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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 43 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.65% 2.81% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.77% 16.67% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate
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- £285 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £360 £374
% change year-on-year
- -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.73 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+8.65% -28.57%
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
53 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.32% 16.84% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 29
Average daily rate £350 £285 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £35.05 £10.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.80% -67.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
West Malling - - - -
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
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