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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 6 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 54 49 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.36% 15.08% 21.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 59.34% 54.44% 67.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 44
Average daily rate
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£338 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £129 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 26
Average hourly rate £27.00 £11.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.45% -66.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £11.00 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £18.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+36.11% -30.76%
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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
91 90 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.20% 27.69% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 68 59
Average daily rate £340 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £131 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 29
Average hourly rate £27.00 £11.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.78% -63.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £13.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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

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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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 57 (66.28%) SC Cleared
2 26 (30.23%) Cisco
3 23 (26.74%) Windows
4 17 (19.77%) CheckPoint
4 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (18.60%) SQL
6 15 (17.44%) Scrum
7 14 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (15.12%) Firewall
9 12 (13.95%) Linux
9 12 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (13.95%) LAN
9 12 (13.95%) Puppet
9 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
9 12 (13.95%) DevOps
10 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (11.63%) Java
11 10 (11.63%) BC Cleared
11 10 (11.63%) Network Security
12 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (9.30%) Web Services
14 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
14 7 (8.14%) Citrix
14 7 (8.14%) WAN
14 7 (8.14%) VPN
14 7 (8.14%) CCNP
14 7 (8.14%) VMware
14 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (8.14%) TDD

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Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.33%) CMS
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.33%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) MS Project
2 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (5.81%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.28%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (15.12%) Firewall
3 12 (13.95%) LAN
4 10 (11.63%) Network Security
5 7 (8.14%) WAN
5 7 (8.14%) VPN
6 4 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.49%) DNS
8 2 (2.33%) ASN.1
8 2 (2.33%) VoIP
8 2 (2.33%) HTTP
8 2 (2.33%) Intranet
9 1 (1.16%) DMZ
9 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.16%) Wireless
9 1 (1.16%) VLAN
9 1 (1.16%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) MySQL
2 3 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.81%) RSpec
3 4 (4.65%) QUnit
3 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (4.65%) Subversion
4 2 (2.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.16%) Ant
5 1 (1.16%) MSI
5 1 (1.16%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.16%) Maven
5 1 (1.16%) Selenium
5 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.65%) Back Office
3 2 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (22.09%) Developer
2 18 (20.93%) Analyst
3 13 (15.12%) Security Engineer
4 11 (12.79%) Network Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.81%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Applications Support
6 5 (5.81%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Network Support
6 5 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Software Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Network Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Network Support Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.49%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) Web Services
2 6 (6.98%) HTML
3 5 (5.81%) .NET
3 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (4.65%) Dojo
4 4 (4.65%) Spring
4 4 (4.65%) JSON
4 4 (4.65%) XML
5 3 (3.49%) SOAP
5 3 (3.49%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.49%) Middleware
5 3 (3.49%) RESTful
6 2 (2.33%) wxWidgets
6 2 (2.33%) HTML5
6 2 (2.33%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (2.33%) jQuery
6 2 (2.33%) Google Maps API
6 2 (2.33%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.81%) Open Source
1 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.33%) W3C
2 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.16%) Firmware
3 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.16%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.74%) Windows
2 12 (13.95%) Linux
3 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (12.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.81%) CentOS
6 3 (3.49%) Solaris
6 3 (3.49%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.33%) Android
8 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.16%) UNIX
8 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.44%) Scrum
3 12 (13.95%) DevOps
4 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (8.14%) TDD
5 5 (5.81%) Migration
5 5 (5.81%) Project Management
5 5 (5.81%) Unit Testing
6 4 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.65%) Fault Management
6 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.49%) SIEM
8 2 (2.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (2.33%) BDD
8 2 (2.33%) iOS Development
8 2 (2.33%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.33%) Time Management
8 2 (2.33%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) SQL
2 10 (11.63%) Java
3 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.98%) C#
5 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.49%) C++
6 3 (3.49%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.33%) Python
7 2 (2.33%) C
7 2 (2.33%) Perl
8 1 (1.16%) VBScript
8 1 (1.16%) Groovy
8 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 57 (66.28%) SC Cleared
2 12 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (11.63%) BC Cleared
4 7 (8.14%) CCNP
5 6 (6.98%) CCSE
6 5 (5.81%) CCIE
7 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.65%) CCSP
8 3 (3.49%) CCNA
8 3 (3.49%) CCSA
9 2 (2.33%) Degree
10 1 (1.16%) CISSP
10 1 (1.16%) CISA
10 1 (1.16%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) WCAG
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) vCloud
2 4 (4.65%) Snort
3 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (13.95%) Puppet
2 5 (5.81%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.65%) SCCM
4 3 (3.49%) SCOM
4 3 (3.49%) YUM
Vendors
1 26 (30.23%) Cisco
2 17 (19.77%) CheckPoint
3 7 (8.14%) Citrix
3 7 (8.14%) VMware
4 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle
5 5 (5.81%) HP
5 5 (5.81%) EMC
5 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.65%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.65%) Sourcefire
7 2 (2.33%) Google
7 2 (2.33%) Apple
7 2 (2.33%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.16%) Nokia
8 1 (1.16%) Borland