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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 11 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 858 889 777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.75% 9.24% 8.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.68% 35.47% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 608 368
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 33 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +14.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £51.30 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £35.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-4.92% +77.50%
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
2277 2506 2347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.89% 26.06% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1387 1524 1184
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 110 101
Median hourly rate £36.00 £22.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £49.90 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 23 August 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 0 460 £388 +3.33% 28
Berkshire +10 173 £413 +3.12% 17
Buckinghamshire +9 97 £440 +10.00% 8
Surrey -25 64 £475 +18.75% 6
West Sussex -14 18 £475 +11.76% 2
M4 Corridor -1 10 £450 -
Middlesex +3 9 £300 -13.04% 2
East Sussex +10 5 £540 +58.82%
Kent +11 2 £200 -47.36%
Oxfordshire -12 2 £310 +12.72%
Home Counties - 1 £270 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 1792 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 389 (21.71%) Linux
3 344 (19.20%) Microsoft
4 329 (18.36%) Windows
5 321 (17.91%) Oracle
6 247 (13.78%) Java
7 244 (13.62%) ITIL
8 239 (13.34%) SQL
9 214 (11.94%) Migration
10 213 (11.89%) Unix
11 202 (11.27%) Cisco
12 200 (11.16%) Active Directory
13 189 (10.55%) DV Cleared
14 186 (10.38%) HP
15 184 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
16 174 (9.71%) SharePoint
17 171 (9.54%) Project Management
18 170 (9.49%) MS Excel
19 156 (8.71%) VMware
20 142 (7.92%) Windows Server
21 139 (7.76%) .NET
22 133 (7.42%) C#
23 129 (7.20%) SQL Server
24 127 (7.09%) JavaScript
25 125 (6.98%) Finance
26 121 (6.75%) Firewall
27 114 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
28 112 (6.25%) Service Management
29 108 (6.03%) MS Office
30 107 (5.97%) Data Centre

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
1 174 (9.71%) SharePoint
2 65 (3.63%) JBoss
3 50 (2.79%) MS Exchange
4 41 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 40 (2.23%) Tomcat
6 37 (2.06%) IIS
7 33 (1.84%) WebSphere
8 32 (1.79%) WebLogic
9 30 (1.67%) Apache
10 20 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (0.95%) OpenStack
12 15 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
13 14 (0.78%) Skype for Business
14 13 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (0.67%) GlassFish
16 11 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
17 9 (0.50%) Confluence
17 9 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 170 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 108 (6.03%) MS Office
3 41 (2.29%) MS Project
4 29 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.45%) SPSS
7 7 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.17%) PaintShop Pro
9 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.056%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 33 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 17 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
4 16 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
6 8 (0.45%) Primavera
7 7 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.17%) assyst
10 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.11%) Maximo
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
11 2 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.11%) Remedy AR System
12 1 (0.056%) Infor M3
12 1 (0.056%) Oracle iProcurement
12 1 (0.056%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 1 (0.056%) SAP GRC
12 1 (0.056%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.40%) Office 365
2 26 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (0.89%) IaaS
4 14 (0.78%) PaaS
5 10 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.45%) SaaS
7 5 (0.28%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.056%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.056%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.056%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.056%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 121 (6.75%) Firewall
2 96 (5.36%) SAN
3 90 (5.02%) LAN
4 84 (4.69%) WAN
5 71 (3.96%) DNS
6 67 (3.74%) Network Security
7 61 (3.40%) TCP/IP
8 44 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
9 43 (2.40%) Wireless
10 38 (2.12%) DHCP
10 38 (2.12%) SSL
11 35 (1.95%) SNMP
12 32 (1.79%) Internet
12 32 (1.79%) VoIP
13 30 (1.67%) LDAP
14 28 (1.56%) BGP
15 26 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (1.45%) MPLS
15 26 (1.45%) VPN
16 23 (1.28%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (7.20%) SQL Server
2 86 (4.80%) Oracle Database
3 36 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
4 30 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (1.56%) MySQL
5 28 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 27 (1.51%) DB2
7 25 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (1.23%) Hadoop
8 22 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
9 18 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
9 18 (1.00%) Relational Database
9 18 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (0.78%) MongoDB
12 13 (0.73%) Big Data
12 13 (0.73%) MS Access
12 13 (0.73%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 70 (3.91%) Subversion
2 63 (3.52%) Selenium
3 59 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 49 (2.73%) Jenkins
5 48 (2.68%) Git (software)
6 43 (2.40%) Oracle APEX
7 38 (2.12%) SpecFlow
8 37 (2.06%) NUnit
9 33 (1.84%) SoapUI
10 32 (1.79%) Eclipse
11 31 (1.73%) JIRA
11 31 (1.73%) Maven
12 29 (1.62%) JUnit
13 28 (1.56%) Ant
13 28 (1.56%) GoogleTest
14 27 (1.51%) Visual Studio
15 26 (1.45%) ClearCase
15 26 (1.45%) HP UFT
16 24 (1.34%) CppUnit
17 22 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 125 (6.98%) Finance
2 71 (3.96%) Military
3 47 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 16 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 14 (0.78%) Legal
6 12 (0.67%) Retail
7 9 (0.50%) Aerospace
7 9 (0.50%) Law
7 9 (0.50%) Marketing
8 8 (0.45%) Electronics
9 7 (0.39%) Billing
10 6 (0.33%) Publishing
11 4 (0.22%) Back Office
12 1 (0.056%) Advertising
12 1 (0.056%) Automotive
12 1 (0.056%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.056%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.056%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 264 (14.73%) Developer
2 220 (12.28%) Architect
3 177 (9.88%) Analyst
4 172 (9.60%) Consultant
5 105 (5.86%) Network Engineer
6 96 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 68 (3.79%) Support Engineer
8 62 (3.46%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 59 (3.29%) Java Developer
10 58 (3.24%) Technical Architect
11 45 (2.51%) Business Analyst
12 44 (2.46%) .NET Developer
12 44 (2.46%) Test Analyst
13 42 (2.34%) SC Cleared Project Manager
14 41 (2.29%) Tester
15 39 (2.18%) Security Engineer
16 34 (1.90%) Administrator
17 33 (1.84%) Oracle Consultant
17 33 (1.84%) Security Consultant
18 32 (1.79%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (7.76%) .NET
2 105 (5.86%) XML
3 95 (5.30%) Web Services
4 81 (4.52%) jQuery
5 79 (4.41%) HTML
6 75 (4.19%) ASP.NET
7 64 (3.57%) CSS
8 43 (2.40%) Ajax
9 40 (2.23%) SOAP
10 33 (1.84%) WCF
11 32 (1.79%) Spring
12 28 (1.56%) JSP
13 26 (1.45%) KnockoutJS
14 25 (1.40%) .NET Framework
14 25 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (1.40%) Middleware
15 24 (1.34%) Entity Framework
16 21 (1.17%) J2EE
16 21 (1.17%) Java EE
16 21 (1.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 107 (5.97%) Data Centre
2 77 (4.30%) PKI
3 72 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 42 (2.34%) Cryptography
6 27 (1.51%) Derivative
7 24 (1.34%) Client/Server
8 23 (1.28%) Replication
9 22 (1.23%) CESG
10 16 (0.89%) Algorithms
10 16 (0.89%) LPAR
11 15 (0.84%) Computer Science
11 15 (0.84%) Security Operations Centre
12 13 (0.73%) Driving Licence
12 13 (0.73%) VCE vBlock
13 12 (0.67%) Clustering
13 12 (0.67%) Statistics
13 12 (0.67%) Visualisation
14 11 (0.61%) CMDB
15 10 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 389 (21.71%) Linux
2 329 (18.36%) Windows
3 213 (11.89%) Unix
4 142 (7.92%) Windows Server
5 105 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 89 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 82 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (2.57%) Oracle Linux
10 32 (1.79%) AIX
11 29 (1.62%) HPUX
12 24 (1.34%) Windows 7
13 22 (1.23%) CentOS
13 22 (1.23%) Windows 10
14 18 (1.00%) Solaris
15 17 (0.95%) Windows XP
16 13 (0.73%) Windows Vista
17 10 (0.56%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.50%) VMS
19 7 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (13.62%) ITIL
2 214 (11.94%) Migration
3 184 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (9.54%) Project Management
5 112 (6.25%) Service Management
6 98 (5.47%) Configuration Management
7 87 (4.85%) PRINCE2
8 85 (4.74%) Change Management
9 80 (4.46%) MVC
10 73 (4.07%) Software Engineering
11 72 (4.02%) Integration Testing
12 71 (3.96%) Test Scripting
13 66 (3.68%) DevOps
14 63 (3.52%) Scrum
15 60 (3.35%) Business Intelligence
16 57 (3.18%) UML
17 56 (3.13%) Risk Management
17 56 (3.13%) Unit Testing
18 53 (2.96%) Use Case
19 51 (2.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 247 (13.78%) Java
2 239 (13.34%) SQL
3 133 (7.42%) C#
4 127 (7.09%) JavaScript
5 80 (4.46%) C
6 78 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 73 (4.07%) Python
8 65 (3.63%) C++
9 60 (3.35%) PL/SQL
10 51 (2.85%) Shell Script
11 43 (2.40%) VBScript
12 39 (2.18%) VB
13 37 (2.06%) Perl
14 36 (2.01%) Ruby
15 35 (1.95%) T-SQL
16 30 (1.67%) PHP
17 22 (1.23%) Bash Shell
18 19 (1.06%) F#
19 18 (1.00%) TypeScript
20 17 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1792 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 189 (10.55%) DV Cleared
3 114 (6.36%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (4.30%) CCNP
5 68 (3.79%) CCNA
5 68 (3.79%) Degree
6 47 (2.62%) CISSP
7 43 (2.40%) ISTQB
7 43 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (2.23%) ISEB
9 28 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 25 (1.40%) CESG Certified Professional
12 24 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
13 23 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 19 (1.06%) DBS Check
15 17 (0.95%) BC Cleared
15 17 (0.95%) CISM
16 16 (0.89%) MCP
16 16 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.91%) SLA
2 28 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (1.51%) RMADS
4 22 (1.23%) QA
5 15 (0.84%) JSP 440
6 11 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
9 4 (0.22%) SDET
10 3 (0.17%) Def Stans
10 3 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.056%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.056%) FIPS 140-2
12 1 (0.056%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.056%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 200 (11.16%) Active Directory
2 95 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
3 28 (1.56%) vSphere
4 27 (1.51%) Docker
5 25 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (1.23%) XenApp
7 19 (1.06%) Hyper-V
8 18 (1.00%) NFS
9 17 (0.95%) ISA Server
10 14 (0.78%) Firmware
11 12 (0.67%) Terminal Services
11 12 (0.67%) VMware ESX
12 11 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.50%) Sendmail
14 8 (0.45%) vCloud
15 5 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.28%) UAG
16 4 (0.22%) BitLocker
16 4 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 69 (3.85%) SCCM
2 52 (2.90%) SCOM
3 37 (2.06%) Puppet
4 35 (1.95%) Ansible
5 29 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
5 29 (1.62%) Tivoli
6 27 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 26 (1.45%) HP Data Protector
8 25 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 23 (1.28%) FortiGate
10 21 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 17 (0.95%) Netcool
12 14 (0.78%) SCSM
13 13 (0.73%) ZABBIX
14 12 (0.67%) NetBackup
14 12 (0.67%) SCVMM
15 11 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
15 11 (0.61%) OVSD
15 11 (0.61%) QRadar
15 11 (0.61%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 344 (19.20%) Microsoft
2 321 (17.91%) Oracle
3 202 (11.27%) Cisco
4 186 (10.38%) HP
5 156 (8.71%) VMware
6 83 (4.63%) Red Hat
7 77 (4.30%) IBM
8 58 (3.24%) CheckPoint
9 57 (3.18%) Citrix
10 51 (2.85%) EMC
11 47 (2.62%) Juniper
12 42 (2.34%) Intel Security
13 37 (2.06%) Remedy
14 35 (1.95%) Palo Alto
15 26 (1.45%) CA
16 24 (1.34%) Fujitsu
17 20 (1.12%) SAP
18 19 (1.06%) F5
19 18 (1.00%) NetApp
19 18 (1.00%) Serena
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 9 hours ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £15 - £25 per hour + (rate to be confirmed)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £215 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Rate: Up to £370 per day
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
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Havant
aap3
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
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Andover, Hampshire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £385 per day
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Rate: negotiable
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South East
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Romsey, Hampshire
Sanderson
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Lorien Resourcing
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Winchester, Hampshire
Networkers
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
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Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
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