The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 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
South West / Dorset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 30 22
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 7.52% 1.58% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.48% 7.02% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Median daily rate £425 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +22.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £39.75 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.55% -4.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.85% -2.77%  

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 Dorset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Dorset
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 29 57 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 21.80% 22.53% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 18
Median daily rate £450 £280 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -20.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £135 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.13% -27.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £11.42 £36.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.45 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Dorset

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Dorset over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Dorset

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Dorset

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +7 1 £313 -33.86%
Dorchester +2 1 - -
Weymouth - 1 - -
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Dorset region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Back Office
4 4 (30.77%) VAX
4 4 (30.77%) Sun
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
4 4 (30.77%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) Teamcenter
5 3 (23.08%) RMADS
6 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (15.38%) Skype
6 2 (15.38%) AirWatch
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (15.38%) MobileIron
6 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Teamcenter
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
3 2 (15.38%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) Skype
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) OSPF
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (30.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) IT Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Data Manager
3 1 (7.69%) ERP Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) VAX
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Change Management
1 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
1 2 (15.38%) Migration
1 2 (15.38%) PLM
1 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) AirWatch
1 2 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
1 2 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (15.38%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Sun
3 2 (15.38%) McAfee
3 2 (15.38%) MobileIron
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto