Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Def Stans skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Def Stans over the 6 months to 16 January 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.

UK Defence Standards (Def Stans)
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 181 178
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 +14
Contract jobs citing Def Stans 4 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.088% 0.29% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.76% 2.18% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
East of England median daily rate £650 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.84% - -
England median daily rate £460 £475 £365
% change year-on-year -3.16% +30.14% -18.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% -31.82%
10th Percentile £42.50 £42.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £51.19 £55.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -6.94% +46.67% -14.77%

Def Stans is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 526 643 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.62% 13.43% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 337 273
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £175 £230 £180
90th Percentile £588 £571 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 36
East of England median hourly rate £17.44 £26.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.93% -32.90% +10.71%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.34 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.03 £48.40 £63.38
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £23.09
% change year-on-year -1.72% -10.77% -4.72%

Def Stans
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Def Stans as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Def Stans in the East of England

Def Stans
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Def Stans in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Def Stans in the East of England

Def Stans
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Def Stans in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Def Stans in the East of England

Def Stans
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 Def Stans within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Essex -22 2 - -
Cambridgeshire +10 1 £650 +36.84%
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Def Stans
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Def Stans 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 Def Stans.

1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CMMI
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Teamcenter
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) EMC Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Def Stans
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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Zeppelin
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Data Science Leader
1 1 (25.00%) RF Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Apache NiFi
1 1 (25.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) CMMI
2 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Data Science
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Schematic Capture
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leadership
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) EMC
1 1 (25.00%) Hortonworks
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) SAP