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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 17 7 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 49 81 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.69% 11.46% 6.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.51% 48.21% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 18
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£345 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £600 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £374 £373
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £80.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+54.76% -1.17%
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
138 168 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.85% 23.76% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 92 52
Average daily rate £350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £246 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 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 31 July 2015.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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 74 (69.81%) SC Cleared
2 33 (31.13%) Cisco
3 25 (23.58%) ITIL
4 24 (22.64%) CheckPoint
5 21 (19.81%) Migration
6 16 (15.09%) PRINCE2
6 16 (15.09%) Juniper
6 16 (15.09%) Network Security
7 15 (14.15%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (13.21%) Firewall
8 14 (13.21%) Clustering
9 13 (12.26%) F5
10 12 (11.32%) Finance
11 11 (10.38%) Data Migration
11 11 (10.38%) Telecoms
11 11 (10.38%) CCNP
11 11 (10.38%) Oracle
12 10 (9.43%) MS Excel
12 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
12 10 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (9.43%) TOGAF
13 9 (8.49%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (8.49%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (8.49%) CCNA
14 8 (7.55%) OSPF
14 8 (7.55%) Service Delivery
14 8 (7.55%) Sourcefire
15 7 (6.60%) Service Management
15 7 (6.60%) Windows
16 6 (5.66%) SQL Server

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 6 (5.66%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) Documentum
2 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.94%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.94%) Lync
2 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.72%) MS Project
3 4 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.94%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.94%) assyst
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.94%) Office 365
1 1 (0.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.09%) Network Security
2 14 (13.21%) Firewall
3 9 (8.49%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (7.55%) OSPF
5 6 (5.66%) BIG-IP
6 4 (3.77%) Junos
6 4 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (3.77%) HSRP
6 4 (3.77%) VRRP
6 4 (3.77%) BGP
6 4 (3.77%) VPN
6 4 (3.77%) WAN
7 3 (2.83%) DNS
7 3 (2.83%) Internet
7 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.83%) MPLS
8 2 (1.89%) Extranet
8 2 (1.89%) SSL
8 2 (1.89%) HTTP
8 2 (1.89%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Subversion
1 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.83%) Selenium
3 2 (1.89%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (11.32%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.83%) Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.94%) Law
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (24.53%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.21%) Design Engineer
2 14 (13.21%) Consultant
2 14 (13.21%) Security Engineer
3 13 (12.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (11.32%) Network Design Engineer
5 11 (10.38%) Oracle Consultant
5 11 (10.38%) Functional Consultant
5 11 (10.38%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 10 (9.43%) Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) Service Manager
8 7 (6.60%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.60%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) Architect
9 6 (5.66%) Developer
9 6 (5.66%) Services Delivery Manager
9 6 (5.66%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.72%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.72%) Service Analyst
11 4 (3.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) .NET
1 4 (3.77%) Django
1 4 (3.77%) RESTful
1 4 (3.77%) Flask
2 2 (1.89%) JSP
3 1 (0.94%) HTML5
3 1 (0.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Clustering
2 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.83%) SecurID
5 2 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.94%) Social Media
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.60%) Windows
2 5 (4.72%) Linux
3 3 (2.83%) Debian
3 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.89%) UNIX
5 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.58%) ITIL
2 21 (19.81%) Migration
3 16 (15.09%) PRINCE2
4 11 (10.38%) Data Migration
5 10 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.43%) TOGAF
6 8 (7.55%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.60%) Service Management
8 5 (4.72%) Load Balancing
8 5 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.72%) Change Control
8 5 (4.72%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.77%) Test Automation
9 4 (3.77%) BDD
9 4 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.77%) Scrum
9 4 (3.77%) TDD
9 4 (3.77%) MVC
9 4 (3.77%) Project Management
10 3 (2.83%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.66%) PL/SQL
2 4 (3.77%) SQL
2 4 (3.77%) Python
3 2 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.94%) Perl
4 1 (0.94%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 74 (69.81%) SC Cleared
2 15 (14.15%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (10.38%) CCNP
4 9 (8.49%) CCNA
4 9 (8.49%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.72%) BC Cleared
5 5 (4.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (3.77%) CCSA
6 4 (3.77%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (2.83%) Degree
8 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) CCVP
8 1 (0.94%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.94%) CCDP
8 1 (0.94%) CCIP
8 1 (0.94%) HNC
8 1 (0.94%) HND
8 1 (0.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.89%) Firmware
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) XenApp
2 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.83%) Vagrant
2 3 (2.83%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.94%) EdgeSight
3 1 (0.94%) WSUS
3 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (31.13%) Cisco
2 24 (22.64%) CheckPoint
3 16 (15.09%) Juniper
4 13 (12.26%) F5
5 11 (10.38%) Oracle
6 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.55%) Sourcefire
8 4 (3.77%) IBM
9 3 (2.83%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.83%) Brocade
10 2 (1.89%) VMware
10 2 (1.89%) Citrix
10 2 (1.89%) Sun
10 2 (1.89%) HP
10 2 (1.89%) Remedy
11 1 (0.94%) BT
11 1 (0.94%) Cramer
11 1 (0.94%) OpenText
11 1 (0.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 1 (0.94%) Ericsson
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