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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 19 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 50 60 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.80% 8.02% 5.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.04% 37.27% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 19
Average daily rate
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£330 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £167 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £362 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 £80.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+69.31% +5.57%
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
135 161 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.37% 21.52% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 83 55
Average daily rate £340 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.00 £18.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.59% +54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 84 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (22.62%) ITIL
3 17 (20.24%) Cisco
4 15 (17.86%) Migration
5 13 (15.48%) F5
6 12 (14.29%) Firewall
6 12 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (14.29%) Juniper
6 12 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 12 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 9 (10.71%) Oracle
8 8 (9.52%) CCNP
8 8 (9.52%) CCNA
8 8 (9.52%) TOGAF
9 7 (8.33%) BIG-IP
9 7 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
9 7 (8.33%) Change Control
9 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (8.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 7 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 7 (8.33%) Windows
9 7 (8.33%) OSPF
10 6 (7.14%) Finance
10 6 (7.14%) Service Management
10 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 6 (7.14%) SLA
10 6 (7.14%) Sourcefire
11 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (8.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.19%) nginx
4 1 (1.19%) Lync
4 1 (1.19%) Apache
4 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.38%) Siemens NX
4 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) MS Project
4 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.19%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.19%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.19%) Office 365
1 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.29%) Firewall
2 7 (8.33%) BIG-IP
2 7 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (8.33%) OSPF
3 5 (5.95%) DNS
3 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.76%) VPN
4 4 (4.76%) Network Security
4 4 (4.76%) Junos
4 4 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (4.76%) SSL
4 4 (4.76%) BGP
4 4 (4.76%) HTTP
5 3 (3.57%) Internet
5 3 (3.57%) HSRP
5 3 (3.57%) VRRP
6 2 (2.38%) Extranet
6 2 (2.38%) WAN
6 2 (2.38%) LAN
7 1 (1.19%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.57%) MySQL
1 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (2.38%) Subversion
2 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Electronics
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (13.10%) Network Engineer
2 9 (10.71%) Consultant
2 9 (10.71%) Analyst
2 9 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 7 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
3 7 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 6 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Design Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle HR Consultant
6 4 (4.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Network Specialist
6 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) HTML
1 3 (3.57%) RESTful
1 3 (3.57%) HTML5
2 2 (2.38%) Django
2 2 (2.38%) jQuery
2 2 (2.38%) .NET
2 2 (2.38%) JSP
2 2 (2.38%) Flask
3 1 (1.19%) Web Services
3 1 (1.19%) CSS
3 1 (1.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.57%) Clustering
3 3 (3.57%) SecurID
3 3 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Windows
2 5 (5.95%) Linux
3 3 (3.57%) UNIX
4 1 (1.19%) Solaris
4 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.19%) Debian
4 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) ITIL
2 15 (17.86%) Migration
3 12 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 8 (9.52%) TOGAF
5 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 7 (8.33%) Change Control
6 6 (7.14%) Service Management
6 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (4.76%) MVC
9 3 (3.57%) PRINCE
9 3 (3.57%) Project Management
9 3 (3.57%) TDD
9 3 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.57%) UML
9 3 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (3.57%) SysML
9 3 (3.57%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.57%) SDLC
10 2 (2.38%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
2 4 (4.76%) Java
3 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.38%) SQL
4 2 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (1.19%) Tcl
5 1 (1.19%) Ruby
5 1 (1.19%) Scala
5 1 (1.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.52%) CCNA
3 8 (9.52%) CCNP
4 7 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.95%) BC Cleared
6 4 (4.76%) CCSA
6 4 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (3.57%) Degree
8 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.19%) CCVP
9 1 (1.19%) CCDP
9 1 (1.19%) CCIP
9 1 (1.19%) HNC
9 1 (1.19%) HND
9 1 (1.19%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Firmware
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) vCloud
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) FortiGate
1 3 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.19%) WSUS
2 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (20.24%) Cisco
2 13 (15.48%) F5
3 12 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 12 (14.29%) Juniper
4 9 (10.71%) Oracle
5 6 (7.14%) Sourcefire
6 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.57%) IBM
7 3 (3.57%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.57%) Brocade
8 2 (2.38%) Siemens
8 2 (2.38%) Sun
8 2 (2.38%) HP
9 1 (1.19%) Dell
9 1 (1.19%) Nortel
9 1 (1.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.19%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.19%) Nokia
9 1 (1.19%) BT
9 1 (1.19%) Cramer
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