Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 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
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 12 31
Rank change year-on-year -16 +19 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 21 34 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 6.44% 11.33% 4.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.64% 60.71% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 15
Leicester median daily rate £364 £338 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% -21.51% +30.30%
10th Percentile £204 £287 £261
90th Percentile £439 £530 £469
Leicestershire median daily rate £328 £338 £430
% change year-on-year -2.96% -21.51% +38.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicester median hourly rate - - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leicester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 33 56 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 10.12% 18.67% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 26
Leicester median daily rate £288 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% +0.67% +14.62%
10th Percentile £206 £303 £268
90th Percentile £463 £504 £469
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 £375 £330
% change year-on-year -23.33% +13.64% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Leicester median hourly rate £21.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.24% +8.89% -35.71%
10th Percentile £18.00 £13.30 £16.35
90th Percentile £26.60 £36.10 £23.75
Leicestershire median hourly rate £16.70 £24.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -31.84% +51.23% -32.50%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Security Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Leicester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Cleared in Leicester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Leicester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Leicester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Leicester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Leicester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (28.57%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 6 (28.57%) Logistics
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (19.05%) MVC
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Selenium
6 3 (14.29%) WCF
6 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) JIRA
6 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (14.29%) Automotive
6 3 (14.29%) UML
6 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 3 (14.29%) Oracle
6 3 (14.29%) C
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
6 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (14.29%) Toad
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
1 3 (14.29%) Selenium
1 3 (14.29%) Toad
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Test Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Lead Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Business Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Business Process Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Electrical Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Process Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) SAP PI Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Server Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
3 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (14.29%) LINQ
3 3 (14.29%) WCF
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (4.76%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Logistics
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) MVC
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Asynchronous Programming
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) High Availability
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) UML
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 1 (4.76%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (4.76%) Proactive Management
7 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Release Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Runbook
7 1 (4.76%) User Stories
7 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
3 3 (14.29%) C
4 1 (4.76%) ABAP
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) SCOrch
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft