The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational ClearQuest
England / South East
Rank 223 237 250
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 4 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.054% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.37% 0.76% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 14
Median daily rate £400 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +0.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £725 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +41.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 £43.13
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -7.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1087 1191 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.55% 13.72% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 746 688
Median daily rate £425 £375 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 52 40
Median hourly rate £43.00 £47.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +31.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.00 £21.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing ClearQuest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ClearQuest across the South East region.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest across the South East region.

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ClearQuest
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +5 4 £400 +33.33%
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
1 8 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) Military
3 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) CGI
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) DB2
3 4 (50.00%) Ant
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) AIX
3 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (50.00%) Ant
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) ClearCase Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Management Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Software Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) ClearCase Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) ClearCase Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Information Systems Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CGI
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle