Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 January 2019 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 113 125
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 -4
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 31 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.26% 1.03% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.51% 4.66% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 23
East Midlands median daily rate £420 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -13.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £247 £195 £222
90th Percentile £667 £538 £513
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £36.23 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +11.46% +8.33% -32.58%

BPSS Clearance is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 476 665 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.42% 22.15% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 466 376
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £386 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.32% +1.64% +1.00%
10th Percentile £181 £231 £213
90th Percentile £550 £560 £550
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 22
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.43% -12.50% +16.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.60 £12.90
90th Percentile £17.50 £54.16 £42.13
England median hourly rate £28.52 £23.50 £25.94
% change year-on-year +21.34% -9.40% -1.19%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in the East Midlands

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in the East Midlands

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in the East Midlands

BPSS Clearance
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +21 20 £433 +34.11%
Nottinghamshire 0 8 £795 +156.45%
Lincolnshire - 1 £280 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £358 -
BPSS Clearance
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
3 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Oracle
4 9 (29.03%) DevOps
5 7 (22.58%) Visualisation
6 6 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (19.35%) Informatica
6 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
6 6 (19.35%) Data Strategy
7 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (16.13%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (16.13%) Python
7 5 (16.13%) Web Services
7 5 (16.13%) Windows
7 5 (16.13%) Java
7 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
8 4 (12.90%) Big Data
8 4 (12.90%) Hortonworks
8 4 (12.90%) Data Architecture
8 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.90%) iPaaS
8 4 (12.90%) Kibana
8 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (12.90%) logstash
9 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
9 3 (9.68%) Logical Data Model

BPSS Clearance
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.45%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) HFM
1 1 (3.23%) Maximo
1 1 (3.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) iPaaS
2 2 (6.45%) Boomi
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Hadoop
2 4 (12.90%) Big Data
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 3 (9.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (9.68%) Cognos Transformer
3 3 (9.68%) Data Lake
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.68%) DB2
3 3 (9.68%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (9.68%) PowerCenter
3 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (9.68%) Back Office
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Technical Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Integration Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Cognos Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Lead Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Knowledge Manager
8 1 (3.23%) SAP Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (16.13%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) IDoc
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) RESTful
3 2 (6.45%) SAP PI
3 2 (6.45%) SAP XI
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
1 3 (9.68%) NHS
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Solaris
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) DevOps
3 7 (22.58%) Visualisation
4 6 (19.35%) Data Modelling
4 6 (19.35%) Data Strategy
4 6 (19.35%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.90%) Data Architecture
7 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
7 3 (9.68%) Data Integration
7 3 (9.68%) Data Mapping
7 3 (9.68%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) ETL
7 3 (9.68%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) Java
1 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
1 5 (16.13%) Python
2 2 (6.45%) ABAP
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (9.68%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.45%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Kibana
1 4 (12.90%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Informatica
3 4 (12.90%) Hortonworks
4 3 (9.68%) Cognos
4 3 (9.68%) Netezza
4 3 (9.68%) Teradata
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) SAP
5 2 (6.45%) Sun
6 1 (3.23%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft