The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 243 223 228
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 7 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.67% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
Average daily rate £220 £369 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.33% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £336 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £410 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.62% +5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -71.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.96% -64.00%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2535 2086 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.17% 24.93% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1019 1091
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 124 126
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £48.00 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
BC Cleared
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BC Cleared across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) Cisco
3 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
4 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Migration
5 6 (31.58%) BGP
5 6 (31.58%) DSL
5 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
5 6 (31.58%) Frame Relay
5 6 (31.58%) CCNA
5 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (31.58%) Internet
5 6 (31.58%) MPLS
5 6 (31.58%) OSPF
5 6 (31.58%) ADSL
5 6 (31.58%) ATM
5 6 (31.58%) LAN
5 6 (31.58%) SDH
5 6 (31.58%) WAN
5 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
5 6 (31.58%) RIP
5 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 6 (31.58%) VPN
5 6 (31.58%) xDSL
6 5 (26.32%) Remedy
6 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) CCNP
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) BGP
1 6 (31.58%) DSL
1 6 (31.58%) EIGRP
1 6 (31.58%) Frame Relay
1 6 (31.58%) Internet
1 6 (31.58%) MPLS
1 6 (31.58%) OSPF
1 6 (31.58%) ADSL
1 6 (31.58%) ATM
1 6 (31.58%) LAN
1 6 (31.58%) SDH
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
1 6 (31.58%) Ethernet
1 6 (31.58%) RIP
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
1 6 (31.58%) VPN
1 6 (31.58%) xDSL
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Subversion
1 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Help Desk Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.79%) IP Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Spring
1 4 (21.05%) jQuery
1 4 (21.05%) JMS
1 4 (21.05%) WSDL
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) J2EE
1 4 (21.05%) SOAP
1 4 (21.05%) Struts
1 4 (21.05%) XML
1 4 (21.05%) XSLT
1 4 (21.05%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 5 (26.32%) Service Management
2 5 (26.32%) Configuration Management
3 4 (21.05%) E-business
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
1 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
1 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) CCNA
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (26.32%) CCNP
5 3 (15.79%) CCIP
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Cisco
2 5 (26.32%) Remedy
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.26%) Brocade
4 1 (5.26%) CA
4 1 (5.26%) HP