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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 42 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 15 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.62% 2.43% 6.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.93% 14.13% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 14
Median daily rate £420 £825 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +110.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £405 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £850 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +123.68%

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
116 92 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.02% 17.23% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 45 49
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £838 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
Median hourly rate £34.00 £46.00 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +30.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £32.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £47.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £40.00 £19.48
% change year-on-year
-29.62% +105.39%

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
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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
Southend-on-Sea +2 4 £350 -58.20%
Chelmsford +5 3 £443 -
Brentwood - 2 - -
Harlow -2 1 - - 3
Halstead - 1 £415 -
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
3 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 7 (22.58%) MS Office
4 7 (22.58%) SAP
4 7 (22.58%) Programme Management
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (19.35%) Data Management
5 6 (19.35%) ISO 9000
5 6 (19.35%) CMMI
6 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
6 5 (16.13%) JIRA
6 5 (16.13%) QA
6 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) CMDB
7 4 (12.90%) Selenium
7 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
7 4 (12.90%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (12.90%) ABAP
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle
7 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
7 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
7 4 (12.90%) Six Sigma
7 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) JMeter

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 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) NetWeaver
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 7 (22.58%) MS Office
2 7 (22.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP BPC
2 1 (3.23%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.23%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.23%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (6.45%) Pentaho
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.45%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (6.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JIRA
2 4 (12.90%) JMeter
2 4 (12.90%) LoadRunner
2 4 (12.90%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) CA Gen
3 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Arabic Language
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Military
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
1 6 (19.35%) Configuration Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Tester
3 3 (9.68%) Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Business Change Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Data Model Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Developer
4 2 (6.45%) ETL Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Field Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Pentaho Developer
4 2 (6.45%) Release Manager
4 2 (6.45%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.23%) Deskside Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Field Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) J2EE
1 2 (6.45%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) CMDB
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Solaris
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Programme Management
3 6 (19.35%) CMMI
3 6 (19.35%) Data Management
4 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
5 4 (12.90%) SDLC
5 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.90%) Six Sigma
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
6 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) ABAP
1 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.68%) C
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.23%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) ISO 9000
2 5 (16.13%) QA
3 4 (12.90%) Def Stans
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
1 7 (22.58%) SAP
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Ariba
3 2 (6.45%) BEA
3 2 (6.45%) Informatica
3 2 (6.45%) Pega
3 2 (6.45%) webMethods
4 1 (3.23%) Fujitsu
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Samsung