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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East / West Sussex
Rank 60 51 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 -21  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 4 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.76% 2.50% 5.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.68% 15.79% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 23
Median daily rate £205 £410 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -1.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £350 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £450 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -13.79% +35.93%  

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 149 95 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 28.49% 15.86% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 57 78
Median daily rate £413 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.71% -37.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £15.82 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £17.50 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +8 2 £310 -11.42% 1
Gatwick -11 1 £205 -54.44%
SC Cleared
South East

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 2 (28.57%) CCSP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNP
4 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) CCSE
4 2 (28.57%) JNCIP
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Aruba
4 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Samsung
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop

SC Cleared
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Rose
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VB6
1 1 (14.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCSE
2 2 (28.57%) CCSP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) JNCIP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Aruba
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Extreme Networks
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Samsung
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
Worthing, West Sussex
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