Period
to 19 October 2018

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 6 months to 19 October 2018 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 57 46
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11 +18
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 10 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.28% 1.37% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.16% 8.14% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Kent median daily rate £138 £133 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.38% -33.50% -47.37%
10th Percentile £132 £115 £131
90th Percentile £399 £229 £528
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £403
% change year-on-year +3.66% +1.86% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 - £125.00
10th Percentile £19.48 - £112.50
90th Percentile £45.75 - £137.50
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +94.44% -53.25% +10.00%

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 Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 76 86 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 17.31% 16.80% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 57 76
Kent median daily rate £351 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.36% -12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £133 £130 £163
90th Percentile £596 £525 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £25.69 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.70% +23.33% -19.88%
10th Percentile £20.06 £22.05 £14.57
90th Percentile £45.63 £35.35 £114.17
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £25.06 £27.50
% change year-on-year +59.62% -8.87% +0.92%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

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 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Kent over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Maidstone +13 2 £133 +15.89%
Canterbury -1 1 - -
Rochester - 1 £560 - 3
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) OLAP
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (10.00%) Power BI
1 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Assistant Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Break Fix Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Field Hardware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Field Service Hardware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (10.00%) EPoS
1 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) Analytics
1 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (10.00%) Business Analytics
1 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Coaching
1 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (10.00%) Device Driver Development
1 1 (10.00%) ERP
1 1 (10.00%) ETL
1 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
1 1 (10.00%) Project Management
1 1 (10.00%) Scrum
1 1 (10.00%) User Stories
1 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C
1 2 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
1 1 (10.00%) MISRA
1 1 (10.00%) MISRA C
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Dell
1 1 (10.00%) EMC
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle