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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 31 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 49 76 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.54% 5.04% 3.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.88% 27.94% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 21
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£403 £371 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £266 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £453 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £28.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.59% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.30 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £37.70 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -32.07%
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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
224 272 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.17% 18.04% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 143 102
Average daily rate £350 £349 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 38
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.47 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +11 22 £400 +14.28% 1
Northamptonshire +5 14 - -
Nottinghamshire -17 10 £425 +3.65% 2
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 53 (36.81%) Microsoft
3 40 (27.78%) Windows
4 29 (20.14%) MS Office
5 26 (18.06%) MS Excel
6 22 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (14.58%) Active Directory
8 19 (13.19%) Windows XP
9 18 (12.50%) VMware
9 18 (12.50%) Windows 7
10 17 (11.81%) UNIX
11 14 (9.72%) VBA
12 13 (9.03%) SQL
12 13 (9.03%) MS Access
12 13 (9.03%) HP
12 13 (9.03%) Service Management
13 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (8.33%) Red Hat
13 12 (8.33%) ITIL
14 11 (7.64%) Citrix
14 11 (7.64%) Configuration Management
14 11 (7.64%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (6.94%) Manufacturing
15 10 (6.94%) Management Information System
15 10 (6.94%) Cisco
15 10 (6.94%) SAP
15 10 (6.94%) C
15 10 (6.94%) Linux
16 9 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (6.25%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (4.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.47%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.47%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 29 (20.14%) MS Office
2 26 (18.06%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.78%) MS Project
4 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) SAP PS
2 3 (2.08%) SAP HR
2 3 (2.08%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) DNS
2 5 (3.47%) Firewall
2 5 (3.47%) DHCP
3 4 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (2.78%) VPN
4 3 (2.08%) Internet
4 3 (2.08%) DMVPN
5 2 (1.39%) WAN
5 2 (1.39%) LAN
6 1 (0.69%) VRRP
6 1 (0.69%) MPLS
6 1 (0.69%) OSPF
6 1 (0.69%) SAN
6 1 (0.69%) VoIP
6 1 (0.69%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.69%) LDAP
6 1 (0.69%) VLAN
6 1 (0.69%) Network Security
6 1 (0.69%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.03%) MS Access
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 10 (6.94%) Manufacturing
2 6 (4.17%) Finance
3 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Electronics
4 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (32.64%) Analyst
2 25 (17.36%) Service Analyst
2 25 (17.36%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (9.03%) 1st Line Support
3 13 (9.03%) Consultant
4 12 (8.33%) Report Analyst
5 9 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 9 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 7 (4.86%) Architect
6 7 (4.86%) UNIX Engineer
6 7 (4.86%) Technical Leader
7 5 (3.47%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.47%) Support Engineer
8 4 (2.78%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (2.08%) Developer
9 3 (2.08%) Network Engineer
9 3 (2.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (2.08%) Deployment Specialist
9 3 (2.08%) Lead Architect
9 3 (2.08%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) ADSI
1 1 (0.69%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.69%) Clustering
4 1 (0.69%) DTV
4 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.69%) Economics
4 1 (0.69%) PKI
4 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.78%) Windows
2 19 (13.19%) Windows XP
3 18 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 17 (11.81%) UNIX
5 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (6.94%) Linux
7 6 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.78%) Solaris
10 3 (2.08%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.39%) CentOS
11 2 (1.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (9.03%) Service Management
2 12 (8.33%) ITIL
3 11 (7.64%) Configuration Management
3 11 (7.64%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (6.25%) Project Management
4 9 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (5.56%) Project Planning
5 8 (5.56%) Migration
5 8 (5.56%) ITSM
6 6 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (3.47%) Information Security
7 5 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (2.78%) Line Management
8 4 (2.78%) Integration Testing
8 4 (2.78%) Critical Path Analysis
8 4 (2.78%) PRINCE2
8 4 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.72%) VBA
2 13 (9.03%) SQL
3 10 (6.94%) C
4 4 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.08%) Python
5 3 (2.08%) VB
6 1 (0.69%) Java
6 1 (0.69%) Perl
6 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 144 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (4.86%) Degree
4 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.78%) MCSE
5 4 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.08%) ISEB
6 3 (2.08%) CCNA
6 3 (2.08%) MCITP
6 3 (2.08%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.39%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.39%) PMP
7 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.69%) CIMA
8 1 (0.69%) ACCA
8 1 (0.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.78%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 6 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.08%) XenServer
5 3 (2.08%) vSphere
6 2 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) SCCM
2 2 (1.39%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.39%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (1.39%) SCOM
2 2 (1.39%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.69%) MOM
3 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (36.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.50%) VMware
3 13 (9.03%) HP
4 12 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 11 (7.64%) Citrix
6 10 (6.94%) Cisco
6 10 (6.94%) SAP
7 5 (3.47%) 3PAR
8 4 (2.78%) Oracle
8 4 (2.78%) Cognos
8 4 (2.78%) Dell
8 4 (2.78%) Primavera
9 3 (2.08%) Juniper
9 3 (2.08%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.08%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.39%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.39%) IBM
11 1 (0.69%) BT
11 1 (0.69%) Stellent
11 1 (0.69%) McAfee
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