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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 16 21 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 +17
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 118 59 98
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.61% 6.24% 8.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.04% 39.33% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 46 49
10th Percentile £215 £150 £162
25th Percentile £282 £302 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £366 £450
Median % change year-on-year +9.22% -18.61% +5.88%
75th Percentile £500 £434 £500
90th Percentile £549 £563 £550
England median daily rate £550 £500 £485
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 16
10th Percentile £13.73 £16.02 £14.03
25th Percentile - £17.50 -
Median hourly rate £20.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -57.89% +171.43% -
75th Percentile £24.00 £48.75 -
90th Percentile £37.50 £48.90 £33.13
England median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +23.53% +6.25% +6.67%

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 262 150 247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.12% 15.86% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 108 138
10th Percentile £181 £131 £178
25th Percentile £278 £263 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £370 £425
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% -12.94% +11.11%
75th Percentile £500 £450 £500
90th Percentile £594 £563 £550
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 21
10th Percentile £13.36 £14.70 £15.75
25th Percentile £16.84 £15.52 -
Median hourly rate £20.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +18.57% - -
75th Percentile £28.34 £39.54 £36.00
90th Percentile £36.75 £48.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.67% +36.36% -8.03%

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 23 May 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing SC Cleared in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Derbyshire +1 74 £383 +3.38% 7
Leicestershire -1 16 £425 -22.73% 2
Nottinghamshire +10 13 £406 +104.58% 1
Lincolnshire -1 8 £450 +63.64% 3
Northamptonshire -8 7 £475 -12.04% 1
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 52 (44.07%) Windows
3 40 (33.90%) Windows 10
4 32 (27.12%) Windows 7
5 27 (22.88%) Social Skills
6 24 (20.34%) Microsoft 365
7 15 (12.71%) Azure
8 14 (11.86%) Public Sector
9 13 (11.02%) ITIL
10 12 (10.17%) Cisco
10 12 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (10.17%) Finance
11 11 (9.32%) BPSS Clearance
12 10 (8.47%) SAP
13 9 (7.63%) ABAP
13 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
13 9 (7.63%) VMware
13 9 (7.63%) Change Management
13 9 (7.63%) Agile
13 9 (7.63%) Data Protection
13 9 (7.63%) PowerShell
13 9 (7.63%) Windows Server
14 8 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 8 (6.78%) Data Protection Act
14 8 (6.78%) Project Management
14 8 (6.78%) Oracle
14 8 (6.78%) PRINCE2
15 7 (5.93%) Java
15 7 (5.93%) Active Directory

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 4 (3.39%) NetWeaver
2 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.85%) Confluence
3 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.85%) InVision
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.85%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) SAP CO
1 5 (4.24%) SAP FI
1 5 (4.24%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (4.24%) SAP PS
2 4 (3.39%) Primavera
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.34%) Microsoft 365
2 15 (12.71%) Azure
3 3 (2.54%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.69%) IaaS
5 1 (0.85%) AWS
5 1 (0.85%) Figma
5 1 (0.85%) GCP
5 1 (0.85%) Rubrik
5 1 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) Cisco Firepower
2 4 (3.39%) HTTP
3 3 (2.54%) Internet
4 2 (1.69%) DHCP
4 2 (1.69%) DNS
4 2 (1.69%) Firewall
4 2 (1.69%) Kerberos
4 2 (1.69%) Network Security
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (3.39%) SAP BW
1 4 (3.39%) SAP HANA
2 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.69%) SQLPlus
3 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.85%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (22.88%) Social Skills
2 14 (11.86%) Public Sector
3 12 (10.17%) Finance
4 6 (5.08%) Influencing Skills
5 3 (2.54%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (1.69%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.69%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 32 (27.12%) Support Engineer
2 15 (12.71%) Consultant
3 10 (8.47%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (7.63%) Analyst
5 8 (6.78%) Deployment Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Business Analyst
6 7 (5.93%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (5.08%) Windows Deployment Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) IT Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Developer
9 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 3 (2.54%) SAP FI Consultant
10 3 (2.54%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.39%) BAPI
1 4 (3.39%) JDBC
1 4 (3.39%) SAP ALE
1 4 (3.39%) SAP Basis
1 4 (3.39%) SAP PI
1 4 (3.39%) SOAP
1 4 (3.39%) XML
2 2 (1.69%) Java SE
2 2 (1.69%) LDAP
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.78%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (2.54%) User Experience
3 2 (1.69%) Clustering
3 2 (1.69%) PKI
4 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.85%) Replication
4 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 52 (44.07%) Windows
2 40 (33.90%) Windows 10
3 32 (27.12%) Windows 7
4 9 (7.63%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.24%) Linux
5 5 (4.24%) Solaris
5 5 (4.24%) Unix
5 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (1.69%) CentOS
7 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.69%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.02%) ITIL
2 12 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (7.63%) Agile
3 9 (7.63%) Change Management
3 9 (7.63%) Data Protection
4 8 (6.78%) PRINCE2
4 8 (6.78%) Project Management
5 7 (5.93%) Business Case
5 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (5.08%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (5.08%) Requirements Gathering
6 6 (5.08%) User Research
7 5 (4.24%) BPR
7 5 (4.24%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.24%) Emotional Intelligence
7 5 (4.24%) Presales
7 5 (4.24%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.39%) DevOps
8 4 (3.39%) Requirements Workshops
8 4 (3.39%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.63%) ABAP
1 9 (7.63%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.93%) Java
3 5 (4.24%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.24%) SQL
4 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.69%) Python
4 2 (1.69%) VB
5 1 (0.85%) U-SQL
5 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 118 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) APMP
5 1 (0.85%) ISEB
5 1 (0.85%) VCAP
5 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) Accessibility
1 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.85%) Def Stans
1 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (0.85%) NIST
1 1 (0.85%) NIST 800
System Software
1 7 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.85%) Docker
5 1 (0.85%) vCloud
5 1 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.85%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) SCCM
2 3 (2.54%) Ansible
3 2 (1.69%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.69%) Packer
3 2 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.69%) Terraform
3 2 (1.69%) VxRail
4 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (10.17%) Cisco
2 10 (8.47%) SAP
3 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.63%) VMware
4 8 (6.78%) Oracle
5 7 (5.93%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.39%) HP
7 3 (2.54%) Dell
8 2 (1.69%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.69%) IBM
8 2 (1.69%) McAfee
8 2 (1.69%) Symantec
9 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.85%) Citrix
9 1 (0.85%) EMC
9 1 (0.85%) F5
9 1 (0.85%) Google
9 1 (0.85%) Informatica
9 1 (0.85%) NetApp
9 1 (0.85%) Remedy