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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 28 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 17 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.15% 1.00% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.31% 6.38% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -30.09%
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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 47 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.15% 15.61% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 10
Average daily rate £350 £350 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.75 £13.47 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.35% -25.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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

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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 27 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 15 - -
Towcester - - - -
SC Cleared
East Midlands

SC Cleared
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (56.25%) MS Office
4 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
5 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (31.25%) Service Management
6 10 (31.25%) Windows
7 9 (28.13%) ITIL
8 8 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 8 (25.00%) C
8 8 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (25.00%) ITSM
8 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 2 (6.25%) SLA
10 1 (3.13%) CIMA
10 1 (3.13%) MCSE
10 1 (3.13%) MCSA
10 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (3.13%) Internet
10 1 (3.13%) ACCA
10 1 (3.13%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (3.13%) Finance
10 1 (3.13%) Migration
10 1 (3.13%) Windows 8

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 18 (56.25%) MS Office
2 14 (43.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 24 (75.00%) Analyst
1 24 (75.00%) Service Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (9.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Service Management
2 9 (28.13%) ITIL
3 8 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (3.13%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.13%) CIMA
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft