The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 14 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 4.44% 10.53% 6.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 100.00% 22.22% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£463 - £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+33.82% -34.61%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

Qualifications Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 4.44% 47.37% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate £463 £350 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -30.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Home Counties region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Home Counties region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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Top 5 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared