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 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 68 62 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 64 76 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.60% 2.69% 4.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.28% 14.96% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 44
Median daily rate £388 £450 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £343 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £528 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.20 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £45.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £21.73
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +49.56%
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
521 508 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.17% 17.95% 18.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 235 269
Median daily rate £325 £360 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 55 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.00 £13.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -9 33 £266 -40.83% 1
Essex +10 13 £380 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +24 7 £350 -3.44% 3
Suffolk +6 7 £463 - 1
Norfolk -2 3 £490 -
Bedfordshire -16 1 - - 1
SC Cleared
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (19.58%) Windows
3 26 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 21 (14.69%) Cisco
5 20 (13.99%) Java
6 19 (13.29%) ITIL
7 18 (12.59%) Unix
7 18 (12.59%) Linux
7 18 (12.59%) Active Directory
8 17 (11.89%) Shell Script
8 17 (11.89%) MS Excel
8 17 (11.89%) MS Office
8 17 (11.89%) Firewall
9 15 (10.49%) Red Hat
10 14 (9.79%) Configuration Management
10 14 (9.79%) SQL
10 14 (9.79%) UML
11 13 (9.09%) Project Management
11 13 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (8.39%) CCNA
12 12 (8.39%) Juniper
12 12 (8.39%) LAN
12 12 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (7.69%) Perl
13 11 (7.69%) Oracle
13 11 (7.69%) DNS
13 11 (7.69%) VMware
14 10 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (6.99%) C++
14 10 (6.99%) HTML

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 8 (5.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.20%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.50%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.40%) Apache
4 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.40%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.40%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.40%) IIS
4 2 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.40%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.70%) Confluence
5 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.70%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (11.89%) MS Excel
1 17 (11.89%) MS Office
2 8 (5.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.50%) Windchill
4 2 (1.40%) Simulink
5 1 (0.70%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.89%) Firewall
2 12 (8.39%) LAN
3 11 (7.69%) DNS
4 9 (6.29%) DHCP
5 5 (3.50%) Network Security
6 4 (2.80%) Internet
7 3 (2.10%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.10%) SAN
7 3 (2.10%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.40%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.40%) NAS
8 2 (1.40%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.40%) SSL
8 2 (1.40%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.40%) WAN
8 2 (1.40%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.70%) DWDM
9 1 (0.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.70%) Skype
9 1 (0.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.80%) MySQL
1 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database
1 4 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.10%) Big Data
2 3 (2.10%) GIS
3 2 (1.40%) NonStop SQL
3 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.70%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Ant
2 5 (3.50%) MyEclipse
2 5 (3.50%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (3.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.40%) MSI
3 2 (1.40%) Selenium
4 1 (0.70%) JIRA
4 1 (0.70%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.70%) VectorCAST
General
1 3 (2.10%) Automotive
1 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.40%) Finance
2 2 (1.40%) Military
2 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.70%) Law
3 1 (0.70%) Legal
3 1 (0.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (18.88%) Consultant
2 12 (8.39%) Developer
3 11 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 9 (6.29%) Administrator
4 9 (6.29%) Architect
4 9 (6.29%) Java Developer
4 9 (6.29%) Support Engineer
4 9 (6.29%) Unix Consultant
5 8 (5.59%) Analyst
5 8 (5.59%) Configuration Engineer
6 7 (4.90%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 7 (4.90%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.50%) Network Consultant
8 5 (3.50%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.50%) Solaris Engineer
9 4 (2.80%) Senior Architect
9 4 (2.80%) Software Engineer
9 4 (2.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.99%) HTML
1 10 (6.99%) JSP
2 8 (5.59%) Java EE
2 8 (5.59%) JMS
2 8 (5.59%) jQuery
3 7 (4.90%) Ajax
3 7 (4.90%) EJB
3 7 (4.90%) EJB 3.0
3 7 (4.90%) JDBC
3 7 (4.90%) Struts
3 7 (4.90%) XML
4 6 (4.20%) CSS
5 4 (2.80%) Middleware
6 3 (2.10%) .NET
7 2 (1.40%) J2EE
7 2 (1.40%) Kafka
7 2 (1.40%) XMPP
8 1 (0.70%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.50%) CMDB
3 4 (2.80%) CESG
3 4 (2.80%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (2.10%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.10%) PKI
5 2 (1.40%) CAN bus
5 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.40%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.70%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.70%) Statistics
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
6 1 (0.70%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.70%) VHDL
6 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.58%) Windows
2 18 (12.59%) Linux
2 18 (12.59%) Unix
3 12 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (6.99%) Solaris
5 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.90%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.20%) Windows 10
7 6 (4.20%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.50%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.80%) AIX
9 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.70%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.29%) ITIL
2 14 (9.79%) Configuration Management
2 14 (9.79%) UML
3 13 (9.09%) Project Management
4 10 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (6.29%) Six Sigma
6 8 (5.59%) CMMI
6 8 (5.59%) Programme Management
6 8 (5.59%) Validation
7 7 (4.90%) Data Management
8 6 (4.20%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.50%) OO
9 5 (3.50%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.50%) Scrum
9 5 (3.50%) Service Management
9 5 (3.50%) Software Engineering
9 5 (3.50%) Time Management
10 4 (2.80%) ETL
10 4 (2.80%) ITIL V3
10 4 (2.80%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.99%) Java
2 17 (11.89%) Shell Script
3 14 (9.79%) SQL
4 11 (7.69%) Perl
5 10 (6.99%) C++
6 9 (6.29%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.59%) C
8 5 (3.50%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.80%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.10%) Ada
10 3 (2.10%) Python
11 2 (1.40%) ANSI C
12 1 (0.70%) Ada 95
12 1 (0.70%) AWK
12 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.70%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.70%) sed
12 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 143 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (8.39%) CCNA
4 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.50%) Degree
5 5 (3.50%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.80%) CLAS
6 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.80%) MCSE
7 3 (2.10%) ISEB
7 3 (2.10%) MCP
7 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.40%) CISSP
9 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.70%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.70%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.59%) ISO 9000
1 8 (5.59%) SLA
2 7 (4.90%) JSP 440
3 6 (4.20%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.40%) JTAG
4 2 (1.40%) RMADS
5 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 18 (12.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.40%) XenApp
3 2 (1.40%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.40%) XenServer
4 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.70%) Firmware
4 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (4.90%) SCCM
2 5 (3.50%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.40%) Puppet
3 2 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.70%) Check_MK
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.70%) Kibana
4 1 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.69%) Cisco
3 15 (10.49%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.39%) Juniper
5 11 (7.69%) Oracle
5 11 (7.69%) VMware
6 7 (4.90%) Citrix
6 7 (4.90%) HP
7 6 (4.20%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.50%) EMC
8 5 (3.50%) F5
8 5 (3.50%) NetApp
9 4 (2.80%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.80%) SAP
9 4 (2.80%) Sun
9 4 (2.80%) Symantec
9 4 (2.80%) Veeam
10 3 (2.10%) Intel Security
10 3 (2.10%) Remedy
10 3 (2.10%) TIBCO
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