Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for DBS Check qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Checks
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 98 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 - +81
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.83% 0.12% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Essex median daily rate £475 - -
East of England median daily rate £325 £160 £350
% change year-on-year +103.13% -54.29% +55.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Essex median hourly rate - £15.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £14.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year - +5.45% -23.61%

DBS Check is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Essex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 132 189 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 18.23% 22.18% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 130 88
Essex median daily rate £475 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £202 £260 £204
90th Percentile £660 £536 £522
East of England median daily rate £400 £380 £365
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% -5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 21
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.86% -22.22% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.75 £18.71 £13.33
90th Percentile £17.25 £45.80 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £32.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year -47.69% -13.91% +75.58%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing DBS Check as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for DBS Check in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBS Check in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBS Check in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DBS Check in Essex over the 6 months to 19 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DBS Check in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBS Check within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 2 £463 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £575 -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing DBS Check also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for DBS Check.

1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) Project Governance
1 4 (66.67%) Data Quality
1 4 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (50.00%) NHS
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Impala
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) IaaS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Impala
1 1 (16.67%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JMeter
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Designer
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Lead Designer
1 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Designer
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Governance
2 3 (50.00%) Data Mapping
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Data Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCDA
3 1 (16.67%) CCDP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Aruba
3 1 (16.67%) BT
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds