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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 24 62 21
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -41
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 94 41 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.99% 2.51% 6.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.31% 16.87% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 10 31
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£345 £348 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% -13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £268 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £360 £373
% change year-on-year
+2.08% -3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £56.16 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.85% +180.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £54.26 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £57.18 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -35.18%
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
274 243 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.45% 14.90% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 119 114
Average daily rate £350 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £424 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 34
Average hourly rate £14.63 £21.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.35% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £13.50 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +17 58 £330 -10.81% 4
Nottinghamshire +18 10 £430 - 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £335 - 4
Lincolnshire +8 4 £350 -6.66% 2
Leicestershire +5 3 £150 -50.00%
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England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (25.97%) Windows
3 30 (19.48%) Microsoft
4 22 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 21 (13.64%) Windows XP
6 20 (12.99%) Active Directory
7 19 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (9.74%) MS Office
8 15 (9.74%) Configuration Management
8 15 (9.74%) MSI
9 14 (9.09%) UNIX
9 14 (9.09%) Cisco
9 14 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (8.44%) VB
10 13 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (7.79%) Red Hat
11 12 (7.79%) SQL Server
11 12 (7.79%) Linux
11 12 (7.79%) SAN
11 12 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (7.14%) HP
12 11 (7.14%) MS Excel
12 11 (7.14%) Migration
13 10 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (6.49%) Finance
13 10 (6.49%) EMC
13 10 (6.49%) DNS
13 10 (6.49%) VMware
14 9 (5.84%) Hyper-V
14 9 (5.84%) BC Cleared

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (2.60%) WebLogic
1 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
1 4 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (9.74%) MS Office
2 11 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.95%) MS Project
4 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) SAP PS
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.65%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.79%) SAN
2 10 (6.49%) DNS
3 9 (5.84%) DHCP
4 8 (5.19%) Connectrix
5 7 (4.55%) VPN
6 5 (3.25%) LDAP
6 5 (3.25%) Firewall
7 4 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.60%) Kerberos
8 3 (1.95%) SSL
8 3 (1.95%) DMVPN
9 2 (1.30%) NAS
9 2 (1.30%) Network Security
10 1 (0.65%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.65%) Internet
10 1 (0.65%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.30%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (9.74%) MSI
2 8 (5.19%) Wise Package Studio
3 7 (4.55%) MSTest
3 7 (4.55%) NUnit
4 3 (1.95%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.95%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.95%) Selenium
5 2 (1.30%) JUnit
5 2 (1.30%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.30%) JIRA
6 1 (0.65%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (6.49%) Finance
2 9 (5.84%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.95%) Legal
4 2 (1.30%) Billing
4 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (9.74%) Project Manager
1 15 (9.74%) Applications Packager
2 12 (7.79%) Analyst
3 10 (6.49%) Developer
4 9 (5.84%) Support Engineer
4 9 (5.84%) Security Engineer
5 8 (5.19%) UNIX Engineer
5 8 (5.19%) Technical Leader
5 8 (5.19%) Storage Engineer
5 8 (5.19%) Consultant
6 7 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 6 (3.90%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (3.25%) Architect
8 5 (3.25%) Administrator
9 4 (2.60%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.60%) Tester
9 4 (2.60%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (2.60%) Automation Tester
10 3 (1.95%) Deployment Specialist
10 3 (1.95%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.84%) Application Packaging
2 8 (5.19%) .NET
2 8 (5.19%) WSH
3 7 (4.55%) Web Services
3 7 (4.55%) WCF
3 7 (4.55%) WPF
4 4 (2.60%) ADSI
5 2 (1.30%) Spring
5 2 (1.30%) HTML
5 2 (1.30%) CSS
5 2 (1.30%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.90%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.60%) Clustering
3 4 (2.60%) Economics
3 4 (2.60%) PKI
4 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.65%) Replication
5 1 (0.65%) DTV
5 1 (0.65%) Statistics
5 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.65%) Open Source
5 1 (0.65%) User Experience
5 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.97%) Windows
2 22 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 21 (13.64%) Windows XP
4 14 (9.09%) UNIX
5 13 (8.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (7.79%) Linux
7 8 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (4.55%) Solaris
9 6 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.95%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.30%) CentOS
11 2 (1.30%) AIX
12 1 (0.65%) SUSE
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (9.74%) Configuration Management
2 12 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (7.14%) Migration
4 10 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (5.84%) Project Management
5 9 (5.84%) OO
6 8 (5.19%) Service Management
6 8 (5.19%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (5.19%) Performance Management
7 7 (4.55%) Project Planning
7 7 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 7 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.25%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.25%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.25%) Change Management
9 5 (3.25%) ITIL
9 5 (3.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.44%) VB
2 8 (5.19%) C#
3 3 (1.95%) Python
3 3 (1.95%) SQL
4 2 (1.30%) Java
4 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.30%) PHP
5 1 (0.65%) C
5 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 154 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.84%) BC Cleared
3 5 (3.25%) Degree
4 4 (2.60%) PMP
4 4 (2.60%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.60%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.95%) CCNA
5 3 (1.95%) ISEB
5 3 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.65%) P3O
System Software
1 20 (12.99%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (5.84%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.19%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 5 (3.25%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.30%) NFS
7 2 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.19%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (3.90%) SCCM
3 5 (3.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.95%) SCOM
4 3 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.65%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.65%) SCSM
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
5 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.09%) Cisco
3 12 (7.79%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.14%) HP
5 10 (6.49%) EMC
5 10 (6.49%) VMware
6 9 (5.84%) Citrix
7 8 (5.19%) Oracle
7 8 (5.19%) Brocade
8 7 (4.55%) SAP
8 7 (4.55%) Juniper
9 6 (3.90%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.90%) Blue Coat
10 4 (2.60%) Primavera
10 4 (2.60%) Cognos
11 3 (1.95%) IBM
12 2 (1.30%) NetApp
12 2 (1.30%) Veritas
12 2 (1.30%) Sun
13 1 (0.65%) Fortinet
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