Period
to 27 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Police in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Police over the 6 months to 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Police
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 607 445 695
Rank change year-on-year -162 +250 +81
Contract jobs citing Police 81 94 134
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the General category 0.27% 0.54% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 70 92
10th Percentile £282 £337 £413
25th Percentile £313 £406 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £491 £500
Median % change year-on-year -13.49% -1.75% -
75th Percentile £475 £586 £600
90th Percentile £500 £639 £688
UK median daily rate £425 £488 £500
% change year-on-year -12.82% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
10th Percentile " " £21.13
25th Percentile £16.03 £63.75 £24.69
Median hourly rate £17.06 £67.50 £32.25
Median % change year-on-year -74.73% +109.30% -30.27%
75th Percentile £18.09 £71.25 £40.69
90th Percentile " " £44.78
UK median hourly rate £17.06 £67.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year -74.73% +109.30% -30.27%

Police is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 30,309 17,303 43,874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 53.34% 52.19% 52.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,427 11,622 28,871
10th Percentile £310 £275 £281
25th Percentile £406 £400 £381
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £498 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.02% +4.74% +1.28%
75th Percentile £625 £600 £575
90th Percentile £713 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,133 634 1,301
10th Percentile £11.87 £12.28 £10.75
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.03 £20.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -7.17% +2.50% +6.95%
75th Percentile £40.00 £40.68 £39.49
90th Percentile £56.20 £53.53 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £19.32
% change year-on-year -4.88% +6.11% +7.33%

Police
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Police as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Police in England

Police
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Police in England.

Daily rate trend for Police in England

Police
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Police in England over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Police in England

Police
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Police in England.

Hourly rate trend for Police in England

Police
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Police within the England region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. 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
Midlands -11 46 £425 +13.33% 15
West Midlands +2 45 £425 +13.33% 13
London -160 23 £425 -15.00% 12
North of England -34 6 £484 -19.33% 12
North West -16 5 £484 -19.33% 4
South West -9 3 £438 -14.63% 6
Yorkshire -17 1 £450 - 7
Police
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Police 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 England region with a requirement for Police.

1 43 (53.09%) Migration
2 40 (49.38%) Business Case
3 36 (44.44%) Finance
4 30 (37.04%) Project Delivery
5 26 (32.10%) Security Cleared
6 25 (30.86%) Project Management
7 23 (28.40%) Social Skills
8 22 (27.16%) Critical Success Factor
9 21 (25.93%) SC Cleared
10 20 (24.69%) Public Sector
11 19 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (18.52%) Legal
12 15 (18.52%) Change Management
13 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (11.11%) Firewall
14 8 (9.88%) Law
14 8 (9.88%) DV Cleared
15 7 (8.64%) Business Continuity
15 7 (8.64%) OSPF
15 7 (8.64%) BGP
15 7 (8.64%) HTML
15 7 (8.64%) Cisco
16 6 (7.41%) ITIL
16 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
16 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
16 6 (7.41%) CCTV
16 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
16 6 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
16 6 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
16 6 (7.41%) Front End Development

Police
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.70%) Adobe XD
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Azure
2 2 (2.47%) Azure Cosmos DB
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (1.23%) npm
3 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.11%) Firewall
2 7 (8.64%) BGP
2 7 (8.64%) OSPF
3 5 (6.17%) LAN
3 5 (6.17%) Multicast
3 5 (6.17%) WAN
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (4.94%) EIGRP
4 4 (4.94%) Structured Cabling
4 4 (4.94%) TACACS
4 4 (4.94%) VLAN
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (3.70%) DHCP
5 3 (3.70%) DMVPN
5 3 (3.70%) DNS
5 3 (3.70%) SAN
5 3 (3.70%) VXLAN
6 2 (2.47%) PSTN
6 2 (2.47%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) Adabas
1 2 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.23%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.23%) Gatling
3 1 (1.23%) gulp
3 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.23%) JMeter
3 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.23%) Postman
3 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 36 (44.44%) Finance
2 23 (28.40%) Social Skills
3 20 (24.69%) Public Sector
4 15 (18.52%) Legal
5 8 (9.88%) Law
6 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.70%) Military
8 2 (2.47%) Documentation Skills
8 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.23%) Back Office
9 1 (1.23%) Electronics
9 1 (1.23%) Influencing Skills
9 1 (1.23%) Local Government
9 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 1 (1.23%) Marketing
9 1 (1.23%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Analyst
2 15 (18.52%) Business Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Technical Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Technical Business Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Transition Manager
5 6 (7.41%) Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.17%) Business Engagement Leader
6 5 (6.17%) Project Officer
6 5 (6.17%) Project Support Officer
6 5 (6.17%) Support Officer
6 5 (6.17%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (3.70%) Applications Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.70%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Mainframe Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) HTML
2 5 (6.17%) .NET
2 5 (6.17%) jQuery
3 4 (4.94%) CSS
4 3 (3.70%) Ajax
4 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (3.70%) Sass
4 3 (3.70%) Semantic HTML
4 3 (3.70%) Spine.js
4 3 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (2.47%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.47%) Ember.js
5 2 (2.47%) HTML5
5 2 (2.47%) Node.js
5 2 (2.47%) React
5 2 (2.47%) RESTful
5 2 (2.47%) Spring Boot
5 2 (2.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) CCTV
1 6 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.70%) User Experience
3 2 (2.47%) IVR
4 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.23%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) SCORM
4 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.09%) Migration
2 40 (49.38%) Business Case
3 30 (37.04%) Project Delivery
4 25 (30.86%) Project Management
5 22 (27.16%) Critical Success Factor
6 19 (23.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (18.52%) Change Management
8 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.64%) Business Continuity
10 6 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (7.41%) Front End Development
10 6 (7.41%) ITIL
11 5 (6.17%) Service Management
11 5 (6.17%) Test Scripting
11 5 (6.17%) Validation
12 4 (4.94%) Cryptography
12 4 (4.94%) DevOps
12 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2
12 4 (4.94%) System Testing
12 4 (4.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.70%) Assembly Language
2 3 (3.70%) C
2 3 (3.70%) C#
2 3 (3.70%) COBOL
3 2 (2.47%) Go
3 2 (2.47%) Natural
3 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.47%) Python
3 2 (2.47%) Ruby
3 2 (2.47%) SQL
3 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (32.10%) Security Cleared
2 21 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.88%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.94%) CCNP
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.47%) APMP
7 2 (2.47%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (1.23%) CCIE
8 1 (1.23%) CCNA
8 1 (1.23%) ISEB
8 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (6.17%) Accessibility
3 4 (4.94%) QA
4 3 (3.70%) GMP
4 3 (3.70%) WCAG
5 1 (1.23%) GDPR
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.23%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.47%) Docker
4 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
4 1 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.23%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (8.64%) Cisco
2 5 (6.17%) VMware
3 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.70%) Adobe
4 3 (3.70%) Fujitsu
4 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.70%) Software AG
5 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.47%) Avaya
5 2 (2.47%) BT
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.23%) Remedy
6 1 (1.23%) SAP
6 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds