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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 46 19 46
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +27
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 81 151 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.19% 6.40% 3.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.84% 36.92% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 78 16
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£409 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.14% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £166 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.75 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.57% -88.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+59.49% -8.13%
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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
481 409 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.92% 17.32% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 195 127
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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 28 May 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
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 28 May 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 -13 34 £350 -17.64% 5
Worcestershire +12 17 £500 - 1
Shropshire -19 7 £280 +55.55%
Staffordshire +1 6 £413 +13.79%
Solihull -10 3 - - 2
Wolverhampton -1 2 £525 +101.92%
Warwickshire -9 2 £408 +27.84% 1
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 225 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (18.67%) Cisco
3 37 (16.44%) Windows
4 33 (14.67%) ITIL
5 27 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 26 (11.56%) SQL
7 25 (11.11%) C#
7 25 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 24 (10.67%) .NET
9 23 (10.22%) SOA
9 23 (10.22%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (10.22%) Juniper
10 21 (9.33%) IBM
10 21 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (8.89%) Oracle
11 20 (8.89%) SQL Server
11 20 (8.89%) Firewall
11 20 (8.89%) Migration
12 17 (7.56%) Finance
12 17 (7.56%) Project Management
12 17 (7.56%) SharePoint
12 17 (7.56%) WAN
12 17 (7.56%) CCNP
12 17 (7.56%) CCNA
13 16 (7.11%) Active Directory
13 16 (7.11%) LAN
14 15 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (6.22%) CheckPoint
16 13 (5.78%) MS Excel
16 13 (5.78%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.78%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (1.78%) CMS
2 4 (1.78%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 3 (1.33%) Lync
3 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.33%) JBoss
4 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.44%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Documentum
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.44%) MS Office
3 5 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.78%) MS Project
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (1.78%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (1.78%) Oracle Payroll
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.44%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.44%) SAP PS
5 1 (0.44%) Maximo
5 1 (0.44%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (8.89%) Firewall
2 17 (7.56%) WAN
3 16 (7.11%) LAN
4 12 (5.33%) Network Security
5 11 (4.89%) DHCP
5 11 (4.89%) DNS
6 10 (4.44%) Internet
6 10 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (4.00%) OSPF
7 9 (4.00%) BGP
8 8 (3.56%) VPN
9 7 (3.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (3.11%) MPLS
10 6 (2.67%) ASN.1
10 6 (2.67%) TCP/IP
10 6 (2.67%) Extranet
11 5 (2.22%) VLAN
11 5 (2.22%) Intranet
12 4 (1.78%) DSL
12 4 (1.78%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.78%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (1.78%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.78%) Big Data
3 2 (0.89%) MySQL
3 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.44%) Sqoop
4 1 (0.44%) MarkLogic
4 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.44%) EDMS
4 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (1.78%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.89%) Subversion
2 2 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.89%) Selenium
General
1 25 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.56%) Finance
3 7 (3.11%) Law
4 4 (1.78%) Military
5 3 (1.33%) Banking
6 2 (0.89%) Local Government
6 2 (0.89%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (12.44%) Developer
2 23 (10.22%) Analyst
3 22 (9.78%) Architect
4 21 (9.33%) Network Engineer
5 20 (8.89%) Consultant
6 13 (5.78%) Project Manager
7 10 (4.44%) Service Manager
7 10 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 10 (4.44%) Delivery Manager
8 9 (4.00%) Service Analyst
8 9 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
8 9 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (3.11%) Security Architect
9 7 (3.11%) Security Engineer
9 7 (3.11%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.67%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.67%) Server Engineer
10 6 (2.67%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.67%) .NET
2 8 (3.56%) ASP.NET
3 7 (3.11%) CSS
4 6 (2.67%) JSP
5 5 (2.22%) HTML
5 5 (2.22%) XML
6 4 (1.78%) J2EE
6 4 (1.78%) GTK+
7 2 (0.89%) Web Services
7 2 (0.89%) Django
7 2 (0.89%) RESTful
7 2 (0.89%) Flask
8 1 (0.44%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.89%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.11%) PKI
4 5 (2.22%) Clustering
5 4 (1.78%) Cryptography
5 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (1.78%) User Experience
6 3 (1.33%) PDA
6 3 (1.33%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.89%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.44%) RMADS
8 1 (0.44%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.44%) SecurID
8 1 (0.44%) CESG
8 1 (0.44%) NHS
8 1 (0.44%) Handset
8 1 (0.44%) Replication
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.44%) Windows
2 12 (5.33%) Linux
3 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.78%) UNIX
6 3 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.33%) Windows 2000
7 2 (0.89%) Solaris
7 2 (0.89%) Android
7 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.44%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.67%) ITIL
2 23 (10.22%) SOA
3 21 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (8.89%) Migration
5 17 (7.56%) Project Management
6 15 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (5.78%) PRINCE2
8 12 (5.33%) Service Delivery
8 12 (5.33%) Network Design
8 12 (5.33%) Cyber Security
9 11 (4.89%) Open Source
10 10 (4.44%) Service Management
10 10 (4.44%) High Availability
11 9 (4.00%) Protective Monitoring
11 9 (4.00%) Scrum
12 8 (3.56%) SIEM
13 7 (3.11%) TOGAF
13 7 (3.11%) Workflow
13 7 (3.11%) Change Management
14 6 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.56%) SQL
2 25 (11.11%) C#
3 9 (4.00%) C
3 9 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (3.56%) Java
5 6 (2.67%) C++
6 5 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.78%) Python
8 2 (0.89%) XQuery
8 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.44%) Perl
9 1 (0.44%) PHP
9 1 (0.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 225 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.22%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (7.56%) CCNP
3 17 (7.56%) CCNA
4 11 (4.89%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.22%) BC Cleared
7 4 (1.78%) CCSA
7 4 (1.78%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.33%) CCIP
9 2 (0.89%) HND
9 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.89%) Degree
10 1 (0.44%) HP AIS
10 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.44%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.44%) HNC
10 1 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.11%) SLA
2 4 (1.78%) QA
2 4 (1.78%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.44%) BS7799
System Software
1 16 (7.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.11%) XenApp
4 4 (1.78%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.78%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.33%) XenServer
6 2 (0.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (4.00%) SCCM
2 5 (2.22%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.78%) SCOM
4 3 (1.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.89%) OPNET
5 2 (0.89%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.44%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.44%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.44%) SCSM
6 1 (0.44%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.44%) Nessus
6 1 (0.44%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (18.67%) Cisco
2 27 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (10.22%) Juniper
4 21 (9.33%) IBM
5 20 (8.89%) Oracle
6 14 (6.22%) CheckPoint
7 11 (4.89%) VMware
8 10 (4.44%) F5
9 9 (4.00%) Citrix
10 6 (2.67%) HP
10 6 (2.67%) i2
10 6 (2.67%) Sourcefire
11 5 (2.22%) Symantec
12 4 (1.78%) Sophos
12 4 (1.78%) McAfee
12 4 (1.78%) Nokia
12 4 (1.78%) Blue Coat
12 4 (1.78%) LogRhythm
13 3 (1.33%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.33%) SolarWinds
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