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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 16 8 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 39 40 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.31% 11.59% 4.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.71% 63.49% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 6
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£396 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.21% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £170 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.25 £31.75 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.26% -33.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -36.00%
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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
70 63 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 16.71% 18.26% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 26
Average daily rate £393 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.49% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £214 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 9
Average hourly rate £18.25 £15.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -23.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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 March 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 46 (74.19%) SC Cleared
2 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
3 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
4 15 (24.19%) Cisco
5 14 (22.58%) Linux
6 13 (20.97%) Windows
6 13 (20.97%) HTML
6 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
7 12 (19.35%) HP
7 12 (19.35%) Knowledge Management
7 12 (19.35%) ISTQB
7 12 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (16.13%) .NET
8 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET
9 9 (14.52%) Oracle
9 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
9 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
9 9 (14.52%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
10 8 (12.90%) Citrix
10 8 (12.90%) MS Office
10 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
11 7 (11.29%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
11 7 (11.29%) SAN
11 7 (11.29%) SLA
11 7 (11.29%) Internet
12 6 (9.68%) Project Management
12 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.23%) IIS
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) MS Office
3 4 (6.45%) MS Project
3 4 (6.45%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.61%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.29%) SAN
2 7 (11.29%) Internet
3 5 (8.06%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (8.06%) DNS
3 5 (8.06%) LAN
4 4 (6.45%) WAN
4 4 (6.45%) SMTP
4 4 (6.45%) FTP
4 4 (6.45%) HTTP
4 4 (6.45%) SSL
4 4 (6.45%) LDAP
4 4 (6.45%) Wireshark
4 4 (6.45%) IPsec
4 4 (6.45%) tcpdump
5 3 (4.84%) Firewall
5 3 (4.84%) Intranet
6 2 (3.23%) Extranet
6 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.61%) TKPROF
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.23%) Maven
3 2 (3.23%) Selenium
3 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.61%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.61%) QUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.61%) MSI
4 1 (1.61%) JMeter
4 1 (1.61%) Ant
General
1 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Military
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
2 2 (3.23%) Electronics
2 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Back Office
3 1 (1.61%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Analyst
2 9 (14.52%) Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.06%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (8.06%) Test Specialist
5 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Resource Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Communications Engineer
8 1 (1.61%) Wintel Support
8 1 (1.61%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.61%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.61%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) HTML
2 10 (16.13%) .NET
2 10 (16.13%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.68%) JSP
4 5 (8.06%) CSS
5 4 (6.45%) XHTML
5 4 (6.45%) jQuery
6 3 (4.84%) HTML5
7 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (1.61%) RESTful
8 1 (1.61%) PostGIS
8 1 (1.61%) Spring
8 1 (1.61%) JSON
8 1 (1.61%) Dojo
8 1 (1.61%) Spring MVC
8 1 (1.61%) J2EE
8 1 (1.61%) SOAP
8 1 (1.61%) Web Services
8 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.45%) CESG
1 4 (6.45%) PKI
2 2 (3.23%) User Experience
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Linux
2 13 (20.97%) Windows
3 6 (9.68%) UNIX
4 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.06%) Solaris
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
2 6 (9.68%) Project Management
2 6 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (8.06%) Service Management
3 5 (8.06%) ITIL
3 5 (8.06%) Content Management
3 5 (8.06%) Security Testing
3 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
3 5 (8.06%) Time Management
3 5 (8.06%) SIEM
4 4 (6.45%) Change Control
4 4 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (6.45%) Computer Forensics
4 4 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.45%) Migration
5 3 (4.84%) SOA
5 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 6 (9.68%) VBA
4 5 (8.06%) SQL
5 4 (6.45%) C#
6 3 (4.84%) PHP
7 2 (3.23%) Java
8 1 (1.61%) VBScript
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
8 1 (1.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 46 (74.19%) SC Cleared
2 12 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (19.35%) ISTQB
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (9.68%) ISEB
4 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (9.68%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (8.06%) MCITP
6 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.61%) CCSP
7 1 (1.61%) Degree
7 1 (1.61%) CCSA
7 1 (1.61%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.06%) Snort
3 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.45%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.23%) Puppet
4 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) Cisco
3 12 (19.35%) HP
4 9 (14.52%) Oracle
5 8 (12.90%) Citrix
6 5 (8.06%) Sourcefire
7 4 (6.45%) Telerik
8 3 (4.84%) VMware
9 2 (3.23%) Mitel
9 2 (3.23%) Juniper
9 2 (3.23%) NetApp
9 2 (3.23%) Apple
9 2 (3.23%) LogRhythm
9 2 (3.23%) Nintex
10 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.61%) ESRI
10 1 (1.61%) SAP
10 1 (1.61%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.61%) Veeam
10 1 (1.61%) Lumension
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