Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 22 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6 -11
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 27 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 8.91% 6.18% 3.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.76% 38.03% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 3
Dorset median daily rate £319 £450 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.17% +13.92% -9.71%
10th Percentile £111 £195 £373
90th Percentile £424 £584 £460
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 11
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 - £42.46
10th Percentile £37.25 - £40.75
90th Percentile £48.75 - £45.00
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £39.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.18% -4.82% +3.11%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Dorset
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 59 71 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 19.47% 16.25% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 34
Dorset median daily rate £273 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.88% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £133 £278 £188
90th Percentile £465 £516 £546
South West median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +1.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 28
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £25.50 £42.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.37% -39.94% +6.15%
10th Percentile £37.25 £25.25 £32.64
90th Percentile £48.75 £25.75 £49.19
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £40.25
% change year-on-year +38.18% -31.68% +15.00%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

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 6 months to 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Dorset over the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth - 11 £325 - 1
Bournemouth +10 3 £111 -79.21%
Dorchester +2 1 - -
Poole +2 1 £133 -36.54%
SC Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 27 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (62.96%) Linux
3 13 (48.15%) OO
3 13 (48.15%) C++
3 13 (48.15%) Java
3 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) Degree
3 13 (48.15%) Computer Science
4 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
4 10 (37.04%) UML
4 10 (37.04%) Eclipse
4 10 (37.04%) NetBeans
5 9 (33.33%) Data Extraction
6 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
7 6 (22.22%) Multithreading
7 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 5 (18.52%) Firewall
8 5 (18.52%) Validation
9 4 (14.81%) Rational Rhapsody
9 4 (14.81%) VAX
9 4 (14.81%) Back Office
9 4 (14.81%) LAN
9 4 (14.81%) Unix
9 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.81%) Cisco
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.81%) Sun
10 3 (11.11%) VMS

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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) PCoIP
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
4 2 (7.41%) NAS
4 2 (7.41%) SAN
4 2 (7.41%) Skype
5 1 (3.70%) BGP
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security
5 1 (3.70%) OSPF
5 1 (3.70%) SSL
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Eclipse
1 10 (37.04%) NetBeans
1 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (11.11%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (14.81%) Back Office
2 2 (7.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) C++ Software Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Software Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) C++/Java Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Java Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Linux Support
6 3 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) VAX
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 4 (14.81%) Unix
4 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.11%) VMS
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) OO
2 10 (37.04%) UML
3 9 (33.33%) Data Extraction
4 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
5 6 (22.22%) Multithreading
6 5 (18.52%) Validation
7 3 (11.11%) Line Management
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Migration
8 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
8 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.70%) ITIL
9 1 (3.70%) Network Management
9 1 (3.70%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (3.70%) OOD
9 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.70%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C++
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (48.15%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Packer
2 2 (7.41%) AirWatch
2 2 (7.41%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) SCOM
2 2 (7.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (7.41%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
1 4 (14.81%) Sun
2 2 (7.41%) McAfee
2 2 (7.41%) MobileIron
2 2 (7.41%) Symantec
3 1 (3.70%) EMC
3 1 (3.70%) Juniper
3 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto