The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 14 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 9 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.56% 8.54% 2.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.95% 29.17% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£388 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
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 £34.50 £23.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -19.82%
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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
41 72 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 25.31% 29.27% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 43 26
Average daily rate £405 £445 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.98% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £308 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £612
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
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 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

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Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (11.11%) WhereScape RED
4 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
4 1 (11.11%) Tableau
4 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (11.11%) eggPlant
4 1 (11.11%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (11.11%) LabWindows
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Greenplum
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LabWindows
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) WhereScape RED
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (11.11%) eggPlant
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Build Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Signal Processing
2 1 (11.11%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Test Management
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
2 2 (22.22%) MATLAB
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Tableau
1 1 (11.11%) Greenplum
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) EMC
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat