The first table below looks at the demand for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Staffordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 22 21 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.78% 1.05% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 5.26% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.94% 20.00% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 18
Average daily rate £275 £330 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £43.15 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +115.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
SC Cleared
West Midlands

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

SC Cleared
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) NHibernate
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) Client/Server
2 6 (85.71%) Intranet
2 6 (85.71%) Internet
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) Workflow
3 4 (57.14%) MS Project Server
3 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint Server
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (57.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Intranet
1 6 (85.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (85.71%) NHibernate
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) TDD
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Workflow
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft