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 26 June 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 28 36
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 13 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.81% 3.47% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.14% 36.00% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 4
Median daily rate £400 £338 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% +42.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £318 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £473 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £383 £390
% change year-on-year +7.45% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £32.50
% change year-on-year +14.83% +0.47%  

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 37 25 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 13.70% 9.65% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 15
Median daily rate £180 £344 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.63% +18.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £277 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £548 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +204.34% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 11 £400 -6.97%
Security Cleared
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (37.50%) Logistics
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (25.00%) High Availability
5 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) Asynchronous Programming
5 3 (18.75%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (18.75%) WCF
5 3 (18.75%) LINQ
5 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) C#
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) Unix
5 3 (18.75%) ISEB
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) TickIT
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
5 3 (18.75%) Automotive
5 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework

Security 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 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (12.50%) Toad
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (18.75%) Automotive
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) C# Software Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Software Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Software Test Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Scrum Master
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) SQL DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
1 3 (18.75%) LINQ
1 3 (18.75%) WCF
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Logistics
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Asynchronous Programming
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
3 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Test Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) TickIT
2 2 (12.50%) ISO 9001
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 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
3 1 (6.25%) Sophos
3 1 (6.25%) Veeam
3 1 (6.25%) VMware