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 5 May 2016 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 33 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 68 94 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.17% 5.34% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.11% 33.22% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 39 20
Median daily rate £364 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £347 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £451 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £387 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +10.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.15 £16.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £19.00 £17.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.92% +80.55%
SC Cleared
England

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
282 283 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.30% 16.09% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 151 115
Median daily rate £386 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £451 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.25 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £20.80 £18.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Derbyshire +5 44 £364 -15.28% 1
Nottinghamshire -5 10 £300 -25.00% 1
Northamptonshire -9 5 £408 -4.11%
Leicestershire 0 3 £450 +200.00% 2
Lincolnshire +2 1 £425 +9.67% 1
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 152 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (26.97%) Unix
3 40 (26.32%) Windows
4 30 (19.74%) Project Management
5 28 (18.42%) Solaris
6 27 (17.76%) Linux
6 27 (17.76%) ITIL
7 26 (17.11%) VMware
8 25 (16.45%) Manufacturing
8 25 (16.45%) Active Directory
9 23 (15.13%) HP
10 22 (14.47%) Microsoft
11 19 (12.50%) Red Hat
12 18 (11.84%) Oracle
12 18 (11.84%) Migration
13 17 (11.18%) Windows Server
14 15 (9.87%) Finance
15 14 (9.21%) Service Delivery
16 13 (8.55%) Veritas
16 13 (8.55%) AIX
16 13 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (7.89%) Change Management
18 11 (7.24%) Middleware
18 11 (7.24%) Configuration Management
19 10 (6.58%) Degree
19 10 (6.58%) Service Management
19 10 (6.58%) C
20 9 (5.92%) Perl

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (3.95%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.29%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.63%) AquaLogic
3 4 (2.63%) MQSeries
3 4 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (2.63%) Tuxedo
3 4 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.97%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.32%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.32%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.66%) Apache
6 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.66%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) MS Office
2 3 (1.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.97%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.66%) SAP GTS
3 1 (0.66%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (0.66%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.26%) SAN
2 7 (4.61%) DHCP
2 7 (4.61%) Firewall
3 6 (3.95%) DNS
4 4 (2.63%) SSL
5 3 (1.97%) LAN
5 3 (1.97%) Network Security
5 3 (1.97%) WAN
6 1 (0.66%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.66%) TACACS
6 1 (0.66%) VoIP
6 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.32%) MySQL
4 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.32%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.66%) MS Access
5 1 (0.66%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (16.45%) Manufacturing
2 15 (9.87%) Finance
3 5 (3.29%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.97%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (16.45%) Architect
2 15 (9.87%) Consultant
3 14 (9.21%) Project Manager
3 14 (9.21%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (7.24%) Technical Leader
5 10 (6.58%) Administrator
6 9 (5.92%) Analyst
7 7 (4.61%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 6 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
8 6 (3.95%) Support Engineer
8 6 (3.95%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (3.29%) Desktop Support
9 5 (3.29%) Hardware Engineer
9 5 (3.29%) Project Administrator
9 5 (3.29%) Solaris Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) AIX Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Exchange Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Wintel Engineer
11 3 (1.97%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.24%) Middleware
2 5 (3.29%) Software Packaging
3 4 (2.63%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (2.63%) J2EE
4 1 (0.66%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.66%) Flash
4 1 (0.66%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.61%) Clustering
4 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.32%) CESG
6 2 (1.32%) NHS
7 1 (0.66%) DataPower
7 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.66%) Economics
7 1 (0.66%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.97%) Unix
2 40 (26.32%) Windows
3 28 (18.42%) Solaris
4 27 (17.76%) Linux
5 17 (11.18%) Windows Server
6 13 (8.55%) AIX
7 12 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.92%) Windows XP
9 8 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.26%) Windows 7
10 5 (3.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (2.63%) OS/390
12 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.66%) CentOS
13 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.74%) Project Management
2 27 (17.76%) ITIL
3 18 (11.84%) Migration
4 14 (9.21%) Service Delivery
5 12 (7.89%) Change Management
6 11 (7.24%) Configuration Management
7 10 (6.58%) Service Management
8 9 (5.92%) TOGAF
9 8 (5.26%) ERP
9 8 (5.26%) High Availability
9 8 (5.26%) ITSM
10 7 (4.61%) CRM
10 7 (4.61%) Information Assurance
10 7 (4.61%) Issue Tracking
10 7 (4.61%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (3.95%) PRINCE
11 6 (3.95%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.95%) Release Management
11 6 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (3.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.58%) C
2 9 (5.92%) Perl
3 6 (3.95%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.29%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.29%) Korn
5 4 (2.63%) C++
5 4 (2.63%) Java
6 3 (1.97%) R
6 3 (1.97%) SQL
7 1 (0.66%) LINC
7 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 152 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.58%) Degree
3 9 (5.92%) PMI Certification
3 9 (5.92%) PMP
4 8 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.29%) APMP
6 4 (2.63%) CISSP
7 3 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.32%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.32%) CCNA
8 2 (1.32%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.32%) MCSE
8 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.66%) CCNP
9 1 (0.66%) ISEB
9 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.66%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.66%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (16.45%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.92%) VMware ESX
4 8 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (3.29%) Veritas File System
6 5 (3.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (1.32%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.32%) NFS
7 2 (1.32%) XenApp
8 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (2.63%) MOM
1 4 (2.63%) SCCM
2 3 (1.97%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.32%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.32%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.66%) OVSD
4 1 (0.66%) SCOM
4 1 (0.66%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 26 (17.11%) VMware
2 23 (15.13%) HP
3 22 (14.47%) Microsoft
4 19 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 18 (11.84%) Oracle
6 13 (8.55%) Veritas
7 9 (5.92%) Sun
8 8 (5.26%) SAP
9 5 (3.29%) IBM
9 5 (3.29%) IronPort
10 4 (2.63%) Axway
10 4 (2.63%) Cisco
10 4 (2.63%) Citrix
10 4 (2.63%) F5
10 4 (2.63%) Fujitsu
10 4 (2.63%) Opsware
11 3 (1.97%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.97%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.97%) EMC
11 3 (1.97%) NetApp