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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 16 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 8 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.13% 6.79% 2.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.44% 55.00% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.09%
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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
18 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.54% 12.35% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 5
Average daily rate £450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 20 (90.91%) SC Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) SAP
3 6 (27.27%) PLM
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Data Mining
5 4 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) CESG
7 2 (9.09%) Finance
7 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (9.09%) Network Design
7 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
7 2 (9.09%) Lync
7 2 (9.09%) SAP HR
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) Java
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (9.09%) Big Data
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.55%) User Experience
8 1 (4.55%) UNIX
8 1 (4.55%) Windows
8 1 (4.55%) Linux
8 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
8 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
8 1 (4.55%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.09%) Lync
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP HR
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) DataStage
3 1 (4.55%) SAP HANA
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
1 3 (13.64%) Consultant
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
2 2 (9.09%) SAP HR Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
3 1 (4.55%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) CESG
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) PLM
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Network Design
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.55%) CAD
6 1 (4.55%) Data Security
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (90.91%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco