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 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 8 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1272 1125 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.34% 12.23% 11.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.10% 47.49% 46.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 523 469
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £373
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 21 51
Average hourly rate £24.12 £28.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% +32.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -1.17%
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
2489 2369 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.11% 25.76% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1472 1166 1066
Average daily rate £375 £351 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 81 113
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 0 596 £375 - 60
Berkshire +1 266 £417 +4.25% 44
Surrey +35 178 £400 - 27
Buckinghamshire -6 112 £378 +7.85% 15
West Sussex +18 45 £381 +62.23% 1
Oxfordshire -14 18 £300 +3.44% 7
Kent - 13 £488 - 9
East Sussex - 8 £340 - 2
Middlesex +3 3 £370 +17.46%
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1853 (71.54%) SC Cleared
2 670 (25.87%) Windows
3 619 (23.90%) Microsoft
4 540 (20.85%) DV Cleared
5 359 (13.86%) ITIL
6 352 (13.59%) HP
7 339 (13.09%) SQL
8 322 (12.43%) Linux
9 320 (12.36%) Active Directory
10 294 (11.35%) MS Excel
11 291 (11.24%) Project Management
12 284 (10.97%) UNIX
13 282 (10.89%) Migration
14 276 (10.66%) Oracle
15 260 (10.04%) VMware
16 238 (9.19%) Windows 7
17 212 (8.19%) MS Office
18 211 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
19 195 (7.53%) Cisco
20 187 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
21 183 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
22 171 (6.60%) XML
23 166 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
24 165 (6.37%) Java
24 165 (6.37%) Finance
25 164 (6.33%) SharePoint
26 153 (5.91%) .NET
27 152 (5.87%) Data Centre
28 149 (5.75%) Service Management
29 148 (5.71%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 164 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 110 (4.25%) MS Exchange
3 68 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (1.97%) Apache
5 45 (1.74%) IIS
6 44 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
7 40 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 35 (1.35%) JBoss
9 31 (1.20%) Lync
10 29 (1.12%) Tomcat
11 18 (0.69%) WebLogic
11 18 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 17 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
12 17 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (0.50%) CMS
14 8 (0.31%) Oracle 10gAS
14 8 (0.31%) MS Project Server
14 8 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.27%) Oracle Spatial
15 7 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 294 (11.35%) MS Excel
2 212 (8.19%) MS Office
3 96 (3.71%) MS Project
4 68 (2.63%) MS Visio
5 42 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.62%) PaintShop Pro
7 11 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.15%) Simulink
8 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.077%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.077%) Siemens NX
9 2 (0.077%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.039%) Mingle
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 49 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 31 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
3 31 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 18 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.19%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.15%) SAP FI-CA
7 4 (0.15%) SAP PSCD
7 4 (0.15%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.12%) Changepoint
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.077%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.20%) Office 365
2 14 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.46%) SaaS
4 9 (0.35%) IaaS
5 6 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.19%) PaaS
7 3 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.077%) Taleo
8 2 (0.077%) HP Helion
9 1 (0.039%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 130 (5.02%) Firewall
2 117 (4.52%) LAN
3 113 (4.36%) WAN
4 111 (4.29%) TCP/IP
5 81 (3.13%) DNS
5 81 (3.13%) SAN
6 54 (2.08%) Internet
7 48 (1.85%) VPN
8 38 (1.47%) DHCP
9 37 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (1.31%) SSL
11 32 (1.24%) MPLS
12 29 (1.12%) OSPF
12 29 (1.12%) IPsec
13 28 (1.08%) Ethernet
13 28 (1.08%) SMTP
13 28 (1.08%) Network Security
14 25 (0.97%) LDAP
14 25 (0.97%) Wireless
15 24 (0.93%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 75 (2.90%) Oracle Database
3 47 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
4 29 (1.12%) MySQL
5 25 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 24 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
6 24 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
8 18 (0.69%) Relational Database
9 17 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (0.54%) Oracle Discoverer
11 12 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (0.46%) QlikView
12 11 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
13 9 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (0.31%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 62 (2.39%) MSI
1 62 (2.39%) SoapUI
2 55 (2.12%) Subversion
3 43 (1.66%) ClearCase
4 38 (1.47%) Eclipse
5 35 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
6 32 (1.24%) Selenium
7 27 (1.04%) Maven
7 27 (1.04%) GoogleTest
8 26 (1.00%) Ant
9 24 (0.93%) Visual Studio
9 24 (0.93%) StarTeam
10 22 (0.85%) NUnit
10 22 (0.85%) LoadRunner
10 22 (0.85%) Git (software)
11 21 (0.81%) WebDriver
11 21 (0.81%) Jenkins
12 19 (0.73%) CppUnit
13 18 (0.69%) JIRA
14 15 (0.58%) JMeter
General
1 165 (6.37%) Finance
2 123 (4.75%) Telecoms
3 75 (2.90%) Military
4 17 (0.66%) Electronics
5 14 (0.54%) Manufacturing
6 13 (0.50%) Publishing
6 13 (0.50%) Marketing
7 11 (0.42%) Billing
8 9 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.27%) Back Office
10 6 (0.23%) Legal
11 5 (0.19%) Games
11 5 (0.19%) Retail
12 3 (0.12%) Avionics
12 3 (0.12%) Automotive
13 2 (0.077%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.077%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.039%) Banking
14 1 (0.039%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 363 (14.02%) Analyst
2 260 (10.04%) Developer
3 211 (8.15%) Architect
4 177 (6.83%) Project Manager
5 148 (5.71%) Consultant
6 136 (5.25%) Test Analyst
7 91 (3.51%) Applications Packager
8 84 (3.24%) Software Engineer
9 72 (2.78%) Network Engineer
9 72 (2.78%) Java Developer
10 66 (2.55%) Support Engineer
11 62 (2.39%) Systems Engineer
11 62 (2.39%) Tester
12 57 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
13 56 (2.16%) Business Analyst
14 53 (2.05%) Test Manager
15 48 (1.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 43 (1.66%) Security Engineer
17 40 (1.54%) Service Manager
18 39 (1.51%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (6.60%) XML
2 153 (5.91%) .NET
3 134 (5.17%) HTML
4 78 (3.01%) ASP.NET
5 72 (2.78%) SOAP
6 68 (2.63%) JSP
7 64 (2.47%) Web Services
8 63 (2.43%) CSS
9 59 (2.28%) XML Messaging
10 58 (2.24%) jQuery
11 56 (2.16%) Application Packaging
12 31 (1.20%) Ajax
13 30 (1.16%) J2EE
14 24 (0.93%) HTML5
15 20 (0.77%) EJB
15 20 (0.77%) WCF
16 19 (0.73%) Spring
17 16 (0.62%) Java EE
17 16 (0.62%) Middleware
18 15 (0.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 187 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 152 (5.87%) Data Centre
3 103 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 59 (2.28%) PKI
5 33 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 32 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 31 (1.20%) Clustering
8 30 (1.16%) Economics
9 21 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 20 (0.77%) Blackberry
11 18 (0.69%) PMI
11 18 (0.69%) Replication
11 18 (0.69%) FlexPod
11 18 (0.69%) User Experience
12 16 (0.62%) Derivative
12 16 (0.62%) GIS
13 15 (0.58%) Taxonomies
14 12 (0.46%) Smart Meter
14 12 (0.46%) NHS
15 9 (0.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 670 (25.87%) Windows
2 322 (12.43%) Linux
3 284 (10.97%) UNIX
4 238 (9.19%) Windows 7
5 211 (8.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 128 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 77 (2.97%) Windows XP
7 77 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 60 (2.32%) Solaris
9 33 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (0.85%) Windows Vista
11 19 (0.73%) HPUX
11 19 (0.73%) CentOS
12 16 (0.62%) AIX
13 12 (0.46%) Windows 2000
14 8 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (0.27%) Android
15 7 (0.27%) Windows 8
16 6 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
17 5 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (13.86%) ITIL
2 291 (11.24%) Project Management
3 282 (10.89%) Migration
4 183 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
5 149 (5.75%) Service Management
6 144 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 143 (5.52%) Software Engineering
8 139 (5.37%) PRINCE2
9 132 (5.10%) Test Scripting
10 105 (4.05%) UML
11 99 (3.82%) Incident Management
12 97 (3.75%) Use Case
13 92 (3.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 84 (3.24%) Service Delivery
14 84 (3.24%) Data Migration
15 83 (3.20%) SDLC
16 82 (3.17%) Validation
17 81 (3.13%) Change Management
18 80 (3.09%) OO
19 79 (3.05%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 339 (13.09%) SQL
2 165 (6.37%) Java
3 135 (5.21%) C
4 134 (5.17%) C#
4 134 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 130 (5.02%) PowerShell
6 127 (4.90%) C++
7 78 (3.01%) PL/SQL
8 66 (2.55%) Python
9 63 (2.43%) Perl
9 63 (2.43%) Shell Script
10 54 (2.08%) VBScript
11 52 (2.01%) VB
12 38 (1.47%) VBA
13 30 (1.16%) PHP
14 21 (0.81%) T-SQL
15 16 (0.62%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.35%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.27%) Ruby
18 5 (0.19%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 1853 (71.54%) SC Cleared
2 540 (20.85%) DV Cleared
3 114 (4.40%) ISTQB
4 106 (4.09%) Degree
5 104 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 101 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
7 80 (3.09%) ISEB
8 58 (2.24%) CCNP
9 57 (2.20%) CCNA
10 48 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 44 (1.70%) MCITP
12 43 (1.66%) MCSE
13 37 (1.43%) MCP
14 32 (1.24%) CISSP
14 32 (1.24%) PMI Certification
15 31 (1.20%) MCSA
15 31 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 28 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 28 (1.08%) PMP
17 27 (1.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (3.90%) SLA
2 59 (2.28%) QA
3 24 (0.93%) JSP 440
4 15 (0.58%) DO-178B
5 14 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.42%) IEC 61508
7 8 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.27%) DO-254
9 6 (0.23%) ARP4754
9 6 (0.23%) ARP4761
9 6 (0.23%) BS25999
10 5 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.12%) TickIT
11 3 (0.12%) P3O
12 2 (0.077%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.077%) BS15000
12 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.039%) BS7799
13 1 (0.039%) GPG13
13 1 (0.039%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 320 (12.36%) Active Directory
2 166 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (3.86%) Hyper-V
4 92 (3.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 55 (2.12%) vSphere
6 36 (1.39%) VMware ESX
7 27 (1.04%) XenApp
8 26 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (0.77%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (0.31%) Postfix
11 8 (0.31%) Sendmail
11 8 (0.31%) NFS
11 8 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (0.27%) UAG
12 7 (0.27%) iptables
12 7 (0.27%) Firmware
13 5 (0.19%) vCloud
13 5 (0.19%) Shibboleth
14 4 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 148 (5.71%) SCCM
2 112 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
3 79 (3.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 59 (2.28%) SCOM
5 45 (1.74%) OVSD
6 27 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
7 21 (0.81%) OpenView
8 16 (0.62%) SCVMM
8 16 (0.62%) WSUS
9 15 (0.58%) SCOrch
9 15 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 14 (0.54%) Puppet
11 13 (0.50%) Tivoli
11 13 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 12 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
12 12 (0.46%) SCSM
13 11 (0.42%) Netcool
14 9 (0.35%) Backup Exec
15 8 (0.31%) MIMEsweeper
15 8 (0.31%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 619 (23.90%) Microsoft
2 352 (13.59%) HP
3 276 (10.66%) Oracle
4 260 (10.04%) VMware
5 195 (7.53%) Cisco
6 102 (3.94%) Citrix
7 84 (3.24%) McAfee
8 73 (2.82%) Juniper
9 47 (1.81%) NetApp
10 45 (1.74%) F5
11 44 (1.70%) Red Hat
12 30 (1.16%) Lumension
13 28 (1.08%) ArcSight
13 28 (1.08%) EMC
13 28 (1.08%) SAP
13 28 (1.08%) CheckPoint
13 28 (1.08%) Symantec
14 26 (1.00%) IBM
15 24 (0.93%) AppSense
16 21 (0.81%) Dell
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