The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 April 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 24 17
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 8 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 6.67% 2.48% 5.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.36% 15.15% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Median daily rate £550 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -3.12% +11.11%  

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 the Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 22 33 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 18.33% 16.34% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 6
Median daily rate £400 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in the Midlands

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in the Midlands over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in the Midlands

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 15 (88.24%) SC Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Risk Management
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (23.53%) Security Management
3 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) Security Operations
3 4 (23.53%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (23.53%) CLAS
4 3 (17.65%) CREST Certified
4 3 (17.65%) OSCP
4 3 (17.65%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
4 3 (17.65%) CEH
4 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 2 (11.76%) CCNA
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.76%) LAN
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) Intranet

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) BGP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.88%) MPLS
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.88%) Power BI
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) CLAS Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Network Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) SOA Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) WebCenter Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (5.88%) REST
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) WebCenter
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Risk Management
2 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (23.53%) Security Management
2 4 (23.53%) Security Operations
3 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 3 (17.65%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (17.65%) Security Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Service Design
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) C#
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) R
1 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (23.53%) CLAS
2 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) CEH
3 3 (17.65%) CREST Certified
3 3 (17.65%) OSCP
4 2 (11.76%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) MuleSoft
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
1 1 (5.88%) SAP
1 1 (5.88%) Tableau
1 1 (5.88%) Talend
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