The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for SC 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 Check (SC) Clearance
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 24 18
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 1.73% 3.23%
As % of the Qualifications category - 10.34% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £385 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +12.85% -2.77%  

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

Academic & Professional Certification
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 12 29 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 13.04% 16.76% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 21
Median daily rate £455 £500 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.05% +31.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £296 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £550 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £16.88 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.53%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Middlesex

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Middlesex

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) ZABBIX
2 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) StatsD
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) Sensu
2 4 (80.00%) logstash
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Salt
2 4 (80.00%) Graphite
2 4 (80.00%) InfluxDB
2 4 (80.00%) Software Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (80.00%) Rackspace
2 4 (80.00%) GitHub
2 4 (80.00%) Gradle
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Fluentd

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (80.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (80.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Ant
1 4 (80.00%) Gradle
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Sensu
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
1 4 (80.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
1 4 (80.00%) Fluentd
1 4 (80.00%) Graphite
1 4 (80.00%) logstash
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (80.00%) Prometheus
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
1 4 (80.00%) Salt
1 4 (80.00%) StatsD
1 4 (80.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft