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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 19 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 36 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.59% 7.54% 4.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 51.43% 41.27% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £238 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £467 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.25 £31.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.51% -33.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.84 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+88.00% -36.84%
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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
70 63 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 16.71% 18.26% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 26
Average daily rate £393 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.49% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £214 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 9
Average hourly rate £18.25 £15.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -23.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 27 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 27 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 46 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
4 13 (28.26%) Linux
5 12 (26.09%) HP
5 12 (26.09%) Knowledge Management
5 12 (26.09%) ISTQB
5 12 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (23.91%) Windows
6 11 (23.91%) HTML
6 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
7 10 (21.74%) .NET
7 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
8 9 (19.57%) Oracle
8 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (19.57%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (17.39%) Cisco
9 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
10 7 (15.22%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (15.22%) SAN
10 7 (15.22%) Internet
10 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
11 6 (13.04%) JSP
11 6 (13.04%) VBA
11 6 (13.04%) Project Management
11 6 (13.04%) UNIX
11 6 (13.04%) ISEB
11 6 (13.04%) Citrix

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) Apache
5 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) InfoPath
2 4 (8.70%) MS Project
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.22%) SAN
2 7 (15.22%) Internet
3 5 (10.87%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (10.87%) DNS
3 5 (10.87%) LAN
4 4 (8.70%) WAN
4 4 (8.70%) SMTP
4 4 (8.70%) FTP
4 4 (8.70%) HTTP
4 4 (8.70%) SSL
4 4 (8.70%) LDAP
4 4 (8.70%) Wireshark
4 4 (8.70%) IPsec
4 4 (8.70%) tcpdump
5 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 3 (6.52%) Intranet
6 2 (4.35%) Extranet
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.17%) TKPROF
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.17%) MSI
2 1 (2.17%) Maven
2 1 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (4.35%) Electronics
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Test Specialist
4 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Resource Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Project Support Administrator
7 1 (2.17%) Security Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) HTML
2 10 (21.74%) .NET
2 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.04%) JSP
4 4 (8.70%) CSS
4 4 (8.70%) XHTML
4 4 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (4.35%) HTML5
6 1 (2.17%) PostGIS
6 1 (2.17%) J2EE
6 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.70%) CESG
1 4 (8.70%) PKI
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 6 (13.04%) UNIX
4 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.87%) Solaris
5 2 (4.35%) Android
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
2 6 (13.04%) Project Management
2 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.87%) Content Management
3 5 (10.87%) Time Management
3 5 (10.87%) Security Testing
3 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
3 5 (10.87%) SIEM
4 4 (8.70%) Change Control
4 4 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (8.70%) Computer Forensics
4 4 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.52%) Workflow
5 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 3 (6.52%) Line Management
6 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Operations Management
6 2 (4.35%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.04%) VBA
4 5 (10.87%) SQL
5 4 (8.70%) C#
6 1 (2.17%) VBScript
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (26.09%) ISTQB
3 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.04%) ISEB
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (10.87%) MCITP
6 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) CCSP
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) CCSA
7 1 (2.17%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Snort
2 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.35%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) HP
3 9 (19.57%) Oracle
4 8 (17.39%) Cisco
5 6 (13.04%) Citrix
6 5 (10.87%) Sourcefire
7 4 (8.70%) Telerik
8 3 (6.52%) VMware
9 2 (4.35%) Juniper
9 2 (4.35%) Apple
9 2 (4.35%) LogRhythm
9 2 (4.35%) Nintex
10 1 (2.17%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.17%) Veeam
10 1 (2.17%) Lumension
10 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.17%) ESRI
10 1 (2.17%) SAP
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