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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
England / South West
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 609 700 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.54% 23.83% 20.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.20% 69.86% 68.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 429 386
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 48 28
Median hourly rate £39.50 £44.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% -1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £34.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £50.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.10 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +30.31%

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
880 1002 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.57% 34.12% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 634 594
Median daily rate £410 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 63 41
Median hourly rate £38.50 £42.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +4.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £49.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 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 -1 191 £405 +11.72% 13
Gloucestershire 0 137 £475 +5.55% 28
Bristol 0 114 £395 +8.96% 26
Devon -1 59 £405 -4.70%
Somerset +2 55 £319 -18.26% 7
Dorset +1 7 £308 -25.00% 2
Avon - 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 811 (65.51%) SC Cleared
2 348 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
3 341 (27.54%) DV Cleared
4 189 (15.27%) Java
5 182 (14.70%) Oracle
6 160 (12.92%) Finance
7 155 (12.52%) Windows
8 152 (12.28%) C
9 145 (11.71%) Project Management
10 140 (11.31%) ITIL
11 138 (11.15%) Microsoft
12 127 (10.26%) Scrum
13 113 (9.13%) Software Engineering
14 110 (8.89%) Linux
15 107 (8.64%) PRINCE2
16 106 (8.56%) SQL
17 91 (7.35%) Migration
17 91 (7.35%) C#
18 87 (7.03%) VMware
19 85 (6.87%) MS Excel
20 78 (6.30%) Python
21 77 (6.22%) Cisco
22 72 (5.82%) SQL Server
23 71 (5.74%) MS Project
23 71 (5.74%) JavaScript
23 71 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
24 67 (5.41%) Risk Management
25 66 (5.33%) C++
26 65 (5.25%) Programme Management
27 64 (5.17%) SharePoint

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 64 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.67%) WebLogic
3 28 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
4 18 (1.45%) Confluence
4 18 (1.45%) JBoss
4 18 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (1.29%) WebSphere
6 13 (1.05%) IIS
7 12 (0.97%) MS Exchange
8 11 (0.89%) Apache
9 10 (0.81%) Skype for Business
10 9 (0.73%) SAS
10 9 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.65%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 7 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (0.40%) GlassFish
14 5 (0.40%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 85 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 71 (5.74%) MS Project
3 59 (4.77%) MS Office
4 8 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.48%) CPLEX
6 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.24%) Simulink
8 2 (0.16%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.081%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.081%) Siemens NX
9 1 (0.081%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 42 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 36 (2.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 33 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
4 24 (1.94%) Oracle Applications
5 13 (1.05%) Primavera
6 10 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
7 9 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.48%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
13 1 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
13 1 (0.081%) Oracle ERP
13 1 (0.081%) Oracle Utilities
13 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
13 1 (0.081%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.91%) Office 365
2 27 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.89%) SaaS
5 10 (0.81%) Amazon S3
5 10 (0.81%) IaaS
6 8 (0.65%) GitHub
7 7 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (0.40%) PaaS
9 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.081%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.081%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.081%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.081%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.081%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.85%) Firewall
2 45 (3.63%) LAN
3 37 (2.99%) WAN
4 32 (2.58%) DNS
5 29 (2.34%) TCP/IP
6 20 (1.62%) DHCP
7 15 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (1.21%) Internet
7 15 (1.21%) Network Security
8 14 (1.13%) VLAN
8 14 (1.13%) VoIP
9 12 (0.97%) SAN
10 11 (0.89%) Wireless
10 11 (0.89%) Wireshark
11 9 (0.73%) DMZ
11 9 (0.73%) VPN
12 8 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.65%) HTTP
12 8 (0.65%) LDAP
13 7 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 54 (4.36%) Oracle Database
3 43 (3.47%) Hadoop
4 31 (2.50%) Big Data
5 28 (2.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 26 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (1.86%) Relational Database
8 17 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
12 11 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.81%) MongoDB
13 10 (0.81%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.73%) Apache Hive
14 9 (0.73%) MySQL
14 9 (0.73%) NoSQL
15 8 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 7 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (3.23%) Selenium
2 37 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 35 (2.83%) JIRA
4 34 (2.75%) Jenkins
5 33 (2.67%) Git (software)
6 27 (2.18%) Cucumber
6 27 (2.18%) Rational DOORS
7 18 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (1.21%) Bitbucket
8 15 (1.21%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.13%) JUnit
9 14 (1.13%) LoadRunner
9 14 (1.13%) Maven
9 14 (1.13%) Oracle APEX
10 13 (1.05%) SpecFlow
11 11 (0.89%) Ant
12 10 (0.81%) Gradle
12 10 (0.81%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.73%) JMeter
13 9 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 160 (12.92%) Finance
2 56 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 39 (3.15%) Manufacturing
4 38 (3.07%) Electronics
5 37 (2.99%) Marketing
6 32 (2.58%) Military
7 11 (0.89%) Aerospace
8 9 (0.73%) Legal
9 6 (0.48%) Back Office
10 5 (0.40%) Avionics
11 4 (0.32%) Law
12 3 (0.24%) Billing
13 2 (0.16%) Games
13 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.16%) Publishing
13 2 (0.16%) Retail
14 1 (0.081%) Advertising
14 1 (0.081%) Automotive
14 1 (0.081%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.081%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 211 (17.04%) Developer
2 119 (9.61%) Analyst
3 108 (8.72%) Consultant
4 95 (7.67%) Java Developer
5 89 (7.19%) Architect
6 77 (6.22%) Project Manager
7 53 (4.28%) Software Engineer
8 46 (3.72%) Coordinator
9 43 (3.47%) Support Engineer
10 36 (2.91%) Oracle Consultant
11 34 (2.75%) Business Analyst
12 32 (2.58%) Administrator
12 32 (2.58%) Project Coordinator
13 31 (2.50%) Network Engineer
14 28 (2.26%) Systems Engineer
15 26 (2.10%) Project Planner
15 26 (2.10%) Test Analyst
16 25 (2.02%) Oracle Developer
17 24 (1.94%) Test Engineer
18 22 (1.78%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (5.01%) .NET
1 62 (5.01%) Web Services
2 45 (3.63%) HTML
3 40 (3.23%) XML
4 36 (2.91%) J2EE
5 34 (2.75%) Spring
6 33 (2.67%) CSS
7 30 (2.42%) Middleware
8 25 (2.02%) .NET Framework
9 22 (1.78%) ASP.NET
10 21 (1.70%) RESTful
11 20 (1.62%) EJB
11 20 (1.62%) REST
12 19 (1.53%) Hibernate
13 18 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
15 16 (1.29%) WPF
16 14 (1.13%) AngularJS
16 14 (1.13%) jQuery
16 14 (1.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 71 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 37 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 26 (2.10%) CESG
5 23 (1.86%) User Experience
6 17 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 17 (1.37%) PKI
7 15 (1.21%) Reference Data
8 11 (0.89%) Driving Licence
8 11 (0.89%) Replication
9 10 (0.81%) Cyber Defence
10 9 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 9 (0.73%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 8 (0.65%) CESG CLAS
11 8 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (0.65%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.65%) PMI
12 7 (0.57%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.57%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 155 (12.52%) Windows
2 110 (8.89%) Linux
3 57 (4.60%) Windows Server
4 55 (4.44%) Unix
5 31 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (2.42%) Windows 7
7 25 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.45%) Solaris
9 17 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (1.21%) Android
11 13 (1.05%) Windows 10
12 11 (0.89%) Apple iOS
13 10 (0.81%) AIX
14 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
16 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.16%) Debian
18 2 (0.16%) VMS
18 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (28.11%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (11.71%) Project Management
3 140 (11.31%) ITIL
4 127 (10.26%) Scrum
5 113 (9.13%) Software Engineering
6 107 (8.64%) PRINCE2
7 91 (7.35%) Migration
8 67 (5.41%) Risk Management
9 65 (5.25%) Programme Management
10 63 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
11 62 (5.01%) DevOps
11 62 (5.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 55 (4.44%) UML
13 50 (4.04%) Information Assurance
14 48 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
15 46 (3.72%) Change Management
16 45 (3.63%) Project Planning
16 45 (3.63%) Requirements Management
16 45 (3.63%) Software Testing
17 44 (3.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 189 (15.27%) Java
2 152 (12.28%) C
3 106 (8.56%) SQL
4 91 (7.35%) C#
5 78 (6.30%) Python
6 71 (5.74%) JavaScript
7 66 (5.33%) C++
8 35 (2.83%) Perl
9 31 (2.50%) Ruby
10 29 (2.34%) Bash Shell
11 28 (2.26%) PL/SQL
12 24 (1.94%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.45%) Shell Script
14 14 (1.13%) Embedded C
15 13 (1.05%) Embedded C++
16 10 (0.81%) PHP
17 9 (0.73%) Groovy
18 8 (0.65%) Ada
19 7 (0.57%) MATLAB
20 6 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 811 (65.51%) SC Cleared
2 341 (27.54%) DV Cleared
3 58 (4.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 50 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (3.63%) Degree
6 43 (3.47%) CCNA
7 38 (3.07%) ISEB
8 32 (2.58%) CISSP
9 24 (1.94%) ISTQB
10 22 (1.78%) CCNP
10 22 (1.78%) CLAS
11 20 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 16 (1.29%) BC Cleared
12 16 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (1.05%) APMP
14 11 (0.89%) SANS
15 10 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (0.73%) HNC
16 9 (0.73%) PMI Certification
17 8 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.52%) PMO
2 39 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (2.91%) QA
4 26 (2.10%) JSP 440
5 21 (1.70%) SLA
6 18 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 17 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
8 14 (1.13%) Data Quality
9 11 (0.89%) RMADS
10 9 (0.73%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.48%) ISO27002
12 3 (0.24%) DO-178B
12 3 (0.24%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.16%) COBIT
13 2 (0.16%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.16%) GxP
14 1 (0.081%) GPG13
14 1 (0.081%) MISRA
14 1 (0.081%) MISRA C
System Software
1 62 (5.01%) Active Directory
2 49 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.50%) Docker
4 23 (1.86%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.53%) vSphere
6 9 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.48%) Firmware
8 6 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.32%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.32%) HDFS
9 4 (0.32%) vCloud
10 3 (0.24%) Snort
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.16%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.081%) UAG
12 1 (0.081%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.081%) Xen
12 1 (0.081%) XenApp
12 1 (0.081%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (1.70%) Puppet
2 18 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
3 17 (1.37%) Ansible
4 13 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.81%) SCCM
6 7 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 7 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.57%) Terraform
7 6 (0.48%) Packer
7 6 (0.48%) vRealize
7 6 (0.48%) WSUS
8 5 (0.40%) Nmap
9 4 (0.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 4 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (0.32%) yum
10 3 (0.24%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.24%) Nessus
10 3 (0.24%) PowerCLI
10 3 (0.24%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 182 (14.70%) Oracle
2 138 (11.15%) Microsoft
3 87 (7.03%) VMware
4 77 (6.22%) Cisco
5 46 (3.72%) Red Hat
6 42 (3.39%) SAP
7 34 (2.75%) HP
8 26 (2.10%) Intel Security
9 25 (2.02%) Hyperion
10 22 (1.78%) IBM
11 16 (1.29%) Citrix
11 16 (1.29%) Juniper
11 16 (1.29%) Remedy
12 14 (1.13%) Cloudera
13 13 (1.05%) CheckPoint
13 13 (1.05%) Splunk
14 9 (0.73%) SolarWinds
15 8 (0.65%) Atlassian
16 7 (0.57%) webMethods
17 6 (0.48%) ILOG
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Wiltshire
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