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 29 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 33 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 11 37 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.26% 12.37% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.45% 43.02% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £178 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £456 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.89% -4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -71.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.13 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+10.94% -36.57%
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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
49 86 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.54% 28.76% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 9
Average daily rate £375 £384 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £194 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -31.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £25.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 46 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (36.96%) Windows
3 14 (30.43%) SQL
4 11 (23.91%) Cisco
5 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
5 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (19.57%) Firewall
7 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (15.22%) LAN
9 6 (13.04%) WAN
9 6 (13.04%) Linux
9 6 (13.04%) Citrix
9 6 (13.04%) CCNP
9 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (10.87%) Network Security
10 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (8.70%) Back Office
11 4 (8.70%) Migration
11 4 (8.70%) Scrum
11 4 (8.70%) TDD
11 4 (8.70%) Fault Management
11 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
11 4 (8.70%) HP
11 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
11 4 (8.70%) C#
11 4 (8.70%) HTML
11 4 (8.70%) .NET

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.17%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Project
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Firewall
2 7 (15.22%) LAN
3 6 (13.04%) WAN
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (10.87%) Network Security
5 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (6.52%) DNS
6 2 (4.35%) VPN
6 2 (4.35%) Internet
7 1 (2.17%) IPsec
7 1 (2.17%) ASN.1
7 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.17%) tcpdump
7 1 (2.17%) SSL
7 1 (2.17%) LDAP
7 1 (2.17%) ATM
7 1 (2.17%) SMTP
7 1 (2.17%) FTP
7 1 (2.17%) HTTP
7 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) QUnit
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Maven
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (8.70%) Back Office
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
2 8 (17.39%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.70%) Network Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Network Support
5 4 (8.70%) Network Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Support
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Security Operations Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) HTML
1 4 (8.70%) .NET
1 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
1 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (6.52%) XML
2 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
2 3 (6.52%) Spring
2 3 (6.52%) JSON
2 3 (6.52%) Dojo
3 1 (2.17%) wxWidgets
3 1 (2.17%) J2EE
3 1 (2.17%) MFC
3 1 (2.17%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) CESG
2 1 (2.17%) PKI
2 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (6.52%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.17%) UNIX
6 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (8.70%) TDD
2 4 (8.70%) Migration
2 4 (8.70%) Scrum
2 4 (8.70%) Fault Management
2 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
3 3 (6.52%) Time Management
3 3 (6.52%) SIEM
4 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.35%) Project Management
4 2 (4.35%) SOA
4 2 (4.35%) Document Management
4 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.17%) SysML
5 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.17%) Web Development
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.70%) C#
3 3 (6.52%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (13.04%) CCNP
4 3 (6.52%) CCSP
4 3 (6.52%) CCSE
4 3 (6.52%) BC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) CCSA
5 2 (4.35%) CCIE
5 2 (4.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Snort
2 1 (2.17%) Firmware
2 1 (2.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
1 2 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco
2 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
3 6 (13.04%) Citrix
4 4 (8.70%) HP
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.52%) Sourcefire
6 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle