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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 26 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 39 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.65% 4.94% 5.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.71% 25.93% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 5
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£403 £164 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+145.80% +36.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £120 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.09% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.16 £29.80 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.77% -3.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -41.93%
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
127 108 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.90% 19.05% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 64 47
Average daily rate £350 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £120 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 20
Average hourly rate £47.00 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+147.36% -41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.06 £14.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.74 £30.99 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 2014.

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
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 24 December 2014. 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
Southend-on-Sea - 14 £403 -
Chelmsford +2 2 - -
Harlow - - - -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 37 (52.11%) SC Cleared
2 25 (35.21%) Oracle
3 17 (23.94%) MySQL
4 15 (21.13%) ITIL
4 15 (21.13%) Windows
5 14 (19.72%) WebLogic
5 14 (19.72%) Java
6 13 (18.31%) HTML
7 12 (16.90%) Solaris
7 12 (16.90%) Spring
8 11 (15.49%) Spring MVC
8 11 (15.49%) MVC
8 11 (15.49%) UNIX
8 11 (15.49%) JBoss
8 11 (15.49%) SQL
8 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
9 10 (14.08%) DNS
9 10 (14.08%) PHP
9 10 (14.08%) CSS
9 10 (14.08%) Hibernate
9 10 (14.08%) JAAS
9 10 (14.08%) Mac OS X
9 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
9 10 (14.08%) Web Development
10 9 (12.68%) Relational Database
10 9 (12.68%) Linux
10 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
10 9 (12.68%) Cisco
10 9 (12.68%) LDAP
11 8 (11.27%) J2EE

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (19.72%) WebLogic
2 11 (15.49%) JBoss
3 7 (9.86%) Apache
3 7 (9.86%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) DNS
2 9 (12.68%) LDAP
3 3 (4.23%) LAN
3 3 (4.23%) WAN
3 3 (4.23%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.23%) MPLS
3 3 (4.23%) RTP
3 3 (4.23%) VPN
4 2 (2.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) MySQL
2 9 (12.68%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.27%) MariaDB
4 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.23%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.82%) DB2
6 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.82%) DataStage
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.41%) DTS
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) Maven
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.41%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Developer
2 14 (19.72%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (14.08%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.86%) Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Field Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) Project Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) SAP CRM Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (2.82%) SAP SD Consultant
7 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) HTML
2 12 (16.90%) Spring
3 11 (15.49%) Spring MVC
4 10 (14.08%) JAAS
4 10 (14.08%) Hibernate
4 10 (14.08%) CSS
5 8 (11.27%) XML
5 8 (11.27%) J2EE
6 7 (9.86%) JPA
7 4 (5.63%) REST
8 3 (4.23%) Struts2
8 3 (4.23%) Struts
8 3 (4.23%) Web Services
9 2 (2.82%) JAX-RPC
10 1 (1.41%) JSF
10 1 (1.41%) DOM
10 1 (1.41%) XSL
10 1 (1.41%) XHTML
10 1 (1.41%) SOAP
10 1 (1.41%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.23%) NHS
2 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.23%) PKI
3 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.13%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) Solaris
3 11 (15.49%) UNIX
4 10 (14.08%) Mac OS X
5 9 (12.68%) Linux
6 6 (8.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) ITIL
2 11 (15.49%) MVC
3 10 (14.08%) Web Development
4 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.45%) Project Management
5 6 (8.45%) TDD
5 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.63%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.63%) Time Management
7 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.63%) Change Control
7 4 (5.63%) Service Desk Management
7 4 (5.63%) Line Management
8 3 (4.23%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.23%) Migration
8 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.23%) Change Management
9 2 (2.82%) ETL
9 2 (2.82%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) Java
2 11 (15.49%) SQL
3 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
3 10 (14.08%) PHP
4 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.41%) VB
6 1 (1.41%) VC++
6 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (52.11%) SC Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.04%) MCDST
4 4 (5.63%) MCSE
5 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.82%) MCSA
6 2 (2.82%) Degree
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) MCP
7 1 (1.41%) CCNP
7 1 (1.41%) CCNA
7 1 (1.41%) ISEB
7 1 (1.41%) CISSP
7 1 (1.41%) PMP
7 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.41%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
2 4 (5.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) vCloud
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.82%) Control-M
3 1 (1.41%) OVSD
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.41%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Oracle
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.68%) Cisco
4 7 (9.86%) BEA
5 5 (7.04%) McAfee
6 4 (5.63%) Sophos
6 4 (5.63%) Panasonic
6 4 (5.63%) Dell
7 3 (4.23%) Citrix
7 3 (4.23%) Juniper
7 3 (4.23%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.23%) VMware
7 3 (4.23%) Brocade
8 2 (2.82%) SAP
9 1 (1.41%) HP
9 1 (1.41%) Hyperion