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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 73 46 82
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +36
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 77 127 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.44% 4.05% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.13% 21.93% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 47 13
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£438 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £245 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £501 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 4
Average hourly rate £23.75 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £16.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+70.49% +5.57%
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
545 579 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.30% 18.45% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 288 220
Average daily rate £360 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 33 33
Average hourly rate £21.01 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.59 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 31 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 46 £467 +3.77% 10
Essex -12 12 £331 -19.69% 1
Bedfordshire +18 10 £425 +60.37% 3
Cambridgeshire -23 8 £363 - 8
Suffolk -8 4 £513 +62.69%
Norfolk +10 3 £310 -10.14%
SC Cleared
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (18.18%) Windows
3 26 (16.88%) Microsoft
4 20 (12.99%) VMware
5 17 (11.04%) Active Directory
5 17 (11.04%) SAP
6 16 (10.39%) Java
7 15 (9.74%) Linux
7 15 (9.74%) SharePoint
8 14 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 14 (9.09%) Citrix
8 14 (9.09%) Project Management
8 14 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (8.44%) Telecoms
9 13 (8.44%) SLA
9 13 (8.44%) Cisco
10 12 (7.79%) SQL
10 12 (7.79%) ITIL
10 12 (7.79%) Finance
10 12 (7.79%) Firewall
10 12 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (7.79%) Spring
11 10 (6.49%) TDD
11 10 (6.49%) Migration
11 10 (6.49%) Degree
11 10 (6.49%) UNIX
11 10 (6.49%) Oracle
12 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
12 9 (5.84%) Web Services
12 9 (5.84%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 15 (9.74%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.55%) JBoss
2 7 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.60%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (2.60%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.60%) WebSphere Portal
4 3 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.30%) Lync
5 2 (1.30%) Confluence
5 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.65%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.55%) MS Office
3 6 (3.90%) MS Project
4 4 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.95%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.65%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.95%) SAP BPC
3 2 (1.30%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.30%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.65%) Primavera
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.65%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.65%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.65%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.79%) Firewall
2 9 (5.84%) DNS
2 9 (5.84%) SAN
3 7 (4.55%) LAN
3 7 (4.55%) DHCP
4 6 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (3.25%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (3.25%) Cisco PIX
6 4 (2.60%) FTP
6 4 (2.60%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.95%) VPN
7 3 (1.95%) LDAP
7 3 (1.95%) Network Security
8 2 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.30%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.30%) WAN
8 2 (1.30%) HTTP
8 2 (1.30%) SNMP
8 2 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.95%) MySQL
3 3 (1.95%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.65%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.65%) OLAP
5 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.65%) DataStage
5 1 (0.65%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.84%) Maven
2 8 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.90%) JUnit
4 4 (2.60%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.60%) Selenium
4 4 (2.60%) Ant
5 3 (1.95%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.95%) JIRA
6 2 (1.30%) MSI
6 2 (1.30%) Subversion
6 2 (1.30%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.65%) IntelliJ
General
1 13 (8.44%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.79%) Finance
3 4 (2.60%) Electronics
4 2 (1.30%) Legal
4 2 (1.30%) Publishing
5 1 (0.65%) Billing
5 1 (0.65%) Local Government
5 1 (0.65%) French Language
5 1 (0.65%) Avionics
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (14.29%) Developer
2 14 (9.09%) Consultant
3 10 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
3 10 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (6.49%) Java Developer
4 8 (5.19%) Administrator
4 8 (5.19%) Support Engineer
5 7 (4.55%) Analyst
5 7 (4.55%) Architect
5 7 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 7 (4.55%) Programme Manager
5 7 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
6 6 (3.90%) Software Developer
6 6 (3.90%) Senior Developer
6 6 (3.90%) Deskside Support
7 5 (3.25%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (3.25%) Network Engineer
7 5 (3.25%) Applications Packager
7 5 (3.25%) Software Engineer
7 5 (3.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.79%) Spring
2 9 (5.84%) Web Services
3 8 (5.19%) Hibernate
4 5 (3.25%) J2EE
4 5 (3.25%) Java EE
4 5 (3.25%) REST
5 4 (2.60%) Application Packaging
5 4 (2.60%) SOAP
5 4 (2.60%) Struts
6 3 (1.95%) XML
6 3 (1.95%) Swing
6 3 (1.95%) JMS
6 3 (1.95%) Middleware
6 3 (1.95%) GWT
7 2 (1.30%) JPA
7 2 (1.30%) Spring MVC
7 2 (1.30%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.30%) EclipseLink
7 2 (1.30%) JAAS
7 2 (1.30%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.25%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (1.95%) VHDL
5 3 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.95%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.30%) PMI
7 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.65%) Clustering
7 1 (0.65%) IVR
7 1 (0.65%) PKI
7 1 (0.65%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.65%) CMDB
7 1 (0.65%) RMADS
7 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.18%) Windows
2 15 (9.74%) Linux
3 10 (6.49%) UNIX
4 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (5.84%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.95%) Solaris
7 3 (1.95%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.30%) VMS
8 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (9.09%) Project Management
2 12 (7.79%) ITIL
2 12 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (6.49%) TDD
3 10 (6.49%) Migration
4 9 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (5.19%) Software Engineering
5 8 (5.19%) PRINCE2
5 8 (5.19%) CRM
5 8 (5.19%) SOA
6 6 (3.90%) Configuration Management
6 6 (3.90%) Risk Management
6 6 (3.90%) Asset Management
6 6 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (3.90%) People Management
7 5 (3.25%) Process Management
7 5 (3.25%) Scrum
8 4 (2.60%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.60%) Change Management
8 4 (2.60%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.39%) Java
2 12 (7.79%) SQL
3 6 (3.90%) C++
4 5 (3.25%) C
5 4 (2.60%) MATLAB
6 3 (1.95%) C#
7 2 (1.30%) VC++
7 2 (1.30%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.30%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.65%) Python
8 1 (0.65%) VB
8 1 (0.65%) ABAP
8 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 154 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.49%) Degree
3 6 (3.90%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.25%) CCNA
4 5 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.30%) PMP
6 2 (1.30%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.30%) PgMP
6 2 (1.30%) CISSP
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.65%) HNC
7 1 (0.65%) HND
7 1 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.65%) MCSA
7 1 (0.65%) CCNP
7 1 (0.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.44%) SLA
2 4 (2.60%) QA
3 2 (1.30%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.65%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.65%) DO-254
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.65%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.65%) JTAG
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (11.04%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.60%) Xen
5 3 (1.95%) XenApp
5 3 (1.95%) Firmware
5 3 (1.95%) Docker
6 2 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.30%) vSphere
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (5.84%) SCCM
2 4 (2.60%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.60%) Puppet
2 4 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.65%) Mesos
3 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.65%) SCOM
3 1 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.65%) Nagios
3 1 (0.65%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.99%) VMware
3 17 (11.04%) SAP
4 14 (9.09%) Citrix
5 13 (8.44%) Cisco
6 10 (6.49%) Oracle
7 9 (5.84%) Juniper
8 8 (5.19%) Remedy
9 7 (4.55%) HP
10 6 (3.90%) Symantec
11 5 (3.25%) Splunk
11 5 (3.25%) NetApp
11 5 (3.25%) Websense
11 5 (3.25%) Blue Coat
11 5 (3.25%) Barracuda Networks
12 4 (2.60%) Hitachi
13 3 (1.95%) BMC
13 3 (1.95%) TIBCO
13 3 (1.95%) IBM
13 3 (1.95%) Google
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