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 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 15 32 16
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 22 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 7.46% 0.49% 5.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.00% 3.57% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.16 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% +19.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £25.13
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -28.35%
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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
40 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 13.56% 13.79% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 8
Average daily rate £425 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £266 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.16 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% +19.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

SC Cleared
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 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (57.89%) MS Office
3 18 (47.37%) ITIL
3 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 17 (44.74%) Service Management
5 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
6 15 (39.47%) DV Cleared
7 13 (34.21%) Windows
8 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (28.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (28.95%) Cisco
10 10 (26.32%) ITSM
11 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
11 9 (23.68%) C
12 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
12 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
13 6 (15.79%) CCNP
13 6 (15.79%) CCNA
13 6 (15.79%) HP
13 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (10.53%) Firewall
14 4 (10.53%) Migration
14 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
14 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
14 4 (10.53%) Network Management
15 3 (7.89%) Unified Communications
15 3 (7.89%) F5
15 3 (7.89%) Multicast
15 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (7.89%) HSRP

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (57.89%) MS Office
2 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) Unified Communications
2 3 (7.89%) Multicast
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (7.89%) HSRP
2 3 (7.89%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (7.89%) Wireless
2 3 (7.89%) MPLS
2 3 (7.89%) OSPF
2 3 (7.89%) BGP
2 3 (7.89%) EIGRP
2 3 (7.89%) VRRP
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) VPN
2 3 (7.89%) SSL
2 3 (7.89%) LAN
2 3 (7.89%) WLAN
2 3 (7.89%) WAN
2 3 (7.89%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Analyst
1 18 (47.37%) Service Analyst
1 18 (47.37%) Service Desk Analyst
2 11 (28.95%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Network Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Incident Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.63%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Software Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Incident Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Process Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.68%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
2 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) ITIL
2 17 (44.74%) Service Management
3 10 (26.32%) ITSM
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 4 (10.53%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.53%) Network Management
5 3 (7.89%) Application Performance Management
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.89%) Information Assurance
5 3 (7.89%) Validation
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.26%) Coaching
7 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.63%) People Management
7 1 (2.63%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) DV Cleared
3 11 (28.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (15.79%) CCNP
4 6 (15.79%) CCNA
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.89%) CCIP
6 2 (5.26%) MCP
6 2 (5.26%) CCIE
6 2 (5.26%) CCDP
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.63%) MCSE
7 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
1 2 (5.26%) BS15000
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) OVSD
2 2 (5.26%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (5.26%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) Cisco
3 6 (15.79%) HP
4 3 (7.89%) F5
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
4 3 (7.89%) Juniper
5 2 (5.26%) Citrix
5 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.63%) NetApp