The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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 Check (SC) Clearance
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 39 34
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 7 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.96% 1.83% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.28% 13.85% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Median daily rate £272 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.30% -21.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +9.67% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £41.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.62% +27.69%  

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 Nottingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43 65 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 12.04% 13.24% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 42 48
Median daily rate £344 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £600 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.05% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £19.88 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.96% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.83% +37.77%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for SC Cleared in Nottingham

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Nottingham

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 3 (27.27%) ERP
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Sun
3 3 (27.27%) Veritas
3 3 (27.27%) JPA
3 3 (27.27%) Java EE
3 3 (27.27%) SAP ERP
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 3 (27.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (9.09%) SAP CO
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
5 1 (9.09%) SAP FI
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Unix

SC Cleared
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SAP ERP
2 1 (9.09%) SAP CO
2 1 (9.09%) SAP FI
2 1 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Solaris Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ GUI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) GUI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) SAP PS Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
1 3 (27.27%) Java EE
1 3 (27.27%) JPA
1 3 (27.27%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
3 1 (9.09%) Qt
3 1 (9.09%) Qt Quick
3 1 (9.09%) WebKit
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Logistics
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Korn
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Sun
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas