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 28 September 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
28 Sep 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 572 674 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 20.27% 20.37% 21.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 69.42% 67.33% 69.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 405 457
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 49 21
Median hourly rate £38.25 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.83% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.78 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £53.27 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+13.26% +28.75%
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
824 1001 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 29.20% 30.25% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 617 684
Median daily rate £375 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 68 40
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.19 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 0 207 £419 -1.47% 56
Wiltshire 0 125 £350 -12.50% 12
Bristol -2 117 £360 -10.00% 15
Devon -4 33 £414 +4.15%
Somerset +5 32 £368 -2.00% 2
Dorset +12 25 £463 +17.08%
Cornwall +2 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 767 (59.27%) SC Cleared
2 430 (33.23%) DV Cleared
3 267 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 213 (16.46%) Java
5 158 (12.21%) Windows
6 154 (11.90%) Microsoft
7 149 (11.51%) Oracle
8 139 (10.74%) C
9 136 (10.51%) ITIL
10 133 (10.28%) Project Management
11 132 (10.20%) Linux
12 130 (10.05%) SQL
13 125 (9.66%) Migration
14 119 (9.20%) Finance
15 118 (9.12%) Unix
16 104 (8.04%) Cisco
17 99 (7.65%) SQL Server
18 90 (6.96%) C++
18 90 (6.96%) Firewall
19 86 (6.65%) VMware
20 84 (6.49%) PRINCE2
20 84 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
21 83 (6.41%) MS Excel
22 78 (6.03%) Python
23 76 (5.87%) Active Directory
24 75 (5.80%) SharePoint
25 73 (5.64%) Web Services
25 73 (5.64%) JavaScript
26 71 (5.49%) Scrum
27 68 (5.26%) Risk Management

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 75 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 30 (2.32%) MS Exchange
3 28 (2.16%) Confluence
4 27 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 24 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 22 (1.70%) WebLogic
7 21 (1.62%) JBoss
8 20 (1.55%) IIS
9 19 (1.47%) Skype for Business
10 18 (1.39%) WebSphere
11 17 (1.31%) Apache
12 14 (1.08%) GlassFish
12 14 (1.08%) Tomcat
13 13 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.54%) NServiceBus
16 5 (0.39%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.39%) Apache Spark
16 5 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 83 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.94%) MS Office
3 23 (1.78%) MS Project
4 14 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.39%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.39%) Simulink
6 3 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.23%) Stateflow
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.077%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.077%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 29 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (2.01%) Primavera
3 17 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 13 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
6 11 (0.85%) Oracle Payroll
7 8 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
8 6 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
9 5 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
9 5 (0.39%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 3 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.23%) Maximo
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
10 3 (0.23%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.15%) SAP HCM
11 2 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 44 (3.40%) Office 365
2 29 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.16%) GitHub
5 11 (0.85%) SaaS
6 10 (0.77%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.46%) IaaS
7 6 (0.46%) PaaS
8 3 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.23%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.15%) Heroku
10 1 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.077%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 90 (6.96%) Firewall
2 51 (3.94%) WAN
3 49 (3.79%) LAN
4 41 (3.17%) DHCP
5 29 (2.24%) DNS
5 29 (2.24%) TCP/IP
6 28 (2.16%) VPN
7 23 (1.78%) Wireless
8 21 (1.62%) BGP
8 21 (1.62%) MPLS
9 19 (1.47%) Internet
9 19 (1.47%) VoIP
10 17 (1.31%) Network Security
11 15 (1.16%) IPsec
11 15 (1.16%) VLAN
12 14 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (1.08%) OSPF
12 14 (1.08%) SAN
13 12 (0.93%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.02%) Oracle Database
3 44 (3.40%) Hadoop
4 35 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 29 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (2.09%) Big Data
7 24 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 22 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (1.70%) MySQL
8 22 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (1.39%) MongoDB
11 17 (1.31%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 14 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.00%) OrientDB
13 13 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (1.00%) Power BI
14 11 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (0.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 59 (4.56%) JIRA
2 44 (3.40%) Jenkins
3 32 (2.47%) Maven
3 32 (2.47%) Rational DOORS
4 31 (2.40%) Selenium
5 30 (2.32%) Git (software)
6 25 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (1.62%) Visual Studio
8 19 (1.47%) Eclipse
9 17 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (1.24%) Ant
11 15 (1.16%) JUnit
12 14 (1.08%) Eclipse RCP
12 14 (1.08%) Hudson
13 13 (1.00%) Subversion
14 11 (0.85%) Cucumber
15 10 (0.77%) ClearCase
15 10 (0.77%) JMeter
15 10 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
16 9 (0.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 119 (9.20%) Finance
2 48 (3.71%) Telecoms
3 27 (2.09%) Military
4 19 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 14 (1.08%) Electronics
5 14 (1.08%) Marketing
6 9 (0.70%) Aerospace
7 8 (0.62%) Billing
8 5 (0.39%) Back Office
9 4 (0.31%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.23%) Publishing
11 2 (0.15%) Legal
12 1 (0.077%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.077%) Games
12 1 (0.077%) Law
Job Titles
1 268 (20.71%) Developer
2 106 (8.19%) Analyst
2 106 (8.19%) Java Developer
3 102 (7.88%) Architect
4 96 (7.42%) Consultant
5 72 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 54 (4.17%) Network Engineer
7 41 (3.17%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 33 (2.55%) Administrator
9 31 (2.40%) Test Analyst
9 31 (2.40%) Test Engineer
10 30 (2.32%) Support Engineer
11 29 (2.24%) Designer
11 29 (2.24%) Software Engineer
12 27 (2.09%) Business Analyst
12 27 (2.09%) Coordinator
12 27 (2.09%) Project Planner
12 27 (2.09%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (1.85%) C++ Developer
13 24 (1.85%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (5.64%) Web Services
2 60 (4.64%) .NET
3 58 (4.48%) HTML
4 54 (4.17%) REST
5 40 (3.09%) XML
6 37 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 37 (2.86%) J2EE
7 35 (2.70%) Spring
8 31 (2.40%) CSS
9 30 (2.32%) WSDL
9 30 (2.32%) XSD
10 26 (2.01%) ASP.NET
11 23 (1.78%) EJB
11 23 (1.78%) HTML5
12 21 (1.62%) Middleware
12 21 (1.62%) SOAP
13 19 (1.47%) JSON
14 17 (1.31%) RESTful
15 16 (1.24%) jQuery
16 15 (1.16%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 39 (3.01%) Data Centre
4 28 (2.16%) CESG
5 26 (2.01%) NHS
6 22 (1.70%) Visualisation
7 20 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
8 16 (1.24%) User Experience
8 16 (1.24%) Wiki
9 13 (1.00%) Computer Science
9 13 (1.00%) Mathematics
10 11 (0.85%) PKI
10 11 (0.85%) Private Cloud
11 10 (0.77%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.77%) Replication
12 9 (0.70%) CESG CLAS
12 9 (0.70%) Clustering
13 7 (0.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (0.54%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 158 (12.21%) Windows
2 132 (10.20%) Linux
3 118 (9.12%) Unix
4 61 (4.71%) Windows Server
5 38 (2.94%) Solaris
6 32 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (1.24%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.70%) Windows 10
11 9 (0.70%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.62%) CentOS
13 7 (0.54%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.46%) AIX
15 4 (0.31%) Android
15 4 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.23%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.23%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (10.51%) ITIL
3 133 (10.28%) Project Management
4 125 (9.66%) Migration
5 84 (6.49%) PRINCE2
6 71 (5.49%) Scrum
7 68 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 60 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
8 60 (4.64%) Software Engineering
9 53 (4.10%) Change Management
10 52 (4.02%) Configuration Management
10 52 (4.02%) Service Delivery
11 47 (3.63%) TOGAF
12 46 (3.55%) Service Management
13 44 (3.40%) Information Assurance
13 44 (3.40%) Open Source
14 43 (3.32%) DevOps
14 43 (3.32%) Requirements Management
15 42 (3.25%) Information Security
15 42 (3.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 213 (16.46%) Java
2 139 (10.74%) C
3 130 (10.05%) SQL
4 90 (6.96%) C++
5 78 (6.03%) Python
6 73 (5.64%) JavaScript
7 49 (3.79%) C#
8 48 (3.71%) Bash Shell
9 45 (3.48%) Perl
10 37 (2.86%) PL/SQL
11 29 (2.24%) Ruby
12 27 (2.09%) PowerShell
13 21 (1.62%) Shell Script
14 18 (1.39%) PHP
15 12 (0.93%) Scala
16 10 (0.77%) VBA
17 7 (0.54%) Ada
18 6 (0.46%) Embedded C++
19 5 (0.39%) MATLAB
19 5 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 767 (59.27%) SC Cleared
2 430 (33.23%) DV Cleared
3 84 (6.49%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (4.64%) CCNP
5 51 (3.94%) Degree
6 48 (3.71%) CCNA
7 37 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
8 32 (2.47%) CISSP
8 32 (2.47%) ISEB
9 28 (2.16%) ISTQB
10 27 (2.09%) CLAS
11 20 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (1.24%) BC Cleared
12 16 (1.24%) MCSE
13 14 (1.08%) CESG Certified Professional
14 12 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 10 (0.77%) MCSA
16 9 (0.70%) IISP
17 8 (0.62%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 35 (2.70%) QA
2 26 (2.01%) SLA
3 24 (1.85%) JSP 440
4 22 (1.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 20 (1.55%) HL7
6 19 (1.47%) RMADS
7 18 (1.39%) ISO 9001
8 14 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
9 11 (0.85%) ISO 14001
10 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.23%) HMG Infosec
11 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.15%) COBIT
12 2 (0.15%) Def Stans
12 2 (0.15%) IEC 61508
12 2 (0.15%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.077%) NEBOSH
13 1 (0.077%) TickIT
System Software
1 76 (5.87%) Active Directory
2 55 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.09%) Docker
4 23 (1.78%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.70%) vSphere
6 19 (1.47%) Xen
7 10 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.70%) XenApp
9 8 (0.62%) Firmware
9 8 (0.62%) ProxySG
10 7 (0.54%) Samba
11 5 (0.39%) Snort
11 5 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.31%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.23%) NFS
13 3 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.15%) HDFS
14 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 34 (2.63%) SCCM
2 23 (1.78%) Puppet
3 20 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.77%) WSUS
5 9 (0.70%) SCOM
6 6 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.46%) yum
6 6 (0.46%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.39%) Ansible
7 5 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.31%) Data Guard
8 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.31%) RSA enVision
9 3 (0.23%) Nessus
Vendors
1 154 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 149 (11.51%) Oracle
3 104 (8.04%) Cisco
4 86 (6.65%) VMware
5 37 (2.86%) Citrix
5 37 (2.86%) Juniper
6 35 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 31 (2.40%) HP
8 29 (2.24%) SAP
9 26 (2.01%) CheckPoint
10 19 (1.47%) IBM
11 16 (1.24%) Remedy
11 16 (1.24%) webMethods
12 14 (1.08%) F5
12 14 (1.08%) Intel Security
12 14 (1.08%) Sybase
13 11 (0.85%) Cognos
14 10 (0.77%) Nortel
14 10 (0.77%) Splunk
15 9 (0.70%) Nintex
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £14 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
South West
QA Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wiltshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £40 - £46 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
IntaPeople
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £279 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Anthony James Consulting
Rate: From £100 to £140 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bath
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago