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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
South East / Middlesex
Rank 14 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 4.58% - 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.00% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £215 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -13.79% +33.84%  

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 25 25 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 19.08% 15.72% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 18
Median daily rate £350 £438 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -9.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £270 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Middlesex over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Middlesex

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Middlesex

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 6 (85.71%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Ant
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
3 4 (57.14%) Rackspace
3 4 (57.14%) GitHub
3 4 (57.14%) Gradle
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (57.14%) StatsD
3 4 (57.14%) Ansible
3 4 (57.14%) Sensu
3 4 (57.14%) logstash
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Salt
3 4 (57.14%) Graphite
3 4 (57.14%) InfluxDB
3 4 (57.14%) Software Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) ZABBIX
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) Fluentd

SC Cleared
Top Related 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 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
2 2 (28.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (57.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Ant
1 4 (57.14%) Gradle
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Sensu
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Deployment
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
1 4 (57.14%) Fluentd
1 4 (57.14%) Graphite
1 4 (57.14%) logstash
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) Salt
1 4 (57.14%) StatsD
1 4 (57.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Rackspace
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft