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 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 35 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 36 46 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.48% 7.08% 5.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.46% 35.38% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 6
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£350 £425 £429
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £276 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £613 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £20.06 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+50.77% -6.68%
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
195 130 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.25% 20.00% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 84 28
Average daily rate £340 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 May 2015.

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 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 67 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 21 (31.34%) Cisco
3 15 (22.39%) ITIL
4 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (20.90%) Juniper
5 13 (19.40%) Telecoms
6 12 (17.91%) Migration
7 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (16.42%) Firewall
7 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
8 10 (14.93%) CCNP
9 9 (13.43%) CCNA
9 9 (13.43%) Service Management
9 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
9 9 (13.43%) Finance
9 9 (13.43%) Scrum
10 8 (11.94%) Windows
10 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
11 7 (10.45%) WAN
11 7 (10.45%) VPN
11 7 (10.45%) OSPF
11 7 (10.45%) BGP
12 6 (8.96%) Sourcefire
12 6 (8.96%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (8.96%) F5
12 6 (8.96%) MPLS
12 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
12 6 (8.96%) SLA
12 6 (8.96%) ITIL Certification

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) Documentum
2 1 (1.49%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.48%) MS Project
3 3 (4.48%) MS Office
4 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle Payroll
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) OSPF
2 7 (10.45%) BGP
2 7 (10.45%) WAN
2 7 (10.45%) VPN
3 6 (8.96%) MPLS
3 6 (8.96%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (7.46%) Network Security
4 5 (7.46%) Internet
5 4 (5.97%) LAN
5 4 (5.97%) Ethernet
5 4 (5.97%) ADSL
5 4 (5.97%) DSL
5 4 (5.97%) xDSL
5 4 (5.97%) Junos
6 3 (4.48%) EIGRP
6 3 (4.48%) SDH
6 3 (4.48%) RIP
6 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.99%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Subversion
1 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 13 (19.40%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.43%) Finance
3 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Law
5 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.93%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Service Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Service Manager
3 7 (10.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) Architect
4 6 (8.96%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (4.48%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Security Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle HR Consultant
6 3 (4.48%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) .NET
1 2 (2.99%) JSP
1 2 (2.99%) Django
1 2 (2.99%) RESTful
1 2 (2.99%) Flask
2 1 (1.49%) HTML
2 1 (1.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Clustering
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Handset
4 1 (1.49%) SecurID
4 1 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) UNIX
2 3 (4.48%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.49%) Debian
3 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Migration
3 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.43%) Scrum
4 9 (13.43%) Service Management
5 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.46%) DSDM
6 5 (7.46%) TOGAF
6 5 (7.46%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.97%) RUP
7 4 (5.97%) Open Source
8 3 (4.48%) Project Management
8 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.48%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (2.99%) TDD
9 2 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.99%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
2 2 (2.99%) Java
2 2 (2.99%) Python
3 1 (1.49%) Tcl
3 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.49%) Perl
3 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (20.90%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (14.93%) CCNP
4 9 (13.43%) CCNA
5 6 (8.96%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.97%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (5.97%) CCSA
7 3 (4.48%) CCIP
8 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.99%) Degree
8 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.99%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.49%) PMP
9 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.49%) CISM
9 1 (1.49%) CCDP
9 1 (1.49%) CISSP
9 1 (1.49%) HNC
9 1 (1.49%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) XenApp
2 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.49%) EdgeSight
2 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.49%) Nessus
2 1 (1.49%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Cisco
2 14 (20.90%) Juniper
3 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.43%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.96%) Sourcefire
5 6 (8.96%) F5
6 5 (7.46%) Oracle
7 3 (4.48%) Citrix
7 3 (4.48%) Remedy
7 3 (4.48%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.99%) VMware
8 2 (2.99%) Cramer
8 2 (2.99%) BT
8 2 (2.99%) Sun
9 1 (1.49%) HP
9 1 (1.49%) EMC
9 1 (1.49%) Nortel
9 1 (1.49%) IBM
9 1 (1.49%) NEC
9 1 (1.49%) Mercator
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