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 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 17 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 45 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.93% 8.17% 6.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.00% 37.86% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 16
Median daily rate £405 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.61% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £430 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% +173.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +46.66%

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
125 140 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.26% 21.57% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 81 53
Median daily rate £363 £359 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.04% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+4.03% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -51.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.59 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.75 £29.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.69 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.41% +84.44%

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 23 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 89 (71.77%) SC Cleared
2 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 30 (24.19%) HTML
4 29 (23.39%) JavaScript
5 28 (22.58%) CSS
6 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (18.55%) Cisco
8 16 (12.90%) CRM
8 16 (12.90%) Windows
9 15 (12.10%) .NET
9 15 (12.10%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (11.29%) Active Directory
10 14 (11.29%) HTML5
10 14 (11.29%) Front End Development
11 13 (10.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (10.48%) DV Cleared
11 13 (10.48%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (10.48%) Visual Studio
11 13 (10.48%) Dynamics CRM
11 13 (10.48%) Web Development
11 13 (10.48%) .NET Framework
11 13 (10.48%) WCF
12 12 (9.68%) Software Engineering
12 12 (9.68%) CMS
12 12 (9.68%) Juniper
12 12 (9.68%) Middleware
13 11 (8.87%) MS Office
13 11 (8.87%) Content Management
13 11 (8.87%) Drupal
13 11 (8.87%) Multithreading

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 12 (9.68%) CMS
2 11 (8.87%) Drupal
3 8 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.03%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.42%) Confluence
5 3 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.42%) nginx
6 1 (0.81%) Apache
6 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.81%) JBoss
6 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.81%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (8.87%) MS Office
2 6 (4.84%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (10.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.61%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.81%) Maximo
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (7.26%) Office 365
2 6 (4.84%) OneDrive
3 5 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.03%) Yammer
4 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (2.42%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.42%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.42%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (2.42%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.42%) Route 53
5 3 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) IaaS
6 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.45%) DHCP
1 8 (6.45%) DNS
1 8 (6.45%) Firewall
1 8 (6.45%) VoIP
2 7 (5.65%) HTTP
3 6 (4.84%) Kerberos
3 6 (4.84%) LAN
3 6 (4.84%) LDAP
3 6 (4.84%) Skype
4 5 (4.03%) PBX
4 5 (4.03%) SSL
4 5 (4.03%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.03%) Unified Communications
5 4 (3.23%) WAN
6 2 (1.61%) Internet
6 2 (1.61%) MPLS
7 1 (0.81%) BGP
7 1 (0.81%) EIGRP
7 1 (0.81%) TACACS
7 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.84%) MySQL
1 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.03%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (2.42%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.42%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.81%) QlikView
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (10.48%) Visual Studio
1 13 (10.48%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (7.26%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.23%) JIRA
4 4 (3.23%) Subversion
5 3 (2.42%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.42%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.42%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (2.42%) Protractor
5 3 (2.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.81%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.81%) jMock
6 1 (0.81%) JUnit
6 1 (0.81%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.81%) Mockito
6 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (7.26%) Finance
2 3 (2.42%) Electronics
3 2 (1.61%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.61%) Automotive
3 2 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
4 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (29.03%) Developer
2 13 (10.48%) CRM Developer
2 13 (10.48%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 12 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 11 (8.87%) Analyst
4 11 (8.87%) Drupal Developer
4 11 (8.87%) Software Engineer
5 10 (8.06%) C++ Software Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (7.26%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Consultant
8 6 (4.84%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (4.84%) HTML Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.19%) HTML
2 28 (22.58%) CSS
3 15 (12.10%) .NET
4 14 (11.29%) HTML5
5 13 (10.48%) .NET Framework
5 13 (10.48%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (10.48%) WCF
6 12 (9.68%) Middleware
7 7 (5.65%) Web Services
8 5 (4.03%) Spring
9 4 (3.23%) jQuery
9 4 (3.23%) Spring MVC
9 4 (3.23%) Struts
9 4 (3.23%) XML
10 3 (2.42%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.42%) Elastic Stack
10 3 (2.42%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (2.42%) React
10 3 (2.42%) Sensu
10 3 (2.42%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.03%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (4.03%) NHS
2 5 (4.03%) PKI
2 5 (4.03%) User Experience
3 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.42%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.61%) Clustering
5 2 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.81%) CCTV
6 1 (0.81%) CMDB
6 1 (0.81%) SCADA
6 1 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.90%) Windows
2 7 (5.65%) Linux
3 6 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.23%) Unix
4 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.61%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (12.90%) CRM
3 14 (11.29%) Front End Development
4 13 (10.48%) Web Development
5 12 (9.68%) Software Engineering
6 11 (8.87%) Content Management
6 11 (8.87%) Multithreading
7 10 (8.06%) UML
8 9 (7.26%) ITIL
9 8 (6.45%) Migration
10 7 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.84%) ERP
11 6 (4.84%) Identity Management
11 6 (4.84%) Patch Management
12 5 (4.03%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.03%) Email Filtering
12 5 (4.03%) Open Source
12 5 (4.03%) Project Management
12 5 (4.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.39%) JavaScript
2 10 (8.06%) C++
3 7 (5.65%) Java
4 6 (4.84%) PHP
4 6 (4.84%) Python
5 5 (4.03%) Ruby
5 5 (4.03%) SQL
6 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.81%) C
7 1 (0.81%) C#
7 1 (0.81%) Perl
7 1 (0.81%) PHP 5
7 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.81%) Scala
7 1 (0.81%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 89 (71.77%) SC Cleared
2 15 (12.10%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (10.48%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (8.06%) CCNP
5 9 (7.26%) CCNA
6 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.42%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.42%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.42%) MCITP
8 2 (1.61%) CEH
8 2 (1.61%) CISM
8 2 (1.61%) CISMP
8 2 (1.61%) CISSP
8 2 (1.61%) CRISC
9 1 (0.81%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.81%) ISEB
9 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.81%) MCSE
9 1 (0.81%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (4.03%) SLA
2 3 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.61%) GPG13
3 2 (1.61%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.61%) RMADS
4 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.81%) MISRA
4 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 14 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.61%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.61%) vSphere
3 1 (0.81%) Firmware
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) XenApp
3 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (4.03%) Nagios
1 5 (4.03%) SCOM
2 4 (3.23%) Ansible
2 4 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.23%) Puppet
2 4 (3.23%) Salt
3 3 (2.42%) collectd
3 3 (2.42%) Kibana
3 3 (2.42%) logstash
3 3 (2.42%) StatsD
3 3 (2.42%) Terraform
4 1 (0.81%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 23 (18.55%) Cisco
3 12 (9.68%) Juniper
4 9 (7.26%) Oracle
5 7 (5.65%) CheckPoint
5 7 (5.65%) SolarWinds
6 6 (4.84%) VMware
7 4 (3.23%) Rackspace
8 3 (2.42%) EMC
8 3 (2.42%) F5
8 3 (2.42%) IBM
8 3 (2.42%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.61%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.61%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.61%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.81%) Ciena
10 1 (0.81%) Citrix
10 1 (0.81%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.81%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
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