The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 29 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.24% 2.55% 4.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.53% 11.63% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £363 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% -5.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +10.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +80.55%
SC Cleared
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
57 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 21.27% 21.94% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 13
Median daily rate £280 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.07% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £305 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 12
Median hourly rate £42.25 £30.08 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.45% -29.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Dorset region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Dorset region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Weymouth +5 2 - -
Dorchester - 2 £363 -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Dorset region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Military
3 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) C++
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 3 (18.75%) UML
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) JUnit
6 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (12.50%) NetApp
6 2 (12.50%) Firmware
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) CCNP
6 2 (12.50%) CCNA
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (12.50%) Subversion
6 2 (12.50%) CppUnit
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) NetBeans
6 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (12.50%) SIEM
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) CppUnit
1 2 (12.50%) JUnit
1 2 (12.50%) NetBeans
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (43.75%) Military
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support
3 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Controller
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JavaFX
2 1 (6.25%) MFC
2 1 (6.25%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.25%) Verilog
2 1 (6.25%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) SIEM
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Earned Value Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance
4 1 (6.25%) Logistics
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Assembly Language
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Def Stans
1 1 (6.25%) IEC 61508
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) SAP