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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 18 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 46 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.15% 4.20% 8.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.82% 33.33% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 21 14
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£419 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £150 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.39% -6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £31.92
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -43.60%
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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
110 78 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.11% 12.60% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 33
Average daily rate £375 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £136 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.46% +32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £20.50 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

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 December 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 December 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 87 (79.82%) SC Cleared
2 29 (26.61%) Oracle
3 27 (24.77%) Telecoms
4 23 (21.10%) ITIL
5 18 (16.51%) Windows
6 13 (11.93%) SQL
6 13 (11.93%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (11.93%) DV Cleared
7 12 (11.01%) VMware
8 11 (10.09%) Cisco
8 11 (10.09%) HP
9 10 (9.17%) NetBackup
9 10 (9.17%) Finance
9 10 (9.17%) Migration
9 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (9.17%) SCCM
9 10 (9.17%) DNS
9 10 (9.17%) DHCP
9 10 (9.17%) PL/SQL
9 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
10 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
10 9 (8.26%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (7.34%) Service Management
11 8 (7.34%) ITSM
11 8 (7.34%) SLA
11 8 (7.34%) CCNP

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (5.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.59%) Apache
3 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.34%) MS Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (5.50%) Oracle Payroll
3 5 (4.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.92%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) DNS
1 10 (9.17%) DHCP
2 7 (6.42%) BGP
3 6 (5.50%) OSPF
3 6 (5.50%) WAN
3 6 (5.50%) LAN
4 5 (4.59%) VPN
4 5 (4.59%) Firewall
4 5 (4.59%) Internet
5 4 (3.67%) Network Security
5 4 (3.67%) xDSL
5 4 (3.67%) DSL
5 4 (3.67%) MPLS
5 4 (3.67%) ADSL
5 4 (3.67%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.75%) RIP
6 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.75%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.83%) LLU
7 2 (1.83%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (1.83%) Essbase
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.83%) DataStage
3 2 (1.83%) QualityStage
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.83%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.83%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (24.77%) Telecoms
2 10 (9.17%) Finance
3 4 (3.67%) Law
4 3 (2.75%) Billing
5 2 (1.83%) Local Government
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
6 1 (0.92%) Publishing
6 1 (0.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (23.85%) Analyst
2 17 (15.60%) Consultant
3 12 (11.01%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (11.01%) Service Analyst
4 11 (10.09%) Server Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) Server Support
5 9 (8.26%) Functional Consultant
5 9 (8.26%) Oracle Consultant
5 9 (8.26%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 9 (8.26%) Senior Server Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.50%) Oracle HR Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
7 6 (5.50%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.50%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Payroll Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) Middleware
2 3 (2.75%) .NET
2 3 (2.75%) Web Services
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.92%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (0.92%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (0.92%) HTML
4 1 (0.92%) CSS
4 1 (0.92%) SOAP
4 1 (0.92%) XML
4 1 (0.92%) jQuery
4 1 (0.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) NHS
1 6 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.59%) IVR
3 3 (2.75%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.75%) Statistics
3 3 (2.75%) Clustering
4 2 (1.83%) RMADS
5 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.92%) DTV
5 1 (0.92%) Open Source
5 1 (0.92%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.51%) Windows
2 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (6.42%) Solaris
4 5 (4.59%) UNIX
5 3 (2.75%) Linux
6 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.83%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.10%) ITIL
2 10 (9.17%) Migration
3 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
4 8 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (7.34%) Service Management
4 8 (7.34%) ITSM
5 7 (6.42%) Programme Management
6 6 (5.50%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.50%) Test Scripting
6 6 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (4.59%) Change Control
7 5 (4.59%) ERP
7 5 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.59%) CRM
7 5 (4.59%) Project Management
7 5 (4.59%) Data Migration
8 4 (3.67%) Scrum
8 4 (3.67%) User Stories
9 3 (2.75%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.93%) SQL
2 10 (9.17%) PL/SQL
3 8 (7.34%) Perl
4 5 (4.59%) Java
5 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.75%) C#
6 3 (2.75%) Tcl
7 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 87 (79.82%) SC Cleared
2 13 (11.93%) DV Cleared
3 9 (8.26%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.34%) CCNP
5 5 (4.59%) CCNA
6 4 (3.67%) ISEB
7 3 (2.75%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.83%) CCSA
8 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.83%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (1.83%) CCIP
9 1 (0.92%) MCSE
9 1 (0.92%) PMP
9 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.92%) Degree
9 1 (0.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.17%) NetBackup
1 10 (9.17%) SCCM
2 1 (0.92%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 29 (26.61%) Oracle
2 12 (11.01%) VMware
3 11 (10.09%) Cisco
3 11 (10.09%) HP
4 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
5 7 (6.42%) Remedy
6 6 (5.50%) Citrix
6 6 (5.50%) Sun
7 5 (4.59%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.67%) Mercator
8 4 (3.67%) Juniper
8 4 (3.67%) SAP
9 3 (2.75%) Hyperion
9 3 (2.75%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.83%) Cramer
10 2 (1.83%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.83%) Informatica
10 2 (1.83%) BT
10 2 (1.83%) IBM
10 2 (1.83%) Trillium