The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 37 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.64% 1.07% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.90% 6.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £101 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.08% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.52 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +59.61%
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 Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
69 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.97% 16.79% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 25 29
Median daily rate £405 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £255 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.83 £25.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.10% +47.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +12.50%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Kent

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Kent region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) HP
2 5 (20.83%) EMC
2 5 (20.83%) SAN
2 5 (20.83%) NetApp
3 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Clustering
3 4 (16.67%) Veritas
3 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) AIX
3 4 (16.67%) Solaris
3 4 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.67%) IronPort
3 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 2 (8.33%) LINC
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) SAN
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) AIX Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) AIX
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
1 4 (16.67%) Solaris
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (8.33%) Time Management
2 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Migration
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (4.17%) Presales
2 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) LINC
2 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) EMC
1 5 (20.83%) HP
1 5 (20.83%) NetApp
2 4 (16.67%) IronPort
2 4 (16.67%) Veritas
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Brocade
4 1 (4.17%) SAP