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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 14 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 57 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.11% 5.56% 5.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.54% 25.17% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 12
Median daily rate £410 £200 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -52.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £125 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.50 £42.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +226.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £42.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £42.50 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +101.31%
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
134 147 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.06% 22.07% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 91 62
Median daily rate £388 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 7
Median hourly rate £18.00 £42.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.64% +46.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (26.79%) Microsoft
3 29 (25.89%) Cisco
4 22 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (18.75%) Juniper
5 21 (18.75%) Windows
6 19 (16.96%) Firewall
6 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (16.07%) CCNP
7 18 (16.07%) HTML
8 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 15 (13.39%) UML
9 15 (13.39%) Data Centre
10 14 (12.50%) CSS
11 13 (11.61%) C++
12 12 (10.71%) Windows Server
13 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (9.82%) Active Directory
13 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (9.82%) Oracle
13 11 (9.82%) Java
13 11 (9.82%) CRM
14 10 (8.93%) LAN
14 10 (8.93%) Linux
14 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
14 10 (8.93%) Jenkins
14 10 (8.93%) Multithreading
14 10 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (8.04%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (8.04%) Continuous Integration

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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.46%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.57%) Confluence
4 3 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.68%) nginx
5 2 (1.79%) SAS
5 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.89%) Apache
6 1 (0.89%) CMS
6 1 (0.89%) JBoss
6 1 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.46%) Maximo
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.79%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.04%) Office 365
2 7 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.36%) OneDrive
4 5 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.46%) Yammer
5 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (2.68%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.68%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.68%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (2.68%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.68%) Route 53
5 3 (2.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.96%) Firewall
2 10 (8.93%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (8.93%) LAN
3 9 (8.04%) WAN
4 8 (7.14%) IPv4
4 8 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 7 (6.25%) DHCP
5 7 (6.25%) DNS
5 7 (6.25%) VoIP
6 6 (5.36%) Kerberos
6 6 (5.36%) LDAP
6 6 (5.36%) SAN
6 6 (5.36%) Skype
7 5 (4.46%) HTTP
7 5 (4.46%) PBX
7 5 (4.46%) SSL
8 3 (2.68%) MPLS
8 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.79%) FabricPath
9 2 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.57%) MySQL
3 4 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.68%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.68%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.04%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.04%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (7.14%) JIRA
4 7 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.46%) Ant
6 4 (3.57%) JUnit
7 3 (2.68%) Artifactory
7 3 (2.68%) ClearQuest
7 3 (2.68%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.68%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.68%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.68%) Maven
7 3 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (2.68%) Protractor
7 3 (2.68%) Selenium
7 3 (2.68%) Subversion
8 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.79%) MSI
8 2 (1.79%) Toad
General
1 4 (3.57%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.89%) Automotive
3 1 (0.89%) Electronics
3 1 (0.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.89%) Marketing
3 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (17.86%) Developer
2 12 (10.71%) Network Engineer
3 10 (8.93%) C++ Software Engineer
3 10 (8.93%) Software Engineer
4 9 (8.04%) Architect
4 9 (8.04%) CRM Developer
4 9 (8.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 8 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Consultant
7 6 (5.36%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Developer
7 6 (5.36%) Technical Leader
8 5 (4.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.46%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Real Time Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) HTML
2 14 (12.50%) CSS
3 9 (8.04%) .NET
3 9 (8.04%) .NET Framework
3 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (8.04%) Struts
3 9 (8.04%) WCF
3 9 (8.04%) Web Services
4 8 (7.14%) Spring
5 6 (5.36%) jQuery
5 6 (5.36%) XML
6 4 (3.57%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.57%) JSP
6 4 (3.57%) Spring MVC
7 3 (2.68%) Ajax
7 3 (2.68%) Apache CXF
7 3 (2.68%) JDBC
7 3 (2.68%) JMS
7 3 (2.68%) Sensu
7 3 (2.68%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.46%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (4.46%) PKI
2 5 (4.46%) User Experience
3 2 (1.79%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.89%) Clustering
4 1 (0.89%) CMDB
4 1 (0.89%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.89%) e-Health
4 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.89%) PMI
4 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.75%) Windows
2 12 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 11 (9.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.93%) Linux
5 7 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.36%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.68%) Unix
7 3 (2.68%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.39%) UML
3 11 (9.82%) CRM
4 10 (8.93%) Multithreading
4 10 (8.93%) Software Engineering
5 9 (8.04%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.14%) Migration
7 7 (6.25%) OO
8 6 (5.36%) ERP
8 6 (5.36%) Identity Management
8 6 (5.36%) ITIL
8 6 (5.36%) Patch Management
9 5 (4.46%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.46%) Email Filtering
9 5 (4.46%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (3.57%) Front End Development
10 4 (3.57%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.57%) MVC
10 4 (3.57%) Project Management
10 4 (3.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 13 (11.61%) C++
3 11 (9.82%) Java
4 7 (6.25%) SQL
5 4 (3.57%) PHP
5 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.57%) Python
6 3 (2.68%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.68%) Ruby
6 3 (2.68%) VB
7 1 (0.89%) Perl
7 1 (0.89%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 112 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.64%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (16.07%) CCNP
4 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 7 (6.25%) MCSA
5 7 (6.25%) MCSE
6 6 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (4.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (4.46%) CCNA
8 4 (3.57%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.68%) A+ Certification
9 3 (2.68%) IRCA
9 3 (2.68%) MCITP
9 3 (2.68%) OCPJP
9 3 (2.68%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (1.79%) CCSA
10 2 (1.79%) CISM
10 2 (1.79%) CISSP
10 2 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.79%) GPG13
2 2 (1.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.79%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) RMADS
3 1 (0.89%) MISRA
3 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (9.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.89%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (4.46%) Nagios
1 5 (4.46%) SCOM
2 3 (2.68%) Ansible
2 3 (2.68%) collectd
2 3 (2.68%) Kibana
2 3 (2.68%) logstash
2 3 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.68%) Puppet
2 3 (2.68%) Salt
2 3 (2.68%) StatsD
2 3 (2.68%) Terraform
3 2 (1.79%) SCCM
4 1 (0.89%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.89%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 30 (26.79%) Microsoft
2 29 (25.89%) Cisco
3 21 (18.75%) Juniper
4 11 (9.82%) Oracle
5 9 (8.04%) VMware
6 8 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 7 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.57%) EMC
8 4 (3.57%) F5
9 3 (2.68%) IBM
9 3 (2.68%) Rackspace
9 3 (2.68%) SaltStack
9 3 (2.68%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.79%) CA
10 2 (1.79%) Ciena
10 2 (1.79%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.79%) Hyperion
10 2 (1.79%) Mitel
11 1 (0.89%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.89%) SevOne