Period
to 26 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for BPSS Clearance qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 126 92 162
Rank change year-on-year -34 +70 +14
Contract jobs citing BPSS Clearance 19 4 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.77% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.89% 0.99% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
10th Percentile £250 - £234
25th Percentile £315 £305 £240
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £320 £250
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +28.00% -54.55%
75th Percentile £488 £335 £485
90th Percentile £530 - £626
England median daily rate £517 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +4.44% -1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
10th Percentile - - £18.55
25th Percentile £16.49 - £20.88
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £26.00
75th Percentile £35.00 - £32.38
90th Percentile £42.50 - £35.45
England median hourly rate £45.75 £24.22 £21.00
% change year-on-year +88.93% +15.31% -35.03%

BPSS Clearance 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 of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East of England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 658 404 834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.61% 27.90% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 238 475
10th Percentile £263 £166 £200
25th Percentile £400 £264 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
75th Percentile £571 £525 £538
90th Percentile £631 £653 £625
England median daily rate £525 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 51 49
10th Percentile £12.25 £14.00 £14.68
25th Percentile £13.25 £16.46 £16.25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £18.74
Median % change year-on-year -63.75% +113.45% +7.09%
75th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £42.75
90th Percentile £57.90 - £49.00
England median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% +25.00% +21.14%

BPSS Clearance
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing BPSS Clearance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for BPSS Clearance in the East of England

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BPSS Clearance in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for BPSS Clearance in the East of England

BPSS Clearance
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BPSS Clearance in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in the East of England

BPSS Clearance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BPSS Clearance in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for BPSS Clearance in the East of England

BPSS Clearance
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing BPSS Clearance in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for BPSS Clearance in the East of England

BPSS Clearance
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BPSS Clearance within the East of England region over the 6 months to 26 January 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
Hertfordshire -21 7 £506 +58.20% 2
Cambridgeshire - 6 £250 - 1
Essex - 3 £495 -
Suffolk - 2 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £400 -
BPSS Clearance
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing BPSS Clearance 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 of England region with a requirement for BPSS Clearance.

1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (21.05%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
5 3 (15.79%) REST
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) DBS Check
5 3 (15.79%) Azure
5 3 (15.79%) AWS
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Remedy
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
5 3 (15.79%) Social Skills
6 2 (10.53%) React
6 2 (10.53%) Spring Boot
6 2 (10.53%) PMO
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Java EE
6 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
6 2 (10.53%) Computacenter
6 2 (10.53%) Spring
6 2 (10.53%) Maven
6 2 (10.53%) SAS

BPSS Clearance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (10.53%) Confluence
1 2 (10.53%) SAS
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.26%) Flink
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) HBase
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Pentaho
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Gradle
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (15.79%) Aerospace
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Social Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Delivery Lead
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (10.53%) Hardware Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
3 2 (10.53%) React Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Planning Manager
4 1 (5.26%) PMO Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Planning Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SAP ISU Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) Java EE
2 2 (10.53%) React
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
2 2 (10.53%) Spring Boot
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (5.26%) CCTV
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Signage
2 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.26%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Analytics
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) Front End Development
3 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) CI/CD
4 1 (5.26%) Data Science
4 1 (5.26%) Decision-Making
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (5.26%) Project Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Requirements Gathering
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Sprint Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) R
3 1 (5.26%) ABAP
3 1 (5.26%) Bash
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) HiveQL
3 1 (5.26%) Jython
3 1 (5.26%) Korn
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) Scala
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) DBS Check
4 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) DICOM
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) Remedy
3 2 (10.53%) Computacenter
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Informatica
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) Talend