Period
to 13 August 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 13 August 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 420 686 773
Rank change year-on-year +266 +87 -47
Contract jobs citing Police 92 131 96
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the General category 0.74% 0.40% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 91 48
Median daily rate £481 £500 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +1.01% +10.00%
10th Percentile £344 £413 £189
90th Percentile £625 £750 £688
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £490
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.04% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 11
Median hourly rate £51.25 £32.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.91% -7.86% +75.00%
10th Percentile £37.88 £21.13 £30.50
90th Percentile £67.63 £44.78 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £51.25 £32.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +58.91% -7.86% +75.00%

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 12,431 32,505 37,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.90% 39.28% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,044 21,253 24,936
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £300
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 862 967
Median hourly rate £30.31 £23.50 £22.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.99% +2.49% +6.48%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.76 £12.28
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.93 £22.00
% change year-on-year +30.83% +4.23% -

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 13 August 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 13 August 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 13 August 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 +192 58 £500 -9.09% 6
Midlands +98 14 £394 -34.38% 1
West Midlands +79 13 £375 -37.50% 1
South East +182 11 £451 -9.80% 2
South West +94 5 £513 -16.33% 8
North of England +97 4 £600 +26.32% 1
North West +60 3 £600 +29.73%
Yorkshire +77 1 £450 -10.00%
East Midlands +61 1 £450 -
Police
UK

For the 6 months to 13 August 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 81 (88.04%) Security Cleared
2 70 (76.09%) SC Cleared
3 35 (38.04%) Public Sector
4 25 (27.17%) AWS
5 23 (25.00%) DevOps
6 20 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 20 (21.74%) SQL
7 19 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (19.57%) Law
9 17 (18.48%) Migration
10 16 (17.39%) Java
10 16 (17.39%) Azure
11 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
12 11 (11.96%) Service Management
12 11 (11.96%) DV Cleared
13 10 (10.87%) Data Migration
13 10 (10.87%) Change Management
13 10 (10.87%) Remedy
13 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (10.87%) Windows
13 10 (10.87%) Decision-Making
14 9 (9.78%) High Availability
14 9 (9.78%) Artifactory
14 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
14 9 (9.78%) GitLab
14 9 (9.78%) Unix
14 9 (9.78%) Finance
14 9 (9.78%) Risk Management
14 9 (9.78%) Degree
15 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management

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 6 (6.52%) Confluence
1 6 (6.52%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Fuse
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe XD
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.09%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.17%) AWS
2 16 (17.39%) Azure
3 5 (5.43%) Power Platform
4 4 (4.35%) GCP
4 4 (4.35%) Office 365
5 3 (3.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.17%) GitHub
6 2 (2.17%) Yammer
7 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.09%) npm
7 1 (1.09%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.09%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) DNS
1 4 (4.35%) Firewall
1 4 (4.35%) FTP
1 4 (4.35%) Skype
2 2 (2.17%) Network Security
3 1 (1.09%) BGP
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.09%) DMVPN
3 1 (1.09%) Multicast
3 1 (1.09%) OSPF
3 1 (1.09%) SAN
3 1 (1.09%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.35%) Adabas
3 4 (4.35%) Power BI
4 3 (3.26%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.09%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Artifactory
1 9 (9.78%) GitLab
1 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.61%) Selenium
3 6 (6.52%) Cucumber
3 6 (6.52%) JIRA
3 6 (6.52%) Maven
3 6 (6.52%) SonarQube
4 5 (5.43%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 4 (4.35%) ClearQuest
5 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.35%) Toad
6 3 (3.26%) JUnit
6 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.17%) JMeter
7 2 (2.17%) Katalon Studio
7 2 (2.17%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 35 (38.04%) Public Sector
2 18 (19.57%) Law
3 9 (9.78%) Finance
4 5 (5.43%) Legal
4 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.26%) Marketing
6 2 (2.17%) Electronics
6 2 (2.17%) Fire and Rescue
6 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.09%) Local Government
7 1 (1.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Developer
2 15 (16.30%) Architect
3 11 (11.96%) Analyst
4 6 (6.52%) Java Developer
4 6 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (5.43%) Administrator
5 5 (5.43%) Applications Developer
5 5 (5.43%) DBA
5 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) Data Scientist
6 4 (4.35%) Test Leader
7 3 (3.26%) Development Consultant
7 3 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Java Web Applications Developer
7 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Senior Data Scientist
7 3 (3.26%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) .NET
1 8 (8.70%) Web Services
2 7 (7.61%) HTML
3 6 (6.52%) Apache Camel
3 6 (6.52%) J2EE
3 6 (6.52%) WireMock
4 5 (5.43%) Java EE
4 5 (5.43%) Spring
4 5 (5.43%) Struts
4 5 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (4.35%) jQuery
5 4 (4.35%) Spring Boot
6 3 (3.26%) CSS
6 3 (3.26%) JSON
6 3 (3.26%) Keras
6 3 (3.26%) PyTorch
6 3 (3.26%) RESTful
6 3 (3.26%) Swagger
6 3 (3.26%) TensorFlow
7 2 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.43%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.26%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.26%) User Experience
4 3 (3.26%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.17%) Cloud Native
5 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.17%) Equities
5 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.17%) SCORM
5 2 (2.17%) W3C
6 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.09%) CESG
6 1 (1.09%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) PKI
6 1 (1.09%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.87%) Windows
2 9 (9.78%) Unix
3 6 (6.52%) Linux
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.26%) Android
5 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.26%) CentOS
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) DevOps
2 20 (21.74%) Test Automation
3 19 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.48%) Migration
5 11 (11.96%) Service Management
6 10 (10.87%) Change Management
6 10 (10.87%) Data Migration
6 10 (10.87%) Decision-Making
7 9 (9.78%) High Availability
7 9 (9.78%) Risk Management
8 8 (8.70%) ITIL
8 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (7.61%) Project Management
9 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.52%) Data Science
10 6 (6.52%) Defect Management
10 6 (6.52%) Low Latency
10 6 (6.52%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.74%) SQL
2 16 (17.39%) Java
3 6 (6.52%) C#
3 6 (6.52%) Python
4 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.35%) JCL
4 4 (4.35%) Natural
5 2 (2.17%) Ada
5 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.17%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.09%) R
6 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (88.04%) Security Cleared
2 70 (76.09%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.96%) DV Cleared
4 9 (9.78%) Degree
5 4 (4.35%) AWS Certification
6 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.26%) PhD
7 2 (2.17%) CCNA
7 2 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.17%) CISSP
8 1 (1.09%) CCDA
8 1 (1.09%) CCIE
8 1 (1.09%) CCNP
8 1 (1.09%) CISM
8 1 (1.09%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.09%) ISEB
8 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.09%) Postgraduate
8 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.09%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) Government Security Classifications
2 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.26%) WCAG
3 2 (2.17%) NCSC
3 2 (2.17%) RMADS
3 2 (2.17%) SLA
4 1 (1.09%) GDPR
4 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.09%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) Docker
3 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.09%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Kubernetes
1 4 (4.35%) Terraform
2 3 (3.26%) Ansible
2 3 (3.26%) Consul
3 2 (2.17%) Kibana
3 2 (2.17%) logstash
4 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.09%) Packer
4 1 (1.09%) SCCM
4 1 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.87%) Remedy
3 8 (8.70%) Oracle
4 4 (4.35%) Cisco
4 4 (4.35%) Software AG
4 4 (4.35%) Tableau
5 3 (3.26%) Sparx
5 3 (3.26%) Splunk
6 2 (2.17%) Axway
6 2 (2.17%) SAP
6 2 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.17%) VMware
7 1 (1.09%) Adobe
7 1 (1.09%) CommVault
7 1 (1.09%) F5
7 1 (1.09%) Google