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 3 months to 30 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.

Security Clearance
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 20 40
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 119 157 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.59% 6.25% 4.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.44% 31.21% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 67 36
Median daily rate £380 £363 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.82% -9.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £244 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £566
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £47.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

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 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 450 503 477
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 21.15% 20.01% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 265 231
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 43 58
Median hourly rate £31.50 £46.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.52% +104.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.20 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 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 -3 60 £300 -17.24% 7
Essex -3 25 £453 -23.05% 3
Cambridgeshire +7 17 £380 +68.88% 9
Norfolk +1 12 £450 +52.54% 3
Bedfordshire -13 5 £200 -48.71%
Suffolk -9 3 £178 -51.03%
Security Cleared
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 153 (59.07%) SC Cleared
2 51 (19.69%) Microsoft
3 45 (17.37%) Migration
4 44 (16.99%) Firewall
4 44 (16.99%) Windows
5 36 (13.90%) Cisco
6 33 (12.74%) Data Migration
7 32 (12.36%) Software Engineering
7 32 (12.36%) Juniper
8 30 (11.58%) Linux
8 30 (11.58%) SAP
8 30 (11.58%) DV Cleared
9 29 (11.20%) Configuration Management
10 28 (10.81%) MS Excel
11 27 (10.42%) Oracle
12 26 (10.04%) C
13 25 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (9.65%) LAN
14 24 (9.27%) ITIL
15 23 (8.88%) WAN
15 23 (8.88%) Finance
15 23 (8.88%) VMware
16 22 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (8.11%) SQL
17 21 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
18 20 (7.72%) TCP/IP
19 19 (7.34%) MS Office
19 19 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
20 18 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
21 17 (6.56%) Active Directory

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 7 (2.70%) Apache
2 6 (2.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (1.93%) JBoss
3 5 (1.93%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.93%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.16%) IIS
5 3 (1.16%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.77%) Confluence
6 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.77%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.77%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.77%) Site Server
6 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 28 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.34%) MS Office
3 6 (2.32%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.32%) Simulink
3 6 (2.32%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.93%) MS Project
5 3 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.16%) Windchill
6 2 (0.77%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 2 (0.77%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 12 (4.63%) SAP BPC
2 11 (4.25%) SAP HR
3 4 (1.54%) SAP PS
4 3 (1.16%) SAP MII
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.77%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.39%) LabWindows
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.39%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.39%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.16%) Office 365
1 3 (1.16%) SaaS
2 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (16.99%) Firewall
2 25 (9.65%) LAN
3 23 (8.88%) WAN
4 20 (7.72%) TCP/IP
5 16 (6.18%) Network Security
6 12 (4.63%) VPN
6 12 (4.63%) Wireless
7 10 (3.86%) Broadband
7 10 (3.86%) ISDN
8 9 (3.47%) DNS
9 8 (3.09%) NetScaler
10 7 (2.70%) Ethernet
10 7 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (2.70%) HTTP
10 7 (2.70%) Internet
10 7 (2.70%) SSL
11 5 (1.93%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.93%) WLAN
12 4 (1.54%) DHCP
12 4 (1.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.63%) Oracle Database
1 12 (4.63%) SAP BW
2 10 (3.86%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
3 9 (3.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 9 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.32%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.16%) MaxDB
7 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.77%) GIS
7 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.77%) MySQL
7 2 (0.77%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (0.77%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (0.77%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.39%) HBase
Development Applications
1 11 (4.25%) LSMW
2 10 (3.86%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (3.47%) JIRA
4 7 (2.70%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (2.32%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.32%) Selenium
6 5 (1.93%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.93%) JMeter
6 5 (1.93%) LoadRunner
6 5 (1.93%) Subversion
7 4 (1.54%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.16%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.16%) NWDI
9 2 (0.77%) CA Gen
9 2 (0.77%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.39%) CMake
10 1 (0.39%) JIRA Agile
10 1 (0.39%) Redmine
10 1 (0.39%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.39%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 23 (8.88%) Finance
2 6 (2.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.93%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.54%) Military
5 3 (1.16%) Electronics
6 2 (0.77%) Law
6 2 (0.77%) Legal
6 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.77%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.39%) Avionics
7 1 (0.39%) Front Office
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (13.51%) Analyst
2 28 (10.81%) Consultant
3 25 (9.65%) Network Engineer
4 19 (7.34%) Architect
4 19 (7.34%) Software Engineer
5 16 (6.18%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.02%) Developer
7 12 (4.63%) Business Analyst
7 12 (4.63%) Network Support
8 11 (4.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 10 (3.86%) Administrator
9 10 (3.86%) Functional Analyst
9 10 (3.86%) SAP Analyst
9 10 (3.86%) SAP Functional Analyst
10 8 (3.09%) Network Support Engineer
11 7 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 7 (2.70%) Data Migration Specialist
11 7 (2.70%) HR Specialist
11 7 (2.70%) Migration Specialist
11 7 (2.70%) SAP BI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.18%) XML
2 11 (4.25%) BAPI
3 9 (3.47%) Middleware
4 8 (3.09%) J2EE
5 5 (1.93%) .NET
6 4 (1.54%) Web Services
7 3 (1.16%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.16%) Java EE
7 3 (1.16%) SAP Basis
8 2 (0.77%) Dropwizard
8 2 (0.77%) EJB
8 2 (0.77%) JAX-RS
8 2 (0.77%) JSON
8 2 (0.77%) Qt
8 2 (0.77%) REST
8 2 (0.77%) Servlets
8 2 (0.77%) WPF
8 2 (0.77%) XSLT
9 1 (0.39%) JMS
9 1 (0.39%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.47%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (2.32%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.32%) Device Driver
4 6 (2.32%) NHS
4 6 (2.32%) Wiki
5 4 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.54%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.16%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.16%) PKI
6 3 (1.16%) RIA
7 2 (0.77%) e-Health
7 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.39%) Clustering
8 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.39%) Verilog
8 1 (0.39%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.99%) Windows
2 30 (11.58%) Linux
3 19 (7.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (5.41%) Unix
6 13 (5.02%) Windows 7
6 13 (5.02%) Windows Server
7 12 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (3.47%) Windows 10
8 9 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.70%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.16%) Android
11 2 (0.77%) HPUX
11 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.77%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.39%) ThreadX
12 1 (0.39%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.37%) Migration
2 33 (12.74%) Data Migration
3 32 (12.36%) Software Engineering
4 29 (11.20%) Configuration Management
5 24 (9.27%) ITIL
6 21 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (6.18%) UML
9 15 (5.79%) Data Cleansing
10 13 (5.02%) Project Management
11 12 (4.63%) Mentoring
11 12 (4.63%) Requirements Management
11 12 (4.63%) SOA
11 12 (4.63%) System Testing
12 11 (4.25%) Incident Management
12 11 (4.25%) Risk Management
12 11 (4.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (3.86%) Data Management
13 10 (3.86%) PRINCE2
13 10 (3.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.04%) C
2 21 (8.11%) SQL
3 14 (5.41%) C++
3 14 (5.41%) Java
4 13 (5.02%) Perl
5 8 (3.09%) PowerShell
5 8 (3.09%) Shell Script
6 7 (2.70%) ABAP
7 6 (2.32%) C#
7 6 (2.32%) MATLAB
8 5 (1.93%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.54%) ANSI C
9 4 (1.54%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.16%) Ada
10 3 (1.16%) Ada 95
10 3 (1.16%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.16%) VB
10 3 (1.16%) VBA
11 2 (0.77%) Tcl
12 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 153 (59.07%) SC Cleared
2 30 (11.58%) DV Cleared
3 25 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (6.56%) BC Cleared
5 16 (6.18%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (5.79%) Degree
7 11 (4.25%) CCNA
8 8 (3.09%) CCNP
9 5 (1.93%) ISEB
10 4 (1.54%) MCP
10 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (1.16%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (1.16%) MCSE
11 3 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.77%) CCSA
12 2 (0.77%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.77%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.86%) SLA
2 8 (3.09%) JSP 440
3 7 (2.70%) QA
4 6 (2.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (1.93%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.77%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.39%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.39%) GPG13
7 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.39%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.39%) PMO
7 1 (0.39%) RMADS
7 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (6.56%) Active Directory
1 17 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.93%) Docker
2 5 (1.93%) vSphere
3 4 (1.54%) Firmware
4 3 (1.16%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.77%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (0.77%) NFS
5 2 (0.77%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.77%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.77%) XenApp
5 2 (0.77%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.39%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.47%) SCCM
2 5 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.93%) Puppet
3 2 (0.77%) EMC Navisphere
3 2 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.39%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.39%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.39%) Kibana
4 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.39%) Simpana
4 1 (0.39%) WMI
Vendors
1 51 (19.69%) Microsoft
2 36 (13.90%) Cisco
3 32 (12.36%) Juniper
4 30 (11.58%) SAP
5 27 (10.42%) Oracle
6 23 (8.88%) VMware
7 13 (5.02%) CheckPoint
8 12 (4.63%) Red Hat
9 11 (4.25%) F5
9 11 (4.25%) Remedy
10 8 (3.09%) Blue Coat
11 7 (2.70%) Citrix
11 7 (2.70%) Palo Alto
12 6 (2.32%) HP
12 6 (2.32%) Intel Security
13 5 (1.93%) WSO2
14 4 (1.54%) Computacenter
15 3 (1.16%) Apple
15 3 (1.16%) EMC
15 3 (1.16%) Trustwave
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