The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 934 901 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.59% 9.44% 8.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.61% 35.98% 33.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 625 358
Median daily rate £401 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% +6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 33 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £19.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +97.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.10 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £39.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +118.05%
SC Cleared
England

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
2358 2504 2411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.73% 26.22% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1484 1175
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 113 84
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.61% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.16 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £25.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.00% +31.57%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SC 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 SC Cleared across the South East region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SC 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 SC Cleared across the South East region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire 0 499 £375 +0.67% 30
Berkshire +6 202 £413 +3.12% 14
Buckinghamshire +13 107 £425 +6.25% 4
Surrey -29 67 £488 +21.11% 13
West Sussex -21 18 £475 +24.59% 1
M4 Corridor - 10 £450 -
East Sussex +8 5 £540 +58.82%
Middlesex -2 5 £325 -12.16%
Oxfordshire -7 2 £310 +1.22% 1
Kent +5 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 £270 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 1950 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 430 (22.05%) Linux
3 371 (19.03%) Microsoft
4 363 (18.62%) Windows
5 335 (17.18%) Oracle
6 250 (12.82%) Java
6 250 (12.82%) SQL
7 247 (12.67%) ITIL
8 240 (12.31%) Cisco
9 235 (12.05%) Migration
10 227 (11.64%) Unix
11 217 (11.13%) Active Directory
12 210 (10.77%) DV Cleared
13 204 (10.46%) HP
14 195 (10.00%) Project Management
15 188 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
16 182 (9.33%) SharePoint
17 181 (9.28%) MS Excel
18 170 (8.72%) VMware
19 162 (8.31%) Windows Server
20 156 (8.00%) Firewall
21 144 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
22 131 (6.72%) Finance
23 129 (6.62%) .NET
24 128 (6.56%) SQL Server
24 128 (6.56%) C#
25 123 (6.31%) JavaScript
26 117 (6.00%) Data Centre
27 113 (5.79%) XML
27 113 (5.79%) Service Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 182 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 71 (3.64%) JBoss
3 57 (2.92%) MS Exchange
4 46 (2.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 43 (2.21%) WebSphere
6 39 (2.00%) Tomcat
7 38 (1.95%) WebLogic
8 36 (1.85%) IIS
9 28 (1.44%) Apache
10 24 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
11 23 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
12 20 (1.03%) OpenStack
13 18 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
14 15 (0.77%) Skype for Business
15 14 (0.72%) Confluence
15 14 (0.72%) GlassFish
16 12 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (0.62%) SAS
17 11 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 181 (9.28%) MS Excel
2 105 (5.38%) MS Office
3 59 (3.03%) MS Project
4 33 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.41%) SPSS
7 7 (0.36%) PaintShop Pro
8 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.15%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.051%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 36 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (1.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.46%) Primavera
6 7 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.31%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.15%) assyst
10 2 (0.10%) Maximo
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.10%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.10%) SAP PSCD
11 1 (0.051%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.051%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.051%) Oracle HRMS
11 1 (0.051%) Oracle iProcurement
11 1 (0.051%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.21%) Office 365
2 21 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.82%) IaaS
5 14 (0.72%) PaaS
6 11 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.41%) SaaS
8 5 (0.26%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.10%) GitHub
10 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.051%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.051%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.051%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.051%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 156 (8.00%) Firewall
2 112 (5.74%) LAN
3 110 (5.64%) WAN
4 103 (5.28%) SAN
5 75 (3.85%) DNS
5 75 (3.85%) Network Security
6 64 (3.28%) TCP/IP
7 57 (2.92%) Wireless
8 56 (2.87%) Cisco ASA
9 53 (2.72%) SSL
10 48 (2.46%) VoIP
11 42 (2.15%) DHCP
12 38 (1.95%) SNMP
13 36 (1.85%) Internet
14 34 (1.74%) BGP
15 33 (1.69%) VPN
16 31 (1.59%) IPsec
16 31 (1.59%) LDAP
16 31 (1.59%) MPLS
17 29 (1.49%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 93 (4.77%) Oracle Database
3 43 (2.21%) Oracle BI EE
4 37 (1.90%) DB2
5 31 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
6 27 (1.38%) MySQL
6 27 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
8 25 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
10 18 (0.92%) Relational Database
11 15 (0.77%) VoltDB
12 14 (0.72%) Hadoop
12 14 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (0.67%) MS Access
13 13 (0.67%) RDBMS
13 13 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 73 (3.74%) Subversion
2 54 (2.77%) Selenium
3 50 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 46 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (2.15%) Jenkins
6 41 (2.10%) SoapUI
7 37 (1.90%) Maven
8 36 (1.85%) Eclipse
8 36 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
9 35 (1.79%) NUnit
10 34 (1.74%) JUnit
11 32 (1.64%) GoogleTest
12 28 (1.44%) Ant
12 28 (1.44%) SpecFlow
13 27 (1.38%) ClearCase
13 27 (1.38%) HP UFT
14 25 (1.28%) CppUnit
15 24 (1.23%) JIRA
16 22 (1.13%) Visual Studio
17 19 (0.97%) LoadRunner
General
1 131 (6.72%) Finance
2 78 (4.00%) Military
3 53 (2.72%) Telecoms
4 12 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 11 (0.56%) Legal
6 9 (0.46%) Electronics
6 9 (0.46%) Law
6 9 (0.46%) Marketing
6 9 (0.46%) Publishing
7 6 (0.31%) Billing
8 5 (0.26%) Retail
9 4 (0.21%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.21%) Back Office
10 3 (0.15%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.051%) Advertising
11 1 (0.051%) Automotive
11 1 (0.051%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.051%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 261 (13.38%) Developer
2 242 (12.41%) Architect
3 199 (10.21%) Consultant
4 191 (9.79%) Analyst
5 132 (6.77%) Network Engineer
6 124 (6.36%) Project Manager
7 75 (3.85%) Support Engineer
8 72 (3.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 62 (3.18%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 61 (3.13%) Technical Architect
11 59 (3.03%) Java Developer
12 50 (2.56%) Test Analyst
13 45 (2.31%) Business Analyst
14 43 (2.21%) Security Engineer
15 38 (1.95%) .NET Developer
15 38 (1.95%) Security Consultant
15 38 (1.95%) Tester
16 37 (1.90%) Administrator
17 35 (1.79%) Oracle Consultant
18 34 (1.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (6.62%) .NET
2 113 (5.79%) XML
3 94 (4.82%) Web Services
4 82 (4.21%) HTML
5 77 (3.95%) jQuery
6 71 (3.64%) ASP.NET
7 66 (3.38%) CSS
8 50 (2.56%) SOAP
9 38 (1.95%) Ajax
10 31 (1.59%) Spring
11 30 (1.54%) JSON
11 30 (1.54%) Middleware
12 28 (1.44%) JSP
13 25 (1.28%) WCF
14 24 (1.23%) Java EE
15 22 (1.13%) Flash
15 22 (1.13%) Spring MVC
16 21 (1.08%) HTML5
16 21 (1.08%) J2EE
17 20 (1.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 117 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 90 (4.62%) PKI
3 78 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 44 (2.26%) Cryptography
6 28 (1.44%) Derivative
7 25 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 24 (1.23%) Replication
9 21 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 20 (1.03%) CESG
11 19 (0.97%) Computer Science
12 17 (0.87%) LPAR
13 16 (0.82%) Clustering
14 15 (0.77%) Security Operations Centre
14 15 (0.77%) VCE vBlock
15 14 (0.72%) Statistics
16 13 (0.67%) Driving Licence
16 13 (0.67%) Visualisation
17 11 (0.56%) Economics
18 10 (0.51%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 430 (22.05%) Linux
2 363 (18.62%) Windows
3 227 (11.64%) Unix
4 162 (8.31%) Windows Server
5 112 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 112 (5.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 103 (5.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 73 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 46 (2.36%) Oracle Linux
9 40 (2.05%) AIX
10 30 (1.54%) HPUX
11 26 (1.33%) Windows 7
12 24 (1.23%) CentOS
13 23 (1.18%) Windows 10
14 19 (0.97%) Windows XP
15 18 (0.92%) Solaris
16 14 (0.72%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.46%) VMS
18 8 (0.41%) Windows Vista
19 7 (0.36%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (12.67%) ITIL
2 235 (12.05%) Migration
3 195 (10.00%) Project Management
4 188 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (5.79%) Service Management
6 108 (5.54%) PRINCE2
7 97 (4.97%) Configuration Management
8 83 (4.26%) Integration Testing
9 82 (4.21%) Change Management
10 78 (4.00%) Software Engineering
11 76 (3.90%) MVC
12 71 (3.64%) Test Scripting
13 61 (3.13%) Unit Testing
14 60 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
14 60 (3.08%) Scrum
14 60 (3.08%) Use Case
15 58 (2.97%) DevOps
16 56 (2.87%) UML
17 53 (2.72%) Virtual Environments
18 52 (2.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 250 (12.82%) Java
1 250 (12.82%) SQL
2 128 (6.56%) C#
3 123 (6.31%) JavaScript
4 94 (4.82%) PowerShell
5 83 (4.26%) C
5 83 (4.26%) Python
6 70 (3.59%) PL/SQL
7 59 (3.03%) C++
8 51 (2.62%) Shell Script
9 44 (2.26%) Ruby
10 43 (2.21%) VBScript
11 40 (2.05%) Perl
12 37 (1.90%) VB
13 30 (1.54%) T-SQL
14 25 (1.28%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.03%) PHP
16 14 (0.72%) F#
16 14 (0.72%) VBA
17 13 (0.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1950 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 210 (10.77%) DV Cleared
3 144 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
4 100 (5.13%) CCNP
5 85 (4.36%) Degree
6 81 (4.15%) CCNA
7 48 (2.46%) CISSP
8 47 (2.41%) ISTQB
9 44 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 39 (2.00%) ISEB
11 28 (1.44%) CESG Certified Professional
12 27 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 26 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
14 25 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
15 24 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 18 (0.92%) CLAS
16 18 (0.92%) MCP
17 17 (0.87%) CISM
17 17 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 16 (0.82%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (3.23%) SLA
2 31 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.38%) QA
3 27 (1.38%) RMADS
4 18 (0.92%) JSP 440
5 13 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 10 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 9 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.26%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.21%) SDET
10 3 (0.15%) Def Stans
11 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.051%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.051%) FIPS 140-2
12 1 (0.051%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 217 (11.13%) Active Directory
2 99 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
4 31 (1.59%) vSphere
5 28 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
6 26 (1.33%) Docker
7 25 (1.28%) XenApp
8 24 (1.23%) Hyper-V
9 19 (0.97%) NFS
10 16 (0.82%) ISA Server
10 16 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (0.67%) Firmware
11 13 (0.67%) Terminal Services
11 13 (0.67%) VMware ESX
12 12 (0.62%) UAG
13 10 (0.51%) vCloud
14 6 (0.31%) Sendmail
15 5 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 77 (3.95%) SCCM
2 58 (2.97%) SCOM
3 36 (1.85%) Tivoli
4 34 (1.74%) Ansible
4 34 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
5 32 (1.64%) Puppet
6 26 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
6 26 (1.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 26 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 24 (1.23%) Netcool
8 23 (1.18%) FortiGate
9 19 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 17 (0.87%) SCVMM
11 15 (0.77%) QRadar
12 14 (0.72%) SCSM
13 13 (0.67%) OVSD
14 12 (0.62%) NetBackup
15 11 (0.56%) SCDPM
16 10 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
16 10 (0.51%) Nagios
Vendors
1 371 (19.03%) Microsoft
2 335 (17.18%) Oracle
3 240 (12.31%) Cisco
4 204 (10.46%) HP
5 170 (8.72%) VMware
6 85 (4.36%) Red Hat
7 81 (4.15%) IBM
8 76 (3.90%) CheckPoint
9 69 (3.54%) Citrix
10 54 (2.77%) EMC
10 54 (2.77%) Juniper
11 39 (2.00%) Intel Security
11 39 (2.00%) Palo Alto
12 32 (1.64%) Remedy
13 23 (1.18%) CA
14 22 (1.13%) F5
14 22 (1.13%) Fujitsu
15 21 (1.08%) SolarWinds
16 20 (1.03%) NetApp
16 20 (1.03%) SAP
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £9.00 - £10.24 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Doncaster, Crawley, Cheltenham
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago