The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 17 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.53% 3.14% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.00% 10.67% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£388 £508 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.64% +69.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -31.42%
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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 Middlesex region.

Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 75 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 23.53% 29.41% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 24
Average daily rate £405 £463 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.43% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £308 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) MS Project
4 1 (12.50%) LabWindows
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Greenplum
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) WhereScape RED
4 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Tableau
4 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) eggPlant
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) WhereScape RED
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
1 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (12.50%) eggPlant
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 1 (12.50%) UML
1 1 (12.50%) OO
1 1 (12.50%) Project Management
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
1 1 (12.50%) Test Management
1 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
1 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) EMC
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
1 1 (12.50%) Greenplum
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau