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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 28 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 15 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.87% 2.42% 5.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.61% 15.38% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£385 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £356 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.13 £16.16 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.97% +19.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -36.84%
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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 £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
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 £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 30 (90.91%) SC Cleared
2 16 (48.48%) MS Office
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 11 (33.33%) Windows
6 10 (30.30%) ITIL
6 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (27.27%) Service Management
8 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
8 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
8 7 (21.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
9 6 (18.18%) ITSM
9 6 (18.18%) C
10 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
11 3 (9.09%) Finance
12 2 (6.06%) Migration
12 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
12 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
12 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
12 2 (6.06%) BS15000
12 2 (6.06%) SLA
12 2 (6.06%) Project Management
13 1 (3.03%) Cisco
13 1 (3.03%) Data Security
13 1 (3.03%) CIMA
13 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
13 1 (3.03%) SQL
13 1 (3.03%) SAP
13 1 (3.03%) MCP

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Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Office
2 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Analyst
1 23 (69.70%) Service Analyst
1 23 (69.70%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (6.06%) Senior Manager
3 2 (6.06%) Incident Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Project Officer
4 1 (3.03%) Process Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Software Analyst
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Incident Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Data Migration Specialist
4 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.03%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (3.03%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Service Management
3 6 (18.18%) ITSM
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.03%) Coaching
5 1 (3.03%) People Management
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Data Management
5 1 (3.03%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (90.91%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ACCA
4 1 (3.03%) CIMA
4 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
1 2 (6.06%) BS15000
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) OVSD
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) HP
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
2 1 (3.03%) Kronos
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco