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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 32 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 34 59 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.66% 8.86% 6.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.65% 40.41% 40.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 12
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£350 £431 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.84% +8.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £277 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £595 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -2.32%
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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
173 146 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.70% 21.92% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 89 42
Average daily rate £340 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £31.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 64 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (31.25%) Cisco
3 17 (26.56%) ITIL
4 14 (21.88%) Juniper
5 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (20.31%) Firewall
6 11 (17.19%) Migration
6 11 (17.19%) CheckPoint
7 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.06%) Finance
8 9 (14.06%) Service Management
8 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
8 9 (14.06%) CCNP
8 9 (14.06%) Windows
9 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 8 (12.50%) CCNA
9 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (12.50%) F5
10 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
10 7 (10.94%) Sourcefire
10 7 (10.94%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (10.94%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
11 6 (9.38%) SLA
11 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
11 6 (9.38%) OSPF
11 6 (9.38%) Scrum
12 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
12 5 (7.81%) Network Security

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.56%) Documentum
1 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.56%) Alfresco
1 1 (1.56%) Lync
1 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.69%) MS Project
4 2 (3.13%) MS Office
5 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.31%) Firewall
2 7 (10.94%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (9.38%) OSPF
4 5 (7.81%) Network Security
5 4 (6.25%) Junos
5 4 (6.25%) BGP
5 4 (6.25%) VPN
5 4 (6.25%) WAN
6 3 (4.69%) Internet
6 3 (4.69%) MPLS
7 2 (3.13%) VRRP
7 2 (3.13%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (3.13%) HSRP
7 2 (3.13%) Extranet
7 2 (3.13%) LAN
8 1 (1.56%) PSTN
8 1 (1.56%) SDH
8 1 (1.56%) ADSL
8 1 (1.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Subversion
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.56%) Selenium
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Architect
3 7 (10.94%) Service Manager
3 7 (10.94%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Service Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Services Delivery Manager
4 6 (9.38%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) IP Network Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.13%) IP Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
1 2 (3.13%) JSP
1 2 (3.13%) Django
1 2 (3.13%) RESTful
1 2 (3.13%) Flask
2 1 (1.56%) HTML
2 1 (1.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) Clustering
3 2 (3.13%) SecurID
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Linux
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.13%) UNIX
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.56%) Solaris
4 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.56%) Debian
4 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Migration
3 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (14.06%) Service Management
5 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.94%) TOGAF
6 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.38%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.38%) Scrum
8 5 (7.81%) Data Migration
9 4 (6.25%) Open Source
9 4 (6.25%) RUP
9 4 (6.25%) DSDM
10 3 (4.69%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
11 2 (3.13%) Network Design
11 2 (3.13%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.13%) TDD
11 2 (3.13%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) Java
1 2 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (1.56%) Tcl
2 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.56%) Perl
2 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.31%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (14.06%) CCNP
4 8 (12.50%) CCNA
5 7 (10.94%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (6.25%) CCSA
6 4 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (3.13%) Degree
7 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (3.13%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) CCVP
8 1 (1.56%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.56%) CISM
8 1 (1.56%) CCDP
8 1 (1.56%) CISSP
8 1 (1.56%) CCIP
8 1 (1.56%) HNC
8 1 (1.56%) HND
8 1 (1.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) XenApp
2 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.56%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.56%) Nessus
3 1 (1.56%) WSUS
3 1 (1.56%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.56%) SCCM
3 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (31.25%) Cisco
2 14 (21.88%) Juniper
3 11 (17.19%) CheckPoint
4 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
5 8 (12.50%) F5
6 7 (10.94%) Sourcefire
7 3 (4.69%) Blue Coat
7 3 (4.69%) Citrix
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle
8 2 (3.13%) IBM
8 2 (3.13%) Sun
8 2 (3.13%) HP
8 2 (3.13%) Remedy
8 2 (3.13%) VMware
8 2 (3.13%) Brocade
9 1 (1.56%) Symantec
9 1 (1.56%) Huawei
9 1 (1.56%) Splunk
9 1 (1.56%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.56%) BT
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