The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 18 2 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +26
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 14 58 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.58% 21.64% 6.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.93% 70.73% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 54 18
Median daily rate £400 £394 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +0.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +48.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
54 82 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.51% 30.60% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 68 42
Median daily rate £425 £388 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £499 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 7
Median hourly rate £14.13 £36.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.75% +157.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +84.44%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Southampton region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Southampton region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Southampton region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 42 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (42.86%) Cisco
3 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (33.33%) Firewall
5 13 (30.95%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (26.19%) CheckPoint
6 11 (26.19%) CCNA
6 11 (26.19%) VoIP
7 10 (23.81%) WAN
7 10 (23.81%) LAN
7 10 (23.81%) Wireless
7 10 (23.81%) VMware
8 8 (19.05%) Fortinet
9 6 (14.29%) Windows
9 6 (14.29%) CCNP
10 5 (11.90%) Reference Data
10 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
10 5 (11.90%) Information Security
10 5 (11.90%) Data Security
10 5 (11.90%) Avaya
10 5 (11.90%) Intel Security
10 5 (11.90%) Cyber Defence
10 5 (11.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (11.90%) PaaS
10 5 (11.90%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (11.90%) Splunk
10 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (9.52%) Security Monitoring
11 4 (9.52%) Juniper

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (4.76%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) PaaS
2 3 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (33.33%) Firewall
2 13 (30.95%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (26.19%) VoIP
4 10 (23.81%) LAN
4 10 (23.81%) WAN
4 10 (23.81%) Wireless
5 2 (4.76%) DHCP
5 2 (4.76%) DNS
5 2 (4.76%) Network Security
6 1 (2.38%) BGP
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.38%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.38%) Intranet
6 1 (2.38%) OSPF
6 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.38%) SNA
6 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.38%) Big Data
2 1 (2.38%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) NuGet
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.38%) Electronics
1 1 (2.38%) Legal
1 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Network Engineer
1 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Design Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Lead Security Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Network Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Network Support
6 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.38%) Entity Framework
2 1 (2.38%) LINQ
2 1 (2.38%) SignalR
2 1 (2.38%) STL
2 1 (2.38%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Cyber Defence
1 5 (11.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (11.90%) Reference Data
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.38%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (11.90%) Data Security
1 5 (11.90%) Information Security
2 4 (9.52%) Network Design
2 4 (9.52%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.14%) Project Management
3 3 (7.14%) Security Architecture
3 3 (7.14%) Service Management
3 3 (7.14%) User Stories
4 2 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (4.76%) DevOps
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL
4 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.76%) Security Operations
4 2 (4.76%) SOA
4 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) Python
2 2 (4.76%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) Scala
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (26.19%) CCNA
4 6 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.76%) Firmware
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Cisco
2 11 (26.19%) CheckPoint
3 10 (23.81%) VMware
4 8 (19.05%) Fortinet
5 5 (11.90%) Avaya
5 5 (11.90%) Intel Security
5 5 (11.90%) Splunk
6 4 (9.52%) Juniper
6 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.76%) Cloudera
7 2 (4.76%) CommVault
8 1 (2.38%) Apple
8 1 (2.38%) BMC
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix
8 1 (2.38%) EMC
8 1 (2.38%) Hitachi
8 1 (2.38%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.38%) Remedy
8 1 (2.38%) Xamarin