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 5 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 26 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 34 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.31% 2.36% 3.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.87% 17.11% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 10
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£375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £238 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £18.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+58.33% -26.53%
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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
122 76 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.06% 13.77% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 39 45
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £515 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £18.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 - £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 16 (23.88%) ITIL
2 16 (23.88%) Cisco
3 14 (20.90%) Oracle
3 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
4 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
7 9 (13.43%) Juniper
7 9 (13.43%) Windows
7 9 (13.43%) Remedy
7 9 (13.43%) Scrum
8 8 (11.94%) Finance
8 8 (11.94%) ITSM
8 8 (11.94%) Service Management
8 8 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (11.94%) Migration
9 7 (10.45%) CCNA
9 7 (10.45%) Firewall
9 7 (10.45%) Oracle EBS
10 6 (8.96%) MPLS
10 6 (8.96%) CCNP
10 6 (8.96%) DSDM
10 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
10 6 (8.96%) WAN
10 6 (8.96%) WebLogic
10 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
10 6 (8.96%) F5
10 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
11 5 (7.46%) FortiGate

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 6 (8.96%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
3 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.99%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.49%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.49%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) MS Project
4 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (7.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Firewall
2 6 (8.96%) MPLS
2 6 (8.96%) WAN
3 5 (7.46%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (5.97%) BGP
4 4 (5.97%) DSL
4 4 (5.97%) VPN
4 4 (5.97%) Ethernet
4 4 (5.97%) LAN
4 4 (5.97%) ADSL
4 4 (5.97%) xDSL
5 3 (4.48%) Network Security
5 3 (4.48%) RIP
5 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.48%) EIGRP
5 3 (4.48%) OSPF
5 3 (4.48%) Internet
6 2 (2.99%) DSLAM
6 2 (2.99%) PSTN
6 2 (2.99%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.94%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Law
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Publishing
3 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (29.85%) Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) Service Analyst
2 13 (19.40%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (14.93%) Network Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Architect
5 8 (11.94%) Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) Functional Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) IP Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle HR Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) IP Network Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) DBA
9 2 (2.99%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (2.99%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) Middleware
2 2 (2.99%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.49%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (1.49%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.49%) WCF
3 1 (1.49%) XML
3 1 (1.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) IVR
2 4 (5.97%) Open Source
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) NHS
5 1 (1.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Solaris
3 3 (4.48%) UNIX
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) ITIL
2 13 (19.40%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (13.43%) Scrum
5 8 (11.94%) ITSM
5 8 (11.94%) Service Management
5 8 (11.94%) Migration
6 6 (8.96%) DSDM
6 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.97%) RUP
7 4 (5.97%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.48%) User Stories
8 3 (4.48%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.48%) Process Management
9 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.99%) Data Security
9 2 (2.99%) Change Management
9 2 (2.99%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) Java
1 5 (7.46%) Perl
2 4 (5.97%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.99%) C#
5 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (10.45%) CCNA
4 6 (8.96%) CCNP
5 3 (4.48%) VCP4
5 3 (4.48%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) CCIP
6 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.49%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.49%) Degree
7 1 (1.49%) MCITP
7 1 (1.49%) PMP
7 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CISSP
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) XenApp
2 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.99%) SCCM
3 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.49%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.49%) Nessus
3 1 (1.49%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) Cisco
2 14 (20.90%) Oracle
3 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.43%) Juniper
4 9 (13.43%) Remedy
5 6 (8.96%) F5
6 5 (7.46%) Sourcefire
6 5 (7.46%) Sun
7 4 (5.97%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.48%) Citrix
9 2 (2.99%) VMware
9 2 (2.99%) BT
9 2 (2.99%) Cramer
9 2 (2.99%) SAP
10 1 (1.49%) Splunk
10 1 (1.49%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.49%) CA
10 1 (1.49%) Nokia
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Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £175 - £200 per day
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago