The first table below looks at the demand for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the East Midlands region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 38 41 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 66 50 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.09% 3.87% 6.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.61% 25.38% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 43
Average daily rate £371 £331 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -22.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £248 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 20
Average hourly rate £16.16 £13.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.70% -69.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £12.40 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.10 £60.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
248 197 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.38% 15.26% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 85 102
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 40
Average hourly rate £13.63 £14.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% -57.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £27.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Security 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 Security Cleared across the East Midlands region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Security 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 Security Cleared across the East Midlands region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Security 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 Security Cleared within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +17 20 £350 - 1
Derbyshire -10 16 £450 +104.54% 5
Leicestershire -13 6 £310 -6.37%
Northamptonshire -14 6 - - 1
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England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 147 (80.33%) SC Cleared
2 29 (15.85%) Windows
3 26 (14.21%) EMC
4 23 (12.57%) Oracle
5 22 (12.02%) Microsoft
6 21 (11.48%) Project Management
7 20 (10.93%) Finance
8 19 (10.38%) Migration
8 19 (10.38%) SAN
8 19 (10.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 18 (9.84%) Active Directory
10 17 (9.29%) Brocade
11 15 (8.20%) Manufacturing
12 14 (7.65%) Connectrix
12 14 (7.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (7.65%) NAS
12 14 (7.65%) Performance Management
13 13 (7.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (7.10%) HP
13 13 (7.10%) NFS
13 13 (7.10%) SQL Server
13 13 (7.10%) VMware
14 12 (6.56%) McAfee
15 11 (6.01%) MS Office
15 11 (6.01%) MS Excel
15 11 (6.01%) Cisco
16 10 (5.46%) NetApp
16 10 (5.46%) Configuration Management
17 9 (4.92%) SLA
17 9 (4.92%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.19%) IIS
2 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (6.01%) MS Office
1 11 (6.01%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) MS Project
2 3 (1.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) SAP PS
1 2 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.55%) Maximo
2 1 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.55%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.55%) SAP PLM
2 1 (0.55%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.55%) Agresso
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.38%) SAN
2 14 (7.65%) Connectrix
2 14 (7.65%) NAS
3 9 (4.92%) Firewall
4 7 (3.83%) VLAN
4 7 (3.83%) LAN
4 7 (3.83%) WAN
4 7 (3.83%) DHCP
5 5 (2.73%) DNS
5 5 (2.73%) Network Security
6 3 (1.64%) OSPF
6 3 (1.64%) TACACS
6 3 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.09%) VPN
8 1 (0.55%) SSL
8 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.37%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.83%) RDBMS
3 7 (3.83%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.55%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.64%) Selenium
2 3 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.64%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.55%) Toad
3 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (10.93%) Finance
2 15 (8.20%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.19%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.64%) Retail
4 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.55%) Legal
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (15.85%) Storage Engineer
2 23 (12.57%) Project Manager
3 18 (9.84%) Architect
3 18 (9.84%) Analyst
4 16 (8.74%) Developer
5 13 (7.10%) Operations Engineer
5 13 (7.10%) Consultant
6 8 (4.37%) Software Developer
7 6 (3.28%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (2.73%) Project Engineer
8 5 (2.73%) C++ Software Developer
8 5 (2.73%) Deployment Engineer
8 5 (2.73%) C++ Developer
8 5 (2.73%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.19%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.19%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.19%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.19%) Technical Leader
9 4 (2.19%) Network Architect
10 3 (1.64%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.37%) XML
2 7 (3.83%) .NET
3 5 (2.73%) COM+
4 3 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.09%) SGML
5 2 (1.09%) Web Services
5 2 (1.09%) XSLT
6 1 (0.55%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.55%) Spring
6 1 (0.55%) jQuery
6 1 (0.55%) CSS
6 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.55%) HTML
6 1 (0.55%) J2EE
6 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.55%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.55%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.55%) Sass
6 1 (0.55%) HTML5
6 1 (0.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.37%) Firmware
1 8 (4.37%) Replication
2 4 (2.19%) Thin Client
2 4 (2.19%) Fat Client
2 4 (2.19%) Economics
3 3 (1.64%) Open Source
4 2 (1.09%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.09%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.55%) CESG
5 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.55%) PMI
5 1 (0.55%) NHS
5 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.85%) Windows
2 14 (7.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (7.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.37%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.28%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.28%) UNIX
6 3 (1.64%) Windows Vista
6 3 (1.64%) Solaris
6 3 (1.64%) Linux
7 1 (0.55%) SUSE
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (11.48%) Project Management
2 19 (10.38%) Migration
3 14 (7.65%) Performance Management
4 10 (5.46%) Configuration Management
5 9 (4.92%) Data Protection
6 8 (4.37%) Change Management
7 7 (3.83%) PRINCE2
7 7 (3.83%) Service Management
8 6 (3.28%) Information Security
9 5 (2.73%) TOGAF
9 5 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.73%) Supplier Management
9 5 (2.73%) Data Migration
9 5 (2.73%) Multithreading
9 5 (2.73%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (2.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (2.73%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (2.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (2.19%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (2.19%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.37%) SQL
2 7 (3.83%) C
3 5 (2.73%) PL/SQL
3 5 (2.73%) C++
4 3 (1.64%) Ruby
4 3 (1.64%) Java
5 2 (1.09%) ALGOL
5 2 (1.09%) Lisp
5 2 (1.09%) C#
6 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.55%) VBA
6 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 147 (80.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.28%) BC Cleared
2 6 (3.28%) PMP
2 6 (3.28%) PMI Certification
3 5 (2.73%) Degree
3 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.55%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.55%) CCNP
5 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) GPG13
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (10.38%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 18 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 13 (7.10%) NFS
4 6 (3.28%) vSphere
5 4 (2.19%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.55%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.55%) XenApp
7 1 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (4.37%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (3.83%) NetBackup
3 4 (2.19%) SCCM
3 4 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.64%) SCOM
5 2 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.55%) MOM
6 1 (0.55%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.55%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (14.21%) EMC
2 23 (12.57%) Oracle
3 22 (12.02%) Microsoft
4 17 (9.29%) Brocade
5 13 (7.10%) HP
5 13 (7.10%) VMware
6 12 (6.56%) McAfee
7 11 (6.01%) Cisco
8 10 (5.46%) NetApp
9 6 (3.28%) Symantec
9 6 (3.28%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.28%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.28%) Siemens
9 6 (3.28%) SAP
10 4 (2.19%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.64%) F5
12 2 (1.09%) Primavera
12 2 (1.09%) Juniper
12 2 (1.09%) IBM
12 2 (1.09%) Citrix