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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 26 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.05% 0.80% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 4.88% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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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
40 41 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.39% 16.33% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 29
Average daily rate £480 £352 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.22% -17.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £484 £815
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Average hourly rate £41.25 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.40 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 29 August 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 17 (77.27%) Military
2 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 13 (59.09%) Electronics
4 11 (50.00%) UML
5 10 (45.45%) C++
5 10 (45.45%) Linux
6 9 (40.91%) Java
6 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
7 7 (31.82%) OO
8 5 (22.73%) Requirements Management
8 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (22.73%) MATLAB
8 5 (22.73%) Validation
9 3 (13.64%) Degree
9 3 (13.64%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (13.64%) Automake
9 3 (13.64%) Device Driver
9 3 (13.64%) Debian
9 3 (13.64%) Swing
9 3 (13.64%) STL
9 3 (13.64%) C
9 3 (13.64%) Intel
10 2 (9.09%) Windows
10 2 (9.09%) VoIP
10 2 (9.09%) IBM
10 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
10 2 (9.09%) Symantec
10 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (9.09%) Windows 7

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Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (13.64%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (13.64%) Automake
3 1 (4.55%) RequisitePro
General
1 17 (77.27%) Military
2 13 (59.09%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Test Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Hardware Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Hardware Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Swing
1 3 (13.64%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.55%) Physics
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Debian
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 11 (50.00%) UML
3 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
3 7 (31.82%) OO
4 5 (22.73%) Requirements Management
4 5 (22.73%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Use Case
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) V-Model
5 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C++
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) MATLAB
4 3 (13.64%) C
5 1 (4.55%) AWK
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Intel
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) Pegasus
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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