The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 30 14 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 10 23 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.82% 8.39% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.13% 40.35% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £410 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +53.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.59% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -28.00%
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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 Nottingham region.

Qualifications Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
62 57 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 17.51% 20.80% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 17
Average daily rate £373 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £690 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £28.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -50.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £16.10 £42.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) UNIX
2 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (27.27%) HP
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
4 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (22.73%) 3PAR
5 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 4 (18.18%) DHCP
5 4 (18.18%) Citrix
6 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.64%) Solaris
6 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
6 3 (13.64%) XenServer
6 3 (13.64%) vSphere
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Firewall
7 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 2 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.09%) CentOS
7 2 (9.09%) SCOM

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 4 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) OSPF
4 1 (4.55%) VRRP
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Wintel Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Leader
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Project Leader
3 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) UNIX
2 6 (27.27%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Solaris
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) CentOS
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
1 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
1 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) MCSE
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) XenServer
3 3 (13.64%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
1 2 (9.09%) SCVMM
1 2 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.55%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) HP
3 5 (22.73%) Red Hat
3 5 (22.73%) 3PAR
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
5 3 (13.64%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) Dell