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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 23 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 7 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.87% 1.89% 3.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.91% 9.80% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£308 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.75% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £297 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £433 £279
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Average hourly rate £28.08 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -39.65%
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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
44 51 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.03% 19.32% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 27
Average daily rate £450 £352 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.84% -21.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £815
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Average hourly rate £16.16 £41.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.82% +3.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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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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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Hourly Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Middlesex

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Military
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) UML
4 4 (36.36%) Electronics
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) C++
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) Swing
6 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
6 2 (18.18%) Debian
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 2 (18.18%) Intel
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Automake
6 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
7 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Use Case
7 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) V-Model
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Automake
2 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (9.09%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (9.09%) RequisitePro
2 1 (9.09%) ClearCase
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 8 (72.73%) Military
2 4 (36.36%) Electronics
3 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Debian
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) V-Model
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Intel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) EMC