The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Cleared over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 33 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 110 173 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.67% 7.38% 6.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.70% 45.05% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 84 51
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£403 £393 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £571 £569
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Average hourly rate £14.84 £26.62 £94.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.25% -71.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.97 £20.75 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.97 £75.75 £158.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.15 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+24.60% +16.27%
Security 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
428 384 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.17% 16.39% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 175 148
Average daily rate £350 £364 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +8.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £206 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 30
Average hourly rate £29.50 £26.42 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.67% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.19 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £61.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -8.13%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Security 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 Security Cleared across the West Midlands region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Security 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 Security Cleared across the West Midlands region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Security 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 Security Cleared within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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 -16 49 £363 -14.70% 22
Worcestershire +9 18 £450 -10.00% 4
Shropshire -9 12 £349 +51.63% 2
Coventry +12 7 £425 +16.43% 3
Staffordshire +1 7 £430 +18.62% 1
Herefordshire +1 2 - -
Solihull -3 2 - - 2
Warwickshire -10 2 - -
Wolverhampton -4 1 - - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £225 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 206 (70.31%) SC Cleared
2 57 (19.45%) Cisco
3 44 (15.02%) Windows
4 38 (12.97%) ITIL
5 33 (11.26%) CheckPoint
5 33 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (10.58%) Firewall
6 31 (10.58%) Cisco Certification
7 29 (9.90%) IBM
8 27 (9.22%) Juniper
8 27 (9.22%) SQL
8 27 (9.22%) .NET
8 27 (9.22%) Migration
9 26 (8.87%) SOA
9 26 (8.87%) CCNP
10 25 (8.53%) Microsoft
10 25 (8.53%) WAN
11 23 (7.85%) SQL Server
11 23 (7.85%) C#
11 23 (7.85%) PRINCE2
12 22 (7.51%) Telecoms
12 22 (7.51%) Finance
12 22 (7.51%) Oracle
13 21 (7.17%) Network Security
14 20 (6.83%) DV Cleared
14 20 (6.83%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (6.83%) Linux
15 19 (6.48%) MS Excel
15 19 (6.48%) F5
16 18 (6.14%) Cisco Nexus

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Security 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 Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.71%) CMS
3 4 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.37%) JBoss
3 4 (1.37%) Lync
4 3 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.02%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.34%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.34%) WordPress
6 1 (0.34%) Confluence
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.34%) Documentum
6 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.41%) MS Project
2 10 (3.41%) MS Office
3 7 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.07%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.02%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (1.02%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (1.02%) SAP PS
3 3 (1.02%) Primavera
3 3 (1.02%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.34%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.34%) Maximo
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.58%) Firewall
2 25 (8.53%) WAN
3 21 (7.17%) Network Security
4 20 (6.83%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (6.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (5.80%) LAN
7 12 (4.10%) BIG-IP
8 10 (3.41%) MPLS
9 9 (3.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (2.73%) OSPF
11 7 (2.39%) DNS
11 7 (2.39%) Internet
11 7 (2.39%) VoIP
11 7 (2.39%) WLAN
11 7 (2.39%) TCP/IP
11 7 (2.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (2.39%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (2.39%) DMVPN
12 6 (2.05%) DHCP
12 6 (2.05%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (1.37%) Data Mining
2 4 (1.37%) Big Data
2 4 (1.37%) MySQL
3 3 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.34%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.34%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.34%) EDMS
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Subversion
1 6 (2.05%) Selenium
2 5 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.37%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.02%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.68%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.68%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.68%) MorphX
6 1 (0.34%) JIRA
6 1 (0.34%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.34%) Maven
6 1 (0.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.34%) Hudson
6 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.34%) Grunt
General
1 22 (7.51%) Telecoms
1 22 (7.51%) Finance
2 8 (2.73%) Law
3 4 (1.37%) Military
4 3 (1.02%) Banking
5 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.68%) Local Government
5 2 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Billing
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.34%) Publishing
6 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (13.99%) Network Engineer
2 39 (13.31%) Developer
3 30 (10.24%) Architect
4 26 (8.87%) Analyst
5 23 (7.85%) Consultant
6 22 (7.51%) Security Engineer
7 16 (5.46%) Project Manager
8 15 (5.12%) Design Engineer
8 15 (5.12%) Network Design Engineer
9 13 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (3.75%) Support Engineer
12 10 (3.41%) Service Analyst
12 10 (3.41%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (3.07%) Service Manager
13 9 (3.07%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (2.73%) Senior Developer
14 8 (2.73%) Support Analyst
15 7 (2.39%) 1st Line Support
15 7 (2.39%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (9.22%) .NET
2 16 (5.46%) CSS
3 9 (3.07%) HTML
3 9 (3.07%) ASP.NET
4 8 (2.73%) XML
5 5 (1.71%) J2EE
5 5 (1.71%) RESTful
6 4 (1.37%) Flask
6 4 (1.37%) JSP
6 4 (1.37%) Django
7 3 (1.02%) Web Services
7 3 (1.02%) HTML5
7 3 (1.02%) JSON
8 2 (0.68%) Play Framework
8 2 (0.68%) XSLT
9 1 (0.34%) LAMP
9 1 (0.34%) TopLink
9 1 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.34%) CSS3
9 1 (0.34%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.46%) Clustering
2 14 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.10%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.71%) User Experience
5 4 (1.37%) PKI
6 2 (0.68%) CMDB
6 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.68%) SecurID
6 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.34%) Social Media
7 1 (0.34%) New Media
7 1 (0.34%) RMADS
7 1 (0.34%) CESG
7 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.34%) PDA
7 1 (0.34%) Statistics
7 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.34%) DTV
7 1 (0.34%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.02%) Windows
2 20 (6.83%) Linux
3 8 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.39%) Windows XP
5 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.71%) UNIX
6 5 (1.71%) Solaris
6 5 (1.71%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.02%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.02%) Debian
7 3 (1.02%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.68%) Android
8 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.34%) CentOS
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (12.97%) ITIL
2 33 (11.26%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (9.22%) Migration
4 26 (8.87%) SOA
5 23 (7.85%) PRINCE2
6 18 (6.14%) Project Management
6 18 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (5.80%) Service Management
8 14 (4.78%) Service Delivery
8 14 (4.78%) Network Design
8 14 (4.78%) High Availability
9 13 (4.44%) Cyber Security
9 13 (4.44%) Protective Monitoring
9 13 (4.44%) Scrum
10 12 (4.10%) SIEM
10 12 (4.10%) Mentoring
11 11 (3.75%) Open Source
12 10 (3.41%) Change Control
12 10 (3.41%) TOGAF
12 10 (3.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.22%) SQL
2 23 (7.85%) C#
3 14 (4.78%) Java
4 11 (3.75%) C
5 9 (3.07%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.39%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.05%) Python
8 4 (1.37%) C++
9 2 (0.68%) Perl
9 2 (0.68%) PHP
9 2 (0.68%) XQuery
9 2 (0.68%) X++
9 2 (0.68%) Scala
10 1 (0.34%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.34%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 206 (70.31%) SC Cleared
2 31 (10.58%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (8.87%) CCNP
4 20 (6.83%) DV Cleared
5 17 (5.80%) CCNA
6 12 (4.10%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (2.05%) BC Cleared
9 4 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (1.37%) CCSA
10 3 (1.02%) Degree
11 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.68%) CCDP
11 2 (0.68%) HND
12 1 (0.34%) MCSE
12 1 (0.34%) CCIE
12 1 (0.34%) CCIP
12 1 (0.34%) ISEB
12 1 (0.34%) CISSP
12 1 (0.34%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.75%) QA
2 8 (2.73%) SLA
3 2 (0.68%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.34%) BS7799
System Software
1 12 (4.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.71%) XenApp
4 4 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.34%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) XenServer
6 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.41%) SCCM
2 7 (2.39%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (1.71%) SCOM
3 5 (1.71%) FortiGate
4 3 (1.02%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.68%) OPNET
5 2 (0.68%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.68%) WSUS
5 2 (0.68%) SCSM
5 2 (0.68%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.34%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.34%) Nessus
6 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (19.45%) Cisco
2 33 (11.26%) CheckPoint
3 29 (9.90%) IBM
4 27 (9.22%) Juniper
5 25 (8.53%) Microsoft
6 22 (7.51%) Oracle
7 19 (6.48%) F5
8 12 (4.10%) VMware
9 10 (3.41%) Blue Coat
10 9 (3.07%) McAfee
10 9 (3.07%) BMC
10 9 (3.07%) Fortinet
10 9 (3.07%) SolarWinds
11 8 (2.73%) HP
12 7 (2.39%) Sourcefire
12 7 (2.39%) Citrix
13 6 (2.05%) LogRhythm
13 6 (2.05%) i2
13 6 (2.05%) SAP
14 4 (1.37%) Nokia
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