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 29 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 11 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 15 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.33% 1.49% 3.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 46.88% 23.08% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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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
32 13 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 17.78% 6.47% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 26
Average daily rate £350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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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

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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

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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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Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
3 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 7 (25.00%) Finance
5 6 (21.43%) Workflow
5 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (17.86%) McAfee
6 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL
6 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (17.86%) CRM
7 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (10.71%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (10.71%) WSUS
8 3 (10.71%) Ab Initio
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (10.71%) SAP
8 3 (10.71%) ETL
8 3 (10.71%) IBM

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (17.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (3.57%) TRIRIGA
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) IPv4
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.57%) VLAN
1 1 (3.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (10.71%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (3.57%) DTS
4 1 (3.57%) DataStage
4 1 (3.57%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Network Support
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 2 (7.14%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Replication
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Workflow
2 5 (17.86%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) CRM
3 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) ERP
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.57%) Use Case
6 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Test Management
6 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PL/SQL
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) McAfee
3 3 (10.71%) Ab Initio
3 3 (10.71%) Informatica
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) IBM
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.14%) HP
4 2 (7.14%) Trillium
4 2 (7.14%) Talend
5 1 (3.57%) Datanomic
5 1 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper