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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 10 6 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 30 52 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.53% 16.20% 6.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.86% 59.09% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 47 14
Median daily rate £400 £388 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £46.62 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +97.36%
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
70 88 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.56% 27.41% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 73 40
Median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £298 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 8
Median hourly rate £25.50 £37.96 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.82% +46.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 69 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 37 (53.62%) Cisco
3 36 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (44.93%) Firewall
5 30 (43.48%) WAN
5 30 (43.48%) LAN
5 30 (43.48%) Wireless
6 25 (36.23%) Network Security
6 25 (36.23%) CCNP
7 24 (34.78%) VoIP
8 23 (33.33%) CCNA
8 23 (33.33%) Palo Alto
9 22 (31.88%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (30.43%) CheckPoint
11 13 (18.84%) VMware
12 12 (17.39%) FortiGate
13 11 (15.94%) Data Centre
13 11 (15.94%) SLA
14 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
14 9 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (13.04%) IP Telephony
14 9 (13.04%) Fault Management
15 6 (8.70%) Project Management
15 6 (8.70%) Windows
15 6 (8.70%) PaaS
16 5 (7.25%) User Stories
16 5 (7.25%) MS Project
16 5 (7.25%) Avaya
16 5 (7.25%) Service Management
16 5 (7.25%) Fortinet

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 5 (7.25%) MS Project Server
2 3 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.90%) Joomla!
3 2 (2.90%) WordPress
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Project
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) PaaS
2 4 (5.80%) IaaS
3 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (44.93%) Firewall
2 30 (43.48%) LAN
2 30 (43.48%) WAN
2 30 (43.48%) Wireless
3 25 (36.23%) Network Security
4 24 (34.78%) VoIP
5 22 (31.88%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (13.04%) IP Telephony
6 9 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Network Engineer
2 22 (31.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (18.84%) Security Engineer
4 10 (14.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Firewall Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Analyst
7 7 (10.14%) Architect
8 6 (8.70%) Administrator
8 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
9 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) IT Manager
9 5 (7.25%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Design Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Network Support
10 4 (5.80%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) REST
2 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (5.80%) Reference Data
3 3 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.45%) Statistics
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Linux
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.04%) Fault Management
2 6 (8.70%) Project Management
3 5 (7.25%) Programme Management
3 5 (7.25%) Service Management
3 5 (7.25%) User Stories
4 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (5.80%) Data Security
4 4 (5.80%) Information Security
4 4 (5.80%) Network Design
5 3 (4.35%) Content Management
5 3 (4.35%) ITIL
6 2 (2.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (2.90%) DevOps
6 2 (2.90%) Document Management
6 2 (2.90%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.90%) Scrum
6 2 (2.90%) Security Architecture
6 2 (2.90%) SOA
6 2 (2.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) Python
2 2 (2.90%) C
2 2 (2.90%) Java
2 2 (2.90%) Scala
3 1 (1.45%) C++
3 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 69 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 36 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (36.23%) CCNP
4 23 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (2.90%) CCA
5 2 (2.90%) CCDP
5 2 (2.90%) CCIE
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (2.90%) MCSE
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.94%) SLA
2 4 (5.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.80%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.35%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (17.39%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.80%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 37 (53.62%) Cisco
2 23 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 21 (30.43%) CheckPoint
4 13 (18.84%) VMware
5 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.25%) Avaya
6 5 (7.25%) Fortinet
7 4 (5.80%) AlgoSec
7 4 (5.80%) Intel Security
7 4 (5.80%) Juniper
7 4 (5.80%) Splunk
7 4 (5.80%) Tufin
8 3 (4.35%) Citrix
8 3 (4.35%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.90%) Ciena
9 2 (2.90%) Cloudera
9 2 (2.90%) CommVault
9 2 (2.90%) EMC
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle
9 2 (2.90%) Remedy