Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 - 80
Rank change year-on-year - +80 +10
Contract jobs citing DBS Check 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.58% - 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.21% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Essex median daily rate £463 - £168
10th Percentile £154 - £159
90th Percentile £544 - £176
East of England median daily rate £375 £155 £194
% change year-on-year +141.94% -20.00% -6.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £14.50 £14.50

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 271 133 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 26.11% 16.24% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 71 133
Essex median daily rate £475 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +33.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £239 £150 £225
90th Percentile £613 £563 £504
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 32
Essex median hourly rate £13.50 £32.75 £34.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.79% -6.03% -13.95%
10th Percentile £12.32 £20.10 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.84 £41.50 £46.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -28.00% +19.02%

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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 21 October 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 21 October 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 - 1 £600 -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 3 (50.00%) NHS
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Pentaho
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Data Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Break/Fix
4 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB

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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%) 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%) Database Engineer
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%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Data Mapping
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) CCDA
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Aruba
2 1 (16.67%) BT
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds