The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / East of England
Rank 49 44 52
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 80 99 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.68% 4.05% 3.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.70% 20.45% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 26
Median daily rate £300 £363 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -9.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £247 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.90 £26.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £50.45 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year -13.79% +34.88%  

SC 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 479 484 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 22.05% 19.82% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 257 224
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 46 54
Median hourly rate £37.25 £46.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.89% +106.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.93 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in the East of England

SC Cleared
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 SC Cleared in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in the East of England

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in the East of England

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in the East of England

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in the East of England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SC Cleared in the East of England

SC Cleared
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 SC Cleared within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +9 56 £300 -5.51% 8
Essex -2 14 £425 -48.48% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 5 £550 +175.00%
Suffolk -11 3 £250 -31.03%
Bedfordshire -18 3 £200 -51.21% 1
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 158 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 34 (21.52%) Firewall
3 29 (18.35%) Juniper
4 26 (16.46%) Cisco
4 26 (16.46%) Windows
5 24 (15.19%) Microsoft
6 23 (14.56%) Configuration Management
7 22 (13.92%) ITIL
8 21 (13.29%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (12.66%) LAN
9 20 (12.66%) Software Engineering
10 18 (11.39%) WAN
10 18 (11.39%) Migration
11 17 (10.76%) C
11 17 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (10.13%) Network Security
12 16 (10.13%) SAP
12 16 (10.13%) TCP/IP
12 16 (10.13%) Finance
13 15 (9.49%) MS Excel
13 15 (9.49%) Linux
14 13 (8.23%) C++
15 12 (7.59%) XML
15 12 (7.59%) VPN
15 12 (7.59%) Remedy
15 12 (7.59%) CheckPoint
15 12 (7.59%) Data Migration
16 11 (6.96%) F5
16 11 (6.96%) DV Cleared
16 11 (6.96%) Unix

SC Cleared
Top Related 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 4 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.27%) Apache
3 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.27%) IIS
3 2 (1.27%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.27%) Site Server
3 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.63%) JBoss
4 1 (0.63%) Jetty
4 1 (0.63%) nginx
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.96%) MS Office
3 6 (3.80%) Simulink
4 4 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.90%) MS Project
5 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.90%) Windchill
6 2 (1.27%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (1.27%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 10 (6.33%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.27%) SAP BPC
2 2 (1.27%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (1.27%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.63%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.63%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.63%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.63%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.52%) Firewall
2 20 (12.66%) LAN
3 18 (11.39%) WAN
4 16 (10.13%) Network Security
4 16 (10.13%) TCP/IP
5 12 (7.59%) VPN
6 10 (6.33%) Broadband
6 10 (6.33%) ISDN
6 10 (6.33%) Wireless
7 9 (5.70%) DNS
8 8 (5.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (3.16%) Ethernet
10 4 (2.53%) DHCP
11 3 (1.90%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.90%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.90%) SSL
12 2 (1.27%) HTTP
12 2 (1.27%) IPv4
12 2 (1.27%) SAN
12 2 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (1.27%) Pentaho
3 2 (1.27%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.27%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.27%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (6.33%) LSMW
1 10 (6.33%) Rational DOORS
2 7 (4.43%) Rational Rhapsody
3 5 (3.16%) JIRA
4 4 (2.53%) JMeter
4 4 (2.53%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.53%) Selenium
5 2 (1.27%) CA Gen
5 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.27%) NetBeans
5 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.63%) CMake
6 1 (0.63%) GDB
6 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) Redmine
6 1 (0.63%) Subversion
6 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.63%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 16 (10.13%) Finance
2 4 (2.53%) Military
2 4 (2.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.27%) Electronics
4 2 (1.27%) Law
4 2 (1.27%) Legal
4 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.27%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Arabic Language
5 1 (0.63%) Avionics
5 1 (0.63%) Front Office
5 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (15.82%) Network Engineer
2 18 (11.39%) Software Engineer
3 17 (10.76%) Consultant
4 12 (7.59%) Analyst
4 12 (7.59%) Network Support
4 12 (7.59%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 12 (7.59%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.06%) Architect
5 8 (5.06%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (4.43%) Migration Manager
6 7 (4.43%) Unix Consultant
7 6 (3.80%) Data Migration Specialist
7 6 (3.80%) HR Specialist
7 6 (3.80%) Migration Specialist
7 6 (3.80%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 5 (3.16%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.16%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (3.16%) Developer
8 5 (3.16%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (3.16%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.59%) XML
2 10 (6.33%) BAPI
3 4 (2.53%) .NET
4 3 (1.90%) J2EE
5 2 (1.27%) Java EE
5 2 (1.27%) Middleware
5 2 (1.27%) Qt
5 2 (1.27%) Web Services
5 2 (1.27%) WPF
6 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (0.63%) JSON
6 1 (0.63%) Node.js
6 1 (0.63%) Servlets
6 1 (0.63%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.70%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (4.43%) Wiki
4 4 (2.53%) Device Driver
4 4 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.90%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.90%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.90%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.90%) RIA
5 3 (1.90%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.27%) CMDB
6 2 (1.27%) e-Health
7 1 (0.63%) CCTV
7 1 (0.63%) CESG
7 1 (0.63%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.63%) Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.63%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.63%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.46%) Windows
2 15 (9.49%) Linux
3 11 (6.96%) Unix
4 8 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.80%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.16%) Windows 10
6 5 (3.16%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.90%) Android
7 3 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.56%) Configuration Management
2 22 (13.92%) ITIL
3 20 (12.66%) Software Engineering
4 18 (11.39%) Migration
5 12 (7.59%) Data Migration
6 10 (6.33%) Data Cleansing
6 10 (6.33%) Incident Management
6 10 (6.33%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (5.70%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.70%) Network Design
8 8 (5.06%) Integration Testing
8 8 (5.06%) Network Management
9 7 (4.43%) Mentoring
9 7 (4.43%) Requirements Management
9 7 (4.43%) UML
10 6 (3.80%) Business Analysis
10 6 (3.80%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.80%) Test Strategy
11 5 (3.16%) Data Management
11 5 (3.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.76%) C
2 13 (8.23%) C++
3 10 (6.33%) Java
3 10 (6.33%) Perl
4 9 (5.70%) Shell Script
5 8 (5.06%) SQL
6 6 (3.80%) C#
6 6 (3.80%) MATLAB
7 4 (2.53%) ABAP
7 4 (2.53%) ANSI C
8 3 (1.90%) Ada
8 3 (1.90%) Ada 95
8 3 (1.90%) Embedded C
8 3 (1.90%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.90%) VB
9 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.27%) Tcl
9 2 (1.27%) VBA
10 1 (0.63%) Python
10 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 158 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.29%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (6.96%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.06%) CCNP
5 7 (4.43%) CCNA
6 4 (2.53%) Degree
7 2 (1.27%) CCSA
7 2 (1.27%) ISEB
7 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.63%) APMP
8 1 (0.63%) CCIE
8 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.63%) CLAS
8 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) MCP
8 1 (0.63%) MCSE
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) SLA
2 5 (3.16%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) Def Stans
3 2 (1.27%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.27%) ISO27002
3 2 (1.27%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.63%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.63%) RMADS
4 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.53%) vSphere
4 2 (1.27%) BitLocker
4 2 (1.27%) Firmware
4 2 (1.27%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.63%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.63%) Docker
5 1 (0.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.63%) Snort
5 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.63%) Xen
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
5 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (4.43%) SCCM
2 2 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) Simpana
3 1 (0.63%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (18.35%) Juniper
2 26 (16.46%) Cisco
3 24 (15.19%) Microsoft
4 16 (10.13%) SAP
5 12 (7.59%) CheckPoint
5 12 (7.59%) Remedy
6 11 (6.96%) F5
7 10 (6.33%) VMware
8 9 (5.70%) Blue Coat
9 7 (4.43%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.16%) Oracle
11 4 (2.53%) Computacenter
11 4 (2.53%) HP
12 3 (1.90%) Apple
12 3 (1.90%) CA
12 3 (1.90%) IBM
12 3 (1.90%) Palo Alto
13 2 (1.27%) Lotus
13 2 (1.27%) Symantec
13 2 (1.27%) webMethods
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