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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 7 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 31 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.05% 1.56% 1.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 63.27% 14.29% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -22.41%
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
49 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.79% 10.94% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 10
Average daily rate £425 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
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 £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 21 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £395 -
Cannock - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Security Cleared
West Midlands

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 34 (94.44%) SC Cleared
2 24 (66.67%) .NET
3 23 (63.89%) SOA
4 22 (61.11%) C#
5 19 (52.78%) IBM
6 18 (50.00%) SQL
7 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
8 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
11 6 (16.67%) i2
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle
11 6 (16.67%) Law
12 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
13 4 (11.11%) HTML
13 4 (11.11%) Java
13 4 (11.11%) J2EE
13 4 (11.11%) CSS
13 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
13 4 (11.11%) Intranet
13 4 (11.11%) Extranet
13 4 (11.11%) CMS
13 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
14 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
14 3 (8.33%) Migration
14 3 (8.33%) Workflow
14 3 (8.33%) Military
14 3 (8.33%) Content Management

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) CMS
3 3 (8.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Intranet
1 4 (11.11%) Extranet
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) MarkLogic
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (16.67%) Law
2 3 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Database Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Data Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Business Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.11%) CSS
3 4 (11.11%) J2EE
3 4 (11.11%) HTML
4 3 (8.33%) Web Services
5 2 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (2.78%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) SOA
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Content Management
4 3 (8.33%) Workflow
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Process Management
5 2 (5.56%) RAD
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 2 (5.56%) Software Architecture
6 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.78%) User Stories
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.78%) V-Model
6 1 (2.78%) OO
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) C#
2 18 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (5.56%) XQuery
6 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (94.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) IBM
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle
2 6 (16.67%) i2
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
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