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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 46 81 61
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -20
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 127 39 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.13% 1.64% 2.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.18% 8.19% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 10 29
Average daily rate
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£388 £299 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.70% -29.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £150 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £369 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £361 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.42% -3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -52.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £14.25 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -32.69%
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
548 476 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.81% 20.01% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 219 270
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 74
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -53.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £10.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +22 72 £425 +183.33% 9
Cambridgeshire +16 17 £375 +58.73% 3
Essex -5 16 £460 +2.22%
Bedfordshire -14 9 £375 +4.16% 2
Suffolk +8 7 £220 -34.81% 3
SC Cleared
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 209 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 55 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 41 (19.62%) ITIL
4 40 (19.14%) Windows
5 38 (18.18%) SQL
6 35 (16.75%) Microsoft
7 33 (15.79%) Oracle
8 25 (11.96%) SQL Server
9 22 (10.53%) Cisco
9 22 (10.53%) Project Management
10 20 (9.57%) MS Excel
11 19 (9.09%) Java
12 18 (8.61%) Active Directory
12 18 (8.61%) HP
12 18 (8.61%) Finance
13 17 (8.13%) SLA
14 16 (7.66%) VMware
15 15 (7.18%) Firewall
15 15 (7.18%) .NET
16 14 (6.70%) Citrix
16 14 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (6.22%) MS Exchange
17 13 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
18 12 (5.74%) UNIX
18 12 (5.74%) Backup Exec
18 12 (5.74%) Project Planning
18 12 (5.74%) Oracle Database
19 11 (5.26%) NetBackup
19 11 (5.26%) Validation
19 11 (5.26%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 13 (6.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.87%) IIS
4 5 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.91%) CMS
5 4 (1.91%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.44%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (1.44%) Apache
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.96%) Liferay
7 2 (0.96%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.48%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (9.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.31%) MS Office
3 3 (1.44%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Agresso
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.18%) Firewall
2 9 (4.31%) SAN
3 8 (3.83%) VPN
3 8 (3.83%) LAN
4 6 (2.87%) DHCP
4 6 (2.87%) DNS
5 5 (2.39%) LDAP
6 4 (1.91%) Ethernet
6 4 (1.91%) WAN
6 4 (1.91%) IPsec
6 4 (1.91%) VLAN
6 4 (1.91%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (1.44%) VoIP
7 3 (1.44%) MPLS
7 3 (1.44%) RTP
8 2 (0.96%) Internet
8 2 (0.96%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.96%) Network Security
8 2 (0.96%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.74%) Oracle Database
3 11 (5.26%) MySQL
4 7 (3.35%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.39%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.91%) MS Access
7 3 (1.44%) DTS
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.44%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.96%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.96%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.48%) dBASE
9 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) MSI
1 3 (1.44%) Maven
2 2 (0.96%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.96%) Subversion
3 1 (0.48%) JIRA
3 1 (0.48%) Selenium
3 1 (0.48%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.48%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.48%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.48%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.48%) Bugzilla
General
1 55 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 18 (8.61%) Finance
3 5 (2.39%) Electronics
4 4 (1.91%) Law
5 3 (1.44%) Military
6 2 (0.96%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (10.05%) Developer
2 16 (7.66%) Analyst
3 15 (7.18%) Project Manager
4 13 (6.22%) Consultant
5 11 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 11 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 11 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (4.78%) Administrator
6 10 (4.78%) Network Engineer
7 9 (4.31%) Architect
7 9 (4.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (3.83%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.83%) Test Analyst
8 8 (3.83%) DBA
9 7 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (3.35%) Lead Network Engineer
10 6 (2.87%) Backup Engineer
10 6 (2.87%) SQL DBA
11 5 (2.39%) Applications Support
11 5 (2.39%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.18%) .NET
2 8 (3.83%) Spring
3 7 (3.35%) XML
3 7 (3.35%) HTML
3 7 (3.35%) CSS
4 6 (2.87%) Hibernate
5 4 (1.91%) JAAS
5 4 (1.91%) Spring MVC
6 3 (1.44%) JPA
6 3 (1.44%) Struts2
6 3 (1.44%) Struts
6 3 (1.44%) Web Services
6 3 (1.44%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.96%) JSF
7 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.96%) JSP
7 2 (0.96%) DHTML
7 2 (0.96%) J2EE
7 2 (0.96%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.78%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.83%) PKI
2 8 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.35%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.35%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.87%) IBM XIV
5 5 (2.39%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (2.39%) Clustering
5 5 (2.39%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.91%) HP Superdome
7 2 (0.96%) Open Source
7 2 (0.96%) CMDB
7 2 (0.96%) CESG
7 2 (0.96%) AS400
7 2 (0.96%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.96%) GIS
7 2 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.48%) User Experience
8 1 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.14%) Windows
2 12 (5.74%) UNIX
3 11 (5.26%) Linux
4 10 (4.78%) HPUX
4 10 (4.78%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.39%) Windows 8
6 5 (2.39%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.39%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.91%) Solaris
8 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.96%) MVS
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.48%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (19.62%) ITIL
2 22 (10.53%) Project Management
3 14 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (5.74%) Project Planning
5 11 (5.26%) Validation
5 11 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 11 (5.26%) CRM
6 10 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (4.78%) Network Management
7 9 (4.31%) Change Control
7 9 (4.31%) Migration
7 9 (4.31%) Configuration Management
7 9 (4.31%) Service Management
7 9 (4.31%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.83%) Change Management
8 8 (3.83%) Software Engineering
9 7 (3.35%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.35%) Programme Management
9 7 (3.35%) TDD
9 7 (3.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.18%) SQL
2 19 (9.09%) Java
3 10 (4.78%) VB
4 7 (3.35%) C++
5 6 (2.87%) C
5 6 (2.87%) C#
6 5 (2.39%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.39%) ABAP
7 4 (1.91%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.44%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.96%) VBA
9 2 (0.96%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.48%) TTCN
10 1 (0.48%) VC++
10 1 (0.48%) Python
10 1 (0.48%) Ada
10 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.48%) VBScript
10 1 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 209 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.22%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.35%) CCNP
3 7 (3.35%) Degree
4 6 (2.87%) CCNA
4 6 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.39%) HND
5 5 (2.39%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (1.91%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (1.91%) CCDP
6 4 (1.91%) PMP
6 4 (1.91%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.96%) MCITP
7 2 (0.96%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.96%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.48%) MCP
8 1 (0.48%) MCSE
8 1 (0.48%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.13%) SLA
2 2 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.48%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) DO-178B
System Software
1 18 (8.61%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.87%) vSphere
3 6 (2.87%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (2.39%) vCloud
4 5 (2.39%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.96%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (5.74%) Backup Exec
2 11 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 6 (2.87%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.44%) OpenView
5 3 (1.44%) SCCM
5 3 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.96%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 35 (16.75%) Microsoft
2 33 (15.79%) Oracle
3 22 (10.53%) Cisco
4 18 (8.61%) HP
5 16 (7.66%) VMware
6 14 (6.70%) Citrix
7 9 (4.31%) Brocade
8 7 (3.35%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.87%) Symantec
9 6 (2.87%) IBM
9 6 (2.87%) SAP
9 6 (2.87%) JBoss
10 5 (2.39%) Veritas
10 5 (2.39%) Lotus
10 5 (2.39%) Acronis
10 5 (2.39%) Sophos
11 4 (1.91%) Splunk
11 4 (1.91%) EMC
12 3 (1.44%) Juniper
12 3 (1.44%) Business Objects
Cambridgeshire
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago