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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 17 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 30 29 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.77% 7.71% 14.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.39% 32.58% 48.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 39
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£363 £345 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +112.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+61.36% +10.00%
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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
123 89 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.87% 23.67% 29.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 62 71
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £565 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.18% +96.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.54 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (29.58%) Cisco
3 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (25.35%) Linux
5 17 (23.94%) Windows
5 17 (23.94%) LAN
5 17 (23.94%) WAN
6 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
6 15 (21.13%) HTML
7 14 (19.72%) Firewall
7 14 (19.72%) VoIP
8 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
9 12 (16.90%) Wireless
9 12 (16.90%) Java
9 12 (16.90%) CCNA
9 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
10 11 (15.49%) Project Management
11 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (14.08%) .NET
11 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
12 9 (12.68%) Web Services
12 9 (12.68%) MySQL
12 9 (12.68%) SLA
12 9 (12.68%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (12.68%) Scrum
12 9 (12.68%) Time Management
13 8 (11.27%) Fault Management
13 8 (11.27%) Data Centre

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.23%) JBoss
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.82%) Lync
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.41%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (21.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Project
3 3 (4.23%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.82%) MS Office
5 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) LAN
1 17 (23.94%) WAN
2 14 (19.72%) VoIP
2 14 (19.72%) Firewall
3 12 (16.90%) Wireless
4 7 (9.86%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (9.86%) IP Telephony
4 7 (9.86%) Network Security
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.63%) Internet
7 3 (4.23%) SSL
7 3 (4.23%) IPsec
8 2 (2.82%) tcpdump
8 2 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.82%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.82%) Intranet
8 2 (2.82%) DNS
8 2 (2.82%) LDAP
8 2 (2.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) MySQL
1 9 (12.68%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (1.41%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.41%) Mockito
3 1 (1.41%) MSI
3 1 (1.41%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.41%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.41%) Maven
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) JUnit
General
1 4 (5.63%) Marketing
2 3 (4.23%) Electronics
3 2 (2.82%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Military
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) Network Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.68%) Firewall Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Architect
6 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.45%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Test Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Resource Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Software Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Operations Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) HTML
2 10 (14.08%) .NET
2 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET
3 9 (12.68%) Web Services
4 8 (11.27%) SOAP
4 8 (11.27%) J2EE
5 7 (9.86%) EJB
5 7 (9.86%) JSP
6 6 (8.45%) HTML5
7 3 (4.23%) jQuery
7 3 (4.23%) XHTML
7 3 (4.23%) CSS
8 2 (2.82%) RESTful
9 1 (1.41%) Flash
9 1 (1.41%) LAMP
9 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.41%) Spring
9 1 (1.41%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.23%) Physics
3 2 (2.82%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) CESG
3 2 (2.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Linux
2 17 (23.94%) Windows
3 7 (9.86%) UNIX
4 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.82%) Solaris
5 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.41%) Android
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.49%) Project Management
3 9 (12.68%) Scrum
3 9 (12.68%) Time Management
4 8 (11.27%) Fault Management
5 7 (9.86%) Security Testing
5 7 (9.86%) SOA
5 7 (9.86%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (9.86%) UML
6 6 (8.45%) Programme Management
7 5 (7.04%) Process Management
7 5 (7.04%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.23%) Operations Management
8 3 (4.23%) Resource Management
8 3 (4.23%) Content Management
8 3 (4.23%) 3D Modelling
8 3 (4.23%) Software Architecture
8 3 (4.23%) Line Management
9 2 (2.82%) Software Deployment
9 2 (2.82%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
2 12 (16.90%) Java
3 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
4 6 (8.45%) C#
5 4 (5.63%) SQL
6 2 (2.82%) VB
6 2 (2.82%) Perl
6 2 (2.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (16.90%) CCNA
4 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (9.86%) ISEB
5 7 (9.86%) MCITP
5 7 (9.86%) ISTQB
5 7 (9.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) CCNP
8 1 (1.41%) HNC
8 1 (1.41%) EMC Certification
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.82%) Snort
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) WMI
2 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (29.58%) Cisco
2 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.27%) Oracle
4 7 (9.86%) HP
5 6 (8.45%) CheckPoint
6 5 (7.04%) VMware
7 3 (4.23%) Telerik
7 3 (4.23%) EMC
8 2 (2.82%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.82%) Xamarin
8 2 (2.82%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.41%) Nintex
9 1 (1.41%) Lumension
9 1 (1.41%) Juniper
9 1 (1.41%) Embarcadero
9 1 (1.41%) NetApp
9 1 (1.41%) Apple
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