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 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 16 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 8 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.65% 7.74% 2.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.44% 63.16% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.52 £21.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+59.61% -2.32%
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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
18 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.47% 12.26% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 9
Average daily rate £500 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SAP
2 7 (38.89%) PLM
3 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) Data Mining
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (11.11%) API Design
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 2 (11.11%) Lync
6 1 (5.56%) R
6 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
6 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.56%) Data Management
6 1 (5.56%) Content Management
6 1 (5.56%) CESG
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) User Experience

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.11%) Lync
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) DataStage
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Programme Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (5.56%) SAP HR Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) CESG
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) PLM
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) API Design
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Data Security
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
5 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle