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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 1017 944 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.57% 9.51% 9.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.86% 36.55% 36.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 535 436
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 25 32
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £14.50 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.76 £46.70 £59.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.90% +77.77%
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
2686 2583 2545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.90% 26.03% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1643 1397 1263
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 123 118
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 0 518 £375 +4.16% 32
Berkshire +16 176 £450 +26.76% 22
Surrey -1 158 £475 +5.55% 6
Buckinghamshire -3 98 £415 +26.71% 5
West Sussex -29 29 £425 +18.05% 2
Kent -14 12 £420 -
M4 Corridor 0 8 - -
Oxfordshire -8 4 £435 +12.25%
Middlesex -5 2 £385 -0.64%
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 1895 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 356 (18.79%) Microsoft
3 343 (18.10%) Linux
4 328 (17.31%) Windows
5 285 (15.04%) Oracle
6 260 (13.72%) SQL
7 226 (11.93%) Java
8 218 (11.50%) ITIL
9 217 (11.45%) Unix
10 214 (11.29%) Cisco
10 214 (11.29%) Project Management
11 206 (10.87%) Active Directory
12 187 (9.87%) HP
13 183 (9.66%) SharePoint
14 180 (9.50%) Migration
15 171 (9.02%) MS Excel
16 170 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
17 158 (8.34%) DV Cleared
18 157 (8.28%) Firewall
19 145 (7.65%) Finance
20 139 (7.34%) VMware
21 134 (7.07%) Windows Server
22 131 (6.91%) LAN
23 129 (6.81%) SQL Server
24 126 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
25 125 (6.60%) XML
26 115 (6.07%) WAN
27 114 (6.02%) PRINCE2
28 110 (5.80%) C#
29 106 (5.59%) .NET

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
1 183 (9.66%) SharePoint
2 74 (3.91%) JBoss
3 68 (3.59%) MS Exchange
4 48 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 40 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 38 (2.01%) WebSphere
7 28 (1.48%) IIS
8 27 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 26 (1.37%) Apache
10 24 (1.27%) WebLogic
11 22 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
12 20 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
13 17 (0.90%) OpenStack
14 13 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.69%) GlassFish
15 12 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
16 11 (0.58%) Skype for Business
17 9 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
17 9 (0.47%) WebSphere Process Server
18 8 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 171 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 92 (4.85%) MS Office
3 82 (4.33%) MS Project
4 44 (2.32%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.90%) PaintShop Pro
6 14 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.37%) SPSS
8 4 (0.21%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 23 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.47%) Primavera
2 9 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.37%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.16%) Infor LN
7 3 (0.16%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (0.11%) assyst
8 2 (0.11%) Maximo
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.11%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.11%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.053%) Minerva
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle ASCP
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 44 (2.32%) Office 365
2 20 (1.06%) IaaS
3 19 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (0.95%) PaaS
5 14 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.37%) SaaS
7 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.11%) GitHub
9 1 (0.053%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.053%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 157 (8.28%) Firewall
2 131 (6.91%) LAN
3 115 (6.07%) WAN
4 85 (4.49%) SAN
5 71 (3.75%) DNS
6 67 (3.54%) SSL
7 51 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
8 45 (2.37%) VoIP
9 44 (2.32%) Network Security
9 44 (2.32%) Wireless
10 42 (2.22%) TCP/IP
11 38 (2.01%) VPN
12 36 (1.90%) Internet
13 35 (1.85%) FTP
13 35 (1.85%) IPsec
14 33 (1.74%) LDAP
14 33 (1.74%) MPLS
15 30 (1.58%) BGP
15 30 (1.58%) DHCP
16 29 (1.53%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 98 (5.17%) Oracle Database
3 40 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
5 34 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
6 33 (1.74%) MySQL
7 32 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 30 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 30 (1.58%) Oracle Reports
9 28 (1.48%) DB2
10 24 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
10 24 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
13 16 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (0.79%) VoltDB
15 14 (0.74%) MongoDB
15 14 (0.74%) Oracle Discoverer
15 14 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 69 (3.64%) Subversion
2 56 (2.96%) SoapUI
3 54 (2.85%) Maven
4 43 (2.27%) Eclipse
5 41 (2.16%) Git (software)
5 41 (2.16%) Jenkins
5 41 (2.16%) JUnit
6 34 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (1.69%) GoogleTest
7 32 (1.69%) Selenium
8 31 (1.64%) NUnit
9 27 (1.42%) Visual Studio
10 26 (1.37%) Ant
11 24 (1.27%) ClearCase
12 22 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
13 21 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
14 20 (1.06%) CppUnit
15 19 (1.00%) JIRA
16 16 (0.84%) HP UFT
17 14 (0.74%) StarTeam
General
1 145 (7.65%) Finance
2 72 (3.80%) Military
3 44 (2.32%) Telecoms
4 12 (0.63%) Aerospace
4 12 (0.63%) Publishing
5 11 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 8 (0.42%) Electronics
6 8 (0.42%) Retail
7 7 (0.37%) Law
8 6 (0.32%) Billing
8 6 (0.32%) Marketing
9 4 (0.21%) Banking
10 3 (0.16%) Legal
11 2 (0.11%) Advertising
11 2 (0.11%) Back Office
11 2 (0.11%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.053%) Automotive
12 1 (0.053%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.053%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 254 (13.40%) Architect
2 238 (12.56%) Developer
3 180 (9.50%) Consultant
4 175 (9.23%) Analyst
5 128 (6.75%) Project Manager
6 115 (6.07%) Network Engineer
7 73 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 65 (3.43%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 57 (3.01%) Support Engineer
10 53 (2.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 53 (2.80%) Technical Architect
11 46 (2.43%) Test Analyst
12 44 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
13 43 (2.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 39 (2.06%) Security Consultant
15 38 (2.01%) Security Architect
15 38 (2.01%) Security Engineer
16 37 (1.95%) Business Analyst
17 36 (1.90%) Administrator
18 31 (1.64%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (6.60%) XML
2 106 (5.59%) .NET
3 99 (5.22%) Web Services
4 77 (4.06%) SOAP
5 70 (3.69%) HTML
6 54 (2.85%) ASP.NET
7 49 (2.59%) jQuery
8 44 (2.32%) CSS
9 38 (2.01%) Spring
10 35 (1.85%) JSON
11 33 (1.74%) Java EE
12 29 (1.53%) XML Messaging
13 27 (1.42%) REST
14 26 (1.37%) Ajax
15 24 (1.27%) Spring MVC
16 19 (1.00%) JCE
17 18 (0.95%) Hibernate
17 18 (0.95%) Middleware
18 17 (0.90%) JSP
19 16 (0.84%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 102 (5.38%) Data Centre
2 101 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (4.85%) PKI
4 71 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 45 (2.37%) Cryptography
6 23 (1.21%) Algorithms
7 19 (1.00%) CESG
8 17 (0.90%) PMI
8 17 (0.90%) Statistics
9 16 (0.84%) Derivative
9 16 (0.84%) Replication
10 15 (0.79%) Computer Science
11 14 (0.74%) Clustering
12 13 (0.69%) Smart Meter
13 11 (0.58%) Blackberry
13 11 (0.58%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (0.47%) User Experience
14 9 (0.47%) VCE vBlock
15 8 (0.42%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 343 (18.10%) Linux
2 328 (17.31%) Windows
3 217 (11.45%) Unix
4 134 (7.07%) Windows Server
5 101 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 100 (5.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 94 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 74 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (2.64%) AIX
10 30 (1.58%) Windows 7
11 26 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
12 25 (1.32%) CentOS
13 22 (1.16%) HPUX
14 20 (1.06%) Solaris
14 20 (1.06%) Windows 10
15 14 (0.74%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.47%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
17 4 (0.21%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (11.50%) ITIL
2 214 (11.29%) Project Management
3 180 (9.50%) Migration
4 170 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
5 114 (6.02%) PRINCE2
6 99 (5.22%) Configuration Management
7 95 (5.01%) Service Management
8 78 (4.12%) Integration Testing
9 77 (4.06%) Unit Testing
10 72 (3.80%) Software Engineering
11 67 (3.54%) Test Scripting
12 61 (3.22%) Use Case
13 57 (3.01%) Business Intelligence
13 57 (3.01%) ITIL V3
14 56 (2.96%) CRM
15 55 (2.90%) Scrum
16 54 (2.85%) MVC
16 54 (2.85%) UML
17 53 (2.80%) Change Management
18 50 (2.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 260 (13.72%) SQL
2 226 (11.93%) Java
3 110 (5.80%) C#
4 91 (4.80%) C
5 86 (4.54%) JavaScript
6 84 (4.43%) PowerShell
7 80 (4.22%) PL/SQL
8 78 (4.12%) Python
9 56 (2.96%) C++
10 35 (1.85%) Ruby
11 30 (1.58%) Shell Script
12 28 (1.48%) Perl
12 28 (1.48%) VBScript
13 21 (1.11%) VB
14 16 (0.84%) Bash Shell
14 16 (0.84%) PHP
15 15 (0.79%) T-SQL
16 14 (0.74%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.53%) Scala
17 10 (0.53%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1895 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 158 (8.34%) DV Cleared
3 126 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
4 101 (5.33%) Degree
5 82 (4.33%) CCNP
6 63 (3.32%) CCNA
7 47 (2.48%) ISTQB
8 42 (2.22%) CISSP
9 40 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 34 (1.79%) ISEB
11 31 (1.64%) MCP
12 29 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 27 (1.42%) CESG Certified Professional
14 23 (1.21%) PMI Certification
15 22 (1.16%) CISM
15 22 (1.16%) CLAS
16 18 (0.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 17 (0.90%) CCIE
17 17 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 16 (0.84%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (1.95%) SLA
2 33 (1.74%) QA
3 29 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (1.16%) RMADS
5 18 (0.95%) JSP 440
6 14 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.26%) Def Stans
9 4 (0.21%) FIPS 140-2
10 3 (0.16%) TickIT
11 2 (0.11%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.053%) ARP4754
12 1 (0.053%) ARP4761
12 1 (0.053%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.053%) DO-254
12 1 (0.053%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.053%) SDET
System Software
1 206 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 91 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.64%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.16%) UAG
5 16 (0.84%) XenApp
6 14 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (0.74%) vSphere
7 12 (0.63%) Docker
7 12 (0.63%) VMware ESX
8 11 (0.58%) Terminal Services
9 9 (0.47%) NFS
10 8 (0.42%) Firmware
11 7 (0.37%) ISA Server
12 5 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.26%) vCloud
12 5 (0.26%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.21%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.21%) Sendmail
14 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 55 (2.90%) SCCM
2 45 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
3 39 (2.06%) SCOM
4 27 (1.42%) Ansible
4 27 (1.42%) Tivoli
5 15 (0.79%) Netcool
5 15 (0.79%) QRadar
5 15 (0.79%) SCVMM
6 13 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
7 12 (0.63%) FortiGate
7 12 (0.63%) Puppet
8 11 (0.58%) OVSD
9 9 (0.47%) vRealize
10 8 (0.42%) ArcSight ESM
10 8 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 7 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (0.32%) Nagios
13 5 (0.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 356 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 285 (15.04%) Oracle
3 214 (11.29%) Cisco
4 187 (9.87%) HP
5 139 (7.34%) VMware
6 68 (3.59%) Red Hat
7 66 (3.48%) Citrix
8 64 (3.38%) CheckPoint
9 56 (2.96%) IBM
10 50 (2.64%) Juniper
11 28 (1.48%) SAP
12 26 (1.37%) EMC
12 26 (1.37%) NetApp
13 21 (1.11%) F5
13 21 (1.11%) Intel Security
13 21 (1.11%) Remedy
14 18 (0.95%) CA
15 16 (0.84%) Blue Coat
16 14 (0.74%) Riverbed
16 14 (0.74%) SolarWinds
Basingstoke
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
AAP3
Rate: £55 - £60 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Mahler Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £445 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant
aap3
Rate: £55 - £60 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 8 days ago
Bracknell
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + expenses
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Woking
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Maxegan
Rate: Up to £500 per day
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