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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
England / South East
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1151 1209 1343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.17% 13.88% 13.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.77% 50.02% 50.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 748 617
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 48 47
Median hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £7.68 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.90 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +35.38%

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
2181 2417 2642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.75% 27.74% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1463 1301
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 122 105
Median hourly rate £27.38 £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.15% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 0 565 £425 +7.25% 93
Buckinghamshire +13 258 £425 +1.79% 6
Berkshire +6 245 £438 +2.94% 16
Surrey -48 31 £409 -11.81% 22
West Sussex -24 11 £480 +17.79%
Oxfordshire -34 8 £363 +11.53% 5
Middlesex +13 7 £463 +32.14%
East Sussex +5 5 £350 +9.80% 1
Kent -14 4 £350 -14.63%
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 1646 (79.06%) SC Cleared
2 450 (21.61%) Windows
3 440 (21.13%) Microsoft
4 349 (16.76%) DV Cleared
5 330 (15.85%) Linux
6 316 (15.18%) ITIL
7 282 (13.54%) VMware
8 271 (13.02%) Cisco
9 257 (12.34%) Oracle
10 256 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
11 229 (11.00%) SQL
11 229 (11.00%) Active Directory
12 187 (8.98%) Service Management
13 166 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
14 162 (7.78%) Unix
15 161 (7.73%) Finance
16 160 (7.68%) MS Excel
17 156 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
18 155 (7.44%) Java
19 154 (7.40%) MS Office
19 154 (7.40%) Firewall
19 154 (7.40%) Windows Server
20 153 (7.35%) Project Management
21 150 (7.20%) WAN
22 143 (6.87%) LAN
23 137 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
24 133 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 130 (6.24%) Migration
26 126 (6.05%) HP
27 125 (6.00%) PowerShell

Security 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
1 114 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 64 (3.07%) MS Exchange
3 58 (2.79%) JBoss
4 49 (2.35%) WebSphere
5 42 (2.02%) Skype for Business
6 36 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 34 (1.63%) Tomcat
8 30 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 27 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 25 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
11 21 (1.01%) Apache Geronimo
11 21 (1.01%) Apache TomEE
12 20 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
13 19 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 18 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
14 18 (0.86%) IIS
14 18 (0.86%) WebLogic
15 15 (0.72%) Confluence
16 14 (0.67%) Apache
17 13 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 160 (7.68%) MS Excel
2 154 (7.40%) MS Office
3 58 (2.79%) MS Project
4 17 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.34%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.29%) Simulink
7 2 (0.096%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.048%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.048%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.048%) Revit
8 1 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 52 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.38%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.24%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.24%) Infor M3
9 5 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
9 5 (0.24%) SAP GTS
9 5 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.14%) Teamcenter
12 2 (0.096%) Oracle EBS R12
12 2 (0.096%) Primavera
13 1 (0.048%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
13 1 (0.048%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 89 (4.27%) Office 365
2 73 (3.51%) IaaS
3 60 (2.88%) PaaS
4 22 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.43%) Google Drive
6 9 (0.43%) OneDrive
6 9 (0.43%) SaaS
7 4 (0.19%) GitHub
7 4 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.096%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.096%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.048%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.048%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 154 (7.40%) Firewall
2 150 (7.20%) WAN
3 143 (6.87%) LAN
4 70 (3.36%) DNS
4 70 (3.36%) SAN
5 67 (3.22%) TCP/IP
6 66 (3.17%) Wireless
7 57 (2.74%) VPN
8 49 (2.35%) Cisco ASA
8 49 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 47 (2.26%) DHCP
10 39 (1.87%) VLAN
11 38 (1.83%) VoIP
12 34 (1.63%) Network Security
13 32 (1.54%) OSPF
14 31 (1.49%) BGP
14 31 (1.49%) NAS
15 30 (1.44%) IPsec
16 29 (1.39%) Skype
17 26 (1.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 76 (3.65%) Oracle Database
3 49 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
4 48 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 47 (2.26%) Hadoop
6 37 (1.78%) MySQL
7 31 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 29 (1.39%) Big Data
8 29 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
9 24 (1.15%) Relational Database
10 23 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
11 22 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
12 20 (0.96%) NoSQL
13 17 (0.82%) MongoDB
14 16 (0.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 16 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (0.72%) DB2
16 12 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (0.48%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 59 (2.83%) Git (software)
2 54 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (2.40%) JIRA
4 45 (2.16%) Selenium
5 44 (2.11%) Visual Studio
6 38 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 34 (1.63%) Oracle APEX
8 26 (1.25%) Subversion
9 25 (1.20%) TeamCity
10 23 (1.10%) Eclipse
11 21 (1.01%) Gradle
11 21 (1.01%) JUnit
11 21 (1.01%) SpecFlow
12 20 (0.96%) Ant
13 19 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
14 18 (0.86%) HP UFT
14 18 (0.86%) MSI
15 15 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (0.67%) ClearCase
16 14 (0.67%) Maven
General
1 161 (7.73%) Finance
2 102 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 56 (2.69%) Legal
4 43 (2.07%) Military
5 27 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 26 (1.25%) Electronics
7 17 (0.82%) Aerospace
7 17 (0.82%) Law
8 15 (0.72%) Marketing
9 11 (0.53%) Retail
10 7 (0.34%) Billing
10 7 (0.34%) Local Government
10 7 (0.34%) Publishing
11 6 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.14%) French Language
12 3 (0.14%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.096%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.096%) Back Office
14 1 (0.048%) Advertising
14 1 (0.048%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 254 (12.20%) Developer
2 236 (11.34%) Architect
3 204 (9.80%) Analyst
4 161 (7.73%) Consultant
5 116 (5.57%) Project Manager
6 105 (5.04%) Network Engineer
7 72 (3.46%) Java Developer
8 56 (2.69%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 49 (2.35%) Business Analyst
10 46 (2.21%) Support Engineer
11 45 (2.16%) Tester
12 44 (2.11%) Network Architect
13 43 (2.07%) Wintel Engineer
14 41 (1.97%) Test Analyst
15 40 (1.92%) Systems Engineer
16 38 (1.83%) Software Engineer
16 38 (1.83%) Solutions Architect
17 34 (1.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 34 (1.63%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
18 30 (1.44%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (4.51%) .NET
2 88 (4.23%) HTML
3 81 (3.89%) XML
4 78 (3.75%) CSS
4 78 (3.75%) Web Services
5 38 (1.83%) Spring
6 36 (1.73%) SOAP
7 33 (1.59%) jQuery
8 32 (1.54%) Middleware
9 28 (1.34%) WebSphere MQ
10 26 (1.25%) WCF
11 25 (1.20%) Hibernate
11 25 (1.20%) RESTful
12 24 (1.15%) Ajax
12 24 (1.15%) IBM Integration Bus
13 23 (1.10%) ASP.NET
14 21 (1.01%) .NET Framework
14 21 (1.01%) REST
15 20 (0.96%) ActiveMQ
15 20 (0.96%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 117 (5.62%) Data Centre
2 85 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 73 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 46 (2.21%) PKI
5 31 (1.49%) EMC VNX
6 29 (1.39%) CESG
6 29 (1.39%) Replication
6 29 (1.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 28 (1.34%) EMC VMAX
8 24 (1.15%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 21 (1.01%) Clustering
11 20 (0.96%) CMDB
12 17 (0.82%) Driving Licence
12 17 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
13 15 (0.72%) e-Learning
14 14 (0.67%) Smart Meter
14 14 (0.67%) User Experience
15 11 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 450 (21.61%) Windows
2 330 (15.85%) Linux
3 162 (7.78%) Unix
4 154 (7.40%) Windows Server
5 137 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 133 (6.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 94 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 76 (3.65%) Windows 7
8 76 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 53 (2.55%) Windows 10
10 47 (2.26%) CentOS
11 29 (1.39%) Windows Vista
12 27 (1.30%) Ubuntu
13 23 (1.10%) AIX
14 20 (0.96%) Debian
15 19 (0.91%) Solaris
16 13 (0.62%) Android
16 13 (0.62%) Windows XP
17 12 (0.58%) Oracle Linux
17 12 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (15.18%) ITIL
2 256 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (8.98%) Service Management
4 153 (7.35%) Project Management
5 130 (6.24%) Migration
6 87 (4.18%) Scrum
7 85 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 83 (3.99%) Configuration Management
9 77 (3.70%) Risk Management
10 76 (3.65%) Software Engineering
11 72 (3.46%) PRINCE2
12 69 (3.31%) Service Design
13 68 (3.27%) Test Scripting
14 66 (3.17%) Open Source
15 65 (3.12%) DevOps
16 63 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
16 63 (3.03%) Programme Management
17 61 (2.93%) Change Management
17 61 (2.93%) CRM
18 60 (2.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 229 (11.00%) SQL
2 155 (7.44%) Java
3 125 (6.00%) PowerShell
4 121 (5.81%) C#
5 120 (5.76%) JavaScript
6 94 (4.51%) Python
7 86 (4.13%) C
8 61 (2.93%) C++
9 53 (2.55%) PL/SQL
10 51 (2.45%) VBScript
11 49 (2.35%) Bash Shell
11 49 (2.35%) Shell Script
12 35 (1.68%) Perl
13 30 (1.44%) F#
14 24 (1.15%) VB
15 21 (1.01%) Ruby
16 12 (0.58%) Ada
16 12 (0.58%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.53%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1646 (79.06%) SC Cleared
2 349 (16.76%) DV Cleared
3 166 (7.97%) Cisco Certification
4 114 (5.48%) CCNP
5 89 (4.27%) Degree
6 70 (3.36%) CCNA
7 58 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 50 (2.40%) CCIE
9 43 (2.07%) BPSS Clearance
10 35 (1.68%) CISSP
11 31 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
12 30 (1.44%) ISTQB
13 29 (1.39%) ISEB
14 28 (1.34%) CCDP
15 26 (1.25%) CCSE
15 26 (1.25%) CEH
16 24 (1.15%) CCSA
16 24 (1.15%) MCSA
17 23 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 22 (1.06%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (3.17%) SLA
2 47 (2.26%) QA
3 46 (2.21%) PMO
4 30 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (1.10%) RMADS
6 19 (0.91%) JSP 440
7 17 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
8 14 (0.67%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.43%) Def Stans
10 7 (0.34%) IEC 61508
10 7 (0.34%) ISO22301
11 5 (0.24%) ARP4754
11 5 (0.24%) ARP4761
11 5 (0.24%) DO-178B
11 5 (0.24%) DO-254
12 4 (0.19%) COBIT
12 4 (0.19%) SDET
13 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.096%) EFQM
14 2 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 229 (11.00%) Active Directory
2 156 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (3.75%) vSphere
4 55 (2.64%) Hyper-V
5 32 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (1.20%) Docker
6 25 (1.20%) VMware ESX
7 21 (1.01%) vCloud
8 20 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
10 16 (0.77%) Firmware
11 11 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 10 (0.48%) XenApp
13 8 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (0.38%) Samba
13 8 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (0.29%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.24%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.24%) UAG
Systems Management
1 65 (3.12%) SCCM
2 59 (2.83%) Puppet
3 49 (2.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 26 (1.25%) Ansible
5 22 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 21 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
6 21 (1.01%) WSUS
7 20 (0.96%) SELinux
8 19 (0.91%) FortiGate
8 19 (0.91%) SCOM
9 17 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
9 17 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (0.77%) ZABBIX
11 15 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
11 15 (0.72%) QRadar
12 14 (0.67%) Netcool
13 13 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
14 12 (0.58%) vRealize
15 11 (0.53%) Data Guard
16 9 (0.43%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 440 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 282 (13.54%) VMware
3 271 (13.02%) Cisco
4 257 (12.34%) Oracle
5 126 (6.05%) HP
6 122 (5.86%) Red Hat
7 104 (5.00%) Juniper
8 63 (3.03%) IBM
9 61 (2.93%) F5
10 52 (2.50%) CheckPoint
11 51 (2.45%) Citrix
12 48 (2.31%) Intel Security
12 48 (2.31%) Remedy
13 44 (2.11%) EMC
14 38 (1.83%) SAP
15 27 (1.30%) CA
15 27 (1.30%) Fortinet
15 27 (1.30%) Riverbed
16 25 (1.20%) BMC
17 23 (1.10%) Aruba
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £18 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £230 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £403 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Profile 29 Limited
Rate: From £425 to £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £45 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
83Zero
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £45 - £50 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago