The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 40 26 12
Rank change year-on-year -14 -14  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.07% 4.76% 9.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 33.33% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 27
Median daily rate £375 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +4.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% +24.63%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21 39 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 7.47% 14.29% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 42
Median daily rate £350 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £238 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £19.00 £11.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.72% -18.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.64 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.20 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Cleared in Leicestershire

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Leicestershire

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Leicestershire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -6 2 £375 +15.38%
Hinckley -3 1 - -
Security Cleared
East Midlands

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Logistics
4 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 6 (37.50%) ISO 9001
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
5 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
5 5 (31.25%) High Availability
6 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) UML
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) TickIT
7 3 (18.75%) V-Model
8 2 (12.50%) SDLC
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (12.50%) Change Management

Security Cleared
Top Related 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 (6.25%) Documentum
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
1 1 (6.25%) Profibus
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Lead Software Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Development Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 1 (6.25%) JDBC
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Logistics
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) High Availability
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) UML
3 4 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (18.75%) V-Model
5 2 (12.50%) Change Management
5 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Document Management
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.25%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) ISO 9001
2 3 (18.75%) TickIT
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
1 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Siemens
3 1 (6.25%) Sophos
3 1 (6.25%) Veeam
3 1 (6.25%) VMware