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 30 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
South West / Dorset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 18 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 3 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.23% 4.18% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.27% 21.28% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -19.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £17.39 £42.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.21% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £33.84
% change year-on-year -9.88% +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 Dorset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Dorset
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 11 47 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 11.83% 19.67% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 26
Median daily rate £353 £285 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.68% -24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 £42.25 £21.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.85% +100.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Dorset over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 30 March 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 +9 2 - -
Weymouth +1 1 - -
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Dorset region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) DHCP
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) DNS
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) X.509
5 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (33.33%) Android
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) Service Management
7 2 (16.67%) ITSM
7 2 (16.67%) WAN
7 2 (16.67%) VMS
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) IPv4
7 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
7 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) Network Management
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

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 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
1 6 (50.00%) LAN
1 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (33.33%) X.509
4 2 (16.67%) IPv4
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) IT Trainer
1 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Trainer
2 2 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Support
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Integration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Android
3 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) VMS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Network Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) PLM
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) arcserve
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) VMware