Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 28 36
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 164 195 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.97% 6.33% 4.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.47% 32.50% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 151 124
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -8.54%
10th Percentile £133 £200 £221
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £458 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.65% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 13
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
England median hourly rate £34.95 £20.01 £34.00
% change year-on-year +74.64% -41.14% +19.30%

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 490 600 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.85% 19.49% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 403 405
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £168 £213 £231
90th Percentile £544 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 34 28
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.87 £25.50
% change year-on-year -6.94% +5.35% +13.33%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 £388 -3.13% 6
Leicestershire +32 33 £413 +3.13% 4
Nottinghamshire +2 24 £475 +38.69% 3
Northamptonshire -16 7 £415 -21.05% 2
Lincolnshire +1 1 - - 3
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 46 (28.05%) Windows
3 42 (25.61%) Java
4 36 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (19.51%) Windows 10
6 29 (17.68%) DevOps
6 29 (17.68%) Java EE
7 27 (16.46%) Migration
8 25 (15.24%) XML
8 25 (15.24%) Windows 7
9 20 (12.20%) JSON
10 19 (11.59%) Tomcat
11 18 (10.98%) JavaScript
11 18 (10.98%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (9.76%) Active Directory
12 16 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (9.15%) Amazon S3
13 15 (9.15%) Relational Database
13 15 (9.15%) BPSS Clearance
14 13 (7.93%) API Development
14 13 (7.93%) HTML
14 13 (7.93%) CSS
15 12 (7.32%) DV Cleared
16 11 (6.71%) Microsoft
17 10 (6.10%) Web Services
17 10 (6.10%) Linux
17 10 (6.10%) Manufacturing
17 10 (6.10%) Informatica
17 10 (6.10%) McAfee
17 10 (6.10%) Configuration Management

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 19 (11.59%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.05%) JBoss
4 1 (0.61%) Apache
4 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) SAP HR
1 3 (1.83%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (9.15%) Amazon S3
3 10 (6.10%) Office 365
4 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.83%) Boomi
7 2 (1.22%) npm
8 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.61%) IaaS
8 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.61%) SaaS
8 1 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.05%) Firewall
2 4 (2.44%) NAS
3 3 (1.83%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.22%) DHCP
4 2 (1.22%) DNS
5 1 (0.61%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (0.61%) Intranet
5 1 (0.61%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.61%) SAN
5 1 (0.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.15%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.66%) Hadoop
3 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.05%) Big Data
4 5 (3.05%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 5 (3.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 5 (3.05%) Cognos Report Studio
4 5 (3.05%) Cognos Transformer
4 5 (3.05%) DB2
4 5 (3.05%) DB2 UDB
4 5 (3.05%) MySQL
4 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (3.05%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.05%) Snowflake Schema
4 5 (3.05%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Cucumber
2 6 (3.66%) Gradle
2 6 (3.66%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.66%) JUnit
2 6 (3.66%) Maven
3 5 (3.05%) DbUnit
3 5 (3.05%) JMeter
4 4 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.22%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.22%) JIRA
5 2 (1.22%) Selenium
5 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.61%) Babel
6 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.61%) Grunt
6 1 (0.61%) gulp
6 1 (0.61%) Subversion
6 1 (0.61%) Toad
6 1 (0.61%) webpack
6 1 (0.61%) WinRunner
General
1 10 (6.10%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.05%) Finance
3 2 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.61%) Law
4 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (24.39%) Developer
2 22 (13.41%) Consultant
2 22 (13.41%) Java Developer
3 18 (10.98%) Desktop Support
4 14 (8.54%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
5 12 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (7.32%) Architect
6 9 (5.49%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 9 (5.49%) Deployment Engineer
6 9 (5.49%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 9 (5.49%) Technical Leader
7 7 (4.27%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
8 6 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (3.66%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.05%) Analyst
9 5 (3.05%) Cognos Developer
9 5 (3.05%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (3.05%) Informatica Developer
9 5 (3.05%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.05%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.68%) Java EE
2 25 (15.24%) XML
3 20 (12.20%) JSON
4 18 (10.98%) RabbitMQ
5 13 (7.93%) CSS
5 13 (7.93%) HTML
6 10 (6.10%) Web Services
7 9 (5.49%) J2EE
8 8 (4.88%) Apache Camel
9 7 (4.27%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (4.27%) Gherkin
10 6 (3.66%) Spring
10 6 (3.66%) Swagger
11 5 (3.05%) Hibernate
11 5 (3.05%) JPA
12 4 (2.44%) JAX-RS
12 4 (2.44%) JSF
12 4 (2.44%) REST
12 4 (2.44%) RESTful
13 3 (1.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
1 6 (3.66%) Virtual Team
2 2 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.22%) Clustering
2 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.61%) PDA
3 1 (0.61%) PKI
3 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
3 1 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.05%) Windows
2 32 (19.51%) Windows 10
3 25 (15.24%) Windows 7
4 10 (6.10%) Linux
5 7 (4.27%) Unix
5 7 (4.27%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.44%) Solaris
7 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) AIX
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.61%) VMS
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (17.68%) DevOps
3 27 (16.46%) Migration
4 13 (7.93%) API Development
5 10 (6.10%) Configuration Management
5 10 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (6.10%) Visualisation
5 10 (6.10%) Web Development
6 9 (5.49%) Scrum
7 8 (4.88%) ITIL
7 8 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 8 (4.88%) Risk Management
8 7 (4.27%) Data Migration
8 7 (4.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 7 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.27%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (3.66%) Change Management
9 6 (3.66%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.05%) Data Modelling
10 5 (3.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (25.61%) Java
2 18 (10.98%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.10%) PowerShell
4 9 (5.49%) Python
5 7 (4.27%) Java 8
6 6 (3.66%) SQL
7 3 (1.83%) ABAP
7 3 (1.83%) Korn
7 3 (1.83%) Perl
8 2 (1.22%) C#
9 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.61%) R
9 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.61%) XPath
9 1 (0.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 164 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 10 (6.10%) Degree
5 6 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (3.05%) Master's Degree
6 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.44%) MCITP
7 4 (2.44%) MCSE
8 3 (1.83%) CISA
8 3 (1.83%) CISM
8 3 (1.83%) CISSP
8 3 (1.83%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.83%) ISSAP
8 3 (1.83%) ISSEP
9 2 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.22%) PMP
10 1 (0.61%) CCNA
10 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (2.44%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 16 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.44%) vCloud
3 4 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (6.10%) SCCM
2 9 (5.49%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.66%) Puppet
4 5 (3.05%) Ansible
4 5 (3.05%) Kibana
4 5 (3.05%) logstash
5 3 (1.83%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.22%) HP ALM
6 2 (1.22%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (6.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.10%) Informatica
2 10 (6.10%) McAfee
3 9 (5.49%) Oracle
3 9 (5.49%) VMware
4 8 (4.88%) SAP
5 5 (3.05%) Cognos
5 5 (3.05%) Hortonworks
5 5 (3.05%) Netezza
5 5 (3.05%) Teradata
6 4 (2.44%) Veritas
7 3 (1.83%) Cisco
7 3 (1.83%) Citrix
7 3 (1.83%) HP
7 3 (1.83%) Workday
8 2 (1.22%) Computacenter
8 2 (1.22%) Dell
9 1 (0.61%) IBM
9 1 (0.61%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.61%) Red Hat