The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 32 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 5 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.71% 3.84% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.64% 28.07% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £13.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+49.12% +58.33%
Security 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
47 57 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.10% 13.67% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 24
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £17.50 £13.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% +29.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 2 - -
Brackley - 1 - -
Security Cleared
East Midlands

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 18 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (41.67%) ITIL
3 8 (33.33%) Service Management
4 6 (25.00%) MS Office
4 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
5 5 (20.83%) ITSM
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (16.67%) People Management
6 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.67%) ETL
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 3 (12.50%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) APMP
8 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
8 2 (8.33%) Coaching
8 2 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Service Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) IT Manager
5 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security Risk Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) IT Security Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL Service Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) CCTV
2 2 (8.33%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Service Management
3 5 (20.83%) ITSM
4 4 (16.67%) ETL
4 4 (16.67%) People Management
4 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) Coaching
6 2 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance
6 2 (8.33%) ISMS
6 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
6 2 (8.33%) Operations Management
6 2 (8.33%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (8.33%) APMP
4 2 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (8.33%) CISSP
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) VMware