Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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 Clearance
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 32 31
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 353 252 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.84% 5.17% 4.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.16% 26.33% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 144 109
East of England median daily rate £375 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £144 £202 £263
90th Percentile £575 £523 £550
England median daily rate £438 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 19 66
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £40.00 £31.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.63% +27.53% +56.83%
10th Percentile £13.44 £9.12 £16.63
90th Percentile £47.25 £50.87 £53.13
England median hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -3.51% -5.00% +50.00%

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 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 1004 957 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.46% 19.63% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 555 537
East of England median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £179 £205 £210
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 98 147
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £28.56 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.97% +32.84% +16.22%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.79 £11.20
90th Percentile £47.10 £47.15 £49.85
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in the East of England

Security 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 Security Cleared in the East of England.

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

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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 Security Cleared in the East of England.

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Security 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 Security Cleared within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 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 +7 204 £375 -6.25% 13
Essex -5 57 £418 -4.02% 10
Cambridgeshire -12 56 £304 -24.06% 7
Bedfordshire 0 16 £368 -45.56% 5
Suffolk -1 12 £111 -75.23%
Norfolk -6 9 £350 +16.67% 2
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 246 (69.69%) SC Cleared
2 53 (15.01%) LAN
3 51 (14.45%) Windows
4 49 (13.88%) DV Cleared
5 43 (12.18%) Microsoft
6 41 (11.61%) Cisco
7 37 (10.48%) Active Directory
8 36 (10.20%) WAN
8 36 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (9.92%) SQL
10 34 (9.63%) Migration
10 34 (9.63%) VMware
11 33 (9.35%) Oracle
12 32 (9.07%) SQL Server
12 32 (9.07%) Linux
13 29 (8.22%) Data Centre
14 27 (7.65%) Project Management
14 27 (7.65%) Finance
14 27 (7.65%) ITIL
15 24 (6.80%) C
16 23 (6.52%) Firewall
16 23 (6.52%) Software Engineering
16 23 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (6.23%) PRINCE2
17 22 (6.23%) Juniper
18 21 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
18 21 (5.95%) Java
18 21 (5.95%) Telecoms
18 21 (5.95%) Degree
19 20 (5.67%) Microsoft Office

Security 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 13 (3.68%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.40%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.27%) Confluence
3 8 (2.27%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.98%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.70%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 4 (1.13%) IIS
7 2 (0.57%) JBoss
7 2 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.28%) Apache
8 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.28%) Liferay
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.28%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 20 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.70%) Simulink
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.57%) Windchill
6 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.98%) ResourceLink
2 4 (1.13%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.85%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (0.57%) LabWindows
4 2 (0.57%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.28%) Primavera
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.28%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.28%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (15.01%) LAN
2 36 (10.20%) WAN
3 23 (6.52%) Firewall
4 12 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (3.12%) VLAN
6 10 (2.83%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.83%) VPN
7 9 (2.55%) SNMP
8 8 (2.27%) Network Security
8 8 (2.27%) Skype
9 7 (1.98%) Broadband
9 7 (1.98%) TACACS
9 7 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.70%) DHCP
11 5 (1.42%) BGP
11 5 (1.42%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (1.42%) ISDN
11 5 (1.42%) OSPF
11 5 (1.42%) SAN
11 5 (1.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (2.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 8 (2.27%) Cognos Report Studio
4 7 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.42%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.85%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 3 (0.85%) Cognos Connection
8 3 (0.85%) Cognos Event Studio
8 3 (0.85%) Cognos Query Studio
8 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.85%) MOLAP
8 3 (0.85%) MySQL
8 3 (0.85%) OLAP
8 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (3.40%) Talend Open Studio
2 11 (3.12%) JIRA
3 10 (2.83%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (2.83%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.13%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.13%) JUnit
6 3 (0.85%) Subversion
7 2 (0.57%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.57%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.57%) MSI
7 2 (0.57%) Protractor
7 2 (0.57%) Selenium
7 2 (0.57%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.28%) JBehave
8 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.28%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (7.65%) Finance
2 21 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.70%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.42%) Retail
5 4 (1.13%) Marketing
6 3 (0.85%) Electronics
6 3 (0.85%) Law
6 3 (0.85%) Legal
7 2 (0.57%) French Language
7 2 (0.57%) Military
8 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Avionics
8 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (11.61%) Analyst
2 28 (7.93%) Consultant
3 27 (7.65%) Support Engineer
4 25 (7.08%) Developer
5 18 (5.10%) Project Manager
6 17 (4.82%) Administrator
7 14 (3.97%) Build Engineer
8 13 (3.68%) Network Engineer
9 12 (3.40%) Coordinator
9 12 (3.40%) Project Coordinator
10 11 (3.12%) Architect
10 11 (3.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (3.12%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (2.83%) Data Centre Engineer
11 10 (2.83%) Designer
11 10 (2.83%) Rollout Engineer
11 10 (2.83%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (2.55%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 9 (2.55%) SC Cleared Project Manager
12 9 (2.55%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.12%) XML
2 9 (2.55%) .NET
3 6 (1.70%) Spring
4 5 (1.42%) Middleware
5 4 (1.13%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.13%) CSS
5 4 (1.13%) HTML
5 4 (1.13%) HTML5
5 4 (1.13%) Web Services
6 3 (0.85%) J2EE
6 3 (0.85%) SAML
6 3 (0.85%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.57%) CSS3
7 2 (0.57%) jQuery
7 2 (0.57%) JSON
7 2 (0.57%) JSP
7 2 (0.57%) REST
7 2 (0.57%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.57%) WCF
7 2 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.22%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.53%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.12%) PKI
4 11 (3.12%) Reference Data
5 6 (1.70%) Blackberry
5 6 (1.70%) Handset
6 5 (1.42%) User Experience
7 4 (1.13%) Replication
7 4 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.13%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.85%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.85%) Private Cloud
8 3 (0.85%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (0.85%) Smartcard
8 3 (0.85%) Social Media
9 2 (0.57%) CCTV
9 2 (0.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 51 (14.45%) Windows
2 32 (9.07%) Linux
3 15 (4.25%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (3.97%) Unix
5 13 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.55%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (2.27%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.70%) CentOS
9 5 (1.42%) Solaris
9 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.13%) HPUX
11 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (9.63%) Migration
3 27 (7.65%) ITIL
3 27 (7.65%) Project Management
4 23 (6.52%) Software Engineering
5 22 (6.23%) PRINCE2
6 16 (4.53%) Configuration Management
7 15 (4.25%) Data Mapping
7 15 (4.25%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (3.68%) UML
9 12 (3.40%) Data Migration
9 12 (3.40%) Incident Management
9 12 (3.40%) Integration Testing
9 12 (3.40%) Service Delivery
10 11 (3.12%) Information Security
10 11 (3.12%) Infrastructure Management
10 11 (3.12%) Network Management
10 11 (3.12%) Risk Management
10 11 (3.12%) Scrum
10 11 (3.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 35 (9.92%) SQL
2 24 (6.80%) C
3 21 (5.95%) Java
4 14 (3.97%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.83%) C#
6 9 (2.55%) C++
6 9 (2.55%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.70%) Ada
8 6 (1.70%) MATLAB
8 6 (1.70%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.13%) Perl
11 2 (0.57%) Python
12 1 (0.28%) COBOL
12 1 (0.28%) Jython
12 1 (0.28%) Scala
12 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 246 (69.69%) SC Cleared
2 49 (13.88%) DV Cleared
3 21 (5.95%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (5.95%) Degree
4 16 (4.53%) CCNP
5 14 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (3.12%) CCIE
7 10 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (2.55%) CISSP
9 8 (2.27%) CCNA
10 7 (1.98%) CCSA
10 7 (1.98%) CCSE
11 5 (1.42%) CCDP
11 5 (1.42%) CISM
11 5 (1.42%) JNCIS
11 5 (1.42%) MCP
12 4 (1.13%) HNC
12 4 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.82%) SLA
2 14 (3.97%) Data Quality
3 11 (3.12%) QA
4 9 (2.55%) JSP 440
5 4 (1.13%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.85%) PMO
7 2 (0.57%) Def Stans
7 2 (0.57%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.28%) ECSS
8 1 (0.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.28%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.28%) RMADS
System Software
1 37 (10.48%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.13%) Samba
7 3 (0.85%) Docker
7 3 (0.85%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.57%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.57%) vSphere
8 2 (0.57%) XenApp
8 2 (0.57%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.28%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (2.27%) WSUS
2 7 (1.98%) SCCM
3 5 (1.42%) Terraform
3 5 (1.42%) yum
4 3 (0.85%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.85%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.28%) Packer
6 1 (0.28%) SCOM
6 1 (0.28%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 43 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.61%) Cisco
3 34 (9.63%) VMware
4 33 (9.35%) Oracle
5 22 (6.23%) Juniper
6 20 (5.67%) IBM
7 19 (5.38%) SAP
8 17 (4.82%) Red Hat
9 15 (4.25%) Citrix
10 14 (3.97%) HP
11 12 (3.40%) Blue Coat
11 12 (3.40%) Brocade
11 12 (3.40%) Cognos
11 12 (3.40%) Talend
12 8 (2.27%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.98%) F5
13 7 (1.98%) Nokia
14 6 (1.70%) Cloudera
14 6 (1.70%) NGA Human Resources
14 6 (1.70%) Northgate