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 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 4 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1264 1159 1196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.06% 12.48% 13.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.12% 50.26% 48.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 697 571
Median daily rate £413 £391 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £382 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.98% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 62 28
Median hourly rate £18.00 £21.55 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% -48.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.74 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +30.00%
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
2522 2306 2476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.04% 24.83% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1478 1306 1224
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 118 100
Median hourly rate £24.06 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.04 £14.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +23.69%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 0 669 £375 +2.73% 53
Berkshire +7 287 £413 +0.60% 34
Buckinghamshire +9 123 £425 +5.32% 9
Surrey -9 108 £475 +18.75% 32
West Sussex -20 32 £433 +19.72% 1
Oxfordshire -7 8 £313 -1.96% 5
Kent +3 6 £438 -12.50% 1
East Sussex +9 4 £540 +66.15% 4
Middlesex -7 4 £320 -6.22%
M4 Corridor -6 2 - -
Home Counties - 1 £680 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1916 (76.46%) SC Cleared
2 506 (20.19%) Windows
3 489 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 477 (19.03%) DV Cleared
5 472 (18.83%) Linux
6 419 (16.72%) Oracle
7 330 (13.17%) SQL
8 326 (13.01%) Active Directory
9 298 (11.89%) Cisco
10 296 (11.81%) ITIL
11 284 (11.33%) HP
12 274 (10.93%) Migration
13 263 (10.49%) Unix
13 263 (10.49%) Java
14 254 (10.14%) Project Management
15 233 (9.30%) MS Excel
16 225 (8.98%) VMware
17 216 (8.62%) SharePoint
18 215 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
18 215 (8.58%) Windows Server
19 185 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
20 181 (7.22%) Firewall
21 171 (6.82%) Finance
22 168 (6.70%) SQL Server
23 161 (6.42%) Service Management
24 153 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
24 153 (6.11%) Data Centre
25 144 (5.75%) C#
26 143 (5.71%) .NET
27 142 (5.67%) Configuration Management

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
1 216 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 99 (3.95%) MS Exchange
3 83 (3.31%) JBoss
4 51 (2.04%) IIS
5 50 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 45 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 41 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 34 (1.36%) Tomcat
9 30 (1.20%) Apache
9 30 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 28 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
11 25 (1.00%) WebLogic
12 24 (0.96%) OpenStack
13 14 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (0.52%) GlassFish
14 13 (0.52%) Skype for Business
15 12 (0.48%) Live Communications Server
15 12 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 233 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 130 (5.19%) MS Office
3 77 (3.07%) MS Project
4 43 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.48%) PaintShop Pro
6 11 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (0.32%) SPSS
8 7 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.080%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.040%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.040%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 32 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 17 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.48%) Primavera
5 12 (0.48%) SAP ERP
6 7 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.28%) SAP PSCD
7 6 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.20%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.12%) Remedy AR System
10 2 (0.080%) assyst
10 2 (0.080%) Maximo
10 2 (0.080%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.080%) SAP SRM
11 1 (0.040%) Oracle Assets
11 1 (0.040%) Oracle iProcurement
11 1 (0.040%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.80%) Office 365
2 27 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (0.88%) IaaS
4 20 (0.80%) PaaS
5 17 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (0.56%) SaaS
7 9 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.080%) GitHub
9 2 (0.080%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.040%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.040%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.040%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.040%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 181 (7.22%) Firewall
2 140 (5.59%) SAN
3 126 (5.03%) LAN
4 118 (4.71%) WAN
5 102 (4.07%) DNS
6 68 (2.71%) SSL
7 63 (2.51%) Network Security
7 63 (2.51%) TCP/IP
8 59 (2.35%) DHCP
9 56 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
10 53 (2.11%) Internet
10 53 (2.11%) Wireless
11 50 (2.00%) VoIP
12 42 (1.68%) MPLS
13 40 (1.60%) BGP
14 38 (1.52%) IPsec
15 37 (1.48%) FTP
16 35 (1.40%) LDAP
17 33 (1.32%) SNMP
17 33 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 112 (4.47%) Oracle Database
3 41 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
5 36 (1.44%) DB2
6 33 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
6 33 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
7 32 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 30 (1.20%) Oracle Database 12c
9 29 (1.16%) MySQL
10 26 (1.04%) MS Access
11 25 (1.00%) Hadoop
12 21 (0.84%) Relational Database
13 20 (0.80%) VoltDB
14 18 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 18 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 17 (0.68%) Big Data
16 16 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
17 15 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 94 (3.75%) Subversion
2 58 (2.31%) Git (software)
3 57 (2.27%) Selenium
4 56 (2.23%) Jenkins
5 55 (2.19%) SoapUI
6 52 (2.08%) Maven
6 52 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 47 (1.88%) NUnit
8 44 (1.76%) GoogleTest
9 43 (1.72%) Ant
10 41 (1.64%) Eclipse
11 40 (1.60%) JUnit
12 36 (1.44%) ClearCase
13 35 (1.40%) Visual Studio
14 34 (1.36%) CppUnit
15 30 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
16 29 (1.16%) SpecFlow
17 25 (1.00%) HP UFT
18 23 (0.92%) JIRA
18 23 (0.92%) StarTeam
General
1 171 (6.82%) Finance
2 84 (3.35%) Military
3 80 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 13 (0.52%) Legal
4 13 (0.52%) Manufacturing
5 11 (0.44%) Publishing
6 10 (0.40%) Back Office
6 10 (0.40%) Billing
6 10 (0.40%) Electronics
6 10 (0.40%) Marketing
7 9 (0.36%) Aerospace
8 8 (0.32%) Retail
9 6 (0.24%) Law
10 3 (0.12%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.080%) Banking
12 1 (0.040%) Advertising
12 1 (0.040%) Automotive
12 1 (0.040%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.040%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 335 (13.37%) Architect
2 322 (12.85%) Developer
3 258 (10.30%) Analyst
4 216 (8.62%) Consultant
5 152 (6.07%) Project Manager
6 151 (6.03%) Network Engineer
7 107 (4.27%) Support Engineer
8 76 (3.03%) Java Developer
9 75 (2.99%) Technical Architect
10 68 (2.71%) Business Analyst
11 61 (2.43%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 60 (2.39%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 58 (2.31%) Test Analyst
14 55 (2.19%) Administrator
15 51 (2.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 47 (1.88%) 3rd Line Support
17 45 (1.80%) Security Consultant
18 44 (1.76%) .NET Developer
18 44 (1.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 42 (1.68%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (5.71%) .NET
2 127 (5.07%) XML
3 120 (4.79%) Web Services
4 79 (3.15%) HTML
5 72 (2.87%) jQuery
5 72 (2.87%) SOAP
6 67 (2.67%) ASP.NET
7 63 (2.51%) CSS
8 38 (1.52%) Ajax
9 35 (1.40%) JSON
10 34 (1.36%) Java EE
11 32 (1.28%) Middleware
12 29 (1.16%) J2EE
12 29 (1.16%) Spring
13 28 (1.12%) JSP
14 26 (1.04%) XML Messaging
15 24 (0.96%) REST
16 23 (0.92%) Spring MVC
17 22 (0.88%) KnockoutJS
18 20 (0.80%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 153 (6.11%) Data Centre
2 122 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
3 108 (4.31%) PKI
4 86 (3.43%) Management Information System
5 51 (2.04%) Cryptography
6 35 (1.40%) Derivative
7 34 (1.36%) Algorithms
8 28 (1.12%) Clustering
8 28 (1.12%) Statistics
9 24 (0.96%) CESG
9 24 (0.96%) Driving Licence
9 24 (0.96%) Replication
10 21 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 18 (0.72%) LPAR
12 16 (0.64%) Fat Client
12 16 (0.64%) Thin Client
13 15 (0.60%) Computer Science
13 15 (0.60%) Visualisation
14 14 (0.56%) Blackberry
15 13 (0.52%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 506 (20.19%) Windows
2 472 (18.83%) Linux
3 263 (10.49%) Unix
4 215 (8.58%) Windows Server
5 185 (7.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 127 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 116 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 111 (4.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 61 (2.43%) Windows 7
10 57 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
11 54 (2.15%) AIX
12 43 (1.72%) HPUX
13 42 (1.68%) Windows 10
14 34 (1.36%) Windows XP
15 26 (1.04%) CentOS
16 22 (0.88%) Solaris
16 22 (0.88%) Windows Vista
17 15 (0.60%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.32%) VMS
19 7 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (11.81%) ITIL
2 274 (10.93%) Migration
3 254 (10.14%) Project Management
4 215 (8.58%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (6.42%) Service Management
6 142 (5.67%) Configuration Management
7 133 (5.31%) PRINCE2
8 98 (3.91%) Integration Testing
9 96 (3.83%) Change Management
10 88 (3.51%) Software Engineering
11 81 (3.23%) Unit Testing
12 80 (3.19%) Use Case
13 77 (3.07%) Test Scripting
14 76 (3.03%) Scrum
15 70 (2.79%) CRM
15 70 (2.79%) UML
16 68 (2.71%) MVC
17 67 (2.67%) Open Source
17 67 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
18 64 (2.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 330 (13.17%) SQL
2 263 (10.49%) Java
3 144 (5.75%) C#
4 135 (5.39%) PowerShell
5 126 (5.03%) JavaScript
6 107 (4.27%) C
7 103 (4.11%) Python
8 78 (3.11%) PL/SQL
9 71 (2.83%) C++
10 62 (2.47%) VBScript
11 50 (2.00%) VB
12 47 (1.88%) Ruby
13 41 (1.64%) Perl
14 29 (1.16%) PHP
14 29 (1.16%) Shell Script
15 25 (1.00%) Bash Shell
16 24 (0.96%) T-SQL
17 23 (0.92%) VB.NET
18 16 (0.64%) VBA
19 13 (0.52%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1916 (76.46%) SC Cleared
2 477 (19.03%) DV Cleared
3 153 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
4 97 (3.87%) CCNP
5 91 (3.63%) CCNA
6 89 (3.55%) Degree
7 61 (2.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 53 (2.11%) ISTQB
9 51 (2.04%) ISEB
10 46 (1.84%) CISSP
11 39 (1.56%) CESG Certified Professional
12 30 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 30 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (1.08%) CLAS
14 25 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 23 (0.92%) MCP
15 23 (0.92%) MCSE
16 22 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 22 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 20 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (2.75%) SLA
2 37 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (1.48%) RMADS
3 33 (1.32%) QA
4 17 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.40%) JSP 440
6 8 (0.32%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.20%) Def Stans
7 5 (0.20%) GPG13
7 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.20%) SDET
8 4 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.12%) DO-178B
9 3 (0.12%) FIPS 140-2
9 3 (0.12%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.080%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.080%) P3O
10 2 (0.080%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.080%) TickIT
11 1 (0.040%) GAAP
System Software
1 326 (13.01%) Active Directory
2 141 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (2.39%) Hyper-V
4 47 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
5 41 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
6 32 (1.28%) vSphere
7 26 (1.04%) XenApp
8 24 (0.96%) Docker
8 24 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.76%) VMware ESX
10 18 (0.72%) UAG
11 17 (0.68%) NFS
12 14 (0.56%) Terminal Services
13 13 (0.52%) Firmware
13 13 (0.52%) ISA Server
13 13 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (0.44%) XenDesktop
15 9 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
16 7 (0.28%) KVM
16 7 (0.28%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 99 (3.95%) SCCM
2 66 (2.63%) SCOM
3 52 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 47 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
5 40 (1.60%) Netcool
6 37 (1.48%) HP Data Protector
7 36 (1.44%) Ansible
7 36 (1.44%) Puppet
7 36 (1.44%) Tivoli
8 21 (0.84%) SCVMM
9 20 (0.80%) NetBackup
9 20 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 19 (0.76%) FortiGate
11 16 (0.64%) SCSM
12 13 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
12 13 (0.52%) OVSD
12 13 (0.52%) SCDPM
12 13 (0.52%) WSUS
13 11 (0.44%) Nagios
13 11 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 489 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 419 (16.72%) Oracle
3 298 (11.89%) Cisco
4 284 (11.33%) HP
5 225 (8.98%) VMware
6 108 (4.31%) Juniper
7 95 (3.79%) Citrix
8 91 (3.63%) Red Hat
9 89 (3.55%) EMC
10 84 (3.35%) IBM
11 78 (3.11%) CheckPoint
12 47 (1.88%) Remedy
13 46 (1.84%) Intel Security
14 44 (1.76%) SAP
15 43 (1.72%) SolarWinds
16 35 (1.40%) CA
17 28 (1.12%) Palo Alto
18 26 (1.04%) NetApp
19 25 (1.00%) Veritas
20 23 (0.92%) F5
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £18 - £25 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £25 - £28 per hour
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £70 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 52 minutes ago
Leatherhead
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £580.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £195 - £269 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £222 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £295 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + expenses
Posted: 27 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Portsmouth
People Source Consulting
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 26 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
LA International
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago