The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Northampton region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 28 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 5 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.51% 7.09% -
As % of the Qualifications category 17.86% 30.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 14.07% 23.62% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 17
Average daily rate £363 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £310 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £363 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
Security Cleared
Northamptonshire

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
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 24 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) E-Procurement
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agresso
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 1 (14.29%) E-Procurement
1 1 (14.29%) Scrum
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Logistics
1 1 (14.29%) Test Management
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
1 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
1 1 (14.29%) BDD
1 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft