The table below looks at the statistics for DV 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 DV Cleared over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 119 91 101
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +10
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 5 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 1.00% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% 5.56% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 4
Average daily rate £438 £250 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -34.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £231 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £450 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.55 £46.58 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+19.26% +66.33%
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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
494 396 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.63% 17.93% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 207 152
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 58 8
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.27% +51.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.95 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £32.10 £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

DV Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

DV Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DV 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 DV Cleared across the West Midlands region.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DV 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 DV Cleared across the West Midlands region.

DV Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

DV Cleared
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DV Cleared within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Herefordshire - 4 £425 -
Coventry -1 1 £500 -
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England

DV Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing DV 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 DV Cleared.

1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
3 12 (52.17%) Migration
4 11 (47.83%) ITIL
5 10 (43.48%) CISSP
6 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
7 7 (30.43%) APMP
8 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
9 5 (21.74%) Project Management
9 5 (21.74%) Change Management
9 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
9 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
9 5 (21.74%) JSP 440
9 5 (21.74%) CISMP
9 5 (21.74%) MCITP
10 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
10 4 (17.39%) MCP
11 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
11 3 (13.04%) MCSE
11 3 (13.04%) C#
11 3 (13.04%) HTML
11 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
11 3 (13.04%) VBScript
11 3 (13.04%) .NET
11 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing DV 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 DV Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (26.09%) Skype for Business
2 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) InfoPath
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) MPLS
1 2 (8.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Military
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Project Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) DV Cleared Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Implementation Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Network Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Information Officer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) CSS
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) jQuery
1 3 (13.04%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.35%) SCADA
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Migration
2 11 (47.83%) ITIL
3 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
4 7 (30.43%) Service Delivery
5 5 (21.74%) Change Management
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
7 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
8 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (8.70%) Validation
8 2 (8.70%) Workflow
9 1 (4.35%) Content Management
9 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (4.35%) Service Management
9 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C#
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.04%) VBScript
2 2 (8.70%) C
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (56.52%) SC Cleared
3 10 (43.48%) CISSP
4 7 (30.43%) APMP
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (21.74%) CISMP
6 5 (21.74%) MCITP
7 4 (17.39%) MCP
8 3 (13.04%) MCSE
9 2 (8.70%) Degree
9 2 (8.70%) JNCIP
10 1 (4.35%) CISM
10 1 (4.35%) MCAD
10 1 (4.35%) MCSD
10 1 (4.35%) MCTS
10 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCSM
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) FatWire
3 1 (4.35%) Guidewire
3 1 (4.35%) hybris
3 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Pega
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore