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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 25 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.92% 1.50% 4.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 10.00% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £450 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £95.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +96.05%
SC Cleared
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 Staffordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.54% 15.04% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 6
Median daily rate £300 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £95.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year
- +54.92%

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 6 December 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Project Planning
2 5 (38.46%) CESG
2 5 (38.46%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle ADF
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Middleware
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 3 (23.08%) XenApp
4 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) WebCenter
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA

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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) NetScaler
2 2 (15.38%) BGP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) IPsec
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) OSPF
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
2 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (15.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (7.69%) Data Lake
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) HDInsight
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Administrator
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Azure Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Middleware
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle ADF
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (15.38%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) CESG
2 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.69%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (7.69%) PMI
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 5 (38.46%) Project Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Content Management
2 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) ArchiMate
3 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
3 1 (7.69%) BPMN
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Information Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) QMS
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CCA
2 2 (15.38%) CCDP
2 2 (15.38%) CCNA
2 2 (15.38%) CCNP
2 2 (15.38%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
2 2 (15.38%) JNCIP
2 2 (15.38%) MCSA
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) IRCA
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
1 3 (23.08%) XenApp
1 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper