The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 24 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.00% 2.65% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.03% 15.38% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £410 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £310 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+16.50% +28.75%
Security 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
31 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 13.78% 17.22% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 8
Median daily rate £420 £333 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £420 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £46.00 £17.24 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.82% -9.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Staffordshire region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Staffordshire region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Security 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 Security Cleared within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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 -
Lichfield - 1 £395 -
Security Cleared
West Midlands

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) CESG
2 5 (35.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Dell
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (21.43%) XenApp
4 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) JNCIA
5 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
5 2 (14.29%) CCA
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification

Security 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) Simulink
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
2 2 (14.29%) BGP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) IPsec
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) OSPF
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (7.14%) Data Lake
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) HDInsight
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) LabVIEW
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ADF
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (7.14%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) CESG
2 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Business Development
4 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Content Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) QMS
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
1 2 (14.29%) C++
1 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CCA
2 2 (14.29%) CCDP
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (14.29%) JNCIA
2 2 (14.29%) JNCIP
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 3 (21.43%) XenApp
1 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) Dell
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle