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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
England / Midlands
Rank 16 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 7 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.56% 1.66% 9.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 31.82% 14.29% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £250 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £340 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £548 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.70 £45.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-11.77% +48.76%

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
22 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.46% 11.60% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 9
Median daily rate £300 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £950 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +86.66%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Midlands region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
2 3 (42.86%) OSCP
2 3 (42.86%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) CREST Certified
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) CEH
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) RAD
4 1 (14.29%) SSADM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
1 3 (42.86%) Protective Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Security Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) RAD
3 1 (14.29%) SSADM
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CEH
2 3 (42.86%) CREST Certified
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) OSCP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) SAP