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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 35 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3 0 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.18% - 13.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% - 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 14
Average daily rate
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£288 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 - £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.62 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £23.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -19.82%
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
39 37 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.29% 18.05% 29.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 49
Average daily rate £350 £388 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £580 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.62 - £18.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 - £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £28.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Dover - 1 £350 -
Maidstone - 1 £225 -
Rochester - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Ada
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) OpenGL
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Military
3 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Behat
4 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
4 1 (14.29%) DO-178B
4 1 (14.29%) Wind River
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Behat
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
General
1 2 (28.57%) Military
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) OpenGL
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) VAX
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Ada
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) F5
1 1 (14.29%) Wind River
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Juniper
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint