The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 31 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 93 55 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.55% 3.69% 4.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.61% 24.66% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 11
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£425 £440 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +32.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.89% +24.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+51.25% -6.97%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
254 223 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.16% 14.96% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 113 59
Average daily rate £400 £350 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.08 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.82% +3.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £24.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the East Midlands region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the East Midlands region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +8 43 £430 +4.24% 1
Northamptonshire +19 28 £425 -12.82%
Nottinghamshire -8 10 £400 - 3
Lincolnshire -1 4 £425 -6.07%
Leicestershire -3 2 - - 1
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared.

1 160 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 50 (31.25%) Windows
3 46 (28.75%) Microsoft
4 32 (20.00%) MS Office
5 31 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (18.75%) ITIL
6 30 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 30 (18.75%) Manufacturing
7 29 (18.13%) MS Excel
8 28 (17.50%) DV Cleared
9 27 (16.88%) Cisco
10 25 (15.63%) Service Management
11 22 (13.75%) HP
12 21 (13.13%) VMware
13 20 (12.50%) Windows XP
14 19 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (10.00%) Firewall
15 16 (10.00%) UNIX
15 16 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 15 (9.38%) SAP
16 15 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (9.38%) Management Information System
16 15 (9.38%) Service Delivery
17 14 (8.75%) Finance
17 14 (8.75%) Configuration Management
17 14 (8.75%) SQL
17 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
18 13 (8.13%) LAN
18 13 (8.13%) ITSM
18 13 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.50%) IIS
3 3 (1.88%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.25%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.25%) Lync
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.63%) JBoss
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (20.00%) MS Office
2 29 (18.13%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) SAP PS
1 5 (3.13%) Primavera
2 3 (1.88%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (1.88%) SAP HR
3 2 (1.25%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Office 365
2 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.00%) Firewall
2 13 (8.13%) LAN
3 12 (7.50%) WAN
4 7 (4.38%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (3.13%) DHCP
5 5 (3.13%) DNS
5 5 (3.13%) MPLS
6 4 (2.50%) OSPF
6 4 (2.50%) WLAN
6 4 (2.50%) BIG-IP
6 4 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (2.50%) Wireless
6 4 (2.50%) VPN
7 3 (1.88%) Gigabit Ethernet
7 3 (1.88%) HSRP
7 3 (1.88%) Multicast
7 3 (1.88%) Unified Communications
7 3 (1.88%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.88%) BGP
7 3 (1.88%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.25%) MS Access
3 6 (3.75%) RDBMS
3 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.88%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 30 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 14 (8.75%) Finance
3 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.63%) Automotive
5 1 (0.63%) Military
5 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (23.13%) Analyst
2 24 (15.00%) Architect
3 22 (13.75%) Project Manager
4 19 (11.88%) Service Analyst
4 19 (11.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (8.75%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (6.25%) Report Analyst
7 9 (5.63%) Consultant
8 8 (5.00%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.00%) Service Manager
8 8 (5.00%) Technical Leader
9 7 (4.38%) SAP Consultant
9 7 (4.38%) Delivery Manager
9 7 (4.38%) Services Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.75%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.13%) Network Architect
12 4 (2.50%) Project Engineer
12 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Architect
12 4 (2.50%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.25%) JSP
1 2 (1.25%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.63%) WebCenter
2 1 (0.63%) REST
2 1 (0.63%) ADSI
2 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.38%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.50%) CESG
4 4 (2.50%) PKI
5 2 (1.25%) Economics
6 1 (0.63%) Replication
6 1 (0.63%) Clustering
6 1 (0.63%) Celerra
6 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.63%) iPad
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 50 (31.25%) Windows
2 20 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 19 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (10.00%) UNIX
5 13 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (8.13%) Windows 7
6 9 (5.63%) Linux
7 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.88%) CentOS
8 3 (1.88%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.25%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.75%) ITIL
2 25 (15.63%) Service Management
3 15 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 14 (8.75%) Configuration Management
5 13 (8.13%) ITSM
5 13 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (6.88%) Migration
6 11 (6.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (5.63%) Project Management
7 9 (5.63%) Change Control
8 7 (4.38%) Information Assurance
8 7 (4.38%) Coaching
8 7 (4.38%) Change Management
8 7 (4.38%) Programme Management
9 6 (3.75%) Incident Management
9 6 (3.75%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.75%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.13%) ERP
11 4 (2.50%) CRM
11 4 (2.50%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.75%) SQL
2 12 (7.50%) VBA
3 11 (6.88%) C
4 2 (1.25%) ABAP
5 1 (0.63%) Java
5 1 (0.63%) Perl
5 1 (0.63%) VB
5 1 (0.63%) Korn
5 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.63%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 160 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (17.50%) DV Cleared
3 16 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 15 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (7.50%) CCNP
6 11 (6.88%) CCNA
7 10 (6.25%) Degree
8 9 (5.63%) PMP
8 9 (5.63%) PMI Certification
9 6 (3.75%) CCIE
10 4 (2.50%) APMP
11 3 (1.88%) CCIP
12 2 (1.25%) MCP
12 2 (1.25%) CCDP
12 2 (1.25%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.63%) DCSE
13 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.63%) Dell Certification
13 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.63%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) SLA
1 2 (1.25%) BS15000
1 2 (1.25%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.88%) VMware ESX
3 6 (3.75%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.88%) XenServer
5 3 (1.88%) NFS
6 2 (1.25%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.25%) XenApp
6 2 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.63%) Firmware
7 1 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) OVSD
2 4 (2.50%) MOM
3 2 (1.25%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (1.25%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.63%) WSUS
4 1 (0.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 46 (28.75%) Microsoft
2 27 (16.88%) Cisco
3 22 (13.75%) HP
4 21 (13.13%) VMware
5 15 (9.38%) SAP
6 12 (7.50%) Oracle
6 12 (7.50%) Red Hat
7 11 (6.88%) Citrix
8 9 (5.63%) CheckPoint
9 7 (4.38%) F5
10 6 (3.75%) Juniper
11 5 (3.13%) McAfee
12 4 (2.50%) NetApp
13 3 (1.88%) Symantec
13 3 (1.88%) Blue Coat
13 3 (1.88%) 3PAR
14 2 (1.25%) ServiceNow
14 2 (1.25%) PTC
14 2 (1.25%) Remedy
14 2 (1.25%) Siemens