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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
South East / Middlesex
Rank 13 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 5.60% - 3.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.17% - 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £215 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.79% +19.44%  

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 24 25 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 19.20% 15.82% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 17
Median daily rate £348 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £270 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £572
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 £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Middlesex over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Middlesex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Middlesex

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 16 (69.57%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (60.87%) Web Services
4 13 (56.52%) Finance
5 12 (52.17%) Oracle
6 11 (47.83%) Legal
6 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (39.13%) MVC
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
7 9 (39.13%) HTML
7 9 (39.13%) MySQL
7 9 (39.13%) CSS
7 9 (39.13%) Spring
7 9 (39.13%) Java EE
7 9 (39.13%) Mule
7 9 (39.13%) Mule ESB
8 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
9 5 (21.74%) Linux
10 4 (17.39%) Ant
10 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
10 4 (17.39%) Python
10 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
10 4 (17.39%) Ruby
10 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
10 4 (17.39%) ZABBIX
10 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (17.39%) Degree
10 4 (17.39%) Maven

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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 9 (39.13%) Mule
1 9 (39.13%) Mule ESB
2 4 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Maximo
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (17.39%) GitHub
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) MySQL
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) InfluxDB
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Ant
1 4 (17.39%) Gradle
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
1 4 (17.39%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
2 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) AppScan
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 11 (47.83%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
1 9 (39.13%) Java Developer
2 3 (13.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (13.04%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
2 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
3 2 (8.70%) System Design Authority
3 2 (8.70%) Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) Web Services
2 9 (39.13%) CSS
2 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) Java EE
2 9 (39.13%) Spring
3 4 (17.39%) Sensu
4 2 (8.70%) jBPM
5 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
4 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) SDLC
6 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CEH
3 1 (4.35%) CISA
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
3 1 (4.35%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Ansible
1 4 (17.39%) Fluentd
1 4 (17.39%) Graphite
1 4 (17.39%) logstash
1 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
1 4 (17.39%) Salt
1 4 (17.39%) StatsD
1 4 (17.39%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.35%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Rackspace
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat