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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 25 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.29% 0.63% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.16% 7.69% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £420 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £371
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +108.33%
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
38 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.43% 8.23% 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 12
Median daily rate £325 £370 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.74% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.11% +25.00%

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 27 July 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
Stafford - 4 £420 - 1
SC Cleared
West Midlands

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (80.00%) CESG
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) CCDP
4 2 (40.00%) JNCIA
4 2 (40.00%) JNCIP
4 2 (40.00%) VMware

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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) IPsec
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (20.00%) Data Lake
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) HDInsight
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (20.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) CCDP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (40.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (20.00%) CCA
3 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle