The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 13 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 4413 3989 3559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.79% 7.53% 6.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.96% 38.77% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2670 2259 1909
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 225 137
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.52 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% +48.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.76% +54.50%
Security Cleared
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10272 10289 9626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.45% 19.42% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6438 6254 5513
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 491 414
Median hourly rate £27.90 £23.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in England

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in England

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in England

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the England region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
London +18 1444 £475 +10.46% 95
South East +1 1100 £420 +5.00% 117
South West +1 591 £413 +3.12% 104
North East +2 384 £320 -1.53% 35
North West -8 255 £425 +1.19% 25
West Midlands +5 253 £400 +14.28% 15
East of England +13 129 £400 -4.76% 22
Yorkshire +9 122 £400 - 11
East Midlands +7 119 £375 - 5
Midlands -10 2 - - 2
South Coast - 1 £450 -
Security Cleared
UK

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 6431 (70.48%) SC Cleared
2 1714 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
3 1638 (17.95%) Windows
4 1520 (16.66%) Linux
5 1515 (16.60%) DV Cleared
6 1478 (16.20%) Microsoft
7 1253 (13.73%) ITIL
8 1186 (13.00%) Oracle
9 1145 (12.55%) Java
10 1049 (11.50%) SQL
11 930 (10.19%) Migration
12 927 (10.16%) Active Directory
13 908 (9.95%) Project Management
14 820 (8.99%) VMware
15 775 (8.49%) Unix
16 771 (8.45%) Finance
17 705 (7.73%) Cisco
17 705 (7.73%) Windows Server
18 683 (7.48%) MS Excel
19 659 (7.22%) DevOps
20 649 (7.11%) SQL Server
21 641 (7.02%) HP
22 610 (6.68%) Firewall
23 580 (6.36%) SharePoint
24 568 (6.22%) Configuration Management
25 547 (5.99%) Service Management
26 533 (5.84%) BPSS Clearance
27 523 (5.73%) JavaScript
28 505 (5.53%) PRINCE2
29 497 (5.45%) Scrum

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 580 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 286 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 252 (2.76%) Apache
4 246 (2.70%) Confluence
5 176 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
6 164 (1.80%) WebLogic
7 156 (1.71%) JBoss
8 147 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
9 146 (1.60%) Tomcat
10 145 (1.59%) Skype for Business
11 144 (1.58%) IIS
12 106 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 104 (1.14%) OpenStack
14 99 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
15 95 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
16 88 (0.96%) nginx
16 88 (0.96%) WebSphere
17 49 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
18 40 (0.44%) CMS
19 39 (0.43%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 683 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 433 (4.75%) MS Office
3 155 (1.70%) MS Project
4 110 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 97 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 66 (0.72%) HipChat
7 36 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 20 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 13 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 13 (0.14%) Windchill
10 12 (0.13%) SPSS
11 7 (0.077%) Simulink
12 5 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.055%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.044%) UserZoom
14 3 (0.033%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.033%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.022%) CPLEX
15 2 (0.022%) GNU Octave
15 2 (0.022%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 151 (1.65%) Oracle EBS
2 122 (1.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 56 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 55 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 52 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
6 39 (0.43%) Primavera
7 34 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
8 33 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 26 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
9 26 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
10 19 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
11 15 (0.16%) Maximo
12 14 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
13 13 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
14 10 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
15 9 (0.099%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 9 (0.099%) SAP ERP
16 8 (0.088%) OpenText MBPM
17 7 (0.077%) Remedy AR System
17 7 (0.077%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 329 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 240 (2.63%) Office 365
3 198 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 132 (1.45%) GitHub
5 95 (1.04%) IaaS
6 77 (0.84%) SaaS
7 72 (0.79%) PaaS
8 56 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
10 23 (0.25%) Google Apps
11 21 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
13 15 (0.16%) Trello
14 14 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (0.12%) OneDrive
16 5 (0.055%) Google App Engine
16 5 (0.055%) OpenShift
17 4 (0.044%) Google Analytics
18 3 (0.033%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 610 (6.68%) Firewall
2 431 (4.72%) DNS
3 345 (3.78%) TCP/IP
4 337 (3.69%) WAN
5 310 (3.40%) DHCP
6 305 (3.34%) LAN
7 289 (3.17%) SAN
8 196 (2.15%) Network Security
9 181 (1.98%) VPN
10 166 (1.82%) Internet
11 161 (1.76%) Wireless
12 159 (1.74%) HTTP
13 137 (1.50%) SSL
14 129 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
15 112 (1.23%) LDAP
16 103 (1.13%) BGP
17 97 (1.06%) VoIP
18 94 (1.03%) SSH
19 89 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
19 89 (0.98%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 649 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 318 (3.48%) Oracle Database
3 298 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
4 264 (2.89%) Hadoop
5 222 (2.43%) Relational Database
6 179 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 166 (1.82%) MySQL
8 163 (1.79%) Big Data
9 142 (1.56%) NoSQL
10 131 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
11 129 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 105 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
13 103 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
13 103 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
14 87 (0.95%) DB2
14 87 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 79 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
16 75 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 72 (0.79%) RDBMS
18 61 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 445 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 424 (4.65%) JIRA
3 416 (4.56%) Git (software)
4 188 (2.06%) Maven
5 179 (1.96%) Subversion
6 176 (1.93%) Selenium
7 158 (1.73%) JUnit
8 142 (1.56%) Ant
9 124 (1.36%) Visual Studio
10 122 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 110 (1.21%) Bitbucket
12 108 (1.18%) Eclipse
13 106 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
14 89 (0.98%) Artifactory
15 81 (0.89%) JIRA Agile
16 77 (0.84%) GitLab
17 76 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 76 (0.83%) SonarQube
18 75 (0.82%) Cucumber
19 70 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
General
1 771 (8.45%) Finance
2 273 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 136 (1.49%) Military
4 122 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 91 (1.00%) Legal
6 65 (0.71%) Law
7 44 (0.48%) Electronics
8 42 (0.46%) Marketing
9 39 (0.43%) Aerospace
10 38 (0.42%) Billing
11 37 (0.41%) Publishing
12 35 (0.38%) Back Office
13 31 (0.34%) Retail
14 26 (0.28%) Banking
15 20 (0.22%) Advertising
15 20 (0.22%) Local Government
16 8 (0.088%) Automotive
17 6 (0.066%) Avionics
17 6 (0.066%) Games
18 5 (0.055%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1329 (14.56%) Developer
2 1175 (12.88%) Architect
3 870 (9.53%) Analyst
4 726 (7.96%) Consultant
5 483 (5.29%) Project Manager
6 388 (4.25%) Java Developer
7 324 (3.55%) Support Engineer
8 314 (3.44%) Network Engineer
9 291 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
10 238 (2.61%) Business Analyst
11 211 (2.31%) Technical Architect
12 203 (2.22%) Administrator
13 187 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
14 169 (1.85%) Test Analyst
15 159 (1.74%) Tester
16 153 (1.68%) Delivery Manager
17 140 (1.53%) Designer
18 139 (1.52%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
19 138 (1.51%) Infrastructure Architect
20 137 (1.50%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 464 (5.08%) Web Services
2 405 (4.44%) HTML
3 390 (4.27%) .NET
4 334 (3.66%) CSS
5 317 (3.47%) XML
6 213 (2.33%) REST
7 204 (2.24%) Spring
8 203 (2.22%) jQuery
9 192 (2.10%) J2EE
10 160 (1.75%) HTML5
10 160 (1.75%) Middleware
11 158 (1.73%) ASP.NET
12 154 (1.69%) AngularJS
13 148 (1.62%) Node.js
14 133 (1.46%) SOAP
15 131 (1.44%) JSON
16 108 (1.18%) RESTful
17 105 (1.15%) CSS3
18 98 (1.07%) Java EE
19 96 (1.05%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 480 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 418 (4.58%) Data Centre
3 351 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 176 (1.93%) Computer Science
5 174 (1.91%) User Experience
6 168 (1.84%) PKI
7 144 (1.58%) CESG
8 126 (1.38%) Clustering
9 92 (1.01%) Visualisation
10 83 (0.91%) NHS
11 80 (0.88%) Replication
12 72 (0.79%) Mainframe
13 67 (0.73%) Cryptography
14 62 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
15 54 (0.59%) Blackberry
16 52 (0.57%) Client/Server
16 52 (0.57%) Private Cloud
17 50 (0.55%) Security Operations Centre
18 48 (0.53%) Fat Client
18 48 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1638 (17.95%) Windows
2 1520 (16.66%) Linux
3 775 (8.49%) Unix
4 705 (7.73%) Windows Server
5 361 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 330 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 321 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 223 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 217 (2.38%) AIX
10 199 (2.18%) Solaris
11 196 (2.15%) CentOS
12 186 (2.04%) Windows 7
13 126 (1.38%) Windows 10
14 90 (0.99%) Windows XP
15 87 (0.95%) CoreOS
16 76 (0.83%) HPUX
17 74 (0.81%) Ubuntu
18 60 (0.66%) Android
19 55 (0.60%) Apple iOS
20 51 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1714 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
2 1253 (13.73%) ITIL
3 930 (10.19%) Migration
4 908 (9.95%) Project Management
5 659 (7.22%) DevOps
6 568 (6.22%) Configuration Management
7 547 (5.99%) Service Management
8 505 (5.53%) PRINCE2
9 497 (5.45%) Scrum
10 455 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 432 (4.73%) Change Management
12 428 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
13 418 (4.58%) Service Delivery
14 342 (3.75%) Open Source
15 320 (3.51%) Software Engineering
16 298 (3.27%) Risk Management
17 289 (3.17%) TDD
18 283 (3.10%) Business Intelligence
19 276 (3.02%) Mentoring
20 260 (2.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1145 (12.55%) Java
2 1049 (11.50%) SQL
3 523 (5.73%) JavaScript
4 405 (4.44%) C
5 363 (3.98%) PowerShell
6 362 (3.97%) C#
7 348 (3.81%) Python
8 312 (3.42%) Ruby
9 283 (3.10%) C++
10 273 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 231 (2.53%) Perl
12 213 (2.33%) PL/SQL
13 172 (1.88%) Bash Shell
14 163 (1.79%) VB
15 123 (1.35%) PHP
16 122 (1.34%) Scala
17 121 (1.33%) VBScript
18 98 (1.07%) T-SQL
19 83 (0.91%) Go
20 43 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6431 (70.48%) SC Cleared
2 1515 (16.60%) DV Cleared
3 533 (5.84%) BPSS Clearance
4 442 (4.84%) Degree
5 408 (4.47%) Cisco Certification
6 274 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 272 (2.98%) CCNP
8 215 (2.36%) CISSP
9 211 (2.31%) CCNA
10 209 (2.29%) ISEB
11 154 (1.69%) ISTQB
12 148 (1.62%) BC Cleared
13 136 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
14 133 (1.46%) MCSE
15 119 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
16 93 (1.02%) CLAS
17 90 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 88 (0.96%) CESG Certified Professional
19 79 (0.87%) CISM
20 71 (0.78%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 283 (3.10%) SLA
3 219 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 188 (2.06%) QA
5 66 (0.72%) RMADS
6 65 (0.71%) JSP 440
7 57 (0.62%) Data Quality
8 51 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 44 (0.48%) ISO 9001
10 34 (0.37%) Government Security Classifications
11 28 (0.31%) PCI DSS
12 23 (0.25%) COBIT
13 21 (0.23%) HL7
14 15 (0.16%) GPG13
15 13 (0.14%) ISO 14001
16 12 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 10 (0.11%) Def Stans
18 9 (0.099%) ISO22301
19 7 (0.077%) GCP
19 7 (0.077%) WCAG
System Software
1 927 (10.16%) Active Directory
2 480 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 356 (3.90%) Docker
4 161 (1.76%) XenApp
5 155 (1.70%) Hyper-V
6 129 (1.41%) vSphere
7 106 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
8 97 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 97 (1.06%) XenDesktop
9 90 (0.99%) vCloud
10 83 (0.91%) etcd
11 81 (0.89%) flannel
12 80 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
13 67 (0.73%) Postfix
13 67 (0.73%) Squid
14 65 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
15 60 (0.66%) XenServer
16 52 (0.57%) Firmware
17 50 (0.55%) GlusterFS
18 49 (0.54%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 478 (5.24%) Puppet
2 316 (3.46%) SCCM
3 293 (3.21%) Ansible
4 196 (2.15%) Kubernetes
5 151 (1.65%) logstash
6 149 (1.63%) SCOM
7 122 (1.34%) ZABBIX
8 112 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
9 104 (1.14%) Kibana
10 99 (1.08%) Tivoli
11 89 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
11 89 (0.98%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 85 (0.93%) Terraform
13 84 (0.92%) Rancher
14 81 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 79 (0.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 68 (0.75%) HAProxy
17 66 (0.72%) NetBackup
18 57 (0.62%) Graphite
19 56 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 1478 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 1186 (13.00%) Oracle
3 820 (8.99%) VMware
4 705 (7.73%) Cisco
5 641 (7.02%) HP
6 392 (4.30%) Citrix
7 338 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 291 (3.19%) Juniper
9 256 (2.81%) IBM
10 193 (2.12%) CheckPoint
11 192 (2.10%) SAP
12 183 (2.01%) Atlassian
13 177 (1.94%) EMC
14 133 (1.46%) CA
15 121 (1.33%) Remedy
16 106 (1.16%) F5
16 106 (1.16%) Intel Security
17 104 (1.14%) BMC
17 104 (1.14%) ServiceNow
18 81 (0.89%) AppSense
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Synergize Consulting
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Hampshire
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Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
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Derby, Derbyshire
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Resource Group
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Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
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City, London
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Bracknell, Berkshire
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Lorien Resourcing
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London
Lorien Resourcing
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
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Middlesex
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Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
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London
Lorien Resourcing
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Croydon, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
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Surrey
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Kent
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London
Lorien Resourcing
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South East
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Lorien Resourcing
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