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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 2 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 53 56 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.47% 13.18% 10.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 65.43% 58.95% 50.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 27
Average daily rate £375 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £508 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -65.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £34.25 £23.25
% change year-on-year
+16.05% +47.31%
Security 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
81 95 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 28.22% 22.35% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 66 58
Average daily rate £375 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 97 (91.51%) SC Cleared
2 47 (44.34%) Firewall
3 45 (42.45%) Cisco
4 39 (36.79%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (34.91%) LAN
5 37 (34.91%) VoIP
6 35 (33.02%) WAN
6 35 (33.02%) Wireless
7 26 (24.53%) CCNP
7 26 (24.53%) CheckPoint
7 26 (24.53%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (20.75%) Microsoft
9 18 (16.98%) CCNA
9 18 (16.98%) Windows
10 17 (16.04%) ITIL
11 15 (14.15%) Network Security
12 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (12.26%) Data Centre
14 12 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (10.38%) Service Management
15 11 (10.38%) Linux
15 11 (10.38%) Web Services
15 11 (10.38%) IP Telephony
16 10 (9.43%) SLA
16 10 (9.43%) Oracle
17 9 (8.49%) SSL
17 9 (8.49%) DNS
17 9 (8.49%) Scrum
17 9 (8.49%) NetScaler
18 8 (7.55%) UAG

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 6 (5.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.83%) IIS
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.94%) CMS
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.94%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.94%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (6.60%) MS Project
2 6 (5.66%) MS Office
2 6 (5.66%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (44.34%) Firewall
2 37 (34.91%) LAN
2 37 (34.91%) VoIP
3 35 (33.02%) WAN
3 35 (33.02%) Wireless
4 26 (24.53%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (14.15%) Network Security
6 12 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (10.38%) IP Telephony
8 9 (8.49%) DNS
8 9 (8.49%) NetScaler
8 9 (8.49%) SSL
9 7 (6.60%) FTP
9 7 (6.60%) Reverse Proxy
10 6 (5.66%) Internet
11 2 (1.89%) MPLS
11 2 (1.89%) Multicast
11 2 (1.89%) SAN
12 1 (0.94%) DHCP
12 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.66%) MySQL
2 6 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.94%) GIS
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.94%) QlikView
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.94%) Appium
2 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.94%) Selenium
2 1 (0.94%) Toad
2 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.94%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (7.55%) Publishing
2 2 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (27.36%) Network Engineer
2 20 (18.87%) Analyst
3 18 (16.98%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 16 (15.09%) Consultant
4 16 (15.09%) Firewall Engineer
5 12 (11.32%) Network Consultant
6 11 (10.38%) Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Web Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.66%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 5 (4.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Administrator
10 4 (3.77%) Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Coordinator
10 4 (3.77%) IT Manager
10 4 (3.77%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Network Engineer
11 3 (2.83%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.38%) Web Services
2 6 (5.66%) EJB
2 6 (5.66%) J2EE
2 6 (5.66%) SOAP
3 4 (3.77%) HTML
4 3 (2.83%) CSS
5 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.94%) .NET
6 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.94%) Django
6 1 (0.94%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.94%) Clustering
4 1 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.98%) Windows
2 11 (10.38%) Linux
3 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.72%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.94%) Solaris
6 1 (0.94%) Unix
6 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.04%) ITIL
2 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (10.38%) Service Management
4 9 (8.49%) Scrum
5 6 (5.66%) Data Analysis
5 6 (5.66%) Migration
5 6 (5.66%) Process Management
5 6 (5.66%) SOA
5 6 (5.66%) UML
6 5 (4.72%) Fault Management
6 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (3.77%) Business Analysis
7 4 (3.77%) Project Management
7 4 (3.77%) Time Management
8 3 (2.83%) Content Management
8 3 (2.83%) ITSM
8 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.83%) Programme Management
8 3 (2.83%) Resource Management
8 3 (2.83%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.60%) Java
2 4 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.83%) SQL
4 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.94%) C++
4 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 97 (91.51%) SC Cleared
2 39 (36.79%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (24.53%) CCNP
4 18 (16.98%) CCNA
5 4 (3.77%) CCIE
6 3 (2.83%) ISEB
7 2 (1.89%) Degree
7 2 (1.89%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.94%) MCITP
8 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) UAG
2 7 (6.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.94%) XenApp
4 1 (0.94%) zsh
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) SCCM
2 4 (3.77%) SCOM
3 3 (2.83%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.89%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.89%) WSUS
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.94%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (42.45%) Cisco
2 26 (24.53%) CheckPoint
3 22 (20.75%) Microsoft
4 10 (9.43%) Oracle
5 7 (6.60%) Palo Alto
6 4 (3.77%) VMware
7 3 (2.83%) AlgoSec
7 3 (2.83%) HP
7 3 (2.83%) Remedy
7 3 (2.83%) Tufin
8 2 (1.89%) Juniper
8 2 (1.89%) Nintex
8 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.94%) BMC
9 1 (0.94%) Citrix
9 1 (0.94%) NetApp
9 1 (0.94%) SAP
9 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.94%) Sun
9 1 (0.94%) Veeam