The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 28 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 17 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.65% 1.39% 3.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.37% 11.11% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£420 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.13 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -26.53%
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East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
76 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.31% 12.50% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 18 9
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
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 £12.17 £13.47 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.50 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Northamptonshire region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +3 14 £420 -
Towcester - - - -
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East Midlands

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 37 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (51.35%) MS Office
3 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
4 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
5 13 (35.14%) ITIL
6 12 (32.43%) Windows
6 12 (32.43%) Service Management
6 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (27.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (24.32%) ITSM
8 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
8 9 (24.32%) C
9 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
9 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
10 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
11 3 (8.11%) Cisco
11 3 (8.11%) Migration
12 2 (5.41%) Wireless
12 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
12 2 (5.41%) Finance
12 2 (5.41%) Validation
12 2 (5.41%) Juniper
12 2 (5.41%) BS15000
12 2 (5.41%) Firewall
12 2 (5.41%) Gigabit Ethernet
12 2 (5.41%) PKI
12 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
12 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
12 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
12 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 19 (51.35%) MS Office
2 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
1 2 (5.41%) WLAN
1 2 (5.41%) WAN
1 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.41%) VPN
1 2 (5.41%) SSL
1 2 (5.41%) MPLS
1 2 (5.41%) OSPF
1 2 (5.41%) BGP
1 2 (5.41%) EIGRP
1 2 (5.41%) VRRP
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
1 2 (5.41%) Wireless
1 2 (5.41%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (5.41%) Unified Communications
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (5.41%) HSRP
1 2 (5.41%) Multicast
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Analyst
2 26 (70.27%) Service Analyst
2 26 (70.27%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (32.43%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (5.41%) Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Network Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Incident Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Process Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Software Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Incident Manager
5 1 (2.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.70%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
2 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) Service Management
3 9 (24.32%) ITSM
4 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.41%) Validation
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.70%) Coaching
6 1 (2.70%) People Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) VCP4
4 2 (5.41%) CCIE
4 2 (5.41%) CCNP
4 2 (5.41%) CCIP
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) CCDP
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) ACCA
5 1 (2.70%) CIMA
5 1 (2.70%) MCP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
1 2 (5.41%) BS15000
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) OVSD
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
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