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 19 January 2017 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Check (SC) Clearance
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 21 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.21% 2.21% 5.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.08% 20.00% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +34.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £95.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +123.68%

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
26 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.90% 11.03% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 7
Median daily rate £300 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.09% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £95.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lichfield - 1 £450 -
Stafford - 1 - -
SC Cleared
West Midlands

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SC Cleared also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) WebCenter
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) CESG
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Architect
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF Architect
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
2 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CESG
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (10.00%) PMI
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) ArchiMate
2 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (10.00%) BPMN
2 1 (10.00%) Content Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Information Exploitation
2 1 (10.00%) Information Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (10.00%) QMS
2 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCA
2 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) IRCA
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) VMware