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 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 737 998 1155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.51% 10.52% 11.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.09% 38.34% 39.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 669 568
Median daily rate £400 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 43
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +193.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £22.90 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.88 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-0.99% +107.53%
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
1987 2603 2896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.65% 27.43% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1222 1533 1437
Median daily rate £400 £402 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% +7.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 145 139
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +92.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 8 December 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 December 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 8 December 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 0 411 £400 - 43
Buckinghamshire +18 134 £450 +9.75% 10
Berkshire -7 99 £400 -8.57% 27
Surrey -18 53 £436 -3.11% 13
M4 Corridor 0 6 - -
Kent - 5 £425 -
West Sussex -16 4 £460 +12.88% 3
East Sussex +9 3 £450 +20.00% 3
Home Counties 0 2 £325 -4.76%
Oxfordshire -34 1 £110 -66.15%
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 1517 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 297 (19.58%) Linux
3 273 (18.00%) Windows
3 273 (18.00%) Microsoft
4 249 (16.41%) Oracle
5 210 (13.84%) ITIL
6 191 (12.59%) SQL
7 181 (11.93%) VMware
8 173 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
9 168 (11.07%) Cisco
10 159 (10.48%) Unix
11 156 (10.28%) DV Cleared
12 147 (9.69%) Java
13 144 (9.49%) Migration
14 143 (9.43%) Active Directory
15 137 (9.03%) Finance
16 132 (8.70%) Project Management
17 128 (8.44%) Service Management
18 119 (7.84%) MS Office
19 116 (7.65%) MS Excel
20 113 (7.45%) Firewall
21 106 (6.99%) JavaScript
21 106 (6.99%) C#
22 102 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
23 99 (6.53%) Data Centre
24 95 (6.26%) HP
25 94 (6.20%) .NET
25 94 (6.20%) SharePoint
26 92 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
27 90 (5.93%) C

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 (6.20%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.50%) JBoss
3 30 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 29 (1.91%) Apache
4 29 (1.91%) WebLogic
5 24 (1.58%) WebSphere
6 23 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 23 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 15 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
8 15 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
9 14 (0.92%) Skype for Business
10 11 (0.73%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.66%) IIS
12 9 (0.59%) Apache Spark
12 9 (0.59%) Drupal
12 9 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.53%) Confluence
13 8 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 119 (7.84%) MS Office
2 116 (7.65%) MS Excel
3 38 (2.50%) MS Project
4 20 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.66%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.40%) Simulink
8 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.066%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.066%) Revit
10 1 (0.066%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
3 16 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
7 5 (0.33%) Infor M3
7 5 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.13%) assyst
10 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.13%) Remedy AR System
11 1 (0.066%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.066%) Cognos Planning
11 1 (0.066%) SAP CO
11 1 (0.066%) SAP FI/CO
11 1 (0.066%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 46 (3.03%) IaaS
2 45 (2.97%) Office 365
3 39 (2.57%) PaaS
4 21 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (0.40%) OneDrive
7 5 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.13%) Google Drive
8 2 (0.13%) SaaS
9 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.066%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.066%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.066%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 113 (7.45%) Firewall
2 87 (5.74%) LAN
3 73 (4.81%) WAN
4 67 (4.42%) SAN
5 57 (3.76%) DNS
5 57 (3.76%) TCP/IP
6 51 (3.36%) Network Security
7 45 (2.97%) VPN
7 45 (2.97%) Wireless
8 43 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
9 33 (2.18%) VoIP
10 31 (2.04%) SNMP
11 29 (1.91%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (1.91%) IPsec
12 27 (1.78%) SSL
13 26 (1.71%) LDAP
14 24 (1.58%) DHCP
15 22 (1.45%) BGP
16 20 (1.32%) OSPF
17 18 (1.19%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 62 (4.09%) Oracle Database
3 46 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 41 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 32 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (1.85%) Hadoop
7 27 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 26 (1.71%) MySQL
9 23 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
10 20 (1.32%) Relational Database
11 17 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
12 16 (1.05%) MongoDB
12 16 (1.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 15 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
13 15 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (0.79%) DB2
15 11 (0.73%) Big Data
15 11 (0.73%) Essbase
15 11 (0.73%) NoSQL
16 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (3.36%) Selenium
1 51 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (2.64%) JIRA
3 39 (2.57%) Jenkins
4 38 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
5 36 (2.37%) Subversion
6 34 (2.24%) Git (software)
7 29 (1.91%) SpecFlow
8 25 (1.65%) JUnit
9 24 (1.58%) Visual Studio
10 23 (1.52%) NUnit
11 18 (1.19%) Ant
11 18 (1.19%) Eclipse
12 17 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 17 (1.12%) HP UFT
13 16 (1.05%) ClearCase
13 16 (1.05%) GoogleTest
13 16 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
14 15 (0.99%) MSI
14 15 (0.99%) SoapUI
General
1 137 (9.03%) Finance
2 50 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 45 (2.97%) Military
4 22 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 18 (1.19%) Legal
5 18 (1.19%) Retail
6 15 (0.99%) Aerospace
7 12 (0.79%) Electronics
8 11 (0.73%) Law
9 10 (0.66%) Marketing
10 5 (0.33%) Billing
11 4 (0.26%) Back Office
11 4 (0.26%) Local Government
11 4 (0.26%) Publishing
12 2 (0.13%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.066%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 215 (14.17%) Developer
2 161 (10.61%) Architect
3 151 (9.95%) Analyst
4 128 (8.44%) Consultant
5 95 (6.26%) Project Manager
6 75 (4.94%) Network Engineer
7 53 (3.49%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 42 (2.77%) Java Developer
8 42 (2.77%) Support Engineer
9 41 (2.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 37 (2.44%) Business Analyst
11 35 (2.31%) Test Analyst
12 34 (2.24%) Tester
13 32 (2.11%) Software Engineer
14 29 (1.91%) Administrator
14 29 (1.91%) Security Engineer
15 27 (1.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 26 (1.71%) Oracle Developer
17 25 (1.65%) Security Consultant
17 25 (1.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (6.20%) .NET
2 76 (5.01%) XML
3 70 (4.61%) HTML
4 61 (4.02%) CSS
5 60 (3.96%) Web Services
6 54 (3.56%) jQuery
7 37 (2.44%) Spring
8 36 (2.37%) ASP.NET
9 33 (2.18%) Ajax
10 28 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
10 28 (1.85%) WCF
11 22 (1.45%) Middleware
12 21 (1.38%) Entity Framework
13 20 (1.32%) AngularJS
13 20 (1.32%) HTML5
13 20 (1.32%) SOAP
14 19 (1.25%) Hibernate
14 19 (1.25%) JSON
14 19 (1.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 99 (6.53%) Data Centre
2 78 (5.14%) Management Information System
3 56 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (1.71%) Client/Server
4 26 (1.71%) PKI
5 25 (1.65%) Replication
6 21 (1.38%) CESG
7 19 (1.25%) EMC VNX
7 19 (1.25%) VCE vBlock
8 18 (1.19%) Cryptography
9 16 (1.05%) Derivative
10 15 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
11 14 (0.92%) Computer Science
11 14 (0.92%) Driving Licence
11 14 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (0.86%) EMC VMAX
13 12 (0.79%) Algorithms
13 12 (0.79%) CMDB
13 12 (0.79%) e-Learning
14 10 (0.66%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 297 (19.58%) Linux
2 273 (18.00%) Windows
3 159 (10.48%) Unix
4 84 (5.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 82 (5.41%) Windows Server
6 48 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 31 (2.04%) Windows 7
9 29 (1.91%) CentOS
9 29 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (1.52%) Oracle Linux
11 17 (1.12%) AIX
12 16 (1.05%) Windows 10
13 14 (0.92%) Windows Vista
14 13 (0.86%) HPUX
15 11 (0.73%) Solaris
16 10 (0.66%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.66%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.46%) VMS
18 6 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (13.84%) ITIL
2 173 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (9.49%) Migration
4 132 (8.70%) Project Management
5 128 (8.44%) Service Management
6 90 (5.93%) Software Engineering
7 81 (5.34%) Scrum
8 64 (4.22%) UML
9 63 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
9 63 (4.15%) Configuration Management
10 60 (3.96%) Service Design
11 59 (3.89%) MVC
12 58 (3.82%) PRINCE2
13 56 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 54 (3.56%) Risk Management
15 53 (3.49%) Change Management
16 51 (3.36%) ITIL V3
17 50 (3.30%) User Stories
18 49 (3.23%) DevOps
18 49 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 191 (12.59%) SQL
2 147 (9.69%) Java
3 106 (6.99%) C#
3 106 (6.99%) JavaScript
4 90 (5.93%) C
5 76 (5.01%) C++
6 68 (4.48%) Python
7 57 (3.76%) Shell Script
8 56 (3.69%) PowerShell
9 48 (3.16%) PL/SQL
10 33 (2.18%) Perl
11 31 (2.04%) VBScript
12 25 (1.65%) Ruby
13 24 (1.58%) F#
14 22 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 22 (1.45%) VB
15 19 (1.25%) Bash Shell
16 18 (1.19%) VBA
17 13 (0.86%) PHP
18 9 (0.59%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1517 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 156 (10.28%) DV Cleared
3 92 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (4.35%) CCNP
5 63 (4.15%) Degree
6 45 (2.97%) CCNA
7 40 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
8 39 (2.57%) CISSP
9 32 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 24 (1.58%) ISEB
10 24 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (1.45%) CESG Certified Professional
12 18 (1.19%) ISTQB
13 17 (1.12%) BC Cleared
13 17 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 16 (1.05%) DBS Check
15 15 (0.99%) CCDP
16 14 (0.92%) CCIE
16 14 (0.92%) CEH
17 13 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.48%) SLA
2 29 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (1.91%) QA
3 23 (1.52%) JSP 440
4 21 (1.38%) RMADS
5 14 (0.92%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.46%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.33%) ARP4754
9 5 (0.33%) ARP4761
9 5 (0.33%) Def Stans
9 5 (0.33%) DO-178B
9 5 (0.33%) DO-254
9 5 (0.33%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.20%) SDET
11 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 143 (9.43%) Active Directory
2 102 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (2.97%) vSphere
4 21 (1.38%) vCloud
5 19 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 18 (1.19%) Docker
6 18 (1.19%) Firmware
6 18 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (0.86%) VMware ESX
9 11 (0.73%) XenApp
10 7 (0.46%) ISA Server
10 7 (0.46%) NFS
11 6 (0.40%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.40%) Sendmail
12 5 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.20%) HDFS
14 3 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 53 (3.49%) SCCM
2 45 (2.97%) Puppet
3 31 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 24 (1.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 23 (1.52%) Ansible
6 22 (1.45%) SCOM
7 18 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 15 (0.99%) QRadar
8 15 (0.99%) ZABBIX
9 14 (0.92%) FortiGate
10 13 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
11 12 (0.79%) Ambari
12 11 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (0.73%) WSUS
13 10 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
13 10 (0.66%) NetBackup
13 10 (0.66%) vRealize
14 9 (0.59%) OVSD
15 8 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (0.53%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 273 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 249 (16.41%) Oracle
3 181 (11.93%) VMware
4 168 (11.07%) Cisco
5 95 (6.26%) HP
6 65 (4.28%) Red Hat
7 58 (3.82%) Juniper
8 50 (3.30%) IBM
9 49 (3.23%) CheckPoint
10 45 (2.97%) Intel Security
11 39 (2.57%) EMC
12 32 (2.11%) Citrix
13 26 (1.71%) Palo Alto
14 20 (1.32%) F5
14 20 (1.32%) Fujitsu
14 20 (1.32%) Remedy
15 18 (1.19%) Informatica
16 16 (1.05%) SAP
17 15 (0.99%) BMC
18 13 (0.86%) Hyperion
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Slough, Berkshire
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
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Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £478.50 per day 3 Month Initial Duration
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Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
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Berkshire
Venn Group
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
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Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
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Polar Recruitment
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Spring Technology
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Polar Recruitment
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