The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 6 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1141 994 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.40% 11.69% 8.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.64% 47.49% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 480 459
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.34% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 69
Average hourly rate £24.75 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.11% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.35 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.81% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2395 2093 2223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.04% 24.61% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1075 987
Average daily rate £351 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 114 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.63% -25.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
Security Cleared
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 617 £375 +7.14% 71
Berkshire -1 274 £400 - 29
Buckinghamshire +5 157 £350 +11.11% 20
Surrey -14 45 £400 -4.76% 21
West Sussex -19 12 £235 -56.88% 1
Oxfordshire -15 9 £290 -10.49% 2
Middlesex -5 2 £315 - 4
East Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1721 (72.19%) SC Cleared
2 642 (26.93%) Windows
3 574 (24.08%) Microsoft
4 551 (23.11%) DV Cleared
5 404 (16.95%) HP
6 375 (15.73%) Oracle
7 294 (12.33%) ITIL
8 264 (11.07%) SQL
9 258 (10.82%) MS Excel
10 257 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 253 (10.61%) .NET
12 239 (10.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 237 (9.94%) Linux
14 234 (9.82%) UNIX
15 230 (9.65%) Active Directory
16 220 (9.23%) Project Management
17 213 (8.93%) VMware
17 213 (8.93%) Cisco
18 203 (8.52%) SharePoint
19 194 (8.14%) ISTQB
20 191 (8.01%) JavaScript
21 188 (7.89%) ASP.NET
22 166 (6.96%) Configuration Management
23 161 (6.75%) C#
24 159 (6.67%) Finance
25 154 (6.46%) HTML
26 153 (6.42%) SQL Server
27 151 (6.33%) Citrix
28 150 (6.29%) MS Exchange
29 149 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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
1 203 (8.52%) SharePoint
2 150 (6.29%) MS Exchange
3 65 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 63 (2.64%) SharePoint Server
5 55 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 39 (1.64%) Lync
7 38 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 38 (1.59%) IIS
8 30 (1.26%) WebLogic
9 29 (1.22%) Apache
10 28 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 22 (0.92%) MS Project Server
12 16 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
13 14 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
14 13 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 13 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (0.46%) CMS
17 9 (0.38%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 258 (10.82%) MS Excel
2 136 (5.70%) MS Office
3 124 (5.20%) MS Project
4 31 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.29%) PaintShop Pro
7 7 (0.29%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
9 5 (0.21%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.17%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.13%) Open Workbench
11 3 (0.13%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.084%) Simulink
13 1 (0.042%) SPSS
13 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 92 (3.86%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (1.51%) Oracle Applications
3 20 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.29%) Remedy AR System
6 7 (0.29%) HFM
6 7 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.21%) SAP SRM
8 5 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.084%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.084%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.084%) CSG Singleview
10 2 (0.084%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.084%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.084%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.084%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.71%) SaaS
2 9 (0.38%) IaaS
2 9 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.21%) PaaS
5 4 (0.17%) Office 365
5 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.13%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.084%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.042%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 140 (5.87%) Firewall
2 125 (5.24%) SAN
3 115 (4.82%) TCP/IP
4 106 (4.45%) DNS
5 79 (3.31%) LAN
6 75 (3.15%) Network Security
7 65 (2.73%) WAN
8 51 (2.14%) LDAP
9 46 (1.93%) SMTP
10 43 (1.80%) Internet
10 43 (1.80%) X.400
11 42 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
12 41 (1.72%) VPN
13 40 (1.68%) HTTP
14 39 (1.64%) X.500
15 34 (1.43%) HTTPS
16 32 (1.34%) SSL
17 31 (1.30%) Ethernet
18 29 (1.22%) DHCP
19 28 (1.17%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 82 (3.44%) Oracle Database
3 58 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
4 45 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 43 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
7 31 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
8 30 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (1.09%) IDOL
10 23 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (0.96%) MySQL
10 23 (0.96%) DB2
11 22 (0.92%) Hadoop
12 21 (0.88%) OLAP
12 21 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
13 19 (0.80%) Oracle BI EE
14 17 (0.71%) Big Data
15 15 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 15 (0.63%) DTS
16 14 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 92 (3.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 35 (1.47%) Subversion
3 34 (1.43%) StarTeam
3 34 (1.43%) LoadRunner
4 31 (1.30%) MSI
5 29 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 19 (0.80%) Ant
7 18 (0.76%) ClearCase
7 18 (0.76%) TestDirector
7 18 (0.76%) NUnit
8 17 (0.71%) Jenkins
9 15 (0.63%) GoogleTest
10 14 (0.59%) CppUnit
10 14 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
11 13 (0.55%) Rational Rose
12 12 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
13 11 (0.46%) SoapUI
14 9 (0.38%) WinRunner
14 9 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 159 (6.67%) Finance
2 135 (5.66%) Military
3 100 (4.19%) Telecoms
4 21 (0.88%) Electronics
5 18 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 13 (0.55%) Billing
7 12 (0.50%) Legal
8 9 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.29%) Law
9 7 (0.29%) Publishing
10 6 (0.25%) Back Office
10 6 (0.25%) Banking
10 6 (0.25%) Retail
10 6 (0.25%) Marketing
11 4 (0.17%) Avionics
12 3 (0.13%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.042%) Local Government
13 1 (0.042%) French Language
13 1 (0.042%) German Language
13 1 (0.042%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 277 (11.62%) Analyst
2 230 (9.65%) Developer
3 207 (8.68%) Architect
4 176 (7.38%) Consultant
5 121 (5.08%) Project Manager
6 100 (4.19%) Test Analyst
7 89 (3.73%) Network Engineer
8 72 (3.02%) Tester
9 69 (2.89%) Test Manager
10 56 (2.35%) Support Engineer
11 47 (1.97%) Technical Architect
12 46 (1.93%) Security Engineer
13 44 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
14 43 (1.80%) .NET Developer
14 43 (1.80%) Designer
15 42 (1.76%) Administrator
15 42 (1.76%) Systems Engineer
16 41 (1.72%) Software Engineer
17 37 (1.55%) Test Leader
18 35 (1.47%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (10.61%) .NET
2 188 (7.89%) ASP.NET
3 154 (6.46%) HTML
4 147 (6.17%) JSP
5 97 (4.07%) XML
6 75 (3.15%) Web Services
7 32 (1.34%) Middleware
8 31 (1.30%) CSS
8 31 (1.30%) Application Packaging
9 27 (1.13%) .NET Framework
10 23 (0.96%) jQuery
11 22 (0.92%) SOAP
12 20 (0.84%) Spring
13 19 (0.80%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 17 (0.71%) WCF
15 15 (0.63%) Motif
16 13 (0.55%) REST
17 12 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
18 11 (0.46%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 39 (1.64%) PKI
3 36 (1.51%) CESG
4 34 (1.43%) Replication
5 30 (1.26%) CMDB
6 27 (1.13%) Blackberry
6 27 (1.13%) Clustering
7 19 (0.80%) Computer Science
8 16 (0.67%) Open Source
9 13 (0.55%) Economics
10 11 (0.46%) Cryptography
11 10 (0.42%) Derivative
11 10 (0.42%) Firmware
11 10 (0.42%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.38%) RMADS
12 9 (0.38%) Data Integration
12 9 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.34%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.34%) Statistics
14 7 (0.29%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 642 (26.93%) Windows
2 257 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 239 (10.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 237 (9.94%) Linux
5 234 (9.82%) UNIX
6 134 (5.62%) Windows XP
7 127 (5.33%) Windows 7
8 55 (2.31%) Windows 2000
9 35 (1.47%) Android
10 28 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (0.92%) Solaris
13 21 (0.88%) CentOS
14 18 (0.76%) Windows Vista
15 13 (0.55%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.55%) Apple iOS
16 12 (0.50%) AIX
17 9 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.38%) Windows 8
18 8 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (12.33%) ITIL
2 220 (9.23%) Project Management
3 166 (6.96%) Configuration Management
4 137 (5.75%) PRINCE2
4 137 (5.75%) Migration
5 127 (5.33%) CRM
6 123 (5.16%) Test Scripting
7 118 (4.95%) Service Management
8 113 (4.74%) Service Delivery
9 77 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
10 75 (3.15%) Software Engineering
11 71 (2.98%) Workflow
12 70 (2.94%) Validation
13 66 (2.77%) Change Management
14 60 (2.52%) Project Planning
15 59 (2.47%) Risk Management
16 56 (2.35%) UML
16 56 (2.35%) SOA
17 53 (2.22%) Software Testing
18 52 (2.18%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 264 (11.07%) SQL
2 191 (8.01%) JavaScript
3 161 (6.75%) C#
4 120 (5.03%) Java
5 104 (4.36%) VB
6 100 (4.19%) C
7 86 (3.61%) PowerShell
8 53 (2.22%) C++
8 53 (2.22%) VBScript
9 51 (2.14%) PL/SQL
10 36 (1.51%) T-SQL
11 33 (1.38%) VB.NET
12 31 (1.30%) Shell Script
13 25 (1.05%) VBA
14 24 (1.01%) Perl
15 23 (0.96%) Python
16 14 (0.59%) Ruby
17 13 (0.55%) PHP
18 9 (0.38%) MATLAB
19 6 (0.25%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1721 (72.19%) SC Cleared
2 551 (23.11%) DV Cleared
3 194 (8.14%) ISTQB
4 124 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
5 101 (4.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 80 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 79 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 76 (3.19%) Degree
9 74 (3.10%) CCNA
10 71 (2.98%) CCNP
11 59 (2.47%) ISEB
12 52 (2.18%) MCSE
13 38 (1.59%) MCP
14 31 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 27 (1.13%) MCITP
16 22 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
17 21 (0.88%) BC Cleared
18 19 (0.80%) CISSP
19 16 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
20 15 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (3.69%) SLA
2 83 (3.48%) QA
3 29 (1.22%) JSP 440
4 15 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.42%) BS15000
6 7 (0.29%) ISO 9000
6 7 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.25%) P3O
8 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.084%) BS25999
9 2 (0.084%) WCAG
10 1 (0.042%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 230 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 149 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (2.73%) Hyper-V
4 48 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
5 46 (1.93%) vSphere
6 31 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
7 28 (1.17%) XenApp
8 26 (1.09%) XenDesktop
8 26 (1.09%) VMware ESX
9 23 (0.96%) NFS
10 18 (0.76%) Nmap
11 14 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
12 13 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
12 13 (0.55%) vCloud
13 12 (0.50%) Sendmail
14 10 (0.42%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 10 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 10 (0.42%) Terminal Services
15 9 (0.38%) Squid
15 9 (0.38%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 98 (4.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 96 (4.03%) HP Quality Center
3 72 (3.02%) SCCM
4 41 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
5 32 (1.34%) Backup Exec
6 28 (1.17%) HP UCMDB
7 23 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 22 (0.92%) OVSD
9 20 (0.84%) SCOM
10 18 (0.76%) Nessus
11 17 (0.71%) WSUS
12 15 (0.63%) Tivoli
13 14 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 14 (0.59%) Netcool
14 13 (0.55%) NetBackup
14 13 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
15 10 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 9 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 9 (0.38%) HP SIM
16 9 (0.38%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 574 (24.08%) Microsoft
2 404 (16.95%) HP
3 375 (15.73%) Oracle
4 213 (8.93%) Cisco
4 213 (8.93%) VMware
5 151 (6.33%) Citrix
6 89 (3.73%) McAfee
7 67 (2.81%) Juniper
8 49 (2.06%) CheckPoint
9 44 (1.85%) EMC
10 43 (1.80%) Red Hat
11 42 (1.76%) Lumension
12 36 (1.51%) IBM
13 34 (1.43%) NetApp
14 33 (1.38%) F5
15 32 (1.34%) Symantec
16 30 (1.26%) Borland
17 28 (1.17%) Blue Coat
18 27 (1.13%) CA
19 24 (1.01%) Brocade
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £23000 - £25780 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day + market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rate paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rate paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SmartSourcing plc
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £390 - £410 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £0 to £0 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago