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 5 May 2016 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 51 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 3 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.70% 3.40% 2.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% 18.00% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £360 £380 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +10.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +80.55%
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
57 100 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.32% 18.90% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 50 79
Median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 10
Median hourly rate £40.50 £32.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.56% -14.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £21.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £37.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harlow +1 2 £360 -
Chelmsford +12 1 - -
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (31.25%) C
2 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 4 (25.00%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) CAN bus
3 4 (25.00%) ANSI C
3 4 (25.00%) JTAG
4 3 (18.75%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (18.75%) CLAS
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
4 3 (18.75%) RMADS
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (18.75%) CESG
4 3 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Military
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Statistics
6 1 (6.25%) Xilinx
6 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (6.25%) QA
6 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (12.50%) Military
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) CLAS Security Advisor
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Developer
1 3 (18.75%) Security Advisor
1 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) CLAS Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Design Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Quality Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (25.00%) CAN bus
2 4 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 3 (18.75%) CESG
3 3 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (6.25%) Biometrics
4 1 (6.25%) Statistics
4 1 (6.25%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
1 5 (31.25%) Requirements Management
2 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Fault Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
4 1 (6.25%) Internal Audit
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C
2 4 (25.00%) ANSI C
2 4 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (18.75%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) JTAG
2 3 (18.75%) RMADS
3 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Xilinx