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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / South West
Rank 5 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 431 379 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.69% 12.88% 12.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.35% 38.52% 39.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 253 204
Median daily rate £420 £398 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £282 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £497 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 39 27
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% -1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.93 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £57.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £42.48 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-9.95% +129.62%

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
856 984 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.15% 33.45% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 629 562
Median daily rate £420 £385 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 77 59
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.52 £13.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.80 £45.50 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +1 184 £410 +10.06% 12
Bristol +6 87 £425 +13.33% 22
Gloucestershire +9 59 £450 +12.50% 7
Devon +1 39 £426 +0.29% 3
Somerset +1 33 £368 -2.00% 4
Dorset +2 8 £210 - 2
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 734 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 153 (20.84%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (14.03%) Windows
4 99 (13.49%) Oracle
5 96 (13.08%) ITIL
6 89 (12.13%) Microsoft
7 77 (10.49%) Java
8 76 (10.35%) Finance
9 74 (10.08%) Project Management
10 71 (9.67%) SQL
10 71 (9.67%) Scrum
11 67 (9.13%) VMware
12 60 (8.17%) Migration
13 57 (7.77%) C#
14 56 (7.63%) SQL Server
15 52 (7.08%) Linux
15 52 (7.08%) Cisco
16 51 (6.95%) DV Cleared
16 51 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
17 49 (6.68%) Firewall
18 48 (6.54%) .NET
19 47 (6.40%) Software Engineering
20 45 (6.13%) C
21 43 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
22 42 (5.72%) SharePoint
23 41 (5.59%) MS Project
23 41 (5.59%) BPSS Clearance
23 41 (5.59%) Windows Server
24 40 (5.45%) PRINCE2
25 38 (5.18%) 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 42 (5.72%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 14 (1.91%) MS Exchange
4 12 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (1.50%) IIS
6 10 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (1.23%) NServiceBus
8 8 (1.09%) Confluence
8 8 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.95%) Apache Spark
9 7 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
11 5 (0.68%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.54%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.41%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 41 (5.59%) MS Project
2 37 (5.04%) MS Excel
3 32 (4.36%) MS Office
4 5 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.41%) Simulink
5 3 (0.41%) Stateflow
6 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (4.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 29 (3.95%) Oracle EBS
3 18 (2.45%) Oracle Applications
4 14 (1.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (1.36%) Primavera
6 7 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
7 6 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.82%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 4 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.41%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.27%) Teamcenter
11 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.14%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.41%) Office 365
2 20 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.82%) IaaS
5 5 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (0.68%) PaaS
5 5 (0.68%) SaaS
6 3 (0.41%) GitHub
7 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.68%) Firewall
2 37 (5.04%) LAN
3 29 (3.95%) WAN
4 21 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (1.50%) DNS
6 11 (1.50%) Network Security
7 9 (1.23%) Internet
8 8 (1.09%) DHCP
8 8 (1.09%) VPN
9 7 (0.95%) DMZ
9 7 (0.95%) VoIP
9 7 (0.95%) Wireshark
10 6 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (0.82%) NetScaler
10 6 (0.82%) SAN
11 5 (0.68%) SSL
11 5 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.68%) Wireless
12 4 (0.54%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 33 (4.50%) Oracle Database
3 25 (3.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 20 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
6 15 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.77%) Relational Database
8 11 (1.50%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (1.36%) RDBMS
10 9 (1.23%) Power BI
11 8 (1.09%) Apache Hive
11 8 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.95%) Big Data
12 7 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 6 (0.82%) HBase
13 6 (0.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (3.00%) Rational DOORS
3 12 (1.63%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.63%) JIRA
4 10 (1.36%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.95%) Maven
5 7 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (0.82%) PeopleTools
6 6 (0.82%) Rational Rhapsody
6 6 (0.82%) SpecFlow
7 5 (0.68%) Metasploit
8 4 (0.54%) JUnit
9 3 (0.41%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.41%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.41%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.41%) Gradle
9 3 (0.41%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.41%) JMeter
9 3 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 76 (10.35%) Finance
2 31 (4.22%) Telecoms
3 26 (3.54%) Military
4 16 (2.18%) Electronics
5 15 (2.04%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.91%) Marketing
7 10 (1.36%) Aerospace
8 8 (1.09%) Legal
9 5 (0.68%) Back Office
10 4 (0.54%) Law
11 2 (0.27%) Avionics
11 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.27%) Retail
12 1 (0.14%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 124 (16.89%) Developer
2 71 (9.67%) Consultant
3 63 (8.58%) Analyst
4 56 (7.63%) Architect
5 35 (4.77%) Project Manager
6 32 (4.36%) Support Engineer
7 31 (4.22%) Coordinator
8 30 (4.09%) Java Developer
9 27 (3.68%) Software Engineer
10 26 (3.54%) Oracle Consultant
11 22 (3.00%) Project Planner
12 20 (2.72%) Project Coordinator
13 19 (2.59%) Administrator
14 17 (2.32%) DBA
14 17 (2.32%) Service Manager
14 17 (2.32%) SQL Developer
15 16 (2.18%) Systems Engineer
16 15 (2.04%) Oracle DBA
16 15 (2.04%) Technical Consultant
17 14 (1.91%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (6.54%) .NET
2 25 (3.41%) .NET Framework
3 24 (3.27%) HTML
4 23 (3.13%) Spring
5 19 (2.59%) Web Services
6 17 (2.32%) ASP.NET
7 15 (2.04%) AngularJS
8 14 (1.91%) Middleware
9 13 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (1.77%) XML
10 12 (1.63%) WPF
11 11 (1.50%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (1.36%) CSS
13 9 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (1.23%) REST
13 9 (1.23%) SOAP
14 7 (0.95%) WebCenter
15 5 (0.68%) HTML5
15 5 (0.68%) jQuery
15 5 (0.68%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.18%) Management Information System
3 21 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 20 (2.72%) CESG
5 17 (2.32%) User Experience
6 13 (1.77%) Reference Data
7 11 (1.50%) Replication
8 10 (1.36%) Cyber Defence
9 9 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 9 (1.23%) PMI
9 9 (1.23%) VCE vBlock
10 8 (1.09%) PKI
10 8 (1.09%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.95%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.82%) Blackberry
12 6 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
12 6 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (0.82%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.68%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 103 (14.03%) Windows
2 52 (7.08%) Linux
3 41 (5.59%) Windows Server
4 30 (4.09%) Unix
5 23 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 16 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (1.50%) Android
8 11 (1.50%) Solaris
9 9 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.09%) AIX
11 6 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.41%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.27%) Debian
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.27%) VMS
14 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (20.84%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (13.08%) ITIL
3 74 (10.08%) Project Management
4 71 (9.67%) Scrum
5 60 (8.17%) Migration
6 47 (6.40%) Software Engineering
7 43 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (5.45%) PRINCE2
9 36 (4.90%) Risk Management
10 33 (4.50%) Change Management
10 33 (4.50%) Service Management
10 33 (4.50%) UML
11 30 (4.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (4.09%) Unit Testing
12 28 (3.81%) ERP
13 27 (3.68%) Configuration Management
13 27 (3.68%) Service Delivery
14 26 (3.54%) DevOps
14 26 (3.54%) Information Security
14 26 (3.54%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (10.49%) Java
2 71 (9.67%) SQL
3 57 (7.77%) C#
4 45 (6.13%) C
5 36 (4.90%) C++
6 25 (3.41%) Python
7 23 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 21 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 13 (1.77%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.50%) Embedded C++
11 9 (1.23%) Ada
12 7 (0.95%) Embedded C
13 6 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.82%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.82%) VBA
14 5 (0.68%) PHP
15 4 (0.54%) MATLAB
16 3 (0.41%) PeopleCode
16 3 (0.41%) SQR
16 3 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 734 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (6.95%) DV Cleared
3 41 (5.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 25 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (2.86%) Degree
6 18 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (2.32%) CCNA
7 17 (2.32%) CISSP
8 15 (2.04%) CCNP
9 11 (1.50%) ISEB
10 9 (1.23%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.09%) APMP
12 7 (0.95%) BC Cleared
12 7 (0.95%) CLAS
12 7 (0.95%) SANS
13 6 (0.82%) CESG Certified Professional
13 6 (0.82%) ISTQB
14 5 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
15 4 (0.54%) CCIE
15 4 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (2.72%) QA
3 15 (2.04%) SLA
4 9 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (1.23%) JSP 440
4 9 (1.23%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.68%) ISO27002
6 5 (0.68%) RMADS
7 4 (0.54%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.41%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.27%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.27%) GxP
9 2 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.14%) COBIT
10 1 (0.14%) ISO22301
System Software
1 37 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (4.90%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.59%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.18%) Docker
5 12 (1.63%) vSphere
6 10 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.68%) Firmware
7 5 (0.68%) Snort
8 4 (0.54%) XenApp
9 3 (0.41%) HDFS
10 2 (0.27%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.14%) Samba
11 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (2.18%) Puppet
2 14 (1.91%) Ansible
3 13 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (1.09%) SCCM
5 7 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (0.68%) Nmap
6 5 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.68%) Packer
6 5 (0.68%) Terraform
7 4 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.54%) Nessus
7 4 (0.54%) QRadar
8 3 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.41%) Oozie
8 3 (0.41%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (0.27%) HP SiteScope
9 2 (0.27%) Kibana
9 2 (0.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 99 (13.49%) Oracle
2 89 (12.13%) Microsoft
3 67 (9.13%) VMware
4 52 (7.08%) Cisco
5 24 (3.27%) Hyperion
6 21 (2.86%) HP
6 21 (2.86%) Intel Security
6 21 (2.86%) SAP
7 17 (2.32%) Citrix
7 17 (2.32%) Red Hat
8 14 (1.91%) IBM
8 14 (1.91%) Juniper
9 13 (1.77%) Splunk
10 11 (1.50%) Remedy
11 9 (1.23%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.09%) Cloudera
13 6 (0.82%) Informatica
13 6 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
14 5 (0.68%) Cadence
14 5 (0.68%) Sun
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
AAP3
Rate: £34.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West
LA International
Posted: 3 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £380 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £280 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
AAP3
Rate: £36 - £43 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £340.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £280 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Modis
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £53 to £55 per hour Dep on Exp.
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £9.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
AAP3
Rate: £35.00 - £45.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago