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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Clearance
England / West Midlands
Rank 17 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 181 224 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.61% 8.49% 7.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 38.59% 42.42% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 113 97
Median daily rate £413 £401 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £226 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £13.13 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.25 £42.80 £55.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £43.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-11.49% +52.63%

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
469 528 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.72% 20.02% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 282 212
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 55
Median hourly rate £20.88 £17.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.79% -41.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Security Cleared as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Cleared within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -5 46 £405 +24.61% 11
Solihull +1 39 £175 -
Shropshire +16 32 £413 -0.60% 4
Coventry 0 17 £416 +31.98%
Worcestershire +4 10 £350 -17.64% 5
Herefordshire -5 8 £625 +47.05% 1
Staffordshire -8 4 - - 1
Warwickshire -24 4 £550 +29.79% 1
Sutton Coldfield 0 3 £675 +50.00%
Wolverhampton -2 1 £600 +84.61% 1
Smethwick - 1 - -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Cleared.

1 353 (72.48%) SC Cleared
2 99 (20.33%) Cisco
3 88 (18.07%) Microsoft
4 81 (16.63%) LAN
5 77 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (13.35%) Juniper
7 59 (12.11%) ITIL
8 56 (11.50%) Firewall
8 56 (11.50%) CSS
8 56 (11.50%) HTML
9 55 (11.29%) WAN
10 51 (10.47%) Data Centre
11 48 (9.86%) Windows
12 47 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
12 47 (9.65%) Migration
13 46 (9.45%) DV Cleared
14 42 (8.62%) Project Management
15 40 (8.21%) DNS
15 40 (8.21%) Linux
15 40 (8.21%) Cybersecurity
16 39 (8.01%) JavaScript
17 37 (7.60%) PRINCE2
18 36 (7.39%) Telecoms
18 36 (7.39%) .NET
18 36 (7.39%) Active Directory
18 36 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
19 35 (7.19%) SQL
19 35 (7.19%) Network Design
20 31 (6.37%) CCNA
21 30 (6.16%) Mentoring

Security 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 21 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.87%) CMS
3 11 (2.26%) Drupal
4 10 (2.05%) NServiceBus
5 9 (1.85%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.64%) Confluence
7 7 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.03%) Apache
9 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.82%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.82%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.62%) nginx
12 2 (0.41%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.41%) SAS
12 2 (0.41%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.41%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 29 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.13%) MS Office
3 7 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.62%) MS Project
6 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 18 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.41%) assyst
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.41%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.21%) Maximo
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.90%) Office 365
4 9 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.23%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.03%) IaaS
6 5 (1.03%) Yammer
7 4 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.62%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.62%) GitHub
8 3 (0.62%) PaaS
8 3 (0.62%) Route 53
8 3 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.41%) SaaS
10 1 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 81 (16.63%) LAN
2 56 (11.50%) Firewall
3 55 (11.29%) WAN
4 40 (8.21%) DNS
5 26 (5.34%) HTTP
6 24 (4.93%) VPN
7 23 (4.72%) TCP/IP
8 18 (3.70%) VoIP
9 17 (3.49%) BGP
10 16 (3.29%) DHCP
10 16 (3.29%) Intrusion Detection
11 15 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (2.87%) Network Security
13 13 (2.67%) Wireless
14 12 (2.46%) Kerberos
15 11 (2.26%) LDAP
15 11 (2.26%) MPLS
15 11 (2.26%) OSPF
15 11 (2.26%) PBX
16 10 (2.05%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.87%) MySQL
2 14 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (2.26%) Big Data
3 11 (2.26%) MongoDB
3 11 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.44%) NoSQL
5 7 (1.44%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.03%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (5.34%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (3.08%) JIRA
4 14 (2.87%) Visual Studio Team System
5 13 (2.67%) Git (software)
6 10 (2.05%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.64%) Subversion
8 6 (1.23%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.82%) JUnit
10 3 (0.62%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (0.62%) Capybara
10 3 (0.62%) git-flow
10 3 (0.62%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.62%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (0.62%) Protractor
10 3 (0.62%) RSpec
10 3 (0.62%) Selenium
11 2 (0.41%) MSI
12 1 (0.21%) LabVIEW
General
1 36 (7.39%) Telecoms
2 29 (5.95%) Finance
3 8 (1.64%) Marketing
4 5 (1.03%) Aerospace
4 5 (1.03%) Automotive
4 5 (1.03%) Legal
5 4 (0.82%) Publishing
6 3 (0.62%) Electronics
6 3 (0.62%) Law
7 2 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.21%) Advertising
8 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 61 (12.53%) Analyst
2 58 (11.91%) Developer
3 52 (10.68%) Architect
4 37 (7.60%) Network Engineer
5 35 (7.19%) Designer
6 31 (6.37%) Network Designer
7 26 (5.34%) Software Engineer
8 21 (4.31%) Consultant
9 19 (3.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 19 (3.90%) Security Analyst
10 18 (3.70%) CRM Developer
11 16 (3.29%) Telecoms Architect
12 15 (3.08%) Lead Architect
12 15 (3.08%) Network Architect
12 15 (3.08%) Project Manager
13 14 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 13 (2.67%) Business Analyst
15 12 (2.46%) JavaScript Developer
15 12 (2.46%) Security Architect
16 11 (2.26%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (11.50%) CSS
1 56 (11.50%) HTML
2 36 (7.39%) .NET
3 25 (5.13%) WCF
4 23 (4.72%) Web Services
5 18 (3.70%) XML
6 17 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (3.49%) HTML5
6 17 (3.49%) Middleware
7 16 (3.29%) jQuery
8 14 (2.87%) .NET Framework
8 14 (2.87%) SOAP
9 10 (2.05%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (2.05%) StructureMap
10 7 (1.44%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.03%) OpenGL
11 5 (1.03%) REST
11 5 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (1.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.47%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.90%) User Experience
4 18 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.87%) PKI
6 9 (1.85%) Visualisation
7 8 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
8 6 (1.23%) NHS
9 5 (1.03%) CMDB
9 5 (1.03%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.03%) Replication
10 4 (0.82%) CESG
10 4 (0.82%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (0.62%) Clustering
11 3 (0.62%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.86%) Windows
2 40 (8.21%) Linux
3 24 (4.93%) Unix
4 14 (2.87%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.44%) CentOS
7 7 (1.44%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.82%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.82%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.41%) SUSE
12 1 (0.21%) AIX
12 1 (0.21%) HPUX
12 1 (0.21%) Solaris
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (12.11%) ITIL
3 47 (9.65%) Migration
4 42 (8.62%) Project Management
5 40 (8.21%) Cybersecurity
6 37 (7.60%) PRINCE2
7 35 (7.19%) Network Design
8 30 (6.16%) Mentoring
9 29 (5.95%) Software Engineering
10 28 (5.75%) Incident Management
10 28 (5.75%) SIEM
11 24 (4.93%) MVC
11 24 (4.93%) Scrum
11 24 (4.93%) Service Management
12 22 (4.52%) CRM
12 22 (4.52%) Information Security
13 21 (4.31%) Presales
13 21 (4.31%) Web Development
14 20 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 19 (3.90%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 39 (8.01%) JavaScript
2 35 (7.19%) SQL
3 22 (4.52%) C#
4 20 (4.11%) PowerShell
5 16 (3.29%) Python
6 14 (2.87%) Java
6 14 (2.87%) Ruby
7 13 (2.67%) C++
8 7 (1.44%) PHP
9 6 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.23%) C
9 6 (1.23%) Scala
10 5 (1.03%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.82%) R
12 3 (0.62%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.62%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.41%) Perl
13 2 (0.41%) VB
14 1 (0.21%) Jython
14 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 353 (72.48%) SC Cleared
2 47 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (9.45%) DV Cleared
4 31 (6.37%) CCNA
5 29 (5.95%) Degree
6 24 (4.93%) CCNP
7 22 (4.52%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 17 (3.49%) BICSI Certification
9 17 (3.49%) BICSI RCDD
10 16 (3.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (1.85%) CCDA
12 8 (1.64%) CEH
12 8 (1.64%) JNCIA
12 8 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (1.44%) CCSA
13 7 (1.44%) MCP
14 6 (1.23%) CCDP
14 6 (1.23%) GCFA
14 6 (1.23%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 9 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.64%) SLA
3 7 (1.44%) JSP 440
4 6 (1.23%) QA
5 5 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (0.82%) GPG13
6 4 (0.82%) MISRA
6 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.62%) RMADS
System Software
1 36 (7.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.62%) Docker
4 3 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.41%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.41%) HDFS
5 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.41%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Firmware
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.21%) Samba
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.21%) XenApp
6 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (1.85%) Ansible
1 9 (1.85%) Nagios
1 9 (1.85%) Puppet
2 7 (1.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 7 (1.44%) Terraform
3 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.03%) Salt
3 5 (1.03%) SCOM
4 3 (0.62%) collectd
4 3 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.62%) Kibana
4 3 (0.62%) logstash
4 3 (0.62%) SCCM
4 3 (0.62%) StatsD
4 3 (0.62%) WSUS
5 2 (0.41%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 99 (20.33%) Cisco
2 88 (18.07%) Microsoft
3 65 (13.35%) Juniper
4 25 (5.13%) CheckPoint
4 25 (5.13%) Oracle
5 21 (4.31%) BT
6 19 (3.90%) Intel Security
7 18 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 18 (3.70%) IBM
8 15 (3.08%) TOWER Software
9 13 (2.67%) Aruba
9 13 (2.67%) Capita
9 13 (2.67%) EMC
9 13 (2.67%) HP
10 11 (2.26%) Blue Coat
10 11 (2.26%) F5
10 11 (2.26%) SolarWinds
11 10 (2.05%) Nortel
11 10 (2.05%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.05%) VMware
Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: Up to £48 per hour depending upon experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £430 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
LA International
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