The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / South West
Rank 5 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 432 393 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.03% 13.31% 12.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.38% 38.27% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 262 223
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 22
Median hourly rate £39.75 £43.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -2.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £13.00 £30.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £57.00 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.10 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +60.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
893 1027 976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.14% 34.78% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 657 598
Median daily rate £410 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 66 46
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £13.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £57.00 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the South West region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the South West region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire 0 156 £400 +10.34% 12
Bristol +7 99 £400 +6.66% 13
Gloucestershire +4 59 £450 +5.88% 9
Somerset +1 46 £350 -8.49% 1
Devon -3 38 £450 +4.04% 4
Dorset -3 5 £263 -35.97% 1
Avon - 1 - -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 West region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 814 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 196 (24.08%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (14.13%) Oracle
4 102 (12.53%) Microsoft
5 101 (12.41%) Windows
6 96 (11.79%) Finance
7 95 (11.67%) ITIL
8 94 (11.55%) Project Management
9 86 (10.57%) Java
10 72 (8.85%) Scrum
11 71 (8.72%) SQL
12 68 (8.35%) C#
13 67 (8.23%) VMware
14 62 (7.62%) Linux
15 59 (7.25%) MS Project
15 59 (7.25%) DV Cleared
16 57 (7.00%) MS Office
17 56 (6.88%) Migration
18 54 (6.63%) Software Engineering
19 52 (6.39%) .NET
19 52 (6.39%) PRINCE2
19 52 (6.39%) Firewall
20 50 (6.14%) SharePoint
21 49 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
22 48 (5.90%) Cisco
23 46 (5.65%) BPSS Clearance
24 45 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
25 44 (5.41%) MS Excel
25 44 (5.41%) C
25 44 (5.41%) Risk Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 50 (6.14%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.19%) SharePoint Server
3 14 (1.72%) WebLogic
4 13 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (1.35%) Confluence
5 11 (1.35%) IIS
6 8 (0.98%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.61%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.61%) JBoss
9 5 (0.61%) NServiceBus
9 5 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (0.61%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.49%) Apache
10 4 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.49%) CMS
10 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 59 (7.25%) MS Project
2 57 (7.00%) MS Office
3 44 (5.41%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) Simulink
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) Siemens NX
7 1 (0.12%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 39 (4.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 31 (3.81%) Oracle EBS
3 23 (2.83%) Oracle Applications
4 21 (2.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 8 (0.98%) Primavera
6 7 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.74%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.74%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.25%) Teamcenter
10 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 33 (4.05%) Office 365
2 17 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.11%) IaaS
5 7 (0.86%) SaaS
6 6 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.61%) PaaS
8 3 (0.37%) GitHub
9 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (6.39%) Firewall
2 42 (5.16%) LAN
3 34 (4.18%) WAN
4 23 (2.83%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.97%) DNS
6 15 (1.84%) Internet
6 15 (1.84%) Network Security
7 14 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (1.47%) VoIP
9 10 (1.23%) Wireshark
10 8 (0.98%) DMZ
10 8 (0.98%) LDAP
10 8 (0.98%) VPN
10 8 (0.98%) Wireless
11 7 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (0.86%) DHCP
12 6 (0.74%) SAN
12 6 (0.74%) SSL
13 5 (0.61%) Skype
14 4 (0.49%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.42%) Oracle Database
3 27 (3.32%) Oracle BI EE
4 21 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.11%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (0.98%) Big Data
9 8 (0.98%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (0.86%) Apache Hive
10 7 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 7 (0.86%) MySQL
11 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.61%) HBase
12 5 (0.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 26 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (2.46%) Rational DOORS
3 18 (2.21%) Git (software)
4 17 (2.09%) Jenkins
4 17 (2.09%) JIRA
5 13 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
6 12 (1.47%) SpecFlow
7 8 (0.98%) Selenium
8 7 (0.86%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.86%) Eclipse
8 7 (0.86%) HP UFT
8 7 (0.86%) Rational Rhapsody
9 6 (0.74%) Bitbucket
9 6 (0.74%) Maven
9 6 (0.74%) PeopleTools
10 5 (0.61%) Metasploit
11 4 (0.49%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.37%) JMeter
12 3 (0.37%) JUnit
General
1 96 (11.79%) Finance
2 38 (4.67%) Telecoms
3 28 (3.44%) Military
4 23 (2.83%) Electronics
4 23 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 22 (2.70%) Marketing
6 9 (1.11%) Aerospace
7 8 (0.98%) Legal
8 5 (0.61%) Avionics
8 5 (0.61%) Back Office
8 5 (0.61%) Law
9 2 (0.25%) Billing
9 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.25%) Retail
10 1 (0.12%) Advertising
10 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 127 (15.60%) Developer
2 81 (9.95%) Analyst
3 78 (9.58%) Consultant
4 62 (7.62%) Architect
5 45 (5.53%) Project Manager
6 38 (4.67%) Coordinator
7 33 (4.05%) Java Developer
8 32 (3.93%) Software Engineer
9 31 (3.81%) Oracle Consultant
9 31 (3.81%) Support Engineer
10 27 (3.32%) Project Coordinator
11 24 (2.95%) Project Planner
12 22 (2.70%) Administrator
13 21 (2.58%) Business Analyst
13 21 (2.58%) Oracle Developer
14 17 (2.09%) Network Engineer
14 17 (2.09%) Technical Consultant
15 16 (1.97%) Applications Developer
16 15 (1.84%) C# Developer
16 15 (1.84%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (6.39%) .NET
2 30 (3.69%) Web Services
3 28 (3.44%) HTML
4 24 (2.95%) .NET Framework
5 22 (2.70%) Spring
6 21 (2.58%) CSS
6 21 (2.58%) Middleware
7 18 (2.21%) ASP.NET
8 16 (1.97%) Oracle Fusion
8 16 (1.97%) XML
9 14 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (1.60%) AngularJS
10 13 (1.60%) WPF
11 11 (1.35%) SOAP
12 10 (1.23%) Ajax
12 10 (1.23%) RESTful
13 9 (1.11%) jQuery
14 8 (0.98%) HTML5
14 8 (0.98%) REST
15 7 (0.86%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (4.79%) Management Information System
3 22 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 21 (2.58%) CESG
5 20 (2.46%) User Experience
6 13 (1.60%) Reference Data
7 12 (1.47%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.35%) PKI
9 10 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
10 9 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (1.11%) Replication
10 9 (1.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 8 (0.98%) PMI
12 7 (0.86%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.86%) BYOD
12 7 (0.86%) CESG CLAS
12 7 (0.86%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.74%) RIA
14 5 (0.61%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 101 (12.41%) Windows
2 62 (7.62%) Linux
3 37 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 29 (3.56%) Unix
5 27 (3.32%) Windows 7
6 16 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (1.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.47%) Android
8 12 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (1.23%) Solaris
10 9 (1.11%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.98%) AIX
12 7 (0.86%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.25%) Debian
15 2 (0.25%) VMS
16 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (24.08%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (11.67%) ITIL
3 94 (11.55%) Project Management
4 72 (8.85%) Scrum
5 56 (6.88%) Migration
6 54 (6.63%) Software Engineering
7 52 (6.39%) PRINCE2
8 45 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (5.41%) Programme Management
9 44 (5.41%) Risk Management
10 41 (5.04%) Project Planning
11 38 (4.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (4.30%) UML
13 31 (3.81%) Service Management
14 30 (3.69%) DevOps
15 28 (3.44%) Service Delivery
16 27 (3.32%) OO
17 26 (3.19%) Change Management
17 26 (3.19%) Configuration Management
17 26 (3.19%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 86 (10.57%) Java
2 71 (8.72%) SQL
3 68 (8.35%) C#
4 44 (5.41%) C
5 38 (4.67%) C++
6 37 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 26 (3.19%) Python
8 21 (2.58%) PowerShell
9 20 (2.46%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.35%) Ruby
11 10 (1.23%) Embedded C++
12 8 (0.98%) Embedded C
13 7 (0.86%) Ada
14 6 (0.74%) PHP
14 6 (0.74%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.74%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.74%) VBA
15 5 (0.61%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.49%) F#
16 4 (0.49%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 814 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 59 (7.25%) DV Cleared
3 46 (5.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 27 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (2.58%) CCNA
6 20 (2.46%) Degree
7 19 (2.33%) CCNP
8 16 (1.97%) CISSP
8 16 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (1.47%) ISEB
10 9 (1.11%) BC Cleared
10 9 (1.11%) PMI Certification
11 8 (0.98%) APMP
11 8 (0.98%) CLAS
11 8 (0.98%) SANS
12 7 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.74%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (0.74%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.37%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.95%) QA
2 23 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.72%) SLA
4 12 (1.47%) JSP 440
5 10 (1.23%) Data Quality
6 9 (1.11%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.98%) RMADS
8 6 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
9 5 (0.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (0.61%) ISO27002
10 3 (0.37%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.25%) COBIT
11 2 (0.25%) GxP
11 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.12%) Def Stans
12 1 (0.12%) DO-254
12 1 (0.12%) ISO22301
12 1 (0.12%) MISRA
12 1 (0.12%) MISRA C
System Software
1 37 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 37 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (2.21%) Docker
3 17 (2.09%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.47%) vSphere
5 7 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.61%) Firmware
8 4 (0.49%) DFS Replication
8 4 (0.49%) HDFS
8 4 (0.49%) Snort
9 3 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.25%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.12%) vCloud
11 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.12%) Xen
11 1 (0.12%) XenApp
11 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (2.46%) Puppet
2 17 (2.09%) McAfee ePO
3 15 (1.84%) Ansible
4 7 (0.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (0.86%) SCCM
5 6 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.74%) Terraform
6 5 (0.61%) Nmap
6 5 (0.61%) Packer
7 4 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.37%) Nessus
8 3 (0.37%) PowerCLI
8 3 (0.37%) QRadar
8 3 (0.37%) vRealize
9 2 (0.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (0.25%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.25%) Oozie
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 115 (14.13%) Oracle
2 102 (12.53%) Microsoft
3 67 (8.23%) VMware
4 48 (5.90%) Cisco
5 29 (3.56%) Red Hat
6 26 (3.19%) SAP
7 24 (2.95%) Hyperion
7 24 (2.95%) Intel Security
8 20 (2.46%) HP
9 16 (1.97%) IBM
10 13 (1.60%) Citrix
10 13 (1.60%) Juniper
10 13 (1.60%) Remedy
10 13 (1.60%) Splunk
11 9 (1.11%) CheckPoint
12 7 (0.86%) Cloudera
12 7 (0.86%) SolarWinds
13 6 (0.74%) Google
13 6 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
14 5 (0.61%) Sun
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