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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 581 615 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.16% 18.74% 19.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.11% 63.60% 67.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 372 373
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 48 19
Median hourly rate £31.25 £42.23 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +4.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £11.78 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £43.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.90 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-7.76% +40.45%
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
817 967 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.35% 29.46% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 596 589
Median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 67 33
Median hourly rate £35.50 £41.24 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.91% +17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £12.21 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.18%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 0 210 £425 +1.49% 59
Wiltshire 0 137 £395 +5.33% 10
Bristol +5 122 £400 -9.34% 15
Devon -5 30 £373 -6.87% 4
Somerset 0 23 £425 +21.42% 6
Dorset +6 21 £473 -
Cornwall +3 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 772 (60.03%) SC Cleared
2 418 (32.50%) DV Cleared
3 248 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
4 199 (15.47%) Java
5 154 (11.98%) Windows
5 154 (11.98%) Microsoft
6 142 (11.04%) Oracle
7 140 (10.89%) Linux
8 137 (10.65%) Project Management
9 132 (10.26%) ITIL
9 132 (10.26%) C
10 130 (10.11%) SQL
11 117 (9.10%) Unix
12 116 (9.02%) Finance
13 109 (8.48%) Migration
14 107 (8.32%) Cisco
15 102 (7.93%) Firewall
16 101 (7.85%) C++
17 91 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
18 89 (6.92%) SQL Server
19 88 (6.84%) PRINCE2
20 82 (6.38%) Active Directory
21 81 (6.30%) MS Excel
22 80 (6.22%) VMware
23 76 (5.91%) CCNP
24 75 (5.83%) Web Services
25 74 (5.75%) SharePoint
26 70 (5.44%) JIRA
27 68 (5.29%) JavaScript
28 65 (5.05%) Python

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 74 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.49%) Confluence
3 27 (2.10%) MS Exchange
3 27 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
4 25 (1.94%) Apache
5 23 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (1.63%) IIS
6 21 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.40%) JBoss
8 17 (1.32%) Skype for Business
9 15 (1.17%) WebSphere
10 13 (1.01%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (0.86%) GlassFish
12 9 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.39%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.39%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.31%) K2 blackpearl
15 4 (0.31%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 81 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.64%) MS Office
3 19 (1.48%) MS Project
4 15 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.39%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.39%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.39%) Simulink
7 3 (0.23%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.078%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.078%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 27 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (1.94%) Primavera
3 18 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.93%) Oracle Payroll
7 8 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.23%) Maximo
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.23%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
11 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.16%) SAP HCM
11 2 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.65%) Office 365
2 31 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.24%) GitHub
5 9 (0.70%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.62%) SaaS
7 6 (0.47%) IaaS
7 6 (0.47%) PaaS
8 3 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.23%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.16%) Heroku
10 1 (0.078%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 102 (7.93%) Firewall
2 65 (5.05%) WAN
3 59 (4.59%) LAN
4 34 (2.64%) Wireless
5 33 (2.57%) DHCP
5 33 (2.57%) TCP/IP
6 32 (2.49%) VPN
7 29 (2.26%) VoIP
8 26 (2.02%) BGP
9 25 (1.94%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (1.94%) MPLS
10 21 (1.63%) DNS
10 21 (1.63%) Internet
11 19 (1.48%) IPsec
11 19 (1.48%) Network Security
11 19 (1.48%) OSPF
12 16 (1.24%) EIGRP
13 15 (1.17%) SAN
14 13 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
15 11 (0.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.34%) Oracle Database
3 38 (2.95%) Hadoop
4 34 (2.64%) MySQL
5 30 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 28 (2.18%) Big Data
6 28 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 20 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
9 19 (1.48%) MongoDB
10 15 (1.17%) OrientDB
10 15 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
11 13 (1.01%) NoSQL
11 13 (1.01%) Power BI
11 13 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 70 (5.44%) JIRA
2 45 (3.50%) Jenkins
3 35 (2.72%) Rational DOORS
4 34 (2.64%) Git (software)
5 32 (2.49%) Visual Studio
6 27 (2.10%) Maven
7 25 (1.94%) Selenium
8 20 (1.56%) Eclipse
9 19 (1.48%) Subversion
10 18 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (1.17%) JUnit
13 14 (1.09%) Cucumber
13 14 (1.09%) Hudson
14 13 (1.01%) Ant
15 12 (0.93%) ClearCase
16 11 (0.86%) Eclipse RCP
17 10 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
18 9 (0.70%) Bitbucket
19 8 (0.62%) JMeter
General
1 116 (9.02%) Finance
2 48 (3.73%) Telecoms
3 32 (2.49%) Military
4 21 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.24%) Electronics
6 14 (1.09%) Marketing
7 12 (0.93%) Aerospace
8 8 (0.62%) Billing
9 4 (0.31%) Games
9 4 (0.31%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.23%) Back Office
10 3 (0.23%) Publishing
11 2 (0.16%) Legal
11 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.078%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.078%) Law
12 1 (0.078%) Retail
Job Titles
1 247 (19.21%) Developer
2 125 (9.72%) Architect
3 103 (8.01%) Analyst
4 100 (7.78%) Consultant
5 91 (7.08%) Java Developer
6 77 (5.99%) Project Manager
7 60 (4.67%) Network Engineer
8 38 (2.95%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 36 (2.80%) Software Engineer
10 33 (2.57%) Designer
11 32 (2.49%) Solutions Architect
11 32 (2.49%) Test Analyst
12 31 (2.41%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 29 (2.26%) Technical Architect
14 28 (2.18%) Administrator
14 28 (2.18%) C++ Developer
14 28 (2.18%) Support Engineer
15 27 (2.10%) Project Planner
15 27 (2.10%) Test Engineer
16 24 (1.87%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (5.83%) Web Services
2 62 (4.82%) HTML
3 55 (4.28%) REST
4 54 (4.20%) .NET
5 39 (3.03%) XML
6 38 (2.95%) J2EE
7 34 (2.64%) CSS
8 33 (2.57%) AngularJS
8 33 (2.57%) Spring
9 27 (2.10%) WSDL
9 27 (2.10%) XSD
10 21 (1.63%) HTML5
11 20 (1.56%) EJB
11 20 (1.56%) jQuery
11 20 (1.56%) RESTful
12 18 (1.40%) Middleware
12 18 (1.40%) SOAP
13 17 (1.32%) ASP.NET
14 15 (1.17%) JSON
15 14 (1.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 63 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 35 (2.72%) Data Centre
4 28 (2.18%) Visualisation
5 25 (1.94%) CESG
5 25 (1.94%) Wiki
6 23 (1.79%) NHS
7 22 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
9 14 (1.09%) User Experience
10 13 (1.01%) Computer Science
11 11 (0.86%) Mathematics
11 11 (0.86%) Private Cloud
11 11 (0.86%) Replication
12 10 (0.78%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.70%) CESG CLAS
13 9 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (0.62%) PKI
15 7 (0.54%) Clustering
15 7 (0.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 154 (11.98%) Windows
2 140 (10.89%) Linux
3 117 (9.10%) Unix
4 55 (4.28%) Windows Server
5 38 (2.95%) Solaris
6 34 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 15 (1.17%) CentOS
10 12 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.78%) Windows XP
12 9 (0.70%) Mac OS X
12 9 (0.70%) Windows 10
12 9 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.31%) Android
13 4 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.23%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.16%) AIX
15 2 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (19.28%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (10.65%) Project Management
3 132 (10.26%) ITIL
4 109 (8.48%) Migration
5 88 (6.84%) PRINCE2
6 65 (5.05%) Risk Management
7 64 (4.98%) Software Engineering
8 63 (4.90%) Scrum
9 60 (4.67%) Configuration Management
10 59 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
11 55 (4.28%) Service Delivery
12 49 (3.81%) Change Management
12 49 (3.81%) Service Management
12 49 (3.81%) TOGAF
13 45 (3.50%) Information Assurance
14 43 (3.34%) UML
15 42 (3.27%) Information Security
16 41 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
17 40 (3.11%) Requirements Management
17 40 (3.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 199 (15.47%) Java
2 132 (10.26%) C
3 130 (10.11%) SQL
4 101 (7.85%) C++
5 68 (5.29%) JavaScript
6 65 (5.05%) Python
7 47 (3.65%) Perl
8 41 (3.19%) C#
9 40 (3.11%) Bash Shell
9 40 (3.11%) PL/SQL
10 32 (2.49%) Ruby
11 29 (2.26%) PowerShell
12 16 (1.24%) Scala
13 15 (1.17%) PHP
14 14 (1.09%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.86%) Ada
16 8 (0.62%) VBScript
17 7 (0.54%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.54%) VBA
18 6 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 772 (60.03%) SC Cleared
2 418 (32.50%) DV Cleared
3 91 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (5.91%) CCNP
5 55 (4.28%) Degree
6 39 (3.03%) CCNA
7 34 (2.64%) CISSP
8 30 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 27 (2.10%) CLAS
10 26 (2.02%) ISEB
10 26 (2.02%) ISTQB
11 23 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (1.48%) BC Cleared
14 16 (1.24%) MCSE
14 16 (1.24%) RHCE
15 14 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 12 (0.93%) JNCIP
17 10 (0.78%) CESG Certified Professional
17 10 (0.78%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.34%) QA
2 39 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 23 (1.79%) SLA
5 20 (1.56%) HL7
5 20 (1.56%) ISO 9001
6 15 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 15 (1.17%) JSP 440
6 15 (1.17%) RMADS
7 12 (0.93%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (0.31%) ISO22301
9 3 (0.23%) HMG Infosec
9 3 (0.23%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.16%) COBIT
10 2 (0.16%) Def Stans
10 2 (0.16%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.078%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.078%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 82 (6.38%) Active Directory
2 56 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.48%) Docker
4 19 (1.48%) Xen
5 17 (1.32%) vSphere
6 14 (1.09%) Samba
7 11 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.62%) Firmware
8 8 (0.62%) ProxySG
8 8 (0.62%) XenApp
9 6 (0.47%) Snort
9 6 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.31%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.23%) NFS
11 3 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.16%) HDFS
12 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (2.72%) SCCM
2 30 (2.33%) Puppet
3 20 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.70%) ZABBIX
6 8 (0.62%) SCOM
7 7 (0.54%) WSUS
8 6 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (0.39%) RSA enVision
10 4 (0.31%) Ansible
10 4 (0.31%) Data Guard
10 4 (0.31%) Kibana
10 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.31%) SCSM
11 3 (0.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 154 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 142 (11.04%) Oracle
3 107 (8.32%) Cisco
4 80 (6.22%) VMware
5 41 (3.19%) Juniper
6 36 (2.80%) CheckPoint
6 36 (2.80%) Red Hat
7 34 (2.64%) Citrix
8 31 (2.41%) SAP
9 25 (1.94%) HP
10 17 (1.32%) Fortinet
11 16 (1.24%) webMethods
12 14 (1.09%) F5
12 14 (1.09%) Remedy
13 12 (0.93%) IBM
14 11 (0.86%) Cognos
14 11 (0.86%) Intel Security
14 11 (0.86%) Nortel
14 11 (0.86%) Sybase
15 10 (0.78%) Splunk
Bristol, Avon
IntaPeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £42 to £45 per hour Dep On Exp
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £370 to £494 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - £46 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £240.00 per day + long term contracts
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day + Long term contracts
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £428 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
LA International
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Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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