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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 31 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 30 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.71% 5.62% 6.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.44% 26.67% 34.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 15
Median daily rate £368 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £470 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.15% +190.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.10 £26.31
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +67.61%

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
128 135 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.09% 21.06% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 79 55
Median daily rate £360 £370 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -51.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £29.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 89 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
3 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (22.47%) Cisco
5 18 (20.22%) HTML
5 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
6 16 (17.98%) CSS
7 15 (16.85%) CRM
8 14 (15.73%) Windows
9 13 (14.61%) .NET
9 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio
9 13 (14.61%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (14.61%) Dynamics CRM
9 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (14.61%) .NET Framework
9 13 (14.61%) WCF
9 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (13.48%) Active Directory
11 11 (12.36%) Juniper
11 11 (12.36%) Multithreading
11 11 (12.36%) DV Cleared
11 11 (12.36%) Software Engineering
12 10 (11.24%) C++
12 10 (11.24%) MS Office
12 10 (11.24%) UML
13 8 (8.99%) CCNP
13 8 (8.99%) Office 365
14 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
14 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (7.87%) CCNA

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 (7.87%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.62%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.37%) Confluence
3 3 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.37%) nginx
4 1 (1.12%) Apache
4 1 (1.12%) CMS
4 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.12%) JBoss
4 1 (1.12%) SAS
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Office
2 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.25%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.25%) Sentinel
4 1 (1.12%) Maximo
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Office 365
2 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.74%) OneDrive
4 5 (5.62%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (5.62%) Yammer
5 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (3.37%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
5 3 (3.37%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (3.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (3.37%) Route 53
5 3 (3.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) DHCP
1 7 (7.87%) DNS
1 7 (7.87%) Firewall
1 7 (7.87%) VoIP
2 6 (6.74%) Kerberos
2 6 (6.74%) LDAP
2 6 (6.74%) Skype
3 5 (5.62%) HTTP
3 5 (5.62%) LAN
3 5 (5.62%) PBX
3 5 (5.62%) Unified Communications
4 4 (4.49%) SSL
5 3 (3.37%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.37%) WAN
6 2 (2.25%) Internet
7 1 (1.12%) BGP
7 1 (1.12%) DMZ
7 1 (1.12%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.12%) MPLS
7 1 (1.12%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) MySQL
1 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.12%) Power BI
4 1 (1.12%) QlikView
4 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio
1 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.49%) JIRA
4 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.37%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.37%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (3.37%) Protractor
4 3 (3.37%) Selenium
4 3 (3.37%) Subversion
5 1 (1.12%) DbUnit
5 1 (1.12%) jMock
5 1 (1.12%) JUnit
5 1 (1.12%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.12%) Mockito
5 1 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (4.49%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Electronics
2 2 (2.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.12%) Automotive
3 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Publishing
3 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (25.84%) Developer
2 13 (14.61%) CRM Developer
2 13 (14.61%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 11 (12.36%) Network Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Developer
6 6 (6.74%) Consultant
7 5 (5.62%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Real Time Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) HTML
2 16 (17.98%) CSS
3 13 (14.61%) .NET
3 13 (14.61%) .NET Framework
3 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET Web API
3 13 (14.61%) WCF
4 6 (6.74%) Web Services
5 5 (5.62%) Spring
6 4 (4.49%) jQuery
6 4 (4.49%) Spring MVC
6 4 (4.49%) Struts
7 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.37%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (3.37%) HTML5
7 3 (3.37%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (3.37%) React
7 3 (3.37%) Sensu
7 3 (3.37%) Struts2
8 2 (2.25%) Angular 2
8 2 (2.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.62%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (5.62%) PKI
3 4 (4.49%) User Experience
4 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.12%) CCTV
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.73%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.49%) Linux
4 3 (3.37%) Unix
4 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.85%) CRM
3 11 (12.36%) Multithreading
3 11 (12.36%) Software Engineering
4 10 (11.24%) UML
5 7 (7.87%) Migration
6 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.74%) Identity Management
6 6 (6.74%) ITIL
6 6 (6.74%) Patch Management
7 5 (5.62%) Email Filtering
7 5 (5.62%) ERP
7 5 (5.62%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.49%) Information Assurance
8 4 (4.49%) MVC
8 4 (4.49%) OO
8 4 (4.49%) TDD
9 3 (3.37%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
2 10 (11.24%) C++
3 5 (5.62%) Java
4 4 (4.49%) PHP
4 4 (4.49%) Python
5 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.37%) Ruby
6 2 (2.25%) SQL
7 1 (1.12%) Perl
7 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.12%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 89 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.61%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (12.36%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.99%) CCNP
5 7 (7.87%) CCNA
6 5 (5.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.37%) A+ Certification
7 3 (3.37%) MCITP
8 2 (2.25%) CEH
8 2 (2.25%) CISM
8 2 (2.25%) CISMP
8 2 (2.25%) CISSP
8 2 (2.25%) CRISC
8 2 (2.25%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.12%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.12%) ISEB
9 1 (1.12%) MCSE
9 1 (1.12%) VCP6
9 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.25%) GPG13
2 2 (2.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.25%) RMADS
3 1 (1.12%) MISRA
3 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 12 (13.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.12%) vSphere
2 1 (1.12%) XenApp
2 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (5.62%) Nagios
1 5 (5.62%) SCOM
2 3 (3.37%) Ansible
2 3 (3.37%) collectd
2 3 (3.37%) Kibana
2 3 (3.37%) logstash
2 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.37%) Puppet
2 3 (3.37%) Salt
2 3 (3.37%) StatsD
2 3 (3.37%) Terraform
3 1 (1.12%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (30.34%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.47%) Cisco
3 11 (12.36%) Juniper
4 7 (7.87%) CheckPoint
4 7 (7.87%) Oracle
4 7 (7.87%) SolarWinds
5 5 (5.62%) VMware
6 3 (3.37%) EMC
6 3 (3.37%) F5
6 3 (3.37%) IBM
6 3 (3.37%) Rackspace
6 3 (3.37%) SaltStack
7 2 (2.25%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.25%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.12%) Citrix
8 1 (1.12%) HP
8 1 (1.12%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.12%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.12%) SAP
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