The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 6 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 39 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 18 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.92% 0.82% -
As % of the Qualifications category 20.22% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.62 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £34.00 £21.56
% change year-on-year
+16.91% +57.69%
Security 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
89 36 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.39% 14.75% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 12 26
Median daily rate £250 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £170.00 £37.62 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+351.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £425 -
Maidstone +1 2 £200 -11.11%
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 26 (70.27%) SC Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.51%) HP
3 5 (13.51%) EMC
3 5 (13.51%) AIX
3 5 (13.51%) Solaris
3 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 5 (13.51%) SAN
3 5 (13.51%) NetApp
3 5 (13.51%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) Clustering
4 4 (10.81%) Veritas
4 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
4 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.81%) IronPort
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Unix
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle
5 3 (8.11%) NHS
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) Retail
6 2 (5.41%) EPoS
6 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) Content Development

Security 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 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) AIX Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Field Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Solaris Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Clustering
1 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
2 3 (8.11%) NHS
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) EPoS
3 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) AIX
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Solaris
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Project Management
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL
3 2 (5.41%) Content Development
3 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.41%) Migration
3 2 (5.41%) Time Management
3 2 (5.41%) Use Case
4 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.70%) Change Management
4 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) ETL
4 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Line Management
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.70%) Network Management
4 1 (2.70%) People Management
4 1 (2.70%) Presales
4 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) LINC
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) EMC
1 5 (13.51%) HP
1 5 (13.51%) NetApp
2 4 (10.81%) IronPort
2 4 (10.81%) Veritas
2 4 (10.81%) VMware
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.41%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.70%) Brocade
5 1 (2.70%) Citrix
5 1 (2.70%) SAP