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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 24 37 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 29 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.24% 1.68% 3.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 13.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 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 £36.00 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -22.41%
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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
58 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.47% 12.57% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 12
Average daily rate £425 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £272 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 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 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.53%

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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 20 April 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 20 April 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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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Northampton +13 25 £425 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 44 (88.00%) SC Cleared
2 27 (54.00%) MS Office
3 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (44.00%) ITIL
5 21 (42.00%) Service Management
6 20 (40.00%) MS Excel
7 16 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (30.00%) DV Cleared
8 15 (30.00%) Windows
9 14 (28.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 13 (26.00%) ITSM
11 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
11 12 (24.00%) C
11 12 (24.00%) Cisco
12 7 (14.00%) Windows XP
12 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
13 6 (12.00%) CCNP
13 6 (12.00%) CCNA
13 6 (12.00%) HP
13 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (10.00%) Migration
15 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (8.00%) VMware
15 4 (8.00%) Firewall
15 4 (8.00%) Network Management
15 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
15 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
16 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
16 3 (6.00%) IP Telephony

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Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (54.00%) MS Office
2 20 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Firewall
2 3 (6.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (6.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (6.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (6.00%) HSRP
2 3 (6.00%) Multicast
2 3 (6.00%) Wireless
2 3 (6.00%) MPLS
2 3 (6.00%) OSPF
2 3 (6.00%) BGP
2 3 (6.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (6.00%) VRRP
2 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.00%) VPN
2 3 (6.00%) SSL
2 3 (6.00%) LAN
2 3 (6.00%) WLAN
2 3 (6.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Analyst
2 24 (48.00%) Service Analyst
2 24 (48.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Service Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Incident Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Project Officer
8 1 (2.00%) Process Manager
8 1 (2.00%) IT Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (24.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) PKI
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows XP
2 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.00%) CentOS
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) ITIL
2 21 (42.00%) Service Management
3 13 (26.00%) ITSM
4 5 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (8.00%) Network Management
5 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.00%) Validation
6 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.00%) Information Assurance
6 3 (6.00%) Application Performance Management
6 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.00%) Coaching
7 2 (4.00%) Matrix Management
7 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (88.00%) SC Cleared
2 15 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 14 (28.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (12.00%) CCNP
4 6 (12.00%) CCNA
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.00%) CCIP
5 3 (6.00%) MCP
6 2 (4.00%) CCIE
6 2 (4.00%) CCDP
7 1 (2.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.00%) MCSE
7 1 (2.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) BS15000
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) OVSD
2 2 (4.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.00%) Cisco
3 6 (12.00%) HP
4 4 (8.00%) VMware
5 3 (6.00%) F5
5 3 (6.00%) Juniper
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix
6 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.00%) Kronos
7 1 (2.00%) NetApp