The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for BC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Basic Check (BC) Clearance
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 90 96
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 0 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.31% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.67% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £370
% change year-on-year +4.23% +3.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.13 £15.50 £47.33
% change year-on-year -28.22% -67.25%  

BC Cleared is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 280 299 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 18.80% 18.42% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 191 164
Median daily rate £400 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £205 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.87 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing BC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for BC Cleared in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BC Cleared in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for BC Cleared in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BC Cleared in the East Midlands

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Top 2 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BC 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 Midlands region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Change Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared