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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 22 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 38 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.77% 5.52% 2.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.43% 19.26% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 7
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£388 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £315 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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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
94 135 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.22% 28.66% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 48
Average daily rate £375 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £140 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 20
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 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £39.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 2 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 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 35 (53.03%) SC Cleared
2 17 (25.76%) ITIL
3 14 (21.21%) SQL
3 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 12 (18.18%) Windows
5 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 11 (16.67%) Cisco
6 9 (13.64%) Java
6 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 8 (12.12%) Change Control
7 8 (12.12%) Spring
7 8 (12.12%) MCDST
7 8 (12.12%) HTML
7 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
7 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (12.12%) McAfee
7 8 (12.12%) MVC
8 7 (10.61%) JAAS
8 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
8 7 (10.61%) SLA
8 7 (10.61%) LDAP
8 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
8 7 (10.61%) MySQL
8 7 (10.61%) Oracle
8 7 (10.61%) Linux
8 7 (10.61%) JBoss
8 7 (10.61%) CSS
8 7 (10.61%) XML
8 7 (10.61%) Web Development
8 7 (10.61%) Spring MVC

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.52%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) LDAP
2 4 (6.06%) Firewall
3 3 (4.55%) VPN
3 3 (4.55%) MPLS
3 3 (4.55%) RTP
3 3 (4.55%) LAN
3 3 (4.55%) WAN
3 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.52%) HTTP
4 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.61%) MySQL
2 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.58%) MariaDB
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.55%) DTS
6 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.52%) dBASE
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.52%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.52%) MSI
1 1 (1.52%) Subversion
1 1 (1.52%) Maven
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
1 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (19.70%) Developer
2 9 (13.64%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.61%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.58%) Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) Field Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Network Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.03%) ABAP Developer
9 1 (1.52%) SAP Consultant
9 1 (1.52%) ABAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) HTML
1 8 (12.12%) Spring
2 7 (10.61%) JAAS
2 7 (10.61%) Hibernate
2 7 (10.61%) XML
2 7 (10.61%) CSS
2 7 (10.61%) Spring MVC
3 6 (9.09%) JPA
4 5 (7.58%) .NET
5 3 (4.55%) Web Services
6 2 (3.03%) Struts
6 2 (3.03%) Struts2
6 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.03%) REST
7 1 (1.52%) PhoneGap
7 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.52%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (1.52%) PrimeFaces
7 1 (1.52%) WCF
7 1 (1.52%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.55%) NHS
2 3 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.18%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.61%) Linux
4 6 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 6 (9.09%) UNIX
5 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) ITIL
2 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
2 8 (12.12%) MVC
2 8 (12.12%) Change Control
3 7 (10.61%) Web Development
4 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.58%) Migration
4 5 (7.58%) TDD
4 5 (7.58%) Project Management
5 4 (6.06%) ERP
5 4 (6.06%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.06%) Time Management
5 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
5 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.55%) Quality Management
7 2 (3.03%) Change Management
7 2 (3.03%) Requirements Management
7 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.03%) Coaching
7 2 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) Java
3 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
4 5 (7.58%) ABAP
5 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.55%) VB
7 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.52%) C
8 1 (1.52%) C#
8 1 (1.52%) C++
8 1 (1.52%) VBA
8 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 35 (53.03%) SC Cleared
2 8 (12.12%) MCDST
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.06%) MCP
3 4 (6.06%) MCSE
4 2 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) CCNA
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.52%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) OpenView
1 4 (6.06%) OVSD
1 4 (6.06%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) Cisco
3 8 (12.12%) McAfee
4 7 (10.61%) JBoss
4 7 (10.61%) Oracle
5 6 (9.09%) Dell
5 6 (9.09%) Citrix
6 4 (6.06%) Juniper
6 4 (6.06%) SAP
6 4 (6.06%) Sophos
6 4 (6.06%) HP
6 4 (6.06%) VMware
6 4 (6.06%) Panasonic
7 3 (4.55%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.55%) Brocade
8 2 (3.03%) Wyse
9 1 (1.52%) F5
9 1 (1.52%) NetApp
9 1 (1.52%) Lotus
9 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
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