Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 164 186 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.06% 6.15% 6.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.06% 28.27% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 134 144
East Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.02% +4.68%
10th Percentile £148 £203 £258
90th Percentile £554 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 10
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.39% -8.59%
10th Percentile £11.43 £17.50 £12.82
90th Percentile £18.70 £49.40 £54.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £18.70 £39.00
% change year-on-year +87.17% -52.05% -2.50%

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 496 658 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.36% 21.75% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 459 384
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £172 £236 £217
90th Percentile £550 £560 £550
England median daily rate £461 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 29
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £20.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.66% +3.75% +19.40%
10th Percentile £11.30 £14.62 £11.94
90th Percentile £19.52 £51.00 £46.10
England median hourly rate £29.90 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +19.60% -9.09% -

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 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 0 75 £338 -14.56% 1
Leicestershire +43 50 £450 +7.46% 2
Nottinghamshire +10 21 £425 +8.97% 5
Northamptonshire +8 16 £355 -21.11%
Lincolnshire 0 3 - - 1
Rutland - 1 £165 -
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 54 (32.93%) Windows
3 36 (21.95%) DevOps
4 29 (17.68%) Java
5 26 (15.85%) Windows 10
6 25 (15.24%) Active Directory
7 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
8 22 (13.41%) SQL
8 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
9 21 (12.80%) JavaScript
9 21 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (12.20%) Windows 7
11 19 (11.59%) Windows Server
11 19 (11.59%) Linux
12 18 (10.98%) VMware
13 16 (9.76%) Jenkins
14 14 (8.54%) SCCM
14 14 (8.54%) Migration
14 14 (8.54%) Scrum
14 14 (8.54%) Web Services
14 14 (8.54%) Remedy
15 13 (7.93%) ITIL
15 13 (7.93%) Ansible
15 13 (7.93%) SQL Server 2016
16 12 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
16 12 (7.32%) DV Cleared
16 12 (7.32%) SOA
16 12 (7.32%) Middleware
17 11 (6.71%) Apache
17 11 (6.71%) Unix

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 11 (6.71%) Apache
2 8 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.27%) NetWeaver
3 7 (4.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.05%) JBoss
4 5 (3.05%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.44%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.83%) Tuxedo
7 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.61%) Confluence
8 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) HFM
1 5 (3.05%) Maximo
2 4 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.22%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.49%) Office 365
2 8 (4.88%) Boomi
2 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.05%) GitHub
4 3 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.22%) PaaS
6 1 (0.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) Firewall
2 5 (3.05%) Skype
2 5 (3.05%) Wireless
3 4 (2.44%) VoIP
4 3 (1.83%) Network Security
4 3 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.83%) VPN
4 3 (1.83%) WebEx
5 2 (1.22%) SAN
5 2 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.61%) BGP
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.61%) DHCP
6 1 (0.61%) DNS
6 1 (0.61%) LAN
6 1 (0.61%) NAS
6 1 (0.61%) OSPF
6 1 (0.61%) SMTP
6 1 (0.61%) SSL
6 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.93%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (4.27%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.66%) Big Data
5 5 (3.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.44%) MySQL
6 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.83%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.61%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 1 (0.61%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.61%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 10 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.10%) Selenium
3 6 (3.66%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.66%) Gradle
4 4 (2.44%) JUnit
4 4 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.83%) Artifactory
5 3 (1.83%) ERwin
5 3 (1.83%) JIRA
6 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.22%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.22%) Maven
6 2 (1.22%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.61%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.61%) JMeter
7 1 (0.61%) Subversion
7 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (6.71%) Manufacturing
2 10 (6.10%) Aerospace
3 9 (5.49%) Finance
4 6 (3.66%) Back Office
5 2 (1.22%) Billing
5 2 (1.22%) Military
5 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (14.02%) Architect
2 20 (12.20%) Developer
3 10 (6.10%) Analyst
3 10 (6.10%) Desktop Support
3 10 (6.10%) Support Engineer
4 9 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (4.88%) Consultant
5 8 (4.88%) Network Engineer
5 8 (4.88%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
6 7 (4.27%) Integration Architect
6 7 (4.27%) Java Developer
6 7 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.27%) Technical Architect
7 6 (3.66%) Data Modeller
7 6 (3.66%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (3.66%) Project Manager
7 6 (3.66%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (3.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (3.05%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
9 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.54%) Web Services
2 12 (7.32%) Middleware
3 11 (6.71%) Apache NiFi
4 9 (5.49%) Node.js
4 9 (5.49%) RESTful
5 8 (4.88%) IDoc
5 8 (4.88%) SAP PI
5 8 (4.88%) SAP XI
5 8 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (4.27%) SOAP
7 6 (3.66%) CSS
7 6 (3.66%) Elastic Stack
7 6 (3.66%) HTML
7 6 (3.66%) Spring
8 4 (2.44%) Express
8 4 (2.44%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.44%) Java EE
8 4 (2.44%) Spring Boot
9 3 (1.83%) J2EE
9 3 (1.83%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (3.66%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.83%) PKI
2 3 (1.83%) User Experience
2 3 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.22%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.61%) Clustering
4 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.61%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (32.93%) Windows
2 26 (15.85%) Windows 10
3 20 (12.20%) Windows 7
4 19 (11.59%) Linux
4 19 (11.59%) Windows Server
5 11 (6.71%) Unix
6 8 (4.88%) Solaris
7 7 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.05%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.83%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.95%) DevOps
2 21 (12.80%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (8.54%) Migration
3 14 (8.54%) Scrum
4 13 (7.93%) ITIL
5 12 (7.32%) SOA
6 10 (6.10%) Test Automation
7 9 (5.49%) CRM
7 9 (5.49%) Data Migration
7 9 (5.49%) Data Modelling
7 9 (5.49%) Microservices
8 8 (4.88%) Data Cleansing
8 8 (4.88%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.88%) Project Management
8 8 (4.88%) Risk Management
8 8 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (4.27%) Change Management
9 7 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.27%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (4.27%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.68%) Java
2 22 (13.41%) SQL
3 21 (12.80%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.10%) Python
5 8 (4.88%) ABAP
5 8 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.83%) Java 8
6 3 (1.83%) Perl
6 3 (1.83%) Ruby
6 3 (1.83%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.83%) VB
6 3 (1.83%) VBScript
7 2 (1.22%) C
8 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.61%) C#
8 1 (0.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 164 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.32%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.66%) CCNA
7 5 (3.05%) MCSA
7 5 (3.05%) PMI Certification
7 5 (3.05%) PMP
7 5 (3.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.44%) Degree
9 3 (1.83%) CCNP
9 3 (1.83%) CISA
9 3 (1.83%) CISM
9 3 (1.83%) CISSP
9 3 (1.83%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.83%) ISSAP
9 3 (1.83%) ISSEP
9 3 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.22%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (0.61%) PMO
2 1 (0.61%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (15.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.27%) vSphere
5 5 (3.05%) Docker
6 3 (1.83%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (8.54%) SCCM
2 13 (7.93%) Ansible
3 10 (6.10%) Puppet
4 7 (4.27%) SCOM
5 6 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (3.05%) Kibana
6 5 (3.05%) logstash
7 4 (2.44%) Nagios
8 3 (1.83%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (1.83%) WMI
8 3 (1.83%) WSUS
9 2 (1.22%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.61%) CA Service Virtualization
10 1 (0.61%) Consul
10 1 (0.61%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.61%) Netcool
10 1 (0.61%) OVSD
Vendors
1 24 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.98%) VMware
3 14 (8.54%) Remedy
4 11 (6.71%) IBM
4 11 (6.71%) Oracle
4 11 (6.71%) SAP
5 8 (4.88%) Dell
5 8 (4.88%) SolarWinds
5 8 (4.88%) Sun
6 7 (4.27%) Citrix
6 7 (4.27%) Red Hat
6 7 (4.27%) WSO2
7 6 (3.66%) Cisco
8 5 (3.05%) Hortonworks
8 5 (3.05%) Hyperion
9 4 (2.44%) BMC
10 3 (1.83%) Apple
10 3 (1.83%) CA
10 3 (1.83%) HP
10 3 (1.83%) Verint