The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Essex region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 31 40 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 34 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.63% 1.44% 2.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.97% 6.06% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Average daily rate £423 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 - £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
148 99 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.14% 23.80% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 49 36
Average daily rate £400 £233 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.04% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £85 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.20 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +36.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £29.59 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £83.75 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Security Cleared
East of England

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 April 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
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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (39.39%) SC Cleared
2 17 (25.76%) MS Excel
3 14 (21.21%) C
4 11 (16.67%) ITIL
4 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (16.67%) Project Management
5 10 (15.15%) MS Exchange
6 9 (13.64%) SCCM
7 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.12%) MCDST
7 8 (12.12%) SLA
7 8 (12.12%) McAfee
7 8 (12.12%) HP
7 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (10.61%) OpenView
8 7 (10.61%) MCP
8 7 (10.61%) Windows
8 7 (10.61%) Linux
8 7 (10.61%) OVSD
9 6 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
9 6 (9.09%) C++
9 6 (9.09%) Oracle
9 6 (9.09%) Embedded C
9 6 (9.09%) Embedded C++
9 6 (9.09%) Finance
10 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
10 5 (7.58%) Java
10 5 (7.58%) Time Management
11 4 (6.06%) Degree

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.55%) Liferay
3 2 (3.03%) Lync
3 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (25.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.55%) MS Project
2 3 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) NASTRAN
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) LAN
1 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.03%) VPN
1 2 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (1.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) Ingres
4 1 (1.52%) dBASE
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MSI
2 2 (3.03%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.52%) XDoclet
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Legal
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) French Language
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Analyst
2 9 (13.64%) Service Analyst
2 9 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Software Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Field Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) JSF
1 3 (4.55%) GWT
2 2 (3.03%) HTML
2 2 (3.03%) J2EE
2 2 (3.03%) CSS
2 2 (3.03%) XML
2 2 (3.03%) XSD
3 1 (1.52%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.52%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) EJB
3 1 (1.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Windows
1 7 (10.61%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.52%) UNIX
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) ITIL
1 11 (16.67%) Project Management
2 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
3 6 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (7.58%) Time Management
5 4 (6.06%) Risk Management
5 4 (6.06%) EAI
5 4 (6.06%) Data Modelling
5 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.06%) ETL
6 3 (4.55%) Change Management
6 3 (4.55%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.55%) Data Mapping
6 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.03%) Change Control
7 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.03%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.03%) UML
7 2 (3.03%) OO
7 2 (3.03%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) C
2 6 (9.09%) C++
2 6 (9.09%) Embedded C
2 6 (9.09%) Embedded C++
3 5 (7.58%) Java
4 4 (6.06%) SQL
5 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.52%) VB
6 1 (1.52%) VBA
6 1 (1.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) SC Cleared
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.12%) MCDST
3 7 (10.61%) MCP
4 4 (6.06%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.52%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (1.52%) MCSE
6 1 (1.52%) CCNP
6 1 (1.52%) ISEB
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.52%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.52%) XenApp
3 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) SCCM
2 7 (10.61%) OpenView
2 7 (10.61%) OVSD
Vendors
1 8 (12.12%) HP
1 8 (12.12%) McAfee
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) SAP
3 4 (6.06%) Cisco
3 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.55%) JBoss
5 2 (3.03%) Wyse
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
5 2 (3.03%) Apple
6 1 (1.52%) AppSense
6 1 (1.52%) Tandberg
6 1 (1.52%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.52%) F5
6 1 (1.52%) SolidWorks
6 1 (1.52%) Sophos
6 1 (1.52%) Dell
6 1 (1.52%) Nortel
6 1 (1.52%) Citrix