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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 71 55 87
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +32
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 77 99 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.47% 3.26% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.08% 17.93% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £235 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £460 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 3
Average hourly rate £29.00 £15.88 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.67% -0.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+118.05% -14.28%
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
547 552 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.55% 18.19% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 288 207
Average daily rate £363 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 34 41
Average hourly rate £20.22 £21.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.72% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.25 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.63 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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 -13 32 £471 +4.66% 11
Essex -10 17 £388 -7.73% 1
Cambridgeshire -4 12 £363 -3.33% 3
Norfolk +2 7 £175 -49.27% 1
Suffolk +3 6 £513 +62.69% 3
Bedfordshire +7 3 £425 +60.37% 1
SC Cleared
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 38 (23.90%) Windows
3 31 (19.50%) Microsoft
4 21 (13.21%) Active Directory
4 21 (13.21%) VMware
5 18 (11.32%) MS Excel
6 16 (10.06%) Oracle
7 15 (9.43%) SQL
7 15 (9.43%) SAP
7 15 (9.43%) ITIL
7 15 (9.43%) Citrix
7 15 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (8.81%) Project Management
8 14 (8.81%) Linux
8 14 (8.81%) Java
9 13 (8.18%) SharePoint
10 11 (6.92%) MS Office
10 11 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (6.92%) Windows 7
10 11 (6.92%) Software Engineering
10 11 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (6.29%) Telecoms
11 10 (6.29%) Finance
11 10 (6.29%) Migration
11 10 (6.29%) TIBCO
12 9 (5.66%) SLA
12 9 (5.66%) Cisco
12 9 (5.66%) Degree
13 8 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 13 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.40%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (4.40%) WebLogic
2 7 (4.40%) JBoss
3 5 (3.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.26%) Confluence
5 2 (1.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.26%) Apache
5 2 (1.26%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.63%) CMS
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.63%) Lync
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.92%) MS Office
3 5 (3.14%) MS Project
3 5 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.89%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.26%) SOLIDWORKS
6 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.63%) Simulink
6 1 (0.63%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 8 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.26%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.26%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.26%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.63%) Agresso
4 1 (0.63%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.63%) Primavera
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.63%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.03%) DNS
1 8 (5.03%) SAN
1 8 (5.03%) Firewall
2 5 (3.14%) DHCP
3 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.89%) VPN
4 3 (1.89%) LDAP
4 3 (1.89%) LAN
4 3 (1.89%) Network Security
5 2 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.26%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.26%) WAN
5 2 (1.26%) HTTP
5 2 (1.26%) SNMP
5 2 (1.26%) SSL
6 1 (0.63%) Intranet
6 1 (0.63%) MPLS
6 1 (0.63%) DPNSS
6 1 (0.63%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.52%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.52%) MySQL
4 3 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.26%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.26%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.63%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.63%) MaxDB
6 1 (0.63%) DataStage
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (3.77%) JUnit
2 5 (3.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.14%) JIRA
2 5 (3.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.52%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.89%) Maven
5 2 (1.26%) Ant
5 2 (1.26%) MSI
5 2 (1.26%) Subversion
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.26%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.26%) Selenium
6 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.63%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.63%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (6.29%) Telecoms
1 10 (6.29%) Finance
2 4 (2.52%) Electronics
3 2 (1.26%) Legal
3 2 (1.26%) Publishing
4 1 (0.63%) Billing
4 1 (0.63%) Local Government
4 1 (0.63%) French Language
4 1 (0.63%) Avionics
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (12.58%) Developer
2 16 (10.06%) Consultant
3 14 (8.81%) Support Engineer
4 11 (6.92%) Systems Engineer
5 10 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (5.03%) Administrator
6 8 (5.03%) Analyst
6 8 (5.03%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.03%) Deskside Support
7 7 (4.40%) Programme Manager
7 7 (4.40%) Architect
8 6 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 6 (3.77%) Software Developer
9 5 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.14%) Operations Engineer
10 4 (2.52%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (2.52%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.52%) Support Analyst
10 4 (2.52%) Applications Packager
10 4 (2.52%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.40%) Web Services
2 6 (3.77%) J2EE
2 6 (3.77%) Hibernate
2 6 (3.77%) Spring
3 5 (3.14%) XML
3 5 (3.14%) REST
4 4 (2.52%) Application Packaging
4 4 (2.52%) SOAP
4 4 (2.52%) HTML
5 3 (1.89%) CSS
5 3 (1.89%) JSP
5 3 (1.89%) Middleware
5 3 (1.89%) JSON
5 3 (1.89%) CSS3
5 3 (1.89%) HTML5
6 2 (1.26%) PhoneGap
6 2 (1.26%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.26%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.26%) EclipseLink
6 2 (1.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.14%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.52%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.26%) VHDL
7 1 (0.63%) IVR
7 1 (0.63%) PKI
7 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.63%) Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.63%) PMI
7 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.63%) CMDB
7 1 (0.63%) RMADS
7 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 38 (23.90%) Windows
2 14 (8.81%) Linux
3 11 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (6.92%) Windows 7
4 8 (5.03%) UNIX
4 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.77%) Solaris
5 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.52%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (9.43%) ITIL
2 14 (8.81%) Project Management
3 11 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (6.92%) Software Engineering
4 10 (6.29%) Migration
5 8 (5.03%) Service Delivery
5 8 (5.03%) SOA
5 8 (5.03%) PRINCE2
5 8 (5.03%) CRM
6 7 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (3.77%) Configuration Management
7 6 (3.77%) Risk Management
7 6 (3.77%) People Management
8 5 (3.14%) Process Management
8 5 (3.14%) MVC
8 5 (3.14%) Scrum
9 4 (2.52%) Unit Testing
9 4 (2.52%) Change Management
9 4 (2.52%) Workflow
9 4 (2.52%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.43%) SQL
2 14 (8.81%) Java
3 7 (4.40%) C++
4 4 (2.52%) MATLAB
5 3 (1.89%) Python
5 3 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.89%) C
5 3 (1.89%) C#
6 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.26%) Embedded C
6 2 (1.26%) Embedded C++
6 2 (1.26%) Ruby
6 2 (1.26%) VC++
7 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.63%) PHP
7 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 159 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.66%) Degree
3 8 (5.03%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.26%) CISSP
6 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.26%) MCSE
7 1 (0.63%) MCSA
7 1 (0.63%) CCIE
7 1 (0.63%) CCNA
7 1 (0.63%) PMP
7 1 (0.63%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.63%) MCITP
7 1 (0.63%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.66%) SLA
2 5 (3.14%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.63%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.63%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 21 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.52%) Xen
5 3 (1.89%) XenApp
5 3 (1.89%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.89%) Docker
6 2 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.26%) Firmware
6 2 (1.26%) vSphere
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (4.40%) SCCM
2 4 (2.52%) Backup Exec
2 4 (2.52%) Puppet
2 4 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.63%) Mesos
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.63%) SCOM
3 1 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.63%) Nagios
3 1 (0.63%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 31 (19.50%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.21%) VMware
3 16 (10.06%) Oracle
4 15 (9.43%) SAP
4 15 (9.43%) Citrix
5 10 (6.29%) TIBCO
6 9 (5.66%) Cisco
7 7 (4.40%) HP
8 6 (3.77%) Symantec
9 5 (3.14%) Juniper
9 5 (3.14%) Splunk
10 4 (2.52%) Hitachi
10 4 (2.52%) Remedy
10 4 (2.52%) NetApp
11 3 (1.89%) BMC
11 3 (1.89%) IBM
11 3 (1.89%) Talend
12 2 (1.26%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.26%) Autodesk
12 2 (1.26%) ReadSoft
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