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 3 months to 23 June 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 Clearance
England / East Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 25 21
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 133 90 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.76% 5.81% 6.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.33% 34.88% 42.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 63 43
Median daily rate £410 £401 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.37% -1.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £227 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £584 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £383 £393
% change year-on-year +7.18% -2.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £17.38 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +187.76% -8.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £32.66 £31.40
% change year-on-year +16.36% +3.99%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 281 258 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 18.51% 16.65% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 172 132
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £589 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.10 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.62% +24.80%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -1 91 £410 +25.76% 3
Leicestershire -4 12 £400 +18.51%
Lincolnshire 0 9 - - 1
Northamptonshire -2 9 £425 -17.07%
Nottinghamshire -16 3 £350 -41.66% 1
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 211 (79.92%) SC Cleared
2 105 (39.77%) SAP
3 64 (24.24%) ERP
4 55 (20.83%) Manufacturing
5 51 (19.32%) Windows
6 48 (18.18%) SAP ERP
7 47 (17.80%) Oracle
8 43 (16.29%) Logistics
9 37 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (13.64%) Degree
11 32 (12.12%) Microsoft
12 31 (11.74%) Sun
12 31 (11.74%) Veritas
12 31 (11.74%) SQL Server
12 31 (11.74%) Solaris
12 31 (11.74%) Linux
12 31 (11.74%) Unix
12 31 (11.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 30 (11.36%) Project Management
14 29 (10.98%) .NET
15 27 (10.23%) ABAP
15 27 (10.23%) Active Directory
16 26 (9.85%) Migration
17 22 (8.33%) Citrix
17 22 (8.33%) ITIL
18 21 (7.95%) Finance
19 20 (7.58%) Data Migration
20 19 (7.20%) Integration Testing
21 18 (6.82%) Test Strategy
21 18 (6.82%) OO

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 (3.79%) ArcGIS
1 10 (3.79%) NServiceBus
2 6 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.27%) WinCC
3 4 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 48 (18.18%) SAP ERP
2 10 (3.79%) SAP SD
3 7 (2.65%) SAP CO
3 7 (2.65%) SAP FI
3 7 (2.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 7 (2.65%) SAP WM
4 6 (2.27%) Teamcenter
5 4 (1.52%) Primavera
6 2 (0.76%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.38%) Maximo
7 1 (0.38%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.38%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.38%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.38%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.38%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.27%) Boomi
2 4 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.14%) Office 365
4 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.38%) IaaS
5 1 (0.38%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.38%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Route 53
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.30%) DHCP
2 13 (4.92%) DNS
3 10 (3.79%) Link 16
4 8 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.65%) HTTP
5 7 (2.65%) Internet
6 6 (2.27%) Firewall
6 6 (2.27%) Wireless
7 5 (1.89%) BGP
7 5 (1.89%) Kerberos
7 5 (1.89%) LDAP
8 4 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (1.52%) ICMP
9 2 (0.76%) LAN
9 2 (0.76%) Network Security
9 2 (0.76%) SSL
10 1 (0.38%) RIP
10 1 (0.38%) SNMP
10 1 (0.38%) VoIP
10 1 (0.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.74%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.92%) RDBMS
2 13 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.03%) SAP BW
4 3 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.76%) MySQL
5 2 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.38%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (1.89%) LSMW
2 4 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.14%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.14%) JIRA
4 2 (0.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.76%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.76%) Selenium
4 2 (0.76%) Subversion
4 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.76%) Toad
5 1 (0.38%) MSI
5 1 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 55 (20.83%) Manufacturing
2 21 (7.95%) Finance
3 11 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 10 (3.79%) Avionics
4 10 (3.79%) Military
5 9 (3.41%) Billing
6 5 (1.89%) Legal
7 2 (0.76%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (21.59%) Consultant
2 33 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 27 (10.23%) SAP Consultant
4 26 (9.85%) Architect
5 20 (7.58%) Developer
6 17 (6.44%) Solaris Consultant
7 14 (5.30%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (4.55%) Analyst
8 12 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
8 12 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 10 (3.79%) Unix Engineer
10 8 (3.03%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
11 7 (2.65%) Citrix Consultant
11 7 (2.65%) Design Engineer
11 7 (2.65%) SAP Architect
11 7 (2.65%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.65%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.27%) SAP Developer
12 6 (2.27%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.98%) .NET
2 17 (6.44%) IDoc
3 15 (5.68%) WPF
4 12 (4.55%) DCOM
5 10 (3.79%) COM
6 9 (3.41%) EDI
7 7 (2.65%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.65%) J2EE
7 7 (2.65%) Spring
7 7 (2.65%) Web Services
8 6 (2.27%) Java EE
8 6 (2.27%) JPA
9 5 (1.89%) ADSI
9 5 (1.89%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.89%) REST
9 5 (1.89%) SAP ALE
9 5 (1.89%) SAP Smart Forms
9 5 (1.89%) SOAP
10 2 (0.76%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.68%) User Experience
3 6 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.89%) Clustering
4 5 (1.89%) PKI
5 4 (1.52%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.14%) NHS
7 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.38%) CESG
8 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.38%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.38%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.38%) Handset
8 1 (0.38%) Replication
8 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (19.32%) Windows
2 31 (11.74%) Linux
2 31 (11.74%) Solaris
2 31 (11.74%) Unix
3 16 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 8 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.89%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.76%) CentOS
9 1 (0.38%) AIX
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.38%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.24%) ERP
2 43 (16.29%) Logistics
3 30 (11.36%) Project Management
4 26 (9.85%) Migration
5 22 (8.33%) ITIL
6 20 (7.58%) Data Migration
7 19 (7.20%) Integration Testing
8 18 (6.82%) OO
8 18 (6.82%) Test Strategy
9 16 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (5.68%) Software Engineering
11 14 (5.30%) Software Testing
12 13 (4.92%) Scrum
13 12 (4.55%) Application Packaging
13 12 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (4.55%) SOLID
13 12 (4.55%) TOGAF
13 12 (4.55%) UML
13 12 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.23%) ABAP
2 18 (6.82%) C#
3 14 (5.30%) C
3 14 (5.30%) SQL
4 13 (4.92%) Python
5 12 (4.55%) VB
6 10 (3.79%) Korn
6 10 (3.79%) Perl
7 8 (3.03%) Java
8 5 (1.89%) SAPscript
8 5 (1.89%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.76%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.76%) PHP
9 2 (0.76%) Ruby
10 1 (0.38%) C++
10 1 (0.38%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 211 (79.92%) SC Cleared
2 36 (13.64%) Degree
3 14 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.65%) PMI Certification
5 7 (2.65%) PMP
6 6 (2.27%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (1.89%) CCNP
7 5 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (1.14%) ISEB
9 3 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.14%) MCITP
9 3 (1.14%) MCSE
10 2 (0.76%) APMP
11 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.38%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.38%) MCP
11 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.79%) MIL-STD-1553
2 6 (2.27%) QA
3 3 (1.14%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.14%) TickIT
4 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.38%) PMO
5 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (11.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 27 (10.23%) Active Directory
3 17 (6.44%) XenDesktop
4 16 (6.06%) XenApp
5 15 (5.68%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (3.03%) GPFS
8 6 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.76%) Docker
11 2 (0.76%) NFS
11 2 (0.76%) vSphere
12 1 (0.38%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (2.65%) MOM
2 5 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (1.89%) OVSD
3 4 (1.52%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.14%) Ansible
4 3 (1.14%) Puppet
4 3 (1.14%) SCOM
4 3 (1.14%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.76%) Salt
5 2 (0.76%) Terraform
6 1 (0.38%) collectd
6 1 (0.38%) Kibana
6 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.38%) logstash
6 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.38%) StatsD
6 1 (0.38%) vMotion
Vendors
1 105 (39.77%) SAP
2 47 (17.80%) Oracle
3 32 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 31 (11.74%) Sun
4 31 (11.74%) Veritas
5 22 (8.33%) Citrix
6 16 (6.06%) VMware
7 15 (5.68%) AppSense
8 13 (4.92%) Cisco
9 10 (3.79%) HP
9 10 (3.79%) Siemens
10 6 (2.27%) Dell
10 6 (2.27%) McAfee
11 5 (1.89%) Symantec
12 4 (1.52%) Palo Alto
13 3 (1.14%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.76%) EMC
14 2 (0.76%) Informatica
14 2 (0.76%) PTC
14 2 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
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