21%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.95%) Finance
3 5 (2.63%) Electronics
4 4 (2.11%) Law
5 3 (1.58%) Military
6 1 (0.53%) Back Office
6 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.53%) Banking
6 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (12.11%) Developer
2 18 (9.47%) Analyst
3 14 (7.37%) Project Manager
3 14 (7.37%) Consultant
4 12 (6.32%) Desktop Support
5 11 (5.79%) Support Engineer
5 11 (5.79%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 9 (4.74%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (4.21%) Administrator
8 8 (4.21%) DBA
8 8 (4.21%) Architect
8 8 (4.21%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.68%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.16%) SQL DBA
10 6 (3.16%) Lead Network Engineer
11 5 (2.63%) Java Engineer
11 5 (2.63%) Transition Manager
12 4 (2.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.89%) .NET
2 7 (3.68%) Spring
3 6 (3.16%) CSS
3 6 (3.16%) XML
3 6 (3.16%) HTML
4 5 (2.63%) Hibernate
5 4 (2.11%) JAAS
5 4 (2.11%) Spring MVC
6 3 (1.58%) JPA
7 2 (1.05%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.05%) Struts
7 2 (1.05%) Web Services
7 2 (1.05%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.05%) Struts2
8 1 (0.53%) Java EE
8 1 (0.53%) JSF
8 1 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.53%) XSD
8 1 (0.53%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.21%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.68%) PKI
3 6 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.11%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.58%) Clustering
7 2 (1.05%) NHS
7 2 (1.05%) HP Superdome
7 2 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.53%) Open Source
8 1 (0.53%) RMADS
8 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.53%) Statistics
8 1 (0.53%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.53%) GIS
8 1 (0.53%) CESG
8 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.53%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.32%) Windows
2 10 (5.26%) UNIX
3 9 (4.74%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.16%) Windows XP
5 5 (2.63%) Linux
6 4 (2.11%) HPUX
6 4 (2.11%) Solaris
6 4 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.11%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.58%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.58%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.53%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.32%) ITIL
2 20 (10.53%) Project Management
3 11 (5.79%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 10 (5.26%) Network Management
5 9 (4.74%) Migration
5 9 (4.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (4.74%) CRM
6 8 (4.21%) Validation
6 8 (4.21%) Change Control
7 7 (3.68%) Software Engineering
7 7 (3.68%) Project Planning
7 7 (3.68%) Service Management
7 7 (3.68%) Programme Management
7 7 (3.68%) TDD
7 7 (3.68%) ETL
8 6 (3.16%) ERP
8 6 (3.16%) Service Delivery
8 6 (3.16%) Cyber Security
9 5 (2.63%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.95%) SQL
2 17 (8.95%) Java
3 11 (5.79%) VB
4 6 (3.16%) C
4 6 (3.16%) C#
4 6 (3.16%) C++
5 5 (2.63%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.63%) ABAP
6 4 (2.11%) VBA
7 3 (1.58%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.58%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.53%) Ada
9 1 (0.53%) VBScript
9 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 190 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.68%) Degree
4 6 (3.16%) CCNP
4 6 (3.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.63%) Chartered Engineer
5 5 (2.63%) HND
5 5 (2.63%) CCNA
6 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.58%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (1.58%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.58%) PMP
7 3 (1.58%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.58%) CCDP
8 2 (1.05%) MCDBA
8 2 (1.05%) MCITP
9 1 (0.53%) MCTS
9 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.53%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.37%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.53%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.11%) vSphere
4 3 (1.58%) vCloud
4 3 (1.58%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (3.68%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.11%) SCCM
4 3 (1.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (15.79%) Oracle
1 30 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.00%) Cisco
3 14 (7.37%) VMware
4 13 (6.84%) HP
5 10 (5.26%) Citrix
6 6 (3.16%) SAP
6 6 (3.16%) JBoss
6 6 (3.16%) SolarWinds
7 4 (2.11%) Symantec
7 4 (2.11%) Lotus
7 4 (2.11%) Splunk
8 3 (1.58%) Acronis
8 3 (1.58%) Brocade
8 3 (1.58%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.58%) Juniper
8 3 (1.58%) Veritas
8 3 (1.58%) EMC
8 3 (1.58%) Sophos
9 2 (1.05%) CheckPoint
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