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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 20 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 51 33 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.77% 5.17% 8.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 43.22% 34.74% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 18
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£370 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +4.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £315 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £78.75 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -40.51%
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
118 95 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.67% 14.89% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 54 47
Average daily rate £350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £240 £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 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

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 23 October 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
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 23 October 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 108 (82.44%) SC Cleared
2 33 (25.19%) Oracle
3 25 (19.08%) Telecoms
4 19 (14.50%) ITIL
5 18 (13.74%) Windows
6 16 (12.21%) Project Management
7 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (9.92%) SQL
9 12 (9.16%) ERP
9 12 (9.16%) Microsoft
9 12 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (8.40%) Oracle EBS
10 11 (8.40%) Finance
10 11 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (8.40%) TRIRIGA
11 10 (7.63%) DV Cleared
11 10 (7.63%) Migration
11 10 (7.63%) VMware
11 10 (7.63%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (6.87%) Cisco
12 9 (6.87%) Java
12 9 (6.87%) PL/SQL
12 9 (6.87%) PRINCE2
12 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (6.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (6.11%) MS Office
13 8 (6.11%) Perl
13 8 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (6.11%) HP

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 5 (3.82%) Apache
1 5 (3.82%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.05%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (2.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.76%) WordPress
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) MS Office
2 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (8.40%) TRIRIGA
2 6 (4.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (3.82%) Oracle Payroll
4 4 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.53%) Agresso
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) Firewall
1 7 (5.34%) DNS
1 7 (5.34%) DHCP
2 6 (4.58%) Network Security
3 4 (3.05%) WAN
3 4 (3.05%) LAN
3 4 (3.05%) OSPF
3 4 (3.05%) BGP
4 3 (2.29%) Internet
5 2 (1.53%) VPN
5 2 (1.53%) Intranet
5 2 (1.53%) Extranet
5 2 (1.53%) BIG-IP
5 2 (1.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.53%) Junos
6 1 (0.76%) xDSL
6 1 (0.76%) Software-Defined Radio
6 1 (0.76%) LLU
6 1 (0.76%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.53%) DataStage
3 2 (1.53%) QualityStage
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (1.53%) Essbase
3 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.53%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.53%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) Big Data
4 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (19.08%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.40%) Finance
3 4 (3.05%) Law
4 3 (2.29%) Publishing
4 3 (2.29%) Billing
5 2 (1.53%) Legal
5 2 (1.53%) Advertising
5 2 (1.53%) Local Government
6 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (16.03%) Analyst
2 17 (12.98%) Project Manager
2 17 (12.98%) Consultant
3 10 (7.63%) Architect
4 8 (6.11%) Service Analyst
4 8 (6.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (6.11%) Server Engineer
5 7 (5.34%) Oracle Consultant
5 7 (5.34%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 7 (5.34%) Functional Consultant
5 7 (5.34%) Developer
6 6 (4.58%) Server Support
6 6 (4.58%) Technical Architect
6 6 (4.58%) Integration Manager
6 6 (4.58%) Senior Server Engineer
6 6 (4.58%) Integration Project Manager
7 5 (3.82%) Payroll Consultant
7 5 (3.82%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
7 5 (3.82%) Oracle HR Consultant
7 5 (3.82%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) .NET
2 4 (3.05%) Web Services
3 2 (1.53%) Middleware
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.76%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (0.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (0.76%) WCF
4 1 (0.76%) jQuery
4 1 (0.76%) CSS
4 1 (0.76%) SOAP
4 1 (0.76%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.58%) NHS
4 5 (3.82%) IVR
5 3 (2.29%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.29%) Statistics
5 3 (2.29%) RMADS
5 3 (2.29%) Clustering
5 3 (2.29%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.53%) Social Media
7 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.76%) Open Source
7 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.76%) CMDB
7 1 (0.76%) CESG
7 1 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.74%) Windows
2 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.34%) Solaris
5 4 (3.05%) UNIX
6 3 (2.29%) Linux
7 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.50%) ITIL
2 16 (12.21%) Project Management
3 12 (9.16%) ERP
3 12 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (7.63%) Migration
6 9 (6.87%) PRINCE2
7 8 (6.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (6.11%) Programme Management
8 7 (5.34%) CRM
9 6 (4.58%) UML
9 6 (4.58%) ITSM
9 6 (4.58%) Test Scripting
9 6 (4.58%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (4.58%) Waterfall
10 5 (3.82%) Change Control
10 5 (3.82%) People Management
10 5 (3.82%) Supplier Management
10 5 (3.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.92%) SQL
2 9 (6.87%) Java
2 9 (6.87%) PL/SQL
3 8 (6.11%) Perl
4 4 (3.05%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.29%) Tcl
5 3 (2.29%) C#
6 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.76%) C
7 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 108 (82.44%) SC Cleared
2 10 (7.63%) DV Cleared
2 10 (7.63%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (6.11%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.58%) CCNP
5 3 (2.29%) CCNA
5 3 (2.29%) ISEB
6 2 (1.53%) CCIE
6 2 (1.53%) CCSP
6 2 (1.53%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.53%) CCSA
6 2 (1.53%) Degree
7 1 (0.76%) MCITP
7 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.11%) SCCM
2 7 (5.34%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 33 (25.19%) Oracle
2 12 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.63%) VMware
4 9 (6.87%) Cisco
5 8 (6.11%) HP
6 7 (5.34%) Citrix
6 7 (5.34%) Remedy
7 6 (4.58%) Sun
7 6 (4.58%) Juniper
7 6 (4.58%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.05%) SAP
8 4 (3.05%) Talend
8 4 (3.05%) F5
9 3 (2.29%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.29%) Mercator
9 3 (2.29%) Hyperion
9 3 (2.29%) IBM
10 2 (1.53%) Trillium
10 2 (1.53%) Informatica
10 2 (1.53%) Ab Initio
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