The table below looks at the statistics for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.69% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.50 £104.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
-45.67% +679.02%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
136 170 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.78% 23.42% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 91 56
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +30.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £145.00 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BC Cleared across the Birmingham region.

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the Birmingham region.

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

BC Cleared
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BC Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE
3 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing BC Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Web Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP