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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 14 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 732 985 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.70% 10.10% 8.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.81% 37.75% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 628 390
Median daily rate £413 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 30
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +57.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.81 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +47.72%
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
2103 2609 2381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.01% 26.75% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1296 1571 1210
Median daily rate £400 £395 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 114 117
Median hourly rate £34.50 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.65% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 0 383 £400 - 25
Berkshire +10 142 £403 -8.52% 10
Buckinghamshire +9 84 £431 +8.70% 11
Surrey -24 59 £456 +2.52% 22
M4 Corridor -1 15 £450 -
West Sussex -15 14 £468 +10.00% 3
Middlesex +10 10 £300 -13.04%
Kent +10 4 £200 -44.82%
East Sussex +5 3 £450 +32.35%
Home Counties - 1 £270 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 1705 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 368 (21.58%) Linux
3 328 (19.24%) Microsoft
4 325 (19.06%) Oracle
5 322 (18.89%) Windows
6 240 (14.08%) SQL
7 221 (12.96%) ITIL
8 214 (12.55%) Java
9 208 (12.20%) Unix
10 203 (11.91%) Cisco
11 191 (11.20%) Migration
12 188 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
13 182 (10.67%) DV Cleared
14 175 (10.26%) Active Directory
15 163 (9.56%) MS Excel
16 161 (9.44%) VMware
17 159 (9.33%) HP
18 150 (8.80%) Project Management
19 143 (8.39%) SharePoint
20 141 (8.27%) .NET
21 137 (8.04%) JavaScript
22 133 (7.80%) C#
23 130 (7.62%) Windows Server
24 124 (7.27%) Finance
25 115 (6.74%) SQL Server
26 113 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
27 112 (6.57%) Service Management
28 110 (6.45%) Firewall
28 110 (6.45%) MS Office
29 103 (6.04%) Cisco Certification

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
1 143 (8.39%) SharePoint
2 67 (3.93%) JBoss
3 44 (2.58%) MS Exchange
3 44 (2.58%) Tomcat
4 38 (2.23%) WebLogic
5 36 (2.11%) Apache
6 35 (2.05%) IIS
6 35 (2.05%) WebSphere
7 28 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (0.76%) Apache Spark
10 13 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (0.76%) Skype for Business
11 12 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (0.70%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.53%) Confluence
14 8 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 163 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 110 (6.45%) MS Office
3 39 (2.29%) MS Project
4 19 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.47%) SPSS
7 7 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.35%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.12%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.059%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 29 (1.70%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
4 15 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.47%) Primavera
7 7 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
7 7 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.23%) assyst
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.059%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.059%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.059%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.059%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 1 (0.059%) SAP GRC
11 1 (0.059%) SAP MII
11 1 (0.059%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.76%) Office 365
2 26 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.17%) IaaS
4 18 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (0.94%) PaaS
6 11 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.29%) OneDrive
8 4 (0.23%) SaaS
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.059%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 110 (6.45%) Firewall
2 85 (4.99%) LAN
3 78 (4.57%) SAN
4 75 (4.40%) WAN
5 62 (3.64%) Network Security
6 58 (3.40%) DNS
7 53 (3.11%) TCP/IP
8 40 (2.35%) Wireless
9 38 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (2.11%) SNMP
11 32 (1.88%) DHCP
12 29 (1.70%) LDAP
13 28 (1.64%) Internet
13 28 (1.64%) VoIP
14 26 (1.52%) VPN
15 25 (1.47%) SSL
16 22 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (1.17%) IPsec
18 18 (1.06%) BGP
18 18 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 79 (4.63%) Oracle Database
3 40 (2.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 34 (1.99%) Hadoop
5 33 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 30 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 28 (1.64%) MySQL
9 27 (1.58%) Oracle Database 12c
9 27 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (1.52%) DB2
11 25 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
13 19 (1.11%) MongoDB
14 18 (1.06%) Big Data
14 18 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 16 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (0.94%) Relational Database
16 15 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 70 (4.11%) Selenium
2 69 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (3.64%) Subversion
4 55 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 55 (3.23%) Jenkins
5 52 (3.05%) Oracle APEX
6 42 (2.46%) SpecFlow
7 37 (2.17%) JIRA
8 33 (1.94%) NUnit
9 28 (1.64%) Eclipse
9 28 (1.64%) JUnit
10 26 (1.52%) Visual Studio
11 25 (1.47%) ClearCase
11 25 (1.47%) HP UFT
12 24 (1.41%) GoogleTest
12 24 (1.41%) SoapUI
13 23 (1.35%) Ant
14 22 (1.29%) WebDriver
15 21 (1.23%) CppUnit
15 21 (1.23%) Maven
General
1 124 (7.27%) Finance
2 71 (4.16%) Military
3 49 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 20 (1.17%) Retail
5 19 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 14 (0.82%) Legal
7 11 (0.65%) Aerospace
8 10 (0.59%) Law
9 9 (0.53%) Electronics
10 8 (0.47%) Marketing
11 7 (0.41%) Billing
12 5 (0.29%) Publishing
13 4 (0.23%) Back Office
14 1 (0.059%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.059%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.059%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 278 (16.30%) Developer
2 193 (11.32%) Architect
3 162 (9.50%) Consultant
4 158 (9.27%) Analyst
5 94 (5.51%) Network Engineer
6 93 (5.45%) Project Manager
7 64 (3.75%) Support Engineer
8 59 (3.46%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 53 (3.11%) Java Developer
10 50 (2.93%) .NET Developer
11 44 (2.58%) Technical Architect
11 44 (2.58%) Tester
12 43 (2.52%) SC Cleared Project Manager
13 41 (2.40%) Test Analyst
14 38 (2.23%) Business Analyst
15 37 (2.17%) Security Engineer
16 36 (2.11%) Administrator
17 34 (1.99%) Security Consultant
18 32 (1.88%) Oracle Developer
19 31 (1.82%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (8.27%) .NET
2 95 (5.57%) XML
3 91 (5.34%) Web Services
4 86 (5.04%) jQuery
5 84 (4.93%) HTML
6 77 (4.52%) ASP.NET
7 71 (4.16%) CSS
8 51 (2.99%) Ajax
9 37 (2.17%) Spring
10 36 (2.11%) WCF
11 31 (1.82%) Middleware
12 30 (1.76%) SOAP
13 28 (1.64%) Entity Framework
14 27 (1.58%) JSP
15 26 (1.52%) .NET Framework
15 26 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (1.41%) ActiveMQ
16 24 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (1.29%) JSON
17 22 (1.29%) React
Miscellaneous
1 100 (5.87%) Data Centre
2 67 (3.93%) PKI
3 66 (3.87%) Management Information System
4 64 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (2.17%) Cryptography
6 24 (1.41%) Derivative
7 23 (1.35%) Replication
8 22 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 20 (1.17%) CESG
10 16 (0.94%) LPAR
11 15 (0.88%) Algorithms
11 15 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
12 14 (0.82%) Driving Licence
13 13 (0.76%) Clustering
14 12 (0.70%) e-Learning
15 11 (0.65%) Computer Science
15 11 (0.65%) Smart Meter
15 11 (0.65%) Statistics
15 11 (0.65%) VCE vBlock
16 9 (0.53%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 368 (21.58%) Linux
2 322 (18.89%) Windows
3 208 (12.20%) Unix
4 130 (7.62%) Windows Server
5 113 (6.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 72 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 71 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 47 (2.76%) Oracle Linux
9 42 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (1.70%) AIX
10 29 (1.70%) HPUX
11 27 (1.58%) Windows 7
12 24 (1.41%) Windows 10
13 21 (1.23%) CentOS
14 20 (1.17%) Windows XP
15 16 (0.94%) Solaris
15 16 (0.94%) Windows Vista
16 9 (0.53%) VMS
17 8 (0.47%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (12.96%) ITIL
2 191 (11.20%) Migration
3 188 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (8.80%) Project Management
5 112 (6.57%) Service Management
6 85 (4.99%) Configuration Management
7 82 (4.81%) MVC
8 78 (4.57%) PRINCE2
9 76 (4.46%) Change Management
10 75 (4.40%) Scrum
11 72 (4.22%) Software Engineering
12 68 (3.99%) Test Scripting
13 65 (3.81%) DevOps
14 63 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
15 56 (3.28%) Risk Management
15 56 (3.28%) UML
16 55 (3.23%) Integration Testing
17 54 (3.17%) User Stories
18 49 (2.87%) Continuous Integration
19 47 (2.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 240 (14.08%) SQL
2 214 (12.55%) Java
3 137 (8.04%) JavaScript
4 133 (7.80%) C#
5 84 (4.93%) C
6 66 (3.87%) PL/SQL
6 66 (3.87%) PowerShell
7 65 (3.81%) C++
8 64 (3.75%) Python
9 62 (3.64%) Shell Script
10 41 (2.40%) VBScript
11 39 (2.29%) Perl
12 38 (2.23%) T-SQL
13 37 (2.17%) VB
14 29 (1.70%) PHP
15 25 (1.47%) Ruby
16 23 (1.35%) F#
17 22 (1.29%) VBA
18 18 (1.06%) Bash Shell
18 18 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1705 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 182 (10.67%) DV Cleared
3 103 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
4 72 (4.22%) CCNP
5 59 (3.46%) CCNA
5 59 (3.46%) Degree
6 39 (2.29%) CISSP
6 39 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (2.23%) ISEB
8 35 (2.05%) ISTQB
9 31 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 28 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (1.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 24 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 23 (1.35%) CESG Certified Professional
12 23 (1.35%) DBS Check
13 19 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 18 (1.06%) BC Cleared
14 18 (1.06%) CLAS
15 12 (0.70%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.22%) SLA
2 29 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.41%) QA
4 19 (1.11%) RMADS
5 15 (0.88%) JSP 440
6 11 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (0.47%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.41%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.23%) SDET
10 3 (0.18%) Def Stans
10 3 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.059%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.059%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 175 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 89 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
4 29 (1.70%) vSphere
5 27 (1.58%) Docker
6 22 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (1.17%) Hyper-V
8 15 (0.88%) Firmware
8 15 (0.88%) ISA Server
8 15 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (0.82%) NFS
10 13 (0.76%) XenApp
11 12 (0.70%) VMware ESX
12 9 (0.53%) Sendmail
12 9 (0.53%) vCloud
13 7 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (0.35%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (0.23%) Terminal Services
17 3 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 56 (3.28%) SCCM
2 47 (2.76%) Puppet
3 35 (2.05%) SCOM
4 34 (1.99%) Ansible
5 30 (1.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 27 (1.58%) HP Data Protector
7 22 (1.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 20 (1.17%) FortiGate
9 18 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 18 (1.06%) ZABBIX
10 17 (1.00%) Tivoli
11 16 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
11 16 (0.94%) Netcool
12 14 (0.82%) NetBackup
13 13 (0.76%) QRadar
14 12 (0.70%) Ambari
15 10 (0.59%) Cisco Prime
15 10 (0.59%) SCSM
16 9 (0.53%) OVSD
17 8 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 328 (19.24%) Microsoft
2 325 (19.06%) Oracle
3 203 (11.91%) Cisco
4 161 (9.44%) VMware
5 159 (9.33%) HP
6 95 (5.57%) Red Hat
7 73 (4.28%) IBM
8 52 (3.05%) CheckPoint
9 51 (2.99%) Juniper
10 45 (2.64%) Intel Security
11 44 (2.58%) Citrix
11 44 (2.58%) EMC
12 34 (1.99%) Palo Alto
13 32 (1.88%) Remedy
14 27 (1.58%) Fujitsu
15 21 (1.23%) F5
16 20 (1.17%) CA
17 17 (1.00%) SAP
18 16 (0.94%) Informatica
19 15 (0.88%) 3Com
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