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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1241 1173 1242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.61% 12.75% 13.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.67% 50.15% 49.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 692 587
Median daily rate £423 £388 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% +9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £258 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £504 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 52 44
Median hourly rate £16.25 £21.55 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.59% -42.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +39.78%
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
2550 2339 2492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.97% 25.42% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1524 1299 1229
Median daily rate £403 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 117 103
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.90 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 0 624 £375 +3.44% 46
Berkshire +5 274 £420 +5.00% 28
Surrey -2 151 £475 +11.76% 10
Buckinghamshire +1 111 £450 +20.00% 6
West Sussex -44 30 £423 +12.66%
Oxfordshire -13 11 £325 -10.34% 3
Kent -13 6 £313 -27.32% 1
Middlesex -14 3 £385 -0.64%
East Sussex -2 1 £363 -34.09% 2
Home Counties - 1 £680 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 1889 (76.26%) SC Cleared
2 478 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 465 (18.77%) Windows
4 462 (18.65%) DV Cleared
5 457 (18.45%) Linux
6 387 (15.62%) Oracle
7 338 (13.65%) SQL
8 316 (12.76%) Active Directory
9 298 (12.03%) Cisco
10 273 (11.02%) ITIL
11 265 (10.70%) Java
12 263 (10.62%) HP
13 260 (10.50%) Migration
14 249 (10.05%) Unix
15 247 (9.97%) Project Management
16 228 (9.20%) MS Excel
17 221 (8.92%) SharePoint
18 220 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
19 214 (8.64%) VMware
20 186 (7.51%) Windows Server
21 182 (7.35%) Firewall
22 178 (7.19%) SQL Server
23 166 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
24 164 (6.62%) Finance
25 147 (5.93%) XML
26 146 (5.89%) Cisco Certification
27 143 (5.77%) Service Management
28 141 (5.69%) C#
29 136 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
30 135 (5.45%) .NET

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
1 221 (8.92%) SharePoint
2 100 (4.04%) MS Exchange
3 89 (3.59%) JBoss
4 48 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 45 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 44 (1.78%) IIS
7 36 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 35 (1.41%) Apache
9 32 (1.29%) Tomcat
10 28 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 26 (1.05%) WebLogic
12 24 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
13 20 (0.81%) OpenStack
14 15 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (0.52%) GlassFish
16 12 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (0.48%) Live Communications Server
17 11 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
17 11 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
17 11 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 228 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 122 (4.93%) MS Office
3 91 (3.67%) MS Project
4 52 (2.10%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.65%) PaintShop Pro
6 11 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.28%) SPSS
8 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.081%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.040%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 33 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (0.52%) Primavera
4 13 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.48%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.28%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.12%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.081%) assyst
9 2 (0.081%) Maximo
9 2 (0.081%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.081%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 1 (0.040%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.040%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.040%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.040%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.040%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.57%) Office 365
2 25 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (0.81%) IaaS
4 18 (0.73%) PaaS
5 15 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.44%) SaaS
8 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.081%) GitHub
10 1 (0.040%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.040%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.040%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.040%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 182 (7.35%) Firewall
2 128 (5.17%) LAN
3 117 (4.72%) WAN
4 111 (4.48%) SAN
5 95 (3.84%) DNS
6 69 (2.79%) SSL
7 59 (2.38%) TCP/IP
8 53 (2.14%) DHCP
8 53 (2.14%) Internet
9 51 (2.06%) Network Security
10 49 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
11 42 (1.70%) IPsec
12 40 (1.61%) Wireless
13 39 (1.57%) FTP
14 38 (1.53%) BGP
14 38 (1.53%) MPLS
15 37 (1.49%) LDAP
15 37 (1.49%) VoIP
16 34 (1.37%) VPN
17 32 (1.29%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 109 (4.40%) Oracle Database
3 38 (1.53%) MySQL
4 37 (1.49%) DB2
5 34 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
6 33 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
7 32 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
9 28 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (1.09%) Hadoop
10 27 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
10 27 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
11 26 (1.05%) Relational Database
12 25 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (0.97%) MS Access
13 24 (0.97%) VoltDB
14 18 (0.73%) MongoDB
14 18 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (0.61%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 88 (3.55%) Subversion
2 65 (2.62%) SoapUI
3 63 (2.54%) Maven
4 58 (2.34%) Jenkins
5 52 (2.10%) Git (software)
6 51 (2.06%) Eclipse
6 51 (2.06%) Selenium
7 47 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
8 46 (1.86%) JUnit
9 41 (1.66%) Visual Studio
10 37 (1.49%) Ant
10 37 (1.49%) GoogleTest
10 37 (1.49%) NUnit
11 35 (1.41%) ClearCase
12 27 (1.09%) CppUnit
13 26 (1.05%) JIRA
14 23 (0.93%) StarTeam
15 22 (0.89%) HP UFT
15 22 (0.89%) Oracle APEX
16 21 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 164 (6.62%) Finance
2 78 (3.15%) Military
2 78 (3.15%) Telecoms
3 13 (0.52%) Aerospace
3 13 (0.52%) Publishing
4 12 (0.48%) Legal
4 12 (0.48%) Manufacturing
5 10 (0.40%) Billing
5 10 (0.40%) Retail
6 8 (0.32%) Back Office
7 7 (0.28%) Electronics
7 7 (0.28%) Law
7 7 (0.28%) Marketing
8 3 (0.12%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.081%) Banking
10 1 (0.040%) Advertising
10 1 (0.040%) Automotive
10 1 (0.040%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.040%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 332 (13.40%) Architect
2 309 (12.47%) Developer
3 249 (10.05%) Analyst
4 227 (9.16%) Consultant
5 149 (6.02%) Network Engineer
5 149 (6.02%) Project Manager
6 94 (3.79%) Support Engineer
7 88 (3.55%) Java Developer
8 64 (2.58%) Test Analyst
9 63 (2.54%) Business Analyst
10 58 (2.34%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 58 (2.34%) Technical Architect
11 55 (2.22%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 55 (2.22%) Security Consultant
12 54 (2.18%) Administrator
13 50 (2.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 48 (1.94%) Network Architect
15 46 (1.86%) DBA
16 45 (1.82%) Security Engineer
17 42 (1.70%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (5.93%) XML
2 135 (5.45%) .NET
3 123 (4.97%) Web Services
4 87 (3.51%) SOAP
5 79 (3.19%) HTML
6 61 (2.46%) ASP.NET
7 54 (2.18%) CSS
7 54 (2.18%) jQuery
8 43 (1.74%) Java EE
9 36 (1.45%) JSON
10 34 (1.37%) Spring
11 32 (1.29%) XML Messaging
12 29 (1.17%) REST
13 26 (1.05%) Ajax
14 25 (1.01%) Middleware
15 23 (0.93%) Spring MVC
16 22 (0.89%) JSP
17 21 (0.85%) J2EE
17 21 (0.85%) JCE
18 18 (0.73%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 131 (5.29%) Data Centre
2 129 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 127 (5.13%) PKI
4 91 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 58 (2.34%) Cryptography
6 31 (1.25%) Algorithms
7 30 (1.21%) Statistics
8 27 (1.09%) Derivative
9 24 (0.97%) CESG
10 22 (0.89%) Replication
11 20 (0.81%) Clustering
12 19 (0.77%) Computer Science
13 18 (0.73%) Client/Server
13 18 (0.73%) Driving Licence
14 16 (0.65%) Fat Client
14 16 (0.65%) Thin Client
15 15 (0.61%) Visualisation
16 13 (0.52%) Blackberry
16 13 (0.52%) Smart Meter
17 12 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 465 (18.77%) Windows
2 457 (18.45%) Linux
3 249 (10.05%) Unix
4 186 (7.51%) Windows Server
5 166 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 119 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 110 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 102 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 57 (2.30%) Windows 7
10 52 (2.10%) AIX
11 42 (1.70%) Oracle Linux
12 35 (1.41%) HPUX
12 35 (1.41%) Windows 10
13 29 (1.17%) Windows XP
14 26 (1.05%) CentOS
15 23 (0.93%) Windows Vista
16 19 (0.77%) Solaris
17 13 (0.52%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.20%) Windows 8
19 4 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 273 (11.02%) ITIL
2 260 (10.50%) Migration
3 247 (9.97%) Project Management
4 220 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (5.77%) Service Management
6 134 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 125 (5.05%) PRINCE2
8 91 (3.67%) Integration Testing
9 83 (3.35%) Change Management
10 82 (3.31%) Test Scripting
11 80 (3.23%) Software Engineering
12 79 (3.19%) Scrum
12 79 (3.19%) Unit Testing
13 76 (3.07%) Use Case
14 72 (2.91%) CRM
15 66 (2.66%) UML
16 65 (2.62%) Risk Management
17 63 (2.54%) Open Source
17 63 (2.54%) Validation
18 62 (2.50%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 338 (13.65%) SQL
2 265 (10.70%) Java
3 141 (5.69%) C#
4 127 (5.13%) PowerShell
5 108 (4.36%) JavaScript
6 98 (3.96%) C
7 92 (3.71%) Python
8 87 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 66 (2.66%) C++
10 56 (2.26%) VBScript
11 43 (1.74%) Ruby
11 43 (1.74%) VB
12 36 (1.45%) Perl
13 32 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 27 (1.09%) PHP
15 23 (0.93%) Bash Shell
15 23 (0.93%) VB.NET
16 20 (0.81%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.44%) Scala
17 11 (0.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1889 (76.26%) SC Cleared
2 462 (18.65%) DV Cleared
3 146 (5.89%) Cisco Certification
4 94 (3.79%) Degree
5 85 (3.43%) CCNP
6 78 (3.15%) CCNA
7 61 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 60 (2.42%) ISTQB
9 50 (2.02%) ISEB
10 48 (1.94%) CESG Certified Professional
11 44 (1.78%) CISSP
12 36 (1.45%) CLAS
13 34 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 26 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 25 (1.01%) MCP
16 24 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
17 21 (0.85%) MCITP
18 20 (0.81%) MCSE
19 19 (0.77%) PMI Certification
19 19 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.26%) SLA
2 50 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (1.74%) RMADS
4 39 (1.57%) QA
5 18 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
6 14 (0.57%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.16%) Def Stans
10 4 (0.16%) FIPS 140-2
10 4 (0.16%) SDET
11 3 (0.12%) GPG13
11 3 (0.12%) IEC 61508
11 3 (0.12%) TickIT
12 2 (0.081%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.081%) P3O
12 2 (0.081%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.040%) DO-254
13 1 (0.040%) ISO22301
System Software
1 316 (12.76%) Active Directory
2 136 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (2.66%) Hyper-V
4 23 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (0.93%) vSphere
4 23 (0.93%) XenApp
5 21 (0.85%) Docker
5 21 (0.85%) UAG
6 16 (0.65%) NFS
7 15 (0.61%) VMware ESX
8 14 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (0.57%) Terminal Services
9 13 (0.52%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.40%) Firmware
10 10 (0.40%) ISA Server
11 9 (0.36%) Sendmail
12 6 (0.24%) vCloud
13 5 (0.20%) XenServer
14 4 (0.16%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 86 (3.47%) SCCM
2 54 (2.18%) SCOM
3 52 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
4 41 (1.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 36 (1.45%) Ansible
6 32 (1.29%) Netcool
7 31 (1.25%) Puppet
7 31 (1.25%) Tivoli
8 27 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
9 15 (0.61%) SCVMM
10 13 (0.52%) OVSD
11 12 (0.48%) NetBackup
11 12 (0.48%) QRadar
11 12 (0.48%) WSUS
12 11 (0.44%) Nagios
13 10 (0.40%) AirWatch
13 10 (0.40%) ArcSight ESM
13 10 (0.40%) FortiGate
14 9 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (0.36%) SCSM
Vendors
1 478 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 387 (15.62%) Oracle
3 298 (12.03%) Cisco
4 263 (10.62%) HP
5 214 (8.64%) VMware
6 121 (4.88%) Juniper
7 93 (3.75%) Citrix
8 87 (3.51%) Red Hat
9 73 (2.95%) EMC
10 67 (2.70%) CheckPoint
11 66 (2.66%) IBM
12 40 (1.61%) Intel Security
12 40 (1.61%) SolarWinds
13 38 (1.53%) Remedy
13 38 (1.53%) SAP
14 28 (1.13%) CA
15 25 (1.01%) NetApp
16 22 (0.89%) F5
17 21 (0.85%) Fujitsu
18 20 (0.81%) Veritas
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