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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 June 2022 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 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 9 17 10
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 163 68 80
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.92% 6.43% 9.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 56.99% 40.24% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 53 38
10th Percentile £256 £128 £150
25th Percentile £375 £263 £347
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £350 £450
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% +4.65%
75th Percentile £500 £414 £500
90th Percentile £554 £574 £533
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 14
10th Percentile £20.00 £16.52 £13.34
25th Percentile £23.00 £31.88 -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year -26.32% +171.43% -
75th Percentile £35.63 £53.25 -
90th Percentile £37.50 £57.50 £47.63
England median hourly rate £51.85 £39.50 £31.61
% change year-on-year +31.27% +24.96% -20.98%

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 286 169 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.92% 15.97% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 117 96
10th Percentile £185 £125 £166
25th Percentile £313 £263 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £440 £360 £445
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -19.10% +11.25%
75th Percentile £500 £444 £500
90th Percentile £575 £571 £564
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 18
10th Percentile £17.52 £14.90 £14.72
25th Percentile £19.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +4.44% +28.57% -
75th Percentile £35.00 £48.75 £36.00
90th Percentile £37.00 £52.40 £46.13
England median hourly rate £42.50 £34.54 £27.50
% change year-on-year +23.05% +25.60% -17.39%

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 27 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in the East Midlands

Security Cleared
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 27 June 2022.

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 27 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Derbyshire -1 88 £400 +14.29% 4
Leicestershire +15 30 £425 -18.07% 7
Nottinghamshire +24 23 £450 +4.35% 5
Northamptonshire 0 11 £478 -11.57% 4
Lincolnshire -3 7 £450 +56.52% 4
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, 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.

1 139 (85.28%) SC Cleared
2 56 (34.36%) Windows
3 39 (23.93%) Windows 10
4 33 (20.25%) Social Skills
5 32 (19.63%) Public Sector
6 30 (18.40%) Windows 7
7 28 (17.18%) Azure
8 25 (15.34%) Microsoft 365
9 21 (12.88%) BPSS Clearance
10 19 (11.66%) Oracle
11 18 (11.04%) Java
11 18 (11.04%) Cisco
11 18 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (10.43%) Microsoft
12 17 (10.43%) SQL
13 16 (9.82%) ITIL
14 15 (9.20%) PowerShell
15 14 (8.59%) Change Management
15 14 (8.59%) SAP
16 13 (7.98%) ABAP
16 13 (7.98%) Microsoft Excel
16 13 (7.98%) Finance
17 12 (7.36%) Active Directory
17 12 (7.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 12 (7.36%) Windows Server
18 11 (6.75%) Red Hat
19 10 (6.13%) Project Management
19 10 (6.13%) VMware
19 10 (6.13%) GAP Analysis
19 10 (6.13%) SOAP

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 (4.91%) NetWeaver
2 7 (4.29%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.23%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.61%) Confluence
4 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.61%) SAS
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (7.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (7.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.91%) Primavera
2 5 (3.07%) SAP CO
2 5 (3.07%) SAP FI
2 5 (3.07%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (3.07%) SAP PS
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.61%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 28 (17.18%) Azure
2 25 (15.34%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (3.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.84%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.23%) AWS
5 2 (1.23%) IaaS
5 2 (1.23%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.61%) GCP
6 1 (0.61%) PaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Rubrik
6 1 (0.61%) SaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.91%) HTTP
2 7 (4.29%) Cisco Firepower
3 6 (3.68%) DHCP
3 6 (3.68%) DNS
4 5 (3.07%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.45%) Network Security
6 3 (1.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (1.84%) Internet
7 2 (1.23%) Firewall
8 1 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.61%) SAN
8 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.91%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (4.91%) SAP BW
1 8 (4.91%) SAP HANA
2 7 (4.29%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (4.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (4.29%) RDBMS
2 7 (4.29%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.29%) SQLPlus
3 6 (3.68%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.23%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.23%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.23%) MySQL
6 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.23%) Power BI
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.61%) JIRA
2 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (20.25%) Social Skills
2 32 (19.63%) Public Sector
3 13 (7.98%) Finance
4 9 (5.52%) Organisational Skills
5 8 (4.91%) Aerospace
6 7 (4.29%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (1.23%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (20.25%) Support Engineer
2 20 (12.27%) Analyst
2 20 (12.27%) Consultant
3 15 (9.20%) Developer
4 12 (7.36%) Business Analyst
5 11 (6.75%) Project Manager
6 9 (5.52%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (4.91%) Windows Engineer
8 7 (4.29%) Data Engineer
8 7 (4.29%) Deployment Engineer
8 7 (4.29%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (4.29%) Oracle Forms Developer
9 6 (3.68%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) Desktop Support
9 6 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) IT Engineer
9 6 (3.68%) SAP Basis Consultant
10 5 (3.07%) Administrator
10 5 (3.07%) Windows Deployment Engineer
11 4 (2.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.13%) SOAP
1 10 (6.13%) XML
2 8 (4.91%) BAPI
2 8 (4.91%) JDBC
2 8 (4.91%) SAP ALE
2 8 (4.91%) SAP Basis
2 8 (4.91%) SAP PI
3 7 (4.29%) Java SE
4 5 (3.07%) LDAP
5 4 (2.45%) .NET
6 3 (1.84%) CSS
6 3 (1.84%) HTML
6 3 (1.84%) HTML5
7 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.23%) jQuery
7 2 (1.23%) React
7 2 (1.23%) Vue.js
8 1 (0.61%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.61%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.68%) Data Protection Act
1 6 (3.68%) PKI
2 5 (3.07%) Clustering
3 3 (1.84%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.23%) NHS
4 2 (1.23%) User Experience
5 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.61%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.61%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (0.61%) Replication
5 1 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 56 (34.36%) Windows
2 39 (23.93%) Windows 10
3 30 (18.40%) Windows 7
4 12 (7.36%) Windows Server
5 10 (6.13%) Solaris
6 9 (5.52%) Unix
6 9 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.91%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (3.07%) Linux
8 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (1.23%) CentOS
9 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (9.82%) ITIL
3 14 (8.59%) Change Management
4 10 (6.13%) Agile
4 10 (6.13%) GAP Analysis
4 10 (6.13%) Project Management
5 9 (5.52%) Analytics
6 8 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (4.91%) PRINCE2
7 7 (4.29%) Business Case
7 7 (4.29%) Commercial Awareness
7 7 (4.29%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.29%) Data Protection
7 7 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (3.68%) Data Analysis
8 6 (3.68%) Data Visualisation
8 6 (3.68%) DevOps
8 6 (3.68%) Requirements Gathering
8 6 (3.68%) User Research
8 6 (3.68%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.04%) Java
2 17 (10.43%) SQL
3 15 (9.20%) PowerShell
4 13 (7.98%) ABAP
5 8 (4.91%) PL/SQL
5 8 (4.91%) Shell Script
6 5 (3.07%) Python
6 5 (3.07%) VB
7 3 (1.84%) C#
8 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.23%) PHP
8 2 (1.23%) Ruby
8 2 (1.23%) U-SQL
9 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 139 (85.28%) SC Cleared
2 21 (12.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (4.29%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (2.45%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.84%) Degree
5 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.23%) CCNA
6 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.23%) MCP
6 2 (1.23%) MCSA
7 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.61%) APMP
7 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB
7 1 (0.61%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) SLA
2 3 (1.84%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.61%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (7.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.84%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.61%) Docker
5 1 (0.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (3.68%) SCCM
2 5 (3.07%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 5 (3.07%) Failover Clustering
2 5 (3.07%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Clustering
2 5 (3.07%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (3.07%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.84%) Ansible
4 2 (1.23%) Packer
4 2 (1.23%) Terraform
4 2 (1.23%) VxRail
5 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (11.66%) Oracle
2 18 (11.04%) Cisco
3 17 (10.43%) Microsoft
4 14 (8.59%) SAP
5 11 (6.75%) Red Hat
6 10 (6.13%) VMware
7 8 (4.91%) HP
8 7 (4.29%) Dell
9 6 (3.68%) IBM
10 5 (3.07%) McAfee
10 5 (3.07%) Symantec
11 3 (1.84%) Citrix
11 3 (1.84%) F5
12 2 (1.23%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.23%) BT
12 2 (1.23%) Databricks
13 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.61%) Informatica
13 1 (0.61%) Jaspersoft
13 1 (0.61%) Remedy