The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 22 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.88% - 3.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% - 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£325 - £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.33%
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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 Staffordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.02% 16.52% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 18
Average daily rate £300 £260 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £16.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) CESG
4 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (25.00%) RMADS

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) CESG
2 1 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco