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 27 August 2016 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Clearance
Rank 19 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 247 151 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.64% 6.07% 6.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 37.83% 33.56% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 68 76
Median daily rate £400 £350 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £214 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.75 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +33.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.50 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £79.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-7.76% +50.73%
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
653 450 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.21% 18.10% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 253 220
Median daily rate £400 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.18% +8.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 28
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £26.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +28.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £13.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016.

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 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 65 £400 +22.13% 7
Solihull +11 43 £420 +20.00% 1
Shropshire -1 42 £475 +16.56% 3
Coventry -11 17 £325 +8.33%
Worcestershire -1 16 £240 -48.66%
Warwickshire +3 12 £363 -
Staffordshire +8 10 £400 - 2
Herefordshire -1 10 £325 -22.61% 2
Sutton Coldfield 0 5 £295 -10.60%
Wolverhampton 0 3 £350 +40.00%
Walsall - 1 £250 -
West Bromwich - 1 £140 -
Security Cleared
England

Security Cleared
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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.

1 430 (78.75%) SC Cleared
2 119 (21.79%) Windows
3 114 (20.88%) Cisco
4 93 (17.03%) Microsoft
5 77 (14.10%) ITIL
6 76 (13.92%) Linux
7 75 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
8 69 (12.64%) Firewall
8 69 (12.64%) Oracle
9 62 (11.36%) SQL
9 62 (11.36%) Unix
10 60 (10.99%) Cisco Certification
11 58 (10.62%) Data Centre
12 53 (9.71%) Juniper
13 52 (9.52%) Java
14 51 (9.34%) Project Management
15 49 (8.97%) Citrix
15 49 (8.97%) Oracle Database
16 48 (8.79%) Service Management
17 47 (8.61%) PRINCE2
17 47 (8.61%) MS Excel
17 47 (8.61%) VMware
17 47 (8.61%) JIRA
18 44 (8.06%) CCNP
19 43 (7.88%) Windows Server
20 42 (7.69%) WAN
20 42 (7.69%) Migration
20 42 (7.69%) Software Engineering
21 40 (7.33%) LAN
22 39 (7.14%) Scrum

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 34 (6.23%) WebLogic
2 27 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.40%) Confluence
4 19 (3.48%) MS Exchange
4 19 (3.48%) Oracle Application Server
5 17 (3.11%) Skype for Business
6 13 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (1.83%) OpenStack
8 8 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.10%) Apache
10 6 (1.10%) IIS
10 6 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.73%) SAS
13 3 (0.55%) CMS
13 3 (0.55%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.37%) Documentum
Applications
1 47 (8.61%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.41%) MS Office
3 20 (3.66%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.10%) MS Project
5 3 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.37%) Simulink
6 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.18%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 24 (4.40%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (4.21%) Oracle Applications
3 21 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (3.66%) Oracle 11i
5 10 (1.83%) Maximo
6 5 (0.92%) TRIRIGA
7 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.11%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.10%) Office 365
5 3 (0.55%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (12.64%) Firewall
2 42 (7.69%) WAN
3 40 (7.33%) LAN
4 30 (5.49%) NetScaler
5 27 (4.95%) Wireless
6 26 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (3.66%) DNS
7 20 (3.66%) VoIP
7 20 (3.66%) VPN
8 19 (3.48%) SAN
9 18 (3.30%) DHCP
10 16 (2.93%) BGP
11 15 (2.75%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (2.75%) VLAN
12 14 (2.56%) OSPF
13 13 (2.38%) Network Security
14 12 (2.20%) DAB
14 12 (2.20%) IPv4
14 12 (2.20%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (1.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.97%) Oracle Database
2 33 (6.04%) SQL Server
3 31 (5.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 24 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (4.03%) BusinessObjects
5 22 (4.03%) Oracle Reports
5 22 (4.03%) Relational Database
6 20 (3.66%) Oracle OWB
6 20 (3.66%) RDBMS
7 19 (3.48%) Oracle Discoverer
8 15 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.01%) Hadoop
9 11 (2.01%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
10 9 (1.65%) Pentaho
11 8 (1.47%) Big Data
12 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.10%) MySQL
13 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 47 (8.61%) JIRA
2 38 (6.96%) ClearQuest
3 34 (6.23%) Git (software)
4 30 (5.49%) PVCS
5 23 (4.21%) Jenkins
6 22 (4.03%) Oracle Forms
7 18 (3.30%) Toad
8 17 (3.11%) Subversion
9 16 (2.93%) Ant
9 16 (2.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 16 (2.93%) FishEye
9 16 (2.93%) Sonatype Nexus
10 15 (2.75%) ClearCase
10 15 (2.75%) GitLab
10 15 (2.75%) JIRA Agile
10 15 (2.75%) JUnit
11 14 (2.56%) Artifactory
11 14 (2.56%) Bitbucket
11 14 (2.56%) Eclipse
11 14 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 29 (5.31%) Finance
2 21 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.20%) Billing
4 9 (1.65%) Military
5 8 (1.47%) Legal
6 6 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.92%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.73%) Electronics
9 3 (0.55%) Back Office
9 3 (0.55%) Retail
10 2 (0.37%) Advertising
10 2 (0.37%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Banking
11 1 (0.18%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (13.55%) Developer
2 69 (12.64%) Architect
3 53 (9.71%) Analyst
4 43 (7.88%) Network Engineer
5 37 (6.78%) Project Manager
6 34 (6.23%) Support Engineer
7 28 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (4.40%) Consultant
9 21 (3.85%) DBA
9 21 (3.85%) Network Architect
10 19 (3.48%) SC Cleared DBA
11 18 (3.30%) Administrator
11 18 (3.30%) Oracle DBA
11 18 (3.30%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 17 (3.11%) SC Cleared Project Manager
13 14 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
13 14 (2.56%) Infrastructure Support
13 14 (2.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 14 (2.56%) Java Developer
14 13 (2.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.95%) Web Services
2 25 (4.58%) Spring
3 22 (4.03%) HTML
4 20 (3.66%) Apache CXF
4 20 (3.66%) XML
5 18 (3.30%) CSS
6 17 (3.11%) J2EE
7 16 (2.93%) JSP
8 15 (2.75%) .NET
8 15 (2.75%) Hibernate
9 14 (2.56%) Servlets
10 13 (2.38%) Play Framework
11 12 (2.20%) Struts
12 11 (2.01%) jQuery
13 10 (1.83%) ELK Stack
13 10 (1.83%) JSON
13 10 (1.83%) Node.js
13 10 (1.83%) Sensu
13 10 (1.83%) Spring Boot
14 9 (1.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.62%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.01%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.01%) Performance Metrics
5 10 (1.83%) User Experience
6 9 (1.65%) CESG
7 8 (1.47%) NHS
8 7 (1.28%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.28%) CMDB
8 7 (1.28%) PDA
9 6 (1.10%) Data Integration
9 6 (1.10%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.10%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.92%) Clustering
11 4 (0.73%) Replication
12 3 (0.55%) Arduino
12 3 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (0.55%) Home Automation
12 3 (0.55%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 119 (21.79%) Windows
2 76 (13.92%) Linux
3 62 (11.36%) Unix
4 43 (7.88%) Windows Server
5 28 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (2.01%) CentOS
9 10 (1.83%) SUSE
9 10 (1.83%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.65%) Ubuntu
10 9 (1.65%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.10%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.92%) Solaris
14 4 (0.73%) AIX
14 4 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
15 3 (0.55%) Fedora
15 3 (0.55%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (14.10%) ITIL
2 75 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (9.34%) Project Management
4 48 (8.79%) Service Management
5 47 (8.61%) PRINCE2
6 42 (7.69%) Migration
6 42 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 39 (7.14%) Scrum
8 31 (5.68%) Configuration Management
9 30 (5.49%) ITIL V3
10 29 (5.31%) Mentoring
11 28 (5.13%) Presales
12 25 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (4.40%) Defect Tracking
14 23 (4.21%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (4.21%) ITSM
14 23 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (4.21%) UML
15 20 (3.66%) OO
15 20 (3.66%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 62 (11.36%) SQL
2 52 (9.52%) Java
3 35 (6.41%) Shell Script
4 30 (5.49%) JavaScript
5 27 (4.95%) PL/SQL
6 20 (3.66%) C
7 19 (3.48%) C++
8 18 (3.30%) VB
9 16 (2.93%) Scala
10 14 (2.56%) Ruby
11 11 (2.01%) C#
12 10 (1.83%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.10%) Python
14 4 (0.73%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.73%) PHP
14 4 (0.73%) R
14 4 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.55%) MATLAB
16 2 (0.37%) Perl
16 2 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 430 (78.75%) SC Cleared
2 60 (10.99%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (8.06%) CCNP
4 33 (6.04%) CCNA
5 26 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (4.03%) DV Cleared
7 21 (3.85%) MCSE
8 20 (3.66%) Oracle Certification
9 16 (2.93%) BPSS Clearance
9 16 (2.93%) Degree
10 14 (2.56%) MCSA
11 11 (2.01%) Sun Certification
12 10 (1.83%) ISEB
12 10 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (1.65%) JNCIA
13 9 (1.65%) JNCIP
13 9 (1.65%) OCP
13 9 (1.65%) OCPJP
13 9 (1.65%) PMP
14 8 (1.47%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (2.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (1.65%) QA
4 8 (1.47%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.10%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.37%) SLA
7 1 (0.18%) COBIT
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (6.23%) Active Directory
2 26 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (3.48%) Oracle RAC
4 19 (3.48%) vSphere
5 13 (2.38%) XenApp
6 10 (1.83%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.47%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.10%) XenServer
9 5 (0.92%) iptables
9 5 (0.92%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.73%) Firmware
11 3 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.37%) HDFS
12 2 (0.37%) Postfix
12 2 (0.37%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (4.76%) Puppet
2 19 (3.48%) Data Guard
3 17 (3.11%) SCCM
4 11 (2.01%) NetBackup
5 10 (1.83%) Graphite
5 10 (1.83%) Packer
5 10 (1.83%) Uchiwa
6 9 (1.65%) SCOM
7 7 (1.28%) Nagios
8 6 (1.10%) OPNET
9 5 (0.92%) CA Spectrum
9 5 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
10 4 (0.73%) Oracle EDQ
11 3 (0.55%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.37%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 114 (20.88%) Cisco
2 93 (17.03%) Microsoft
3 69 (12.64%) Oracle
4 53 (9.71%) Juniper
5 49 (8.97%) Citrix
6 47 (8.61%) VMware
7 28 (5.13%) Atlassian
8 26 (4.76%) Red Hat
9 23 (4.21%) BMC
9 23 (4.21%) CheckPoint
10 19 (3.48%) SolarWinds
11 16 (2.93%) F5
11 16 (2.93%) HP
12 15 (2.75%) EMC
13 14 (2.56%) BT
13 14 (2.56%) CA
13 14 (2.56%) Dell
14 13 (2.38%) IBM
15 11 (2.01%) Aruba
15 11 (2.01%) Informatica
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Resource Group
Rate: Dependent on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago