Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 11 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 135 215 296
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.58% 9.33% 9.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 45.61% 43.70% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 133 209
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £178 £161 £210
90th Percentile £550 £559 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 34
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.32% +42.62%
10th Percentile £16.10 £11.29 £17.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £21.98 £51.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -45.45%

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 296 492 656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.01% 21.34% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 284 442
Median daily rate £420 £380 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.50% -2.56%
10th Percentile £205 £181 £233
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 44
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -28.57% +22.50%
10th Percentile £16.80 £11.28 £14.80
90th Percentile £40.50 £24.39 £50.70
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.48 £23.50
% change year-on-year +7.78% +38.19% -18.97%

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

Security Cleared
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 9 April 2020.

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

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Security Cleared in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 69 £485 +19.11% 4
Leicestershire -6 30 £423 -6.11% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 23 £450 +5.88% 7
Northamptonshire +17 4 £151 -57.61%
Lincolnshire +4 2 - - 2
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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.

1 112 (82.96%) SC Cleared
2 42 (31.11%) Windows
3 37 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (23.70%) SQL
5 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
6 22 (16.30%) Oracle
6 22 (16.30%) Windows 7
7 20 (14.81%) Java
7 20 (14.81%) Office 365
7 20 (14.81%) DevOps
8 19 (14.07%) Cisco
9 18 (13.33%) Public Sector
10 16 (11.85%) Windows 10
10 16 (11.85%) SCCM
10 16 (11.85%) Active Directory
11 14 (10.37%) Unix
12 12 (8.89%) Data Modelling
12 12 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (8.89%) AWS
12 12 (8.89%) Oracle Database
12 12 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (8.15%) Analytics
13 11 (8.15%) Azure
13 11 (8.15%) LAN
13 11 (8.15%) WAN
13 11 (8.15%) PL/SQL
13 11 (8.15%) Telecoms
14 10 (7.41%) Finance
14 10 (7.41%) ITSM
14 10 (7.41%) Service Delivery

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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 7 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.74%) JBoss
3 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.48%) Simulink
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.48%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (1.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.74%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.81%) Office 365
2 12 (8.89%) AWS
3 11 (8.15%) Azure
4 8 (5.93%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (5.93%) Power Platform
5 6 (4.44%) Boomi
6 2 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.48%) HP Helion
6 2 (1.48%) SaaS
6 2 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.15%) LAN
1 11 (8.15%) WAN
2 9 (6.67%) Firewall
3 6 (4.44%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (2.96%) DNS
5 2 (1.48%) BGP
5 2 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (1.48%) DHCP
5 2 (1.48%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.48%) Internet
5 2 (1.48%) IPsec
5 2 (1.48%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.48%) OSPF
5 2 (1.48%) RIP
5 2 (1.48%) SNMP
5 2 (1.48%) TACACS
5 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.48%) VoIP
5 2 (1.48%) VPN
6 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.93%) Power BI
4 7 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.22%) MySQL
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.48%) MS Access
7 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.74%) OLTP
7 1 (0.74%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.74%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (5.19%) MSI
2 6 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.70%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.48%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.48%) GitLab
5 2 (1.48%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.48%) Maven
5 2 (1.48%) REST Assured
5 2 (1.48%) Selenium
6 1 (0.74%) Ant
6 1 (0.74%) JIRA
6 1 (0.74%) JMeter
6 1 (0.74%) JUnit
6 1 (0.74%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.74%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.74%) Subversion
6 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.74%) webpack
General
1 18 (13.33%) Public Sector
2 11 (8.15%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.41%) Finance
4 4 (2.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.22%) Law
6 2 (1.48%) Electronics
6 2 (1.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Automotive
7 1 (0.74%) Avionics
7 1 (0.74%) Local Government
7 1 (0.74%) Military
7 1 (0.74%) Police
7 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (17.78%) Analyst
2 21 (15.56%) Architect
3 19 (14.07%) Developer
4 15 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (6.67%) Designer
6 7 (5.19%) Customer Engineer
6 7 (5.19%) Senior Customer Engineer
6 7 (5.19%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.44%) Customer Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.44%) IP Architect
7 6 (4.44%) IP Designer
7 6 (4.44%) Network Architect
7 6 (4.44%) Network Designer
8 5 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.70%) Deskside Engineer
8 5 (3.70%) IT Support
8 5 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Applications Packager
9 4 (2.96%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.67%) REST
1 9 (6.67%) XML
2 7 (5.19%) JSON
2 7 (5.19%) XSD
2 7 (5.19%) XSL
3 6 (4.44%) SOAP
3 6 (4.44%) Spring Boot
4 3 (2.22%) Apache Camel
4 3 (2.22%) Spring
5 2 (1.48%) ADSI
5 2 (1.48%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.48%) CSS
5 2 (1.48%) HTML
5 2 (1.48%) LDAP
5 2 (1.48%) Middleware
5 2 (1.48%) Node.js
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.48%) Web Services
5 2 (1.48%) WireMock
6 1 (0.74%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.96%) Clustering
2 3 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.48%) PKI
3 2 (1.48%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.48%) Reference Data
3 2 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.48%) Tandem
3 2 (1.48%) VHDL
3 2 (1.48%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (0.74%) CMDB
4 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.11%) Windows
2 22 (16.30%) Windows 7
3 16 (11.85%) Windows 10
4 14 (10.37%) Unix
5 8 (5.93%) Linux
5 8 (5.93%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.19%) Windows Vista
7 5 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.96%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (2.22%) AIX
9 3 (2.22%) HPUX
9 3 (2.22%) Solaris
9 3 (2.22%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.74%) VMS
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (14.81%) DevOps
3 12 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (8.89%) Data Modelling
3 12 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (8.15%) Analytics
5 10 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 10 (7.41%) ITSM
5 10 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 10 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.67%) Coaching
6 9 (6.67%) Migration
6 9 (6.67%) Scrum
6 9 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 8 (5.93%) Project Delivery
7 8 (5.93%) UML
7 8 (5.93%) Visualisation
8 7 (5.19%) Incident Management
8 7 (5.19%) ITIL
8 7 (5.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.70%) SQL
2 20 (14.81%) Java
3 11 (8.15%) PL/SQL
4 9 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 6 (4.44%) XPath
5 6 (4.44%) XQuery
6 4 (2.96%) C
7 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.22%) PHP
7 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.48%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.74%) C#
9 1 (0.74%) C++
9 1 (0.74%) Java 8
9 1 (0.74%) Python
9 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (82.96%) SC Cleared
2 10 (7.41%) CCNP
2 10 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (5.19%) Degree
3 7 (5.19%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.44%) CCDP
5 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.22%) CCNA
6 3 (2.22%) MCSE
7 2 (1.48%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.48%) CCIP
7 2 (1.48%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.74%) CISSP
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.74%) ISEB
8 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) QA
1 7 (5.19%) SLA
2 5 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (3.70%) NCSC
2 5 (3.70%) NIST
3 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.74%) COBIT
4 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) PMO
4 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (11.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.96%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.48%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (11.85%) SCCM
2 3 (2.22%) AppDNA
2 3 (2.22%) Data Guard
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.48%) WSUS
4 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.74%) OVSD
Vendors
1 25 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.30%) Oracle
3 19 (14.07%) Cisco
4 9 (6.67%) Cognos
5 7 (5.19%) Palo Alto
6 6 (4.44%) Dell
7 5 (3.70%) Informatica
7 5 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.70%) VMware
8 4 (2.96%) IBM
9 3 (2.22%) Citrix
9 3 (2.22%) HP
9 3 (2.22%) McAfee
9 3 (2.22%) SAP
9 3 (2.22%) Sybase
10 2 (1.48%) Computacenter
10 2 (1.48%) Novell
10 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.48%) Sparx
10 2 (1.48%) Xilinx