Period
to 3 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 3 August 2021 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 13 44
Rank change year-on-year -6 +31 +29
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 41 38 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.07% 11.91% 4.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.54% 47.50% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 33
10th Percentile £355 £377 £300
25th Percentile £398 £413 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £476 £455 £438
Median % change year-on-year +4.62% +4.00% -14.63%
75th Percentile £538 £543 £538
90th Percentile £568 £586 "
South East median daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £51.25 " £46.25
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £47.50
75th Percentile £53.75 " £48.75
90th Percentile " " "
South East median hourly rate £50.80 £35.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +45.14% -18.60% +115.00%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Sussex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 130 80 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 31.94% 25.08% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 48 129
10th Percentile £360 £380 £224
25th Percentile £437 £413 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £489 £478 £400
Median % change year-on-year +2.36% +19.38% -8.83%
75th Percentile £538 £535 £522
90th Percentile £595 £579 £563
South East median daily rate £475 £459 £438
% change year-on-year +3.43% +4.97% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
10th Percentile £30.50 " "
25th Percentile £48.44 " £46.25
Median hourly rate £57.50 - £47.50
75th Percentile £66.56 " £48.75
90th Percentile £68.75 " "
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £31.39 £31.75
% change year-on-year +36.99% -1.13% +7.63%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in West Sussex

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in West Sussex.

Daily rate trend for SC Cleared in West Sussex

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in West Sussex over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in West Sussex

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in West Sussex.

Hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in West Sussex

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 3 August 2021. 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
Worthing +3 29 £450 - 4
Crawley -3 10 £525 -2.78% 5
Horsham -13 2 £548 +36.88% 2
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 2021, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (46.34%) Social Skills
3 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (34.15%) Oracle
5 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
6 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
6 12 (29.27%) SAP
6 12 (29.27%) Java
6 12 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (29.27%) Process Improvement
7 11 (26.83%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (26.83%) DevOps
7 11 (26.83%) Data Modelling
8 10 (24.39%) Scrum
8 10 (24.39%) Public Sector
9 9 (21.95%) Analytics
9 9 (21.95%) Linux
10 8 (19.51%) JIRA
11 7 (17.07%) SQL
11 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
11 7 (17.07%) Azure
11 7 (17.07%) Confluence
12 6 (14.63%) AWS
12 6 (14.63%) Data Integration
12 6 (14.63%) SAP PI
12 6 (14.63%) Requirements Gathering
12 6 (14.63%) Terraform
12 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
12 6 (14.63%) ETL
12 6 (14.63%) SAS

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.07%) Confluence
2 6 (14.63%) SAS
3 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.76%) CICS
5 3 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (4.88%) Apache
6 2 (4.88%) SAP Portal
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.44%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.88%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.44%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Azure
2 6 (14.63%) AWS
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon EKS
3 3 (7.32%) SaaS
4 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) FTP
1 5 (12.20%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) SSH
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.20%) SAP BW
3 4 (9.76%) DataStage
3 4 (9.76%) DB2
3 4 (9.76%) IDMS
3 4 (9.76%) Metadata
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.88%) Impala
5 2 (4.88%) Pentaho
5 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) OLAP
6 1 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.44%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
6 1 (2.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) Bitbucket
2 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.32%) CA Gen
3 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) JBehave
5 1 (2.44%) JUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Maven
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) Serenity BDD
5 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) VectorCAST
5 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (46.34%) Social Skills
2 10 (24.39%) Public Sector
3 4 (9.76%) Finance
4 2 (4.88%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Consultant
1 6 (14.63%) Developer
1 6 (14.63%) SAP Consultant
2 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Data Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) SAP Developer
3 4 (9.76%) SAP PI Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (2.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) SAP PI
2 5 (12.20%) JSON
2 5 (12.20%) REST
2 5 (12.20%) SAP XI
2 5 (12.20%) XML
3 4 (9.76%) J2EE
3 4 (9.76%) SOAP
3 4 (9.76%) XML Schema
3 4 (9.76%) XSD
3 4 (9.76%) XSLT
4 3 (7.32%) Node.js
4 3 (7.32%) Web Services
5 2 (4.88%) SAP Basis
6 1 (2.44%) pytest
6 1 (2.44%) SAP ALE
6 1 (2.44%) Spring
6 1 (2.44%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Mainframe
1 4 (9.76%) Taxonomies
1 4 (9.76%) User Experience
1 4 (9.76%) W3C
2 2 (4.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (9.76%) SUSE
2 4 (9.76%) Unix
2 4 (9.76%) zOS
3 3 (7.32%) AIX
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Software Engineering
3 12 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (29.27%) Configuration Management
3 12 (29.27%) Process Improvement
4 11 (26.83%) Data Modelling
4 11 (26.83%) DevOps
4 11 (26.83%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (24.39%) Scrum
6 9 (21.95%) Analytics
7 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
8 6 (14.63%) Data Integration
8 6 (14.63%) ETL
8 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
8 6 (14.63%) Requirements Gathering
8 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (14.63%) Unit Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Master Data Management
9 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) SQL
3 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
4 5 (12.20%) COBOL
5 4 (9.76%) ABAP
5 4 (9.76%) JCL
5 4 (9.76%) Perl
5 4 (9.76%) REXX
5 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.32%) Go
7 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.88%) CCA
4 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) Accessibility
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 4 (9.76%) NFS
1 4 (9.76%) RACF
2 3 (7.32%) Docker
3 2 (4.88%) HDFS
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.44%) RHEV
4 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Terraform
2 4 (9.76%) Tivoli NetView
3 3 (7.32%) Ansible
3 3 (7.32%) Kubernetes
3 3 (7.32%) Packer
3 3 (7.32%) Puppet
4 2 (4.88%) Data Guard
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.44%) Nagios
5 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Oracle
2 12 (29.27%) SAP
3 4 (9.76%) BEA
3 4 (9.76%) Broadcom
3 4 (9.76%) IBM
3 4 (9.76%) webMethods
4 2 (4.88%) Cloudera
4 2 (4.88%) Talend
5 1 (2.44%) Ariba
5 1 (2.44%) Informatica
5 1 (2.44%) Klocwork
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) Pega
5 1 (2.44%) PTC
5 1 (2.44%) VMware