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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 15 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 11 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.42% 7.65% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 47.83% 50.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate
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£525 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.90 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+54.50% -6.97%
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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
23 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 11.33% 15.29% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 8
Average daily rate £500 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.88 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.33% -10.71%

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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

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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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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 15 (78.95%) SC Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) SAP
3 5 (26.32%) PLM
4 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) SAP HR
6 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
6 2 (10.53%) Big Data
6 2 (10.53%) Lync
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) API Design
7 1 (5.26%) R
7 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) User Experience
7 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
7 1 (5.26%) Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) Content Management
7 1 (5.26%) CESG
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) SAP Payroll

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Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.53%) Lync
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP HR
2 1 (5.26%) SAP Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.26%) DataStage
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Programme Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) SAP HR Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Payroll Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Support
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Support Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Payroll Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) CESG
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) PLM
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) API Design
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
4 1 (5.26%) Data Security
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle