Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 18 17
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 332 248 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.19% 7.80% 8.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 49.92% 43.06% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 187 183
East Midlands median daily rate £391 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.25% +0.63% +13.57%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £275
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.66% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 8 12
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £13.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +190.91% -21.43% +4.48%
10th Percentile £17.50 £12.45 £16.38
90th Percentile £56.11 £43.10 £18.45
England median hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £33.88
% change year-on-year -29.33% +10.70% +61.31%

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 665 576 633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.41% 18.12% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 389 365
East Midlands median daily rate £391 £392 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.26% +4.53% +7.14%
10th Percentile £231 £215 £229
90th Percentile £560 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.10% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 27 32
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £19.88 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.95% +13.57% +6.35%
10th Percentile £14.54 £12.14 £9.08
90th Percentile £53.44 £41.60 £27.13
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.77% +40.58%

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 February 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 17 February 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 17 February 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 0 216 £375 -1.32% 5
Nottinghamshire +12 59 £375 -16.67% 2
Leicestershire -11 11 £274 -18.96% 1
Northamptonshire -3 9 £415 +3.75% 6
Lincolnshire -2 4 £180 +5.88% 2
Rutland - 2 £388 -
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 217 (65.36%) SC Cleared
2 70 (21.08%) Manufacturing
3 60 (18.07%) Windows
4 53 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (13.25%) SAP
6 41 (12.35%) Microsoft
7 40 (12.05%) Linux
8 38 (11.45%) Migration
9 36 (10.84%) Project Management
9 36 (10.84%) Degree
10 33 (9.94%) SQL
11 32 (9.64%) PLM
12 29 (8.73%) Unix
12 29 (8.73%) ITIL
13 28 (8.43%) BPSS Clearance
14 27 (8.13%) Windows 10
15 26 (7.83%) Finance
16 24 (7.23%) Oracle
17 23 (6.93%) Presales
18 22 (6.63%) Python
18 22 (6.63%) Service Delivery
19 21 (6.33%) Firewall
19 21 (6.33%) Active Directory
20 20 (6.02%) Change Management
20 20 (6.02%) Visualisation
20 20 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (5.72%) Continuous Improvement
21 19 (5.72%) ERP
21 19 (5.72%) SQL Server
22 18 (5.42%) DV Cleared

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 8 (2.41%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.51%) JBoss
4 4 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.90%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.60%) Confluence
6 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.60%) SAS
7 1 (0.30%) Apache
7 1 (0.30%) IIS
7 1 (0.30%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.30%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.81%) SAP MM
3 5 (1.51%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.51%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.20%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.30%) BASE24
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.30%) Primavera
5 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.30%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.30%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.30%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.52%) SaaS
2 14 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.01%) Boomi
4 9 (2.71%) PaaS
5 5 (1.51%) Office 365
6 4 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.20%) iPaaS
7 3 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.60%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.30%) IaaS
9 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.33%) Firewall
2 16 (4.82%) WAN
3 13 (3.92%) NAS
4 12 (3.61%) SAN
5 10 (3.01%) Wireless
6 9 (2.71%) LAN
7 8 (2.41%) InfiniBand
8 7 (2.11%) DHCP
8 7 (2.11%) DNS
9 4 (1.20%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.60%) Intranet
11 2 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.60%) VLAN
11 2 (0.60%) VPN
12 1 (0.30%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.30%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
12 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.42%) Big Data
3 12 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (3.61%) MongoDB
3 12 (3.61%) Power BI
4 9 (2.71%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 9 (2.71%) Cognos Report Studio
4 9 (2.71%) DecisionStream
4 9 (2.71%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.71%) Semantic Layer
4 9 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.11%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.81%) PowerCenter
6 6 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.51%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.20%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 16 (4.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (1.51%) MSI
3 5 (1.51%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.20%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.90%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.60%) JIRA
6 2 (0.60%) LSMW
6 2 (0.60%) Selenium
7 1 (0.30%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.30%) Capybara
7 1 (0.30%) JUnit
7 1 (0.30%) RSpec
7 1 (0.30%) Subversion
7 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.30%) TestNG
7 1 (0.30%) WebDriver
General
1 70 (21.08%) Manufacturing
2 26 (7.83%) Finance
3 15 (4.52%) Aerospace
4 7 (2.11%) Games
5 3 (0.90%) Automotive
5 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.60%) Local Government
7 1 (0.30%) Advertising
7 1 (0.30%) German Language
7 1 (0.30%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Marketing
7 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (17.47%) Architect
2 37 (11.14%) Developer
3 35 (10.54%) Consultant
4 24 (7.23%) Project Manager
5 23 (6.93%) Network Architect
6 19 (5.72%) Analyst
7 16 (4.82%) Desktop Support
8 15 (4.52%) Security Architect
9 13 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (3.92%) Support Engineer
9 13 (3.92%) Technical Leader
10 10 (3.01%) Data Engineer
10 10 (3.01%) SAP Architect
11 9 (2.71%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (2.71%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 8 (2.41%) Business Analyst
12 8 (2.41%) Coordinator
12 8 (2.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 8 (2.41%) SAP Consultant
13 7 (2.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.52%) REST
2 14 (4.22%) .NET
3 10 (3.01%) JSON
4 8 (2.41%) CSS
5 7 (2.11%) D3.js
5 7 (2.11%) SOAP
5 7 (2.11%) XML
6 6 (1.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (1.81%) Node.js
6 6 (1.81%) Play Framework
6 6 (1.81%) XSD
6 6 (1.81%) XSL
7 5 (1.51%) OAuth
7 5 (1.51%) OAuth2
7 5 (1.51%) React
7 5 (1.51%) Redux
8 4 (1.20%) OpenLayers
9 3 (0.90%) Doctrine
9 3 (0.90%) LINQ
9 3 (0.90%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.31%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.31%) Driving Licence
3 10 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.41%) Replication
5 7 (2.11%) Clustering
5 7 (2.11%) EMC VMAX
5 7 (2.11%) EMC VNX
5 7 (2.11%) HACMP
5 7 (2.11%) HP Storage
6 6 (1.81%) LPAR
6 6 (1.81%) User Experience
7 4 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.90%) CMDB
8 3 (0.90%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.90%) NHS
8 3 (0.90%) PMI
8 3 (0.90%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.90%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.07%) Windows
2 40 (12.05%) Linux
3 29 (8.73%) Unix
4 27 (8.13%) Windows 10
5 16 (4.82%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.71%) AIX
6 9 (2.71%) Solaris
7 7 (2.11%) HPUX
7 7 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.90%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.60%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.30%) Android
11 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.30%) SUSE
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (11.45%) Migration
3 36 (10.84%) Project Management
4 32 (9.64%) PLM
5 29 (8.73%) ITIL
6 23 (6.93%) Presales
7 22 (6.63%) Service Delivery
8 20 (6.02%) Change Management
8 20 (6.02%) Visualisation
9 19 (5.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 19 (5.72%) ERP
10 18 (5.42%) Analytics
10 18 (5.42%) TDD
11 17 (5.12%) DevOps
11 17 (5.12%) Kanban
12 15 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (4.52%) Logistics
12 15 (4.52%) Service Management
13 14 (4.22%) Data Management
13 14 (4.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.94%) SQL
2 22 (6.63%) Python
3 15 (4.52%) C#
4 14 (4.22%) Java
4 14 (4.22%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.01%) R
6 9 (2.71%) ABAP
7 7 (2.11%) Scala
8 6 (1.81%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.81%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.81%) XPath
8 6 (1.81%) XQuery
9 5 (1.51%) C
10 3 (0.90%) Go
10 3 (0.90%) PHP
10 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.60%) C++
11 2 (0.60%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.60%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.60%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 217 (65.36%) SC Cleared
2 36 (10.84%) Degree
3 28 (8.43%) BPSS Clearance
4 18 (5.42%) DV Cleared
5 14 (4.22%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (4.22%) PMI Certification
6 13 (3.92%) CCNP
7 12 (3.61%) PMP
8 9 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.51%) CCIE
9 5 (1.51%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.20%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (0.90%) CCDP
11 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.60%) CBAP
12 2 (0.60%) IIBA
12 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.61%) SLA
2 9 (2.71%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.41%) QA
4 7 (2.11%) PMO
5 4 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (1.20%) JSP 440
5 4 (1.20%) RMADS
6 3 (0.90%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.30%) MISRA
System Software
1 21 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.71%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (2.41%) vSphere
4 7 (2.11%) KVM
4 7 (2.11%) PowerHA
5 6 (1.81%) Docker
5 6 (1.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (1.81%) Xen
6 5 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.90%) XenApp
9 1 (0.30%) NFS
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (2.11%) EMC VPLEX
1 7 (2.11%) MOM
2 3 (0.90%) Ionix
2 3 (0.90%) SCCM
3 2 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.30%) Ansible
4 1 (0.30%) Kibana
4 1 (0.30%) logstash
4 1 (0.30%) OpenView
4 1 (0.30%) SCOM
4 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (13.25%) SAP
2 41 (12.35%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.23%) Oracle
4 17 (5.12%) IBM
5 16 (4.82%) Cisco
6 12 (3.61%) Cognos
6 12 (3.61%) HP
6 12 (3.61%) Tableau
7 11 (3.31%) Remedy
8 10 (3.01%) EMC
9 8 (2.41%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.41%) Veritas
10 7 (2.11%) 3PAR
10 7 (2.11%) CheckPoint
10 7 (2.11%) Dell
10 7 (2.11%) VMware
11 6 (1.81%) Informatica
12 5 (1.51%) Citrix
12 5 (1.51%) Siemens
12 5 (1.51%) TIBCO