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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 21 33 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 28 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.62% 1.83% 4.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.12% 15.38% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £371
% change year-on-year
+13.83% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.16 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% +19.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £20.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+81.00% -37.50%
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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
57 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.45% 11.89% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 13
Average daily rate £425 £313 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £266 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 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 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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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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Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 March 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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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Northampton +9 24 £425 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 49 (89.09%) SC Cleared
2 27 (49.09%) MS Office
3 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
4 22 (40.00%) ITIL
5 21 (38.18%) MS Excel
5 21 (38.18%) Service Management
6 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (27.27%) Windows
7 15 (27.27%) DV Cleared
8 14 (25.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 13 (23.64%) ITSM
10 12 (21.82%) Management Information System
10 12 (21.82%) C
11 11 (20.00%) Cisco
12 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
12 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
13 6 (10.91%) CCNP
13 6 (10.91%) CCNA
13 6 (10.91%) HP
13 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (9.09%) Migration
14 5 (9.09%) SLA
15 4 (7.27%) Firewall
15 4 (7.27%) Network Management
15 4 (7.27%) ITIL V3
15 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
16 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
16 3 (5.45%) Gigabit Ethernet
16 3 (5.45%) PKI
16 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 27 (49.09%) MS Office
2 21 (38.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Firewall
2 3 (5.45%) Wireless
2 3 (5.45%) MPLS
2 3 (5.45%) OSPF
2 3 (5.45%) BGP
2 3 (5.45%) EIGRP
2 3 (5.45%) VRRP
2 3 (5.45%) LAN
2 3 (5.45%) WLAN
2 3 (5.45%) WAN
2 3 (5.45%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) VPN
2 3 (5.45%) SSL
2 3 (5.45%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (5.45%) Unified Communications
2 3 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (5.45%) HSRP
2 3 (5.45%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Analyst
2 29 (52.73%) Service Analyst
2 29 (52.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (29.09%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Service Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Incident Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.64%) Service Desk Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Project Officer
8 1 (1.82%) Process Manager
8 1 (1.82%) IT Operations Manager
8 1 (1.82%) Software Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (21.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) Windows XP
2 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) CentOS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) ITIL
2 21 (38.18%) Service Management
3 13 (23.64%) ITSM
4 5 (9.09%) Migration
5 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.27%) Network Management
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.45%) Application Performance Management
6 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.45%) Information Assurance
6 3 (5.45%) Validation
6 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.64%) Matrix Management
7 2 (3.64%) Project Management
7 2 (3.64%) Coaching
8 1 (1.82%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (89.09%) SC Cleared
2 15 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 14 (25.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (10.91%) CCNA
4 6 (10.91%) CCNP
4 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (5.45%) CCIP
6 2 (3.64%) MCP
6 2 (3.64%) CCDP
6 2 (3.64%) CCIE
7 1 (1.82%) MCSE
7 1 (1.82%) MCSA
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.82%) ACCA
7 1 (1.82%) CIMA
7 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) BS15000
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) NFS
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) OVSD
2 2 (3.64%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (3.64%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) Cisco
3 6 (10.91%) HP
4 3 (5.45%) Juniper
4 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) F5
5 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.64%) Citrix
6 1 (1.82%) NetApp
6 1 (1.82%) Kronos