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 29 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
29 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 705 572 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.00% 18.27% 19.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.36% 65.82% 62.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 334 363
Median daily rate £400 £405 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 36
Median hourly rate £42.25 £44.25 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +21.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +39.78%
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
988 869 956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.63% 27.76% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 508 612
Median daily rate £385 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 38 56
Median hourly rate £37.25 £38.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.61% +9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.79 £19.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
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 29 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 29 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 29 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 0 251 £439 -2.50% 44
Wiltshire +2 208 £391 +11.78% 18
Bristol -1 108 £388 -6.06% 29
Devon +1 45 £365 -8.17% 1
Somerset -1 36 £530 +41.33% 1
Dorset 0 10 £350 +14.75% 1
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 810 (57.28%) SC Cleared
2 468 (33.10%) DV Cleared
3 310 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
4 252 (17.82%) Java
5 173 (12.23%) Linux
6 168 (11.88%) Microsoft
7 162 (11.46%) Project Management
8 154 (10.89%) C
9 152 (10.75%) Windows
10 146 (10.33%) Oracle
11 141 (9.97%) ITIL
12 126 (8.91%) SQL
13 122 (8.63%) Migration
14 120 (8.49%) Finance
15 119 (8.42%) Cisco
16 115 (8.13%) C++
17 109 (7.71%) Unix
17 109 (7.71%) Software Engineering
18 106 (7.50%) Web Services
19 103 (7.28%) PRINCE2
20 98 (6.93%) JavaScript
21 97 (6.86%) Active Directory
22 96 (6.79%) VMware
23 93 (6.58%) Firewall
24 89 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
25 88 (6.22%) SQL Server
26 86 (6.08%) Python
26 86 (6.08%) Scrum
27 84 (5.94%) MS Excel
28 81 (5.73%) CCNP

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 46 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.33%) Apache
3 31 (2.19%) Confluence
4 27 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (1.77%) JBoss
6 21 (1.49%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.41%) MS Exchange
8 18 (1.27%) IIS
9 16 (1.13%) WebLogic
9 16 (1.13%) WebSphere
10 15 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (0.99%) Node.js
12 12 (0.85%) Skype for Business
13 10 (0.71%) GlassFish
13 10 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (0.28%) CMS
15 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.28%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 84 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.90%) MS Office
3 25 (1.77%) MS Project
4 19 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.21%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.21%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.21%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.071%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.071%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.071%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 30 (2.12%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (1.13%) Primavera
3 12 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.50%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.14%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.071%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.071%) Cognos Planning
9 1 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.071%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.48%) Office 365
2 27 (1.91%) GitHub
3 26 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.42%) IaaS
6 4 (0.28%) SaaS
7 3 (0.21%) PaaS
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.071%) Heroku
9 1 (0.071%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 93 (6.58%) Firewall
2 74 (5.23%) WAN
3 49 (3.47%) LAN
4 42 (2.97%) VPN
5 38 (2.69%) MPLS
6 36 (2.55%) BGP
7 35 (2.48%) IPsec
8 34 (2.40%) TCP/IP
9 32 (2.26%) OSPF
10 30 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (1.98%) Wireless
12 25 (1.77%) DNS
13 24 (1.70%) HTTP
14 23 (1.63%) VoIP
15 21 (1.49%) Internet
16 20 (1.41%) Network Security
17 17 (1.20%) DHCP
17 17 (1.20%) SAN
18 15 (1.06%) EIGRP
19 12 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 35 (2.48%) Big Data
4 34 (2.40%) MySQL
5 33 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 32 (2.26%) Hadoop
7 27 (1.91%) MongoDB
8 24 (1.70%) NoSQL
9 23 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (0.85%) OrientDB
14 11 (0.78%) Neo4j
15 8 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.57%) Star Schema
16 7 (0.50%) MS Access
16 7 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 68 (4.81%) JIRA
2 57 (4.03%) Git (software)
3 56 (3.96%) Cucumber
4 55 (3.89%) Jenkins
5 41 (2.90%) Visual Studio
6 40 (2.83%) Subversion
7 33 (2.33%) Maven
8 31 (2.19%) Rational DOORS
9 26 (1.84%) JUnit
10 24 (1.70%) Selenium
11 21 (1.49%) Eclipse
12 20 (1.41%) Capybara
13 15 (1.06%) git-flow
13 15 (1.06%) RSpec
14 13 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 13 (0.92%) Eclipse RCP
14 13 (0.92%) IntelliJ
14 13 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (0.85%) Bitbucket
15 12 (0.85%) ClearCase
General
1 120 (8.49%) Finance
2 60 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 31 (2.19%) Military
4 19 (1.34%) Aerospace
5 11 (0.78%) Publishing
6 10 (0.71%) Billing
7 9 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.50%) Electronics
9 6 (0.42%) Marketing
10 5 (0.35%) Legal
11 4 (0.28%) Games
12 3 (0.21%) Back Office
13 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.14%) Retail
14 1 (0.071%) Avionics
14 1 (0.071%) Brand Awareness
14 1 (0.071%) French Language
14 1 (0.071%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.071%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 294 (20.79%) Developer
2 121 (8.56%) Architect
3 112 (7.92%) Analyst
4 108 (7.64%) Java Developer
5 101 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 95 (6.72%) Consultant
7 60 (4.24%) Software Engineer
8 55 (3.89%) Designer
9 51 (3.61%) Network Engineer
10 45 (3.18%) Test Analyst
11 39 (2.76%) Coordinator
11 39 (2.76%) DV Cleared Java Developer
12 37 (2.62%) Test Engineer
13 35 (2.48%) Tester
14 34 (2.40%) C++ Developer
14 34 (2.40%) Network Designer
15 28 (1.98%) .NET Developer
16 27 (1.91%) Administrator
16 27 (1.91%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
16 27 (1.91%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (7.50%) Web Services
2 76 (5.37%) HTML
3 58 (4.10%) CSS
4 55 (3.89%) .NET
4 55 (3.89%) XML
5 47 (3.32%) J2EE
6 43 (3.04%) REST
7 41 (2.90%) RESTful
8 35 (2.48%) AngularJS
9 33 (2.33%) Spring
10 25 (1.77%) Middleware
11 24 (1.70%) XSD
12 23 (1.63%) jQuery
12 23 (1.63%) WSDL
13 21 (1.49%) SOAP
14 20 (1.41%) EJB
14 20 (1.41%) HTML5
15 17 (1.20%) Apache Camel
15 17 (1.20%) Sass
16 16 (1.13%) Dropwizard
Miscellaneous
1 78 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.30%) Management Information System
3 40 (2.83%) Data Centre
4 35 (2.48%) Visualisation
5 25 (1.77%) Wiki
6 23 (1.63%) Replication
7 18 (1.27%) User Experience
8 17 (1.20%) CESG
8 17 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
9 15 (1.06%) Computer Science
10 13 (0.92%) Clustering
10 13 (0.92%) NHS
11 11 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 10 (0.71%) Private Cloud
12 10 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
13 9 (0.64%) Algorithms
13 9 (0.64%) Ergonomics
13 9 (0.64%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.64%) VHDL
14 8 (0.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 173 (12.23%) Linux
2 152 (10.75%) Windows
3 109 (7.71%) Unix
4 53 (3.75%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (1.84%) Solaris
7 21 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (1.27%) Mac OS X
8 18 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 16 (1.13%) CentOS
10 11 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.57%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.35%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.28%) AIX
13 4 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.21%) Android
15 1 (0.071%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.071%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (11.46%) Project Management
3 141 (9.97%) ITIL
4 122 (8.63%) Migration
5 109 (7.71%) Software Engineering
6 103 (7.28%) PRINCE2
7 86 (6.08%) Scrum
8 62 (4.38%) Risk Management
8 62 (4.38%) UML
9 60 (4.24%) Configuration Management
10 59 (4.17%) Information Assurance
11 55 (3.89%) Change Management
11 55 (3.89%) Service Delivery
11 55 (3.89%) Service Management
12 54 (3.82%) Data Migration
13 49 (3.47%) Test Automation
14 48 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
15 42 (2.97%) Requirements Analysis
16 41 (2.90%) DevOps
16 41 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 252 (17.82%) Java
2 154 (10.89%) C
3 126 (8.91%) SQL
4 115 (8.13%) C++
5 98 (6.93%) JavaScript
6 86 (6.08%) Python
7 50 (3.54%) Perl
8 49 (3.47%) Ruby
9 48 (3.39%) Bash Shell
10 45 (3.18%) C#
11 34 (2.40%) PL/SQL
12 29 (2.05%) Scala
13 25 (1.77%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.27%) Groovy
15 13 (0.92%) PHP
15 13 (0.92%) Shell Script
15 13 (0.92%) VB
16 10 (0.71%) Embedded C++
17 8 (0.57%) VBScript
18 7 (0.50%) Lua
Qualifications
1 810 (57.28%) SC Cleared
2 468 (33.10%) DV Cleared
3 89 (6.29%) Cisco Certification
4 81 (5.73%) CCNP
5 53 (3.75%) Degree
6 47 (3.32%) CISSP
7 42 (2.97%) ISTQB
8 31 (2.19%) CLAS
9 29 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
10 28 (1.98%) ISEB
11 27 (1.91%) CCNA
12 25 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
13 23 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (1.56%) BC Cleared
15 19 (1.34%) JNCIS
16 16 (1.13%) APMP
17 15 (1.06%) MCSE
17 15 (1.06%) RHCE
18 14 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 12 (0.85%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.09%) QA
2 46 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (2.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 31 (2.19%) ISO 9001
5 27 (1.91%) Disclosure Scotland
6 23 (1.63%) JSP 440
7 22 (1.56%) SLA
8 21 (1.49%) ISO 14001
9 17 (1.20%) HL7
10 15 (1.06%) RMADS
11 6 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.35%) Government Security Classifications
12 5 (0.35%) ISO22301
13 3 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
13 3 (0.21%) IEC 61508
14 2 (0.14%) COBIT
14 2 (0.14%) Def Stans
14 2 (0.14%) ISO27002
15 1 (0.071%) Data Quality
15 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 71 (5.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.91%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.27%) vSphere
4 18 (1.27%) Xen
5 15 (1.06%) Samba
6 12 (0.85%) Docker
7 9 (0.64%) Firmware
7 9 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.35%) XenApp
9 4 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.21%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.21%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.14%) NFS
11 2 (0.14%) Snort
11 2 (0.14%) UAG
11 2 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (2.33%) SCCM
2 29 (2.05%) Puppet
3 13 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (0.92%) WSUS
3 13 (0.92%) ZABBIX
4 10 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.42%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.28%) Ansible
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (0.21%) Capistrano
8 3 (0.21%) SCOM
9 2 (0.14%) Kibana
9 2 (0.14%) logstash
9 2 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.14%) Nagios
9 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.14%) yum
Vendors
1 168 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 146 (10.33%) Oracle
3 119 (8.42%) Cisco
4 96 (6.79%) VMware
5 50 (3.54%) Juniper
6 40 (2.83%) Red Hat
7 39 (2.76%) CheckPoint
8 27 (1.91%) Citrix
9 26 (1.84%) HP
10 19 (1.34%) webMethods
11 18 (1.27%) BT
11 18 (1.27%) SAP
12 16 (1.13%) Nortel
13 15 (1.06%) Fortinet
14 13 (0.92%) SolarWinds
15 11 (0.78%) Luciad
15 11 (0.78%) NetApp
15 11 (0.78%) Sun
16 10 (0.71%) Intel Security
16 10 (0.71%) Sybase
Bristol, Avon
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Computer People
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 10 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Flexible, competitive rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheltenham
aap3
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 9 days ago