The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 2 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 8 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 27 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 11.74% 2.34% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.50% 16.67% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.16 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -22.41%
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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 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 17.39% 14.02% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 10
Average daily rate £450 £305 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £265 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.16 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 Security Cleared across the Northampton region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 40 (90.91%) SC Cleared
2 24 (54.55%) DV Cleared
2 24 (54.55%) ITIL
2 24 (54.55%) Service Management
3 23 (52.27%) MS Office
4 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 17 (38.64%) Windows
6 15 (34.09%) Cisco
7 13 (29.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 11 (25.00%) ITSM
10 10 (22.73%) HP
10 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (18.18%) VMware
12 7 (15.91%) OVSD
12 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
12 7 (15.91%) Finance
12 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (15.91%) Coaching
13 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
13 6 (13.64%) C
13 6 (13.64%) CCNP
13 6 (13.64%) CCNA
13 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
13 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
13 6 (13.64%) F5
14 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
14 5 (11.36%) Change Control

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) Lync
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (52.27%) MS Office
2 12 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
1 4 (9.09%) iSCSI
1 4 (9.09%) BIG-IP
2 3 (6.82%) Multicast
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (6.82%) HSRP
2 3 (6.82%) IP Telephony
2 3 (6.82%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 3 (6.82%) Unified Communications
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.82%) VPN
2 3 (6.82%) SSL
2 3 (6.82%) LAN
2 3 (6.82%) WLAN
2 3 (6.82%) WAN
2 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.82%) Wireless
2 3 (6.82%) MPLS
2 3 (6.82%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) ProC
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Service Analyst
1 14 (31.82%) Analyst
1 14 (31.82%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) 1st Line Support
2 9 (20.45%) Service Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Services Delivery Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Delivery Manager
3 7 (15.91%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Team Leader
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Incident Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Virtualisation Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Service Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.82%) PKI
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
3 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.36%) Linux
5 4 (9.09%) CentOS
5 4 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) ITIL
1 24 (54.55%) Service Management
2 11 (25.00%) ITSM
3 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
3 7 (15.91%) Coaching
4 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
4 5 (11.36%) Change Control
5 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Network Management
5 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 4 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.82%) Application Performance Management
6 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.82%) Information Assurance
6 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.82%) Validation
7 2 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) C
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (90.91%) SC Cleared
2 24 (54.55%) DV Cleared
3 13 (29.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.64%) CCNP
4 6 (13.64%) CCNA
5 3 (6.82%) CCIP
5 3 (6.82%) MCP
6 2 (4.55%) CCDP
6 2 (4.55%) CCIE
7 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) BS15000
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) OVSD
2 2 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (4.55%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.09%) Cisco
3 10 (22.73%) HP
4 8 (18.18%) VMware
5 6 (13.64%) F5
6 5 (11.36%) NetApp
7 4 (9.09%) Citrix
8 3 (6.82%) Juniper
9 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.27%) Kronos
10 1 (2.27%) Lumension