The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
England / Midlands
Rank 16 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 8 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.35% 1.66% 9.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.78% 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 £475 £548 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.10 £33.84
% change year-on-year
-10.43% +30.31%

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
23 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 18.25% 11.60% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 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 £530 £950 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Midlands region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Midlands region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) CEH
3 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
3 3 (27.27%) OSCP
3 3 (27.27%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) CREST Certified
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) RAD
5 1 (9.09%) SSADM
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) SQL

Security 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) Power BI
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) CLAS Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Trainer
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Trainer
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Trainer
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Protective Monitoring
2 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Data Validation
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) RAD
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Python
1 1 (9.09%) R
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) CEH
3 3 (27.27%) CREST Certified
3 3 (27.27%) OSCP
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (9.09%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau
2 1 (9.09%) Talend