The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basic Check (BC) Clearance
Rank 141 118 115
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing BC Cleared 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.033% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.65% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £333 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £377 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.39% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.92 £13.00
% change year-on-year
- +299.34%
BC Cleared
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
598 463 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.81% 19.36% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 286 191
Median daily rate £375 £340 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £489 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 42
Median hourly rate £18.28 £29.00 £26.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +9.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £44.25 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.10 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+28.94% +34.00%

BC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing BC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BC Cleared within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -
BC Cleared
England

BC Cleared
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BC 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for BC Cleared.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (66.67%) BMC
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) SMTP
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) S/MIME
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (16.67%) SIEM
5 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring

BC Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) S/MIME
1 1 (16.67%) SMTP
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Monitoring Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Monitoring Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) BMC
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft