Period
to 16 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 44 27
Rank change year-on-year +21 -17 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 235 148 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.76% 4.72% 6.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.18% 27.72% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 112 108
East Midlands median daily rate £395 £380 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.95% -2.56% -2.88%
10th Percentile £205 £250 £262
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 7 13
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £13.60 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.72% -22.31% +4.48%
10th Percentile £14.89 £12.96 £16.38
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.30 £18.52
England median hourly rate £18.70 £37.25 £35.25
% change year-on-year -49.80% +5.67% +81.23%

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 668 534 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.06% 17.02% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 365 339
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £231 £213 £250
90th Percentile £560 £550 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 21 37
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +18.66% -
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.89 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.80 £42.50 £23.75
England median hourly rate £23.38 £25.50 £25.66
% change year-on-year -8.33% -0.62% +35.05%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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 +2 154 £400 +6.67% 6
Nottinghamshire +38 51 £359 -17.94% 4
Leicestershire -7 7 £338 - 1
Northamptonshire +1 6 £450 +12.50% 1
Lincolnshire +3 4 £180 +5.88% 7
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 235 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 49 (20.85%) Manufacturing
3 45 (19.15%) SAP
4 34 (14.47%) Windows
5 31 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (12.77%) Project Management
7 29 (12.34%) Linux
8 27 (11.49%) Oracle
9 25 (10.64%) Unix
9 25 (10.64%) Degree
10 24 (10.21%) Migration
10 24 (10.21%) Finance
10 24 (10.21%) PLM
10 24 (10.21%) Microsoft
11 23 (9.79%) Logistics
12 21 (8.94%) SQL
12 21 (8.94%) Presales
13 19 (8.09%) Cisco
14 18 (7.66%) Aerospace
14 18 (7.66%) ABAP
14 18 (7.66%) ERP
15 17 (7.23%) ITIL
15 17 (7.23%) Active Directory
16 16 (6.81%) PMI Certification
16 16 (6.81%) Data Migration
17 15 (6.38%) High Availability
17 15 (6.38%) Solaris
17 15 (6.38%) Service Delivery
17 15 (6.38%) Firewall
18 14 (5.96%) AIX

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 (3.83%) JBoss
2 6 (2.55%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.55%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.13%) Apache
3 5 (2.13%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.13%) iPlanet
3 5 (2.13%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
3 5 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (1.70%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.28%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.43%) Confluence
7 1 (0.43%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) Luigi
Applications
1 10 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.98%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.98%) SAP MM
2 6 (2.55%) SAP CO
2 6 (2.55%) SAP FI
2 6 (2.55%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (1.70%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.85%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.85%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.43%) Primavera
5 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.43%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.43%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.43%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.43%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.26%) SaaS
2 8 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.98%) PaaS
4 5 (2.13%) Boomi
5 3 (1.28%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.85%) Office 365
7 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.38%) Firewall
2 11 (4.68%) SAN
3 10 (4.26%) NAS
4 8 (3.40%) Wireless
5 7 (2.98%) DNS
5 7 (2.98%) WAN
6 6 (2.55%) LAN
7 5 (2.13%) DHCP
7 5 (2.13%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.28%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.28%) LDAP
9 2 (0.85%) FCoE
9 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.43%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.43%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.43%) Network Security
10 1 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.40%) Big Data
2 8 (3.40%) Power BI
3 7 (2.98%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 7 (2.98%) Cognos Report Studio
3 7 (2.98%) DecisionStream
3 7 (2.98%) Semantic Layer
3 7 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.13%) PowerCenter
4 5 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.43%) MS Access
7 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (4.26%) LSMW
2 6 (2.55%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.70%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.28%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.28%) JIRA
5 2 (0.85%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.85%) MSI
5 2 (0.85%) Selenium
5 2 (0.85%) Toad
6 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.43%) Subversion
6 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (20.85%) Manufacturing
2 24 (10.21%) Finance
3 18 (7.66%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.28%) Games
4 3 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.85%) Automotive
5 2 (0.85%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (19.15%) Architect
2 25 (10.64%) Consultant
3 23 (9.79%) Project Manager
4 19 (8.09%) Network Architect
5 16 (6.81%) Desktop Support
5 16 (6.81%) Developer
6 14 (5.96%) Security Architect
7 13 (5.53%) Analyst
8 12 (5.11%) Support Engineer
8 12 (5.11%) Unix Engineer
9 11 (4.68%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 9 (3.83%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (3.83%) SAP Consultant
11 8 (3.40%) Data Engineer
11 8 (3.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 8 (3.40%) SAP Architect
11 8 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.40%) Technical Leader
12 7 (2.98%) Security Consultant
13 6 (2.55%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.98%) .NET
1 7 (2.98%) JSON
1 7 (2.98%) XML
2 6 (2.55%) Play Framework
3 5 (2.13%) J2EE
3 5 (2.13%) REST
4 4 (1.70%) SOAP
4 4 (1.70%) XSD
4 4 (1.70%) XSL
5 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.85%) CSS
6 2 (0.85%) D3.js
6 2 (0.85%) HTML
7 1 (0.43%) Ajax
7 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.43%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.43%) jQuery
7 1 (0.43%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.43%) WCF
7 1 (0.43%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.68%) Clustering
3 10 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.83%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.98%) HACMP
6 6 (2.55%) EMC VMAX
6 6 (2.55%) EMC VNX
6 6 (2.55%) HP Storage
6 6 (2.55%) LPAR
6 6 (2.55%) Replication
7 3 (1.28%) PMI
8 2 (0.85%) CESG
8 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.85%) User Experience
8 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.43%) PDA
9 1 (0.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 34 (14.47%) Windows
2 29 (12.34%) Linux
3 25 (10.64%) Unix
4 15 (6.38%) Solaris
5 14 (5.96%) AIX
5 14 (5.96%) Windows 10
6 11 (4.68%) HPUX
7 10 (4.26%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.70%) SUSE
10 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (12.77%) Project Management
3 24 (10.21%) Migration
3 24 (10.21%) PLM
4 23 (9.79%) Logistics
5 21 (8.94%) Presales
6 18 (7.66%) ERP
7 17 (7.23%) ITIL
8 16 (6.81%) Data Migration
9 15 (6.38%) High Availability
9 15 (6.38%) Service Delivery
10 13 (5.53%) Analytics
10 13 (5.53%) Change Management
11 12 (5.11%) DevOps
11 12 (5.11%) Kanban
12 11 (4.68%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (4.68%) PRINCE2
13 10 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (4.26%) Matrix Organization
13 10 (4.26%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.94%) SQL
2 18 (7.66%) ABAP
3 12 (5.11%) Python
4 10 (4.26%) Java
5 7 (2.98%) Scala
6 6 (2.55%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.13%) C#
7 5 (2.13%) R
8 4 (1.70%) Korn
8 4 (1.70%) Perl
8 4 (1.70%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.70%) XPath
8 4 (1.70%) XQuery
9 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.85%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.85%) C
10 2 (0.85%) C-shell
10 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.85%) VBA
11 1 (0.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 235 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (10.64%) Degree
3 16 (6.81%) PMI Certification
4 14 (5.96%) PMP
5 12 (5.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.26%) CCNP
8 9 (3.83%) DV Cleared
9 8 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.70%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.28%) CCDP
11 3 (1.28%) CCIE
12 2 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.85%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.43%) CCNA
13 1 (0.43%) ISEB
13 1 (0.43%) MCSE
13 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.98%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.55%) PMO
3 4 (1.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (1.70%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.70%) RMADS
4 3 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.28%) SLA
5 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 17 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.68%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.26%) KVM
4 9 (3.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 9 (3.83%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.98%) PowerHA
6 6 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (2.55%) vSphere
6 6 (2.55%) Xen
7 3 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.85%) Samba
8 2 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.43%) Docker
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.43%) NFS
9 1 (0.43%) XenApp
9 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (2.55%) EMC VPLEX
2 5 (2.13%) MOM
3 3 (1.28%) Ionix
3 3 (1.28%) OpenView
4 2 (0.85%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.85%) Puppet
4 2 (0.85%) SCCM
5 1 (0.43%) Ansible
5 1 (0.43%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.43%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 45 (19.15%) SAP
2 27 (11.49%) Oracle
3 24 (10.21%) Microsoft
4 19 (8.09%) Cisco
5 14 (5.96%) HP
5 14 (5.96%) IBM
6 13 (5.53%) Veritas
7 11 (4.68%) Cognos
7 11 (4.68%) Red Hat
8 9 (3.83%) EMC
9 8 (3.40%) Tableau
9 8 (3.40%) VMware
10 7 (2.98%) Sun
11 6 (2.55%) 3PAR
11 6 (2.55%) F5
12 5 (2.13%) Dell
12 5 (2.13%) Informatica
12 5 (2.13%) Siemens
13 4 (1.70%) PlateSpin
14 3 (1.28%) Opsware