Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 24 14
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 +10
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 154 196 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 7.58% 7.03% 9.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 39.29% 39.44% 48.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 111 230
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £410 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £154 £133 £263
90th Percentile £576 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 25
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.54% +176.26%
10th Percentile £13.40 £17.50 £14.81
90th Percentile £46.50 £44.80 £60.25
England median hourly rate £42.00 £22.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +90.91% -36.23% +23.21%

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 392 497 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.28% 17.82% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 290 419
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £157 £177 £220
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
England median daily rate £473 £450 £428
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.14% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 34
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £22.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.72% +45.95%
10th Percentile £13.83 £13.05 £12.61
90th Percentile £45.25 £40.45 £56.49
England median hourly rate £35.70 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +48.75% -12.73% +5.77%

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

Security Cleared
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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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
Leicestershire +11 70 £430 +2.38% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 36 £438 +16.67% 7
Derbyshire -5 36 £475 +18.75% 5
Northamptonshire +28 10 £263 -36.67%
Lincolnshire +4 1 £410 - 2
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 114 (74.03%) SC Cleared
2 38 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (23.38%) SQL
4 34 (22.08%) SQL Server
5 28 (18.18%) DevOps
6 27 (17.53%) JavaScript
6 27 (17.53%) Windows
7 23 (14.94%) Apache
7 23 (14.94%) Java
7 23 (14.94%) Migration
7 23 (14.94%) Node.js
8 22 (14.29%) Public Sector
9 21 (13.64%) Apache NiFi
10 19 (12.34%) Test Automation
11 18 (11.69%) Active Directory
12 17 (11.04%) Ansible
12 17 (11.04%) Scrum
13 16 (10.39%) Jenkins
14 14 (9.09%) Windows 10
14 14 (9.09%) Windows 7
15 13 (8.44%) Microsoft
15 13 (8.44%) React
16 12 (7.79%) WSO2
16 12 (7.79%) GitHub
16 12 (7.79%) Project Delivery
16 12 (7.79%) Data Modelling
16 12 (7.79%) ITIL
16 12 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (7.14%) RESTful
17 11 (7.14%) 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 23 (14.94%) Apache
2 4 (2.60%) IIS
2 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.95%) Confluence
3 3 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.95%) JBoss
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.79%) GitHub
2 5 (3.25%) Office 365
3 4 (2.60%) Azure
3 4 (2.60%) Power Platform
4 1 (0.65%) AWS
4 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.65%) LAN
2 1 (0.65%) Network Security
2 1 (0.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.60%) Data Lake
5 4 (2.60%) Data Mart
5 4 (2.60%) Power BI
5 4 (2.60%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.95%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.95%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.95%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.95%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.95%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.30%) MySQL
7 2 (1.30%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (10.39%) Jenkins
2 11 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 9 (5.84%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.19%) Cucumber
5 7 (4.55%) JIRA
6 4 (2.60%) Selenium
7 3 (1.95%) Gradle
7 3 (1.95%) JUnit
7 3 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.30%) DbUnit
8 2 (1.30%) JMeter
8 2 (1.30%) Maven
8 2 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.65%) Artifactory
General
1 22 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 10 (6.49%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.55%) Finance
4 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.95%) Electronics
5 3 (1.95%) Front Office
5 3 (1.95%) Marketing
6 2 (1.30%) Automotive
6 2 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.30%) Police
Job Titles
1 41 (26.62%) Developer
2 18 (11.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (11.04%) Architect
4 13 (8.44%) SQL Developer
5 12 (7.79%) Analyst
6 10 (6.49%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.19%) Node.js Developer
7 8 (5.19%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.90%) Consultant
9 6 (3.90%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (3.25%) Customer Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 5 (3.25%) Senior Customer Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.94%) Node.js
2 21 (13.64%) Apache NiFi
3 13 (8.44%) React
4 11 (7.14%) Jest
4 11 (7.14%) RESTful
4 11 (7.14%) SAML
5 10 (6.49%) Express
6 7 (4.55%) Gherkin
6 7 (4.55%) Middleware
6 7 (4.55%) Spring
7 6 (3.90%) Web Services
8 4 (2.60%) CSS
8 4 (2.60%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.60%) HTML
8 4 (2.60%) Java EE
8 4 (2.60%) Spring Boot
8 4 (2.60%) Swagger
9 3 (1.95%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.95%) Apache Camel
9 3 (1.95%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.25%) User Experience
3 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.95%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.30%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.30%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.65%) IVR
5 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.65%) PKI
5 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.53%) Windows
2 14 (9.09%) Windows 10
2 14 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.55%) Linux
4 5 (3.25%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.60%) Unix
5 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.95%) CentOS
6 3 (1.95%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (18.18%) DevOps
3 23 (14.94%) Migration
4 19 (12.34%) Test Automation
5 17 (11.04%) Scrum
6 12 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (7.79%) Data Modelling
6 12 (7.79%) ITIL
6 12 (7.79%) Project Delivery
7 10 (6.49%) Data Migration
8 9 (5.84%) Data Cleansing
8 9 (5.84%) ETL
9 8 (5.19%) BDD
9 8 (5.19%) ITIL V3
10 7 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.55%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.55%) TDD
11 6 (3.90%) Change Management
11 6 (3.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (23.38%) SQL
2 27 (17.53%) JavaScript
3 23 (14.94%) Java
4 8 (5.19%) Python
5 5 (3.25%) C
5 5 (3.25%) Perl
5 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.25%) Ruby
5 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.25%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.95%) ABAP
7 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.30%) C#
7 2 (1.30%) Groovy
7 2 (1.30%) Java 8
8 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 114 (74.03%) SC Cleared
2 11 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.60%) MCDBA
5 4 (2.60%) MCITP
6 3 (1.95%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.30%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.30%) PMP
7 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.65%) CCDA
8 1 (0.65%) CCIE
8 1 (0.65%) CCNA
8 1 (0.65%) CCNP
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.65%) MCSA
8 1 (0.65%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) SLA
2 3 (1.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.65%) GDPR
3 1 (0.65%) NCSC
3 1 (0.65%) NIST
System Software
1 18 (11.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.30%) vSphere
4 1 (0.65%) Docker
4 1 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 17 (11.04%) Ansible
2 9 (5.84%) Puppet
3 3 (1.95%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.95%) OVSD
4 2 (1.30%) Consul
4 2 (1.30%) Kibana
4 2 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.30%) Packer
4 2 (1.30%) SCCM
4 2 (1.30%) SCOM
4 2 (1.30%) Terraform
5 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.65%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (8.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.79%) WSO2
3 9 (5.84%) VMware
4 7 (4.55%) SAP
5 5 (3.25%) Oracle
6 4 (2.60%) Remedy
7 3 (1.95%) Cisco
7 3 (1.95%) HP
8 2 (1.30%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.30%) Informatica
8 2 (1.30%) McAfee
9 1 (0.65%) arcserve
9 1 (0.65%) Becrypt
9 1 (0.65%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.65%) BMC
9 1 (0.65%) CA
9 1 (0.65%) Cognos
9 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.65%) Sophos