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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 686 710 709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.59% 22.33% 21.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 71.68% 68.40% 70.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 446 404
Median daily rate £420 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 42 43
Median hourly rate £39.50 £41.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.65% -7.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.83 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £44.43 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £30.90 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.55% +62.63%
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
957 1038 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.30% 32.64% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 669 585
Median daily rate £404 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 60 76
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £16.75 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Wiltshire +1 238 £400 +8.10% 6
Gloucestershire 0 202 £449 +2.22% 52
Bristol +2 113 £420 +13.51% 27
Devon +1 47 £450 +11.80% 3
Somerset -1 40 £350 -7.89% 11
Dorset +5 16 £263 -33.54% 3
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 800 (63.49%) SC Cleared
2 391 (31.03%) DV Cleared
3 283 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (15.63%) Java
5 177 (14.05%) Windows
6 160 (12.70%) Oracle
7 155 (12.30%) ITIL
8 141 (11.19%) Microsoft
9 140 (11.11%) C
10 134 (10.63%) Finance
11 133 (10.56%) Project Management
12 129 (10.24%) Linux
13 125 (9.92%) SQL
14 110 (8.73%) Scrum
15 96 (7.62%) PRINCE2
15 96 (7.62%) Cisco
15 96 (7.62%) Migration
16 90 (7.14%) VMware
16 90 (7.14%) SQL Server
16 90 (7.14%) Software Engineering
17 88 (6.98%) Python
18 80 (6.35%) MS Excel
19 79 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
20 78 (6.19%) Unix
21 76 (6.03%) C++
22 70 (5.56%) C#
22 70 (5.56%) Firewall
22 70 (5.56%) Risk Management
23 69 (5.48%) JavaScript
24 68 (5.40%) 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 68 (5.40%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 24 (1.90%) WebLogic
3 22 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 18 (1.43%) Confluence
5 16 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (1.27%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.11%) IIS
7 13 (1.03%) Apache
7 13 (1.03%) JBoss
8 11 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (0.87%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.71%) GlassFish
9 9 (0.71%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.63%) NServiceBus
11 7 (0.56%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (0.56%) SAS
12 6 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 80 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.65%) MS Project
3 40 (3.17%) MS Office
4 12 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.48%) CPLEX
7 3 (0.24%) Simulink
7 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.24%) Stateflow
8 1 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.079%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.079%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.079%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 31 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
2 29 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 21 (1.67%) Primavera
5 15 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (0.56%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
9 6 (0.48%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (0.48%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
10 4 (0.32%) Oracle Payroll
11 3 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.24%) Maximo
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.46%) Office 365
2 27 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.95%) SaaS
5 10 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (0.48%) IaaS
6 6 (0.48%) PaaS
7 5 (0.40%) GitHub
8 2 (0.16%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.079%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.079%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 70 (5.56%) Firewall
2 47 (3.73%) LAN
3 40 (3.17%) WAN
4 32 (2.54%) TCP/IP
5 31 (2.46%) DHCP
6 27 (2.14%) DNS
7 22 (1.75%) VoIP
8 16 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (1.27%) VPN
9 14 (1.11%) Network Security
10 13 (1.03%) VLAN
11 12 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (0.87%) Internet
12 11 (0.87%) SAN
13 9 (0.71%) Wireless
14 8 (0.63%) NetScaler
15 7 (0.56%) BGP
15 7 (0.56%) OSPF
15 7 (0.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 58 (4.60%) Oracle Database
3 43 (3.41%) Hadoop
4 33 (2.62%) Relational Database
5 30 (2.38%) Big Data
6 24 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 21 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 20 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
11 16 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (1.11%) MongoDB
13 14 (1.11%) MySQL
14 12 (0.95%) NoSQL
14 12 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (3.17%) JIRA
2 37 (2.94%) Jenkins
2 37 (2.94%) Selenium
3 31 (2.46%) Git (software)
4 25 (1.98%) Rational DOORS
4 25 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 21 (1.67%) Maven
6 17 (1.35%) Eclipse
7 16 (1.27%) Ant
8 14 (1.11%) Cucumber
9 13 (1.03%) JMeter
9 13 (1.03%) JUnit
10 12 (0.95%) Bitbucket
10 12 (0.95%) LoadRunner
11 11 (0.87%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.79%) Gradle
13 9 (0.71%) Eclipse RCP
14 8 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
15 7 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 134 (10.63%) Finance
2 48 (3.81%) Telecoms
3 41 (3.25%) Military
4 28 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 25 (1.98%) Electronics
6 24 (1.90%) Marketing
7 10 (0.79%) Aerospace
8 8 (0.63%) Back Office
9 6 (0.48%) Legal
10 4 (0.32%) Law
10 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.24%) Billing
12 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.079%) Advertising
13 1 (0.079%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.079%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 223 (17.70%) Developer
2 110 (8.73%) Analyst
3 101 (8.02%) Consultant
4 93 (7.38%) Java Developer
5 81 (6.43%) Architect
6 58 (4.60%) Project Manager
7 46 (3.65%) Support Engineer
8 42 (3.33%) Software Engineer
9 41 (3.25%) Network Engineer
10 39 (3.10%) Coordinator
11 35 (2.78%) Administrator
11 35 (2.78%) Test Engineer
12 32 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
13 29 (2.30%) DV Cleared Java Developer
13 29 (2.30%) Project Planner
14 27 (2.14%) Business Analyst
14 27 (2.14%) Oracle Consultant
15 23 (1.83%) Project Officer
16 22 (1.75%) Project Coordinator
16 22 (1.75%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (5.16%) .NET
2 51 (4.05%) HTML
3 37 (2.94%) Web Services
4 33 (2.62%) Spring
5 30 (2.38%) AngularJS
5 30 (2.38%) J2EE
5 30 (2.38%) XML
6 25 (1.98%) CSS
7 23 (1.83%) ASP.NET
8 21 (1.67%) .NET Framework
9 19 (1.51%) JSON
10 17 (1.35%) EJB
11 15 (1.19%) HTML5
11 15 (1.19%) REST
12 14 (1.11%) Middleware
13 13 (1.03%) Hibernate
14 12 (0.95%) Java EE
15 11 (0.87%) Oracle Fusion
16 10 (0.79%) Swing
16 10 (0.79%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 79 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 40 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 36 (2.86%) CESG
5 22 (1.75%) User Experience
6 20 (1.59%) Mathematics
7 19 (1.51%) Visualisation
8 17 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
9 15 (1.19%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.11%) Physics
10 14 (1.11%) Replication
11 13 (1.03%) Driving Licence
12 12 (0.95%) Computer Science
12 12 (0.95%) Reference Data
12 12 (0.95%) Wiki
13 11 (0.87%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 11 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (0.79%) Clustering
14 10 (0.79%) NHS
15 9 (0.71%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 177 (14.05%) Windows
2 129 (10.24%) Linux
3 78 (6.19%) Unix
4 66 (5.24%) Windows Server
5 30 (2.38%) Solaris
6 28 (2.22%) Windows 7
7 25 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (1.11%) Android
11 11 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.79%) AIX
12 10 (0.79%) Apple iOS
13 7 (0.56%) CentOS
13 7 (0.56%) Windows 10
13 7 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.48%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.24%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.24%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (12.30%) ITIL
3 133 (10.56%) Project Management
4 110 (8.73%) Scrum
5 96 (7.62%) Migration
5 96 (7.62%) PRINCE2
6 90 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 70 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 65 (5.16%) Business Intelligence
9 63 (5.00%) Change Management
10 56 (4.44%) DevOps
10 56 (4.44%) Open Source
11 54 (4.29%) Service Delivery
11 54 (4.29%) Service Management
12 53 (4.21%) Requirements Management
13 50 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
14 47 (3.73%) Configuration Management
15 46 (3.65%) UML
16 45 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
16 45 (3.57%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 197 (15.63%) Java
2 140 (11.11%) C
3 125 (9.92%) SQL
4 88 (6.98%) Python
5 76 (6.03%) C++
6 70 (5.56%) C#
7 69 (5.48%) JavaScript
8 42 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 38 (3.02%) Perl
10 29 (2.30%) PL/SQL
11 26 (2.06%) Ruby
12 25 (1.98%) PowerShell
13 21 (1.67%) Shell Script
14 14 (1.11%) Embedded C++
15 10 (0.79%) Embedded C
15 10 (0.79%) PHP
16 8 (0.63%) Scala
16 8 (0.63%) VBA
17 6 (0.48%) VB.NET
18 5 (0.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 800 (63.49%) SC Cleared
2 391 (31.03%) DV Cleared
3 64 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (4.21%) CCNA
5 50 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 49 (3.89%) Degree
7 36 (2.86%) CISSP
8 34 (2.70%) ISEB
9 28 (2.22%) CCNP
10 21 (1.67%) CLAS
11 20 (1.59%) ISTQB
11 20 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (0.95%) BC Cleared
14 11 (0.87%) APMP
14 11 (0.87%) CESG Certified Professional
14 11 (0.87%) HNC
15 9 (0.71%) PMI Certification
16 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (0.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (2.46%) SLA
3 28 (2.22%) QA
4 21 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 21 (1.67%) JSP 440
5 14 (1.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 12 (0.95%) RMADS
7 11 (0.87%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.71%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.56%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.56%) ISO 14001
10 6 (0.48%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.16%) GxP
12 1 (0.079%) COBIT
12 1 (0.079%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 62 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 50 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (2.54%) Docker
4 24 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.67%) vSphere
6 13 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.79%) Firmware
8 8 (0.63%) Snort
9 7 (0.56%) XenApp
10 5 (0.40%) Samba
10 5 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.32%) HDFS
12 3 (0.24%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.16%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.079%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.079%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.079%) NFS
14 1 (0.079%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (2.14%) Puppet
2 17 (1.35%) Ansible
3 15 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (1.19%) SCCM
4 12 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
5 10 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 9 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.48%) Nessus
7 6 (0.48%) Packer
7 6 (0.48%) Terraform
8 5 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
8 5 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.40%) Nmap
8 5 (0.40%) QRadar
8 5 (0.40%) RSA enVision
8 5 (0.40%) SCOM
9 4 (0.32%) Kibana
9 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.32%) WSUS
9 4 (0.32%) yum
Vendors
1 160 (12.70%) Oracle
2 141 (11.19%) Microsoft
3 96 (7.62%) Cisco
4 90 (7.14%) VMware
5 46 (3.65%) HP
6 40 (3.17%) Red Hat
7 33 (2.62%) SAP
8 27 (2.14%) IBM
9 23 (1.83%) Juniper
10 22 (1.75%) CheckPoint
11 20 (1.59%) Intel Security
12 18 (1.43%) Citrix
12 18 (1.43%) Remedy
13 17 (1.35%) Splunk
14 13 (1.03%) Hyperion
15 9 (0.71%) Cloudera
15 9 (0.71%) Cognos
15 9 (0.71%) Sybase
16 8 (0.63%) Atlassian
17 7 (0.56%) Veeam
Bristol, Avon
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £350 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + + SC Clearance
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Networkers
Rate: £47.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Search Consultancy
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £25000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £25000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Corsham
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £520 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago