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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 32 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 13 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.39% - 4.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.49% - 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 8
Average daily rate
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£488 - £298
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 - £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £371
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.95 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+52.14% -
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
51 43 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.23% 15.25% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 31
Average daily rate £388 £350 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +22.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 - 9 £500 - 2
Canterbury - 1 £475 - 2
Sevenoaks - 1 £250 -
Security Cleared
South East

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
1 8 (53.33%) PHP
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
1 8 (53.33%) SOA
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) jQuery
1 8 (53.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) Zend
2 7 (46.67%) Open Source
2 7 (46.67%) MySQL
2 7 (46.67%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) MS Office
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) ArcGIS
5 2 (13.33%) i2
5 2 (13.33%) Electronics
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Military
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
6 1 (6.67%) F5

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (13.33%) Electronics
1 2 (13.33%) Military
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
1 8 (53.33%) PHP Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior PHP Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Trainer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Trainer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) jQuery
1 8 (53.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) SOA
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) Open Source
2 7 (46.67%) OOP
3 1 (6.67%) Information Governance
3 1 (6.67%) User Stories
3 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
1 8 (53.33%) PHP
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Zend
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) i2
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco