The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Birmingham region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 24 34 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 40 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.53% 2.93% 3.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.36% 24.19% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 17
Average daily rate £240 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £238 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £550 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
110 62 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.94% 12.11% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 50
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £238 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +85.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Security Cleared
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 37 (62.71%) SC Cleared
2 18 (30.51%) Telecoms
3 12 (20.34%) Oracle
4 10 (16.95%) Cisco
4 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
5 9 (15.25%) ITIL
5 9 (15.25%) Windows
6 7 (11.86%) Project Management
6 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
6 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
6 7 (11.86%) Migration
7 6 (10.17%) SQL
7 6 (10.17%) .NET
7 6 (10.17%) HP
7 6 (10.17%) DV Cleared
7 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (10.17%) Oracle UPK
8 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.47%) VMware
8 5 (8.47%) Firewall
9 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) UNIX
9 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
9 4 (6.78%) MS Office
9 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
9 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.78%) Citrix
9 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (5.08%) Data Migration

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (10.17%) Oracle UPK
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 3 (5.08%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) Network Security
3 2 (3.39%) TETRA
3 2 (3.39%) UMTS
3 2 (3.39%) WAN
3 2 (3.39%) HTTP
3 2 (3.39%) GSM
3 2 (3.39%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.69%) xDSL
4 1 (1.69%) SAN
4 1 (1.69%) MPLS
4 1 (1.69%) OSPF
4 1 (1.69%) BGP
4 1 (1.69%) DSLAM
4 1 (1.69%) DSL
4 1 (1.69%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.69%) MS Access
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (30.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (13.56%) Project Manager
2 7 (11.86%) Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Consultant
4 5 (8.47%) DBA
5 4 (6.78%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Training Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Field Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (3.39%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) E-Learning
2 2 (3.39%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) NHS
3 1 (1.69%) RMADS
3 1 (1.69%) CESG
3 1 (1.69%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.78%) UNIX
3 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.39%) Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.69%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Project Management
2 7 (11.86%) Migration
3 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
4 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
5 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.39%) Change Management
6 2 (3.39%) MVC
6 2 (3.39%) TDD
6 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.39%) Integration Testing
6 2 (3.39%) Time Management
6 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.39%) High Availability
6 2 (3.39%) Change Control
7 1 (1.69%) Data Entry
7 1 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) C#
3 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (62.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.39%) MCSA
5 2 (3.39%) ISEB
5 2 (3.39%) CCNP
5 2 (3.39%) CCNA
5 2 (3.39%) APMP
6 1 (1.69%) CCIE
6 1 (1.69%) CCSP
6 1 (1.69%) OCP
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.69%) CCEA
6 1 (1.69%) CISSP
6 1 (1.69%) MCSE
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.69%) XenApp
3 1 (1.69%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) SCOM
1 2 (3.39%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle
2 10 (16.95%) Cisco
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.17%) HP
4 5 (8.47%) VMware
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix
6 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.39%) Juniper
6 2 (3.39%) F5
7 1 (1.69%) Dell
7 1 (1.69%) Remedy
7 1 (1.69%) IBM
7 1 (1.69%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.69%) BT
7 1 (1.69%) Cramer
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