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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 29 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 33 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.75% 5.87% 2.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.74% 22.31% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £315 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -30.76%
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
95 130 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.43% 26.32% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 49
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £140 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £550 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 23
Average hourly rate £33.73 £14.00 £34.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.89% -59.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £9.23 £27.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £21.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Harlow +7 2 £350 -
Loughton - - - -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (53.97%) SC Cleared
2 16 (25.40%) ITIL
3 15 (23.81%) SQL
3 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 12 (19.05%) Windows
5 11 (17.46%) Cisco
6 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
6 10 (15.87%) Java
7 9 (14.29%) MVC
7 9 (14.29%) HTML
7 9 (14.29%) Spring
7 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 8 (12.70%) Change Control
8 8 (12.70%) Web Development
8 8 (12.70%) Spring MVC
8 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
8 8 (12.70%) MySQL
8 8 (12.70%) Oracle
8 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
8 8 (12.70%) LDAP
8 8 (12.70%) JBoss
8 8 (12.70%) JAAS
8 8 (12.70%) Hibernate
9 7 (11.11%) Mac OS X
9 7 (11.11%) McAfee
9 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (11.11%) UNIX
9 7 (11.11%) Linux
9 7 (11.11%) CSS
9 7 (11.11%) XML

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.59%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) LDAP
2 3 (4.76%) Firewall
2 3 (4.76%) RTP
2 3 (4.76%) MPLS
2 3 (4.76%) LAN
2 3 (4.76%) WAN
2 3 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.76%) VPN
2 3 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.59%) Wireless
3 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) MySQL
2 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.52%) MariaDB
4 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.76%) DTS
7 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.17%) Neo4j
7 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.59%) dBASE
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Subversion
2 1 (1.59%) MSI
2 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (1.59%) Maven
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.52%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.94%) Field Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Project Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Network Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.17%) ABAP Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Network Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.59%) Programmer
9 1 (1.59%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) HTML
1 9 (14.29%) Spring
2 8 (12.70%) Spring MVC
2 8 (12.70%) JAAS
2 8 (12.70%) Hibernate
3 7 (11.11%) CSS
3 7 (11.11%) XML
4 6 (9.52%) JPA
4 6 (9.52%) .NET
5 3 (4.76%) Web Services
6 2 (3.17%) Struts2
6 2 (3.17%) REST
6 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.17%) Struts
7 1 (1.59%) WinForms
7 1 (1.59%) XHTML
7 1 (1.59%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.59%) JAX-RPC
7 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.76%) NHS
2 3 (4.76%) PKI
3 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Windows
2 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 7 (11.11%) UNIX
3 7 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) MVC
3 8 (12.70%) Change Control
3 8 (12.70%) Web Development
3 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
4 5 (7.94%) Project Management
4 5 (7.94%) Migration
4 5 (7.94%) TDD
4 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.35%) Time Management
5 4 (6.35%) ERP
5 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.76%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.17%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.17%) Coaching
7 2 (3.17%) Requirements Management
7 2 (3.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) SQL
2 10 (15.87%) Java
3 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
4 5 (7.94%) ABAP
5 4 (6.35%) VB
5 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.59%) VC++
8 1 (1.59%) C#
8 1 (1.59%) C++
8 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (53.97%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.11%) MCDST
3 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.35%) MCSE
4 3 (4.76%) MCP
5 2 (3.17%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.59%) CCVP
6 1 (1.59%) CCNA
6 1 (1.59%) Degree
6 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) OVSD
1 3 (4.76%) OpenView
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
1 3 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) Cisco
3 8 (12.70%) Oracle
3 8 (12.70%) JBoss
4 7 (11.11%) McAfee
5 6 (9.52%) Dell
5 6 (9.52%) Citrix
6 4 (6.35%) Panasonic
6 4 (6.35%) SAP
6 4 (6.35%) VMware
6 4 (6.35%) Sophos
7 3 (4.76%) Juniper
7 3 (4.76%) HP
7 3 (4.76%) Brocade
7 3 (4.76%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.17%) Wyse
9 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.59%) NetApp
9 1 (1.59%) Lotus