Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 33 12 21
Rank change year-on-year -21 +9 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 69 55 150
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.15% 10.74% 7.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.65% 48.25% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 77
10th Percentile £180 £126 £155
25th Percentile £275 £309 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £423 £425
Median % change year-on-year -17.16% -0.59% +3.66%
75th Percentile £425 £450 £538
90th Percentile £500 £509 £577
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 15
10th Percentile £16.27 £46.48 £13.40
25th Percentile £17.50 £46.81 "
Median hourly rate £32.50 £48.25 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -32.64% +175.71% -
75th Percentile £55.31 £49.31 "
90th Percentile £57.50 £49.43 £46.50
England median hourly rate £39.60 £40.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -1.00% -6.98% +115.00%

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 218 114 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.28% 22.27% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 76 221
10th Percentile £164 £150 £170
25th Percentile £275 £303 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £370 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year -7.50% - -
75th Percentile £488 £450 £519
90th Percentile £568 £528 £550
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 19
10th Percentile £13.17 £13.59 £13.66
25th Percentile £14.50 £18.75 £16.27
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +28.57% -
75th Percentile £24.08 £39.19 £20.31
90th Percentile £52.25 £48.98 £45.50
England median hourly rate £33.50 £33.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.10% -15.31% +77.78%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Security Cleared in the East Midlands

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Security Cleared in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Security Cleared in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in the East Midlands

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Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Security Cleared in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 2021. 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 -4 39 £350 -22.22% 3
Lincolnshire -1 14 £370 +92.56% 4
Nottinghamshire -15 9 £400 +166.67% 8
Northamptonshire -7 5 £300 -51.61% 1
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 54 (78.26%) SC Cleared
2 18 (26.09%) Windows
3 17 (24.64%) VMware
4 14 (20.29%) Oracle
4 14 (20.29%) Social Skills
5 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
6 9 (13.04%) Cisco
6 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 9 (13.04%) SAP
6 9 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (13.04%) Project Management
6 9 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
6 9 (13.04%) Workday
7 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (11.59%) Re-Platforming
7 8 (11.59%) Migration
7 8 (11.59%) SQL
7 8 (11.59%) Citrix
8 7 (10.14%) Finance
8 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (8.70%) Validation
9 6 (8.70%) Firewall
9 6 (8.70%) Wireless
9 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (8.70%) ITIL
9 6 (8.70%) Decision-Making
10 5 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (7.25%) PMP
10 5 (7.25%) PMI Certification
10 5 (7.25%) LAN

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 3 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (1.45%) SAS
2 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.45%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Azure
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft 365
1 3 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (1.45%) AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Azure Storage
2 1 (1.45%) GitHub
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
2 1 (1.45%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Firewall
1 6 (8.70%) Wireless
2 5 (7.25%) LAN
3 3 (4.35%) Internet
3 3 (4.35%) NetScaler
3 3 (4.35%) SAN
3 3 (4.35%) VPN
4 2 (2.90%) Network Security
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (1.45%) DHCP
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) SSL
5 1 (1.45%) VLAN
5 1 (1.45%) WAN
5 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) PowerCenter
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Power BI
4 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) SAS EBI
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) JIRA
1 3 (4.35%) TestRail
2 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.45%) Postman
General
1 14 (20.29%) Social Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Multimedia
3 3 (4.35%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Documentation Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.90%) Military
5 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Police
5 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Project Manager
2 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 8 (11.59%) Applications Manager
3 8 (11.59%) Applications Project Manager
4 5 (7.25%) IT Manager
4 5 (7.25%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) IT Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Network Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Consultant
6 3 (4.35%) Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 3 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.35%) Tester
7 2 (2.90%) Implementation Specialist
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Project Manager
7 2 (2.90%) Salesforce Project Manager
7 2 (2.90%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.90%) Node.js
2 2 (2.90%) SAML
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) CSS
3 1 (1.45%) HTML
3 1 (1.45%) JDBC
3 1 (1.45%) JSON
3 1 (1.45%) LDAP
3 1 (1.45%) OAuth
3 1 (1.45%) ODBC
3 1 (1.45%) Play Framework
3 1 (1.45%) React
3 1 (1.45%) REST
3 1 (1.45%) RESTful
3 1 (1.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.80%) BYOD
4 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.45%) Blog
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) CMDB
5 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) NHS
5 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.80%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.35%) Unix
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (4.35%) Windows Vista
5 2 (2.90%) VMS
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.45%) Linux
6 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
1 9 (13.04%) Project Management
2 8 (11.59%) Migration
2 8 (11.59%) Re-Platforming
3 6 (8.70%) Decision-Making
3 6 (8.70%) ITIL
3 6 (8.70%) Validation
4 5 (7.25%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.80%) Scrum
6 3 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.35%) Change Control
6 3 (4.35%) ETL
6 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (4.35%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.35%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.90%) Data Enrichment
7 2 (2.90%) Runbook
7 2 (2.90%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) C#
3 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.45%) Go
4 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.45%) Python
4 1 (1.45%) Ruby
4 1 (1.45%) Scala
4 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (78.26%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (7.25%) PMI Certification
3 5 (7.25%) PMP
4 4 (5.80%) CCNP
5 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.90%) CCNA
5 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.45%) MCSA
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.90%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) Accessibility
3 1 (1.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.25%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.35%) XenApp
4 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.90%) vSphere
6 1 (1.45%) Docker
6 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) SCCM
1 2 (2.90%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.45%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.45%) Terraform
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Storage Server
2 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) VMware
2 14 (20.29%) Oracle
3 9 (13.04%) Cisco
3 9 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (13.04%) SAP
3 9 (13.04%) Workday
4 8 (11.59%) Citrix
5 4 (5.80%) Aerohive Networks
5 4 (5.80%) Brocade
5 4 (5.80%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (5.80%) Ivanti
5 4 (5.80%) Ruckus Wireless
6 3 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 3 (4.35%) BT
6 3 (4.35%) IBM
7 2 (2.90%) CommVault
7 2 (2.90%) Informatica
7 2 (2.90%) Isilon
7 2 (2.90%) Nimble Storage