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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 52 71 51
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 78 77 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.07% 2.45% 3.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.57% 14.05% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 25 46
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £276 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £384 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.12% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.04% +123.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £18.70 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £35.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.04% +77.50%
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
501 548 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.72% 17.46% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 284 293
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 65 36
Median hourly rate £20.83 £21.53 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.64 £41.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -3 26 £375 -19.70% 4
Cambridgeshire +33 21 £325 -10.34% 3
Suffolk +13 13 £475 -7.31%
Essex +7 13 £380 +14.71% 3
Norfolk 0 4 £490 +58.06%
Bedfordshire -10 1 £313 -26.47% 2
SC Cleared
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 39 (26.35%) Windows
3 32 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 31 (20.95%) ITIL
5 21 (14.19%) Cisco
5 21 (14.19%) Active Directory
6 20 (13.51%) Java
7 17 (11.49%) MS Excel
8 16 (10.81%) SQL
8 16 (10.81%) MS Office
8 16 (10.81%) Firewall
9 14 (9.46%) Linux
10 13 (8.78%) LAN
10 13 (8.78%) TCP/IP
10 13 (8.78%) Unix
10 13 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (8.78%) Juniper
10 13 (8.78%) Shell Script
10 13 (8.78%) VMware
11 12 (8.11%) UML
12 11 (7.43%) Project Management
13 10 (6.76%) Configuration Management
13 10 (6.76%) MS Exchange
13 10 (6.76%) Solaris
13 10 (6.76%) JSP
13 10 (6.76%) HTML
13 10 (6.76%) Oracle
14 9 (6.08%) SQL Server
14 9 (6.08%) JavaScript
14 9 (6.08%) Network Security

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 10 (6.76%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.05%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.35%) Apache
5 2 (1.35%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.35%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.35%) IIS
5 2 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.68%) LiveCycle
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.81%) MS Office
3 5 (3.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (3.38%) Windchill
4 1 (0.68%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.81%) Firewall
2 13 (8.78%) LAN
2 13 (8.78%) TCP/IP
3 9 (6.08%) Network Security
4 7 (4.73%) DNS
5 6 (4.05%) Broadband
5 6 (4.05%) DHCP
5 6 (4.05%) ISDN
5 6 (4.05%) VPN
5 6 (4.05%) WAN
6 4 (2.70%) Internet
6 4 (2.70%) Wireless
7 3 (2.03%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.03%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.03%) SAN
8 2 (1.35%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.35%) NAS
8 2 (1.35%) SSL
8 2 (1.35%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) MySQL
2 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.03%) Big Data
3 3 (2.03%) GIS
4 2 (1.35%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Ant
2 5 (3.38%) MyEclipse
3 4 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.03%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.35%) MSI
5 2 (1.35%) Selenium
6 1 (0.68%) VectorCAST
General
1 5 (3.38%) Finance
2 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.03%) Automotive
4 2 (1.35%) Local Government
4 2 (1.35%) Military
4 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (13.51%) Consultant
2 13 (8.78%) Network Engineer
3 12 (8.11%) Analyst
3 12 (8.11%) Developer
4 11 (7.43%) Support Engineer
5 10 (6.76%) Architect
6 9 (6.08%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (6.08%) Administrator
6 9 (6.08%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 8 (5.41%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.73%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 7 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.38%) Cisco Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Configuration Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Solaris Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Windows Consultant
11 4 (2.70%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.76%) HTML
1 10 (6.76%) JSP
2 8 (5.41%) Java EE
2 8 (5.41%) JMS
2 8 (5.41%) jQuery
3 7 (4.73%) Ajax
3 7 (4.73%) EJB
3 7 (4.73%) EJB 3.0
3 7 (4.73%) JDBC
3 7 (4.73%) Struts
3 7 (4.73%) XML
4 6 (4.05%) CSS
5 3 (2.03%) .NET
5 3 (2.03%) Middleware
6 2 (1.35%) J2EE
6 2 (1.35%) Kafka
7 1 (0.68%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.38%) PKI
3 4 (2.70%) CESG
3 4 (2.70%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (2.03%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.35%) CAN bus
5 2 (1.35%) CMDB
5 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.35%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.35%) User Experience
6 1 (0.68%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.68%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.68%) EPoS
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) VHDL
6 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (26.35%) Windows
2 14 (9.46%) Linux
3 13 (8.78%) Unix
4 10 (6.76%) Solaris
5 9 (6.08%) Windows 10
5 9 (6.08%) Windows Server
5 9 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.73%) Windows 7
6 7 (4.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.05%) Windows XP
8 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.70%) AIX
10 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.68%) HPUX
10 1 (0.68%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.95%) ITIL
2 12 (8.11%) UML
3 11 (7.43%) Project Management
4 10 (6.76%) Configuration Management
5 8 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (4.73%) Migration
6 7 (4.73%) Network Management
6 7 (4.73%) Validation
7 6 (4.05%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.05%) Service Management
7 6 (4.05%) Six Sigma
8 5 (3.38%) CMMI
8 5 (3.38%) Network Design
8 5 (3.38%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (3.38%) OO
8 5 (3.38%) Programme Management
8 5 (3.38%) Time Management
9 4 (2.70%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (2.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.51%) Java
2 16 (10.81%) SQL
3 13 (8.78%) Shell Script
4 9 (6.08%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.41%) C++
5 8 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.05%) C
7 4 (2.70%) Perl
8 3 (2.03%) Ada
8 3 (2.03%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.03%) Python
9 2 (1.35%) ANSI C
10 1 (0.68%) Ada 95
10 1 (0.68%) AWK
10 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) sed
10 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 148 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.78%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.08%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.41%) CCNA
4 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.38%) Degree
5 5 (3.38%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.38%) MCSE
6 4 (2.70%) CLAS
7 3 (2.03%) CISSP
7 3 (2.03%) ISEB
7 3 (2.03%) MCP
7 3 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.68%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) JSP 440
1 7 (4.73%) SLA
2 5 (3.38%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.03%) Def Stans
4 2 (1.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.35%) JTAG
4 2 (1.35%) RMADS
5 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 21 (14.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.70%) XenApp
3 4 (2.70%) XenDesktop
3 4 (2.70%) XenServer
4 1 (0.68%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.68%) Firmware
4 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (6.08%) SCCM
2 5 (3.38%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.35%) Puppet
4 2 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.68%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.68%) Endace
5 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.68%) Kibana
5 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.19%) Cisco
3 13 (8.78%) Juniper
3 13 (8.78%) VMware
4 10 (6.76%) Oracle
5 8 (5.41%) Citrix
5 8 (5.41%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.73%) HP
7 6 (4.05%) NetApp
7 6 (4.05%) Symantec
8 5 (3.38%) EMC
9 4 (2.70%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.70%) F5
9 4 (2.70%) Intel Security
9 4 (2.70%) Veeam
10 3 (2.03%) Brocade
10 3 (2.03%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.03%) Cloudera
10 3 (2.03%) Remedy
10 3 (2.03%) TIBCO
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
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