Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 118 129
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 -6
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 30 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.11% 0.88% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.04% 4.31% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 24
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £290 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -27.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £218 £195 £205
90th Percentile £550 £479 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £15.25
England median hourly rate £41.83 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +19.50% +25.00% -31.18%

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 497 649 597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.40% 20.31% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 444 412
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +1.64% +1.67%
10th Percentile £168 £213 £215
90th Percentile £539 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.35% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 41 31
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.45% -1.43%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.83 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.21% +3.32% +5.26%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 +20 22 £433 +15.33% 5
Nottinghamshire -1 5 £380 +94.87%
Leicestershire +11 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 £280 - 2
BPSS Clearance
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Oracle
4 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
4 7 (23.33%) DevOps
5 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (20.00%) Informatica
6 5 (16.67%) Firewall
6 5 (16.67%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.67%) Python
6 5 (16.67%) DBS Check
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 5 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Firepower
7 4 (13.33%) Degree
7 4 (13.33%) WSUS
7 4 (13.33%) logstash
7 4 (13.33%) iPaaS
7 4 (13.33%) Patch Management
7 4 (13.33%) Kibana
7 4 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (13.33%) Big Data
7 4 (13.33%) Hortonworks
7 4 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (13.33%) Windows
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server

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 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (13.33%) iPaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Firepower
2 4 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (13.33%) Big Data
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 3 (10.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 3 (10.00%) Cognos Transformer
3 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.00%) DB2
3 3 (10.00%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (10.00%) PowerCenter
3 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.33%) DevOps Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Integration Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Cognos Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Database Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.67%) NHS
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) DevOps
2 7 (23.33%) Visualisation
3 6 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 4 (13.33%) Patch Management
5 3 (10.00%) Data Acquisition
5 3 (10.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Data Flow Diagram
5 3 (10.00%) Data Strategy
5 3 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.00%) ETL
5 3 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Java
1 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) DBS Check
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 3 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (10.00%) Master's Degree
6 1 (3.33%) CISA
6 1 (3.33%) CISM
6 1 (3.33%) CISSP
6 1 (3.33%) ISSAP
6 1 (3.33%) ISSEP
6 1 (3.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Kibana
1 4 (13.33%) logstash
1 4 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Informatica
3 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 4 (13.33%) Hortonworks
3 4 (13.33%) McAfee
4 3 (10.00%) Cognos
4 3 (10.00%) F5
4 3 (10.00%) Netezza
4 3 (10.00%) Teradata
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) VMware