The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 43 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.34% - 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% - 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
SC Cleared
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.92% 18.01% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 14
Average daily rate £298 £300 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -18.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £140 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £42.00 £10.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+320.00% -64.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) DB2
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (16.67%) ThinApp
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Operations Manager
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Application Packager
1 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Service Operations Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft