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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 42 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 13 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.94% 1.85% 4.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.15% 14.12% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 15
Median daily rate £380 £331 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.71% -22.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.69% +78.75%
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
107 85 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.21% 13.12% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 50
Median daily rate £275 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 5
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £24.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +70.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.50 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.45 £50.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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
Southend-on-Sea - 7 - -
Harlow -1 2 - -
Halstead - 1 £380 -
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
3 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
3 6 (31.58%) Solaris
4 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
4 5 (26.32%) MS Office
4 5 (26.32%) ISO 9000
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) CMMI
4 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
4 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (21.05%) Data Management
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.79%) Six Sigma
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Def Stans
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
7 2 (10.53%) JTAG
7 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.53%) ANSI C
7 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (10.53%) CAN bus
7 2 (10.53%) Unix
7 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.53%) ETL
7 2 (10.53%) Apache
7 2 (10.53%) C

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 6 (31.58%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.53%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
1 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
General
1 1 (5.26%) Law
1 1 (5.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Configuration Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Solaris Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) ETL Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) CAN bus
1 2 (10.53%) CMDB
1 2 (10.53%) Device Driver
1 2 (10.53%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.26%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Solaris
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
2 5 (26.32%) CMMI
2 5 (26.32%) Programme Management
3 4 (21.05%) Data Management
3 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.79%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) User Stories
6 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) ANSI C
2 2 (10.53%) C
2 2 (10.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO 9000
2 3 (15.79%) Def Stans
3 2 (10.53%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) BEA
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Xilinx