Period
to 20 March 2019

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 6 months to 20 March 2019 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
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 49 39
Rank change year-on-year -1 -10 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 20 14 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.66% 2.10% 3.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.71% 16.87% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 33
Northamptonshire median daily rate £361 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.54% +9.38% -3.85%
10th Percentile £287 £307 £258
90th Percentile £479 £650 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - £14.50
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £41.25 £27.25
% change year-on-year -57.58% +51.38% +55.71%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 136 83 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 18.11% 12.43% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 58 108
Northamptonshire median daily rate £359 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.87% +0.63% -
10th Percentile £163 £249 £200
90th Percentile £450 £511 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £395 £390
% change year-on-year -5.06% +1.28% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.37 £45.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.84% +140.00% +50.00%
10th Percentile £12.91 £42.50 £12.40
90th Percentile £15.46 £47.50 £128.90
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £20.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year -15.66% +3.75% +19.40%

Security Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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 6 months to 20 March 2019.

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

Security Cleared
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 6 months to 20 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +3 14 £403 -10.56% 3
Security Cleared
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (35.00%) Office 365
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (25.00%) SCOM
7 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 4 (20.00%) MCSA
7 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL
8 3 (15.00%) SQL
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) Unix
8 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.00%) Citrix
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003

Security 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) Skype
1 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DKIM
2 1 (5.00%) DMARC
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) SMTP
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) CA Release Automation
1 1 (5.00%) Gradle
1 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Developer
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Collaboration Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared DBA
3 1 (5.00%) Network Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management Manager
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Ajax
1 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
1 1 (5.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (5.00%) Spring Security
1 1 (5.00%) Swagger
1 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
1 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
2 2 (10.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (10.00%) ISMS
2 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (10.00%) Line Management
2 2 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (10.00%) SIEM
2 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (20.00%) MCSA
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (10.00%) CCNA
6 2 (10.00%) CCNP
6 2 (10.00%) MCDBA
6 2 (10.00%) MCP
7 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (5.00%) CCIE
7 1 (5.00%) CCIE Wireless
7 1 (5.00%) CCSP
7 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
7 1 (5.00%) MCITP
7 1 (5.00%) MCSE
7 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.00%) Netcool
3 1 (5.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (10.00%) arcserve
5 2 (10.00%) Becrypt
5 2 (10.00%) CA
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Sophos
6 1 (5.00%) BMC
6 1 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (5.00%) StorageTek
6 1 (5.00%) Sun