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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
England / South West
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 620 667 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.10% 22.28% 22.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 72.43% 66.77% 71.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 415 381
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £283 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 57 35
Median hourly rate £39.25 £41.80 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% +1.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £14.06 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £52.80 £49.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.25 £42.46 £19.23
% change year-on-year
-9.91% +120.85%

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
856 999 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.27% 33.37% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 637 555
Median daily rate £415 £384 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 79 58
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 £14.20 £13.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.70 £45.69 £48.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +1 219 £405 +11.72% 19
Gloucestershire 0 153 £465 +3.33% 24
Bristol 0 113 £420 +12.75% 29
Devon +1 50 £403 -5.29% 4
Somerset -5 43 £350 -9.96% 11
Dorset +3 10 £263 - 3
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 744 (63.54%) SC Cleared
2 345 (29.46%) DV Cleared
3 291 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (16.91%) Java
5 167 (14.26%) Oracle
6 161 (13.75%) Windows
7 152 (12.98%) C
8 137 (11.70%) ITIL
9 128 (10.93%) Microsoft
10 124 (10.59%) Finance
11 122 (10.42%) Scrum
12 121 (10.33%) Project Management
13 112 (9.56%) Linux
13 112 (9.56%) SQL
14 108 (9.22%) Software Engineering
15 94 (8.03%) PRINCE2
15 94 (8.03%) Migration
16 86 (7.34%) SQL Server
16 86 (7.34%) Cisco
17 84 (7.17%) Python
18 82 (7.00%) C#
18 82 (7.00%) VMware
19 74 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
20 73 (6.23%) MS Excel
21 68 (5.81%) C++
22 66 (5.64%) Unix
23 62 (5.29%) JavaScript
23 62 (5.29%) .NET
24 61 (5.21%) Risk Management
25 59 (5.04%) Windows Server

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 58 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.39%) WebLogic
3 21 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 18 (1.54%) Confluence
5 17 (1.45%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.37%) MS Exchange
7 14 (1.20%) JBoss
8 12 (1.02%) IIS
8 12 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
9 10 (0.85%) Apache Spark
9 10 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (0.77%) NServiceBus
11 8 (0.68%) Apache
12 7 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (0.60%) GlassFish
12 7 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.60%) SAS
13 6 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.43%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 73 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 49 (4.18%) MS Project
3 39 (3.33%) MS Office
4 10 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.51%) CPLEX
7 4 (0.34%) Simulink
7 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.26%) Stateflow
9 1 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.085%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.085%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.085%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 38 (3.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 30 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
4 19 (1.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (1.37%) Primavera
6 10 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
8 6 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.51%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 4 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 3 (0.26%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.17%) Teamcenter
12 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
12 1 (0.085%) Oracle Utilities
12 1 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.13%) Office 365
3 22 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.94%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.77%) SaaS
6 6 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (0.51%) IaaS
7 5 (0.43%) GitHub
7 5 (0.43%) PaaS
8 1 (0.085%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.085%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.78%) Firewall
2 40 (3.42%) LAN
3 30 (2.56%) WAN
4 26 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 24 (2.05%) DNS
6 20 (1.71%) DHCP
7 14 (1.20%) VLAN
8 13 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (1.11%) Network Security
8 13 (1.11%) SAN
9 9 (0.77%) Internet
9 9 (0.77%) VoIP
9 9 (0.77%) VPN
10 8 (0.68%) NetScaler
10 8 (0.68%) Wireless
10 8 (0.68%) Wireshark
11 7 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (0.60%) DMZ
11 7 (0.60%) Structured Cabling
11 7 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 55 (4.70%) Oracle Database
3 49 (4.18%) Hadoop
4 33 (2.82%) Big Data
5 31 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 28 (2.39%) Oracle BI EE
7 26 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
10 18 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (1.28%) MongoDB
13 14 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
13 14 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 12 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
14 12 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
15 11 (0.94%) Apache Hive
15 11 (0.94%) NoSQL
16 10 (0.85%) MySQL
16 10 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (3.25%) Selenium
2 34 (2.90%) JIRA
3 33 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 32 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (2.39%) Git (software)
5 28 (2.39%) Rational DOORS
6 20 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 20 (1.71%) Maven
7 19 (1.62%) Cucumber
8 17 (1.45%) Eclipse
8 17 (1.45%) JUnit
9 15 (1.28%) Ant
10 14 (1.20%) LoadRunner
11 13 (1.11%) Bitbucket
11 13 (1.11%) JMeter
12 10 (0.85%) Gradle
13 8 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
14 7 (0.60%) Rational Rhapsody
14 7 (0.60%) SpecFlow
14 7 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 124 (10.59%) Finance
2 38 (3.25%) Telecoms
3 31 (2.65%) Military
4 24 (2.05%) Manufacturing
5 21 (1.79%) Electronics
6 19 (1.62%) Marketing
7 12 (1.02%) Aerospace
8 9 (0.77%) Legal
9 6 (0.51%) Back Office
10 5 (0.43%) Law
11 2 (0.17%) Avionics
11 2 (0.17%) Billing
11 2 (0.17%) Games
11 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.17%) Retail
12 1 (0.085%) Advertising
12 1 (0.085%) Automotive
12 1 (0.085%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.085%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 223 (19.04%) Developer
2 101 (8.63%) Consultant
2 101 (8.63%) Java Developer
3 97 (8.28%) Analyst
4 71 (6.06%) Architect
5 60 (5.12%) Project Manager
6 50 (4.27%) Software Engineer
7 43 (3.67%) Support Engineer
8 37 (3.16%) Coordinator
9 31 (2.65%) Network Engineer
9 31 (2.65%) Oracle Consultant
9 31 (2.65%) Systems Engineer
9 31 (2.65%) Test Engineer
10 28 (2.39%) Administrator
10 28 (2.39%) DV Cleared Java Developer
11 24 (2.05%) SQL Developer
12 23 (1.96%) Project Coordinator
12 23 (1.96%) Project Officer
13 22 (1.88%) Project Planner
14 21 (1.79%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (5.29%) .NET
2 46 (3.93%) Web Services
3 40 (3.42%) Spring
4 37 (3.16%) HTML
5 34 (2.90%) J2EE
6 33 (2.82%) XML
7 27 (2.31%) .NET Framework
8 22 (1.88%) EJB
9 21 (1.79%) Middleware
9 21 (1.79%) REST
10 20 (1.71%) ASP.NET
11 19 (1.62%) CSS
12 17 (1.45%) AngularJS
13 16 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (1.37%) Hibernate
14 15 (1.28%) JSON
15 14 (1.20%) RESTful
15 14 (1.20%) WPF
16 13 (1.11%) Java EE
17 12 (1.02%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 74 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 39 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 24 (2.05%) CESG
5 22 (1.88%) Mathematics
5 22 (1.88%) User Experience
6 16 (1.37%) Physics
7 15 (1.28%) Cyberthreat
7 15 (1.28%) Reference Data
8 14 (1.20%) Visualisation
9 12 (1.02%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.02%) PKI
9 12 (1.02%) Replication
10 11 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
12 9 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 9 (0.77%) PMI
12 9 (0.77%) VCE vBlock
13 8 (0.68%) Clustering
13 8 (0.68%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 161 (13.75%) Windows
2 112 (9.56%) Linux
3 66 (5.64%) Unix
4 59 (5.04%) Windows Server
5 26 (2.22%) Windows 7
6 21 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.45%) Solaris
8 17 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.20%) Android
10 11 (0.94%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.85%) AIX
12 9 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.60%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.51%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.26%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.26%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (11.70%) ITIL
3 122 (10.42%) Scrum
4 121 (10.33%) Project Management
5 108 (9.22%) Software Engineering
6 94 (8.03%) Migration
6 94 (8.03%) PRINCE2
7 61 (5.21%) Risk Management
8 56 (4.78%) DevOps
9 53 (4.53%) Change Management
10 52 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
11 50 (4.27%) Requirements Management
11 50 (4.27%) UML
12 49 (4.18%) Information Assurance
13 48 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 47 (4.01%) Continuous Improvement
14 47 (4.01%) Open Source
15 46 (3.93%) Cybersecurity
16 43 (3.67%) Service Delivery
17 42 (3.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 198 (16.91%) Java
2 152 (12.98%) C
3 112 (9.56%) SQL
4 84 (7.17%) Python
5 82 (7.00%) C#
6 68 (5.81%) C++
7 62 (5.29%) JavaScript
8 31 (2.65%) Bash Shell
8 31 (2.65%) Perl
9 24 (2.05%) PowerShell
10 23 (1.96%) PL/SQL
11 22 (1.88%) Ruby
12 21 (1.79%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.20%) Embedded C++
14 13 (1.11%) Embedded C
15 9 (0.77%) Ada
16 8 (0.68%) PHP
16 8 (0.68%) Scala
17 7 (0.60%) MATLAB
17 7 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 744 (63.54%) SC Cleared
2 345 (29.46%) DV Cleared
3 57 (4.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 52 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (4.10%) Degree
6 43 (3.67%) CCNA
7 34 (2.90%) CISSP
8 33 (2.82%) ISEB
9 21 (1.79%) CLAS
10 20 (1.71%) ISTQB
10 20 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 19 (1.62%) CCNP
11 19 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.11%) APMP
12 13 (1.11%) BC Cleared
13 10 (0.85%) CESG Certified Professional
13 10 (0.85%) HNC
13 10 (0.85%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.77%) SANS
15 8 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (2.65%) QA
3 26 (2.22%) SLA
4 21 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 18 (1.54%) JSP 440
6 16 (1.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 12 (1.02%) RMADS
8 10 (0.85%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.77%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.51%) ISO27002
11 4 (0.34%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.17%) DO-178B
12 2 (0.17%) GxP
13 1 (0.085%) COBIT
13 1 (0.085%) Def Stans
13 1 (0.085%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.085%) MISRA
13 1 (0.085%) MISRA C
System Software
1 54 (4.61%) Active Directory
2 48 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (2.82%) Docker
4 22 (1.88%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.88%) vSphere
5 12 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.60%) Firmware
7 5 (0.43%) Snort
7 5 (0.43%) XenApp
8 4 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.26%) HDFS
10 2 (0.17%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.085%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.085%) NFS
11 1 (0.085%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.085%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (1.45%) Ansible
1 17 (1.45%) Puppet
2 14 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
3 12 (1.02%) SCCM
4 7 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.51%) Packer
5 6 (0.51%) Terraform
6 5 (0.43%) Nessus
6 5 (0.43%) Nmap
7 4 (0.34%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (0.34%) Kibana
7 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (0.34%) Oozie
7 4 (0.34%) QRadar
7 4 (0.34%) WSUS
7 4 (0.34%) yum
8 3 (0.26%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 167 (14.26%) Oracle
2 128 (10.93%) Microsoft
3 86 (7.34%) Cisco
4 82 (7.00%) VMware
5 36 (3.07%) HP
6 32 (2.73%) Red Hat
7 28 (2.39%) SAP
8 25 (2.13%) Hyperion
9 24 (2.05%) IBM
9 24 (2.05%) Intel Security
10 22 (1.88%) Citrix
11 17 (1.45%) Juniper
12 15 (1.28%) CheckPoint
12 15 (1.28%) Cloudera
13 13 (1.11%) Remedy
13 13 (1.11%) Splunk
14 8 (0.68%) Atlassian
15 7 (0.60%) Sybase
16 6 (0.51%) ILOG
16 6 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Corsham, Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
South West
LA International
Posted: 2 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Digital Gurus
Rate: £450 - £599 Per Day
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
AAP3
Rate: £34.00 - £40.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Resource Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £380 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £280 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
AAP3
Rate: £36 - £43 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £345 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £280 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £340.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £53 to £55 per hour Dep on Exp.
Posted: 5 days ago
Devizes, Wiltshire
Acumin
Posted: 5 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £120 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago