The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 665 575 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.74% 18.90% 20.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 70.74% 67.17% 63.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 311 372
Median daily rate £388 £423 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.28% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 22 37
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% +8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £27.76 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £47.50 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £34.00 £21.56
% change year-on-year
+16.91% +57.69%
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
940 856 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.15% 28.13% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 474 623
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 36 53
Median hourly rate £42.13 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.85% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £19.85 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Security 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 Security Cleared across the South West region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Security 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 Security Cleared across the South West region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Security 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 Security Cleared within the South West region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Gloucestershire 0 244 £450 -0.88% 41
Wiltshire +2 203 £375 -6.25% 15
Bristol -1 97 £384 -6.96% 22
Devon +1 39 £381 +20.07% 1
Somerset -1 37 £490 +45.18%
Dorset -5 10 £350 -7.28%
Cornwall +4 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 762 (57.34%) SC Cleared
2 443 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 286 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
4 250 (18.81%) Java
5 174 (13.09%) Linux
6 157 (11.81%) Project Management
7 152 (11.44%) ITIL
8 151 (11.36%) C
9 150 (11.29%) Windows
10 148 (11.14%) Microsoft
11 145 (10.91%) Oracle
12 130 (9.78%) Cisco
13 129 (9.71%) SQL
14 119 (8.95%) Finance
15 118 (8.88%) Software Engineering
16 114 (8.58%) C++
17 107 (8.05%) JavaScript
18 105 (7.90%) PRINCE2
19 94 (7.07%) Python
20 93 (7.00%) Unix
21 91 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
22 88 (6.62%) Active Directory
23 87 (6.55%) Scrum
23 87 (6.55%) Firewall
24 86 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
25 84 (6.32%) SQL Server
26 83 (6.25%) MS Excel
27 81 (6.09%) Migration
28 77 (5.79%) QA
29 76 (5.72%) HTML

Security 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 47 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.33%) Apache
3 29 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
4 25 (1.88%) IIS
4 25 (1.88%) JBoss
5 22 (1.66%) WebLogic
6 19 (1.43%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 17 (1.28%) Confluence
9 14 (1.05%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.83%) Node.js
10 11 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (0.83%) Skype for Business
11 10 (0.75%) GlassFish
12 8 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.38%) CMS
14 3 (0.23%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 83 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 47 (3.54%) MS Office
3 30 (2.26%) MS Project
4 19 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.60%) InfoPath
7 6 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.23%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.075%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.075%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
3 10 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.75%) Primavera
4 5 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle Payroll
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.075%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.075%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.075%) Maximo
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.075%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.075%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.81%) Office 365
2 23 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.28%) GitHub
4 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (6.55%) Firewall
2 75 (5.64%) WAN
3 53 (3.99%) LAN
4 37 (2.78%) VPN
5 35 (2.63%) MPLS
6 33 (2.48%) BGP
7 32 (2.41%) IPsec
8 31 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
9 30 (2.26%) OSPF
9 30 (2.26%) TCP/IP
10 28 (2.11%) HTTP
11 27 (2.03%) Wireless
12 24 (1.81%) VoIP
13 21 (1.58%) DNS
14 18 (1.35%) Internet
15 17 (1.28%) Network Security
16 12 (0.90%) EIGRP
17 11 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
18 10 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
18 10 (0.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 41 (3.09%) Relational Database
3 38 (2.86%) Big Data
4 34 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 33 (2.48%) MySQL
6 32 (2.41%) Hadoop
7 26 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 26 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 22 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (0.83%) OrientDB
12 10 (0.75%) Neo4j
13 9 (0.68%) MS Access
14 7 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (0.45%) Data Mining
16 5 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 61 (4.59%) Cucumber
2 59 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 52 (3.91%) JIRA
4 48 (3.61%) Jenkins
5 44 (3.31%) Subversion
6 40 (3.01%) Visual Studio
7 29 (2.18%) Selenium
8 28 (2.11%) JUnit
9 25 (1.88%) Rational DOORS
10 24 (1.81%) Eclipse
10 24 (1.81%) Maven
11 23 (1.73%) Capybara
12 19 (1.43%) RSpec
12 19 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (1.20%) git-flow
14 15 (1.13%) IntelliJ
15 14 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (1.05%) ClearCase
15 14 (1.05%) Eclipse RCP
16 12 (0.90%) Bitbucket
General
1 119 (8.95%) Finance
2 59 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 36 (2.71%) Military
4 19 (1.43%) Aerospace
5 11 (0.83%) Publishing
6 10 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 9 (0.68%) Electronics
8 8 (0.60%) Billing
9 7 (0.53%) Marketing
10 5 (0.38%) Legal
11 4 (0.30%) Games
12 3 (0.23%) Back Office
13 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.15%) Retail
14 1 (0.075%) Avionics
14 1 (0.075%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.075%) French Language
14 1 (0.075%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.075%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 284 (21.37%) Developer
2 111 (8.35%) Analyst
3 110 (8.28%) Project Manager
4 109 (8.20%) Java Developer
5 88 (6.62%) Architect
6 81 (6.09%) Consultant
7 61 (4.59%) Software Engineer
8 56 (4.21%) Network Engineer
9 49 (3.69%) Designer
10 46 (3.46%) Tester
11 44 (3.31%) Test Analyst
12 41 (3.09%) Coordinator
13 38 (2.86%) Test Engineer
14 36 (2.71%) DV Cleared Java Developer
15 33 (2.48%) Administrator
16 32 (2.41%) Network Designer
16 32 (2.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
17 28 (2.11%) .NET Developer
17 28 (2.11%) C++ Developer
18 25 (1.88%) DV Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (5.72%) HTML
2 75 (5.64%) Web Services
3 61 (4.59%) .NET
4 55 (4.14%) CSS
5 40 (3.01%) XML
6 38 (2.86%) J2EE
7 36 (2.71%) RESTful
8 30 (2.26%) AngularJS
8 30 (2.26%) Spring
9 23 (1.73%) jQuery
9 23 (1.73%) Middleware
10 19 (1.43%) EJB
11 18 (1.35%) Sass
12 17 (1.28%) HTML5
12 17 (1.28%) Ruby on Rails
12 17 (1.28%) SOAP
13 16 (1.20%) Apache Camel
14 14 (1.05%) Java EE
14 14 (1.05%) REST
15 11 (0.83%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.64%) Management Information System
3 46 (3.46%) Data Centre
4 39 (2.93%) Visualisation
5 26 (1.96%) Replication
6 23 (1.73%) Wiki
7 18 (1.35%) User Experience
8 15 (1.13%) Computer Science
8 15 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
9 13 (0.98%) CESG
10 12 (0.90%) Clustering
10 12 (0.90%) Ergonomics
10 12 (0.90%) Security Operations Centre
11 10 (0.75%) Algorithms
11 10 (0.75%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (0.60%) Driving Licence
12 8 (0.60%) VHDL
13 7 (0.53%) Blackberry
13 7 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 174 (13.09%) Linux
2 150 (11.29%) Windows
3 93 (7.00%) Unix
4 46 (3.46%) Windows Server
5 36 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (1.43%) Solaris
7 19 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 18 (1.35%) Mac OS X
8 18 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (1.13%) CentOS
10 14 (1.05%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (0.60%) AIX
13 7 (0.53%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.53%) Windows NT
14 4 (0.30%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.23%) Android
15 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (21.52%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (11.81%) Project Management
3 152 (11.44%) ITIL
4 118 (8.88%) Software Engineering
5 105 (7.90%) PRINCE2
6 87 (6.55%) Scrum
7 81 (6.09%) Migration
8 66 (4.97%) Configuration Management
9 61 (4.59%) UML
10 58 (4.36%) Service Management
11 56 (4.21%) Information Assurance
11 56 (4.21%) Risk Management
11 56 (4.21%) Service Delivery
12 55 (4.14%) Test Automation
13 54 (4.06%) Change Management
14 52 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 50 (3.76%) BDD
16 47 (3.54%) Requirements Analysis
17 42 (3.16%) OO
17 42 (3.16%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 250 (18.81%) Java
2 151 (11.36%) C
3 129 (9.71%) SQL
4 114 (8.58%) C++
5 107 (8.05%) JavaScript
6 94 (7.07%) Python
7 55 (4.14%) C#
8 54 (4.06%) Bash Shell
8 54 (4.06%) Perl
9 51 (3.84%) Ruby
10 30 (2.26%) PL/SQL
11 29 (2.18%) Scala
12 24 (1.81%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.35%) Groovy
14 17 (1.28%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.05%) PHP
15 14 (1.05%) VB
16 10 (0.75%) VBScript
17 9 (0.68%) Embedded C++
17 9 (0.68%) Lua
Qualifications
1 762 (57.34%) SC Cleared
2 443 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 91 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
4 75 (5.64%) CCNP
5 47 (3.54%) Degree
6 44 (3.31%) ISTQB
7 42 (3.16%) CISSP
8 36 (2.71%) CCNA
9 32 (2.41%) ISEB
10 29 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (1.81%) CLAS
12 23 (1.73%) BPSS Clearance
13 19 (1.43%) JNCIS
14 18 (1.35%) BC Cleared
14 18 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 17 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (1.13%) APMP
16 15 (1.13%) RHCE
17 11 (0.83%) CESG Certified Professional
18 10 (0.75%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.79%) QA
2 43 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (2.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 33 (2.48%) ISO 9001
5 30 (2.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 26 (1.96%) JSP 440
7 24 (1.81%) SLA
8 20 (1.50%) ISO 14001
9 15 (1.13%) RMADS
10 6 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.45%) ISO22301
11 3 (0.23%) HMG Infosec
12 2 (0.15%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.075%) COSHH
13 1 (0.075%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.075%) Def Stans
13 1 (0.075%) GCP
13 1 (0.075%) ISO27002
13 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.075%) TickIT
System Software
1 88 (6.62%) Active Directory
2 52 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 18 (1.35%) Samba
4 13 (0.98%) vSphere
5 11 (0.83%) Firmware
6 8 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.45%) NFS
8 5 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.30%) XenApp
10 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.23%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.15%) Snort
11 2 (0.15%) UAG
11 2 (0.15%) vCloud
12 1 (0.075%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.075%) Docker
12 1 (0.075%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 30 (2.26%) SCCM
2 28 (2.11%) Puppet
3 16 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.98%) ZABBIX
5 12 (0.90%) WSUS
6 11 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (0.53%) Data Guard
7 7 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.38%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.30%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.23%) Ansible
10 3 (0.23%) SCOM
11 2 (0.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 2 (0.15%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.15%) logstash
11 2 (0.15%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.15%) Nagios
11 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 148 (11.14%) Microsoft
2 145 (10.91%) Oracle
3 130 (9.78%) Cisco
4 70 (5.27%) VMware
5 46 (3.46%) Juniper
6 38 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 37 (2.78%) CheckPoint
8 34 (2.56%) HP
9 18 (1.35%) BT
9 18 (1.35%) Fortinet
10 16 (1.20%) NetApp
10 16 (1.20%) Nortel
11 14 (1.05%) SAP
11 14 (1.05%) webMethods
12 12 (0.90%) SolarWinds
12 12 (0.90%) Sun
13 11 (0.83%) Luciad
14 10 (0.75%) Sybase
15 9 (0.68%) Citrix
15 9 (0.68%) Palo Alto
Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + Please quote rate
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Colston Consulting LLP
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Colston Consulting
Rate: £30 - £42 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: This is a 9 month Contract Role
Posted: 2 days ago
Devizes, Wiltshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 550-675
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Vodafone
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
TDA Group
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham, UK,
Axiom Software Solutions
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Excellent daily rates
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
South West England
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 21 days ago