Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 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 Check (SC) Clearance
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 42 54
Rank change year-on-year -19 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 8 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.40% 3.33% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.81% 23.38% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 7
Leicestershire median daily rate £400 £338 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -27.03% +208.33%
10th Percentile £180 £255 £415
90th Percentile £423 £399 £469
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +1.40% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £18.52
% change year-on-year +0.72% -6.18% +23.47%

SC 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 Leicestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 54 77 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 9.47% 14.26% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 51 40
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% +13.64% +1.54%
10th Percentile £185 £269 £180
90th Percentile £463 £494 £469
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +1.32% +1.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Leicestershire median hourly rate £16.70 £24.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.84% +51.23% -32.50%
10th Percentile £13.37 £13.30 £14.20
90th Percentile £24.80 £36.10 £23.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.13
% change year-on-year - +2.19% +14.17%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Leicestershire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Leicestershire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Leicestershire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Leicestershire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Leicester -17 7 £338 -
SC Cleared
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Logistics
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) High Availability
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Toad
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Toad
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Lead Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Electrical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
2 3 (37.50%) Logistics
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform