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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 41 43 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 15 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.86% 2.56% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.96% 12.14% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 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 £390 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £18.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -12.79%
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
94 140 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.90% 21.08% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 79 37
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £137 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 23
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £35.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +6.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.75 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 May 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 2 - -
Basildon - 2 - - 1
Chelmsford -8 1 £400 -
SC Cleared
East of England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (51.06%) Windows
3 18 (38.30%) Solaris
3 18 (38.30%) Oracle
3 18 (38.30%) WebLogic
4 16 (34.04%) Shell Script
4 16 (34.04%) PHP
4 16 (34.04%) DNS
5 12 (25.53%) Service Delivery
6 10 (21.28%) SOLIDWORKS
6 10 (21.28%) PTC
6 10 (21.28%) Autodesk
6 10 (21.28%) Apache
6 10 (21.28%) ITIL
6 10 (21.28%) UNIX
7 9 (19.15%) J2EE
7 9 (19.15%) BEA
7 9 (19.15%) WebLogic Portal
8 8 (17.02%) MySQL
9 4 (8.51%) Migration
9 4 (8.51%) C++
9 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
9 4 (8.51%) SAP
9 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (6.38%) JSP
10 3 (6.38%) Linux
10 3 (6.38%) CRM
10 3 (6.38%) SAP SD

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 18 (38.30%) WebLogic
2 10 (21.28%) Apache
3 9 (19.15%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (4.26%) AutoCAD
2 2 (4.26%) PTC Creo
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.13%) SAP MII
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 1 (2.13%) Electronics
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Solutions Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) SAP SD Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) J2EE
2 3 (6.38%) JSP
3 1 (2.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.13%) Swing
3 1 (2.13%) JMS
3 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.13%) Spring
3 1 (2.13%) Java EE
3 1 (2.13%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) PMI
1 1 (2.13%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 24 (51.06%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Solaris
3 10 (21.28%) UNIX
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Service Delivery
2 10 (21.28%) ITIL
3 4 (8.51%) Migration
3 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.38%) CRM
5 2 (4.26%) ITSM
5 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.26%) Data Management
5 2 (4.26%) Logistics
5 2 (4.26%) Multithreading
5 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.13%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (2.13%) Data Validation
6 1 (2.13%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.13%) Data Governance
6 1 (2.13%) Change Control
6 1 (2.13%) Loose Coupling
6 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.13%) Validation
6 1 (2.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) PHP
1 16 (34.04%) Shell Script
2 4 (8.51%) C++
3 2 (4.26%) C
3 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
3 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) PgMP
3 1 (2.13%) PMP
3 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO 9000
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) vCloud
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) Autodesk
2 10 (21.28%) PTC
3 9 (19.15%) BEA
4 4 (8.51%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) Google