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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 12 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 813 545 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.76% 6.24% 6.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.27% 27.07% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 274 356
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £180 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+1.38% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 54
Average hourly rate £27.00 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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
2372 2013 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.56% 23.05% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1219 1049 1062
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 106 149
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.36 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% -41.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.11 £11.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 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
Hampshire +5 432 £348 -0.57% 51
Berkshire -5 168 £400 +1.58% 31
Buckinghamshire +30 122 £350 +34.61% 5
Surrey +25 63 £425 -2.85% 23
West Sussex +1 10 £613 +63.33% 2
Kent -7 4 - - 7
Oxfordshire -12 3 £240 -35.13%
Middlesex +5 2 £298 - 3
M4 Corridor +2 1 - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 1698 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 419 (24.68%) Windows
3 405 (23.85%) Microsoft
4 311 (18.32%) HP
5 279 (16.43%) Oracle
6 244 (14.37%) DV Cleared
7 202 (11.90%) SQL
8 200 (11.78%) .NET
9 195 (11.48%) ITIL
10 189 (11.13%) MS Excel
11 178 (10.48%) UNIX
12 173 (10.19%) ISTQB
13 172 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 162 (9.54%) Project Management
15 157 (9.25%) ASP.NET
16 156 (9.19%) Windows Server 2003
17 155 (9.13%) SharePoint
18 149 (8.78%) JavaScript
19 148 (8.72%) Linux
20 145 (8.54%) Active Directory
21 135 (7.95%) Cisco
22 133 (7.83%) C#
23 131 (7.71%) HTML
24 129 (7.60%) PRINCE2
25 125 (7.36%) JSP
25 125 (7.36%) Finance
26 124 (7.30%) MS Project
27 120 (7.07%) VMware
27 120 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
28 113 (6.65%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 155 (9.13%) SharePoint
2 95 (5.59%) MS Exchange
3 49 (2.89%) SharePoint Server
4 40 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 30 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 24 (1.41%) IIS
8 20 (1.18%) WebSphere
8 20 (1.18%) Apache
9 19 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
9 19 (1.12%) Lync
10 17 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.65%) MS Project Server
14 10 (0.59%) Documentum
14 10 (0.59%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
15 7 (0.41%) Confluence
16 6 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 189 (11.13%) MS Excel
2 124 (7.30%) MS Project
3 104 (6.12%) MS Office
4 26 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.35%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.35%) PaintShop Pro
8 5 (0.29%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.18%) SPSS
9 3 (0.18%) Open Workbench
10 1 (0.059%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 74 (4.36%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.41%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.29%) SAP SRM
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.18%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.18%) HFM
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle HRMS
12 1 (0.059%) Oracle SCM
12 1 (0.059%) Oracle Payroll
12 1 (0.059%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.29%) SaaS
2 5 (0.29%) IaaS
3 3 (0.18%) PaaS
3 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.18%) Office 365
4 1 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 97 (5.71%) Firewall
2 95 (5.59%) SAN
3 88 (5.18%) TCP/IP
4 63 (3.71%) Network Security
5 62 (3.65%) LAN
6 57 (3.36%) DNS
7 48 (2.83%) WAN
8 39 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
9 34 (2.00%) LDAP
9 34 (2.00%) SMTP
10 33 (1.94%) VPN
11 32 (1.88%) Internet
12 26 (1.53%) DHCP
13 24 (1.41%) Ethernet
14 21 (1.24%) HTTPS
15 20 (1.18%) OSPF
16 19 (1.12%) HTTP
17 18 (1.06%) SSL
17 18 (1.06%) X.400
18 17 (1.00%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 50 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
2 50 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 46 (2.71%) Oracle Database
4 41 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 22 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 19 (1.12%) DB2
8 17 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (0.88%) OLAP
10 15 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
10 15 (0.88%) Hadoop
11 14 (0.82%) Relational Database
11 14 (0.82%) DTS
11 14 (0.82%) IDOL
12 11 (0.65%) Oracle OWB
12 11 (0.65%) MySQL
12 11 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
12 11 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (3.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 27 (1.59%) Subversion
3 26 (1.53%) LoadRunner
4 23 (1.35%) Visual Studio
5 14 (0.82%) Eclipse
5 14 (0.82%) MSI
6 13 (0.77%) ClearCase
7 12 (0.71%) Ant
8 10 (0.59%) JUnit
9 9 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (0.53%) NUnit
9 9 (0.53%) JIRA
9 9 (0.53%) SoapUI
9 9 (0.53%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.47%) StarTeam
10 8 (0.47%) TestDirector
11 7 (0.41%) Rational Rose
11 7 (0.41%) InstallShield
11 7 (0.41%) Selenium
11 7 (0.41%) CppUnit
General
1 125 (7.36%) Finance
2 71 (4.18%) Military
3 62 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 12 (0.71%) Billing
5 10 (0.59%) Legal
6 8 (0.47%) Publishing
7 6 (0.35%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.24%) Marketing
8 4 (0.24%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.24%) Back Office
9 2 (0.12%) Banking
9 2 (0.12%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.12%) French Language
9 2 (0.12%) Law
9 2 (0.12%) Electronics
10 1 (0.059%) Advertising
10 1 (0.059%) German Language
10 1 (0.059%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.059%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.059%) Retail
Job Titles
1 212 (12.49%) Analyst
2 183 (10.78%) Developer
3 150 (8.83%) Architect
4 120 (7.07%) Project Manager
5 114 (6.71%) Consultant
6 66 (3.89%) Test Analyst
7 65 (3.83%) Network Engineer
8 57 (3.36%) Test Manager
9 54 (3.18%) Tester
10 41 (2.41%) Support Engineer
11 40 (2.36%) Support Analyst
12 39 (2.30%) Technical Architect
13 35 (2.06%) Solutions Architect
14 34 (2.00%) Designer
15 33 (1.94%) Test Leader
16 31 (1.83%) Business Analyst
17 30 (1.77%) Administrator
18 29 (1.71%) Java Developer
18 29 (1.71%) SharePoint Developer
19 27 (1.59%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (11.78%) .NET
2 157 (9.25%) ASP.NET
3 131 (7.71%) HTML
4 125 (7.36%) JSP
5 83 (4.89%) XML
6 50 (2.94%) Web Services
7 20 (1.18%) Middleware
8 18 (1.06%) .NET Framework
8 18 (1.06%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 18 (1.06%) CSS
9 16 (0.94%) SOAP
10 15 (0.88%) WCF
11 14 (0.82%) Application Packaging
11 14 (0.82%) Spring
12 10 (0.59%) OLE
12 10 (0.59%) LAMP
13 9 (0.53%) WebSphere MQ
14 8 (0.47%) AppFabric
14 8 (0.47%) Software Packaging
14 8 (0.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 120 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (2.12%) Management Information System
3 31 (1.83%) Clustering
4 29 (1.71%) Blackberry
5 25 (1.47%) PKI
6 21 (1.24%) CMDB
7 18 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 15 (0.88%) CESG
9 14 (0.82%) Replication
10 12 (0.71%) Economics
11 11 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
12 8 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.41%) Human Factors
13 7 (0.41%) Freedom of Information Act
14 6 (0.35%) User Experience
14 6 (0.35%) SCADA
14 6 (0.35%) Smart Meter
14 6 (0.35%) Open Source
14 6 (0.35%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.29%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 419 (24.68%) Windows
2 178 (10.48%) UNIX
3 172 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 156 (9.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 148 (8.72%) Linux
6 66 (3.89%) Windows 7
7 58 (3.42%) Windows XP
8 37 (2.18%) Windows 2000
9 29 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (1.35%) Android
11 20 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (1.12%) CentOS
13 16 (0.94%) Solaris
14 12 (0.71%) Windows Vista
15 11 (0.65%) AIX
15 11 (0.65%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.47%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.47%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.47%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (11.48%) ITIL
2 162 (9.54%) Project Management
3 129 (7.60%) PRINCE2
4 113 (6.65%) CRM
5 90 (5.30%) Configuration Management
5 90 (5.30%) Migration
6 84 (4.95%) Service Management
7 79 (4.65%) Test Scripting
8 70 (4.12%) Service Delivery
8 70 (4.12%) Knowledge Management
9 63 (3.71%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (3.53%) Workflow
11 54 (3.18%) Project Planning
12 52 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 47 (2.77%) Risk Management
14 45 (2.65%) SOA
15 43 (2.53%) Programme Management
15 43 (2.53%) Incident Management
15 43 (2.53%) Software Engineering
16 41 (2.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (11.90%) SQL
2 149 (8.78%) JavaScript
3 133 (7.83%) C#
4 97 (5.71%) Java
5 81 (4.77%) VB
6 78 (4.59%) C
7 48 (2.83%) PowerShell
8 31 (1.83%) PL/SQL
9 26 (1.53%) T-SQL
9 26 (1.53%) VBA
10 22 (1.30%) VBScript
10 22 (1.30%) C++
11 17 (1.00%) VB.NET
12 16 (0.94%) Python
13 15 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 8 (0.47%) Ruby
14 8 (0.47%) Perl
14 8 (0.47%) PHP
15 5 (0.29%) ActionScript
15 5 (0.29%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1698 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 244 (14.37%) DV Cleared
3 173 (10.19%) ISTQB
4 107 (6.30%) Cisco Certification
5 96 (5.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 82 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 67 (3.95%) CCNA
8 64 (3.77%) CCNP
9 61 (3.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 59 (3.47%) Degree
11 53 (3.12%) MCSE
12 44 (2.59%) ISEB
13 41 (2.41%) MCP
14 33 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 30 (1.77%) MCITP
16 19 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 17 (1.00%) CISSP
18 14 (0.82%) CTC Cleared
19 12 (0.71%) CCIP
20 11 (0.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.30%) SLA
2 55 (3.24%) QA
3 24 (1.41%) JSP 440
4 13 (0.77%) BS15000
5 7 (0.41%) P3O
6 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.12%) BS25999
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 145 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 84 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 29 (1.71%) vSphere
5 27 (1.59%) VMware ESX
6 19 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 17 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (0.94%) NFS
9 14 (0.82%) XenApp
10 10 (0.59%) Nmap
10 10 (0.59%) Terminal Services
11 9 (0.53%) Postfix
11 9 (0.53%) Sendmail
11 9 (0.53%) Squid
11 9 (0.53%) vCloud
12 7 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (0.41%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 6 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
14 4 (0.24%) Snort
Systems Management
1 70 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
2 42 (2.47%) SCCM
3 28 (1.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 24 (1.41%) HP UCMDB
5 21 (1.24%) Backup Exec
6 19 (1.12%) ARCserve
6 19 (1.12%) OVSD
7 17 (1.00%) SCOM
8 16 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
9 13 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 11 (0.65%) NetBackup
11 11 (0.65%) HP SIM
12 10 (0.59%) Nessus
13 9 (0.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 8 (0.47%) WSUS
14 8 (0.47%) Tivoli
15 5 (0.29%) WhatsUp Gold
15 5 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
15 5 (0.29%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 405 (23.85%) Microsoft
2 311 (18.32%) HP
3 279 (16.43%) Oracle
4 135 (7.95%) Cisco
5 120 (7.07%) VMware
6 81 (4.77%) Citrix
7 49 (2.89%) Juniper
8 43 (2.53%) McAfee
9 37 (2.18%) CheckPoint
9 37 (2.18%) Red Hat
10 28 (1.65%) Symantec
11 24 (1.41%) Brocade
12 23 (1.35%) IBM
13 22 (1.30%) CA
14 21 (1.24%) F5
15 20 (1.18%) EMC
16 19 (1.12%) NetApp
17 17 (1.00%) Blue Coat
18 14 (0.82%) 3PAR
18 14 (0.82%) Nortel
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