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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Clearance
Rank 29 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 139 176 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.45% 7.53% 4.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 29.08% 43.56% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 95 31
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£415 £305 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.06% -15.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £581
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £34.75 £25.00 £94.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.00% -73.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.95 £18.20 £29.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £38.20 £158.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.09%
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
478 404 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.75% 17.29% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 192 128
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 37 40 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 £16.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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
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 22 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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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 -3 62 £406 +3.17% 14
Worcestershire +14 21 £468 - 3
Shropshire -9 17 £280 +56.42% 1
Staffordshire -2 10 £428 +17.93%
Warwickshire 0 7 £408 +154.68% 1
Coventry 0 6 £350 -6.66%
Solihull -12 3 - - 3
Wolverhampton +3 2 £525 +101.92%
Herefordshire -2 1 - - 1
West Bromwich - 1 £225 - 1
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 228 (72.38%) SC Cleared
2 59 (18.73%) Cisco
3 55 (17.46%) Windows
4 46 (14.60%) ITIL
5 40 (12.70%) Microsoft
5 40 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (10.16%) Telecoms
7 30 (9.52%) Oracle
8 29 (9.21%) CheckPoint
8 29 (9.21%) Migration
9 28 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (8.89%) .NET
10 27 (8.57%) SQL
10 27 (8.57%) SOA
11 26 (8.25%) C#
11 26 (8.25%) IBM
11 26 (8.25%) Network Security
12 25 (7.94%) DV Cleared
12 25 (7.94%) WAN
12 25 (7.94%) Juniper
12 25 (7.94%) Firewall
13 24 (7.62%) MS Excel
14 23 (7.30%) SQL Server
14 23 (7.30%) CCNP
14 23 (7.30%) Finance
14 23 (7.30%) Project Management
15 22 (6.98%) Linux
16 21 (6.67%) PRINCE2
16 21 (6.67%) Active Directory
17 20 (6.35%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (6.03%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.54%) JBoss
3 6 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.59%) CMS
4 5 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.59%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.27%) Apache
5 4 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.95%) Confluence
6 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.95%) Lync
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.32%) IIS
8 1 (0.32%) Documentum
8 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.35%) MS Office
3 11 (3.49%) MS Project
4 7 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.32%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 12 (3.81%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (1.90%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (1.90%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (1.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.32%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.32%) Primavera
6 1 (0.32%) Maximo
6 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.32%) assyst
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.32%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.25%) Network Security
2 25 (7.94%) WAN
2 25 (7.94%) Firewall
3 19 (6.03%) LAN
4 15 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (4.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (4.13%) DNS
5 13 (4.13%) DHCP
6 10 (3.17%) MPLS
7 9 (2.86%) Internet
8 8 (2.54%) BIG-IP
8 8 (2.54%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.54%) VPN
8 8 (2.54%) OSPF
8 8 (2.54%) BGP
9 7 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (1.90%) VLAN
10 6 (1.90%) ASN.1
10 6 (1.90%) Extranet
10 6 (1.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.27%) Big Data
2 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.27%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (1.27%) MySQL
3 3 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.32%) EDMS
5 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.32%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.32%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 9 (2.86%) Subversion
2 7 (2.22%) Selenium
3 6 (1.90%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.59%) JIRA
5 4 (1.27%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.27%) Hudson
5 4 (1.27%) Maven
5 4 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (1.27%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.63%) MorphX
6 2 (0.63%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.63%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.32%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.32%) Ant
7 1 (0.32%) JUnit
7 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
General
1 32 (10.16%) Telecoms
2 23 (7.30%) Finance
3 8 (2.54%) Law
4 5 (1.59%) Military
5 3 (0.95%) Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Local Government
6 2 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Electronics
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (12.38%) Network Engineer
2 37 (11.75%) Developer
3 31 (9.84%) Analyst
4 30 (9.52%) Architect
5 27 (8.57%) Consultant
6 20 (6.35%) Security Engineer
7 18 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 16 (5.08%) Design Engineer
9 15 (4.76%) Support Engineer
9 15 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
10 14 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
11 12 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
11 12 (3.81%) Service Analyst
12 11 (3.49%) Service Manager
13 10 (3.17%) Delivery Manager
14 9 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
14 9 (2.86%) Functional Consultant
14 9 (2.86%) Oracle Consultant
14 9 (2.86%) Oracle Functional Consultant
14 9 (2.86%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.89%) .NET
2 16 (5.08%) CSS
3 10 (3.17%) HTML
4 9 (2.86%) XML
4 9 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.54%) J2EE
6 6 (1.90%) JSP
7 5 (1.59%) RESTful
8 4 (1.27%) HTML5
8 4 (1.27%) Flask
8 4 (1.27%) JSON
8 4 (1.27%) Django
8 4 (1.27%) GTK+
9 3 (0.95%) Web Services
9 3 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.63%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.63%) CSS3
10 2 (0.63%) Play Framework
10 2 (0.63%) XSLT
11 1 (0.32%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.08%) Clustering
3 15 (4.76%) Open Source
4 7 (2.22%) PKI
5 6 (1.90%) User Experience
6 4 (1.27%) PDA
6 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.27%) Cryptography
6 4 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.32%) DTV
8 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.32%) GIS
8 1 (0.32%) Handset
8 1 (0.32%) NHS
8 1 (0.32%) SecurID
8 1 (0.32%) Statistics
8 1 (0.32%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.46%) Windows
2 22 (6.98%) Linux
3 12 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.17%) Windows XP
4 10 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.54%) UNIX
7 6 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.90%) Solaris
8 3 (0.95%) Debian
8 3 (0.95%) AIX
8 3 (0.95%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.63%) Android
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (14.60%) ITIL
2 40 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (9.21%) Migration
4 27 (8.57%) SOA
5 23 (7.30%) Project Management
6 21 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 17 (5.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (5.40%) Service Delivery
8 16 (5.08%) Service Management
8 16 (5.08%) Scrum
9 14 (4.44%) Network Design
10 13 (4.13%) Cyber Security
11 11 (3.49%) Data Migration
11 11 (3.49%) Mentoring
12 10 (3.17%) Change Control
12 10 (3.17%) Change Management
13 9 (2.86%) TOGAF
13 9 (2.86%) Incident Management
13 9 (2.86%) High Availability
13 9 (2.86%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (8.57%) SQL
2 26 (8.25%) C#
3 17 (5.40%) Java
4 11 (3.49%) C
4 11 (3.49%) PL/SQL
5 9 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.54%) Python
7 6 (1.90%) C++
8 4 (1.27%) Perl
9 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.63%) X++
9 2 (0.63%) Scala
9 2 (0.63%) Ruby
9 2 (0.63%) PHP
9 2 (0.63%) XQuery
10 1 (0.32%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 228 (72.38%) SC Cleared
2 28 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (7.94%) DV Cleared
4 23 (7.30%) CCNP
5 16 (5.08%) CCNA
6 10 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (2.86%) BC Cleared
8 7 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.27%) CCSA
9 4 (1.27%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.95%) CCIP
10 3 (0.95%) Degree
11 2 (0.63%) HND
11 2 (0.63%) CCDP
12 1 (0.32%) CISM
12 1 (0.32%) PMP
12 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.86%) QA
2 8 (2.54%) SLA
3 4 (1.27%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.32%) BS7799
System Software
1 21 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.54%) XenApp
4 5 (1.59%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.27%) XenServer
5 4 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.95%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.32%) Squid
8 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (4.13%) SCCM
2 5 (1.59%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (1.59%) SCOM
2 5 (1.59%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.27%) Puppet
3 4 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.95%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.63%) SCSM
5 2 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.63%) OPNET
5 2 (0.63%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.32%) Nessus
6 1 (0.32%) WSUS
6 1 (0.32%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.32%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.32%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 59 (18.73%) Cisco
2 40 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 30 (9.52%) Oracle
4 29 (9.21%) CheckPoint
5 26 (8.25%) IBM
6 25 (7.94%) Juniper
7 15 (4.76%) VMware
8 14 (4.44%) F5
9 10 (3.17%) Citrix
10 8 (2.54%) Blue Coat
10 8 (2.54%) HP
11 7 (2.22%) McAfee
11 7 (2.22%) Symantec
11 7 (2.22%) BMC
11 7 (2.22%) SolarWinds
11 7 (2.22%) Fortinet
12 6 (1.90%) Sourcefire
12 6 (1.90%) i2
13 4 (1.27%) LogRhythm
13 4 (1.27%) SAP
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Rate: £450 - £525 per day
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Rate: Attractive
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Rate: competitive
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