The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Kent region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank - 6 18
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 0 46 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 12.92% 7.38%
As % of the Qualifications category - 43.81% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 15
Average daily rate - £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £10.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +222.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
35 105 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.59% 29.49% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 48 36
Average daily rate £406 £283 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.80% -5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £234 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £326 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £10.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Security Cleared
South East

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
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 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) NAS
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec