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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 7 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1123 922 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.10% 10.39% 9.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.93% 42.92% 39.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 428 487
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 51 75
Average hourly rate £27.75 £19.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.05% -41.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
2343 2148 2333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.25% 24.21% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1095 1047
Average daily rate £365 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.98% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £211 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 116 153
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.28 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% -34.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 0 604 £375 +7.14% 78
Berkshire -1 259 £395 -1.25% 36
Buckinghamshire +8 155 £350 +11.11% 17
Surrey +9 60 £400 -11.11% 31
West Sussex -18 9 £320 -41.28% 4
Oxfordshire -15 7 £260 -24.90% 5
Middlesex +1 5 £315 - 3
Kent -12 4 £225 -24.36% 2
Thames Valley +5 1 £450 -
East Sussex -7 1 £210 - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1687 (72.06%) SC Cleared
2 616 (26.31%) Windows
3 564 (24.09%) Microsoft
4 539 (23.02%) DV Cleared
5 402 (17.17%) HP
6 368 (15.72%) Oracle
7 294 (12.56%) ITIL
8 262 (11.19%) SQL
9 259 (11.06%) MS Excel
10 256 (10.94%) .NET
11 233 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
12 224 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 219 (9.35%) UNIX
14 218 (9.31%) Linux
15 216 (9.23%) Active Directory
15 216 (9.23%) Project Management
16 210 (8.97%) VMware
17 204 (8.71%) Cisco
18 200 (8.54%) JavaScript
19 194 (8.29%) ISTQB
20 192 (8.20%) ASP.NET
20 192 (8.20%) SharePoint
21 170 (7.26%) HTML
22 169 (7.22%) C#
23 155 (6.62%) Finance
24 153 (6.54%) SQL Server
25 146 (6.24%) JSP
26 145 (6.19%) MS Exchange
27 144 (6.15%) Configuration Management
28 143 (6.11%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 192 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 145 (6.19%) MS Exchange
3 63 (2.69%) SharePoint Server
4 52 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 44 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 40 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 36 (1.54%) IIS
8 31 (1.32%) Lync
9 28 (1.20%) Apache
10 25 (1.07%) WebLogic
10 25 (1.07%) WebSphere
11 21 (0.90%) MS Project Server
12 18 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
13 17 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
14 16 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
14 16 (0.68%) Documentum
14 16 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.43%) CMS
16 9 (0.38%) Confluence
16 9 (0.38%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 259 (11.06%) MS Excel
2 139 (5.94%) MS Project
3 137 (5.85%) MS Office
4 31 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.38%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (0.26%) PaintShop Pro
9 5 (0.21%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.13%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.13%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.085%) Simulink
11 2 (0.085%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.085%) SPSS
12 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 87 (3.72%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
3 23 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
6 7 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
6 7 (0.30%) HFM
6 7 (0.30%) Remedy AR System
6 7 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.21%) SAP SRM
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.085%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 2 (0.085%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.085%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.085%) CSG Singleview
10 2 (0.085%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.085%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.085%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.68%) SaaS
2 12 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.38%) IaaS
4 6 (0.26%) Office 365
5 5 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.21%) PaaS
6 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.17%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 139 (5.94%) Firewall
2 123 (5.25%) SAN
3 117 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 95 (4.06%) DNS
5 84 (3.59%) LAN
6 75 (3.20%) Network Security
7 70 (2.99%) WAN
8 46 (1.96%) SMTP
8 46 (1.96%) X.400
9 45 (1.92%) LDAP
10 43 (1.84%) X.500
11 41 (1.75%) Internet
12 40 (1.71%) HTTP
12 40 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
13 39 (1.67%) VPN
14 34 (1.45%) DHCP
15 29 (1.24%) SSL
15 29 (1.24%) HTTPS
16 28 (1.20%) Ethernet
17 24 (1.03%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 75 (3.20%) Oracle Database
3 59 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
4 54 (2.31%) SQL Server 2005
5 43 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 36 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
9 24 (1.03%) DB2
10 23 (0.98%) IDOL
11 21 (0.90%) Hadoop
12 20 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
12 20 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (0.85%) MySQL
13 18 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
13 18 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (0.73%) Big Data
14 17 (0.73%) OLAP
15 16 (0.68%) DTS
16 15 (0.64%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 88 (3.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 36 (1.54%) Subversion
3 31 (1.32%) LoadRunner
4 30 (1.28%) StarTeam
5 28 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 26 (1.11%) MSI
7 22 (0.94%) Ant
8 19 (0.81%) TestDirector
9 16 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
9 16 (0.68%) Jenkins
10 15 (0.64%) ClearCase
11 14 (0.60%) NUnit
12 12 (0.51%) JIRA
12 12 (0.51%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.47%) CppUnit
13 11 (0.47%) SoapUI
13 11 (0.47%) GoogleTest
14 10 (0.43%) Maven
14 10 (0.43%) QUnit
14 10 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 155 (6.62%) Finance
2 131 (5.60%) Military
3 100 (4.27%) Telecoms
4 19 (0.81%) Billing
5 17 (0.73%) Electronics
5 17 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 12 (0.51%) Legal
7 9 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 8 (0.34%) Publishing
9 6 (0.26%) Retail
9 6 (0.26%) Back Office
9 6 (0.26%) Law
10 4 (0.17%) Marketing
10 4 (0.17%) Banking
11 3 (0.13%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.085%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.085%) French Language
13 1 (0.043%) Avionics
13 1 (0.043%) Games
13 1 (0.043%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 277 (11.83%) Analyst
2 247 (10.55%) Developer
3 191 (8.16%) Architect
4 172 (7.35%) Consultant
5 122 (5.21%) Project Manager
6 98 (4.19%) Test Analyst
7 78 (3.33%) Network Engineer
8 69 (2.95%) Tester
9 65 (2.78%) Test Manager
10 58 (2.48%) Support Engineer
11 46 (1.96%) Technical Architect
11 46 (1.96%) Designer
12 43 (1.84%) Solutions Architect
12 43 (1.84%) Administrator
13 41 (1.75%) Software Engineer
14 40 (1.71%) .NET Developer
14 40 (1.71%) Build Engineer
15 39 (1.67%) Test Leader
16 38 (1.62%) Business Analyst
16 38 (1.62%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (10.94%) .NET
2 192 (8.20%) ASP.NET
3 170 (7.26%) HTML
4 146 (6.24%) JSP
5 119 (5.08%) XML
6 81 (3.46%) Web Services
7 34 (1.45%) CSS
8 29 (1.24%) Middleware
8 29 (1.24%) Application Packaging
9 28 (1.20%) .NET Framework
10 26 (1.11%) jQuery
10 26 (1.11%) SOAP
11 23 (0.98%) Spring
12 21 (0.90%) WCF
13 20 (0.85%) Windows SharePoint Services
14 16 (0.68%) REST
15 12 (0.51%) JSON
15 12 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
15 12 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (0.47%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 73 (3.12%) Management Information System
2 37 (1.58%) Clustering
3 35 (1.50%) PKI
4 29 (1.24%) Replication
4 29 (1.24%) Blackberry
5 28 (1.20%) CMDB
6 25 (1.07%) Computer Science
7 22 (0.94%) CESG
8 17 (0.73%) Open Source
9 13 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (0.56%) Firmware
9 13 (0.56%) Economics
10 11 (0.47%) Mathematics
11 10 (0.43%) Device Driver
11 10 (0.43%) Data Integration
12 9 (0.38%) RMADS
13 8 (0.34%) Statistics
13 8 (0.34%) Human Factors
13 8 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (0.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 616 (26.31%) Windows
2 233 (9.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 224 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 219 (9.35%) UNIX
5 218 (9.31%) Linux
6 120 (5.13%) Windows 7
7 117 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 50 (2.14%) Windows 2000
9 32 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (1.28%) Android
11 29 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (0.94%) Solaris
12 22 (0.94%) CentOS
13 19 (0.81%) AIX
14 17 (0.73%) Windows Vista
15 13 (0.56%) Ubuntu
16 12 (0.51%) Apple iOS
17 10 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
18 8 (0.34%) Windows Phone
19 7 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (12.56%) ITIL
2 216 (9.23%) Project Management
3 144 (6.15%) Configuration Management
4 143 (6.11%) PRINCE2
5 140 (5.98%) Migration
6 125 (5.34%) CRM
6 125 (5.34%) Service Management
7 124 (5.30%) Test Scripting
8 110 (4.70%) Service Delivery
9 82 (3.50%) Knowledge Management
10 75 (3.20%) Software Engineering
11 71 (3.03%) Workflow
12 63 (2.69%) Change Management
13 60 (2.56%) SOA
14 59 (2.52%) Validation
14 59 (2.52%) Project Planning
15 58 (2.48%) Risk Management
16 53 (2.26%) Test Automation
16 53 (2.26%) UML
17 49 (2.09%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 262 (11.19%) SQL
2 200 (8.54%) JavaScript
3 169 (7.22%) C#
4 131 (5.60%) Java
5 97 (4.14%) C
6 94 (4.02%) VB
7 93 (3.97%) PowerShell
8 68 (2.90%) VBScript
9 51 (2.18%) PL/SQL
10 45 (1.92%) C++
11 36 (1.54%) T-SQL
12 28 (1.20%) VB.NET
12 28 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 25 (1.07%) VBA
14 22 (0.94%) Perl
15 19 (0.81%) Python
16 15 (0.64%) Ruby
17 14 (0.60%) PHP
18 8 (0.34%) MATLAB
19 6 (0.26%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1687 (72.06%) SC Cleared
2 539 (23.02%) DV Cleared
3 194 (8.29%) ISTQB
4 129 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
5 106 (4.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 96 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 84 (3.59%) Degree
8 74 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 74 (3.16%) CCNP
9 73 (3.12%) CCNA
10 59 (2.52%) ISEB
11 57 (2.43%) MCSE
12 39 (1.67%) MCP
13 33 (1.41%) MCITP
14 30 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 22 (0.94%) BC Cleared
16 21 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
17 20 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
18 18 (0.77%) CISSP
19 17 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.10%) SLA
2 73 (3.12%) QA
3 31 (1.32%) JSP 440
4 15 (0.64%) BS15000
4 15 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.26%) ISO 9000
6 6 (0.26%) P3O
7 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.085%) WCAG
8 2 (0.085%) BS25999
9 1 (0.043%) Data Quality
System Software
1 216 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 141 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 52 (2.22%) vSphere
5 38 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 33 (1.41%) VMware ESX
6 33 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (1.28%) XenDesktop
8 21 (0.90%) NFS
9 18 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
9 18 (0.77%) vCloud
10 16 (0.68%) XenApp
11 13 (0.56%) Nmap
12 11 (0.47%) Terminal Services
12 11 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
13 9 (0.38%) Postfix
13 9 (0.38%) Sendmail
13 9 (0.38%) Squid
14 6 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 5 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 92 (3.93%) HP Quality Center
2 91 (3.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 63 (2.69%) SCCM
4 32 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
5 31 (1.32%) HP UCMDB
6 30 (1.28%) Backup Exec
7 25 (1.07%) SCOM
8 24 (1.03%) OVSD
9 21 (0.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 17 (0.73%) Tivoli
11 14 (0.60%) Netcool
12 13 (0.56%) NetBackup
12 13 (0.56%) Nessus
13 12 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
13 12 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (0.51%) ARCserve
14 10 (0.43%) HP SIM
15 9 (0.38%) Puppet
15 9 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 9 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 564 (24.09%) Microsoft
2 402 (17.17%) HP
3 368 (15.72%) Oracle
4 210 (8.97%) VMware
5 204 (8.71%) Cisco
6 122 (5.21%) Citrix
7 77 (3.29%) McAfee
8 57 (2.43%) Juniper
9 47 (2.01%) CheckPoint
10 46 (1.96%) Red Hat
11 38 (1.62%) EMC
12 35 (1.50%) IBM
13 32 (1.37%) F5
13 32 (1.37%) Lumension
14 30 (1.28%) Symantec
15 28 (1.20%) NetApp
16 26 (1.11%) Brocade
17 24 (1.03%) Blue Coat
18 23 (0.98%) Borland
19 21 (0.90%) Meridio
Hampshire
Fuel Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £328.14 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Network ITR
Rate: 300 to 340 per day GBP
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £35 - £38 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £347 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.07 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Steria
Rate: Up to £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Whiteley, Hampshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 2 days ago
Whiteley, Hampshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Market
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago