The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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 / Kent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 36 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.65% 0.62% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 2.94% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £133 £101 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.33% -74.39%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.66% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.78% -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 Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 56 68 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 23.05% 21.12% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 23
Median daily rate £394 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -4.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £130 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £548 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £22.52 £20.83 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -19.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +15.78% +18.15%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Kent

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Kent over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Kent

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Kent

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Canterbury - 3 £133 -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Kent region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) PKI
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Communications Security
4 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Military
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (16.67%) Biometrics

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Biometrics
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Communications Security
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Continuity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA