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 25 July 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 14 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 74 45 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.54% 6.02% 11.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.05% 30.20% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 27 42
Median daily rate £400 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £108 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.86% +6.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £21.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.76% +32.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.95 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.54% +59.75%
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
176 149 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.68% 19.92% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 97 93
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £12.50 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.50 £17.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Security Cleared.

1 112 (78.32%) SC Cleared
2 35 (24.48%) Windows
3 34 (23.78%) Cisco
4 33 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 29 (20.28%) SQL
5 29 (20.28%) Firewall
6 26 (18.18%) Oracle
7 25 (17.48%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (16.78%) Juniper
8 24 (16.78%) Data Centre
9 21 (14.69%) ITIL
10 20 (13.99%) Project Management
10 20 (13.99%) Oracle Database
11 18 (12.59%) PRINCE2
11 18 (12.59%) LAN
12 17 (11.89%) PL/SQL
13 16 (11.19%) WAN
14 15 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (10.49%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (10.49%) Java
14 15 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (10.49%) Relational Database
14 15 (10.49%) Defect Tracking
15 14 (9.79%) Windows Server
15 14 (9.79%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (9.79%) JIRA
15 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (9.79%) VMware
15 14 (9.79%) Oracle OWB
15 14 (9.79%) SQL Server

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.99%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.80%) IIS
3 4 (2.80%) SAS
4 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.40%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.70%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.70%) CMS
5 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) MS Office
2 3 (2.10%) MS Project
3 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.90%) Maximo
2 3 (2.10%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.40%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.20%) Office 365
2 2 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.28%) Firewall
2 18 (12.59%) LAN
3 16 (11.19%) WAN
4 14 (9.79%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (6.99%) IPv4
6 9 (6.29%) SAN
7 7 (4.90%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (3.50%) DNS
9 4 (2.80%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (2.80%) SSL
9 4 (2.80%) VoIP
10 3 (2.10%) DMVPN
10 3 (2.10%) Network Security
10 3 (2.10%) VPN
11 2 (1.40%) 3G
11 2 (1.40%) 4G
11 2 (1.40%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.40%) DHCP
11 2 (1.40%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.99%) Oracle Database
2 15 (10.49%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (10.49%) Relational Database
3 14 (9.79%) Oracle OWB
3 14 (9.79%) RDBMS
3 14 (9.79%) SQL Server
4 12 (8.39%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (6.99%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.70%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.70%) GIS
9 1 (0.70%) MS Access
9 1 (0.70%) OLTP
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.70%) QlikView
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (9.79%) ClearQuest
1 14 (9.79%) JIRA
1 14 (9.79%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (9.09%) Toad
3 12 (8.39%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.69%) JUnit
5 10 (6.99%) Eclipse
6 9 (6.29%) Ant
6 9 (6.29%) Artifactory
6 9 (6.29%) Maven
7 7 (4.90%) PVCS
8 3 (2.10%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.40%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.70%) MSI
10 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (5.59%) Finance
2 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.10%) Electronics
4 2 (1.40%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.40%) Billing
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (15.38%) Developer
2 19 (13.29%) Network Engineer
3 16 (11.19%) Project Manager
4 14 (9.79%) Analyst
5 13 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
7 10 (6.99%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Architect
9 7 (4.90%) Juniper Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Consultant
10 6 (4.20%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Senior Technical Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) SQL Developer
10 6 (4.20%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.39%) Apache CXF
1 12 (8.39%) Web Services
2 11 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 11 (7.69%) HTML
2 11 (7.69%) Spring
2 11 (7.69%) XML
3 10 (6.99%) J2EE
3 10 (6.99%) JSP
3 10 (6.99%) Servlets
4 8 (5.59%) Struts
5 3 (2.10%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.40%) OC4J
7 1 (0.70%) .NET
7 1 (0.70%) CSS
7 1 (0.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.78%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.10%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.10%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.10%) NHS
4 3 (2.10%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.40%) CESG
5 2 (1.40%) CMDB
5 2 (1.40%) e-Health
5 2 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.40%) User Experience
6 1 (0.70%) PMI
6 1 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (24.48%) Windows
2 14 (9.79%) Linux
2 14 (9.79%) Windows Server
2 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (8.39%) Unix
4 9 (6.29%) Windows 8
5 8 (5.59%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.20%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.80%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.10%) AIX
8 3 (2.10%) Solaris
8 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.69%) ITIL
2 20 (13.99%) Project Management
3 18 (12.59%) PRINCE2
4 15 (10.49%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.49%) Defect Tracking
5 14 (9.79%) UML
6 13 (9.09%) Service Management
7 12 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.39%) Migration
7 12 (8.39%) OO
7 12 (8.39%) OOP
8 10 (6.99%) ITSM
9 9 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.29%) ETL
9 9 (6.29%) Presales
9 9 (6.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.90%) ITIL V3
11 7 (4.90%) Workflow
12 5 (3.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.28%) SQL
2 17 (11.89%) PL/SQL
3 15 (10.49%) Java
4 12 (8.39%) VB
5 11 (7.69%) C++
6 3 (2.10%) C
7 2 (1.40%) R
8 1 (0.70%) C#
8 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.70%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 112 (78.32%) SC Cleared
2 25 (17.48%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (10.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (9.79%) CCNP
5 13 (9.09%) CCNA
6 11 (7.69%) Degree
7 9 (6.29%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (5.59%) MCSA
8 8 (5.59%) MCSE
8 8 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (4.90%) OCPJP
10 5 (3.50%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (3.50%) PMI Certification
10 5 (3.50%) PMP
10 5 (3.50%) Sun Certification
11 4 (2.80%) DV Cleared
12 3 (2.10%) ISEB
12 3 (2.10%) ISTQB
12 3 (2.10%) LPIC
13 2 (1.40%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) Data Quality
1 7 (4.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.10%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) SLA
4 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.59%) vSphere
3 5 (3.50%) Firmware
4 4 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.80%) XenApp
4 4 (2.80%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.40%) NFS
6 2 (1.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (6.99%) SCCM
2 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.80%) WSUS
4 3 (2.10%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.10%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.10%) Oracle EDQ
4 3 (2.10%) SCOM
5 2 (1.40%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.40%) Cisco LMS
6 1 (0.70%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.70%) DameWare
6 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (23.78%) Cisco
2 33 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 26 (18.18%) Oracle
4 24 (16.78%) Juniper
5 14 (9.79%) VMware
6 13 (9.09%) Citrix
7 10 (6.99%) CheckPoint
8 6 (4.20%) F5
9 5 (3.50%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.80%) Sophos
11 3 (2.10%) Dell
11 3 (2.10%) EMC
11 3 (2.10%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.10%) HP
11 3 (2.10%) IBM
11 3 (2.10%) Informatica
11 3 (2.10%) Pega
11 3 (2.10%) Trillium
12 2 (1.40%) MobileIron
12 2 (1.40%) Veritas