Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 25 July 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 Clearance
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 55 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 -35 +14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 43 60 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.96% 4.22% 8.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.04% 22.47% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 71
West Sussex median daily rate £388 £468 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.11% +16.88% +5.26%
10th Percentile £278 £310 £120
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +3.13% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
West Sussex median hourly rate £35.14 £37.50 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.31% +94.83% -
10th Percentile £21.12 £20.55 £16.10
90th Percentile £50.15 £41.25 £36.93
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £21.92 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.86% -2.60% -40.40%

Security 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 268 267 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 24.66% 18.79% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 166 159
West Sussex median daily rate £411 £398 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +9.66% +9.02%
10th Percentile £275 £260 £210
90th Percentile £530 £513 £495
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £381
% change year-on-year +2.38% +4.99% +5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 11
West Sussex median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.88% +104.76% +31.25%
10th Percentile £15.75 £21.25 £15.50
90th Percentile £57.58 £52.25 £47.35
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +7.14%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in West Sussex

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in West Sussex

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in West Sussex over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in West Sussex

Security 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 Security Cleared in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in West Sussex

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in West Sussex over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in West Sussex

Security 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 Security Cleared within the West Sussex region over the 6 months to 25 July 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 +15 21 £300 -33.33% 1
Worthing +3 11 £550 +15.79%
Gatwick -3 8 £300 -29.82%
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 31 (72.09%) SC Cleared
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 13 (30.23%) Windows
3 13 (30.23%) Linux
4 12 (27.91%) SQL
5 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
5 11 (25.58%) Migration
6 9 (20.93%) NetApp
7 7 (16.28%) Project Management
7 7 (16.28%) VMware
7 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (13.95%) Power BI
8 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
8 6 (13.95%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (13.95%) Visualisation
8 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.95%) ETL
8 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
9 5 (11.63%) ITIL
9 5 (11.63%) LDAP
9 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (11.63%) Firewall
9 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.63%) BC Cleared
9 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (11.63%) Drupal
10 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
10 4 (9.30%) Python
10 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V

Security 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 5 (11.63%) Drupal
2 4 (9.30%) Mule
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) Alfresco
3 3 (6.98%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.33%) Primavera
1 1 (2.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
1 5 (11.63%) LDAP
2 3 (6.98%) Internet
3 2 (4.65%) IPv4
3 2 (4.65%) IPv6
3 2 (4.65%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.65%) NAS
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.33%) ISDN
4 1 (2.33%) VLAN
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Power BI
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.65%) Subversion
2 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Migration Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Drupal Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Security Incident Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Development Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Development Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Power BI Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Security Operations Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) J2EE
1 2 (4.65%) REST
1 2 (4.65%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) JMS
2 1 (2.33%) OAuth
2 1 (2.33%) RESTful
2 1 (2.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.33%) CCTV
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
1 13 (30.23%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) CentOS
3 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Migration
2 7 (16.28%) Project Management
3 6 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
3 6 (13.95%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (13.95%) ETL
3 6 (13.95%) Visualisation
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Open Source
6 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.98%) Information Security
6 3 (6.98%) IT Governance
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.98%) Security Operations
6 3 (6.98%) SIEM
7 2 (4.65%) Change Control
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) IT Strategy
7 2 (4.65%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Python
2 4 (9.30%) R
3 3 (6.98%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) C++
5 1 (2.33%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) VB6
5 1 (2.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 31 (72.09%) SC Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) CCA
4 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.33%) CCNA
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.98%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
1 2 (4.65%) SELinux
1 2 (4.65%) vCenter Server
1 2 (4.65%) WSUS
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) NetApp
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.65%) Ariba
5 2 (4.65%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.33%) Thales