The table below looks at the statistics for SC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Sutton Coldfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SC Cleared over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 1 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 33.33% 52.00% 50.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 86.67% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 8
Median daily rate £550 £463 £452
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +2.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- +97.36%
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 Sutton Coldfield region.

Qualifications Category
Sutton Coldfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 66.67% 60.00% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 11
Median daily rate £550 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +8.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Sutton Coldfield

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Sutton Coldfield

SC Cleared
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 Sutton Coldfield region with a requirement for SC Cleared.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) TRIRIGA
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics

SC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Manager
3 2 (33.33%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Tester
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (16.67%) OAT Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) OAT Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA