Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 23 34
Rank change year-on-year -11 +11 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 155 218 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.43% 7.06% 4.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 30.33% 36.52% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 180 112
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £133 £258 £193
90th Percentile £534 £540 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £415
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.02% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 16 15
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 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -42.46% -7.14% +7.69%

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 511 597 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.89% 19.33% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 412 362
East Midlands median daily rate £408 £400 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +5.61% +8.21%
10th Percentile £191 £225 £203
90th Percentile £550 £538 £580
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 29 34
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -16.71%
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.68 £10.58
90th Percentile £46.47 £52.50 £44.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -19.65% +5.67% +15.22%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 0 90 £398 -6.47% 3
Leicestershire +30 33 £416 +4.06% 3
Nottinghamshire -10 19 £204 -37.23% 4
Lincolnshire -1 2 - - 3
Northamptonshire -26 2 £415 -19.12%
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 155 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 43 (27.74%) Windows
3 33 (21.29%) Java
4 31 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 26 (16.77%) Windows 7
5 26 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (16.77%) Java EE
6 25 (16.13%) DevOps
7 21 (13.55%) JSON
7 21 (13.55%) XML
8 18 (11.61%) Migration
8 18 (11.61%) Tomcat
8 18 (11.61%) RabbitMQ
9 17 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (9.68%) Manufacturing
10 15 (9.68%) Amazon S3
11 13 (8.39%) API Development
12 12 (7.74%) Linux
12 12 (7.74%) Active Directory
13 11 (7.10%) PowerShell
13 11 (7.10%) SCCM
14 10 (6.45%) McAfee
14 10 (6.45%) Scrum
15 9 (5.81%) PLM
15 9 (5.81%) Cisco
15 9 (5.81%) CSS
15 9 (5.81%) HTML
15 9 (5.81%) SAP
15 9 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (5.81%) DV Cleared

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 18 (11.61%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.58%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.94%) JBoss
4 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) SAP HR
1 3 (1.94%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.97%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.68%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.23%) Boomi
4 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.29%) SaaS
6 2 (1.29%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.65%) IaaS
7 1 (0.65%) npm
7 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) Firewall
2 5 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (2.58%) NAS
4 3 (1.94%) Wireless
5 2 (1.29%) DHCP
5 2 (1.29%) DNS
5 2 (1.29%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.29%) LAN
5 2 (1.29%) WAN
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.65%) Network Security
6 1 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.52%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.58%) Big Data
3 4 (2.58%) PowerCenter
4 3 (1.94%) MySQL
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (5.16%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.94%) DbUnit
2 3 (1.94%) Gradle
2 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.94%) JIRA
2 3 (1.94%) JMeter
2 3 (1.94%) JUnit
2 3 (1.94%) Maven
2 3 (1.94%) MSI
2 3 (1.94%) Selenium
2 3 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.94%) Toad
3 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.65%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.65%) Grunt
4 1 (0.65%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.65%) webpack
General
1 15 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.94%) Finance
2 3 (1.94%) Legal
3 1 (0.65%) Law
3 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (19.35%) Developer
2 19 (12.26%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.32%) Consultant
4 14 (9.03%) Desktop Support
5 13 (8.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (7.74%) Architect
6 12 (7.74%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 10 (6.45%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 10 (6.45%) Deployment Engineer
8 8 (5.16%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 7 (4.52%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
9 7 (4.52%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.23%) Applications Packager
10 5 (3.23%) Floorwalker
10 5 (3.23%) IT Engineer
10 5 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.23%) SC Cleared Application Packager
11 4 (2.58%) Customer Engineer
11 4 (2.58%) Support Engineer
11 4 (2.58%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.77%) Java EE
2 21 (13.55%) JSON
2 21 (13.55%) XML
3 18 (11.61%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (5.81%) CSS
4 9 (5.81%) HTML
5 8 (5.16%) J2EE
6 6 (3.87%) Apache Camel
7 5 (3.23%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.58%) REST
9 3 (1.94%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.94%) JAX-RS
9 3 (1.94%) JPA
9 3 (1.94%) JSF
9 3 (1.94%) RESTful
9 3 (1.94%) SOAP
9 3 (1.94%) Spring
9 3 (1.94%) Swagger
9 3 (1.94%) Web Services
10 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.23%) Virtual Team
2 3 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.29%) Clustering
3 2 (1.29%) PKI
3 2 (1.29%) Private Cloud
3 2 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.65%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (0.65%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 43 (27.74%) Windows
2 31 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 26 (16.77%) Windows 7
4 12 (7.74%) Linux
5 6 (3.87%) Unix
6 4 (2.58%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.94%) Solaris
7 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.29%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.65%) VMS
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.77%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.13%) DevOps
3 18 (11.61%) Migration
4 13 (8.39%) API Development
5 10 (6.45%) Scrum
6 9 (5.81%) PLM
6 9 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (5.16%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.16%) ITIL
8 7 (4.52%) Web Development
9 6 (3.87%) Analytics
9 6 (3.87%) Mentoring
9 6 (3.87%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (3.87%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.23%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (3.23%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.23%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 5 (3.23%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.23%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.29%) Java
2 11 (7.10%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.16%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.52%) Python
5 6 (3.87%) SQL
6 5 (3.23%) Java 8
7 4 (2.58%) R
8 3 (1.94%) ABAP
8 3 (1.94%) Korn
8 3 (1.94%) Perl
9 2 (1.29%) C#
10 1 (0.65%) Ada
10 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.65%) XPath
10 1 (0.65%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 155 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.81%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.58%) Degree
5 3 (1.94%) CCNP
6 2 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.29%) MCSE
6 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.29%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.29%) PMP
7 1 (0.65%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) CCNA
7 1 (0.65%) CEH
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.65%) MCITP
7 1 (0.65%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) SLA
2 4 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.29%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.65%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 12 (7.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.94%) vCloud
4 3 (1.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.65%) vSphere
5 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (7.10%) SCCM
2 8 (5.16%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.94%) Ansible
3 3 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.94%) Puppet
4 2 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.65%) ThinApp
5 1 (0.65%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (6.45%) McAfee
2 9 (5.81%) Cisco
2 9 (5.81%) SAP
3 7 (4.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.52%) VMware
4 4 (2.58%) Dell
4 4 (2.58%) Informatica
4 4 (2.58%) Veritas
5 3 (1.94%) Citrix
5 3 (1.94%) Oracle
5 3 (1.94%) Workday
6 2 (1.29%) Cognos
6 2 (1.29%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.65%) EMC
7 1 (0.65%) F5
7 1 (0.65%) HP
7 1 (0.65%) Lumension
7 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.65%) Veeam