The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Northamptonshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 31 19 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.66% 3.86% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.04% 23.68% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.70% +3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
46 38 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.74% 16.31% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 26
Average daily rate £390 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £363 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £353
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Average hourly rate £16.16 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.70% +3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-13.97% -6.06%
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East Midlands

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

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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

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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 Security Cleared across the Northamptonshire region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -12 5 - -
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East Midlands

Security Cleared
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (30.00%) BDD
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) E-Procurement
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Agresso
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) PC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
1 3 (30.00%) Scrum
1 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (30.00%) BDD
1 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (30.00%) Test Management
1 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) E-Procurement
2 1 (10.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft