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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 27 41 20
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -21
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 23 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.95% 0.56% 3.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.66% 4.44% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.33 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.35% +20.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -31.42%
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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
58 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.47% 12.57% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 12
Average daily rate £425 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £272 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 9
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 £22.50 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.53%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Job
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Northampton +14 21 £425 -
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East Midlands

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (56.82%) MS Office
3 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (47.73%) ITIL
5 20 (45.45%) Service Management
6 19 (43.18%) MS Excel
7 15 (34.09%) DV Cleared
7 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (31.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 14 (31.82%) Windows
9 13 (29.55%) ITSM
10 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
10 12 (27.27%) C
11 11 (25.00%) Cisco
12 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
12 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
13 6 (13.64%) CCNP
13 6 (13.64%) CCNA
13 6 (13.64%) HP
13 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
14 4 (9.09%) Migration
14 4 (9.09%) Firewall
14 4 (9.09%) Network Management
14 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
15 3 (6.82%) Unified Communications
15 3 (6.82%) F5
15 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (6.82%) HSRP
15 3 (6.82%) Multicast
15 3 (6.82%) Application Performance Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 25 (56.82%) MS Office
2 19 (43.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) Unified Communications
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (6.82%) HSRP
2 3 (6.82%) Multicast
2 3 (6.82%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (6.82%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 3 (6.82%) Wireless
2 3 (6.82%) MPLS
2 3 (6.82%) OSPF
2 3 (6.82%) BGP
2 3 (6.82%) EIGRP
2 3 (6.82%) VRRP
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Analyst
2 23 (52.27%) Service Analyst
2 23 (52.27%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (34.09%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Incident Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.27%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Virtualisation Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Service Desk Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Virtualisation Specialist
8 1 (2.27%) IT Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
2 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.27%) CentOS
4 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) ITIL
2 20 (45.45%) Service Management
3 13 (29.55%) ITSM
4 4 (9.09%) Migration
4 4 (9.09%) Network Management
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.82%) Application Performance Management
5 3 (6.82%) Information Assurance
5 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.82%) Validation
6 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.55%) Coaching
7 1 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.27%) Change Control
7 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.27%) People Management
7 1 (2.27%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) DV Cleared
3 14 (31.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (13.64%) CCNP
4 6 (13.64%) CCNA
4 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.82%) CCIP
6 2 (4.55%) MCP
6 2 (4.55%) CCIE
6 2 (4.55%) CCDP
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.27%) MCSE
7 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
1 2 (4.55%) BS15000
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) OVSD
2 2 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.55%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.00%) Cisco
3 6 (13.64%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) F5
4 3 (6.82%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) Juniper
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix
5 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.27%) NetApp