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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 18 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 26 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.79% 0.88% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.06% 6.67% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
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£425 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.16 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% +19.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -6.97%
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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
53 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.84% 13.27% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 13
Average daily rate £425 £390 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £265 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.16 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% +19.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 +21 25 £425 -
Wellingborough - 1 - -
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East Midlands

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (55.81%) MS Office
3 23 (53.49%) ITIL
3 23 (53.49%) Service Management
4 21 (48.84%) DV Cleared
5 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
6 16 (37.21%) Windows
7 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
7 15 (34.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (27.91%) ITSM
8 12 (27.91%) Cisco
8 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (20.93%) C
9 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
10 8 (18.60%) HP
10 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
11 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
12 6 (13.95%) Coaching
12 6 (13.95%) CCNA
12 6 (13.95%) CCNP
12 6 (13.95%) Finance
12 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
12 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (11.63%) VMware
13 5 (11.63%) OVSD
14 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
14 4 (9.30%) Network Management
14 4 (9.30%) F5
14 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3
14 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
1 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (55.81%) MS Office
2 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) VPN
2 3 (6.98%) SSL
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) WLAN
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
2 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
2 3 (6.98%) Wireless
2 3 (6.98%) BGP
2 3 (6.98%) EIGRP
2 3 (6.98%) VRRP
2 3 (6.98%) MPLS
2 3 (6.98%) OSPF
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (6.98%) Unified Communications
2 3 (6.98%) Multicast
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (6.98%) HSRP
2 3 (6.98%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Analyst
2 18 (41.86%) Service Analyst
2 18 (41.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (30.23%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (16.28%) Service Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Architect
6 5 (11.63%) Team Leader
7 4 (9.30%) Network Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Incident Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Network Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Service Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 2 (4.65%) Virtualisation Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.93%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
3 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Linux
6 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.65%) CentOS
7 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) ITIL
1 23 (53.49%) Service Management
2 12 (27.91%) ITSM
3 6 (13.95%) Coaching
3 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.30%) Network Management
4 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3
4 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Validation
5 3 (6.98%) Information Assurance
5 3 (6.98%) Change Control
5 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.98%) Application Performance Management
6 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) C
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (48.84%) DV Cleared
3 15 (34.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (13.95%) CCNA
4 6 (13.95%) CCNP
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.98%) CCIP
6 2 (4.65%) MCP
6 2 (4.65%) CCIE
6 2 (4.65%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) BS15000
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) OVSD
2 2 (4.65%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.65%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Cisco
3 8 (18.60%) HP
4 5 (11.63%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) F5
5 4 (9.30%) Citrix
6 3 (6.98%) Juniper
6 3 (6.98%) NetApp
7 2 (4.65%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.33%) Adobe
8 1 (2.33%) Remedy
8 1 (2.33%) McAfee
8 1 (2.33%) Lotus
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec
8 1 (2.33%) Lumension
8 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow