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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 3 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 36.36% 8.33% -
As % of the Qualifications category 100.00% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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
4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Home Counties 36.36% 16.67% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £475 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 the Home Counties

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Home Counties region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) BPMN
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSL
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) webMethods
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Home Counties 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 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) AutoCAD
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) BPMN
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BICSI Certification
2 1 (20.00%) BICSI RCDD
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) webMethods
2 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft