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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 22 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 32 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.60% 2.65% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.77% 14.29% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £384 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £25.38
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -29.06%
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
104 126 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.70% 18.58% 25.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 66 40
Average daily rate £375 £414 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.31% +129.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £140 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 26
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £33.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £19.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £38.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%

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
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 4 March 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
Chelmsford - - - - 2
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (50.00%) Windows
3 21 (45.65%) Oracle
4 20 (43.48%) WebLogic
4 20 (43.48%) Solaris
5 16 (34.78%) Shell Script
5 16 (34.78%) PHP
5 16 (34.78%) DNS
6 12 (26.09%) Apache
6 12 (26.09%) ITIL
6 12 (26.09%) Service Delivery
7 11 (23.91%) J2EE
7 11 (23.91%) BEA
7 11 (23.91%) WebLogic Portal
8 10 (21.74%) UNIX
8 10 (21.74%) MySQL
8 10 (21.74%) PTC
8 10 (21.74%) Autodesk
8 10 (21.74%) SolidWorks
9 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (6.52%) SAP
10 3 (6.52%) CRM
10 3 (6.52%) SAP SD
11 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
11 2 (4.35%) C++
11 2 (4.35%) JSP
11 2 (4.35%) AutoCAD
11 2 (4.35%) Project Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 20 (43.48%) WebLogic
2 12 (26.09%) Apache
3 11 (23.91%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) MPLS
2 1 (2.17%) RTP
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.17%) Electronics
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (8.70%) Solutions Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Functional Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) SAP SD Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) SAP CRM Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) SAP Functional Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) IT Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) J2EE
2 2 (4.35%) JSP
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.17%) PKI
1 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Solaris
3 10 (21.74%) UNIX
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) ITIL
1 12 (26.09%) Service Delivery
2 3 (6.52%) CRM
3 2 (4.35%) Project Management
3 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (4.35%) Logistics
3 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (2.17%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.17%) Dependency Management
4 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.17%) Coaching
4 1 (2.17%) Cash Management
4 1 (2.17%) Data Management
4 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
4 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
4 1 (2.17%) Change Management
4 1 (2.17%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (2.17%) Validation
4 1 (2.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) Shell Script
1 16 (34.78%) PHP
2 2 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.17%) VC++
3 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) VCP4
2 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Oracle
2 11 (23.91%) BEA
3 10 (21.74%) PTC
3 10 (21.74%) Autodesk
3 10 (21.74%) SolidWorks
4 3 (6.52%) SAP
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.17%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.17%) Brocade
6 1 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) Juniper
6 1 (2.17%) Hyperion