The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 19 11 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 3 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.96% 7.46% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.43% 52.63% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £500 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £340 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £340 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £25.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+71.17% +39.55%
SC Cleared
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.15% 14.18% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Average daily rate £400 £340 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SC Cleared across the Midlands region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared across the Midlands region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SAP
3 3 (25.00%) SAP HR
3 3 (25.00%) SAP HCM
3 3 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) EXTOL
5 1 (8.33%) BPEL
5 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) QA
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (8.33%) Crystal Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) B2B
5 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) E-business
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) SAP HCM
1 3 (25.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Crystal Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle ODI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) HR Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) SAP HR Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Architect
5 1 (8.33%) SAP BW Support
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Support
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Support Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) B2B
2 1 (8.33%) BPEL
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) E-business
2 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) SOA
2 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) EXTOL
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds