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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 7 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 964 1338 1566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.44% 14.10% 15.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.52% 51.40% 54.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 806 738
Median daily rate £419 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.07% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 70 64
Median hourly rate £39.25 £31.45 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.80% +96.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £7.68 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £55.55 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.38 £31.45 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+18.83% +65.52%
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
1987 2603 2896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.65% 27.43% 29.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1222 1533 1437
Median daily rate £400 £402 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% +7.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 145 139
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.90 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% +92.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +57.14%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 0 518 £400 - 58
Berkshire -3 163 £413 -5.71% 35
Buckinghamshire +9 153 £450 +9.75% 13
Surrey -13 62 £437 -2.88% 20
Middlesex +6 14 £525 +31.25%
M4 Corridor +1 8 - -
East Sussex +10 6 £350 +4.47% 3
Kent 0 5 £425 +304.76%
West Sussex -16 5 £524 +27.74% 3
Oxfordshire -41 4 £394 +21.15% 2
Home Counties -1 2 £325 -4.76%
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 1517 (76.12%) SC Cleared
2 401 (20.12%) Microsoft
3 396 (19.87%) Windows
4 368 (18.46%) Linux
5 356 (17.86%) DV Cleared
6 317 (15.91%) Oracle
7 259 (13.00%) ITIL
8 250 (12.54%) VMware
9 243 (12.19%) SQL
10 242 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
11 221 (11.09%) Active Directory
12 213 (10.69%) Cisco
13 212 (10.64%) Migration
14 210 (10.54%) Java
15 199 (9.98%) Unix
16 183 (9.18%) Finance
17 167 (8.38%) Service Management
18 165 (8.28%) Project Management
19 156 (7.83%) MS Excel
20 152 (7.63%) MS Office
21 146 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
22 138 (6.92%) C#
23 131 (6.57%) JavaScript
24 130 (6.52%) Windows Server
25 128 (6.42%) HP
26 127 (6.37%) Data Centre
27 124 (6.22%) Firewall
28 121 (6.07%) Cisco Certification
29 120 (6.02%) SharePoint
30 112 (5.62%) SQL Server

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
1 120 (6.02%) SharePoint
2 52 (2.61%) MS Exchange
3 43 (2.16%) JBoss
4 34 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 32 (1.61%) WebLogic
6 30 (1.51%) Apache
7 29 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 25 (1.25%) WebSphere
9 20 (1.00%) Documentum
9 20 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 17 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
11 17 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (0.85%) Skype for Business
12 15 (0.75%) Confluence
12 15 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (0.65%) IIS
14 12 (0.60%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 156 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 152 (7.63%) MS Office
3 46 (2.31%) MS Project
4 23 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.05%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.30%) Simulink
8 5 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.050%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.050%) Revit
10 1 (0.050%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 17 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
4 15 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 11 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 11 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (0.35%) Remedy AR System
8 5 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
8 5 (0.25%) Infor M3
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.20%) SAP PS
10 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.15%) SAP GRC
10 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.10%) assyst
11 2 (0.10%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 2 (0.10%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 69 (3.46%) Office 365
2 61 (3.06%) IaaS
3 49 (2.46%) PaaS
4 24 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.50%) OneDrive
7 9 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.25%) Google Drive
8 5 (0.25%) SaaS
8 5 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.050%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.050%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 124 (6.22%) Firewall
2 94 (4.72%) LAN
3 89 (4.47%) SAN
4 87 (4.37%) WAN
5 79 (3.96%) DNS
6 66 (3.31%) TCP/IP
7 60 (3.01%) Network Security
8 52 (2.61%) VPN
9 45 (2.26%) Wireless
10 44 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (1.86%) VoIP
12 35 (1.76%) DHCP
12 35 (1.76%) SNMP
13 33 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
13 33 (1.66%) IPsec
13 33 (1.66%) LDAP
14 29 (1.46%) OSPF
15 28 (1.40%) BGP
16 27 (1.35%) SSL
17 24 (1.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 78 (3.91%) Oracle Database
3 52 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (2.26%) Oracle BI EE
5 42 (2.11%) MySQL
6 37 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 34 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
8 33 (1.66%) Hadoop
9 27 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
10 24 (1.20%) Relational Database
11 20 (1.00%) MongoDB
12 19 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
13 18 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 17 (0.85%) Big Data
14 17 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
15 16 (0.80%) NoSQL
15 16 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
16 12 (0.60%) DB2
17 11 (0.55%) Essbase
18 9 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 62 (3.11%) Selenium
2 61 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 59 (2.96%) JIRA
4 52 (2.61%) Subversion
5 47 (2.36%) Git (software)
5 47 (2.36%) Jenkins
6 43 (2.16%) Oracle APEX
7 32 (1.61%) JUnit
7 32 (1.61%) SpecFlow
7 32 (1.61%) Visual Studio
8 30 (1.51%) Ant
9 29 (1.46%) Eclipse
10 25 (1.25%) NUnit
11 23 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
12 21 (1.05%) TeamCity
13 20 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 19 (0.95%) GoogleTest
15 18 (0.90%) ClearCase
15 18 (0.90%) SoapUI
16 17 (0.85%) HP UFT
General
1 183 (9.18%) Finance
2 71 (3.56%) Telecoms
3 51 (2.56%) Military
4 36 (1.81%) Legal
5 26 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 19 (0.95%) Retail
7 16 (0.80%) Aerospace
8 15 (0.75%) Electronics
9 12 (0.60%) Marketing
10 11 (0.55%) Law
11 6 (0.30%) Back Office
12 5 (0.25%) Billing
13 4 (0.20%) Local Government
13 4 (0.20%) Publishing
14 2 (0.10%) Arabic Language
14 2 (0.10%) French Language
14 2 (0.10%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.050%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 280 (14.05%) Developer
2 226 (11.34%) Architect
3 209 (10.49%) Analyst
4 160 (8.03%) Consultant
5 116 (5.82%) Project Manager
6 96 (4.82%) Network Engineer
7 79 (3.96%) Java Developer
8 56 (2.81%) Support Engineer
9 53 (2.66%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 52 (2.61%) Business Analyst
11 45 (2.26%) Test Analyst
12 44 (2.21%) Tester
13 41 (2.06%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 40 (2.01%) Administrator
15 37 (1.86%) 3rd Line Support
15 37 (1.86%) Software Engineer
16 36 (1.81%) Solutions Architect
17 35 (1.76%) Security Consultant
18 33 (1.66%) Systems Engineer
18 33 (1.66%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (5.42%) .NET
2 97 (4.87%) HTML
3 90 (4.52%) XML
4 87 (4.37%) CSS
5 83 (4.16%) Web Services
6 64 (3.21%) jQuery
7 53 (2.66%) Spring
8 39 (1.96%) ASP.NET
9 35 (1.76%) Ajax
10 30 (1.51%) ActiveMQ
10 30 (1.51%) WCF
11 29 (1.46%) AngularJS
12 26 (1.30%) Middleware
13 24 (1.20%) Hibernate
13 24 (1.20%) JSON
13 24 (1.20%) SOAP
14 22 (1.10%) Entity Framework
15 21 (1.05%) HTML5
15 21 (1.05%) Java EE
16 20 (1.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 127 (6.37%) Data Centre
2 98 (4.92%) Management Information System
3 81 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (2.01%) PKI
5 32 (1.61%) Replication
6 30 (1.51%) CESG
6 30 (1.51%) Client/Server
7 24 (1.20%) EMC VNX
7 24 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
8 22 (1.10%) Cryptography
9 21 (1.05%) CMDB
9 21 (1.05%) Driving Licence
10 20 (1.00%) Clustering
11 18 (0.90%) Derivative
11 18 (0.90%) EMC VMAX
12 17 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
13 15 (0.75%) Computer Science
14 14 (0.70%) e-Learning
14 14 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 396 (19.87%) Windows
2 368 (18.46%) Linux
3 199 (9.98%) Unix
4 130 (6.52%) Windows Server
5 110 (5.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 98 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 78 (3.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (2.91%) Windows 7
9 52 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (1.81%) AIX
11 34 (1.71%) CentOS
12 29 (1.46%) Windows 10
13 25 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
14 22 (1.10%) Windows Vista
15 20 (1.00%) Solaris
16 16 (0.80%) HPUX
16 16 (0.80%) Windows XP
17 13 (0.65%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
19 7 (0.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (13.00%) ITIL
2 242 (12.14%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (10.64%) Migration
4 167 (8.38%) Service Management
5 165 (8.28%) Project Management
6 110 (5.52%) Scrum
7 98 (4.92%) Software Engineering
8 84 (4.21%) Configuration Management
9 80 (4.01%) MVC
10 76 (3.81%) PRINCE2
11 73 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 73 (3.66%) UML
12 70 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
12 70 (3.51%) Service Design
12 70 (3.51%) User Stories
13 69 (3.46%) Business Intelligence
14 66 (3.31%) Change Management
15 65 (3.26%) Risk Management
16 63 (3.16%) Test Scripting
17 61 (3.06%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 243 (12.19%) SQL
2 210 (10.54%) Java
3 138 (6.92%) C#
4 131 (6.57%) JavaScript
5 102 (5.12%) Python
6 100 (5.02%) C
7 92 (4.62%) PowerShell
8 85 (4.26%) C++
9 63 (3.16%) Shell Script
10 51 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 49 (2.46%) Perl
12 39 (1.96%) VBScript
13 32 (1.61%) Bash Shell
14 31 (1.56%) VB
15 27 (1.35%) F#
15 27 (1.35%) Ruby
16 23 (1.15%) T-SQL
17 18 (0.90%) VBA
18 14 (0.70%) PHP
19 10 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1517 (76.12%) SC Cleared
2 356 (17.86%) DV Cleared
3 121 (6.07%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (4.26%) CCNP
5 73 (3.66%) Degree
6 66 (3.31%) CCNA
7 57 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
8 50 (2.51%) CISSP
9 44 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 42 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
11 29 (1.46%) ISEB
12 28 (1.40%) CESG Certified Professional
12 28 (1.40%) ISTQB
13 24 (1.20%) CEH
14 23 (1.15%) BC Cleared
15 21 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 19 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 16 (0.80%) CCDP
17 16 (0.80%) CCIE
17 16 (0.80%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.67%) SLA
2 37 (1.86%) QA
3 36 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (1.35%) JSP 440
5 25 (1.25%) RMADS
6 20 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
7 16 (0.80%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 7 (0.35%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.25%) ARP4754
10 5 (0.25%) ARP4761
10 5 (0.25%) Def Stans
10 5 (0.25%) DO-178B
10 5 (0.25%) DO-254
10 5 (0.25%) IEC 61508
11 4 (0.20%) GAAP
11 4 (0.20%) ISO22301
11 4 (0.20%) SDET
12 3 (0.15%) COBIT
12 3 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 221 (11.09%) Active Directory
2 146 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (2.76%) vSphere
4 35 (1.76%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.10%) Docker
5 22 (1.10%) vCloud
6 21 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (0.90%) Firmware
8 18 (0.90%) VMware ESX
9 17 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (0.75%) XenApp
11 11 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
12 9 (0.45%) KVM
13 8 (0.40%) ISA Server
13 8 (0.40%) NFS
13 8 (0.40%) Sendmail
14 7 (0.35%) Samba
15 6 (0.30%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 80 (4.01%) SCCM
2 54 (2.71%) Puppet
3 44 (2.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 34 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 33 (1.66%) SCOM
6 25 (1.25%) Ansible
7 21 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
8 19 (0.95%) WSUS
9 18 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 16 (0.80%) Netcool
11 15 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (0.75%) QRadar
11 15 (0.75%) ZABBIX
12 14 (0.70%) FortiGate
12 14 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
12 14 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 12 (0.60%) Ambari
13 12 (0.60%) NetBackup
14 11 (0.55%) vRealize
15 10 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 401 (20.12%) Microsoft
2 317 (15.91%) Oracle
3 250 (12.54%) VMware
4 213 (10.69%) Cisco
5 128 (6.42%) HP
6 98 (4.92%) Red Hat
7 84 (4.21%) Juniper
8 65 (3.26%) IBM
9 60 (3.01%) EMC
10 53 (2.66%) Intel Security
11 52 (2.61%) CheckPoint
12 46 (2.31%) Citrix
13 34 (1.71%) Remedy
14 32 (1.61%) SAP
15 28 (1.40%) BMC
15 28 (1.40%) Palo Alto
16 27 (1.35%) F5
17 20 (1.00%) Fujitsu
18 18 (0.90%) CA
18 18 (0.90%) Informatica
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