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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 956 934 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.50% 9.59% 7.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.52% 36.64% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 431 289
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 33
Average hourly rate £21.55 £21.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% -27.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.47 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £57.30 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -31.42%
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
2618 2549 2105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.02% 26.18% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1400 1268 1024
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 123 130
Average hourly rate £21.55 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.23% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.53 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
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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 0 465 £363 +8.94% 56
Berkshire -13 152 £355 -2.87% 36
Buckinghamshire -2 138 £350 +8.52% 14
Surrey +24 132 £450 +20.00% 11
West Sussex +9 34 £368 +17.60% 2
Oxfordshire -4 16 £388 +37.16% 6
Middlesex +3 6 £388 -23.64%
Kent - 2 £350 - 1
East Sussex - - - -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1965 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 507 (25.80%) Windows
3 497 (25.29%) Microsoft
4 332 (16.90%) ITIL
5 313 (15.93%) Linux
6 294 (14.96%) DV Cleared
7 292 (14.86%) HP
8 263 (13.38%) Project Management
9 252 (12.82%) UNIX
10 231 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 221 (11.25%) Active Directory
12 219 (11.15%) SQL
13 217 (11.04%) VMware
14 212 (10.79%) Oracle
15 203 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
16 202 (10.28%) Cisco
17 163 (8.30%) Windows 7
18 159 (8.09%) MS Office
19 152 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
20 150 (7.63%) Configuration Management
21 148 (7.53%) .NET
22 141 (7.18%) Migration
23 134 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
24 132 (6.72%) C
25 127 (6.46%) Service Management
26 126 (6.41%) Finance
27 120 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
27 120 (6.11%) PowerShell
28 118 (6.01%) JavaScript
29 114 (5.80%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 110 (5.60%) SharePoint
2 90 (4.58%) MS Exchange
3 56 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
5 28 (1.42%) WebLogic
6 26 (1.32%) Apache
6 26 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
7 24 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 24 (1.22%) IIS
8 22 (1.12%) Lync
9 20 (1.02%) JBoss
10 17 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
11 16 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (0.66%) OpenStack
14 12 (0.61%) Oracle 10gAS
14 12 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (0.46%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 231 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 159 (8.09%) MS Office
3 97 (4.94%) MS Project
4 51 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 31 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.56%) PaintShop Pro
8 9 (0.46%) SPSS
9 4 (0.20%) Simulink
9 4 (0.20%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.051%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 76 (3.87%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.36%) SAP ERP
6 6 (0.31%) assyst
7 5 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.20%) TIBCO iProcess
8 4 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.15%) Changepoint
9 3 (0.15%) SAP PSCD
9 3 (0.15%) SAP FI-CA
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.10%) SAP SRM
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.10%) Summit
11 1 (0.051%) LabWindows
11 1 (0.051%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.76%) IaaS
2 14 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.61%) PaaS
5 7 (0.36%) SaaS
5 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (0.31%) Office 365
7 4 (0.20%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 113 (5.75%) Firewall
2 81 (4.12%) LAN
2 81 (4.12%) WAN
3 76 (3.87%) SAN
4 67 (3.41%) TCP/IP
5 62 (3.16%) Internet
6 59 (3.00%) VPN
6 59 (3.00%) DNS
7 57 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
8 51 (2.60%) SSL
9 38 (1.93%) Network Security
10 33 (1.68%) OSPF
10 33 (1.68%) DHCP
11 29 (1.48%) SMTP
12 26 (1.32%) MPLS
13 25 (1.27%) IPsec
14 23 (1.17%) RIP
15 21 (1.07%) Wireless
16 19 (0.97%) LDAP
17 18 (0.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (3.56%) SQL Server
2 66 (3.36%) Oracle Database
3 49 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
4 30 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 28 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (0.92%) Oracle Discoverer
7 17 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
8 15 (0.76%) MySQL
9 14 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
9 14 (0.71%) Ingres
9 14 (0.71%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 11 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (0.51%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
14 6 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.31%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 68 (3.46%) ClearCase
2 60 (3.05%) Subversion
3 43 (2.19%) Jenkins
4 42 (2.14%) GoogleTest
4 42 (2.14%) NUnit
4 42 (2.14%) CppUnit
5 39 (1.98%) Visual Studio
6 34 (1.73%) Ant
7 33 (1.68%) ClearQuest
8 27 (1.37%) LoadRunner
9 24 (1.22%) Selenium
10 23 (1.17%) JMeter
11 22 (1.12%) CruiseControl
11 22 (1.12%) StarTeam
12 21 (1.07%) Maven
13 19 (0.97%) MSI
14 15 (0.76%) Rational Rose
14 15 (0.76%) WebDriver
15 14 (0.71%) SonarQube
15 14 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 126 (6.41%) Finance
2 86 (4.38%) Telecoms
3 36 (1.83%) Military
4 22 (1.12%) Publishing
5 11 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 10 (0.51%) Electronics
7 7 (0.36%) Aerospace
7 7 (0.36%) Multimedia
7 7 (0.36%) Marketing
8 6 (0.31%) Billing
8 6 (0.31%) Retail
9 3 (0.15%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.10%) Banking
10 2 (0.10%) Legal
10 2 (0.10%) Back Office
11 1 (0.051%) Advertising
11 1 (0.051%) Games
11 1 (0.051%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 208 (10.59%) Developer
1 208 (10.59%) Analyst
2 159 (8.09%) Architect
3 127 (6.46%) Project Manager
4 114 (5.80%) Consultant
5 77 (3.92%) Test Analyst
6 58 (2.95%) Support Engineer
7 57 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 55 (2.80%) Software Engineer
9 54 (2.75%) Network Engineer
10 50 (2.54%) Tester
11 42 (2.14%) Wintel Engineer
12 41 (2.09%) Security Engineer
13 39 (1.98%) Solutions Architect
14 37 (1.88%) Service Manager
15 36 (1.83%) Support Analyst
15 36 (1.83%) Test Manager
16 32 (1.63%) Applications Packager
17 28 (1.42%) Systems Engineer
17 28 (1.42%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (7.53%) .NET
2 114 (5.80%) HTML
3 113 (5.75%) ASP.NET
4 107 (5.45%) XML
5 78 (3.97%) JSP
6 37 (1.88%) CSS
7 35 (1.78%) Web Services
7 35 (1.78%) Application Packaging
8 34 (1.73%) jQuery
9 31 (1.58%) Motif
10 27 (1.37%) SOAP
11 25 (1.27%) Ajax
12 24 (1.22%) Middleware
13 19 (0.97%) WCF
14 17 (0.87%) SAML
15 16 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
16 15 (0.76%) XML Messaging
17 14 (0.71%) J2EE
17 14 (0.71%) wxWidgets
17 14 (0.71%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 152 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (3.05%) Management Information System
3 59 (3.00%) PKI
4 26 (1.32%) Open Source
5 24 (1.22%) Smart Meter
5 24 (1.22%) Economics
6 20 (1.02%) Derivative
7 18 (0.92%) Blackberry
7 18 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 16 (0.81%) PMI
9 15 (0.76%) SecurID
10 13 (0.66%) N-Tier
11 11 (0.56%) Visualisation
12 10 (0.51%) Statistics
13 9 (0.46%) Algorithms
13 9 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.46%) User Experience
13 9 (0.46%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.41%) Clustering
15 7 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 507 (25.80%) Windows
2 313 (15.93%) Linux
3 252 (12.82%) UNIX
4 203 (10.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 163 (8.30%) Windows 7
6 112 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (2.65%) Solaris
8 52 (2.65%) Windows XP
9 47 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.76%) CentOS
10 15 (0.76%) HPUX
11 14 (0.71%) AIX
11 14 (0.71%) VMS
12 11 (0.56%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.51%) Windows 2000
14 9 (0.46%) Windows Vista
15 8 (0.41%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.20%) Android
17 3 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (16.90%) ITIL
2 263 (13.38%) Project Management
3 150 (7.63%) Configuration Management
4 141 (7.18%) Migration
5 127 (6.46%) Service Management
6 114 (5.80%) PRINCE2
7 101 (5.14%) Software Engineering
8 92 (4.68%) Test Scripting
9 82 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
10 77 (3.92%) Incident Management
11 76 (3.87%) UML
12 74 (3.77%) Service Delivery
13 73 (3.72%) Knowledge Management
14 71 (3.61%) Change Management
14 71 (3.61%) Validation
15 58 (2.95%) Use Case
16 53 (2.70%) Project Planning
17 49 (2.49%) OO
18 48 (2.44%) Workflow
19 46 (2.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 219 (11.15%) SQL
2 132 (6.72%) C
3 120 (6.11%) PowerShell
4 118 (6.01%) JavaScript
5 107 (5.45%) C++
6 94 (4.78%) Java
7 88 (4.48%) C#
8 63 (3.21%) Shell Script
9 61 (3.10%) PL/SQL
10 55 (2.80%) Python
11 50 (2.54%) VB
12 48 (2.44%) VBScript
13 31 (1.58%) Perl
14 30 (1.53%) VBA
15 18 (0.92%) Bash Shell
16 14 (0.71%) VB.NET
17 13 (0.66%) PHP
17 13 (0.66%) Ruby
18 11 (0.56%) T-SQL
19 5 (0.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1965 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 294 (14.96%) DV Cleared
3 120 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 113 (5.75%) ISTQB
4 113 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
5 75 (3.82%) Degree
6 64 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 63 (3.21%) CCNP
8 58 (2.95%) MCITP
9 56 (2.85%) MCSE
10 46 (2.34%) MCP
11 45 (2.29%) ISEB
12 43 (2.19%) CCNA
13 40 (2.04%) CISSP
13 40 (2.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 36 (1.83%) MCSA
15 33 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 22 (1.12%) PMI Certification
17 17 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 16 (0.81%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.33%) SLA
2 37 (1.88%) QA
3 16 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.56%) JSP 440
5 9 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.31%) DO-178B
6 6 (0.31%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.15%) COBIT
7 3 (0.15%) BS15000
7 3 (0.15%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.10%) TickIT
8 2 (0.10%) DO-254
8 2 (0.10%) ARP4754
8 2 (0.10%) ARP4761
8 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.051%) P3O
System Software
1 221 (11.25%) Active Directory
2 134 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (3.61%) Hyper-V
4 45 (2.29%) vSphere
5 25 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 24 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
7 21 (1.07%) XenApp
8 16 (0.81%) VMware ESX
9 14 (0.71%) Sendmail
9 14 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.66%) XenDesktop
11 12 (0.61%) Firmware
12 8 (0.41%) NFS
13 7 (0.36%) Samba
14 5 (0.25%) vCloud
14 5 (0.25%) UAG
15 4 (0.20%) Snort
15 4 (0.20%) Postfix
16 3 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
16 3 (0.15%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 65 (3.31%) SCCM
2 63 (3.21%) HP Quality Center
3 49 (2.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 34 (1.73%) OVSD
5 25 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
6 24 (1.22%) SCOM
7 19 (0.97%) Ansible
8 15 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
8 15 (0.76%) Backup Exec
8 15 (0.76%) Tivoli
9 14 (0.71%) OpenView
9 14 (0.71%) MIMEsweeper
9 14 (0.71%) MAILsweeper
10 12 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 12 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 12 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
11 9 (0.46%) Puppet
11 9 (0.46%) SCOrch
11 9 (0.46%) SCVMM
12 8 (0.41%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 497 (25.29%) Microsoft
2 292 (14.86%) HP
3 217 (11.04%) VMware
4 212 (10.79%) Oracle
5 202 (10.28%) Cisco
6 109 (5.55%) Citrix
7 66 (3.36%) Juniper
8 65 (3.31%) NetApp
9 64 (3.26%) Red Hat
10 62 (3.16%) McAfee
11 53 (2.70%) CheckPoint
12 50 (2.54%) F5
13 33 (1.68%) CA
13 33 (1.68%) IBM
14 27 (1.37%) SAP
15 26 (1.32%) Blue Coat
16 24 (1.22%) Remedy
17 20 (1.02%) Symantec
18 18 (0.92%) Fortinet
18 18 (0.92%) BMC
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