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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 24 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.74% 1.95% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.93% 15.00% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.50% -6.97%
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
27 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.44% 12.99% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 7
Average daily rate £325 £328 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +87.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £43.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -61.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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

SC Cleared
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 1 £400 -
SC Cleared
West Midlands

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (73.33%) .NET
2 22 (73.33%) SOA
3 20 (66.67%) C#
4 19 (63.33%) IBM
5 18 (60.00%) SQL
6 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
7 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
9 6 (20.00%) i2
9 6 (20.00%) Law
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle
11 4 (13.33%) J2EE
11 4 (13.33%) HTML
11 4 (13.33%) Java
11 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 4 (13.33%) CSS
11 4 (13.33%) Extranet
11 4 (13.33%) Intranet
11 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
11 4 (13.33%) CMS
11 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
12 3 (10.00%) Migration
12 3 (10.00%) Workflow
12 3 (10.00%) Content Management
12 3 (10.00%) JBoss
13 2 (6.67%) RAD

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.33%) CMS
3 3 (10.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Extranet
1 4 (13.33%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.33%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Military
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Data Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Database Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Database Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Data Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Business Developer
5 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.33%) J2EE
3 4 (13.33%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) Web Services
4 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) SOA
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 3 (10.00%) Workflow
4 3 (10.00%) Content Management
5 2 (6.67%) RAD
5 2 (6.67%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.67%) Process Management
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Document Management
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) C#
2 18 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (13.33%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) IBM
2 6 (20.00%) i2
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco