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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / South East
Rank 8 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 943 929 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.26% 10.63% 10.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.79% 38.28% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 623 438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 23 25
Median hourly rate £18.00 £47.50 £18.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.10% +160.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £60.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.85 £44.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.94% +57.01%

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
2204 2427 2648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.65% 27.76% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1349 1470 1294
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 122 106
Median hourly rate £27.38 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.15% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.24 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 0 469 £425 +9.67% 60
Buckinghamshire +17 240 £425 +2.40% 4
Berkshire +11 173 £450 +11.80% 14
Surrey -43 28 £420 -7.94% 9
Middlesex +12 6 £450 +28.57%
East Sussex - 5 £350 -
West Sussex -28 4 £169 -58.58%
Kent -9 3 £403 -1.82%
Oxfordshire -19 1 £375 +15.38%
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 1655 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 358 (21.63%) Windows
3 338 (20.42%) Microsoft
4 278 (16.80%) ITIL
5 276 (16.68%) Linux
6 225 (13.60%) VMware
7 222 (13.41%) Cisco
8 216 (13.05%) Oracle
9 193 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
10 192 (11.60%) SQL
11 183 (11.06%) DV Cleared
12 162 (9.79%) Active Directory
13 156 (9.43%) Service Management
14 134 (8.10%) Firewall
15 131 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
15 131 (7.92%) Unix
16 130 (7.85%) Project Management
17 129 (7.79%) Finance
18 127 (7.67%) LAN
19 123 (7.43%) WAN
20 118 (7.13%) Windows Server
21 117 (7.07%) MS Excel
22 116 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
23 115 (6.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 115 (6.95%) MS Office
24 110 (6.65%) Java
25 104 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
26 103 (6.22%) HP
27 102 (6.16%) Data Centre
28 97 (5.86%) Red Hat

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 94 (5.68%) SharePoint
2 56 (3.38%) JBoss
3 48 (2.90%) WebSphere
4 39 (2.36%) Skype for Business
5 37 (2.24%) MS Exchange
6 33 (1.99%) Tomcat
7 29 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 27 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 22 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (1.21%) Apache Geronimo
10 20 (1.21%) Apache TomEE
11 17 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 16 (0.97%) IIS
12 16 (0.97%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.85%) Apache
14 11 (0.66%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
16 9 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
17 8 (0.48%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 117 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 115 (6.95%) MS Office
3 51 (3.08%) MS Project
4 14 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.42%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.36%) Simulink
8 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.060%) Revit
9 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 49 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
3 13 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
5 10 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (0.30%) Infor M3
8 5 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.30%) Remedy AR System
8 5 (0.30%) SAP GTS
8 5 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.060%) assyst
11 1 (0.060%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.060%) Cognos Planning
11 1 (0.060%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (0.060%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.29%) IaaS
2 64 (3.87%) Office 365
3 58 (3.50%) PaaS
4 17 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.42%) SaaS
7 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.24%) GitHub
8 3 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.12%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.060%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.060%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.060%) iTunes
10 1 (0.060%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.060%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 134 (8.10%) Firewall
2 127 (7.67%) LAN
3 123 (7.43%) WAN
4 61 (3.69%) Wireless
5 55 (3.32%) SAN
6 50 (3.02%) DNS
6 50 (3.02%) TCP/IP
6 50 (3.02%) VPN
7 48 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
8 42 (2.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 40 (2.42%) DHCP
10 33 (1.99%) VoIP
11 30 (1.81%) VLAN
12 27 (1.63%) Skype
13 26 (1.57%) IPsec
13 26 (1.57%) SSH
14 25 (1.51%) Network Security
15 24 (1.45%) HTTP
16 23 (1.39%) BGP
16 23 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (4.53%) SQL Server
2 66 (3.99%) Oracle Database
3 43 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 42 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (2.42%) Hadoop
6 27 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
7 26 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
9 21 (1.27%) MySQL
10 20 (1.21%) Oracle Database 12c
11 19 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
12 17 (1.03%) Big Data
12 17 (1.03%) Relational Database
13 15 (0.91%) DB2
13 15 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (0.79%) NoSQL
14 13 (0.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 12 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (0.66%) MongoDB
17 9 (0.54%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 49 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 45 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (2.24%) Selenium
3 37 (2.24%) Visual Studio
4 34 (2.05%) JIRA
5 32 (1.93%) Jenkins
6 30 (1.81%) Oracle APEX
7 22 (1.33%) Subversion
8 21 (1.27%) JUnit
9 20 (1.21%) SpecFlow
10 18 (1.09%) TeamCity
11 17 (1.03%) HP UFT
12 16 (0.97%) Eclipse
13 15 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (0.85%) Gradle
15 13 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
15 13 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
16 12 (0.73%) ClearCase
16 12 (0.73%) Maven
17 10 (0.60%) Cucumber
General
1 129 (7.79%) Finance
2 83 (5.02%) Telecoms
3 39 (2.36%) Legal
4 33 (1.99%) Military
5 24 (1.45%) Electronics
6 23 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.03%) Law
8 15 (0.91%) Aerospace
9 14 (0.85%) Marketing
10 10 (0.60%) Retail
11 7 (0.42%) Local Government
11 7 (0.42%) Publishing
12 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.18%) Billing
14 2 (0.12%) Arabic Language
15 1 (0.060%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 198 (11.96%) Architect
2 197 (11.90%) Developer
3 157 (9.49%) Analyst
4 120 (7.25%) Consultant
5 99 (5.98%) Project Manager
6 77 (4.65%) Network Engineer
7 56 (3.38%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 45 (2.72%) Java Developer
9 40 (2.42%) Network Architect
10 39 (2.36%) Support Engineer
11 38 (2.30%) Wintel Engineer
12 37 (2.24%) Business Analyst
13 34 (2.05%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 33 (1.99%) Solutions Architect
14 33 (1.99%) Test Analyst
14 33 (1.99%) Tester
15 32 (1.93%) Software Engineer
16 28 (1.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 27 (1.63%) Systems Engineer
18 25 (1.51%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (4.77%) .NET
2 69 (4.17%) XML
3 60 (3.63%) HTML
4 54 (3.26%) CSS
5 52 (3.14%) Web Services
6 30 (1.81%) Middleware
6 30 (1.81%) SOAP
7 29 (1.75%) Spring
8 27 (1.63%) WebSphere MQ
9 26 (1.57%) jQuery
9 26 (1.57%) WCF
10 23 (1.39%) IBM Integration Bus
11 22 (1.33%) Hibernate
11 22 (1.33%) RESTful
12 20 (1.21%) ActiveMQ
12 20 (1.21%) Ajax
12 20 (1.21%) ASP.NET
13 18 (1.09%) .NET Framework
14 16 (0.97%) REST
15 15 (0.91%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 102 (6.16%) Data Centre
2 67 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 49 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (1.87%) PKI
5 24 (1.45%) EMC VNX
6 23 (1.39%) CESG
6 23 (1.39%) Replication
6 23 (1.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 21 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 21 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 21 (1.27%) EMC VMAX
8 17 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
9 16 (0.97%) CMDB
10 14 (0.85%) e-Learning
10 14 (0.85%) Smart Meter
11 13 (0.79%) User Experience
12 12 (0.73%) Driving Licence
13 11 (0.66%) Clustering
13 11 (0.66%) Private Cloud
14 10 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 358 (21.63%) Windows
2 276 (16.68%) Linux
3 131 (7.92%) Unix
4 118 (7.13%) Windows Server
5 115 (6.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 104 (6.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 72 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 62 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 53 (3.20%) Windows 7
10 46 (2.78%) Windows 10
11 42 (2.54%) CentOS
12 24 (1.45%) Ubuntu
13 23 (1.39%) Windows Vista
14 20 (1.21%) Debian
15 19 (1.15%) AIX
16 12 (0.73%) Solaris
17 11 (0.66%) Windows 8
18 10 (0.60%) Android
18 10 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
18 10 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (16.80%) ITIL
2 193 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (9.43%) Service Management
4 130 (7.85%) Project Management
5 82 (4.95%) Migration
6 67 (4.05%) Software Engineering
7 66 (3.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (3.81%) Configuration Management
9 62 (3.75%) Scrum
10 61 (3.69%) Risk Management
10 61 (3.69%) Service Design
11 58 (3.50%) DevOps
12 57 (3.44%) CRM
12 57 (3.44%) Programme Management
13 56 (3.38%) PRINCE2
14 54 (3.26%) Open Source
15 52 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
15 52 (3.14%) Change Management
16 51 (3.08%) Service Delivery
17 50 (3.02%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 192 (11.60%) SQL
2 110 (6.65%) Java
3 97 (5.86%) C#
4 94 (5.68%) JavaScript
5 83 (5.02%) PowerShell
6 69 (4.17%) C
7 64 (3.87%) Python
8 52 (3.14%) C++
9 46 (2.78%) PL/SQL
10 43 (2.60%) Shell Script
11 42 (2.54%) Bash Shell
12 36 (2.18%) VBScript
13 28 (1.69%) F#
14 19 (1.15%) Ruby
14 19 (1.15%) VB
15 18 (1.09%) Perl
16 11 (0.66%) Ada
17 9 (0.54%) T-SQL
18 8 (0.48%) VBA
19 6 (0.36%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1655 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 183 (11.06%) DV Cleared
3 131 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
4 92 (5.56%) CCNP
5 67 (4.05%) Degree
6 48 (2.90%) CCIE
7 44 (2.66%) CCNA
8 43 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (1.69%) CISSP
9 28 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (1.57%) CCDP
11 25 (1.51%) CCSE
12 24 (1.45%) ISEB
13 23 (1.39%) CCSA
14 21 (1.27%) ISTQB
14 21 (1.27%) MCSA
15 20 (1.21%) CESG Certified Professional
16 19 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 18 (1.09%) APMP
17 18 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.08%) SLA
2 35 (2.11%) QA
3 23 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (1.21%) RMADS
5 16 (0.97%) JSP 440
6 12 (0.73%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.54%) Def Stans
7 9 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (0.42%) IEC 61508
9 5 (0.30%) ARP4754
9 5 (0.30%) ARP4761
9 5 (0.30%) DO-178B
9 5 (0.30%) DO-254
10 3 (0.18%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.18%) SDET
11 2 (0.12%) EFQM
11 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 162 (9.79%) Active Directory
2 116 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (3.93%) vSphere
4 45 (2.72%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 22 (1.33%) Docker
7 19 (1.15%) vCloud
8 18 (1.09%) VMware ESX
9 17 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
9 17 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (0.91%) Firmware
11 10 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (0.54%) XenApp
13 7 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.30%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.30%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.30%) UAG
15 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (3.14%) Puppet
2 51 (3.08%) SCCM
3 33 (1.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 25 (1.51%) Ansible
5 20 (1.21%) Cisco Prime
5 20 (1.21%) SELinux
6 18 (1.09%) FortiGate
6 18 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 18 (1.09%) WSUS
7 16 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
7 16 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.97%) ZABBIX
8 15 (0.91%) QRadar
9 12 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (0.73%) SCOM
10 11 (0.66%) vRealize
11 10 (0.60%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.48%) BladeLogic
12 8 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
12 8 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 338 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 225 (13.60%) VMware
3 222 (13.41%) Cisco
4 216 (13.05%) Oracle
5 103 (6.22%) HP
6 97 (5.86%) Red Hat
7 80 (4.83%) Juniper
8 58 (3.50%) IBM
9 56 (3.38%) F5
10 50 (3.02%) CheckPoint
11 42 (2.54%) Intel Security
12 39 (2.36%) Citrix
13 37 (2.24%) Remedy
14 32 (1.93%) SAP
15 31 (1.87%) EMC
16 26 (1.57%) Fortinet
16 26 (1.57%) Riverbed
17 22 (1.33%) Aruba
18 21 (1.27%) CA
19 16 (0.97%) Forcepoint
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