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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 17 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.52% 4.37% 2.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 34.62% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
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£550 £550 -
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 £34.50 £23.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+48.38% -19.82%
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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
16 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.03% 12.62% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 12
Average daily rate £450 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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 £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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
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 April 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 16 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) SAP
3 4 (22.22%) Data Mining
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) PLM
3 4 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) CESG
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) Network Design
5 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
5 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.56%) R

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) NetWeaver
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (5.56%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
3 1 (5.56%) DataStage
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 2 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (5.56%) SAP HR Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Payroll Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
1 4 (22.22%) PLM
1 4 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.56%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Content Management
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.56%) CAD
4 1 (5.56%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCSA
3 1 (5.56%) CCSE
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
3 1 (5.56%) Nokia
3 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint