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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 27 32 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 11 5 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.83% 1.88% 11.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.19% 11.36% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 8
Average daily rate
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£363 - £235
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 - £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.09% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +27.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -41.93%
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
42 44 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.63% 16.54% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 37
Average daily rate £375 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 December 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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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
Rochester -3 2 - -
West Malling - 1 £350 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 6 (35.29%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
6 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
7 3 (17.65%) vSphere
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) Zend
7 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Operations Management
7 3 (17.65%) Application Packaging
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) LAMP
7 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (17.65%) Internet
7 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (17.65%) PHP
7 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
7 3 (17.65%) HP
7 3 (17.65%) Citrix

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) DTS
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Zend Studio
1 2 (11.76%) PHPUnit
1 2 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
1 3 (17.65%) XML
1 3 (17.65%) LAMP
1 3 (17.65%) Application Packaging
2 2 (11.76%) EDIFACT
2 2 (11.76%) Zend Framework
3 1 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) JPA
3 1 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) PhoneGap
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (5.88%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (5.88%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (5.88%) DOM
3 1 (5.88%) XSL
3 1 (5.88%) XHTML
3 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.88%) VAX
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) CentOS
5 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.88%) VxWorks
6 1 (5.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Management
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Data Transformation
5 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PHP
3 2 (11.76%) Ada
3 2 (11.76%) C
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
1 1 (5.88%) DO-178B
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Zend
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Wind River