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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 29 27 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 13 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.22% 0.61% 5.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.53% 3.85% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£385 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £359
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.13 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -31.42%
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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
49 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 15.91% 15.76% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 6
Average daily rate £400 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.16 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +19.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.47 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.16 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

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
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 2 March 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 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (53.33%) MS Office
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 11 (36.67%) Windows
6 10 (33.33%) ITIL
7 9 (30.00%) Service Management
7 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
8 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (20.00%) C
9 6 (20.00%) ITSM
9 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
11 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
11 2 (6.67%) Finance
11 2 (6.67%) BS15000
11 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
11 2 (6.67%) SLA
12 1 (3.33%) Cisco
12 1 (3.33%) MCP
12 1 (3.33%) MCSE
12 1 (3.33%) MCSA
12 1 (3.33%) HP
12 1 (3.33%) Citrix
12 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (3.33%) Internet
12 1 (3.33%) ACCA

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (53.33%) MS Office
2 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Analyst
1 23 (76.67%) Service Analyst
1 23 (76.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (6.67%) Incident Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Process Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Software Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Incident Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows XP
2 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Service Management
3 6 (20.00%) ITSM
4 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) Coaching
5 1 (3.33%) People Management
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ACCA
4 1 (3.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
1 2 (6.67%) BS15000
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) OVSD
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco