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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 29 24 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 30 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.68% 5.41% 3.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.26% 25.40% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Average daily rate
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£440 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £372
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.41%
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
93 126 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.61% 21.32% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 71 45
Average daily rate £388 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £164 £86
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £492 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 19
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.97% +0.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £16.03 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.75 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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
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 29 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Basildon -5 10 - -
Chelmsford -9 4 £400 -
Harlow -4 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea +3 1 £440 +18.91%
Security Cleared
East of England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 47 (62.67%) SC Cleared
2 30 (40.00%) Windows
3 27 (36.00%) ITIL
4 15 (20.00%) Oracle
5 14 (18.67%) WebLogic
6 13 (17.33%) UNIX
6 13 (17.33%) Solaris
7 12 (16.00%) Service Delivery
8 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
8 11 (14.67%) PHP
8 11 (14.67%) DNS
9 10 (13.33%) Linux
9 10 (13.33%) Autodesk
9 10 (13.33%) PTC
9 10 (13.33%) SOLIDWORKS
10 9 (12.00%) SLA
10 9 (12.00%) Service Desk Management
10 9 (12.00%) Line Management
10 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (10.67%) Apache
11 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.67%) MySQL
12 7 (9.33%) BEA
12 7 (9.33%) WebLogic Portal
12 7 (9.33%) J2EE
12 7 (9.33%) C++
12 7 (9.33%) Cisco
12 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
13 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (18.67%) WebLogic
2 8 (10.67%) Apache
3 7 (9.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.67%) JBoss
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) SOLIDWORKS
2 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.67%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) AutoCAD
3 2 (2.67%) PTC Creo
4 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.33%) SAP MII
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) DNS
2 3 (4.00%) HTTP
3 2 (2.67%) LDAP
3 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.67%) SSL
4 1 (1.33%) MPLS
4 1 (1.33%) RTP
4 1 (1.33%) VPN
4 1 (1.33%) LAN
4 1 (1.33%) WAN
4 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) MySQL
2 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.33%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.33%) SQLite
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.67%) Subversion
4 2 (2.67%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.33%) French Language
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Analyst
2 13 (17.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (13.33%) Consultant
4 8 (10.67%) Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Solutions Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Service Desk Technician
8 3 (4.00%) SAP Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Project Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) CRM Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) SAP CRM Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) SAP SD Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) J2EE
2 3 (4.00%) REST
2 3 (4.00%) Spring
2 3 (4.00%) Middleware
2 3 (4.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (4.00%) JSP
3 2 (2.67%) HTML
3 2 (2.67%) CSS
3 2 (2.67%) Web Services
3 2 (2.67%) XML
3 2 (2.67%) JAAS
3 2 (2.67%) EclipseLink
3 2 (2.67%) JPA
3 2 (2.67%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.33%) Struts2
4 1 (1.33%) CSS3
4 1 (1.33%) HTML5
4 1 (1.33%) Ajax
4 1 (1.33%) GWT
4 1 (1.33%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.67%) NHS
1 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (1.33%) RMADS
2 1 (1.33%) PKI
2 1 (1.33%) VHDL
2 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Windows
2 13 (17.33%) UNIX
2 13 (17.33%) Solaris
3 10 (13.33%) Linux
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) ITIL
2 12 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 9 (12.00%) Service Desk Management
3 9 (12.00%) Line Management
3 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 5 (6.67%) Migration
6 4 (5.33%) CRM
6 4 (5.33%) SOA
6 4 (5.33%) Time Management
6 4 (5.33%) TDD
6 4 (5.33%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.67%) MVC
8 2 (2.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.67%) ITSM
8 2 (2.67%) Scrum
8 2 (2.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) Shell Script
1 11 (14.67%) PHP
2 7 (9.33%) C++
3 4 (5.33%) Java
4 3 (4.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (4.00%) Embedded C++
4 3 (4.00%) C
5 2 (2.67%) SQL
6 1 (1.33%) VC++
6 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (62.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.33%) MCSE
3 4 (5.33%) MCDST
4 3 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.33%) CEH
6 1 (1.33%) PgMP
6 1 (1.33%) Degree
6 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.33%) PMP
6 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CCNP
6 1 (1.33%) CCNA
6 1 (1.33%) CISSP
6 1 (1.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) vCloud
3 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Puppet
1 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle
2 10 (13.33%) Autodesk
2 10 (13.33%) PTC
3 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.33%) BEA
4 7 (9.33%) Cisco
5 4 (5.33%) SAP
5 4 (5.33%) Dell
5 4 (5.33%) McAfee
5 4 (5.33%) Sophos
5 4 (5.33%) Panasonic
6 1 (1.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.33%) WSO2
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) Brocade
6 1 (1.33%) Xilinx
6 1 (1.33%) Apple
6 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.33%) Juniper