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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 9 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 1033 479 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.63% 5.57% 6.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.69% 24.13% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 222 266
Average daily rate
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£375 £349 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 56
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -56.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.30 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.53%
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
2670 1985 2164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.47% 23.09% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1041 955
Average daily rate £375 £363 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 99 166
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +7 531 £348 +0.14% 70
Berkshire 0 165 £400 +8.10% 36
Buckinghamshire +28 162 £350 +34.61% 13
Surrey +53 122 £450 +12.50% 13
West Sussex +7 15 £525 -2.77% 2
Kent +1 11 £350 +15.70% 8
Oxfordshire -5 7 £260 - 5
Middlesex +6 4 £308 +9.82%
M4 Corridor +1 2 £375 -
Home Counties -4 2 £463 -
East Sussex -11 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 1843 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 455 (24.69%) Microsoft
3 450 (24.42%) Windows
4 318 (17.25%) HP
5 301 (16.33%) Oracle
6 263 (14.27%) DV Cleared
7 247 (13.40%) ITIL
8 214 (11.61%) SQL
9 203 (11.01%) MS Excel
10 202 (10.96%) Project Management
11 200 (10.85%) UNIX
12 187 (10.15%) Windows Server 2008
13 186 (10.09%) Active Directory
14 181 (9.82%) .NET
15 174 (9.44%) Linux
15 174 (9.44%) ISTQB
16 160 (8.68%) Windows Server 2003
17 158 (8.57%) VMware
18 154 (8.36%) HTML
19 153 (8.30%) JavaScript
20 145 (7.87%) Cisco
21 142 (7.70%) ASP.NET
22 133 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
23 132 (7.16%) Finance
23 132 (7.16%) JSP
24 131 (7.11%) SharePoint
25 127 (6.89%) Java
26 126 (6.84%) C#
27 123 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
28 119 (6.46%) MS Project

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 131 (7.11%) SharePoint
2 115 (6.24%) MS Exchange
3 55 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 38 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (1.90%) SharePoint Server
5 35 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 26 (1.41%) IIS
8 22 (1.19%) Lync
9 21 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 20 (1.09%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.87%) JBoss
12 14 (0.76%) Documentum
12 14 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (0.76%) MS Project Server
13 13 (0.71%) Apache
13 13 (0.71%) WebSphere
13 13 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (0.49%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 203 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 119 (6.46%) MS Project
3 100 (5.43%) MS Office
4 30 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.43%) SPSS
8 6 (0.33%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.16%) Open Workbench
9 3 (0.16%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.16%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (0.054%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 79 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (1.63%) Oracle Applications
3 26 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.38%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.22%) Remedy AR System
9 4 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.16%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.11%) HFM
11 2 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
12 1 (0.054%) Oracle E-Business Tax
12 1 (0.054%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.60%) Office 365
2 9 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.27%) SaaS
3 5 (0.27%) IaaS
4 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.16%) PaaS
5 1 (0.054%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.054%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 105 (5.70%) SAN
2 100 (5.43%) Firewall
3 84 (4.56%) TCP/IP
4 71 (3.85%) LAN
5 69 (3.74%) DNS
6 63 (3.42%) Network Security
7 57 (3.09%) WAN
8 44 (2.39%) Cisco ASA
9 41 (2.22%) Internet
10 39 (2.12%) SMTP
11 35 (1.90%) DHCP
12 34 (1.84%) VPN
13 25 (1.36%) LDAP
14 24 (1.30%) SSL
15 21 (1.14%) Ethernet
16 18 (0.98%) OSPF
16 18 (0.98%) X.400
16 18 (0.98%) X.500
17 17 (0.92%) VLAN
18 16 (0.87%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 60 (3.26%) Oracle Database
3 47 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
4 41 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 27 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 25 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (1.09%) DB2
10 19 (1.03%) Oracle OWB
11 18 (0.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 17 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
13 16 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
14 15 (0.81%) IDOL
14 15 (0.81%) Relational Database
15 13 (0.71%) MySQL
16 11 (0.60%) Big Data
16 11 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (0.54%) OLAP
18 9 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 51 (2.77%) Subversion
3 26 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 24 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
4 24 (1.30%) Visual Studio
5 22 (1.19%) ClearCase
6 21 (1.14%) Ant
7 20 (1.09%) LoadRunner
7 20 (1.09%) Maven
8 19 (1.03%) NUnit
9 18 (0.98%) Eclipse
10 17 (0.92%) JUnit
10 17 (0.92%) GoogleTest
11 16 (0.87%) CppUnit
12 13 (0.71%) Rational Rose
12 13 (0.71%) MSI
13 10 (0.54%) CruiseControl
13 10 (0.54%) ClearQuest
13 10 (0.54%) Selenium
14 9 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 132 (7.16%) Finance
2 79 (4.29%) Military
3 73 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 16 (0.87%) Publishing
4 16 (0.87%) Billing
5 11 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 9 (0.49%) Legal
7 5 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.22%) Marketing
9 3 (0.16%) Banking
9 3 (0.16%) Back Office
10 2 (0.11%) Law
10 2 (0.11%) Advertising
11 1 (0.054%) Electronics
11 1 (0.054%) Retail
11 1 (0.054%) French Language
11 1 (0.054%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.054%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 228 (12.37%) Analyst
2 214 (11.61%) Developer
3 156 (8.46%) Architect
4 139 (7.54%) Project Manager
5 120 (6.51%) Consultant
6 71 (3.85%) Test Analyst
7 56 (3.04%) Network Engineer
8 49 (2.66%) Support Analyst
9 48 (2.60%) Support Engineer
9 48 (2.60%) Java Developer
10 46 (2.50%) Tester
11 40 (2.17%) Software Engineer
12 39 (2.12%) Test Manager
13 36 (1.95%) Solutions Architect
13 36 (1.95%) Administrator
14 35 (1.90%) Security Engineer
15 34 (1.84%) Test Leader
16 33 (1.79%) Designer
17 31 (1.68%) Oracle Developer
18 28 (1.52%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (9.82%) .NET
2 154 (8.36%) HTML
3 142 (7.70%) ASP.NET
4 132 (7.16%) JSP
5 83 (4.50%) XML
6 46 (2.50%) Web Services
7 30 (1.63%) CSS
8 22 (1.19%) Ajax
8 22 (1.19%) jQuery
9 19 (1.03%) WCF
10 17 (0.92%) Spring
11 16 (0.87%) Motif
12 14 (0.76%) .NET Framework
13 13 (0.71%) Application Packaging
14 12 (0.65%) Hibernate
15 9 (0.49%) SAML
15 9 (0.49%) WDK
15 9 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
15 9 (0.49%) Windows SharePoint Services
16 8 (0.43%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 133 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (2.44%) PKI
3 43 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 38 (2.06%) Smart Meter
5 33 (1.79%) Clustering
6 31 (1.68%) Blackberry
7 21 (1.14%) CESG
7 21 (1.14%) Economics
8 20 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.09%) CMDB
9 15 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
10 13 (0.71%) Replication
11 12 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.49%) Derivative
13 7 (0.38%) Freedom of Information Act
13 7 (0.38%) PMI
13 7 (0.38%) Algorithms
14 6 (0.33%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.33%) SCADA
15 5 (0.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 450 (24.42%) Windows
2 200 (10.85%) UNIX
3 187 (10.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 174 (9.44%) Linux
5 160 (8.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 92 (4.99%) Windows 7
7 64 (3.47%) Windows XP
8 34 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (1.52%) Windows 2000
11 21 (1.14%) Solaris
12 20 (1.09%) Windows Vista
13 17 (0.92%) Windows 8
14 16 (0.87%) CentOS
14 16 (0.87%) Android
15 12 (0.65%) AIX
15 12 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.43%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.38%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (13.40%) ITIL
2 202 (10.96%) Project Management
3 119 (6.46%) PRINCE2
4 108 (5.86%) CRM
4 108 (5.86%) Configuration Management
5 93 (5.05%) Service Management
6 92 (4.99%) Migration
7 83 (4.50%) Service Delivery
8 80 (4.34%) Test Scripting
9 79 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (4.07%) Knowledge Management
11 64 (3.47%) Change Management
12 59 (3.20%) Workflow
13 56 (3.04%) Software Engineering
14 52 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 51 (2.77%) Incident Management
16 50 (2.71%) Business Intelligence
17 48 (2.60%) Project Planning
18 45 (2.44%) Risk Management
18 45 (2.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 214 (11.61%) SQL
2 153 (8.30%) JavaScript
3 127 (6.89%) Java
4 126 (6.84%) C#
5 90 (4.88%) C
6 76 (4.12%) VB
7 68 (3.69%) PowerShell
8 52 (2.82%) PL/SQL
9 38 (2.06%) C++
10 34 (1.84%) VBScript
11 29 (1.57%) VBA
12 28 (1.52%) Shell Script
13 24 (1.30%) Python
14 17 (0.92%) Perl
14 17 (0.92%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.65%) PHP
15 12 (0.65%) VB.NET
16 7 (0.38%) Ruby
17 3 (0.16%) ActionScript 2.0
17 3 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 1843 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 263 (14.27%) DV Cleared
3 174 (9.44%) ISTQB
4 123 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 105 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
6 93 (5.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 77 (4.18%) MCSE
8 64 (3.47%) CCNP
8 64 (3.47%) Degree
9 62 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 61 (3.31%) CCNA
10 61 (3.31%) MCP
11 46 (2.50%) MCITP
12 41 (2.22%) ISEB
13 29 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 22 (1.19%) CISSP
15 19 (1.03%) MCSA
16 16 (0.87%) PMI Certification
17 15 (0.81%) BC Cleared
18 14 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.56%) SLA
2 50 (2.71%) QA
3 26 (1.41%) JSP 440
4 9 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.49%) BS15000
5 7 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.38%) P3O
6 5 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.22%) TickIT
8 3 (0.16%) BS25999
9 2 (0.11%) IEC 61508
9 2 (0.11%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 186 (10.09%) Active Directory
2 103 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 35 (1.90%) vSphere
5 33 (1.79%) VMware ESX
6 17 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.65%) XenApp
8 12 (0.65%) Firmware
9 11 (0.60%) NFS
10 10 (0.54%) Nmap
11 9 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
11 9 (0.49%) Terminal Services
11 9 (0.49%) Sendmail
12 8 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
13 7 (0.38%) vCloud
13 7 (0.38%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 6 (0.33%) Snort
15 5 (0.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 63 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
2 42 (2.28%) SCCM
3 34 (1.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 30 (1.63%) Backup Exec
5 23 (1.25%) OVSD
5 23 (1.25%) HP UCMDB
6 20 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
7 19 (1.03%) SCOM
8 18 (0.98%) ARCserve
9 15 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
10 13 (0.71%) Ansible
11 12 (0.65%) HP SIM
12 10 (0.54%) NetBackup
12 10 (0.54%) Nessus
12 10 (0.54%) Tivoli
13 8 (0.43%) WSUS
14 6 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 5 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 5 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 5 (0.27%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 455 (24.69%) Microsoft
2 318 (17.25%) HP
3 301 (16.33%) Oracle
4 158 (8.57%) VMware
5 145 (7.87%) Cisco
6 92 (4.99%) Citrix
7 56 (3.04%) McAfee
8 54 (2.93%) Juniper
9 50 (2.71%) Red Hat
10 39 (2.12%) CheckPoint
11 34 (1.84%) IBM
12 30 (1.63%) Symantec
13 28 (1.52%) CA
14 24 (1.30%) Brocade
15 23 (1.25%) Blue Coat
15 23 (1.25%) NetApp
15 23 (1.25%) F5
16 22 (1.19%) EMC
17 17 (0.92%) Lumension
18 15 (0.81%) Cognos
Andover, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 15 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £450 - £515 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £1 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Talent International
Posted: 22 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Posted: 22 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Dover, Kent
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £380 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £139 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
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