The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 6 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1167 1341 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.63% 14.05% 11.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.45% 51.20% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 608 409
Average daily rate £402 £390 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 50 37
Average hourly rate £46.50 £18.75 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.00% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.68 £11.45 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.30 £45.10 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% +55.55%
Security 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
2360 2619 2169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.56% 27.45% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1426 1279 1035
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 107 115
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security 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 Security Cleared across the South East region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Security 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 Security Cleared across the South East region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Security 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 Security Cleared within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 574 £400 +6.66% 60
Berkshire -5 216 £425 -2.29% 41
Surrey +7 140 £450 +5.88% 46
Buckinghamshire -4 105 £411 +17.50% 13
Oxfordshire +23 42 £325 -31.57% 5
West Sussex +5 24 £408 +40.51% 1
Kent +12 22 £410 +17.14% 8
M4 Corridor - 8 - -
East Sussex +9 4 £319 -29.16% 4
Home Counties 0 4 £475 +5.55%
Middlesex -1 4 £425 - 1
Thames Valley - 2 £450 -
Sussex - 1 £600 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 1906 (75.19%) SC Cleared
2 488 (19.25%) DV Cleared
3 480 (18.93%) Microsoft
4 477 (18.82%) Windows
5 416 (16.41%) Oracle
6 339 (13.37%) Linux
7 332 (13.10%) SQL
8 287 (11.32%) ITIL
9 286 (11.28%) Unix
10 262 (10.34%) Active Directory
11 261 (10.30%) Project Management
12 239 (9.43%) HP
13 237 (9.35%) MS Excel
14 232 (9.15%) Cisco
15 229 (9.03%) Java
16 227 (8.95%) Agile Software Development
17 223 (8.80%) VMware
18 222 (8.76%) Finance
19 212 (8.36%) SharePoint
20 200 (7.89%) Firewall
21 193 (7.61%) Migration
22 174 (6.86%) .NET
23 168 (6.63%) Service Management
24 154 (6.07%) SQL Server
25 148 (5.84%) Windows Server
26 147 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
27 143 (5.64%) C#
28 136 (5.36%) LAN
29 135 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
30 133 (5.25%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 212 (8.36%) SharePoint
2 102 (4.02%) MS Exchange
3 64 (2.52%) JBoss
4 54 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 50 (1.97%) WebSphere
6 49 (1.93%) WebLogic
7 47 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 33 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
9 31 (1.22%) Apache
9 31 (1.22%) IIS
10 26 (1.03%) Skype for Business
10 26 (1.03%) WebSphere Process Server
11 19 (0.75%) SAS
12 18 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
12 18 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 18 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 17 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
14 16 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
14 16 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 237 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 112 (4.42%) MS Office
3 98 (3.87%) MS Project
4 66 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 36 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
6 28 (1.10%) PaintShop Pro
7 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.079%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.039%) InDesign
9 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 55 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 39 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
5 19 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
6 16 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
9 10 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
9 10 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
10 9 (0.36%) Oracle AGIS
10 9 (0.36%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 9 (0.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 9 (0.36%) SAP PSCD
11 7 (0.28%) Primavera
11 7 (0.28%) SAP ERP
12 6 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
12 6 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
12 6 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
13 5 (0.20%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (1.38%) Office 365
2 29 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.59%) PaaS
5 13 (0.51%) IaaS
6 8 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.12%) SaaS
9 2 (0.079%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.079%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 200 (7.89%) Firewall
2 136 (5.36%) LAN
3 111 (4.38%) WAN
4 80 (3.16%) SAN
5 72 (2.84%) DNS
6 67 (2.64%) TCP/IP
7 64 (2.52%) VPN
8 58 (2.29%) Wireless
9 57 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
9 57 (2.25%) SSL
10 44 (1.74%) Network Security
11 43 (1.70%) VoIP
12 37 (1.46%) IPsec
13 35 (1.38%) LDAP
14 30 (1.18%) BGP
14 30 (1.18%) Internet
14 30 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
15 29 (1.14%) OSPF
16 25 (0.99%) FTP
16 25 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (6.07%) SQL Server
2 115 (4.54%) Oracle Database
3 90 (3.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 81 (3.20%) Oracle Reports
5 60 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 45 (1.78%) Oracle Database 12c
8 44 (1.74%) DB2
9 41 (1.62%) Oracle ODI
9 41 (1.62%) Relational Database
10 37 (1.46%) Oracle Discoverer
11 34 (1.34%) Hadoop
12 32 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
13 31 (1.22%) MySQL
13 31 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 27 (1.07%) Neo4j
15 25 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 21 (0.83%) IBM InfoSphere
17 20 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
17 20 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 77 (3.04%) ClearCase
1 77 (3.04%) Subversion
2 54 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 54 (2.13%) SoapUI
3 53 (2.09%) Eclipse
4 52 (2.05%) Selenium
5 51 (2.01%) Oracle APEX
6 50 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (1.78%) Maven
7 45 (1.78%) NUnit
8 44 (1.74%) ClearQuest
8 44 (1.74%) GoogleTest
9 42 (1.66%) HP UFT
10 38 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
10 38 (1.50%) Visual Studio
11 35 (1.38%) Jenkins
12 34 (1.34%) Ant
13 27 (1.07%) CppUnit
14 25 (0.99%) JUnit
15 23 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
General
1 222 (8.76%) Finance
2 118 (4.65%) Military
3 58 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 21 (0.83%) Aerospace
5 19 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 15 (0.59%) Billing
7 14 (0.55%) Banking
8 11 (0.43%) Publishing
9 10 (0.39%) Retail
10 9 (0.36%) Marketing
11 8 (0.32%) Law
12 6 (0.24%) Back Office
12 6 (0.24%) Electronics
13 4 (0.16%) Advertising
13 4 (0.16%) Legal
14 2 (0.079%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.039%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.039%) Local Government
15 1 (0.039%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 329 (12.98%) Architect
2 302 (11.91%) Developer
3 264 (10.41%) Analyst
4 251 (9.90%) Consultant
5 172 (6.79%) Project Manager
6 127 (5.01%) Network Engineer
7 95 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
8 88 (3.47%) Support Engineer
9 78 (3.08%) Java Developer
10 70 (2.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 66 (2.60%) Test Analyst
12 65 (2.56%) SC Cleared Project Manager
13 59 (2.33%) Technical Architect
14 50 (1.97%) Administrator
14 50 (1.97%) Business Analyst
15 49 (1.93%) Oracle Consultant
16 45 (1.78%) DBA
16 45 (1.78%) SC Cleared Java Developer
17 43 (1.70%) Delivery Manager
17 43 (1.70%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (6.86%) .NET
2 133 (5.25%) XML
3 99 (3.91%) HTML
4 98 (3.87%) Web Services
5 78 (3.08%) SOAP
6 64 (2.52%) ASP.NET
7 43 (1.70%) Middleware
8 41 (1.62%) jQuery
9 39 (1.54%) Java EE
10 38 (1.50%) CSS
11 34 (1.34%) XML Messaging
12 28 (1.10%) Ajax
12 28 (1.10%) Spring
13 27 (1.07%) JSON
14 24 (0.95%) Hibernate
15 20 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
16 19 (0.75%) .NET Framework
17 16 (0.63%) Entity Framework
18 15 (0.59%) Motif
18 15 (0.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 126 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (4.85%) Data Centre
3 96 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 93 (3.67%) PKI
5 30 (1.18%) CESG
6 28 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 25 (0.99%) Replication
8 24 (0.95%) Blackberry
8 24 (0.95%) User Experience
9 23 (0.91%) Cryptography
9 23 (0.91%) Derivative
9 23 (0.91%) PMI
10 22 (0.87%) HACMP
11 19 (0.75%) Clustering
11 19 (0.75%) Statistics
12 17 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (0.63%) CESG CLAS
13 16 (0.63%) Data Integration
13 16 (0.63%) Driving Licence
14 15 (0.59%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 477 (18.82%) Windows
2 339 (13.37%) Linux
3 286 (11.28%) Unix
4 148 (5.84%) Windows Server
5 125 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 114 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 102 (4.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 98 (3.87%) Windows 7
9 79 (3.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 77 (3.04%) AIX
11 46 (1.81%) Windows XP
12 33 (1.30%) CentOS
13 30 (1.18%) HPUX
14 27 (1.07%) Oracle Linux
15 17 (0.67%) Solaris
15 17 (0.67%) Windows Vista
16 10 (0.39%) Windows 10
17 8 (0.32%) Apple iOS
17 8 (0.32%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (11.32%) ITIL
2 261 (10.30%) Project Management
3 227 (8.95%) Agile Software Development
4 193 (7.61%) Migration
5 168 (6.63%) Service Management
6 127 (5.01%) PRINCE2
7 118 (4.65%) Configuration Management
8 112 (4.42%) Test Scripting
9 106 (4.18%) CRM
10 104 (4.10%) Service Delivery
11 91 (3.59%) Software Engineering
12 88 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
13 83 (3.27%) ITIL V3
13 83 (3.27%) SDLC
14 82 (3.23%) Scrum
14 82 (3.23%) TOGAF
15 81 (3.20%) UML
16 78 (3.08%) Use Case
17 76 (3.00%) Change Management
18 68 (2.68%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 332 (13.10%) SQL
2 229 (9.03%) Java
3 143 (5.64%) C#
4 124 (4.89%) JavaScript
5 122 (4.81%) C
6 112 (4.42%) C++
7 108 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 95 (3.75%) PowerShell
9 66 (2.60%) Python
10 51 (2.01%) Shell Script
11 49 (1.93%) VB
12 33 (1.30%) Perl
12 33 (1.30%) VBScript
13 24 (0.95%) VB.NET
14 22 (0.87%) VBA
15 15 (0.59%) T-SQL
16 14 (0.55%) PHP
17 13 (0.51%) Ruby
17 13 (0.51%) XAML
18 10 (0.39%) F#
Qualifications
1 1906 (75.19%) SC Cleared
2 488 (19.25%) DV Cleared
3 135 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
4 132 (5.21%) Degree
5 74 (2.92%) CCNP
6 67 (2.64%) CCNA
7 62 (2.45%) ISTQB
8 54 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 51 (2.01%) CESG Certified Professional
9 51 (2.01%) CISSP
9 51 (2.01%) ISEB
10 48 (1.89%) MCP
11 47 (1.85%) CLAS
12 40 (1.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 38 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 34 (1.34%) MCSE
15 32 (1.26%) PMI Certification
16 26 (1.03%) CISM
17 25 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
18 24 (0.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.21%) SLA
2 51 (2.01%) QA
3 48 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (1.26%) RMADS
5 22 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
6 20 (0.79%) JSP 440
7 12 (0.47%) Def Stans
8 11 (0.43%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.20%) TickIT
11 4 (0.16%) DO-178B
11 4 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 4 (0.16%) IEC 61508
12 3 (0.12%) ARP4754
12 3 (0.12%) ARP4761
12 3 (0.12%) DO-254
12 3 (0.12%) FIPS 140-2
13 2 (0.079%) P3O
14 1 (0.039%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.039%) Solvency II
System Software
1 262 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 147 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (2.33%) Hyper-V
4 30 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (0.87%) vSphere
6 19 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (0.75%) XenApp
7 14 (0.55%) UAG
7 14 (0.55%) VMware ESX
8 12 (0.47%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.24%) NFS
10 5 (0.20%) XenServer
11 4 (0.16%) Firmware
11 4 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.12%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.12%) ProxySG
12 3 (0.12%) Time Sharing Option
12 3 (0.12%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.079%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.079%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 83 (3.27%) SCCM
2 58 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
3 27 (1.07%) Ansible
3 27 (1.07%) SCOM
4 23 (0.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 16 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
6 14 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
7 12 (0.47%) OVSD
7 12 (0.47%) QRadar
7 12 (0.47%) WSUS
8 10 (0.39%) FortiGate
8 10 (0.39%) Puppet
9 9 (0.36%) ArcSight ESM
9 9 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (0.36%) vRealize
10 5 (0.20%) EdgeSight
10 5 (0.20%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.20%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.16%) Endace
Vendors
1 480 (18.93%) Microsoft
2 416 (16.41%) Oracle
3 239 (9.43%) HP
4 232 (9.15%) Cisco
5 223 (8.80%) VMware
6 104 (4.10%) Red Hat
7 90 (3.55%) IBM
8 84 (3.31%) Juniper
9 83 (3.27%) Citrix
10 66 (2.60%) CheckPoint
11 45 (1.78%) SAP
12 32 (1.26%) EMC
13 29 (1.14%) Intel Security
14 26 (1.03%) F5
15 25 (0.99%) Palo Alto
16 24 (0.95%) Remedy
17 22 (0.87%) BMC
18 20 (0.79%) ArcSight
19 19 (0.75%) NetApp
20 18 (0.71%) SolarWinds
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Connectus
Rate: £60 per hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Venn Group
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: Highly Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £341 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £0.00 - £1 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago