The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 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.

Security Clearance
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 37 35
Rank change year-on-year -17 -2  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 17 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.98% 3.33% 4.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.97% 19.51% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 7
Median daily rate £420 £223 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.76% -44.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £129 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £327 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £385 £394
% change year-on-year +6.49% -2.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £30.90
% change year-on-year +14.83% +5.67%  

Security Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 74 82 102
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 17.33% 17.08% 15.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 43 55
Median daily rate £400 £273 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.78% -33.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £240 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £468 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £34.70 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.68% -4.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £22.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Essex over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared 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 Security Cleared within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Southend-on-Sea -30 8 £450 -
Basildon +10 5 £292 +16.60%
Chelmsford +6 1 £165 -
Security Cleared
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared 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 Essex region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 23 (46.00%) SC Cleared
2 18 (36.00%) Oracle
2 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) Configuration Management
4 13 (26.00%) J2EE
4 13 (26.00%) Java
5 12 (24.00%) Linux
5 12 (24.00%) Relational Database
6 11 (22.00%) JBoss
6 11 (22.00%) C
6 11 (22.00%) WebLogic
7 10 (20.00%) Apache
7 10 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (18.00%) Scrum
9 8 (16.00%) SOA
9 8 (16.00%) Open Source
9 8 (16.00%) JIRA
9 8 (16.00%) DevOps
10 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
10 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (14.00%) Tomcat
10 7 (14.00%) Perl
10 7 (14.00%) SQL
11 6 (12.00%) HTTP
11 6 (12.00%) TDD
11 6 (12.00%) Middleware
11 6 (12.00%) Kanban
11 6 (12.00%) Selenium
11 6 (12.00%) Mentoring

Security Cleared
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 11 (22.00%) JBoss
1 11 (22.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (20.00%) Apache
3 7 (14.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (6.00%) Confluence
6 1 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (2.00%) Jetty
6 1 (2.00%) Mongrel
6 1 (2.00%) nginx
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP BPC
1 2 (4.00%) SAP MII
1 2 (4.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) HTTP
2 5 (10.00%) SSL
2 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.00%) DHCP
4 1 (2.00%) DNS
4 1 (2.00%) FTP
4 1 (2.00%) Intranet
4 1 (2.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.00%) Ingres
2 5 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (6.00%) SAP HANA
5 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.00%) MaxDB
5 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.00%) Neo4j
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (4.00%) Pentaho
5 2 (4.00%) SAP BW
5 2 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) JIRA
2 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.00%) Selenium
3 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.00%) JMeter
3 5 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 4 (8.00%) Subversion
5 3 (6.00%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (4.00%) CA Gen
6 2 (4.00%) NWDI
7 1 (2.00%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (2.00%) Maven
7 1 (2.00%) PVCS
7 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.00%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.00%) XDoclet
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Performance Tester
5 4 (8.00%) Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Functional Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) SAP Functional Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) WebLogic Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) ETL Developer
7 2 (4.00%) SAP Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) SAP Basis Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) J2EE
2 6 (12.00%) Middleware
3 5 (10.00%) XML
4 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.00%) Dropwizard
5 2 (4.00%) EJB
5 2 (4.00%) JAX-RS
5 2 (4.00%) REST
5 2 (4.00%) SAP Basis
5 2 (4.00%) Servlets
5 2 (4.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) XSLT
6 1 (2.00%) EclipseLink
6 1 (2.00%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (2.00%) Java EE
6 1 (2.00%) JPA
6 1 (2.00%) JSP
6 1 (2.00%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (2.00%) SOAP
6 1 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Replication
2 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.00%) Handset
2 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) NHS
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Linux
2 9 (18.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Solaris
3 5 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.00%) VME
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (18.00%) Scrum
4 8 (16.00%) DevOps
4 8 (16.00%) Open Source
4 8 (16.00%) SOA
5 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.00%) Kanban
6 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.00%) SDLC
6 6 (12.00%) TDD
6 6 (12.00%) User Stories
7 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.00%) Coaching
7 5 (10.00%) Microservices
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (8.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) Java
2 11 (22.00%) C
3 7 (14.00%) Perl
3 7 (14.00%) SQL
4 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.00%) C#
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.00%) Groovy
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) R
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (10.00%) BC Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (6.00%) ISEB
5 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (4.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) SAP
2 5 (10.00%) WSO2
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) BEA
5 2 (4.00%) Informatica
5 2 (4.00%) Pega
5 2 (4.00%) Remedy
5 2 (4.00%) Sybase
5 2 (4.00%) webMethods
6 1 (2.00%) BMC
6 1 (2.00%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) VMware
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