Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 27 34
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -5
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 184 212 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.87% 6.66% 5.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.05% 31.98% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 160 127
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.81% +2.07% -3.23%
10th Percentile £139 £199 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
England median daily rate £463 £437 £425
% change year-on-year +5.77% +2.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 11
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £18.70 £32.58
% change year-on-year +87.17% -42.60% -6.92%

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 525 663 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.59% 20.83% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 452 398
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £383 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.51% -0.26% +2.33%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £213
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 43 27
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year - -1.96% +5.24%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -1 91 £370 -7.50% 8
Leicestershire +44 53 £425 +25.93% 1
Nottinghamshire -6 28 £500 +39.28% 1
Northamptonshire -10 7 £315 -51.62% 1
Lincolnshire +2 1 - - 2
Rutland - 1 £165 -
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 184 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (27.72%) Java
2 51 (27.72%) Windows
3 45 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (23.37%) DevOps
5 29 (15.76%) Windows 10
6 28 (15.22%) Java EE
7 26 (14.13%) JavaScript
8 25 (13.59%) Migration
9 24 (13.04%) Active Directory
10 23 (12.50%) XML
10 23 (12.50%) Windows 7
11 19 (10.33%) Web Services
12 18 (9.78%) Tomcat
12 18 (9.78%) Microsoft
12 18 (9.78%) Scrum
12 18 (9.78%) JSON
13 17 (9.24%) VMware
13 17 (9.24%) RabbitMQ
13 17 (9.24%) Jenkins
14 16 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (8.15%) Relational Database
15 15 (8.15%) SCCM
15 15 (8.15%) Oracle
16 14 (7.61%) HTML
16 14 (7.61%) CSS
16 14 (7.61%) Linux
16 14 (7.61%) Amazon S3
16 14 (7.61%) BPSS Clearance
16 14 (7.61%) Windows Server

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 (9.78%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.43%) Apache
3 7 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (3.80%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.26%) NetWeaver
5 5 (2.72%) JBoss
6 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) HFM
1 5 (2.72%) Maximo
2 3 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.61%) Amazon S3
3 11 (5.98%) Office 365
4 9 (4.89%) Boomi
5 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (2.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.72%) GitHub
7 3 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.09%) npm
9 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.54%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.54%) SaaS
9 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.26%) Firewall
2 5 (2.72%) Wireless
3 4 (2.17%) VoIP
4 3 (1.63%) DHCP
4 3 (1.63%) DNS
4 3 (1.63%) Network Security
4 3 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.63%) VPN
5 2 (1.09%) SAN
5 2 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.54%) BGP
6 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.54%) Intranet
6 1 (0.54%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.54%) LAN
6 1 (0.54%) OSPF
6 1 (0.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.15%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.43%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.80%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 6 (3.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 6 (3.26%) Cognos Report Studio
4 6 (3.26%) Cognos Transformer
4 6 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.26%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (2.72%) Big Data
5 5 (2.72%) DB2
5 5 (2.72%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (2.72%) MySQL
5 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (2.72%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.72%) Snowflake Schema
5 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (9.24%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.98%) Cucumber
3 9 (4.89%) Selenium
4 7 (3.80%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.80%) JUnit
5 6 (3.26%) Gradle
5 6 (3.26%) Maven
6 5 (2.72%) DbUnit
6 5 (2.72%) JMeter
7 4 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.63%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.63%) JIRA
9 1 (0.54%) GitLab
9 1 (0.54%) Grunt
9 1 (0.54%) gulp
9 1 (0.54%) Protractor
9 1 (0.54%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.54%) Subversion
9 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.54%) webpack
General
1 10 (5.43%) Manufacturing
2 8 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 6 (3.26%) Finance
4 5 (2.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.54%) Law
5 1 (0.54%) Military
5 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (25.54%) Developer
2 21 (11.41%) Architect
2 21 (11.41%) Java Developer
3 12 (6.52%) Consultant
3 12 (6.52%) Technical Leader
4 11 (5.98%) Support Engineer
5 9 (4.89%) Analyst
5 9 (4.89%) Deployment Engineer
5 9 (4.89%) Desktop Support
5 9 (4.89%) Technical Architect
6 8 (4.35%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 7 (3.80%) Network Engineer
7 7 (3.80%) Project Manager
7 7 (3.80%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
8 6 (3.26%) Cognos Developer
8 6 (3.26%) Integration Architect
8 6 (3.26%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
8 6 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (2.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (2.72%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.22%) Java EE
2 23 (12.50%) XML
3 19 (10.33%) Web Services
4 18 (9.78%) JSON
5 17 (9.24%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (7.61%) CSS
6 14 (7.61%) HTML
7 10 (5.43%) RESTful
8 9 (4.89%) Gherkin
8 9 (4.89%) J2EE
9 8 (4.35%) Apache Camel
10 7 (3.80%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (3.80%) IDoc
10 7 (3.80%) Middleware
10 7 (3.80%) SAP PI
10 7 (3.80%) SAP XI
10 7 (3.80%) SOAP
10 7 (3.80%) Spring
10 7 (3.80%) WebSphere MQ
11 6 (3.26%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.09%) Clustering
3 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.09%) PKI
3 2 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.54%) PDA
4 1 (0.54%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.54%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (27.72%) Windows
2 29 (15.76%) Windows 10
3 23 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 14 (7.61%) Linux
4 14 (7.61%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.43%) Unix
6 7 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.80%) Solaris
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.54%) AIX
8 1 (0.54%) CentOS
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (23.37%) DevOps
3 25 (13.59%) Migration
4 18 (9.78%) Scrum
5 13 (7.07%) API Development
6 12 (6.52%) Test Automation
7 11 (5.98%) SOA
7 11 (5.98%) Technical Leadership
7 11 (5.98%) Visualisation
8 10 (5.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (5.43%) Web Development
9 9 (4.89%) Project Management
9 9 (4.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.35%) CRM
10 8 (4.35%) Microservices
10 8 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (3.80%) Computer Science
11 7 (3.80%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.80%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 51 (27.72%) Java
2 26 (14.13%) JavaScript
3 12 (6.52%) SQL
4 7 (3.80%) ABAP
4 7 (3.80%) Java 8
4 7 (3.80%) Python
5 4 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.63%) C#
7 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.54%) C
7 1 (0.54%) Groovy
7 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.54%) R
7 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.54%) XPath
7 1 (0.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 184 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (7.07%) Degree
4 10 (5.43%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.72%) CCNA
6 5 (2.72%) Master's Degree
7 4 (2.17%) MCITP
7 4 (2.17%) MCSE
8 3 (1.63%) CCNP
8 3 (1.63%) CISA
8 3 (1.63%) CISM
8 3 (1.63%) ISSAP
8 3 (1.63%) ISSEP
8 3 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.63%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.63%) PMP
8 3 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 3 (1.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (3.26%) vSphere
5 4 (2.17%) vCloud
6 3 (1.63%) Docker
7 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (8.15%) SCCM
2 12 (6.52%) Ansible
3 9 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.89%) Puppet
4 5 (2.72%) Kibana
4 5 (2.72%) logstash
5 3 (1.63%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.63%) Nagios
6 2 (1.09%) HP ALM
6 2 (1.09%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.54%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.54%) Consul
7 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (9.78%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.24%) VMware
3 15 (8.15%) Oracle
4 11 (5.98%) Informatica
5 10 (5.43%) Remedy
6 8 (4.35%) Dell
6 8 (4.35%) IBM
6 8 (4.35%) SAP
7 7 (3.80%) Cisco
7 7 (3.80%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.26%) Cognos
8 6 (3.26%) Sun
9 5 (2.72%) Citrix
9 5 (2.72%) Hortonworks
9 5 (2.72%) Hyperion
9 5 (2.72%) Netezza
9 5 (2.72%) Teradata
10 4 (2.17%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.17%) WSO2
11 3 (1.63%) Verint