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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 6 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1320 1151 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.41% 12.72% 8.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.04% 49.93% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 507 320
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £212 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 41
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.42 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.68 £52.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -36.00%
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
2638 2305 1851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.80% 25.48% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1388 1114 870
Average daily rate £370 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 122 110
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.35 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 0 598 £365 +4.28% 97
Berkshire +3 313 £363 -0.68% 48
Buckinghamshire +2 182 £343 +7.18% 12
Surrey +19 131 £450 +20.00% 14
Oxfordshire +14 48 £475 +46.15% 1
West Sussex +7 44 £425 -12.82% 1
Middlesex -6 5 £400 -21.18% 1
East Sussex -9 5 £550 +83.33%
Kent - 3 £288 - 3
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2101 (73.80%) SC Cleared
2 813 (28.56%) Windows
3 743 (26.10%) Microsoft
4 724 (25.43%) DV Cleared
5 432 (15.17%) ITIL
6 400 (14.05%) VMware
7 390 (13.70%) HP
8 386 (13.56%) Linux
9 383 (13.45%) Active Directory
10 352 (12.36%) SQL
11 335 (11.77%) Project Management
12 333 (11.70%) MS Excel
13 316 (11.10%) Windows Server 2008
14 299 (10.50%) Oracle
15 295 (10.36%) UNIX
16 250 (8.78%) Windows 7
17 249 (8.75%) Cisco
18 238 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
19 230 (8.08%) Configuration Management
20 221 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
21 220 (7.73%) Migration
22 211 (7.41%) PowerShell
23 205 (7.20%) MS Office
24 195 (6.85%) Firewall
25 192 (6.74%) .NET
26 182 (6.39%) Windows Server 2003
27 176 (6.18%) Finance
28 175 (6.15%) Service Management
29 168 (5.90%) Citrix
30 167 (5.87%) C

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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
1 156 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 141 (4.95%) MS Exchange
3 72 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 54 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 49 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 40 (1.40%) WebLogic
7 37 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
8 33 (1.16%) IIS
8 33 (1.16%) Lync
9 31 (1.09%) WebSphere
10 29 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 26 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
12 24 (0.84%) Apache
12 24 (0.84%) OpenStack
13 21 (0.74%) JBoss
14 20 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
15 18 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
16 17 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 16 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
18 11 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 333 (11.70%) MS Excel
2 205 (7.20%) MS Office
3 111 (3.90%) MS Project
4 55 (1.93%) MS Visio
5 37 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.46%) PaintShop Pro
7 13 (0.46%) SPSS
8 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.11%) Simulink
10 2 (0.070%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.070%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.035%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 84 (2.95%) Oracle EBS
2 30 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (0.25%) SAP ERP
4 7 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.21%) assyst
6 4 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
6 4 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.11%) Changepoint
7 3 (0.11%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.11%) SAP FI-CA
7 3 (0.11%) SAP PSCD
8 2 (0.070%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.070%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.070%) SAP SRM
8 2 (0.070%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.070%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.56%) SaaS
4 15 (0.53%) IaaS
5 14 (0.49%) Office 365
6 12 (0.42%) PaaS
7 10 (0.35%) OpenShift
8 7 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 195 (6.85%) Firewall
2 114 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 110 (3.86%) LAN
4 109 (3.83%) WAN
5 105 (3.69%) SAN
6 89 (3.13%) Internet
7 82 (2.88%) DNS
7 82 (2.88%) Cisco ASA
8 61 (2.14%) VPN
8 61 (2.14%) SSL
9 54 (1.90%) Network Security
10 49 (1.72%) DHCP
11 45 (1.58%) SMTP
12 41 (1.44%) OSPF
13 29 (1.02%) MPLS
13 29 (1.02%) Ethernet
14 28 (0.98%) SMS
15 27 (0.95%) IPsec
15 27 (0.95%) BIG-IP
16 25 (0.88%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 86 (3.02%) Oracle Database
3 58 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
4 34 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 20 (0.70%) Ingres
7 19 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 18 (0.63%) Relational Database
8 18 (0.63%) MySQL
9 17 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
9 17 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
11 14 (0.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 13 (0.46%) MongoDB
13 12 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (0.42%) EDRMS
14 11 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (0.39%) Big Data
15 10 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 86 (3.02%) Subversion
2 84 (2.95%) ClearCase
3 70 (2.46%) MSI
4 57 (2.00%) StarTeam
5 56 (1.97%) NUnit
5 56 (1.97%) Jenkins
6 55 (1.93%) GoogleTest
7 54 (1.90%) CppUnit
7 54 (1.90%) Ant
8 46 (1.62%) Visual Studio
9 38 (1.33%) ClearQuest
10 32 (1.12%) Selenium
11 30 (1.05%) Maven
11 30 (1.05%) LoadRunner
12 28 (0.98%) CruiseControl
13 26 (0.91%) JMeter
14 23 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
15 22 (0.77%) Rational Rose
15 22 (0.77%) Git (software)
16 21 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 176 (6.18%) Finance
2 137 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 76 (2.67%) Military
4 25 (0.88%) Publishing
5 16 (0.56%) Manufacturing
6 15 (0.53%) Marketing
7 14 (0.49%) Aerospace
8 13 (0.46%) Electronics
8 13 (0.46%) Billing
9 8 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 6 (0.21%) Retail
11 4 (0.14%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.14%) Legal
12 3 (0.11%) Back Office
12 3 (0.11%) Banking
13 2 (0.070%) Games
13 2 (0.070%) Avionics
14 1 (0.035%) Advertising
14 1 (0.035%) Local Government
14 1 (0.035%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 291 (10.22%) Analyst
2 286 (10.05%) Developer
3 237 (8.32%) Architect
4 161 (5.66%) Consultant
5 156 (5.48%) Project Manager
6 99 (3.48%) Test Analyst
7 90 (3.16%) Support Engineer
8 80 (2.81%) Software Engineer
8 80 (2.81%) Network Engineer
9 76 (2.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 65 (2.28%) Applications Packager
11 63 (2.21%) Security Engineer
12 57 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
12 57 (2.00%) Tester
13 55 (1.93%) Wintel Engineer
14 52 (1.83%) Support Analyst
15 46 (1.62%) Integration Engineer
16 42 (1.48%) Administrator
17 41 (1.44%) Service Manager
17 41 (1.44%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (6.74%) .NET
2 149 (5.23%) HTML
3 133 (4.67%) XML
4 128 (4.50%) ASP.NET
5 94 (3.30%) JSP
6 54 (1.90%) CSS
7 47 (1.65%) Web Services
8 46 (1.62%) jQuery
9 43 (1.51%) Motif
10 41 (1.44%) Application Packaging
11 34 (1.19%) Middleware
11 34 (1.19%) Ajax
12 28 (0.98%) SAML
13 27 (0.95%) SOAP
14 26 (0.91%) WCF
15 24 (0.84%) OAuth
15 24 (0.84%) OpenID
16 22 (0.77%) J2EE
17 20 (0.70%) wxWidgets
17 20 (0.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 221 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (3.97%) PKI
3 68 (2.39%) Management Information System
4 46 (1.62%) Open Source
5 37 (1.30%) Smart Meter
6 33 (1.16%) Economics
7 32 (1.12%) Blackberry
8 27 (0.95%) Clustering
9 25 (0.88%) Derivative
10 24 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 24 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 17 (0.60%) PMI
11 17 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (0.53%) Device Driver
12 15 (0.53%) SecurID
13 14 (0.49%) Replication
13 14 (0.49%) Statistics
14 12 (0.42%) User Experience
14 12 (0.42%) Algorithms
14 12 (0.42%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 813 (28.56%) Windows
2 386 (13.56%) Linux
3 316 (11.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 295 (10.36%) UNIX
5 250 (8.78%) Windows 7
6 182 (6.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 91 (3.20%) Windows XP
8 89 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 80 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 56 (1.97%) Solaris
11 50 (1.76%) Windows Vista
12 26 (0.91%) Windows 8
13 25 (0.88%) CentOS
14 22 (0.77%) AIX
15 18 (0.63%) HPUX
16 15 (0.53%) VMS
17 12 (0.42%) Windows 2000
18 11 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
19 9 (0.32%) Ubuntu
20 8 (0.28%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (15.17%) ITIL
2 335 (11.77%) Project Management
3 230 (8.08%) Configuration Management
4 220 (7.73%) Migration
5 175 (6.15%) Service Management
6 136 (4.78%) PRINCE2
6 136 (4.78%) Software Engineering
7 128 (4.50%) Test Scripting
8 118 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
9 112 (3.93%) Service Delivery
10 109 (3.83%) Change Management
11 104 (3.65%) Incident Management
12 88 (3.09%) UML
13 77 (2.70%) Validation
13 77 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
14 76 (2.67%) Integration Testing
15 74 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 74 (2.60%) OO
16 72 (2.53%) Time Management
17 64 (2.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 352 (12.36%) SQL
2 211 (7.41%) PowerShell
3 167 (5.87%) C
4 151 (5.30%) JavaScript
5 133 (4.67%) C#
6 130 (4.57%) Java
7 129 (4.53%) C++
8 82 (2.88%) VBScript
9 75 (2.63%) PL/SQL
10 70 (2.46%) Shell Script
11 69 (2.42%) Python
12 67 (2.35%) VB
13 53 (1.86%) VBA
14 35 (1.23%) Bash Shell
15 31 (1.09%) Perl
16 20 (0.70%) PHP
16 20 (0.70%) Ruby
17 17 (0.60%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.35%) T-SQL
19 7 (0.25%) Ada
Qualifications
1 2101 (73.80%) SC Cleared
2 724 (25.43%) DV Cleared
3 158 (5.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 143 (5.02%) Cisco Certification
5 121 (4.25%) ISTQB
6 101 (3.55%) Degree
7 85 (2.99%) CCNP
8 79 (2.77%) MCSE
9 71 (2.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 68 (2.39%) CCNA
11 65 (2.28%) MCITP
12 62 (2.18%) MCP
13 57 (2.00%) CISSP
14 52 (1.83%) ISEB
15 45 (1.58%) MCSA
16 44 (1.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 36 (1.26%) BC Cleared
18 32 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 28 (0.98%) PMI Certification
20 22 (0.77%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (3.93%) SLA
2 58 (2.04%) QA
3 22 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.67%) JSP 440
5 14 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.35%) DO-178B
7 9 (0.32%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.18%) IEC 61508
9 4 (0.14%) TickIT
10 3 (0.11%) COBIT
10 3 (0.11%) BS15000
10 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.070%) DO-254
11 2 (0.070%) ARP4754
11 2 (0.070%) ARP4761
12 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.035%) WAI
12 1 (0.035%) P3O
System Software
1 383 (13.45%) Active Directory
2 238 (8.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (4.64%) Hyper-V
4 70 (2.46%) vSphere
5 49 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
6 42 (1.48%) XenApp
7 34 (1.19%) XenDesktop
8 30 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
10 25 (0.88%) VMware ESX
11 24 (0.84%) Forefront TMG
12 17 (0.60%) Firmware
13 12 (0.42%) NFS
13 12 (0.42%) Sendmail
14 11 (0.39%) vCloud
15 8 (0.28%) UAG
16 7 (0.25%) iptables
16 7 (0.25%) Samba
16 7 (0.25%) Snort
17 4 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 144 (5.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 140 (4.92%) SCCM
3 92 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
4 46 (1.62%) SCOM
5 40 (1.40%) OVSD
6 26 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
6 26 (0.91%) Tivoli
7 23 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 23 (0.81%) Ansible
8 22 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
9 21 (0.74%) Backup Exec
10 20 (0.70%) Puppet
11 14 (0.49%) OpenView
12 13 (0.46%) FortiGate
12 13 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
13 12 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
13 12 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 12 (0.42%) ARCserve
13 12 (0.42%) MIMEsweeper
13 12 (0.42%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 743 (26.10%) Microsoft
2 400 (14.05%) VMware
3 390 (13.70%) HP
4 299 (10.50%) Oracle
5 249 (8.75%) Cisco
6 168 (5.90%) Citrix
7 106 (3.72%) Red Hat
8 103 (3.62%) McAfee
9 90 (3.16%) Juniper
10 75 (2.63%) NetApp
11 72 (2.53%) F5
12 69 (2.42%) CheckPoint
13 58 (2.04%) Lumension
14 51 (1.79%) IBM
15 41 (1.44%) CA
16 33 (1.16%) SAP
16 33 (1.16%) Remedy
17 32 (1.12%) AppSense
18 29 (1.02%) Blue Coat
19 26 (0.91%) Dell
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