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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 20 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 9 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.93% 1.81% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.32% 15.00% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £410 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +62.50%
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
37 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.16% 12.05% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 8
Median daily rate £400 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £412 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £17.24 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 August 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 - 6 £420 - 2
Lichfield - 1 £395 -
SC Cleared
West Midlands

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) CESG
2 5 (55.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Project Planning
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Dell
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
4 2 (22.22%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) CCDP
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) CCA
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) BGP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) IPsec
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security
2 2 (22.22%) OSPF
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (11.11%) Data Lake
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) HDInsight
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (22.22%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Azure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Network Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (11.11%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) CESG
2 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (11.11%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) QMS
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) CCA
2 2 (22.22%) CCDP
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 2 (22.22%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
2 2 (22.22%) JNCIP
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PMP
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (33.33%) XenApp
1 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) Dell
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle