The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 15 16 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 53 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.82% 7.60% 3.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.32% 41.07% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 17
Average daily rate £325 £360 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £175 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £461 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.71% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+51.78% +55.55%
Security 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
142 112 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.94% 18.51% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 59 43
Average daily rate £375 £345 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £29.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +141.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Birmingham region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Birmingham region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 75 (67.57%) SC Cleared
2 22 (19.82%) ITIL
3 21 (18.92%) Windows
4 19 (17.12%) Migration
5 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 16 (14.41%) Active Directory
7 14 (12.61%) Oracle
7 14 (12.61%) Citrix
8 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (9.91%) SCCM
10 10 (9.01%) Windows XP
10 10 (9.01%) Windows 7
10 10 (9.01%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 9 (8.11%) SLA
11 9 (8.11%) Telecoms
11 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.21%) Sophos
12 8 (7.21%) Juniper
12 8 (7.21%) Dell
13 7 (6.31%) Service Management
13 7 (6.31%) Cisco
13 7 (6.31%) PL/SQL
13 7 (6.31%) Aerospace
13 7 (6.31%) Office 365
14 6 (5.41%) ITIL V3
14 6 (5.41%) Data Centre
14 6 (5.41%) Windows Server

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 3 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.80%) Apache
3 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.80%) nginx
3 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.90%) IIS
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Office
2 2 (1.80%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.90%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.90%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (5.41%) DHCP
2 6 (5.41%) MPLS
2 6 (5.41%) SDH
2 6 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.50%) DNS
3 5 (4.50%) Ethernet
3 5 (4.50%) LAN
3 5 (4.50%) WAN
4 4 (3.60%) BGP
4 4 (3.60%) L2TP
4 4 (3.60%) OSPF
4 4 (3.60%) VPLS
4 4 (3.60%) VPN
5 3 (2.70%) ATM
5 3 (2.70%) DWDM
5 3 (2.70%) Internet
5 3 (2.70%) SONET
5 3 (2.70%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.80%) MySQL
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle Discoverer
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.90%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (0.90%) Data Mart
2 1 (0.90%) DB2
2 1 (0.90%) OLAP
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (0.90%) Pentaho
2 1 (0.90%) QlikView
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.31%) Aerospace
3 6 (5.41%) Electronics
4 5 (4.50%) Finance
5 1 (0.90%) Publishing
5 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (12.61%) Consultant
2 13 (11.71%) Analyst
3 12 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.01%) Developer
5 8 (7.21%) Oracle Consultant
6 7 (6.31%) Design Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.41%) Architect
7 6 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Functional Consultant
7 6 (5.41%) Juniper Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 5 (4.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 5 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) HTML
2 5 (4.50%) CSS
3 4 (3.60%) .NET
4 3 (2.70%) HTML5
4 3 (2.70%) jQuery
4 3 (2.70%) Web Services
5 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.80%) RESTful
6 1 (0.90%) REST
6 1 (0.90%) XML
6 1 (0.90%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.50%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.80%) CMDB
5 2 (1.80%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.90%) CESG
6 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.92%) Windows
2 10 (9.01%) Windows 7
2 10 (9.01%) Windows XP
3 6 (5.41%) Linux
3 6 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.50%) Unix
5 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.70%) AIX
6 3 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.70%) Solaris
6 3 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.80%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.82%) ITIL
2 19 (17.12%) Migration
3 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (6.31%) Service Management
6 6 (5.41%) ITIL V3
6 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.50%) ETL
7 5 (4.50%) MVC
7 5 (4.50%) SysML
7 5 (4.50%) UML
7 5 (4.50%) Validation
8 4 (3.60%) Change Management
8 4 (3.60%) ITSM
8 4 (3.60%) SDLC
8 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.60%) TDD
8 4 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.31%) PL/SQL
2 6 (5.41%) SQL
3 5 (4.50%) C
4 4 (3.60%) C#
4 4 (3.60%) Java
4 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.90%) Ruby
5 1 (0.90%) Scala
5 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (67.57%) SC Cleared
2 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.41%) JNCIP
4 5 (4.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.60%) CCIE
5 4 (3.60%) CCNP
5 4 (3.60%) JNCIA
5 4 (3.60%) JNCIE
5 4 (3.60%) JNCIS
6 3 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.80%) APMP
7 2 (1.80%) CISSP
7 2 (1.80%) ISEB
8 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) CCNA
8 1 (0.90%) CISM
8 1 (0.90%) GIAC
8 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.90%) MCSE
8 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (14.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.50%) Firmware
3 3 (2.70%) NFS
3 3 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.80%) XenApp
4 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.91%) SCCM
2 4 (3.60%) Windows Intune
2 4 (3.60%) WSUS
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.61%) Citrix
2 14 (12.61%) Oracle
3 8 (7.21%) Dell
3 8 (7.21%) Juniper
3 8 (7.21%) Sophos
4 7 (6.31%) Cisco
5 3 (2.70%) Cognizant
5 3 (2.70%) Northgate
5 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.70%) Veritas
6 2 (1.80%) Cognos
6 2 (1.80%) EMC
6 2 (1.80%) HP
6 2 (1.80%) IBM
6 2 (1.80%) MobileIron
6 2 (1.80%) SAP
6 2 (1.80%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.80%) Siemens
6 2 (1.80%) VMware