The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Middlesex region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 27 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.44% 0.43% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.33% 2.50% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£315 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £365 £372
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
43 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.94% 17.32% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 25
Average daily rate £440 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £499 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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
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

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Military
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Automake
4 3 (27.27%) C
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Intel
4 3 (27.27%) Device Driver
4 3 (27.27%) Debian
5 2 (18.18%) Electronics
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) Nortel
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Network Security
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Automake
2 1 (9.09%) RequisitePro
2 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (54.55%) Military
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Architect
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Firmware
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Debian
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Use Case
3 1 (9.09%) V-Model
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
1 3 (27.27%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) AWK
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Intel
2 2 (18.18%) Nortel
2 2 (18.18%) Juniper
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Pegasus
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle