Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 33 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 7 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 2.71% 2.78% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 11.11% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Middlesex median daily rate £419 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.58% -25.00% +26.98%
10th Percentile £407 £263 £330
90th Percentile £435 £353 £535
South East median daily rate £415 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +3.62% +0.13% +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - £30.50 -
South East median hourly rate £17.64 £39.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -55.07% -1.88% +110.53%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Middlesex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 28 90 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 10.85% 25.00% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 57 32
Middlesex median daily rate £415 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.78% +9.09% -5.98%
10th Percentile £202 £290 £314
90th Percentile £560 £550 £548
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Middlesex median hourly rate £32.50 £18.44 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.27% +47.50% -68.75%
10th Percentile £31.25 £15.94 £12.25
90th Percentile £33.75 £36.85 £12.75
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +25.93% +58.82%

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

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 18 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 2 (28.57%) Maven
4 2 (28.57%) Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Electronics
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Ant
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 2 (28.57%) Rackspace
4 2 (28.57%) GitHub
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
4 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS

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 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Ant
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Gradle
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (14.29%) RequisitePro
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Product Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Product Manager
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Product Owner
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Product Owner
3 1 (14.29%) Cryptography Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SysML Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Sensu
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) Sequence Diagram
4 1 (14.29%) Signal Processing
4 1 (14.29%) SysML
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (14.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Fluentd
1 2 (28.57%) Graphite
1 2 (28.57%) Kubernetes
1 2 (28.57%) logstash
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (28.57%) Prometheus
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Salt
1 2 (28.57%) StatsD
1 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Rackspace
1 2 (28.57%) SaltStack
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) EMC
2 1 (14.29%) IBM