The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 3 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 28.57% 15.79% 10.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 100.00% 60.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £341 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -26.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +96.05%
SC Cleared
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Home Counties
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 28.57% 26.32% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £325 £341 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -26.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

SC Cleared
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Home Counties region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Process Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Lumension
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Disk Encryption
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties 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 (33.33%) MS Project
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planner
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disk Encryption
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Process Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (33.33%) Lumension
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle