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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Check (SC) Clearance
Rank 25 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +6
Contract jobs citing SC Cleared 134 61 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.19% 2.91% 2.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 34.01% 21.63% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 33 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% -11.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £139 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £495 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -30.09%
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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
394 282 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.21% 13.45% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 149 122
Average daily rate £350 £338 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 2 34
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.69 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% -31.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £22.69 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +16 35 £400 +23.07% 6
Wolverhampton - 21 £218 -
Worcestershire - 16 £285 - 2
Warwickshire 0 8 £250 +12.35% 2
Staffordshire +7 5 £325 -24.85%
Coventry +4 3 £481 -
Solihull +5 2 £287 +14.80%
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
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SC Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 257 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 57 (22.18%) Windows
3 46 (17.90%) ITIL
4 42 (16.34%) Cisco
5 41 (15.95%) Microsoft
6 30 (11.67%) Telecoms
6 30 (11.67%) Oracle
7 29 (11.28%) Active Directory
8 27 (10.51%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (9.73%) LAN
10 24 (9.34%) MS Office
10 24 (9.34%) CCNA
11 22 (8.56%) Project Management
12 21 (8.17%) Citrix
12 21 (8.17%) DNS
13 20 (7.78%) DHCP
13 20 (7.78%) Network Security
13 20 (7.78%) Network Design
13 20 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (7.39%) SQL
15 18 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (6.23%) Firewall
16 16 (6.23%) CCNP
16 16 (6.23%) DV Cleared
17 15 (5.84%) HP
17 15 (5.84%) WAN
17 15 (5.84%) Service Management
18 14 (5.45%) VMware
18 14 (5.45%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (3.50%) WebLogic
1 9 (3.50%) SharePoint
1 9 (3.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.72%) Apache
3 6 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (9.34%) MS Office
2 13 (5.06%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.95%) MS Project
4 4 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.50%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.95%) Oracle Payroll
2 5 (1.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.17%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.17%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.73%) LAN
2 21 (8.17%) DNS
3 20 (7.78%) DHCP
3 20 (7.78%) Network Security
4 16 (6.23%) Firewall
5 15 (5.84%) WAN
6 13 (5.06%) VLAN
7 10 (3.89%) SAN
8 8 (3.11%) VPN
8 8 (3.11%) MPLS
9 7 (2.72%) VoIP
9 7 (2.72%) TCP/IP
10 6 (2.33%) NAS
10 6 (2.33%) BIG-IP
10 6 (2.33%) IP Telephony
10 6 (2.33%) OSPF
10 6 (2.33%) BGP
11 4 (1.56%) xDSL
11 4 (1.56%) BT 21CN
11 4 (1.56%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (2.72%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.78%) Big Data
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.78%) Essbase
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (11.67%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.45%) Finance
3 5 (1.95%) Military
4 2 (0.78%) Billing
4 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.78%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.39%) Law
5 1 (0.39%) Legal
5 1 (0.39%) Advertising
5 1 (0.39%) Publishing
5 1 (0.39%) Electronics
5 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (16.73%) Analyst
2 37 (14.40%) Network Engineer
3 21 (8.17%) Consultant
4 19 (7.39%) Administrator
5 15 (5.84%) Service Analyst
5 15 (5.84%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (5.45%) Architect
7 13 (5.06%) Project Manager
8 12 (4.67%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.28%) Service Manager
10 10 (3.89%) Delivery Manager
10 10 (3.89%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.50%) Developer
11 9 (3.50%) Services Delivery Manager
11 9 (3.50%) Design Engineer
11 9 (3.50%) Windows Administrator
12 8 (3.11%) Network Design Engineer
12 8 (3.11%) Installations Engineer
13 7 (2.72%) Network Manager
13 7 (2.72%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.45%) JSP
2 4 (1.56%) GTK+
2 4 (1.56%) .NET
2 4 (1.56%) XML
2 4 (1.56%) Middleware
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.78%) Web Services
4 1 (0.39%) CSS
4 1 (0.39%) HTML
4 1 (0.39%) J2EE
4 1 (0.39%) SOAP
4 1 (0.39%) WinForms
4 1 (0.39%) WCF
4 1 (0.39%) WPF
4 1 (0.39%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (0.39%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.50%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.72%) IVR
3 7 (2.72%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.72%) PDA
3 7 (2.72%) Open Source
4 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.95%) PKI
6 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (1.56%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.56%) CESG
7 3 (1.17%) Statistics
7 3 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (0.78%) User Experience
8 2 (0.78%) NHS
9 1 (0.39%) DTV
9 1 (0.39%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (0.39%) Clustering
9 1 (0.39%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 57 (22.18%) Windows
2 11 (4.28%) Windows 7
3 10 (3.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.50%) UNIX
4 9 (3.50%) Solaris
4 9 (3.50%) Linux
5 6 (2.33%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.17%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.78%) AIX
9 1 (0.39%) VMS
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (17.90%) ITIL
2 22 (8.56%) Project Management
3 20 (7.78%) Network Design
4 18 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (7.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (5.84%) Service Management
6 14 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (4.67%) Service Delivery
7 12 (4.67%) PRINCE2
8 10 (3.89%) Migration
9 9 (3.50%) Scrum
9 9 (3.50%) ITSM
9 9 (3.50%) Cyber Security
10 8 (3.11%) Network Architecture
10 8 (3.11%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.11%) Asset Management
10 8 (3.11%) Incident Management
11 7 (2.72%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (2.72%) Information Security
11 7 (2.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 19 (7.39%) SQL
2 10 (3.89%) PL/SQL
2 10 (3.89%) Java
3 8 (3.11%) C#
4 7 (2.72%) Perl
5 6 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.56%) C
6 4 (1.56%) C++
7 1 (0.39%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 257 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.51%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (9.34%) CCNA
4 16 (6.23%) CCNP
4 16 (6.23%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.72%) BC Cleared
6 5 (1.95%) ISEB
7 4 (1.56%) HND
8 3 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.17%) Degree
9 2 (0.78%) HP AIS
9 2 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.78%) JNCIE
9 2 (0.78%) CISSP
9 2 (0.78%) CCIP
10 1 (0.39%) PMP
10 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.39%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.89%) JSP 440
2 7 (2.72%) SLA
3 4 (1.56%) BS7799
4 3 (1.17%) QA
5 1 (0.39%) P3O
System Software
1 29 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.50%) XenApp
4 6 (2.33%) XenServer
4 6 (2.33%) XenDesktop
4 6 (2.33%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.39%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 14 (5.45%) SCCM
2 4 (1.56%) SCOM
3 3 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.17%) SCSM
4 2 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (0.78%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.39%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.39%) EMC TimeFinder
5 1 (0.39%) EMC Navisphere
5 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.39%) Nessus
5 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.39%) WSUS
5 1 (0.39%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.39%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 42 (16.34%) Cisco
2 41 (15.95%) Microsoft
3 30 (11.67%) Oracle
4 21 (8.17%) Citrix
5 15 (5.84%) HP
6 14 (5.45%) VMware
7 13 (5.06%) BT
8 10 (3.89%) Remedy
8 10 (3.89%) CheckPoint
9 9 (3.50%) McAfee
10 7 (2.72%) Sun
10 7 (2.72%) F5
11 6 (2.33%) Mitel
11 6 (2.33%) Avaya
11 6 (2.33%) Nokia
11 6 (2.33%) Dell
12 5 (1.95%) EMC
13 4 (1.56%) Symantec
13 4 (1.56%) Sophos
13 4 (1.56%) Mercator
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