Period
to 4 December 2021

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 4 December 2021 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
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 48 12 40
Rank change year-on-year -36 +28 -13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 57 80 91
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.66% 10.91% 4.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.78% 48.19% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 58 45
10th Percentile £158 £191 £363
25th Percentile £275 £375 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £331 £450 £513
Median % change year-on-year -26.39% -12.20% +28.13%
75th Percentile £450 £506 £545
90th Percentile £493 £550 £583
England median daily rate £525 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 19
Median hourly rate £17.50 £28.75 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -39.13% +64.29% -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year -2.17% +5.75% +39.91%

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 230 166 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.76% 22.65% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 117 199
10th Percentile £158 £158 £171
25th Percentile £250 £313 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £380 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £500 £495 £516
90th Percentile £588 £535 £573
England median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 24
10th Percentile £13.19 £14.06 £15.01
25th Percentile £16.00 £16.00 "
Median hourly rate £24.08 £20.00 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +20.40% +14.29% -
75th Percentile £52.09 £22.50 "
90th Percentile £63.00 £30.82 £25.38
England median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £35.95
% change year-on-year -25.00% +11.27% +52.01%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for SC Cleared in the East Midlands

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SC Cleared in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in the East Midlands

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SC Cleared in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend 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 4 December 2021. 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 -6 27 £184 -59.03% 2
Lincolnshire +3 15 £425 +121.18% 6
Nottinghamshire -23 9 £400 +166.67% 3
Northamptonshire -9 6 £300 -51.61% 4
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 57 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (40.35%) Windows
3 16 (28.07%) Windows 7
3 16 (28.07%) Windows 10
4 12 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (17.54%) Software Testing
6 9 (15.79%) JIRA
6 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 9 (15.79%) Multimedia
6 9 (15.79%) Social Skills
6 9 (15.79%) TestRail
6 9 (15.79%) SaaS
6 9 (15.79%) Confluence
7 8 (14.04%) Microsoft 365
8 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.28%) VMware
9 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
9 6 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (10.53%) Firewall
9 6 (10.53%) LAN
9 6 (10.53%) Cisco
9 6 (10.53%) Public Sector
10 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
10 5 (8.77%) Project Management
10 5 (8.77%) Finance
11 4 (7.02%) Scrum
11 4 (7.02%) Wireless
11 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (7.02%) CCNP
11 4 (7.02%) VPN

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 (15.79%) Confluence
2 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) SAS
3 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.51%) Siemens NX
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) SaaS
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (1.75%) Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Azure Storage
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) iTunes
3 1 (1.75%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Firewall
1 6 (10.53%) LAN
2 4 (7.02%) VPN
2 4 (7.02%) Wireless
3 3 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (3.51%) Network Security
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.75%) SAN
5 1 (1.75%) VSAN
5 1 (1.75%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) PowerCenter
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) Star Schema
3 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Power BI
3 1 (1.75%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) JIRA
1 9 (15.79%) TestRail
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) Postman
General
1 9 (15.79%) Multimedia
1 9 (15.79%) Social Skills
2 6 (10.53%) Public Sector
3 5 (8.77%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Military
5 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.75%) Documentation Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Local Government
5 1 (1.75%) Police
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Software Tester
2 9 (15.79%) Tester
3 5 (8.77%) Deployment Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Implementation Specialist
6 2 (3.51%) Informatica Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) IT Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
6 2 (3.51%) Senior IT Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Test Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) CSS
1 1 (1.75%) HTML
1 1 (1.75%) JSON
1 1 (1.75%) Node.js
1 1 (1.75%) Play Framework
1 1 (1.75%) RESTful
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (7.02%) BYOD
2 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) Windows
2 16 (28.07%) Windows 10
2 16 (28.07%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.26%) Unix
4 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (17.54%) Software Testing
3 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.53%) Data Protection
6 5 (8.77%) Project Management
7 4 (7.02%) Scrum
8 3 (5.26%) Data Enrichment
8 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.26%) PLM
8 3 (5.26%) Presales
8 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.26%) Release Management
8 3 (5.26%) Validation
9 2 (3.51%) Decision-Making
9 2 (3.51%) Emotional Intelligence
9 2 (3.51%) Requirements Gathering
9 2 (3.51%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 2 (3.51%) SDLC
9 2 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) Go
2 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.75%) Python
2 1 (1.75%) Ruby
2 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) CCNP
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) Dell Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) VCAP
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.75%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.75%) NIST
2 1 (1.75%) NIST 800
2 1 (1.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) vCloud
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) VMware
2 6 (10.53%) Cisco
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.02%) Aerohive Networks
4 4 (7.02%) Extreme Networks
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle
4 4 (7.02%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (5.26%) Brocade
6 2 (3.51%) Citrix
6 2 (3.51%) Informatica
6 2 (3.51%) Isilon
6 2 (3.51%) Siemens
7 1 (1.75%) Apple
7 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.75%) BiZZdesign
7 1 (1.75%) Bomgar
7 1 (1.75%) F5
7 1 (1.75%) Remedy
7 1 (1.75%) Symantec