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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 26 54 26
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -28
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 88 38 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.88% 2.32% 5.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.72% 17.04% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 6 24
Average daily rate
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£330 £363 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% -7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £193 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £423 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £56.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.85% +220.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £54.26 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £57.18 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.12 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+5.57% -22.33%
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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
261 223 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.45% 13.62% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 102 96
Average daily rate £345 £320 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £426 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 29
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 August 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 27 August 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 +19 54 £325 -13.04% 1
Nottinghamshire +19 9 £430 +7.50% 1
Northamptonshire +5 5 £335 -
Lincolnshire +10 4 £350 +89.18%
Leicestershire +7 3 £150 - 1
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (23.13%) Windows
3 23 (15.65%) Microsoft
4 21 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 16 (10.88%) Windows XP
6 15 (10.20%) MS Office
6 15 (10.20%) Active Directory
7 14 (9.52%) MSI
7 14 (9.52%) Cisco
7 14 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (8.84%) SAN
9 12 (8.16%) SQL Server
10 11 (7.48%) VB
10 11 (7.48%) MS Excel
10 11 (7.48%) Linux
10 11 (7.48%) EMC
10 11 (7.48%) DNS
10 11 (7.48%) Configuration Management
11 10 (6.80%) Finance
11 10 (6.80%) DHCP
11 10 (6.80%) HP
11 10 (6.80%) Oracle
12 9 (6.12%) UNIX
12 9 (6.12%) Migration
12 9 (6.12%) Connectrix
12 9 (6.12%) Brocade
12 9 (6.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 9 (6.12%) Hyper-V
12 9 (6.12%) Performance Management
12 9 (6.12%) BC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (2.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.04%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (10.20%) MS Office
2 11 (7.48%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.04%) MS Project
4 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) SAP PS
2 2 (1.36%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.68%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) SAN
2 11 (7.48%) DNS
3 10 (6.80%) DHCP
4 9 (6.12%) Connectrix
5 7 (4.76%) VPN
6 5 (3.40%) LDAP
6 5 (3.40%) Firewall
7 4 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.72%) Kerberos
8 3 (2.04%) SSL
8 3 (2.04%) DMVPN
9 2 (1.36%) NAS
9 2 (1.36%) Network Security
10 1 (0.68%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.68%) VLAN
10 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.68%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.04%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (9.52%) MSI
2 8 (5.44%) Wise Package Studio
3 7 (4.76%) MSTest
3 7 (4.76%) NUnit
4 3 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.04%) LoadRunner
4 3 (2.04%) Selenium
5 2 (1.36%) JUnit
5 2 (1.36%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.36%) JIRA
6 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (6.80%) Finance
2 6 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.04%) Legal
4 2 (1.36%) Billing
4 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.68%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Automotive
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (10.20%) Applications Packager
2 13 (8.84%) Project Manager
3 11 (7.48%) Analyst
4 9 (6.12%) Developer
4 9 (6.12%) Support Engineer
4 9 (6.12%) Storage Engineer
5 8 (5.44%) Security Engineer
6 7 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
6 7 (4.76%) C# Developer
6 7 (4.76%) Consultant
6 7 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (4.08%) Architect
8 5 (3.40%) Administrator
8 5 (3.40%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (2.72%) Tester
9 4 (2.72%) Automation Tester
10 3 (2.04%) Deployment Specialist
10 3 (2.04%) Implementation Engineer
10 3 (2.04%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 3 (2.04%) IT Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.12%) Application Packaging
2 8 (5.44%) .NET
2 8 (5.44%) WSH
3 7 (4.76%) Web Services
3 7 (4.76%) WCF
3 7 (4.76%) WPF
4 4 (2.72%) ADSI
5 2 (1.36%) Spring
5 2 (1.36%) HTML
5 2 (1.36%) CSS
5 2 (1.36%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.08%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.72%) Clustering
2 4 (2.72%) Economics
2 4 (2.72%) PKI
3 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.68%) Replication
4 1 (0.68%) DTV
4 1 (0.68%) Statistics
4 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.68%) Open Source
4 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.13%) Windows
2 21 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 16 (10.88%) Windows XP
4 11 (7.48%) Linux
5 9 (6.12%) UNIX
6 7 (4.76%) Solaris
6 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.36%) CentOS
8 2 (1.36%) AIX
9 1 (0.68%) SUSE
9 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (7.48%) Configuration Management
2 9 (6.12%) Migration
2 9 (6.12%) Performance Management
3 8 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (5.44%) Project Management
3 8 (5.44%) Service Management
3 8 (5.44%) OO
4 7 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 7 (4.76%) Programme Management
5 5 (3.40%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (3.40%) ITIL
5 5 (3.40%) Service Delivery
5 5 (3.40%) Change Management
5 5 (3.40%) Project Planning
6 4 (2.72%) Automated Testing
6 4 (2.72%) Problem Management
6 4 (2.72%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (2.72%) Business Analysis
6 4 (2.72%) Supplier Management
7 3 (2.04%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.48%) VB
2 8 (5.44%) C#
3 3 (2.04%) Python
3 3 (2.04%) SQL
4 2 (1.36%) Lisp
4 2 (1.36%) ALGOL
4 2 (1.36%) Java
4 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.36%) PHP
5 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 147 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.12%) BC Cleared
3 4 (2.72%) PMP
3 4 (2.72%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.04%) CCNA
4 3 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.36%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.36%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.36%) Degree
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.68%) ISEB
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 3 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.36%) NFS
5 2 (1.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 5 (3.40%) SCCM
2 5 (3.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.68%) WSUS
5 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.68%) SCSM
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (15.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.52%) Cisco
3 11 (7.48%) EMC
4 10 (6.80%) Oracle
4 10 (6.80%) HP
5 9 (6.12%) Brocade
6 7 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.76%) Juniper
7 6 (4.08%) CheckPoint
7 6 (4.08%) Citrix
7 6 (4.08%) Blue Coat
8 4 (2.72%) SAP
8 4 (2.72%) VMware
9 3 (2.04%) Primavera
9 3 (2.04%) Cognos
9 3 (2.04%) IBM
10 2 (1.36%) Sun
10 2 (1.36%) NetApp
10 2 (1.36%) Veritas
11 1 (0.68%) Lotus