The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
West Sussex / Crawley
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 27 19
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 1.96% 1.02% 3.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.06% 6.45% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £310 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £43.00 £33.84
% change year-on-year -10.75% +27.06%  

SC Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley.

Academic & Professional Certification
Crawley
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 33 31 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 32.35% 15.74% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 10
Median daily rate £388 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £280 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £472 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £52.50 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% +29.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Crawley

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SC Cleared in Crawley.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Crawley

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Crawley.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Crawley

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Crawley region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) VC++
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Rational Rose
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rose
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security
1 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
1 1 (33.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware