The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 East / East Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 37 49
Rank change year-on-year -1 +12  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.73% 1.06% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 7.69% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £353 £583 £690
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.48% -15.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 East Sussex.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 18 39 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 6.55% 13.73% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 30
Median daily rate £365 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £558 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £21.15
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 East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in East Sussex

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in East Sussex

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 East Sussex region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) TACACS
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) SysML
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (40.00%) Intel
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Ada
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (40.00%) MIL-STD-1553
3 2 (40.00%) Avionics
3 2 (40.00%) DO-178B
3 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) TACACS
2 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) SysML
2 2 (40.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Ada
1 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) DO-178B
1 2 (40.00%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Intel