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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 22 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 26 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.08% 15.06% 17.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.95% 52.08% 55.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 40 28
Average daily rate
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£355 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £360 £374
% change year-on-year
+0.69% -3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 27
Average hourly rate £33.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.90% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.12 £20.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+5.57% -28.57%
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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
84 96 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.89% 28.92% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 72 49
Average daily rate £340 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 37
Average hourly rate £27.00 £13.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.36% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 49 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (36.73%) Cisco
3 15 (30.61%) CheckPoint
4 14 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (24.49%) Firewall
6 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (20.41%) LAN
6 10 (20.41%) Network Security
7 9 (18.37%) Windows
7 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
8 7 (14.29%) VPN
9 6 (12.24%) Scrum
9 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
9 6 (12.24%) CCSE
9 6 (12.24%) .NET
9 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
9 6 (12.24%) C#
9 6 (12.24%) SQL
9 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
10 5 (10.20%) WAN
10 5 (10.20%) CCIE
10 5 (10.20%) CCNP
10 5 (10.20%) Back Office
11 4 (8.16%) TDD
11 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
11 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.16%) CCSP
11 4 (8.16%) Linux

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.04%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (24.49%) Firewall
3 10 (20.41%) LAN
3 10 (20.41%) Network Security
4 7 (14.29%) VPN
5 5 (10.20%) WAN
6 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (6.12%) DNS
7 2 (4.08%) VoIP
7 2 (4.08%) ASN.1
8 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.04%) Wireless
8 1 (2.04%) DMZ
8 1 (2.04%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.12%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) QUnit
2 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) MSI
3 1 (2.04%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (10.20%) Back Office
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Developer
2 11 (22.45%) Network Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Security Operations Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Network Support
7 3 (6.12%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.08%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Network Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Network Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
1 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
1 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
3 3 (6.12%) Dojo
3 3 (6.12%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.12%) Spring
3 3 (6.12%) JSON
4 2 (4.08%) MFC
4 2 (4.08%) wxWidgets
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
1 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Solaris
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.24%) Scrum
1 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
2 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
2 4 (8.16%) TDD
2 4 (8.16%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (6.12%) SIEM
3 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (6.12%) Project Management
4 2 (4.08%) CRM
4 2 (4.08%) Workflow
4 2 (4.08%) Fault Management
4 2 (4.08%) Network Architecture
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL
5 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.04%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.04%) Migration
5 1 (2.04%) Network Design
5 1 (2.04%) SOA
5 1 (2.04%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) C#
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.16%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) C++
4 2 (4.08%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.04%) VBScript
5 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.41%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (12.24%) CCSE
4 5 (10.20%) CCIE
4 5 (10.20%) CCNP
5 4 (8.16%) CCSP
6 3 (6.12%) CCNA
6 3 (6.12%) CCSA
6 3 (6.12%) BC Cleared
6 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Snort
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Cisco
2 15 (30.61%) CheckPoint
3 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
4 3 (6.12%) Sourcefire
5 2 (4.08%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) Nokia
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.04%) F5
6 1 (2.04%) VMware