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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 21 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 242 128 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.47% 5.10% 5.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 33.61% 27.65% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 59 58
Median daily rate £381 £343 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.31% +14.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £168 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £532 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.29% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £14.37 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £103.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +47.72%
SC 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
720 463 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.22% 18.43% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 228 235
Median daily rate £386 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 48 35
Median hourly rate £24.75 £28.69 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.73% +38.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £38.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

SC Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SC Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SC Cleared within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Shropshire +16 70 £335 +67.50% 1
Birmingham +5 62 £400 +21.21% 9
Solihull +9 44 £423 +5.62% 5
Worcestershire -1 15 £350 -27.83%
Staffordshire +2 8 £410 +32.25% 1
Coventry -12 5 £350 +16.76%
Sutton Coldfield 0 4 £295 -10.60%
Herefordshire -4 4 £325 -29.72%
Warwickshire - 2 £450 -
Wolverhampton -4 1 £350 +91.78%
West Bromwich - 1 £140 -
SC Cleared
England

SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SC 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 SC Cleared.

1 456 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 106 (23.25%) Cisco
3 93 (20.39%) Windows
4 71 (15.57%) ITIL
5 70 (15.35%) Microsoft
6 58 (12.72%) Linux
6 58 (12.72%) Juniper
6 58 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (12.50%) Firewall
8 55 (12.06%) Data Centre
9 53 (11.62%) Oracle
10 51 (11.18%) Unix
10 51 (11.18%) Cisco Certification
11 48 (10.53%) LAN
12 44 (9.65%) Project Management
13 43 (9.43%) Software Engineering
14 42 (9.21%) Citrix
15 41 (8.99%) Java
16 40 (8.77%) WAN
16 40 (8.77%) Oracle Database
17 39 (8.55%) Service Management
17 39 (8.55%) VMware
18 37 (8.11%) CCNP
18 37 (8.11%) Windows Server
19 36 (7.89%) PRINCE2
20 34 (7.46%) SQL
20 34 (7.46%) JIRA
21 32 (7.02%) Active Directory
21 32 (7.02%) Mentoring
22 31 (6.80%) UML

SC 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:

Application Platforms
1 28 (6.14%) WebLogic
2 19 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 18 (3.95%) Confluence
4 17 (3.73%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.85%) MS Exchange
6 12 (2.63%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.75%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.54%) Apache
9 6 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.66%) SAS
11 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.44%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.44%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.44%) CMS
12 2 (0.44%) Documentum
Applications
1 30 (6.58%) MS Office
2 25 (5.48%) MS Excel
3 18 (3.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.44%) MS Project
5 1 (0.22%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 20 (4.39%) Oracle Applications
1 20 (4.39%) Oracle EBS
1 20 (4.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 19 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
3 9 (1.97%) Maximo
4 5 (1.10%) TRIRIGA
5 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.54%) Office 365
4 5 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.66%) SaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 57 (12.50%) Firewall
2 48 (10.53%) LAN
3 40 (8.77%) WAN
4 29 (6.36%) NetScaler
5 24 (5.26%) Wireless
6 23 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (5.04%) DNS
6 23 (5.04%) VoIP
6 23 (5.04%) VPN
7 18 (3.95%) SAN
7 18 (3.95%) VLAN
8 15 (3.29%) BGP
9 14 (3.07%) DHCP
9 14 (3.07%) Network Security
10 13 (2.85%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (2.85%) MPLS
11 11 (2.41%) DAB
12 10 (2.19%) IPv4
12 10 (2.19%) OSPF
13 9 (1.97%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (8.77%) Oracle Database
2 26 (5.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 25 (5.48%) SQL Server
4 23 (5.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
6 16 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.63%) Relational Database
9 11 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (2.41%) RDBMS
10 10 (2.19%) Data Mining
11 9 (1.97%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (1.75%) Oracle OWB
13 7 (1.54%) MongoDB
14 6 (1.32%) Big Data
14 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (1.10%) Hadoop
15 5 (1.10%) Pentaho
15 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (7.46%) JIRA
2 27 (5.92%) Git (software)
3 26 (5.70%) ClearQuest
4 21 (4.61%) Jenkins
5 18 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
5 18 (3.95%) PVCS
6 13 (2.85%) Subversion
7 12 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (2.63%) FishEye
7 12 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
8 11 (2.41%) Ant
8 11 (2.41%) ClearCase
8 11 (2.41%) GitLab
8 11 (2.41%) JIRA Agile
8 11 (2.41%) JUnit
9 10 (2.19%) Bitbucket
10 9 (1.97%) Artifactory
10 9 (1.97%) Eclipse
10 9 (1.97%) Maven
10 9 (1.97%) Toad
General
1 20 (4.39%) Telecoms
2 15 (3.29%) Finance
3 6 (1.32%) Legal
3 6 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.10%) Aerospace
5 4 (0.88%) Automotive
6 2 (0.44%) Advertising
6 2 (0.44%) Back Office
6 2 (0.44%) Electronics
6 2 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.22%) Billing
7 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 77 (16.89%) Architect
2 43 (9.43%) Analyst
3 41 (8.99%) Developer
3 41 (8.99%) Network Engineer
4 29 (6.36%) Network Architect
5 24 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 24 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 20 (4.39%) DBA
6 20 (4.39%) Software Engineer
7 19 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (4.17%) SC Cleared DBA
8 18 (3.95%) Oracle DBA
9 17 (3.73%) Designer
10 14 (3.07%) Administrator
10 14 (3.07%) Consultant
10 14 (3.07%) Network Designer
10 14 (3.07%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 14 (3.07%) SC Cleared Project Manager
11 13 (2.85%) Cisco Architect
11 13 (2.85%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.82%) Web Services
2 20 (4.39%) Spring
3 17 (3.73%) XML
4 15 (3.29%) Apache CXF
4 15 (3.29%) HTML
4 15 (3.29%) Struts
5 12 (2.63%) J2EE
6 11 (2.41%) Hibernate
6 11 (2.41%) JSP
7 10 (2.19%) Servlets
8 9 (1.97%) jQuery
8 9 (1.97%) Play Framework
9 7 (1.54%) Node.js
10 6 (1.32%) CSS
10 6 (1.32%) JSON
10 6 (1.32%) Spring Boot
11 5 (1.10%) ELK Stack
11 5 (1.10%) OpenGL
11 5 (1.10%) Sensu
12 4 (0.88%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.06%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.97%) CESG
4 9 (1.97%) CMDB
5 7 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 7 (1.54%) PDA
5 7 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.32%) Replication
7 5 (1.10%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.88%) Clustering
8 4 (0.88%) User Experience
9 3 (0.66%) CESG CLAS
9 3 (0.66%) EMC VNX
9 3 (0.66%) PKI
9 3 (0.66%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.44%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 93 (20.39%) Windows
2 58 (12.72%) Linux
3 51 (11.18%) Unix
4 37 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 23 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.19%) CentOS
8 8 (1.75%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.54%) SUSE
9 7 (1.54%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.54%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (0.88%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.66%) Fedora
11 3 (0.66%) Solaris
12 2 (0.44%) AIX
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (15.57%) ITIL
2 58 (12.72%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (9.65%) Project Management
4 43 (9.43%) Software Engineering
5 39 (8.55%) Service Management
6 36 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 32 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 31 (6.80%) UML
9 29 (6.36%) Network Design
10 27 (5.92%) Migration
10 27 (5.92%) Scrum
11 26 (5.70%) ITSM
11 26 (5.70%) Presales
12 24 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 24 (5.26%) ITIL V3
13 23 (5.04%) OO
14 22 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (4.17%) Database Tuning
17 17 (3.73%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (8.99%) Java
2 34 (7.46%) SQL
3 27 (5.92%) Shell Script
4 22 (4.82%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.61%) C++
6 15 (3.29%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.63%) Scala
8 10 (2.19%) Python
9 9 (1.97%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.97%) Ruby
9 9 (1.97%) VB
10 8 (1.75%) C
11 6 (1.32%) R
12 5 (1.10%) C#
13 4 (0.88%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.66%) Perl
14 3 (0.66%) PHP
15 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.22%) VBScript
15 1 (0.22%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 456 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 51 (11.18%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (8.11%) CCNP
4 22 (4.82%) CCNA
4 22 (4.82%) Degree
5 18 (3.95%) DV Cleared
5 18 (3.95%) Oracle Certification
6 16 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (3.29%) MCSE
8 14 (3.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (2.41%) BICSI Certification
9 11 (2.41%) BICSI RCDD
10 10 (2.19%) CCDP
11 9 (1.97%) JNCIP
11 9 (1.97%) MCSA
11 9 (1.97%) OCP
11 9 (1.97%) OCPJP
12 8 (1.75%) JNCIA
12 8 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.88%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.88%) JSP 440
2 4 (0.88%) MISRA
2 4 (0.88%) QA
3 3 (0.66%) SLA
4 2 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.61%) Virtual Machines
2 21 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (3.51%) vSphere
5 12 (2.63%) XenApp
6 9 (1.97%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.32%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.32%) XenServer
8 5 (1.10%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.44%) HDFS
9 2 (0.44%) iptables
9 2 (0.44%) Postfix
9 2 (0.44%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.22%) Docker
10 1 (0.22%) Firmware
10 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (4.17%) Data Guard
2 17 (3.73%) Puppet
3 12 (2.63%) SCCM
4 6 (1.32%) Nagios
5 5 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (1.10%) Graphite
5 5 (1.10%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.10%) Packer
5 5 (1.10%) Uchiwa
6 4 (0.88%) Oracle EDQ
6 4 (0.88%) SCOM
7 3 (0.66%) BladeLogic
7 3 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (0.22%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.22%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.22%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 106 (23.25%) Cisco
2 70 (15.35%) Microsoft
3 58 (12.72%) Juniper
4 53 (11.62%) Oracle
5 42 (9.21%) Citrix
6 39 (8.55%) VMware
7 20 (4.39%) Red Hat
8 19 (4.17%) Atlassian
8 19 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 19 (4.17%) EMC
9 18 (3.95%) BT
10 16 (3.51%) HP
10 16 (3.51%) SolarWinds
11 15 (3.29%) BMC
11 15 (3.29%) Dell
12 14 (3.07%) F5
13 12 (2.63%) Brocade
14 11 (2.41%) CA
15 9 (1.97%) Aruba
15 9 (1.97%) SevOne
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