The first table below looks at the demand for BC Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BC Cleared over the 3 months to 28 July 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 West Midlands 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 112 100 89
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 3 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.35% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 2.19% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 8
Average daily rate
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- £380 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £104.00 £13.35 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+679.02% -66.62%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
417 319 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.14% 16.17% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 156 175
Average daily rate £349 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £509 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 16
Average hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.30 £28.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BC Cleared across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

BC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

BC Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

BC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BC Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

BC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

BC Cleared
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing BC 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 BC Cleared.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) SCOM
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) MSI
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) MCTS
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing BC 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 BC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCTS
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) SCOM
3 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
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