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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 5 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1192 1264 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.51% 13.23% 12.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.55% 50.52% 47.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 770 532
Median daily rate £410 £398 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% +4.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 59 24
Median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.40 £20.56
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +52.70%
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
2358 2502 2429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.73% 26.19% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1483 1187
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 112 86
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.61% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £24.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.91% +26.31%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 0 630 £380 +1.33% 48
Berkshire +4 276 £413 -0.60% 26
Buckinghamshire +9 124 £425 +11.84% 14
Surrey -24 78 £475 +18.75% 17
West Sussex -23 22 £475 +28.81% 2
M4 Corridor - 10 £450 -
Oxfordshire -7 9 £333 +6.40% 8
Middlesex 0 8 £338 -8.78%
East Sussex +5 6 £540 +62.40% 1
Kent +7 5 £450 -10.00% 1
Sussex - 1 £500 -
Home Counties - 1 £270 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1949 (76.97%) SC Cleared
2 522 (20.62%) Windows
3 509 (20.10%) Microsoft
4 496 (19.59%) Linux
5 484 (19.12%) DV Cleared
6 432 (17.06%) Oracle
7 354 (13.98%) SQL
8 323 (12.76%) Active Directory
9 313 (12.36%) ITIL
10 312 (12.32%) Migration
11 309 (12.20%) Cisco
12 291 (11.49%) Java
13 272 (10.74%) HP
14 258 (10.19%) Unix
15 246 (9.72%) Project Management
15 246 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
16 238 (9.40%) VMware
17 237 (9.36%) MS Excel
18 222 (8.77%) SharePoint
18 222 (8.77%) Windows Server
19 186 (7.35%) SQL Server
20 185 (7.31%) Windows Server 2008
21 181 (7.15%) Finance
21 181 (7.15%) Firewall
22 166 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
23 164 (6.48%) Service Management
24 160 (6.32%) Data Centre
25 159 (6.28%) C#
26 155 (6.12%) .NET
27 150 (5.92%) PowerShell

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
1 222 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 91 (3.59%) MS Exchange
3 78 (3.08%) JBoss
4 56 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 43 (1.70%) WebSphere
6 42 (1.66%) IIS
6 42 (1.66%) Tomcat
7 40 (1.58%) WebLogic
8 37 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 31 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 31 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 28 (1.11%) Apache
11 26 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
12 25 (0.99%) OpenStack
13 20 (0.79%) Skype for Business
14 17 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
15 15 (0.59%) Confluence
15 15 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
16 14 (0.55%) GlassFish
17 13 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 237 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 149 (5.88%) MS Office
3 70 (2.76%) MS Project
4 42 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.32%) SPSS
7 7 (0.28%) PaintShop Pro
8 3 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.039%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 37 (1.46%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.39%) Primavera
5 9 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 9 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.32%) SAP ERP
7 7 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
8 5 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 4 (0.16%) SAP PSCD
10 3 (0.12%) assyst
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.079%) Maximo
11 2 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.079%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.079%) SAP GRC
11 2 (0.079%) SAP HR
12 1 (0.039%) Infor M3
12 1 (0.039%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 57 (2.25%) Office 365
2 27 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (0.83%) IaaS
4 19 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (0.75%) PaaS
5 14 (0.55%) SaaS
6 11 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.24%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.079%) GitHub
9 1 (0.039%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.039%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.039%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.039%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.039%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.039%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 181 (7.15%) Firewall
2 130 (5.13%) SAN
3 122 (4.82%) LAN
4 117 (4.62%) WAN
5 96 (3.79%) DNS
6 78 (3.08%) Network Security
7 74 (2.92%) TCP/IP
8 62 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
8 62 (2.45%) DHCP
9 59 (2.33%) Wireless
10 56 (2.21%) SSL
11 53 (2.09%) VoIP
12 47 (1.86%) Internet
13 41 (1.62%) BGP
14 39 (1.54%) IPsec
14 39 (1.54%) SNMP
15 38 (1.50%) MPLS
16 35 (1.38%) OSPF
17 33 (1.30%) VPN
18 31 (1.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 115 (4.54%) Oracle Database
3 44 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
4 42 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (1.46%) DB2
6 35 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 34 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
8 33 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
8 33 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
10 27 (1.07%) MySQL
11 24 (0.95%) MS Access
12 21 (0.83%) VoltDB
13 20 (0.79%) Hadoop
14 19 (0.75%) Relational Database
15 18 (0.71%) Big Data
16 17 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
16 17 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 16 (0.63%) MongoDB
17 16 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 92 (3.63%) Subversion
2 66 (2.61%) Selenium
3 62 (2.45%) Git (software)
4 59 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 59 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 52 (2.05%) SoapUI
6 51 (2.01%) Maven
7 45 (1.78%) Eclipse
8 43 (1.70%) JUnit
9 39 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
10 37 (1.46%) Ant
10 37 (1.46%) NUnit
11 36 (1.42%) Visual Studio
12 33 (1.30%) GoogleTest
13 32 (1.26%) JIRA
13 32 (1.26%) SpecFlow
14 30 (1.18%) HP UFT
15 28 (1.11%) ClearCase
16 26 (1.03%) CppUnit
17 22 (0.87%) WebDriver
General
1 181 (7.15%) Finance
2 86 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 85 (3.36%) Military
4 18 (0.71%) Legal
5 14 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 11 (0.43%) Billing
6 11 (0.43%) Electronics
6 11 (0.43%) Marketing
7 10 (0.39%) Publishing
8 9 (0.36%) Law
9 8 (0.32%) Back Office
9 8 (0.32%) Retail
10 6 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.12%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.039%) Advertising
12 1 (0.039%) Automotive
12 1 (0.039%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.039%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 334 (13.19%) Developer
2 322 (12.72%) Architect
3 268 (10.58%) Analyst
4 244 (9.64%) Consultant
5 161 (6.36%) Network Engineer
6 154 (6.08%) Project Manager
7 100 (3.95%) Support Engineer
8 77 (3.04%) Java Developer
9 75 (2.96%) Technical Architect
10 72 (2.84%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 70 (2.76%) Business Analyst
12 62 (2.45%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 62 (2.45%) Test Analyst
13 51 (2.01%) Security Consultant
14 48 (1.90%) Administrator
15 47 (1.86%) Security Engineer
16 46 (1.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 45 (1.78%) .NET Developer
17 45 (1.78%) 3rd Line Support
17 45 (1.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (6.12%) .NET
2 133 (5.25%) XML
3 123 (4.86%) Web Services
4 97 (3.83%) HTML
5 83 (3.28%) jQuery
6 78 (3.08%) CSS
7 77 (3.04%) ASP.NET
8 62 (2.45%) SOAP
9 39 (1.54%) Ajax
10 37 (1.46%) JSON
11 36 (1.42%) Spring
12 31 (1.22%) J2EE
12 31 (1.22%) Java EE
12 31 (1.22%) JSP
12 31 (1.22%) Middleware
13 29 (1.15%) WCF
14 25 (0.99%) REST
14 25 (0.99%) Spring MVC
15 24 (0.95%) HTML5
16 22 (0.87%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 160 (6.32%) Data Centre
2 106 (4.19%) PKI
3 103 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 90 (3.55%) Management Information System
5 51 (2.01%) Cryptography
6 31 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 29 (1.15%) Derivative
8 28 (1.11%) Clustering
9 27 (1.07%) CESG
9 27 (1.07%) Driving Licence
9 27 (1.07%) Statistics
10 26 (1.03%) Client/Server
10 26 (1.03%) Replication
11 21 (0.83%) Computer Science
12 18 (0.71%) LPAR
13 16 (0.63%) Fat Client
13 16 (0.63%) Thin Client
14 15 (0.59%) CMDB
14 15 (0.59%) VCE vBlock
14 15 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 522 (20.62%) Windows
2 496 (19.59%) Linux
3 258 (10.19%) Unix
4 222 (8.77%) Windows Server
5 185 (7.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 137 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 129 (5.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 106 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 64 (2.53%) Windows 7
10 55 (2.17%) AIX
11 46 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
12 36 (1.42%) Windows 10
13 32 (1.26%) Windows XP
14 30 (1.18%) HPUX
15 27 (1.07%) CentOS
16 24 (0.95%) Solaris
16 24 (0.95%) Windows Vista
17 16 (0.63%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.36%) VMS
19 8 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (12.36%) ITIL
2 312 (12.32%) Migration
3 246 (9.72%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (9.72%) Project Management
4 164 (6.48%) Service Management
5 131 (5.17%) Configuration Management
6 127 (5.02%) PRINCE2
7 102 (4.03%) Change Management
8 91 (3.59%) Integration Testing
9 86 (3.40%) Software Engineering
10 85 (3.36%) MVC
11 83 (3.28%) Scrum
12 81 (3.20%) Test Scripting
13 77 (3.04%) Use Case
14 74 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
15 73 (2.88%) Unit Testing
16 70 (2.76%) Open Source
17 68 (2.69%) CRM
18 67 (2.65%) Risk Management
19 65 (2.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 354 (13.98%) SQL
2 291 (11.49%) Java
3 159 (6.28%) C#
4 150 (5.92%) PowerShell
5 140 (5.53%) JavaScript
6 101 (3.99%) Python
7 88 (3.48%) C
8 77 (3.04%) PL/SQL
9 69 (2.73%) C++
9 69 (2.73%) VBScript
10 54 (2.13%) VB
11 52 (2.05%) Shell Script
12 50 (1.97%) Ruby
13 47 (1.86%) Perl
14 33 (1.30%) T-SQL
15 32 (1.26%) Bash Shell
16 27 (1.07%) PHP
17 20 (0.79%) VB.NET
18 17 (0.67%) F#
19 16 (0.63%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1949 (76.97%) SC Cleared
2 484 (19.12%) DV Cleared
3 166 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
4 112 (4.42%) CCNP
5 94 (3.71%) CCNA
6 90 (3.55%) Degree
7 70 (2.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 58 (2.29%) ISTQB
9 57 (2.25%) CISSP
10 52 (2.05%) ISEB
11 41 (1.62%) CESG Certified Professional
12 37 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
13 32 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
14 30 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 28 (1.11%) MCSE
16 27 (1.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 25 (0.99%) CLAS
18 24 (0.95%) MCP
19 22 (0.87%) BC Cleared
20 21 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (3.44%) SLA
2 44 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (1.50%) RMADS
4 32 (1.26%) QA
5 20 (0.79%) JSP 440
6 18 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
7 11 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 10 (0.39%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.28%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.20%) GPG13
10 5 (0.20%) SDET
11 4 (0.16%) Def Stans
11 4 (0.16%) GAAP
12 2 (0.079%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.079%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.079%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.079%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.079%) P3O
13 1 (0.039%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 323 (12.76%) Active Directory
2 144 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (1.97%) Hyper-V
4 44 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
5 39 (1.54%) vSphere
6 32 (1.26%) XenApp
7 28 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
8 26 (1.03%) Docker
9 23 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (0.83%) NFS
11 16 (0.63%) ISA Server
12 15 (0.59%) Firmware
12 15 (0.59%) Terminal Services
13 14 (0.55%) VMware ESX
14 12 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
14 12 (0.47%) UAG
15 11 (0.43%) vCloud
16 10 (0.39%) KVM
16 10 (0.39%) Sendmail
17 9 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 105 (4.15%) SCCM
2 69 (2.73%) SCOM
3 57 (2.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 46 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
5 42 (1.66%) Puppet
6 41 (1.62%) Netcool
7 39 (1.54%) Ansible
8 38 (1.50%) Tivoli
9 27 (1.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 26 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
11 25 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 23 (0.91%) FortiGate
13 21 (0.83%) NetBackup
14 19 (0.75%) SCVMM
15 16 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
15 16 (0.63%) OVSD
15 16 (0.63%) SCSM
16 15 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (0.59%) QRadar
17 13 (0.51%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 509 (20.10%) Microsoft
2 432 (17.06%) Oracle
3 309 (12.20%) Cisco
4 272 (10.74%) HP
5 238 (9.40%) VMware
6 102 (4.03%) Red Hat
7 101 (3.99%) Juniper
8 99 (3.91%) Citrix
9 91 (3.59%) EMC
10 90 (3.55%) IBM
11 82 (3.24%) CheckPoint
12 54 (2.13%) Intel Security
12 54 (2.13%) Remedy
13 41 (1.62%) Palo Alto
14 39 (1.54%) SolarWinds
15 35 (1.38%) SAP
16 34 (1.34%) CA
17 26 (1.03%) F5
18 24 (0.95%) NetApp
19 23 (0.91%) Fujitsu
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