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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 245 236 228
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 15 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.075% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.28% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
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£444 £220 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.70% -39.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £150 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £388 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £411
% change year-on-year
+5.80% -17.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.33 £15.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+210.36% +12.96%
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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
2577 2459 2095
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.91% 26.37% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1233 1045
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 117 126
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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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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 0 9 £485 +115.55% 1
Hampshire +4 5 £363 +141.66% 1
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England

BC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (33.33%) Migration
5 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 8 (26.67%) Cisco
5 8 (26.67%) CCNA
5 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (23.33%) CCNP
6 7 (23.33%) Internet
6 7 (23.33%) MPLS
6 7 (23.33%) OSPF
6 7 (23.33%) BGP
6 7 (23.33%) DSL
6 7 (23.33%) EIGRP
6 7 (23.33%) VPN
6 7 (23.33%) WAN
6 7 (23.33%) Ethernet
6 7 (23.33%) RIP
6 7 (23.33%) ADSL
6 7 (23.33%) LAN
6 7 (23.33%) SDH
6 7 (23.33%) xDSL
7 6 (20.00%) Frame Relay
7 6 (20.00%) ATM
8 5 (16.67%) Windows
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.00%) Project Management
10 3 (10.00%) Linux
10 3 (10.00%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 7 (23.33%) VPN
2 7 (23.33%) WAN
2 7 (23.33%) Ethernet
2 7 (23.33%) RIP
2 7 (23.33%) ADSL
2 7 (23.33%) LAN
2 7 (23.33%) SDH
2 7 (23.33%) MPLS
2 7 (23.33%) OSPF
2 7 (23.33%) BGP
2 7 (23.33%) DSL
2 7 (23.33%) EIGRP
2 7 (23.33%) Internet
2 7 (23.33%) xDSL
3 6 (20.00%) Frame Relay
3 6 (20.00%) ATM
4 1 (3.33%) VoIP
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) QUnit
General
1 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) IP Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Security Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) WSDL
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.33%) Spring
2 1 (3.33%) JSON
2 1 (3.33%) Dojo
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) GIS
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) Replication
1 1 (3.33%) PKI
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) Change Management
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) TDD
4 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Requirements Management
4 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.33%) High Availability
4 1 (3.33%) SIEM
4 1 (3.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.33%) DevOps
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) XPath
2 1 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (26.67%) CCNA
3 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (23.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) CCIP
5 1 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.33%) PMP
5 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.33%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) XenApp
2 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Juniper
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Tufin
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Nortel
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix
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