The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 30 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 23 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 11 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.17% 2.96% 5.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.64% 13.04% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Average daily rate £323 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.56% -5.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
Average hourly rate £43.00 £30.08 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.95% -29.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.48 £30.08 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £30.08 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £34.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+16.05% +52.22%
Security 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
56 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 21.21% 22.66% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 15
Average daily rate £280 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 11
Average hourly rate £42.13 £21.04 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.21% -50.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Dorchester - 3 £375 -
Weymouth +4 2 - -
Poole - 1 £295 -
Security Cleared
South West

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 16 (76.19%) SC Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Military
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 6 (28.57%) C++
5 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (19.05%) Subversion
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
7 3 (14.29%) CCNP
7 3 (14.29%) CCNA
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) UML
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) SIEM
8 2 (9.52%) Signal Processing
8 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.52%) SCCM
8 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
8 2 (9.52%) JavaFX
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.52%) CppUnit
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (9.52%) NetBeans
8 2 (9.52%) Firewall
8 2 (9.52%) Management Information System

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) CppUnit
2 2 (9.52%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) NetBeans
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Principal Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Network Support
3 3 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Controller
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Hardware Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) JavaFX
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) MFC
2 1 (4.76%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.76%) Verilog
2 1 (4.76%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) SIEM
3 3 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
4 2 (9.52%) Signal Processing
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Earned Value Management
5 1 (4.76%) Information Assurance
5 1 (4.76%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Use Case
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C++
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) MATLAB
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
5 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Def Stans
1 1 (4.76%) IEC 61508
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.76%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) SAP