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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 843 870 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.13% 9.58% 9.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.99% 35.08% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 385 420
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 15 44
Average hourly rate £21.55 £42.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.29% +97.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £15.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £60.00 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.31 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+77.23% -5.52%
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
2279 2480 2156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.69% 27.29% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 1206 1104
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 96 133
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.33 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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 0 400 £363 +3.20% 37
Surrey +34 157 £425 +6.25% 20
Berkshire -9 125 £383 -2.85% 23
Buckinghamshire -13 77 £405 +20.74% 9
West Sussex +12 33 £363 +27.19% 4
Oxfordshire -19 19 £350 -2.09% 1
Middlesex +5 6 £341 +8.33% 1
Kent - 3 £360 - 3
M4 Corridor +4 1 £650 -
East Sussex - 1 £690 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1834 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 455 (24.81%) Windows
3 426 (23.23%) Microsoft
4 280 (15.27%) HP
5 277 (15.10%) Linux
6 259 (14.12%) ITIL
7 239 (13.03%) Project Management
7 239 (13.03%) SQL
8 235 (12.81%) UNIX
9 207 (11.29%) Oracle
9 207 (11.29%) Active Directory
10 204 (11.12%) DV Cleared
11 194 (10.58%) Migration
12 191 (10.41%) MS Excel
13 182 (9.92%) VMware
14 156 (8.51%) Cisco
15 151 (8.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 142 (7.74%) XML
17 139 (7.58%) MS Office
18 135 (7.36%) Finance
19 130 (7.09%) Windows 7
20 128 (6.98%) .NET
21 124 (6.76%) SharePoint
22 121 (6.60%) Java
23 117 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
24 116 (6.32%) Service Management
25 115 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
26 111 (6.05%) Software Engineering
27 110 (6.00%) JavaScript
28 109 (5.94%) C

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 124 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 77 (4.20%) MS Exchange
3 51 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (2.40%) Apache
5 32 (1.74%) JBoss
6 31 (1.69%) IIS
7 27 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
8 24 (1.31%) Lync
8 24 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
9 21 (1.15%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.87%) WebSphere
11 14 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
13 12 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
13 12 (0.65%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
14 11 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (0.49%) MS Project Server
17 8 (0.44%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 191 (10.41%) MS Excel
2 139 (7.58%) MS Office
3 75 (4.09%) MS Project
4 53 (2.89%) MS Visio
5 31 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.71%) PaintShop Pro
7 9 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.22%) Simulink
9 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.11%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.055%) Stateflow
10 1 (0.055%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
4 21 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.38%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.22%) SAP FI-CA
9 4 (0.22%) SAP PSCD
9 4 (0.22%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.16%) Changepoint
11 2 (0.11%) assyst
11 2 (0.11%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.11%) SAP MDM
11 2 (0.11%) Summit
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.53%) Office 365
2 10 (0.55%) IaaS
3 9 (0.49%) PaaS
4 6 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.27%) SaaS
6 4 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.11%) Taleo
8 1 (0.055%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.055%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 94 (5.13%) Firewall
2 78 (4.25%) WAN
3 77 (4.20%) LAN
4 69 (3.76%) SAN
5 64 (3.49%) TCP/IP
6 57 (3.11%) DNS
7 44 (2.40%) Internet
8 40 (2.18%) VPN
9 38 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (1.74%) SSL
11 25 (1.36%) DHCP
12 22 (1.20%) SMTP
13 21 (1.15%) MPLS
14 20 (1.09%) LDAP
15 19 (1.04%) OSPF
15 19 (1.04%) Wireless
15 19 (1.04%) IPsec
15 19 (1.04%) Network Security
16 16 (0.87%) EIGRP
17 15 (0.82%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (4.63%) SQL Server
2 66 (3.60%) Oracle Database
3 40 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
4 23 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
5 18 (0.98%) MySQL
6 15 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (0.71%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (0.65%) Oracle Discoverer
10 10 (0.55%) Data Mining
11 9 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.49%) QlikView
12 7 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
14 5 (0.27%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 45 (2.45%) SoapUI
2 43 (2.34%) ClearCase
3 42 (2.29%) Subversion
4 39 (2.13%) MSI
5 34 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 30 (1.64%) GoogleTest
7 28 (1.53%) Eclipse
8 27 (1.47%) Selenium
9 26 (1.42%) NUnit
9 26 (1.42%) Jenkins
10 24 (1.31%) LoadRunner
11 23 (1.25%) CppUnit
12 21 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
13 20 (1.09%) Ant
14 19 (1.04%) ClearQuest
14 19 (1.04%) WebDriver
15 18 (0.98%) JMeter
15 18 (0.98%) Maven
15 18 (0.98%) StarTeam
16 11 (0.60%) HP UFT
General
1 135 (7.36%) Finance
2 89 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 46 (2.51%) Military
4 16 (0.87%) Publishing
5 9 (0.49%) Manufacturing
5 9 (0.49%) Electronics
5 9 (0.49%) Marketing
6 7 (0.38%) Billing
6 7 (0.38%) Retail
6 7 (0.38%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.27%) Legal
8 4 (0.22%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.16%) Back Office
9 3 (0.16%) Games
10 2 (0.11%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.055%) Local Government
11 1 (0.055%) Banking
Job Titles
1 243 (13.25%) Analyst
2 204 (11.12%) Developer
3 132 (7.20%) Architect
4 120 (6.54%) Consultant
5 114 (6.22%) Project Manager
6 103 (5.62%) Test Analyst
7 66 (3.60%) Software Engineer
8 57 (3.11%) Tester
9 50 (2.73%) Test Manager
10 49 (2.67%) Java Developer
11 47 (2.56%) Network Engineer
12 45 (2.45%) Support Engineer
13 42 (2.29%) Applications Packager
13 42 (2.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 40 (2.18%) Systems Engineer
15 35 (1.91%) Solutions Architect
16 32 (1.74%) Business Analyst
17 31 (1.69%) Incident Manager
17 31 (1.69%) Wintel Engineer
18 29 (1.58%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (7.74%) XML
2 128 (6.98%) .NET
3 97 (5.29%) HTML
4 80 (4.36%) ASP.NET
5 61 (3.33%) JSP
6 58 (3.16%) SOAP
7 48 (2.62%) XML Messaging
8 42 (2.29%) Application Packaging
9 41 (2.24%) Web Services
10 36 (1.96%) jQuery
11 32 (1.74%) CSS
12 26 (1.42%) Ajax
13 18 (0.98%) J2EE
14 17 (0.93%) HTML5
15 16 (0.87%) WCF
16 15 (0.82%) Middleware
17 12 (0.65%) Motif
17 12 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
17 12 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
18 11 (0.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 115 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
2 103 (5.62%) Data Centre
3 61 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 52 (2.84%) PKI
5 22 (1.20%) Economics
6 21 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 18 (0.98%) User Experience
8 15 (0.82%) Derivative
9 14 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 14 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 14 (0.76%) FlexPod
10 13 (0.71%) PMI
10 13 (0.71%) Clustering
10 13 (0.71%) Taxonomies
11 12 (0.65%) Smart Meter
12 10 (0.55%) Statistics
12 10 (0.55%) N-Tier
13 9 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.44%) Replication
15 7 (0.38%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 455 (24.81%) Windows
2 277 (15.10%) Linux
3 235 (12.81%) UNIX
4 151 (8.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 130 (7.09%) Windows 7
6 89 (4.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 60 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (3.16%) Solaris
9 46 (2.51%) Windows XP
10 22 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (0.93%) HPUX
12 16 (0.87%) AIX
13 12 (0.65%) CentOS
14 6 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
14 6 (0.33%) VMS
14 6 (0.33%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.27%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.16%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
17 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (14.12%) ITIL
2 239 (13.03%) Project Management
3 194 (10.58%) Migration
4 116 (6.32%) Service Management
5 111 (6.05%) Software Engineering
6 108 (5.89%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (5.89%) Test Scripting
7 106 (5.78%) Configuration Management
8 98 (5.34%) PRINCE2
9 89 (4.85%) UML
10 83 (4.53%) Incident Management
11 75 (4.09%) Use Case
12 67 (3.65%) Data Migration
13 66 (3.60%) Validation
13 66 (3.60%) SDLC
14 64 (3.49%) Test Management
15 61 (3.33%) Service Delivery
16 57 (3.11%) OO
17 55 (3.00%) Change Management
18 54 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 239 (13.03%) SQL
2 121 (6.60%) Java
3 110 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 109 (5.94%) C
5 107 (5.83%) C++
6 102 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 85 (4.63%) C#
8 73 (3.98%) PL/SQL
9 59 (3.22%) Shell Script
10 51 (2.78%) Perl
11 48 (2.62%) VB
12 45 (2.45%) VBScript
13 44 (2.40%) Python
14 20 (1.09%) PHP
14 20 (1.09%) VBA
15 19 (1.04%) Bash Shell
16 14 (0.76%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.55%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.27%) MATLAB
19 4 (0.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1834 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 204 (11.12%) DV Cleared
3 107 (5.83%) ISTQB
4 90 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 81 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (3.65%) Degree
7 61 (3.33%) ISEB
8 47 (2.56%) MCITP
8 47 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 40 (2.18%) CCNP
10 39 (2.13%) CCNA
11 34 (1.85%) MCSE
12 33 (1.80%) MCP
13 30 (1.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 29 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 28 (1.53%) MCSA
16 25 (1.36%) CISSP
17 20 (1.09%) PMI Certification
18 19 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 18 (0.98%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.31%) SLA
2 41 (2.24%) QA
3 14 (0.76%) JSP 440
4 13 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.65%) DO-178B
6 10 (0.55%) IEC 61508
7 6 (0.33%) DO-254
7 6 (0.33%) ARP4754
7 6 (0.33%) ARP4761
8 3 (0.16%) P3O
8 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.16%) TickIT
9 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.055%) BS15000
10 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 207 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 117 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (3.82%) Hyper-V
4 43 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 38 (2.07%) vSphere
6 24 (1.31%) XenApp
7 21 (1.15%) VMware ESX
8 15 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.65%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (0.49%) NFS
10 9 (0.49%) Sendmail
11 7 (0.38%) Samba
11 7 (0.38%) Postfix
12 6 (0.33%) UAG
13 5 (0.27%) vCloud
13 5 (0.27%) Shibboleth
14 3 (0.16%) Firmware
14 3 (0.16%) Snort
14 3 (0.16%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 94 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
2 65 (3.54%) SCCM
3 45 (2.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 42 (2.29%) SCOM
5 39 (2.13%) OVSD
6 20 (1.09%) OpenView
7 18 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
8 14 (0.76%) SCOrch
9 13 (0.71%) SCVMM
9 13 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
10 11 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 9 (0.49%) MIMEsweeper
11 9 (0.49%) MAILsweeper
11 9 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 8 (0.44%) WSUS
12 8 (0.44%) SCSM
12 8 (0.44%) XenMobile
12 8 (0.44%) AirWatch
13 7 (0.38%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 426 (23.23%) Microsoft
2 280 (15.27%) HP
3 207 (11.29%) Oracle
4 182 (9.92%) VMware
5 156 (8.51%) Cisco
6 83 (4.53%) Citrix
7 51 (2.78%) Juniper
8 49 (2.67%) McAfee
9 45 (2.45%) NetApp
10 32 (1.74%) F5
11 26 (1.42%) Red Hat
11 26 (1.42%) CheckPoint
12 23 (1.25%) SAP
13 19 (1.04%) BMC
14 18 (0.98%) IBM
15 17 (0.93%) EMC
15 17 (0.93%) Symantec
16 15 (0.82%) Remedy
17 14 (0.76%) Serena
17 14 (0.76%) AppSense
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350-£450
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £325 to £425 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Fuel Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Fuel Recruitment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago