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 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 Clearance
Rank 44 36 56
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 128 147 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.11% 4.84% 2.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.40% 26.63% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 56 24
Average daily rate
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£420 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £180 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 6
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.90 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £31.00 £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £20.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+69.13% -5.81%
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
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%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 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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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 -3 56 £475 +11.76% 14
Essex -14 22 £388 -3.12% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 20 £363 -3.33% 5
Norfolk 0 12 £236 -3.57% 1
Suffolk 0 11 £500 +33.33% 7
Bedfordshire +9 7 £425 +50.44% 9
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England

Security 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 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.

1 159 (60.23%) SC Cleared
2 61 (23.11%) Windows
3 41 (15.53%) Microsoft
4 39 (14.77%) ITIL
5 38 (14.39%) SQL
6 32 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (11.74%) Linux
8 28 (10.61%) Oracle
8 28 (10.61%) VMware
9 27 (10.23%) Java
10 25 (9.47%) MS Excel
11 24 (9.09%) SAP
12 23 (8.71%) MS Office
12 23 (8.71%) Active Directory
13 20 (7.58%) Service Management
13 20 (7.58%) Telecoms
13 20 (7.58%) Software Engineering
13 20 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (7.20%) Windows 7
14 19 (7.20%) Citrix
14 19 (7.20%) C++
15 18 (6.82%) UNIX
15 18 (6.82%) Cisco
16 17 (6.44%) SLA
16 17 (6.44%) Migration
17 16 (6.06%) Project Management
17 16 (6.06%) SharePoint
17 16 (6.06%) SOA
17 16 (6.06%) DV Cleared
18 15 (5.68%) Degree

Security 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 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 16 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.41%) WebLogic
2 9 (3.41%) JBoss
3 8 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (1.89%) Lync
5 5 (1.89%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.52%) Apache
6 4 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.14%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.14%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.76%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.76%) Confluence
8 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 23 (8.71%) MS Office
3 8 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.89%) MS Project
6 4 (1.52%) InfoPath
7 3 (1.14%) Simulink
8 2 (0.76%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.38%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.52%) SAP BPC
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.76%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.76%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.76%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.38%) SAP MII
5 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.38%) Agresso
5 1 (0.38%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.38%) Primavera
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.38%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.89%) Office 365
2 3 (1.14%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.92%) Firewall
2 12 (4.55%) LAN
3 10 (3.79%) WAN
3 10 (3.79%) SAN
4 8 (3.03%) DNS
5 7 (2.65%) Network Security
6 6 (2.27%) LDAP
7 5 (1.89%) DHCP
7 5 (1.89%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.89%) Skype
8 3 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.14%) VPN
8 3 (1.14%) HTTP
9 2 (0.76%) SNMP
9 2 (0.76%) NAS
9 2 (0.76%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (0.76%) SSL
9 2 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.17%) MySQL
2 6 (2.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.27%) Hadoop
2 6 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.89%) MS Access
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.14%) SQLite
4 3 (1.14%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.14%) SAP BW
5 2 (0.76%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.76%) Big Data
5 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.38%) MaxDB
6 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.65%) JUnit
2 7 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.27%) JIRA
3 6 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.14%) Maven
5 3 (1.14%) Selenium
5 3 (1.14%) Ant
5 3 (1.14%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.76%) MSI
6 2 (0.76%) Subversion
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.76%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.38%) IntelliJ
General
1 20 (7.58%) 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%) Local Government
5 2 (0.76%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) French Language
6 1 (0.38%) Avionics
6 1 (0.38%) Military
6 1 (0.38%) Billing
6 1 (0.38%) Back Office
6 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (13.64%) Developer
2 25 (9.47%) Analyst
3 22 (8.33%) Architect
4 19 (7.20%) Consultant
5 16 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (5.68%) Software Engineer
7 14 (5.30%) Support Engineer
8 12 (4.55%) Administrator
9 11 (4.17%) Service Analyst
10 10 (3.79%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.03%) Deskside Support
11 8 (3.03%) Programme Manager
11 8 (3.03%) Java Developer
12 7 (2.65%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.65%) Project Manager
12 7 (2.65%) Network Architect
13 6 (2.27%) PHP Developer
13 6 (2.27%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (2.27%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.41%) Web Services
1 9 (3.41%) jQuery
2 8 (3.03%) XML
2 8 (3.03%) J2EE
3 7 (2.65%) HTML
3 7 (2.65%) Hibernate
3 7 (2.65%) Spring
4 6 (2.27%) REST
4 6 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (1.89%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.89%) SAP Basis
5 5 (1.89%) CSS
6 4 (1.52%) SOAP
6 4 (1.52%) Middleware
6 4 (1.52%) CSS3
6 4 (1.52%) JSON
6 4 (1.52%) HTML5
7 3 (1.14%) Apache Camel
7 3 (1.14%) EclipseLink
7 3 (1.14%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 11 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.03%) Visualisation
5 7 (2.65%) CMDB
6 6 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.27%) Statistics
6 6 (2.27%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.14%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.76%) GIS
8 2 (0.76%) PKI
8 2 (0.76%) VHDL
8 2 (0.76%) NHS
8 2 (0.76%) Clustering
9 1 (0.38%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.38%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.38%) HACMP
9 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.11%) Windows
2 31 (11.74%) Linux
3 19 (7.20%) Windows 7
4 18 (6.82%) UNIX
5 14 (5.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.03%) Solaris
8 4 (1.52%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.14%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.38%) MVS
11 1 (0.38%) AIX
11 1 (0.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (14.77%) ITIL
2 32 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (7.58%) Software Engineering
3 20 (7.58%) Service Management
4 17 (6.44%) Migration
5 16 (6.06%) Project Management
5 16 (6.06%) SOA
6 15 (5.68%) Configuration Management
7 13 (4.92%) Service Delivery
8 12 (4.55%) Information Management
8 12 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 11 (4.17%) TDD
9 11 (4.17%) PRINCE2
10 10 (3.79%) CRM
10 10 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (3.41%) OOP
11 9 (3.41%) TOGAF
11 9 (3.41%) Unit Testing
12 8 (3.03%) Programme Management
12 8 (3.03%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.39%) SQL
2 27 (10.23%) Java
3 19 (7.20%) C++
4 11 (4.17%) C
5 10 (3.79%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.41%) MATLAB
6 9 (3.41%) Python
7 7 (2.65%) PHP
8 6 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.89%) C#
9 5 (1.89%) Embedded C
9 5 (1.89%) Embedded C++
9 5 (1.89%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.14%) Ruby
10 3 (1.14%) VB
11 2 (0.76%) Perl
11 2 (0.76%) VC++
12 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 159 (60.23%) SC Cleared
2 16 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 15 (5.68%) Degree
4 11 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.89%) MCSE
7 4 (1.52%) CCNP
7 4 (1.52%) CCDP
7 4 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.14%) MCDST
9 2 (0.76%) CISSP
9 2 (0.76%) CCNA
10 1 (0.38%) MCSA
10 1 (0.38%) CCIE
10 1 (0.38%) ISEB
10 1 (0.38%) MCITP
10 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.38%) PMP
10 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.44%) SLA
2 7 (2.65%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.38%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.38%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 23 (8.71%) Active Directory
2 20 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.89%) Xen
3 5 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.14%) Docker
4 3 (1.14%) XenApp
4 3 (1.14%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.76%) Firmware
5 2 (0.76%) vSphere
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 1 (0.38%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 9 (3.41%) SCCM
2 5 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.89%) Puppet
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%) Ansible
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.38%) Kibana
5 1 (0.38%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.38%) Mesos
Vendors
1 41 (15.53%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.61%) Oracle
2 28 (10.61%) VMware
3 24 (9.09%) SAP
4 19 (7.20%) Citrix
5 18 (6.82%) Cisco
6 13 (4.92%) HP
7 10 (3.79%) Juniper
7 10 (3.79%) TIBCO
8 7 (2.65%) Symantec
9 6 (2.27%) Zend
9 6 (2.27%) Splunk
10 5 (1.89%) Remedy
10 5 (1.89%) Lotus
10 5 (1.89%) Hitachi
11 4 (1.52%) NetApp
11 4 (1.52%) Dell
11 4 (1.52%) IBM
11 4 (1.52%) Sophos
11 4 (1.52%) ReadSoft
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