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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 6 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1275 1060 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.47% 12.17% 8.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.41% 48.31% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 454 265
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£385 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £218 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £356 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.25% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 46
Average hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £27.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.66% +34.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.35 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £18.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+93.05% -34.54%
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
2808 2194 1704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.67% 25.20% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1458 1064 789
Average daily rate £375 £353 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% +3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 110 104
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.73 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 6 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 614 £368 +5.00% 76
Berkshire +3 308 £400 +6.66% 50
Buckinghamshire +2 160 £343 +11.36% 20
Surrey +18 108 £450 +20.00% 26
Oxfordshire +8 41 £475 +35.71% 3
West Sussex +6 35 £425 +11.84% 5
East Sussex -3 5 £450 +50.00%
Middlesex -3 3 £400 - 2
Kent - 2 £350 - 4
Sussex - - - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2092 (73.64%) SC Cleared
2 813 (28.62%) Windows
3 739 (26.01%) Microsoft
4 736 (25.91%) DV Cleared
5 418 (14.71%) ITIL
6 408 (14.36%) VMware
7 386 (13.59%) HP
8 385 (13.55%) Active Directory
9 381 (13.41%) Linux
10 365 (12.85%) SQL
11 330 (11.62%) MS Excel
12 325 (11.44%) Oracle
13 323 (11.37%) Project Management
13 323 (11.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 281 (9.89%) UNIX
15 242 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 238 (8.38%) Windows 7
17 226 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
17 226 (7.95%) Cisco
18 225 (7.92%) Configuration Management
19 217 (7.64%) PowerShell
20 207 (7.29%) Migration
21 202 (7.11%) Firewall
22 195 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
23 194 (6.83%) .NET
24 192 (6.76%) MS Office
25 179 (6.30%) Finance
26 171 (6.02%) Citrix
27 165 (5.81%) C
28 161 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 158 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 153 (5.39%) MS Exchange
3 70 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 60 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 44 (1.55%) WebLogic
6 43 (1.51%) IIS
7 42 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 34 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
9 33 (1.16%) WebSphere
10 32 (1.13%) Lync
11 30 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
12 29 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
13 24 (0.84%) OpenStack
14 23 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
15 22 (0.77%) JBoss
16 21 (0.74%) Apache
16 21 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
17 19 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 19 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
18 18 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 330 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 192 (6.76%) MS Office
3 120 (4.22%) MS Project
4 47 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 32 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.49%) SPSS
7 13 (0.46%) PaintShop Pro
8 12 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.11%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.11%) Simulink
11 2 (0.070%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.035%) Stateflow
12 1 (0.035%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 91 (3.20%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 23 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.21%) assyst
7 4 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
7 4 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 4 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
7 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.11%) Changepoint
8 3 (0.11%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.11%) SAP PSCD
8 3 (0.11%) SAP FI-CA
9 2 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
9 2 (0.070%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.070%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (0.070%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.070%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
2 19 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (0.67%) SaaS
3 17 (0.60%) Office 365
4 15 (0.53%) IaaS
5 12 (0.42%) PaaS
6 10 (0.35%) OpenShift
7 7 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 202 (7.11%) Firewall
2 111 (3.91%) TCP/IP
3 107 (3.77%) SAN
4 99 (3.48%) LAN
5 93 (3.27%) WAN
6 86 (3.03%) Internet
7 83 (2.92%) DNS
8 78 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
9 56 (1.97%) VPN
9 56 (1.97%) SSL
10 53 (1.87%) DHCP
10 53 (1.87%) Network Security
11 45 (1.58%) SMTP
12 38 (1.34%) OSPF
13 30 (1.06%) SMS
14 28 (0.99%) X.400
14 28 (0.99%) X.500
15 26 (0.92%) BIG-IP
16 25 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
16 25 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (3.87%) SQL Server
2 97 (3.41%) Oracle Database
3 61 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
4 36 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 34 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 23 (0.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 21 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
9 20 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (0.70%) Ingres
10 19 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 19 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (0.67%) Relational Database
11 18 (0.63%) MySQL
12 17 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
13 16 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
14 12 (0.42%) IDOL
14 12 (0.42%) MongoDB
15 11 (0.39%) Oracle OWB
15 11 (0.39%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 91 (3.20%) Subversion
2 77 (2.71%) ClearCase
3 68 (2.39%) MSI
4 61 (2.15%) Jenkins
5 53 (1.87%) NUnit
6 52 (1.83%) StarTeam
6 52 (1.83%) GoogleTest
7 51 (1.80%) CppUnit
7 51 (1.80%) Ant
8 49 (1.72%) Visual Studio
9 34 (1.20%) ClearQuest
9 34 (1.20%) Maven
10 30 (1.06%) CruiseControl
10 30 (1.06%) Selenium
10 30 (1.06%) LoadRunner
11 28 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
12 26 (0.92%) JUnit
13 25 (0.88%) Eclipse
13 25 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
13 25 (0.88%) JMeter
General
1 179 (6.30%) Finance
2 143 (5.03%) Telecoms
3 77 (2.71%) Military
4 29 (1.02%) Publishing
5 18 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 14 (0.49%) Aerospace
7 13 (0.46%) Billing
8 12 (0.42%) Marketing
9 8 (0.28%) Electronics
9 8 (0.28%) Legal
10 7 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 6 (0.21%) Retail
12 4 (0.14%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.11%) Banking
14 2 (0.070%) Games
14 2 (0.070%) Advertising
14 2 (0.070%) Back Office
14 2 (0.070%) Avionics
15 1 (0.035%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.035%) Law
Job Titles
1 304 (10.70%) Developer
2 288 (10.14%) Analyst
3 247 (8.69%) Architect
4 166 (5.84%) Consultant
5 165 (5.81%) Project Manager
6 94 (3.31%) Test Analyst
6 94 (3.31%) Support Engineer
7 80 (2.82%) Software Engineer
8 75 (2.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 71 (2.50%) Network Engineer
10 61 (2.15%) Security Engineer
11 60 (2.11%) Support Analyst
12 59 (2.08%) Applications Packager
13 56 (1.97%) Solutions Architect
14 54 (1.90%) Tester
15 51 (1.80%) Administrator
16 49 (1.72%) Wintel Engineer
17 42 (1.48%) Build Engineer
17 42 (1.48%) 1st Line Support
18 41 (1.44%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (6.83%) .NET
2 149 (5.24%) HTML
3 133 (4.68%) XML
4 128 (4.51%) ASP.NET
5 104 (3.66%) JSP
6 56 (1.97%) CSS
7 51 (1.80%) Web Services
8 47 (1.65%) jQuery
9 41 (1.44%) Ajax
9 41 (1.44%) Motif
10 39 (1.37%) Application Packaging
11 36 (1.27%) Middleware
12 30 (1.06%) SAML
13 24 (0.84%) WCF
13 24 (0.84%) OAuth
13 24 (0.84%) OpenID
14 23 (0.81%) J2EE
14 23 (0.81%) SOAP
15 20 (0.70%) wxWidgets
15 20 (0.70%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 226 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (3.77%) PKI
3 74 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 47 (1.65%) Open Source
5 46 (1.62%) Smart Meter
6 33 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 32 (1.13%) Clustering
8 31 (1.09%) Economics
9 23 (0.81%) Derivative
10 22 (0.77%) Computer Science
10 22 (0.77%) Client/Server
11 18 (0.63%) Device Driver
11 18 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (0.56%) CESG
12 16 (0.56%) Replication
13 15 (0.53%) SecurID
14 14 (0.49%) Statistics
15 12 (0.42%) Visualisation
15 12 (0.42%) User Experience
16 11 (0.39%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 813 (28.62%) Windows
2 381 (13.41%) Linux
3 323 (11.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 281 (9.89%) UNIX
5 238 (8.38%) Windows 7
6 195 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 94 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 91 (3.20%) Windows XP
9 84 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 49 (1.72%) Windows Vista
11 45 (1.58%) Solaris
12 31 (1.09%) Windows 8
13 30 (1.06%) CentOS
14 23 (0.81%) AIX
15 18 (0.63%) HPUX
15 18 (0.63%) Windows 2000
16 16 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
17 15 (0.53%) VMS
18 10 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
19 9 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (14.71%) ITIL
2 323 (11.37%) Project Management
3 225 (7.92%) Configuration Management
4 207 (7.29%) Migration
5 158 (5.56%) Service Management
6 136 (4.79%) Software Engineering
7 128 (4.51%) PRINCE2
8 122 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
8 122 (4.29%) Test Scripting
9 114 (4.01%) Service Delivery
10 106 (3.73%) Change Management
11 100 (3.52%) Incident Management
12 91 (3.20%) UML
13 82 (2.89%) Knowledge Management
14 77 (2.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 76 (2.68%) Workflow
16 73 (2.57%) Validation
17 72 (2.53%) Time Management
17 72 (2.53%) Integration Testing
18 70 (2.46%) OO
Programming Languages
1 365 (12.85%) SQL
2 217 (7.64%) PowerShell
3 165 (5.81%) C
4 154 (5.42%) JavaScript
5 150 (5.28%) Java
6 123 (4.33%) C++
7 119 (4.19%) C#
8 89 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 77 (2.71%) VBScript
10 66 (2.32%) Shell Script
11 63 (2.22%) Python
12 61 (2.15%) VB
13 52 (1.83%) VBA
14 42 (1.48%) Bash Shell
15 25 (0.88%) Perl
16 21 (0.74%) PHP
16 21 (0.74%) VB.NET
17 20 (0.70%) Ruby
18 9 (0.32%) T-SQL
19 6 (0.21%) Ada
Qualifications
1 2092 (73.64%) SC Cleared
2 736 (25.91%) DV Cleared
3 161 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 135 (4.75%) Cisco Certification
5 121 (4.26%) ISTQB
6 107 (3.77%) Degree
7 91 (3.20%) MCSE
8 78 (2.75%) CCNP
9 72 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 71 (2.50%) MCP
11 70 (2.46%) VCP4
12 65 (2.29%) CCNA
13 60 (2.11%) CISSP
13 60 (2.11%) MCITP
14 52 (1.83%) ISEB
15 43 (1.51%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 40 (1.41%) MCSA
17 35 (1.23%) BC Cleared
18 31 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 21 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (4.01%) SLA
2 54 (1.90%) QA
3 23 (0.81%) JSP 440
4 22 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.32%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.32%) DO-178B
7 6 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.18%) IEC 61508
9 4 (0.14%) BS15000
9 4 (0.14%) TickIT
10 3 (0.11%) COBIT
10 3 (0.11%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.070%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.070%) DO-254
11 2 (0.070%) ARP4754
11 2 (0.070%) ARP4761
12 1 (0.035%) BS25999
12 1 (0.035%) WAI
12 1 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 385 (13.55%) Active Directory
2 242 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (4.29%) Hyper-V
4 72 (2.53%) vSphere
5 42 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 40 (1.41%) XenApp
7 32 (1.13%) XenDesktop
8 30 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (1.06%) VMware ESX
9 28 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
10 27 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
10 27 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
11 20 (0.70%) Firmware
12 12 (0.42%) NFS
12 12 (0.42%) vCloud
13 9 (0.32%) Sendmail
13 9 (0.32%) Nmap
14 8 (0.28%) Xen
14 8 (0.28%) UAG
15 6 (0.21%) Samba
Systems Management
1 151 (5.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 130 (4.58%) SCCM
3 90 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
4 42 (1.48%) SCOM
5 34 (1.20%) OVSD
6 29 (1.02%) Tivoli
7 28 (0.99%) Backup Exec
8 26 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
9 25 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 23 (0.81%) Ansible
11 18 (0.63%) Puppet
12 16 (0.56%) FortiGate
12 16 (0.56%) ARCserve
13 13 (0.46%) EMC NetWorker
14 12 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
14 12 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 11 (0.39%) OpenView
15 11 (0.39%) Netcool
16 9 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
16 9 (0.32%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 739 (26.01%) Microsoft
2 408 (14.36%) VMware
3 386 (13.59%) HP
4 325 (11.44%) Oracle
5 226 (7.95%) Cisco
6 171 (6.02%) Citrix
7 108 (3.80%) Red Hat
8 104 (3.66%) McAfee
9 88 (3.10%) Juniper
10 70 (2.46%) NetApp
11 68 (2.39%) CheckPoint
12 63 (2.22%) F5
12 63 (2.22%) Lumension
13 58 (2.04%) IBM
14 46 (1.62%) CA
15 35 (1.23%) SAP
15 35 (1.23%) Remedy
16 33 (1.16%) Symantec
17 30 (1.06%) Cognos
18 27 (0.95%) AppSense
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day market rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: From £1 to £1 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 14 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £225.00 - £226 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £225 - £226 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
LA International
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per day £competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 - 400 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £17.50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £451.48 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £230 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £23000 per annum + pro rata for 6 month ftc
Posted: 2 days ago