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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
England / South East
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1056 1166 1345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.43% 14.21% 14.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.96% 51.01% 52.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 705 604
Median daily rate £425 £410 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 51 55
Median hourly rate £30.46 £45.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.32% +172.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £7.68 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £60.00 £43.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.46 £19.23
% change year-on-year
-9.32% +120.85%

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
1994 2286 2554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.24% 27.86% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1205 1358 1236
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 122 121
Median hourly rate £23.27 £42.50 £18.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.25% +133.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 0 536 £425 +6.25% 66
Berkshire +4 212 £450 +4.89% 19
Buckinghamshire +9 211 £430 +7.36% 10
Surrey -15 48 £422 -6.27% 15
Middlesex +5 7 £488 +21.87%
Kent -7 6 £438 +146.47%
West Sussex -17 6 £480 +17.79%
East Sussex +6 5 £350 +7.69% 1
Oxfordshire -39 4 £475 +46.15% 10
Home Counties -3 2 £325 -4.76%
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 1502 (77.26%) SC Cleared
2 439 (22.58%) Windows
3 414 (21.30%) Microsoft
4 329 (16.92%) DV Cleared
5 315 (16.20%) Linux
6 283 (14.56%) ITIL
7 261 (13.43%) VMware
8 242 (12.45%) Oracle
9 238 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
10 230 (11.83%) Active Directory
11 229 (11.78%) Cisco
12 212 (10.91%) SQL
13 177 (9.10%) Java
14 173 (8.90%) Finance
15 166 (8.54%) Service Management
16 153 (7.87%) Windows Server
17 149 (7.66%) MS Office
18 148 (7.61%) MS Excel
18 148 (7.61%) Project Management
19 147 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
20 146 (7.51%) Unix
21 140 (7.20%) Migration
22 129 (6.64%) Firewall
23 128 (6.58%) C#
24 124 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
25 123 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 119 (6.12%) PowerShell
27 116 (5.97%) WAN
28 114 (5.86%) HP
28 114 (5.86%) Windows Server 2008

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
1 106 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 61 (3.14%) MS Exchange
3 50 (2.57%) JBoss
4 38 (1.95%) Tomcat
4 38 (1.95%) WebSphere
5 35 (1.80%) Skype for Business
6 26 (1.34%) Apache
6 26 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2003
6 26 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
7 22 (1.13%) IIS
8 19 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
9 18 (0.93%) Apache Geronimo
9 18 (0.93%) Apache TomEE
9 18 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 16 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (0.77%) Documentum
12 14 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 149 (7.66%) MS Office
2 148 (7.61%) MS Excel
3 54 (2.78%) MS Project
4 22 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.03%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.31%) Simulink
8 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.051%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.051%) Revit
Business Applications
1 26 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
6 7 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 6 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (0.26%) Infor M3
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.21%) SAP PS
10 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
10 3 (0.15%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.10%) SAP GRC
11 2 (0.10%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 86 (4.42%) Office 365
2 74 (3.81%) IaaS
3 62 (3.19%) PaaS
4 18 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.36%) Google Drive
8 6 (0.31%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.26%) SaaS
9 5 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.10%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.051%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.051%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 129 (6.64%) Firewall
2 116 (5.97%) WAN
3 108 (5.56%) LAN
4 78 (4.01%) DNS
5 70 (3.60%) SAN
6 63 (3.24%) TCP/IP
7 51 (2.62%) VPN
8 47 (2.42%) DHCP
9 43 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
10 41 (2.11%) Network Security
11 38 (1.95%) Cisco Nexus
12 35 (1.80%) Wireless
13 32 (1.65%) VoIP
14 31 (1.59%) VLAN
15 29 (1.49%) NAS
16 28 (1.44%) LDAP
17 27 (1.39%) IPsec
17 27 (1.39%) OSPF
18 26 (1.34%) BGP
19 25 (1.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 62 (3.19%) Oracle Database
3 51 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (2.42%) Hadoop
5 36 (1.85%) MySQL
6 28 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 24 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 22 (1.13%) Big Data
8 22 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
9 20 (1.03%) MongoDB
10 17 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (0.82%) NoSQL
11 16 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
11 16 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (0.77%) DB2
13 14 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
14 13 (0.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 12 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (0.41%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 63 (3.24%) JIRA
2 51 (2.62%) Selenium
3 50 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (2.42%) Git (software)
5 43 (2.21%) Jenkins
6 38 (1.95%) Visual Studio
7 35 (1.80%) Subversion
8 31 (1.59%) JUnit
9 29 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
10 26 (1.34%) Eclipse
11 25 (1.29%) SpecFlow
12 24 (1.23%) Rational DOORS
13 21 (1.08%) MSI
14 19 (0.98%) Ant
14 19 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 18 (0.93%) TeamCity
16 17 (0.87%) Gradle
17 15 (0.77%) JMeter
18 14 (0.72%) Artifactory
18 14 (0.72%) SoapUI
General
1 173 (8.90%) Finance
2 82 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 53 (2.73%) Legal
4 35 (1.80%) Military
5 25 (1.29%) Manufacturing
6 21 (1.08%) Aerospace
6 21 (1.08%) Retail
7 18 (0.93%) Electronics
8 17 (0.87%) Law
9 8 (0.41%) Marketing
10 6 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.26%) Billing
11 5 (0.26%) Local Government
12 4 (0.21%) Publishing
13 3 (0.15%) Back Office
14 2 (0.10%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.10%) French Language
14 2 (0.10%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.051%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 254 (13.07%) Developer
2 224 (11.52%) Architect
3 209 (10.75%) Analyst
4 156 (8.02%) Consultant
5 114 (5.86%) Project Manager
6 80 (4.12%) Java Developer
7 74 (3.81%) Network Engineer
8 57 (2.93%) Business Analyst
9 51 (2.62%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 47 (2.42%) Support Engineer
11 42 (2.16%) Test Analyst
11 42 (2.16%) Wintel Engineer
12 41 (2.11%) Network Architect
13 39 (2.01%) Solutions Architect
14 37 (1.90%) Software Engineer
15 36 (1.85%) Security Consultant
15 36 (1.85%) Tester
16 34 (1.75%) Systems Engineer
17 32 (1.65%) Administrator
18 29 (1.49%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (4.63%) .NET
2 88 (4.53%) XML
3 76 (3.91%) HTML
4 71 (3.65%) CSS
5 64 (3.29%) Web Services
6 49 (2.52%) Spring
7 44 (2.26%) jQuery
8 31 (1.59%) SOAP
9 30 (1.54%) ActiveMQ
10 28 (1.44%) Ajax
10 28 (1.44%) Middleware
11 26 (1.34%) ASP.NET
11 26 (1.34%) Hibernate
12 24 (1.23%) WCF
13 23 (1.18%) AngularJS
13 23 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
14 22 (1.13%) RESTful
15 21 (1.08%) IBM Integration Bus
15 21 (1.08%) Java EE
16 18 (0.93%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 113 (5.81%) Data Centre
2 89 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 77 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (1.75%) PKI
5 30 (1.54%) EMC VNX
5 30 (1.54%) Replication
5 30 (1.54%) VCE vBlock
6 27 (1.39%) CESG
7 26 (1.34%) EMC VMAX
8 24 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 21 (1.08%) CMDB
10 20 (1.03%) Cryptography
10 20 (1.03%) e-Learning
11 17 (0.87%) Economics
12 16 (0.82%) Computer Science
13 15 (0.77%) Driving Licence
14 14 (0.72%) Clustering
14 14 (0.72%) Statistics
15 12 (0.62%) Smart Meter
16 11 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 439 (22.58%) Windows
2 315 (16.20%) Linux
3 153 (7.87%) Windows Server
4 146 (7.51%) Unix
5 123 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 114 (5.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 96 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 78 (4.01%) Windows 7
9 65 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 47 (2.42%) Windows 10
11 42 (2.16%) CentOS
12 28 (1.44%) Windows Vista
13 22 (1.13%) AIX
14 20 (1.03%) Ubuntu
15 19 (0.98%) Solaris
16 15 (0.77%) Windows XP
17 13 (0.67%) Debian
17 13 (0.67%) Windows 8
18 11 (0.57%) Oracle Linux
19 8 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (14.56%) ITIL
2 238 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (8.54%) Service Management
4 148 (7.61%) Project Management
5 140 (7.20%) Migration
6 100 (5.14%) Scrum
7 85 (4.37%) Software Engineering
8 77 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 72 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 71 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
11 69 (3.55%) Risk Management
12 67 (3.45%) Change Management
12 67 (3.45%) MVC
13 66 (3.40%) User Stories
14 63 (3.24%) Service Design
15 60 (3.09%) DevOps
15 60 (3.09%) PRINCE2
15 60 (3.09%) Test Scripting
16 56 (2.88%) Analytics
17 55 (2.83%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 212 (10.91%) SQL
2 177 (9.10%) Java
3 128 (6.58%) C#
4 119 (6.12%) PowerShell
5 113 (5.81%) JavaScript
6 86 (4.42%) C
7 84 (4.32%) Python
8 75 (3.86%) C++
9 51 (2.62%) Shell Script
10 47 (2.42%) Bash Shell
10 47 (2.42%) VBScript
11 45 (2.31%) PL/SQL
12 41 (2.11%) Perl
13 29 (1.49%) VB
14 21 (1.08%) F#
15 19 (0.98%) T-SQL
16 16 (0.82%) Ruby
17 12 (0.62%) Ada
18 11 (0.57%) PHP
18 11 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1502 (77.26%) SC Cleared
2 329 (16.92%) DV Cleared
3 124 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (4.42%) CCNP
5 70 (3.60%) Degree
6 56 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 54 (2.78%) CCNA
8 44 (2.26%) CISSP
9 39 (2.01%) BPSS Clearance
10 29 (1.49%) CCIE
11 28 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
12 27 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 25 (1.29%) MCSA
14 24 (1.23%) CEH
15 23 (1.18%) CESG Certified Professional
16 22 (1.13%) CCDP
16 22 (1.13%) ISTQB
17 20 (1.03%) ISEB
18 18 (0.93%) CISM
19 17 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.27%) SLA
2 39 (2.01%) QA
3 34 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.34%) JSP 440
5 23 (1.18%) RMADS
6 20 (1.03%) PCI DSS
7 15 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
8 9 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (0.31%) ISO22301
10 5 (0.26%) ARP4754
10 5 (0.26%) ARP4761
10 5 (0.26%) Def Stans
10 5 (0.26%) DO-178B
10 5 (0.26%) DO-254
10 5 (0.26%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.21%) GAAP
11 4 (0.21%) SDET
12 3 (0.15%) COBIT
12 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 230 (11.83%) Active Directory
2 147 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (3.65%) vSphere
4 48 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 30 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (1.03%) Docker
7 19 (0.98%) VMware ESX
8 18 (0.93%) vCloud
8 18 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (0.77%) Firmware
10 9 (0.46%) ISA Server
11 7 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.36%) Samba
11 7 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.36%) XenApp
12 6 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
13 5 (0.26%) Sendmail
13 5 (0.26%) Terminal Services
13 5 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 66 (3.40%) SCCM
2 57 (2.93%) Puppet
3 52 (2.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 24 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 23 (1.18%) WSUS
6 22 (1.13%) Ansible
7 20 (1.03%) ZABBIX
8 18 (0.93%) SCOM
9 16 (0.82%) QRadar
10 14 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
10 14 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
10 14 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
10 14 (0.72%) SELinux
11 13 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
11 13 (0.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 12 (0.62%) Ambari
13 11 (0.57%) vRealize
14 10 (0.51%) Netcool
15 9 (0.46%) FortiGate
16 8 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 414 (21.30%) Microsoft
2 261 (13.43%) VMware
3 242 (12.45%) Oracle
4 229 (11.78%) Cisco
5 114 (5.86%) HP
6 100 (5.14%) Red Hat
7 91 (4.68%) Juniper
8 60 (3.09%) IBM
9 56 (2.88%) Intel Security
10 51 (2.62%) CheckPoint
11 45 (2.31%) EMC
12 38 (1.95%) Citrix
13 36 (1.85%) F5
13 36 (1.85%) Remedy
14 30 (1.54%) SAP
15 26 (1.34%) CA
16 23 (1.18%) BMC
17 17 (0.87%) Fujitsu
18 16 (0.82%) Fortinet
19 15 (0.77%) Forcepoint
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Lorien Resourcing
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