The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 18 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 8 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.90% 2.49% 5.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 32.00% 20.83% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 15
Average daily rate £550 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.20% 11.94% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 18
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
SC Cleared
England

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
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 18 April 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 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) McAfee
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) WSUS
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (18.18%) Network Design
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) DNS
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Primavera
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (9.09%) Brocade
5 1 (9.09%) Data Management

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Connectrix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) WSUS
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) McAfee
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Primavera
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Brocade