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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 250 237 225
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 11 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.59% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
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£208 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.45% -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £200.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1398.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.50 £104.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
-45.67% +679.02%
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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
2489 2369 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.11% 25.76% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1472 1166 1066
Average daily rate £375 £351 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 81 113
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Berkshire +5 4 - - 4
Buckinghamshire - 3 £208 -
Surrey - 2 £135 -
Hampshire -14 1 £325 -8.77%
West Sussex - 1 £350 -
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England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (33.33%) Migration
4 7 (25.93%) SDH
4 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
5 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (18.52%) Internet
6 5 (18.52%) MPLS
6 5 (18.52%) OSPF
6 5 (18.52%) BGP
6 5 (18.52%) DSL
6 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
6 5 (18.52%) VPN
6 5 (18.52%) WAN
6 5 (18.52%) Ethernet
6 5 (18.52%) CCNP
6 5 (18.52%) CCNA
6 5 (18.52%) LAN
6 5 (18.52%) RIP
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco
6 5 (18.52%) ADSL
6 5 (18.52%) xDSL
7 4 (14.81%) Frame Relay
7 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (14.81%) ATM
7 4 (14.81%) Windows
7 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.11%) BCP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) SDH
2 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 5 (18.52%) VPN
3 5 (18.52%) Internet
3 5 (18.52%) MPLS
3 5 (18.52%) OSPF
3 5 (18.52%) BGP
3 5 (18.52%) DSL
3 5 (18.52%) EIGRP
3 5 (18.52%) WAN
3 5 (18.52%) Ethernet
3 5 (18.52%) ADSL
3 5 (18.52%) LAN
3 5 (18.52%) RIP
3 5 (18.52%) xDSL
4 4 (14.81%) ATM
4 4 (14.81%) Frame Relay
5 3 (11.11%) DWDM
6 1 (3.70%) DNS
6 1 (3.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
1 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.81%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) IP Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) WSDL
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (3.70%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (11.11%) BCP
2 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) SOA
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) XPath
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) CCNP
3 5 (18.52%) CCNA
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) RHCE
5 1 (3.70%) PMP
5 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCIP
5 1 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) BS25999
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Postfix
2 1 (3.70%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Nortel
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat