The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 18 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 62 52 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.07% 7.30% 6.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.80% 36.88% 36.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 17
Median daily rate £400 £325 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £108 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £39.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.14% +145.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +47.72%
SC Cleared
West Midlands

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
164 141 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.35% 19.80% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 77 77
Median daily rate £400 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £183 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Median hourly rate £18.00 £36.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 110 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 33 (30.00%) Cisco
3 24 (21.82%) Juniper
3 24 (21.82%) Firewall
4 23 (20.91%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (20.91%) UML
5 21 (19.09%) Windows
6 18 (16.36%) Java
6 18 (16.36%) C++
6 18 (16.36%) Oracle
7 17 (15.45%) Data Centre
8 16 (14.55%) SQL
8 16 (14.55%) CCNP
9 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 14 (12.73%) OO
10 14 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (12.73%) Software Engineering
10 14 (12.73%) Oracle Database
11 13 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (11.82%) JIRA
11 13 (11.82%) Web Services
12 12 (10.91%) Struts
12 12 (10.91%) SQL Server
12 12 (10.91%) HTML
12 12 (10.91%) LAN
12 12 (10.91%) Oracle Forms
12 12 (10.91%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (10.91%) Jenkins
12 12 (10.91%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (10.00%) Defect Tracking

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (6.36%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (1.82%) Confluence
4 1 (0.91%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) CMS
4 1 (0.91%) JBoss
4 1 (0.91%) SAS
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.82%) Firewall
2 12 (10.91%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (10.91%) LAN
3 11 (10.00%) WAN
4 8 (7.27%) IPv4
5 7 (6.36%) SAN
6 4 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (3.64%) Network Security
7 3 (2.73%) Unified Communications
7 3 (2.73%) VoIP
8 2 (1.82%) 3G
8 2 (1.82%) 4G
8 2 (1.82%) HTTP
8 2 (1.82%) MPLS
9 1 (0.91%) DMVPN
9 1 (0.91%) FabricPath
9 1 (0.91%) NAS
9 1 (0.91%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.91%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.73%) Oracle Database
2 12 (10.91%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.18%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.27%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.45%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.91%) MySQL
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (11.82%) JIRA
2 12 (10.91%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.91%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (9.09%) ClearQuest
4 9 (8.18%) Ant
4 9 (8.18%) JUnit
5 7 (6.36%) Artifactory
5 7 (6.36%) Eclipse
5 7 (6.36%) Maven
5 7 (6.36%) Toad
6 5 (4.55%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.73%) PVCS
8 2 (1.82%) MSI
9 1 (0.91%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.91%) jMock
9 1 (0.91%) MyEclipse
9 1 (0.91%) Selenium
9 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (1.82%) Electronics
1 2 (1.82%) Finance
1 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
2 1 (0.91%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (16.36%) Developer
1 18 (16.36%) Network Engineer
2 10 (9.09%) Analyst
2 10 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
2 10 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 9 (8.18%) Java Developer
3 9 (8.18%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (8.18%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (6.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Architect
6 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Technical Leader
7 5 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.82%) Web Services
2 12 (10.91%) HTML
2 12 (10.91%) Struts
3 11 (10.00%) Spring
3 11 (10.00%) XML
4 10 (9.09%) Apache CXF
5 9 (8.18%) Hibernate
5 9 (8.18%) JSP
6 8 (7.27%) Servlets
7 7 (6.36%) J2EE
8 5 (4.55%) CSS
9 4 (3.64%) jQuery
10 3 (2.73%) Ajax
10 3 (2.73%) JDBC
10 3 (2.73%) JMS
11 2 (1.82%) EJB
11 2 (1.82%) Java EE
11 2 (1.82%) OpenGL
11 2 (1.82%) SOAP
11 2 (1.82%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.45%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.73%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.73%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (2.73%) User Experience
5 1 (0.91%) CESG
5 1 (0.91%) Clustering
5 1 (0.91%) CMDB
5 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.91%) e-Health
5 1 (0.91%) PMI
5 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.09%) Windows
2 10 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (6.36%) Linux
3 7 (6.36%) Unix
3 7 (6.36%) Windows 8
4 6 (5.45%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.73%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.91%) UML
2 14 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.73%) OO
2 14 (12.73%) Software Engineering
3 13 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
4 11 (10.00%) ITIL
4 11 (10.00%) Project Management
5 10 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 10 (9.09%) OOP
6 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
6 9 (8.18%) Service Management
7 8 (7.27%) ETL
7 8 (7.27%) ITSM
8 6 (5.45%) Presales
9 5 (4.55%) ITIL V3
9 5 (4.55%) Scrum
9 5 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.64%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.36%) C++
1 18 (16.36%) Java
2 16 (14.55%) SQL
3 10 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 8 (7.27%) VB
5 5 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.73%) C
7 2 (1.82%) R
8 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.91%) Perl
8 1 (0.91%) PHP
8 1 (0.91%) Python
8 1 (0.91%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 110 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (20.91%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (14.55%) CCNP
4 9 (8.18%) Degree
5 8 (7.27%) CCNA
5 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (6.36%) MCSA
6 7 (6.36%) MCSE
6 7 (6.36%) OCPJP
6 7 (6.36%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (4.55%) PMI Certification
8 5 (4.55%) PMP
9 4 (3.64%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.73%) ISEB
10 3 (2.73%) ISTQB
10 3 (2.73%) Sun Certification
11 2 (1.82%) BC Cleared
11 2 (1.82%) CLAS
11 2 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.91%) MISRA
2 1 (0.91%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) vSphere
2 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) Firmware
3 1 (0.91%) XenApp
3 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle EDQ
1 2 (1.82%) SCCM
2 1 (0.91%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.91%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco LMS
2 1 (0.91%) DameWare
2 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (30.00%) Cisco
2 24 (21.82%) Juniper
3 18 (16.36%) Oracle
4 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 9 (8.18%) CheckPoint
6 8 (7.27%) VMware
7 7 (6.36%) F5
8 5 (4.55%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.64%) Citrix
9 4 (3.64%) EMC
10 3 (2.73%) Pega
11 2 (1.82%) CA
11 2 (1.82%) Ciena
11 2 (1.82%) HP
11 2 (1.82%) Informatica
11 2 (1.82%) Mitel
11 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.82%) Trillium
12 1 (0.91%) DataFlux
12 1 (0.91%) EPiServer
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