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 3 months to 25 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 52 25
Rank change year-on-year +14 -27  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 21 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.36% 3.69% 6.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.42% 18.88% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 22
Median daily rate £300 £440 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.81% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £324 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £510 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +9.60% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £17.77 - £16.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.85% -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 West Sussex.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 114 143 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 23.65% 19.54% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 92 73
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.62% +43.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in West Sussex

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in West Sussex over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in West Sussex

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
Crawley +7 11 £300 -33.33% 1
Gatwick +1 7 £300 -23.07%
Worthing +10 2 £513 +5.12% 1
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (32.00%) NetApp
5 7 (28.00%) Migration
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
6 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (20.00%) LDAP
7 5 (20.00%) VMware
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.00%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (12.00%) Mule
9 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
9 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (12.00%) Open Source
9 3 (12.00%) Java
9 3 (12.00%) SQL
9 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
9 3 (12.00%) Firewall
10 2 (8.00%) ITSM
10 2 (8.00%) Management Information System

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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) Mule
3 2 (8.00%) Alfresco
3 2 (8.00%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Primavera
1 1 (4.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) LDAP
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) IPv4
3 2 (8.00%) IPv6
3 2 (8.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (8.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Security Incident Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Development Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Development Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) J2EE
1 2 (8.00%) REST
1 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) JMS
2 1 (4.00%) OAuth
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Linux
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (8.00%) ITSM
5 2 (8.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (8.00%) SIEM
6 1 (4.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C++
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) VB6
2 1 (4.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
1 2 (8.00%) SELinux
1 2 (8.00%) vCenter Server
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) NetApp
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) MuleSoft
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
Crawley, West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £550 - £580 per day
Posted: 6 days ago