The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Staffordshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 20 20 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.38% 1.05% 2.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.43% 5.26% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +16.00%
Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.11% 20.00% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 18
Average daily rate £250 £330 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £43.15 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +115.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
Security Cleared
West Midlands

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Rugeley - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 2
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West Midlands

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (60.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (60.00%) Intranet
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) NHibernate
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) MS Project Server
3 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (30.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) CAD
5 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
5 2 (20.00%) Simulink
5 2 (20.00%) SolidWorks
5 2 (20.00%) PDM
5 2 (20.00%) Data Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint Server
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (40.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Intranet
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (60.00%) NHibernate
1 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Workflow
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) PDM
4 2 (20.00%) CAD
4 2 (20.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) SolidWorks