Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 65 38
Rank change year-on-year +1 -27 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 29 24 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.76% 1.89% 4.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.39% 8.30% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 38
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -12.37%
10th Percentile £328 £350 £120
90th Percentile £500 £513 £562
South East median daily rate £416 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +3.87% +0.13% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +41.51% -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -53.33% -6.25% +121.79%

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 234 289 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 22.31% 22.81% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 176 143
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +11.54%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £251
90th Percentile £494 £549 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 13
West Sussex median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +152.94% -8.11%
10th Percentile £17.50 £31.40 £15.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £42.40
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £27.80 £30.90
% change year-on-year -9.64% -10.03% +81.76%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Crawley +4 11 £450 +0.56% 1
Worthing -7 5 £292 -38.60%
Gatwick +7 4 - -
Horsham 0 2 £350 -
SC Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Linux
3 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) VMware
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) Migration
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
7 5 (17.24%) Scala
7 5 (17.24%) Software Delivery
7 5 (17.24%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (17.24%) Java
7 5 (17.24%) SLA
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) Amazon Glacier
8 4 (13.79%) Serverless
8 4 (13.79%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (13.79%) Terraform
8 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
8 4 (13.79%) DevOps
8 4 (13.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (13.79%) Amazon S3
8 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (10.34%) Cisco
9 3 (10.34%) NetApp
10 2 (6.90%) Ariba
10 2 (6.90%) VoIP
10 2 (6.90%) DHCP

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 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Primavera
1 1 (3.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon Glacier
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon S3
1 4 (13.79%) AWS Lambda
1 4 (13.79%) Serverless
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DHCP
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) VLAN
1 2 (6.90%) VoIP
1 2 (6.90%) Wireless
1 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Active Directory Architect
4 5 (17.24%) AWS Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Linux Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Mitel Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Mitel VoIP Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Network Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.90%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) VoIP Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Play Framework
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) CCTV
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Software Delivery
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (6.90%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.90%) Use Case
4 2 (6.90%) Validation
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (6.90%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) Logistics
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) Scala
3 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Terraform
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) NetApp
4 2 (6.90%) Ariba
4 2 (6.90%) Computacenter
4 2 (6.90%) Mitel
4 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Thales