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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 53 42 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 18 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.41% 2.38% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.95% 10.83% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +29.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £450 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £450 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -34.61%
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
139 120 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.33% 21.94% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 61 57
Average daily rate £345 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 16
Average hourly rate £41.50 £14.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.42% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £14.00 £23.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.00 £38.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 October 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 October 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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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
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 39 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.08%) ITIL
4 7 (17.95%) MySQL
4 7 (17.95%) Oracle
5 6 (15.38%) Windows
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco
5 6 (15.38%) Citrix
6 5 (12.82%) Migration
6 5 (12.82%) Web Development
6 5 (12.82%) Spring
6 5 (12.82%) CSS
6 5 (12.82%) JBoss
6 5 (12.82%) .NET
6 5 (12.82%) ABAP
6 5 (12.82%) HTML
6 5 (12.82%) Java
6 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
6 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
6 5 (12.82%) Change Control
6 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
7 4 (10.26%) VB
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
7 4 (10.26%) SAP
7 4 (10.26%) LDAP
7 4 (10.26%) XML
7 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.26%) ERP

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (12.82%) JBoss
2 2 (5.13%) Apache
2 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.13%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) LDAP
2 3 (7.69%) LAN
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
2 3 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 3 (7.69%) VPN
2 3 (7.69%) MPLS
2 3 (7.69%) RTP
2 3 (7.69%) Firewall
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) MariaDB
3 3 (7.69%) DTS
4 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) dBASE
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) ABAP Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) SAP Developer
7 1 (2.56%) ABAP Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) HTML
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
1 5 (12.82%) CSS
1 5 (12.82%) Spring
2 4 (10.26%) Spring MVC
2 4 (10.26%) XML
2 4 (10.26%) JAAS
3 3 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.69%) JPA
4 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.13%) J2EE
5 1 (2.56%) Struts
5 1 (2.56%) XSD
5 1 (2.56%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.56%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.69%) UNIX
3 3 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.13%) Solaris
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) Web Development
2 5 (12.82%) Change Control
3 4 (10.26%) MVC
3 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
3 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.26%) ERP
4 3 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 3 (7.69%) TDD
4 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.13%) Requirements Management
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) EAI
6 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
2 5 (12.82%) ABAP
3 4 (10.26%) VB
4 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (2.56%) VBA
6 1 (2.56%) VC++
6 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) SAP
5 3 (7.69%) Juniper
5 3 (7.69%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) Brocade
5 3 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.13%) Wyse
6 2 (5.13%) BEA
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) Lotus
7 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
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