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 26 September 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 34 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 18 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.14% 3.14% 6.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.51% 25.40% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 18
Median daily rate £325 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £238 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £445 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +23.60%
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
109 63 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 25.06% 12.35% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 24 44
Median daily rate £300 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £235 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 4
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.50 £33.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% +26.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.62 £13.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.75 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 6 - - 2
Harlow 0 2 - -
Basildon +7 1 £325 -
Chelmsford 0 1 £100 -
Halstead - 1 £380 -
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
3 8 (24.24%) MS Office
3 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
3 8 (24.24%) Programme Management
4 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
4 7 (21.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (21.21%) ISO 9000
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle
4 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) CMMI
5 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 6 (18.18%) Solaris
5 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
5 6 (18.18%) Data Management
6 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
6 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
6 5 (15.15%) Def Stans
7 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.12%) CMDB
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.09%) Windows
8 3 (9.09%) SAP
8 3 (9.09%) NHS
8 3 (9.09%) User Stories
8 3 (9.09%) DevOps
8 3 (9.09%) Coaching
8 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.06%) Mentoring

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) MS Excel
1 8 (24.24%) MS Office
2 7 (21.21%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) DNS
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
1 2 (6.06%) WLAN
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (3.03%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Configuration Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Solaris Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Release Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Manager
5 2 (6.06%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Deskside Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Digital Programme Manager
6 1 (3.03%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Transformation Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) CMDB
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) NHS
3 2 (6.06%) CAN bus
3 2 (6.06%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.03%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Solaris
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 8 (24.24%) Programme Management
3 7 (21.21%) CMMI
3 7 (21.21%) Incident Management
4 6 (18.18%) Data Management
5 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) Coaching
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) User Stories
8 2 (6.06%) ETL
8 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.06%) Project Management
8 2 (6.06%) Requirements Management
8 2 (6.06%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
9 1 (3.03%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.06%) ANSI C
2 2 (6.06%) C
2 2 (6.06%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) CCA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) MAPM
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) ISO 9000
2 5 (15.15%) Def Stans
3 2 (6.06%) JTAG
3 2 (6.06%) QA
4 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
2 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) BEA
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Fujitsu
4 1 (3.03%) Sophos
4 1 (3.03%) Xilinx