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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 10 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 44 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.94% 7.32% 12.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.83% 32.39% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 28
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£400 £383 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +19.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £320 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £473 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +163.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+51.25% -6.97%
SC Cleared
Hampshire

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
96 71 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.24% 22.61% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 51 52
Average daily rate £400 £325 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £462 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £50.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% +154.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £27.16 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

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 May 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 May 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 70 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (32.86%) Linux
4 21 (30.00%) Windows
4 21 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 19 (27.14%) HTML
5 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
6 18 (25.71%) HP
6 18 (25.71%) Knowledge Management
6 18 (25.71%) ISTQB
7 16 (22.86%) PowerShell
7 16 (22.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (22.86%) Cisco
7 16 (22.86%) .NET
7 16 (22.86%) Oracle
7 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
8 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (17.14%) ISEB
10 12 (17.14%) UNIX
10 12 (17.14%) JSP
10 12 (17.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 11 (15.71%) MCITP
11 11 (15.71%) Security Testing
12 9 (12.86%) Oracle EBS
12 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
12 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
12 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
12 9 (12.86%) Test Scripting

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (4.29%) JBoss
5 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) InfoPath
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 3 (4.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.00%) SAN
3 6 (8.57%) Internet
3 6 (8.57%) LAN
3 6 (8.57%) WAN
4 5 (7.14%) Firewall
5 4 (5.71%) Intranet
6 3 (4.29%) Wireless
6 3 (4.29%) IPsec
6 3 (4.29%) SMTP
6 3 (4.29%) FTP
6 3 (4.29%) HTTP
6 3 (4.29%) VoIP
6 3 (4.29%) DNS
6 3 (4.29%) SSL
6 3 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.29%) Wireshark
6 3 (4.29%) LDAP
6 3 (4.29%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.00%) MySQL
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.43%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.43%) MSI
2 1 (1.43%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 4 (5.71%) Marketing
2 3 (4.29%) Electronics
3 2 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Military
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Developer
2 11 (15.71%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Test Specialist
4 7 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Operations Manager
8 3 (4.29%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.29%) Resource Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Software Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.14%) HTML
2 16 (22.86%) .NET
2 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
3 12 (17.14%) JSP
4 8 (11.43%) Web Services
5 7 (10.00%) SOAP
5 7 (10.00%) EJB
5 7 (10.00%) J2EE
6 4 (5.71%) CSS
6 4 (5.71%) XHTML
6 4 (5.71%) jQuery
6 4 (5.71%) HTML5
7 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (1.43%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.29%) CESG
1 3 (4.29%) PKI
2 2 (2.86%) Physics
2 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.86%) User Experience
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.86%) Linux
2 21 (30.00%) Windows
3 12 (17.14%) UNIX
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.29%) Solaris
7 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.86%) Android
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Knowledge Management
2 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.71%) Security Testing
4 9 (12.86%) Test Scripting
5 8 (11.43%) Project Management
6 7 (10.00%) UML
6 7 (10.00%) Scrum
7 6 (8.57%) Software Testing
7 6 (8.57%) SOA
7 6 (8.57%) Time Management
8 5 (7.14%) Process Management
9 4 (5.71%) Content Management
9 4 (5.71%) Line Management
10 3 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (4.29%) SIEM
10 3 (4.29%) Change Control
10 3 (4.29%) Fault Management
10 3 (4.29%) Computer Forensics
10 3 (4.29%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (4.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) JavaScript
2 16 (22.86%) PowerShell
3 8 (11.43%) Java
4 6 (8.57%) VBA
5 5 (7.14%) SQL
5 5 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (2.86%) Perl
6 2 (2.86%) VB
7 1 (1.43%) VBScript
7 1 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 70 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.71%) ISTQB
3 16 (22.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (17.14%) ISEB
6 12 (17.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 11 (15.71%) MCITP
8 3 (4.29%) CCNA
8 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.86%) Degree
10 1 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (1.43%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.29%) Snort
3 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.86%) WMI
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (25.71%) HP
3 16 (22.86%) Oracle
3 16 (22.86%) Cisco
4 6 (8.57%) Citrix
5 4 (5.71%) Telerik
6 3 (4.29%) Sourcefire
6 3 (4.29%) VMware
6 3 (4.29%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.86%) Nintex
7 2 (2.86%) Lumension
7 2 (2.86%) Juniper
7 2 (2.86%) Apple
8 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.43%) ESRI
8 1 (1.43%) SAP
8 1 (1.43%) Embarcadero
8 1 (1.43%) Veeam