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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 21 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 5 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.45% 5.44% 4.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.16% 47.06% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.25 £34.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +54.44%
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
38 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 18.63% 11.56% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 5
Median daily rate £500 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £450 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 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 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos Query Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Cognos Event Studio
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) DO-178B
4 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos Event Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos Query Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Report Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Report Writer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Cognos Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Ada
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Pega
2 1 (12.50%) webMethods