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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 30 32
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 121 88 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.00% 5.34% 4.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.58% 29.14% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 63 37
Median daily rate £425 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -12.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £192 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £424 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.71% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.80 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £74.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.38 £43.00 £33.84
% change year-on-year -10.75% +27.06%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 291 302 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 19.23% 18.33% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 193 164
Median daily rate £400 £370 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £205 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 18
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.01 £9.87 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire 0 82 £424 +14.52% 4
Nottinghamshire +7 11 £450 +50.00%
Northamptonshire +2 10 £400 -7.51%
Lincolnshire - 7 £425 - 2
Leicestershire +1 5 £388 -
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 201 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 48 (23.88%) Windows
3 44 (21.89%) SAP
4 39 (19.40%) Microsoft
5 32 (15.92%) Active Directory
6 28 (13.93%) Project Management
6 28 (13.93%) Logistics
7 26 (12.94%) Oracle
8 25 (12.44%) Finance
8 25 (12.44%) Manufacturing
8 25 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (11.44%) ERP
10 21 (10.45%) Citrix
11 19 (9.45%) SQL Server
11 19 (9.45%) .NET
11 19 (9.45%) Windows Server
12 18 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (8.46%) XenDesktop
13 17 (8.46%) SAP ERP
14 16 (7.96%) Degree
14 16 (7.96%) XenApp
14 16 (7.96%) Migration
15 15 (7.46%) AppSense
15 15 (7.46%) ABAP
16 13 (6.47%) ITIL
16 13 (6.47%) Unix
16 13 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (6.47%) VMware
17 12 (5.97%) Firewall
17 12 (5.97%) Cisco

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 5 (2.49%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.99%) ArcGIS
2 4 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.49%) NServiceBus
3 3 (1.49%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.00%) Documentum
4 2 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (5.47%) MS Office
2 9 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.48%) MS Project
3 2 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (8.46%) SAP ERP
2 9 (4.48%) Primavera
3 7 (3.48%) SAP SD
4 2 (1.00%) SAP CO
4 2 (1.00%) SAP FI
4 2 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.50%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.50%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.99%) Office 365
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.50%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.97%) Firewall
2 11 (5.47%) DHCP
2 11 (5.47%) DNS
3 7 (3.48%) Network Security
4 6 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (2.49%) Kerberos
5 5 (2.49%) LDAP
6 4 (1.99%) LAN
6 4 (1.99%) SAN
6 4 (1.99%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.99%) WAN
7 3 (1.49%) Skype
7 3 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.00%) Wireless
9 1 (0.50%) BGP
9 1 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.50%) ICMP
9 1 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.98%) RDBMS
2 10 (4.98%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.98%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (2.99%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.50%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.99%) LSMW
2 3 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.00%) JIRA
4 1 (0.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.50%) MSI
4 1 (0.50%) Selenium
4 1 (0.50%) Toad
General
1 25 (12.44%) Finance
1 25 (12.44%) Manufacturing
2 7 (3.48%) Billing
3 5 (2.49%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.99%) Avionics
4 4 (1.99%) Legal
4 4 (1.99%) Military
5 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 46 (22.89%) Consultant
2 21 (10.45%) Architect
3 18 (8.96%) Project Manager
3 18 (8.96%) Technical Leader
4 14 (6.97%) Analyst
4 14 (6.97%) Developer
5 12 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (4.98%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (3.48%) Citrix Consultant
7 7 (3.48%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 6 (2.99%) Applications Manager
8 6 (2.99%) Applications Project Manager
8 6 (2.99%) Software Engineer
8 6 (2.99%) Solaris Consultant
9 5 (2.49%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 5 (2.49%) Oracle BI Consultant
9 5 (2.49%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (2.49%) Project Engineer
9 5 (2.49%) SAP Architect
9 5 (2.49%) SAP Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.45%) .NET
2 7 (3.48%) WPF
3 6 (2.99%) Web Services
4 5 (2.49%) ADSI
4 5 (2.49%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.49%) DCOM
4 5 (2.49%) Hibernate
4 5 (2.49%) J2EE
4 5 (2.49%) Java EE
4 5 (2.49%) JPA
4 5 (2.49%) Spring
5 4 (1.99%) COM
6 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.00%) EDI
6 2 (1.00%) jQuery
6 2 (1.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.50%) Middleware
7 1 (0.50%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.50%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.48%) User Experience
3 5 (2.49%) Clustering
3 5 (2.49%) PKI
4 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.49%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.50%) Handset
6 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (23.88%) Windows
2 19 (9.45%) Windows Server
3 13 (6.47%) Unix
4 11 (5.47%) Linux
5 8 (3.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 8 (3.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.48%) Solaris
6 7 (3.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.99%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.50%) CentOS
9 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (13.93%) Logistics
1 28 (13.93%) Project Management
2 23 (11.44%) ERP
3 18 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (7.96%) Migration
5 13 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (6.47%) ITIL
6 12 (5.97%) Application Packaging
6 12 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (5.47%) Integration Testing
7 11 (5.47%) PRINCE2
8 10 (4.98%) Data Migration
9 9 (4.48%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.48%) Software Engineering
10 8 (3.98%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (3.98%) UML
11 7 (3.48%) B2B
11 7 (3.48%) Test Strategy
12 6 (2.99%) Change Management
12 6 (2.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.46%) ABAP
2 11 (5.47%) C#
3 9 (4.48%) SQL
4 8 (3.98%) Java
5 5 (2.49%) C
5 5 (2.49%) VB
5 5 (2.49%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.49%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.50%) C++
7 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 201 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.96%) Degree
3 7 (3.48%) APMP
3 7 (3.48%) DV Cleared
3 7 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.99%) CCNP
4 6 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.99%) CCNA
6 3 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.00%) HNC
7 2 (1.00%) MCITP
7 2 (1.00%) MCSE
7 2 (1.00%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.00%) PMP
8 1 (0.50%) CCSE
8 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.50%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.49%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.00%) TickIT
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (15.92%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.46%) XenDesktop
3 16 (7.96%) XenApp
4 9 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (3.98%) GPFS
6 7 (3.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.49%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.00%) NFS
11 1 (0.50%) Docker
11 1 (0.50%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (3.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (2.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.49%) SCCM
4 2 (1.00%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.00%) MOM
4 2 (1.00%) OVSD
4 2 (1.00%) SCOM
4 2 (1.00%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.50%) Ansible
5 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.50%) MIIS
5 1 (0.50%) Nagios
5 1 (0.50%) Puppet
5 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (21.89%) SAP
2 39 (19.40%) Microsoft
3 26 (12.94%) Oracle
4 21 (10.45%) Citrix
5 15 (7.46%) AppSense
6 13 (6.47%) VMware
7 12 (5.97%) Cisco
8 9 (4.48%) HP
9 7 (3.48%) Sun
9 7 (3.48%) Veritas
10 6 (2.99%) Siemens
11 5 (2.49%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.49%) EMC
11 5 (2.49%) Intel Security
11 5 (2.49%) Symantec
12 4 (1.99%) F5
13 3 (1.49%) PTC
13 3 (1.49%) Red Hat
14 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (1.00%) Samsung
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