Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 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 Clearance
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 8 22
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 -5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 187 336 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.57% 11.13% 7.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.04% 49.78% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 249 166
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.87% +0.26%
10th Percentile £160 £230 £259
90th Percentile £550 £550 £515
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.11% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £28.75 £13.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.13% +116.21% -24.01%
10th Percentile £11.27 £16.39 £12.97
90th Percentile £18.34 £56.24 £43.10
England median hourly rate £35.00 £21.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year +64.71% -38.41% +11.65%

Security 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 479 675 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.39% 22.37% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 474 369
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £385 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £181 £231 £213
90th Percentile £550 £560 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 46 22
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £19.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.39% -12.23% +16.42%
10th Percentile £11.24 £13.25 £12.90
90th Percentile £17.62 £53.80 £42.13
England median hourly rate £28.52 £23.44 £25.50
% change year-on-year +21.66% -8.09% -0.62%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in the East Midlands

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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 Security Cleared in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in the East Midlands

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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 Security Cleared within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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 94 £360 -4.00% 9
Leicestershire +24 48 £430 +49.57% 9
Nottinghamshire -25 25 £500 +38.89% 12
Northamptonshire -3 12 £364 -19.11%
Lincolnshire +1 2 £280 +55.56%
Rutland -2 1 £165 -67.01%
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 147 (78.61%) SC Cleared
2 47 (25.13%) Windows
3 38 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (19.79%) DevOps
5 34 (18.18%) Java
6 26 (13.90%) Windows 10
7 23 (12.30%) Migration
8 22 (11.76%) JavaScript
9 20 (10.70%) Microsoft
9 20 (10.70%) Active Directory
10 19 (10.16%) BPSS Clearance
10 19 (10.16%) Windows 7
11 18 (9.63%) Web Services
12 17 (9.09%) Jenkins
13 15 (8.02%) XML
13 15 (8.02%) Oracle
13 15 (8.02%) Java EE
14 14 (7.49%) SQL Server
15 13 (6.95%) Informatica
15 13 (6.95%) Degree
15 13 (6.95%) Manufacturing
15 13 (6.95%) VMware
16 12 (6.42%) Scrum
16 12 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (6.42%) Visualisation
16 12 (6.42%) Test Automation
16 12 (6.42%) Windows Server
16 12 (6.42%) Ansible
16 12 (6.42%) Relational Database
16 12 (6.42%) Technical Leadership

Security 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 10 (5.35%) Apache
1 10 (5.35%) Tomcat
2 7 (3.74%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.21%) NetWeaver
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.60%) JBoss
5 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.07%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) HFM
1 5 (2.67%) Maximo
2 3 (1.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.88%) Office 365
2 10 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.74%) Amazon S3
3 7 (3.74%) Boomi
3 7 (3.74%) GitHub
4 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.53%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.53%) npm
6 1 (0.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.74%) Firewall
2 5 (2.67%) Wireless
3 4 (2.14%) VoIP
3 4 (2.14%) VPN
4 3 (1.60%) Network Security
4 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.60%) WebEx
5 2 (1.07%) DHCP
5 2 (1.07%) DNS
5 2 (1.07%) Intranet
5 2 (1.07%) SAN
5 2 (1.07%) Skype
5 2 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.53%) BGP
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.53%) Internet
6 1 (0.53%) LAN
6 1 (0.53%) OSPF
6 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.42%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.74%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 7 (3.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 7 (3.74%) Cognos Report Studio
3 7 (3.74%) Cognos Transformer
3 7 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.21%) DB2
4 6 (3.21%) DB2 UDB
4 6 (3.21%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (3.21%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.21%) Snowflake Schema
4 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.67%) Big Data
5 5 (2.67%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 17 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 8 (4.28%) Selenium
3 6 (3.21%) Cucumber
3 6 (3.21%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.67%) JUnit
5 4 (2.14%) Gradle
5 4 (2.14%) Maven
6 3 (1.60%) DbUnit
6 3 (1.60%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.60%) JIRA
6 3 (1.60%) JMeter
7 2 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.53%) CA Release Automation
8 1 (0.53%) GitLab
8 1 (0.53%) Protractor
8 1 (0.53%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.53%) Subversion
8 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (6.95%) Manufacturing
2 9 (4.81%) Aerospace
2 9 (4.81%) Finance
3 5 (2.67%) Back Office
4 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.07%) Electronics
5 2 (1.07%) Legal
5 2 (1.07%) Marketing
6 1 (0.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (19.79%) Developer
2 24 (12.83%) Architect
3 16 (8.56%) Analyst
4 10 (5.35%) Consultant
5 9 (4.81%) Deployment Engineer
5 9 (4.81%) Desktop Support
5 9 (4.81%) Java Developer
5 9 (4.81%) Support Engineer
6 8 (4.28%) Project Manager
7 7 (3.74%) Cognos Developer
7 7 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (3.74%) Integration Architect
7 7 (3.74%) Network Engineer
7 7 (3.74%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 7 (3.74%) Technical Architect
7 7 (3.74%) Technical Leader
8 6 (3.21%) Informatica Developer
9 5 (2.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (2.67%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
9 5 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.63%) Web Services
2 15 (8.02%) Java EE
2 15 (8.02%) XML
3 9 (4.81%) Apache NiFi
3 9 (4.81%) JSON
3 9 (4.81%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (4.28%) CSS
4 8 (4.28%) HTML
4 8 (4.28%) RESTful
5 7 (3.74%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (3.74%) IDoc
5 7 (3.74%) Middleware
5 7 (3.74%) Node.js
5 7 (3.74%) SAP PI
5 7 (3.74%) SAP XI
5 7 (3.74%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (3.21%) SOAP
7 5 (2.67%) Apache Camel
7 5 (2.67%) Gherkin
7 5 (2.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.21%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.14%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.60%) NHS
4 3 (1.60%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.07%) User Experience
5 2 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.53%) Clustering
6 1 (0.53%) CMDB
6 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.53%) iPhone
6 1 (0.53%) PDA
6 1 (0.53%) PKI
6 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (25.13%) Windows
2 26 (13.90%) Windows 10
3 19 (10.16%) Windows 7
4 12 (6.42%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.88%) Linux
6 8 (4.28%) Unix
7 7 (3.74%) Solaris
8 6 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.53%) AIX
9 1 (0.53%) Android
9 1 (0.53%) CentOS
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (19.79%) DevOps
3 23 (12.30%) Migration
4 12 (6.42%) Scrum
4 12 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (6.42%) Technical Leadership
4 12 (6.42%) Test Automation
4 12 (6.42%) Visualisation
5 11 (5.88%) Project Management
6 10 (5.35%) Data Modelling
6 10 (5.35%) Risk Management
6 10 (5.35%) SOA
7 8 (4.28%) API Development
7 8 (4.28%) CRM
7 8 (4.28%) ETL
7 8 (4.28%) ITIL
7 8 (4.28%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (3.74%) Logical Data Model
8 7 (3.74%) Physical Data Model
8 7 (3.74%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.18%) Java
2 22 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.81%) SQL
4 7 (3.74%) ABAP
4 7 (3.74%) Python
5 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.07%) C#
6 2 (1.07%) Java 8
7 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.53%) Groovy
7 1 (0.53%) R
7 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 147 (78.61%) SC Cleared
2 19 (10.16%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (6.95%) Degree
4 8 (4.28%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.74%) Master's Degree
6 6 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.67%) CCNA
7 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.14%) CISA
8 4 (2.14%) CISM
8 4 (2.14%) CISSP
8 4 (2.14%) DBS Check
8 4 (2.14%) ISSAP
8 4 (2.14%) ISSEP
8 4 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.60%) MCITP
9 3 (1.60%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.07%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (1.07%) QA
4 1 (0.53%) PMO
4 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (10.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (3.21%) vSphere
5 3 (1.60%) Docker
6 2 (1.07%) vCloud
6 2 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (6.42%) Ansible
2 11 (5.88%) SCCM
3 7 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.74%) Puppet
4 5 (2.67%) Kibana
4 5 (2.67%) logstash
5 3 (1.60%) Nagios
6 2 (1.07%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.07%) HP ALM
6 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.53%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.53%) Consul
7 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.53%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 20 (10.70%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.02%) Oracle
3 13 (6.95%) Informatica
3 13 (6.95%) VMware
4 10 (5.35%) Remedy
4 10 (5.35%) SAP
5 8 (4.28%) Cognos
5 8 (4.28%) IBM
6 7 (3.74%) Dell
7 6 (3.21%) Cisco
7 6 (3.21%) Netezza
7 6 (3.21%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.21%) Sun
7 6 (3.21%) Teradata
8 5 (2.67%) Hortonworks
8 5 (2.67%) Hyperion
9 4 (2.14%) Citrix
9 4 (2.14%) SolarWinds
9 4 (2.14%) WSO2
10 3 (1.60%) BMC