The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Midlands region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 11 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 13 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.65% 2.70% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 30.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.29% 9.01% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
Average daily rate £425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £348 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
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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

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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 24 July 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 22 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (22.73%) CRM
5 5 (22.73%) McAfee
5 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 5 (22.73%) Workflow
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) IBM
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (13.64%) WSUS
8 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (9.09%) SCCM
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio
8 2 (9.09%) Network Design

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (22.73%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (4.55%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.55%) DataStage
3 1 (4.55%) QualityStage
3 1 (4.55%) DTS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.09%) Network Support
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) IT Support
4 1 (4.55%) Designer
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Designer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) CRM
1 5 (22.73%) Workflow
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Network Design
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) E-business
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Management
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) WSUS
2 2 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) McAfee
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio
4 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) Informatica
5 1 (4.55%) Datanomic
5 1 (4.55%) Talend
5 1 (4.55%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Trillium