The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for Security 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 Clearance
South West / Dorset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 16 29
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 4 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.30% 5.02% 2.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.36% 25.53% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £350 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% -19.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £17.39 £43.00 £30.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.56% +42.95%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

Security 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%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Dorset

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Dorset

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Dorset

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Dorset

Security 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 Security 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 +10 3 £350 -33.33%
Weymouth +1 1 - -
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 6 (35.29%) DHCP
4 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (35.29%) DNS
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (23.53%) Migration
6 4 (23.53%) MS Office
6 4 (23.53%) VPN
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) X.509
6 4 (23.53%) Android
6 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
7 3 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (17.65%) Gradle
7 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
7 3 (17.65%) Docker
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (17.65%) Grails
7 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (17.65%) Groovy

Security 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 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) DHCP
1 6 (35.29%) DNS
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
1 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) VPN
3 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (23.53%) X.509
4 2 (11.76%) HTTP
4 2 (11.76%) IPv4
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) Gradle
1 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (17.65%) Developer
1 3 (17.65%) IT Trainer
1 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
1 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
1 3 (17.65%) Trainer
2 2 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) ICT Support
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Change Manager
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Software Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Grails
1 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
1 3 (17.65%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (17.65%) Spring
1 3 (17.65%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Android
3 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
5 2 (11.76%) Unix
5 2 (11.76%) VMS
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) Web Design
5 1 (5.88%) Change Management
5 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) PLM
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Groovy
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Docker
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) arcserve
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
2 1 (5.88%) Juniper
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) VMware