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 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 Clearance
Rank 8 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 14 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.03% 1.45% 3.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.89% 14.29% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
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£500 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £356 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -2.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+94.44% -36.84%
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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%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 March 2015.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 Security Cleared across the Midlands region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 19 (90.48%) SC Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SAP
3 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Statistical Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Data Mining
4 4 (19.05%) PLM
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) UNIX
6 2 (9.52%) Java
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) CCNP
6 2 (9.52%) Finance
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Network Design
6 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
6 2 (9.52%) Big Data
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.76%) TRIRIGA

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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 Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP HR
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (4.76%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) DataStage
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (14.29%) Developer
1 3 (14.29%) Consultant
1 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Chief Technology Officer
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Payroll Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Architect
3 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) CESG
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
1 4 (19.05%) Statistical Analysis
1 4 (19.05%) PLM
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) ETL
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
3 1 (4.76%) CAD
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) E-business
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Fault Management
3 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (90.48%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) CCDP
3 1 (4.76%) CCIE
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCSA
3 1 (4.76%) CCSE
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) HP ASE
3 1 (4.76%) HP MASE
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
4 1 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (4.76%) Nokia
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint