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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 22 21 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.63% 1.83% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% 10.53% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -32.69%
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
8 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.50% 17.43% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 19
Average daily rate £313 £260 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.19% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £29.60 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 18 September 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
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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
Lichfield - 1 £325 -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Security Cleared
West Midlands

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) BBC
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) CESG
4 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) BBC
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (20.00%) RMADS
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco