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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 8 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 14 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.03% 1.45% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.89% 14.29% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £359
% change year-on-year
+6.29% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+73.61% -31.42%
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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
36 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.23% 10.14% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 16
Average daily rate £438 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.96%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SAP
3 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
4 4 (21.05%) PLM
4 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (21.05%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) UNIX
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
6 2 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) Network Design
6 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
6 2 (10.53%) Big Data
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Network Security

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP HR
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Data Mining
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) DataStage
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Chief Technology Officer
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Payroll Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (5.26%) DBA
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (5.26%) SAP HR Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
1 4 (21.05%) Statistical Analysis
1 4 (21.05%) PLM
2 2 (10.53%) Network Design
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) ETL
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.26%) CAD
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) E-business
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) HP ASE
2 1 (5.26%) HP MASE
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) CCDP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat