Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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.

Security Check (SC) Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 59 55
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 243 154 195
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.72% 3.16% 3.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.45% 16.23% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 75 71
East of England median daily rate £350 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +7.69%
10th Percentile £133 £250 £268
90th Percentile £525 £513 £550
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 17 50
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.00% +11.11% +68.75%
10th Percentile £14.25 £9.00 £17.00
90th Percentile £47.25 £49.75 £55.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £31.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year -40.16% +4.17% +57.89%

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 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 994 949 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.30% 19.46% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 543 551
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £182 £205 £213
90th Percentile £560 £525 £538
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 98 150
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £27.61 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.81% +28.42% +7.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.06 £10.73
90th Percentile £46.65 £47.15 £49.78
England median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% +10.87% +21.05%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire +16 140 £350 -6.67% 9
Cambridgeshire +5 46 £300 -7.69% 3
Essex -12 35 £363 -19.44% 2
Bedfordshire +6 16 £375 +20.00% 4
Suffolk +4 7 £111 -76.53%
Norfolk -1 1 £133 -72.80%
SC Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 243 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (14.40%) LAN
2 35 (14.40%) Cisco
3 32 (13.17%) Migration
4 29 (11.93%) Windows
5 28 (11.52%) Microsoft
5 28 (11.52%) VMware
5 28 (11.52%) Data Centre
6 26 (10.70%) SQL
7 23 (9.47%) Active Directory
8 22 (9.05%) Juniper
8 22 (9.05%) Project Management
8 22 (9.05%) ITIL
9 21 (8.64%) Oracle
9 21 (8.64%) WAN
9 21 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (7.82%) PRINCE2
10 19 (7.82%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (7.41%) Linux
12 17 (7.00%) SQL Server
12 17 (7.00%) IBM
12 17 (7.00%) Firewall
12 17 (7.00%) Finance
12 17 (7.00%) DV Cleared
13 16 (6.58%) Software Engineering
13 16 (6.58%) SAP
14 15 (6.17%) Configuration Management
14 15 (6.17%) CCNP
15 14 (5.76%) T-SQL

SC Cleared
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 11 (4.53%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.29%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.06%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.82%) Apache
6 2 (0.82%) Confluence
6 2 (0.82%) JBoss
6 2 (0.82%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.41%) Liferay
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.41%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 11 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.47%) Simulink
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.82%) Windchill
5 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.47%) ResourceLink
2 4 (1.65%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.23%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (0.82%) LabWindows
5 1 (0.41%) Primavera
5 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.41%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.41%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.41%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.41%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.40%) LAN
2 21 (8.64%) WAN
3 17 (7.00%) Firewall
4 12 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (4.53%) VLAN
6 10 (4.12%) VPN
7 8 (3.29%) Network Security
7 8 (3.29%) Skype
8 7 (2.88%) TACACS
9 6 (2.47%) TCP/IP
10 5 (2.06%) BGP
10 5 (2.06%) Broadband
10 5 (2.06%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (2.06%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (2.06%) ISDN
10 5 (2.06%) OSPF
10 5 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (2.06%) Wireless
11 4 (1.65%) DHCP
11 4 (1.65%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 8 (3.29%) Cognos Report Studio
2 8 (3.29%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.06%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.23%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 3 (1.23%) Cognos Connection
6 3 (1.23%) Cognos Event Studio
6 3 (1.23%) Cognos Query Studio
6 3 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.23%) MOLAP
6 3 (1.23%) MySQL
6 3 (1.23%) OLAP
6 3 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.82%) DataStage
7 2 (0.82%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 12 (4.94%) Talend Open Studio
2 10 (4.12%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (4.12%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (0.82%) JIRA
3 2 (0.82%) JUnit
4 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.41%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.41%) JBehave
4 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.41%) Maven
4 1 (0.41%) MSI
4 1 (0.41%) Protractor
4 1 (0.41%) Selenium
4 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.41%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (7.00%) Finance
2 12 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.06%) Retail
5 4 (1.65%) Marketing
6 3 (1.23%) Electronics
6 3 (1.23%) Law
7 2 (0.82%) French Language
7 2 (0.82%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (11.11%) Consultant
2 25 (10.29%) Support Engineer
3 24 (9.88%) Analyst
4 17 (7.00%) Developer
5 16 (6.58%) Project Manager
6 12 (4.94%) Coordinator
6 12 (4.94%) Network Engineer
6 12 (4.94%) Project Coordinator
7 11 (4.53%) Administrator
7 11 (4.53%) Build Engineer
8 10 (4.12%) Data Centre Engineer
8 10 (4.12%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (4.12%) Rollout Engineer
9 9 (3.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 9 (3.70%) Server Engineer
10 8 (3.29%) Cognos Developer
10 8 (3.29%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 8 (3.29%) SQL Server Consultant
11 7 (2.88%) Data Centre Manager
11 7 (2.88%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.88%) XML
2 3 (1.23%) J2EE
2 3 (1.23%) Spring
3 2 (0.82%) .NET
4 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.41%) CSS
4 1 (0.41%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.41%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.41%) Java EE
4 1 (0.41%) JSON
4 1 (0.41%) Middleware
4 1 (0.41%) RESTEasy
4 1 (0.41%) RESTful
4 1 (0.41%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.41%) Spring MVC
4 1 (0.41%) Web Services
4 1 (0.41%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.52%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.53%) Reference Data
4 6 (2.47%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.47%) Handset
5 4 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.23%) Social Media
7 2 (0.82%) CMDB
7 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.82%) RIA
7 2 (0.82%) User Experience
7 2 (0.82%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.41%) Blog
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.41%) PKI
8 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.93%) Windows
2 18 (7.41%) Linux
3 12 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.70%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.88%) CentOS
7 5 (2.06%) Unix
8 4 (1.65%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.82%) Solaris
11 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.17%) Migration
2 22 (9.05%) ITIL
2 22 (9.05%) Project Management
3 21 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (7.82%) PRINCE2
5 16 (6.58%) Software Engineering
6 15 (6.17%) Configuration Management
7 12 (4.94%) Data Mapping
7 12 (4.94%) Service Delivery
8 11 (4.53%) Data Migration
8 11 (4.53%) Integration Testing
9 10 (4.12%) Change Control
10 9 (3.70%) Incident Management
10 9 (3.70%) UML
11 8 (3.29%) Network Management
12 7 (2.88%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (2.88%) Mathematics
12 7 (2.88%) Process Improvement
12 7 (2.88%) Risk Management
13 6 (2.47%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.70%) SQL
2 14 (5.76%) T-SQL
3 13 (5.35%) C
4 8 (3.29%) C++
4 8 (3.29%) Java
4 8 (3.29%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.88%) C#
6 6 (2.47%) Ada
6 6 (2.47%) MATLAB
7 5 (2.06%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.82%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 243 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.82%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (7.00%) DV Cleared
4 15 (6.17%) CCNP
5 12 (4.94%) Degree
6 10 (4.12%) CCIE
6 10 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (2.88%) CCSA
7 7 (2.88%) CCSE
8 6 (2.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (2.47%) CCNA
9 5 (2.06%) CCDP
9 5 (2.06%) JNCIS
10 4 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.65%) MCP
11 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.82%) CISSP
12 2 (0.82%) HND
12 2 (0.82%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.76%) SLA
2 12 (4.94%) Data Quality
3 8 (3.29%) QA
4 6 (2.47%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.82%) Def Stans
5 2 (0.82%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.82%) PMO
6 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 23 (9.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.29%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.41%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.06%) SCCM
1 5 (2.06%) Terraform
1 5 (2.06%) yum
2 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.41%) Packer
2 1 (0.41%) SCOM
2 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (14.40%) Cisco
2 28 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.52%) VMware
3 22 (9.05%) Juniper
4 21 (8.64%) Oracle
5 17 (7.00%) IBM
6 16 (6.58%) SAP
7 13 (5.35%) Citrix
7 13 (5.35%) Red Hat
8 12 (4.94%) Blue Coat
8 12 (4.94%) Cognos
8 12 (4.94%) Talend
9 11 (4.53%) Brocade
10 9 (3.70%) HP
11 8 (3.29%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.88%) F5
12 7 (2.88%) Nokia
13 6 (2.47%) NGA Human Resources
13 6 (2.47%) Northgate
14 5 (2.06%) Cloudera