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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 231 221 241
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 15 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.22% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.93% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £422
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.35 £13.35 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £13.35 £38.00
% change year-on-year
- -64.86%
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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
2340 2034 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.24% 23.26% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1070 1065
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 104 151
Average hourly rate £19.91 £17.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.74 £11.75 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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
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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 +8 2 - -
Surrey - - - -
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England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) Web Services
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (20.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.00%) CentOS
6 5 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (20.00%) Amazon S3
6 5 (20.00%) RSpec
6 5 (20.00%) Open Source
6 5 (20.00%) Puppet
6 5 (20.00%) vCloud
6 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (20.00%) Vagrant
6 5 (20.00%) DevOps
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) EMC
6 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (16.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) MS Office
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco
7 4 (16.00%) MODAF
7 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (12.00%) Military

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.00%) Documentum
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) RIP
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) VPN
2 2 (8.00%) ADSL
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) MPLS
2 2 (8.00%) OSPF
2 2 (8.00%) BGP
2 2 (8.00%) DSL
2 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (8.00%) xDSL
3 1 (4.00%) Frame Relay
3 1 (4.00%) SDH
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) ATM
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) RSpec
1 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.00%) QUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.00%) Military
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Management Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Remedy Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) IP Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (8.00%) ITSM Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) XML
3 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 3 (12.00%) SOAP
3 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (12.00%) Spring
3 3 (12.00%) JSON
3 3 (12.00%) Dojo
4 2 (8.00%) RESTful
4 2 (8.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 2 (8.00%) Cocoa
5 1 (4.00%) Swing
5 1 (4.00%) JMS
5 1 (4.00%) WSDL
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware
5 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) CMDB
3 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
1 5 (20.00%) CentOS
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps
4 4 (16.00%) MODAF
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.00%) UML
6 2 (8.00%) SOA
6 2 (8.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) ITSM
6 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.00%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) Monte Carlo Method
7 1 (4.00%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) CCNP
5 1 (4.00%) CCIP
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) vCloud
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
1 5 (20.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.00%) EMC
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (20.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 3 (12.00%) Remedy
4 2 (8.00%) Apple
4 2 (8.00%) BMC
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Nortel
5 1 (4.00%) Software AG
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
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