Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Def Stans skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Def Stans over the 6 months to 19 September 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.

UK Defence Standards (Def Stans)
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 - 80
Rank change year-on-year - +80 -
Contract jobs citing Def Stans 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.41% - 0.43%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.54% - 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Essex median daily rate £450 - -
East of England median daily rate £475 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Essex median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
10th Percentile £42.50 - £37.75
90th Percentile £47.50 - £47.25
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50

Def Stans is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 113 93 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 11.60% 11.01% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 53 72
Essex median daily rate £450 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.43% +8.67% -
10th Percentile £116 £266 £210
90th Percentile £600 £583 £524
East of England median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.10% -5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 25
Essex median hourly rate £32.70 £26.22 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.71% -34.45% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20.13 £10.40 £24.95
90th Percentile £45.63 £43.98 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% -41.54% -7.14%

Def Stans
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Def Stans as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Def Stans in Essex

Def Stans
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Def Stans in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Def Stans in Essex

Def Stans
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 Def Stans within the Essex region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Def Stans
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Def Stans 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 Def Stans.

1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) ISO 9000
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) CMMI
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) CMDB
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) EMC Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (25.00%) Schematic Capture

Def Stans
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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) RF Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) CMMI
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) EMC