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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 226 224 230
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 14 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.48% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £450 £347
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +29.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £450 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £200.00 £13.35 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1398.12% -66.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £104.00 £13.35 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+679.02% -66.20%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2355 2089 2159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.38% 24.88% 21.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 1063 936
Average daily rate £355 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 120 143
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.75 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.73% -20.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £12.00 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - - - - 1
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BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) MS Office
4 4 (19.05%) Web Services
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) MODAF
5 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 3 (14.29%) ADSL
5 3 (14.29%) ATM
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) SDH
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
5 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 3 (14.29%) RIP
5 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) CCIP
5 3 (14.29%) CCNA
5 3 (14.29%) EMC
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) MPLS
5 3 (14.29%) OSPF

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) ADSL
1 3 (14.29%) ATM
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) SDH
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
1 3 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 3 (14.29%) RIP
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 3 (14.29%) VPN
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) MPLS
1 3 (14.29%) OSPF
1 3 (14.29%) BGP
1 3 (14.29%) DSL
1 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
1 3 (14.29%) Frame Relay
1 3 (14.29%) xDSL
2 1 (4.76%) NAS
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) RSpec
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) QUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 3 (14.29%) Military
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 3 (14.29%) Analyst
1 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Tester
2 2 (9.52%) Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Junior Tester
2 2 (9.52%) Remedy Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) ITSM Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Management Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Tester
2 2 (9.52%) Junior
2 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Security Risk Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Procurement Officer
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) Cocoa
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) Dojo
2 1 (4.76%) RESTful
2 1 (4.76%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) CentOS
3 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Scrum
2 4 (19.05%) MODAF
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.52%) ITSM
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.76%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
2 2 (9.52%) C
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) CCIP
3 3 (14.29%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
1 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) EMC
2 3 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Remedy
3 2 (9.52%) BMC
3 2 (9.52%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Brocade