Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 18 23
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 256 258 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.84% 8.60% 6.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.32% 46.07% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 191 171
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £191 £272 £233
90th Percentile £544 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £415
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.02% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 14
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £46.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.37% +165.71% +1.45%
England median hourly rate £20.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -46.75% +2.67% +28.21%

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 591 560 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.41% 18.67% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 372 374
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.23% +9.64%
10th Percentile £230 £258 £203
90th Percentile £550 £550 £585
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 33
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +73.91% -1.43%
10th Percentile £16.91 £12.35 £9.73
90th Percentile £47.60 £52.50 £44.20
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +25.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 2018.

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 6 months to 27 May 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 0 166 £396 -5.99% 6
Nottinghamshire +13 39 £373 -21.58% 7
Northamptonshire -4 17 £415 -14.87% 3
Leicestershire +10 12 £416 +11.00% 12
Lincolnshire -6 2 - - 6
Rutland - 2 £388 -
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 178 (69.53%) SC Cleared
2 55 (21.48%) Windows
3 54 (21.09%) Manufacturing
4 38 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (14.06%) Migration
5 36 (14.06%) Linux
6 34 (13.28%) Microsoft
7 30 (11.72%) ITIL
7 30 (11.72%) PLM
7 30 (11.72%) Windows 10
8 23 (8.98%) SQL
8 23 (8.98%) BPSS Clearance
8 23 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (8.59%) Analytics
9 22 (8.59%) Windows 7
9 22 (8.59%) Unix
9 22 (8.59%) Firewall
10 20 (7.81%) DevOps
11 17 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (6.64%) Java
12 16 (6.25%) Project Management
12 16 (6.25%) Cisco
12 16 (6.25%) IBM
12 16 (6.25%) Active Directory
12 16 (6.25%) Service Delivery
12 16 (6.25%) Degree
13 15 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (5.86%) Test Automation
13 15 (5.86%) Python
14 14 (5.47%) Oracle

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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 10 (3.91%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.56%) Confluence
2 4 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.17%) JBoss
4 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.91%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.39%) InVision
3 1 (0.39%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 9 (3.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.56%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.17%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.39%) BASE24
4 1 (0.39%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.47%) SaaS
2 11 (4.30%) Boomi
2 11 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.95%) Office 365
4 5 (1.95%) PaaS
5 4 (1.56%) iPaaS
5 4 (1.56%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.78%) IaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.59%) Firewall
2 12 (4.69%) WAN
3 8 (3.13%) InfiniBand
3 8 (3.13%) Wireless
4 6 (2.34%) NAS
5 5 (1.95%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (1.56%) LAN
7 2 (0.78%) Intranet
7 2 (0.78%) Network Security
8 1 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.39%) DHCP
8 1 (0.39%) DNS
8 1 (0.39%) FTP
8 1 (0.39%) HTTP
8 1 (0.39%) Internet
8 1 (0.39%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.39%) SAN
8 1 (0.39%) SMS
8 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.91%) Big Data
2 10 (3.91%) Power BI
2 10 (3.91%) PowerCenter
3 9 (3.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 9 (3.52%) Cognos Report Studio
3 9 (3.52%) DecisionStream
3 9 (3.52%) Semantic Layer
3 9 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.73%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.17%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.17%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.78%) MS Access
8 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.73%) JIRA
2 4 (1.56%) Eclipse
2 4 (1.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.17%) MSI
3 3 (1.17%) PHPUnit
3 3 (1.17%) Selenium
4 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.78%) Toad
5 1 (0.39%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.39%) Gradle
5 1 (0.39%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.39%) JSUnit
5 1 (0.39%) JUnit
5 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.39%) Subversion
5 1 (0.39%) TestNG
5 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.39%) Xcode
General
1 54 (21.09%) Manufacturing
2 14 (5.47%) Finance
3 7 (2.73%) Games
4 4 (1.56%) Legal
5 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.78%) Banking
6 2 (0.78%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (12.89%) Consultant
2 29 (11.33%) Architect
3 24 (9.38%) Developer
4 12 (4.69%) Analyst
5 11 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (4.30%) Desktop Support
5 11 (4.30%) Project Manager
6 10 (3.91%) Data Engineer
6 10 (3.91%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
6 10 (3.91%) Technical Leader
7 9 (3.52%) Applications Packager
7 9 (3.52%) Network Architect
8 8 (3.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 8 (3.13%) Security Architect
9 7 (2.73%) Network Engineer
9 7 (2.73%) Security Consultant
9 7 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (2.73%) Technology Consultant
10 6 (2.34%) Customer Engineer
10 6 (2.34%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.69%) REST
2 10 (3.91%) JSON
2 10 (3.91%) XML
3 8 (3.13%) SOAP
4 6 (2.34%) HTML
5 4 (1.56%) AngularJS
5 4 (1.56%) CSS
5 4 (1.56%) XSD
5 4 (1.56%) XSL
6 3 (1.17%) Doctrine
6 3 (1.17%) Node.js
6 3 (1.17%) Play Framework
6 3 (1.17%) Symfony
6 3 (1.17%) Web Services
7 2 (0.78%) .NET
7 2 (0.78%) Behat
7 2 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.39%) CSS3
8 1 (0.39%) Kafka
8 1 (0.39%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.52%) Driving Licence
3 7 (2.73%) Clustering
3 7 (2.73%) HACMP
4 6 (2.34%) LPAR
5 5 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.95%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.56%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.17%) CMDB
7 3 (1.17%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.17%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.17%) User Experience
8 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.78%) NHS
8 2 (0.78%) PKI
9 1 (0.39%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.39%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 55 (21.48%) Windows
2 36 (14.06%) Linux
3 30 (11.72%) Windows 10
4 22 (8.59%) Unix
4 22 (8.59%) Windows 7
5 10 (3.91%) Solaris
6 7 (2.73%) AIX
7 6 (2.34%) HPUX
7 6 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.56%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.56%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.78%) Android
10 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.39%) VMS
11 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.84%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (14.06%) Migration
3 30 (11.72%) ITIL
3 30 (11.72%) PLM
4 23 (8.98%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (8.59%) Analytics
6 20 (7.81%) DevOps
7 17 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (6.25%) Project Management
8 16 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 15 (5.86%) Test Automation
9 15 (5.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (5.47%) Service Management
11 13 (5.08%) Configuration Management
11 13 (5.08%) Kanban
11 13 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (4.69%) Incident Management
12 12 (4.69%) Scrum
13 11 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (4.30%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.98%) SQL
2 17 (6.64%) Java
3 15 (5.86%) Python
4 11 (4.30%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.91%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.91%) R
6 5 (1.95%) C
6 5 (1.95%) C#
7 4 (1.56%) Go
7 4 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.56%) XPath
7 4 (1.56%) XQuery
8 3 (1.17%) ABAP
8 3 (1.17%) Korn
8 3 (1.17%) Perl
8 3 (1.17%) PHP
8 3 (1.17%) Scala
9 2 (0.78%) C++
9 2 (0.78%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 178 (69.53%) SC Cleared
2 23 (8.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 16 (6.25%) Degree
4 12 (4.69%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (3.13%) CCNP
7 5 (1.95%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (1.56%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (1.56%) MCSE
8 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.17%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.17%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.17%) PMP
10 2 (0.78%) CISSP
10 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.39%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.39%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.30%) Data Quality
1 11 (4.30%) SLA
2 9 (3.52%) QA
3 4 (1.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (1.56%) JSP 440
3 4 (1.56%) RMADS
4 1 (0.39%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.39%) GDPR
4 1 (0.39%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.39%) MISRA
4 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (3.13%) Docker
4 7 (2.73%) PowerHA
5 6 (2.34%) KVM
5 6 (2.34%) Xen
6 5 (1.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (1.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.78%) vSphere
10 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.39%) NFS
10 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (1.56%) SCCM
3 2 (0.78%) Kibana
3 2 (0.78%) logstash
3 2 (0.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.39%) Grafana
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) SCOM
4 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.39%) Terraform
4 1 (0.39%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 34 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.25%) Cisco
2 16 (6.25%) IBM
3 14 (5.47%) Oracle
3 14 (5.47%) SAP
4 13 (5.08%) Cognos
5 11 (4.30%) Veritas
6 10 (3.91%) Informatica
6 10 (3.91%) Remedy
7 9 (3.52%) McAfee
7 9 (3.52%) Tableau
8 8 (3.13%) Dell
9 6 (2.34%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.34%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.34%) VMware
10 5 (1.95%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.56%) Citrix
12 3 (1.17%) Workday
12 3 (1.17%) Zend
13 2 (0.78%) F5