The table below looks at the statistics for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 3 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 29 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 18.01% 6.85% 4.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 48.33% 25.00% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 2
Average daily rate
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£249 £350 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.92% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £310 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £422 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.93%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Qualifications Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
60 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 37.27% 27.40% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 13
Average daily rate £267 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.73% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.88 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.40% -24.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Shropshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Shropshire region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Shropshire region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Security Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +10 28 £249 -34.53%
Security Cleared
West Midlands

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 42 (84.00%) SC Cleared
2 15 (30.00%) Windows
3 13 (26.00%) LAN
4 12 (24.00%) Cisco
4 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (24.00%) ITIL
5 10 (20.00%) HP
6 8 (16.00%) WAN
7 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (12.00%) McAfee
8 6 (12.00%) Firewall
8 6 (12.00%) CCNA
8 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (12.00%) JSP
8 6 (12.00%) Network Design
8 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (10.00%) BIG-IP
9 5 (10.00%) Logistics
9 5 (10.00%) F5
9 5 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (10.00%) SQL
9 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (10.00%) EMC
9 5 (10.00%) OSPF
9 5 (10.00%) Project Management
9 5 (10.00%) UNIX
9 5 (10.00%) Nokia

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Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) MS Project
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) LAN
2 8 (16.00%) WAN
3 6 (12.00%) Firewall
4 5 (10.00%) BIG-IP
4 5 (10.00%) OSPF
4 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (8.00%) SAN
5 4 (8.00%) BGP
6 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Military
2 1 (2.00%) Billing
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Network Specialist
3 4 (8.00%) Architect
3 4 (8.00%) Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.00%) Installations Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Monitoring Specialist
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Storage Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (2.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) JSP
2 4 (8.00%) CSS
3 3 (6.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Economics
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (10.00%) UNIX
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) ITIL
2 6 (12.00%) Network Design
2 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (10.00%) Logistics
3 5 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.00%) Validation
4 4 (8.00%) People Management
4 4 (8.00%) Network Architecture
4 4 (8.00%) Network Management
5 3 (6.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (6.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (4.00%) Change Management
6 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Java
2 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 42 (84.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (12.00%) CCNA
4 3 (6.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) ISEB
5 2 (4.00%) CCNP
5 2 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.00%) MCTS
6 1 (2.00%) MCITP
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.00%) GxP
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) OPNET
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
1 3 (6.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Cisco
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) HP
3 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (12.00%) McAfee
5 5 (10.00%) Nokia
5 5 (10.00%) F5
5 5 (10.00%) EMC
6 4 (8.00%) Juniper
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle
6 4 (8.00%) Fortinet
6 4 (8.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.00%) webMethods
7 3 (6.00%) BMC
8 1 (2.00%) Remedy
8 1 (2.00%) Sybase
8 1 (2.00%) Wyse
8 1 (2.00%) VMware
8 1 (2.00%) Blue Coat