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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 10 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 965 847 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.94% 8.98% 9.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.77% 36.17% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 570 402
Median daily rate £413 £398 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% +11.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 18
Median hourly rate £12.50 £27.03 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.74% -35.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.06 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.83 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +84.61%
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
2489 2342 2484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.23% 24.82% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1319 1231
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 122 102
Median hourly rate £24.06 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.20 £14.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +1 514 £375 +3.44% 33
Berkshire +12 195 £420 +15.06% 20
Buckinghamshire +15 108 £425 +3.65% 3
Surrey -10 93 £488 +20.00% 27
West Sussex -23 27 £440 +22.22% 1
Oxfordshire -3 4 £430 +22.85%
East Sussex +13 3 £583 -15.57% 1
Middlesex -7 3 £385 +12.82%
Kent +4 2 £101 -74.39% 1
M4 Corridor -6 2 - -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1907 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 404 (21.19%) Linux
3 364 (19.09%) Microsoft
4 354 (18.56%) Windows
5 329 (17.25%) Oracle
6 235 (12.32%) SQL
6 235 (12.32%) Unix
7 231 (12.11%) ITIL
8 230 (12.06%) Java
9 222 (11.64%) Active Directory
10 218 (11.43%) Cisco
11 212 (11.12%) HP
12 206 (10.80%) Project Management
13 205 (10.75%) Migration
14 200 (10.49%) DV Cleared
15 181 (9.49%) MS Excel
16 177 (9.28%) SharePoint
17 163 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
18 160 (8.39%) VMware
19 158 (8.29%) Windows Server
20 144 (7.55%) Firewall
21 126 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
22 123 (6.45%) Finance
23 117 (6.14%) SQL Server
24 116 (6.08%) .NET
24 116 (6.08%) C#
24 116 (6.08%) SAN
24 116 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
25 115 (6.03%) PRINCE2
26 113 (5.93%) LAN

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
1 177 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 76 (3.99%) JBoss
3 69 (3.62%) MS Exchange
4 44 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
5 42 (2.20%) IIS
6 41 (2.15%) WebSphere
7 34 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 33 (1.73%) Tomcat
9 27 (1.42%) Apache
10 24 (1.26%) WebLogic
11 20 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
12 19 (1.00%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.68%) GlassFish
13 13 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.63%) SAS
15 11 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (0.58%) Skype for Business
16 9 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
17 8 (0.42%) Confluence
17 8 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 181 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 82 (4.30%) MS Office
3 63 (3.30%) MS Project
4 34 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.63%) PaintShop Pro
6 8 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.42%) SPSS
7 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.21%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 27 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 11 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.47%) Primavera
6 8 (0.42%) SAP ERP
7 5 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.16%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (0.10%) assyst
9 2 (0.10%) Maximo
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.10%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.052%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.052%) Oracle ASCP
10 1 (0.052%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.052%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.052%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.89%) Office 365
2 21 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.94%) IaaS
4 16 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (0.84%) PaaS
5 9 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.42%) SaaS
7 3 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.10%) GitHub
9 1 (0.052%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.052%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.052%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.052%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 144 (7.55%) Firewall
2 116 (6.08%) SAN
3 113 (5.93%) LAN
4 108 (5.66%) WAN
5 80 (4.20%) DNS
6 64 (3.36%) SSL
7 59 (3.09%) Network Security
8 51 (2.67%) TCP/IP
9 50 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
10 49 (2.57%) Wireless
11 44 (2.31%) VoIP
12 43 (2.25%) Internet
13 38 (1.99%) DHCP
14 35 (1.84%) MPLS
15 34 (1.78%) FTP
15 34 (1.78%) LDAP
16 32 (1.68%) BGP
16 32 (1.68%) SNMP
16 32 (1.68%) VPN
17 31 (1.63%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 95 (4.98%) Oracle Database
3 36 (1.89%) DB2
4 32 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
4 32 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
5 30 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 28 (1.47%) MySQL
7 27 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 21 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
10 20 (1.05%) Relational Database
11 17 (0.89%) Hadoop
12 16 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (0.79%) MS Access
14 14 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 14 (0.73%) VoltDB
15 13 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 76 (3.99%) Subversion
2 47 (2.46%) Git (software)
3 45 (2.36%) Selenium
4 44 (2.31%) SoapUI
5 42 (2.20%) NUnit
6 41 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (2.10%) GoogleTest
8 39 (2.05%) Jenkins
9 36 (1.89%) Maven
10 34 (1.78%) Eclipse
11 32 (1.68%) Ant
11 32 (1.68%) ClearCase
11 32 (1.68%) JUnit
12 30 (1.57%) CppUnit
13 28 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
14 26 (1.36%) SpecFlow
15 22 (1.15%) HP UFT
15 22 (1.15%) Visual Studio
16 20 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
17 18 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 123 (6.45%) Finance
2 77 (4.04%) Military
3 46 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 10 (0.52%) Manufacturing
4 10 (0.52%) Publishing
5 8 (0.42%) Electronics
6 7 (0.37%) Aerospace
6 7 (0.37%) Legal
6 7 (0.37%) Marketing
7 6 (0.31%) Law
8 5 (0.26%) Back Office
8 5 (0.26%) Billing
8 5 (0.26%) Retail
9 3 (0.16%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.10%) Banking
11 1 (0.052%) Advertising
11 1 (0.052%) Automotive
11 1 (0.052%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.052%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 254 (13.32%) Architect
2 253 (13.27%) Developer
3 177 (9.28%) Analyst
4 164 (8.60%) Consultant
5 123 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 116 (6.08%) Network Engineer
7 72 (3.78%) Support Engineer
8 64 (3.36%) Technical Architect
9 63 (3.30%) Java Developer
10 61 (3.20%) SC Cleared Project Manager
11 60 (3.15%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 45 (2.36%) Administrator
13 44 (2.31%) Business Analyst
13 44 (2.31%) Test Analyst
14 39 (2.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 38 (1.99%) .NET Developer
16 36 (1.89%) Security Architect
17 35 (1.84%) Security Engineer
18 34 (1.78%) Unix Engineer
19 32 (1.68%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (6.08%) .NET
2 109 (5.72%) XML
3 95 (4.98%) Web Services
4 67 (3.51%) jQuery
5 66 (3.46%) HTML
6 63 (3.30%) ASP.NET
7 60 (3.15%) SOAP
8 53 (2.78%) CSS
9 37 (1.94%) Ajax
10 31 (1.63%) Middleware
11 29 (1.52%) JSON
12 27 (1.42%) Java EE
13 26 (1.36%) JSP
14 25 (1.31%) Spring
15 22 (1.15%) J2EE
16 21 (1.10%) KnockoutJS
16 21 (1.10%) Spring MVC
16 21 (1.10%) XML Messaging
17 20 (1.05%) REST
18 19 (1.00%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 110 (5.77%) Data Centre
2 90 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (4.67%) PKI
4 65 (3.41%) Management Information System
5 46 (2.41%) Cryptography
6 31 (1.63%) Derivative
7 27 (1.42%) Algorithms
8 21 (1.10%) CESG
9 20 (1.05%) Replication
10 19 (1.00%) Clustering
11 18 (0.94%) Client/Server
12 17 (0.89%) LPAR
13 15 (0.79%) Statistics
14 13 (0.68%) Computer Science
14 13 (0.68%) VCE vBlock
14 13 (0.68%) Visualisation
15 12 (0.63%) Driving Licence
16 10 (0.52%) Blackberry
17 9 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
18 8 (0.42%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 404 (21.19%) Linux
2 354 (18.56%) Windows
3 235 (12.32%) Unix
4 158 (8.29%) Windows Server
5 116 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 102 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 101 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 80 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 57 (2.99%) Oracle Linux
10 46 (2.41%) AIX
11 43 (2.25%) HPUX
12 28 (1.47%) Windows 10
13 24 (1.26%) Windows 7
14 23 (1.21%) CentOS
15 20 (1.05%) Solaris
15 20 (1.05%) Windows XP
16 13 (0.68%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.42%) VMS
18 6 (0.31%) Windows Vista
19 4 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (12.11%) ITIL
2 206 (10.80%) Project Management
3 205 (10.75%) Migration
4 163 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (6.03%) PRINCE2
6 106 (5.56%) Service Management
7 105 (5.51%) Configuration Management
8 89 (4.67%) Integration Testing
9 77 (4.04%) Software Engineering
10 76 (3.99%) Change Management
11 68 (3.57%) Unit Testing
12 67 (3.51%) Test Scripting
13 61 (3.20%) MVC
13 61 (3.20%) UML
13 61 (3.20%) Use Case
14 60 (3.15%) Virtual Environments
15 55 (2.88%) Scrum
16 53 (2.78%) CRM
17 52 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
18 49 (2.57%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 235 (12.32%) SQL
2 230 (12.06%) Java
3 116 (6.08%) C#
4 110 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 99 (5.19%) C
6 87 (4.56%) PowerShell
7 83 (4.35%) Python
8 71 (3.72%) PL/SQL
9 56 (2.94%) C++
10 39 (2.05%) Ruby
11 37 (1.94%) VBScript
12 36 (1.89%) VB
13 34 (1.78%) Perl
14 27 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.10%) PHP
15 21 (1.10%) T-SQL
16 20 (1.05%) Bash Shell
17 14 (0.73%) VBA
18 13 (0.68%) VB.NET
19 12 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1907 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 200 (10.49%) DV Cleared
3 126 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (4.46%) CCNP
5 81 (4.25%) Degree
6 79 (4.14%) CCNA
7 45 (2.36%) ISTQB
8 41 (2.15%) CISSP
9 39 (2.05%) ISEB
10 38 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (1.42%) CESG Certified Professional
11 27 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 25 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 19 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 18 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 17 (0.89%) CLAS
16 17 (0.89%) MCP
17 14 (0.73%) CISM
17 14 (0.73%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.25%) SLA
2 27 (1.42%) QA
3 26 (1.36%) RMADS
4 22 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.47%) JSP 440
7 7 (0.37%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.21%) Def Stans
8 4 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.21%) SDET
9 3 (0.16%) FIPS 140-2
10 2 (0.10%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.10%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.052%) ARP4754
11 1 (0.052%) ARP4761
11 1 (0.052%) DO-254
11 1 (0.052%) TickIT
System Software
1 222 (11.64%) Active Directory
2 95 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
4 41 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
5 34 (1.78%) Hyper-V
6 24 (1.26%) Docker
6 24 (1.26%) vSphere
7 22 (1.15%) XenApp
8 18 (0.94%) UAG
8 18 (0.94%) VMware ESX
9 16 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.79%) NFS
11 12 (0.63%) ISA Server
11 12 (0.63%) Terminal Services
12 11 (0.58%) Firmware
13 5 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.26%) Sendmail
13 5 (0.26%) vCloud
13 5 (0.26%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.16%) iptables
Systems Management
1 68 (3.57%) SCCM
2 55 (2.88%) SCOM
3 37 (1.94%) HP Data Protector
3 37 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
4 34 (1.78%) Tivoli
5 28 (1.47%) Ansible
6 24 (1.26%) Netcool
7 23 (1.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 22 (1.15%) Puppet
9 19 (1.00%) FortiGate
9 19 (1.00%) SCVMM
9 19 (1.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 14 (0.73%) SCSM
11 12 (0.63%) NetBackup
12 11 (0.58%) QRadar
12 11 (0.58%) SCDPM
13 10 (0.52%) AirWatch
13 10 (0.52%) Nagios
13 10 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 10 (0.52%) OVSD
Vendors
1 364 (19.09%) Microsoft
2 329 (17.25%) Oracle
3 218 (11.43%) Cisco
4 212 (11.12%) HP
5 160 (8.39%) VMware
6 78 (4.09%) IBM
7 77 (4.04%) Red Hat
8 71 (3.72%) CheckPoint
9 69 (3.62%) Citrix
10 50 (2.62%) Juniper
11 47 (2.46%) EMC
12 32 (1.68%) Intel Security
13 30 (1.57%) SAP
14 28 (1.47%) Remedy
15 24 (1.26%) Palo Alto
16 23 (1.21%) CA
16 23 (1.21%) NetApp
17 20 (1.05%) F5
18 18 (0.94%) Fujitsu
18 18 (0.94%) SolarWinds
Leatherhead
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £580.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £195 - £269 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £222 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £295 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Portsmouth
People Source Consulting
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago