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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 26 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.84% 1.68% -
As % of the Qualifications category 27.27% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £18.25 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+105.47% -12.04%
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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
11 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.75% 9.24% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Average daily rate £370 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £422 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £16.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) SOA
3 20 (62.50%) C#
4 19 (59.38%) SQL
4 19 (59.38%) IBM
5 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (18.75%) i2
8 6 (18.75%) Law
9 5 (15.63%) CSS
9 5 (15.63%) Oracle
9 5 (15.63%) HTML
9 5 (15.63%) Java
9 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
10 4 (12.50%) J2EE
10 4 (12.50%) Intranet
10 4 (12.50%) Extranet
10 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
10 4 (12.50%) CMS
10 4 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (9.38%) Workflow
11 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (9.38%) Information Security
11 3 (9.38%) BC Cleared
11 3 (9.38%) Content Management
11 3 (9.38%) Migration
11 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery

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Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) CMS
3 3 (9.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Intranet
1 4 (12.50%) Extranet
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.25%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (18.75%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Local Government
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Database Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Data Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Database Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Data Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Business Developer
5 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Information Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.63%) CSS
3 5 (15.63%) HTML
4 4 (12.50%) J2EE
5 3 (9.38%) XML
6 2 (6.25%) Web Services
7 1 (3.13%) Spring
7 1 (3.13%) Java EE
7 1 (3.13%) GWT
7 1 (3.13%) HTML5
7 1 (3.13%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) SOA
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (9.38%) Content Management
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Workflow
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Information Security
5 2 (6.25%) Process Management
5 2 (6.25%) RAD
5 2 (6.25%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Document Management
6 1 (3.13%) Open Source
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) EAI
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (62.50%) C#
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) IBM
2 6 (18.75%) i2
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) VMware
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