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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 42 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 -23  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 22 33 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.86% 4.61% 8.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.67% 25.58% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 40
Median daily rate £513 £440 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.47% +13.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £329 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £492 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.14 £17.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.77% -58.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -1.87% +15.10%  

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 150 129 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 26.32% 18.02% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 75 95
Median daily rate £409 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.98% +8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.00 £43.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.27% -1.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £16.66 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.40 £43.00 £45.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.61% +44.44%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in West Sussex

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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 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in West Sussex

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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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Worthing +14 9 £550 +30.95%
Crawley +9 6 £443 -3.27%
Gatwick -5 6 £285 -35.95%
Security Cleared
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
2 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
4 6 (20.69%) ETL
4 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.69%) Visualisation
4 6 (20.69%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (20.69%) Power BI
5 5 (17.24%) Open Source
5 5 (17.24%) BC Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) Drupal
5 5 (17.24%) Windows
6 4 (13.79%) Java
6 4 (13.79%) Python
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
6 4 (13.79%) Mule
6 4 (13.79%) R
7 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (10.34%) DevOps
7 3 (10.34%) Mule ESB
7 3 (10.34%) Alfresco
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (10.34%) REST
7 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2

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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 (17.24%) Drupal
2 4 (13.79%) Mule
3 3 (10.34%) Alfresco
3 3 (10.34%) Mule ESB
3 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) Kerberos
1 2 (6.90%) NAS
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) IPv4
2 1 (3.45%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Power BI
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.45%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Drupal Developer
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Development Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Development Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (6.90%) MySQL Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Power BI Developer
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Functional Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) REST
1 3 (10.34%) SOAP
2 2 (6.90%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) Akka
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) JMS
3 1 (3.45%) OAuth
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) SAML
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
2 6 (20.69%) Data Visualisation
2 6 (20.69%) ETL
2 6 (20.69%) Visualisation
3 5 (17.24%) Open Source
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) IT Strategy
7 1 (3.45%) IT Governance
7 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) R
3 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Ruby
4 1 (3.45%) Scala
4 1 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) VB6
4 1 (3.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) SC Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) BC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.90%) CCA
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) SELinux
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) NetApp
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.90%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) MuleSoft
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) SaltStack
3 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow