The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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 Check (SC) Clearance
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 39 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 -17  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 7 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.96% 1.06% 5.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.73% 8.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 6
Northamptonshire median daily rate £525 £348 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.07% -14.61%  
10th Percentile £363 £186 £213
90th Percentile £538 £510 £422
East Midlands median daily rate £430 £430 £422
% change year-on-year - +1.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.10%  
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £15.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year +230.57% -59.66%  

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 Northamptonshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 51 50 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 14.29% 13.26% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 47 61
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £363 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -10.93%  
10th Percentile £143 £145 £180
90th Percentile £538 £475 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.10%  
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £14.75 £25.50
% change year-on-year +238.98% -42.15%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing SC Cleared as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Northamptonshire

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Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +7 6 £525 +51.07%
Daventry - 1 £160 -
SC Cleared
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) ITIL
3 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Service Management
4 6 (35.29%) ITSM
4 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
4 6 (35.29%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Firewall
5 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 5 (29.41%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) OVSD
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) CCNP
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (23.53%) BGP
6 4 (23.53%) ICMP
6 4 (23.53%) Wireless
6 4 (23.53%) Network Design
6 4 (23.53%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
7 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) BGP
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (23.53%) ICMP
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Architect
1 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Project Officer
2 3 (17.65%) Project Support Officer
2 3 (17.65%) Support Officer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
2 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) CentOS
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
2 6 (35.29%) ITSM
2 6 (35.29%) Service Management
2 6 (35.29%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Network Design
4 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
6 2 (11.76%) Logistics
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.88%) High Availability
7 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL V2
7 1 (5.88%) Server Hardening
7 1 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) APMP
4 1 (5.88%) MCDBA
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) vCloud
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) OVSD
2 1 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (5.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) HP
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Palo Alto
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) Veeam