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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 8 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1177 1204 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.57% 13.24% 12.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.11% 48.39% 48.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 566 535
Average daily rate
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£399 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.26% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 28 60
Average hourly rate £21.55 £42.25 £26.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.99% +61.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £60.00 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+23.60% +14.94%
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
2303 2488 2183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.60% 27.35% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1227 1120
Average daily rate £388 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 97 137
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.33 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 0 557 £365 +0.34% 57
Berkshire -2 209 £417 +6.92% 33
Surrey +32 179 £406 +4.83% 39
Buckinghamshire -9 106 £407 +25.23% 14
West Sussex +11 50 £361 +16.53% 5
Oxfordshire -8 29 £319 -0.39% 1
Kent - 10 £500 - 4
Middlesex -3 6 £341 +24.09% 1
East Sussex - 5 £325 -
M4 Corridor +4 1 £650 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 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 1809 (72.16%) SC Cleared
2 708 (28.24%) Windows
3 644 (25.69%) Microsoft
4 513 (20.46%) DV Cleared
5 353 (14.08%) HP
6 340 (13.56%) Active Directory
7 336 (13.40%) Linux
7 336 (13.40%) ITIL
8 333 (13.28%) SQL
9 298 (11.89%) MS Excel
10 291 (11.61%) Project Management
11 277 (11.05%) VMware
12 274 (10.93%) UNIX
13 266 (10.61%) Migration
14 252 (10.05%) Windows 7
15 245 (9.77%) Oracle
16 242 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
17 198 (7.90%) MS Office
18 194 (7.74%) Cisco
19 175 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
20 168 (6.70%) Finance
21 167 (6.66%) .NET
22 164 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
23 159 (6.34%) XML
23 159 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
24 157 (6.26%) SharePoint
25 156 (6.22%) Configuration Management
26 148 (5.90%) Java
26 148 (5.90%) SCCM
27 142 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 157 (6.26%) SharePoint
2 108 (4.31%) MS Exchange
3 65 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 50 (1.99%) BizTalk Server
5 49 (1.95%) Apache
6 39 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 38 (1.52%) IIS
8 33 (1.32%) JBoss
9 30 (1.20%) Lync
10 23 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 22 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
12 17 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 16 (0.64%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
15 14 (0.56%) CMS
16 12 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
17 11 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
18 9 (0.36%) Documentum
Applications
1 298 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 198 (7.90%) MS Office
3 90 (3.59%) MS Project
4 69 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 40 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.64%) PaintShop Pro
7 11 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.24%) Simulink
9 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.080%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.080%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.040%) Stateflow
11 1 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.040%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 48 (1.91%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 26 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
5 15 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
6 11 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.28%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
8 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.16%) SAP FI
9 4 (0.16%) SAP FI-CA
9 4 (0.16%) SAP PSCD
10 3 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.12%) Changepoint
11 2 (0.080%) assyst
11 2 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
11 2 (0.080%) SAP MDM
11 2 (0.080%) Summit
11 2 (0.080%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.080%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.12%) Office 365
2 19 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.40%) IaaS
3 10 (0.40%) SaaS
4 9 (0.36%) PaaS
5 6 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.080%) Taleo
8 1 (0.040%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.040%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 128 (5.11%) Firewall
2 103 (4.11%) TCP/IP
3 97 (3.87%) WAN
4 96 (3.83%) LAN
5 87 (3.47%) SAN
6 83 (3.31%) DNS
7 56 (2.23%) Internet
8 46 (1.83%) VPN
9 45 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (1.60%) DHCP
11 38 (1.52%) SSL
12 29 (1.16%) SMTP
13 26 (1.04%) OSPF
14 25 (1.00%) IPsec
14 25 (1.00%) Ethernet
15 24 (0.96%) Wireless
15 24 (0.96%) MPLS
15 24 (0.96%) Network Security
16 23 (0.92%) EIGRP
17 21 (0.84%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 78 (3.11%) Oracle Database
3 45 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
4 26 (1.04%) MySQL
5 23 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
7 17 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (0.56%) Relational Database
10 12 (0.48%) Oracle Discoverer
11 11 (0.44%) Data Mining
11 11 (0.44%) QlikView
12 10 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.32%) Hadoop
15 7 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (0.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 63 (2.51%) MSI
2 55 (2.19%) Subversion
3 53 (2.11%) ClearCase
4 49 (1.95%) SoapUI
5 35 (1.40%) GoogleTest
5 35 (1.40%) Eclipse
6 34 (1.36%) Visual Studio
7 33 (1.32%) Ant
8 32 (1.28%) Selenium
9 31 (1.24%) NUnit
10 29 (1.16%) StarTeam
10 29 (1.16%) Jenkins
11 28 (1.12%) CppUnit
12 27 (1.08%) Rational DOORS
13 24 (0.96%) Maven
13 24 (0.96%) LoadRunner
14 20 (0.80%) ClearQuest
15 19 (0.76%) JMeter
15 19 (0.76%) WebDriver
16 16 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 168 (6.70%) Finance
2 116 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 61 (2.43%) Military
4 17 (0.68%) Publishing
4 17 (0.68%) Electronics
5 11 (0.44%) Manufacturing
5 11 (0.44%) Marketing
6 8 (0.32%) Billing
6 8 (0.32%) Retail
7 7 (0.28%) Aerospace
7 7 (0.28%) Legal
8 5 (0.20%) Games
9 4 (0.16%) Back Office
9 4 (0.16%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.12%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.040%) Local Government
11 1 (0.040%) Banking
Job Titles
1 321 (12.80%) Analyst
2 262 (10.45%) Developer
3 183 (7.30%) Architect
4 147 (5.86%) Consultant
5 145 (5.78%) Project Manager
6 127 (5.07%) Test Analyst
7 90 (3.59%) Applications Packager
8 89 (3.55%) Software Engineer
9 77 (3.07%) Support Engineer
10 63 (2.51%) Network Engineer
10 63 (2.51%) Java Developer
11 62 (2.47%) Tester
12 56 (2.23%) Systems Engineer
13 55 (2.19%) Test Manager
14 51 (2.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 48 (1.91%) Solutions Architect
16 45 (1.79%) Security Engineer
17 42 (1.68%) Business Analyst
18 40 (1.60%) Technical Architect
18 40 (1.60%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (6.66%) .NET
2 159 (6.34%) XML
3 112 (4.47%) HTML
4 90 (3.59%) ASP.NET
5 68 (2.71%) JSP
6 65 (2.59%) Web Services
7 64 (2.55%) SOAP
8 50 (1.99%) Application Packaging
9 49 (1.95%) jQuery
9 49 (1.95%) XML Messaging
10 39 (1.56%) CSS
11 33 (1.32%) J2EE
12 28 (1.12%) Ajax
13 20 (0.80%) HTML5
14 19 (0.76%) WCF
15 18 (0.72%) Middleware
16 17 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (0.68%) .NET Framework
17 14 (0.56%) Spring
17 14 (0.56%) Motif
Miscellaneous
1 164 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 91 (3.63%) Management Information System
4 66 (2.63%) PKI
5 30 (1.20%) Clustering
5 30 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 28 (1.12%) Client/Server
7 27 (1.08%) Economics
8 22 (0.88%) User Experience
9 20 (0.80%) Derivative
10 19 (0.76%) Blackberry
11 18 (0.72%) PMI
12 17 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (0.64%) NHS
14 15 (0.60%) Replication
14 15 (0.60%) FlexPod
15 14 (0.56%) Taxonomies
16 12 (0.48%) Smart Meter
17 11 (0.44%) Statistics
17 11 (0.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 708 (28.24%) Windows
2 336 (13.40%) Linux
3 274 (10.93%) UNIX
4 252 (10.05%) Windows 7
5 242 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 142 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 84 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 74 (2.95%) Windows XP
9 70 (2.79%) Solaris
10 32 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (0.96%) Windows Vista
12 21 (0.84%) AIX
13 20 (0.80%) HPUX
14 18 (0.72%) CentOS
15 9 (0.36%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.32%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.28%) Android
18 6 (0.24%) Fedora
18 6 (0.24%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (13.40%) ITIL
2 291 (11.61%) Project Management
3 266 (10.61%) Migration
4 159 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
5 156 (6.22%) Configuration Management
6 139 (5.54%) Service Management
7 138 (5.50%) Software Engineering
8 133 (5.31%) Test Scripting
9 122 (4.87%) PRINCE2
10 108 (4.31%) UML
11 99 (3.95%) Incident Management
12 91 (3.63%) Use Case
13 83 (3.31%) Data Migration
14 82 (3.27%) Stakeholder Management
15 81 (3.23%) OO
16 78 (3.11%) SDLC
17 76 (3.03%) Validation
18 75 (2.99%) Change Management
19 72 (2.87%) Service Delivery
20 66 (2.63%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 333 (13.28%) SQL
2 148 (5.90%) Java
3 141 (5.62%) C
3 141 (5.62%) PowerShell
4 135 (5.38%) C#
5 133 (5.31%) C++
5 133 (5.31%) JavaScript
6 74 (2.95%) PL/SQL
7 64 (2.55%) Python
7 64 (2.55%) Shell Script
8 57 (2.27%) VBScript
8 57 (2.27%) VB
9 56 (2.23%) Perl
10 42 (1.68%) VBA
11 31 (1.24%) PHP
12 25 (1.00%) Bash Shell
13 16 (0.64%) T-SQL
14 14 (0.56%) VB.NET
15 7 (0.28%) Ruby
16 5 (0.20%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1809 (72.16%) SC Cleared
2 513 (20.46%) DV Cleared
3 118 (4.71%) ISTQB
4 116 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 98 (3.91%) Cisco Certification
5 98 (3.91%) Degree
6 71 (2.83%) ISEB
7 56 (2.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 54 (2.15%) CCNP
9 53 (2.11%) CCNA
10 52 (2.07%) MCSE
11 49 (1.95%) MCITP
12 43 (1.72%) MCP
13 32 (1.28%) CISSP
14 31 (1.24%) MCSA
14 31 (1.24%) PMI Certification
14 31 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 29 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 26 (1.04%) PMP
17 24 (0.96%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (4.03%) SLA
2 57 (2.27%) QA
3 25 (1.00%) JSP 440
4 13 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.44%) DO-178B
6 9 (0.36%) IEC 61508
7 6 (0.24%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.20%) DO-254
8 5 (0.20%) ARP4754
8 5 (0.20%) ARP4761
9 3 (0.12%) P3O
9 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.12%) TickIT
10 2 (0.080%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.040%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.040%) BS15000
System Software
1 340 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 175 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (4.63%) Hyper-V
4 85 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 58 (2.31%) vSphere
6 37 (1.48%) XenApp
7 33 (1.32%) VMware ESX
8 30 (1.20%) XenDesktop
9 23 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
11 10 (0.40%) NFS
11 10 (0.40%) vCloud
12 9 (0.36%) Sendmail
13 8 (0.32%) Postfix
13 8 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.28%) UAG
14 7 (0.28%) Samba
14 7 (0.28%) Firmware
15 5 (0.20%) Shibboleth
16 4 (0.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 148 (5.90%) SCCM
2 113 (4.51%) HP Quality Center
3 94 (3.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 60 (2.39%) SCOM
5 43 (1.72%) OVSD
6 25 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
7 21 (0.84%) OpenView
8 17 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 15 (0.60%) SCVMM
9 15 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 14 (0.56%) SCOrch
10 14 (0.56%) Tivoli
11 13 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
12 11 (0.44%) Puppet
12 11 (0.44%) Netcool
12 11 (0.44%) SCSM
13 9 (0.36%) MIMEsweeper
13 9 (0.36%) MAILsweeper
13 9 (0.36%) Backup Exec
13 9 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 644 (25.69%) Microsoft
2 353 (14.08%) HP
3 277 (11.05%) VMware
4 245 (9.77%) Oracle
5 194 (7.74%) Cisco
6 116 (4.63%) Citrix
7 87 (3.47%) McAfee
8 62 (2.47%) Juniper
9 55 (2.19%) NetApp
10 40 (1.60%) Red Hat
10 40 (1.60%) F5
11 34 (1.36%) Lumension
12 32 (1.28%) CheckPoint
13 29 (1.16%) SAP
14 28 (1.12%) Symantec
15 26 (1.04%) AppSense
15 26 (1.04%) Dell
16 24 (0.96%) Remedy
17 23 (0.92%) EMC
17 23 (0.92%) ArcSight
Leatherhead, Surrey
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day £350-£450
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £325 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Fuel Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Harris Global
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
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Fleet, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
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Gosport, Hampshire
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Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
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Berkshire
Synergize Consulting
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Hampshire
TEKsystems
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Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
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