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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 15 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 13 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.99% 1.75% 3.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.24% 33.33% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£350 - £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -40.67%
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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
34 9 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 18.28% 5.26% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 26
Average daily rate £355 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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

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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

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2014.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
3 8 (32.00%) SQL
4 7 (28.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Workflow
5 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (20.00%) CRM
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) HP
7 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Ab Initio
8 3 (12.00%) VMware
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (12.00%) Informatica
8 3 (12.00%) ETL
8 3 (12.00%) IBM
8 3 (12.00%) SAP
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (12.00%) SAP Data Services

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, 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 5 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (4.00%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) IPv4
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (12.00%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (8.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (4.00%) DataStage
4 1 (4.00%) QualityStage
4 1 (4.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (8.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (8.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Avionics
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Network Support
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (8.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Workflow
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) CRM
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Line Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (8.00%) ERP
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.00%) E-business
6 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Use Case
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
1 8 (32.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCIE
4 1 (4.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) CCDP
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) JNCIE
4 1 (4.00%) HP ASE
4 1 (4.00%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Ab Initio
3 3 (12.00%) VMware
3 3 (12.00%) Informatica
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Talend
4 2 (8.00%) Trillium
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) McAfee
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) EMC
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.00%) Datanomic