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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 22 4 15
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 24 50 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.08% 16.72% 5.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 58.14% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 6
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£388 £375 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £180 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £465 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.09% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -72.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -41.93%
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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
48 86 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.16% 28.76% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 9
Average daily rate £375 £384 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £194 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -31.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £25.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 24 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 46 (62.16%) SC Cleared
2 20 (27.03%) Windows
3 16 (21.62%) Cisco
4 15 (20.27%) SQL
4 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.22%) Jenkins
5 12 (16.22%) Linux
6 11 (14.86%) DevOps
6 11 (14.86%) Puppet
6 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (13.51%) CheckPoint
7 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (13.51%) Scrum
8 9 (12.16%) Firewall
8 9 (12.16%) Java
8 9 (12.16%) BC Cleared
9 8 (10.81%) Citrix
10 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
10 7 (9.46%) LAN
10 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
10 7 (9.46%) HTML
10 7 (9.46%) Web Services
10 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
10 7 (9.46%) Cucumber
10 7 (9.46%) TDD
11 6 (8.11%) QA
11 6 (8.11%) Cisco ASA

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.35%) TeamSite
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.35%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Agresso
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) Firewall
2 7 (9.46%) LAN
3 6 (8.11%) WAN
3 6 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (6.76%) Network Security
5 4 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.05%) HTTP
6 3 (4.05%) DNS
7 2 (2.70%) VPN
7 2 (2.70%) Internet
7 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.35%) IPsec
8 1 (1.35%) ASN.1
8 1 (1.35%) SSL
8 1 (1.35%) Intranet
8 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.35%) LDAP
8 1 (1.35%) ATM
8 1 (1.35%) SMTP
8 1 (1.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) Jenkins
2 7 (9.46%) Cucumber
3 6 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (5.41%) QUnit
4 4 (5.41%) RSpec
5 3 (4.05%) Subversion
6 2 (2.70%) Maven
6 2 (2.70%) Selenium
6 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.35%) Ant
7 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.35%) JMeter
7 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.35%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (5.41%) Back Office
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Military
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Analyst
2 19 (25.68%) Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 5 (6.76%) Applications Support
5 4 (5.41%) Network Support Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 4 (5.41%) Network Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Network Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Network Support
5 4 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco Support
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) HTML
1 7 (9.46%) Web Services
2 4 (5.41%) XML
2 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.41%) .NET
2 4 (5.41%) Spring
2 4 (5.41%) JSON
2 4 (5.41%) Dojo
2 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.05%) SOAP
3 3 (4.05%) RESTful
4 2 (2.70%) Cocoa
4 2 (2.70%) CSS
4 2 (2.70%) HTML5
4 2 (2.70%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (1.35%) PostGIS
5 1 (1.35%) Middleware
5 1 (1.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Open Source
1 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) W3C
4 1 (1.35%) CESG
4 1 (1.35%) PKI
4 1 (1.35%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Windows
2 12 (16.22%) Linux
3 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.41%) CentOS
5 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.05%) Solaris
6 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.35%) UNIX
7 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.86%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (14.86%) DevOps
3 10 (13.51%) Scrum
4 7 (9.46%) TDD
4 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.76%) Migration
6 4 (5.41%) Fault Management
6 4 (5.41%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.05%) SIEM
7 3 (4.05%) Time Management
7 3 (4.05%) SOA
7 3 (4.05%) Project Management
7 3 (4.05%) Service Management
7 3 (4.05%) ITIL
8 2 (2.70%) MVC
8 2 (2.70%) Programme Management
8 2 (2.70%) Communications Security
8 2 (2.70%) Data Analysis
8 2 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) SQL
2 9 (12.16%) Java
3 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.76%) C#
5 3 (4.05%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.05%) PHP
6 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
7 1 (1.35%) Groovy
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (62.16%) SC Cleared
2 9 (12.16%) BC Cleared
3 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.11%) CCNP
5 3 (4.05%) CCSP
5 3 (4.05%) CCSE
6 2 (2.70%) CCSA
6 2 (2.70%) CCIE
6 2 (2.70%) CCNA
6 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) CISSP
7 1 (1.35%) CISA
7 1 (1.35%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) QA
2 4 (5.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Snort
1 4 (5.41%) vCloud
2 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.35%) Firmware
4 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (14.86%) Puppet
2 4 (5.41%) Vagrant
2 4 (5.41%) SCCM
3 2 (2.70%) SCOM
3 2 (2.70%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.35%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Cisco
2 10 (13.51%) CheckPoint
3 8 (10.81%) Citrix
4 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.41%) HP
5 4 (5.41%) EMC
5 4 (5.41%) VMware
5 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.41%) Sourcefire
6 2 (2.70%) Apple
6 2 (2.70%) Mitel
6 2 (2.70%) NetApp
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (1.35%) Borland
7 1 (1.35%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.35%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.35%) Google