The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 38 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 20 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.07% 1.54% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.80% 5.38% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.33%
SC Cleared
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
101 130 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.57% 28.57% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 56 47
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £140 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £515 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
Average hourly rate £24.99 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £9.23 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £41.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Essex

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Essex region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 21 August 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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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
Harlow +6 4 £350 -
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (24.44%) SQL
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL
3 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (17.78%) Oracle
5 7 (15.56%) C
5 7 (15.56%) SAP
5 7 (15.56%) Windows
6 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (13.33%) ERP
6 6 (13.33%) Cisco
6 6 (13.33%) Project Management
7 5 (11.11%) HTML
7 5 (11.11%) Java
7 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 5 (11.11%) ABAP
7 5 (11.11%) MySQL
7 5 (11.11%) CSS
7 5 (11.11%) JBoss
7 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (11.11%) Citrix
7 5 (11.11%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Spring
7 5 (11.11%) Web Development
7 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.11%) Change Control
7 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
8 4 (8.89%) .NET
8 4 (8.89%) SQL Server

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (4.44%) Lync
2 1 (2.22%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS Project
3 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) LDAP
1 4 (8.89%) LAN
1 4 (8.89%) VPN
1 4 (8.89%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) Wireless
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.44%) MPLS
3 2 (4.44%) RTP
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
3 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) MySQL
1 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) DTS
3 3 (6.67%) MariaDB
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) French Language
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Developer
2 6 (13.33%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 5 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) ABAP Developer
7 1 (2.22%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.22%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) ABAP Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Project Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) HTML
1 5 (11.11%) CSS
1 5 (11.11%) Spring
2 4 (8.89%) Spring MVC
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) XML
2 4 (8.89%) JAAS
3 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.67%) JPA
4 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.44%) XSD
5 1 (2.22%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.22%) Struts
5 1 (2.22%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Physics
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.22%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.67%) UNIX
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Project Management
2 6 (13.33%) ERP
3 5 (11.11%) Migration
3 5 (11.11%) Web Development
3 5 (11.11%) Change Control
4 4 (8.89%) Time Management
4 4 (8.89%) MVC
4 4 (8.89%) EAI
4 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.89%) ETL
5 3 (6.67%) Quality Management
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.67%) TDD
5 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.67%) Data Mapping
6 2 (4.44%) Business Development
6 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.44%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) C
3 5 (11.11%) Java
3 5 (11.11%) ABAP
3 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.67%) VB
5 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle
3 7 (15.56%) SAP
4 6 (13.33%) Cisco
5 5 (11.11%) JBoss
5 5 (11.11%) Citrix
6 3 (6.67%) Juniper
7 2 (4.44%) Apple
7 2 (4.44%) Dell
7 2 (4.44%) Wyse
7 2 (4.44%) VMware
7 2 (4.44%) Brocade
7 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.22%) F5
8 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.22%) Lotus