Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 33 27
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 206 173 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.45% 5.22% 6.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.14% 29.08% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 136 99
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.40% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £200 £243 £255
90th Percentile £542 £509 £517
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 14
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -6.86% +23.47%
10th Percentile £13.67 £12.89 £16.64
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.16% +4.17% +57.89%

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 641 595 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.08% 17.95% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 409 330
East Midlands median daily rate £383 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £215 £235
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 38
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +1.46% +14.17%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.20 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.60 £39.13 £33.65
England median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% +10.87% +21.05%

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 17 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 0 141 £400 +8.11% 1
Nottinghamshire +27 40 £350 -15.66% 5
Leicestershire -11 8 £400 +18.52%
Lincolnshire -1 6 £180 -44.62%
Northamptonshire -3 4 £525 +31.25%
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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.

1 206 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 68 (33.01%) SAP
3 40 (19.42%) Manufacturing
4 39 (18.93%) Oracle
5 35 (16.99%) Linux
5 35 (16.99%) ERP
6 33 (16.02%) Unix
7 29 (14.08%) Project Management
8 28 (13.59%) Finance
9 27 (13.11%) Windows
10 26 (12.62%) Solaris
10 26 (12.62%) Logistics
10 26 (12.62%) Degree
11 25 (12.14%) Sun
12 24 (11.65%) Migration
13 23 (11.17%) Veritas
13 23 (11.17%) ABAP
14 21 (10.19%) Python
15 20 (9.71%) Data Migration
16 19 (9.22%) Korn
16 19 (9.22%) SAP ERP
16 19 (9.22%) Presales
16 19 (9.22%) Perl
16 19 (9.22%) Aerospace
17 18 (8.74%) SQL
17 18 (8.74%) Active Directory
17 18 (8.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 17 (8.25%) Virtual Machines
18 17 (8.25%) Cisco
18 17 (8.25%) ITIL

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 8 (3.88%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.40%) Apache
2 7 (3.40%) iPlanet
2 7 (3.40%) JBoss
2 7 (3.40%) Oracle Application Server
2 7 (3.40%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.91%) WinCC
4 5 (2.43%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.46%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.46%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.46%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (0.97%) ArcGIS
6 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.97%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.97%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.49%) IIS
7 1 (0.49%) Luigi
Applications
1 8 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.40%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (9.22%) SAP ERP
2 10 (4.85%) Teamcenter
3 7 (3.40%) SAP MM
4 6 (2.91%) SAP CO
4 6 (2.91%) SAP FI
4 6 (2.91%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (2.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.97%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.49%) Primavera
7 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.49%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.49%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.49%) SAP QM
7 1 (0.49%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) Office 365
2 2 (0.97%) Boomi
2 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.49%) IaaS
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
3 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.31%) Firewall
2 10 (4.85%) DNS
3 8 (3.88%) DHCP
3 8 (3.88%) SAN
4 7 (3.40%) NAS
4 7 (3.40%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.91%) WAN
5 6 (2.91%) Wireless
6 5 (2.43%) LAN
7 3 (1.46%) LDAP
8 2 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.97%) FCoE
8 2 (0.97%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.97%) Link 16
8 2 (0.97%) Skype
8 2 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.49%) BGP
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (0.49%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.88%) RDBMS
2 8 (3.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.46%) Big Data
3 3 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.49%) Power BI
5 1 (0.49%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.49%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (6.31%) LSMW
2 4 (1.94%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.97%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.97%) JIRA
4 2 (0.97%) MSI
4 2 (0.97%) Selenium
4 2 (0.97%) Toad
5 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.49%) Subversion
5 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (19.42%) Manufacturing
2 28 (13.59%) Finance
3 19 (9.22%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.97%) Automotive
5 2 (0.97%) Avionics
5 2 (0.97%) Military
5 2 (0.97%) Retail
5 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (15.53%) Architect
2 23 (11.17%) Unix Engineer
3 22 (10.68%) Project Manager
4 19 (9.22%) Consultant
5 17 (8.25%) Technical Leader
6 15 (7.28%) Network Architect
7 13 (6.31%) Desktop Support
7 13 (6.31%) Solaris Engineer
8 11 (5.34%) Design Engineer
8 11 (5.34%) SAP Consultant
8 11 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.85%) Analyst
9 10 (4.85%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 8 (3.88%) Developer
10 8 (3.88%) SAP Architect
10 8 (3.88%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.40%) Data Migration Lead
11 7 (3.40%) SAP Data Migration Lead
12 6 (2.91%) Desktop Engineer
13 5 (2.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.28%) .NET
2 9 (4.37%) ASP.NET
3 7 (3.40%) J2EE
4 4 (1.94%) XML
5 3 (1.46%) JSON
5 3 (1.46%) WPF
6 2 (0.97%) COM
6 2 (0.97%) D3.js
6 2 (0.97%) DCOM
6 2 (0.97%) REST
6 2 (0.97%) XSD
6 2 (0.97%) XSL
7 1 (0.49%) Ajax
7 1 (0.49%) CSS
7 1 (0.49%) HTML
7 1 (0.49%) JMS
7 1 (0.49%) Middleware
7 1 (0.49%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.49%) SOAP
7 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.40%) Clustering
2 7 (3.40%) Data Centre
3 6 (2.91%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.94%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (1.94%) EMC VNX
4 4 (1.94%) HP Storage
4 4 (1.94%) Replication
5 3 (1.46%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.46%) User Experience
5 3 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.97%) CESG
6 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.97%) PMI
7 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.49%) PDA
7 1 (0.49%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.99%) Linux
2 33 (16.02%) Unix
3 27 (13.11%) Windows
4 26 (12.62%) Solaris
5 10 (4.85%) Windows 10
6 9 (4.37%) AIX
7 6 (2.91%) HPUX
7 6 (2.91%) SUSE
8 5 (2.43%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (16.99%) ERP
2 29 (14.08%) Project Management
3 26 (12.62%) Logistics
4 24 (11.65%) Migration
5 20 (9.71%) Data Migration
6 19 (9.22%) Presales
7 17 (8.25%) ITIL
8 16 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (5.83%) Service Delivery
11 11 (5.34%) Change Management
12 10 (4.85%) High Availability
12 10 (4.85%) Matrix Organization
12 10 (4.85%) PRINCE2
13 9 (4.37%) PLM
14 8 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (3.88%) Time Management
14 8 (3.88%) TOGAF
15 7 (3.40%) Load Balancing
15 7 (3.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.17%) ABAP
2 21 (10.19%) Python
3 19 (9.22%) Korn
3 19 (9.22%) Perl
4 18 (8.74%) SQL
5 7 (3.40%) C#
6 5 (2.43%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.94%) C
8 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.46%) C-shell
8 3 (1.46%) Java
8 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.97%) Scala
9 2 (0.97%) VB
9 2 (0.97%) VBA
9 2 (0.97%) XPath
9 2 (0.97%) XQuery
10 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.49%) XAML
Qualifications
1 206 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.62%) Degree
3 14 (6.80%) PMI Certification
4 13 (6.31%) PMP
5 10 (4.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (3.40%) CCNP
8 4 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.46%) CCDP
9 3 (1.46%) CCIE
9 3 (1.46%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.97%) HNC
10 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.49%) HND
11 1 (0.49%) ISEB
11 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.91%) PMO
2 3 (1.46%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.97%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.97%) MIL-STD-1553
3 2 (0.97%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (8.74%) Active Directory
1 18 (8.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 17 (8.25%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (4.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.43%) KVM
4 5 (2.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.94%) vSphere
6 3 (1.46%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.97%) Samba
8 1 (0.49%) Docker
8 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.49%) XenApp
8 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (2.43%) MOM
2 4 (1.94%) EMC VPLEX
3 3 (1.46%) Ionix
3 3 (1.46%) OpenView
4 2 (0.97%) MAILsweeper
4 2 (0.97%) Puppet
5 1 (0.49%) Ansible
5 1 (0.49%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.49%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.49%) OVSD
5 1 (0.49%) SCCM
5 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 68 (33.01%) SAP
2 39 (18.93%) Oracle
3 25 (12.14%) Sun
4 23 (11.17%) Veritas
5 17 (8.25%) Cisco
6 16 (7.77%) Microsoft
7 14 (6.80%) HP
8 11 (5.34%) Siemens
9 10 (4.85%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.40%) EMC
11 6 (2.91%) F5
11 6 (2.91%) VMware
12 5 (2.43%) PlateSpin
13 4 (1.94%) 3PAR
13 4 (1.94%) Cognos
14 3 (1.46%) Borland
14 3 (1.46%) Opsware
15 2 (0.97%) CommVault
15 2 (0.97%) Dell
15 2 (0.97%) Juniper