The table below looks at the statistics for SC 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 SC Cleared over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 31 36 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +36
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 132 114 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.87% 4.82% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.99% 27.67% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 55 15
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £107 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £465 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -31.42%
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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
489 412 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.04% 17.43% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 186 131
Average daily rate £343 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 34
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.23 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

SC Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SC 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 SC Cleared across the West Midlands region.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SC Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SC Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SC 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 SC Cleared across the West Midlands region.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SC Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SC Cleared across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

SC Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

SC 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 SC Cleared within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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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 -1 32 £265 -24.28% 4
Staffordshire - 29 £425 - 1
Worcestershire +15 21 £500 -7.40% 1
Shropshire -20 13 £280 +32.29%
Warwickshire +3 8 £300 +87.50% 1
Solihull -10 4 £185 -35.20%
West Bromwich - - - -
Coventry - - - -
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England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 274 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 53 (19.34%) Windows
3 50 (18.25%) ITIL
4 47 (17.15%) Cisco
5 41 (14.96%) Microsoft
6 29 (10.58%) Telecoms
7 26 (9.49%) C#
8 24 (8.76%) SQL
9 23 (8.39%) .NET
9 23 (8.39%) MS Office
9 23 (8.39%) IBM
9 23 (8.39%) Project Management
9 23 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (8.03%) Active Directory
10 22 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (8.03%) SOA
11 21 (7.66%) Oracle
11 21 (7.66%) Juniper
12 20 (7.30%) SQL Server
12 20 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (6.93%) LAN
13 19 (6.93%) Firewall
13 19 (6.93%) Migration
14 18 (6.57%) Finance
14 18 (6.57%) DV Cleared
15 17 (6.20%) CCNA
15 17 (6.20%) WAN
15 17 (6.20%) SharePoint
16 16 (5.84%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing SC 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 SC Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (6.20%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.46%) CMS
3 4 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.09%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.09%) Lync
4 3 (1.09%) JBoss
4 3 (1.09%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.36%) Documentum
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
Applications
1 23 (8.39%) MS Office
2 16 (5.84%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.01%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.19%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (2.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.46%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (1.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.93%) LAN
1 19 (6.93%) Firewall
2 17 (6.20%) WAN
3 16 (5.84%) DHCP
3 16 (5.84%) DNS
4 15 (5.47%) Network Security
5 9 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (3.28%) VPN
6 8 (2.92%) Internet
6 8 (2.92%) BGP
7 7 (2.55%) OSPF
7 7 (2.55%) VLAN
8 6 (2.19%) ASN.1
8 6 (2.19%) IP Telephony
8 6 (2.19%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (2.19%) Extranet
8 6 (2.19%) MPLS
8 6 (2.19%) SAN
8 6 (2.19%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.46%) Big Data
2 4 (1.46%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.73%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.36%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.36%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.36%) EDMS
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (1.46%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (10.58%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.57%) Finance
3 7 (2.55%) Law
3 7 (2.55%) Military
4 3 (1.09%) Banking
4 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.73%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.73%) Electronics
5 2 (0.73%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Local Government
6 1 (0.36%) Billing
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (13.87%) Analyst
2 25 (9.12%) Architect
2 25 (9.12%) Developer
3 24 (8.76%) Network Engineer
4 21 (7.66%) Consultant
5 16 (5.84%) Project Manager
5 16 (5.84%) Administrator
5 16 (5.84%) Service Analyst
5 16 (5.84%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (4.74%) Service Manager
7 12 (4.38%) Support Engineer
7 12 (4.38%) Delivery Manager
8 11 (4.01%) Services Delivery Manager
9 10 (3.65%) Business Analyst
10 7 (2.55%) Support Analyst
10 7 (2.55%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (2.55%) Security Engineer
10 7 (2.55%) Storage Administrator
11 6 (2.19%) Oracle Functional Consultant
11 6 (2.19%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.39%) .NET
2 8 (2.92%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.55%) CSS
3 7 (2.55%) JSP
4 5 (1.82%) J2EE
5 4 (1.46%) XML
5 4 (1.46%) Middleware
5 4 (1.46%) HTML
5 4 (1.46%) GTK+
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.01%) Open Source
3 8 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.55%) PKI
5 5 (1.82%) Clustering
6 4 (1.46%) CESG
6 4 (1.46%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.46%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.46%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.46%) PDA
6 4 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.46%) User Experience
6 4 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.09%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.73%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.73%) DTV
8 2 (0.73%) NHS
9 1 (0.36%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.36%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.36%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 53 (19.34%) Windows
2 13 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (4.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (3.65%) Windows XP
5 9 (3.28%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.55%) Linux
7 6 (2.19%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.09%) UNIX
8 3 (1.09%) Solaris
9 2 (0.73%) AIX
9 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.73%) Android
10 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.25%) ITIL
2 23 (8.39%) Project Management
2 23 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (8.03%) SOA
3 22 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (6.93%) Migration
5 16 (5.84%) Service Delivery
6 15 (5.47%) PRINCE2
6 15 (5.47%) Network Design
7 14 (5.11%) Service Management
8 12 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (3.28%) Scrum
9 9 (3.28%) Problem Management
9 9 (3.28%) Cyber Security
10 8 (2.92%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (2.55%) Information Security
11 7 (2.55%) Change Management
11 7 (2.55%) TOGAF
12 6 (2.19%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.49%) C#
2 24 (8.76%) SQL
3 9 (3.28%) C
4 8 (2.92%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.55%) Java
6 6 (2.19%) C++
7 4 (1.46%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.73%) Python
8 2 (0.73%) XQuery
8 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.36%) Tcl
9 1 (0.36%) Perl
9 1 (0.36%) PHP
Qualifications
1 274 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.03%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (6.57%) DV Cleared
4 17 (6.20%) CCNA
5 13 (4.74%) CCNP
6 6 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.19%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.46%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (1.46%) CCSA
7 4 (1.46%) HND
8 3 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.73%) CISSP
9 2 (0.73%) CCIP
9 2 (0.73%) Degree
9 2 (0.73%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.36%) ISEB
10 1 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.36%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.19%) SLA
1 6 (2.19%) JSP 440
2 4 (1.46%) BS7799
3 3 (1.09%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (8.03%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.01%) XenApp
4 5 (1.82%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.46%) XenServer
5 4 (1.46%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.09%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (5.47%) SCCM
2 8 (2.92%) SCOM
3 5 (1.82%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.46%) SCSM
4 4 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.73%) OPNET
5 2 (0.73%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.36%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.36%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.36%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (0.36%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.36%) Nessus
6 1 (0.36%) WSUS
6 1 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 47 (17.15%) Cisco
2 41 (14.96%) Microsoft
3 23 (8.39%) IBM
4 21 (7.66%) Oracle
4 21 (7.66%) Juniper
5 14 (5.11%) Citrix
5 14 (5.11%) CheckPoint
5 14 (5.11%) VMware
6 10 (3.65%) HP
7 8 (2.92%) F5
8 6 (2.19%) Avaya
8 6 (2.19%) i2
8 6 (2.19%) Mitel
8 6 (2.19%) Symantec
8 6 (2.19%) McAfee
9 5 (1.82%) Sourcefire
10 4 (1.46%) Blue Coat
10 4 (1.46%) Sophos
10 4 (1.46%) Remedy
10 4 (1.46%) Nokia
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