The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 12 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 833 777 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.30% 9.31% 5.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.45% 37.16% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 398 333
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £367 £374
% change year-on-year
-3.95% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 46 38
Average hourly rate £42.00 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.34% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.25 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.25 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.11% -
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2418 2091 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.99% 25.06% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1057 898
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £224 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 127 139
Average hourly rate £17.07 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.33 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.27% -2.27%
SC Cleared
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +1 455 £375 +7.14% 47
Berkshire -9 166 £388 -3.12% 16
Buckinghamshire +8 131 £350 +8.52% 4
Surrey -9 44 £400 -4.76% 11
Oxfordshire +2 9 £290 -9.37% 2
West Sussex -20 7 £250 -56.52% 1
Middlesex +1 4 £315 -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 1762 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 455 (25.82%) Windows
3 401 (22.76%) Microsoft
4 310 (17.59%) HP
5 300 (17.03%) Oracle
6 249 (14.13%) DV Cleared
7 224 (12.71%) .NET
8 212 (12.03%) SQL
8 212 (12.03%) ITIL
9 199 (11.29%) UNIX
10 189 (10.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 178 (10.10%) ISTQB
12 177 (10.05%) Linux
13 172 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
14 167 (9.48%) ASP.NET
14 167 (9.48%) Cisco
15 162 (9.19%) MS Excel
16 160 (9.08%) JavaScript
16 160 (9.08%) Active Directory
17 152 (8.63%) SharePoint
18 142 (8.06%) VMware
19 141 (8.00%) Project Management
20 140 (7.95%) C#
21 139 (7.89%) JSP
22 134 (7.60%) SQL Server
23 128 (7.26%) HTML
24 127 (7.21%) Finance
25 120 (6.81%) CRM
26 112 (6.36%) Configuration Management
27 110 (6.24%) Cisco Certification

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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
1 152 (8.63%) SharePoint
2 101 (5.73%) MS Exchange
3 58 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 53 (3.01%) SharePoint Server
5 48 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (1.76%) Lync
7 25 (1.42%) WebSphere
8 22 (1.25%) IIS
9 21 (1.19%) Apache
10 16 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 13 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.62%) MS Project Server
14 10 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
14 10 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.51%) CMS
16 8 (0.45%) WebLogic
17 7 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
17 7 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 162 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 103 (5.85%) MS Office
3 85 (4.82%) MS Project
4 24 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.25%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.40%) PaintShop Pro
8 6 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
9 5 (0.28%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.23%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.17%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.057%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.057%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 75 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
3 18 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.40%) HFM
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle CRM
6 6 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.28%) SAP SRM
7 5 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.23%) Remedy AR System
9 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle HRMS
11 1 (0.057%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.057%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 1 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.057%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.34%) IaaS
3 4 (0.23%) PaaS
4 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.11%) SaaS
5 1 (0.057%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.057%) Office 365
5 1 (0.057%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 94 (5.33%) SAN
1 94 (5.33%) Firewall
2 86 (4.88%) TCP/IP
3 76 (4.31%) LAN
4 61 (3.46%) WAN
5 59 (3.35%) DNS
6 50 (2.84%) Network Security
7 39 (2.21%) VPN
8 38 (2.16%) LDAP
9 35 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (1.82%) SMTP
11 31 (1.76%) HTTPS
12 28 (1.59%) Internet
13 26 (1.48%) Ethernet
13 26 (1.48%) HTTP
14 24 (1.36%) MPLS
15 23 (1.31%) iSCSI
16 22 (1.25%) SSL
17 20 (1.14%) X.400
18 19 (1.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 60 (3.41%) Oracle Database
3 52 (2.95%) Oracle Reports
4 32 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 26 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 23 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (1.08%) IDOL
10 18 (1.02%) DB2
10 18 (1.02%) OLAP
11 17 (0.96%) DTS
11 17 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
11 17 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (0.91%) MySQL
13 15 (0.85%) Hadoop
14 13 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 79 (4.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 34 (1.93%) Subversion
3 30 (1.70%) LoadRunner
4 28 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 18 (1.02%) ClearCase
5 18 (1.02%) MSI
6 17 (0.96%) NUnit
7 16 (0.91%) StarTeam
7 16 (0.91%) TestDirector
8 15 (0.85%) GoogleTest
9 14 (0.79%) Ant
9 14 (0.79%) CppUnit
10 13 (0.74%) Rational Rose
10 13 (0.74%) SoapUI
11 12 (0.68%) Eclipse
12 10 (0.57%) WinRunner
13 9 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (0.45%) JIRA
14 8 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 127 (7.21%) Finance
2 86 (4.88%) Military
3 62 (3.52%) Telecoms
4 10 (0.57%) Billing
5 8 (0.45%) Electronics
6 6 (0.34%) Aerospace
6 6 (0.34%) Banking
7 5 (0.28%) Back Office
7 5 (0.28%) Publishing
8 4 (0.23%) Avionics
9 3 (0.17%) Legal
9 3 (0.17%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.11%) Law
11 1 (0.057%) Games
11 1 (0.057%) Retail
11 1 (0.057%) Marketing
11 1 (0.057%) French Language
11 1 (0.057%) German Language
11 1 (0.057%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.057%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 224 (12.71%) Analyst
2 181 (10.27%) Developer
3 157 (8.91%) Architect
4 140 (7.95%) Consultant
5 84 (4.77%) Network Engineer
5 84 (4.77%) Project Manager
6 83 (4.71%) Test Analyst
7 67 (3.80%) Test Manager
8 63 (3.58%) Tester
9 42 (2.38%) Technical Architect
10 41 (2.33%) .NET Developer
11 40 (2.27%) Support Engineer
12 35 (1.99%) Solutions Architect
13 31 (1.76%) Software Engineer
13 31 (1.76%) Business Analyst
13 31 (1.76%) Designer
14 30 (1.70%) Security Engineer
15 29 (1.65%) Integration Engineer
15 29 (1.65%) Systems Engineer
15 29 (1.65%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (12.71%) .NET
2 167 (9.48%) ASP.NET
3 139 (7.89%) JSP
4 128 (7.26%) HTML
5 75 (4.26%) XML
6 57 (3.23%) Web Services
7 25 (1.42%) Middleware
8 22 (1.25%) SOAP
8 22 (1.25%) .NET Framework
9 18 (1.02%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 16 (0.91%) CSS
11 15 (0.85%) Motif
12 14 (0.79%) Spring
13 13 (0.74%) Application Packaging
14 10 (0.57%) WCF
14 10 (0.57%) LAMP
15 9 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
15 9 (0.51%) OLE
16 8 (0.45%) jQuery
16 8 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (2.16%) Management Information System
2 27 (1.53%) Blackberry
3 25 (1.42%) Replication
4 23 (1.31%) Clustering
4 23 (1.31%) PKI
5 22 (1.25%) CESG
5 22 (1.25%) CMDB
6 10 (0.57%) Derivative
7 9 (0.51%) Computer Science
8 8 (0.45%) Data Integration
8 8 (0.45%) Cryptography
8 8 (0.45%) Economics
9 7 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (0.40%) Open Source
10 6 (0.34%) SCORM
10 6 (0.34%) E-Learning
10 6 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.28%) SecurID
11 5 (0.28%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 455 (25.82%) Windows
2 199 (11.29%) UNIX
3 189 (10.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 177 (10.05%) Linux
5 172 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 109 (6.19%) Windows XP
7 81 (4.60%) Windows 7
8 54 (3.06%) Windows 2000
9 23 (1.31%) Android
10 19 (1.08%) Solaris
11 16 (0.91%) CentOS
12 14 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 11 (0.62%) Windows Vista
15 10 (0.57%) Apple iOS
16 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (0.45%) AIX
17 7 (0.40%) Windows Phone
18 6 (0.34%) Windows 8
19 3 (0.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (12.03%) ITIL
2 141 (8.00%) Project Management
3 120 (6.81%) CRM
4 112 (6.36%) Configuration Management
5 97 (5.51%) Test Scripting
6 93 (5.28%) PRINCE2
7 88 (4.99%) Migration
8 82 (4.65%) Service Management
9 72 (4.09%) Service Delivery
10 69 (3.92%) Knowledge Management
11 53 (3.01%) Workflow
12 51 (2.89%) Software Testing
13 45 (2.55%) Software Engineering
14 43 (2.44%) Project Planning
15 42 (2.38%) Test Automation
15 42 (2.38%) Change Management
16 40 (2.27%) Test Strategy
17 39 (2.21%) Validation
18 37 (2.10%) Programme Management
19 36 (2.04%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (12.03%) SQL
2 160 (9.08%) JavaScript
3 140 (7.95%) C#
4 93 (5.28%) VB
5 88 (4.99%) Java
6 83 (4.71%) C
7 53 (3.01%) PowerShell
8 40 (2.27%) PL/SQL
9 38 (2.16%) C++
10 32 (1.82%) T-SQL
11 31 (1.76%) VB.NET
12 28 (1.59%) VBScript
13 24 (1.36%) VBA
13 24 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.08%) Python
15 12 (0.68%) Perl
16 9 (0.51%) Ruby
17 7 (0.40%) PHP
18 6 (0.34%) ActionScript
18 6 (0.34%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 1762 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 249 (14.13%) DV Cleared
3 178 (10.10%) ISTQB
4 110 (6.24%) Cisco Certification
5 69 (3.92%) CCNA
6 64 (3.63%) CCNP
7 56 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 54 (3.06%) ISEB
9 45 (2.55%) Degree
10 39 (2.21%) MCSE
11 34 (1.93%) MCP
12 30 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 20 (1.14%) MCITP
14 12 (0.68%) CISSP
14 12 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (0.62%) CCIP
15 11 (0.62%) BC Cleared
15 11 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
16 10 (0.57%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.41%) QA
2 58 (3.29%) SLA
3 21 (1.19%) JSP 440
4 8 (0.45%) BS15000
5 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.34%) P3O
6 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) BS25999
System Software
1 160 (9.08%) Active Directory
2 106 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (3.18%) Hyper-V
4 29 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 28 (1.59%) XenApp
6 21 (1.19%) NFS
7 18 (1.02%) VMware ESX
7 18 (1.02%) vSphere
8 17 (0.96%) Nmap
9 15 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.68%) Sendmail
11 10 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 10 (0.57%) vCloud
11 10 (0.57%) Squid
11 10 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (0.51%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.51%) Postfix
13 8 (0.45%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.28%) UAG
15 4 (0.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 83 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
2 54 (3.06%) SCCM
3 43 (2.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 29 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
5 27 (1.53%) HP UCMDB
6 25 (1.42%) Backup Exec
7 18 (1.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 17 (0.96%) Nessus
9 15 (0.85%) OVSD
9 15 (0.85%) WSUS
10 12 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 9 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (0.51%) NetBackup
11 9 (0.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 9 (0.51%) WhatsUp Gold
11 9 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (0.45%) SCOM
13 7 (0.40%) OpenView
13 7 (0.40%) Tivoli
14 6 (0.34%) Netcool
Vendors
1 401 (22.76%) Microsoft
2 310 (17.59%) HP
3 300 (17.03%) Oracle
4 167 (9.48%) Cisco
5 142 (8.06%) VMware
6 108 (6.13%) Citrix
7 66 (3.75%) McAfee
8 59 (3.35%) Juniper
9 38 (2.16%) CheckPoint
10 32 (1.82%) EMC
11 28 (1.59%) NetApp
11 28 (1.59%) Blue Coat
12 27 (1.53%) Red Hat
13 26 (1.48%) Symantec
14 24 (1.36%) IBM
14 24 (1.36%) F5
15 20 (1.14%) Brocade
16 19 (1.08%) Remedy
17 18 (1.02%) Lumension
18 16 (0.91%) Meridio
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