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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 28 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 2 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.05% 2.62% 7.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 23.81% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.90 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.03% +23.60%
Security Cleared
England

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
12 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.28% 10.99% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 9
Median daily rate £525 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £700 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

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
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 25 September 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) webMethods
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) Use Case
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Pega
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center

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 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Event Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Query Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Head of IT
2 1 (14.29%) Head of IT Security
2 1 (14.29%) Head of Security
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Report Writer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Cognos Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
1 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
1 1 (14.29%) Project Management
1 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
1 1 (14.29%) Use Case
1 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Pega
1 1 (14.29%) webMethods