The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 44 28 52
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +24
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 125 173 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.01% 5.51% 3.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.11% 29.93% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 69 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £222 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 11 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.10 £35.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+44.09% +10.00%
Security 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
541 578 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.35% 18.43% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 287 220
Average daily rate £360 £361 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +20.41%
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%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Security 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 Security Cleared across the East of England region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Security 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 Security Cleared across the East of England region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Security 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 Security Cleared within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 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 +1 65 £469 +4.11% 17
Essex -19 18 £388 -3.12% 1
Bedfordshire +24 17 £360 +27.43% 8
Cambridgeshire -22 14 £391 +4.33% 7
Suffolk -11 10 £350 -9.67% 1
Norfolk +14 7 £310 -10.14%
Security Cleared
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 154 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 54 (20.45%) Windows
3 39 (14.77%) Microsoft
4 38 (14.39%) ITIL
5 35 (13.26%) SQL
6 32 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (11.74%) Linux
8 27 (10.23%) VMware
9 26 (9.85%) Java
9 26 (9.85%) SAP
10 23 (8.71%) MS Excel
10 23 (8.71%) Cisco
11 22 (8.33%) SLA
11 22 (8.33%) Telecoms
12 20 (7.58%) Service Management
12 20 (7.58%) C++
12 20 (7.58%) Degree
13 19 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (7.20%) Windows 7
13 19 (7.20%) MS Office
13 19 (7.20%) SharePoint
13 19 (7.20%) UNIX
13 19 (7.20%) Active Directory
14 18 (6.82%) Citrix
14 18 (6.82%) Oracle
15 17 (6.44%) LAN
15 17 (6.44%) Migration
15 17 (6.44%) TDD
16 16 (6.06%) Firewall
16 16 (6.06%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (7.20%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (2.65%) JBoss
4 6 (2.27%) Lync
5 5 (1.89%) IBM Notes
5 5 (1.89%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.52%) WebSphere Portal
6 4 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.76%) Confluence
8 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.76%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.76%) Apache
9 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 23 (8.71%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.20%) MS Office
3 6 (2.27%) MS Project
3 6 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.52%) InfoPath
6 3 (1.14%) Simulink
7 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.89%) SAP BPC
3 4 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.76%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.76%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.76%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.38%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.38%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.38%) Primavera
5 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.38%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.38%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.89%) Office 365
2 3 (1.14%) SaaS
3 2 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.44%) LAN
2 16 (6.06%) Firewall
3 11 (4.17%) SAN
4 10 (3.79%) DNS
4 10 (3.79%) WAN
5 9 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (3.03%) DHCP
7 6 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
7 6 (2.27%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (1.89%) Skype
8 5 (1.89%) FTP
8 5 (1.89%) LDAP
8 5 (1.89%) TCP/IP
9 4 (1.52%) Network Security
10 3 (1.14%) VPN
11 2 (0.76%) SSL
11 2 (0.76%) HTTP
11 2 (0.76%) SNMP
11 2 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.79%) MySQL
1 10 (3.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.27%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.89%) MS Access
5 4 (1.52%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.14%) SQLite
6 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.14%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.76%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.76%) Big Data
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.76%) SAP BI
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (3.41%) Maven
1 9 (3.41%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.65%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.27%) JUnit
4 4 (1.52%) Ant
4 4 (1.52%) Selenium
4 4 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.14%) JIRA
6 2 (0.76%) MSI
6 2 (0.76%) Subversion
6 2 (0.76%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.38%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.38%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.38%) RSpec
7 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.38%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 22 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 15 (5.68%) Finance
3 4 (1.52%) Electronics
4 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.76%) Publishing
5 2 (0.76%) Legal
5 2 (0.76%) Local Government
6 1 (0.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) French Language
6 1 (0.38%) Avionics
6 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.38%) Military
6 1 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (15.53%) Developer
2 24 (9.09%) Analyst
3 19 (7.20%) Architect
4 17 (6.44%) Consultant
5 15 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (5.68%) Senior Developer
6 14 (5.30%) Administrator
7 13 (4.92%) Java Developer
8 11 (4.17%) Service Analyst
9 10 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (3.41%) Software Engineer
11 8 (3.03%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.03%) Network Engineer
11 8 (3.03%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.03%) Programme Manager
11 8 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
12 7 (2.65%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.65%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (2.27%) PHP Developer
13 6 (2.27%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.55%) Spring
2 10 (3.79%) Web Services
3 8 (3.03%) Hibernate
4 7 (2.65%) J2EE
4 7 (2.65%) jQuery
5 6 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (1.89%) Java EE
6 5 (1.89%) REST
6 5 (1.89%) Application Packaging
6 5 (1.89%) SAP Basis
6 5 (1.89%) XML
7 4 (1.52%) Swing
7 4 (1.52%) Middleware
7 4 (1.52%) HTML
7 4 (1.52%) CSS
7 4 (1.52%) SOAP
7 4 (1.52%) Struts
8 3 (1.14%) JMS
8 3 (1.14%) GWT
9 2 (0.76%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.41%) Mathematics
3 9 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.65%) Visualisation
4 7 (2.65%) CMDB
5 6 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.27%) Statistics
5 6 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.14%) VHDL
8 2 (0.76%) PKI
8 2 (0.76%) PMI
8 2 (0.76%) NHS
8 2 (0.76%) Clustering
8 2 (0.76%) GIS
9 1 (0.38%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 54 (20.45%) Windows
2 31 (11.74%) Linux
3 19 (7.20%) UNIX
3 19 (7.20%) Windows 7
4 13 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.27%) Solaris
8 3 (1.14%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.14%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.76%) VMS
9 2 (0.76%) AIX
10 1 (0.38%) HPUX
10 1 (0.38%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.39%) ITIL
2 32 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (7.58%) Service Management
4 17 (6.44%) Migration
4 17 (6.44%) TDD
5 16 (6.06%) Project Management
5 16 (6.06%) SOA
6 14 (5.30%) Configuration Management
6 14 (5.30%) Software Engineering
7 13 (4.92%) Asset Management
8 12 (4.55%) Information Management
8 12 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 11 (4.17%) PRINCE2
10 10 (3.79%) CRM
11 9 (3.41%) TOGAF
11 9 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (3.41%) Waterfall
12 8 (3.03%) Open Source
12 8 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (13.26%) SQL
2 26 (9.85%) Java
3 20 (7.58%) C++
4 13 (4.92%) C
5 12 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.41%) MATLAB
7 6 (2.27%) PHP
7 6 (2.27%) Python
8 5 (1.89%) Embedded C
8 5 (1.89%) Embedded C++
9 4 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.52%) C#
10 3 (1.14%) VB
11 2 (0.76%) Perl
11 2 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.76%) VC++
11 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.38%) Ruby
12 1 (0.38%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 154 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 20 (7.58%) Degree
3 14 (5.30%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.65%) CCNA
7 6 (2.27%) MCSE
8 5 (1.89%) MCDST
9 4 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.76%) PMP
10 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.76%) CCNP
10 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.76%) ISEB
10 2 (0.76%) CISSP
10 2 (0.76%) PgMP
10 2 (0.76%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.38%) APMP
11 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.33%) SLA
2 10 (3.79%) QA
3 2 (0.76%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.38%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.38%) DO-254
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.38%) JTAG
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (7.20%) Active Directory
1 19 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (1.89%) Xen
3 3 (1.14%) Firmware
3 3 (1.14%) XenApp
3 3 (1.14%) Docker
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.76%) vSphere
4 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.38%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 11 (4.17%) SCCM
2 5 (1.89%) Puppet
2 5 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.38%) Nagios
5 1 (0.38%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.38%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.38%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.38%) SCOM
5 1 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.38%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 39 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.23%) VMware
3 26 (9.85%) SAP
4 23 (8.71%) Cisco
5 18 (6.82%) Citrix
5 18 (6.82%) Oracle
6 13 (4.92%) Juniper
6 13 (4.92%) HP
7 10 (3.79%) Remedy
8 7 (2.65%) Symantec
9 6 (2.27%) Zend
9 6 (2.27%) Barracuda Networks
9 6 (2.27%) Splunk
9 6 (2.27%) Blue Coat
9 6 (2.27%) Sophos
9 6 (2.27%) Websense
9 6 (2.27%) Dell
10 5 (1.89%) NetApp
10 5 (1.89%) Lotus
10 5 (1.89%) Hitachi
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