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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 24 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 30 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.41% 8.66% 4.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.10% 45.31% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 4
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£393 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £223 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £456 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.25 £13.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.18% -71.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+77.77% -31.42%
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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
73 64 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.02% 19.10% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 39 18
Average daily rate £393 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -68.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -33.33%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 49 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.78%) Windows
3 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
4 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
5 12 (24.49%) HP
6 11 (22.45%) Linux
6 11 (22.45%) Knowledge Management
6 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
6 11 (22.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (20.41%) SQL
7 10 (20.41%) Citrix
8 9 (18.37%) Oracle
8 9 (18.37%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (16.33%) Cisco
10 7 (14.29%) SAN
10 7 (14.29%) HTML
10 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
11 6 (12.24%) VBA
11 6 (12.24%) .NET
11 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
11 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.24%) Migration
11 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
12 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (10.20%) ISEB

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (26.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS Project
3 3 (6.12%) MS Office
4 1 (2.04%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) SAN
2 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.16%) DNS
3 4 (8.16%) LAN
3 4 (8.16%) Internet
3 4 (8.16%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (8.16%) Firewall
4 3 (6.12%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) SMTP
5 2 (4.08%) FTP
5 2 (4.08%) HTTP
5 2 (4.08%) SSL
5 2 (4.08%) LDAP
5 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
5 2 (4.08%) Intranet
5 2 (4.08%) IPsec
5 2 (4.08%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.04%) Extranet
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (2.04%) TKPROF
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.04%) MSI
1 1 (2.04%) Maven
1 1 (2.04%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Back Office
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Analyst
2 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
2 5 (10.20%) Applications Support
3 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Test Specialist
3 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Architect
4 3 (6.12%) Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Network Support
5 2 (4.08%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Security Operations Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) HTML
2 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.20%) JSP
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) XHTML
4 1 (2.04%) jQuery
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (2.04%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) PostGIS
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.08%) CESG
1 2 (4.08%) PKI
2 1 (2.04%) Open Source
2 1 (2.04%) User Experience
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Linux
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.20%) UNIX
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.16%) Solaris
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
2 6 (12.24%) Migration
3 5 (10.20%) Project Management
3 5 (10.20%) Time Management
4 4 (8.16%) Security Testing
4 4 (8.16%) Test Scripting
4 4 (8.16%) SIEM
5 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.08%) Content Management
6 2 (4.08%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.08%) SOA
6 2 (4.08%) Change Control
6 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.08%) Line Management
6 2 (4.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (12.24%) VBA
3 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
2 11 (22.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.20%) ISEB
4 5 (10.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (8.16%) MCITP
6 3 (6.12%) VCP4
7 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) Degree
8 1 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (2.04%) CCSP
8 1 (2.04%) CCNP
8 1 (2.04%) CCSA
8 1 (2.04%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Snort
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.04%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.16%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 12 (24.49%) HP
3 10 (20.41%) Citrix
4 9 (18.37%) Oracle
5 8 (16.33%) Cisco
6 4 (8.16%) Sourcefire
7 2 (4.08%) VMware
7 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.08%) Juniper
8 1 (2.04%) Apple
8 1 (2.04%) ESRI
8 1 (2.04%) SAP
8 1 (2.04%) Telerik
8 1 (2.04%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.04%) Veeam
8 1 (2.04%) Lumension
8 1 (2.04%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.04%) Nintex
Southampton, Hampshire
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