The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East of England region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 35 57 43
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 136 61 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.41% 2.75% 3.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.04% 14.91% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 26 52
Average daily rate £400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £256 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 27
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -11.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £14.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £51.45 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
503 409 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.32% 18.42% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 212 295
Average daily rate £375 £308 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 53 63
Average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Security Cleared
England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +14 69 £406 +16.07% 5
Essex +9 34 £423 -
Cambridgeshire -6 12 £242 -40.73% 3
Bedfordshire -17 9 £475 +26.66% 5
Suffolk -1 8 £233 -34.04%
Norfolk +6 2 £310 -
Security Cleared
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

1 197 (67.01%) SC Cleared
2 92 (31.29%) Windows
3 55 (18.71%) Telecoms
4 47 (15.99%) MS Excel
5 44 (14.97%) ITIL
6 42 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 41 (13.95%) HP
8 39 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (12.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (12.24%) VMware
11 34 (11.56%) Windows 7
12 32 (10.88%) Microsoft
12 32 (10.88%) Windows XP
13 28 (9.52%) Project Management
14 25 (8.50%) Management Information System
15 24 (8.16%) C
15 24 (8.16%) Citrix
16 23 (7.82%) MS Office
16 23 (7.82%) Finance
17 22 (7.48%) Oracle
17 22 (7.48%) VB
18 20 (6.80%) SCCM
19 19 (6.46%) Software Engineering
19 19 (6.46%) SQL
20 18 (6.12%) SQL Server
20 18 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
20 18 (6.12%) SLA
20 18 (6.12%) Service Delivery
20 18 (6.12%) Test Scripting
20 18 (6.12%) HP Quality Center

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 (5.44%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.40%) CMS
3 6 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.04%) IBM Notes
3 6 (2.04%) Lotus Domino
4 5 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.36%) Liferay
5 4 (1.36%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.68%) Apache
6 2 (0.68%) Lync
6 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.34%) Node.js
7 1 (0.34%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 47 (15.99%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.82%) MS Office
3 10 (3.40%) MS Project
4 4 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.34%) Simulink
5 1 (0.34%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.34%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 10 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP PS
2 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.76%) LAN
2 8 (2.72%) WAN
2 8 (2.72%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.72%) SAN
3 7 (2.38%) VPN
4 5 (1.70%) DNS
4 5 (1.70%) DHCP
4 5 (1.70%) Firewall
4 5 (1.70%) Network Security
5 4 (1.36%) Wireless
6 3 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.02%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.68%) IPsec
7 2 (0.68%) VLAN
8 1 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.34%) Internet
8 1 (0.34%) 3G
8 1 (0.34%) X.400
8 1 (0.34%) X.500
8 1 (0.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.12%) SQL Server
1 18 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.06%) SAP Data Services
2 9 (3.06%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.04%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.70%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.02%) MS Access
6 3 (1.02%) MySQL
7 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.34%) Ingres
8 1 (0.34%) dBASE
8 1 (0.34%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 12 (4.08%) MSI
2 6 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.70%) AdminStudio
4 4 (1.36%) JIRA
5 3 (1.02%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.68%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.68%) Toad
7 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.34%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.34%) JMeter
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
7 1 (0.34%) XDoclet
7 1 (0.34%) Maven
7 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.34%) Redmine
General
1 55 (18.71%) Telecoms
2 23 (7.82%) Finance
3 8 (2.72%) Military
4 7 (2.38%) Electronics
5 3 (1.02%) Back Office
5 3 (1.02%) Marketing
6 2 (0.68%) German Language
6 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Local Government
7 1 (0.34%) Avionics
7 1 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (10.54%) Developer
2 30 (10.20%) Analyst
3 28 (9.52%) Consultant
4 23 (7.82%) Project Manager
5 16 (5.44%) Support Engineer
6 14 (4.76%) Tester
7 11 (3.74%) Service Analyst
7 11 (3.74%) Embedded C Engineer
8 10 (3.40%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (3.40%) Software Engineer
9 9 (3.06%) Architect
9 9 (3.06%) Applications Packager
10 8 (2.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (2.72%) Transition Manager
10 8 (2.72%) Windows 8 Developer
11 7 (2.38%) Build Engineer
11 7 (2.38%) Server Engineer
11 7 (2.38%) Administrator
12 6 (2.04%) Infrastructure Tester
12 6 (2.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.10%) HTML
2 12 (4.08%) Web Services
2 12 (4.08%) XML
3 9 (3.06%) Application Packaging
4 8 (2.72%) WCF
4 8 (2.72%) SOAP
5 7 (2.38%) WinRT
6 5 (1.70%) Reactive Extensions
6 5 (1.70%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 5 (1.70%) CSS
7 4 (1.36%) J2EE
7 4 (1.36%) XML Schema
7 4 (1.36%) XSD
7 4 (1.36%) JSF
8 3 (1.02%) GWT
8 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.02%) .NET
9 2 (0.68%) jQuery
9 2 (0.68%) WPF
9 2 (0.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.50%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.38%) Clustering
3 5 (1.70%) Blackberry
3 5 (1.70%) NHS
4 4 (1.36%) Open Source
4 4 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.02%) CMDB
5 3 (1.02%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.02%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.02%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (0.68%) PKI
6 2 (0.68%) VHDL
6 2 (0.68%) Taxonomies
6 2 (0.68%) CLARiiON
6 2 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.68%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.34%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 92 (31.29%) Windows
2 39 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (12.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (11.56%) Windows 7
5 32 (10.88%) Windows XP
6 11 (3.74%) Linux
7 10 (3.40%) UNIX
8 8 (2.72%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.72%) Solaris
9 6 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (2.04%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.68%) HPUX
11 1 (0.34%) AIX
11 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.34%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (14.97%) ITIL
2 28 (9.52%) Project Management
3 19 (6.46%) Software Engineering
4 18 (6.12%) Test Scripting
4 18 (6.12%) Service Delivery
5 16 (5.44%) Project Planning
6 14 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 13 (4.42%) ETL
8 11 (3.74%) CRM
8 11 (3.74%) Risk Management
8 11 (3.74%) Embedded Software Development
9 10 (3.40%) Time Management
9 10 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.06%) Validation
10 9 (3.06%) Migration
10 9 (3.06%) Change Management
10 9 (3.06%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.06%) Service Management
10 9 (3.06%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.16%) C
2 22 (7.48%) VB
3 19 (6.46%) SQL
4 14 (4.76%) VBScript
4 14 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 13 (4.42%) Java
6 12 (4.08%) Embedded C
7 11 (3.74%) C++
8 8 (2.72%) C#
8 8 (2.72%) Python
8 8 (2.72%) XAML
9 7 (2.38%) VBA
9 7 (2.38%) Embedded C++
10 6 (2.04%) JavaScript
11 5 (1.70%) Assembly Language
12 4 (1.36%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.02%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.34%) Ada
15 1 (0.34%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 197 (67.01%) SC Cleared
2 16 (5.44%) DV Cleared
3 14 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.08%) Degree
5 10 (3.40%) MCDST
6 8 (2.72%) MCP
7 6 (2.04%) MCSE
7 6 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (1.70%) CCNP
8 5 (1.70%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.70%) ISEB
8 5 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.36%) CCDP
10 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.02%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.68%) HND
11 2 (0.68%) NCDA
12 1 (0.34%) NCIE
12 1 (0.34%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.12%) SLA
2 5 (1.70%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.34%) TickIT
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 42 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.04%) XenApp
4 6 (2.04%) vSphere
5 2 (0.68%) XenServer
5 2 (0.68%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.34%) Nmap
6 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.34%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 20 (6.80%) SCCM
2 18 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 9 (3.06%) OpenView
5 8 (2.72%) OVSD
6 5 (1.70%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (1.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.68%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.68%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.68%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.68%) SCOM
7 2 (0.68%) HP NNM
7 2 (0.68%) WSUS
8 1 (0.34%) Nessus
8 1 (0.34%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (13.95%) HP
2 36 (12.24%) VMware
3 32 (10.88%) Microsoft
4 24 (8.16%) Citrix
5 22 (7.48%) Oracle
6 17 (5.78%) Cisco
6 17 (5.78%) NetApp
7 16 (5.44%) McAfee
8 14 (4.76%) SAP
9 8 (2.72%) IBM
9 8 (2.72%) Juniper
10 6 (2.04%) Lotus
11 5 (1.70%) EMC
11 5 (1.70%) F5
12 4 (1.36%) Avaya
13 3 (1.02%) JBoss
13 3 (1.02%) AppSense
13 3 (1.02%) SolarWinds
14 2 (0.68%) Panasonic
14 2 (0.68%) Veeam
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria Recruitment Limited
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £42000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago