Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 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 London > Kingston Upon Thames
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 26 21
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 21 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 25.30% 4.07% 5.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 87.50% 21.74% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Kingston Upon Thames median daily rate - - -
South London median daily rate £500 £510 £463
% change year-on-year -1.96% +10.27% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 7
Kingston Upon Thames median hourly rate £43.09 £47.67 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.60% +8.33% -12.00%
10th Percentile £36.93 £46.41 £39.50
90th Percentile £47.09 £48.66 £47.88
South London median hourly rate £42.27 £15.25 £44.00
% change year-on-year +177.15% -65.34% +36.65%

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 Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 28.92% 18.70% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Kingston Upon Thames median daily rate £369 £269 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.08% -30.58% +29.17%
10th Percentile £317 £113 £381
90th Percentile £426 £486 £394
South London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 17
Kingston Upon Thames median hourly rate £43.09 £47.83 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.91% +1.77% -6.00%
10th Percentile £36.93 £43.63 £36.20
90th Percentile £47.09 £47.83 £50.00
South London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year -15.79% +1.06% -6.00%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Kingston Upon Thames

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Kingston Upon Thames

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Kingston Upon Thames

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Kingston Upon Thames

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 Kingston Upon Thames region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
New Malden +14 21 - - 5
SC Cleared
South London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
3 12 (57.14%) C#
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (33.33%) WPF
6 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (28.57%) C++
7 5 (23.81%) Python
7 5 (23.81%) Ada
7 5 (23.81%) Juniper
7 5 (23.81%) Dell
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) Network Security
8 4 (19.05%) Riverbed
8 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
8 4 (19.05%) Network Management
8 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco
8 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
8 4 (19.05%) Firewall
8 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
8 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (19.05%) WAN
8 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (14.29%) OO
9 3 (14.29%) VBScript
9 3 (14.29%) PowerShell

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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 3 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) Network Security
1 4 (19.05%) WAN
1 4 (19.05%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Ant
1 1 (4.76%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Software Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) C# Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Hardware Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) WPF
2 4 (19.05%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.76%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
4 4 (19.05%) Network Management
5 3 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Hardware Maintenance
7 1 (4.76%) High Availability
7 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.76%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) C++
3 5 (23.81%) Ada
3 5 (23.81%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 3 (14.29%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) PowerCLI
2 1 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Dell
2 5 (23.81%) Juniper
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Riverbed
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft