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 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 4 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1575 785 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.88% 9.22% 8.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.25% 38.46% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 333 265
Average daily rate
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£390 £372 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.73% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 36 75
Average hourly rate £16.16 £16.25 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -50.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.75 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £48.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.96
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -43.67%
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
2903 2041 1794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.27% 23.98% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1440 1015 783
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 93 167
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -32.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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
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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 0 818 £370 +5.71% 30
Berkshire +6 309 £431 +17.34% 28
Buckinghamshire +15 179 £350 -7.89% 9
Surrey +25 176 £450 +20.00% 22
West Sussex -9 24 £350 -33.49% 5
Kent -2 11 £363 -23.68% 3
Oxfordshire -23 7 £349 -12.92% 1
Middlesex -7 3 £335 -4.96%
Home Counties -1 2 £463 -
East Sussex -5 2 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Sussex - - - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1956 (72.20%) SC Cleared
2 751 (27.72%) Windows
3 686 (25.32%) DV Cleared
4 652 (24.07%) Microsoft
5 379 (13.99%) ITIL
6 375 (13.84%) HP
7 355 (13.10%) VMware
8 335 (12.37%) Oracle
9 330 (12.18%) SQL
9 330 (12.18%) Active Directory
10 303 (11.18%) Linux
11 299 (11.04%) MS Excel
11 299 (11.04%) Project Management
12 276 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 250 (9.23%) UNIX
14 224 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
15 216 (7.97%) Cisco
16 210 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 209 (7.72%) Windows Server 2003
17 209 (7.72%) Firewall
18 200 (7.38%) PowerShell
19 192 (7.09%) Windows 7
20 187 (6.90%) Configuration Management
21 180 (6.64%) .NET
22 178 (6.57%) MS Exchange
23 174 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
24 170 (6.28%) SharePoint
25 166 (6.13%) HTML
26 158 (5.83%) Java
26 158 (5.83%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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
1 178 (6.57%) MS Exchange
2 170 (6.28%) SharePoint
3 70 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 64 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 47 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 46 (1.70%) WebLogic
7 43 (1.59%) IIS
8 37 (1.37%) Lync
9 30 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 29 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
11 27 (1.00%) Documentum
12 26 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
13 24 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
14 22 (0.81%) WebSphere
14 22 (0.81%) OpenStack
15 19 (0.70%) JBoss
16 18 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 17 (0.63%) MS Project Server
18 16 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
19 14 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 299 (11.04%) MS Excel
2 144 (5.32%) MS Project
3 141 (5.20%) MS Office
4 43 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.52%) SPSS
8 8 (0.30%) PaintShop Pro
9 4 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.11%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.074%) Simulink
12 1 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.037%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 82 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.15%) assyst
7 3 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
8 2 (0.074%) HFM
8 2 (0.074%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.074%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.074%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.037%) SAP PSCD
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (0.037%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.59%) SaaS
2 15 (0.55%) Office 365
3 14 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.37%) OpenShift
4 10 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.15%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.11%) PaaS
7 3 (0.11%) IaaS
8 2 (0.074%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 209 (7.72%) Firewall
2 124 (4.58%) SAN
3 110 (4.06%) TCP/IP
4 108 (3.99%) LAN
5 97 (3.58%) WAN
6 88 (3.25%) DNS
7 80 (2.95%) Internet
7 80 (2.95%) Network Security
8 73 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
9 64 (2.36%) SMTP
10 58 (2.14%) DHCP
11 50 (1.85%) SSL
12 45 (1.66%) VPN
13 42 (1.55%) X.400
13 42 (1.55%) X.500
14 37 (1.37%) SMS
15 36 (1.33%) OSPF
16 30 (1.11%) Ethernet
17 26 (0.96%) VLAN
18 24 (0.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 88 (3.25%) Oracle Database
3 64 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
4 48 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 43 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 38 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 30 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (1.03%) Relational Database
9 26 (0.96%) MySQL
9 26 (0.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 25 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
10 25 (0.92%) EDRMS
11 23 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
12 20 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
13 19 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
14 18 (0.66%) Oracle OWB
15 16 (0.59%) Ingres
16 13 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.48%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 86 (3.17%) Subversion
2 53 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 49 (1.81%) ClearCase
3 49 (1.81%) StarTeam
4 48 (1.77%) MSI
5 42 (1.55%) Ant
6 37 (1.37%) Visual Studio
7 36 (1.33%) NUnit
8 35 (1.29%) GoogleTest
9 34 (1.26%) CppUnit
9 34 (1.26%) Eclipse
9 34 (1.26%) JUnit
10 33 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
11 32 (1.18%) Maven
11 32 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
12 29 (1.07%) CruiseControl
13 25 (0.92%) ClearQuest
14 19 (0.70%) Git (software)
15 17 (0.63%) Selenium
16 16 (0.59%) LoadRunner
General
1 151 (5.57%) Telecoms
2 144 (5.32%) Finance
3 102 (3.77%) Military
4 28 (1.03%) Publishing
5 18 (0.66%) Billing
6 17 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 12 (0.44%) Aerospace
7 12 (0.44%) Legal
8 10 (0.37%) Marketing
9 8 (0.30%) Electronics
10 6 (0.22%) Law
11 4 (0.15%) Banking
11 4 (0.15%) Back Office
12 3 (0.11%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.074%) Advertising
13 2 (0.074%) Avionics
14 1 (0.037%) Games
14 1 (0.037%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.037%) Retail
14 1 (0.037%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 318 (11.74%) Developer
2 280 (10.34%) Analyst
3 241 (8.90%) Architect
4 182 (6.72%) Project Manager
5 161 (5.94%) Consultant
6 83 (3.06%) Support Engineer
7 79 (2.92%) Network Engineer
8 78 (2.88%) Test Analyst
9 61 (2.25%) Security Engineer
10 60 (2.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 59 (2.18%) Software Engineer
12 57 (2.10%) Java Developer
13 56 (2.07%) Support Analyst
14 50 (1.85%) Designer
14 50 (1.85%) Administrator
15 45 (1.66%) Tester
16 44 (1.62%) Solutions Architect
17 43 (1.59%) 2nd Line Support
18 42 (1.55%) Build Engineer
19 41 (1.51%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (6.64%) .NET
2 166 (6.13%) HTML
3 132 (4.87%) XML
4 126 (4.65%) ASP.NET
5 120 (4.43%) JSP
6 51 (1.88%) CSS
7 43 (1.59%) Web Services
7 43 (1.59%) jQuery
8 35 (1.29%) Ajax
9 31 (1.14%) Middleware
10 30 (1.11%) Motif
11 25 (0.92%) WCF
12 23 (0.85%) SAML
13 22 (0.81%) Spring
13 22 (0.81%) SOAP
14 21 (0.78%) WDK
14 21 (0.78%) Application Packaging
15 19 (0.70%) wxWidgets
16 18 (0.66%) JSON
17 17 (0.63%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 224 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (3.65%) PKI
3 80 (2.95%) Management Information System
4 48 (1.77%) Open Source
5 47 (1.73%) Clustering
6 46 (1.70%) Smart Meter
7 43 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 30 (1.11%) Economics
9 27 (1.00%) Replication
9 27 (1.00%) CESG
10 25 (0.92%) Computer Science
11 20 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (0.66%) Client/Server
13 17 (0.63%) Device Driver
14 13 (0.48%) Derivative
15 12 (0.44%) Statistics
15 12 (0.44%) SecurID
15 12 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
16 11 (0.41%) PMI
16 11 (0.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 751 (27.72%) Windows
2 303 (11.18%) Linux
3 276 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 250 (9.23%) UNIX
5 209 (7.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 192 (7.09%) Windows 7
7 100 (3.69%) Windows XP
8 84 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 65 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (1.51%) Windows Vista
11 32 (1.18%) Windows 8
12 30 (1.11%) Solaris
13 26 (0.96%) CentOS
14 25 (0.92%) Windows 2000
15 22 (0.81%) AIX
16 21 (0.78%) Android
17 16 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
18 12 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
19 10 (0.37%) Apple iOS
20 8 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (13.99%) ITIL
2 299 (11.04%) Project Management
3 187 (6.90%) Configuration Management
4 154 (5.68%) Migration
5 143 (5.28%) Service Management
6 140 (5.17%) PRINCE2
7 126 (4.65%) Service Delivery
8 118 (4.36%) Test Scripting
9 110 (4.06%) Change Management
10 104 (3.84%) Agile Software Development
11 102 (3.77%) Software Engineering
12 87 (3.21%) Incident Management
13 78 (2.88%) Knowledge Management
14 77 (2.84%) Workflow
15 75 (2.77%) UML
16 65 (2.40%) Project Planning
16 65 (2.40%) Integration Testing
16 65 (2.40%) SOA
16 65 (2.40%) Validation
17 63 (2.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 330 (12.18%) SQL
2 200 (7.38%) PowerShell
3 158 (5.83%) Java
4 151 (5.57%) JavaScript
5 144 (5.32%) C
6 104 (3.84%) C#
7 80 (2.95%) C++
7 80 (2.95%) VBScript
8 75 (2.77%) PL/SQL
9 51 (1.88%) VB
10 48 (1.77%) Python
10 48 (1.77%) Shell Script
11 30 (1.11%) VBA
12 28 (1.03%) Bash Shell
13 24 (0.89%) Perl
14 20 (0.74%) PHP
15 19 (0.70%) Ruby
16 12 (0.44%) VB.NET
17 11 (0.41%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.18%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1956 (72.20%) SC Cleared
2 686 (25.32%) DV Cleared
3 174 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 154 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
5 125 (4.61%) ISTQB
6 114 (4.21%) Degree
7 102 (3.77%) MCSE
8 95 (3.51%) CCNP
9 90 (3.32%) CCNA
10 76 (2.81%) MCP
11 62 (2.29%) MCITP
12 58 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 52 (1.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 52 (1.92%) CISSP
14 41 (1.51%) ISEB
15 35 (1.29%) BC Cleared
16 33 (1.22%) MCSA
17 27 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
18 24 (0.89%) PMI Certification
18 24 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (4.17%) SLA
2 51 (1.88%) QA
3 34 (1.26%) JSP 440
4 21 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.48%) BS15000
7 7 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (0.22%) DO-178B
9 5 (0.18%) TickIT
10 3 (0.11%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.11%) P3O
10 3 (0.11%) COBIT
11 2 (0.074%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.037%) BS25999
12 1 (0.037%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.037%) WCAG
12 1 (0.037%) WAI
System Software
1 330 (12.18%) Active Directory
2 210 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (2.66%) Hyper-V
4 61 (2.25%) vSphere
5 33 (1.22%) VMware ESX
6 32 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
7 31 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (0.89%) Firmware
9 22 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
10 21 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
11 20 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
12 19 (0.70%) XenDesktop
13 18 (0.66%) XenApp
14 14 (0.52%) vCloud
15 11 (0.41%) Nmap
16 8 (0.30%) Xen
17 7 (0.26%) NFS
18 6 (0.22%) Snort
18 6 (0.22%) Sendmail
19 5 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 141 (5.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 78 (2.88%) SCCM
3 67 (2.47%) HP Quality Center
4 38 (1.40%) Backup Exec
5 37 (1.37%) SCOM
6 32 (1.18%) Tivoli
7 31 (1.14%) OVSD
8 28 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
9 21 (0.78%) Puppet
10 20 (0.74%) ARCserve
11 19 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 18 (0.66%) Ansible
13 15 (0.55%) FortiGate
13 15 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
14 14 (0.52%) HP SIM
15 11 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
15 11 (0.41%) NetBackup
15 11 (0.41%) Netcool
15 11 (0.41%) Nessus
16 10 (0.37%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 652 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 375 (13.84%) HP
3 355 (13.10%) VMware
4 335 (12.37%) Oracle
5 216 (7.97%) Cisco
6 158 (5.83%) Citrix
7 109 (4.02%) McAfee
8 108 (3.99%) Red Hat
9 88 (3.25%) Juniper
10 63 (2.33%) IBM
11 61 (2.25%) CheckPoint
12 56 (2.07%) Lumension
13 48 (1.77%) Symantec
14 47 (1.73%) NetApp
15 46 (1.70%) F5
16 42 (1.55%) CA
17 27 (1.00%) Remedy
17 27 (1.00%) Sophos
18 24 (0.89%) Blue Coat
18 24 (0.89%) EMC
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