The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 242 247 228
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 4 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.047% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.61% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 2
Average daily rate - £406 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +170.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £381 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.72% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £13.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
- +184.64%
BC Cleared
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2360 2619 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.56% 27.45% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1279 1035
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 107 115
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the South East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Berkshire +5 4 - -
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) BMC
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Server Building
3 1 (14.29%) Axure RP
3 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Military
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (14.29%) InDesign
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) TOGAF

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (14.29%) InDesign
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Monitoring Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Server Support
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Server Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Monitoring Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF Architect
2 1 (14.29%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Server Building
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) BMC
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe