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 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 3 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 45 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 19.57% 7.96% 7.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.81% 24.79% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 10
Median daily rate £400 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £388 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £362
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +10.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £12.38 £45.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.48% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £35.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.69% +78.75%
SC Cleared
Hampshire

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
74 121 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.17% 32.10% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 98 54
Median daily rate £400 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 7
Median hourly rate £12.38 £16.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.62% -40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016, 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 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (52.11%) Firewall
3 36 (50.70%) Cisco
3 36 (50.70%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (43.66%) LAN
4 31 (43.66%) WAN
4 31 (43.66%) Network Security
4 31 (43.66%) Wireless
5 29 (40.85%) CCNP
5 29 (40.85%) Palo Alto
6 25 (35.21%) CCNA
6 25 (35.21%) VoIP
7 23 (32.39%) CheckPoint
8 21 (29.58%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (29.58%) FortiGate
9 14 (19.72%) SLA
9 14 (19.72%) Data Centre
10 13 (18.31%) AlgoSec
10 13 (18.31%) Tufin
11 11 (15.49%) IP Telephony
11 11 (15.49%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
13 9 (12.68%) Fault Management
14 7 (9.86%) ITIL
14 7 (9.86%) Windows
15 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (8.45%) VMware
16 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
16 4 (5.63%) Remedy
16 4 (5.63%) Project Management

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 4 (5.63%) MS Project Server
2 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) CMS
3 2 (2.82%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) Joomla!
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.82%) WordPress
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Project
2 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.41%) IaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (52.11%) Firewall
2 31 (43.66%) LAN
2 31 (43.66%) Network Security
2 31 (43.66%) WAN
2 31 (43.66%) Wireless
3 25 (35.21%) VoIP
4 21 (29.58%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (15.49%) IP Telephony
5 11 (15.49%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.23%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.82%) DNS
7 2 (2.82%) FTP
7 2 (2.82%) Intranet
7 2 (2.82%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (2.82%) SSL
8 1 (1.41%) Internet
8 1 (1.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.41%) Toad
General
1 2 (2.82%) Legal
1 2 (2.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Network Engineer
2 24 (33.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) Firewall Engineer
4 13 (18.31%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (18.31%) Security Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Administrator
9 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Developer
9 4 (5.63%) IT Manager
9 4 (5.63%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (5.63%) Network Support
9 4 (5.63%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
9 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) CSS
1 2 (2.82%) HTML
1 2 (2.82%) XML
2 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.41%) Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.68%) Fault Management
2 7 (9.86%) ITIL
3 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.63%) Content Management
4 4 (5.63%) Document Management
4 4 (5.63%) Programme Management
4 4 (5.63%) Project Management
5 3 (4.23%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.23%) Patch Management
5 3 (4.23%) Service Management
5 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Content Management
6 2 (2.82%) Front End Development
6 2 (2.82%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.82%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.82%) Presales
6 2 (2.82%) Scrum
6 2 (2.82%) SDLC
6 2 (2.82%) User Stories
6 2 (2.82%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) C++
1 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.82%) C
2 2 (2.82%) Java
2 2 (2.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (50.70%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (40.85%) CCNP
4 25 (35.21%) CCNA
5 3 (4.23%) Degree
6 2 (2.82%) CCA
6 2 (2.82%) CCDP
6 2 (2.82%) CCIE
6 2 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.82%) MCSE
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (19.72%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (4.23%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.82%) UAG
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (29.58%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.23%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) SCOM
3 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) Cisco
2 29 (40.85%) Palo Alto
3 23 (32.39%) CheckPoint
4 13 (18.31%) AlgoSec
4 13 (18.31%) Tufin
5 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
6 6 (8.45%) VMware
7 4 (5.63%) Oracle
7 4 (5.63%) Remedy
8 3 (4.23%) Citrix
9 2 (2.82%) Ciena
9 2 (2.82%) Nintex
9 2 (2.82%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.41%) BMC
10 1 (1.41%) EMC
10 1 (1.41%) HP
10 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.41%) SAP
10 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.41%) Sun