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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 675 661 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.13% 20.85% 18.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 67.64% 67.45% 63.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 390 259
Average daily rate £390 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £532 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 19
Average hourly rate £42.25 £44.50 £31.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% +39.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £31.40 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £49.63 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+49.12% +58.33%
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
998 980 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 34.20% 30.91% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 597 438
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 53 36
Average hourly rate £40.50 £40.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +78.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.14 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire 0 213 £450 - 56
Wiltshire +2 176 £363 -3.33% 15
Bristol -1 119 £363 -7.05% 27
Devon -2 75 £425 -5.55% 3
Somerset +3 57 £400 - 2
Dorset +9 10 £410 -8.88% 6
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 779 (57.70%) SC Cleared
2 419 (31.04%) DV Cleared
3 309 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
4 240 (17.78%) Java
5 184 (13.63%) Windows
6 173 (12.81%) ITIL
7 158 (11.70%) Microsoft
8 157 (11.63%) SQL
9 155 (11.48%) Linux
10 153 (11.33%) Oracle
11 147 (10.89%) C
11 147 (10.89%) Project Management
12 145 (10.74%) JavaScript
13 118 (8.74%) HTML
14 116 (8.59%) Cisco
15 113 (8.37%) Finance
16 111 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
17 110 (8.15%) PRINCE2
17 110 (8.15%) Scrum
18 101 (7.48%) C++
19 100 (7.41%) Software Engineering
20 94 (6.96%) C#
21 92 (6.81%) SQL Server
22 87 (6.44%) .NET
23 84 (6.22%) CSS
24 83 (6.15%) Unix
25 82 (6.07%) Migration
26 81 (6.00%) MS Excel
26 81 (6.00%) Active Directory
27 80 (5.93%) Python

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 66 (4.89%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.96%) IIS
3 31 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (2.00%) Apache
5 26 (1.93%) JBoss
6 22 (1.63%) WebLogic
6 22 (1.63%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.48%) MS Exchange
8 17 (1.26%) Tomcat
9 10 (0.74%) Node.js
10 8 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (0.52%) CMS
11 7 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.44%) GlassFish
12 6 (0.44%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 81 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 63 (4.67%) MS Office
3 30 (2.22%) MS Project
4 16 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.22%) FrameMaker
7 3 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.15%) CATIA
8 2 (0.15%) Simulink
9 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.074%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.074%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.11%) Primavera
2 14 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
3 13 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.074%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.074%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.074%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.074%) Maximo
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.074%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.074%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.04%) GitHub
2 13 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (0.96%) Office 365
3 9 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.22%) IaaS
6 1 (0.074%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.74%) Firewall
2 48 (3.56%) WAN
3 37 (2.74%) LAN
4 30 (2.22%) HTTP
5 26 (1.93%) VPN
6 22 (1.63%) MPLS
6 22 (1.63%) TCP/IP
7 20 (1.48%) Internet
7 20 (1.48%) IPsec
8 19 (1.41%) BGP
8 19 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (1.41%) SAN
9 18 (1.33%) OSPF
10 17 (1.26%) DNS
11 15 (1.11%) LDAP
11 15 (1.11%) VoIP
12 12 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (0.67%) Network Security
14 8 (0.59%) DHCP
14 8 (0.59%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (6.81%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.56%) Oracle Database
3 39 (2.89%) Big Data
4 34 (2.52%) Relational Database
5 31 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 30 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 30 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 22 (1.63%) Hadoop
9 17 (1.26%) MySQL
10 12 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.74%) OrientDB
13 8 (0.59%) Apache Accumulo
13 8 (0.59%) MS Access
14 7 (0.52%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
15 6 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 68 (5.04%) Git (software)
2 54 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 52 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 51 (3.78%) Selenium
5 37 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (2.67%) Visual Studio
7 34 (2.52%) Maven
7 34 (2.52%) Subversion
8 33 (2.44%) JUnit
9 29 (2.15%) JIRA
10 25 (1.85%) SpecFlow
11 22 (1.63%) Capybara
12 18 (1.33%) Ant
12 18 (1.33%) Eclipse
12 18 (1.33%) RSpec
13 15 (1.11%) IntelliJ
14 14 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
15 13 (0.96%) git-flow
16 12 (0.89%) HP UFT
16 12 (0.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 113 (8.37%) Finance
2 50 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 33 (2.44%) Military
4 22 (1.63%) Publishing
5 21 (1.56%) Aerospace
6 10 (0.74%) Back Office
7 8 (0.59%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.52%) Billing
9 5 (0.37%) Electronics
10 4 (0.30%) Legal
11 3 (0.22%) Marketing
12 2 (0.15%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.074%) Advertising
13 1 (0.074%) Automotive
13 1 (0.074%) Avionics
13 1 (0.074%) Banking
13 1 (0.074%) French Language
13 1 (0.074%) Games
13 1 (0.074%) Retail
Job Titles
1 284 (21.04%) Developer
2 129 (9.56%) Analyst
3 115 (8.52%) Java Developer
4 113 (8.37%) Project Manager
5 76 (5.63%) Consultant
6 59 (4.37%) Test Analyst
7 56 (4.15%) Tester
8 55 (4.07%) Architect
9 51 (3.78%) Administrator
10 44 (3.26%) DV Cleared Java Developer
11 42 (3.11%) Network Engineer
12 41 (3.04%) Software Engineer
13 39 (2.89%) Designer
14 38 (2.81%) .NET Developer
15 32 (2.37%) Coordinator
16 28 (2.07%) Business Analyst
17 27 (2.00%) Support Engineer
17 27 (2.00%) Test Engineer
18 26 (1.93%) Software Developer
19 24 (1.78%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (8.74%) HTML
2 87 (6.44%) .NET
3 84 (6.22%) CSS
4 79 (5.85%) Web Services
5 45 (3.33%) J2EE
5 45 (3.33%) XML
6 39 (2.89%) HTML5
7 31 (2.30%) AngularJS
7 31 (2.30%) ASP.NET
8 25 (1.85%) Middleware
8 25 (1.85%) SOAP
9 24 (1.78%) jQuery
10 22 (1.63%) REST
11 20 (1.48%) Java EE
11 20 (1.48%) RESTful
12 19 (1.41%) .NET Framework
13 18 (1.33%) JSON
14 17 (1.26%) JSF
14 17 (1.26%) Sass
14 17 (1.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 111 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 57 (4.22%) Data Centre
4 32 (2.37%) Replication
4 32 (2.37%) Visualisation
5 25 (1.85%) User Experience
6 15 (1.11%) Driving Licence
7 14 (1.04%) Computer Science
8 13 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 13 (0.96%) PKI
8 13 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
9 12 (0.89%) VHDL
10 11 (0.81%) Algorithms
10 11 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
11 9 (0.67%) Clustering
11 9 (0.67%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.59%) CESG
13 7 (0.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (0.52%) Statistics
13 7 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 184 (13.63%) Windows
2 155 (11.48%) Linux
3 83 (6.15%) Unix
4 64 (4.74%) Windows Server
5 34 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (2.30%) Windows 7
7 31 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (1.56%) Windows XP
9 16 (1.19%) Mac OS X
9 16 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.81%) AIX
10 11 (0.81%) Solaris
11 9 (0.67%) Windows 2000
11 9 (0.67%) Windows NT
12 8 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
13 6 (0.44%) CentOS
13 6 (0.44%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.37%) HPUX
15 3 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (12.81%) ITIL
3 147 (10.89%) Project Management
4 110 (8.15%) PRINCE2
4 110 (8.15%) Scrum
5 100 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 82 (6.07%) Migration
7 76 (5.63%) Risk Management
8 66 (4.89%) Test Automation
9 62 (4.59%) UML
10 60 (4.44%) Configuration Management
10 60 (4.44%) Information Assurance
11 59 (4.37%) Unit Testing
12 54 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 53 (3.93%) Change Management
14 52 (3.85%) Service Delivery
15 48 (3.56%) Service Management
16 45 (3.33%) Change Control
17 44 (3.26%) Open Source
18 43 (3.19%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 240 (17.78%) Java
2 157 (11.63%) SQL
3 147 (10.89%) C
4 145 (10.74%) JavaScript
5 101 (7.48%) C++
6 94 (6.96%) C#
7 80 (5.93%) Python
8 54 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 46 (3.41%) Perl
9 46 (3.41%) Ruby
10 32 (2.37%) PowerShell
11 30 (2.22%) PL/SQL
12 26 (1.93%) Shell Script
13 25 (1.85%) Scala
14 14 (1.04%) PHP
15 12 (0.89%) Groovy
15 12 (0.89%) VB
16 8 (0.59%) AWK
16 8 (0.59%) Lua
16 8 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 779 (57.70%) SC Cleared
2 419 (31.04%) DV Cleared
3 55 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (3.11%) ISTQB
5 40 (2.96%) Degree
5 40 (2.96%) ISEB
6 37 (2.74%) CISSP
7 32 (2.37%) CCNP
8 29 (2.15%) CCNA
9 25 (1.85%) APMP
10 24 (1.78%) CLAS
11 21 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
12 19 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 19 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 17 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.96%) BC Cleared
14 13 (0.96%) HNC
14 13 (0.96%) JNCIS
14 13 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (0.67%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.19%) QA
2 37 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 37 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 33 (2.44%) ISO 9001
5 32 (2.37%) SLA
6 24 (1.78%) ISO 14001
6 24 (1.78%) JSP 440
7 9 (0.67%) RMADS
8 2 (0.15%) BS7799
8 2 (0.15%) COSHH
8 2 (0.15%) DO-254
8 2 (0.15%) HMG Infosec
8 2 (0.15%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.074%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 81 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 40 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.33%) Hyper-V
4 13 (0.96%) Samba
5 9 (0.67%) Firmware
5 9 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.59%) vSphere
7 7 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.44%) NFS
9 4 (0.30%) SRDF
9 4 (0.30%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.22%) vCloud
10 3 (0.22%) XenApp
11 2 (0.15%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.15%) UAG
11 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.074%) Docker
12 1 (0.074%) HDFS
12 1 (0.074%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.074%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (1.70%) SCCM
2 18 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (1.33%) Puppet
3 10 (0.74%) WSUS
4 8 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (0.44%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (0.30%) Ansible
7 4 (0.30%) FreeIPA
7 4 (0.30%) Nagios
7 4 (0.30%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.30%) SCOM
8 3 (0.22%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (0.22%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.22%) logstash
8 3 (0.22%) Netcool
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 158 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 153 (11.33%) Oracle
3 116 (8.59%) Cisco
4 55 (4.07%) HP
4 55 (4.07%) VMware
5 37 (2.74%) Juniper
6 26 (1.93%) CheckPoint
7 24 (1.78%) Red Hat
8 21 (1.56%) NetApp
9 19 (1.41%) SAP
9 19 (1.41%) SolarWinds
10 18 (1.33%) Citrix
11 16 (1.19%) EMC
12 15 (1.11%) IBM
13 14 (1.04%) BT
14 13 (0.96%) Siebel
14 13 (0.96%) Sun
15 12 (0.89%) webMethods
16 11 (0.81%) Remedy
17 9 (0.67%) Nokia
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