The first table below looks at the demand for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 18 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 Essex 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.13% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.62% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -64.00%
Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
157 93 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.74% 22.63% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 46 37
Average daily rate £400 £225 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £85 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £29.59 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £88.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
BC Cleared
East of England

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BC Cleared across the Essex region.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Essex

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Essex region.

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

BC Cleared
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Ingres
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Ingres
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft