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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / South East
Rank 8 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 831 893 1025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.41% 10.88% 11.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.08% 39.06% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 600 483
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.89% +193.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £17.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.67 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £42.48 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-9.95% +129.62%

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
1975 2286 2615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.11% 27.86% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1190 1358 1270
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 122 125
Median hourly rate £23.19 £42.50 £18.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.43% +133.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 0 418 £400 +1.32% 40
Buckinghamshire +13 188 £436 +5.57% 4
Berkshire +10 152 £425 -0.35% 17
Surrey -16 43 £425 -5.55% 13
Kent +1 6 £438 +9.37%
East Sussex +8 2 - -
Middlesex +2 2 £481 +13.23%
Home Counties -3 2 £325 -4.76%
West Sussex -20 1 - -
Oxfordshire -35 1 £110 -66.15% 6
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 1482 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 329 (22.20%) Windows
3 292 (19.70%) Microsoft
4 260 (17.54%) Linux
5 231 (15.59%) ITIL
6 200 (13.50%) Oracle
7 196 (13.23%) VMware
8 184 (12.42%) Cisco
9 175 (11.81%) SQL
10 166 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
11 159 (10.73%) Active Directory
12 145 (9.78%) DV Cleared
13 128 (8.64%) Service Management
14 127 (8.57%) Finance
15 123 (8.30%) Java
16 120 (8.10%) Project Management
17 112 (7.56%) Unix
18 111 (7.49%) MS Office
18 111 (7.49%) Firewall
19 108 (7.29%) Windows Server
20 104 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
20 104 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 103 (6.95%) C#
22 100 (6.75%) MS Excel
23 99 (6.68%) LAN
24 96 (6.48%) WAN
25 94 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
26 89 (6.01%) HP
26 89 (6.01%) Data Centre
27 88 (5.94%) JavaScript

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 84 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 45 (3.04%) JBoss
3 36 (2.43%) WebSphere
4 35 (2.36%) MS Exchange
5 34 (2.29%) Tomcat
6 32 (2.16%) Skype for Business
7 24 (1.62%) Apache
7 24 (1.62%) WebSphere Application Server
8 19 (1.28%) IIS
9 18 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 18 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 16 (1.08%) Apache Geronimo
10 16 (1.08%) Apache TomEE
11 15 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (0.81%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.67%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.61%) Drupal
16 7 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 111 (7.49%) MS Office
2 100 (6.75%) MS Excel
3 44 (2.97%) MS Project
4 17 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.47%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.40%) Simulink
8 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.067%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.067%) Revit
Business Applications
1 24 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
3 15 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
4 12 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.34%) Hyperion Planning
7 5 (0.34%) Infor M3
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.067%) assyst
11 1 (0.067%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.067%) Cognos Planning
11 1 (0.067%) SAP FI
11 1 (0.067%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.067%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.12%) IaaS
2 60 (4.05%) Office 365
3 54 (3.64%) PaaS
4 15 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.27%) SaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Google Drive
7 2 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.067%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.067%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.067%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.067%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.067%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 111 (7.49%) Firewall
2 99 (6.68%) LAN
3 96 (6.48%) WAN
4 55 (3.71%) DNS
5 51 (3.44%) SAN
6 49 (3.31%) TCP/IP
7 44 (2.97%) VPN
8 43 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (2.36%) DHCP
9 35 (2.36%) Wireless
10 33 (2.23%) Cisco Nexus
11 30 (2.02%) Network Security
12 28 (1.89%) VoIP
13 25 (1.69%) IPsec
13 25 (1.69%) SSL
14 24 (1.62%) VLAN
15 22 (1.48%) Skype
15 22 (1.48%) SSH
16 21 (1.42%) LDAP
16 21 (1.42%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.58%) Oracle Database
3 46 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 23 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 22 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
7 20 (1.35%) MySQL
7 20 (1.35%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (1.01%) DB2
8 15 (1.01%) MongoDB
9 14 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (0.74%) Big Data
11 11 (0.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 11 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (0.67%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.47%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 44 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (2.83%) JIRA
2 42 (2.83%) Selenium
3 37 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 34 (2.29%) Git (software)
5 33 (2.23%) Visual Studio
6 26 (1.75%) Oracle APEX
7 25 (1.69%) Subversion
8 24 (1.62%) JUnit
8 24 (1.62%) SpecFlow
9 16 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 15 (1.01%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.01%) Rational DOORS
11 14 (0.94%) MSI
12 13 (0.88%) Artifactory
13 12 (0.81%) JMeter
13 12 (0.81%) TeamCity
14 11 (0.74%) Gradle
14 11 (0.74%) NUnit
14 11 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 127 (8.57%) Finance
2 59 (3.98%) Telecoms
3 31 (2.09%) Legal
4 29 (1.96%) Military
5 21 (1.42%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.28%) Aerospace
6 19 (1.28%) Retail
7 17 (1.15%) Electronics
8 16 (1.08%) Law
9 8 (0.54%) Marketing
10 5 (0.34%) Local Government
11 4 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.27%) Publishing
12 3 (0.20%) Billing
13 2 (0.13%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.067%) Advertising
14 1 (0.067%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 193 (13.02%) Developer
2 167 (11.27%) Architect
3 153 (10.32%) Analyst
4 117 (7.89%) Consultant
5 91 (6.14%) Project Manager
6 54 (3.64%) Network Engineer
7 49 (3.31%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 46 (3.10%) Java Developer
9 41 (2.77%) Business Analyst
10 37 (2.50%) Wintel Engineer
11 36 (2.43%) Support Engineer
12 32 (2.16%) Test Analyst
13 31 (2.09%) Software Engineer
14 30 (2.02%) Network Architect
15 29 (1.96%) .NET Developer
15 29 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
16 27 (1.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
16 27 (1.82%) Tester
17 24 (1.62%) Oracle Developer
17 24 (1.62%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (5.26%) .NET
2 76 (5.13%) XML
3 50 (3.37%) HTML
4 48 (3.24%) CSS
4 48 (3.24%) Web Services
5 36 (2.43%) jQuery
6 35 (2.36%) Spring
7 28 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
8 27 (1.82%) SOAP
9 25 (1.69%) Ajax
9 25 (1.69%) ASP.NET
10 24 (1.62%) Middleware
10 24 (1.62%) WCF
11 22 (1.48%) Hibernate
12 21 (1.42%) WebSphere MQ
13 19 (1.28%) IBM Integration Bus
14 18 (1.21%) Entity Framework
14 18 (1.21%) RESTful
15 15 (1.01%) AngularJS
16 13 (0.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 89 (6.01%) Data Centre
2 71 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 46 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (1.62%) Replication
5 23 (1.55%) CESG
6 22 (1.48%) Client/Server
6 22 (1.48%) VCE vBlock
7 21 (1.42%) EMC VNX
8 18 (1.21%) Cryptography
8 18 (1.21%) e-Learning
9 17 (1.15%) CMDB
9 17 (1.15%) EMC VMAX
9 17 (1.15%) PKI
10 15 (1.01%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.01%) Economics
11 12 (0.81%) Driving Licence
12 11 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (0.74%) Smart Meter
12 11 (0.74%) Statistics
13 10 (0.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 329 (22.20%) Windows
2 260 (17.54%) Linux
3 112 (7.56%) Unix
4 108 (7.29%) Windows Server
5 104 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 78 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (3.37%) Windows 7
10 36 (2.43%) CentOS
11 35 (2.36%) Windows 10
12 22 (1.48%) Windows Vista
13 16 (1.08%) AIX
13 16 (1.08%) Ubuntu
14 12 (0.81%) Debian
15 11 (0.74%) Solaris
15 11 (0.74%) Windows 8
16 10 (0.67%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (15.59%) ITIL
2 166 (11.20%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (8.64%) Service Management
4 120 (8.10%) Project Management
5 85 (5.74%) Migration
6 75 (5.06%) Software Engineering
7 72 (4.86%) Scrum
8 58 (3.91%) Risk Management
8 58 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 56 (3.78%) Change Management
10 54 (3.64%) Configuration Management
11 53 (3.58%) Service Design
12 52 (3.51%) DevOps
13 49 (3.31%) User Stories
14 46 (3.10%) ITIL V3
14 46 (3.10%) UML
15 45 (3.04%) MVC
16 44 (2.97%) Continuous Integration
17 43 (2.90%) Open Source
17 43 (2.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 175 (11.81%) SQL
2 123 (8.30%) Java
3 103 (6.95%) C#
4 88 (5.94%) JavaScript
5 76 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 71 (4.79%) C
7 63 (4.25%) C++
8 54 (3.64%) Python
9 45 (3.04%) Shell Script
10 41 (2.77%) PL/SQL
11 36 (2.43%) Bash Shell
12 34 (2.29%) VBScript
13 26 (1.75%) Perl
14 23 (1.55%) VB
15 20 (1.35%) F#
16 16 (1.08%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.94%) Ruby
18 11 (0.74%) Ada
18 11 (0.74%) VBA
19 10 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1482 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 145 (9.78%) DV Cleared
3 94 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (4.45%) CCNP
5 56 (3.78%) Degree
6 37 (2.50%) CISSP
6 37 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (2.23%) CCNA
8 28 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (1.82%) CCIE
10 21 (1.42%) CCDP
10 21 (1.42%) CESG Certified Professional
11 19 (1.28%) ISEB
11 19 (1.28%) MCSA
12 18 (1.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 17 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
14 16 (1.08%) CEH
15 15 (1.01%) CCSE
15 15 (1.01%) CISM
15 15 (1.01%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.12%) SLA
2 28 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (1.89%) QA
3 23 (1.55%) JSP 440
4 20 (1.35%) RMADS
5 18 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 8 (0.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 5 (0.34%) ARP4754
7 5 (0.34%) ARP4761
7 5 (0.34%) Def Stans
7 5 (0.34%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.34%) DO-254
7 5 (0.34%) IEC 61508
8 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.20%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.20%) SDET
9 2 (0.13%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.13%) ISO22301
System Software
1 159 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 104 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (3.71%) vSphere
4 38 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 26 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (1.15%) vCloud
7 16 (1.08%) Docker
8 15 (1.01%) Firmware
8 15 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (0.88%) VMware ESX
10 8 (0.54%) ISA Server
11 6 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (0.34%) Sendmail
12 5 (0.34%) UAG
13 4 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
13 4 (0.27%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.27%) XenApp
14 3 (0.20%) HDFS
14 3 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 49 (3.31%) Puppet
2 45 (3.04%) SCCM
3 36 (2.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 20 (1.35%) Ansible
4 20 (1.35%) ZABBIX
5 18 (1.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 17 (1.15%) WSUS
7 16 (1.08%) QRadar
8 13 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (0.88%) SELinux
9 12 (0.81%) Ambari
9 12 (0.81%) Cisco Prime
10 10 (0.67%) SCOM
10 10 (0.67%) vRealize
11 9 (0.61%) FortiGate
12 8 (0.54%) BladeLogic
13 6 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
13 6 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (0.34%) OVSD
Vendors
1 292 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 200 (13.50%) Oracle
3 196 (13.23%) VMware
4 184 (12.42%) Cisco
5 89 (6.01%) HP
6 75 (5.06%) Red Hat
7 68 (4.59%) Juniper
8 50 (3.37%) IBM
9 49 (3.31%) CheckPoint
10 43 (2.90%) Intel Security
11 31 (2.09%) F5
12 30 (2.02%) Remedy
13 28 (1.89%) EMC
14 27 (1.82%) Citrix
15 20 (1.35%) CA
16 19 (1.28%) SAP
17 17 (1.15%) Fujitsu
18 16 (1.08%) BMC
18 16 (1.08%) Fortinet
19 13 (0.88%) Riverbed
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