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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 884 976 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.33% 10.31% 7.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.59% 37.63% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 440 302
Average daily rate £400 £375 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 16
Average hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.68 £15.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+69.18% +39.55%
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
2352 2594 2106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.49% 27.39% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 1246 1004
Average daily rate £400 £375 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 105 112
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +20.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £49.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 446 £395 +6.75% 35
Berkshire -2 151 £425 -2.85% 21
Surrey +16 131 £450 +5.88% 21
Buckinghamshire -11 74 £420 +20.43% 6
Oxfordshire +28 26 £325 -12.75% 2
West Sussex +8 21 £408 +40.51% 1
Kent +7 14 £410 +17.14% 1
M4 Corridor - 7 - -
Home Counties +1 4 £475 -
Middlesex - 4 £425 - 1
East Sussex +7 1 £375 - 2
Sussex - 1 £600 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1905 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 364 (19.11%) Oracle
3 332 (17.43%) Microsoft
4 308 (16.17%) Windows
5 274 (14.38%) SQL
6 271 (14.23%) Linux
7 249 (13.07%) Unix
8 206 (10.81%) Project Management
9 204 (10.71%) Java
10 192 (10.08%) HP
11 190 (9.97%) ITIL
11 190 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
12 189 (9.92%) Cisco
13 186 (9.76%) MS Excel
14 179 (9.40%) DV Cleared
15 162 (8.50%) Active Directory
16 161 (8.45%) VMware
17 160 (8.40%) Finance
17 160 (8.40%) SharePoint
18 151 (7.93%) Firewall
19 146 (7.66%) Migration
20 134 (7.03%) .NET
21 123 (6.46%) XML
22 121 (6.35%) LAN
23 120 (6.30%) SQL Server
24 112 (5.88%) Military
25 110 (5.77%) JavaScript
25 110 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
26 109 (5.72%) Degree
27 106 (5.56%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 160 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 73 (3.83%) MS Exchange
3 55 (2.89%) JBoss
4 48 (2.52%) WebLogic
5 45 (2.36%) WebSphere
6 42 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 39 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 33 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
9 26 (1.36%) WebSphere Process Server
10 25 (1.31%) Apache
11 24 (1.26%) IIS
12 21 (1.10%) Skype for Business
13 18 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
14 16 (0.84%) SAS
14 16 (0.84%) Tomcat
15 14 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
15 14 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
17 10 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 9 (0.47%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 186 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 87 (4.57%) MS Office
3 81 (4.25%) MS Project
4 48 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 35 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (1.21%) PaintShop Pro
7 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.052%) InDesign
9 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.052%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (2.57%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (0.94%) Oracle 11i
5 16 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
6 15 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
7 10 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
7 10 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
7 10 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (0.47%) Oracle AGIS
8 9 (0.47%) Oracle iRecruitment
8 9 (0.47%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 6 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
9 6 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
9 6 (0.31%) SAP PSCD
10 5 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.26%) SAP SRM
11 4 (0.21%) SAP ERP
12 3 (0.16%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.57%) Office 365
2 21 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.79%) PaaS
5 10 (0.52%) IaaS
6 6 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.10%) SaaS
10 1 (0.052%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 151 (7.93%) Firewall
2 121 (6.35%) LAN
3 97 (5.09%) WAN
4 68 (3.57%) SAN
5 55 (2.89%) VPN
6 53 (2.78%) Wireless
7 52 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
8 50 (2.62%) SSL
9 49 (2.57%) DNS
10 46 (2.41%) TCP/IP
11 39 (2.05%) VoIP
12 38 (1.99%) Network Security
13 34 (1.78%) IPsec
14 29 (1.52%) BGP
15 28 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
16 27 (1.42%) LDAP
17 24 (1.26%) Internet
18 23 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
18 23 (1.21%) OSPF
19 22 (1.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 103 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 88 (4.62%) Oracle BI EE
4 79 (4.15%) Oracle Reports
5 60 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
6 48 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 44 (2.31%) Oracle Database 12c
8 43 (2.26%) Oracle ODI
9 39 (2.05%) Oracle Discoverer
10 34 (1.78%) Relational Database
11 29 (1.52%) MySQL
12 27 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
13 25 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 19 (1.00%) DB2
16 18 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
17 17 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
19 13 (0.68%) Hadoop
20 11 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 62 (3.25%) Subversion
2 53 (2.78%) SoapUI
3 50 (2.62%) Eclipse
3 50 (2.62%) Oracle APEX
4 49 (2.57%) Git (software)
4 49 (2.57%) Selenium
5 47 (2.47%) ClearCase
6 44 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (2.10%) HP UFT
7 40 (2.10%) Oracle Forms
8 38 (1.99%) Maven
9 37 (1.94%) NUnit
10 36 (1.89%) GoogleTest
11 31 (1.63%) Jenkins
12 26 (1.36%) Visual Studio
13 25 (1.31%) Ant
14 24 (1.26%) ClearQuest
15 21 (1.10%) JUnit
15 21 (1.10%) Rational DOORS
16 19 (1.00%) CppUnit
General
1 160 (8.40%) Finance
2 112 (5.88%) Military
3 40 (2.10%) Telecoms
4 19 (1.00%) Aerospace
5 13 (0.68%) Banking
6 11 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 10 (0.52%) Billing
8 8 (0.42%) Law
8 8 (0.42%) Publishing
9 7 (0.37%) Retail
10 5 (0.26%) Electronics
10 5 (0.26%) Marketing
11 3 (0.16%) Legal
12 2 (0.10%) Advertising
12 2 (0.10%) Back Office
12 2 (0.10%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.052%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.052%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 257 (13.49%) Architect
2 255 (13.39%) Developer
3 198 (10.39%) Analyst
4 190 (9.97%) Consultant
5 127 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 100 (5.25%) Network Engineer
7 88 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
8 67 (3.52%) Java Developer
9 62 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 62 (3.25%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 56 (2.94%) Test Analyst
11 53 (2.78%) Support Engineer
12 51 (2.68%) Technical Architect
13 45 (2.36%) SC Cleared Java Developer
14 43 (2.26%) Oracle Consultant
15 39 (2.05%) Tester
16 38 (1.99%) Oracle Developer
17 37 (1.94%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
18 35 (1.84%) C Developer
19 34 (1.78%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (7.03%) .NET
2 123 (6.46%) XML
3 91 (4.78%) HTML
4 84 (4.41%) Web Services
5 70 (3.67%) SOAP
6 60 (3.15%) ASP.NET
7 39 (2.05%) Middleware
8 34 (1.78%) CSS
8 34 (1.78%) jQuery
8 34 (1.78%) XML Messaging
9 32 (1.68%) Java EE
10 27 (1.42%) Ajax
11 25 (1.31%) JSON
12 23 (1.21%) Spring
13 21 (1.10%) Hibernate
14 20 (1.05%) Oracle Fusion
15 17 (0.89%) .NET Framework
16 15 (0.79%) Entity Framework
16 15 (0.79%) Motif
17 14 (0.73%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 89 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 60 (3.15%) PKI
5 24 (1.26%) CESG
6 19 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 19 (1.00%) PMI
7 18 (0.94%) User Experience
8 16 (0.84%) Cryptography
8 16 (0.84%) Replication
9 15 (0.79%) Blackberry
9 15 (0.79%) Derivative
10 14 (0.73%) CESG CLAS
10 14 (0.73%) Data Integration
10 14 (0.73%) Statistics
11 13 (0.68%) Clustering
12 12 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.58%) Visualisation
14 8 (0.42%) DataPower
14 8 (0.42%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 308 (16.17%) Windows
2 271 (14.23%) Linux
3 249 (13.07%) Unix
4 106 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 87 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 77 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 72 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 53 (2.78%) AIX
10 40 (2.10%) Windows 7
11 31 (1.63%) CentOS
11 31 (1.63%) HPUX
12 26 (1.36%) Oracle Linux
13 23 (1.21%) Windows XP
14 16 (0.84%) Solaris
15 9 (0.47%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.42%) Apple iOS
17 7 (0.37%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
19 3 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (10.81%) Project Management
2 190 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (9.97%) ITIL
3 146 (7.66%) Migration
4 100 (5.25%) Test Scripting
5 97 (5.09%) PRINCE2
6 91 (4.78%) Service Management
7 85 (4.46%) CRM
8 83 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
9 81 (4.25%) Configuration Management
10 74 (3.88%) TOGAF
11 72 (3.78%) SDLC
11 72 (3.78%) Software Engineering
12 69 (3.62%) Scrum
13 66 (3.46%) Use Case
14 63 (3.31%) UML
15 61 (3.20%) ITIL V3
16 59 (3.10%) Service Delivery
17 55 (2.89%) Technical Architecture
17 55 (2.89%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 274 (14.38%) SQL
2 204 (10.71%) Java
3 110 (5.77%) JavaScript
4 106 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 101 (5.30%) C#
6 99 (5.20%) C
7 87 (4.57%) C++
8 65 (3.41%) PowerShell
9 50 (2.62%) Python
10 46 (2.41%) Shell Script
11 45 (2.36%) VB
12 29 (1.52%) VBScript
13 26 (1.36%) Perl
14 24 (1.26%) VB.NET
15 21 (1.10%) VBA
16 13 (0.68%) T-SQL
17 12 (0.63%) XAML
18 10 (0.52%) F#
18 10 (0.52%) PHP
19 9 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1905 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 179 (9.40%) DV Cleared
3 110 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
4 109 (5.72%) Degree
5 62 (3.25%) CCNP
6 58 (3.04%) CCNA
7 57 (2.99%) ISTQB
8 44 (2.31%) CISSP
9 42 (2.20%) ISEB
10 40 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 33 (1.73%) MCP
11 33 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 31 (1.63%) CESG Certified Professional
13 27 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (1.31%) CLAS
15 24 (1.26%) CISM
15 24 (1.26%) PMI Certification
16 19 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 17 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
18 16 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (1.94%) SLA
2 34 (1.78%) QA
3 21 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
5 14 (0.73%) JSP 440
6 12 (0.63%) Def Stans
7 11 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.47%) RMADS
9 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.21%) DO-178B
10 4 (0.21%) IEC 61508
11 3 (0.16%) ARP4754
11 3 (0.16%) ARP4761
11 3 (0.16%) DO-254
11 3 (0.16%) FIPS 140-2
11 3 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.16%) TickIT
12 1 (0.052%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.052%) Solvency II
System Software
1 162 (8.50%) Active Directory
2 103 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 15 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (0.79%) XenApp
5 14 (0.73%) UAG
5 14 (0.73%) vSphere
6 11 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 9 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.31%) NFS
9 5 (0.26%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.21%) Firmware
10 4 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.16%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.16%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.10%) Sendmail
12 2 (0.10%) Snort
12 2 (0.10%) Time Sharing Option
12 2 (0.10%) vCloud
12 2 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (2.89%) HP Quality Center
2 44 (2.31%) SCCM
3 26 (1.36%) Ansible
4 14 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
5 12 (0.63%) SCOM
6 11 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (0.58%) OVSD
7 9 (0.47%) FortiGate
7 9 (0.47%) vRealize
7 9 (0.47%) WSUS
8 8 (0.42%) ArcSight ESM
8 8 (0.42%) QRadar
9 6 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 5 (0.26%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.21%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.21%) Puppet
11 4 (0.21%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 364 (19.11%) Oracle
2 332 (17.43%) Microsoft
3 192 (10.08%) HP
4 189 (9.92%) Cisco
5 161 (8.45%) VMware
6 79 (4.15%) Red Hat
7 74 (3.88%) Citrix
8 65 (3.41%) IBM
9 61 (3.20%) CheckPoint
10 51 (2.68%) Juniper
11 34 (1.78%) SAP
12 26 (1.36%) F5
13 22 (1.15%) Palo Alto
14 21 (1.10%) Intel Security
15 20 (1.05%) Remedy
16 16 (0.84%) BMC
16 16 (0.84%) EMC
16 16 (0.84%) IronPort
17 15 (0.79%) ArcSight
17 15 (0.79%) NetApp
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Romsey, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Salt
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £45 to £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £322.5 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £35 to £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day DAY RATE
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Rate: £350 p/d
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + expenses
Posted: 18 days ago