The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 25 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.76% 3.41% 5.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.00% 10.34% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.25% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £118 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £359
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £38.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -31.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Qualifications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
75 58 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 34.56% 32.95% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 15
Average daily rate £356 £295 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £195 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.71 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.05% -55.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £13.71 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £134.74 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) STL
4 3 (18.75%) ISEB
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
5 2 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) IPv6
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (6.25%) HTTP
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX
6 1 (6.25%) Windows
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) C#

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) IPv6
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Valgrind
1 1 (6.25%) GCC
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Security Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Recruitment Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) STL
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
1 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
2 2 (12.50%) UML
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
3 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Document Management
3 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
3 1 (6.25%) Test Management
3 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C++
1 3 (18.75%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
1 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) Juniper
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Perforce
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Tufin
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco