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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 983 1344 1176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.62% 13.78% 12.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.43% 51.47% 48.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 781 576
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 62 40
Median hourly rate £35.50 £30.90 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.88% +18.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.90 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +23.60%
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
2117 2611 2412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.02% 26.77% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 1570 1223
Median daily rate £400 £395 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +7.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 115 119
Median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.23 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 0 514 £400 - 44
Berkshire -4 200 £413 -8.12% 16
Buckinghamshire +7 104 £450 +18.42% 15
Surrey -18 69 £463 +2.83% 27
West Sussex -16 21 £475 +11.76% 3
M4 Corridor 0 19 £450 -
Middlesex +11 12 £325 -5.79% 3
Kent +8 6 £200 -44.82%
Oxfordshire -17 6 £394 +16.66% 9
East Sussex +4 5 £450 +32.35%
Sussex +5 1 £500 +33.77%
Home Counties -1 1 £270 -43.15%
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1701 (76.21%) SC Cleared
2 477 (21.37%) Windows
3 463 (20.74%) Microsoft
4 436 (19.53%) Linux
5 411 (18.41%) DV Cleared
6 410 (18.37%) Oracle
7 326 (14.61%) SQL
8 292 (13.08%) ITIL
9 269 (12.05%) Active Directory
10 267 (11.96%) Java
11 265 (11.87%) Migration
12 259 (11.60%) Cisco
13 244 (10.93%) Unix
14 242 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
15 221 (9.90%) VMware
16 220 (9.86%) HP
17 203 (9.09%) MS Excel
18 193 (8.65%) Windows Server
19 189 (8.47%) Project Management
20 179 (8.02%) SharePoint
21 167 (7.48%) Finance
22 164 (7.35%) SQL Server
23 163 (7.30%) C#
24 159 (7.12%) Service Management
25 157 (7.03%) .NET
26 151 (6.77%) JavaScript
27 149 (6.68%) MS Office
28 136 (6.09%) Data Centre
28 136 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
29 132 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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
1 179 (8.02%) SharePoint
2 81 (3.63%) MS Exchange
3 77 (3.45%) JBoss
4 47 (2.11%) Tomcat
5 42 (1.88%) IIS
6 41 (1.84%) WebLogic
7 37 (1.66%) Apache
7 37 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
8 35 (1.57%) WebSphere
9 32 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
10 24 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
11 21 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
12 19 (0.85%) Documentum
13 17 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
13 17 (0.76%) Skype for Business
14 16 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
15 15 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
16 13 (0.58%) Apache Spark
16 13 (0.58%) OpenStack
Applications
1 203 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 149 (6.68%) MS Office
3 46 (2.06%) MS Project
4 29 (1.30%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.36%) SPSS
8 6 (0.27%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.090%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.045%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.045%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 30 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
3 20 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
5 17 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
7 9 (0.40%) Primavera
7 9 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 7 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
8 7 (0.31%) Remedy AR System
9 5 (0.22%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 4 (0.18%) assyst
10 4 (0.18%) SAP PS
11 3 (0.13%) SAP GRC
11 3 (0.13%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.13%) SAP SRM
12 2 (0.090%) Oracle Payables
12 2 (0.090%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.090%) SAP FI
12 2 (0.090%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 68 (3.05%) Office 365
2 34 (1.52%) IaaS
3 30 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (1.21%) PaaS
5 21 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.45%) SaaS
8 6 (0.27%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.090%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.045%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.045%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 126 (5.65%) Firewall
2 105 (4.70%) SAN
3 94 (4.21%) LAN
4 83 (3.72%) WAN
5 80 (3.58%) DNS
6 66 (2.96%) Network Security
7 61 (2.73%) TCP/IP
8 50 (2.24%) DHCP
9 42 (1.88%) Wireless
10 40 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (1.66%) SNMP
12 36 (1.61%) Internet
13 32 (1.43%) VoIP
14 31 (1.39%) LDAP
15 29 (1.30%) VPN
16 28 (1.25%) IPsec
16 28 (1.25%) SSL
17 26 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
18 22 (0.99%) BGP
18 22 (0.99%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 104 (4.66%) Oracle Database
3 42 (1.88%) Oracle BI EE
3 42 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 36 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 35 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
7 32 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 31 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
10 28 (1.25%) MySQL
11 26 (1.16%) DB2
12 23 (1.03%) MongoDB
13 22 (0.99%) MS Access
13 22 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
14 21 (0.94%) Big Data
15 20 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 19 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
16 19 (0.85%) Relational Database
17 18 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 87 (3.90%) Subversion
2 82 (3.67%) Selenium
2 82 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (2.96%) Jenkins
4 60 (2.69%) Git (software)
5 57 (2.55%) Oracle APEX
6 48 (2.15%) JIRA
7 46 (2.06%) SpecFlow
8 42 (1.88%) Eclipse
9 41 (1.84%) JUnit
10 40 (1.79%) Visual Studio
11 35 (1.57%) NUnit
12 34 (1.52%) SoapUI
13 30 (1.34%) Ant
14 29 (1.30%) Maven
15 26 (1.16%) ClearCase
15 26 (1.16%) HP UFT
16 25 (1.12%) GoogleTest
16 25 (1.12%) WebDriver
17 23 (1.03%) Cucumber
General
1 167 (7.48%) Finance
2 81 (3.63%) Telecoms
3 78 (3.49%) Military
4 22 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 21 (0.94%) Retail
6 20 (0.90%) Legal
7 12 (0.54%) Billing
7 12 (0.54%) Electronics
8 11 (0.49%) Aerospace
9 10 (0.45%) Law
9 10 (0.45%) Marketing
10 8 (0.36%) Back Office
11 5 (0.22%) Publishing
12 2 (0.090%) French Language
12 2 (0.090%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.045%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.045%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.045%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 343 (15.37%) Developer
2 276 (12.37%) Architect
3 237 (10.62%) Analyst
4 191 (8.56%) Consultant
5 117 (5.24%) Network Engineer
6 113 (5.06%) Project Manager
7 92 (4.12%) Support Engineer
8 77 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 64 (2.87%) Business Analyst
10 59 (2.64%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
11 57 (2.55%) Technical Architect
12 54 (2.42%) .NET Developer
13 52 (2.33%) Tester
14 50 (2.24%) Test Analyst
15 49 (2.20%) 3rd Line Support
16 43 (1.93%) Administrator
16 43 (1.93%) SC Cleared Project Manager
16 43 (1.93%) Security Consultant
17 41 (1.84%) Security Engineer
18 40 (1.79%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (7.03%) .NET
2 116 (5.20%) Web Services
3 115 (5.15%) XML
4 98 (4.39%) HTML
5 92 (4.12%) jQuery
6 83 (3.72%) ASP.NET
7 82 (3.67%) CSS
8 54 (2.42%) Ajax
9 41 (1.84%) Spring
10 40 (1.79%) SOAP
11 39 (1.75%) WCF
12 36 (1.61%) Middleware
13 32 (1.43%) J2EE
14 30 (1.34%) Entity Framework
14 30 (1.34%) JSON
15 29 (1.30%) JSP
16 28 (1.25%) .NET Framework
17 27 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
18 26 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
19 24 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 136 (6.09%) Data Centre
2 85 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 84 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
4 80 (3.58%) PKI
5 46 (2.06%) Cryptography
6 31 (1.39%) CESG
7 27 (1.21%) Clustering
8 26 (1.16%) Client/Server
8 26 (1.16%) Replication
9 25 (1.12%) Derivative
9 25 (1.12%) Driving Licence
10 24 (1.08%) Statistics
11 17 (0.76%) Algorithms
11 17 (0.76%) LPAR
12 16 (0.72%) Fat Client
12 16 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
12 16 (0.72%) Thin Client
13 15 (0.67%) CMDB
14 14 (0.63%) e-Learning
15 12 (0.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 477 (21.37%) Windows
2 436 (19.53%) Linux
3 244 (10.93%) Unix
4 193 (8.65%) Windows Server
5 136 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 132 (5.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 104 (4.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 72 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 67 (3.00%) Windows 7
10 49 (2.20%) AIX
10 49 (2.20%) Oracle Linux
11 39 (1.75%) Windows 10
12 37 (1.66%) Windows XP
13 29 (1.30%) HPUX
13 29 (1.30%) Windows Vista
14 23 (1.03%) CentOS
14 23 (1.03%) Solaris
15 10 (0.45%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.40%) VMS
17 7 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (13.08%) ITIL
2 265 (11.87%) Migration
3 242 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (8.47%) Project Management
5 159 (7.12%) Service Management
6 107 (4.79%) Configuration Management
7 96 (4.30%) Scrum
8 95 (4.26%) Change Management
9 91 (4.08%) PRINCE2
10 89 (3.99%) MVC
11 77 (3.45%) Test Scripting
12 76 (3.41%) Software Engineering
13 73 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
14 69 (3.09%) DevOps
14 69 (3.09%) User Stories
15 68 (3.05%) Risk Management
16 65 (2.91%) Integration Testing
17 64 (2.87%) UML
18 63 (2.82%) Service Delivery
18 63 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 326 (14.61%) SQL
2 267 (11.96%) Java
3 163 (7.30%) C#
4 151 (6.77%) JavaScript
5 114 (5.11%) PowerShell
6 89 (3.99%) C
7 82 (3.67%) Python
8 70 (3.14%) PL/SQL
9 69 (3.09%) C++
10 65 (2.91%) Shell Script
11 53 (2.37%) VBScript
12 50 (2.24%) VB
13 46 (2.06%) Perl
14 39 (1.75%) T-SQL
15 29 (1.30%) PHP
16 27 (1.21%) Bash Shell
17 26 (1.16%) F#
18 25 (1.12%) Ruby
19 23 (1.03%) VBA
20 19 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1701 (76.21%) SC Cleared
2 411 (18.41%) DV Cleared
3 121 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (3.63%) CCNP
5 68 (3.05%) CCNA
6 67 (3.00%) Degree
7 63 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 51 (2.28%) CISSP
9 50 (2.24%) BPSS Clearance
9 50 (2.24%) ISEB
10 46 (2.06%) ISTQB
11 33 (1.48%) CESG Certified Professional
12 32 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
13 27 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 24 (1.08%) BC Cleared
14 24 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 23 (1.03%) DBS Check
16 22 (0.99%) MCSE
17 21 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 20 (0.90%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.66%) SLA
2 41 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.16%) RMADS
4 24 (1.08%) QA
5 18 (0.81%) JSP 440
6 17 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
7 12 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 7 (0.31%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.22%) GPG13
10 5 (0.22%) ISO22301
10 5 (0.22%) SDET
11 4 (0.18%) GAAP
12 3 (0.13%) COBIT
12 3 (0.13%) Def Stans
12 3 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
12 3 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.045%) DO-178B
13 1 (0.045%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 269 (12.05%) Active Directory
2 126 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (1.57%) Hyper-V
3 35 (1.57%) vSphere
4 34 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
5 29 (1.30%) Docker
6 28 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (0.81%) XenApp
8 16 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (0.67%) Firmware
9 15 (0.67%) ISA Server
9 15 (0.67%) NFS
9 15 (0.67%) VMware ESX
10 14 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (0.58%) Sendmail
12 10 (0.45%) KVM
12 10 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (0.40%) vCloud
14 6 (0.27%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 87 (3.90%) SCCM
2 53 (2.37%) Puppet
3 51 (2.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 46 (2.06%) SCOM
5 36 (1.61%) Ansible
6 34 (1.52%) Netcool
7 27 (1.21%) HP Data Protector
7 27 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
8 25 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 24 (1.08%) NetBackup
10 23 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 20 (0.90%) FortiGate
12 18 (0.81%) Tivoli
12 18 (0.81%) WSUS
12 18 (0.81%) ZABBIX
13 17 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
14 13 (0.58%) QRadar
15 12 (0.54%) Ambari
15 12 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
15 12 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 463 (20.74%) Microsoft
2 410 (18.37%) Oracle
3 259 (11.60%) Cisco
4 221 (9.90%) VMware
5 220 (9.86%) HP
6 118 (5.29%) Red Hat
7 91 (4.08%) Juniper
8 84 (3.76%) IBM
9 83 (3.72%) EMC
10 69 (3.09%) Citrix
11 58 (2.60%) CheckPoint
11 58 (2.60%) Intel Security
12 52 (2.33%) Remedy
13 35 (1.57%) Palo Alto
14 34 (1.52%) SAP
15 32 (1.43%) CA
16 30 (1.34%) SolarWinds
17 27 (1.21%) Fujitsu
18 26 (1.16%) F5
19 23 (1.03%) BMC
Leatherhead, Surrey
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Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
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Middlesex
Plan-net
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Posted: 6 hours ago
Middlesex
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
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Posted: 3 days ago
Hanslope Park, near Milton Keynes
FCO Services
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Posted: 13 hours ago
Middlesex
Plan-net
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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FCO Services
Rate: £44,541 - £58,146 plus benefits
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Milton Keynes
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Hook, Hampshire
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Surrey
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Surrey
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Milton Keynes
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Hook, Hampshire
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Hook, Hampshire
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
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Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
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Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
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Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
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Reading
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Winchester, Hampshire
LA International
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Hampshire
People Source Consulting
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Hampshire
People Source Consulting
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