Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 Clearance
South West > Dorset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 14 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 33 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 10.89% 7.76% 5.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 54.10% 46.58% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 3
Dorset median daily rate £325 £431 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.64% +9.18% -9.71%
10th Percentile £111 £195 £373
90th Percentile £465 £572 £460
South West median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 17
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 - £42.46
10th Percentile £37.25 - £40.75
90th Percentile £48.75 - £44.25
South West median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +12.86% -16.67% +3.70%

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 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 61 73 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 20.13% 16.67% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 48 34
Dorset median daily rate £293 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.88% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £133 £278 £188
90th Percentile £482 £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 £40.50
% change year-on-year +38.18% -32.10% +15.71%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Dorset

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Dorset over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Dorset

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Dorset over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in Dorset

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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 6 months to 23 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 - 2
Bournemouth +11 6 £111 -79.21%
Poole +2 1 £133 -36.54%
Dorchester +1 1 - -
Wimborne -6 1 £425 +3.03%
Security Cleared
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 27 (81.82%) SC Cleared
2 18 (54.55%) Linux
3 15 (45.45%) Windows
4 14 (42.42%) Degree
5 13 (39.39%) Computer Science
5 13 (39.39%) OO
5 13 (39.39%) C++
5 13 (39.39%) Java
6 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
6 10 (30.30%) UML
6 10 (30.30%) Eclipse
6 10 (30.30%) NetBeans
7 9 (27.27%) Data Extraction
8 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
8 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
9 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
10 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
11 5 (15.15%) Firewall
11 5 (15.15%) Validation
11 5 (15.15%) Unix
11 5 (15.15%) Cisco
11 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.15%) Line Management
12 4 (12.12%) Rational Rhapsody
12 4 (12.12%) Sun
12 4 (12.12%) LAN
12 4 (12.12%) SQL
12 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
12 4 (12.12%) Back Office
12 4 (12.12%) VAX

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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 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
2 4 (12.12%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (9.09%) PCoIP
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
4 2 (6.06%) NAS
4 2 (6.06%) OSPF
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) Skype
4 2 (6.06%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) ADSL
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.03%) HTTP
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
5 1 (3.03%) IPsec
5 1 (3.03%) L2TP
5 1 (3.03%) MPLS
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Eclipse
1 10 (30.30%) NetBeans
1 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.12%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (9.09%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (12.12%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Military
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) C++ Developer
1 9 (27.27%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) C++ Software Developer
3 7 (21.21%) C++ Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) C++/Java Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Java Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Linux Support
6 3 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) VAX
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (15.15%) Unix
4 3 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.09%) VMS
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) OO
2 10 (30.30%) UML
3 9 (27.27%) Data Extraction
4 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
5 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 5 (15.15%) Line Management
6 5 (15.15%) Validation
7 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.06%) Requirements Management
8 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.03%) ERP
9 1 (3.03%) ITIL
9 1 (3.03%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (3.03%) OOD
9 1 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C++
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.03%) C-shell
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) SC Cleared
2 14 (42.42%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) CCNA
3 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) RMADS
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Packer
2 2 (6.06%) AirWatch
2 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (6.06%) WSUS
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.03%) Grafana
3 1 (3.03%) Kibana
3 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Cisco
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Sun
3 2 (6.06%) McAfee
3 2 (6.06%) MobileIron
3 2 (6.06%) Symantec
4 1 (3.03%) BT
4 1 (3.03%) EMC
4 1 (3.03%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Splunk
4 1 (3.03%) VMware