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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 8 7 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 1311 1104 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.24% 11.99% 9.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.60% 48.25% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 551 402
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 34 43
Average hourly rate £30.90 £30.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% +70.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.60% +25.00%
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
2591 2288 2057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.16% 24.84% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1556 1181 1063
Average daily rate £380 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 104 105
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.91 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.56% +10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 0 654 £388 +6.89% 65
Berkshire +2 271 £425 +7.59% 28
Surrey +25 157 £400 -5.88% 33
Buckinghamshire -6 115 £375 +7.14% 19
West Sussex +10 36 £419 -10.18% 2
Oxfordshire -13 13 £325 +12.06% 6
Kent +8 10 £425 +88.88% 5
East Sussex +7 7 £340 -9.33%
M4 Corridor +4 7 - -
Home Counties - 6 £475 -
Middlesex +1 2 £345 +15.96%
Sussex - 2 £374 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1834 (72.66%) SC Cleared
2 576 (22.82%) Windows
3 571 (22.62%) Microsoft
4 484 (19.18%) DV Cleared
5 350 (13.87%) Oracle
6 335 (13.27%) ITIL
7 324 (12.84%) SQL
8 314 (12.44%) Linux
9 312 (12.36%) HP
10 294 (11.65%) Project Management
11 278 (11.01%) MS Excel
12 275 (10.90%) Active Directory
13 266 (10.54%) Migration
14 265 (10.50%) UNIX
15 254 (10.06%) VMware
16 215 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
17 210 (8.32%) Java
18 186 (7.37%) Windows 7
19 185 (7.33%) Cisco
20 181 (7.17%) Finance
21 177 (7.01%) MS Office
22 169 (6.70%) SharePoint
23 167 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
24 165 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
25 159 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
26 154 (6.10%) .NET
27 144 (5.71%) HTML
27 144 (5.71%) XML
28 143 (5.67%) JavaScript
29 142 (5.63%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 169 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 93 (3.68%) MS Exchange
3 58 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 46 (1.82%) Apache
5 43 (1.70%) IIS
6 41 (1.62%) JBoss
7 39 (1.55%) Lync
8 37 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 35 (1.39%) Tomcat
9 35 (1.39%) WebLogic
10 33 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
11 18 (0.71%) SAS
12 16 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
13 15 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
14 13 (0.52%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.52%) CMS
15 11 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
17 8 (0.32%) Oracle Spatial
18 7 (0.28%) Documentum
Applications
1 278 (11.01%) MS Excel
2 177 (7.01%) MS Office
3 83 (3.29%) MS Project
4 60 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 45 (1.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.48%) PaintShop Pro
7 8 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.12%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.12%) Simulink
9 2 (0.079%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.079%) Siemens NX
10 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.040%) Mingle
10 1 (0.040%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.040%) InDesign
10 1 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 46 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
4 27 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
5 20 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
6 13 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
6 13 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
7 12 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 6 (0.24%) Oracle AGIS
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.12%) SAP SRM
11 3 (0.12%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.51%) Office 365
2 15 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.44%) SaaS
4 7 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.16%) IaaS
6 3 (0.12%) PaaS
7 2 (0.079%) HP Helion
7 2 (0.079%) Taleo
7 2 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.040%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 135 (5.35%) Firewall
2 119 (4.71%) LAN
3 106 (4.20%) WAN
4 94 (3.72%) TCP/IP
5 80 (3.17%) SAN
6 67 (2.65%) DNS
7 50 (1.98%) VPN
8 40 (1.58%) IPsec
9 38 (1.51%) SSL
10 37 (1.47%) Internet
11 33 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (1.27%) Network Security
12 32 (1.27%) Wireless
13 31 (1.23%) OSPF
14 28 (1.11%) BGP
14 28 (1.11%) MPLS
15 27 (1.07%) DHCP
16 26 (1.03%) LDAP
16 26 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
17 25 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (5.03%) SQL Server
2 96 (3.80%) Oracle Database
3 70 (2.77%) Oracle Reports
4 63 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 47 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
6 39 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
7 38 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 35 (1.39%) MySQL
9 32 (1.27%) Relational Database
10 24 (0.95%) Oracle Discoverer
11 23 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (0.91%) Oracle ODI
12 22 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
13 19 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (0.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 13 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 62 (2.46%) SoapUI
2 54 (2.14%) Subversion
3 53 (2.10%) MSI
4 43 (1.70%) ClearCase
4 43 (1.70%) Eclipse
5 40 (1.58%) Rational DOORS
6 38 (1.51%) Git (software)
7 34 (1.35%) Selenium
8 31 (1.23%) Maven
9 29 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
10 25 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
10 25 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (0.87%) GoogleTest
11 22 (0.87%) Jenkins
11 22 (0.87%) StarTeam
12 21 (0.83%) HP UFT
12 21 (0.83%) WebDriver
13 19 (0.75%) Visual Studio
14 18 (0.71%) NUnit
14 18 (0.71%) TeamCity
General
1 181 (7.17%) Finance
2 115 (4.56%) Military
3 112 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 16 (0.63%) Electronics
5 15 (0.59%) Manufacturing
6 14 (0.55%) Billing
7 12 (0.48%) Publishing
7 12 (0.48%) Marketing
8 9 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 7 (0.28%) Back Office
9 7 (0.28%) Law
10 6 (0.24%) Legal
11 4 (0.16%) Games
12 3 (0.12%) Retail
12 3 (0.12%) Automotive
12 3 (0.12%) Avionics
13 2 (0.079%) Local Government
14 1 (0.040%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.040%) Banking
14 1 (0.040%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 384 (15.21%) Analyst
2 264 (10.46%) Developer
3 245 (9.71%) Architect
4 175 (6.93%) Project Manager
5 173 (6.85%) Consultant
6 129 (5.11%) Test Analyst
7 78 (3.09%) Network Engineer
7 78 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
8 76 (3.01%) Java Developer
9 73 (2.89%) Applications Packager
10 72 (2.85%) Business Analyst
11 68 (2.69%) Support Engineer
12 66 (2.61%) Software Engineer
13 57 (2.26%) Tester
14 55 (2.18%) Systems Engineer
15 53 (2.10%) Technical Architect
16 52 (2.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 44 (1.74%) Service Manager
17 44 (1.74%) Test Manager
18 41 (1.62%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (6.10%) .NET
2 144 (5.71%) HTML
2 144 (5.71%) XML
3 77 (3.05%) JSP
4 69 (2.73%) CSS
5 68 (2.69%) SOAP
6 66 (2.61%) jQuery
7 64 (2.54%) ASP.NET
8 59 (2.34%) Web Services
9 55 (2.18%) XML Messaging
10 40 (1.58%) Ajax
10 40 (1.58%) Application Packaging
11 30 (1.19%) HTML5
12 25 (0.99%) J2EE
13 24 (0.95%) Spring
14 23 (0.91%) Middleware
15 19 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (0.71%) Java EE
17 17 (0.67%) EJB
18 16 (0.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 165 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (5.63%) Data Centre
3 111 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 54 (2.14%) PKI
5 33 (1.31%) Client/Server
6 29 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 26 (1.03%) Economics
8 25 (0.99%) Clustering
9 24 (0.95%) User Experience
10 22 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (0.79%) PMI
12 18 (0.71%) Replication
13 16 (0.63%) Data Integration
14 15 (0.59%) Taxonomies
15 14 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
15 14 (0.55%) GIS
15 14 (0.55%) NHS
16 12 (0.48%) FlexPod
16 12 (0.48%) Smart Meter
17 11 (0.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 576 (22.82%) Windows
2 314 (12.44%) Linux
3 265 (10.50%) UNIX
4 186 (7.37%) Windows 7
5 159 (6.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 102 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 70 (2.77%) Windows XP
8 64 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 54 (2.14%) Solaris
10 43 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (0.79%) AIX
12 19 (0.75%) HPUX
13 17 (0.67%) CentOS
14 13 (0.52%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (0.32%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.24%) Android
18 6 (0.24%) Windows 8
19 4 (0.16%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (13.27%) ITIL
2 294 (11.65%) Project Management
3 266 (10.54%) Migration
4 215 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (5.23%) Test Scripting
6 130 (5.15%) Service Management
7 129 (5.11%) PRINCE2
8 122 (4.83%) Software Engineering
9 119 (4.71%) Configuration Management
10 98 (3.88%) Use Case
11 95 (3.76%) UML
12 83 (3.29%) Data Migration
13 82 (3.25%) Service Delivery
14 81 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 78 (3.09%) SDLC
16 76 (3.01%) Change Management
16 76 (3.01%) OO
17 75 (2.97%) Scrum
17 75 (2.97%) Incident Management
18 74 (2.93%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 324 (12.84%) SQL
2 210 (8.32%) Java
3 143 (5.67%) JavaScript
4 126 (4.99%) C
5 119 (4.71%) C#
5 119 (4.71%) C++
6 105 (4.16%) PowerShell
7 83 (3.29%) PL/SQL
8 69 (2.73%) Perl
9 60 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 57 (2.26%) Python
11 53 (2.10%) VB
12 51 (2.02%) VBScript
13 29 (1.15%) PHP
14 21 (0.83%) T-SQL
14 21 (0.83%) VBA
15 15 (0.59%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.28%) Ruby
17 5 (0.20%) Embedded C
18 3 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1834 (72.66%) SC Cleared
2 484 (19.18%) DV Cleared
3 111 (4.40%) ISTQB
3 111 (4.40%) Degree
4 90 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 81 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 78 (3.09%) ISEB
7 53 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 52 (2.06%) CCNA
9 50 (1.98%) CCNP
10 37 (1.47%) PMI Certification
11 35 (1.39%) MCITP
12 32 (1.27%) MCSE
13 31 (1.23%) PMP
14 29 (1.15%) CISSP
14 29 (1.15%) MCP
14 29 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 28 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 23 (0.91%) MCSA
17 21 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (3.65%) SLA
2 47 (1.86%) QA
3 23 (0.91%) JSP 440
4 18 (0.71%) DO-178B
5 14 (0.55%) IEC 61508
6 11 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.36%) DO-254
9 8 (0.32%) ARP4754
9 8 (0.32%) ARP4761
9 8 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.24%) BS25999
11 3 (0.12%) TickIT
11 3 (0.12%) P3O
12 1 (0.040%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.040%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.040%) BS7799
12 1 (0.040%) BS15000
12 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.040%) Data Quality
System Software
1 275 (10.90%) Active Directory
2 167 (6.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 73 (2.89%) Hyper-V
5 47 (1.86%) vSphere
6 33 (1.31%) VMware ESX
7 23 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (0.75%) XenApp
9 16 (0.63%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.32%) iptables
11 6 (0.24%) Firmware
11 6 (0.24%) Postfix
11 6 (0.24%) Sendmail
12 5 (0.20%) NFS
12 5 (0.20%) Snort
12 5 (0.20%) UAG
12 5 (0.20%) Shibboleth
13 3 (0.12%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.12%) Forefront TMG
13 3 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 115 (4.56%) SCCM
2 106 (4.20%) HP Quality Center
3 56 (2.22%) SCOM
4 54 (2.14%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 30 (1.19%) OVSD
6 24 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
7 18 (0.71%) WSUS
8 16 (0.63%) SCOrch
9 14 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 14 (0.55%) SCVMM
10 12 (0.48%) Ansible
11 10 (0.40%) Puppet
11 10 (0.40%) NetBackup
11 10 (0.40%) OpenView
11 10 (0.40%) Tivoli
12 9 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
12 9 (0.36%) SCSM
13 8 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (0.32%) Netcool
14 7 (0.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 571 (22.62%) Microsoft
2 350 (13.87%) Oracle
3 312 (12.36%) HP
4 254 (10.06%) VMware
5 185 (7.33%) Cisco
6 100 (3.96%) Citrix
7 70 (2.77%) McAfee
8 65 (2.58%) Juniper
9 61 (2.42%) Red Hat
10 44 (1.74%) F5
11 39 (1.55%) IBM
12 34 (1.35%) CheckPoint
13 33 (1.31%) NetApp
14 29 (1.15%) Symantec
15 28 (1.11%) SAP
15 28 (1.11%) EMC
16 27 (1.07%) ArcSight
17 22 (0.87%) Sourcefire
18 21 (0.83%) Lumension
19 17 (0.67%) AppSense
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £510 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 23 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £372.50 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Talent International
Rate: £400.00 - £600 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £20 - £35 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago