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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 6 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 427 426 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.76% 13.36% 14.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.29% 41.28% 45.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 279 298
Median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 28
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.84 £17.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £44.40 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +94.73%
SC 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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
903 1032 1059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.33% 32.37% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 652 639
Median daily rate £400 £385 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.57% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 64 73
Median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £17.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +44.73%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 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
Wiltshire +2 181 £400 +6.66% 12
Bristol 0 84 £420 +12.00% 21
Gloucestershire +7 68 £394 -1.56% 12
Somerset +4 33 £380 +4.82% 4
Devon +7 32 £458 +18.12% 1
Dorset -5 9 £210 -46.83% 2
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 760 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 136 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (14.74%) Windows
4 107 (14.08%) ITIL
5 92 (12.11%) Microsoft
6 80 (10.53%) Oracle
7 79 (10.39%) Project Management
8 77 (10.13%) Java
9 74 (9.74%) Finance
10 72 (9.47%) SQL
11 68 (8.95%) DV Cleared
12 67 (8.82%) VMware
13 63 (8.29%) Cisco
14 62 (8.16%) SQL Server
15 61 (8.03%) Scrum
15 61 (8.03%) Migration
16 60 (7.89%) Firewall
17 53 (6.97%) Linux
18 52 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
19 51 (6.71%) .NET
20 50 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
21 49 (6.45%) C#
22 48 (6.32%) C
23 46 (6.05%) C++
23 46 (6.05%) SharePoint
24 45 (5.92%) Risk Management
25 42 (5.53%) MS Excel
26 41 (5.39%) LAN
26 41 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
26 41 (5.39%) Management Information System

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 46 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (1.97%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.45%) IIS
6 9 (1.18%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.05%) Confluence
8 7 (0.92%) NServiceBus
9 6 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.79%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.53%) K2 blackpearl
10 4 (0.53%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.39%) Apache
11 3 (0.39%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.39%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 42 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.08%) MS Project
3 30 (3.95%) MS Office
4 5 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.39%) Simulink
5 3 (0.39%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (3.55%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (3.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 16 (2.11%) Primavera
4 14 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
7 6 (0.79%) Cognos TM1
7 6 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.79%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 5 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
8 5 (0.66%) Oracle Payroll
8 5 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.26%) Teamcenter
12 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.16%) Office 365
2 19 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.05%) SaaS
5 6 (0.79%) PaaS
6 5 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.66%) IaaS
7 4 (0.53%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.39%) GitHub
9 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.89%) Firewall
2 41 (5.39%) LAN
3 36 (4.74%) WAN
4 22 (2.89%) TCP/IP
5 19 (2.50%) VoIP
6 16 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (1.97%) DHCP
7 15 (1.97%) VPN
8 14 (1.84%) Network Security
9 11 (1.45%) DNS
10 10 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (1.32%) Internet
11 8 (1.05%) BGP
11 8 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.92%) NetScaler
12 7 (0.92%) OSPF
12 7 (0.92%) Wireless
13 5 (0.66%) IPsec
13 5 (0.66%) MPLS
13 5 (0.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.34%) Oracle Database
3 20 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (1.45%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.05%) Big Data
12 8 (1.05%) Power BI
12 8 (1.05%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.79%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.79%) MySQL
13 6 (0.79%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 20 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
2 19 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.84%) JIRA
4 10 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.92%) Maven
7 6 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (0.79%) PeopleTools
8 4 (0.53%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.53%) JUnit
8 4 (0.53%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
8 4 (0.53%) SonarQube
8 4 (0.53%) Subversion
9 3 (0.39%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.39%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.39%) Gradle
9 3 (0.39%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 74 (9.74%) Finance
2 35 (4.61%) Telecoms
3 34 (4.47%) Military
4 15 (1.97%) Electronics
5 14 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 14 (1.84%) Marketing
6 10 (1.32%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.66%) Back Office
7 5 (0.66%) Legal
8 4 (0.53%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.26%) Billing
9 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.13%) Advertising
10 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 124 (16.32%) Developer
2 68 (8.95%) Analyst
3 62 (8.16%) Consultant
4 57 (7.50%) Architect
5 36 (4.74%) Project Manager
6 32 (4.21%) Support Engineer
7 30 (3.95%) Project Planner
8 27 (3.55%) Java Developer
9 26 (3.42%) Administrator
10 24 (3.16%) Network Engineer
11 23 (3.03%) Coordinator
12 22 (2.89%) Software Engineer
13 20 (2.63%) Oracle Consultant
14 19 (2.50%) Software Developer
15 18 (2.37%) Service Manager
15 18 (2.37%) Systems Engineer
16 16 (2.11%) SQL Developer
17 14 (1.84%) DBA
17 14 (1.84%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
17 14 (1.84%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (6.71%) .NET
2 36 (4.74%) HTML
3 28 (3.68%) AngularJS
4 21 (2.76%) ASP.NET
5 18 (2.37%) Spring
6 17 (2.24%) .NET Framework
6 17 (2.24%) Web Services
7 16 (2.11%) CSS
8 14 (1.84%) HTML5
9 13 (1.71%) XML
10 10 (1.32%) Oracle Fusion
11 9 (1.18%) Middleware
12 7 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (0.92%) CSS3
12 7 (0.92%) WebCenter
13 6 (0.79%) REST
13 6 (0.79%) SOAP
13 6 (0.79%) WPF
14 5 (0.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 50 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (5.39%) Management Information System
3 29 (3.82%) CESG
4 21 (2.76%) Data Centre
5 15 (1.97%) User Experience
6 14 (1.84%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.58%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.45%) Replication
8 11 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.32%) Reference Data
10 9 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
11 8 (1.05%) CMDB
11 8 (1.05%) PMI
12 7 (0.92%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.92%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (0.92%) VCE vBlock
13 6 (0.79%) Clustering
13 6 (0.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 112 (14.74%) Windows
2 53 (6.97%) Linux
3 37 (4.87%) Windows Server
4 33 (4.34%) Unix
5 21 (2.76%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.63%) Solaris
7 18 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.58%) Android
10 10 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.92%) AIX
13 4 (0.53%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.26%) CentOS
15 2 (0.26%) Debian
15 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.13%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (14.08%) ITIL
3 79 (10.39%) Project Management
4 61 (8.03%) Migration
4 61 (8.03%) Scrum
5 52 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (5.92%) Risk Management
7 41 (5.39%) Service Management
8 40 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 38 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 36 (4.74%) Change Management
11 32 (4.21%) UML
12 31 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (3.95%) Configuration Management
14 29 (3.82%) Open Source
14 29 (3.82%) Risk Analysis
15 27 (3.55%) Cybersecurity
15 27 (3.55%) Information Security
16 26 (3.42%) Programme Management
17 25 (3.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 77 (10.13%) Java
2 72 (9.47%) SQL
3 49 (6.45%) C#
4 48 (6.32%) C
5 46 (6.05%) C++
6 29 (3.82%) JavaScript
7 26 (3.42%) Python
8 18 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 13 (1.71%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.45%) Embedded C++
11 8 (1.05%) PHP
12 7 (0.92%) Embedded C
12 7 (0.92%) VBA
13 5 (0.66%) Ada
13 5 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.53%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.53%) Perl
14 4 (0.53%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.39%) Ruby
15 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 760 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 68 (8.95%) DV Cleared
3 41 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (4.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 30 (3.95%) CCNA
6 26 (3.42%) CCNP
7 22 (2.89%) Degree
8 19 (2.50%) CISSP
9 18 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (1.84%) ISEB
11 9 (1.18%) BC Cleared
11 9 (1.18%) CLAS
12 8 (1.05%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.92%) APMP
13 7 (0.92%) CESG Certified Professional
14 6 (0.79%) SANS
15 5 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.53%) ISTQB
16 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (2.24%) QA
3 14 (1.84%) SLA
4 10 (1.32%) JSP 440
5 9 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 9 (1.18%) PCI DSS
6 8 (1.05%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.66%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.66%) ISO27002
7 5 (0.66%) RMADS
8 4 (0.53%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.26%) GxP
9 2 (0.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 36 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 35 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.84%) Docker
5 11 (1.45%) vSphere
6 9 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.05%) Snort
8 6 (0.79%) Firmware
8 6 (0.79%) XenApp
9 3 (0.39%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.26%) Samba
10 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.13%) HDFS
11 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (2.24%) Puppet
2 13 (1.71%) Ansible
3 12 (1.58%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (1.45%) SCCM
5 9 (1.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 6 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (0.66%) Nessus
7 5 (0.66%) Packer
7 5 (0.66%) QRadar
7 5 (0.66%) RSA enVision
7 5 (0.66%) Terraform
8 4 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (0.53%) Nmap
9 3 (0.39%) Netcool
9 3 (0.39%) PowerCLI
9 3 (0.39%) SCOM
10 2 (0.26%) Kibana
10 2 (0.26%) vRealize
10 2 (0.26%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 92 (12.11%) Microsoft
2 80 (10.53%) Oracle
3 67 (8.82%) VMware
4 63 (8.29%) Cisco
5 23 (3.03%) SAP
6 21 (2.76%) HP
7 20 (2.63%) Juniper
8 18 (2.37%) Intel Security
8 18 (2.37%) Red Hat
9 16 (2.11%) CheckPoint
9 16 (2.11%) IBM
10 15 (1.97%) Remedy
11 14 (1.84%) Splunk
12 13 (1.71%) Citrix
13 8 (1.05%) Cognos
13 8 (1.05%) Hyperion
14 6 (0.79%) ArcSight
14 6 (0.79%) Informatica
14 6 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
14 6 (0.79%) Veeam
Corsham, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £210 - £240 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £8 - £9 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Yoh
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Rate £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £45 - £46 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £359.00 per day + + SC Clearance
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Corsham
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago