Period
to 5 December 2020

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 5 December 2020 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
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 456 667 797
Rank change year-on-year +211 +130 -53
Contract jobs citing Police 72 89 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.12% 0.090%
As % of the General category 0.55% 0.32% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 61 39
Median daily rate £475 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.04% +4.81%
10th Percentile £357 £400 £348
90th Percentile £600 £613 £678
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £485
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +5.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 18
Median hourly rate £78.00 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.33% +28.57% +91.94%
10th Percentile £43.30 £42.50 £31.34
90th Percentile £79.50 £47.50 £75.61
UK median hourly rate £78.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +73.33% +28.57% +91.94%

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 13,149 28,074 37,909
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.55% 37.60% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,478 18,336 25,215
Median daily rate £500 £493 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +1.10% +2.63%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £300
90th Percentile £700 £688 £675
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 898 1,021
Median hourly rate £30.85 £22.16 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.23% +2.51% -3.93%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.44 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year +36.36% +3.53% -3.41%

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 5 December 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Police in England over the 6 months to 5 December 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 5 December 2020. 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
London +138 44 £475 -5.00% 6
Midlands +80 14 £363 - 6
West Midlands +76 13 £350 - 4
South West +115 6 £510 -18.40% 2
North of England +110 5 £525 +5.00% 1
North West +79 5 £525 +5.00%
South East +149 1 - - 6
Police
UK

For the 6 months to 5 December 2020, 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 57 (79.17%) Security Cleared
2 53 (73.61%) SC Cleared
3 29 (40.28%) Public Sector
4 21 (29.17%) Migration
5 19 (26.39%) Law
6 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (19.44%) ITIL
7 14 (19.44%) AWS
7 14 (19.44%) DevOps
8 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
9 11 (15.28%) Test Automation
9 11 (15.28%) Finance
10 10 (13.89%) DV Cleared
10 10 (13.89%) Data Migration
10 10 (13.89%) Azure
10 10 (13.89%) Business Case
11 8 (11.11%) Project Management
11 8 (11.11%) Change Management
11 8 (11.11%) Decision-Making
12 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (9.72%) Degree
13 6 (8.33%) Service Management
13 6 (8.33%) .NET
13 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
13 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
13 6 (8.33%) Windows
13 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (8.33%) Strategic Roadmap
13 6 (8.33%) Project Delivery
14 5 (6.94%) Private Cloud

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 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (1.39%) Confluence
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe XD
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) AWS
2 10 (13.89%) Azure
3 3 (4.17%) Office 365
3 3 (4.17%) Power Platform
4 2 (2.78%) Logic Apps
4 2 (2.78%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.39%) GCP
5 1 (1.39%) npm
5 1 (1.39%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.39%) Route 53
5 1 (1.39%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) DNS
2 3 (4.17%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) Network Security
3 2 (2.78%) Multicast
4 1 (1.39%) BGP
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.39%) DMVPN
4 1 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.39%) OSPF
4 1 (1.39%) Skype
4 1 (1.39%) VoIP
4 1 (1.39%) VPN
4 1 (1.39%) VSAN
4 1 (1.39%) VXLAN
4 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.78%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) Big Data
4 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.39%) Power BI
4 1 (1.39%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Bitbucket
1 5 (6.94%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (5.56%) SonarQube
3 2 (2.78%) JIRA
4 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.39%) GitLab
4 1 (1.39%) gulp
4 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.39%) JMeter
4 1 (1.39%) JUnit
4 1 (1.39%) Maven
4 1 (1.39%) Selenium
4 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (40.28%) Public Sector
2 19 (26.39%) Law
3 11 (15.28%) Finance
4 4 (5.56%) Legal
5 3 (4.17%) Fire and Rescue
5 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.17%) Military
6 2 (2.78%) Local Government
6 2 (2.78%) Marketing
6 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (33.33%) Architect
2 9 (12.50%) Developer
3 7 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (8.33%) Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) Performance Architect
6 4 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.56%) Business Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Integration Architect
6 4 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.56%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.17%) Business Change Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Change Manager
7 3 (4.17%) Performance Test Leader
7 3 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.78%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.78%) Support Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.33%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) HTML
2 5 (6.94%) jQuery
2 5 (6.94%) JSON
2 5 (6.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (5.56%) CSS
4 3 (4.17%) RESTful
4 3 (4.17%) Swagger
5 2 (2.78%) .NET Core
5 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (2.78%) HTML5 Canvas
5 2 (2.78%) Node.js
5 2 (2.78%) Pandas
5 2 (2.78%) React
5 2 (2.78%) scikit-learn
5 2 (2.78%) Spring
5 2 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (1.39%) Ajax
6 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.78%) CCTV
3 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.78%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.78%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.78%) User Experience
3 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.39%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.39%) PKI
4 1 (1.39%) SCORM
4 1 (1.39%) Social Media
4 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.39%) Video Editing
4 1 (1.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) CentOS
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.78%) Android
3 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Migration
2 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (19.44%) DevOps
3 14 (19.44%) ITIL
4 11 (15.28%) Test Automation
5 10 (13.89%) Business Case
5 10 (13.89%) Data Migration
6 8 (11.11%) Change Management
6 8 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 8 (11.11%) Project Management
7 7 (9.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.33%) Project Delivery
8 6 (8.33%) Service Management
8 6 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.33%) Strategic Roadmap
9 5 (6.94%) High Availability
9 5 (6.94%) Information Security
9 5 (6.94%) Integration Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) Java
1 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.56%) C#
3 3 (4.17%) Python
3 3 (4.17%) SQL
4 2 (2.78%) Ada
4 2 (2.78%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (79.17%) Security Cleared
2 53 (73.61%) SC Cleared
3 10 (13.89%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.72%) Degree
5 2 (2.78%) HNC
5 2 (2.78%) HND
6 1 (1.39%) APMG
6 1 (1.39%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.39%) CCDE
6 1 (1.39%) CCIE
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.39%) ISEB
6 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.39%) PhD
6 1 (1.39%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.39%) VCDX
6 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) GDPR
2 1 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.78%) Kibana
2 2 (2.78%) logstash
2 2 (2.78%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) VMware
3 2 (2.78%) Axway
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco
3 2 (2.78%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe
4 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.39%) Capita
4 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.39%) F5
4 1 (1.39%) SAP
4 1 (1.39%) Thycotic