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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 23 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 49 71 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.75% 10.61% 8.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.34% 50.00% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 43 16
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£363 £425 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.25 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.15 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+24.60% +16.27%
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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
167 142 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.00% 21.23% 18.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 86 48
Average daily rate £340 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £242 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
Average hourly rate £28.00 - £32.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 - £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 66 (67.35%) SC Cleared
2 31 (31.63%) Cisco
3 22 (22.45%) ITIL
3 22 (22.45%) CheckPoint
4 16 (16.33%) Migration
4 16 (16.33%) Network Security
4 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.29%) Clustering
5 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 14 (14.29%) Juniper
6 13 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
6 13 (13.27%) Finance
6 13 (13.27%) Firewall
7 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
8 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
9 9 (9.18%) TOGAF
9 9 (9.18%) Data Migration
9 9 (9.18%) F5
9 9 (9.18%) Windows
9 9 (9.18%) CCNP
9 9 (9.18%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (9.18%) Service Management
9 9 (9.18%) Service Delivery
10 8 (8.16%) Scrum
10 8 (8.16%) CCNA
11 7 (7.14%) Sourcefire
11 7 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (7.14%) MS Project

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (2.04%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) Documentum
2 1 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.02%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.02%) Lync
2 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.14%) MS Project
3 5 (5.10%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.02%) assyst
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) Network Security
2 13 (13.27%) Firewall
3 7 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (6.12%) OSPF
5 4 (4.08%) BGP
5 4 (4.08%) Junos
5 4 (4.08%) WAN
5 4 (4.08%) VPN
6 3 (3.06%) Internet
6 3 (3.06%) MPLS
6 3 (3.06%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.04%) HSRP
7 2 (2.04%) VRRP
7 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.04%) Extranet
7 2 (2.04%) DNS
7 2 (2.04%) LAN
8 1 (1.02%) PSTN
8 1 (1.02%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Subversion
1 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.06%) Selenium
3 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.27%) Finance
2 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Publishing
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (22.45%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Design Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Analyst
4 11 (11.22%) Network Design Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) Consultant
5 8 (8.16%) Service Manager
6 7 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) Architect
6 7 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.14%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Services Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.12%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (5.10%) Oracle Consultant
8 5 (5.10%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 5 (5.10%) Developer
8 5 (5.10%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (4.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) .NET
1 4 (4.08%) Django
1 4 (4.08%) RESTful
1 4 (4.08%) Flask
2 2 (2.04%) JSP
3 1 (1.02%) HTML5
3 1 (1.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) Clustering
2 5 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.04%) SecurID
4 2 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (1.02%) Handset
5 1 (1.02%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.18%) Windows
2 5 (5.10%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) Debian
3 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.04%) UNIX
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.02%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.45%) ITIL
2 16 (16.33%) Migration
2 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.18%) Service Management
5 9 (9.18%) Service Delivery
5 9 (9.18%) TOGAF
5 9 (9.18%) Data Migration
6 8 (8.16%) Scrum
7 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.08%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.08%) Open Source
8 4 (4.08%) BDD
8 4 (4.08%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.08%) TDD
8 4 (4.08%) MVC
8 4 (4.08%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.08%) RUP
8 4 (4.08%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.08%) Python
2 3 (3.06%) SQL
3 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.04%) Java
4 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.02%) Perl
4 1 (1.02%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 66 (67.35%) SC Cleared
2 13 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.18%) CCNP
3 9 (9.18%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (8.16%) CCNA
5 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (4.08%) CCSA
6 4 (4.08%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (3.06%) BC Cleared
8 2 (2.04%) Degree
9 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.02%) CCVP
9 1 (1.02%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.02%) CISM
9 1 (1.02%) CCDP
9 1 (1.02%) CISSP
9 1 (1.02%) CCIP
9 1 (1.02%) HNC
9 1 (1.02%) HND
9 1 (1.02%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) XenApp
2 1 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.06%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.02%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.02%) Nessus
4 1 (1.02%) WSUS
4 1 (1.02%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.02%) SCCM
4 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (31.63%) Cisco
2 22 (22.45%) CheckPoint
3 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.29%) Juniper
4 9 (9.18%) F5
5 7 (7.14%) Sourcefire
6 5 (5.10%) Oracle
7 3 (3.06%) Remedy
7 3 (3.06%) Blue Coat
7 3 (3.06%) Citrix
8 2 (2.04%) VMware
8 2 (2.04%) Brocade
8 2 (2.04%) IBM
8 2 (2.04%) Sun
8 2 (2.04%) HP
9 1 (1.02%) EMC
9 1 (1.02%) Nortel
9 1 (1.02%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.02%) BT
9 1 (1.02%) NEC