The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 38 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 22 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.51% 7.01% 4.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.72% 35.79% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 0
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£388 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £20.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+69.13% -5.81%
Security 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
89 95 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.22% 19.59% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 48
Average daily rate £400 £400 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £92
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 3 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +56.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £21.88 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £43.25 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -9.52%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Essex region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Essex region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 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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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%
Chelmsford - 3 £400 -
Colchester +5 1 - - 1
Basildon -11 1 - -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 35 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 19 (34.55%) Windows
3 16 (29.09%) Linux
4 12 (21.82%) ITIL
4 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
5 10 (18.18%) C++
6 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
7 7 (12.73%) Multithreading
8 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.09%) Embedded C
9 5 (9.09%) Embedded C++
9 5 (9.09%) UNIX
9 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
9 5 (9.09%) C
9 5 (9.09%) Oracle
9 5 (9.09%) SQL
9 5 (9.09%) Java
9 5 (9.09%) Cisco
9 5 (9.09%) Migration
9 5 (9.09%) VMware
9 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
10 4 (7.27%) Line Management
10 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Management
10 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
10 4 (7.27%) Puppet
10 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (7.27%) Git (software)

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.27%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.45%) JBoss
3 2 (3.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.82%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.82%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
3 1 (1.82%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) LDAP
2 3 (5.45%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) SSL
3 2 (3.64%) SAN
3 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.82%) VPN
4 1 (1.82%) DNS
4 1 (1.82%) LAN
4 1 (1.82%) WAN
4 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.82%) MPLS
4 1 (1.82%) RTP
4 1 (1.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) MySQL
2 3 (5.45%) SQLite
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.82%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (3.64%) MSI
4 2 (3.64%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) JIRA
5 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 2 (3.64%) Electronics
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.82%) French Language
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Software Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Applications Packager
5 4 (7.27%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Project Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Service Desk Technician
7 2 (3.64%) Embedded Software Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) ICT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Middleware
1 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
1 4 (7.27%) Spring
2 3 (5.45%) JAAS
2 3 (5.45%) JSP
2 3 (5.45%) XML
2 3 (5.45%) JPA
2 3 (5.45%) Spring MVC
2 3 (5.45%) REST
2 3 (5.45%) EclipseLink
3 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
3 2 (3.64%) HTML
3 2 (3.64%) CSS
3 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 1 (1.82%) Ajax
4 1 (1.82%) Java SE
4 1 (1.82%) Java EE
4 1 (1.82%) JSON
4 1 (1.82%) J2EE
4 1 (1.82%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.64%) NHS
2 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) PMI
3 1 (1.82%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.82%) VHDL
3 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.82%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.82%) Informatics
3 1 (1.82%) CMDB
3 1 (1.82%) RMADS
3 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Linux
3 5 (9.09%) UNIX
4 4 (7.27%) Solaris
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.45%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) ITIL
1 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
2 7 (12.73%) Multithreading
3 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (9.09%) Migration
4 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Management
5 4 (7.27%) Line Management
5 4 (7.27%) TDD
5 4 (7.27%) SOA
5 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.45%) ITSM
6 3 (5.45%) MVC
6 3 (5.45%) Project Management
6 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.45%) Time Management
7 2 (3.64%) Kanban
7 2 (3.64%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.64%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) C++
2 5 (9.09%) Java
2 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) Embedded C
2 5 (9.09%) Embedded C++
2 5 (9.09%) C
3 2 (3.64%) VC++
4 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
4 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.45%) MCSE
2 3 (5.45%) MCDST
3 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) PgMP
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) CCNA
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) PMP
4 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
3 1 (1.82%) XenApp
3 1 (1.82%) Firmware
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
1 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.82%) Mesos
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.82%) ZENworks
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) VMware
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco
3 3 (5.45%) Panasonic
3 3 (5.45%) McAfee
3 3 (5.45%) Sophos
3 3 (5.45%) Dell
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix
4 2 (3.64%) Autodesk
4 2 (3.64%) PTC
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) Brocade
5 1 (1.82%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.82%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.82%) WSO2
5 1 (1.82%) Becrypt
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Juniper
5 1 (1.82%) BEA