The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for Security Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 33 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 -13  
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 9 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.48% 3.38% 5.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.98% 25.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Median daily rate £425 £513 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.07% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £252 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £382 £390
% change year-on-year +8.56% -1.98%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £11.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  

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 Northamptonshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 53 52 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 14.60% 13.51% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 25
Median daily rate £325 £375 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -7.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £156 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 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 Security Cleared in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Cleared in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Cleared in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security 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 Security Cleared in Northamptonshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security 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 Security Cleared within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 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 0 8 £475 -7.31% 1
Daventry - 1 £160 -
Security Cleared
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
2 9 (42.86%) ITIL
3 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Service Management
4 6 (28.57%) ITSM
4 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL V3
4 6 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
5 5 (23.81%) Firewall
5 5 (23.81%) OVSD
5 5 (23.81%) HP
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco
6 4 (19.05%) BGP
6 4 (19.05%) CCNP
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) ICMP
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
6 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (19.05%) Network Design

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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 (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
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) BGP
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (19.05%) ICMP
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) NAS
3 1 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Project Officer
3 3 (14.29%) Project Support Officer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Officer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Messaging Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) CESG
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.76%) Device Driver
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 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) 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%) VxWorks
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%) ITIL V3
2 6 (28.57%) ITSM
2 6 (28.57%) Service Management
2 6 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Network Design
4 4 (19.05%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 3 (14.29%) Logistics
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.76%) High Availability
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL V2
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Server Hardening
7 1 (4.76%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
1 1 (4.76%) Python
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) SC Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) CCNP
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.76%) APMP
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 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 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 5 (23.81%) OVSD
2 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
2 1 (4.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
3 4 (19.05%) Palo Alto
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) SAP
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.76%) Veeam