The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for SC Cleared qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 37 38 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 11 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.76% 2.50% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.03% 16.47% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
Median daily rate £450 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £402 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £43.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year -13.79% +34.88%  

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 Nottinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 61 85 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 15.33% 15.21% 17.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 52 40
Median daily rate £359 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.31% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £208 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £10.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

SC Cleared
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SC Cleared in Nottinghamshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SC Cleared in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SC Cleared in Nottinghamshire

SC Cleared
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SC Cleared in Nottinghamshire

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Nottingham +4 9 £272 -6.20%
SC Cleared
East Midlands

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) J2EE
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 5 (38.46%) JPA
3 5 (38.46%) Spring
3 5 (38.46%) Java EE
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (15.38%) SAP ERP
5 2 (15.38%) Solaris
5 2 (15.38%) Sun
5 2 (15.38%) Veritas
5 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
6 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
6 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 (15.38%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP ERP
2 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ GUI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) GUI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Java Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) SAP PS Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
1 5 (38.46%) Java EE
1 5 (38.46%) JPA
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
3 1 (7.69%) Qt
3 1 (7.69%) Qt Quick
3 1 (7.69%) WebKit
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) ERP
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Sun
2 2 (15.38%) Veritas