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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 35 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.34% - 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.90% - 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£335 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £360 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.55% -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £13.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
SC Cleared
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
42 20 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.26% 6.76% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 23
Average daily rate £400 £400 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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 1 September 2014. 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 - -
SC Cleared
East Midlands

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) SLA
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Replication
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) WSUS
5 1 (10.00%) SCCM
5 1 (10.00%) SCOM
5 1 (10.00%) DNS
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Service Management
1 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Information Management
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) F5
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco