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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 22 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 1 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.55% 8.43% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 46.88% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£600 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £362 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.42% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+69.31% +5.57%
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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
17 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.39% 17.98% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
Average daily rate £354 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +111.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
2 4 (44.44%) PLM
3 3 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Lync
5 1 (11.11%) R
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 1 (11.11%) Data Security
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) CESG
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP HR
General
1 4 (44.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SAP HR Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CESG
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) PLM
2 1 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (11.11%) Content Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Security
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft