Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 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 East > Home Counties
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 3 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 +7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 10.34% 15.00% 2.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.00% 60.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Home Counties median daily rate - £298 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +43.37% -55.14%
South East median daily rate £416 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +3.87% +0.13% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Home Counties median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -53.33% -6.25% +121.79%

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 the Home Counties with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Home Counties
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 17.24% 25.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Home Counties median daily rate £325 £305 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.56% -35.79% -1.30%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £358
90th Percentile £338 £420 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Home Counties median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.80 £30.90
% change year-on-year -9.64% -10.03% +81.76%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the Home Counties

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the Home Counties

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in the Home Counties

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Home Counties

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in the Home Counties

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 Home Counties region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Xen
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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 (100.00%) NAS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle