The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 19 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 16 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 5.63% 0.58% -
As % of the Qualifications category 41.03% 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £373
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -28.00%
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Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Qualifications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
39 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 13.73% 20.93% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 7
Average daily rate £338 £313 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -19.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.47 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

SC Cleared
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (57.14%) MS Office
4 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 9 (32.14%) Windows
5 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (28.57%) Service Management
6 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
7 7 (25.00%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) ITSM
8 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 6 (21.43%) C
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (7.14%) SLA
10 1 (3.57%) Finance
10 1 (3.57%) Migration
10 1 (3.57%) MCSE
10 1 (3.57%) MCSA
10 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (3.57%) Internet
10 1 (3.57%) ACCA
10 1 (3.57%) CIMA
10 1 (3.57%) Risk Analysis

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 16 (57.14%) MS Office
2 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Service Analyst
1 22 (78.57%) Service Desk Analyst
1 22 (78.57%) Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 8 (28.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Service Management
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (21.43%) ITSM
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ACCA
3 1 (3.57%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft