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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 733 594 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.08% 18.53% 18.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 73.37% 63.06% 63.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 343 315
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 46 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £13.00 £33.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.95 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.54% +59.75%
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
999 942 847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 32.82% 29.38% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 558 547
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 62 34
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £13.00 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 £425 - 54
Wiltshire +1 215 £400 +5.26% 17
Bristol +10 147 £421 +2.62% 10
Devon -1 33 £328 -13.81% 1
Somerset -6 23 £389 +5.78% 1
Dorset -5 10 £450 +47.54% 5
Cornwall +2 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 844 (59.82%) SC Cleared
2 472 (33.45%) DV Cleared
3 262 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (14.88%) Java
5 173 (12.26%) Linux
6 169 (11.98%) Microsoft
7 167 (11.84%) Windows
8 158 (11.20%) Project Management
9 154 (10.91%) Oracle
10 149 (10.56%) ITIL
11 143 (10.13%) C
12 126 (8.93%) Cisco
13 122 (8.65%) SQL
14 121 (8.58%) Unix
14 121 (8.58%) Finance
15 118 (8.36%) Migration
16 114 (8.08%) C++
17 113 (8.01%) Firewall
18 107 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
19 103 (7.30%) Active Directory
20 99 (7.02%) VMware
21 94 (6.66%) Web Services
22 93 (6.59%) CCNP
23 90 (6.38%) MS Excel
24 88 (6.24%) SQL Server
25 86 (6.09%) PRINCE2
25 86 (6.09%) WAN
26 82 (5.81%) Software Engineering
27 80 (5.67%) JavaScript
28 72 (5.10%) JIRA

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 61 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 34 (2.41%) Apache
3 33 (2.34%) Confluence
4 30 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 26 (1.84%) Tomcat
6 23 (1.63%) JBoss
7 21 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (1.28%) IIS
9 17 (1.20%) Skype for Business
10 16 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (1.06%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.99%) WebLogic
13 13 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.78%) GlassFish
15 10 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
16 8 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
17 5 (0.35%) Apache Spark
17 5 (0.35%) CMS
18 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
18 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 90 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.48%) MS Office
3 23 (1.63%) MS Project
4 14 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.35%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.14%) Simulink
9 1 (0.071%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.071%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 28 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (1.56%) Primavera
3 19 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.85%) Oracle Payroll
7 8 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
11 3 (0.21%) Maximo
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
11 3 (0.21%) Sentinel
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
12 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.14%) SAP HCM
13 1 (0.071%) Oracle iSupplier
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.19%) Office 365
2 25 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.42%) GitHub
3 20 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.57%) SaaS
5 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.35%) IaaS
6 4 (0.28%) PaaS
7 3 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.14%) Heroku
8 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.071%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 113 (8.01%) Firewall
2 86 (6.09%) WAN
3 63 (4.46%) LAN
4 51 (3.61%) VPN
5 43 (3.05%) MPLS
6 42 (2.98%) TCP/IP
7 41 (2.91%) BGP
8 38 (2.69%) IPsec
9 34 (2.41%) DHCP
9 34 (2.41%) VoIP
9 34 (2.41%) Wireless
10 33 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (2.34%) OSPF
11 32 (2.27%) DNS
12 24 (1.70%) Internet
12 24 (1.70%) Network Security
13 21 (1.49%) SAN
14 20 (1.42%) EIGRP
15 13 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
16 12 (0.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (6.24%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.91%) Oracle Database
3 39 (2.76%) MySQL
4 36 (2.55%) Hadoop
5 32 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 29 (2.06%) Big Data
7 24 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 24 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (1.35%) MongoDB
9 18 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (1.13%) NoSQL
10 16 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (0.99%) OrientDB
11 14 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (0.78%) Star Schema
13 10 (0.71%) Neo4j
14 9 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 72 (5.10%) JIRA
2 45 (3.19%) Jenkins
3 42 (2.98%) Visual Studio
4 33 (2.34%) Rational DOORS
5 32 (2.27%) Git (software)
6 26 (1.84%) Maven
6 26 (1.84%) Subversion
7 24 (1.70%) Cucumber
8 23 (1.63%) Selenium
9 18 (1.28%) Eclipse
10 16 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (0.99%) Hudson
11 14 (0.99%) JUnit
12 13 (0.92%) Ant
12 13 (0.92%) ClearCase
13 11 (0.78%) Bitbucket
13 11 (0.78%) Eclipse RCP
13 11 (0.78%) Jasmine
13 11 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
General
1 121 (8.58%) Finance
2 59 (4.18%) Telecoms
3 32 (2.27%) Military
4 19 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 16 (1.13%) Electronics
6 15 (1.06%) Marketing
7 10 (0.71%) Aerospace
8 9 (0.64%) Billing
9 5 (0.35%) Publishing
10 4 (0.28%) Games
10 4 (0.28%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.21%) Back Office
11 3 (0.21%) Legal
12 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.14%) Retail
13 1 (0.071%) Avionics
13 1 (0.071%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 269 (19.06%) Developer
2 135 (9.57%) Architect
3 123 (8.72%) Analyst
4 100 (7.09%) Consultant
5 98 (6.95%) Java Developer
6 86 (6.09%) Project Manager
7 60 (4.25%) Network Engineer
8 49 (3.47%) Designer
9 46 (3.26%) Software Engineer
10 41 (2.91%) DV Cleared Java Developer
11 37 (2.62%) C++ Developer
12 35 (2.48%) Test Analyst
13 34 (2.41%) Project Planner
13 34 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
14 33 (2.34%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
15 30 (2.13%) Administrator
15 30 (2.13%) Coordinator
15 30 (2.13%) Network Designer
16 29 (2.06%) Technical Architect
16 29 (2.06%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (6.66%) Web Services
2 66 (4.68%) HTML
3 52 (3.69%) REST
4 51 (3.61%) .NET
5 46 (3.26%) CSS
5 46 (3.26%) XML
6 45 (3.19%) J2EE
7 40 (2.83%) AngularJS
8 31 (2.20%) Spring
9 28 (1.98%) XSD
10 27 (1.91%) RESTful
10 27 (1.91%) WSDL
11 26 (1.84%) jQuery
12 25 (1.77%) HTML5
13 22 (1.56%) Middleware
14 20 (1.42%) EJB
15 19 (1.35%) SOAP
16 17 (1.20%) LAMP
17 16 (1.13%) ASP.NET
18 15 (1.06%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 66 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (4.46%) Management Information System
3 42 (2.98%) Data Centre
4 30 (2.13%) Wiki
5 28 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
6 27 (1.91%) Visualisation
7 23 (1.63%) CESG
7 23 (1.63%) NHS
8 19 (1.35%) Replication
9 15 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 15 (1.06%) Clustering
10 13 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
10 13 (0.92%) User Experience
11 12 (0.85%) PKI
12 11 (0.78%) Computer Science
12 11 (0.78%) Private Cloud
13 10 (0.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 9 (0.64%) CESG CLAS
14 9 (0.64%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.64%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 173 (12.26%) Linux
2 167 (11.84%) Windows
3 121 (8.58%) Unix
4 63 (4.46%) Windows Server
5 43 (3.05%) Solaris
6 41 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (1.42%) CentOS
8 20 (1.42%) Windows 7
9 17 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 9 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.57%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.43%) Android
13 6 (0.43%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.14%) AIX
15 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.071%) HPUX
16 1 (0.071%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (11.20%) Project Management
3 149 (10.56%) ITIL
4 118 (8.36%) Migration
5 86 (6.09%) PRINCE2
6 82 (5.81%) Software Engineering
7 71 (5.03%) Scrum
8 64 (4.54%) Service Delivery
9 63 (4.46%) Risk Management
9 63 (4.46%) Service Management
10 62 (4.39%) Configuration Management
11 60 (4.25%) Change Management
12 53 (3.76%) UML
13 50 (3.54%) Information Assurance
14 49 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 47 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 46 (3.26%) Business Intelligence
16 46 (3.26%) Data Migration
16 46 (3.26%) TOGAF
17 42 (2.98%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 210 (14.88%) Java
2 143 (10.13%) C
3 122 (8.65%) SQL
4 114 (8.08%) C++
5 80 (5.67%) JavaScript
6 62 (4.39%) Python
7 53 (3.76%) Perl
8 41 (2.91%) PL/SQL
9 40 (2.83%) C#
10 37 (2.62%) Bash Shell
11 33 (2.34%) Ruby
12 30 (2.13%) PowerShell
13 20 (1.42%) Scala
14 18 (1.28%) PHP
15 14 (0.99%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.71%) VBScript
17 9 (0.64%) Embedded C++
17 9 (0.64%) Groovy
18 7 (0.50%) Lua
18 7 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 844 (59.82%) SC Cleared
2 472 (33.45%) DV Cleared
3 107 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
4 93 (6.59%) CCNP
5 47 (3.33%) Degree
6 41 (2.91%) CCNA
7 37 (2.62%) CISSP
8 30 (2.13%) CLAS
9 29 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
10 28 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (1.84%) ISTQB
12 25 (1.77%) ISEB
13 22 (1.56%) BC Cleared
14 19 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
14 19 (1.35%) RHCE
15 18 (1.28%) MCSE
16 15 (1.06%) JNCIP
17 14 (0.99%) JNCIS
18 12 (0.85%) MCSD
18 12 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.90%) QA
2 43 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 23 (1.63%) ISO 9001
5 20 (1.42%) HL7
6 19 (1.35%) SLA
7 17 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
8 15 (1.06%) JSP 440
9 12 (0.85%) ISO 14001
9 12 (0.85%) RMADS
10 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.28%) ISO22301
12 3 (0.21%) HMG Infosec
12 3 (0.21%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.14%) COBIT
13 2 (0.14%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.14%) ISO27002
14 1 (0.071%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.071%) Government Security Classifications
14 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 103 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 68 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 20 (1.42%) Xen
5 19 (1.35%) vSphere
6 17 (1.20%) Samba
7 15 (1.06%) Docker
8 11 (0.78%) Firmware
8 11 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.57%) ProxySG
11 6 (0.43%) XenApp
11 6 (0.43%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.35%) Snort
12 5 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.21%) NFS
14 3 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.14%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 35 (2.48%) SCCM
2 34 (2.41%) Puppet
3 20 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.78%) ZABBIX
5 10 (0.71%) WSUS
6 8 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
6 8 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 8 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (0.57%) SCOM
7 6 (0.43%) RSA enVision
8 5 (0.35%) Ansible
8 5 (0.35%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (0.28%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.21%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.21%) SCSM
Vendors
1 169 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 154 (10.91%) Oracle
3 126 (8.93%) Cisco
4 99 (7.02%) VMware
5 56 (3.97%) Juniper
6 45 (3.19%) Red Hat
7 41 (2.91%) CheckPoint
8 33 (2.34%) HP
9 32 (2.27%) SAP
10 30 (2.13%) Citrix
11 18 (1.28%) Fortinet
12 17 (1.20%) webMethods
13 15 (1.06%) Nortel
14 14 (0.99%) BT
14 14 (0.99%) Remedy
15 13 (0.92%) F5
16 12 (0.85%) IBM
16 12 (0.85%) Sun
17 11 (0.78%) Cognos
17 11 (0.78%) Sybase
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