Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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 Clearance
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 16 19
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 196 288 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.19% 9.04% 7.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.52% 44.51% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 218 195
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £389 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.89% +2.30% -2.56%
10th Percentile £127 £212 £253
90th Percentile £550 £550 £511
England median daily rate £455 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +5.45% +1.53% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 14
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £13.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.11% +238.41% -28.20%
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.63
% change year-on-year - +4.80% -4.58%

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 496 647 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.20% 20.31% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 443 412
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +3.27% +2.00%
10th Percentile £164 £213 £215
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 39 30
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.72% +1.46%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.12 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.48% +0.48% +6.95%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Security Cleared in the East Midlands

Security 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 Security Cleared within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 November 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 88 £380 -4.40% 14
Leicestershire +30 57 £419 +27.86% 1
Nottinghamshire -1 33 £500 +44.93% 8
Northamptonshire -5 9 £370 -29.62% 5
Lincolnshire +1 1 £280 +55.56% 9
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 162 (82.65%) SC Cleared
2 50 (25.51%) Java
3 48 (24.49%) Windows
4 43 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (20.92%) DevOps
6 32 (16.33%) Windows 10
7 30 (15.31%) Java EE
8 27 (13.78%) XML
8 27 (13.78%) Windows 7
9 26 (13.27%) Migration
10 24 (12.24%) JavaScript
10 24 (12.24%) Active Directory
11 20 (10.20%) JSON
11 20 (10.20%) Microsoft
11 20 (10.20%) Tomcat
12 19 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (9.69%) SCCM
12 19 (9.69%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (9.18%) BPSS Clearance
14 16 (8.16%) Relational Database
14 16 (8.16%) Amazon S3
15 15 (7.65%) API Development
15 15 (7.65%) HTML
15 15 (7.65%) CSS
16 14 (7.14%) Jenkins
17 13 (6.63%) Visualisation
17 13 (6.63%) Informatica
17 13 (6.63%) Web Services
17 13 (6.63%) Oracle
18 12 (6.12%) Degree

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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 20 (10.20%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.55%) Apache
3 5 (2.55%) JBoss
4 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.51%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.53%) SAP HR
1 3 (1.53%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (8.16%) Amazon S3
3 10 (5.10%) Office 365
4 8 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (2.04%) GitHub
7 3 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (1.02%) Boomi
8 2 (1.02%) npm
8 2 (1.02%) SaaS
9 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.51%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.51%) PaaS
9 1 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.08%) Firewall
2 4 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.04%) VoIP
2 4 (2.04%) VPN
2 4 (2.04%) Wireless
3 3 (1.53%) Network Security
4 2 (1.02%) DHCP
4 2 (1.02%) DNS
4 2 (1.02%) Intranet
4 2 (1.02%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.51%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.51%) SAN
5 1 (0.51%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.51%) WAN
5 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.16%) Relational Database
2 11 (5.61%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.08%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 7 (3.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 7 (3.57%) Cognos Report Studio
4 7 (3.57%) Cognos Transformer
4 7 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 7 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.06%) DB2
5 6 (3.06%) DB2 UDB
5 6 (3.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (3.06%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.06%) Snowflake Schema
5 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.55%) MySQL
6 5 (2.55%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 14 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 11 (5.61%) Cucumber
3 8 (4.08%) Selenium
4 7 (3.57%) JUnit
5 6 (3.06%) Gradle
5 6 (3.06%) Maven
6 5 (2.55%) DbUnit
6 5 (2.55%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.55%) JIRA
6 5 (2.55%) JMeter
7 4 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.53%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.51%) Babel
9 1 (0.51%) CA Release Automation
9 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.51%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.51%) Subversion
9 1 (0.51%) Toad
9 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.51%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (3.06%) Finance
1 6 (3.06%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.53%) Legal
3 2 (1.02%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.51%) Automotive
4 1 (0.51%) Electronics
4 1 (0.51%) Law
4 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (26.53%) Developer
2 22 (11.22%) Java Developer
3 19 (9.69%) Architect
4 14 (7.14%) Consultant
5 13 (6.63%) Analyst
5 13 (6.63%) Desktop Support
6 11 (5.61%) Technical Leader
7 9 (4.59%) Deployment Engineer
7 9 (4.59%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
8 8 (4.08%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 8 (4.08%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.57%) Cognos Developer
9 7 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (3.06%) Informatica Developer
10 6 (3.06%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.06%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
10 6 (3.06%) Technical Architect
11 5 (2.55%) Floorwalker
11 5 (2.55%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.31%) Java EE
2 27 (13.78%) XML
3 20 (10.20%) JSON
4 19 (9.69%) RabbitMQ
5 15 (7.65%) CSS
5 15 (7.65%) HTML
6 13 (6.63%) Web Services
7 10 (5.10%) Apache Camel
7 10 (5.10%) J2EE
8 9 (4.59%) Gherkin
9 8 (4.08%) Spring
10 7 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (3.06%) Hibernate
11 6 (3.06%) Swagger
12 5 (2.55%) JPA
13 4 (2.04%) HTML5
13 4 (2.04%) JAX-RS
13 4 (2.04%) Node.js
13 4 (2.04%) REST
13 4 (2.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.02%) Clustering
4 2 (1.02%) NHS
4 2 (1.02%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.51%) CMDB
5 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.51%) iPhone
5 1 (0.51%) PDA
5 1 (0.51%) PKI
5 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (24.49%) Windows
2 32 (16.33%) Windows 10
3 27 (13.78%) Windows 7
4 7 (3.57%) Linux
5 6 (3.06%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.04%) Unix
7 3 (1.53%) Android
8 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.51%) AIX
9 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.51%) Solaris
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (20.92%) DevOps
3 26 (13.27%) Migration
4 15 (7.65%) API Development
5 13 (6.63%) Visualisation
6 12 (6.12%) Scrum
6 12 (6.12%) Test Automation
7 10 (5.10%) ITIL
7 10 (5.10%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 10 (5.10%) Project Management
7 10 (5.10%) Test Scripting
7 10 (5.10%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (5.10%) Web Development
8 9 (4.59%) Risk Management
8 9 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.08%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.08%) Data Modelling
9 8 (4.08%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.57%) Change Management
10 7 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.51%) Java
2 24 (12.24%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.59%) SQL
4 7 (3.57%) Java 8
4 7 (3.57%) Python
5 5 (2.55%) C#
6 4 (2.04%) ABAP
7 3 (1.53%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.02%) R
9 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.51%) C
9 1 (0.51%) Go
9 1 (0.51%) Perl
9 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.51%) Scala
9 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.51%) XPath
9 1 (0.51%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 162 (82.65%) SC Cleared
2 18 (9.18%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (6.12%) Degree
4 10 (5.10%) DV Cleared
5 7 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.57%) Master's Degree
6 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.04%) CCNA
7 4 (2.04%) CISA
7 4 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.04%) CISM
7 4 (2.04%) CISSP
7 4 (2.04%) ISSAP
7 4 (2.04%) ISSEP
7 4 (2.04%) MCITP
7 4 (2.04%) MCSE
8 3 (1.53%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.02%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.04%) SLA
3 3 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 2 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 24 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.04%) Docker
3 4 (2.04%) vCloud
4 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (9.69%) SCCM
2 10 (5.10%) Ansible
3 8 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.08%) Puppet
4 5 (2.55%) Kibana
4 5 (2.55%) logstash
5 3 (1.53%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.02%) HP ALM
6 2 (1.02%) Nagios
6 2 (1.02%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.51%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.63%) Informatica
2 13 (6.63%) Oracle
3 12 (6.12%) VMware
4 9 (4.59%) Remedy
5 7 (3.57%) Cognos
6 6 (3.06%) Netezza
6 6 (3.06%) SAP
6 6 (3.06%) Teradata
7 5 (2.55%) Hortonworks
8 4 (2.04%) Cisco
8 4 (2.04%) Citrix
9 3 (1.53%) BMC
9 3 (1.53%) Verint
9 3 (1.53%) Workday
10 2 (1.02%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.02%) HP
10 2 (1.02%) McAfee
10 2 (1.02%) Micro Focus
10 2 (1.02%) SolarWinds