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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 15 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 44 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.43% 3.94% 5.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.51% 35.38% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 14
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£380 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £136 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £560 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -39.49%
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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
106 65 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.91% 11.13% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 34
Average daily rate £358 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 29 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 69 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 24 (26.09%) Oracle
2 24 (26.09%) ITIL
3 17 (18.48%) Windows
3 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.39%) Telecoms
5 13 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
7 10 (10.87%) Service Management
7 10 (10.87%) Finance
7 10 (10.87%) Scrum
7 10 (10.87%) VMware
7 10 (10.87%) DV Cleared
7 10 (10.87%) SCCM
8 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (9.78%) NetBackup
8 9 (9.78%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (9.78%) HP
8 9 (9.78%) SQL
8 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (8.70%) Cisco
9 8 (8.70%) DNS
9 8 (8.70%) DHCP
9 8 (8.70%) Remedy
9 8 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (8.70%) ITSM
10 7 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (7.61%) Citrix
10 7 (7.61%) PL/SQL
10 7 (7.61%) WebLogic

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Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 7 (7.61%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.43%) Apache
3 4 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.09%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.09%) JBoss
6 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Office
2 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (5.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) DNS
1 8 (8.70%) DHCP
2 5 (5.43%) LAN
2 5 (5.43%) WAN
3 4 (4.35%) xDSL
3 4 (4.35%) BGP
3 4 (4.35%) MPLS
3 4 (4.35%) DSL
3 4 (4.35%) Ethernet
3 4 (4.35%) ADSL
4 3 (3.26%) RIP
4 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.26%) VPN
4 3 (3.26%) OSPF
4 3 (3.26%) Internet
4 3 (3.26%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.17%) LLU
5 2 (2.17%) DSLAM
5 2 (2.17%) PSTN
5 2 (2.17%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.17%) Essbase
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.09%) Ant
2 1 (1.09%) JUnit
2 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.09%) Selenium
2 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 16 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.87%) Finance
3 1 (1.09%) Electronics
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
3 1 (1.09%) Billing
3 1 (1.09%) Law
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.09%) Advertising
3 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
2 12 (13.04%) Service Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) Consultant
3 10 (10.87%) Server Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Senior Server Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.70%) Server Support
5 8 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.61%) Architect
7 6 (6.52%) Functional Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Oracle Consultant
8 5 (5.43%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
8 5 (5.43%) Oracle HR Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) Tester
9 4 (4.35%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) Middleware
2 3 (3.26%) Web Services
2 3 (3.26%) .NET
3 2 (2.17%) jQuery
3 2 (2.17%) HTML
3 2 (2.17%) XML
3 2 (2.17%) CSS
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.09%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.09%) SOAP
4 1 (1.09%) HTML5
4 1 (1.09%) CSS3
4 1 (1.09%) PhoneGap
4 1 (1.09%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (1.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (1.09%) WCF
4 1 (1.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Open Source
2 5 (5.43%) IVR
3 4 (4.35%) NHS
4 3 (3.26%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.26%) Statistics
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) DTV
6 1 (1.09%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.48%) Windows
2 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (9.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (5.43%) Solaris
4 3 (3.26%) UNIX
5 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.09%) Linux
5 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) ITIL
2 17 (18.48%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.87%) Service Management
4 10 (10.87%) Scrum
5 8 (8.70%) ITSM
6 7 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.61%) Migration
7 6 (6.52%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.52%) DSDM
8 5 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.43%) Project Management
8 5 (5.43%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.43%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.35%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.35%) RUP
9 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.35%) CRM
9 4 (4.35%) User Stories
10 3 (3.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.78%) SQL
2 7 (7.61%) PL/SQL
3 6 (6.52%) Java
4 5 (5.43%) Perl
5 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.26%) C#
7 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.09%) Python
8 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 10 (10.87%) DV Cleared
3 8 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.35%) ISEB
4 4 (4.35%) CCNP
4 4 (4.35%) CCNA
5 3 (3.26%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.17%) CCIP
7 1 (1.09%) CISSP
7 1 (1.09%) CISM
7 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.09%) PMP
7 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.09%) Degree
7 1 (1.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) SCCM
2 9 (9.78%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.09%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.09%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (26.09%) Oracle
2 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.87%) VMware
4 9 (9.78%) HP
5 8 (8.70%) Cisco
5 8 (8.70%) Remedy
6 7 (7.61%) Citrix
7 5 (5.43%) Sun
8 4 (4.35%) Mercator
9 2 (2.17%) Cramer
9 2 (2.17%) Hyperion
9 2 (2.17%) BT
9 2 (2.17%) SAP
10 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.09%) NEC
10 1 (1.09%) Juniper
10 1 (1.09%) CA
10 1 (1.09%) NetApp
10 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint