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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 24 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.98% 2.40% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.41% 14.63% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£345 £298 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.60% +25.00%
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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
27 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.24% 16.40% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 25
Average daily rate £383 £450 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +27.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £558 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £41.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.69% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) NFS
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) SAN

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (10.00%) InDesign
2 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) X.509
2 1 (10.00%) IPsec
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) WhereScape RED
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (10.00%) eggPlant
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) NAS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (10.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) UML
2 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Tcl
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
1 1 (10.00%) EMC
1 1 (10.00%) NetApp
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
1 1 (10.00%) Brocade
1 1 (10.00%) Greenplum
1 1 (10.00%) Tableau