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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 42 31 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 17 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.72% 4.55% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.54% 22.68% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+105.47% -13.09%
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
87 97 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.94% 20.08% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 53 47
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £23.24 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £43.25 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 2015.

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Harlow -2 6 £275 -38.88%
Colchester +5 1 - - 1
Chelmsford - 1 £400 -
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) Windows
3 9 (25.71%) Linux
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) VMware
5 5 (14.29%) C++
5 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle
6 4 (11.43%) Java
6 4 (11.43%) Solaris
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL
6 4 (11.43%) UNIX
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
7 3 (8.57%) Spring
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) Puppet
7 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
7 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 3 (8.57%) Firewall
7 3 (8.57%) ITSM
7 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
7 3 (8.57%) Middleware
7 3 (8.57%) Microsoft

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) PTC Creo
2 1 (2.86%) AutoCAD
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LDAP
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
2 2 (5.71%) SSL
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.86%) MPLS
3 1 (2.86%) RTP
3 1 (2.86%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (5.71%) MSI
3 2 (5.71%) Subversion
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 2 (5.71%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Developer
2 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
2 4 (11.43%) Applications Packager
2 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Administrator
4 2 (5.71%) C++ Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (2.86%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) JSP
1 3 (8.57%) Middleware
1 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
1 3 (8.57%) Spring
2 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.71%) Spring MVC
2 2 (5.71%) JPA
2 2 (5.71%) JAAS
2 2 (5.71%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) REST
2 2 (5.71%) EclipseLink
3 1 (2.86%) CSS3
3 1 (2.86%) Swing
3 1 (2.86%) JMS
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) J2EE
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) PMI
2 1 (2.86%) VHDL
2 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.86%) PKI
2 1 (2.86%) CMDB
2 1 (2.86%) RMADS
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Solaris
3 4 (11.43%) UNIX
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.43%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) SOA
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) ITSM
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) TDD
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.71%) Kanban
5 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Data Management
5 2 (5.71%) Logistics
5 2 (5.71%) MVC
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) C++
2 4 (11.43%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) VC++
3 2 (5.71%) Embedded C
3 2 (5.71%) Embedded C++
3 2 (5.71%) C
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) PgMP
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PMP
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.86%) Docker
4 1 (2.86%) Firmware
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Puppet
1 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Mesos
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.86%) ZENworks
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) VMware
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Autodesk
4 2 (5.71%) PTC
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) Brocade
5 1 (2.86%) Xilinx
5 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.86%) WSO2
5 1 (2.86%) Becrypt
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (2.86%) BEA