The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 24 16
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 2.30% 3.28%
As % of the Qualifications category - 13.79% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £320 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £383 £390
% change year-on-year +7.04% -1.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.66 £31.95
% change year-on-year +14.83% +2.20%  

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 Middlesex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 12 29 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 13.48% 16.67% 24.59%
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 £30.21 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.25% +25.22%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Middlesex

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) Ant
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (50.00%) Puppet
3 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 4 (50.00%) Rackspace
3 4 (50.00%) GitHub
3 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (50.00%) StatsD
3 4 (50.00%) Ansible
3 4 (50.00%) Sensu
3 4 (50.00%) logstash
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Salt
3 4 (50.00%) Graphite
3 4 (50.00%) InfluxDB
3 4 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Gradle
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Virtual Team

Security 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 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Ant
1 4 (50.00%) Gradle
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) AppScan
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) System Design Authority
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) Sensu
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
1 4 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Monte Carlo Method
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) C
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) CEH
4 1 (12.50%) CISA
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (12.50%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
1 4 (50.00%) Fluentd
1 4 (50.00%) Graphite
1 4 (50.00%) logstash
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (50.00%) Prometheus
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Salt
1 4 (50.00%) StatsD
1 4 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (12.50%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) VMware