Period
to 24 October 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Police in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Police over the 6 months to 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Police
UK
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 426 685 817
Rank change year-on-year +259 +132 -57
Contract jobs citing Police 90 136 86
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.16% 0.083%
As % of the General category 0.68% 0.42% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 95 38
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £407 £318
90th Percentile £600 £663 £679
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £376
% change year-on-year -2.63% +26.41% -13.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 18
Median hourly rate £78.00 £32.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.86% -7.86% +34.62%
10th Percentile £76.50 £21.13 £31.34
90th Percentile £79.50 £44.78 £75.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +78.85%

Police is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 13,283 32,680 41,768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.72% 38.68% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,529 20,950 27,085
Median daily rate £500 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +0.95% +5.56%
10th Percentile £288 £290 £290
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -1.71% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 478 976 1,158
Median hourly rate £29.95 £21.99 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.18% +4.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.93 £12.44 £11.85
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate £23.75 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.47% +7.50% -11.11%

Police
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Police as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Police in the UK

Police
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Police.

Daily rate trend for Police in the UK

Police
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Police over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Police in the UK

Police
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Police.

Hourly rate trend for Police in the UK

Police
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Police within the UK over the 6 months to 24 October 2020. 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
England +227 85 £488 -2.50% 18
London +170 49 £500 -4.76% 6
UK excluding London +244 37 £463 -2.63% 13
Midlands +102 18 £375 -50.00% 2
West Midlands +82 18 £375 -50.00%
Work from Home -77 14 £475 -20.83% 4
North of England +95 7 £525 +10.53% 1
North West +58 7 £525 +10.53%
South West +114 6 £510 - 1
South East +178 4 - - 7
Scotland +79 2 £463 +1.43% 1

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Police 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 with a requirement for Police.

1 77 (85.56%) Security Cleared
2 71 (78.89%) SC Cleared
3 36 (40.00%) Public Sector
4 23 (25.56%) Migration
5 20 (22.22%) Law
6 16 (17.78%) ITIL
6 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (16.67%) DV Cleared
8 13 (14.44%) Data Migration
8 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
8 13 (14.44%) Service Management
8 13 (14.44%) Business Case
9 12 (13.33%) DevOps
9 12 (13.33%) Finance
9 12 (13.33%) AWS
10 11 (12.22%) Azure
10 11 (12.22%) Change Management
11 10 (11.11%) Java
11 10 (11.11%) SQL
11 10 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 10 (11.11%) Degree
11 10 (11.11%) Decision-Making
12 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (10.00%) Project Management
12 9 (10.00%) Risk Management
13 8 (8.89%) Web Services
13 8 (8.89%) Strategic Roadmap
14 7 (7.78%) Oracle
15 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management

Police
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.44%) Confluence
3 2 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (1.11%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe XD
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.11%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) AWS
2 11 (12.22%) Azure
3 4 (4.44%) Office 365
4 3 (3.33%) Power Platform
5 2 (2.22%) GCP
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.11%) Logic Apps
6 1 (1.11%) npm
6 1 (1.11%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.11%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.11%) Route 53
6 1 (1.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Firewall
2 3 (3.33%) DNS
2 3 (3.33%) Multicast
2 3 (3.33%) Network Security
3 2 (2.22%) BGP
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.22%) DMVPN
3 2 (2.22%) Internet
3 2 (2.22%) OSPF
3 2 (2.22%) Skype
3 2 (2.22%) VXLAN
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.11%) VoIP
4 1 (1.11%) VPN
4 1 (1.11%) VSAN
4 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.22%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.22%) Power BI
4 2 (2.22%) Tableau
5 1 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Bitbucket
1 5 (5.56%) Eclipse
1 5 (5.56%) JIRA
1 5 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (4.44%) Toad
3 3 (3.33%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.22%) JMeter
4 2 (2.22%) Selenium
4 2 (2.22%) WebLogic Workshop
5 1 (1.11%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.11%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.11%) GitLab
5 1 (1.11%) gulp
5 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.11%) JUnit
5 1 (1.11%) Maven
5 1 (1.11%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (40.00%) Public Sector
2 20 (22.22%) Law
3 12 (13.33%) Finance
4 4 (4.44%) Legal
4 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.33%) Local Government
5 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.33%) Military
6 2 (2.22%) Fire and Rescue
6 2 (2.22%) Marketing
7 1 (1.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) Architect
2 11 (12.22%) Analyst
3 9 (10.00%) Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.78%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Administrator
6 6 (6.67%) DBA
6 6 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Integration Architect
7 4 (4.44%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.44%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.33%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Change Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Network Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Performance Test Leader
8 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Senior Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) Web Services
2 6 (6.67%) .NET
2 6 (6.67%) J2EE
3 5 (5.56%) HTML
3 5 (5.56%) Java EE
3 5 (5.56%) Struts
4 4 (4.44%) jQuery
4 4 (4.44%) JSON
4 4 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (3.33%) CSS
5 3 (3.33%) RESTful
5 3 (3.33%) Swagger
6 2 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (2.22%) Middleware
6 2 (2.22%) Pandas
6 2 (2.22%) React
6 2 (2.22%) SOAP
6 2 (2.22%) Spring
6 2 (2.22%) TensorFlow
6 2 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 5 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.22%) CCTV
4 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.22%) Equities
4 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) PKI
5 1 (1.11%) SCORM
5 1 (1.11%) Social Media
5 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.11%) Video Editing
5 1 (1.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Unix
1 6 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Android
2 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.33%) CentOS
2 3 (3.33%) Linux
2 3 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) Migration
2 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (17.78%) ITIL
3 13 (14.44%) Business Case
3 13 (14.44%) Data Migration
3 13 (14.44%) Service Management
4 12 (13.33%) DevOps
5 11 (12.22%) Change Management
6 10 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 10 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 9 (10.00%) Project Management
7 9 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (8.89%) Strategic Roadmap
9 6 (6.67%) Information Security
9 6 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.56%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) Java
1 10 (11.11%) SQL
2 5 (5.56%) Python
3 4 (4.44%) Ada
3 4 (4.44%) C#
3 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.22%) C
4 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 77 (85.56%) Security Cleared
2 71 (78.89%) SC Cleared
3 15 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 10 (11.11%) Degree
5 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.22%) CCIE
6 2 (2.22%) CCNA
6 2 (2.22%) HNC
6 2 (2.22%) HND
6 2 (2.22%) PhD
6 2 (2.22%) VCDX
6 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.11%) APMG
7 1 (1.11%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.11%) CCDA
7 1 (1.11%) CCNP
7 1 (1.11%) CISSP
7 1 (1.11%) ISEB
7 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (2.22%) NCSC
3 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.11%) GDPR
3 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) PMO
3 1 (1.11%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) RMADS
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) vCenter Server
2 2 (2.22%) Kibana
2 2 (2.22%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.22%) logstash
3 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) Oracle
3 6 (6.67%) Remedy
4 5 (5.56%) Cisco
5 4 (4.44%) VMware
6 2 (2.22%) Axway
6 2 (2.22%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.11%) Adobe
7 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.11%) Capita
7 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.11%) F5
7 1 (1.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.11%) Thycotic