The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developed Vetting (DV) Clearance
Rank 113 94 105
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing DV Cleared 7 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.65% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.66% 4.19% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £54.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-35.18% +116.00%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
422 310 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.14% 15.59% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 157 174
Average daily rate £330 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 19
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 £7.80 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £34.45 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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

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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

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Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DV Cleared across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

DV Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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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

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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 1 August 2014. 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
Birmingham -3 3 £350 -36.36%
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 4 (30.77%) Password Management
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (15.38%) Solaris
6 2 (15.38%) UNIX
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
6 2 (15.38%) DHCP
6 2 (15.38%) DNS
6 2 (15.38%) Information Security
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco

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Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) ATM
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) OSPF
2 1 (7.69%) BGP
2 1 (7.69%) IPv6
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Service Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP GRC Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Server Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Solaris
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL V3
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Password Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
1 2 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Symantec
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper