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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 6 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1336 1245 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.35% 13.16% 10.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.52% 49.88% 41.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 583 424
Average daily rate
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£395 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 45 49
Average hourly rate £29.56 £40.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.10% +31.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.48 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.20 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £23.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -19.82%
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
2593 2496 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.90% 26.39% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1402 1247 1054
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 117 128
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 0 616 £373 +9.61% 76
Berkshire +2 285 £400 +6.66% 45
Buckinghamshire -1 171 £375 +16.27% 16
Surrey +22 153 £450 +20.00% 13
West Sussex +8 52 £381 -23.75% 2
Oxfordshire +10 44 £425 +30.76% 5
Middlesex -4 9 £388 +40.90%
East Sussex -9 4 £550 +29.41%
Kent - 3 £288 - 1
M4 Corridor 0 2 £480 +18.51%
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1936 (72.84%) SC Cleared
2 751 (28.25%) Windows
3 694 (26.11%) Microsoft
4 671 (25.24%) DV Cleared
5 390 (14.67%) ITIL
6 383 (14.41%) Linux
7 379 (14.26%) HP
8 361 (13.58%) VMware
9 357 (13.43%) Active Directory
10 313 (11.78%) MS Excel
10 313 (11.78%) Project Management
11 311 (11.70%) SQL
12 297 (11.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 268 (10.08%) UNIX
14 261 (9.82%) Oracle
15 247 (9.29%) Windows 7
16 240 (9.03%) Cisco
17 223 (8.39%) Migration
18 220 (8.28%) Configuration Management
19 210 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
20 205 (7.71%) MS Office
21 190 (7.15%) PowerShell
22 188 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
23 177 (6.66%) .NET
24 175 (6.58%) Firewall
25 171 (6.43%) Finance
26 162 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
27 155 (5.83%) C
28 154 (5.79%) Service Management
29 146 (5.49%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 145 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 109 (4.10%) MS Exchange
3 61 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 38 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
6 33 (1.24%) WebLogic
7 31 (1.17%) Apache
8 30 (1.13%) WebSphere
9 29 (1.09%) IIS
9 29 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 28 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
11 25 (0.94%) Lync
12 24 (0.90%) OpenStack
12 24 (0.90%) JBoss
13 19 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
14 17 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
14 17 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
15 16 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
16 12 (0.45%) CMS
16 12 (0.45%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 313 (11.78%) MS Excel
2 205 (7.71%) MS Office
3 111 (4.18%) MS Project
4 58 (2.18%) MS Visio
5 43 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (0.49%) PaintShop Pro
6 13 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.30%) SPSS
8 5 (0.19%) Simulink
9 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.075%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.038%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.038%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 72 (2.71%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
5 10 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 6 (0.23%) assyst
8 5 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
10 3 (0.11%) Changepoint
10 3 (0.11%) SAP FI-CA
10 3 (0.11%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.11%) SAP PSCD
10 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.075%) Oracle Financials
11 2 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.075%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.075%) Summit
12 1 (0.038%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 22 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (0.56%) IaaS
4 14 (0.53%) SaaS
5 12 (0.45%) PaaS
6 11 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.38%) OpenShift
8 7 (0.26%) Office 365
9 2 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.038%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 175 (6.58%) Firewall
2 102 (3.84%) TCP/IP
3 98 (3.69%) LAN
4 97 (3.65%) WAN
5 92 (3.46%) SAN
6 75 (2.82%) Internet
7 70 (2.63%) DNS
8 68 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
9 60 (2.26%) VPN
10 58 (2.18%) SSL
11 46 (1.73%) Network Security
12 43 (1.62%) DHCP
13 38 (1.43%) SMTP
13 38 (1.43%) OSPF
14 32 (1.20%) IPsec
15 30 (1.13%) MPLS
16 29 (1.09%) Ethernet
17 26 (0.98%) Wireless
18 24 (0.90%) RIP
18 24 (0.90%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 80 (3.01%) Oracle Database
3 48 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
4 29 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 19 (0.71%) MySQL
8 18 (0.68%) Oracle Discoverer
9 16 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
10 14 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
11 13 (0.49%) MongoDB
11 13 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (0.45%) Ingres
13 11 (0.41%) Data Mining
14 10 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (0.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 10 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (0.34%) NoSQL
16 8 (0.30%) Big Data
16 8 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 74 (2.78%) ClearCase
2 70 (2.63%) MSI
3 68 (2.56%) Subversion
4 57 (2.14%) StarTeam
5 44 (1.66%) NUnit
5 44 (1.66%) Visual Studio
6 43 (1.62%) GoogleTest
6 43 (1.62%) CppUnit
6 43 (1.62%) Ant
7 42 (1.58%) Jenkins
8 32 (1.20%) ClearQuest
8 32 (1.20%) LoadRunner
8 32 (1.20%) Selenium
9 25 (0.94%) JMeter
10 23 (0.87%) Eclipse
11 21 (0.79%) Git (software)
12 20 (0.75%) CruiseControl
12 20 (0.75%) Maven
13 18 (0.68%) JIRA
14 17 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 171 (6.43%) Finance
2 117 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 55 (2.07%) Military
4 23 (0.87%) Publishing
5 17 (0.64%) Marketing
5 17 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 17 (0.64%) Electronics
6 8 (0.30%) Billing
7 7 (0.26%) Multimedia
8 6 (0.23%) Retail
9 5 (0.19%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.15%) Legal
10 4 (0.15%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.11%) Back Office
12 2 (0.075%) Avionics
12 2 (0.075%) Games
12 2 (0.075%) Banking
13 1 (0.038%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 268 (10.08%) Analyst
2 259 (9.74%) Developer
3 212 (7.98%) Architect
4 156 (5.87%) Project Manager
5 151 (5.68%) Consultant
6 99 (3.72%) Test Analyst
7 83 (3.12%) Support Engineer
8 75 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 75 (2.82%) Network Engineer
9 74 (2.78%) Applications Packager
10 73 (2.75%) Software Engineer
11 63 (2.37%) Security Engineer
12 60 (2.26%) Tester
13 52 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
14 50 (1.88%) Wintel Engineer
15 46 (1.73%) Systems Engineer
16 45 (1.69%) Service Manager
17 42 (1.58%) Test Manager
18 40 (1.50%) Business Analyst
19 39 (1.47%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (6.66%) .NET
2 123 (4.63%) HTML
3 119 (4.48%) XML
4 116 (4.36%) ASP.NET
5 80 (3.01%) JSP
6 52 (1.96%) Web Services
7 47 (1.77%) CSS
8 45 (1.69%) Application Packaging
9 44 (1.66%) jQuery
10 34 (1.28%) Middleware
10 34 (1.28%) Ajax
11 32 (1.20%) SOAP
12 30 (1.13%) Motif
13 27 (1.02%) J2EE
14 23 (0.87%) WCF
15 22 (0.83%) SAML
16 18 (0.68%) OAuth
16 18 (0.68%) OpenID
16 18 (0.68%) .NET Framework
17 16 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 188 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (3.57%) PKI
3 73 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 47 (1.77%) Open Source
5 27 (1.02%) Economics
6 23 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 23 (0.87%) Client/Server
7 22 (0.83%) Blackberry
8 21 (0.79%) Derivative
9 17 (0.64%) PMI
10 16 (0.60%) Smart Meter
10 16 (0.60%) Replication
10 16 (0.60%) Clustering
11 15 (0.56%) SecurID
12 14 (0.53%) User Experience
12 14 (0.53%) N-Tier
13 12 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (0.45%) Visualisation
13 12 (0.45%) Device Driver
14 10 (0.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 751 (28.25%) Windows
2 383 (14.41%) Linux
3 297 (11.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 268 (10.08%) UNIX
5 247 (9.29%) Windows 7
6 162 (6.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 92 (3.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 79 (2.97%) Windows XP
9 68 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 55 (2.07%) Solaris
11 39 (1.47%) Windows Vista
12 21 (0.79%) AIX
13 20 (0.75%) CentOS
14 18 (0.68%) Windows 8
15 17 (0.64%) HPUX
16 14 (0.53%) VMS
17 9 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
17 9 (0.34%) Windows 2000
17 9 (0.34%) Android
18 8 (0.30%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (14.67%) ITIL
2 313 (11.78%) Project Management
3 223 (8.39%) Migration
4 220 (8.28%) Configuration Management
5 154 (5.79%) Service Management
6 146 (5.49%) PRINCE2
7 122 (4.59%) Software Engineering
8 121 (4.55%) Test Scripting
9 120 (4.51%) Agile Software Development
10 103 (3.88%) Service Delivery
11 91 (3.42%) Incident Management
12 89 (3.35%) Change Management
13 88 (3.31%) UML
14 76 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 76 (2.86%) Validation
14 76 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
15 69 (2.60%) OO
16 67 (2.52%) Integration Testing
17 64 (2.41%) Project Planning
18 60 (2.26%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 311 (11.70%) SQL
2 190 (7.15%) PowerShell
3 155 (5.83%) C
4 135 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 131 (4.93%) C#
6 124 (4.67%) C++
7 122 (4.59%) Java
8 71 (2.67%) VBScript
9 68 (2.56%) VB
10 67 (2.52%) Shell Script
11 65 (2.45%) Python
12 60 (2.26%) PL/SQL
13 48 (1.81%) VBA
14 32 (1.20%) Perl
15 30 (1.13%) Bash Shell
16 19 (0.71%) Ruby
17 18 (0.68%) PHP
18 14 (0.53%) VB.NET
19 11 (0.41%) T-SQL
20 7 (0.26%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1936 (72.84%) SC Cleared
2 671 (25.24%) DV Cleared
3 144 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
4 129 (4.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 117 (4.40%) ISTQB
6 102 (3.84%) Degree
7 80 (3.01%) CCNP
8 68 (2.56%) CCNA
9 67 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 61 (2.29%) MCITP
10 61 (2.29%) ISEB
11 58 (2.18%) MCSE
12 50 (1.88%) CISSP
13 45 (1.69%) MCP
14 39 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 36 (1.35%) MCSA
16 33 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 30 (1.13%) BC Cleared
18 27 (1.02%) PMI Certification
19 24 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (3.65%) SLA
2 53 (1.99%) QA
3 21 (0.79%) JSP 440
4 16 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.30%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.11%) COBIT
9 3 (0.11%) BS15000
9 3 (0.11%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.075%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.075%) ARP4761
10 2 (0.075%) DO-254
10 2 (0.075%) ARP4754
11 1 (0.038%) P3O
System Software
1 357 (13.43%) Active Directory
2 210 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (4.59%) Hyper-V
4 66 (2.48%) vSphere
5 57 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 39 (1.47%) XenApp
7 32 (1.20%) XenDesktop
8 29 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
9 27 (1.02%) VMware ESX
10 24 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
11 17 (0.64%) Firmware
11 17 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
12 11 (0.41%) vCloud
13 10 (0.38%) Sendmail
14 8 (0.30%) NFS
15 7 (0.26%) Samba
16 5 (0.19%) Snort
16 5 (0.19%) Postfix
16 5 (0.19%) UAG
17 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 143 (5.38%) SCCM
2 135 (5.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 89 (3.35%) HP Quality Center
4 45 (1.69%) SCOM
5 36 (1.35%) OVSD
6 25 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 25 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 23 (0.87%) Tivoli
8 20 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
9 17 (0.64%) Puppet
10 15 (0.56%) Ansible
11 14 (0.53%) OpenView
12 12 (0.45%) FortiGate
12 12 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
12 12 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 12 (0.45%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.41%) ARCserve
14 10 (0.38%) MIMEsweeper
14 10 (0.38%) MAILsweeper
14 10 (0.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 694 (26.11%) Microsoft
2 379 (14.26%) HP
3 361 (13.58%) VMware
4 261 (9.82%) Oracle
5 240 (9.03%) Cisco
6 138 (5.19%) Citrix
7 94 (3.54%) McAfee
8 91 (3.42%) Red Hat
9 83 (3.12%) Juniper
10 73 (2.75%) NetApp
11 68 (2.56%) F5
12 65 (2.45%) CheckPoint
13 54 (2.03%) Lumension
14 39 (1.47%) IBM
15 35 (1.32%) CA
16 33 (1.24%) Remedy
16 33 (1.24%) SAP
17 32 (1.20%) AppSense
18 30 (1.13%) Dell
19 26 (0.98%) EMC
Hampshire
X4 Group
Rate: £35 - 42 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £200 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day N/A
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £310 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £335 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £24.12 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £09.00 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £330 per day 6 months contract
Posted: 4 days ago