Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 16 25
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9 -3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 199 279 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.97% 9.03% 6.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.94% 46.73% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 221 160
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £405 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +3.12% -3.50%
10th Percentile £139 £260 £202
90th Percentile £539 £540 £538
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 18 21
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £50.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.00% +185.71% -5.51%
England median hourly rate £19.75 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -43.57% +20.69% -6.15%

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 511 597 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.89% 19.33% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 412 362
East Midlands median daily rate £408 £400 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +5.61% +8.21%
10th Percentile £191 £225 £203
90th Percentile £550 £538 £580
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 29 34
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -16.71%
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.68 £10.58
90th Percentile £46.47 £52.50 £44.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -19.65% +5.67% +15.22%

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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 16 August 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 16 August 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 16 August 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 0 102 £380 -8.98% 3
Leicestershire +24 44 £425 +13.33% 3
Nottinghamshire -8 25 £240 -26.15% 7
Northamptonshire -16 14 £425 -15.00%
Lincolnshire -2 2 - - 6
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 155 (77.89%) SC Cleared
2 46 (23.12%) Windows
3 39 (19.60%) Java
4 31 (15.58%) Windows 10
5 30 (15.08%) DevOps
5 30 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (14.07%) Java EE
7 27 (13.57%) Windows 7
8 25 (12.56%) XML
9 24 (12.06%) JSON
10 21 (10.55%) Migration
10 21 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (10.05%) RabbitMQ
11 20 (10.05%) Tomcat
12 17 (8.54%) Manufacturing
12 17 (8.54%) Amazon S3
13 16 (8.04%) Active Directory
14 15 (7.54%) API Development
15 14 (7.04%) HTML
16 13 (6.53%) SCCM
17 12 (6.03%) Configuration Management
17 12 (6.03%) Microsoft
17 12 (6.03%) CSS
17 12 (6.03%) Linux
17 12 (6.03%) JavaScript
17 12 (6.03%) SQL
18 11 (5.53%) PowerShell
18 11 (5.53%) SAP
18 11 (5.53%) Scrum
19 10 (5.03%) ITIL

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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 20 (10.05%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.51%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.51%) JBoss
4 2 (1.01%) Confluence
4 2 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.50%) InVision
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) SAP HR
2 3 (1.51%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.54%) Amazon S3
3 9 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.51%) Boomi
5 4 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.01%) SaaS
6 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.01%) IaaS
6 2 (1.01%) Office 365
6 2 (1.01%) PaaS
6 2 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.50%) npm
7 1 (0.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.03%) Firewall
2 5 (2.51%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (2.01%) NAS
4 3 (1.51%) Wireless
5 2 (1.01%) DHCP
5 2 (1.01%) DNS
5 2 (1.01%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.01%) LAN
5 2 (1.01%) WAN
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.50%) FTP
6 1 (0.50%) HTTP
6 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.50%) Network Security
6 1 (0.50%) SMS
6 1 (0.50%) SSL
6 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.52%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.51%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.01%) Big Data
4 4 (2.01%) PowerCenter
5 3 (1.51%) MySQL
6 2 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.01%) Power BI
7 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.50%) Lumira
7 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (4.02%) Cucumber
1 8 (4.02%) JIRA
2 4 (2.01%) Gradle
2 4 (2.01%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.51%) DbUnit
3 3 (1.51%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.51%) JMeter
3 3 (1.51%) JUnit
3 3 (1.51%) Maven
3 3 (1.51%) MSI
3 3 (1.51%) Selenium
3 3 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (1.51%) Toad
4 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.50%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.50%) Subversion
5 1 (0.50%) Xcode
General
1 17 (8.54%) Manufacturing
2 6 (3.02%) Finance
2 6 (3.02%) Legal
3 2 (1.01%) Banking
3 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.50%) Automotive
4 1 (0.50%) Back Office
4 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Law
4 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (21.61%) Developer
2 20 (10.05%) Java Developer
3 16 (8.04%) Architect
3 16 (8.04%) Consultant
4 14 (7.04%) Desktop Support
5 13 (6.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (6.03%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 10 (5.03%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 10 (5.03%) Analyst
7 10 (5.03%) Deployment Engineer
8 9 (4.52%) Technical Leader
9 8 (4.02%) Applications Packager
9 8 (4.02%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 7 (3.52%) SC Cleared Deployment Engineer
11 6 (3.02%) Integration Developer
11 6 (3.02%) IT Engineer
12 5 (2.51%) Floorwalker
12 5 (2.51%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (2.51%) SC Cleared Application Packager
12 5 (2.51%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.07%) Java EE
2 25 (12.56%) XML
3 24 (12.06%) JSON
4 20 (10.05%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (7.04%) HTML
6 12 (6.03%) CSS
7 9 (4.52%) J2EE
8 8 (4.02%) Apache Camel
9 6 (3.02%) REST
9 6 (3.02%) Web Services
10 5 (2.51%) Gherkin
11 4 (2.01%) .NET
11 4 (2.01%) Hibernate
11 4 (2.01%) RESTful
11 4 (2.01%) SOAP
11 4 (2.01%) Spring
12 3 (1.51%) CSS3
12 3 (1.51%) HTML5
12 3 (1.51%) JPA
12 3 (1.51%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.02%) Virtual Team
3 3 (1.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.01%) Clustering
4 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.01%) PKI
4 2 (1.01%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.50%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.50%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.50%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (23.12%) Windows
2 31 (15.58%) Windows 10
3 27 (13.57%) Windows 7
4 12 (6.03%) Linux
5 7 (3.52%) Unix
6 4 (2.01%) Android
6 4 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.51%) Solaris
8 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.01%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.50%) VMS
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (15.08%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (15.08%) DevOps
2 21 (10.55%) Migration
3 15 (7.54%) API Development
4 12 (6.03%) Configuration Management
5 11 (5.53%) Scrum
6 10 (5.03%) ITIL
7 9 (4.52%) PLM
7 9 (4.52%) Test Scripting
7 9 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (4.02%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (4.02%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (4.02%) Test Automation
8 8 (4.02%) Web Development
9 7 (3.52%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.02%) Analytics
10 6 (3.02%) Risk Management
10 6 (3.02%) Service Delivery
11 5 (2.51%) Change Management
11 5 (2.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (19.60%) Java
2 12 (6.03%) JavaScript
2 12 (6.03%) SQL
3 11 (5.53%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.52%) Python
5 5 (2.51%) C#
5 5 (2.51%) Java 8
5 5 (2.51%) R
6 4 (2.01%) ABAP
6 4 (2.01%) Perl
7 3 (1.51%) C
7 3 (1.51%) Korn
8 2 (1.01%) Go
9 1 (0.50%) Ada
9 1 (0.50%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.50%) Scala
9 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.50%) XPath
9 1 (0.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 155 (77.89%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.52%) DV Cleared
3 8 (4.02%) Degree
4 6 (3.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.51%) CCNP
6 3 (1.51%) MCSE
6 3 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.01%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.01%) PMP
8 1 (0.50%) CEH
8 1 (0.50%) CISA
8 1 (0.50%) CISM
8 1 (0.50%) ISSAP
8 1 (0.50%) ISSEP
8 1 (0.50%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.50%) MCITP
8 1 (0.50%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.51%) Data Quality
1 5 (2.51%) SLA
2 3 (1.51%) QA
3 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (0.50%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.50%) GDPR
4 1 (0.50%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.51%) Docker
4 3 (1.51%) vCloud
4 3 (1.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (6.53%) SCCM
2 8 (4.02%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.01%) Puppet
4 3 (1.51%) Ansible
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.50%) Grafana
6 1 (0.50%) Kibana
6 1 (0.50%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.50%) logstash
6 1 (0.50%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (6.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.53%) SAP
3 10 (5.03%) Cisco
3 10 (5.03%) McAfee
4 9 (4.52%) VMware
5 5 (2.51%) Oracle
6 4 (2.01%) Dell
6 4 (2.01%) Informatica
6 4 (2.01%) Veritas
7 3 (1.51%) Citrix
7 3 (1.51%) Cognos
7 3 (1.51%) Workday
8 2 (1.01%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.50%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.50%) Apple
9 1 (0.50%) EMC
9 1 (0.50%) HP
9 1 (0.50%) Remedy
9 1 (0.50%) Veeam