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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 17 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.15% 1.79% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.54% 9.30% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £410 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £53.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 29.38% 19.28% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 12
Average daily rate £375 £363 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £215 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £48.14 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.71% +37.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth -1 2 - -
Bournemouth - 1 £525 -
Poole - 1 £295 -
Wareham - 1 - -
SC Cleared
South West

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) Military
2 4 (20.00%) C++
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Firmware
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) Assembly Language
3 3 (15.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) VHDL
3 3 (15.00%) Verilog
3 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) SDLC
3 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (10.00%) DO-254
4 2 (10.00%) Altera
4 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Xilinx
4 2 (10.00%) Network Design
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++
4 2 (10.00%) UML
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) JUnit
5 1 (5.00%) MS Office

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) 4G
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) LTE
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) CppUnit
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Principal Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Project Controller
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Hardware Design Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 3 (15.00%) Verilog
1 3 (15.00%) VHDL
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.00%) SDLC
3 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Earned Value Management
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) Assembly Language
2 3 (15.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) DO-254
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Firmware
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Altera
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Xilinx
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) NetApp
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) VMware