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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 24 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.19% 3.77% 3.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 14.29% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £385 £388 £508
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -23.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £33.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+23.53% +84.38%
SC Cleared
South East

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
22 42 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.10% 26.42% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 40
Average daily rate £475 £405 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £295 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Average hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 29 April 2016.

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

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Military
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Sage
3 1 (16.67%) Firmware
3 1 (16.67%) CAD
3 1 (16.67%) GIS
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Principal Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Principal Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) CAD
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Information Security
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) Network Management
1 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
1 1 (16.67%) Schematic Capture
1 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
1 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C++
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sage