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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 29 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 37 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.96% 4.75% 6.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.90% 31.63% 39.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 13
Average daily rate
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£365 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £315 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £351 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £78.75 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.75 £17.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+33.82% -34.61%
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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
116 98 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.55% 15.03% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 55 47
Average daily rate £350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £247 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% +32.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -23.40%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 32 (29.91%) Oracle
3 25 (23.36%) Telecoms
4 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (13.08%) ITIL
6 13 (12.15%) SQL
6 13 (12.15%) Windows
7 12 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (10.28%) Project Management
8 11 (10.28%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (10.28%) ERP
8 11 (10.28%) TRIRIGA
9 9 (8.41%) PL/SQL
9 9 (8.41%) Java
9 9 (8.41%) PRINCE2
9 9 (8.41%) Cisco
9 9 (8.41%) Migration
9 9 (8.41%) Finance
10 8 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (7.48%) Perl
10 8 (7.48%) Programme Management
10 8 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (6.54%) .NET
11 7 (6.54%) CRM
11 7 (6.54%) Solaris
11 7 (6.54%) SLA
11 7 (6.54%) Citrix
11 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
11 7 (6.54%) Management Information System

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 5 (4.67%) Apache
1 5 (4.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.74%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Office
2 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (10.28%) TRIRIGA
2 6 (5.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle Payroll
4 4 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (1.87%) Agresso
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) Firewall
2 6 (5.61%) Network Security
3 4 (3.74%) BGP
3 4 (3.74%) OSPF
4 3 (2.80%) LAN
4 3 (2.80%) WAN
4 3 (2.80%) Internet
5 2 (1.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.87%) Extranet
5 2 (1.87%) DHCP
5 2 (1.87%) VPN
5 2 (1.87%) DNS
5 2 (1.87%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.87%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.87%) Junos
6 1 (0.93%) LLU
6 1 (0.93%) xDSL
6 1 (0.93%) PSTN
6 1 (0.93%) ADSL
6 1 (0.93%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.87%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.87%) DataStage
3 2 (1.87%) QualityStage
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (1.87%) Essbase
3 2 (1.87%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (23.36%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.41%) Finance
3 4 (3.74%) Law
4 2 (1.87%) Legal
4 2 (1.87%) Advertising
4 2 (1.87%) Publishing
4 2 (1.87%) Billing
4 2 (1.87%) Local Government
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (15.89%) Consultant
2 15 (14.02%) Analyst
3 13 (12.15%) Project Manager
4 9 (8.41%) Architect
5 8 (7.48%) Service Analyst
5 8 (7.48%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.54%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 7 (6.54%) Oracle Consultant
6 7 (6.54%) Functional Consultant
6 7 (6.54%) Developer
7 6 (5.61%) Technical Architect
7 6 (5.61%) Integration Manager
7 6 (5.61%) Integration Project Manager
8 5 (4.67%) Payroll Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Oracle HR Consultant
8 5 (4.67%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Integration Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.54%) .NET
2 2 (1.87%) Web Services
3 1 (0.93%) WCF
3 1 (0.93%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (0.93%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.93%) XML
3 1 (0.93%) SOAP
3 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.67%) IVR
4 3 (2.80%) RMADS
4 3 (2.80%) Statistics
4 3 (2.80%) Clustering
4 3 (2.80%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.80%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.93%) CMDB
5 1 (0.93%) CESG
5 1 (0.93%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Windows
2 7 (6.54%) Solaris
3 4 (3.74%) UNIX
3 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.80%) Linux
4 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.08%) ITIL
2 12 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (10.28%) Project Management
3 11 (10.28%) ERP
4 9 (8.41%) PRINCE2
4 9 (8.41%) Migration
5 8 (7.48%) Programme Management
5 8 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (6.54%) CRM
7 6 (5.61%) ITSM
7 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.61%) UML
7 6 (5.61%) Waterfall
7 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (5.61%) Test Scripting
8 5 (4.67%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.67%) Supplier Management
8 5 (4.67%) Data Migration
8 5 (4.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.15%) SQL
2 9 (8.41%) PL/SQL
2 9 (8.41%) Java
3 8 (7.48%) Perl
4 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.80%) C#
5 3 (2.80%) Tcl
6 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 107 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.48%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.61%) CCNP
4 5 (4.67%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.80%) CCNA
5 3 (2.80%) ISEB
6 2 (1.87%) CCIE
6 2 (1.87%) CCSP
6 2 (1.87%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.87%) CCSA
6 2 (1.87%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.93%) Degree
7 1 (0.93%) MCITP
7 1 (0.93%) MCSE
7 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) SCCM
2 2 (1.87%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.93%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (29.91%) Oracle
2 9 (8.41%) Cisco
3 7 (6.54%) Citrix
3 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.54%) Remedy
4 6 (5.61%) CheckPoint
4 6 (5.61%) Sun
4 6 (5.61%) Juniper
5 4 (3.74%) Talend
5 4 (3.74%) SAP
5 4 (3.74%) VMware
5 4 (3.74%) F5
6 3 (2.80%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.80%) HP
6 3 (2.80%) IBM
6 3 (2.80%) Mercator
6 3 (2.80%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.87%) Informatica
7 2 (1.87%) Trillium
7 2 (1.87%) Ab Initio