The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 35 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 119 116 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.89% 4.03% 5.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.66% 22.52% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 36 62
Median daily rate £378 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £269 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £16.10 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £46.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +23.60%
Security 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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
503 515 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.66% 17.88% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 246 264
Median daily rate £340 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 57 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.00 £13.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.01 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the East of England region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the East of England region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
Hertfordshire -10 43 £325 -27.77% 11
Cambridgeshire +45 33 £413 +2.80% 4
Essex +6 18 £325 -18.75% 7
Suffolk +4 11 £463 +32.14% 1
Norfolk - 9 £395 -
Bedfordshire -20 5 £675 +87.50%
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 of England region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 143 (60.59%) SC Cleared
2 46 (19.49%) Windows
3 41 (17.37%) Java
4 33 (13.98%) Microsoft
5 32 (13.56%) Linux
6 31 (13.14%) ITIL
7 29 (12.29%) SQL
7 29 (12.29%) DV Cleared
8 25 (10.59%) Finance
8 25 (10.59%) Unix
8 25 (10.59%) Cisco
9 24 (10.17%) Shell Script
9 24 (10.17%) VMware
10 23 (9.75%) Active Directory
11 21 (8.90%) MS Excel
12 20 (8.47%) Red Hat
12 20 (8.47%) Project Management
13 19 (8.05%) Firewall
13 19 (8.05%) C++
14 18 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (7.20%) MS Office
15 17 (7.20%) Telecoms
15 17 (7.20%) Configuration Management
16 16 (6.78%) SharePoint
16 16 (6.78%) UML
16 16 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (6.36%) Incident Management
17 15 (6.36%) LAN
18 14 (5.93%) Cisco Certification

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 16 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.24%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.39%) Apache
4 7 (2.97%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.54%) IIS
6 5 (2.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.12%) GlassFish
6 5 (2.12%) IBM Notes
6 5 (2.12%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.85%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.42%) Confluence
9 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.42%) iPlanet
9 1 (0.42%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.20%) MS Office
3 11 (4.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.12%) Windchill
5 2 (0.85%) Simulink
6 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.42%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.42%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.69%) Office 365
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.42%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.05%) Firewall
2 15 (6.36%) LAN
3 10 (4.24%) DHCP
3 10 (4.24%) DNS
4 7 (2.97%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.12%) Internet
5 5 (2.12%) LDAP
5 5 (2.12%) Network Security
5 5 (2.12%) WAN
6 4 (1.69%) BIG-IP
7 3 (1.27%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.27%) SAN
7 3 (1.27%) WLAN
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.85%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.85%) NAS
8 2 (0.85%) SSL
8 2 (0.85%) VoIP
8 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.39%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.12%) Big Data
3 5 (2.12%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.12%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.69%) MySQL
5 3 (1.27%) GIS
6 2 (0.85%) NonStop SQL
6 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.85%) Triplestore
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.42%) HBase
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.42%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.97%) Ant
2 6 (2.54%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (2.54%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (2.12%) MyEclipse
4 4 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.69%) Selenium
5 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.85%) MSI
5 2 (0.85%) VectorCAST
6 1 (0.42%) JIRA
6 1 (0.42%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.42%) Subversion
6 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (10.59%) Finance
2 17 (7.20%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.39%) Military
4 5 (2.12%) Local Government
5 4 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.27%) Automotive
7 2 (0.85%) Legal
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (15.25%) Developer
2 29 (12.29%) Consultant
3 26 (11.02%) Architect
4 23 (9.75%) Analyst
5 20 (8.47%) Java Developer
6 11 (4.66%) Network Engineer
7 10 (4.24%) Project Manager
7 10 (4.24%) Support Engineer
8 9 (3.81%) Administrator
9 8 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (3.39%) Unix Consultant
10 7 (2.97%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (2.97%) Configuration Engineer
10 7 (2.97%) Information Analyst
10 7 (2.97%) Java Architect
10 7 (2.97%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 7 (2.97%) Server Engineer
11 6 (2.54%) C++ Developer
11 6 (2.54%) Security Analyst
11 6 (2.54%) Solaris Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.51%) XML
2 11 (4.66%) HTML
2 11 (4.66%) JSP
3 9 (3.81%) jQuery
4 8 (3.39%) J2EE
4 8 (3.39%) Java EE
4 8 (3.39%) JMS
5 7 (2.97%) Ajax
5 7 (2.97%) EJB
5 7 (2.97%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (2.97%) JDBC
5 7 (2.97%) Struts
6 6 (2.54%) .NET
6 6 (2.54%) CSS
6 6 (2.54%) JSON
6 6 (2.54%) Web Services
7 5 (2.12%) REST
7 5 (2.12%) Spring
8 4 (1.69%) Middleware
8 4 (1.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.97%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.54%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (2.12%) Clustering
4 5 (2.12%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.69%) CESG
5 4 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (1.69%) CMDB
6 3 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.27%) NHS
6 3 (1.27%) PKI
7 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.85%) CAN bus
7 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.85%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.85%) User Experience
7 2 (0.85%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.49%) Windows
2 32 (13.56%) Linux
3 25 (10.59%) Unix
4 16 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.51%) Solaris
6 12 (5.08%) Windows Server
6 12 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (4.24%) Windows 7
7 10 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.81%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.12%) AIX
9 5 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.12%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.85%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.14%) ITIL
2 20 (8.47%) Project Management
3 18 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (7.20%) Configuration Management
5 16 (6.78%) UML
6 15 (6.36%) Incident Management
7 14 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (5.51%) Risk Management
9 12 (5.08%) PRINCE2
9 12 (5.08%) Service Management
10 11 (4.66%) Software Engineering
11 10 (4.24%) OO
12 9 (3.81%) Information Security
12 9 (3.81%) ITIL V3
12 9 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (3.81%) Migration
12 9 (3.81%) Six Sigma
12 9 (3.81%) Time Management
12 9 (3.81%) Validation
13 8 (3.39%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.37%) Java
2 29 (12.29%) SQL
3 24 (10.17%) Shell Script
4 19 (8.05%) C++
5 11 (4.66%) Perl
6 10 (4.24%) C
6 10 (4.24%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.24%) Python
7 7 (2.97%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.54%) MATLAB
9 5 (2.12%) C#
10 4 (1.69%) XPath
10 4 (1.69%) XQuery
11 3 (1.27%) Ada
12 2 (0.85%) ANSI C
12 2 (0.85%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.42%) Ada 95
13 1 (0.42%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.42%) sed
Qualifications
1 143 (60.59%) SC Cleared
2 29 (12.29%) DV Cleared
3 14 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (5.51%) CCNA
5 10 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.39%) CISSP
6 8 (3.39%) CLAS
7 7 (2.97%) Degree
7 7 (2.97%) MCSE
8 4 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.69%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (1.69%) CISM
8 4 (1.69%) CRISC
8 4 (1.69%) ISEB
8 4 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.69%) MCP
9 3 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.85%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.66%) SLA
2 8 (3.39%) JSP 440
3 7 (2.97%) ISO 9000
4 5 (2.12%) Def Stans
5 3 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (1.27%) QA
6 2 (0.85%) COBIT
6 2 (0.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.85%) JTAG
6 2 (0.85%) RMADS
System Software
1 23 (9.75%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.12%) Firmware
4 4 (1.69%) Docker
5 2 (0.85%) XenApp
5 2 (0.85%) XenServer
6 1 (0.42%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.42%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (4.24%) SCCM
2 5 (2.12%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.27%) Puppet
4 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.85%) OpenView
4 2 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.42%) Check_MK
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.42%) Kibana
5 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.59%) Cisco
3 24 (10.17%) VMware
4 20 (8.47%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.51%) Oracle
6 12 (5.08%) Juniper
7 11 (4.66%) Citrix
8 10 (4.24%) HP
9 7 (2.97%) Cloudera
10 6 (2.54%) CheckPoint
10 6 (2.54%) NetApp
11 5 (2.12%) EMC
11 5 (2.12%) F5
11 5 (2.12%) Lotus
12 4 (1.69%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.69%) IBM
12 4 (1.69%) SAP
12 4 (1.69%) Sun
12 4 (1.69%) Symantec
12 4 (1.69%) Veeam
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