Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 June 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 21 36
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 179 211 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.27% 7.04% 4.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.86% 37.41% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 166 126
East Midlands median daily rate £414 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +6.25% -5.18%
10th Percentile £136 £285 £203
90th Percentile £535 £540 £475
England median daily rate £450 £438 £414
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.68% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 13 13
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £50.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% +185.71% -7.89%
England median hourly rate £18.70 £37.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -50.13% -2.60% +28.33%

SC 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 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 580 564 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.31% 18.83% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 378 359
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £200
90th Percentile £550 £550 £584
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 26 35
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +117.39% -9.21%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +24.44%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the East Midlands

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in the East Midlands

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in the East Midlands

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in the East Midlands

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in the East Midlands

SC Cleared
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 SC Cleared within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 June 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 +1 132 £403 -5.01% 5
Nottinghamshire -1 19 £230 -48.89% 3
Leicestershire +18 13 £420 +8.39% 10
Northamptonshire -18 4 £415 -17.10% 1
Lincolnshire -3 2 - - 2
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared 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 SC Cleared.

1 179 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (28.49%) Windows
3 39 (21.79%) Manufacturing
4 33 (18.44%) Windows 10
5 31 (17.32%) Linux
6 26 (14.53%) Windows 7
6 26 (14.53%) PLM
7 24 (13.41%) Migration
8 20 (11.17%) Unix
8 20 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (10.61%) Analytics
10 18 (10.06%) DevOps
10 18 (10.06%) ITIL
10 18 (10.06%) Microsoft
11 15 (8.38%) IBM
12 14 (7.82%) SQL
12 14 (7.82%) SAP
12 14 (7.82%) Firewall
12 14 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (7.26%) Python
13 13 (7.26%) Virtual Machines
14 11 (6.15%) BPSS Clearance
14 11 (6.15%) Oracle
14 11 (6.15%) Active Directory
14 11 (6.15%) Veritas
14 11 (6.15%) PowerShell
15 10 (5.59%) Test Automation
15 10 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (5.59%) Solaris
15 10 (5.59%) Cognos

SC Cleared
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 9 (5.03%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.12%) Confluence
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.56%) JBoss
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.68%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.68%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.56%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.03%) Boomi
2 5 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.79%) SaaS
2 5 (2.79%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.12%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.56%) npm
4 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.82%) Firewall
2 7 (3.91%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (3.91%) WAN
3 5 (2.79%) InfiniBand
3 5 (2.79%) NAS
4 4 (2.23%) Wireless
5 2 (1.12%) LAN
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.56%) DHCP
6 1 (0.56%) DNS
6 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
6 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (5.03%) Big Data
2 9 (5.03%) PowerCenter
3 8 (4.47%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 8 (4.47%) Cognos Report Studio
3 8 (4.47%) DecisionStream
3 8 (4.47%) Power BI
3 8 (4.47%) Semantic Layer
3 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.79%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.12%) MS Access
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Cucumber
1 4 (2.23%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.23%) JIRA
2 3 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.68%) MSI
2 3 (1.68%) PHPUnit
3 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.12%) Selenium
3 2 (1.12%) Toad
4 1 (0.56%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.56%) DbUnit
4 1 (0.56%) Gradle
4 1 (0.56%) Grunt
4 1 (0.56%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.56%) JMeter
4 1 (0.56%) JUnit
4 1 (0.56%) Maven
4 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.56%) webpack
General
1 39 (21.79%) Manufacturing
2 8 (4.47%) Finance
3 3 (1.68%) Games
3 3 (1.68%) Legal
4 1 (0.56%) Advertising
4 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.56%) German Language
4 1 (0.56%) Law
4 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (13.97%) Consultant
2 19 (10.61%) Architect
3 14 (7.82%) Desktop Support
4 13 (7.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (7.26%) Developer
5 12 (6.70%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
6 10 (5.59%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 9 (5.03%) Data Engineer
7 9 (5.03%) Deployment Engineer
8 7 (3.91%) Analyst
8 7 (3.91%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
9 6 (3.35%) Customer Engineer
9 6 (3.35%) Senior Customer Engineer
9 6 (3.35%) Technical Leader
10 5 (2.79%) Applications Packager
10 5 (2.79%) IT Engineer
10 5 (2.79%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (2.79%) Network Architect
10 5 (2.79%) SC Cleared Application Packager
10 5 (2.79%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.91%) JSON
1 7 (3.91%) REST
2 6 (3.35%) XML
3 5 (2.79%) CSS
3 5 (2.79%) HTML
4 4 (2.23%) Java EE
4 4 (2.23%) SOAP
5 3 (1.68%) Doctrine
5 3 (1.68%) Symfony
6 2 (1.12%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.12%) Behat
6 2 (1.12%) CSS3
6 2 (1.12%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.12%) HTML5
6 2 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.12%) React
6 2 (1.12%) XSD
6 2 (1.12%) XSL
7 1 (0.56%) ADSI
7 1 (0.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.91%) Clustering
1 7 (3.91%) Driving Licence
1 7 (3.91%) HACMP
2 6 (3.35%) LPAR
3 5 (2.79%) Private Cloud
3 5 (2.79%) Virtual Team
4 4 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.56%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.56%) PKI
6 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (28.49%) Windows
2 33 (18.44%) Windows 10
3 31 (17.32%) Linux
4 26 (14.53%) Windows 7
5 20 (11.17%) Unix
6 10 (5.59%) Solaris
7 7 (3.91%) AIX
8 6 (3.35%) HPUX
9 3 (1.68%) Mac OS X
9 3 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.68%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.12%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.53%) PLM
2 24 (13.41%) Migration
3 20 (11.17%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.61%) Analytics
5 18 (10.06%) DevOps
5 18 (10.06%) ITIL
6 14 (7.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (5.59%) Test Automation
8 9 (5.03%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.03%) Data Analytics
8 9 (5.03%) Data Engineering
8 9 (5.03%) ETL
8 9 (5.03%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (5.03%) Scrum
8 9 (5.03%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.03%) Service Management
9 8 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.47%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (4.47%) Visualisation
10 7 (3.91%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.82%) SQL
2 13 (7.26%) Python
3 11 (6.15%) PowerShell
4 9 (5.03%) Java
4 9 (5.03%) R
5 7 (3.91%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.68%) ABAP
6 3 (1.68%) Korn
6 3 (1.68%) Perl
6 3 (1.68%) PHP
7 2 (1.12%) Java 8
7 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.12%) XPath
7 2 (1.12%) XQuery
8 1 (0.56%) Ada
8 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 179 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (3.91%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.23%) CCNP
5 4 (2.23%) Degree
6 2 (1.12%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.12%) PMP
6 2 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) CCNA
7 1 (0.56%) CEH
7 1 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) Data Quality
1 9 (5.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.12%) JSP 440
2 2 (1.12%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) RMADS
3 1 (0.56%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.56%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (7.26%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (6.15%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.91%) PowerHA
4 6 (3.35%) KVM
4 6 (3.35%) Xen
5 5 (2.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (2.23%) Docker
6 4 (2.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (1.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.56%) NFS
8 1 (0.56%) vCloud
8 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.56%) vSphere
8 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) McAfee ePO
1 8 (4.47%) SCCM
2 2 (1.12%) Ansible
3 1 (0.56%) Kibana
3 1 (0.56%) logstash
3 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.56%) Terraform
3 1 (0.56%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 18 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.38%) IBM
3 14 (7.82%) SAP
4 11 (6.15%) Oracle
4 11 (6.15%) Veritas
5 10 (5.59%) Cognos
6 9 (5.03%) Cisco
6 9 (5.03%) Informatica
6 9 (5.03%) McAfee
7 8 (4.47%) Tableau
8 6 (3.35%) VMware
9 5 (2.79%) Dell
9 5 (2.79%) Remedy
10 3 (1.68%) Citrix
10 3 (1.68%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.68%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.68%) Workday
10 3 (1.68%) Zend
11 2 (1.12%) HP
12 1 (0.56%) EMC