The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 26 13
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 16 5 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 6.13% 2.35% 8.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.63% 12.50% 63.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 11
Median daily rate £413 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% -2.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £403 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £483 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £11.17 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year -2.50% +15.94%  

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 Northampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northampton
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 54 40 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 20.69% 18.78% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 22
Median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £205 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.05% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £11.17 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.43% +21.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.10 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.96% +33.78%  

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Northampton

Security Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Cleared in Northampton

Security Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Cleared in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 16 (76.19%) SC Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) ITIL
3 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Service Management
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 4 (19.05%) ITSM
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
6 4 (19.05%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (14.29%) Wireless
7 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (14.29%) Logistics
7 3 (14.29%) OVSD
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) SAP
7 3 (14.29%) CCNP
7 3 (14.29%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (9.52%) Citrix

Security Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) BGP
3 2 (9.52%) ICMP
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (4.76%) NAS
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) SMTP
4 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Project Officer
2 3 (14.29%) Project Support Officer
2 3 (14.29%) Support Officer
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) SAP Technical Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Service Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) CESG
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) CentOS
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
3 4 (19.05%) ITSM
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
3 4 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (14.29%) Logistics
5 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Network Design
5 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Design
6 1 (4.76%) Contract Management
6 1 (4.76%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Governance
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) SC Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) DV Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (14.29%) CCNP
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) APMP
5 1 (4.76%) CCSE
5 1 (4.76%) MCDBA
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) vCloud
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) OVSD
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.76%) Aruba
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Samsung
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam