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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 44 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 16 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.27% 2.83% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.84% 10.77% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 4
Average daily rate
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£460 £450 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +26.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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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
95 130 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.43% 26.32% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 49
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £140 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £550 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 23
Average hourly rate £33.73 £14.00 £34.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.89% -59.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £9.23 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £21.50 £40.00
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 19 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) SQL
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) ITIL
5 7 (20.59%) Windows
6 6 (17.65%) Cisco
6 6 (17.65%) Citrix
7 5 (14.71%) JBoss
7 5 (14.71%) ABAP
7 5 (14.71%) HTML
7 5 (14.71%) Java
7 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
7 5 (14.71%) .NET
7 5 (14.71%) MySQL
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle
7 5 (14.71%) CSS
7 5 (14.71%) Web Development
7 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
7 5 (14.71%) Change Control
7 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (14.71%) Spring
8 4 (11.76%) MVC
8 4 (11.76%) Migration
8 4 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (11.76%) Spring MVC
8 4 (11.76%) VB
8 4 (11.76%) SAP
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (2.94%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) LDAP
2 3 (8.82%) MPLS
2 3 (8.82%) RTP
2 3 (8.82%) LAN
2 3 (8.82%) WAN
2 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
2 3 (8.82%) VPN
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (8.82%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) DTS
3 3 (8.82%) MariaDB
4 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support
2 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Consultant
3 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Network Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Applications Packager
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Voice Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Voice Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
1 5 (14.71%) CSS
1 5 (14.71%) Spring
2 4 (11.76%) Spring MVC
2 4 (11.76%) XML
2 4 (11.76%) JAAS
3 3 (8.82%) JPA
3 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) XML Schema
5 1 (2.94%) XSD
5 1 (2.94%) Struts
5 1 (2.94%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
3 3 (8.82%) UNIX
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Web Development
2 5 (14.71%) Change Control
3 4 (11.76%) MVC
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) ERP
4 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.82%) Quality Management
4 3 (8.82%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.88%) Requirements Management
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.94%) EAI
6 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.94%) ETL
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.94%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) ABAP
2 5 (14.71%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
3 4 (11.76%) VB
4 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.94%) VC++
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Cisco
2 6 (17.65%) Citrix
3 5 (14.71%) JBoss
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 4 (11.76%) SAP
5 3 (8.82%) Juniper
5 3 (8.82%) Riverbed
5 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) Brocade
6 2 (5.88%) Wyse
6 2 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) Lotus