The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 27 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 9 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 57 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.41% 11.05% 6.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.00% 54.05% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 13
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£400 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £170 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £467 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £31.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £23.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+54.83% -19.82%
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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
95 74 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.35% 20.44% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 56 39
Average daily rate £405 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Southampton region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Southampton region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 63 (82.89%) SC Cleared
2 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
3 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
4 20 (26.32%) Cisco
4 20 (26.32%) Windows
4 20 (26.32%) Linux
5 18 (23.68%) HTML
5 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
6 16 (21.05%) HP
6 16 (21.05%) Knowledge Management
6 16 (21.05%) ISTQB
7 15 (19.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
8 14 (18.42%) .NET
8 14 (18.42%) Oracle
8 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
9 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (13.16%) ISEB
11 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
11 10 (13.16%) UNIX
11 10 (13.16%) JSP
11 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (13.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 9 (11.84%) MCITP
12 9 (11.84%) Security Testing
12 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
12 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
12 9 (11.84%) Oracle EBS

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.63%) IIS
3 2 (2.63%) JBoss
4 1 (1.32%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.21%) MS Office
3 4 (5.26%) MS Project
3 4 (5.26%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.32%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.21%) SAN
3 6 (7.89%) Internet
3 6 (7.89%) LAN
4 5 (6.58%) WAN
4 5 (6.58%) Firewall
5 4 (5.26%) Intranet
6 3 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.95%) IPsec
6 3 (3.95%) SMTP
6 3 (3.95%) FTP
6 3 (3.95%) HTTP
6 3 (3.95%) DNS
6 3 (3.95%) SSL
6 3 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (3.95%) Wireshark
6 3 (3.95%) LDAP
6 3 (3.95%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.58%) MySQL
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.32%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.32%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.32%) QUnit
3 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.32%) MSI
3 1 (1.32%) JMeter
3 1 (1.32%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.32%) Maven
3 1 (1.32%) Ant
General
1 4 (5.26%) Marketing
2 3 (3.95%) Military
2 3 (3.95%) Electronics
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Analyst
2 12 (15.79%) Developer
3 8 (10.53%) Test Specialist
4 5 (6.58%) Java Developer
4 5 (6.58%) Architect
4 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
4 5 (6.58%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Communications Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Operations Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Resource Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.63%) Software Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) HTML
2 14 (18.42%) .NET
2 14 (18.42%) ASP.NET
3 10 (13.16%) JSP
4 6 (7.89%) SOAP
4 6 (7.89%) Web Services
5 5 (6.58%) EJB
5 5 (6.58%) CSS
5 5 (6.58%) J2EE
6 4 (5.26%) XHTML
6 4 (5.26%) jQuery
6 4 (5.26%) HTML5
7 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (1.32%) RESTful
8 1 (1.32%) Spring
8 1 (1.32%) JSON
8 1 (1.32%) Dojo
8 1 (1.32%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.32%) XML
8 1 (1.32%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) PKI
1 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
1 3 (3.95%) CESG
2 2 (2.63%) Physics
2 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.63%) User Experience
2 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.32%) Windows
1 20 (26.32%) Linux
2 10 (13.16%) UNIX
3 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.95%) Solaris
7 2 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.05%) Knowledge Management
2 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (11.84%) Security Testing
4 8 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 8 (10.53%) Project Management
5 6 (7.89%) SOA
5 6 (7.89%) Software Testing
5 6 (7.89%) Time Management
6 5 (6.58%) Scrum
6 5 (6.58%) UML
7 4 (5.26%) ITIL
7 4 (5.26%) Service Management
7 4 (5.26%) Process Management
7 4 (5.26%) Content Management
7 4 (5.26%) Line Management
8 3 (3.95%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.95%) Operations Management
8 3 (3.95%) Resource Management
8 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (3.95%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
2 14 (18.42%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.53%) Java
4 6 (7.89%) VBA
5 5 (6.58%) SQL
5 5 (6.58%) C#
6 2 (2.63%) Perl
6 2 (2.63%) PHP
6 2 (2.63%) VB
7 1 (1.32%) VBScript
7 1 (1.32%) C++
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 63 (82.89%) SC Cleared
2 16 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 15 (19.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (13.16%) ISEB
6 10 (13.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 9 (11.84%) MCITP
8 3 (3.95%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.95%) Degree
9 2 (2.63%) CCNA
10 1 (1.32%) HNC
10 1 (1.32%) CCSP
10 1 (1.32%) CCSA
10 1 (1.32%) CCSE
10 1 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.95%) Snort
3 3 (3.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.32%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (9.21%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.26%) SCCM
3 2 (2.63%) SCOM
3 2 (2.63%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.63%) WMI
4 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (40.79%) Microsoft
2 20 (26.32%) Cisco
3 16 (21.05%) HP
4 14 (18.42%) Oracle
5 8 (10.53%) Citrix
6 4 (5.26%) Telerik
7 3 (3.95%) Sourcefire
7 3 (3.95%) VMware
7 3 (3.95%) LogRhythm
8 2 (2.63%) Nintex
8 2 (2.63%) Lumension
8 2 (2.63%) Mitel
8 2 (2.63%) Juniper
8 2 (2.63%) NetApp
8 2 (2.63%) Apple
8 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.32%) ESRI
9 1 (1.32%) Embarcadero
9 1 (1.32%) SAP
9 1 (1.32%) Veeam
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